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Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti declared victory Wednesday in his bid to become the next mayor and vowed to put the city's economic slump "in the rear-view mirror," capping a race shaped by dire fiscal forecasts and questions about the political clout of organized labor.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Labor Minister Ursula von deer Leyen announced today in Berlin that the Angela Merkel-led government is finding ways to reduce unemployment in troubled areas of the E.U. and is planning to offer German techniques to Portugal and Spain.
Strength in the U.S. housing market has increased demand for trucks like the F-150. Newer models offer better mileage than the average U.S. vehicle, which is a record 11 years old.
Chelsea Clinton, the former first daughter, has quietly taken on the co-chairmanship of New York University's new multifaith organization, the Of Many Institute, according to reports.
The technology industry and organized labor are locked in a fight that threatens to complicate the U.S. Senate's immigration bill.
Nearly 13,000 healthcare employees at five University of California medical centers plan to strike on Tuesday in a move that threatens to back up emergency rooms and already has forced the postponement of elective surgeries.
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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to resilience in the labor market despite belt-tightening by Washington.
U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in Web display advertising, breaks antitrust law in how it handles some advertising sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday.
Global equity markets drifted lower on Friday as investors were beset by worries that central bank stimulus may be curtailed, but the dollar recovered against the euro to trade almost flat after better-than-expected U.S. durable goods data for April.
Brazil's jobless rate rose slightly in April for the fourth straight month but remained near record lows, suggesting that tight labor conditions bolstered a gradual recovery and fed into inflation, statistics agency IBGE said on Thursday.
China's factory activity shrank for the first time in seven months in May as new orders fell, a preliminary manufacturing survey showed, entrenching fears that its economic recovery has stalled and that a sharper cooldown may be imminent.
Below are highlights of the question and answer session of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony on the U.S. economy to the congressional Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday.
Large companies should disclose how much tax they pay in each country where they operate, the European Commission's top regulatory official said, in the text of a speech to be delivered on Thursday.
Ten striking South African miners were taken to hospital on Tuesday after being hit by rubber bullets, police said, as labour strife spread ahead of mid-year pay negotiations.
A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday approved legislation to give millions of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship, setting up a spirited debate next month in the full Senate over the biggest changes in immigration policy in a generation.
Merck & Co Inc said it has entered into a $5 billion share repurchase agreement with Goldman Sachs Group Inc, as the drug giant looks to prop up shareholder value in face of stiff competition from makers of less-costly generics.
It is too soon to determine whether to dial down the Federal Reserve's massive bond-buying program, and the economic picture may not be clear enough to make that decision for another three or four months, an influential U.S. central bank official said.
The Chicago Board of Education is due to vote on Wednesday on a controversial proposal to close 54 schools in the country's third-largest public school district in what would be the largest mass school closing in the nation.
Minnesota's lawmakers on Monday approved a bill that would raise more than $2 billion for the upcoming two-year budget through income and other tax increases, allowing the state to close a $627 million structural budget gap.