- Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday.
- Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis.
- Companies crucial to energy exploration abandon $34B merger
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger, the Justice Department said Sunday.
- Asian markets start week lower; Tokyo slumps 3 percent
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of fresh stimulus from Japan's central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and bleak readings from a monthly factory managers' survey did little to lighten the gloom.
- Feud over artistic independence threatens Asian film fest
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The future of Asia's largest, most-awaited film festival is in question as local filmmakers threaten to boycott the red carpet over what they view as government interference.
- Reckitt Benckiser Korea apologizes for deadly sterilizers
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser apologized Monday for selling deadly disinfectants that killed or injured hundreds of people, five years after the government ordered the company to remove the products from shelves for health risks.
- The Latest: Company says ads respect consumers' privacy
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. senator's call for an investigation into the practices of an outdoor advertising company in New York (all times local):
- Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path.
- Iran's nuclear chief visits Prague to talk business
PRAGUE (AP) — The sanctions lifted, the head of Iran's nuclear program is coming to talk business with Czech leaders.
- Some of the gun safety features over time
Daytona Beach, Florida-based iGun Technology Corp. has been developing a "smart gun," a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun.
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