MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion on Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete in hunt for others who may have been trapped.
Encouraging corporate earnings and labor market data sent U.S. stocks higher in afternoon trading Thursday. The market could snap a two-day losing streak. Energy stocks were among the biggest laggards, as oil prices extended their slide.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Venezuelan hedge fund manager has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for running a massive Connecticut-based investment fraud scheme that involved hundreds of millions of dollars.