Venezuela opposition leader joins presidential race
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said on Sunday he will challenge the late Hugo Chavez's preferred successor for the presidency of the South American OPEC nation next month, setting the stage for a bitter campaign. ...
In China, public anger over secrecy on environment
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When China's environment ministry told attorney Dong Zhengwei he couldn't have access to two-year old data about soil pollution because it was a "state secret", it added to mounting public outrage over the worsening environment. ...
In China, public anger over secrecy on environment
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When China's environment ministry told attorney Dong Zhengwei he couldn't have access to two-year old data about soil pollution because it was a "state secret", it added to mounting public outrage over the worsening environment. ...
As Venezuelans mourn Chavez, election set for mid-April
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela will hold a presidential election on April 14, officials said on Saturday, as acting President Nicolas Maduro tries to benefit from an emotional outpouring for his late mentor, Hugo Chavez, and win his own term in office. ...
As Venezuelans mourn Chavez, election to be held in April
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela will hold a presidential election on April 14, officials said on Saturday, as acting President Nicolas Maduro tries to benefit from an emotional outpouring for his late mentor, Hugo Chavez, and win his own term in office. ...
Egypt protesters torch buildings, try to target Suez Canal
PORT SAID, Egypt/CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian protesters torched buildings in Cairo and tried unsuccessfully to disrupt international shipping on the Suez Canal, as a court ruling on a deadly soccer riot stoked rage in a country beset by worsening security. ...
Kenyatta declared winner of Kenya's presidential vote
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Uhuru Kenyatta, indicted for crimes against humanity, was declared winner of Kenya's presidential election on Saturday with a tiny margin, just enough to avoid a run-off after a race that has divided the nation along tribal lines. ...
In court, bin Laden relative denies plot charge
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Friday to conspiring to kill Americans, becoming one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures to face trial in the United States for crimes connected to the September 11, 2001 attacks. ...
In U.S. court, bin Laden relative denies plot charge
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and a high-ranking al Qaeda figure who threatened that violence against the United States would continue after the September 11, 2001 attacks, pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge of conspiracy to kill Americans. ...
Sturdy February job gains bolster economy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Employers stepped up hiring in February, pushing the unemployment rate to a four year-low, suggesting the economy is gaining traction despite the blow from higher taxes and deep government spending cuts. ...
Venezuela's Chavez to be embalmed for public view
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and put on display "for eternity" at a military museum after a state funeral and an extended period of lying in state, acting President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday. ...
French army in Mali now in Islamist "sanctuary:" defense minister
PARIS (Reuters) - French forces searching for al Qaeda-linked militants in the hidden valleys of the remote north of Mali are now deep in the Islamists' sanctuary, France's defense minister said on Friday. ...
Senate panel backs crackdown on clandestine gun sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday backed President Barack Obama's call to crack down on the clandestine trafficking of firearms, marking the first votes in Congress on gun-control since a school massacre last year prompted calls for action. ...
North Korea threatens nuclear strike, U.N. expands sanctions
SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric as the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions against the reclusive country. ...
Obama to meet with more lawmakers on budget
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In his week of outreach to Republican senators, President Barack Obama on Thursday will have lunch with the top Republican and Democrat on the House of Representatives Budget Committee in a bid to bridge differences on the nation's pressing fiscal issues. ...
Jobless claims unexpectedly fall, signal labor market gains
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting a pick-up in the labor market recovery. ...
North Korea threatens U.S. with preemptive nuclear strike
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric while the U.N. Security Council considers new sanctions against the reclusive country. ...
Mourning Venezuelans parade Chavez's coffin, prepare for vote
CARACAS (Reuters) - Sobbing and shouting, a sea of Hugo Chavez's supporters paraded his coffin through the streets of Caracas on Wednesday in an emotional outpouring that could help his deputy win an election to keep his socialist revolution alive. ...
Improvement in the Stock Market
Renewed strength in the stock market. My indicators have turned upward and the behavior of the Nasdaq Composite is that wants to keep climbing. I have little confidence in this market, many of the stocks I follow are already in overbought territory, but the price is king and now tells me that the market is bullish. Maybe in a few days the trend changes again. Happy Trading!Related posts that may interest you :    Overbought Condition in the Stock Market   Bullis...
Construction buoys private employment in February
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Employers hired more workers than expected in February, bolstering hopes job growth was improving despite higher taxes and deep government spending cuts. ...