Risk plays roar back as Clinton’s prospects brighten
12:12 - 07.11.2016 -

Stocks and the dollar posted their biggest gains in weeks on Monday after the FBI said it stood by an earlier recommendation that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton. The news lifted a cloud over Clinton’s presidential campaign two days before the U.S. election and put Wall Street firmly on track to

Clinton gets boost from FBI as tight White House race hits final day
12:12 - 07.11.2016 -

Democrat Hillary Clinton heads into the final day of a tight White House race against Republican Donald Trump on Monday with new momentum after the FBI’s announcement that no criminal charges were forthcoming in the probe of her email practices. Both Clinton and Trump will spend the day racing across a handful of key battleground

Commentary: Don’t be so sure Russia hacked the Clinton emails
19:19 - 02.11.2016 -

Last summer, cyber investigators plowing through the thousands of leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee uncovered a clue. A user named “Феликс Эдмундович” modified one of the documents using settings in the Russian language. Translated, his name was Felix Edmundovich, a pseudonym referring to Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky, the chief of the Soviet Union’s first

Trump’s campaign should be fair game in Trump University trial: lawyers
19:19 - 02.11.2016 -

Statements Donald Trump has made during his presidential run should generally be admissible in an upcoming civil trial over alleged fraud at his Trump University venture, lawyers for the plaintiffs said in a court filing late on Tuesday. Some of the statements by the Republican nominee may be helpful to jurors as they try to

Hillary Clinton: Wall Street’s favorite enemy
19:19 - 02.11.2016 -

Hillary Clinton began her presidential campaign by promising to do what it takes to rein in Wall Street. Boosted by Wall Street’s toughest critics, U.S. senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate has declared “the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top” and said she would raise bank fees

Shi’ite militias launch offensive to seal off western Mosul
15:15 - 29.10.2016 -

Iraqi Shi’ite militias said on Saturday they had launched an offensive towards the west of Mosul, an operation that would tighten the noose around Islamic State’s Iraq stronghold but could inflame sectarian tension in the mainly Sunni region. The battle for Mosul is expected to be the biggest in the 13 years of turmoil unleashed

Tesla’s Musk adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision
15:15 - 29.10.2016 -

Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday unveiled new energy products aimed at illustrating the benefits of combining his electric car and battery maker with solar installer SolarCity Corp. The billionaire entrepreneur showed of solar-powered roof tiles that eliminate the need for traditional panels and a longer-lasting home battery, which Tesla calls the

Clinton email problem resurfaces as FBI announces review
15:15 - 29.10.2016 -

The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist that could damage the Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential race. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said in a letter to senior lawmakers that the

Hong Kong legislature delays swearing-in of pro-independence lawmakers amid pressure
15:15 - 25.10.2016 -

The president of the Hong Kong legislature on Tuesday delayed the swearing-in of two pro-independence lawmakers and temporarily banned them from attending meetings, an unprecedented move that follows weeks of pressure from factions loyal to Beijing. The promotion of independence has long been taboo in the former British colony, governed under the “one country, two

Nissan-Renault says open to partnerships to develop new car technologies
15:15 - 25.10.2016 -

Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) and Renault SA (RENA.PA) are open to partnerships with other companies to equip their vehicles with sophisticated technology as automakers race to develop the cars of the future, the pair’s connected vehicles chief said. Global automakers are competing with industry rivals and technology firms to develop self-driving cars and mobility

Netflix CEO gives conditional approval of AT&T-Time Warner deal
15:15 - 25.10.2016 -

Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said he was in favor of AT&T Inc’s planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, provided that his popular media streaming company continued to be treated fairly. Speaking at a technology conference hosted by the Wall Street Journal in Laguna Beach, Calif., Hastings said it was critical that Netflix’s

UK banks fear public, politicians set against them on Brexit
15:15 - 25.10.2016 -

For decades, Britain’s bankers have relied on their industry’s outsized status in the economy to find a receptive ear in government. But in the aftermath of the country’s vote to leave the European Union, the sector that generates about a tenth of national economic output is grappling with an uncomfortable new reality where economics doesn’t

General Motors third-quarter earnings widely beat expectations
15:15 - 25.10.2016 -

General Motors Co reported much higher-than-expected third-quarter earnings on strong North American truck and SUV sales, blowing past fears that a U.S. market slowdown would dent profitability. GM said on Tuesday that it expected full-year results would be on the “high end” of its previous forecasts of $5.50 to $6.00 a share. Rival Ford Motor

Stock futures flat as investors assess earnings; Apple eyed
15:15 - 25.10.2016 -

U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors await earnings reports from a host of companies, including Apple. Dow component Merck (MRK.N) rose 2.2 percent to $62.10 in premarket trading after the company reported a 19.6 percent rise in quarterly net profit.. Apple (AAPL.O), which is scheduled to report results after the

Oklahoma rejects Russian request to monitor election in state
12:12 - 22.10.2016 -

Oklahoma voting officials have denied a request from the Russian consulate in Houston to monitor the Nov. 8 general elections in the state, saying foreign delegates are not allowed into polling stations, an official said on Friday. The move comes as the U.S. government this month formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyber attacks

New York governor approves new regulations on Airbnb
12:12 - 22.10.2016 -

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation on Friday that would place new regulations on online home rental companies like Airbnb. Existing New York state law bars most urban apartment-dwellers from renting out their units for less than 30 days if they are not present. The law recently passed by the state legislature would bar

Iraq storms main Christian town near Mosul as Carter arrives in Baghdad
12:12 - 22.10.2016 -

The Iraqi army on Saturday stormed a Christian town that had been under control of Islamic State since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants’ last major city stronghold in Iraq. The advance took place as U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived on a visit to Baghdad to

Hillary Clinton’s campaign HQ evacuated over white substance
12:12 - 22.10.2016 -

The campaign headquarters for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was evacuated on Friday night after a white substance was discovered in an envelope, police said. The substance was first discovered by two interns at a campaign office in Manhattan and was taken to Clinton’s Brooklyn headquarters, triggering the evacuation of the 11th floor, a

Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites
11:11 - 22.10.2016 -

Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world’s best known websites on Friday, a stunning breach of global internet stability. The attacks struck Twitter, Paypal, Spotify and other customers of an infrastructure company in New Hampshire called Dyn, which

In Miami, Obama to diagnose what ails Obamacare
15:15 - 20.10.2016 -

President Barack Obama will head to the election battleground state Florida on Thursday to offer his prescription for fixing the Affordable Care Act, his signature healthcare law, but any remedies will be left up to his successor and the next Congress. Battling a barrage of negative headlines about rising health insurance premiums and shrinking doctor