U.S. stocks plunged Thursday as losses for Cisco Systems hurt technology companies while Wal-Mart declined after its latest quarterly report. Banks dropped as bond yields and interest rates sank f
The San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force arrested a 39-year-old man suspected of operating a brothel in Chino, authorities announced Thursday. Luis Flores Lopez, 39, was arrested Wed
Marian Cleeves Diamond, a UC Berkeley neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was one of the first to show that the brain can improve with enrichment and intellectual stimulation, h
President Macron will be chuffed that France's unemployment rate has fallen again, albeit by a fraction, to 9.5 per cent. This still leaves an 2.65m of the French population unemployed.
Banco Popular collapsed in June and was sold to Santander for €1 after a loss of confidence which saw families rush to pull money out.
Former Goldman Sachs banker Gary Cohn has been a lynchpin of Trump’s administration and is spearheading the tax reform efforts which have driven US markets to record highs.
It’s claimed Lloyds, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and others helped ruin 39 firms across the Atlantic by rigging Libor interest rates.
After competition authorities blocked the sale, Deutsche Boerse boss Carsten Kengeter raised hackles in Germany culminating in a criminal probe many see as politically motivated.
Art gallery The Wallace Collection offers tickets in a fortnight's time to 'George IV: From Rake to Regal', a lecture about the dandyish 19th century monarch who kept a string of mistresses.
Phil Loney, head of savings firm Royal London, said more retirees were putting their money into drawdown products with no understanding of the risks.
Sales at Kingfisher’s chain B&Q were down 7.7 per cent to £967m during the second quarter while Homebase’s sales for the full year plummeted 6.8 per cent to £1.2bn.
WATCH: The full interview with the 'Hamilton' creative team here.MORE 'HAMILTON'The birth of 'Hamilton,' told by the man who was in the room where it happenedHe's your Aaron Burr, sir: 'Hamilton
A proud veteran with a distinguished track record is returning from the disabled list. His team has played exceptionally well in his absence, and his role on the team is now in question. This coul
Apple, Cloudflare and PayPal have joined the parade of companies cutting off services to white nationalists after an anti-racist counter-protester was killed and others were injured in Charlottesv
Anyone who already misses the clone-tastic science-fiction series “Orphan Black” may ease their suffering a bit with “What Happened to Monday,” a two-fisted futuristic thriller with Noomi
Designer Adriana Castro is expanding her luxury handbag line with a small collection of shoes and an exclusive deal with Moda Operandi. The Colombian-American designer whose father operated a croc
To find the best states to grow old, Caring.com ranks each on measures like long-term care costs, health care and quality of life.
The NFL is four seasons away from an almost certain work stoppage, the executive director of the league’s players association calmly predicted during an interview with Sports Illustrated release
By turns sedate and breathless, the pitch-perfect 1950s newsreel footage that opens Fernando Trueba’s new comedy promises an intriguing mix of fiction and history. But though “The Queen of Spa
Although “Planetarium” may not wholly satisfy as the kind of statement film it so ambitiously aims to be, this intriguing drama, confidently directed by Rebecca Zlotowski (who co-wrote with Ro
A van plowed into crowds of pedestrians in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district on Thursday, leaving bloodied people sprawled on the sidewalk and sending others fleeing an attack claimed by
A Murrieta father and his girlfriend have been charged with torturing the man’s 5-year-old son until he slipped into a coma, Riverside County prosecutors announced Thursday.The father, Benjamin
Tehran, August 17, IRNA – Central Bank of Iran (CBI) issued a report on Thursday indicating that the 11th government could absorb some dlrs. 11.8 billion in foreign investments.
“The Fencer,” Finland’s official Academy Award entry for 2016, is an effective mix of underdog sports drama and political thriller, inspired by the true-life story of celebrated fencing cham
There's likely to be bipartisan support for some changes to student loan repayment and loan forgiveness, even if they're not as dramatic as those proposed by the Trump administration.
To the editor: Now that President Trump has revealed his true colors (not for the first time, but perhaps in the starkest light), it is time for everyone to come to a consensus — that this man i
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After stumbling out of “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” an insanely violent live-action cartoon starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, I found myself asking the kind of question the critic i
A suspected carjacker was found dead Thursday morning after barricading himself inside a Bellflower home for six hours, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.The discovery was
As Ben Affleck’s “Argo” effectively demonstrated, movies based on real-life events such as the 444-day Iran hostage crisis can be every bit as tensely unpredictable and thoroughly entertaini
HDFC Bank cut its interest rate by 50 basis points (half a per cent) to 3.5 per cent on savings bank deposits for balances up to Rs 50 lakh. This makes it the seventh to do so after State Bank of Indi
Filled with a dry wit driven by its writer-director-star Ingrid Jungermann, “Women Who Kill” is a darkly comic indie that is a distinct product of its place and time. Its location is Park Slop
To the editor: I applaud Jonah Goldberg for remaining a member of the “traditional right.” (“The alt-right has gained ground, thanks to a win-at-all-costs strategy,” Opinion, Aug. 15) He s
The lender has introduced Shubh Aarambh Home Loans, in which 12 EMIs are waived
Cabinda - A private investment agreement providing for direct investment kick-off in the Caio Port project in northern Cabinda province was signed Wednesday by the Technical Unit for Private Investme
The new interest rates will be effective from August 19
President Trump’s announcement Wednesday that he was dissolving his two major councils of business leaders undoubtedly brought a sense of relief to many of the member CEOs — they wouldn’t ha
A white van jumped the sidewalk in this city's historic Las Ramblas district and crashed into a summer crowd of residents and tourists, injuring several people, police said Thursday. The Spanish n
Some parents carve out a space in their home where it’s no-kids-allowed. Not so for Andrew Dice Clay. “If my boys aren’t here, I’m not in this room,” the comedian and actor said of the d
The Encino home of actress Kate Walsh proved to be a hit on the open market.The one-acre estate in the Royal Oaks neighborhood hit the market a month ago for $4.25 million and sold this week for $
Content creation has been fraught with art and musical geniuses who make money for centralized corporations. While new companies are creating blockchain solutions to share profits with creators and cu
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.
Last year, a auction winner paid $60,972 for a beautiful 1915 Cracker Jack baseball poster promoting the cards of Ty Cobb and Shoeless. Now he's betting that it will sell for as much as $100,000, tha
President Trump attacked two Republican lawmakers, Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Jeff Flake of Arizona, in tweets Thursday morning, deepening his feud with members of his party.Both m
Bruce Handy, author of “Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult,” takes an opinionated, biography-with-zingers approach to the Kid Lit pantheon: from Beverly Cleary to
“Game of Thrones” nears its finale, and “Inside Windsor Castle” covers a difficult time in queen’s life.
Joanna Scott’s new novel, “Careers for Women,” is simultaneously a murder mystery, a good-humored feminist parable and a cautionary tale of ecological devastation.
The Indian team regularly undergoes a series of fitness tests and the BCCI isn't the only body to rely on the 'Yo-Yo' endurance test, as several others including the Australian and E
The visitors won the three-Test series by a comfortable 3-0 margin and will look to take that momentum into the limited-overs' leg of the tour as well.
Genetic of manipulation of humans will likely increase income inequality as some people are insured characteristics that make economic success more likely.
Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA - OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo in a message congratulated re-appointment of Bijan Zangeneh as Petroleum Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Savvy householders should act now ahead of price rises this autumn. Francesca Hayden-Sims, pictured, can turn down her heating via her mobile phone when not at home.
Daniel Knight of Incrementum Funding persuaded me to invest £6,000 in Paragon shares on the promise of an imminent dividend of £135.
When a van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona last week, President Trump didn’t wait for investigators to determine who the attackers were. Within minutes of the first reports, he tweeted: “
A cliché is haunting America — the cliché of a second civil war. “America is currently fighting its second civil war,” conservative columnist Dennis Prager declared in January. “Is a Sec
Monday morning, just as the workweek is getting underway, the sun over the entire continental U.S. will dim and, in some places, go dark altogether as a total solar eclipse traverses the country f
Some friends threw me a surprise birthday party last month. They placed a chocolate cake lit with candles before me and told me to make a wish for the year ahead. I immediately blurted out, “24-
These are not normal times. The man in the White House is reckless and unmanageable, a danger to the Constitution, a threat to our democratic institutions. Last week some of his worst qualities we