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S. Korean business owners call for boycott of Japanese goods

S. Korean business owners call for boycott of Japanese goods

Dozens of South Korean small-business owners have rallied in South Korea's capital calling for boycotts of Japanese consumer goods to protest Tokyo's move to tighten high-tech exports to its neighbor.During Monday's protest, Kim Sung-min, president ...

Thousands left in the dark during NYC power outage

Thousands left in the dark during NYC power outage

On the anniversary of a 1977 blackout that left most of New York City without power, a massive power outage on a hot Saturday night in Manhattan preemptively brought the curtain down on Broadway shows ...

Update: Con Edison: NYC power to be restored by midnight

Update: Con Edison: NYC power to be restored by midnight

The Latest on New York City power outage (all times local):10:50 p.m.Officials say power is being restored to thousands of customers in Manhattan that caused stalled subways, elevators and darkened marquees in the theater district.Con ...

Carbon tax proposal gaining steam on Beacon Hill

Carbon tax proposal gaining steam on Beacon Hill

A bill designed to rev up the state's reliance on renewable energy by imposing a charge on carbon emissions is gaining steam at the Massachusetts Statehouse.Under the proposal, the state would set a fee based ...

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes

Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund's recent $6 billion bailout ...

Report: FTC approves roughly $5B fine for Facebook

Report: FTC approves roughly $5B fine for Facebook

The FTC has voted to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report cited an unnamed person familiar with the matter.Facebook declined to ...