The Latest: US, South Korea speak after North’s nuclear test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): __ 4:10 p.m. South Korea’s presidential office says the security chiefs for Seoul and Washington have spoken following North Korea’s sixth nuclear test. The office says U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster spoke with his South Korean counterpart, […]




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Dollar recovers, world stocks gain as North Korea missile fears recede

By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar came off a 2-1/2 year low and world stocks rose on Wednesday after the United States’ measured response to North Korea’s missile test soothed jittery investors who turned their focus to positive economic data. European stocks rose higher, tracking counterparts in Asia and the […]




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Dollar recovers, world stocks gain as North Korea missile fears recede

By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar came off a 2-1/2 year low and world stocks rose on Wednesday after the United States’ measured response to North Korea’s missile test soothed jittery investors who turned their focus to positive economic data. European stocks rose higher, tracking counterparts in Asia and the […]




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Uber picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: sources

By Heather Somerville (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] chose Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its chief executive on Sunday, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, handing him the challenge of leading the ride-services company out of a nearly year-long crisis. Khosrowshahi, 48, would take on […]




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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

DETROIT (AP) — Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber’s top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company. Uber’s fractured eight-member board voted to hire Khosrowshahi late Sunday, capping three days of meetings and the withdrawal of once-top candidate Jeffery […]




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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

DETROIT (AP) — Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber’s top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company. Uber’s fractured eight-member board voted to hire Khosrowshahi late Sunday, capping three days of meetings and the withdrawal of once-top candidate Jeffery […]




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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

DETROIT (AP) — Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber’s top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company. Uber’s fractured eight-member board voted to hire Khosrowshahi late Sunday, capping three days of meetings and the withdrawal of once-top candidate Jeffery […]




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Uber picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: sources

By Heather Somerville (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] chose Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its chief executive on Sunday, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, handing him the challenge of leading the ride-services company out of a nearly year-long crisis. Khosrowshahi, 48, would take on […]




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Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday’s record $700 million Powerball

(Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot was the second-largest in US history.Thomson Reuters) Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot, which hit $700 million: 6, 7, 16, 23, 26, and Powerball number is 4. One winning jackpot ticket, worth $759 million, was sold in Watertown, Massachusetts, state lottery spokesman Christian Teja told CNN. The jackpot […]




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