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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower in afternoon trading on Monday as investors brace for a busy week of corporate earnings. European shares rallied on the hopes that Greece will strike a deal with its creditors for new bailout money after it reshuffled its negotiating team.
By Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Colorado's long-awaited cinema massacre trial will begin on Monday with jurors asked to decide whether gunman James Holmes was insane when he killed a dozen moviegoers in 2012, or a calculating mass murderer who deserves execution. Public defenders trying to spare the life of the one-time neuroscience graduate student, and prosecutors seeking the death penalty, are set to present their opening statements in a courtroom on the outskirts of Denver. Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour has said he expects the trial to take four months.