Officer witnesses fatal shooting at gas station, then he fires back, Missouri cops say

An officer shot and killed a man authorities say fired deadly shots outside a Missouri gas station, according to police. The fatal shootings happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, outside a gas station in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis, according to the St. Louis County Police Department. Authorities said an officer with the … Read more

Venezuela closes embassy in Ecuador to protest raid on Mexican embassy there

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ordered the closure of his country’s embassy and consulates in Ecuador on Tuesday in solidarity with Mexico in its protest over a raid by Ecuadorian authorities on the Mexican embassy in Quito. Venezuela also “fully supports” Mexico’s request to have the United Nations suspend Ecuador from the … Read more

Trump has an edge over Biden on economy, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. voters view Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as better for the economy than President Joe Biden , as the incumbent’s approval rating ticked lower in April from the previous month, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Some 41% of respondents in the three-day poll, which closed on Sunday, … Read more

Brace for the S&P 500 to crash 30% before an even bigger collapse after the election, markets guru David Brady warns

The S&P 500 is headed for a devastating crash, markets guru David Brady said.peshkov/Getty Images Expect the S&P 500 to tumble 30%, recover, then suffer a historic crash, David Brady warned. He predicted the Federal Reserve would shore up the market before the election. The analyst said economic and geopolitical forces would cause a market … Read more

Stocks wobble as earnings roll in, Powell comments on inflation

New residential construction, including single-family and multifamily homes, tumbled by the largest amount in four years as rising mortgage rates weaken housing activity. Housing starts fell 14.7% month over month in March, dropping from a 1.55 million units annualized pace to 1.32 million units annualized, according to data from the Census Bureau released Tuesday. Single-family … Read more