WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The United States hit Russia Friday with a new round of economic sanctions, levying penalties on Russia’s largest bank and expanding financing restrictions on major energy and defense companies.
By CRISTINA FUENTES-CANTILLANA and ALAN CLENDENNING
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 7:47 p.m.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish banking magnate Emilio Botin, who built the country’s Banco Santander into a global financial giant and was widely seen as the nation’s most influential business leader, has died of a heart attack, the company said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests’ financial clout in elections, a doomed effort the party hopes will help them make a populist appeal to...
ATLANTA — Chick-fil-A founder and billionaire S. Truett Cathy rose from poverty, building a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but drew unwanted attention for the Cathy family’s opposition to gay marriage.
MINNEAPOLIS — The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor’s corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham’s central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business.
NEW YORK — The businessman whose dispute with a fellow airline passenger over a reclined seat sparked a national debate about air-travel etiquette said he’s embarrassed by the way the confrontation unfolded and that he regrets his behavior.
Billy Crystal, left speechless by Robin Williams’ death, paid tribute to his great friend and comedy brother at the Emmy Awards, movingly remembering him as “the greatest friend you could ever imagine.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.