The cupboard above the stove in Betty Miller's retirement apartment contained bottles labeled "apple seed," "cherry seed," "castor beans," and "ricin," the FBI says. [Source]
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is to come out of retirement temporarily and play doubles with compatriot Sam Groth at next month's Australian Open, local media reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has told confidants he would like to retire after the 2018 congressional elections, Politico reported on Thursday, but the Wisconsin lawmaker and an aide played down the report, saying he wasn't quitting any time soon.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Ryan, the Republican speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, would like to retire after the November congressional elections, Politico said on Thursday, but he said he was not quitting.
(Reuters) - New York's power grid operator said on Wednesday the state should have enough electricity after the closure of two reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2020 and 2021, as new sources of mostly natural gas-fired generation enter service.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a small step back on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains, with markets consolidating in the hope an upswing in global growth could outlast a likely hike in U.S. borrowing costs this week.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel for the first time since 2015 after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains, with markets consolidating in the hope an upswing in global growth could outlast a likely hike in U.S. borrowing costs this week.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel for the first time since 2015 after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co expects to offer more price discounts to its banking customers who buy multiple products, similar to the way Amazon.com gives extras to its Prime subscribers, chief executive Jamie Dimon said on Thursday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered above two-month lows on Thursday as some high-tech bellwethers bounced back after a searing sell-off although softer oil and copper prices and uncertainty over U.S. policy kept many investors cautious.
TOKYO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered above two-month lows on Thursday as some high-tech bellwethers bounced back after a searing sell-off although softer oil and copper prices and uncertainty over U.S. policy kept many investors cautious.
TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin extended its rally on Wednesday, breaking above $13,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency's real value and worries about a dangerous bubble.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bitcoin extended its eye-popping rally on Wednesday, breaking above $12,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency's real value and worries about a dangerous bubble.
BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chinese consumer lending firm Lexinfintech will delay the pricing of its planned Nasdaq IPO to conduct more due diligence, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said - a move that comes after Beijing issued new rules to tighten control of the micro-loan sector.
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Vermont woman who planned to poison herself manufactured the deadly ricin substance in the retirement home where she lived and tested it on her fellow residents, federal officials said in court papers.
RIBEIRÃƒO PRETO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - China's Citic Agri Fund on Friday said it has completed the $1.1 billion acquisition of Dow's corn seed business in Brazil, rebranding the company as LP Sementes Ltda.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering setting new payment methods aimed at curbing costs for Medicare and Medicaid coverage of breakthrough medical treatments with very high prices, particularly novel gene-based therapies for cancer and other diseases, a top health official said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average pierced through the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday and the other indexes rallied on strong indications that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan may get enough support for passage.
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened above the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday, supported by a rebound in technology stocks and progress on President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan.
SAO PAULO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brazilian telecommunications firm Algar Telecom SA has postponed the pricing of its initial public offering to January to avoid competing with two of the country's largest offerings this year, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alex Azar, a former drug industry executive who Republicans have nominated to run the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Wednesday promised to lower drug prices that he said are too high, saying he would look at abuse of patent laws that delays generic competition.
WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Alex Azar, the Republican nominee to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and a former Eli Lilly & Co top executive, said on Wednesday that drug prices are too high and pledged to work on solutions despite his industry background.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - General Motors Co's 755-horsepower Corvette ZR1 super car will have a starting price of $119,995, with a convertible version from $123,995, its global product development chief, Mark Reuss, said on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE, Nov 27 (Reuters) - London copper touched a one-month high above $7,000 a tonne on Monday, amid signs of resilience in China's industrial sector that suggested a cooling, but still healthy, appetite for metals. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper hit $7,024 a tonne, its highest in a month, and is on track for a 26 percent annual gain, which would be its biggest since 2010. The metal eased to be flat at $7,005 a tonne by 0146 GMT, still holding a ha
BUENOS AIRES, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Argentina authorized on Friday the use of genetically modified soybean seeds resistant to herbicides other than glyphosate, as the European Union (EU) debates whether to extend the license of weed-killers containing the ingredient.
(Reuters) - Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season.
Nov 24 (Reuters) - Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season.
SAO PAULO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The Brazilian economy is likely to grow more than 3 percent in 2018, perhaps even near 4 percent, the head of Brazilian state development bank BNDES, Paulo Rabello de Castro, said on Tuesday.
LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Gloal funds are showing signs of "irrational exhuberance", with cash holdings at four-year lows and risk-taking at all-time highs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's monthly investor survey said on Tuesday.
* Pause in markets "not a big turning point" - BAML (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)
MELBOURNE, Nov 13 (Reuters) - London copper rose on Monday from one month lows hit last week, as demand remained steady and the dollar wallowed below its peaks from last week. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper edged up by 0.3 percent to $6,807 a tonne by 0148 GMT, reversing small losses from the previous session. Prices last week fell to the weakest in around a month at $6,761.50 a tonne. * SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was steady at 53,50
Nov 10 (Reuters) - Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc reported same-store sales above its estimates, helped by an overhaul of women's apparel and higher demand for home goods and Sephora beauty products.
(Adds Shanghai closing prices, updates London prices) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, Nov 10 (Reuters) - London Metal Exchange copper held above one-month lows on Friday as a weaker dollar broadly lifted base metals, although it remained on track for a weekly loss. "Copper prices will continue to trade sideways over the coming weeks as a stronger U.S. dollar outlook and weakening Chinese imports of refined copper weigh on prices," said BMI Research in a report. "High-frequency indicators such as
DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Oil giant Saudi Aramco expects to increase its capital spending budget by almost 10 percent in its next financial year, top official at the state-owned company said.
MELBOURNE, Nov 9 (Reuters) - London copper was barely changed on Thursday, holding above a one-month low touched in the previous session, with light turnover suggesting bargain hunters were awaiting lower prices. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper was flat at $6,856 a tonne by 0127 GMT, holding a small 0.4 percent gain from the previous session. LME copper slipped to $6,780 a tonne on Wednesday which was the lowest since Oct. 11. Volumes were very light
(Reuters) - Former U.S. international and Los Angeles Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers, who became the first openly gay male to compete in a major North American professional sport, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Apple Inc forecast revenue for the holiday shopping-quarter largely above market expectations, helping allay investor concerns about production delays and supply constraints for the iPhone X, which it will start shipping on Friday.
ZHUHAI, China (Reuters) - Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova clinched her first victory of the WTA Elite Trophy on Wednesday, beating top seed Kristina Mladenovic 7-5 1-6 7-6(5) in a thrilling encounter lasting two hours and 48 minutes.
LONDON (Reuters) - The aggregate value of all cryptocurrencies hit a record high of around $184 billion on Wednesday, according to industry website Coinmarketcap, making their reported market value worth around the same as that of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley combined.
(Reuters) - A U.S. independent nonprofit organization that evaluates the clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines said on Tuesday it has received significant new funding that will enable it to greatly expand its work.
(Reuters) - Endo International Plc on Monday gave a glimpse of a quarter that could help ease investor concerns when it announced preliminary earnings well above market estimates, sending the generic-drug maker's shares up as much as 18 percent.
Oct 30 (Reuters) - Endo International Plc on Monday gave a glimpse of a quarter that could help ease investor concerns when it announced preliminary earnings well above market estimates, sending the generic-drug maker's shares up as much as 18 percent.
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's control over Catalonia will be tested on Monday when politicians and civil servants return to work amid uncertainty over whether they will accept direct rule imposed by the central government to stop the region's independence bid.
SAO PAULO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Ambev SA, the Latin American unit of beverage company Anheuser Busch Inbev NV , reported mixed quarterly results on Thursday as sharp price hikes offset weaker volumes, leading some analysts to flag the risk of slipping market share.
ZURICH, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Activist investors seeking to block Clariant's $20 billion merger deal with Huntsman Corp have increased their stake in the Swiss specialty chemical maker to above 20 percent, triggering a disclosure filing, a source close to the matter said.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Swiss great Martina Hingis has announced she will retire from tennis at the end of this week's WTA Finals, where the 37-year-old multiple grand slam champion is playing in the doubles tournament alongside Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan.
CAPE TOWN, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Africa should develop a gas pricing index based on the cost of electricity set midway between existing global benchmarks to ensure fairer pricing in new export projects on the continent, two African ministers said.
(Reuters) - Republican Senator Jeff Flake's surprise decision to drop out of next year's U.S. Senate race in Arizona could be bad news both for the Republican who was challenging him and for the Democrat seeking to win the seat for her party.
BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - Germany's Alexander Zverev will miss the inaugural ATP Next Gen Finals in Milan next month to concentrate on his debut in the ATP Tour Finals in London the following week.
Analysis: Sen. Flake's retirement address was a call to governing wing of GOP to wake up from fever of Trumpism
Political retirement speeches are not usually all that memorable. A celebration of your many accomplishments, a nod to the great institution you serve, a hat tip to all the sacrifices your family made over the years to let you live the life you've lived.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for his sweeping tax cuts, and voiced doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for sweeping tax cuts, and expressed doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.
(Reuters) - Photoshop maker Adobe Systems Inc forecast better-than-expected revenue and profit for fiscal 2018 due to growth in its cloud business, sending its shares up 8 percent in extended trading.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average closed above the 23,000 level for the first time on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after the computing giant hinted at a return to revenue growth.