(AP) -- A U.S.-backed proposal to ban the international trade of polar bear skins, teeth and claws was defeated Thursday at a U.N. wildlife meeting over concerns it would hurt indigenous economies and arguments the practice ...
A Russian cosmonaut and a US astronaut returned to Earth on Thursday from the International Space Station (ISS) after 169 days in space, mission control in Moscow said.
German industrial giant Siemens announced on Thursday a broad restructuring of its SIS information technology division that includes the elimination of 4,200 jobs worldwide.
Nissan Motor on Thursday said it would start building its zero-emission Leaf electric car at a plant in Britain from 2013, saving more than 2,000 jobs in one of England's most deprived regions.
Google has been denied a trademark application for its Nexus One smartphone after the US Patent and Trademark Office said the name had been taken by a related product, a report said.
Computer hackers are targeting Facebook users with an email scam that attempts to steal their passwords, Web security firm McAfee said.