Deutsche Bank makes profit, strengthens capital buffers
Deutsche Bank, under pressure from an impending settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, reported 278 million euros ($303 million) in net profit for the third quarter as it strengthened its financial ...
European shares up as banks reassure, dollar holds near highs
By Vikram Subhedar LONDON (Reuters) - Reassuring results from some of Europe's biggest banks gave financials a boost on Thursday and helped offset weakness in oil-related stocks, while higher bond yields underpinned the dollar. As corporate earnings continued to dominate headlines, growing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by the end of the year have kept gains in risky assets in check. Markets are now pricing in a 74-percent chance that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its December meeting, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool, following a series of hawkish comments from Fed policymakers.
Clinton voices concern over AT&T-Time Warner mega-deal
White House hopeful Hillary Clinton said the proposed mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner "raises questions and concerns" and merits further study. AT&T and Time Warner, home of CNN and HBO, have said the proposed $108.7 billion deal will benefit consumers as they gird for anti-trust challenges from politicians and regulators. "It raises questions and concerns, and they should be looked into," Clinton told reporters Wednesday.
Nokia in Q3 loss, sales drop amid networks downturnMobile networks operator Nokia continued to be hit by a downturn in the industry, reporting a loss in the third quarter and a 12-percent drop in sales that saw the company's share price plunge 7 percent. ...
New Calais "Jungle" arrivals cannot use resettlement scheme: prefect
Migrants arriving at France's Calais "Jungle" since demolition of the camp began cannot expect to be resettled by the local authorities, the government prefect in the region said on Thursday. A resettlement center that has been sending camp inhabitants on to reception centers across France as part of the shutdown process was now closed, Prefect Fabienne Buccio told reporters at the site. "It is not Calais' role to receive all the migrants of Europe.
Officials in quake-ridden central Italy assess damage
VISSO, Italy (AP) ? Officials in central Italy began early Thursday to assess the damage caused by a pair of strong earthquakes in the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, as an appeal went out for temporary housing adequate for the cold mountain temperatures.
APNewsBreak: Abu Sayyaf got $7.3 million from kidnappings
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Abu Sayyaf pocketed at least 353 million pesos ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the year and have turned to abductions of foreign tugboat crewmen as military offensives restricted the militants' mobility, a confidential Philippine government report said.
Rapper Kevin Gates gets 180 days in jail for kicking fanBARTOW, Fla. (AP) ? Rapper Kevin Gates has been sentenced to 180 days in jail after being convicted of kicking a female fan at a Florida concert last year.
Clinton and Obama: First ladies form political odd couple
Bid to speed transplants with hepatitis C-infected kidneys
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Some patients facing a years-long wait for a kidney transplant are jumping ahead in line thanks to a startling experiment: They're agreeing to an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.