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US Congress readies new sanctions on Russia

U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country’s high-tech oil projects.

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Post Office settles disability case

An actress with dwarfism who was unable to reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has her disability discrimination case settled by the company.

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VIDEO: Post Office settles disability case

An actress with dwarfism who could not reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has had her discrimination case settled by the company.

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China’s Tencent wins approval for banking business

Tencent Holdings has been given approval to start its banking operations, China’s banking regulator said.

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Chinese mystery of vanishing foreign brides

Police in central China have launched an investigation into the disappearance of more than 100 Vietnamese women who married local bachelors.

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Ukraine’s Chocolate King president not sweet on promise

Petro Poroshenko made an unusual promise last spring while campaigning to be president – if elected, he would sell most of his business assets.

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Oil could have markets over a barrel as Fed looms

Oil’s fall may continue to take center stage as investors weigh if the benefits of cheaper crude outweigh pain for producers.

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Cramer: Oil bottom could be closer than you think

Jim Cramer turns to the charts to find out when the hideous downturn for oil will end.

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Thai princess, queen-to-be, gives up title

The woman in line to be Thailand’ s next queen has given up her royal title, the latest intrigue in a widening palace purge.

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Investing in flood prevention measures

Ways to protect your home from the effects of flooding