WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's proposed Pentagon budget ran into immediate opposition from Republicans lawmakers who must approve his plan.
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CHICAGO/WILMINGTON, Del. A year ago, Peabody Energy Corp's chief executive was presiding over $2 billion of losses as the world's largest private sector coal miner spiraled into bankruptcy.
LONDON The "sheer intransigence" of the British government over Brexit could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday, warning time was running out for the country to change course.
WASHINGTON Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross easily won confirmation as U.S. commerce secretary on Monday, clearing President Donald Trump's top trade official to start work on renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico.
KUALA LUMPUR Saudi oil giant Aramco is buying an equity stake in Malaysian firm Petronas' major refining and petrochemicals project in the southeast Asian country, investing a total of $7 billion, the companies confirmed on Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year using a spaceship under development for NASA astronauts and a heavy-lift rocket yet to be flown, the launch company announced on Monday.
LOS ANGELES An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture when he handed victory to "La La Land" before declaring "Moonlight" the real winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Monday.