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 2020-11-23 22:12 

AP

Altice, Korn Ferry rise; Newmont, Twist Bioscience fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday:Altice USA, up $2.76 to $35.03The cable television provider is buying back $2.5 billion of its stock....

 2020-11-23 22:10 

AP

Kansas firm settles allegations it submitted false claims...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence, Kansas, engineering firm and its two top officials will pay $672,352 to settle allegations that the company submitted false claims to obtain grant federal......

 2020-11-23 22:10 

AP

Health officials beg people to be cautious at Thanksgiving...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Doctors and health officials on Monday pleaded with people to take precautions during Thanksgiving — such as skipping large indoor gatherings — as the state and nation......

 2020-11-23 22:08 

UPI

Dow climbs 328 points amid more positive COVID-19 vaccine news...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 328 points as AstraZeneca said the vaccine it is developing alongside Oxford University has an average efficacy of 70%....

 2020-11-23 22:07 

UPI

Greece, UAE agree to mutual defense pact...

Greece and the United Arab Emirates, countries opposing recent Turkish policy, agreed to a strategic partnership on Monday....

 2020-11-23 22:04 

UPI

Michigan board votes to certify votes from 2020 election...

Government officials in Michigan voted Monday afternoon to certify the results of the 2020 election in the state, which President-elect Joe Biden won by about 150,000 votes....

 2020-11-23 22:01 

AP

Transgender woman sues Georgia corrections officials again...

ATLANTA (AP) — A Black transgender woman on Monday sued Georgia prison officials, saying they have failed to protect her from repeated sexual assaults behind bars and failed to provide her with......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

AP

Colorado Gov allows hospitals to transfer, deny patients...

DENVER (AP) — As Colorado experiences its highest hospitalization rate of COVID-19 patients, Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order authorizing the state health department to order hospitals......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

Reuters

Fed's Evans says should not try to finetune inflation overshoot...

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said Monday that even if rapid vaccine distribution next year puts the economy on course for a faster recovery, the U.S. central bank will still likely keep rates where they are until at least 2023....

 2020-11-23 21:59 

Reuters

Key U.S. agency says no presidential transition yet, will brief Congress...

The federal agency that must sign off on the presidential transition said on Monday it had still not approved the hand-over process for President-elect Joe Biden, defying demands by Democrats, but would brief Congress on Nov. 30....

 2020-11-23 21:59 

Reuters

Gold mining emissions draw scrutiny after price surge...

Investors are putting pressure on gold miners, whose high greenhouse gas emissions have been less scrutinized, to report transparently and take concrete steps to curb them after a rally in prices this year drew closer attention to the sector's footpri...

 2020-11-23 21:57 

Reuters

Michigan board of state canvassers certifies results of November 3 U.S. presidential election for Democrat Biden...

The Michigan Board of State Canvassers on Monday voted to certify the results of the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election that showed Democrat Joe Biden winning the state....

 2020-11-23 21:55 

Reuters

Georgia sets timeline for Trump-requested vote recount...

A new vote recount of the presidential election in Georgia, requested over the weekend by President Donald Trump's campaign, will begin at 9 a.m. EST (1400 GMT) on Tuesday and end at midnight on Dec. 2, a state election official said on Monday....

 2020-11-23 21:54 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Key U.S. agency says no presidential transition yet, will brief Congress...

The federal agency that must sign off on the presidential transition said on Monday it had still not approved the hand-over process for President-elect Joe Biden, defying demands by Democrats, but would brief Congress on Nov. 30....

 2020-11-23 21:51 

Reuters

Breakingviews - Yellen may be bolder Treasury pick than she looks...

In some ways, Janet Yellen is a safe choice as Treasury secretary. As former Federal Reserve chair, she has decades of experience in the U.S. financial establishment. Yet her ability to evolve means she could prove a surprisingly bold pick if circumstance...

 2020-11-23 21:51 

Reuters

Trump campaign to ask appeals court to halt Biden win in Pennsylvania...

U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign on Monday told a federal appeals court it would seek to halt the "effect" of Pennsylvania's likely certification of the Nov. 3 election results, after a lower court paved the way to certify President-...

 2020-11-23 21:47 

Reuters

Cyclical gains lift stocks, Yellen news gives brief boost...

U.S. stocks closed higher in a choppy session on Monday as hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine lifted economically sensitive sectors such as energy and industrials, but a pullback in megacap shares curbed gains on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq....

 2020-11-23 21:47 

Reuters

US STOCKS-Cyclical gains lift stocks, Yellen news gives brief boost...

U.S. stocks closed higher in a choppy session on Monday as hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine lifted economically sensitive sectors such as energy and industrials, but a pullback in megacap shares curbed gains on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq....

 2020-11-23 21:46 

Reuters

Explainer: In Biden's foreign policy duo, he has a team - but not of rivals...

Two of the top national security officials (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/biden-names-team-to-steer-u-s-foreign-policy-in-post-trump-era-idUSKBN2830EB) President-elect Joe Biden named on Monday, Antony Blinken as secretary of state and J...

 2020-11-23 21:44 

Reuters

Brazil reports 302 COVID-19 deaths, toll at 169,485 - health ministry...

Brazil reported 16,207 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 302 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Monday....

 2020-11-23 21:44 

AP

AP source: Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and direct his......

 2020-11-23 21:43 

Reuters

Instant View: Biden to name Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary - Democratic allies...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to tap former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as U.S. Treasury Secretary, according to two Democratic allies....

 2020-11-23 21:43 

Reuters

IIF banking group chief calls Yellen 'extraordinary choice' for U.S. Treasury...

The Institute of International Finance global group of banks and financial institutions on Monday welcomed reports that President-elect Joe Biden would tap former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as U.S. Treasury Secretary....

 2020-11-23 21:43 

UPI

Biden Cabinet nominees include firsts for women, Latinos...

President-elect Joe Biden announced a slate of Cabinet nominees Monday, including Antony Blinken as secretary of state and Janet Yellen, who would be the first woman to serve as treasury secretary....

 2020-11-23 21:42 

Reuters

U.S. oil industry group pledges to fight possible Biden fracking limits...

If U.S. President-elect Joe Biden tries to restrict development of oil and gas drilling on federal lands, the American Petroleum Institute (API) will use "every tool at its disposal" including a lawsuit against the federal government, chief execut...

 2020-11-23 21:42 

UPI

Vegan, other meatless diets linked to higher bone fracture risk...

Chew on this: Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns....

 2020-11-23 21:42 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil industry group pledges to fight possible Biden fracking limits...

If U.S. President-elect Joe Biden tries to restrict development of oil and gas drilling on federal lands, the American Petroleum Institute (API) will use "every tool at its disposal" including a lawsuit against the federal government, chief execut...

 2020-11-23 21:40 

Reuters

IIF banking group chief calls Yellen 'extraordinary choice' for U.S. Treasury...

The Institute of International Finance global group of banks and financial institutions on Monday welcomed reports that President-elect Joe Biden would tap former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as U.S. Treasury Secretary....

 2020-11-23 21:39 

Reuters

EXPLAINER-In Biden's foreign policy duo, he has a team - but not of rivals...

Two of the top national security officials (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/biden-names-team-to-steer-u-s-foreign-policy-in-post-trump-era-idUSKBN2830EB) President-elect Joe Biden named on Monday, Antony Blinken as secretary of state and J...

 2020-11-23 21:38 

UPI

Watch: Man breaks 1-mile basketball dribbling world record by 0.02 seconds...

A University of North Carolina track coach dribbled a basketball for a mile and broke the Guinness World Record for the feat by only 0.02 seconds....

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