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Dow Plunges More Than 600 Points on ‘Brexit’ Vote, Markets Sell Off Worldwide
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 611 points, or 3.39 percent, as investors reacted strongly to Britain's decision to leave the European Union. U.S. markets closed at three month lows. Friday's sell-off marked the Dow's biggest drop in 10 months. The Nasdaq dropped 202 points, or 4.12
Global Stocks Lower, Except for Tokyo, on Yellen Speech
Most global stocks slipped Monday on remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve late last week that the case has strengthened for raising interest rates, but the Tokyo market was an exception and gained on prospects for a strong dollar
October 27, 1986: News Headlines
President Reagan announces a "major victory" after signing an anti-drug bill.
Why UK Officials Believe Terrorism Threat in Britain Is Greater Than Ever Before
In perhaps her most stark message yet, British Home Secretary Theresa May warned that Britain is facing its greatest terrorism threat in its history. "When the security and intelligence agencies tell us that the threat we face is now more dangerous than at any time before or since 9/11, we should
British and Indian Universities Lead List of Global Universities With Richest Alums
University of Oxford, University of Mumbai Lead List of Non-U.S. Schools With Wealthiest Grads
Occupy Wall Street Anniversary Protests Dwarfed by Police Presence
Occupy Wall Street protesters poured into New York's financial district today to mark the first anniversary of the movement, but their presence was dwarfed by riot-gear-clad police, who set up metal barriers and formed human walls to pacify the demonstrators. Hundreds of protesters scattered into
Occupy Wall Street: 25 Arrests Made as Movement Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary
A protest in New York City's financial district is planned for Monday to mark the 1-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, a movement against corporate greed that spawned tent cities of protesters around the globe and became a rallying point for the "99 percent". Twenty-five people were arrested
Today In Pictures: Oct. 17, 2011
An ultra-orthodox Jewish man wears two hats as he attends a blessing of the Cohanim Priestly caste during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in front of the Western Wall, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Oct. 16, 2011. (Sebastian Scheiner/AP Photo) “You will not steal our...
The Global Note: South Pole Rescue…Wheldon Reaction…Euro Mess…Van Gogh Mystery
SOUTH POLE RESCUE Late tonight, New Zealand time, Renee Douceur landed in Christchurch, New Zealand, after a two-leg, 3225-mile rescue journey from her Antarctic research station. We obtained an interview with Douceur — recorded just after she landed. “I was worried about…whether it could do...