NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks on Wall Street rose on Friday after better-than-expected U.S. jobs and factory survey data, but a gloomy manufacturing report in Japan knocked other global equity markets lower and crude oil prices slumped.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employment increased strongly in March, underscoring the economy’s resilience, but an influx of Americans into the labor market could temper nascent wage growth and keep the Federal Reserve cautious about further interest rate increases.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil tumbled about 4 percent on Friday, after a Saudi prince reportedly said the kingdom will not freeze output without Iran and other major producers doing so and data showed the global crude glut was likely to grow.
RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – A Virginia state trooper who was engaged in a training exercise at a Richmond bus station died on Thursday after a man pulled out a gun and opened fire before being fatally shot by two police officers, police said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lender GE Capital asked the U.S. government on Thursday to stop designating it as “too big to fail,” saying it had shrunk to the point where it would not pose a major threat to the nation’s financial stability if it experiences distress.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump made a surprise closed-door visit to the Republican National Committee on Thursday after a tumultuous two days on the campaign trail that included a reversal of his pledge to support the party’s nominee.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A former gun industry lobbyist and budget-hawk Republicans are leading what might seem to be an unlikely hard-right campaign – trying to sway conservatives in places like Utah and Kansas that they should be the first Republican-held state in four decades to ban the death penalty.
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Five top players for the World Cup champion U.S. women’s soccer team have filed a federal wage discrimination complaint claiming they are paid less than male players even though they generate more income for the United States Soccer Federation.
KOLKATA, India (Reuters) – An overpass under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on Thursday on to vehicles and street vendors below, killing at least 14 people with more than 100 people feared trapped.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Volvo’s North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker’s semi-autonomous prototype sporadically refused to drive itself during a press event at the Los Angeles Auto Show.