Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:19:08 GMT
They are also based throughout the world, from the United States to China to Russia to Germany. Based on figures from S& P Capital IQ, these are the largest employers in the world. Employee count is just one indicator of a company's size. The companies .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:10:50 GMT
NPR - WASHINGTON -- US President Barack Obama said Thursday it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.Immigration could set stage for big US budget showdownYahoo Newsall 1,581 news articles .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:23:53 GMT
The reason for the improved economics of road travel can be found 10,000 feet below the ground here, where the South Texas Eagle Ford shale is providing more than a million new barrels of oil supplies to the world market every day. United States . .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:55:59 GMT
France shines in IMF list of world's promising economists - Its economy may be in the doldrums, but France has at least one good reason to remain hopeful about the future. Almost one third of the world's brightest, young economists have French passports, according to the IMF. The Washington-based International .
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:18:36 GMT
Yet Canada has made a conscious and concerted effort over the last 15 years to slash its corporate tax rate, making it one of the most attractive places in the world to locate a global-oriented business. The United States? Tax reform has repeatedly .
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:37 GMT
The Guardian - The newly merged company would become the world's third-biggest "quick service restaurant company," with more than 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries, said Burger King and Hortons in a statement Monday. The deal would create a business . The nominal .Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-boundLos Angeles TimesBurger King faces tax controversy after $11bn Tim Hortons purchaseThe GuardianBurger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billionChicago TribuneFinancial Post -RT (blog) -WCSH-TVall 3,204 news articles .
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:52:10 GMT
The UAE -- which has spent billions on US-manufactured warplanes and other advanced weaponry -- provided the military aircraft, aerial refueling planes and aviation crews to bomb Libya, while Cairo offered access to its air bases, the paper said.and more .
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:04:55 GMT
New York (AFP) - Serena Williams eased past compatriot Vania King 6-1, 6-0 to record her 80th US Open win on Thursday but former world number one Ana Ivanovic became the second top 10 seed to suffer a shock early exit. World number one Williams, .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:16:19 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO - The financial industry - indeed, most of the business world - works within a state of almost perpetual cybersiege at a level few consumers grasp. And the costs and dangers are growing for those who seek to protect their assets and their . .
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:57:32 GMT
Businesses that won government contracts did the best, including boot and shoe-makers and the clothing industry, says Terry Charman, senior historian at the Imperial War Museum, and author of The First World War on the Home Front. The aircraft industry . .