Pfizer Inc., the world’s biggest
drugmaker, held informal, now-discontinued talks with
AstraZeneca Plc about possibly buying the London-based maker of
asthma and heart drugs, according to two people familiar with
At least three people were killed
in a clash in Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, the nation’s
Interior Ministry said, as a top security official accused
Russia of exploiting the violence to prepare grounds for an
South Korean President Park Geun
Hye said the actions of the crew on a ferry that sank last week
were “like murder” and called for a thorough investigation of
the incident that left more than 300 dead or missing.
Gold retreated for a fifth day and
wheat fell, while U.S equity-index futures advanced after the
Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capped its best week since July.
Russia’s ruble weakened after deadly clashes in ...
Japan’s weakest export growth in a
year spurred a wider-than-forecast trade deficit in March,
adding to challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in steering
the economy through the aftermath of an April 1 sales-tax ...
Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova,
who left yesterday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays with an
injury, has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his
elbow and will be put on the disabled list.