(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.
After a dismal 2013, Royal Dutch Shell Royal Dutch Shell says it has a plan to fix itself. Earlier today in a presentation to investors, Shell's new CEO Ben van Beurden emphasized that he intends to usher in a more tight-fisted, cost-conscious regime at Shell.
China's Premier, Li Keqiang, was speaking after the annual session of the national people's congress. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images.
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.