News and Weather

Yahoo News - Top Stories

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90, a Palestinian health official and a U.N. official said.

7/30/2014 10:47:39 AM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.

7/30/2014 10:47:17 AM

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, arrives for a meeting of the Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans said they were determined to make President Barack Obama heed the Constitution as they began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting he has exceeded his executive powers.


7/30/2014 10:45:37 AM

By Soyoung Kim, Arno Schuetze and Edward Taylor NEW YORK/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG is in advanced talks to acquire U.S.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp for nearly $12 billion, in a deal that would create an automotive supply powerhouse, according to people familiar with the matter. ZF [ZFF.UL], which is lining up roughly 10 billion euros ($13.4 billion) in debt financing, is in talks to pay around $105 per TRW share, the people said, just above its current stock price and valuing the company at close to $12 billion based on shares outstanding.

7/30/2014 10:43:11 AM

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 14, 2014 in New York CityWall Street stocks Wednesday moved higher in early trade following a surprisingly strong report on second-quarter US growth and earnings results from Twitter that sent the social network's shares soaring. The Commerce Department said US economic growth came in at 4.0 percent in the second quarter on the back of strong private investment and consumer spending. Markets are waiting for a policy decision from the US Federal Reserve at 1800 GMT. Twitter bolted 22.6 percent higher after revenues more than doubled from a year ago to $312 million in the three months that ended June 30, with the number of monthly active users hitting 271 million, up 24 percent year-over-year.


7/30/2014 10:42:55 AM

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama says the House GOP's vote to file a lawsuit against him is taking away from time they could be spending on issues that are important to the American people.


7/30/2014 10:41:35 AM

In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, a generator owner inspects his community generator that was destroyed after a bombing in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Last month's rapid advance of the Islamic State group, which captured Iraq's second largest city of Mosul, has plunged the country into its worst crisis since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in 2011 with more than a million Iraqis now classified as internally displaced or refugees. (AP Photo)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday his government has allocated more than $850 million to assist those displaced by last month's militant takeover of much of the country, and called on Sunnis remaining in those areas to take up arms against the insurgents.


7/30/2014 10:41:12 AM

Rafael Nadal is withdrawing from hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the U.S. Open.

7/30/2014 10:40:58 AM

A banner with the logo of Twitter is set on the front of the New York Stock Exchange on November 7, 2013Twitter shares surged in morning trade Wednesday after the messaging platform eased investor concerns with a quarterly report showing strong user growth and robust revenues. In the first half hour of trading, Twitter rallied 20 percent to $46.15, the highest levels since March. Revenues meanwhile leapt to $312 million, and the market appeared the shrug off Twitter's widening loss at $145 million. Ross Sandler, analyst at Deutsche Bank, said the quarterly figures appear to have calmed skepticism about Twitter.


7/30/2014 10:39:59 AM

In this July 17, 2014 photo, construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill. The government issues its first of three estimates of how fast the U.S. economy grew in the April-June quarter on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.


7/30/2014 10:39:14 AM
 
Current Conditions
A few clouds
A few clouds
Humidity: 18%
Pressure: 102.3 kPa
Wind: SW 27km/h
Wednesday Evening
Cloudy periods
22°C
Cloudy periods
Exit Realty
   
             
             

Sign In