top news

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chairWorld stock markets are mostly lower as investors looked ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to Congress for clues on U.S. interest rates.
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Former US President Barack Obama speaks with his half sister Auma Obama, in Kogelo, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Former U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption. Obama, on his first visit to Africa since stepping down as president, commended President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga for cooperating following last year's disputed presidential election which were marked by violence. (AP Photo Brian Inganga)
Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to TrumpObama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
France expels high-profile terror convict to AlgeriaAn Algerian-born man twice convicted in France on terror charges and for years a high-profile figure in the underground world of terrorism has been expelled to stand trial in his homeland
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Jason Kessler walks through a crowd of protesters in front of the Charlottesville Circuit Courthouse ahead of a decision regarding the covered Confederate statues, during a rally in Charlottesville, Va. Kessler, an organizer of a white nationalist rally that erupted in violence in Virginia last summer has agreed to “actively discourage” armed paramilitary activity at any future rallies in Charlottesville, under an agreement filed in court Thursday, July 12. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP, File)
Charlottesville decides Justice, Emancipation are prematureCharlottesville's leaders have decided their city isn't ready for Emancipation and Justice, giving the former Lee and Jackson parks neutral names.
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
In this June 15, 2018 photo, United Healthcare correspondence is seen in North Andover, Mass. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2QUnitedHealth is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.92 billion, for exceeding Wall Street expectations.
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookiesA dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, smiles with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk before a meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. (Martin Bureau/Pool Photo via AP)
Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffsJapan, EU sign deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs, countering Trump moves on trade
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, a Palestinian worker walks next to trucks loaded with sacks of cement at the Kerem Shalom border crossing on its way from Israel to Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Israel shut down the cargo crossing of Kerem Shalom with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba, File)
Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into GazaIsrael says it is placing new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip for several days to punish Hamas for its hostilities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hand at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for TrumpFor Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Brexit campaign group fined for breaking electoral lawThe official group that campaigned for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law
The Associated Press1 hour ago
EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist contentThe European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online
The Associated Press1 hour ago
German prosecutors appeal verdict in neo-Nazi trialGerman prosecutors are appealing the verdict against a neo-Nazi whose 2 ½-year sentence for supporting a terrorist organization prompted anger last week
The Associated Press1 hour ago


Market Watch