Industries

US home sales ticked up in September as Houston recovers

Oct 20, 2017

US home sales rose 0.7 percent in September, as Houston market quickly recovers

John McCain memoir, 'The Restless Wave,' coming in April

Oct 20, 2017

An upcoming memoir from Sen. John McCain has taken on new meaning since he first agreed to write it

Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

Oct 20, 2017

Shell Nigeria lifts month-long force majeure on Bonny Light exports caused by leakages

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost insurers $95B

Oct 20, 2017

Swiss Re, one of the world's biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion

Europe's easy money taps to be tightened _ very slightly

Oct 20, 2017

The economy in the 19 countries that use the shared euro currency is growing ever stronger, and it's time for the European Central Bank to start telling the public how it will phase out its extraordinary stimulus measures

Steelmaker moving HQ from Chicago-area to Alabama city

Oct 20, 2017

A Swedish steel production company is moving its Unites States division headquarters from a Chicago suburb

Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

Oct 20, 2017

Uganda expels North Korean military experts, representatives of arms dealer over UN sanctions

Juventus tops Champs League prize money table; Leicester 2nd

Oct 20, 2017

Beaten finalist Juventus topped the Champions League prize money table getting 110.4 million euros ($130.4 million) from UEFA last season

Denmark women to play Croatia after 'partial' pay deal

Oct 20, 2017

Denmark's football federation says a partial agreement has been made with the women's team so they can play a Women's World Cup qualifier against Croatia next week after a qualifier against Sweden was canceled over a pay dispute

End of an era as Hong Kong stock trading floor set to close

Oct 20, 2017

End of an era for Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders as exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
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High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
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Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH