Asia starts new month up on strong Wall Street after brutal October

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday as bruised investor sentiment got some relief from another robust Wall Street session, while the pound rallied on a report Britain has secured a deal that would give its financial services firms continued access to European markets after Brexit. Visitors are seen as market prices are reflected […]

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Despite New Law, You Still Have to ‘Fall Back’ This Sunday

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Despite Florida passing a law to keep us on daylight saving time, you’ll still have to “fall back” this Sunday. Sunshine Protection Act passed by Florida earlier this year But Congress would need to make changes at federal level Health experts: Extra sunlight reduces vehicle crashes PREVIOUSLY: The Sunshine Protection Act was approved […]

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Wall St. ends last day of haunted October in the black

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded for a second day on Wednesday as investors snapped up beaten-down technology and internet favorites and strong company results lifted spirits, even as the S&P 500 closed out its worst month in seven years. The S&P 500 lost 6.9 percent in October, while the Nasdaq shed 9.2 percent, […]

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Wall Street ends last day of haunted October in the black

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded for a second day on Wednesday as investors snapped up beaten-down technology and internet favorites and strong company results lifted spirits even as the S&P 500 closed out its worst month in seven years. The S&P 500 fell 6.9 percent in October, while the Nasdaq shed 9.2 percent, […]

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VW and Ford in talks on self-driving and electric vehicles: source

FRANKFURT/DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Ford Motor Co are in “exploratory talks” to jointly develop self-driving and electric vehicles in a far-reaching strategic alliance meant to save the companies billions of dollars, according to a person familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A car with the Volkswagen VW logo badge is seen on […]

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Wall Street closes out brutal month with tech-led gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded for a second day on Wednesday, as investors snapped up beaten-down technology and internet favorites and strong company results lifted spirits, even as the S&P 500 closed out its worst month in seven years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 241.12 points, or 0.97 percent, to 25,115.76, […]

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Alleged Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Indicted on 44 Counts

PITTSBURGH — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Meanwhile, members of Pittsburgh’s grief-stricken Jewish community braced for another round of funerals Wednesday for victims of the shootings. The indictment, which was expected, was announced Wednesday. It charges 46-year-old Robert Bowers with 44 counts, including hate crimes. Federal […]

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Extra On Getting There: ‘Eventually, Somebody Is Going to Get Hurt’ on Fiske

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — Meghan Giordano’s morning commute to work takes her on Fiske Boulevard — a road she’s grown to dread. Rockledge woman concerned about dangers along Fiske Boulevard She says there aren’t clearly marked school zones on busy road Woman worried about crossing guards stepping out into traffic FULL COVERAGE: Real-time traffic map “In the […]

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