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US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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US trade deficit drops to $40.1 billion in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank for the fourth straight month in August, falling to the lowest level since January as exports rose to an all-time high.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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Hong Kong residents clash with activists on street

HONG KONG (AP) — Pushing and yelling, hundreds of Hong Kong residents tried to force pro-democracy activists from the streets they were occupying Friday as tensions rose in the weeklong protests that have shut down parts of the city.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home

DALLAS (AP) — A woman who has been confined to her Dallas apartment under armed guard after a man infected with Ebola stayed at her home, said she never imagined this could happen to her so far from disease-ravaged West Africa.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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GM issues 2 more recalls for SUVs, mini cars

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors announced two more recalls, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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JPMorgan breach heightens data security doubts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New details on a cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s computer servers this summer add to increasing doubts over the security of consumer data kept by lenders, retailers and others.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just how healthy is the U.S. job market?

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014

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Turkey approves military operations in Iraq, Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament approved a motion Thursday that gives the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible operations against the Islamic State group.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014

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