White House greets budget deal with caution, hope
WASHINGTON (AP) — There were no champagne corks popping at the White House after Congress passed a two-year budget deal, no declarations of a new era of cooperation in President Barack Obama's second term.
Ukraine leader tilts toward Russia
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych on Thursday suggested that Western governments should not interfere in the country's internal affairs, as he appeared to tilt further toward Russia after it offered his economically struggling country a $15-billion bailout.
Target: 40M card accounts may be breached
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.