Pressure has built on Benjamin Netanyahu as police investigating him in the long-running probe reportedly prepare to submit their recommendations to the attorney general next week.
Emerging stocks fell for a third day and many currencies were under pressure, weighed down by a stronger dollar and jitters over trade protectionism as markets digested the recent rally.
The US media and telecom had a mediocre year overall and underperformed the S&P 500, but both industries are finishing strong since November, benefiting from sector rotation to value from growth.
Syrian striker Omar Khrbin was awarded the Asian Football Confederation’s 2017 Player of the Year yesterday, after starring both for his club and for his war-ravaged country whose attempt to make the World Cup captured the hearts of the sporting world.
Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4, 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia yesterday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
US President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats yesterday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.
Alejano’s earlier motion against the president is still pending
US-backed Iraqi forces launched on Sunday a new push toward the Islamic State-held old city centre of Mosul, on the western bank of the Tigris river, an Iraqi military spokesman said.