Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, facing the country's biggest popular protests since he came to power 30 years ago, declared a one-year state of emergency on Friday and called on parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to seek another term in a 2020 presidential election.
The mayor of a Gulf Coast Florida city was lucky to be alive, albeit in jail, on Friday, the day after he fired two shots at sheriff's deputies during a pre-dawn raid at his home, authorities said.
Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday, killing two, witnesses said, as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.-backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation.
Stocks rose in major markets
across the world on Friday on bets of progress in trade talks
between China and the United States, while crude futures hit
their highest level in more than three months supported by
ongoing supply cuts.
Twitter Inc said on Friday one
of its co-founders, Evan Williams, will be stepping down as a
member of its board at the end of the month.
Stocks rose in major markets across the world on Friday on bets of progress in trade talks between China and the United States, while crude futures hit their highest level in more than three months supported by ongoing supply cuts.
A Brazilian federal court on Friday suspended negotiations for the tie-up of Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA and Boeing Co, according to a court document.
Manny Machado was unveiled at an introductory press conference on Friday and expressed how thrilled he is to be a member of the San Diego Padres.
* Indexes up: Dow 0.7 pct, S&P 0.6 pct, Nasdaq 0.9 pct
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The S&P 500 posted its highest closing level since Nov. 8 on Friday as investors clung to signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China.