WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting that a sharp slowdown in job growth last month was probably an aberration.
SYDNEY - Militants connected with radical group Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said, after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Full Article
Sept. 18 - Bayer unveil plans to float its plastics business, eventually turning into a pure healthcare company. The sharp focus pleases markets, says Reuters Breakingviews.