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Turkey seeks to tighten Twitter clampdown

Turkey seeks to tighten Twitter clampdownANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities were seeking to tighten a clampdown on Twitter on Saturday after social media users easily evaded the government's attempt to block access to the service, where links to wiretapped recordings suggesting corruption have been posted, causing the government major embarrassment before local elections on March 30.

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Kenya's ARM Cement posts 12 percent rise in 2013 pretax profit

Kenya's ARM Cement posts 12 percent rise in 2013 pretax profitNAIROBI (Reuters) - ARM Cement Ltd, Kenya's second-biggest cement producer, reported a 12 percent increase in full-year pretax profit, helped by a vibrant economy attracting foreign companies to build factories. ARM, which trails Bamburi Cement Ltd in capacity, also took advantage of a boom in construction to house a burgeoning middle class. Last year, pretax profit reached 2 billion shillings ($23.17 million) and earnings per share

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Global growth drives Monsanto's 2Q higher

Global growth drives Monsanto's 2Q higherST. LOUIS (AP) — Monsanto's second-quarter earnings jumped 13 percent on strength from its core seeds and traits business.

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GM sued by investor over slow ignition fix

GM sued by investor over slow ignition fix(Reuters) - General Motors Co and its Chief Executive Mary Barra are being sued by an investor for failing to adequately address known defects in its cars that led to the recall of over 3.1 million vehicles, according to court documents. The lawsuit filed by investor George Pio seeks unspecified damages from the carmaker claiming the recalls "triggered a sharp decline in the company's share price, wiping out billions in shareholder

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Comic book character Archie to be killed off

Comic book character Archie to be killed offLOS ANGELES (AP) — Not even Archie Andrews is immortal in the world of comics.

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Review: Tenors Florez, Brownlee offer new albums

Review: Tenors Florez, Brownlee offer new albumsJuan Diego Florez, "L'Amour" (Decca)

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