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Wall St. eases on lower oil prices

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's major stock indexes pared gains in late afternoon trading on Tuesday as lower oil prices weighed on the energy sector.


US STOCKS-Dow hits 26,000 for first time on earnings optimism

* Indexes up: Dow 0.59 pct, S&P 0.23 pct, Nasdaq 0.25 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

Opinion: Say the words as plainly as Trump does

Around the world, news organizations were struggling under the burden of translating the "colorful vernacular" that the American President had reportedly used to describe certain nations during Thursday afternoon's meeting about immigration reform.


Australia's Port Hedland reopens as Cyclone Joyce dissipates

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Port Hedland iron ore terminal reopened on Saturday afternoon after a cyclone bearing down on the continent's far northwest dissipated, the port's operator said on Saturday evening.

Analysis: GOP's 'shithole' underreaction

On Thursday afternoon, in a meeting on a potential deal on immigration, President Donald Trump disparaged immigrants from a numbers of countries including African nations and El Salvador.


Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan's economic zone: coast guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan's Coast Guard told Reuters on Friday, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese coast.


El Salvador earthquake shakes buildings in capital; no damage

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A shallow earthquake in El Salvador shook buildings in the capital on Thursday afternoon, emergency services said, though there were no immediate reports of damage.


Shallow earthquake shakes buildings in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A shallow earthquake shook buildings in El Salvador on Thursday afternoon, emergency services in the country said.

Cillizza: Trump used the phrase 'no collusion' 7 times in a single Russia answer

This is a real exchange that happened between President Donald Trump and Fox News' chief White House correspondent John Roberts in a press conference with the Norwegian prime minister on Wednesday afternoon.


REFILE-CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as NAFTA worries weigh

TORONTO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, with the broad retreat accelerating in afternoon trade after Reuters reported that Canada is increasingly convinced the United States will withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement.


13,000 Tourists Stranded in a Swiss Ski Resort for 2 Days

A combination of snow and rain shut off access to Zermatt, near the Matterhorn. Until late Wednesday afternoon, helicopter was the only way out.


US STOCKS-Wall St higher as healthcare, bank stocks gain

* Indexes up: Dow 0.49 pct, S&P 0.29 pct, Nasdaq 0.24 pct (Updates to late afternoon; adds commentary, changes byline)


Drivers rescued after being trapped overnight by snowstorm in Spain

MADRID (Reuters) - After hours of being trapped in heavy snow and freezing conditions, the last of travelers stranded overnight in their vehicles on a motorway near Spain’s capital Madrid were rescued on Sunday afternoon, emergency services said.


US STOCKS-Dow breaks 25,000 as U.S., global growth hopes remain strong

* Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.4 pct, Nasdaq 0.2 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

Fire reported at Clinton home

A fire was reported Wednesday afternoon at a New York home associated with Bill and Hillary Clinton, but the fire is out and nobody was injured, said Sgt. Arthur Mendoza of the New Castle Police Department.

Analysis: Donald Trump's huge golf hypocrisy

On Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about President Donald Trump's penchant for playing golf. Specifically, a reporter wanted to know, what was "the single biggest thing the President has accomplished for the American people during his time on the golf course?"


US STOCKS-Wall St begins 2018 with gains as momentum still strong

* Indexes up: Dow 0.3 pct, S&P 0.7 pct, Nasdaq 1.3 pct (Updates to late afternoon)


Weather and Visiting Senator Steal the Show at de Blasio Inauguration

In spite of the cold, crowds turned out to be warmed by Bernie Sanders, who joked that “by Vermont standards this is a warm and pleasant afternoon.”


US STOCKS-Wall Street little changed as tech treads water

* Dow up 0.17 pct, S&P 500 up 0.07 pct, Nasdaq up 0.04 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon, changes byline, adds NEW YORK dateline)


US STOCKS-Tech, financial gains lift Wall Street

* Indexes up: Dow 0.14 pct, S&P 0.07 pct, Nasdaq 0.13 pct (Updates to early afternoon)


Healthcare, tech stocks prop up Wall Street

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, helped by gains in healthcare and technology sectors.


US STOCKS-Healthcare, tech stocks prop up Wall Street

* Indexes up: Dow 0.08 pct, S&P 0.06 pct, Nasdaq 0.1 pct (Updates to early afternoon)


US STOCKS-Wall St slips as tech sector weighs

* Dow down 0.14 pct, S&P 500 down 0.16 pct, Nasdaq down 0.35 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon, changes byline)


US STOCKS-Wall St lower as iPhone X concerns hit Apple shares

* Indexes down: Dow 0.08 pct, S&P 0.09 pct, Nasdaq 0.37 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

Trump singles out top FBI officials in tweets

President Donald Trump again took to Twitter to criticize the FBI, this time singling out two FBI officials Saturday afternoon.


GLOBAL MARKETS-Nike weighs on Wall St; Catalan vote hits euro, Spanish stocks

* Bitcoin plunges below $12,000, heads for worst week since 2013 (Updates with U.S. afternoon trading)

House schedules votes to avoid shutdown

House Republican leaders, after scrambling for support to keep the government open Thursday morning, have scheduled a vote late in the afternoon in a sign they are confident they will be able to pass a stopgap spending bill.

Car crashes into pedestrians in Australia

A car struck at least a dozen pedestrians outside Melbourne's iconic Flinders Street station on Thursday afternoon, shutting down the center of Australia's second-largest city.

All 11 over-the-top speeches praising Trump are ranked

Congressional Republicans gathered at the White House Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the passage of a major tax cut bill with President Trump. It was a love-fest.

America rescued her. Now Trump wants to send her back.

Every Tuesday, Dady Jean brings her daughter to see a physical therapist on the eastern edges of Atlanta. On this afternoon, the animated movie "Up" entertains patients old and young as they wait for their sessions.


GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slightly lower on tech as full U.S. tax plan vote looms

* U.S. yields rise on housing starts data before tax bill decision (Updates with afternoon trading)


US STOCKS-Wall St rally stalls ahead of tax bill vote

* Indexes down: S&P 0.22 pct, Nasdaq 0.52 pct, Dow 0.17 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

United States Politics and Government

Live Briefing: Republican Tax Bill Heads to a Vote

The House plans to vote Tuesday afternoon. The Senate could vote soon after, handing Republicans their first major legislative victory.


Wall Street climbs on rising tax-cut hopes; Nasdaq breaks above 7,000

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks traded at record highs on Monday afternoon as the Republican tax plan, which is set to cut corporate tax rates, moved closer to passage.


US STOCKS-Wall St climbs on rising tax-cut hopes; Nasdaq breaks above 7,000

* Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.6 pct, Nasdaq 0.8 pct (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, dateline)


Nasdaq tops 7,000 for first time on rising tax-cut hopes

(Reuters) - The Nasdaq surpassed the 7,000-point mark for the first time in early afternoon on Monday, while the S&P and the Dow were at record levels on rising optimism among traders that Republican promise of lower corporate tax rates would soon be a reality.


House to vote on tax bill Tuesday afternoon: aides

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on sweeping tax legislation early Tuesday afternoon, aides said, bringing President Donald Trump's goal of overhauling the U.S. tax system one step closer to fruition.


Tropical storm Kai-tak floods central Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Moderate to heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in central Philippines as tropical storm Kai-tak made landfall on Saturday afternoon, and may hit more areas while moving westward, the weather bureau said on Saturday.

Report: Billionaire, wife found dead in home

Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were found dead in their mansion Friday afternoon, CNN affiliate CTV reports.


US STOCKS-Wall St at record on rising hopes of tax overhaul

* Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.84 pct, Nasdaq 0.99 pct (Updates to early afternoon trading)


Brazil's Temer to leave hospital, return to Brasilia

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer was cleared to leave hospital in Sao Paulo on Friday and will return to Brasilia in the afternoon, his office said.


S&P, Dow flat as healthcare losses offset by tech, media gains

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow were trading flat in early afternoon on Thursday as losses in healthcare stocks such as Johnson & Johnson were offset by gains in shares of technology and consumer discretionary companies.


Toronto airport requires extra security checks after 'customs breach'

TORONTO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Some U.S.-bound flights from Toronto's main international airport were delayed on Wednesday afternoon due to an incident that prompted authorities to require some passengers to go through customs a second time, a spokeswoman said.


Industrial stocks drive Wall Street higher; Fed decision eyed

(Reuters) - A surge in shares of Caterpillar and Boeing lifted the Dow industrials to record level in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, ahead of a widely-expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.


Wall Street higher on tech gains; Fed decision awaited

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks inched higher on Wednesday powered by technology stocks but shares of big banks lost steam ahead of a widely-expected interest rate hike in the afternoon.


S&P, Dow rise with help from banks, Nasdaq lags

(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks were higher on Tuesday afternoon with the biggest boost from the financial sectors as investors bet on strong economic growth a day ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's widely-expected hike in interest rates.


US STOCKS-S&P, Dow rise with help from banks, Nasdaq lags

* Indexes: Dow up 0.64 pct, S&P up 0.34 pct, Nasdaq down 0.02 pct (Updates to late afternoon, adds commentary, changes byline)


S&P, Dow at record levels as Boeing, bank stocks gain

(Reuters) - The S&P and the Dow hit record levels in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as Boeing rose and bank stocks gained ahead of a near certain move by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rate.


Wall Street higher as technology, energy stocks gain

(Reuters) - Technology and energy stocks gained in early afternoon trading on Monday, helping Wall Street shake off uncertainties following an explosion at one of New York's busiest commuter hubs.

Juilliard cellist plays for pocket change

Born with a rare genetic condition, 19-year-old Juilliard musician Kei Otake spends weekend afternoons playing in the New York subway.


US STOCKS-November payrolls report lifts Wall St

* Dow up 0.34 pct, S&P 500 up 0.43 pct, Nasdaq up 0.46 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon, changes byline)


US STOCKS-Wall Street gains on robust Nov. hiring data

* Indexes up: Dow 0.38 pct, S&P 0.49 pct, Nasdaq 0.64 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

Analysis: WH says the election ended debate on Trump's treatment of women. Not exactly.

On Thursday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about Al Franken's description of President Donald Trump as "a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault."


GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as risk appetite returns; oil rebounds

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with afternoon trading)


Wall Street higher as technology stocks gain ground

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday as popular technology stocks gained a firm footing after a bout of selloff and industrial stocks rose.


US STOCKS-Wall Street higher as technology stocks gain ground

* Indexes up: Dow 0.41 pct, S&P 0.34 pct, Nasdaq 0.62 pct (Updates to early afternoon)


Ryan feels good about spending bill, wants budget cap talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said he felt good about the vote count on a government spending bill coming before House on Thursday afternoon that is aimed at keeping the government from shutting down this week.


US STOCKS-Wall St flat; rise in tech stocks offsets energy lag

* Indexes down: Dow 0.06 pct, S&P 0.08 pct, Nasdaq 0.07 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

Analysis: What is Jeff Flake up to?

Sen. Jeff Flake tweeted a picture Tuesday afternoon that is the most visible sign yet that his break from the Trump-led Republican Party may not only be permanent but also could lead to a national bid for the Arizona Republican down the line:


US STOCKS-Wall Street wavers as Disney falls and tech rebounds

* Indexes: Dow -0.15 pct, S&P -0.02 pct, Nasdaq +0.33 pct (Updates to afternoon)


GLOBAL MARKETS-Copper falls to two-month low; tech stocks rebound

* Dollar gains for second day on U.S. tax reform hopes (Updates with afternoon trading)


US STOCKS-Tax-cut euphoria elevates Wall Street to record high

* Indexes: Dow up 0.65 pct, S&P up 0.37 pct, Nasdaq off 0.34 pct (Updates to afternoon)


Protesters call for Trump to preserve Utah monument areas

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Reuters) - More than 5,000 people rallied on the steps of the Utah State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's expected shrinking of two national monument areas in the state.


The Look: The Rhythm of Colombia’s Salsa Capital

In Cali, dancing can start as early as the afternoon, and the energy never lets up.

Earthquake rattles Delaware

A preliminary magnitude-4.4 earthquake struck Thursday afternoon near Dover, Delaware, the US Geological Survey reported.


Nasdaq drops further as techs fall out of favor

(Reuters) - The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index slipped further in early afternoon trading on Wednesday as investors shifted to financials that have been bolstered by strong economic data and encouraging comments from Fed officials.

Trump, Donald J

Live Briefing: Senate Tax Overhaul Gains Steam as Floor Debate Awaits

After a Senate panel approved the tax rewrite on Tuesday, the full Senate could vote to begin debate on taxes as early as Wednesday afternoon.


Indonesia to reopen Bali airport after closure due to volcano

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Bali airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the island and forced the airport to close.


US STOCKS-Wall St at records as financials rally on Powell comments

* Indexes up: Dow 0.64 pct, S&P 0.62 pct, Nasdaq 0.31 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

More details expected today about the wedding

More details about the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expected Tuesday afternoon, a day after the British royal and his American girlfriend announced their engagement.

Al Franken wants you to know he's very sorry

On Monday afternoon, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized.


US STOCKS-Wall St hovers at records; energy losses counter Amazon strength

* Dow up 0.09 pct, S&P down 0.03 pct, Nasdaq down 0.15 pct (Updates to late afternoon)


Wall Street off record levels as energy, chip stocks drag

(Reuters) - Wall Street's major indexes came off session highs in afternoon trading on Monday as a more than $1 slide in U.S. crude prices buffeted energy shares and semiconductor makers declined on concerns the memory chip "super cycle" would soon fade.


US STOCKS-Wall St off record levels as energy, chip stocks drag

* Dow up 0.15 pct, S&P down 0.03 pct, Nasdaq down 0.16 pct (Updates to early afternoon)


Senator Elizabeth Warren to meet Leandra English on Monday: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is due to meet Leandra English, an official with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CPFB), on Monday afternoon to discuss the leadership of the agency, an aide to the lawmaker said.

Analysis: Trump just did Moore a massive favor

President Donald Trump broke his silence Tuesday afternoon on allegations of sexual abuse facing Roy Moore, the Republican Party's Senate nominee in Alabama.


US STOCKS-Wall Street rises, with tech in the lead again

* Indexes up: Dow 0.7 pct, S&P 0.7 pct, Nasdaq 1.0 pct (Updates to late afternoon)


US STOCKS-Industrials, techs lift Wall St, health stocks limit gains

* Dow up 0.36 pct, S&P 0.10 pct higher, Nasdaq flat (Updates to early afternoon)


US STOCKS-Wall St set to end week on whimper as tax changes mulled

* Indexes down: Dow 0.41 pct, S&P 500 0.17 pct, Nasdaq 0.06 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

Analysis: Donald Trump's dry-mouthed victory lap

Donald Trump got back from Asia on Tuesday night. By Wednesday afternoon, he was taking a victory lap.

Senate tax bill to include repeal of Obamacare individual mandate

Republican senators will include a repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate in the revised version of the chamber's tax overhaul to be released by the Senate finance committee Tuesday afternoon, according to two GOP aides. The committee's Republicans were unanimous in their support for adding the repeal.

Roy Moore would be first senator expelled in 155 years

On Monday afternoon, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner said the Senate should vote to expel Roy Moore in the increasingly-unlikely event the Alabama Republican nominee wins a special election on December 12.


GLOBAL MARKETS-US tax policy doubt stunts stocks, sterling falls

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 (Updates to late afternoon, adds commentary)


GE slump, tax plan doubts pressure Wall St

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were under pressure in early afternoon trading on Monday after GE shares hit their lowest in five years and investors fretted over the future of the U.S. tax reform plan.


Dimitrov marks debut with narrow victory over Thiem

LONDON (Reuters) - It had been a long time coming but Grigor Dimitrov's belated first appearance at the ATP Finals did not disappoint as he outlasted Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3 5-7 7-5 in a gripping afternoon duel at the O2 Arena on Monday.


US STOCKS-Doubts about tax cuts weigh on Wall Street

* Indexes: Dow -0.15 pct, S&P 500 -0.09 pct, Nasdaq +0.03 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon)


Dow, S&P slip on tax bill worries; Nvidia boosts Nasdaq

(Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 and the blue-chip Dow indexes were lower in afternoon trading on Friday as investors continued to grapple with concerns over a delay in corporate tax cuts, while the Nasdaq pared losses, helped by gains in Nvidia and media stocks.

Analysis: This is what 44 seconds of GOP senators not responding to questions about Roy Moore sounds like

When Senate leaders planned an event Thursday afternoon with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House economic guru Gary Cohn to tout the rollout of their tax plan, the words "Roy Moore underage girl" were not likely on their minds.


US STOCKS-Tech pulls Wall St lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

* Indexes down: Dow 0.48 pct, S&P 0.45 pct, Nasdaq 0.73 pct (Updates to late afternoon)


US STOCKS-Tech pulls Wall St lower, investors worry about tax cuts

* Indexes down: Dow 0.52 pct, S&P 0.53 pct, Nasdaq 0.78 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon)


Wall Street slumps on fears of delay in tax-cut plan

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks hit session lows in early afternoon trading on Thursday and the Dow shed over 200 points on rising concerns that a Senate Republican tax plan may delay corporate rate cuts by a year.


US STOCKS-Wall St slumps on fears of delay in tax-cut plan

* Indexes down: Dow 0.94 pct, S&P 0.93 pct, Nasdaq 1.33 pct (Updates to early afternoon)


Equifax, reeling from breach, to release earnings Thursday

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc said it will release quarterly earnings on Thursday afternoon, its first earnings release since the September disclosure of a massive breach that prompted multiple government probes and the departure of its chief executive.


US STOCKS-Wall St eyes high score as videogame makers rally

* Indexes: Dow +0.05 pct, S&P +0.13 pct, Nasdaq +.28 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon trading)


S&P, Dow flat as banks stocks weigh; Nasdaq edges higher

(Reuters) - The S&P and the Dow were flat in early afternoon trading on Wednesday as doubts over a Republican tax plan and the broader outlook for U.S. growth hurt bank shares, while the Nasdaq was slightly higher.


US STOCKS-Wall Street recedes, Priceline and banks weigh

* Indexes down: Dow 0.10 pct, S&P 500 0.15 pct, Nasdaq 0.36 pct (Updates to late-afternoon trading)


Wall Street extends losses as financial stocks weigh

(Reuters) - Wall Street added to losses in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, with the S&P and the Dow weighed down by financial stocks and the Nasdaq slipping on weak forecast from travel services company, Priceline.


US STOCKS-Wall St extends losses as financial stocks weigh

* Indexes down: Dow 0.19 pct, S&P 0.17 pct, Nasdaq 0.45 pct (Updates to early afternoon)


S&P, Dow flat; Nasdaq weighed down by Priceline

(Reuters) - Wall Street lost steam in late afternoon on Tuesday after scaling to record levels with the S&P and the Dow trading flat and the Nasdaq slipping on weak forecast from travel services company, Priceline.

Analysis: We've entered the post-ISIS phase in the Middle East

Out of the blue, from an undisclosed location in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, 47-year old Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation Saturday afternoon.