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Macron warns: 'The old demons are rising again'

Macron warns: 'The old demons are rising again'

World
French President Emmanuel Macron used his speech marking Armistice Day to warn world leaders to "build hope, not fear". In front of nearly 70 heads of state, including US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, he said that nationalism is a "betrayal of patriotism".His speech at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris marked the centenary of the 1918 Armistice ending First World War, and it came before Donald Trump visited an American cemetery where he hailed US soldiers who fell during the Great War.Mr Trump and Mr Putin listened in silence as France's president used the occasion to sound a sobering warning about the fragility of peace and the dangers of nations that put themselves first. Image: Donald Trump, Angela Merkel and Vladi...
Olympians, rising stars head into Skate Canada

Olympians, rising stars head into Skate Canada

Sports
Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Several high-profile figure skaters will take the ice when the Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continues Friday with Skate Canada -- including Olympic silver medalists Shoma Uno and Evgenia Medvedeva. Reigning Canadian champion Gabrielle Daleman, a team gold medalist at the Pyeongchang Olympics, withdrew from the competition to focus on mental health. Uno and Medvedeva are expected to take the gold, but the field is full of up-and-coming talent. Cha Jun-Hwan of South Korea will be making his Grand Prix debut of the season after placing ninth at last year's event. He opened his season with a silver medal at the Autumn Classic in Ontario, second to Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu. American Jason Brown will be competing in his first Grand Prix event of the season after a ...
Dow is set for steep triple-digit losses at the open amid rising global tensions

Dow is set for steep triple-digit losses at the open amid rising global tensions

Finance
U.S. stock futures pointed to a deeply negative open Tuesday morning, with global markets on edge amid geopolitical tensions surrounding Saudi Arabia. Dow futures around 5:30 a.m. ET, indicated a negative open of more than 330 points. Futures on the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq also fell sharply. Investor focus is largely attuned to developments in Saudi Arabia, after the country confirmed Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and critic of the Saudi regime, was killed in the country's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. European and Asian shares retreated on Tuesday as sentiment sour...
This retirement expense has hit $100,000 annually — and it's rising

This retirement expense has hit $100,000 annually — and it's rising

Finance
This retirement living expense has nowhere to go but up. The annual cost of a private room in a nursing home has cracked the six-figure mark, according to Genworth Financial. The national annual median cost of a private room in a nursing home is $ 100,375, the insurer found in its 2018 Cost of Care study. Overall, the rising cost of care has outpaced inflation. The Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers was 2.1 percent for the first half of 2018. The annual median cost of a room at an assisted living facility grew by 6.67 percent between 2017 an...
An analyst warns investors against falling for a widely-held assumption about rising tech stocks

An analyst warns investors against falling for a widely-held assumption about rising tech stocks

Finance
Come Monday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq will try to kick-off its second positive week in a row. But it's poised to do so without small cap tech and Chinese internet companies. According to veteran market watcher Nicholas Colas, much of Wall Street is mistakenly assuming that the technology sector's big surge is broad-based. "It's largely a large cap phenomenon," the DataTrek Research co-founder said Friday on CNBC's "Trading Nation." The Nasdaq is now up almost 25 percent over the past 52-weeks, while the broader S&P 500 is up 16 percent in that same p...