Tag: Street

Nov 15 2018

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

Joe Mcdonald, Ap Business Writer Updated 10:51 pm PST, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 A visitor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain’s Cabinet endorsed a […]

Nov 12 2018

Brexit – live: Downing Street reveals details of 2.45am talks in scramble to secure deal

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Brexit – live: Downing Street reveals details of 2.45am talks in scramble to secure deal  The Independent Brexit: Cabinet ministers ‘voiced doubts at PM’s plan at start’  BBC News As May’s Enemies Unite, Here’s How Brexit Endgame Could Play Out  Bloomberg Brexit is an impossible mess verging on a constitutional crisis  CNN Full coverage […]

Nov 09 2018

Photo of person dead on Melbourne street

Police have responded to an incident involving a knife weilding man in Melbourne’s CBD More One person has been stabbed to death on a central Melbourne street where a knife-wielding man was left in a critical condition after being shot by police. Two other people are in hospital after being stabbed in a busy Bourke […]

Nov 09 2018

Melbourne Bourke Street incident: one dead, two injured after stabbing – live updates

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Melbourne Bourke Street incident: one dead, two injured after stabbing – live updates  The Guardian Melbourne attack: Man arrested after fire and stabbings  BBC News Melbourne attack: Man goes on stabbing rampage, torches car in Bourke Street, one dead  Express.co.uk One dead after stabbings, car fire in Melbourne’s Bourke St  ABC News Full coverage […]

Oct 26 2018

Google financial results mixed, but Wall Street disappointed

The earnings come amid a rough patch for Google and parent company Alphabet.  Stephen Shankland/CNET Google may have faced the toughest stretch in its 20-year history this past quarter. The search giant fended off accusations of conservative bias from prominent Republicans, including President Donald Trump. CEO Sundar Pichai faced intense scrutiny over reports of Project […]

Oct 17 2018

Big Bird actor Caroll Spinney leaves “Sesame Street” after nearly five decades

The actor who voiced Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for nearly 50 years is saying goodbye to “Sesame Street.” Puppeteer Caroll Spinney said that Thursday will be his last day on the iconic children’s series.  A spokesperson for the show told The New York Times that Spinney, 84, performed in thousands of the show’s […]

Oct 15 2018

More Wall Street Executives Pull Out of Saudi Conference, but Mnuchin Plans to Attend

More Wall Street Executives Pull Out of Saudi Conference, but Mnuchin Plans to Attend ImageSteven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary, at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 2017.CreditCreditFaisal Al Nasser/Reuters By Alan Rappeport Oct. 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — The disappearance of a Saudi dissident journalist has put Steven Mnuchin, the United States Treasury […]

Oct 12 2018

Asian stock markets stem bleeding left behind by Wall Street

SINGAPORE — Share prices in Asia rebounded Friday on a report that President Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping may meet at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina in late November. The Wall Street Journal said the White House had informed officials in Beijing that it would go ahead with a summit meeting […]

Oct 12 2018

From Wall Street to K Street, Companies Gauge the Risks of Doing Business With Saudi Arabia

From Wall Street to K Street, Companies Gauge the Risks of Doing Business With Saudi Arabia ImageThe Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The Harbour Group, one of the lobbying firms that represent the Saudi government, has dropped it as a client, according to people familiar with discussions.CreditCreditSedat Suna/EPA, via Shutterstock By Mark Landler, Kenneth P. […]

Sep 27 2018

Google celebrates 20 years of search with Easter eggs, Street View tour of original office

The big picture: Google is celebrating its 20th anniversary with an interactive look back at its original office, some nostalgia-inducing Easter eggs and more. Its first 20 years have featured remarkable innovation and growth – what will the next two decades hold? It’s been just over 20 years since Stanford PhD students Sergey Brin and […]