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Trump and France's Macron seek to resolve differences on Iran deal

Reuters News - 8 hours 27 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday to try to resolve U.S.-European differences on Iran but Trump gave no clear signal about whether he would carry out a threat to abandon an international nuclear deal with Tehran.
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U.S. consumer confidence, housing data highlight economy's strength

Reuters News - 8 hours 28 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April and new home sales increased more than expected in March, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite signs that growth slowed in the first quarter.
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Wall Street sunk by corporate cost warnings, bond nerves

Reuters News - 8 hours 45 min ago
(Reuters) - Wall Street dropped sharply on Tuesday as concerns over marquee companies warning of higher costs were exacerbated by the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yield piercing the 3-percent level for the first time in four years.
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Coke warns of pain from UK sugar tax, U.S. freight costs

Reuters News - 10 hours 23 min ago
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co said on Tuesday it would take a hit in the second quarter from the introduction of a British sugar tax on soft drinks and rising freight costs in the United States, overshadowing modestly better than forecast results for the first three months of 2018.
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FAANG, industrial stocks hit Wall Street

Reuters News - 10 hours 24 min ago
(Reuters) - A sharp drop in so-called 'FAANG' group of technology stocks pushed the Nasdaq Composite lower on Tuesday, with rising 10-year yields and contrasting earnings reports from industrials also adding to the pressure.
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Toronto van attack suspect charged with murder, motive a mystery

Reuters News - 10 hours 36 min ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - The driver accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder on Tuesday, but his motive remained a mystery.
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How accurate is the murder rate in Miss Fisher’s Melbourne?

BBC News - 10 hours 56 min ago
The BBC examines how the popular detective show, set in the 1920s, compares with real life.
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Leeds United to tour Myanmar despite military crackdown

BBC News - 11 hours 24 min ago
Leeds United are to tour Myanmar in May, despite a military crackdown and travel warnings for certain areas.
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Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program

Reuters News - 11 hours 32 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear program, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron struggled to find common ground on saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
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Unfazed by Brazil's army, Rio drug gangs willing to wait out occupation

Reuters News - 12 hours 3 min ago
RIO DE JANEIRO(Reuters) - Leaders of Rio de Janeiro's heavily armed drug gangs agree on at least one thing with the head of Brazil's army: An ongoing military intervention cannot solve the soaring crime and violence that is roiling the seaside metropolis.
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Wall Street lower as yields, Alphabet weighs

Reuters News - 12 hours 4 min ago
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks turned negative on Tuesday, weighed down by shares of Alphabet and 3M and as yield on the 10-year Treasury notes <US10YT=RR> rose to 3 percent for the first time in more than four years.
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U.S. consumer confidence rebounds; new home sales rise

Reuters News - 12 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April and new home sales increased more than expected in March, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite signs that growth slowed in the first quarter.
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Trump, France's Macron face differences at glitzy state visit

Reuters News - 12 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump treated French President Emmanuel Macron to a colorful welcome ceremony at the White House on Tuesday during a state visit that threatened to expose differences on Iran, trade and Syria between two close allies.
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Toronto van attack suspect faces murder charges in court

Reuters News - 12 hours 34 min ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - The driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he plowed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto made his first court appearance on Tuesday, where details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge.
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Wall Street posts slight gains as U.S. bond yield hits 3 percent

Reuters News - 12 hours 37 min ago
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as strong earnings from Caterpillar, Verizon and a host of other big names boosted optimism about corporate America's health, but the gains were curbed by rising bond yields.
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Kim Jong-un Swiss summit dish to remind him of school

BBC News - 12 hours 40 min ago
The fried potato rösti is a nod to Kim Jong-un's schooldays, apparently spent in Switzerland.
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Toronto van attack suspect due in court on Tuesday

Reuters News - 13 hours 34 min ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - The driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he plowed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto will make his first court appearance on Tuesday when details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge.
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Industrial gains set to drive Wall Street higher

Reuters News - 13 hours 43 min ago
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average was set to open roughly 150 points higher on Tuesday after Caterpillar and United Technologies led a slew of strong earnings reports from members of the blue-chip index.
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Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest

BBC News - 14 hours 15 min ago
A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.
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Coca-Cola sales surge after Diet Coke reboot

Reuters News - 14 hours 38 min ago
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co beat Wall Street estimates with quarterly results on Tuesday, citing more demand for Coke Zero Sugar and new flavors under its Diet Coke brand as overall revenue topped expectations by around $300 million.
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