Fed vice chair: "So much importance is given to first move and it's misleading." Reuters. Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer said central bankers are weighing the risk of raising interest rates prematurely against the danger of having to play ...
... * Japan posts strong oil import figures. * Peak fuel demand season starts in United States. * Analysts expect well-supplied markets to cap price rises (Updates prices, changes dateline, pvs LONDON).
Russian politician Alexander Khinshtein advocates using prison labour to bring down the cost of hosting the 2018 Rugby World Cup. Moscow, AP - Russian authorities want to use prison labour to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.
Protesters urge mandatory labeling for genetically modified food at a rally Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Portland. Buy Photo. A protester dressed in a hazardous materials suit sprays other protesters dressed as bees and butterflies.
According to AAA, there were more people traveling on Memorial Day weekend this year than there's been in a decade. One reason why drivers say they hit the road is because lower gas prices than usual for this holiday weekend.