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Wall Street stocks slide, dollar hits 8-month high

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slumping crude prices and a dour start to Wall Street's corporate earnings season pulled down U.S. and European equities on Tuesday, while the dollar hit an eight-month high on increasing bets U.S. interest rates will rise in ...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids’ toys bring the internet to its knees? It’s beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a m
Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today claimed that the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, which has seen schools remaining shut for more than 100 days, has not "affected" the educa
Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra has set up a never-seen-before High Performance Training centre in India for elite athletes that boasts of cutting edge equipments. The state-of-the-art centre in
The Jammu and Kashmir Unity Foundation (JKUF) delegates today hailed the Narendta Modi government for raising the issue of PoK and Gilgit, Baltistan into the national and international focus and annou
The body of a 20-year-old girl was today found from an amusement park in the Kalindi Kunj area of south-east Delhi under mysterious circumstances, police said. The deceased, Savita, along with around
Former Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Deepak Singhal, who was removed from the post last month by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, was today made Commissioner, NCR Ghaziabad, as the state government effe
A woman and her infant son were today killed in Keswapur village, allegedly for dowry, police said. According to circle officer Salon Kotwali, Charan Singh, the body of Pramila and her one and a half
Former Himachal Pradesh Congress Seva Dal chief and a Virbhadra Singh loyalist to Baldev Singh Thakur today accused HPCC president Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu of promoting factionalism in the party. Thak
A decade after the death of Bollywood actress Parveen Babi, the Bombay High Court has 'probated' her will, paving the way for disposal of most of her assets towards social causes as per her wish.
BAKU (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was quoted on Saturday as saying that OPEC and non-OPEC nations were "very close" to an agreement on oil production curbs, Azerbaijan's state news
Government will offer full support to Chinese companies who want to set up mobile manufacturing plants here to tap the country's growing handset market, an official said today. The official said
Senior Army officials and veterans were "upset" over the force being dragged into "politics" over films after the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) demanded that producers of movies employing Pakistani
Days after Jammu and Kashmir government terminated services of one dozen employees for allegedly indulging in anti-national activities, Opposition National Conference today termed the step as "vindict
A huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives was recovered from Serandag jungles of Latehar today, police said. Over 50 IEDs, 350 bullets, eight pressure bombs, 10 gelatin sticks, 500 metre codex
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee today chalked out a three-point programme to "counter the rise of the BJP-RSS combine" in the state. She spelt out the
Debit card fraudsters on Saturday sought to target a Member of Parliament even as Indian banks strive to tackle the scam that has led to almost 32 lakh debit cards being compromised across the countr
A Jackson police officer was injured when his cruiser was struck by a driver who was allegedly under the influence.              
When the people of Israel journeyed out of slavery from Egypt through the wilderness toward the land God had promised them as recorded in the Bible, it was a time of sorrow and a time of joy.
A Delhi Metro commuter, who forgot his bag containing over Rs 2.76 lakh cash and other valuables in a running train coach, was restored his belongings by CISF security personnel. Officials said the i
Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu today emphasized the need for participation of people to enrich their language and culture. Addressing the 29th Annual Conference of All India Santali Writers Associ
Traffic policemen in Gurgaon will have an extra eye on vehicular movements in the form of body-worn video cameras, which are used by police force in many countries. The traffic police personnel in Ha
BJP today hit out at DMK's decision to convene an all party meet on the Cauvery issue, saying it had no moral right to do so as it, along with Congress, were responsible for the problem. "If the C
Stressing upon the need for hydro power sector as critical to the state's economy, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today emphasised that work on the ongoing projects as well as the exp
A conservative website so closely aligned with Donald Trump that its CEO also performs similar duties for the GOP nominee’s campaign has launched a full-scale attack on House Speaker Paul Ryan,
75-year-old want to know the best stocks, bond blend; son’s saving to live in pricey Seattle.
Emerging evidence that some victims were among the bank’s most vulnerable customers has given fresh ammunition to lawmakers and regulators who have more questions for Wells Fargo management.
Echoes of the financial crisis sent Moody’s shares tumbling 5.4 percent Friday — their worst drop in four months — after the company disclosed that its simmering dispute with the U.S. over residentia
Those who count on such windfalls to help them meet their financial goals are at risk, and for a very simple reason.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick pulls the plug on Surface, forcing Microsoft to play defense. Also: Amazon shift undercuts temp-staffing company TrueBlue, and Alexa has election info but no opinio
Fourth-grade Highline teacher Andrea O’Ferrall has tried to do all of the right things to be financially secure and get her son off to a good start in life. And yet, she had doubts.
Introducing ‘Speaking of Business,’ a look at the week’s notable quotes. This week’s subjects include T-Mobile, IBM, Amazon, Starbucks and Chinese tech powerhouse LeEco.
Welcome to the fun-house world of single-focus exchange-traded funds or ETFs, which take laserlike aim at one theme or industry in hopes it catches fire.
Entrepreneurs are developing lines of workwear for women, as more women choose careers in physically demanding fields once dominated by men.
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