UNITED NATIONS-- Britain is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.» Read More
Raw footage from the bomb blast in Oslo, Norway, which shattered windows in government buildings and seriously damaged a large portion of the downtown area.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is firing back, suing the company that terminated him and asking for more than $1 million in damages.
Congress is starving the agency responsible for bringing financial wrongdoers to justice — while putting over $200 million that could otherwise have been spent on investigations and enforcement actions back into the pockets of Wall Street, the New York Times reports.
Intense exchanges this week between the two parties have made it clear that this is not so much a negotiation over dollars and cents as a broader clash between the two parties over the size and role of government, reports the New York Times.
CNBC's Seema Mody has the details on three deadly explosions that rocked India's busy financial district during rush hour.
The U.S. government has warned domestic and international airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks, The Associated Press has learned.
Herve Ghesquiere and Stephane Taponier, the two French journalists that had been held hostage in Afghanistan for 547 days, landed on French soil on Thursday morning. Sources talk about the unusual path taken by the ransom.
James (Whitey) Bulger, a legendary Boston crime boss indicted in 19 murders and who is on the F.B.I.’s 10 Most Wanted list, was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday night in Santa Monica, the New York Times reports.
President Obama will talk about troop numbers in Afghanistan when he makes a prime-time speech from the White House on Wednesday night. But behind his words will be an acute awareness of what $1.3 trillion in spending on two wars in the past decade has meant at home: a ballooning budget deficit and a soaring national debt at a time when the economy is still struggling to get back on its feet, the New York Times reports.
The House appears likely to vote this week on a measure that would limit financing for the American military efforts in Libya, using the chamber’s appropriations power to push back against the White House, which did not seek Congressional authorization for the mission, the New York Times reports.
Al-Qaeda's plans to recruit terrorists via a new English-language magazine have been disrupted by the British intelligence agency MI6, which replaced bomb-making instructions on the website with recipes for cupcakes, UK newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported on Friday.
Even as Yemen’s political crisis deepens, the country is on the brink of an economic collapse so dire it could take years to recover, and hobble efforts to rebuild its fragmented society, the New York Times reports.
The lack of world peace affects the economy by trapping productivity and removing vital resources, according to an international research institute which also put the cost of global violence at $8.1 trillion last year.
The Queen visits Ireland Tuesday in what will be the first state visit there by a UK monarch since her Grandfather, George V, visited the then UK colony in 1911, but the event is clouded by threats from Irish dissidents.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks with President Clinton about the death of Osama bin Laden and the future of Al-Qaeda.
In a CNBC exclusive, President Clinton broke his silence speaks to Maria Bartiromo for the first time about what he knew about the operation, what it means for the war on terrorism, and what's next for the relationship between the US and Pakistan.
It will forever be known as the place where the United States finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden but the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad has been described as the country’s ‘Terrorism Central,’ according to the executive director of the Asia-Pacific Foundation.
President Obama's standing with Americans has improved after U.S. commandos killed Osama bin Laden, but only slightly.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.
Marlow Stern, Newsweek Daily Beast reporter, with a list of Osama bin Laden's favorite brands, including Pepsi and Coke, as well as his admitted fondness for singer Whtney Houston.