Geneva bans Uber in latest setback for US firm
Authorities in Geneva have banned Uber for breaching local taxi laws but the beleaguered US-based company said Tuesday it was appealing the order and denied any wrongdoing.
US 'aggressively' raising cybersecurity with China: official
Washington is "aggressively" warning Beijing over the repercussions of its demand that US tech firms should hand over their encryption keys if they want to do business in China, a top US official said Tuesday.
Tornadoes tear through US towns, kill 2
Tornadoes that sliced through US Midwest killed two people, injured 11 others and damaged numerous buildings.
US yet to decide Cuba terror list status
US President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, an aide said Friday ahead of Obama's historic meeting with Cuba's leader.
US and Cuba hold highest-level meeting in over 50 years
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez have held talks, in the highest level meeting between the two countries in more than half a century. Meanwhile, the US state department has reportedly recommended that Cuba be removed from its list of states said to sponsor terrorism. Such a move could…
Oil prices fall before US data
Oil prices fell Wednesday on profit-taking after the previous day's sharp gains, while traders expected another rise in US crude inventories.
US cop filmed shooting fleeing black man charged with murder
A white policeman in South Carolina has been charged with murder after video emerged showing him repeatedly shooting a fleeing and apparently unarmed black man in the back.
US, French forces aid search for hostage taken in Burkina Faso
The US and French military are assisting in the search for a Romanian mineworker kidnapped in Burkina Faso and believed to have been taken into Mali, Burkina Faso's security minister has said.
US, Saudi slap sanctions on 'terrorist' financing fund
The United States Treasury said Tuesday it and Saudi Arabia were imposing sanctions on a charity fund alleged to provide financing "terrorist" groups including Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba.