LONDON (Reuters) - Heightened tensions ahead of Ukraine's weekend referendum in Crimea and stresses over China's growth pushed world stocks to their lowest in a month on Friday and sent investors scurrying into safe-haven gold and bonds.
SACRAMENTO - California's deficit-plagued unemployment insurance program missed out on more than half a billion dollars in federal money in recent years when state officials failed to take advantage of a new federal program.
Investigators trying to solve the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner were reportedly looking into whether communication from the Boeing 777 may have been deliberately cut off, as Malaysian authorities expanded their search westward toward India.
BEIJING--Chinese Premier Li Keqiang kept a strikingly low profile while President Xi Jinping dominated the annual session of the National People's Congress that ended here on March 13.
Another analyst at Steve Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors has admitted to insider trading - the tenth person from the notorious hedge fund to be caught in the Securities and Exchange Commission's decade-long probe.