FANG surge leads stock market recovery, putting Netflix in spotlight

FANG surge leads stock market recovery, putting Netflix in spotlightBy Caroline Valetkevitch and Noel Randewich NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The FANGs have gotten their bite back, and they are helping Wall Street erase the wrenching correction that beset it in February. Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google’s parent Alphabet have led the technology and consumer discretionary sectors back to record high levels in recent days. Whether they can haul the wider market over that threshold likely hinges on the rush of quarterly scorecards due soon from the four of them, starting with Netflix late on Monday.


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Midterms: Democratic women and Republican populists surge in primaries

Midterms: Democratic women and Republican populists surge in primariesWomen won three competitive Democratic primaries in Virginia on Tuesday. On the right, Republicans have flocked to candidates in the mold of Donald Trump. This week, Mark Sanford, once governor of South Carolina, now a congressman with strong conservative credentials, lost a primary for being insufficiently supportive of Trump.


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Surge in children separated at border floods facility for undocumented immigrants

  1. Surge in children separated at border floods facility for undocumented immigrants  NBCNews.com
  2. MSNBC reporter: Detained immigrant children ‘effectively incarcerated’ in Texas facility  The Hill
  3. Shelters for undocumented children nearing capacity as Trump immigration policy separates families  ABC News
  4. Tour gives a glimpse inside Texas migrant youth shelter — cots, soccer and a Trump mural  Los Angeles Times
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US farm belt tries to head off another surge in suicides

US farm belt tries to head off another surge in suicidesResponding to signs of rising despair in rural America over a farming downturn exacerbated by the current trade war fears, agricultural leaders are mobilizing to try to prevent another suicide crisis. Two high profile deaths in the past week, of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade, have shined a spotlight on the issue of depression and suicide in the United States, where the latest data show rates are rising, especially in rural states. Farm industry officials are bolstering outreach and counseling programs throughout the American farm belt and calling for more action from Washington.


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Golden Knights surge back against Capitals, win Stanley Cup finals Game 1, 6-4

  1. Golden Knights surge back against Capitals, win Stanley Cup finals Game 1, 6-4  Washington Post
  2. Stanley Cup Final 2018: Fourth line lifts Golden Knights to Game 1 win over Capitals  Sporting News
  3. Fourth-line propels Golden Knights to first Stanley Cup Final victory  Los Angeles Times
  4. Fleury rediscovers Golden touch in Vegas  Toronto Star
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