Rescuers were digging through a landslide that buried at least 10 homes and killed three people in the central Philippines Thursday, as monsoon rains unleashed more misery on the already-battered country. The new tragedy comes just days after 2018's most powerful storm, Typhoon MRead More »
Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January. The S&P 500, the benchmark for many index funds, also hit a new high, eclipsing the peak it reached
California becomes first state to bar full-service restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws.
Juventus midfielder Emre Can apologised on Thursday after saying "we're not women, let's play football" in response to teammate Cristiano Ronaldo being sent off in the Champions League win at Valencia. Portuguese star Ronaldo was left in tears after receiving a red card for clashing
Israel's air force commander held a "transparent discussion" with Russian officials in Moscow on Thursday, the Israeli army said, after a Russian warplane was downed by Syria earlier in the week following Israeli air strikes. Major General Amikam Norkin led a delegation to the Russian
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The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high, beating the mark it set in January. The S&P 500, a benchmark for many ...
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition but also sparking claims of "treachery" and "dark shadows" cast over the fight against drugs in sport. "Today, the great
An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse opened fire at work Thursday, killing three people before taking her own life, authorities said. The suspect was a 26-year-old temporary employee at the Rite Aid distribution center in northeastern Maryland, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said at a news conference
A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent. The value of Americans' stock and mutual fund portfolios rose $800 billion last
Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last few months, and investors smell green
Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. The online sports betting company said it will pay Anthony Prince of Newark the full 750-1 payout he was promised when the company's automated system mistakenly generated long odds on the final
On a per-share basis, the Providence, Rhode Island-based company said it had profit of 64 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 76 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall ...
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday: Under Armour Inc., up $1.24 to $20 The athletic gear maker raised its profit forecast and said it will cut 400 jobs. Thor Industries Inc., down ...
Sergio Garcia admitted he was already planning his Ryder Cup strategy for next week's showdown against the United States after carding an impressive five-under par 66 in the first round of the Portugal Masters on Thursday. The 38-year-old Spaniard was selected as one of four captain's picks
On a per-share basis, the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company said it had net income of 41 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 36 cents per share. The office furniture maker posted ...
On a per-share basis, the Boise, Idaho-based company said it had net income of $3.56. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $3.53 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The ...
State-backed hackers are still trying to break into the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and a lawmaker focused on cybersecurity says the Senate's security office should stop refusing to help defend them. On Thursday, Google spokesman Aaron Stein confirmed that his company
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said he hoped that Myanmar's government will pardon two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in jail after they reported on massacres in Rakhine state. Guterres said it was "not acceptable" for Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe
At least 34 people have died in northern Ghana during flooding caused by heavy rains and waters spilling from a dam in neighbouring Burkina Faso, relief agency officials said Thursday. Bagre Dam is located on the White Volta river that begins in Burkina Faso and which converges with the Black Volta
The IRS will soon update the W-4 form used by employees at their workplace to better reflect the recent changes to federal tax law. The U.S. Treasury said Thursday that the IRS will update the form in the coming weeks for use for the 2019 tax year. A more significant change will come in 2020 with the
The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline says environmental group Greenpeace should be held legally accountable for violating federal racketeering laws. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners sued Greenpeace and two other groups for up to $1 billion last year, arguing they worked to undermine
Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced on Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for employees of the nation's third-largest bank. Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive Tim Sloan made the announcement to employees on Thursday
A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17, officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan
Nissan recalled nearly 240,000 cars and SUVs worldwide due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. An anti-lock brake pump can leak brake fluid onto a circuit board, causing an electrical short and increasing the fire risk, according to the company. If drivers