US rate hike prospects lift dollar, Treasury yields – Reuters

Reuters US rate hike prospects lift dollar, Treasury yieldsReutersWall Street was mostly lower in part due to soft corporate earnings reports, while oil prices shrugged off earlier drag from the dollar's gains and edged higher on an unexpectedly big drop in U.S. oil inventories. The euro fell 0.70 percent against the …Prices mixed after upbeat [&hellip

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Cecil the lion death: US investigates Walter Palmer hunt – BBC News

BBC News Cecil the lion death: US investigates Walter Palmer huntBBC NewsUS officials have launched an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but say they have been unable to reach the American involved. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) said it was "deeply concerned" about the "tragic" death of Cecil the [&hellip

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US-Trained Anti-ISIS Commander Kidnapped in Syria – New York Times

US-Trained Anti-ISIS Commander Kidnapped in SyriaNew York TimesThe American trainees were expecting to take on a more central role in Syria, now that the United States and Turkey say they are planning to try to sweep Islamic State fighters from a northern segment of the country, with Syrian insurgents as their &#

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Navy admiral confirms US pulling aircraft carrier from Persian Gulf this fall – Fox News

Fox News Navy admiral confirms US pulling aircraft carrier from Persian Gulf this fallFox NewsThe U.S. Navy says 10-month deployments, including the presence of two carriers in the Persian Gulf between 2011 and 2013, have contributed to the wear on the force, including the decommissioning of USS Enterprise which lowered the number of aircraft …and more &raquo

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Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, US casts doubt – Reuters

The Indian Express Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, US casts doubtReutersA Syrian activist and a second opposition source said most of the 54 fighters who have so far completed a U.S.-led "train and equip" program in neighboring Turkey were from Division 30. The program trains and equips Syrian fighters to combat the …Nusra [&hellip

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Nasdaq turns positive as stocks trim losses amid earnings, data – CNBC

CNBC Nasdaq turns positive as stocks trim losses amid earnings, dataCNBCU.S. stocks traded mixed on Thursday as investors digested more earnings and second quarter GDP, a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged. ( Tweet This ). "I think what's driving markets here is earnings and we've been up two days &#

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