ACCUMOLI, Italy - A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with at least 73 people believed killed.
SYDNEY/PARIS French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of "economic warfare" after secrets about its Scorpene submarines being built in India were leaked.
Wall Street was lower on Wednesday, led by declines in technology and defensive stocks as investors weighed up the possibility of a rate hike in the coming months.
TORONTO/MEXICO CITY Mexican regulators said they are examining whether mining company Goldcorp Inc broke any regulations in its handling of a long-running leak of contaminated water at Mexico's biggest gold mine.
CHICAGO Every two weeks, Cynthia Lewis contacts the detectives investigating the homicide of her brother on Chicago's south side almost a year ago.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI China took aggressive steps on Wednesday to head off signs of growing risks in its financial and banking system, unveiling detailed rules to curb an unruly peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector and intervening in its money markets.
The United States has more aircraft carriers than any other country - depending on how you define "aircraft carrier," it's 10 times as many.