Month: September 2017

(Reuters) – Wall Street touched intra-day record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 approaching the 2,500 mark as technology stocks bounced back after two days of declines. The S&P 500 information technology sector .SPLRCT rose 0.21 percent, powered by an Nvidia-led surge in chipmakers, while Apple rose 1.1 percent in its first gain since
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BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq’s parliament voted on Tuesday to reject a referendum on Kurdish independence planned for Sept. 25, authorizing the prime minister to “take all measures” to preserve Iraq’s unity, lawmakers said. Kurdish lawmakers walked out of the session before the vote and issued statements afterwards rejecting the decision. Western powers fear a
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(Reuters) – Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has a dislocated wrist and is likely headed to injured reserve, coach Bruce Arians said Monday. Johnson’s injury could require surgery, Arians said. The coach added that the initial prognosis for Johnson is the same as it was for rookie running back T.J. Logan, who was expected
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said. The spills came from oil refineries, fuel terminals and other businesses, but EPA spokeswoman Terri White said it
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