WASHINGTON, Aug 21 - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions.
Graphic killings have yet to sway any country’s policy or public opinion in a meaningful way. The Islamic State’s threat to kill another American journalist held captive, Steven Sotloff, won't deliver the results the organization seeks. Full Article
SAN FRANCISCO - Hewlett-Packard posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a poor performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. Full Article