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  • WILMINGTON, Del., March 7- HomeTown Buffet Inc and affiliated dining chains owned by Ovation Brands Inc filed on Monday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to court documents, potentially affecting more than 300 U.S. locations. The chains listed assets worth up to $50 million and liabilities of up to $100 million, according to documents filed in the U.S....

  • NEW YORK, March 1- Add the juggernaut that is Donald J. Trump to the list of what-ifs that is worrying Wall Street. A growing realization that the unpredictable New York real estate developer is in a position to win the Republican nomination and then battle Hillary Clinton for the White House in November's election has caused some investors to sell U.S. stocks.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a primary night rally in Columbia, South Carolina, on February 27, 2016, following her sweeping victory in the state's Democratic primary.

    Early exit polls indicated that Clinton won more than 80 percent of black voters in the South Carolina Democratic primary.

  • Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) campaigns at Chicago State University February 25, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

    On Super Tuesday, Bernie Sanders' campaign faces a do or die moment, says media strategist Mark Macias. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 26- Global equity markets gained on Friday, backed by higher prices for oil and other commodities, while data showed the U.S. economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter. Europe's FTSEurofirst 300 stock index rose 2 percent, outperforming Wall Street, supported by a rally in mining shares as industrial metals such as copper and aluminum...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 25- A top adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged a U.S. regulator on Thursday to not abandon a proposal to limit the number of futures contracts traders can hold on certain commodities. A committee advising the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has urged it to drop its plan to cap the futures contracts...

  • The deep economic dislocation felt by many in Mississippi, reflected in Reuters interviews with dozens of voters, explains how Trump is attracting broad-based support in southern states, including from many evangelical Christian voters prepared to overlook his past liberal positions on touchstone social issues. "If we don't have a country, it's not going to...

  • Donald Trump (L) and Arnold Schwarzeneggar (R).

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy compares Donald Trump to the GOP dynamic that swept actor Arnold Schwarzenegger into the governor's office.

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Feb 22- U.S. auto safety regulators are examining whether an additional 70 million to 90 million Takata Corp airbag inflators should be recalled because they may endanger drivers, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. That would nearly quadruple the 29 million inflators recalled so far and linked to nine deaths in the United...

  • Donald Trump

    Trump's performance gives him even more momentum moving forward, especially with "Super Tuesday" just nine days away.

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 21- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. "The people of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina have spoken, and I...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. "The people of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina have spoken, and I...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Republican Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina to solidify his status as the front-runner and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in the Nevada caucuses. Trump, who in the final days of the primary battle got entangled in a controversy with...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, a result that could help calm Democratic Party worries about the strength of her campaign. In the Republican contest in South Carolina, front-runner Donald Trump took an early lead with Florida...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, a result that could help calm worries about the strength of her campaign. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state contest to pick nominees for the Nov. 8...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had a narrow lead over rival Bernie Sanders in partial results in Nevada on Saturday, with a heavy turnout slowing the counting in the state's caucuses. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state contest to pick nominees for the Nov. 8...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were locked in a tight race in Nevada on Saturday, with early results showing Clinton with a slight edge over Sanders with 27 percent of precincts reporting. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state contest to pick...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tested his appeal with minority voters in Nevada on Saturday, looking to puncture rival Hillary Clinton's argument that he is a one-note candidate whose support is limited to mostly white states. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state...

  • LAS VEGAS/ CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will test his appeal with minority voters in Nevada on Saturday, looking to puncture rival Hillary Clinton's argument that he is a one-note candidate whose support is limited to mostly white states. Republicans in South Carolina also vote on Saturday in the state-by-state...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- Major world stock markets slipped on Friday, but still had their best week this year, as crude oil prices stabilized. Advances in oil and equity prices this week were sparked by moves by oil producers, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, to cap output, but a record buildup in U.S. crude oil stockpiles kindled worries over persisting global oversupply.