sexta-feira, 12 de agosto de 2016

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL-Gymnast Simone Biles Takes Record-Breaking Gold in Women’s All-Around

U.S. Stocks Hit New Highs, and Some Say That’s Just the Start

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all rose to new highs Thursday, an alignment that hasn’t occurred since 1999. For some traders, the factors driving shares up suggest markets could surge from these already-lofty levels. 79in 19 hours

Oil Rises After Saudi Call for Action

Oil prices ticked higher after Saudi Arabia said it would work with other oil producers to stabilize prices, a comment interpreted by some to mean the world’s biggest oil producer could support a collective production cap. in a day

Senior Justice Official Raised Objections to Iran Cash Payment

John Carlin, head of the national security division at the Justice Department, was among the agency’s senior officials who objected to paying a $400 million cash payment to Iran at the same time that Tehran was releasing American prisoners. in a day

Zika Research Gets $81 Million Despite Congressional Impasse

The Obama administration said it will transfer a total of $81 million within the Department of Health and Human Services to keep Zika vaccine research going in light of an impasse in Congress funding to tackle the spread of the virus. in 21 hours

Gymnast Simone Biles Takes Record-Breaking Gold in Women’s All-Around

Simone Biles took the gold medal in the women’s individual all-around with the largest winning margin in a half-century as U.S. team captain Aly Raisman claimed silver. in 21 hours


Email Questions Refuse to Stop Dogging Hillary Clinton

The email controversy that Hillary Clinton hoped had died out when prosecutors closed their investigation now looks likely to shadow her campaign through Election Day. 361in a day


How the China Shock Spurred Trump’s Rise

China’s emergence as a trade powerhouse rattled America’s economy more violently than economists and policy makers anticipated at the time. Now, disillusionment with globalization has fed one of the most unconventional political seasons in modern history. 505in 12 hours

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