Stocks struggle again as investors eye 2016 election

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were on pace for a seventh consecutive day of losses on Wednesday, as worries over the U.S. presidential election and weaker oil prices shook investor confidence. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,020 as of 10 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s […]
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The speaker in Zimbabwe's parliament stopped impeachment proceedings to say they had received a letter from President Robert Mugabe. Here's what it said:
Celebrations erupted in the streets after Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, resigned Tuesday, a stunning end to nearly 40 years of leadership announced in parliament during impeachment procee
Zimbabweans across South Africa were in a celebratory mood following the resignation on Tuesday of their long serving President Robert Mugabe.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in Kentucky who’s accused of assaulting a man has been arrested. Louisville Metro police spokesman Dwight Mitchell told news outlets th
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump says she looks forward to promoting female entrepreneurship at a conference in India next week. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the first daughter and senior White Hou
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week is complaining to a judge that he’s suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay. State pri
BOSTON - Advocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired ...
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Billings Police Department has placed 13 officers on paid administrative leave following two shootings this month, leaving the department low on staff. Police Chief Rich
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming coal mine operator has been helping wounded service members get in some big game hunting for the last seven years. Contura Coal West hosted two veterans in October a
Disgraced former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe on Tuesday, resisted any inference that his departure from the power utility.
DENISON, Texas (AP) — Police say two North Texas teenagers have been arrested after a 5-year-old boy was killed and his 11-year-old brother wounded by shots fired into a house. Denison police say 1
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Recounts in two Vermont towns have confirmed that voters narrowly blocked a proposal to merge several school districts into one. The Bennington Banner reports that PownalR
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and s
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Since the beginning of the day and as of 6:00 p.m. on November 21, separatists in war zone in Donbas violated the silence regime six times, firing at the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces using
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police presented on Tuesday diaries, pairs of glasses and other items belonging to late Beatle John Lennon that were stolen from his widow Yoko Ono in 2006 and eventually end
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Police in northern Idaho say two people are dead and a third person is in the hospital following an altercation. According to Lewiston Police, law enforcement officials are l
Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose firing as vice president was the catalyst for the army’s takeover, called on Mugabe to quit.              
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trials are starting for more 160 people arrested during violent anti-Trump protests in Washington on Inauguration Day. The first trial, which began Monday and is expected to conti
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The man just elected to be Centre County’s next district attorney wants state prosecutors to take over the case of former Penn State fraternity members accused of crime
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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies Tuesday in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation ......
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget for 2018. The budget that aldermen approved 47-3 on Tuesday will mean increases next year in th
U.S. forces conducted an air strike against the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab group in Somalia Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said.
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