GM was hit with a lawsuit from customers who said their vehicles lost value because of ignition problems that prompted a recall of 1.6 million cars.» Read More
WASHINGTON, March 16- The White House warned President Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Moscow would face sanctions in coming days and international isolation that will hurt Russia's economy, as Washington fumed over a referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region that it was powerless to stop.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, March 16- Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem- as well as a world-class rum- the Western Hemisphere's least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet.
WASHINGTON, March 16- As details emerge about how General Motors Co dealt with faulty ignition switches in some of its models, car owners are increasingly angry after learning that the automaker knowingly allowed them to drive defective vehicles. Saturn Ion owner Nancy Bowman of Washington, Michigan, said she is outraged that GM allowed her to drive a "death trap."
*Canada class action suit also targets Mizuho. March 14- Mizuho Bank, one of Japan's largest lenders, has became ensnared in North American legal fallout from Mt. Lawsuits in the United States and Canada represent a new legal front- and a deep-pocketed defendant- in the battle over Mt.
The Malaysian government made many errors that have compounded the vast and technologically complex task of finding Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
DETROIT, March 15- Honda Motor Co is recalling nearly 900,000 Odyssey minivans that could catch fire, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recall notice posted on Friday.
LONDON, March 15- New York has knocked London from its position as the world's leading global financial centre after seven years, according to the Global Financial Centres Index compiled by London- based consultancy Z/Yen.
ANTANANARIVO, March 15- The World Bank and the European Union will resume financial support to Madagascar, officials said, pledging to help rebuild the Indian Ocean island economy still reeling from a coup in 2009..
The Chinese Internet industry is coming of age, as some of its biggest players prepare to start new chapters as publicly traded companies in the US.
Moscow shipped more troops and armor into Crimea on Friday, showing no sign of bowing to Western demands to pull back.
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14- Stanley Fischer, U.S. "We tend to underestimate the lags in receiving information and the lags with which policy decisions affect the economy," he said in remarks prepared for delivery to the Stanford Institute on Economic Policy.
March 14- A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Canada against Mt. Gox, the leading bitcoin exchange that lost more than $400 million of customers' digital currency, along with Mizuho Bank Ltd, one of Japan's largest lenders. The lawsuit, filed Friday in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, comes just days after Mt.
The Commerce Department maintains the master database for such top-level domain names as. com and. net, as well as the corresponding numeric addresses, but has contracted out that work to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
NEW YORK, March 14- General Motors was hit on Friday with what appeared to be the first lawsuit related to the recall of 1.6 million cars, as customers claimed their vehicles lost value because of ignition problems blamed for a series of fatal crashes.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will meet Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega and Brazilian Central Bank Governor Alexandre Tombini. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability John Cunliffe will take part in a conference at Chatham House titled "New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and Funding"- 0930 GMT.
The Obama administration said it would give up control of the internet's addressing system.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan March 14- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles should see a better first quarter than the automaker had last year, its chief executive Sergio Marchionne said on Friday.
BOCA RATON, Florida, March 14- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, is facing mounting criticism from brokers over fee increases that are set to raise costs for futures customers.
NEW YORK, March 14- Investors will start the week early as the Sunday referendum to decide if Crimea becomes part of Russia or remains Ukrainian will likely reverberate in markets worldwide.