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 2021-12-08 06:11 

AP

'Pharma Bro' firm reaches $40M settlement in gouging case...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A company once owned by "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli will pay up to $40 million to settle allegations that it jacked up the price of a life-saving medication by roughly 4 ,......

 2021-12-08 06:11 

AP

With jury set, Potter trial turns to opening statements...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jurors will be presented with starkly different views of the Minnesota police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright during opening statements at her manslaughter trial......

 2021-12-08 06:10 

AP

No. 6 Villanova tops Syracuse 67-53 with Baylor on deck...

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Moore scored 18 points, Collin Gillespie had 14 and No. 6 Villanova beat Syracuse 67-53 in the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night.Jermaine Samuels added 13 for the Wildcats (7-......

 2021-12-08 06:08 

Reuters

Australia shares post best day in 2 months as Omicron concerns ease...

Australian shares notched their best session in more than two months on Wednesday, as surging commodity prices propelled miners higher, while easing fears surrounding the Omicron coronavirus variant lifted banks and aided broader sentiment....

 2021-12-08 06:06 

AP

Afghans wait and worry at US bases after frantic evacuation...

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (AP) — The former interpreter for the U.S. Army counts himself among the lucky as an Afghan who managed to make it through frantic crowds outside the Kabul ai......

 2021-12-08 06:05 

UPI

Marijuana may not improve for some people, study suggests...

Many folks turn to pot to help them relax and get a good night's sleep, but new research finds the practice may do the exact opposite....

 2021-12-08 06:03 

AP

Tonto National Forest replacing miles of fire-damaged fences...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Tonto National Forest has received funding to pay for replacing dozens of miles of fencing damaged or destroyed in grazing areas by a massive wildfire in east-central Arizona las......

 2021-12-08 06:03 

AP

Closing arguments set in actor Jussie Smollett's trial...

CHICAGO (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning in the case against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself i......

 2021-12-08 06:02 

AP

Mobley's 23 points lead No. 16 USC over E. Kentucky 80-68...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Mobley had a career-high 23 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 16 Southern California beat Eastern Kentucky 80-68 on Tuesday night.The Trojans (9-0, 2-0 Pac-12) are off to th......

 2021-12-08 06:02 

Reuters

Djokovic on Australian Open entry list, no Serena Williams...

World number one Novak Djokovic was named on the official entry list for next year's Australian Open on Wednesday but 23-times Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams was not included....

 2021-12-08 06:02 

AP

Major outage at Amazon disrupts businesses across the US...

A major outage in Amazon's cloud computing network Tuesday severely disrupted services at a wide range of U.S. companies for more than five hours, the latest sign of just how concentrated the busin......

 2021-12-08 06:02 

AP

Scott Peterson faces new life sentence in wife's 2002 death...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 17 years after being sentenced to die, Scott Peterson will be resentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the 2002 slayings of his pregnant wife and unborn son that ......

 2021-12-08 06:01 

Reuters

Some hedge funds may have lost millions on bets on China's Didi Global...

Several hedge funds may have been bruised by bets on Didi Global Inc , filings showed after the shares tumbled since the Chinese ride-hailing company announced plans to withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange....

 2021-12-08 06:00 

Reuters

Britain presses U.S. for quick move on steel, aluminum tariffs...

Britain's trade minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, will urge U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Wednesday to launch formal talks on cutting U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum before the end of the year, a senior British official said....

 2021-12-08 06:00 

Reuters

Wall St hits reset after market 'froth' but Fed fears loom...

Investors who used the stock market's recent swoon to scoop up shares are hoping the last weeks of the year bring renewed strength to equity prices, even as worries over the Omicron variant and a more aggressive Federal Reserve continue to loom....

 2021-12-08 06:00 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Top-emitting Canada oil sands site collects government relief from pollution payments...

For three straight years, Alberta's government granted Canada's most emissions-intense oil sands facility reductions in payments that polluters are required to make for generating higher emissions than most of the industry, a government document s...

 2021-12-08 05:54 

Reuters

French and Benelux stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 8...

Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks....

 2021-12-08 05:53 

Reuters

German stocks - Factors to watch on December 8...

The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Wednesday:...

 2021-12-08 05:52 

Reuters

Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on December 8...

Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on Wednesday:...

 2021-12-08 05:50 

AP

Harris scores 26, Butler beats Oklahoma in overtime, 66-62...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Chuck Harris buried a 3 to take the lead and Simas Lukosius grabbed a clutch defensive rebound and hit a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to give Butler a 66-62 overtim......

 2021-12-08 05:47 

Reuters

Asian stocks ride global relief as investors shake off Omicron fears...

Asian shares hit a near two-week top on Wednesday, extending a global relief rally as investors cheered signs the Omicron variant of the coronavirus may be less disruptive to the world economy than first feared....

 2021-12-08 05:45 

Reuters

Beijing warns against disorderly construction of data centres...

Local governments in China should prevent the "blind and disorderly development" of power-hungry data centres, Beijing said on Wednesday as it seeks to reduce carbon emissions from the country's technology and communications sector....

 2021-12-08 05:32 

AP

Durant, Harden help Nets hand Mavs 5th straight home loss...

DALLAS (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 24 points, James Harden had 23 points and 12 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Dallas 102-99 on Tuesday night, handing the Mavericks their fifth consecutive home......

 2021-12-08 05:31 

AP

Khaira stretched off as Blackhawks lose to red-hot Rangers...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira was stretchered off the ice after he was leveled by Jacob Trouba in the second period of the New York Rangers' 6-2 victory Tuesday night.Arte......

 2021-12-08 05:26 

AP

NWSL's Orlando Pride hire Amanda Cromwell as coach...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amanda Cromwell was hired Tuesday as coach of the National Women's Soccer League's Orlando Pride.The 51-year-old Cromwell, a former U.S. national team player, spent nine season......

 2021-12-08 05:24 

Reuters

South African Markets - Factors to watch on Dec 8...

The following scheduled economic events, equity and currency market moves may affect South African markets on Wednesday....

 2021-12-08 05:23 

AP

Ohio St hires defensive coordinator Knowles from Oklahoma St...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State has hired defensive coordinator Jim Knowles away from Oklahoma State.Buckeyes coach Ryan Day announced Tuesday that Knowles will take over as defensive coordinator ......

 2021-12-08 05:18 

Reuters

India's c.bank leaves rates on hold amid Omicron risks...

The Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee (MPC) kept its key lending rate steady at record lows on Wednesday, as expected, with policymakers looking to gauge the impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant on the economic recovery....

 2021-12-08 05:16 

Reuters

UK Stocks Factors to watch on Dec 8...

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 9 points lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers....

 2021-12-08 05:11 

Reuters

Japan service sector sentiment improves in Nov as COVID-19 cases ease...

Japan's service sector sentiment index rose 0.8 point to 56.3 in November to mark the third straight month of increase, a Cabinet Office survey showed on Wednesday, as COVID-19 cases remained low and face-to-face services saw consumers returning....

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