Small bombs fail to stop first Iraq vote since US exit
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Small-scale bomb attacks failed to prevent Iraqis voting on Saturday in the first nationwide elections since the last U.S. troops left more than a year ago. ...
Bearish Market
As already pointed out a month ago, the market weakness has led to a bear market. The Market top is clearly seen in the chart of the Russell 2000 Small Cap Index. Bear markets are more difficult to trade than bull markets, therefore it's better than novice traders stay out of the market until a new uptrend emerges. Happy Trading!Related posts that may interest you :    Weak Market   Improvement in the Stock Market   Overbought Condition in the Stock ...
Italy president to stand again to break election deadlock
ROME (Reuters) - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano agreed on Saturday to serve a second term after a divided parliament failed for a fifth time to elect his successor and risked prolonged political paralysis. ...
Indian police arrest suspect for rape of 5-year-old as protests build up
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hundreds of angry protesters gathered outside the headquarters of Delhi police on Saturday after a five year-old girl was allegedly raped and tortured, reviving memories of a brutal December assault on a woman that shook the country. ...
Bahrain protesters battle police into night before F1: activists
MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini protesters clashed with police into Saturday's early hours a day ahead of a Formula One race that the island kingdom's opposition hopes will draw attention to its campaign for democracy. ...
North Korea reiterates it will not give up nuclear arms
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea reiterated on Saturday that it would not give up its nuclear weapons, rejecting a U.S. condition for talks although it said it was willing to discuss disarmament. ...
Obama says U.S. to investigate if Boston bombings suspects had help
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged on Friday that the United States will find out whether the two ethnic Chechen brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings received help, and he pleaded for Americans not to rush to judgment. ...
Strong quake hits China, 100 may be dead, injured
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - About 100 people could have died or been injured in a 6.6 magnitude earthquake which struck near Ya'an city in China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, close to where a massive temblor struck in 2008, killing almost 70,000. ...
Police descend on house in search for Boston bombing suspect
WATERTOWN, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Police cars and armored vehicles surrounded a house in a Boston suburb on Friday where they believe the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings could be hiding out, possibly in a boat parked in the backyard, witnesses said. ...
Prodi quits Italy president race, leaving center-left in chaos
ROME (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Romano Prodi withdrew from the race for the Italian presidency on Friday, deepening the chaos in the center-left after party rebels helped his old enemy Silvio Berlusconi scupper his candidacy. ...
U.S. soldier accused in Iraq killings reaches deal: lawyer
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier accused of shooting dead five fellow servicemen at a military counseling center in Iraq has struck a plea deal with Army prosecutors that would spare him from facing the death penalty, his lawyer said on Friday. ...
One Boston bombing suspect dead, hunt on for second man
WATERTOWN, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Police on Friday killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing during a shootout and mounted a house-to-house search for a second man in the suburb of Watertown after a bloody night of shooting and explosions in the city's streets. ...
Lufthansa workers to strike on Monday over pay
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Trade union Verdi has called on thousands of workers at German airline Lufthansa to go on strike on Monday to increase pressure on management in pay negotiations. ...
Debt levels, big monetary stimulus on tap at G20
(Reuters) - Finance leaders of the G20 economies on Friday were set to debate specific targets for reigning in debt levels and the potential dangers from the latest round of aggressive easing of monetary policy from the world's biggest central banks. ...
Pakistan police arrest former president Musharraf
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police arrested former president Pervez Musharraf at his home on the outskirts of Islamabad on Friday and presented him in court in connection with allegations he committed treason while in office, media reports and his lawyers said. ...
Gunshots heard on Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus: school website
(Reuters) - Gunshots were heard near a building on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, the school said on its website on Thursday. ...
Rescuers search for survivors of Texas fertilizer plant blast
WEST, Texas (Reuters) - Rescuers searched on Thursday for survivors in the rubble of homes destroyed by a fiery fertilizer plant explosion in a rural Texas town that the mayor said had killed at least 14 people. ...
Google's Internet revenue grew 23 percent in first quarter
(Reuters) - Google Inc's core Internet business grew net revenue 23 percent in the first quarter to a better-than-expected $9.99 billion as the company's search advertising business continued to show strength. ...
FBI says identifying suspects is now top priority
BOSTON (Reuters) - The FBI said on Thursday that "identifying and locating those responsible is now our highest priority," after officials showed the public pictures of two men seen near the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday. ...
United Nations says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syrian families have been burned in their homes, people bombed waiting for bread, children tortured, raped and murdered and cities reduced to rubble in Syria's two-year-old war that has sparked a humanitarian catastrophe, the United Nations said on Thursday. ...