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Asian shares mixed, Nikkei up as Yellen remarks lift dollar

The Dow Jones industrial average slid 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,890 as of 9:48 a.m. The Standard & Poor's 500 index held steady at 2,186. The Nasdaq composite touched a record high early on, but turned lower and gave up 12.46 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,321.51.



Steve Bannon: 'Darkness is good'

Building - bridges, highways, whatever - will be at the heart of Trump and Bannon's White House plans, with team Trump not shy about pushing up spending as long as it creates American jobs. Last week, Donald Trump named the former Breitbart chairman and alleged anti-Semite as his chief White House strategist. "Thus, it would into enter their heads to tell a great lie, and they would not believe that others could tell such an infamous lie; indeed, the y will doubt and hesitate; even after ...


Blackhawks rally from 3 down in 3rd, beat Canucks in OT

Blackhawks rally from 3 down in 3rd, beat Canucks in OT

It was Marian Hossa - who else? - who scored the game-winner after a breathless overtime that saw Jonathan Toews' apparent victor overturned because the play was offside. Their 30th ranked power play failed to score on five chances against the 30th ranked Chicago penalty kill - while the 28th ranked penalty kill gave up a goal on its only chance.



Local Muslims express concerns about Flynn being tabbed as NSA director

McCaw said that Sessions' appointment would "signal a departure from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation characterizing acts of violent ideologically motivated terrorism purported by individuals who identify as Muslim as now being Islamic extremism".



Plane Carrying 4 Crashes, Causes Explosions in Nevada

Nobody on the ground is believed to have been injured. The scene is close to Elko Regional Airport, though it was not immediately known whether the aircraft was taking off or landing when it went down. "We are devastated by this event and wish we had answers to the many questions being asked at this time", American Medflight said in a prepared statement.


Brazil police copter on anti-crime op crashes

Brazil police copter on anti-crime op crashes

In 2009 another police helicopter sustained heavy damage from gang gunfire before exploding and crashing on a football pitch killing both pilots. He warned, however, that investigators need more time to determine any cause for sure. The crash took place late Saturday when the police, backed by two helicopters hovering overhead, entered the densely populated area after drug traffickers blocked a road, setting fire to trash and tires, according to police.