- 'Treason' remark stirs hotly contested Senate race in Arizona
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:56:20 -0400 - Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally accused her opponent in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Arizona, Democratic U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema, of "being OK with treason" as the two faced off in their only debate.
- Trump says Saudi prince denies knowing what happened at consulate
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:55:08 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia's crown prince told him he did not know what had happened in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing two weeks ago.
- Turkish police say will not search Saudi consul's Istanbul residence on Tuesday
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:54:18 -0400 - Turkish police will not search the Saudi consul's Istanbul residence on Tuesday, officers at the scene said, as Turkey continues the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
- At U.N., Cuban diplomats shout down U.S. event on political prisoners
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:53:51 -0400 - Protesting Cuban diplomats shouted, chanted and banged their hands on desks at the United Nations on Tuesday to drown out the launch of a U.S. campaign on the plight of Cuban political prisoners.
- Trump says it 'would be bad' if Saudi leaders knew about Khashoggi
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:46:01 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it "would be bad" if Saudi King Salman or Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
- Factbox: U.S., Saudi Arabia have leverage on each other; using it has costs
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:46:01 -0400 - The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central bargain: the kingdom would pump oil and the superpower would provide security.
- Wall St. rallies over 2 percent with earnings, data boost
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:45:11 -0400 - U.S. stocks surged more than 2 percent on Tuesday after upbeat earnings reports from major companies including UnitedHealth and Goldman Sachs and solid economic data, as equities rebounded from a recent sharp sell-off.
- USA Gymnastics interim CEO resigns: U.S. Olympic committee
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:41:11 -0400 - Mary Bono has resigned from USA Gymnastics, four days after she was named interim CEO of the organization, a spokesman for the U.S. Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
- Netflix subscriber growth beats estimates, shares surge
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:34:54 -0400 - Netflix Inc added about 7 million streaming customers in the latest quarter, 1.8 million more than Wall Street expected, as it debuted a record amount of original programming, including new seasons of popular shows "Orange is the New Black" and "BoJack Horseman."
- Global stocks rebound with earnings in focus; oil little changed
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:32:34 -0400 - Stocks bounced back on Tuesday across the world, supported by strong earnings expectations, while oil prices were wobbly as evidence of higher U.S. production was overshadowed by a tighter global supply outlook as Iran prepares for U.S. sanctions.
- State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim Senate hopes
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:32:00 -0400 - For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line.
- Exclusive: U.S. Steel workers' wages to rise 14 percent in new four-year contract - sources
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:28:30 -0400 - The new contract between U.S. Steel Corp and its workers proposes to increase wages by 14 percent over a four-year period, three sources familiar with details of the negotiations told Reuters on Tuesday.
- Immigrant caravan organizer detained after Trump threatens Honduras
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:27:48 -0400 - The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained on Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if the flow of migrants north to the United States was not stopped.
- Uber IPO proposals value company at $120 billion: WSJ
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:20:22 -0400 - Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] could be valued at $120 billion, when it finally goes public next year according to proposals made by U.S. banks bidding to run the offering, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
- Trump says 'my biggest threat is the Fed'
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:17:25 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, who he has frequently critiqued in public.
- U.S. judge approves SEC settlement with Tesla, Musk; shares jump
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:35:56 -0400 - A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between a federal regulator, Tesla Inc and its chief executive officer, Elon Musk, over his tweets promising to take the company private, signaling an end to a tumultuous period for investors.
- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:33:45 -0400 - Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said.
- Goldman Sachs will slow consumer loan growth if market falters
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:11:04 -0400 - Goldman Sachs will slow loan growth in one of its key new business areas if it sees a marked deterioration in credit quality, potentially jeopardizing new Chief Executive David Solomon's task to boost revenue by $5 billion by 2020.
- Walmart CEO points to new company culture, cuts profit forecast
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:08:40 -0400 - Walmart Inc's chief executive officer on Tuesday urged investors to revise their view of the company's business, touting its tech investments to grow online sales at a time that Walmart is battling Amazon.com for market share.
- Death toll rises as searches continue after Florida hurricane
- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:01:37 -0400 - Another 10 people in Florida have been confirmed dead in the wake of Hurricane Michael, bringing the number of storm-related deaths to at least 29 as rescue workers try to reach hundreds more people whose whereabouts are unknown.