AirAsia fuselage to be lifted to surface after divers foiled

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian search official said Friday that the crashed AirAsia jet's fuselage will be lifted to the surface after sea conditions again prevented divers from examining the large chunk of wreckage.

  • Written by FADLAN SYAM, Associated Press

Kerry offers 'big hug' to Paris after attacks

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid respect in both English and French on Friday to the victims of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris in a show of American solidarity with the French people.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Swiss franc's massive surge claims brokerage firm scalps

LONDON (AP) — The financial shockwaves from the Swiss franc's staggering ascent, one of the most acute moves in decades by a major currency, have hit firms around the world, with at least two brokerages going out of business.

  • Written by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

Postal Service proposes small price increases on postage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday proposed slight increases for mailing postcards and international letters — but wants to leave first-class "Forever" stamps at their present 49 cents.

  • Written by TOM RAUM, Associated Press