Asia Markets: Nikkei sharply down on banking, energy woes
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:01:01 +0000
Stock markets in Asia were lower and Japanese government bond yields hit record lows after concerns about the health of banking and energy companies led to selloffs overnight.
Hong Kong Police Clash With Rioters in Shopping District - Bloomberg
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:41:01 +0000
The Wall Street Journal: Greek protests escalate over refugee-camp plans
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:16:48 +0000
Protests against Greek government plans to build camps for refugees and other migrants escalated on Monday, further testing Greece’s ability to meet European Union demands to control the massive inflow of people via the Aegean Sea.
Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:09:06 +0000
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department said Monday.
MarketWatch First Take: Yelp’s billion-dollar path hits a detour
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:52:14 +0000
Yelp Inc.’s much touted projection to reach about $1 billion in 2017 revenue appears to have hit some turbulence.
Officer Peter Liang, on Stand, Breaks Down as He Recalls Brooklyn Killing - New York Times
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:41:15 +0000
US led the world with shark attacks in 2015 - CBS News
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:31:19 +0000
Feds Charge ISIS Widow in Americans Death but Wont Say Who Killed Her - Daily Beast
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:14:42 +0000
The Wall Street Journal: Mexico’s president names new CEO of state-run Pemex
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:13:00 +0000
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday replaced the chief executive of Petróleos Mexicanos, shuffling the management of the state oil company as it struggles with the fallout from the plunge in global oil prices.
FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:45:42 +0000
Adnan Syed, 35, is serving a life sentence for the 1999 strangulation of his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Syed's lawyers are seeking a new trial based on new evidence amid questions about the fairness of the case that were raised by the podcast in late 2014. During the fourth day of a hearing in Baltimore City Circuit Court, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Chad Fitzgerald said defense lawyers had shown him "manipulated evidence" of cell phone records when he was on the stand last week.
The Wall Street Journal: This stock market has been best in Europe in 2016
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:32:24 +0000
It has been a brutal start to 2016 for equity investors. Except, that is, those in Slovakia.
Inmate Recaptured After Mistaken Release in Los Angeles - ABC News
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:18:04 +0000
Bloomberg: I'm considering 2016 bid - CNN
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:57:00 +0000
Report: Clinton considering staff, strategy changes to campaign
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:27:56 +0000
Personal Finance Daily: A dose of reality for college students, and how to get free Chipotle
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:07:39 +0000
A dose of reality for college students, and how to get free Chipotle.
The Wall Street Journal: Justice Department investigates data breach that exposed worker data
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:55:50 +0000
The Justice Department said Monday it is investigating how someone was able to sneak into one of the agency’s computer systems and take thousands of federal workers’ names, phone numbers, and email addresses and make them public this weekend.
Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic - Reuters
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:43:52 +0000
The Wall Street Journal: Fed leadership: Too white, too male, too many bankers?
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:42:12 +0000
Federal Reserve leadership is overly male, almost entirely white and drawn too frequently from the banking community, according to a group critical of the central bank.
More than 30 injured in Connecticut casino bus crash
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:26:44 +0000
MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.
The Wall Street Journal: India regulator: Facebook’s free Internet service violates net neutrality
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:24:16 +0000
Facebook Inc.’s efforts to expand Internet access in the developing world suffered a blow Monday when India’s telecommunications regulator ruled that the social-media company’s plan to offer free access to a limited number of websites undercut the purpose of the Internet.
Commodities Corner: Oil industry woes grow as storage levels hit ‘critical level’
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:23:45 +0000
With oil storage at Cushing, Okla., the delivery point for the New York Mercantile Exchange crude contract, edging closer to full capacity, a new set of problems for the industry is emerging.
The Latest: Weather forecast called for storm-force winds - Washington Post
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:18:45 +0000
Rogers: No, Eli Manning wasn't jealous of Peyton winning Super Bowl - USA TODAY
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:31:24 +0000
Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:29:49 +0000
Winter storm pounds southern New England, snarling travel
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:11:45 +0000
By Scott Malone and Valerie Vande Panne BOSTON (Reuters) - A winter storm was expected to bring more than a foot (30 cm) of snow and howling winds to parts of southern New England on Monday, closing schools and government offices, snarling travel and flooding low-lying coastal areas. Snow was falling in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire on Monday, with police and elected officials urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel. Wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour (100 kph) were expected in parts of coastal southeastern Massachusetts, raising the risk of downed trees and power outages, officials said.
New Hampshire Voters Hear Candidates' Final Appeals Before Primary - New York Times
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:11:33 +0000
State seeks delay in 3 Freddie Gray trials, pending appeals
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:00:32 +0000
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors have asked a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer awaiting retrial on related charges can be compelled to testify against them.