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U.S. economist Ross wins Deutsche prize for pricing models

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

U.S. economist Stephen Ross was named winner of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics on Tuesday for helping to create models that have helped markets assess prices for options and other assets for the past three decades. "Ross’s...Show More Summary

Execution of Georgia woman postponed due to problem with drug

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday, as officials cited problems with the lone drug that would be used for the lethal injection.

NYT: Hillary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The former secretary of state may have violated federal records laws by using a personal email account for all of her work messages, the New York Times reported.

Italian ski tourist killed by falling glacier ice in Alaska

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU (Reuters) - A 28-year-old Italian man on a back-country skiing vacation in the mountains of Alaska died after being crushed by falling glacier ice, officials said on Monday. Alexander Hellweger, from Sand in Taufers...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Kasparov blames Putin, 'The ultimate danger'

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Garry Kasparov talks to Yahoo's Bianna Golodryga about the death of his close friend Boris Nemtsov.

Obama says Iran must halt key nuclear work for at least a decade

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran must commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on sensitive nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, but the odds are still against sealing a final agreement, U.S. President Barack Obama told Reuters on Monday. Show More Summary

Lawsuit filed by Ebola survivor Nina Pham alleges Texas hospital lied, used her

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Ebola survivor Nina Pham on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Dallas hospital where she contracted the deadly virus. Pham alleges Texas Health Resources was ill prepared to treat Ebola cases and used her as a PR pawn to help heal its reputation.

Kasparov: Putin is "Ultimate Danger for Everybody," Bigger Threat to U.S. than Iran

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Garry Kasparov, pro-democracy leader and human rights activist, tells Yahoo News and Finance anchor Bianna Golodryga that President Putin is the threat that President Obama should be worried about.

Exclusive: Obama defends lack of 'Plan B' for Obamacare court case

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday said he thinks there is no "plausible legal basis" for the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a key plank of Obamacare, defending his administration's lack of a contingency plan. Show More Summary

Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for first time in 15 years

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nasdaq composite index is closing above 5,000 for the first time since the dot-com bubble peaked 15 years ago.

Texas nurse sues Dallas hospital over Ebola infection

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

DALLAS (Reuters) - A nurse filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Texas hospital where she worked, saying it did not do enough to prevent her from being infected with Ebola and invaded her privacy after she was diagnosed with the virus. Show More Summary

Twist in Obamacare Supreme Court case: Weak plaintiffs

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

New revelations about the four plaintiffs fighting the Affordable Care Act may put their case on shaky ground and dramatically shift the course of the case Wednesday, when the Supreme Court will hear both sides present their arguments for the first time.

Democratic Sen. Mikulski to retire after 5 terms

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The longest serving woman in the history of Congress is ready to leave Washington.

Video shows fatal shooting of homeless man by police in Los Angeles

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Police in Los Angeles fatally shot a homeless man in the city's so-called Skid Row district after trying to subdue him with a Taser gun during a struggle that was caught on video, the police department said on Monday. The man was a suspect...Show More Summary

Accused Boston bomber's slain older brother to loom over trial

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect sparred with federal prosecutors on Monday over how early in the trial they may discuss his older brother's role in the attack, suggesting the defendant's life may well hang on that question. Show More Summary

Florida group to sue FBI in death of friend of Boston bombing suspect

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida Islamic group announced on Monday it has filed a formal notice with the FBI that it plans to sue the agency for $30 million in the death of Ibragim Todashev, a friend of one of the Boston Marathon bomb suspects. Show More Summary

U.S. judge rules Nebraska same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Carson Vaughan LINCOLN, Neb. (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday ruled Nebraska's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in a decision that could allow same-sex couples to marry in the state within a week. U.S. District Judge Joseph...Show More Summary

Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Iraqi forces launch a major offensive against Islamic State extremists.

Netanyahu says ties with US solid despite duel over Iran

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Washington on Monday that an emerging nuclear deal with Iran could threaten his country's very survival, but insisted Israel-US relations remain solid. "You are here to tell the worldShow More Summary

North Korea test fires short-range missiles

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Pyongyang vows "merciless strikes" against the U.S. and South Korea.

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