Guinea prime minister backs coup

CONAKRY (Reuters) – Guinea’s new military rulers were endorsed by the deposed prime minister on Thursday, but condemned by the United States which demanded an immediate return to civilian rule.

Danish investment in personal drugs

The Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has granted the University of Copenhagen with DKK 240 million to invest in cross-scientific research projects. Tailor-made biological functions will make the life easier for us in the future.

The Telegraph’s Personal Finance Awards 2008

It has been quite an extraordinary year. It started with the nationalisation of Northern Rock and ended with interest rates at their lowest for 300 years and the value of the euro worth nearly a pound. The grim realities of a recession are in sight.

Gunman in Santa suit kills three at L.A. party

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A man dressed as Santa Claus showed up at a Christmas Eve party at a suburban Los Angeles house and opened fire with a handgun, killing three people and wounding two, police said on Thursday.

American Express to Get $3.39b from U.S. Gov’t

Credit card giant American Express Co. said on Tuesday that it would receive 3.39 billion U.S. dollars from the U.S. government’s 700 billion dollar financial rescue program. In exchange for the capital injection, American Express would sell preferred

Checks from Wachovia are for real

The is assuring individuals who recently received a check from a federal court in Pennsylvania that the checks are legitimate and part of a settlement agreement with Wachovia Bank related to telemarketing fraud. The agency said it has been receiving

Wachovia settlement checks real, Better Business Bureau says

The is assuring individuals who recently received a check from a federal court in Pennsylvania that the checks are legitimate and part of a settlement agreement with Wachovia Bank related to telemarketing fraud. The agency said it has been receiving

U.S. Bank PowerTrack Supports Families in Need

Minneapolis – MINNEAPOLIS–Employees of U.S. Bank PowerTrack continued their legacy of volunteerism during the holiday season by participating in a number of events that provided support to 56 families this year. U.S. Bank provides charitable giving and