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Stocks close lower on Brexit, Deutsche Bank concerns

Reports that Deutsche may reach a much lower settlement with the U.S. had sparked higher risk appetite on Friday, and reduced demand for U.S. Treasuries, which are typically in demand for quarter-end rebalancing. But now, "we have a timetable". In business news, fund management firms Janus Capital (JNS) and Henderson Group announced an all-share merger. RETAIL ROCKET: Outdoor gear retailer Cabela's shot up $7.99, or 14.5 percent, to $62.92 on news it is being bought by Bass Pro Shops ...



India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

India, which accounts for 4.1% t of global emissions and is the 3rd largest carbon-emitting country, has not agreed to cap or cut its emissions outright like some. The deal, approved by almost 200 countries in Paris last December, aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions by shifting away from fossil fuels to limit global warming to "well below" 2C compared to pre-industrial times.


Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93

On Thursday morning, a solemn ceremony saw President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, parliament speaker Yuli Edelstein and opposition leader Isaac Herzog lay wreaths beside Peres's coffin. Peres has been hailed among western leaders as a man of peace, but Arab leaders have greeted his death mostly with silence. At home, Peres was the elder statesman of Israeli politics, one of the country's most admired leaders and the last surviving link to its founding fathers.


Migrants in Belgrade demand Hungary open border

Migrants in Belgrade demand Hungary open border

A police statement said Wednesday one vehicle carried 34 migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan, and another had 37 people from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran. Hungary has refused to accept any of the migrants that the European Union is trying to relocate from Italy and Greece, and Hungarian voters on Sunday overwhelmingly rejected any future mandatory quotas for accepting asylum-seekers.



Colombia's President Santos LEGALLY tries to save peace deal

The Centro Democratico later issued a statement , saying they were prepared to meet with the government delegation - and insisting that the government listen to their objections. While the FARC has refused to serve traditional jail terms, it may see no future in returning to the battlefields and so consider some sort of new deal.


Kelly Clarkson Describes Two-Year-Old Daughter As 'Bossy'

Kelly Clarkson Describes Two-Year-Old Daughter As 'Bossy'

She said they were at lunch and told their friends that if they ever had another baby, they would like to name him with a name which has the initial "R". Once upon a time, President Barack Obama was a Senate newcomer with a unique name-and Kelly Clarkson will never forget that. Clarkson took her time deciding, and even quipped, "there's a couple I could tell you backstage for the ten grand for breast cancer but I can't tell the world".