Fed’s latest rate decision ahead

European markets open higher as investors prepare for next Fed hike Europe’s Stoxx 600 rose 0.3% in early trade, with travel stocks up 0.9% and financial services up 0.8%. The UK’s FTSE 100 gained 0.25%, France’s CAC 40 was up 0.17% and Germany’s DAX rose 0.1%. The start-of-year rally has stuttered, but European markets still … Read more

Wood County resident among latest reported COVID-19 deaths | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Report CHARLESTON — A resident from Wood County was confirmed among the deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus reported on Tuesday morning by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The department reported another 13 deaths from the virus in the 24-hour period from Monday morning to Tuesday morning, raising the total number … Read more

‘Extremely dangerous’ kidnapping suspect taken into custody after standoff with law enforcement, Oregon police say

CNN — A man accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in Oregon this month was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with authorities Tuesday night, police said. Law enforcement had surrounded a home underground which suspect Benjamin Obadiah Foster was believed to be hiding in the southwest Oregon city of Grants Pass, and … Read more

Circulating 11-oxygenated androgens predict survival in localized prostate cancer | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

In men with localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy and treated with 5α-reductase inhibitor (5-ARI), preoperative levels of circulating 11-oxygenated androgens can indicate either disease progression or improved survival, a recent study has found. Specifically, “11-oxygenated adrenal androgen precursors were associated with progressive disease, while bioactive 11-oxygenated androgen 11-ketotestosterone (11KT) and its metabolite 11-ketoandrosterone (11KAST) … Read more

Trump struggles to fundraise in early weeks of campaign

CNN — Former President Donald Trump’s political operation brought in $9.5 million in the roughly six weeks after he announced his latest White House bid, according to a source familiar with the fundraising numbers. The haul is smaller than the nearly $11.8 million raised by Trump entities in the six weeks before the Republican’s November … Read more

Ukraine Russia war latest: Putin ‘unlikely to make major breakthrough in Donetsk

Russia wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine without Brexit, suggests top MEP Sign up to our free Brexit and beyond email for the latest headlines on what Brexit is meaning for the UK Sign up to our Brexit email for the latest insight Russia is unlikely to make significant breakthroughs beyond the “sideshow” of recent gains near … Read more

3 Michigan rappers have been missing for 10 days since their scheduled performance was canceled, Detroit police say

CNN — Multiple Michigan agencies are investigating what happened to three local rappers who went missing 10 days ago after a performance at a club was cancelled, Detroit police said Monday. Armani Kelly, 28, Dante Wicker, 31 and Montoya Givens, 31, who are all associates, were supposed to perform at a club in Detroit on … Read more