Renewed volatility shook global stock markets on Wednesday as further evidence of slowing growth in China raised fears about the outlook for global economic expansion. In European mid-afternoon trading London, Paris and Frankfurt were all posting gains following painful slides Tuesday, but only after see-sawing higher and lower earlier in the day. Wall Street opened higher as with investors looked to rebound from nearly three percent losses Tuesday amid accumulating questions about continued global growth.
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is back at the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday accused a Congo militia leader known as "The Terminator" of overseeing brutal atrocities including the slaughter of dozens of unarmed villagers and a campaign of rape and sexual enslavement of women and girls — many of them in the ranks of his own forces — as his trial started at the International Criminal Court.