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Stocks close sharply lower; oil skids

A batch of disappointing company earnings news helped put investors in a selling mood Tuesday, pulling U.S. stocks sharply lower. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 200.38 points.
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Geoff ZiezulewiczVILNIUS, Lithuania, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Lithuania has signed an agreement worth $108 million with Norway for the procurement of advanced surface-to-air missile systems.
TORONTO - The loonie continued its descent in late morning trading as oil prices also declined. The Canadian dollar was at 74.87 cents US, down 0.17 of a cent. The currency has lost 1.31 cents US si
The Belgian government has said it cannot give the necessary backing to the European Union's free trade deal with Canada at this stage - endangering the trans-Atlantic pact.
Roll Call columnist Patricia Murphy said this week that she visited Donald Trump’s campaign office in North Carolina and found only “one man learning how to use the phones.” With ear
Independent Media has issued a statement in response to the Press Council’s statement on the company’s withdrawal from the council.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks touched their highest levels in two weeks as a flurry of deal activity and strong quarterly earnings boosted investor confidence.
Tomi Lahren has become a breakout star of conservative media this year, and it’s mainly been due to her full embrace of angry white grievance. That said, Lahren can go pretty deep into the weeds
The feud in UP's ruling Samajwadi Party today came out into the open with a high-voltage drama unfolding in full public view during which party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav sided with his younger bro
Christopher Marlowe will share an authorship credit with William Shakespeare on three plays about Henry VI. The long-held belief that Marlowe was Shakespeare has been widely dismissed, but the Elizabe
RICHMOND, Calif. (Reuters) - The land of liberal politics, electric cars and strict pollution controls might seem like an odd place to drop $1 billion into a 115-year-old oil refinery.
BJP leader Asseem Goel today urged people to boycott Chinese lights and instead use earthen lamps this Diwali. The BJP MLA from Ambala who was attending a programme at Kumar Mohalla in Ambala City to
Film actor and MP Manoj Tiwari has been inducted in the Technical Advisory Committee under Jharkhand Film Policy, 2015. Chief Minister Raghubar Das also inducted three women - Payal Kashyap, Steffi T
(Reuters) - The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), an influential U.S. financial industry group, said on Monday it had formed a unit to enhance collaboration among i
State-owned Syndicate Bank has raised Rs 1,000 crore by issuing perpetual non-convertible additional tier-I bonds. "The bank has issued bonds in the form of unsecured non-convertible (Basel III compl
AT&T Inc. can add Wall Street to the list of parties skeptical of its $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc.
Government's ambitious push to port-led development under the Sagarmala project will help in saving as much as Rs 40,000 crore annually in logistic costs by 2025, a report said today. "According
Bilateral ties between India and the US are very cordial and America supports India's effort to bring peace in the region, US Consul-General in Kolkata said here today. "India and Pakistan is to work
Tata group firm Rallis India today reported 31 per cent incraese in its consolidated net profit at Rs 66.52 crore for the quarter ended September. Its net profit stood at Rs 50.78 crore in the ye
Ashu Malik, Member of the Legislative Assembly and a close aid of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, has admitted to being slapped by fellow MLA Pawan Pandey at the chief minister's residence.Malik told A
Cautioning investors against rumours via social media platforms and SMSes in the name of 'festive bonanza', BSE on Monday advised members to remain on the guard on tips circulated for deali
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion US cash-and-stock deal that would significantly expand its branch network at a tim
With the United States continuing to put pressure on Islamabad to take action against terrorist forces seeking safe haven in their territory, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Monday
The number of wards in Shimla municipal Corporation (SMC) is likely to be increased from 25 to 35 for the next elections due in May 2017. Deputy Commissioner, Shimla, who is also the Returning office
India's "largest" LED screen would be installed to project Haryana's glorious journey of development at the inaugural function of the state's golden jubilee celebrations at Gurugram on November 1, the
In a rare show of admiration, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today lauded Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the passage of the GST Bill, saying the AAP government is "grateful" to him for
A profligate Sanam Singh squandered four match points to let the first round match against seventh seed Dmitry Popko slip out of his hands but national champion Vishnu Vardhan booked a second round be
State-run hydro power major NHPC today discussed with the Sikkim government issues related to Teesta-IV hydro project in the state. NHPC Chairman amd Managing Director K M Singh today called on S
The acrimony in ruling Samajwadi Party ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections appears to have all the ingredients to change the electoral prospects of key players. Beleaguered Chief Ministe
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her friend's cousin at Nau Shehra Mazza Singh village here, police said today. The victim, a student of Class IX in a private school, in her complaint said h
A municipal primary school building and a 500-seater mini-stadium in it were today inaugurated at Dilshad Colony area in east Delhi. The facilities were opened by East Delhi MP Maheish Girri in the p
In the wake of the biggest-ever debit card data breach affecting Indian banking system, the RBI today said a forensic auditor is investigating the matter, even as it tried to allay fears saying the nu
Dog 'Sophia' and horse 'Thunderbolt'-- the four-legged soldiers of border guarding force ITBP-- today created history by becoming the first animals which were decorated with special service medals. W
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