An extension of U.S. agriculture subsidies to late January was rebuffed by Senate Democrats, who said they won’t pass any plan sent to them by the House before the members leave Washington late this week.
Aflac Inc., the largest seller of supplemental health insurance, plans to add bets beyond U.S. corporate debt and Japan government bonds to its investment portfolio in 2014, Chief Financial Officer Kriss Cloninger said.
A U.S. safety agency’s hearing on the July 6 crash of an Asiana Airlines Inc. plane in San Francisco was rescheduled for tomorrow after being postponed due to the federal government’s weather-related closing.
U.S. safety investigators will focus on how pilots misunderstood an automated speed-control system and its design in a hearing starting tomorrow into the July 6 crash of an Asiana Airlines Inc. plane in San Francisco.
For U.S. politicians, civil rights leaders, celebrities and business leaders with a connection to Nelson Mandela, there’s no more prestigious way to pay their respects at his memorial than to arrive in South Africa on Air Force One with President Barack Obama.
Ukrainian anti-government activists are mobilizing for a rally to top the half-million people who flooded Kiev last weekend as President Viktor Yanukovych returns from China and Russia with no aid for the shrinking economy.