Athletics-Chepkoech shatters world record on fast night in Monaco
MONTE CARLO, July 20 (Reuters) - Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech obliterated the world record in the women's 3,000 meters steeplechase by more than eight seconds in a stunning Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday.
New York dominates next week's municipal bond deals
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York will bring the biggest U.S. municipal bond deal to market amid an overall weak supply load next week, issuing nearly $1.2 billion of future sales and income tax-backed debt to help finance capital projects in the Big Apple.
COLUMN-Commentary: Trump could have been dealer of the free world
July 20 (Reuters) - Donald Trump cannot be, and perhaps never wished to be, the leader of the free world, the burden which has fallen on the shoulders of Oval Office occupants since World War Two. America First means America Withdrawn.
Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo in advanced talks to buy LifePoint Health - sources
(Reuters) - Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC
is in advanced talks to acquire LifePoint Health Inc , in its latest bid to consolidate the rural U.S. hospital sector, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Golf: Spieth plots alternative route up the leaderboard
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) - Defending champion Jordan Spieth took the scenic route to a four-under par 67 at Carnoustie on Friday that put the American right in the mix to keep hold of the Claret Jug.
France sends medical aid to Assad's Syria after deal with Russia
PARIS, July 20 (Reuters) - France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said.
Golf-Spieth plots alternative route up the leaderboard
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 20 (Reuters) - Defending champion Jordan Spieth took the scenic route to a four-under par 67 at Carnoustie on Friday that put the American right in the mix to keep hold of the Claret Jug.
UPDATE 2-Duck boat design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas
July 20 (Reuters) - The drownings of 17 people when a âduck boatâ in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.
Wall Street slips as trade worries dampen upbeat earnings
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tariff threats against China offset a string of robust earnings led by Microsoft.
GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. dollar drops, yields rise after Trump comments on Fed policy and tariffs
NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar weakened, long term Treasury yields rose and stocks closed mostly lower on Friday after President Donald Trump complained again about the greenback's strength and about Federal Reserve interest rate rises.
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