More than 180 ciudades, villes and other cities have expressed interest so far in vying for big cash prizes in New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's first innovation contest for European cities, his foundation said, with two months left to sign up.
The latest ADP National Employment Report says private employers added 215,000 jobs last month, making it the strongest month for job growth since one year ago. And in October, America's trade gap narrowed on the strength of record exports to China, Canada, and Mexico.
Hassan al-Laqis, identified as a veteran commander with expertise in technology and intelligence, was reportedly shot in a parking lot outside his home. Hezbollah is blaming Israel for the killing, but Israeli officials denied the claim.