Aetna tops Street 3Q expectations, narrows 2016 forecast
Aetna's third-quarter earnings rose nearly 8 percent to top Wall Street forecasts, as growing government business and cost cutting helped counter higher costs from the health insurer's Affordable Care ...
Twitter beats revenue estimates, cuts 9 percent jobs
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc's quarterly revenue growth slowed sharply in the third quarter but topped analysts' expectations, and the company said it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce. The social network has been struggling to sign up new users amid competition from nimbler rivals such as Instagram and Snapchat. Twitter's shares rose nearly 4 percent to $17.97 in premarket trading on Thursday.
Oil pipeline protesters brace for confrontation with police
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? Protesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are bracing for a confrontation with police Thursday after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path.
Migrants stranded in Calais Jungle as demolition ramps up
Dozens of migrants stranded in the Calais "Jungle", some of them children, desperately sought a way out Thursday as diggers begin tearing down the last remaining shelters in the burnt-out camp in northern France. The interior ministry said Wednesday that nearly 5,600 migrants had been taken into shelters around France or accepted into Britain -- out of the 6,400 estimated by authorities to have been living in the camp up until this week. Regional security chief Fabienne Buccio said those left in the camp had come from "Germany, Paris and elsewhere" and that registrations for transfer to other parts of France had closed.
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Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1
Jake Arrieta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful fans. Not only are they back in the World Series, they've won there ...
Belgian deal paves way for EU-Canada free trade pact
A landmark free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada could be signed within days after the Belgian government overcame an impasse with its regional authorities on Thursday. Belgian Prime ...
1 dead, 12 hurt in fire at 5-story NYC apartment building
Fire officials say an overnight blaze that tore through a five-story apartment building in Manhattan has left one person dead and 12 civilians and firefighters injured. The fire was reported around 3:30 ...
Twitter cuts 9 percent of its workforce worldwideTwitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. Twitter Inc., which has struggled amid competition from the likes of Facebook, Snapchat ...