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Stock market today: Global shares mostly decline after Nasdaq ticks to a record high

May. 21, 2024 04:43 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares retreated Tuesday, even as most U.S. stock indexes finished higher, especially technology issues like Nvidia. France's CAC 40 lost 0.7% in early trading to 8,137.16, while Germany's DAX declined 0.3% to 18,704.35. Britain's FTSE 100 fell nearly 0.4% to...

War crimes prosecutor seeks arrest of Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

May. 20, 2024 23:48 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the world's top war crimes court sought arrest warrants Monday for leaders of Israel and Hamas, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, over actions taken during their seven-month war. While Netanyahu and his defense minister,...

Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline after Nasdaq ticks to a record high

May. 20, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly fell Tuesday, even as most U.S. stock indexes finished higher, especially technology issues like Nvidia. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.2% in early trading to 39,141.08. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.2% to 7,851.90. South Korea's Kospi...

US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

May. 20, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday as it issued an enforcement alert urging water systems to take immediate actions to protect the nation's drinking water. ...

Israeli and Hamas leaders join list of people accused by leading war crimes court

May. 20, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — By accusing the heads of Israel and Hamas of war crimes, the International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor placed them among world leaders infamous for heinous acts against humanity. The chief prosecutor, Karim Khan, announced arrest warrants Monday against two...

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's toxic workplace culture

May. 20, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House said Monday that the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will step down, a departure that follows the release earlier this month of a damning report about the agency’s toxic workplace culture. The White House said Martin Gruenberg...

The White House says FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg to step down following reports of agency’s toxic workplace culture

May. 20, 2024 17:42 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg to step down following reports of agency’s toxic workplace culture.

What is the ICC and why it is considering arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders

May. 20, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court could soon issue arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, more than seven months into the war between the two sides, based on a request by the court’s chief prosecutor. ...

EPA warns cyberattacks against water utilities more frequent and severe, urges steps to protect nation's drinking water

May. 20, 2024 14:36 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — EPA warns cyberattacks against water utilities more frequent and severe, urges steps to protect nation's drinking water.

This Week: Home sales, Fed meeting minutes and consumer sentiment index

May. 20, 2024 10:07 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week SPOTLIGHT ON HOUSING The National Association of Realtors releases its monthly snapshot of existing U.S. home sales Wednesday. Economists project that sales of...