UK not OK with EU?
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to offer British citizens a vote on leaving the European Union if his party wins the next election.
Speculation over a possible UK exit from the EU has prompted a chorus of concern around the world, stressing the importance of Britain's presence in the bloc.
Last exit from Russia
MOSCOW - The U.S. Embassy in Moscow said that some Russian children caught in limbo by a ban on adoptions by Americans have left for the United States with their new parents. The adoptions of these children had been approved by Russian courts before the ban went into effect Jan. 1, but had not passed the 30-day waiting period before being finalized.
Microsoft eyes Dell
NEW YORK - Microsoft has joined the negotiations to buy struggling computer maker Dell, according to media reports saying that Microsoft may invest some of the money needed to take Dell Inc. private after 25 years as a publicly traded company. If Microsoft joins in a Dell buyout, the software maker would contribute $1 billion to $3 billion. That amount would make Microsoft Corp. a minority investor in a complex deal expected to cost $23 billion to $27 billion if it's completed.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 62 points to close at 13,712 Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose six to 1,492. The Nasdaq composite average rose eight points to 3,143.
- Daily News wire services