Pope Francis slams nation's elite, corruption on his last day in Kenya - CNN
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:35:00 +0000
White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence - WDRB
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:29:31 +0000
Chuck Jaffe: Ride the twists and turns of mutual-fund investing
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:18:02 +0000
Mutual fund investors have a lot of questions, and columnist Chuck Jaffe provides answers.
How non-tech companies are trying to mimic startups
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:01:33 +0000
These days, it seems like every company wants to be a tech company. The idea isn’t to develop mass-market software or electronic gadgets, but for each company to find its own way to gain a technological edge — or risk getting disrupted.
Europe Markets: European stocks come off 3-month high as China woes weigh
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:58:52 +0000
European mining shares are hit following the worst session for Chinese equities since late August.
Produce in Costco Salad Linked to E. Coli Is Being Recalled - ABC News
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:45:34 +0000
Irish priest finds “Christmas miracle” baby in New York manger - IrishCentral
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:39:14 +0000
France remembers Paris terror victims, as its President beats war drums ... - CNN
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:32:01 +0000
Poland won't extradite Roman Polanski to the US - Los Angeles Times
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:25:49 +0000
The Wall Street Journal: White House put on lockdown after man jumps perimeter fence
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:19:34 +0000
Secret Service agents take the man into custody immediately after the incident, which come at a time of heightened security concerns in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks.
London Markets: London stocks jolted lower by China market rout
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:01:24 +0000
U.K. stocks are shaken by a dive in Chinese equities, but a weekly win is still in sight. Closer to home, a final reading of economic activity is due.
Futures Movers: Oil prices struggle as market mulls OPEC meeting
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:00:01 +0000
Concerns about global surplus are underscored by expectations OPEC will continue its strategy of pumping out oil at a high pace and let market forces determine prices.
The Wall Street Journal: Chinese regulator targets Citic, Guosen in securities violations probe
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:52:53 +0000
The probe into Citic for suspected violations of securities rules puts more pressure on the country’s largest stockbroker amid a broad crackdown on the financial sector after the summer’s stock-market rout.
Asia Markets: Chinese shares plunge 5.5% as authorities probe brokers over violations
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:25:36 +0000
Chinese authorities’ increased scrutiny of the securities industry is part of a crackdown that has ranged from targeting “malicious” short sellers to arresting star fund managers in the wake of the summer stock rout.
Ex-Millis cop accused of hoaxes found dead - Boston Herald
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:35:41 +0000
Trump called out for appearing to mock disability - Savannah Morning News
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:07:00 +0000
One killed, several injured in hit-and-run crash in New York City
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:14:48 +0000
(Reuters) - One person was killed and several people were injured on a busy New York City street on Thursday when a hit-and-run driver struck a pedestrian before driving away and crashing into parked cars, police said.
With Bart Starr looking on, Brett Favre has Packers jersey retired - NFL.com
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:41:00 +0000
Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian warplane escalates
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:30:00 +0000
Moscow drafts sanctions against Turkey, while Turkey vows to shoot down any new intruders.
E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:15:07 +0000
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people who ate rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores has been traced to a celery-and-onion mix used in the salad, prompting its California maker to recall the product. The contaminated chicken in that case was supplied by California-based Foster Poultry Farms.
Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protesters hold community Thanksgiving
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:28:04 +0000
Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protesters paused on Thursday to share a community Thanksgiving Day meal on the spot outside a police station where they have been demonstrating for more than a week over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man. Hundreds of supporters of the civil rights movement joined residents of north Minneapolis outside the city's fourth police precinct for a traditional holiday feast consisting of roast turkey, stuffing, pie and all the trimmings. The meal was co-hosted by the Minneapolis chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Thanksgiving shopping crowds 'good not great'; online sales strong
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:20:03 +0000
PITTSBURGH/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but initial checks showed crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. "It's still early, and from what we are seeing so far the crowds are good but not great," said Craig Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners. At the Toys R Us in New York's Times Square, a line of about 200 shoppers, hemmed in by barricades, stretched to the corner of 45th Street and toward Sixth Avenue, where the Macy's Inc Thanksgiving Day parade had ended a few hours earlier.
Trump denies mocking New York Times reporter's disability
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:29:07 +0000
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump denied on Thursday he was mocking the physical disability of a New York Times reporter during a campaign speech in which he flailed his arms and distorted his speech in an imitation of the journalist. The latest uproar over Trump's behavior on the campaign trail was ignited by remarks the billionaire real-estate tycoon and former reality-TV star made during a South Carolina rally on Tuesday about the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York's World Trade Center. During the speech, he singled out Times investigative reporter Serge Kovaleski for a story he wrote a few days after the attacks while he was then a Washington Post correspondent.
Man jumps White House fence, triggering lockdown
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:10:31 +0000
A man draped in an American flag jumped over the fence of the White House while President Barack Obama was inside with his family celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, officials and US media said. In a statement, the Secret Service named the man as Joseph Caputo: "Caputo was immediately apprehended and taken into custody. Secret Service officers had their guns drawn and were accompanied by K-9 units, according to two CNN photojournalists who saw the incident, which triggered a lockdown at the presidential mansion.
Turkey won't apologize for downing Russian warplane, Erdogan says - CNN
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:32:00 +0000
Police detain two over Mali hotel attack: security sources
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:36:08 +0000
Malian special forces arrested two suspects Thursday over a siege at a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako that left 20 people dead, security sources said. "Two suspects linked to the attack last week at the Radisson hotel have just been arrested and they are being interrogated," one of the sources told AFP. The identity of the suspects and their alleged role in Friday's jihadist attack on the 190-room Radisson Blu hotel was not immediately known.
Obama 'deeply disturbed' by Chicago police shooting video
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 02:09:42 +0000
The president speaks out about the deadly shooting of a black teen by a Chicago policeman.
Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:05:41 +0000
MOSCOW (AP) — In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes following the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey.
Preventable errors led to hospital attack, military says
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:52:32 +0000
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and have been removed from duty while awaiting further investigation, military officials said Wednesday.
Moroccan woman mistaken as jihadi in bath pic
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:09:23 +0000
A Moroccan woman says that the Daily Mail and other news outlets used an image of her seminude, mistaking her for Hasna Ait Boulahcen.
Following Paris attacks, encryption services face new scrutiny
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:42:59 +0000
Companies are now being asked to defend products that have the potential to facilitate deadly attacks.
IS claims Tunisia attack, suspected bomber's body found
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:33:37 +0000
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The body of a suspected suicide bomber was found at the scene of an attack on Tunisia's presidential guard, and the Islamic State group claimed responsibility Wednesday for the attack that left 13 people dead.
J.J. Zhang's Winner Take All: Put these investing tools to work in finding Black Friday deals
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:57:25 +0000
The search for great deals is perhaps one of the biggest drivers of the holiday shopping season and, for some, the hunt is just as much fun as the trophy itself. But how do you know if something is really a great deal?
Hollande, Obama vow unity against IS, appeal to Russia
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:01:20 +0000
France and the United States pledged on Tuesday to step up the fight against the Islamic State group, urging Russia to throw its weight behind global efforts to resolve the four-year Syrian conflict. President Francois Hollande met his US counterpart Barack Obama at the White House as Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane dealt a severe blow to efforts to coordinate the fight against IS. Speaking 11 days after jihadists killed 130 people in the French capital, Hollande urged an "implacable" joint response to crush the group in Syria and Iraq.
Chicago prepares for protests after release of video showing officer shooting teen
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:27:42 +0000
The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): 12:45 a.m. A small crowd of protesters is snaking through streets near Chicago's downtown early Wednesday. ...
Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:17:57 +0000
Russia claims its plane was still in Syrian airspace at the time of the incident.
In One Chart: The sane way to hit the stores on Black Friday — in 2 charts
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:04:23 +0000
The secret to avoiding the crowds on Black Friday.
Source: Chicago cop expected to be charged in teen's death
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 06:03:11 +0000
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County prosecutors are expected to charge a white Chicago police officer with murder in the death of a black teenager who was shot 16 times more than a year ago, an official close to the investigation said Monday night.
There is no 'specific, credible' threat against the U.S. Does that mean everything’s fine?
There have been no concrete plots against the U.S. after the Paris attacks, officials say.
Ted Cruz has always had a master plan. Now it could win him the White House.
Obama's legacy on climate is at stake in Paris talks
Obama has been laying the groundwork for years ahead of the U.N.'s summit on global warming.
Congress is running out of time, and will, to respond this year to Paris attacks