Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength 

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell sharply on Tuesday as the US dollar strengthened significantly in the wake of the Brexit.

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3 dead in S.Korean army chopper crash

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on 3 dead in S.Korean army chopper crash 

SEOUL, Feb. 15 — Three South Korean military personnel have been killed on Monday when their helicopter crashed in the country's east region, Yonhap news agency cited military authorities as reporting.

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Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway 

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 — A British Airways plane caught fire during takeoff on a runway in Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon, said local aviation authority.

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Lufthansa pilots' strike to continue on Wednesday

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lufthansa pilots' strike to continue on Wednesday 

BERLIN, Sept. 8 — A union representing German airline Lufthansa's pilots announced on Monday evening that it had called for pilots of the airline's short and medium-haul flights to strike on Wednesday, joining their colleagues flying long-haul and cargo flights who would walk out on Tuesday.

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Gold down on stronger dollar

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gold down on stronger dollar 

CHICAGO, July 1 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange went down Tuesday as the U.S. dollar strengthened versus the euro in the wake of the worsening Greek debt crisis.

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Death toll in nursing home fire in Mexican-U.S. border rises to 16

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Death toll in nursing home fire in Mexican-U.S. border rises to 16 

MEXICO CITY, June 24 — At least 16 senior citizens were killed in a fire at a nursing home Tuesday morning in Mexico's northwestern state of Baja California, local authority confirmed.

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Update: Heavy casualties feared in fuel depot explosion near Kiev

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Update: Heavy casualties feared in fuel depot explosion near Kiev 

KIEV, June 9 — A huge fire and explosion on Tuesday at a fuel depot outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev may have caused heavy casualties, authorities said.

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Gold up on weaker U.S. dollar

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gold up on weaker U.S. dollar 

CHICAGO, April 22 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar weakened slightly.

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Sympathy labor action strands passengers in Finland

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sympathy labor action strands passengers in Finland 

HELSINKI, March 9 — Hundreds of passengers were stranded at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport on Sunday after labor action forced low-cost carrier Norwegian to cancel flights, Finnish national radio Yle quoted the Finnish airport authority Finavia as saying.

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UN Secretary General welcomes ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN Secretary General welcomes ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 16 — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the beginning of truce in Donbas region, UN press service said Monday.

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