U.S. News & World Report–2 hours ago
“In view of the nature and scale of U.S. military reinforcements, they are designed to make a pre-emptive strike against the DPRK,” North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Chol told the U.N.-sponsored Conference on Disarmament, referring to his country’s official name the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
U.S. News & World Report–13 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Families of six U.S. citizens who were kidnapped and killed by Colombia’s FARC guerrillas have settled with Chiquita Brands International, which they had accused of financially supporting the former rebel group turned political party, according to court filings on Monday.
New York Times–Feb. 4, 2018
WASHINGTON — A treaty committing the United States and Russia to keep their long-range nuclear arsenals at the lowest levels since early in the Cold War goes into full effect on Monday. When it was signed eight years ago, President Barack Obama expressed hope that it would be a small first step …
Bloomberg–Feb. 5, 2018
U.S. stocks plunged the most in 6 1/2 years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking more than 1,100 points, as the equity selloff reached a fever pitch amid rising concern that inflation will force interest rates higher. Treasuries rallied and gold rose on haven demand.
U.S. News & World Report–43 minutes ago
An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Shares tumbled in Asia on Tuesday after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) The Associated Press.
U.S. News & World Report–Feb. 5, 2018
LONDON (Reuters) – An autistic British man accused of hacking into U.S.government agencies won his appeal against extradition to the United States … and 2013 into computers at agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. army, the Missile Defense Agency and the Federal Reserve.
U.S. News & World Report–Jan. 31, 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. immigration agency has changed its handling of asylum cases so more recent claims are judged first, officials said on … Asylum seekers regularly wait five years or more for their cases to be heard, and U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services had a backlog of 311,000 …
Bloomberg–14 hours ago
Gauges of consumer confidence, such as the University of Michigan’s monthly survey and the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, tend to parallel the U.S. stock market over time. The Bloomberg gauge reached the highest level since early 2001 in its latest reading last week, while the Michigan …
New York Times–10 hours ago
Afterward, the White House instead extolled the “long-term economic fundamentals, which remain exceptionally strong, with strengthening U.S. economic growth, historically low unemployment, and increasing wages for American workers.” Mr. Trump’s habit of regularly boasting about stock market surges …
Bloomberg–16 hours ago
January was marked by increased wagers on Fed tightening in 2019. The spread between the end-of-the-year futures contracts roughly doubled to 36 basis points by Feb 2. as investors bet an extended episode of synchronized global growth and the most accommodative U.S. financial conditions on record …