Prison hospital where Russia transferred Navalny under Western pressure
Prison hospital where Russia transferred Navalny under Western pressure
Stocks are closing at record highs on Wall Street Friday as a stunningly disappointing report on the nation’s job market signaled to investors that interest rates will stay low. The S&P 500 and The Dow Jones Industrial Average both closed at record highs.
ManpowerGroup President Becky Frankiewicz joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the latest jobs report.
China's rogue rocket is in an uncontrolled free-fall towards Earth and no one knows where or exactly when it will burn through Earth's atmosphere, but the risk of debris hitting an inhabited area remains very small, experts told AFP Friday.
NASA’s new administrator is big on tackling climate and diversifying the agency's workforce, but hedging on whether the U.S. can put astronauts on the moon by 2024. In his first interview since becoming NASA’s top official this week, former Sen. Bill Nelson told The Associated Press on Friday that tracking climate change is a top issue. As for landing astronauts on the moon, Nelson said the goal remains 2024, a deadline set by the Trump administration.
A Supreme Court justice called on Friday for Brazil's top prosecutor to investigate Rio de Janeiro's deadliest police raid in over a decade, which has drawn condemnation from the United Nations, human rights groups and local activists. The shootout killed a police officer and 24 others in Rio's Jacarezinho neighborhood on Thursday. Police said it was the deadliest operation in Rio state since a 2005 raid on the city's northern outskirts.
Mexican authorities announced Friday a further easing of pandemic lockdown measures in the capital and the resumption of earthquake simulation drills, reflecting a decline in new coronavirus cases and deaths.
Thanks to a provision in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs), and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) will receive a record $3 billion in relief funding.
Writers at a US magazine stopped work Friday after the company's chief executive penned an essay in the Washington Post suggesting "risks" to their job status if they did not return to the office.
When it came time to film the scene of the heroine's prolonged panic attack, writer/director Kelly Oxford didn't have to do a lot of research: She lived through the experience that's shown in the new teen drama
Few places in the country have moved as quickly toward Democrats as Virginia, where Barack Obama ended his party’s 44-year presidential losing streak just 12 years ago. Republicans have won the governor's mansion just once since then. The shift has left Republicans in Virginia searching for a path back to power and looking primarily on the right.
Digital banking startup Uala will double the size of its operations in Argentina and Mexico with a $64 million investment as it seeks to convince more people across Latin America to skip traditional banking in favor of digital, the head of the company said on Friday. Pierpaolo Barbieri, the Argentine company's founder, told Reuters in a Zoom interview from his downtown Buenos Aires office that the investment would double Uala's 800-strong headcount and operating space. Ultimately, he said there was potential for Uala to reach out to the unbanked in countries such as Peru, Paraguay, Colombia and Chile as well as eventually the United States and Europe.
Colombia’s Germán Arango and Ana María Muñoz, the director-producer duo behind Hot Docs International Spectrum competition title “Songs That Flood the River,” are prepping a host of new documentary and fiction features focused on race, gender, violence and resistance in the South American nation, Variety has learned. Arango is developing “MC Silencio,” a Medellín-set musical […]
Associate Faculty Director at the Harvard Global Health Institute Dr. Ingrid Katz joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the latest news on vaccines as Pfizer and Biontech seek full FDA approval
The Conference Board Chief Policy Economist & Former OMB Chief Economist under Clinton, Joseph Minarik, joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the latest jobs report and what this means for the U.S. economy.
Stocks traded mixed Friday as investors digested a disappointing April jobs report, which showed the U.S. economy added back far fewer jobs than expected last month despite easing stay-in-place restrictions.
Josh Duggar's child pornography case is expected to go to trial on July 6 in Fayetteville, Arkansas — so here's what will happen between now and then.
Dalian Atkinson was kicked by a police officer moments after being Tasered and falling to the ground "like a ton of bricks", a witness told a murder trial on Friday.
Rory McIlroy fired a five-under par 66 on Friday to play himself into the weekend at Quail Hollow, a welcome boost for the slumping former world number one.
Ryan Benoit was sent to the hospital after trying failing to make weight.
It's the ultimate re-opening play: quarterly results from entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney top the Reuters Business Calendar for the week of May 10th.#1It's likely to be all "zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay" at the Walt Disney company when quarterly numbers come out on Thursday.Most of their major theme parks around the world are reopened, albeit with limited capacity in the U.S. due to social distancing guidelines...and movie theaters in major cities like Los Angeles and New York are back as well...with limited seating for the time being.Analysts are expecting revenues to come in at 15.8 billion dollars and earnings to come in at 28 cents a share.The big thing to listen out for are the subscriber numbers for Disney+, which is riding high on the success of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" and "WandaVision."Last time we heard from Disney it had reached 94.9 million subscribers - and that was before Netflix revealed its disappointing subscriber numbers.#2Airbnb keeps the reopening theme going on Thursday....The home-sharing site releases its quarterly numbers...Giving investors a clue on how many people are now willing to leave their own home to stay at someone else's.Revenues are expected to come in at 711 million dollars.Companies like Disney and Airbnb, which are set to benefit from the economic reopening, are on Wall Street's watch list.Nick Colas of Data Trek Research."We think that part of the rotation is the next move in the market. It may not reflect in terms of S&P levels because tech is such an overweight in S&P 500, but we do think those groups will begin to work again as we get more manifestations of the reopening and get to see that earnings leverage really kick in in the back half of the year."#3Inflation or no inflation? That's the big question on Wall Street's mind.Investors will start to get answers on Wednesday with the latest Consumer Price Index. Economists polled by Reuters expect to see core prices, which excludes volatile food and energy components, show a year-over-year rise of 2.3 percent for April.Producer Prices follow on Thursday. Manufacturers have already been complaining that prices for everything from lumber to labor has been going up.And there's one more piece of data to look out for. On Friday, retail sales numbers for April are expected to show consumers kept on shopping.#4Ahead of that, it's the art of money...digital money.Sotheby's will allow buyers to use bitcoin or ethereum to bid and pay for Banksy's "Love is in the air", which goes on the auction block Wednesday.It's expected to fetch the equivalent of between 3 million and 5 million dollars. Buyers will have to pay cold-hard-cash for everything else with the hammer going down on art auctions throughout the week at both Sotheby's and Christie's.#5Rather bet real money on the next possible red-hot IPO?Website builder and hosting company Squarespace starts trading Wednesday at the New York Stock Exchange.Ticker symbol: SQSP.Squarespace was last valued at 10 billion dollars during a private funding round.