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Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest

Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan a rally on Monday evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with tear gas and rubber bullets, as violence in the Chinese-ruled city shows no signs of letting up. Activists said they planned to gather at Chater Garden…

Kosgei shatters Radcliffe’s world record, Cherono wins men’s race

Kosgei shatters Radcliffe’s world record, Cherono wins men’s race

(Reuters) – Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record but former Alberto Salazar coached athletes, including Mo Farah, were never a factor in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. The 25-year-old Kosgei set a blistering pace from the start to run two hours, 14 minutes, four seconds and shatter Radcliffe’s previous record…

‘Broken system’ starves U.S. oil boom of immigrant workers

‘Broken system’ starves U.S. oil boom of immigrant workers

HOBBS, N.M. (Reuters) – New Mexico oil man Johnny Vega laid out his predicament as his crew hoisted pipes from a well during the biggest oil boom in U.S. history. FILE PHOTO: Oil field worker, Miguel Holguin, operates a swabbing rig in a field in Seminole, TX, U.S. September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adria MalcolmThe son of…

France says securing military in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawal

France says securing military in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawal

PARIS (Reuters) – France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area following a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militias. France has been one of the main allies in the U.S.-led coalition…

Asia shares cheered by Sino-.U.S. trade progress

Asia shares cheered by Sino-.U.S. trade progress

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets pushed higher on Monday as signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff whetted risk appetites, while pressuring safe-haven bonds and the yen. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front of the board after the New Year opening ceremony…

Dow Futures Rally Loses Steam as Money Market Funds Surge

Dow Futures Rally Loses Steam as Money Market Funds Surge

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rallied at the start of Monday’s session, fueled by the recently announced trade truce between the United States and China. While demand for risk-on assets has improved, the long-term inflow into money market funds suggests investors are preparing for the worst. Dow Futures Move Higher Futures on…

Dow Futures Slog Upward as Analysts Warn of Trade Deal Breakdown

Dow Futures Slog Upward as Analysts Warn of Trade Deal Breakdown

Dow futures slogged to moderate gains on Sunday, indicating that investors remain relatively upbeat about the partial US-China trade deal but are also cautious about whether this minor agreement will lead to more meaningful developments in the ongoing tariff war. Dow Futures Point to Minor Columbus Day Gains Shortly after the markets opened on Sunday…

Nationals’ Pitching Wizardry Puts Them 2 Wins Closer to Magical World Series

Nationals’ Pitching Wizardry Puts Them 2 Wins Closer to Magical World Series

History often finds a way of repeating itself, and for Washington Nationals pitchers Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer, it did the past two days in the NLCS. Sanchez & Scherzer toss back-to-back near no-hitters (again!) In 2013, Sanchez threw six no-hit innings in Game 1 of the ALCS for the Detroit Tigers. The next night,…

Panthers-Bucs Blowout Seals Fates of Jameis Winston & Cam Newton

Panthers-Bucs Blowout Seals Fates of Jameis Winston & Cam Newton

Cam Newton and Jameis Winston were picked first overall in the NFL Draft four years apart. Their careers with the teams that drafted them might have both come to an end on Sunday in London. The Carolina Panthers won their fourth straight game with a 37-26 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tottenham Hotspur…

Turkey’s Syria Offensive Threatens to Destroy Its Own Economy

Turkey’s Syria Offensive Threatens to Destroy Its Own Economy

Turkey’s blind rage to destroy the Kurdish rebellions in north-east Syria could leave it on the brim on economic collapse. Since the day President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered the “Peace Spring” offensive, the Turkish lira dropped 1.66% against the US dollar. The move downhill extended the currency’s month-to-date decline to 4.11% to establish a four-month…