Anti Fracking protesters demonstrate in front of the Waldorf Astoria as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visits the hotel for a function on January 7, 2013 in New York City.
MOSCOW - From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin's days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country into an international pariah.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years in November as gasoline prices tumbled, but did little to change views the Federal Reserve would start raising interest rates in mid-2015.
FedEx delivered much greater quarterly profit and modestly more sales compared to a year earlier but couldn't ring Wall Street's bell Wednesday.
Dec. 8, 2014: Supporters of Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP) hold placards during a protest after a woman was allegedly raped by a driver from ride-booking service Uber in New Delhi, India.