LONDON (AP) — Global stocks recovered their poise Thursday following an unconvincing start to the month, as investors became cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data that could go a long way to determining whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates in June.
By Elizabeth Piper and Nadeem Shad LONDON (Reuters) - Labour candidate Sadiq Khan was set on Thursday to become the first Muslim to be elected mayor of London, loosening the ruling Conservatives' hold on Britain's financial center after a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Opinion polls suggested the main opposition party would lose seats in some traditional strongholds, testing the authority of its new left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
By Rod Nickel ANZAC, Alberta (Reuters) - Cooler weather and possible rain forecast for the Canadian city overwhelmed by wildfire offered hope on Thursday that controlling the blaze could become easier, after worsening conditions forced new evacuations south of town. Late on Wednesday, flames fanned south from Fort McMurray, the main city in Canada's oil sands region. Officials issued mandatory evacuation orders for the Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates and Fort McMurray First Nation communities, which are located about 50 km (31 miles) south of the battered city.