A hooligan was killed today, following a violent confrontation between football fans, minutes before today’s match began between Lanús and All Boys, club sources said.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank is ready to ease monetary policy further if the economy weakens and inflation moves lower, suggesting policymakers are actively mulling further stimulus.
The Federal Reserve is likely to deliver another round of monetary stimulus "fairly soon" unless the economy improves considerably, minutes from the central bank's August meeting show.
A Federal Reserve official today leaned against the impression that the US central bank was locked into easing monetary policy at its meeting next month, noting that economic data had improved in recent weeks.
Novak Djokovic produced some of the best tennis of his career and wasted little time in advancing to his third successive Australian Open final with a 6-2 6-2 6-1 destruction of fourth seed David Ferrer in 89 minutes today.
Hosts South Africa were knocked out of the African Nations Cup when they lost a penalty shootout 3-1 to Mali after their quarter-final ended in a 1-1 draw after extra time today.
Wayne Rooney's hot scoring streak continued today as he fired Manchester United 10 points clear in the Premier League title race with the only goal in a 1-0 victory at Fulham.