'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:45:38 -0500


Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched with 10,000 protesters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday and said "you have not seen anything yet" before some head to Davos next week to challenge the gl...



Shares set fresh records, lifted by U.S. housing data

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:37:29 -0500


Key world equity indexes scaled new highs on Friday, boosted by a surge in U.S. housing starts to levels last seen in 2006, while the greenback rose to a one-week high against the euro on expectations...



Wall Street hits new highs in strongest week since August

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:36:54 -0500


Wall Street climbed to record highs on Friday, with major indexes turning in their strongest weekly gains since August, after strong U.S. housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy ra...



Taliban open to 10-day ceasefire with U.S., talks with Afghan govt -sources

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:36:27 -0500


The Taliban will implement a 10-day ceasefire with U.S. troops, a reduction in violence with Afghan forces and discussions with Afghan government officials if it reaches a deal with U.S. negotiators i...



U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:28:42 -0500


The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing employers to obtain religious exemptions from an Obamacare r...



U.S. Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:26:19 -0500


As the 2020 race heats up, the Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a dispute involving the complex U.S. presidential election system focusing on whether Electoral College electors are free to break...


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