Thursday June 30-th, 2016

Syria: US diplomats urge anti-Assad military strikes

Syria: US diplomats urge anti-Assad military strikes

The bombings killed an unspecified number of fighters. The US Department of Defense Saturday voice...

Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

Duterte is the first mayor to jump into the presidential race and won the election. "When I become president, by the grace of God, I serve the people, not you", Duterte told repo...

China to tolerate weaker yuan, wary of trade partners' reaction

Policy makers are trying to guide the currency lower versus its trading partners as the economy slows while simultaneously damping expectations of faster depreciation. However, the...

North American leaders present united front against forces of protectionism

Likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's proposed policies weren't on the official agenda at the North American Leaders Summit, but his comments on trade and immigrati...

USA

Evacuations as fire spreads near Northern California river

Evacuations as fire spreads near Northern California river

Patterson sent out four firefighters at about noon Friday, the day after the fire broke out, who were part of a strike team with personnel from Modesto, Turlock, Manteca, and Stani...

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

The resource and energy stocks were lower, with Rio Tinto the only miner to buck the trend, gaining 13 cents to $44.20. Utilities and telecom stocks were the best performers. US ...

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

The resource and energy stocks were lower, with Rio Tinto the only miner to buck the trend, gaining ...

National Basketball Association free agency 2016: When can players sign deals

National Basketball Association free agency 2016: When can players sign deals

Noticeably missing from the list is Durant's hometown team, the Washington Wizards, and the Los Angeles Lakers. Durant and Melo have been spending a lot of time in NY together. ...

Chicago Bulls: Jimmy Butler speaks about uncertain future

Chicago Bulls: Jimmy Butler speaks about uncertain future

Butler has said on several occasions that he hopes to stay in Chicago for the long haul, but admitted Wednesday that he isn't sure where he will be when the season opens. "I was so...

Google-backed undersea cable between USA and Japan goes online tonight

Google-backed undersea cable between USA and Japan goes online tonight

With a focus on speed, the new cable system will likely help increase the connectivity between Google's various data centers located around the world. The combination of low-loss f...

Toyota Recalls 1.43M Prius, Lexus Cars For Possible Airbag Defect

Toyota Recalls 1.43M Prius, Lexus Cars For Possible Airbag Defect

The defective air bags were used in 743,000 vehicles including Prius hybrids, Prius plug-ins and Lex...

Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

The 14-page affidavit filed for each defendant in the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Court in Lincoln County, graphically outlines a brutal death caused over an 18-minute period...

Kevin Durant tight-lipped about future plans

The defective air bags were used in 743,000 vehicles including Prius hybrids, Prius plug-ins and Lexus CT200h, manufactured between October 2008 and April 2012 with the majority so...

Syria: US diplomats urge anti-Assad military strikes

The bombings killed an unspecified number of fighters. The US Department of Defense Saturday voiced major concerns to its Russian counterpart over air strikes that targeted Syria...