The suit, filed in Kentucky, claims that the authority given to the F.D.A. violates the free speech of tobacco companies.
John McMahon, chief executive of an aircraft leasing company, had a romantic reason for flying the long way home to Ireland from his job in Japan.
The executive, Scott E. Carson, will be succeeded by the executive in charge of he company’s top military-program.
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago’s business index increased to 50, the dividing line between contraction and expansion.
Losses in China’s main stock-market index ignited a sell-off in markets from Asia to Europe to Wall Street, as traders worried that a worldwide rally in stocks this summer had flown too high, too fast.
Jerome Kerviel, the French former trader blamed by Société Générale for $7.2 billion in losses, was ordered to stand trial, his lawyer Olivier Metzner said.
Taxpayers may have earned about $4 billion so far for their rescue of the banking system, but some believe there was a lot more money left on the table.
Disney’s acquisition will add Spider-Man, Iron Man and Captain America to its array of entertainment businesses.
But even advocates of the energy-saving switch concede the change is proving problematic amid concern over cost and the safety of other sorts of bulbs.
An investigation into possible violations by Porsche in the trading of Volkswagen shares has spread outside the sports-car maker’s home base of Stuttgart to Frankfurt.
Foreign investment is helping Lodz, Poland, and Poles who left the country are coming home to work.
The profits, about $4 billion, have come from eight of the biggest banks that have fully repaid their bailout obligations to the government.
In the deal, Disney will acquire Marvel’s stable of some 5,000 characters, such as Spider-Man and Captain America.
Baker Hughes will buy BJ Services in a cash-and-stock deal that the company said will allow it to expand internationally.
Preliminary data showed that consumer prices in the euro zone fell 0.2 percent in August from a year earlier, after a revised 0.7 percent drop in July.
The World Trade Organization has ruled that Brazil can set sanctions against American goods as a result of the United States’ failure to eliminate illegal subsidies to cotton growers.
The Shanghai composite index plunged 6.75 percent on Monday to close out the worst performance for the month among the world’s major exchanges.
The nation’s economy contracted at a 3.4 percent annual pace in the quarter, better than the 6.1 percent decline in the first period.
An engineer who chased after Google for 10 years while at Yahoo is returning to his mission at Microsoft.
Studies show that drivers who send text messages at highway speeds can travel more than the length of a football field without looking at the road.