Stock futures inch lower as Wall Street awaits midterm election results

Stock futures inch lower as Wall Street awaits midterm election results

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 27, 2022 in New York City. Stocks continued their upward gains on Thursday, with the Dow rising nearly 400 points after a new GDP report beat expectations. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Stock futures were lower – … Read more

Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

The midterm elections on Tuesday will determine which party controls the chambers of Congress for the next two years. Democrats are playing defense in blue-state strongholds like New York, Washington and Oregon as they aim to hold on to the House of Representatives. Republicans need only a net gain of five seats to regain control … Read more

Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

CNN — Jeff Cook, one of the original members of the country band Alabama, has died, according to the group’s representative, Don Murry Grubbs. He was 73. Cook died at his vacation home in Destin, Florida on Monday “with his family and close friends by his side,” according to a press release and statement posted … Read more

Jeff Cook, co-founder of the country band Alabama, dies at age 73

Jeff Cook, co-founder of the country band Alabama, dies at age 73

NEW YORK — Guitarist Jeff Cook, who co-founded the successful country group Alabama and steered them up the charts with hits like “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight,” has died. He was 73. Cook had Parkinson’s disease and disclosed his diagnosis in 2017. He died Tuesday at his home in Destin, Florida, said Don … Read more

UN chief Gore and others issue heated warnings in climate negotiations

UN chief Gore and others issue heated warnings in climate negotiations

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — With the world on “a highway to climate hell with its foot on the accelerator,” the U.N. chief told dozens of leaders Monday to “cooperate or perish,” singling out the two biggest polluting countriesChina and the United States. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was not alone in preaching fire and brimstone … Read more

Voting rights advocates report a smooth start to Election Day voting across the United States

Voting rights advocates report a smooth start to Election Day voting across the United States

CNN — Americans went to the polls Tuesday in an election that has state and local officials across the country on edge as they brace for potential trouble at the polls, contentious legal battles over ballots and misinformation about the vote itself. More than 45 million pre-election ballots were cast in 47 states, and officials … Read more

Stock futures move higher as Wall Street awaits the US midterm elections

Stock futures move higher as Wall Street awaits the US midterm elections

Stock futures were slightly higher on Tuesday after a winning day for markets as investors looked ahead to the US midterm elections. Futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 52 points, or 0.16%. S&P 500 futures rose 0.18 percent. Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.47 percent. Shares of Lyft fell almost 20% before the … Read more

Ukraine worries about US midterms – POLITICO

Ukraine worries about US midterms – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article There is growing anxiety about what Tuesday’s US midterm elections could mean for Ukraine and US support for the country, amid fears that a Republican surge could weaken US support for Kiev. Ukrainian officials and lawmakers are scrutinizing the polls and analyzing the comments of their colleagues. “We … Read more

Russia, China block plans for marine protection in Antarctica

Russia, China block plans for marine protection in Antarctica

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Russia and China have again blocked plans backed by the European Union, the United States and 23 other nations to protect three large swaths of sea around Antarctica from most fishing. But conservationists said there were some positives from a two-week international meeting on the future of Antarctica’s pristine waters, … Read more

Harry Styles postpones several shows because he is in bed with the flu

Harry Styles postpones several shows because he is in bed with the flu

CNN — After rescheduling a Nov. 4 show in Los Angeles, Harry Styles has postponed several concerts because he is sick with the flu. Over the weekend, Styles released a statement to social media about his health. “Towards the end of the show on Wednesday I started feeling sick and have been in bed with … Read more