Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street Thursday, extending weakness in overseas markets. The S&P 500 index gave up 0.6% in the early going, led by losses in technology companies. Twitter sank after a breach in its security allowed hackers to break into the accounts of technology moguls, politicians and other major figures. Bank of America also fell after reporting that its profits were chopped in half in the latest quarter as the bank set aside billions of dollars to cover potentially bad loans caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Treasury yields fell after climing the day before.
Several Spirit Airlines employees were injured Tuesday night when they were attacked by three women who were apparently upset that their flight from Fort Lauderdale to Philadelphia had been delayed, sheriff's officials said.
David McHugh, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 5:54am
The European Central Bank hit pause Thursday after deploying massive stimulus measures in recent weeks and urged European leaders to do their part by agreeing on a fund to support the regions hardest hit by the virus outbreak.
Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 4:29am
The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits remained stuck at 1.3 million last week, an historically high level that indicates many companies are still cutting jobs as the viral outbreak intensifies.
Johnny Depp’s security chief alleged that Amber Heard physically abused Depp during the couple’s tempestuous marriage, giving testimony to support Depp’s libel suit against a British tabloid that accused him of assaulting his former spouse.
Zen Soo, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 2:54am
A breach in Twitter’s security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent years and may shake trust in a platform politicians and CEOs use to communicate with the public, experts said Thursday.
whether you’re a man or woman. That’s the new advice experts are recommending for the updated U.S. Dietary Guidelines. Currently, the guidelines say men should limit themselves to two drinks a day, and that women should limit themselves to one. U.S. health officials aren’t required to adopt the committee’s recommendations, but consider them in updating the dietary guidelines every five years. The 2020 update is expected to be released by the end of the year.