Dow Jones Falls As Jobless Claims Jump; Pivotal Jobs Report On Deck

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell Thursday morning after the Labor Department’s weekly jobless claims data. Meanwhile, the pivotal September payroll report is due out Friday morning. X Conagra (CAG), Constellation Brands (STZ) and McCormick (MKC) are key earnings reporters Thursday. Conagra rallied more than 2%, while Constellation fell 1% in morning trade. And McCormick … Read more

Greece: 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

KYTHIRA, Greece (AP) — Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing. The vessels went down hundreds of miles apart, in one case prompting a dramatic overnight rescue effort as … Read more

Mexican migrant shot, killed by Border Patrol while in-custody charged at agents with ‘edged weapon’: FBI

An illegal immigrant from Mexico shot and killed while in custody in Texas allegedly first charged at Border Patrol agents with an “edged weapon” after escaping a holding cell, FBI El Paso said Wednesday. Manuel Gonzalez-Moran, a 33-year-old Mexican national previously deported twice before following a violent crime conviction in Colorado, was encountered alone by … Read more

Every Life Form on Earth Uses The Same Chemical For Energy. This Could Explain Why. : ScienceAlert

All life as we know it uses the exact same energy-carrying molecule as a kind of ‘universal cellular fuel’. Now, ancient chemistry may explain how that all-important molecule ended up being ATP (adenosine triphosphate) a new study reports. ATP is an organic molecule, charged up by photosynthesis or by cellular respiration (the way organisms break … Read more