New York: US-based cable operator Liberty Global said it will acquire Virgin Media in a stock and cash merger valued at $23.3 billion, eyeing key strategic markets in Europe.
New York: The US Justice Department said Tuesday it is seeking at least $5 billion in civil penalties from Standard & Poor’s for losses due to inflated ratings of mortgage bonds.
Washington: US prosecutors said they have no plans to press criminal charges against cycling cheat Lance Armstrong, despite his confession that he owes his Tour de France victories to illegal doping.
Washington: Pakistan’s Ambassador to United States Sherry Rehman has said that the CIA drone strikes in Pakistan are “a clear violation of our sovereignty and a violation of international law” that threaten stable relations between the two governments.
Washington: President Barack Obama plans to soon make his first trip to Israel as US leader to confer on the Iranian nuclear showdown and to soothe his delicate relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Washington: United States (US) drone strikes in different parts of the world are legal, ethical and wise, the White House said on Tuesday.
Washington: A five-year-old boy held hostage in an underground Alabama bunker for almost a week was rescued Monday in a raid that left the kidnapper dead, authorities said.
New York: The US government plans to sue Standard & Poor’s over its rating of mortgage bonds at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis, the agency said, slamming the case as “entirely” groundless.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.: New Study Reveals Nearly 60% of Threatened Ex-Lovers Have Been Exposed by Their Exes; Cheating and Being Lied to are Top Drivers for Exposing Personal Data; and More Than 50% Cyber-Stalk Former Partners
San Francisco: Following the lost of San Francisco 49ers to the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl, police have arrested at least 25 people for public intoxication.