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  • Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark

    Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark

    Associated Press - 2 minutes 42 seconds ago
    Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles. …

  • Ahead of the Bell: US consumer spending

    Ahead of the Bell: US consumer spending

    Associated Press - 10 minutes ago
    Ahead of the Bell: US consumer spending

    The Commerce Department releases its February report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity. The report will be released Monday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. SLOW SPENDING: The ... …

  • Visser signs on for Harlequins

    Visser signs on for Harlequins

    AFP News - 17 minutes ago
    Visser signs on for Harlequins

    Scotland and Edinburgh winger Tim Visser is to play for Premiership side Harlequins next season after spending the last six years in the Scottish capital. The 27-year-old flyer has scored seven tries in 18 appearances for Scotland and topped the Pro-12's try-scoring charts for the past four seasons. "I am delighted to join a club with as much heritage as Harlequins," said Visser, who moved to Edinburgh from Newcastle Falcons in 2009. "It's a dream come true and I'm looking forward to meeting …

  • Rooney says England have regained fear factor

    Rooney says England have regained fear factor

    AFP News - 18 minutes ago
    Rooney says England have regained fear factor

    England have regained the fear factor following a run of "aggressive" wins since the World Cup last summer, skipper Wayne Rooney has said. Roy Hodgson's side left Brazil on a low after becoming the first England side since 1958 to exit at the group stage of a World Cup, returning home with their lowest ever points tally. "The players are so quick and when we lose the ball we want to be aggressive and win it back quickly," Rooney said. "With the players we have got, we have to play like …

  • Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

    Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

    Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into ... …