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Wall Street falls as investors ready for Trump's inauguration

Wall Street falls as investors ready for Trump's inauguration

U.S. stocks added to losses in afternoon trading on Thursday, led by declines in utilities and energy shares, with investors cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The Dow was on track to mark a fifth day of declines, moving further awa

Reuters, 24 min. ago
 

Guantanamo detainee arrives back in Saudi Arabia - state media

A Saudi citizen who had been held in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay arrived back in the kingdom on Thursday, state news agency SPA reported. "As part of efforts to return Saudis detained outside the kingdom, by the grace of God...

Reuters, 29 min. ago
 

Most Islamic State commanders in Mosul already killed, Iraqi general says

Most Islamic State (IS) commanders in Mosul have been killed in battles with Iraqi government forces that raged over the past three months in the eastern side of the city, an Iraqi general said on Thursday. The fight to take the western side of Mosul, wh

Reuters, 36 min. ago
 
Snow falls in Benidorm and Majorca for first time in years with beaches and promenades covered

Snow falls in Benidorm and Majorca for first time in years with beaches and promenades covered

Brits who have retired to sunnier climes in Sapin were greeted by the first snow in years with temperatures dropped to -2c. Today beaches, pools and promenades were covered with a layer of snow as temperatures dipped down to just 7C in the Costa Blanca.

Daily Record, 36 min. ago
 
BREAKING: Supreme Court judge dies after plane crashes into sea

BREAKING: Supreme Court judge dies after plane crashes into sea

Rescuers found three bodies in the wreckage of the small, twin-prop plane that crashed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state during heavy rain. Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was travelling in the small plane from Sao Paulo when it crashe

Daily Express, 37 min. ago
 
Petrobras: Brazil judge Teori Zavascki dies in plane crash

Petrobras: Brazil judge Teori Zavascki dies in plane crash

A plane carrying a prominent Brazilian Supreme Court judge has died in a plane crash off Rio de Janeiro. Teori Zavascki was overseeing a massive corruption investigation related to the state oil company, Petrobras. The scandal has rocked the country and

BBC, 59 min. ago
 
Girl, 17, faces life imprisonment for rape after 'forcing man to have sex at knifepoint'

Girl, 17, faces life imprisonment for rape after 'forcing man to have sex at knifepoint'

A 17-year-old girl faces spending the rest of her life behind bars after she was charged with raping a man at knifepoint. Lestina Marie Smith, from Michigan, was arraigned on Tuesday on two felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The charg

Daily Record, today, 20:19
 
Wall Street falls as investors ready for Trump's inauguration

Wall Street falls as investors ready for Trump's inauguration

U.S. stocks added to losses in afternoon trading on Thursday, led by declines in utilities and energy shares, with investors cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The Dow was on track to mark a fifth day of declines, moving further awa

Reuters, today, 20:15
 

Ready for Day One: Trump poised to take executive actions

Donald Trump is ready to begin taking executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to move quickly on his pledge to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back policies of outgoing President Barack

Reuters, today, 20:08
 
Left-leaning Chile presidential hopeful wants deeper reforms

Left-leaning Chile presidential hopeful wants deeper reforms

Alejandro Guillier, an independent Chilean senator who has shot up in the opinion polls to go from relative unknown to serious presidential hopeful in just weeks, said on Thursday that Chile was going through profound social change and needed...

Reuters, today, 20:04
 
BREAKING: Bomb scare in WASHINGTON hours before Trump's inauguration as experts called in

BREAKING: Bomb scare in WASHINGTON hours before Trump's inauguration as experts called in

Police were called in after the package was discovered in H Street, between 14th and 15th, just minutes away from the White House.  D.C. police tweeted about the closure at about 1:30 p.m. However, no further information was immediately available. This i

Daily Express, today, 19:53
 

Argentina Jewish centre briefly evacuated after false bomb threat

A Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires was briefly evacuated after a false bomb threat on Thursday, Argentina's Jewish community association AMIA said in a statement, a day after dozens of similar episodes were reported in the United States. The threa

Reuters, today, 19:51
 
France should take MORE refugees in to help with migrant crisis, says Presidential hopeful

France should take MORE refugees in to help with migrant crisis, says Presidential hopeful

Left-winger Benoît Hamon urged EU leaders – including Socialist president François Hollande – to treat Europe-bound refugees fleeing war and persecution in a “humane and just” way.  Speaking at a rally in Bordeaux on Wednesday, he said: “Government offic

Daily Express, today, 19:45
 

Plane carrying Brazil Supreme Court judge crashed into sea - source

A plane carrying Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who is overseeing a massive corruption investigation, crashed into the sea off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state on Thursday, a judicial source said. The small aircraft left Sao Paulo and c

Reuters, today, 19:45
 
Trump hints New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will be US envoy to UK

Trump hints New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will be US envoy to UK

President-elect Donald Trump appears to have picked NFL team owner Woody Johnson to be US ambassador to the UK. Mr Trump introduced the New York Jets owner as "the ambassador Woody Johnson, going to Saint James", during a luncheon in...

BBC, today, 19:39
 


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