Tag: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As Food Crisis Threatens Humanitarian Aid For North Korea Grinds To A Halt

SEOUL – Humanitarian aid for North Korea has nearly ground to a halt this year as the United States steps up the enforcement of sanctions, despite warnings of an...

With Record In View Aging Us Bull Market May Still Be Frisky

NEW YORK – Why settle for nine-and-a-half years when you can do an even 10 or better? That’s the thinking of a lot of investors measuring whether a historically...

Bull Market Beliefs Stock Experts Differ On Market Cycles

NEW YORK – As Wall Street prepares on Wednesday to celebrate the current U.S. bull stock market becoming the longest in history, some investors are keeping corks...

Death Toll Nears 400 In Indias Flood-hit Kerala Dozens Missing

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India – The death toll rose on Monday to nearly 400 in India’s southern state of Kerala, reeling under its worst flood in a century, as...

Indias Flood-hit Kerala Faces Huge Clean-up Fear Of Disease

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India – Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as water receded and a huge...

Focus Shifts To Rescues As Rain Abates In Indias Flood-hit Kerala

KOCHI, India – Torrential rain finally let up in India’s flood-hit Kerala state on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, but...

As Philippines Duterte Starts To Flag His Daughter Reaches Out To A Marcos

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thinks political dynasties are bad. But the way the prevailing political winds are blowing, it looks like a dynasty...

Oil Rises In Session But Has Weekly Loss On Trade Worries

NEW YORK – Crude prices rose on Friday, but declined on the week on worries that oversupply would weigh on the U.S. market while trade disputes and slowing global...

Oil Rises But Set For Weekly Loss On Concerns Over Trade Row

NEW YORK – Crude prices edged higher on Friday, but were heading for yet another weekly decline on worries that oversupply would weigh on the U.S. market and that...

Currency Shocks Knock Platinum To 10-year Lows

LONDON – Platinum prices tumbled to 10-year lows as the collapse of Turkey’s lira rippled through markets and weakened the currency of top producer South...