More than 300,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the United States have been recalled due to a possible fire hazard.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it will suspend its premium processing for H-1B visa petitions next month, possibly making deep cuts in the number of highly skilled workers entering the country.
Norway's government pushed forward on expanding oil and gas exploration on the continental shelf Friday with new permits for the North and Norwegian Seas.
Despite capital investments coming in at an all-time high, a British survey of oil and gas activity found few projects were delivered on time and under budget.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen indicated Friday that the U.S. central bank will probably raise key interest rates, for the second time in three months, at its next policy meeting this month.