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
Asian Stocks Sag on China Growth Doubts Wall Street Drop - Big News Network CHINA WORRIES: China's manufacturing fell to ... of progress in Greece's debt negotiations. Greece ... from loose monetary policy around the ... 03/24/2015 - 7:08 am | View Link
Asian stocks sag on China growth doubts, Wall Street drop - Sacramento Bee Weak Chinese data weigh on global stocks - Minneapolis Star Tribune 03/23/2015 - 2:02 pm | View Link
Asian shares rise, Fed view pressures dollar - Sify U.S. stocks gave up gains ... to its steepest weekly drop in ... MSCI's all-country world index ... highs as a new bout of worries concerning ... 03/23/2015 - 8:45 am | View Link
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FTSE CLOSE: Footsie tumbles into red as Middle East tensions and fears over US growth spark global sell-off 17.40: The FTSE 100 finished down 95.64 points at 6895.33 as a deepening conflict in Yemen and concerns about US growth and Greek debt rattled investors across the world ... worries over the Greek debt situation a big drag on sentiment in the eurozone ... 03/26/2015 - 11:48 am | View Link
US stocks drop amid strong dollar worries New York - US stocks dropped early on Tuesday amid worries about the strong dollar ... US interest rates and uncertainty about the eurozone's debt negotiations with Greece for the market weakness. Chipmaker Qualcomm gained 0.5% following news it launched ... 03/20/2015 - 3:55 am | View Link
European stocks drop on Greece worries, data ahead; Dax down 0.32% Investing.com - Investing.com - European stocks opened lower on Thursday, as concerns over Greece's future in the euro zone re-emerged ... Elsewhere, Gazprom Oao (MCX:GAZP) saw shares slip 0.14% after the world's top gaz producer said that third-quarter ... 01/28/2015 - 11:41 pm | View Link
Stocks Plunge on Drop in Oil Prices, Greece Worries The sharp drop prompted a big sell-off across the entire stock market. "Lower oil prices are pressuring ... Click Here Now Stocks had already endured a weak open amid concerns that Greece could exit the euro, adding to worries about the poor outlook ... 01/5/2015 - 2:03 pm | View Link
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 ... 05/14/2012 - 1:20 pm | View Link
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Asia stocks down on weak data, Wall Street dive Asian stock markets mostly fell Thursday, battered by weak U.S. economic data, tensions in the Middle East and Wall Street's retreat from near record highs. 03/26/2015 - 2:27 am | View Website
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A Somali police official says a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives-laden car at the gate of a hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu.
Capt. Mohamed Hussein says gunfire could be heard inside the Maka-Mukarramah Hotel, but it was not clear if any gunmen had managed to penetrate the hotel's gate.
He said there was no information yet on casualties and it was not clear who was being targeted.
The Somali militant group al-Shabab routinely carries out suicide bombings, drive-by shootings and other attacks in Mogadishu, the seat of Somalia's Western-backed government.
Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in northeastern Gwoza town and driven the insurgents from all three northeastern states that had been an extremist stronghold. It was not possible to verify Friday's victory that comes the day before critical
Lawyers for Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend made a final appeal to Italy's top criminal court Friday, urging it to overturn the pair's murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, saying there were errors of "colossal proportions" in the guilty verdicts.
According to a 2013 study by the Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost the United States more than $4 trillion. Over the coming decades, that number will likely rise by trillions more. If you include America’s military operations in Pakistan, these wars have taken the lives of roughly 300,000 people.