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Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27b for 'Hustle' fraud

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay a $1.27 billion (£750.75 million) penalty for fraud over shoddy mortgages sold by...

Argentina fails to reach debt agreement, default looms

Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on...

US House passes $17b veterans healthcare bill

The U. S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a $17 billion plan to ease long healthcare delays at the scandal‑plagued Veterans Affairs...

Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading...

Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties

The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that...

Canada blames Hamas for Gaza dead

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday blamed Hamas for the heavy loss of civilian life caused by Israel's deadly strikes on the Gaza...

Israeli criticism of Kerry 'offensive, absurd' - US

Amid the escalating death toll in Gaza, US officials finally sharpened their tone Wednesday condemning an attack on a UN school as patience with...

UN chief calls attack on Gaza school 'shameful'

Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon condemned the attack on a U. N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as...