A proposed 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal has failed in its first major test in the United States Congress.
A group of international aid, religious and other groups is calling for debt cancellation for Nepal.
The social network Facebook reported that it now has 1.44 billion monthly active users (MAU) worldwide.
Western advertising and public relations agencies are increasingly joining with African advertising companies.
Chinese officials have predicted lower economic growth again this year.
A few large beer breweries have controlled much of the beer market in the United States since the 1950s.
Shoppers walk through Dolphin Mall in Miami