Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.80-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.82-to-1 ratio favored decliners. USA stock futures also turned negative, with S&P 500 futures down 0.4%. The index was dragged lower by weakness in telecom and financial sectors. Asian equities were also weak today. Investors are waiting for the next developments on the trade front.
The new report signals the hand-off of the impeachment inquiry from House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) to House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). The "Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report " provides a detailed, stunning, account of a shadow diplomacy run by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani , resulting in layers of allegations that can be distilled into specific acts, like bribery or obstruction, and the more amorphous allegation that Trump abused his power by putting ...
An ethnic Chechen with a Georgian passport was gunned down by an assailant who approached from behind on a bicycle in a public park in Berlin's Moabit district. Speaking on the sidelines of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in London, Chancellor Angela Merkel said she planned to talk about the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin when she meets with him face-to-face next weeks for talks on the Ukraine peace process in France .
Washington and Paris have long argued over NATO's objective - France opposed the 2003 Iraq war - but the new tensions will add to doubts over the alliance's future that have grown with Trump's ambivalence over USA commitments to defend Europe.
Prosecutors in Malta have charged a prominent businessman as an accomplice in the 2017 auto bombing that killed investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia . "The sensations of genuine sadness and anger for this murder are justified". The announcement followed a meeting of the parliamentary party at Girgenti, the prime minister's summer residence, which ended with a statement from Labour MPs expressing their "unanimous" support for Muscat and for the decisions he would be taking.
The incident has been turned over to the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation. The 17-year-old boy was wounded. Authorities have not said if other students were in the classroom during the ensuing standoff. On Monday, about 80 miles away from Oshkosh, a student brought a gun to Waukesha South High School in Waukesha, Wisconsin, according to police. The incident occurred just a week after a threat of school shooting was found on a bathroom mirror at Laguna Middle School .