French economist and Nobel Prize laureate Jean Tirole addresses the media during a press conference at the Toulouse School of Economics in Toulouse, southern France, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation that has helped policy-makers understand how to deal with industries dominated by a few powerful companies.Read More >
Irish Finance minister Michael Noonan holds the 2015 Irish budget in Dublin on Tuesday.Read More >
File photo shows sign outside JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York City.Read More >
The first argument I had with the woman who became my wife concerned not punctuality, past romances, who pays for what, or any of the usual early-relationship bones of contention, but the proper response to a 3-3 seat configuration on a transcontinental flight.I’m partial to windows, meaning
Ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft encounter legal roadblocks in many of the cities and states where they try to set up business: from San Antonio to Berlin, governments and taxi driver unions alike have done their best to stop Lyft and UberX, services where prescreened amateurs drive around paying customers. Now a local government has made good on one of these threats, arresting four Uber drivers in Amsterdam.Read More >
Dozens of pro-democracy protesters were in a standoff with a large number of riot police near Hong Kong’s government headquarters on Tuesday night.
The judge in the South African trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani gave a strong indication on Tuesday that his bisexuality has little relevance to his murder charge.