Romney Taps Ryan as Running Mate
Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, choosing a political rising star long favored by the American business community because of his views on taxes and budget priorities.
3,800 File Compensation Claims After Chevron Fire -Report
About 3,800 people filed compensation claims through Friday afternoon, Chevron Corp. (CVX) said, after a Richmond, Calif., refinery fire, according to a report published in the Contra Costa Times from the Associated Press.
United Breweries 1Q Net Profit Rises 39% on Robust Sales
United Breweries Ltd. (532478.BY), which makes India's popular Kingfisher beer, said its fiscal first-quarter net profit rose 39% from a year earlier, helped by robust sales.
Bank of Communications Private Placement Approved by China
Bank of Communications Co. (BCMXY, 3328.HK) has received approval from China's securities regulator to complete its private share placement, the bank said in a stock exchange announcement Saturday.
Djokovic advances to semis in Toronto
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic won a pair of matches on Friday to move into the semifinals at the $2.649 million Rogers Cup tennis event.The former world No
Chase Headley hits 2 homers, drives in 5 to lead Padres to 9-8 win over Pirates
James McDonald could use a shot of confidence and Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle tried to give it to him Friday night by allowing the struggling right-hander the opportunity to work out of a jam.
That's wild: Angels win on Mariners miscue
Peter Bourjos scored on Josh Kinney's wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Angels a 6-5 victory over the Mariners in the opener of a three-game series.
Strasburg, Nats dominate D'Backs
Stephen Strasburg and three Nationals relievers combined on a three-hitter Friday, as Washington upended the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-1, en route to a season-high seventh straight win.Strasburg (13-5) walked four in his outing, but only allowed one hit and one run over six frames to earn the victory
De Vries falls to 'ambush job' as Joyce drives in 4 runs to lead surging Rays past Twins 12-6
Minnesota's rotation has been better lately after months of weak performances, one reason why the Twins earned nine wins in 13 games before their weekend series against the Tampa Bay Rays.