LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron fought back Monday after days of criticism over his finances, lashing out at what he called hurtful and untrue claims about his late father's investments sparked by leaked details about the offshore accounts of the rich and famous.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly higher in midday trading Monday as investors wait for first-quarter company earnings to start rolling in. Overseas markets were also rising as investors hoped for more stimulus in China, the world's second-largest economy.
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said on Monday he would not sign a bill passed by the legislature that would order executions by electric chair when lethal-injection drugs are not available. McAuliffe is recommending instead that state prison officials be allowed to purchase lethal drugs for executions on an emergency basis, with the identities of the pharmacies providing the drugs to be kept secret. "These amendments deliver a valid path forward to continue VA's capital punishment policy," McAuliffe said on Twitter.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and its bailout creditors will make another attempt Monday to overcome disagreements on the austerity savings measures the country should take, after all-night talks failed to produce a breakthrough.