Market Extra: How Hillary Clinton crushed another rally in biotech
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:25:59 +0100
Some are blaming Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, at least partially, for the selloff which helped to drive down the exchange-traded iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF.
Metals Stocks: Gold prices fall on hawkish Fed comments, industry output boost
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:23:36 +0100
Gold prices fall Thursday and continues to trade at multiweek lows as at least one Federal Reserve member cranked up the rhetoric in favor of higher U.S. interest rates.
The Wall Street Journal: Viacom may tighten control of Paramount as studio continues to disappoint
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:21:15 +0100
As head of one of Hollywood’s oldest and most iconic movie studios, Brad Grey has overseen many duds of late, most recently a remake of “Ben-Hur” that grossed only $11.2 million in its debut weekend.
Currencies: Dollar slips on uncertainty posed by Fed’s Yellen’s looming speech
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:17:52 +0100
The dollar moves slightly lower on Thursday, amid a wait-and-see mood ahead of the closely monitored speech by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen at the central bank’s summer summit Friday.
US core capital goods orders surge; jobless claims fall - Reuters
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:11:00 +0100
NewsWatch: This global heavyweight is trying to break away — and take the S&P 500 with it
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:00:18 +0100
As the S&P blinks sleepily at a 0.1% gain so far for August, another heavyweight among stock benchmarks has been much friskier this month. It could help create a “risk-on” mood in the U.S. stock market.
Orlando Hospitals Won't Bill Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Shooting - KTLA
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:59:13 +0100
Capitol Report: House prices held back in areas at risk of natural disasters
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:58:19 +0100
Sales volume and price appreciation have been greater in lower-risk areas, according to one real estate data provider.
Rescuers in desperate search for survivors as Italy quake toll hits 241 - CNN
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:53:42 +0100
Economic Report: U.S. durable-goods orders jump 4.4% in July
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:51:28 +0100
Orders for durable or long-lasting goods made in the U.S. surged 4.4% in July to mark the biggest gain since last fall, a sign that an extended decline in production may be over.
Economic Report: Jobless claims dip to 261,000 as layoffs still scarce
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:46:40 +0100
The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week fell by 1,000 to 261,000 and remained near postrecession lows, indicating a healthy labor market in which few people are losing their jobs.
8 tornadoes carved through Indiana, thousands in Kokomo without power - Indianapolis Star
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:46:00 +0100
Attack on American University in Afghanistan Leaves 13 Dead - New York Times
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:33:00 +0100
Colombia's President Rushing Vote on Deal With Rebels - New York Times
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:31:00 +0100
Photos: Quake leaves devastation in its wake
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:16:01 +0100
A victim is pulled out of the rubble following an earthquake in Amatrice Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome where residents of the capital felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. . (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
French burqini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts - Fox News
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:15:00 +0100
Cost of EpiPen: One senator's daughter is Mylan CEO, another's needs drug - CNN
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:12:30 +0100
Cost of EpiPen: One senator's daughter is Mylan CEO, another's needs drugCNN
Washington (CNN) The incredible increase in the cost of EpiPens, auto-injectors that can stop life-threatening emergencies caused by allergic reactions, has hit home on Capitol Hill, where one Democratic senator whose daughter has allergies has called ...Mylan to Lower EpiPen Cost for Some PatientsNew York TimesEpiPen maker to offer discounts after price hike firestormUSA TODAYEarly movers: TIF, MYL, RIG, NFLX, SDRL, HPQ, WSM & moreCNBCCNNMoney
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Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:42:15 +0100
Aftershocks continue nearly 24 hours after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the country’s central region.
Hillary Clinton's California swing yields $19 million in 72 hours - CNN
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:25:59 +0100
The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump muddies his message on immigration
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:33:46 +0100
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump proposed contradictory immigration policies, saying in a broadcast interview that it would be “a very, very hard thing” to deport illegal immigrants who have been in the country for decades.
Trooper's fatal shooting of deaf driver probed
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:40:30 +0100
The family of Daniel Harris says he was unarmed and that his death resulted from a tragic misunderstanding.
Trump calls Clinton a 'bigot' at surreal rally
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:03:06 +0100
Donald Trump dramatically escalates his rhetoric against rival Hillary Clinton as he tries to court minority voters.
US destroyer harassed by Iranian naval ships - MarketWatch
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:05:29 +0100
Dallas police killer showed PTSD symptoms
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:18:41 +0100
Army reservist Micah Johnson told doctors he experienced nightmares after seeing soldiers get blown in half.
Quake destroys buildings in Italy; dozens dead
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:11:04 +0100
"There are houses that aren't here anymore.,” the mayor of Amatrice says after a 6.2-magnitude quake struck the area.
Key conservative joins Trump transition team
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:19:48 +0100
Ed Feulner, a major figure in the conservative movement, will help the nominee prepare for a possible presidency.
Why Trump's immigration pivot is no surprise
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:22:46 +0100
The GOP nominee's career-long knack for giving the public what it wants made his pivot predictable.
Army training slide called Clinton a threat
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:04:22 +0100
The Army has pulled the slide, which listed Clinton among a group of "insider" threats to national security.
Habitable planet is found right next door
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:40:02 +0100
Scientists reveal an Earth-size body orbiting the star nearest our sun — and hope one day it will be explored by robots.
Is Donald Trump softening on immigration?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:02:49 +0100
The candidate has recently shown signs that he's willing to roll back his hard-line stance on immigrants.
Trump campaign says polls are wrong
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:35:50 +0100
Kellyanne Conway argued polls are missing the “undercover Trump voter,” who is embarrassed to admit support for him.
Dr. Carson pressures 'elderly' candidates
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:53:24 +0100
The former GOP candidate and retired surgeon says Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton should disclose current medical records.
Blacks question Trump's outreach attempts
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:48:57 +0100
Many rank-and-file black voters dismiss his overtures as racially charged pitches aimed exclusively at whites.
Clinton slams 'utterly flawed' report
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:15:22 +0100
The Democratic nominee's team argues that the Associated Press report "relies on utterly flawed data."
One Obamacare problem is getting worse
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:14:30 +0100
The high-profile exit of large insurers has eliminated significant competition within the exchange market, a study finds.
Horrified by Trump, Dems nostalgic about Romney
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:44:15 +0100
Declaring Trump "unhinged," many Democrats who vilified Romney four years ago have changed their tune.
Many donors gained access to Secy. Clinton
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:51:38 +0100
More than half the people outside government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave to the Clinton Foundation.
Amid criticism, Obama visits flood-ravaged La.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:29:00 +0100
Some have criticized the president for not cutting short his two-week vacation to Martha's Vineyard.
Clinton's tax plan to help small businesses
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:56:51 +0100
Her campaign proposes establishing a standard deduction that previously has been available only to individuals.
Cops pressured to release body-cam videos
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:00:15 +0100
Internet outcries force police departments to swiftly release body-cam footage of shootings by officers.
Obama tours flood-ravaged Louisiana
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:49:18 +0100
Some have criticized the president for not cutting short his two-week vacation to Martha's Vineyard.
Trump refocuses his tough talk on immigration
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:41:57 +0100
The candidate’s nebulous policy appears to be shifting away from the promises of mass deportations to something a bit more tenable.
Republicans to Trump: Where’s the cash?
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:07:09 +0100
Donald Trump has sent the party far less money than nominee Mitt Romney had by this time four years ago.
Kareem to Trump: Go visit a black community
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:19:49 +0100
The NBA Hall of Famer, who questions the GOP nominee’s motives, received a nasty note from him after a critical op-ed piece.
'A sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult'
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:19:12 +0100
Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says she was sexually harassed by Roger Ailes and other top executives.
Church shooting suspect entrenched in beliefs
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:41:57 +0100
Dylann Roof, charged in the death of nine black churchgoers, grew entrenched in beliefs of white supremacy, court papers reveal.
ISIS loses ground, struggles to retain its grip
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:11:05 +0100
Growing more brutal, the Islamic State group is showing strains in the areas it still controls.
On 'Kimmel Live,' Clinton mocks health rumors
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:37:52 +0100
Referring to the Trump campaign's focus on her physical fitness, she tells Jimmy Kimmel: "Make sure I'm alive."
Trump: Get a special prosecutor for Clinton
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 01:42:40 +0100
Trump wants the Justice Department to investigate if Clinton Foundation donors got special treatment from the State Department.
Extremist pleads guilty to Timbuktu rampage
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:52:27 +0100
Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi pleads guilty to deliberately attacking historic mausoleums in Mali.
Judge blocks transgender bathroom directive
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:21:13 +0100
U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor rules against the White House’s public schools mandate after Texas and 12 other states challenge it.
Louisiana flooding's harsh insurance lesson
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:47:31 +0100
In areas that hadn't been considered at high risk for flooding, many residents did not purchase flood insurance.
What motivates, worries voting millennials
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:29:49 +0100
Their disdain for traditional political party affiliations makes them particularly unpredictable.
California wildfire evacuation order lifted
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:22:28 +0100
About 82,000 residents were forced out of their homes when a massive blaze broke out 60 miles east of Los Angeles.
Best of the 2016 Olympic Closing Ceremony
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:15:44 +0100
Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Back from vacation, Obama faces busy fall
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 02:40:35 +0100
The president has several pressing issues to deal with, but his first order of business is a trip to Baton Rouge.
'Her people have been trying to pin it on me'
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 02:30:05 +0100
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell responds to reports that Hillary Clinton says he advised her to use a personal email account.
The high price of violent threats to schools
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:52:21 +0100
Bomb threats are on the rise, and the problems they create go well beyond the disruption from evacuations.
Slide Show: Here are the 10 most popular national parks for camping
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:19:59 +0100
The 10 most-popular national parks for camping in 2014.