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(Reuters) - The S&P and the Nasdaq rose on Tuesday as upbeat earnings from Netflix spurred gains for the highly-valued technology sector, while the Dow came under pressure from declines in Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble.
LONDON (Reuters) - Less then two months from the deadline for submission of their proposal, the tri-nation North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has not secured the government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions demanded by FIFA.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian figure skater Ksenia Stolbova and ice dancer Ivan Bukin will not be allowed to take part in next month’s Olympic Games, the Russian Figure Skating Federation said on Tuesday, citing a directive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s pick to lead one of the country’s key banking regulators said on Tuesday she would move to address the “hold-up” in the issuance of a special license that would potentially allow non-banks such as fintech firms to enter the sector.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange took a swipe on Tuesday at its London rival in their battle to attract the foreign listing of shares in oil giant Saudi Aramco, saying it didn’t need to “bend over backwards” to lure what could be the world’s biggest IPO.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism on Tuesday published a list of hotels that have increased their room prices by as much as 5,000 percent for this year’s soccer World Cup.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan Socialist Party official Diosdado Cabello on Tuesday proposed that presidential elections be held by the end of April.
Reporting by Vivian Sequera; Writing by Alexandra Ulmer
PARIS (Reuters) - The Syrian government may still be using chemical weapons after a suspected chlorine attack in the rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta, the United States said on Tuesday, adding that Russia ultimately bore responsibility.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fox Searchlight’s fantasy romance “The Shape of Water,” about a woman who falls in love with a strange river creature, led the Oscar nominations on Tuesday in a wide-ranging list that embraced stories about and by women and people of color.
KLATOVY, Czech Republic (Reuters) - Jiri Drahos is a staunch pro-European in one of the EU’s most eurosceptic member states, and yet he is in a neck-and-neck race to win the Czech presidency this weekend.
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea said on Tuesday it had a “powerful and reliable” nuclear deterrent to thwart any attack and accused the United States of deploying military assets nearby under the pretext of ensuring security at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
MONTREAL (Reuters) - U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators opened a key week-long round of talks to modernize NAFTA on Tuesday amid persistent concerns the Trump administration is preparing to walk away from the trade deal, a move that could roil financial markets.