Asia Markets: Euro slides, dragging down Asian stock markets

Asia Markets: Euro slides, dragging down Asian stock markets

The collapse in Germany of talks to form a new coalition government sent the euro sliding in early Asian trading Monday, weighing on stocks there, while Chinese stocks slid on… Read more »

Currencies: Euro plummets as uncertainty in Germany rattles markets

Currencies: Euro plummets as uncertainty in Germany rattles markets

The euro fell on Monday in Asia after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to form a government in Germany collapsed overnight, leaving the eurozone’s largest economy in political limbo almost two… Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ season 8, episode 5 recap: ‘The Big Scary U’

‘The Walking Dead’ season 8, episode 5 recap: ‘The Big Scary U’

Tonight’s offering from AMC’s AMCX, +2.77%   “The Walking Dead,” titled “The Big Scary U,” (written by Scott Gimple, David Leslie Johnson, and Angela King, directed by John Polson), brings… Read more »

Why the U.S. should — but won’t — eliminate cheap booze like Scotland did

Why the U.S. should — but won’t — eliminate cheap booze like Scotland did

Alcohol’s about to get a bit more expensive in the birthplace of Scotch whisky — and Americans may want to follow suit. The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Scotland… Read more »

‘Outlander’ season 3, episode 10: Claire’s most important role aboard the “Porpoise” was mother, not doctor

‘Outlander’ season 3, episode 10: Claire’s most important role aboard the “Porpoise” was mother, not doctor

Spoiler alert: This post contains plot details from the season three “Outlander” episode titled “Heaven and Earth.” “Outlander” sure does love its cliffhangers. Ever since Claire Randall Fraser reunited with… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Marvell said to be near $6 billion deal to buy chip maker Cavium

The Wall Street Journal: Marvell said to be near $6 billion deal to buy chip maker Cavium

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. is nearing a deal to buy chip maker Cavium Inc. for about $6 billion, an acquisition that would create a bigger and more well-rounded competitor to… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba plans to issue $5.3 billion in new shares to avoid delisting

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba plans to issue $5.3 billion in new shares to avoid delisting

TOKYO — Toshiba Corp. said it would raise ¥600 billion ($5.3 billion) through the sale of new shares to foreign funds, a step to avoid a delisting from the Tokyo… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Border Patrol agent dies from injuries in Texas

The Wall Street Journal: Border Patrol agent dies from injuries in Texas

A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning after being fatally injured while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector of Texas, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Rogelio Martinez, a 36-year-old agent from… Read more »

The New York Post: Russell Simmons accused of sexual assault while Brett Ratner watched

The New York Post: Russell Simmons accused of sexual assault while Brett Ratner watched

A former model claims she was just 17 when hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons forced her into sex — and all while his pal, embattled moviemaker Brett Ratner, sat by and… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Merkel’s future in doubt as German coalition negotiations break down

The Wall Street Journal: Merkel’s future in doubt as German coalition negotiations break down

BERLIN — Negotiations to form the first German government made up of center-right parties and left-leaning environmentalists collapsed, leaving the country in political limbo and raising doubts about Chancellor Angela… Read more »

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