In Mississippi U.S. Senate race, a ‘hanging’ remark spurs Democrats

JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) - A white Republican senator’s casual reference to a “public hanging” has inflamed a special election runoff in Mississippi, fueling Democratic...

Bank of America settles mortgage probes for $16.65 billion

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp (BAC.N) reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. government to settle charges that it...

Economy

Bank of Russia seen holding rate on Friday, hazards of cut in place: Reuters...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian central bank sometimes appears holding the key rate unchanged on Friday despite inflationary pressures in connection with the...

Rising Rates Put U.S. Homebuilders — and Investors — inside of a Spot

(Bloomberg) -- The Fed’s rate hike Wednesday, along with its signal of two more increases to return this current year, will undoubtedly amplify...

Five What to Know About U.S.-Canada Trade

Investing.com - President Trump may very well be unhappy about high Canadian dairy tariffs, but that sector represents one small fraction from the overall...
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Energy Environment

Death toll in massive California wildfire revised down by one

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll in California’s deadliest and quite a few destructive wildfire was revised down by one, to 85, on...

New Brazil government backs former outlaw indigenous farmers

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s new right-wing government is backing an indigenous tribe that's fined with the previous administration for commercial farming practices banned on...

Part of Keystone oil pipeline remains shut after potential leak

(Reuters) - A little of TransCanada Corp’s Keystone oil pipeline remained shut on Thursday for investigation from a possible leak on its right-of-way near...

EPA wins new possible opportunity to argue against pesticide ban

07 feb - The Trump administration has persuaded a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its recent decision ordering environmentally friendly Protection Agency to ban...

House Democrats pressure White House on Kushner’s by using WhatsApp

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic head of one's U.S. congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for details on whether President Donald...
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Australia will easily meet Paris climate accord target: study

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia is on track to meet its carbon emissions target within the...

New Brazil government backs former outlaw indigenous farmers

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s new right-wing government is backing an indigenous tribe that's fined with...

Australian court bars new coal mine project in landmark win for green lobby

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Developers possess a court attract build a coal mine in Australia’s Hunter...

Brazilian state cancels Vale licenses at two mines in wake of disaster

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais canceled Vale SA’s license to...

Part of Keystone oil pipeline remains shut after potential leak

(Reuters) - A little of TransCanada Corp’s Keystone oil pipeline remained shut on Thursday for...

Stock Markets

Foreign Exchange

Key Senator in Kavanaugh confirmation a ‘yes’ on procedural vote: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican Susan Collins, one among four possible swing votes over the confirmation of Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, will...
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Financial Times reaches many paying readers

LONDON (Reuters) - The Financial Times has reached a milestone associated with a million paying readers, it said on Monday, with revenues and...

The Reiwa bump: new imperial era name sends ripples across Japan...

TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan revealed the domain name of its new imperial era on Monday, Online users rushed to opt-in names belonging...

Senators swap accusations over past FBI Kavanaugh probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday accused Republicans of “mishandling” specifics about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, demanding they correct a compensation...