Gold steadies off two-week low as dollar rally loses steam| Reuters
May 27, 2015 at 22:45 | Source:
LONDON Gold steadied on Wednesday off the previous day's two-week low as the dollar retreated after its biggest daily rise in two years, but remained under pressure from expectations that a U.S. rate increase may come soon.Gold fell 1.7 percent on Tu...
Gold drops almost 2 percent as dollar rally continues| Reuters
May 27, 2015 at 04:45 | Source:
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold dipped almost 2 percent on Tuesday as the dollar extended gains following a raft of strong U.S. data and recent comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that reinforced the central bank's tightening bias on monetary polic...
French Open: Nadal, Djokovic storm through; Bouchard crashes
May 26, 2015 at 22:45 | Source:
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased closer to a French Open quarter-final showdown Tuesday but women's tour poster girl Eugenie Bouchard was a first-round casualty.Top seed Djokovic, bidding to win a first French Open and become just the eighth man...
West Ham part company with manager Allardyce after four years
May 24, 2015 at 23:22 | Source:
London: West Ham United parted company with manager Sam Allardyce after the club's final Premier League match of the season, a 2-0 defeat against Newcastle United on Sunday, the club said in a statement.Allardyce had been in charge of the Hammers for...
Cleveland police say 71 people arrested overnight in protests| Reuters
May 24, 2015 at 21:45 | Source:
CLEVELAND Some 71 people were arrested in Cleveland overnight during protests that flared after a police officer was found not guilty in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman following a high-speed car chase in 2012, police said on ...
French Open: Federer cruises into second round, dodges fan scare
May 24, 2015 at 19:21 | Source:
Roger Federer cruised into the French Open second round Sunday before having to quickly sidestep a spectator who breached tight security to race towards the Swiss legend on the showpiece Philippe Chatrier Court.Federer, the 2009 champion and seeded t...
Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by Islamic State seethes| Reuters
May 24, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
DUBAI Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted in the bombing vented their anger at what they saw as the Sunni-dominated government's indifference to their saf...
South Korea seeks deeper cooperation with Japan on China-led AIIB| Reuters
May 23, 2015 at 14:30 | Source:
TOKYO South Korea called on Saturday for deeper cooperation with Japan on a China-led development bank, while Japan remained cautious about the lender, which it and ally the United States have held back from joining.A meeting between the Japanese and...