Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, also a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that U.S. drone strikes should be limited to targets that present a “real, immediate threat to us” and conducted by the military rather than the Central Intelligence Agency.
As the only woman in her bomb- disposal unit in Afghanistan, Army Sergeant Rebekah Havrilla said she had learned to endure sexual harassment from her team leader and contempt from the captain who commanded the unit.
Bloomberg BNA — Companies are starting to consider the value of natural resources in making business decisions, a practice that will become increasingly important as those resources become further constrained, corporate representatives say.
Oversight of aircraft repair stations by U.S. aviation regulators is marred by inspectors who haven’t been trained and a system that can’t identify the areas of highest risk, according to a government audit.
Colombia kept borrowing costs unchanged for the first time in six months as policy makers seek to evaluate the combined effects of Latin America’s lowest interest rate and the government’s fiscal stimulus.
An oil and gas leak at BP Plc’s Ula field could have caused a deadly explosion, Norwegian regulators said. They ordered the company to review maintenance procedures after discovering “serious breaches.”
Nordea Bank AB, the Nordic region’s largest lender, was fined 30 million kronor ($4.7 million) by Sweden’s financial watchdog for failing to comply with requirements designed to prevent money laundering.