Late-day buying could be start of turnaround Feb 12, 2016 03:18PM

By Chuck Mikolajczak

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As U.S. stocks continue to struggle in 2016, equities are showing some signs selling pressure may be reaching an end.

The S&P 500 is down about 13 percent from its record high in May, as oil remains mired below $30 a barrel, while concerns about stability among banks and uncertainty about the U.S. Federal Reserve's path of rate hikes have pushed investors away from risk assets.

But... (continue reading...)


Two girls fatally shot at Arizona school in apparent murder-suicide Feb 12, 2016 10:37AM

By David Schwartz

GLENDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - Two 15-year-old girls who were believed to have been romantically involved were found shot dead on Friday at an Arizona high school in an apparent murder-suicide that initially triggered a security lockdown of the campus, police said.

The pair, whose identities were not made public, were both 10th-grade students at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, and a suicide note was... (continue reading...)


Attacker shoots six dead at offices in Saudi Arabia Feb 11, 2016 08:19AM

RIYADH (Reuters) - An attacker opened fire at local education department offices in southern Saudi Arabia on Thursday, killing six employees in what authorities are treating as a criminal attack, a senior Saudi official said,

The attacker has been arrested, Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman General Mansour Turki said, adding that two people had also been wounded in the assault, which took place in the Aldair Bani Malik governorate in Jizan region.

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Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria: Western official Feb 10, 2016 03:41PM

MUNICH (Reuters) - A Western official said on Wednesday that Russia has made a proposal to begin a ceasefire in Syria on March 1, but the official said no agreement has been reached on the Russian offer.

The official said the United States has concerns about some elements of the Russian proposal.

(Reporting by Warren Strobel; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Stuart Grudgings)


Republicans Christie, Fiorina dropping White House bids Feb 10, 2016 03:27PM

By Ginger Gibson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

A senior aide confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday that Christie would pull out, a day after the combative Republican's sixth-place finish... (continue reading...)


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