November 25th @ 6:46 PM GMT
Yahoo! Key stock indexes on Wall Street swept to record intraday and closing highs on Black Friday thanks to gains in consumer staple and technology stocks, while European shares climbed, and a stabilization in U.S. Treasury yields led investors to sell the dollar. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes, as well as the small cap Russell 2000 , hit record closing and intraday highs in thin trading, with the U.S. stock market closing at 1:00 p.m. ET (1700 GMT). For the week, the Dow and Nasdaq gain... (Business)
November 25th @ 7:53 PM GMT
Yahoo! Spanish police have announced an international arrest warrant against a powerful Ukrainian oligarch, identified by media Friday as controversial gas magnate Dmytro Firtash. Judicial authorities in Barcelona ordered ''three European arrest warrants issued against Ukrainian citizens considered the leaders'' of a criminal organisation involved in money laundering, police said in a statement late Thursday. ''Among them was a major businessman in the gas sector in Ukraine,'' the statemen... (World)
November 26th @ 7:13 AM GMT
Yahoo! Fidel Castro's revolution was slowly dying or so it seemed. Communism had collapsed in Europe, and Cuba's Soviet lifeline was severed. Food was in short supply. Power outages silenced TV sets normally (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 6:24 PM GMT
Yahoo! Senior officials from Britain's EU partners gather next week to coordinate plans for looming Brexit negotiations with Prime Minister Theresa May - but they can do little in detail until London works out what it wants. Michel Barnier, the French former minister who will lead the negotiations for the European Commission, will host Tuesday's follow-up ''seminar'' after meetings in Brussels last week with the 27 other member states which several officials and diplomats involved said revea... (World)
November 28th @ 10:17 AM GMT
Yahoo! The dollar saw its biggest drop in almost a month on Monday as a bashing for oil prices on doubts about an OPEC output cut this week left investors reversing ''Trumpflation'' trades that have gripped markets since the U.S. election. Crude prices and Europe's main stock markets were down over 1 percent in early European trading as Italian shares also took a fresh tumble ahead of its referendum on constitutional change this Sunday. With oil so vital for global costs it was rapidly coolin... (Business)
November 28th @ 7:06 PM GMT
Yahoo! In a massive crackdown, police and law enforcement agencies across Europe have seized more than 4,500 website domains trading in counterfeit goods, often via social networks, officials said on Monday. The operation came as Europol, Europe's police agency, unveiled its newest campaign dubbed ''Don't F***(AKE) Up'' to stop scam websites selling fake brand names online. Its instant global reach and anonymity make it possible to sell nearly anything to anyone at any time,'' Europol said. (Technology)
November 25th @ 11:42 AM GMT
Yahoo! Ex-president Viktor Yanukovich will be questioned as a witness on Friday by a Ukrainian court trying police officers accused of killing demonstrators during the protests in Kiev that forced him to flee in 2014. Yanukovich has lived in Russia since escaping Kiev in the final days of the uprising, which installed a pro-European leadership and lit the fuse for Moscow's annexation of Crimea and a separatist conflict in the mainly Russian-speaking east. More than 100 demonstrators were killed i... (World)
November 28th @ 4:07 PM GMT
Yahoo! Volkswagen has agreed to extend a 20 billion-euro ($21.2 billion) bank credit line, it said on Monday, part of the German carmaker's efforts to maintain its financial strength while it counts the full cost of its emissions scandal. Europe's largest automaker secured the one-year bridge loan last December after the biggest corporate scandal in its history wiped billions off its market value and made it much more expensive for Volkswagen (VW) to borrow in the debt market. ''We have now de... (Business)
November 28th @ 5:42 PM GMT
Yahoo! Boeing expects the US to appeal a World Trade Organization decision Monday that declared illegal a tax credit offered by Washington state, company representatives said. The WTO decision was a win for the European Union on behalf of Airbus, which had argued that a Washington state tax benefit offered to Boeing to build the 777x jetliner was an unfair subsidy which violates global trade rules. ''I fully expect this case will be appealed,'' said Bob Novick, an outside counsel representing ... (Politics)
November 25th @ 12:40 PM GMT
Reuters Hackers attacked the European Commission's computers on Thursday, flooding the EU executive's servers with digital service requests, but while connection speeds were affected, there was no data breach, the Commission said. (Technology)
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