Malaysian Anticorruption Body to Look Into Flow of Money to Najib

Malaysia's anticorruption agency will look into a report in The Wall Street Journal that Malaysian investigators have traced nearly $700 million of deposits into what they believe are the personal bank accounts of Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Raz

Syrian Islamist insurgents launch battle to seize government-held Aleppo

Syrian insurgents led by Islamist groups began a major offensive to gain full control of the divided northern city of Aleppo, a monitor and rebels said on Thursday. The fall of Syria's main commercial hub would be a major blow for President Bashar al ...

SAG-AFTRA Seeking Protection for News Crews After San Francisco Attacks

SAG-AFTRA is seeking additional security measures for the protection of reporting teams in the aftermath of attacks on TV news teams covering a shooting death in San Francisco. Three attackers stole equipment from KNTV and camera operator Alan Waple

Gunman kills 2, wounds customer at store in Northern California gated community

COTTONWOOD, Calif. — Authorities say a man with a rifle killed two people outside a Northern California store and a stray bullet wounded a customer. Tehama County sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old John Noonkester on Thursday. He remains j

Aetna Agrees to Buy Humana for $37 Billion in Cash, Stock

Aetna Inc. agreed to buy Humana Inc., the second-largest provider of private Medicare insurance, for $37 billion in cash and stock. The transaction values Humana at $230 a share based on yesterday's closing price for Aetna, the companies said in a ...

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Donald Trump: ‘Let golf be elitist’

We're counting down the nation's preseason Top 25 high school football teams, starting with Nos. 25-21. The countdown runs through June 26. High School Headlines. Video: Harry Giles having huge summer · Final Regional Baseball Computer Ra

SAG-AFTRA Seeking Protection for News Crews After San Francisco Attacks

SAG-AFTRA is seeking additional security measures for the protection of reporting teams in the aftermath of attacks on TV news teams covering a shooting death in San Francisco. Three attackers stole equipment from KNTV and camera operator Alan Waple

Gunman kills 2, wounds customer at store in Northern California gated community

COTTONWOOD, Calif. — Authorities say a man with a rifle killed two people outside a Northern California store and a stray bullet wounded a customer. Tehama County sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old John Noonkester on Thursday. He remains j

Aetna Agrees to Buy Humana for $37 Billion in Cash, Stock

Aetna Inc. agreed to buy Humana Inc., the second-largest provider of private Medicare insurance, for $37 billion in cash and stock. The transaction values Humana at $230 a share based on yesterday's closing price for Aetna, the companies said in a ...

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Donald Trump: ‘Let golf be elitist’

We're counting down the nation's preseason Top 25 high school football teams, starting with Nos. 25-21. The countdown runs through June 26. High School Headlines. Video: Harry Giles having huge summer · Final Regional Baseball Computer Ra

Fantasy owners must adjust Antonio Gates’ value after suspension

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates enjoyed a fantasy football revival in 2014, catching 69 passes for 821 yards and 12 touchdowns in 16 games. He'll have to wait before building on that success. On Thursday, the NFL announced that Gates has ...

After bad start, Don Sweeney makes amends

To focus on the strange exit of young defenseman Dougie Hamilton could mean missing the stunning redesign of the Bruins' lineup that new general manager Don Sweeney has engineered. Less than one week after an NHL draft weekend that did not go well 

NBA: Wade apparently staying put in Miami

LOS ANGELES: Star guard Dwyane Wade reassured the Miami Heat faithful on Thursday that he's sticking with the only NBA team he's ever represented. "Let's Get it! Heat Nation," the 33-year-old Tweeted, posting a short video captioned "My city My Home ...

Cardinals Fire Rising Front-Office Star Amid Hacking Investigation

As the F.B.I. continues its investigation into a breach of the Houston Astros' database, the St. Louis Cardinals have fired their scouting director, Chris Correa, who once worked under Jeff Luhnow before Luhnow left the Cardinals to be Houston

Wesley Matthews agrees to 4-year deal with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have reached a verbal agreement with free agent shooting guard Wesley Matthews on a four-year deal, a person with knowledge of the decision told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal 

Google ‘campuses’ give tech startups room to flourish

Google has previously opened campuses in Seoul, pictured, providing a South Korean hub for a new generation of tech entrepreneurs Google campus members stand around a table during a media tour, in the Gangnam district of Seoul on May 8, 201

‘Cloud tax’ upsets Chicago tech community: ‘Life just got 9 percent harder’

Reports on Wednesday of the “cloud tax” took many Chicagoans by surprise, leaving providers and consumers of streaming and cloud services scrambling to understand the implications. Technology companies, among the heaviest users of cloud services

Wal-Mart E-Commerce Tech Director Named CIO at Online Retailer Yoox

Yoox SpAYOOX.MI -6.65%, an Italian online retailer for high-end fashion brands, has named a former Wal-Mart Stores Inc.WMT -0.12% e-commerce technology director as its first chief information officer. Alex Alexander joined Yoox in June after thr

Tech jobs rise, but ‘silicon’ vision a stretch

Such phrases often come up these days when talk turns to metro Atlanta's tech industry. A string of jobs announcements and a growing cluster of tech businesses in Midtown have spawned talk that the sector will soon justify such a memorable moniker,