A Latin American is set to take the helm of the World Trade Organization. Official said Friday that Mexico's former trade minister, Herminio Blanco, and Brazilian diplomat Roberto Azevedo are the finalists to become the next director-general.
Scores of worried beekeepers - and a brace of fashionistas - have gathered outside Britain's Parliament in a bid to convince the government to back a ban on pesticides that have been blamed for a worrying drop in bee populations.
The family that runs French luxury-goods conglomerate Kering won plaudits from Beijing on Friday for offering to return a pair of looted Qing dynasty bronzes at the heart of a Chinese campaign to overcome the legacy of bullying by foreign powers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney Cruise Line's oldest ship, the Magic, is getting a makeover, including the addition of a children's area themed on Marvel Comics superheroes and a three-story water slide, the company announced Friday.
EVANS CITY, Pa. (AP) — A freight train and a rural transit bus carrying senior citizens and people with developmental disabilities crashed at an unmarked railroad crossing Friday morning, injuring at least 10 people.
Conditions: The seasonal mountain pass reports have ended for this year. Should significant weather or incidents occur that would affect travel, updated information will be provided as it becomes available.
Chinese authorities have sentenced more than 1,400 people to prison terms of at least five years for involvement in underground lending in a crackdown on a financing practice widely used by China's entrepreneurs, a police official said Friday.
Serbia's prime minister on Friday urged Parliament to support an agreement normalizing relations with breakaway Kosovo, telling lawmakers that rejection of the EU-brokered deal would turn the country into "Europe's North Korea."