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Friday, May 06, 2016
Global shares lower ahead of closely watched US jobs report
Global markets were mostly lower in nervous trading Friday ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs-report that may influence interest rate decisions and the value of the U.S. dollar
Published: 05/06/16
Carnegie Hall celebrates 125 years and counting
Carnegie Hall has celebrated its 125th anniversary with a gala concert starring James Taylor, Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming, Itzhak Perlman and Lang Lang
Published: 05/06/16
Yankees put Sabathia on 15-day DL with groin injury
The New York Yankees have put left-hander CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained groin
Updated: 2 hours ago
Pope seeks to renew European dream as he accepts unity prize
During a speech to accept a prestigious prize for promoting European unity, Pope Francis on Friday bemoaned that "the heirs" of the post-war dream of a united Europe "are tempted to yield to our own selfish interests and to...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Former East German first lady Margot Honecker dies in Chile at age 89
Former East German first lady Margot Honecker dies in Chile at age 89
Updated: 2 hours ago
UN envoy warns that Iraq's political crisis helps extremists
The top UN envoy in Iraq is strongly urging all leaders and civil society to work together to resolve the country's political deadlock
Updated: 2 hours ago
Sister: Chinese activist may be seriously ill and needs care
The sister of a prominent imprisoned Chinese political activist says she is worried her brother is seriously ill and is urging the authorities to allow him access to better medical care
Published: 05/06/16
Triple Crown winner thriving in new home at Ashford Stud
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is living the good life in his new home at Ashford Stud
Updated: 4 hours ago
Gucci sorry for warning to Hong Kong funeral offering shops
Gucci and its parent company have apologized after drawing heavy criticism for warning some Hong Kong shops not to sell paper offerings for the deceased that resembled the fashion brand's luxury products
Published: 05/06/16
Reserved seats for 100th Indianapolis 500 are sold out
Reserved seats for this year's Indianapolis 500 are sold out
Updated: 5 hours ago
Turkish leader hits back at Europe on anti-terrorism laws
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has harsh words for Europe, saying his nation won't reform its anti-terrorism laws for the sake of visa-free travel to Europe
Updated: 5 hours ago
Erdogan suggests Turkey won't revise terrorism legislation required for visa-liberalization deal with EU
Erdogan suggests Turkey won't revise terrorism legislation required for visa-liberalization deal with EU
Updated: 11 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Highlights of the 2016 race for the White House
The candidates in the race for the White House are making the case to voters across the country in a fight to win the Republican and Democratic nominations
Updated: 9 hours ago
Canada pounds US 5-1 in world championship opener
Canada pounds US 5-1 in their opening game of ice hockey worlds
Updated: 4 hours ago
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know:
Published: 05/05/16