Tiger shrugs off injury scare to stay in the Masters mix

Tiger shrugs off injury scare to stay in the Masters mix

Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 12, 2019 – Tiger Woods of the U.S. tips his hat on the 18th green during second round play. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson April 13, 2019 By Frank Pingue AUGUSTA Ga. (Reuters) – Tiger Woods was so determined to claw his way up the Masters leaderboard on Friday that not even a security guard who nearly knocked him over when he crashed into…

Read More

Eagle lands for Scott as Australian ties for halfway Masters lead

Eagle lands for Scott as Australian ties for halfway Masters lead

Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 12, 2019 – Adam Scott of Australia finishes on the 18th hole during second round play. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson April 13, 2019 By Andrew Both AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters when he took the Green Jacket in 2013 and he was back in unfamiliar territory at Augusta National on Friday when he ended…

Read More

Poulter not playing the percentages at Augusta National

Poulter not playing the percentages at Augusta National

Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 12, 2019 – During second round play. Ian Poulter of England hits on the 12th tee. REUTERS/Brian Snyder April 13, 2019 By Andrew Both AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Ian Poulter pricked up his ears when he heard a statistic on television that 43-year-olds have only a three percent chance of winning the Masters. The intense Englishman, who rarely requires any kind…

Read More

FAA meets with U.S. airlines, pilot unions on Boeing 737 MAX

FAA meets with U.S. airlines, pilot unions on Boeing 737 MAX

FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8, on a flight from Miami to New York City, comes in for landing at LaGuardia Airport in New York, U.S., March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo April 12, 2019 By David Shepardson and Tracy Rucinski WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration met for three hours on Friday with representatives from the three major U.S. airlines that own now grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets and their…

Read More

Facebook more than doubles Zuckerberg compensation to $22.6 million

Facebook more than doubles Zuckerberg compensation to $22.6 million

FILE PHOTO: Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau April 12, 2019 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s compensation for 2018 more than doubled to $22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday. Facebook has in the past few years faced public outcry over its role in Russia’s alleged influence on the 2016 U.S. presidential election…

Read More

Day lights up Augusta with pain-racked battle for Masters glory

Day lights up Augusta with pain-racked battle for Masters glory

Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 12, 2019 – During second round play. Jason Day of Australia walks on the 11th hole. REUTERS/Brian Snyder April 12, 2019 By Amy Tennery AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – As he lay on his back wincing in agony at the second tee on Thursday, it was difficult to imagine that Jason Day would muster much of a challenge at Augusta National this…

Read More

S&P 500 closes near record high as earnings season begins in earnest

S&P 500 closes near record high as earnings season begins in earnest

FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo April 12, 2019 By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed near record highs on Friday after the largest U.S. bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, soothed worries that the first-quarter earnings season would dampen Wall Street’s big rally back from last year’s slump. The S&P 500 is now within…

Read More

Pompeo says U.S. won’t quit fight in Venezuela, defends sanctions

Pompeo says U.S. won’t quit fight in Venezuela, defends sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a joint news conference with Chile’s Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Santiago, Chile April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido April 12, 2019 By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda SANTIAGO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not “quit the fight” in the socialist-run Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening…

Read More

China data, JPMorgan results lift stocks, riskier assets

China data, JPMorgan results lift stocks, riskier assets

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic board showing stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon April 12, 2019 By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday after JP Morgan’s results kicked off the U.S. corporate earnings season in style, while signs of stabilization in China’s economy helped riskier assets amid talk that the growth outlook worldwide is better than thought. Chinese data showed…

Read More

What AG Rod Rosenstein Says is Bizarre

What AG Rod Rosenstein Says is Bizarre

by Daveda Gruber: Attorney General William Barr had an ally in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein when Rosenstein told the Wall Street Journal that he believed it was strange to say the attorney general was misleading the public. Rosenstein’s comment came as he defended Barr’s handling of the Robert Mueller report. Barr testified before a House appropriations subcommittee. The highly anticipated Mueller report has caused a rather big stir in Washington D.C. among lawmakers since…

Read More
1 2 3 1,801