Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Markets Around the World Drop 2-4% on Greek Worries. The announcement that the banks and stock market in Greece would be closed was made by the Greek Prime Minister on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Within 24 hours, markets around the world declined in ... If you do have some funds or stocks that are not in the ... 06/30/2015 - 5:48 am | View Link
Fed outlook and Greece worries hit world stocks, dollar up Greece ... drop in two weeks. MSCI's main measure of Asia-Pacific shares, excluding Japan, fell 1.2 percent. Wall Street fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 index losing 1.4 percent following the Fed statement and as lower oil prices pressured energy stocks. 01/28/2015 - 8:46 pm | View Link
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World stocks drop as worries over Greece intensify MILAN (AP) — World stock markets dropped sharply Monday as worries intensified over the condition of the eurozone and whether Greece is edging towards exiting the single currency union. In Athens, Greek party leaders struggled for a ninth day to form a ... 05/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Israel no tomó medidas para cumplir con el llamado del Consejo de Seguridad de frenar toda actividad de asentamientos en Cisjordania y el este de Jerusalén, y en su lugar autorizó una "elevada tasa" de construcción, lo que viola las leyes internacionales, aseveró el viernes Naciones Unidas.
El enviado de Naciones Unidas Nickolay Mladenov dijo al consejo que el gran número de anuncios de asentamientos y las acciones legislativas de Israel indican "una clara intención de continuar expandiendo los asentamientos en territorio palestino ocupado".
Mladenov entregó su primer reporte al Consejo sobre la implementación de la resolución adoptada en diciembre, en la que se calificaron los asentamientos israelíes como una "violación flagrante" a las leyes internacionales.
Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording released Friday.
Recordings of Ford's conversations with air traffic controllers were released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
In a phone call with an air traffic controller after the incident, Ford said he "got distracted by the airliner" and also mentioned "big turbulence" from another plane that was landing.
The American Airlines flight, with 110 passengers and six crew members, departed safely for Dallas a few minutes later.
Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department
BRENTWOOD, N. Y. (AP) — The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.
Matias Ferreira, a former U. S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police department.
Ferreira was on patrol in Afghanistan on Jan.
Kyle Larson turned a lap in 38.493 seconds Friday to claim the pole for the NASCAR race at Fontana.
The defending Fontana champion didn't have time to prepare his backup car after crashing in practice.
Canoe3 injured in shooting in northern FranceABC NewsPolice say three people have been injured in a shooting in the northern French city of Lille. Witnesses told police that an unidentified assailant opened fire near a metro station Friday night before fleeing, according to two Lille police officials French City of Lille on Lockdown After Multiple ShootingsBreitbart NewsMass shooting in Lille near Metro station leaves at least three injured and sparks terror fearsMirror.co.ukThree hurt in shooting near Lille metro station: ReportsSky NewsWTVM -Metro -The Sun -Irish Independentall 34 news articles »
CBS NewsLondon attacker's unusual background raises questions for investigatorsCBS NewsLONDON -- The man who was calling himself Khalid Masood by the time he was shot dead outside Britain's Parliament started life as Adrian Russel Ajao, a British-born kid who went to an Anglican school in Kent, England, and loved soccer.