Marriott international Inc may increase its bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, but it is unlikely to top an enhanced offer from China's Anbang Insurance Co for Starwood, according to analysts.
US President Barack Obama arrived on Sunday in Cuba, in a historic visit that could mark the beginning of a new era in US relations with its neighbor after more than 50 years of Cold War-era animosity.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in as chief of staff to his successor Dilma Rousseff on Thursday as a judge sought to block his appointment and Congress began proceedings to impeach her amid the country's deepening crisis.
A multi-media theater work titled Golden Gate will highlight the overlooked history and experiences of the early Chinese immigrants who helped build the American West. Through storytelling by local community members, the performance aims to reinvigorate a forgotten cultural heritage.
President Barack Obama selected Merrick Garland for the US Supreme Court on Wednesday, choosing a centrist judge meant to win over recalcitrant Senate Republicans whose leaders wasted no time in spurning the Democratic president.