Ford to use Mustang name for electric SUV

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 13:32
Ford Motor Co will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for a muscle car, for an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on Nov. 17, the company said on Thursday.
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Walmart posts strong results ahead of holidays, earns praise from Trump

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 13:30
Walmart Inc raised its annual outlook on Thursday as a robust economy boosted purchases at its stores and website and the retailer picked up market share in food and other groceries, earning praise from U.S. President Donald Trump.
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War crimes court OKs probe into deportation of Myanmar's Rohingya

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 13:27
The International Criminal Court said on Thursday it had approved a prosecution request to investigate crimes against humanity against Myanmar's Rohingya minority who were systematically driven across the border to Bangladesh.
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U.S. wrong to push Turkey to drop Russian defenses: Erdogan

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 13:21
Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan said Washington was not right to propose that Ankara get rid of the Russian S-400 missile defenses it purchased, calling it an infringement of sovereign rights, according to Turkish media.
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Trump impeachment hearings focus on Ukraine pressure campaign in first day

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 13:18
The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testifying on Wednesday in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, linked him more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.
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Love him or hate him, voters say impeachment hearings will not change their views on Trump

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:56
As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view that President Donald Trump is unfit to hold the office.
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Lebanon's crisis is 'dangerous', evokes start of '75 war-defense minister

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:53
Lebanon's Defense Minister said on Thursday the country was in a "very dangerous situation" and compared street unrest of recent days to the start of 1975-90 civil war.
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Fed's Powell: No 'booming' in U.S. economy that threatens to go bust

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:51
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said the risk of the U.S. economy facing a dramatic bust is remote, partly because the record-long expansion is notable for not having pockets of overheating activity.
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Tesla sedans regain recommended status in Consumer Reports survey

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:48
Tesla Inc's Model 3 and S sedans both regained "recommended" status in Consumer Reports magazine's annual reliability survey, allowing the electric carmaker's overall standing to rise slightly.
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S&P lowers credit ratings on three Lebanese banks on liquidity pressures

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:31
S&P Global Ratings said on Thursday it was lowering the ratings on three Lebanese banks further into junk, citing rising liquidity pressures due to faster deposit erosion.
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World stocks, yields fall as China slowdown deepens

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:28
World stocks edged lower and debt yields fell on Thursday as Chinese economic data slowed in October and Germany narrowly avoided a recession in the third quarter, adding to concerns about the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on global growth.
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Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:24
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal, accusing the Republican leader of an impeachable offense under the U.S. Constitution.
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Trump set to ask U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of tax returns

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:21
President Donald Trump is set to turn to the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a bid to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.
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Morales' shadow looms large in Bolivia as clashes test new leader

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 10:29
Bolivian security forces clashed on the streets of La Paz with supporters of unseated president Evo Morales on Wednesday, firing tear gas to clear crowds who hurled rocks and set fires in a test to Bolivia's new interim leader.
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Michael Avenatti faces new fraud charge in Nike extortion case

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 10:20
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday unveiled a new fraud charge against lawyer Michael Avenatti, accusing him of lying to a client as part of his alleged effort to extort Nike Inc .
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Roger Stone trial closes with dueling versions of motives in 2016 Trump campaign

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 10:04
Prosecutors delivered closing arguments in the trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone on Wednesday, saying the Republican operative lied to Congress about his efforts to keep abreast of when WikiLeaks might dump damaging emails on Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election campaign because he knew it would make Trump look bad.
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ICC approves investigation into deportation of Myanmar's Rohingya

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 09:56
The International Criminal Court said on Thursday it had approved a request from ICC prosecutors to investigate crimes against humanity against Myanmar's Rohingya minority who were systematically driven across the border to Bangladesh.
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China's Xi says restoring order and stopping violence is most urgent for Hong Kong

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 09:48
China President Xi Jinping said restoring order and stopping violence is the most urgent task right now for Hong Kong, China's state television CCTV reported on Thursday.
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Wall Street dips at open on global growth worries

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 09:40
U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as weak data from major economies and a dour forecast from Cisco rekindled worries of a global slowdown.
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U.S. producer prices rise solidly; healthcare costs increasing

World News - Thu, 2019-11-14 09:24
U.S. producer prices increased by the most in six months in October, lifted by gains in the costs of goods and services, further bolstering the Federal Reserve's stance that it will probably not cut interest rates again in the near term.
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