China benchmark lending rate, Wall Street losses

China benchmark lending rate, Wall Street losses

SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific markets gained on Friday as a volatile trading week comes to a close and investors watch for the release of China’s benchmark lending rate. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.41% in early trade, while the Topix advanced 0.23%. Japan’s core consumer prices, which include energy costs but not fresh food, … Read more

Opinion | What Is America’s Strategy In Ukraine?

Opinion |  What Is America’s Strategy In Ukraine?

It is tempting to see Ukraine’s stunning successes against Russia’s aggression as a sign that with sufficient American and European help, Ukraine is close to pushing Russia back to its positions before the invasion. But that is a dangerous assumption. A decisive military victory for Ukraine over Russia, in which Ukraine regains all the territory … Read more

Accusations fly as 30th District Democratic primary heats up

Accusations fly as 30th District Democratic primary heats up

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Democratic primary runoff for the 30th Congressional District grew even more contentious on May 19 amid accusations of lies and distortions between the candidates and their supporters. The bitter race between Jasmine Crockett, a State Representative of Dallas, and Jane Hope Hamilton, a longtime Democratic political consultant, led the retiring veteran … Read more

2 Killed In Robbinsdale Shooting; Suspect Vehicle Found Abandoned In North Minneapolis – WCCO

2 Killed In Robbinsdale Shooting;  Suspect Vehicle Found Abandoned In North Minneapolis – WCCO

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. (WCCO) – Authorities in the Twin Cities are investigating Thursday after a shooting left two people dead in Robbinsdale. Police in the suburb just northwest of Minneapolis said officers responded around 3:40 pm to a report of shots fired near the intersection of 36th Avenue and County Road 81. First-responders found a vehicle … Read more

Mother of teen killed in Millennium Park mourns him as city’s new rules on minors there take effect – Chicago Tribune

Mother of teen killed in Millennium Park mourns him as city’s new rules on minors there take effect – Chicago Tribune

With her son’s death in the heart of Chicago still roiling the city, Seandell Holliday’s mother said she did not give the 16-year-old permission to go downtown before he was fatally shot near The Bean on Saturday night. Seandell was Chanell Holliday’s oldest of six children, and she tried to keep them home as much … Read more

As Chicago-Area Counties Approach ‘High’ COVID Levels, Could Mask Mandates Return? – NBC Chicago

As Chicago-Area Counties Approach ‘High’ COVID Levels, Could Mask Mandates Return?  – NBC Chicago

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID cases and hospitalizations are threatening to push several Chicago-area counties, including Cook County, into the highest-level of COVID alert in coming weeks. That data, released Thursday afternoon, indicates that multiple counties in the Chicago area could potentially soon reach a “high … Read more

Swindon players ‘physically abused’ by fans after play-off defeat to Port Vale, says Ben Garner | Football News

Swindon players ‘physically abused’ by fans after play-off defeat to Port Vale, says Ben Garner |  Football News

Swindon head coach Ben Garner says his players were “physically and verbally abused” by Port Vale supporters who stormed the pitch following his side’s play-off defeat at Vale Park. Swindon won the first leg 2-1 at home but were beaten 1-0 by their hosts on Thursday night, with Port Vale eventually winning the tie 6-5 … Read more