S&P 500 closes nominally higher amid COVID-19 spikes, muted data

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 closed nominally higher on Thursday as investors weighed a resurgence in coronavirus infections and the possibility of a new round of shutdowns as well as data th… [+2635 chars]

Trump unfit to be U.S. president, Democrat Pelosi, conservative Bolton agree

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump came under attack from both sides of the American political spectrum on Thursday as liberal Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and former White House aide an… [+4366 chars]

World stock markets slip on second wave virus fears, safe-havens rise

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets fell on Thursday as a continued rise in the number of coronavirus cases dashed hopes of a swift recovery from the pandemic-induced economic slump and … [+4758 chars]

Trump pledges new list of conservative Supreme Court contenders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, hit by a second U.S. Supreme Court loss in four days, said on Thursday he plans to issue an updated list of potential conservative nominees to the high … [+1845 chars]

Atlanta officer says he is not 'state's witness' in Rayshard Brooks case

(Reuters) - Devin Brosnan, one of the two Atlanta police officers charged in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, has not agreed to be a witness for the prosecution, his lawyer said on Thursday, co… [+4058 chars]

Mexico's foreign ministry says it will monitor U.S. DACA program developments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s foreign ministry said on Thursday it would monitor the continuity of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program in the United States after … [+339 chars]

Pelosi says Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency, will continue oversight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and … [+520 chars]

Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organized hate' policy

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate. The ads s… [+1241 chars]

Tesla wants to start building a new U.S. vehicle plant this summer

DETROIT (Reuters) - Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) wants to start building a large vehicle assembly plant in the southwestern United States as early as the third quarter of this year, the … [+1632 chars]

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigrant program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, ruling against his bid to end a program that protects fr… [+2950 chars]