Good morning. North Korea’s outbreak grows, India bans most wheat exports and South Korea amends its surgery laws. North Korea’s outbreak grows State media reported 21 new deaths and a huge jump in suspected coronavirus cases on Saturday, as North Korea struggled to contain its first reported outbreak. State media said an additional 174,400 people […]

Wall Street was heading for a lower start to Monday’s trading. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Spencer Platt/Getty Images Text size U.S. stocks are set to open slightly lower on Monday after stock futures erased earlier gains on Sunday. At 6:37 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 0.1%, or […]

After sharp losses Friday, Wall Street is poised for more declines as stock-index futures slid Sunday night. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.55% were last down more than 250 points, while S&P 500 futures

U.S. stocks are set to open Monday slightly down. On Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were flat, while the S&P 500 futures lost 0.1% and Nasdaq Composite futures lost 0.1%. Crude oil futures (West Texas Intermediate) also fell 1.4% on Sunday evening, to $100.60 a barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, was down […]

It’s no secret the last few years have been a struggle for Rickie Fowler, one of the most popular players in the world. His last win came at the 2019 WM Phoenix Open and he’s missed five cuts in 11 starts so far this season. Despite the rough patch, he continues to be confident in […]

Happy Monday, everyone. Due to some schedule conflicts, we got some shifting of the Freedom Kicks this week. So, you got me to recap a nice weekend of soccer: USWNT 9-1 Uzbekistan: The Americans put on a Goal Scoring Feast – SSFC Ashley Hatch and Ashley Sanchez both score for the USWNT as they put […]

May corn was up 15½¢ with December corn up 11¢. May soybean futures were 19½¢ higher with November beans up 33¢. May Chicago wheat closed up 25¾¢, May Kansas City wheat closed up 24¾¢, and May Minneapolis wheat closed up 19¾¢. Livestock prices closed the day lower. Live cattle futures finished the day 92¢ lower […]

Washington: The US Senate takes up the historic nomination on Monday of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court. The Senate Judiciary Committee is to hold four days of confirmation hearings beginning on Monday for President Joe Biden’s choice for the highest US court. Senate hearings […]

Top story: Ukraine sees signs of hope in talks Morning everyone. I’m Martin Farrer and these are the top stories this morning. Diplomatic efforts to end the war in Ukraine are stepping up with talks between the Kyiv government and Russia set to resume today. The negotiations come after a deadly Russian missile attack on […]

U.S. stocks are poised to open lower on Monday. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Text size U.S. stocks are set to open sharply lower on Monday. On Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures lost about 300 points, or 0.1%, while the S&P 500 futures lost 1.2% and Nasdaq Composite futures lost 1.8%. On Sunday . […]

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