(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc planned to hike the annual fee for its popular Prime service by $20 to $99 starting next week, a move announced Thursday that could deter potential customers and undermine a feature that has helped drive its business.
BP has reached an agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency that will allow the energy company to resume bidding for federal government contracts, ending a ban resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) will cut spending by a fifth and lay off staff at its American exploration and production business, the company said on Thursday, in another sign that oil majors are struggling to profit from the booming U.S.
Reuters: The U.S. government posted a smaller budget deficit than expected in February as receipts came in stronger than in the same period a year ago.
China's Premier, Li Keqiang, was speaking after the annual session of the national people's congress. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images.