Republican Representative Kevin Brady predicted in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Congress won’t reach a deal this year to avert the so-called fiscal cliff of automatic spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to start in January.
Andy Williams, the “Moon River” crooner who helped define American popular music in the 1960s and 1970s through his Christmas albums, nightclub performances and television variety show, has died. He was 84.
A New York asset manager, accused of running unregistered commodity pools, was charged with threatening to kill U.S. financial regulators, including the heads of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Tens of thousands of people packed Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park yesterday for Japan’s biggest anti-nuclear rally since the Fukushima disaster last year in growing protests against government moves to restart atomic reactors.
This month, as the last U.S. combat forces left Iraq, the holiday parade in Hickory, North Carolina, featured a first: marchers carrying the names of all the state’s troops who died in that war and in Afghanistan.
Burberry Group Plc , the U.K.’s largest luxury retailer, surged in London trading after reporting that three-month sales rose 27 percent and saying that adjusted full-year profit will exceed its previous estimate.