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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:18
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday, with the Dow hitting an intraday record high as the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:17
By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of finishing the season as world number one took a hit when the Swiss second seed was dumped out of the Paris Masters with a 7-6(5) 7-5 defeat...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:17
By Anna Driver and Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) - A surge in refining profits boosted quarterly results for Exxon Mobil Corp <XOM.N> and Chevron Corp <CVX.N>, helping to offset lower oil and...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:16
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Three siblings on their way to a Halloween parade were killed and their mother and brother seriously injured when their vehicle was hit by a freight train in...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:16
By Alexei Anishchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian state watchdog has warned a radio station known for its critical reporting of President Vladimir Putin's government over a talk show it broadcast...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:16
(Reuters) - The American nurse who had defied the state of Maine's quarantine order after her return from Sierra Leone treating Ebola patients said a judge's rejection of the order on Friday was a...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:16
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will stop issuing visas to people from those West African nations where the Ebola virus is widespread, the government said on Friday. The federal citizenship ministry,...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:15
QB Alex Smith took his normal workload with the Chiefs' offense on Thursday and appears ready to start on Sunday against the New York Jets despite his sprained right shoulder. Smith suffered the...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:15
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is lifting its suspension on the import of red and golden delicious apples from Washington State, reopening a market once valued at about $6.5 million a year, U.S....
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:15
By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico will undergo reform and be monitored for use of excessive force under an agreement to be announced Friday between the city...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:15
SANAA (Reuters) - Shi'ite Houthi rebels set an ultimatum on Friday for Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to form a government in 10 days or face "other options", raising the tension in a...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:15
RHP Hisashi Iwakuma will return to Seattle next season after the Mariners picked up his $7 million option Oct. 30. After missing the first month of the 2014 season, he went 15-9 with a 3.52 ERA in 28...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:14
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Friday warned its citizens traveling overseas of a heightened risk of attacks against them from militants linked to Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, updating its...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:14
(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp <DG.N> extended its tender offer for shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc <FDO.N> to Dec. 31, until after a shareholder vote that will decide the fate of a...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:14
RHP Dan Haren will be back with the Dodgers in 2015, as he picked up his $10 million player option on Oct. 30. The player option kicked in when he reached 180 innings pitched this year. Haren, 34,...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:13
By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - A man's plan to leap from a Missouri radio tower south of St. Louis went awry when his parachute got stuck on a supporting wire, leaving him suspended 155 feet above the...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:13
(Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage said on Friday it was unfortunate that a judge rejected the state's attempts to impose a strict quarantine on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:13
By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's spy agency and national police force are so constrained by a lack of resources that they can’t keep close track of all the Islamic extremists who may be...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:13
RHP Yovani Gallardo will remain with Milwaukee next season after the Brewers exercised a $13 million contact option on Oct. 30. The 28-year-old posted an 8-11 record with a career-best 3.51 ERA in...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:12
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The bodies of three people, tied-up and with gunshot wounds to the head, have been identified as siblings from Texas reported missing earlier this month, a northeastern Mexico...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:11
LHP Sean Burnett's $4.5 million option was declined Oct. 30 by the Angels, who gave him a $500,000 buyout. He underwent a second Tommy John surgery in June. In three appearances for Los Angeles this...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:10
CB Tharold Simon missed practice Thursday with a knee injury. It's unclear the severity. He played the last two games after recovering from knee surgery in August. It's unknown if the new injury is...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:10
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:09
By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rallied and the yen fell to a nearly seven-year low against the dollar on Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:08
ILB D'Qwell Jackson (toe) was held out of Thursday's workout. Jackson's availability for Monday night's game with the New York Giants won't be determined until Saturday. S LaRon Landry (suspension)...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:08
C Andrew Susac rarely saw the light of day in the World Series as Buster Posey started all seven games. If Giants management draws a correlation between the former NL Most Valuable Player laboring...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 22:08
3B Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday. The 35-year-old was...