Workers erected barricades around a Manhattan courthouse on Monday as New York City braced for a possible indictment of Donald Trump over an alleged hush-money payment to a porn star during his 2016 campaign.
- Macro MattersCredit Suisse rescue eases crisis fears, First Republic shares dive
Shares of U.S. lender First Republic tumbled as much as 50% on Monday on fears it will need a second rescue to stay afloat, bucking a relief rally in banking shares driven by UBS Group's state-backed takeover of Credit Suisse.
- TechnologyAmazon deepens tech-sector gloom with another 9,000 layoffs
The slashing focuses on Amazon's highly-profitable cloud and advertising divisions, as well as streaming unit Twitch.
- WorldFrench, US hostages released after years of captivity in West Africa
French journalist Olivier Dubois was hugged by emotional reporters at a briefing in Niger on Monday announcing the release of him and U.S. aid worker Jeffery Woodke who had been held hostage in West Africa for years by Islamist militants.