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(MENAFN - AFP) Microsoft's online network for its Xbox gaming console was restored to nearly full service after an allegedly coordinated Christmas Day hack brought it and Sony's PlayStation network down.

The PlayStation network remained down, while Xbox's service returned to all except three of its applications during the day.

The disruption started Christmas Day, PlayStation ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Germany's finance minister warned Greece that any new government must respect commitments made by its predecessor, as the country moved closer to early elections that EU officials fear would be won by a radical leftist party.

Wolfgang Schaeuble spoke after German lawmakers last week backed plans to give troubled Greece a two-month loan extension while international ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The consortium expanding the Panama Canal is making fresh claims for cost overruns totaling $737 million, officials said Friday.

Canal administrator Jorge Quijano told reporters that the Panama Canal Authority had received two claims on Tuesday that "will be evaluated" to determine if there is probable cause.

But he warned that "at first glance, the issues ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The consortium building the third set of locks for the Panama Canal is making fresh claims for cost overruns totaling $737 million, officials said Friday.

Canal administrator Jorge Quijano told reporters that the Panama Canal Authority had received two claims on Tuesday that "will be evaluated" to determine if there is probable cause.

But he warned that ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The "Santa Claus rally" kept rolling on Wall Street this week, picking up momentum from an outstanding US GDP report that lifted the market to new records.

The Dow and S&P 500 both closed the week out at fresh new peaks, with the blue-chip index registering its seventh straight gain in a surge that one analyst called a "humdinger."

For the week, the ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Wall Street stocks rose to fresh records Friday, as investors savored an outstanding US GDP report released earlier this week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, notching its seventh straight gain, advanced 23.50 points (0.13 percent) to 18,053.71, a new all-time high.

The broad-based S&P 500 jumped 6.89 (0.33 percent) to 2,088.77, also a record, while ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Microsoft's online network for its Xbox gaming console was restored to nearly full service Friday after an alleged coordinated Christmas Day hack brought it and Sony's PlayStation network down.

The PlayStation network remained down, while Xbox's service returned to all except three of its applications during the day.

The disruption started Christmas Day, ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The US Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will move to ease a lifetime ban on blood donations from homosexual men, allowing them to give after a year of abstaining from sexual activity.

The FDA said it made the decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years regarding its blood donor policy for homosexual males.

"The agency will ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Germany said it would start testing ducks and geese for bird flu prior to slaughter, after two cases of the highly infectious H5N8 strain were detected in a week.

The emergency procedure, which will take effect Tuesday, requires all duck and geese farmers across Germany to have their animals tested for bird flu before being transported, the agriculture ministry ...

26 Dec 2014   US oil prices finish lower 
 
(MENAFN - AFP) US oil prices fell Friday on continued worries about oversupply despite fresh violence in oil exporter Libya.

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for February delivery dropped $1.11 to finish at $54.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Andy Lipow of Houston petroleum consultant Lipow Oil Associates, said the market remains preoccupied with ...

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