Malaysia Airlines loss nearly doubles on MH370 impact

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 2014 (AFP) - Crisis-stricken Malaysia Airlines said Thursday its second-quarter loss nearly doubled as the loss of flight MH370 spurred a decline in bookings, warning the red ink would accelerate as the yea...

UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

GENEVA (AP) – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World Health Organization said Thursday.A new plan to stop Ebola by the U.N. health ...

[Graphic News] U.S. budget office raises deficit forecast

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday raised its forecast for the U.S. fiscal deficit this year, but said it would still be much lower than last year’s.The CBO also reiterated its medium-term view that the U.S. defici...

[Newsmaker] IMF chief faces French corruption probe

PARIS (AP) ― Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. After a fou...