U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, pulling back from their session lows, as shares of industrial and consumer discretionary companies rose, but gains were kept in check by worries of a global slowdown.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military dispatched reinforcements to the Gaza border after a rocket attack near Tel Aviv wounded seven people.
The White House said on Monday it was up to the Justice Department to decide whether detailed findings from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation will be released, a day after the top U.S. law enforcement official said President Donald Trump had been cleared of any conspiracy with Moscow.
The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Monday he wants Attorney General William Barr to appear before the panel to discuss the special counsel's report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Prime Minister Theresa May battled to keep control of Britain's exit from the European Union on Monday as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away from her government.
Apple Inc is expected to finally lift the curtain on Monday on a secretive, years-long effort to build a television and movie offering designed to compete with big media companies and boost digital services revenue as iPhone sales taper.
At a camp near the city of Beira for people rescued from Mozambique's catastrophic flooding, residents were dealing on Friday with worries about their future and shortages of pretty much everything - water, food and medicines.