• Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018 gains
Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018 gains

The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 800 points in a period of 10 minutes - in the course of the afternoon, the Dow fell by 4.6%. The sell-off in USA stocks this week spread to markets in Asia and Europe, reviving use of the term "contagion", which was widely used during the European debt crisis early this decade.

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  • Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy
Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy

The Inter-Governmental Agreement was signed on 23rd September, 2016 for the supply of direct flyaway of 36 Rafale aircraft. In the reply tabled on Monday, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: "There was no contract with Dassault for medium multi-role combat aircraft".

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  • House GOP plans vote on short-term spending bill and defense spending
House GOP plans vote on short-term spending bill and defense spending

The president commented during a White House round-table on the MS-13 gang, where he also blasted the "stupidity" of USA immigration law. If it does pass the House, 60 votes will be needed in the Senate , meaning at least nine Democrats must vote yes.

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  • Korean Winter Olympics participation to improve ties with South: Organisers
Korean Winter Olympics participation to improve ties with South: Organisers

The other two members of the high-level delegation may include Kim Yong-chol, head of the Workers' Party of Korea's United Front Department, National Sports Guidance Committee Chairman Choe Hwi, and foreign affairs chief Ri Su-yong, and Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho.

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  • Norovirus Outbreak At Winter Olympics Prompts Military Response
Norovirus Outbreak At Winter Olympics Prompts Military Response

The delegation, led by Sports Minister Kim Il-guk, will arrive in the South at around 9.30 a.m., on Wednesday via a western cross-border land route, the ministry added. Pence will also visit a memorial for 46 South Korean sailors killed in 2010 in the sinking of a warship that Seoul blamed on a North Korean torpedo attack.

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  • Doping Officials Crash Russian Women's Hockey Team Practice Before Olympics
Doping Officials Crash Russian Women's Hockey Team Practice Before Olympics

Any Russians who win late invitations would compete under "Olympic Athletes from Russia" because the Russian team is formally banned for doping at the Sochi Olympics. Among those 15, according to the AP, are two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Winter Olympics. Inna Dyubanok, Ekaterina Lebedeva, Ekaterina Pashkevich, Anna Shibanova, Ekaterina Smo...

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  • South Africa's ANC to hold urgent meeting on Zuma's future
South Africa's ANC to hold urgent meeting on Zuma's future

Mbete and Modise said when they proposed the postponement to Zuma‚ he indicated to them that he had actually been in the process of writing to them with a similar proposal. Mr Zuma is due to deliver a key national address later this week but has been engulfed by attempts to persuade him to stand aside before then. Mbete said that Zuma had alrea...

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  • India Budget Focuses On Rural Areas Ahead Of Election
India Budget Focuses On Rural Areas Ahead Of Election

Meanwhile, throwing some more light on the national health scheme, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said a lot of specificities will be brought into the scheme by the first quarter of the next fiscal. The government has announced a Rs 10,000 crore allocation for fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry funds. "The revised estima...

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  • Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House
Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House

I want to see us push for economical and educational advancement in communities of colour and low-income communities. "That's what myself and my peers have been pushing for for the last two years and that's what I'll continue to do". We're not protesting the anthem", said Smith, who also raised his fist on the field to express solidarity with the "...

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  • Trae Young scores 32 despite battling illness, but WVU gets win
Trae Young scores 32 despite battling illness, but WVU gets win

That came after a disappointing effort against Iowa State that saw it force a season-low eight turnovers. Xavier Sneed and Dean Wade combined for 33 of its 51 points and 11 of its 14 converted shots. The Sooners are averaging 89.9 points per game. After Trae Young's 32 points kept No. 17 Oklahoma within reach, he needed a teammate to make a...

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  • Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Report
Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Report

Vornado Realty Trust has a one year low of $67.58 and a one year high of $89.38. Moreover, Geode Capital Management Llc has 0% invested in the company for 18,823 shares. Therefore 54% are positive. Morgan Stanley upgraded Vornado Realty Trust from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and lifted their price objective for the company fr...

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  • House Committee Votes to Release Democrats' Russia Memo
House Committee Votes to Release Democrats' Russia Memo

The Democrats said the FISA court found probable cause to believe that Page was an agent of the Russian government, and that nothing in the Nunes memo disproved anything in a dossier written by former British spy Christopher Steele used as part of the FISA application.

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  • Met Éireann extend weather warning as cold spell continues
Met Éireann extend weather warning as cold spell continues

There is also a 30% chance of it reappearing again between 5pm and 6pm and temperatures could fall to as low as -3C. The Met Office has updated another warning of snow and ice in effect from 3pm on Tuesday until 9.30am on Wednesday for parts of eastern England.

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  • QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.06 Per Share
QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.06 Per Share

QEP Resources had 56 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $12.00 target price on shares of QEP Resources in a report on Sunday, October 22nd. About 1.21 million shares traded. HighTower Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of QEP Resources by 1.5% during the seco...

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  • House Committee Votes to Release Democratic Memo on FISA Application
House Committee Votes to Release Democratic Memo on FISA Application

Scott complains that's too late. "But, with still, I think it's going to be very tough for them to say no". The restaurant industry has challenged that position and the issue could be decided by the Supreme Court. If he wants it released, it will be. If Trump tries to block the Democratic memo's release, House rules allow Democrats to seek a cl...

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  • Democratic memo released by US House Intelligence Committee
Democratic memo released by US House Intelligence Committee

Democrats say the document is a point-by-point rebuttal of the memo declassified by President Trump last week that alleged abuses of government surveillance powers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department in their efforts to obtain court approval to gather intelligence on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.

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  • US Regulators to Back More Oversight of Digital Currencies
US Regulators to Back More Oversight of Digital Currencies

In an unexpectedly bullish hearing at the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday morning EST, CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo , accompanied by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, said the onus was on the government to respect cryptocurrencies as an emerging market popular with America's younger generations and develop a positive outlook for its future.

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  • Panel votes to release Dems' Russia memo
Panel votes to release Dems' Russia memo

Schiff has branded the GOP memo "a political hit job" and has questioned whether House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes , R-California, had coordinated with the White House in drafting the document seized on by the president to vent his grievances against the nation's premier law enforcement agencies.

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  • 'The Bachelor': Power Ranking the Remaining Contestants After Their Paris Dates
'The Bachelor': Power Ranking the Remaining Contestants After Their Paris Dates

Not only is Paris the flawless destination to fall in love, but it's also apparently the ideal spot for two-on-one dates, according to producers. Arie and Lauren B . On one hand, Kendall had never been in love, nor had she even been in a relationship longer than 10 months. But perhaps most shockingly, Krystal was spared being sent home after...

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  • N.Korea Wants to Defy Sanctions by Sending Orchestra by Ferry
N.Korea Wants to Defy Sanctions by Sending Orchestra by Ferry

The North Korean ship Mangyongbong-92 carrying the Samjiyon art troupe came to the South's Mukho port on the east coast at around 5 p.m. North Korean vessels are not allowed to visit South Korea under Seoul's unilateral sanctions banning inter-Korean exchanges, which were imposed on May 24, 2010 to punish the North's sinking of a South Korean w...

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  • (COST) Position Boosted by MU Investments Co. Ltd.
(COST) Position Boosted by MU Investments Co. Ltd.

The company has a market capitalization of $87,130.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.56, a PEG ratio of 3.25 and a beta of 0.98. The stock decreased 9.19% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $13.53. ( NASDAQ:AAPL ), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Aqua Metals had 8 analyst reports since October 2...

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  • 'Indian Spy' Jadhav To Face Trial On Terrorism And Sabotage Charges
'Indian Spy' Jadhav To Face Trial On Terrorism And Sabotage Charges

After being sentenced to death on the charge of espionage, Pakistani authorities will now put alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav on trial for terrorism and sabotage charges. His mercy petition is pending before army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who has yet to take a decision on it. Both Pakistan's memorial to the ICJ and an official lette...

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  • Trump labels some Democrats 'treasonous' for their State of the Union reaction
Trump labels some Democrats 'treasonous' for their State of the Union reaction

The US President's shocking accusation drew criticism from other politicians and the general public. During a speech at a manufacturing plant in OH on Monday (local time), Mr Trump criticised members of the Democratic Party for their reactions to last week's annual address.

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  • Tragic teen feared to have run off with 'Snapchat predator' found dead
Tragic teen feared to have run off with 'Snapchat predator' found dead

She composed Monday: "I know I've been calm". Her mum wrote: "She is 15 and may be in the company of a man much older than her". Services foe Heaven Cox have not yet been announced. 'I am asking everyone to share this to their wall, and particularly those who live in California and every state between there and Texas , ' said Tammy.

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  • Missing SC woman's credit card used in B'ham
Missing SC woman's credit card used in B'ham

She is known to have "slight Alzheimers", investigators say. After an investigation, they found that she spoke with someone and asked them how to get to Sumter. Officers say she's driving a gray 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee with SC license tag FFU 427 and a front license tag showing the Tazmanian Devil cartoon character.

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