BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous …

Greenpeace denied entry to Russian Arctic

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Greenpeace says Russia has blocked one of its ships from entering Arctic waters where the environmentalist group was planni…

21 killed in northwest China flash flood

BEIJING (AP) — A flash flood swept through a construction site in the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai, killing at least 21 workers,…

Oil extends losses below $105 per barrel

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell again Wednesday as traders hunkered down and waited for news of when the U.S. economy might be weaned o…

Markets subdued ahead of Fed minutes

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were choppy Wednesday as traders waited for hints from the U.S central bank about when it might begin to …

Severe Tropical Storm Trami hits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Severe Tropical Storm Trami is bearing down on heavily populated northern Taiwan, prompting schools and offices to clo…

Facebook aims to get more people online

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to get more of the world’s 7 billion people online through a partnership with Samsung, Nokia and other large …