ERBIL, Iraq - Islamic State militants have in recent days executed dozens of prisoners taken from villages the group has been forced to abandon by an Iraqi army advance on the city of Mosul, officials in the region said.
WASHINGTON The United States has received no formal communication from the Philippines government about making specific changes to the alliance between the two countries, the White House said on Wednesday during a regular news briefing.
Salesforce.com Inc Chief Executive Marc Benioff spoke on Wednesday about a pair of key acquisitions that got away, suggesting his vision for LinkedIn was different from Microsoft's and that he would have pursued Twitter if shareholders had not learned of his plans
PORTLAND, Ore. A juror in the trial of seven militia members charged with seizing a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year was dismissed for bias, a federal judge said on Wednesday.
HOUSTON/WASHINGTON The top executive at the company behind the embattled Dakota Access Pipeline has donated more than $100,000 to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump since June, according to campaign finance disclosure records.
VATICAN CITY Father Ernest Simoni, a 88-year-old Albanian, was watching Pope Francis on television this month when, to his astonishment, he heard the pontiff mention his name.
NEW YORK Smiley faces and images of food and cats designed almost 20 years ago by a Japanese phone company and used in digital messages worldwide have now attained the status of art.
Investors appear to be giving another look at the beleaguered for-profit education industry as shares of Strayer Education Inc and Capella Education Co rise on improving financial results.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it will require Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp to divest Faiveley Transport North America's entire U.S. freight car brakes business in order for Wabtec to proceed with its proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Faiveley Transport S.A. and Faiveley Transport North America.