Headlines – October 5/17

  • S&P 500, NASDAQ hit fresh record-highs. Read story
  • Spain’s court bars MP’s independence move. Read story
  • Oil trades near $50 as exports soar, Putin comments on cuts. Read story
  • US consumer confidence declines by most in a year on finances. Read story
  • Trade gap in US narrows to 11-month low as exports increase. Read story
  • Why does Puerto Rico have more than $70 billion in debt? Read story
  • May faces calls to quit after speech that went wrong. Read story
  • Europe could see another Brexit-like rupture, beyond Spain. Read story
  • Las Vegas killer planned to escape, police say. Read story
  • North Korea workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants. Read story
  • North Korea ‘decoders’ offer dire warning about nuclear program. Read story
  • Catalan vote inspires Brazil’s southern separatist movement. Read story
  • TransCanada ends bid to build Energy East pipeline. Read story
  • Over 70% of Americans fear robots taking over their lives, survey finds. Read story
  • Google has built earbuds that translate 40 languages in real-time. Read story
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