|Obama?s rating steady in face of controversies, likely buoyed by rising economic hopes|
But a new Washington Post-ABC News poll also finds that allegations of impropriety related to the controversies have yet to affect President Obama?s political standing. The president?s approval rating, at 51 percent positive and 44 percent ...
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With an expected $250 million from the deal, Mr. Karp joins a tiny circle of 20-something entrepreneurs, hoodie-wearing characters like Facebook?s Mark Zuckerberg and Foursquare?s Dennis Crowley, who have struck it rich before turning 30.
Apple?s Web of Tax Shelters Saved It Billions, Panel Finds
WASHINGTON ? Even as Apple became the nation?s most profitable technology company, it avoided billions in taxes in the United States and around the world through a web of subsidiaries so complex it spanned continents and went beyond anything ...
At least 2 dead, more than 20 hurt as tornadoes slam Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa
At least two people were killed and 29 were injured in Oklahoma as a severe storm system generated several tornadoes Sunday in Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa, leveling neighborhoods and sending frightened residents scurrying for shelter as extreme ...
After a decade of success, global AIDS program looks to the future
President Barack Obama, speaking at the recent dedication of Bush?s presidential library, praised the compassion Bush showed in ?helping to save millions of lives and reminding people in some of the poorest corners of the globe that America ...
Pakistan army will be watching Sharif's cozying up to India
By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's all-powerful military overthrew Nawaz Sharif 14 years ago and hustled him off into exile in handcuffs. Now he's back as prime minister-elect, with the army watching his every move, especially steps planned to ease tension with arch-rival India. Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won 124 of 272 contested seats in this month's ...
Peculiar malware trail raises questions about security firm in India
Security firm Norman, investigating cyber-espionage-related to a Norwegian telecom company, the Pakastani government and others, says a lot of its findings lead to the word "Appin," which happens to be the name of a security outfit in India whose website indicates it does work for the Indian military.
China offers India a 'handshake across the Himalayas'
By Frank Jack Daniel and Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and China will study new ways to ease tensions on their ill-defined border after an army standoff in the Himalayas, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday on his first official foreign trip. The number two in the Chinese leadership offered New Delhi a "handshake across the Himalayas" and said the world's most populous ...
India, China have wisdom to address bounday issue: Li
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today said India and China have the "wisdom" to find mutually acceptable solution to the boundary problem and the two countries have not shied away from addressing the vexed issue. Li also said China will support its enterprises to increase investments in India and help Indian products have access to Chinese market as he supported a favourable trade balance in a bid to ...