South Africa was ranked last out of 148 countries by the World Economic Forum on the quality of its math and science education, undermining the growth potential of the continent’s second-largest economy.
James E. Tyrrell Jr., the Patton Boggs LLP litigator who was the key firm partner involved in a lawsuit targeting Chevron Corp. for pollution in Ecuador, joined Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP as a partner in Morristown, New Jersey, and New York.
A Massachusetts cab driver from Kyrgyzstan who knew the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing was charged with obstructing the probe into the lethal blasts and hiding his interest in religious violence.
Iron ore capped a sixth monthly drop in the longest losing run on record as rising supplies from Australia and Brazil spur a global glut. Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. said there could be further losses, with a risk prices may retreat to the lowest level since 2009.