Amazon beats on earnings, falls short on sales estimates

Evercore ISI senior managing director Mark Mahaney on his outlook for Big Tech earnings and price targets. Amazon beat investors’ expectations on earnings per share but came up short on Wall Street’s revenue estimates in its earnings report released following the closing

UK to build national Holocaust memorial beside Parliament

LONDON – The British government on Thursday approved plans to build a national Holocaust memorial beside Parliament, rejecting claims by campaigners that the location was unsuitable. The government said building the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Victoria Tower Gardens, a park

China expects Taliban to play 'important' role in Afghan peace

China has started talks with the Taliban as tensions mount about the future of Afghanistan following the U.S. military’s withdrawal from the country.  A Taliban delegation visited China this week, holding talks on Wednesday to discuss the rebuilding of Afghanistan and the

Earthquake recorded off Alaska; tsunami watch issued for Hawaii

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded late Wednesday off of Alaska’s Aleutian Island chain, prompting the Tsunami Warning Center to announce that it is “assessing the situation.” A tsunami watch has already been issued for Hawaii. The alert said if tsunami waves

Russian police raid home of investigative journalist

Police in Russia raided the home of the chief editor of an investigative news site that was recently designated as a “foreign agent,” the latest move by authorities to raise the pressure on independent media before the country’s September parliamentary election. The

Reyes 2 HRs, drive almost hits bicyclist, Indians top Cards

Some batters hit for the cycle. Indians slugger Franmil Reyes nearly hit the cyclist. Reyes homered twice, including a second-inning blast that bounced out of Progressive Field and almost dinged a bicyclist pedaling on a street next to the park, and Cleveland

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