U.S. stock rally faces major test as China virus spreads

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The latest rally in U.S. stocks is facing a serious test, as the S&P 500 heads toward its worst loss in months on concerns over how the coronavirus will impact the global economy. So far, the selling has been measured, with most investors confident that the U.S. economy remains in good shape and the Federal Reserve […]

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Jesse Watters on impeachment witnesses: 'Think about how far they're willing to go to protect Hunter Biden'

Trump lawyers say case against president is ‘flimsy’ Democrats and Republicans gear up for partisan battle; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ "The Five" co-hosts Jesse Watters and Juan Williams debated Monday whether or not Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son Hunter was a relevant witness for Republicans to call during the Senate impeachment trial. "Think about how far they're [Democrats] willing to go to […]

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Oil prices rise as China agrees to more U.S. energy purchases

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday, propelled higher by the long-anticipated signing of an initial trade deal between Washington and Beijing that sets the stage for a potentially huge increase in energy supplies from the United States to China. Brent LCOc1 was 33 cents, or 0.5%, higher at $64.33 a barrel by 0118 GMT, while U.S. crude was […]

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New York lawmaker says Cuomo will have 'blood on his hands' if bail reform law isn't changed

Criminals take advantage of New York’s new bail laws New law in New York eliminates bail for various violent crimes; reaction from New York state assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis. New York Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis slammed the state's new bail reform law, which has come under fire after an accused serial bank robber allegedly struck another bank days after he was released from jail. Speaking […]

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Oil tops $70 as Iran, Trump trade threats

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose over 1% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran and Iraq fanned tensions in the Middle East after a U.S. air strike which killed a top Iranian military commander. Brent crude futures LCOc1 soared to a high of $70.74 a barrel and was at $69.38 at […]

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Global shares inch to new highs on trade hopes; dollar little changed

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar traded little changed while equity markets added to a year-end rally on Monday, with both a gauge of stock performance worldwide and Wall Street hitting new highs amid renewed optimism over U.S.-China trade and growth prospects. China’s finance ministry said it will lower tariffs on products ranging from frozen pork and avocados to certain […]

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Fallen police officer's wife receives paid mortgage letter from Tunnel to Towers: 'No words for the gratitude I feel'

Tunnel to Towers paying off mortgage for family of fallen police officer Sabrina Hull, the widow of Garrett Hull, and Tunnel to Towers CEO Frank Siller discuss the life-changing gift. Tunnel to Towers' Frank Siller appeared on “Fox & Friends” to present a paid mortgage letter to the widow of a fallen Texas police officer. “It was literally sitting at […]

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NAACP president chided women who made sexual harassment claim

Uber reports 3,000 sexual assaults during rides in 2018 Uber released a safety report which proactively addresses ride incidents and vows to improve in the future. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NAACP’s national president chastised women who recently went public with a sexual harassment claim and he was reluctant to swiftly deal with the accusations against a former North Carolina […]

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