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Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 7-5, win both Down Under

Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 7-5, win both Down UnderSYDNEY (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers felt right at home in their season-opening series Down Under.

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Watch this dancer cut through New York City crowds with acrobatic feats

Watch this dancer cut through New York City crowds with acrobatic featsBrooklyn-based studio Wild Combination has managed just that with its euphoric (and haunting) music video for Pillar Point's single "Dreamin'." Director Jacob Krupnick solicited dancer Daisuke Omiya for the video, and his intense, aerobatic moves provide gripping counterpoint to the emotional path of the music. His impressive moves — brought to the fore by the slow-motion footage and his bright red coat — seem to combat gra

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Stocks may rise, but Ukraine could halt rally

Stocks may rise, but Ukraine could halt rallyBy Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - The prevailing trend in U.S. stocks could be higher next week if investor anxiety eases over the crisis in Ukraine and signs of weakness in the U.S. economy. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments this week, which raised the possibility of an earlier-than-expected increase in interest rates, added another element of interest to the data. The market, however, remains vulnerable to any

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U.S. eyes bankruptcy link in GM ignition defect probe: report

U.S. eyes bankruptcy link in GM ignition defect probe: reportFederal authorities are investigating whether General Motors hid an ignition switch defect when it filed for bankruptcy in 2009, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The Justice Department's investigation of the automaker includes a probe of whether GM committed bankruptcy fraud by not disclosing the ignition problem, a person briefed on the inquiry told the Times on Friday, the paper said. Authorities are also investigating whether GM

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Canadian charged in webcam attack found guilty

TORONTO (AP) — A man accused of attacking a Chinese student in her Toronto apartment as her ex-boyfriend watched via webcam from China was convicted of first-degree murder Monday after jurors deliberated for four hours.... Read more...

ECB won't adopt threshold-based rate guidance: Constancio

ECB won't adopt threshold-based rate guidance: ConstancioBy Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will not tie interest-rate policy to specific economic thresholds, a top policymaker said on Saturday. "We think it would not be useful," ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday, referring to the threshold-based approach to monetary policy that the U.S. Federal Reserve abandoned this week after using it for just over a year. He also dismissed the idea of giving

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