- Pacific trade ministers announce progress in Hawaii talks Updated: Jul-31-15 11:11 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii - Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations made significant progress this week toward a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.
- Thai police: Alleged blackmailer of Saudi oil firm confesses Updated: Jul-16-15 12:07 pm
BANGKOK - A Swiss man has confessed to blackmailing his former employer, a Saudi oil exploration company, by threatening to reveal documents with information about alleged financial wrongdoing linked to the Malaysian government, Thai police said Thursday.
- Prosecutor requests match-fixing trial for Italy coach Conte Updated: Jul-07-15 12:33 pm
ROME - Italy coach Antonio Conte was among 104 people whom a prosecutor requested Tuesday be brought to trial on match-fixing charges in a wide-ranging case that allegedly has its roots in Singapore.
- World heritage status for The Alamo, Japan industrial sites Updated: Jul-05-15 3:24 pm
BONN, Germany - The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday.