Youth Apprenticeship Week Spotlights Opportunities

(NewsUSA) - Youth Apprenticeship Week, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor, features a range of events and speakers at venues across the United States to showcase the many benefits of …

Why Investors Take a Shine to Silver

(NewsUSA) - Silver is a part of everyday life in more ways than most people realize. Besides the more obvious industrial uses, silver is a key component in many products that people rely on every …

Why Investors Take a Shine to Silver

(NewsUSA) - Silver is a part of everyday life in more ways than most people realize. Besides the more obvious industrial uses, silver is a key component in many products that people rely on every …

Small Businesses Seek Talent, Technology to Succeed

(NewsUSA) - Starting and maintaining a successful small business is a challenge in any setting. For rural entrepreneurs, that struggle is even greater when it comes to accessing capital, …

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Small business owners know that one of the secrets to success is hiring quality employees and keeping them. One of the best ways to keep your best employees happy is by offering a …

Rebranded Global Accreditation Organization Promotes Patient Safety

(NewsUSA) - The last thing anyone should ever question when considering an outpatient procedure is their safety. After all, you trust that the facility performing your procedure has gone through …

Many Business Owners Lack a Succession Plan

(NewsUSA) - America’s business owners are facing increasingly complex challenges, not only tracking the nuts and bolts of the daily tasks that come with owning a business, but keeping up with …

Why It's Important to Talk About Inheriting Wealth

(NewsUSA) - As a significant portion of the U.S. population ages, a significant transfer of wealth to younger generations is occurring. However, many families have not discussed inheritance plans, …

Emerging Adults Stay Positive Despite Financial and Social Pressures

(NewsUSA) - The designation “GenNext” represents adults ages 18-34, the life stage often referred to as “emerging adulthood,” and refers to the next generation of workers, heads of …

Can You Trust Financial Advice You Find Online?

(NewsUSA) - Can you trust the financial advice you find online, including on social media? Nope. And a majority of people already don’t trust online financial advice. According to the CFP Board …

Becoming a CFP® Professional Means Joining a Community

(NewsUSA) - Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional means more than just a successful career — it means joining a supportive community. CFP Board and CFP® professionals foster …

How to Use Credit Wisely

(NewsUSA) - As the holiday season approaches, more people are out shopping, searching crowded stores and online promotions for the best discounts, and using their credit cards to pay for it all. But …

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Military veterans can take on a new mission as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Your new objective: Safeguard and advance the financial interests of everyday Americans. By …

How a CFP® Professional Can Help You Navigate Interest Rates

(NewsUSA) - Interest rates have soared dramatically, raising the cost of buying anything on credit. For example, over the past two years, mortgage rates have more than doubled, adding hundreds or …

Become a CFP® Professional and Be Part of a Growing and Diverse Profession

(NewsUSA) - Today, October 4, marks World Financial Planning Day, a time to recognize the value of financial planning. Did you know that financial planning is not just a valuable resource for …

Become a CFP® Professional and Give Back Through Pro Bono Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - Nearly 9 in 10 Americans are concerned about the current cost of living in the United States, which has created an increasing need for the trusted, often life-changing advice of …

How a CFP® Professional Can Help You Manage Your Debt

(NewsUSA) - Household debts are rising amid higher interest rates. The increase in rates is a major issue for all borrowers, at all ages and stages of life. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ …

CME Group Awards Scholarships to Next Generation of Ag Leaders

(NewsUSA) - State fairs are not only a summer tradition, but they also play an important role in U.S. agriculture. State and county fairs put a spotlight on an essential part of the global economy, …

Demonstrate Your Commitment to High Ethical Standards by Becoming a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Consumers are looking for someone they can trust to guide them in financial matters. Becoming a CFP® professional helps you communicate that you’ll always prioritize your clients’ …

CFP® Professionals Can Help Optimize Your Insurance

(NewsUSA) - Insurance is essential to protecting yourself. Health insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance — all of these can protect you in the event of an emergency. However, determining …

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Curb Drug Costs for Patients and Employers

(Julian Canete) - According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly half of all Americans struggle with health care costs. For many, it's the single largest cost in their budget. As someone that …

Changing Your Career? Consider Becoming a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Are you thinking of a career change? As you explore new possibilities, you’ll likely want a profession that offers personal fulfillment, encourages professional growth, provides …

Working With a CFP® Professional — What You Need to Know

(NewsUSA) - Congratulations! You’ve already taken one of the most important steps to secure your financial future — connecting with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. You will want …

Three Ways Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Can Improve Cash Flow and Combat Inflation

(NewsUSA) - Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, no matter the industry or company size. However, as economic headwinds and supply chain woes challenge the bottom line for both Main Street …

How Getting CFP® Certification Can Help Your Career as a Financial Planner

(NewsUSA) - Climbing to the top as a financial advisor can be a challenge. Your ticket to long-term peak performance begins with earning the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, …

Working With an LGBTQ+ CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Choosing a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who aligns with your specific needs and goals is important. If you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community, you may want to seek out an …

Flexibility is Key to a Thriving Retirement

(NewsUSA) - Today’s retirement experience can be unpredictable, and resilience and flexibility are the keys to not just surviving, but thriving.The right strategies and guidance can help retirees …

From High School to High Pay and a Personally Rewarding Career

(NewsUSA) - The best career is one that gives you so much personal satisfaction that you’d gladly do it without pay. But don’t worry; you won’t be working for free if you become a CERTIFIED …

How to Help Your Aging Parents

(NewsUSA) - At some point, you may need to step in and help care for the parents who once cared for you. Starting this new role can be a challenge, but with preparation you’ll be ready. These …

Investing in Your Child's Future: The Advantages of a Career in Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - As a parent, you want your child to succeed in life and have a career where they are fulfilled and paid well. It’s even better if that career can offer benefits such as personal and …

Not Sure What to Do When You Graduate College? Consider CFP Certification

(NewsUSA) - If you’re getting ready to graduate from college, congratulations! After years of dedication and hard work, your future awaits! And while it’s an exciting time, it can also be …

5 Tips to Help Young Professionals Prepare a Tax Return

(NewsUSA) - Filing your taxes can be stressful and intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. As the deadline for filing taxes approaches, don’t let the pressure overwhelm you. Follow these five …

Benefits for Women Becoming Financial Planners

(NewsUSA) - The financial services industry is changing and diversifying, and this includes women becoming financial advisors at a rate higher than ever before.If you’ve ever considered a career …

How Anxious Are Americans About Their Finances? Very.

(NewsUSA) - A new poll paints a troubling picture of how anxious Americans are about their finances.Nearly half of respondents said they didn’t feel “financially stable,” according to the …

TALKING FINANCIAL LITERACY AND MONEY MANAGEMENT WITH YOUR CHILDREN

(NewsUSA) - Teaching children about money is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Start when they’re young with simple lessons like saving up to buy a toy. You can build upon those lessons …

How Financial Planners Can Advance Equality

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning is about helping individuals and families make sound financial decisions that enable them to achieve their life goals. When financial planners provide these services …
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Zeekr sets new records in China's EV market

02 Jul 2024 - Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Zeekr, a subsidiary of Geely, reported a record-breaking month in June, delivering 20,106 vehicles.

ASX closes 0.4% lower: Interest rate concerns loom

02 Jul 2024 - The ASX experienced its second consecutive losing session of the new financial year, with the S&P/ASX 200 closing 0.4% lower due to interest rate concerns.

ANZ sanctioned for charging fees to deceased estates

02 Jul 2024 - They never learn, do our big banks? Even though they drove the market’s modest gains in 2023-34, keeping it from a rotten, negative performance, one—the ANZ—did so with unclean …

Liontown secures strategic partnership to deliver long-term funding

02 Jul 2024 - At one stage in 2023, Liontown Resources (ASX:LTR) announced it had secured a $A1.13 billion funding package to bring its Kathleen Valley spodumene mine in Western Australia into …

2023-24 saw strong investment returns again but can it continue?

02 Jul 2024 - Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP, discusses developments in investment markets over the past week, economic activity trackers, major global economic …

Should we be worried about poor market breadth?

02 Jul 2024 - Fairmont Equities Managing Director Michael Gable discusses market breadth.

Liontown Resources halts trading amid funding rumours

02 Jul 2024 - Troubled lithium wannabe Liontown Resources (ASX:LTR) had trading in its shares halted Tuesday as rumors spread that it’s facing further funding pressures for its almost finished …

ASX down 0.1% near noon: Energy is best performing sector

02 Jul 2024 - The ASX 200 is slightly down by 0.1% near midday, with losses in major banks like National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank offsetting gains in energy stocks due to stable oil …

Stocks of the Hour: TMK Energy, Critical Resources, Pivotal Metals

02 Jul 2024 - A snapshot of the stocks on the move, featuring TMK Energy (ASX:TMK), Critical Resources (ASX:CRR) and Pivotal Metals (ASX:PVT).

Tech names push Nasdaq to new record

02 Jul 2024 - US shares rose on Monday led by the Tech sector which pushed the Nasdaq to a new record ahead of this weeks 4th July holiday.
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Reuters hires Cai to cover Google

Reuters global technology editor Kenneth Li sent out the following: Team, Kenrick Cai is joining the Reuters in San Francisco this week as Technology Correspondent, focusing on Google, its parent …

Clements, facing death, doesn’t back away from personal finance advice

New York Times personal finance columnist Ron Lieber writes about former Wall Street Journal personal finance columnist Jonathan Clements, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Lieber writes, …

McGlauflin departs Fortune for new opportunity

Reporter Paige McGlauflin has left Fortune for a new opportunity. She worked on the leadership desk who wrote the CHRO Daily newsletter. Previously, McGlauflin was a contributing writer with Seattle …

NY Law Journal reporter Wester departing for law school

New York Law Journal reporter Jane Wester is leaving the publication to attend law school. She has been covering federal court news in New York. She previously was a public safety reporter at The …

Baltimore Biz Journal hires Terzi as research editor

The Baltimore Business Journal has hired Ben Terzi as its research editor. Terzi manages various databases to produce weekly Lists, the Book of Lists and other research projects for the Baltimore …

Greenwald, former biz editor in Minneapolis and biz reporter for Time, dies at 82

Longtime business journalist John Greenwald died June 28 at the age of 82. Greenwald is a former senior writer for Time magazine, where he specialized in business and economic news and wrote more …

Media Freedom Coalition letter condemning WSJ’s Gershkovich trial

The undersigned members of the Media Freedom Coalition note with deep concern the trial of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in Russia. After more than a year of arbitrary detention, …

CNN tech reporter Fung among the layoffs

CNN Business tech reporter Brian Fung was among the layoffs this week. He has been at CNN for five years covering tech, business and policy. “I’m so grateful for the whole team here. We broke …

McLean among the CNN layoffs

Rob McLean, an editor for CNN Business, was among the layoffs this week. He edits articles, reports breaking news and helps manage the CNN Business homepages overnight. Before joining CNN, McLean …

Dead tech blog now publishing using AI with old bylines

The Unofficial Apple Weblog, a legendary and long-dead Apple-centric tech news blog, is publishing new content using artificial intelligence and the bylines of former journalists, reports Jason …

Politico reporter Hudson departing

Politico defense industry reporter Lee Hudson is leaving the publication after three years. Hudson covers defense technology and influence. Her reporting on the military and the aerospace and …

Floyd moves to Chattanooga biz news desk

David Floyd has become a business reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He previously was covering Chattanooga and Hamilton County governments. He graduated from East Tennessee State …

McGraw Center seeks fall fellowship applications

Are you a journalist with a great idea for a high-impact story that “Follows the Money,” but few resources to get it done? The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism would like to hear from …

CNN entertainment writer Lowry is departing

Veteran entertainment industry reporter Brian Lowry is departing CNN, reports Brian Steinberg of Variety. Steinberg writes, “Lowry holds deep knowledge of the television and studio business and …

O’Brien joins Value Add as editor

Isabel O’Brien has joined Value Add, a publication for the operating side of private equity, as its first editor. O’Brien will oversee all editorial operations, including writing and editing …

CNN senior tech writer Kelly among the layoffs

Samantha Murphy Kelly, a senior tech writer at CNN, was among the layoffs at the news organization on Wednesday. She has been with CNN since 2016. She previously was the deputy tech editor at …

Setty departs Bloomberg Law for grad school

Bloomberg Law reporter Riddhi Setty is leaving the publication to attend graduate school at Columbia University. She has been covering labor at Bloomberg Law, specifically the U.S. Equal Employment …

Reuters hires Donati as west and central Africa correspondent

Reuters has hired Jessica Donati as its west and central Africa chief correspondent. She will start in August. Donati was covering foreign affairs and national security for The Wall Street Journal …

Nuzzi to host Bloomberg TV show

Olivia Nuzzi, the Washington correspondent for New York magazine, will lead “Working Capital,” a six-episode interview series from Bloomberg, reports Brian Steinberg of Variety. Steinberg …

Bloomberg hires Sebastian in Hong Kong

Bloomberg News has hired Dave Sebastian as a reporter in Hong Kong. He previously was at the Wall Street Journal covering Asia equity markets, the beat he’ll cover for Bloomberg. He joined the …
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A dark day of violence in America

After Trump’s shooting, politicians have a great responsibility to call for calm and unity

Hamas continues ceasefire talks after Israeli strikes on military chief

Israel confirms death of senior militant in attack near safe zone that killed dozens of Palestinians

America is staring into the abyss

After the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, an already existential election is now even more fraught

Japan stock exchange chief says reforms are cutting down ‘aimless’ listings

Hiromi Yamaji’s campaign has helped lift benchmark stock index above its 1980s bubble-ear peak

Chinese EV laser maker fights back against Pentagon blacklisting

Hesai says it has been forced to sue US government after allegations of military links

Bernie Sanders backs Biden as left offers bulwark against party rebellion

Progressive Democrats have rallied around the president as moderates call for him to end election campaign

Dozens dead after Israeli air strikes target top Hamas commander

Palestinian health officials say more than 90 people killed in attack aimed at Mohammed al-Deif

How the US’s $230mn Gaza pier became a ‘colossal failure’

Ambitious project became symbol of Israeli intransigence in the face of American pressure

Starmer to host EU leaders’ summit delayed by Sunak

Improving relations on security and trade at heart of Thursday’s Blenheim Palace gathering

Investors pile into platinum funds in bet on hybrid vehicles

Highest ETF inflows in four years come as electric car sales flag

Venezuela’s Maduro launches charm offensive as rival soars in polls

Threat to authoritarian leader has led to questions about how far he will go to cling on to power

Fed sends clearest signals yet that it will soon cut interest rates

US central bank pivots towards easing burden on borrowers amid clear signs the economy is cooling

Pakistan reaches $7bn loan deal with IMF

PM Shehbaz Sharif has pushed tax reforms to secure debt-stricken country’s 24th funding programme

Why pop went back to the noughties

From festivals to streamers, the musical past has never been as present as it is now

Meta lifts restrictions on Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

Former US president has continued his criticism of social media platforms even as he intensifies 2024 election campaign

Rudy Giuliani’s bankruptcy case thrown out by US judge

Court finds that former New York mayor and Trump lawyer failed to be transparent about his finances

Why the rise of JD Vance in Trump World divides US business

Some dealmakers detect an anti-corporate agenda in the populist ideology of the vice-presidential contender

Democrats in disarray over Biden: ‘We’re totally, totally screwed’

After the president’s disastrous debate performance, the party has been plunged into a crisis over whether to force him out

Russian assassination plot highlights risks for western arms makers in Ukraine

Many European and US companies are hesitant about having a significant local manufacturing presence

Labour cabinet ministers called Trump ‘sociopath’ and ‘absolute moron’

More than half of Sir Keir Starmer’s top team have criticised current Republican candidate in recent years
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Hamilton steel maker Stelco Holdings sold to Cleveland-Cliffs for $3.4 billion

A large steelmaking company from Cleveland, Ohio has entered into a deal with the Ontario-based Stelco in a deal that will see issued and outstanding common shares purchased.

Ready-to-drink cocktails, large beer packs coming to Ontario grocery stores on Thursday

The Ontario government says ready-to-drink beverages, such as coolers and seltzers, and large packs of beer will be coming to grocery stores two weeks ahead of schedule.

Donald Trump scores another legal victory as classified docs case tossed

A Florida-based Trump-appointed Judge ruled that Special Counsel Jack Smith, who is leading the prosecution, was unlawfully appointed to his role.

Alberta government to relax rule on buying oil, gas wells if municipal taxes unpaid

Orphan Well Association head Lars DePauw said the current order is closing viable wells and failing to clear tax arrears.

95 active wildfires reported across Saskatchewan

The number of wildfires across Saskatchewan continues to increase as much of the province sits under a fire ban.

Calgary police close westbound Anderson Road Southwest to investigate fatal crash

A collision on the on-ramp to southbound Tsuut'ina Trail ring road prompted Calgary police to close the westbound lanes of Anderson Road Southwest on Monday morning.

China’s leadership is meeting to address the economy. What’s at stake

Further support for high-tech industries that are considered vital for national security and future growth is all but certain, along with related industrial policies.

James Sikking, star of ‘Hill Street Blues,’ ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.,’ dies at 90

'Hill Street Blues' debuted in 1981 with James Sikking as Lieutenant Howard Hunter, a clean-cut Vietnam War veteran who headed the Emergency Action Team in a never-named city.

Would you buy clothes from a bus? An Edmonton boutique owner is banking on it

Boutique On Your Street is one of the first retail operations in the Edmonton area to come up with a unique way to sell products: by selling stock from a bus.

Pet owners flock to Montreal SPCA to adopt animals abandoned on moving day

In the seven days following July 1 -- when many leases expire in the province -- more than 150 animals were abandoned at the Montreal SPCA.

‘We’re all drowning’: Inside the chaos of Toronto’s vacant home tax rollout

Newly released internal emails are offering a glimpse of the chaos behind Toronto’s vacant home tax rollout that had staff and councillors scrambling for answers.

Redblacks rally early, late to edge winless Elks 37-34

Quarterback Dru Brown completed a couple of long touchdown passes in the second half and Lewis Ward kicked a 38-yard field goal as time expired and the Ottawa Redblacks overcame an early deficit to …

Armstrong MetalFest expands, offers more than a heavy-hitting lineup

This is the 14th annual MetalFest and now boasts the largest mosh pit in Western Canada.

Thousands of cyclists take part in Okanagan Granfondo

Thousands of cyclists passing through the finish line were welcomed with cowbells and applause after completing the Okanagan Granfondo.

Jays take pitchers Yesavage, Stephen in MLB draft

Right-handed pitcher Trey Yesavage was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday night with their first pick in Major League Baseball's amateur draft.

Joe Biden: Failed Trump assassination ‘not who we are as a nation’

The U.S. president also said he’d had a “short but good conversation” with Trump in the hours after the shootings.

Calgary Stampede closes in on all time attendance record

During a press conference on Sunday, officials with the Calgary Stampede announced they have welcomed 1,331,280 guests to the Stampede grounds in 2024.

2 people in ‘critical’ condition after northeast Edmonton apartment fire

Edmonton fire crews were called to an apartment building on Hermitage Road and Huffman Crescent on Saturday night, where they were greeted by thick clouds of smoke.

B.C. disability advocates call new federal benefit regulations a major ‘disappointment’

Two B.C. disability advocates are saying Canada's Disability Benefit Act is too restrictive and is not enough money to help those in need.

Montreal garden club celebrates 90th anniversary

The oldest garden club in Pointe-Claire marked its 90th anniversary by highlighting exceptional gardens in the Montreal neighbourhood and celebrating its history.
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Saving Money Might Be the Secret to Better Sleep: Study

People who save regularly get higher-quality shut-eye than those who don’t, according to a new report from the University of Bristol's personal finance research center.

Fool’s Gold? Walmart Is Selling Snoopy and Darth Vader Coins for Thousands of Dollars

Some gold pop culture collectibles are priced at well over $2,000. Could they somehow be a good investment?

Renovations that Increase Home Value and How Much They Cost

Renovating your home is not just about making it more comfortable or aesthetically pleasing; it’s also a strategic investment that can significantly boost your property’s market value. Whether …

Homeowners Are Increasing Insurance Deductibles to $5,000 or More to Save Money

Home insurance prices keep rising, so owners are looking for ways to save.

What Is a Smart Home?

The term ‘smart home’ has become an increasingly popular buzzword in the world of home security. Every aspect of our home life seems to become increasingly digitized, with the realm of domotics …

Get Ready for Interest Rate Cuts in September, Analysts Say

The probability of the Fed slashing rates soon is now up over 90%.

Best Loans for Bad Credit

Read on for Money's list of the best lenders for bad credit.

4 Loan Options for Parents Paying for Their Kid’s College

Should you use a parent PLUS loan, private student loan or HELOC? Here's how to choose.

Social Security COLA for 2025 Could Be Over 2.6%, According to New Predictions

The actual, final COLA for 2025 won't be announced until October.

Current Mortgage Rates: Week of July 8 to July 12, 2024

Current mortgage rates trended lower this week, with the 30-year rate averaging 6.89% according to Freddie Mac.

How Bad Is Inflation Under Biden, Really? A Global and Historical Analysis

For three years in a row, Americans have said inflation is the country's worst financial problem.

8 Steps to Boost your Credit Score Before — and After — Graduation

It’s never too early to get a head start on your credit. In fact, if you’re in college or have recently graduated, this might be the perfect time to start building your credit history and make …

How to Read Your Credit Report

Credit reports can be daunting, especially when it comes to figuring out what works in your favor — and what doesn’t. Here's how to read yours.

These States and Cities Just Increased Their Minimum Wage

Meanwhile, the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour hasn’t gone up since 2009.

How to Set Up a Smart Home

Smart home technology has become an increasingly popular topic for those who want to improve their home security in a streamlined way. Smart home integration can simplify your home life by allowing …

Could Germany’s Plan to Sell Over $2 Billion in Bitcoin Affect Crypto Prices?

A state in Germany seized roughly 50,000 bitcoin stemming from a criminal investigation.

What is credit utilization and how does it impact your credit?

Your credit score is impacted by multiple factors, most notably by your payment history. But, while this factor might get most of the attention, there’s an almost equally important one that can …

Experian IdentityWorks Review

We reviewed Experian Identity Theft Protection, including pros and cons, and considered pricing, plans, customer experience and accessibility.

14 Best Travel Credit Cards of July 2024

Money reviews the best travel credit cards.

8 Things People Have Stopped Buying (and Why)

Post-pandemic economic trends have hurt sales of mattresses, RVs and more.
Business Insider

The shock from the Trump assassination attempt has turned to scrutiny of the Secret Service

As the shock subsides from the assassination attempt on Donald Trump, many Americans are wondering the same thing: How did this happen?

Meet investor Laurene Powell Jobs, the billionaire widow of Steve Jobs who just paid $70 million for the most expensive home ever sold in San Francisco

Laurene Powell Jobs, the billionaire investor and widow of Steve Jobs, just spent $70 million on the most expensive home ever sold in San Francisco.

Florida judge dismisses classified documents case against Trump, ruling appointment of Jack Smith was unconstitutional

The federal judge overseeing Donald Trump's classified documents case in Florida dismissed the charges against him.

Trump says he'll give a 'whole different speech' at the RNC after assassination attempt

The former president said he'd planned an "extremely tough speech" for Thursday, but that he "threw it out" after the assassination attempt.

How TikTok is changing the music industry and the way we discover new, popular songs

Here's how TikTok is changing and transforming the music industry. We've been tracking TikTok's ascent from social-media newcomer to music power player platform.

I flew premium economy on my long-haul Emirates flight. It was cheaper than flying coach at a better time and way nicer.

I flew premium economy on a 14-hour Emirates flight from Melbourne to Dubai for $1,250. It was less than coach and nice for a long flight.

Why Google is ready to risk a DC battle to land a potential $23 billion deal

Google may be about to announce a takeover of cloud cybersecurity startup Wiz, but could face a battle with regulators to get the deal approved.

Trump may only be alive due to the shooter's bad wind estimate, former Navy SEAL says

Erik Prince,  an ex-Navy SEAL,  said the 5mph wind was enough to displace the bullet by two inches.

Trump is praising the Secret Service even though many say it failed badly to protect him

Donald Trump praised the Secret Service for its response to the shooting, telling The New York Post that the agency rushed in like linebackers.

A Democratic staffer resigned after posting 'don't miss next time' following the attempt on Trump's life: reports

A former staffer for Rep. Benny Thompson said she was joking when she posted about 'shooting lessons' in the wake of the attempt on Trump's life.

Nita Ambani was the 'CEO' behind the wedding that drew global A-listers to Mumbai over the weekend, daughter-in-law says

A multi-day Indian celebrity wedding can require around 500 staff, wedding planners previously told Business Insider.

As the US reels from the Trump assassination attempt, China sees weakness

Saturday's attack once again fed common narratives held in China about the US, including the idea that it's a massive, chaotic "Gotham City."

Scarlett Johansson says Sam Altman could be a decent Marvel villain — maybe one with a 'robotic arm'

Johansson said she turned down Altman's offer to voice OpenAI's AI model in September. But the company released a model in May that sounded like her.

A classmate of the Trump shooter says the gunman was such a bad shot he got rejected from their high school rifle team

"He was asked not to come back because how bad of a shot he was, it was considered like, dangerous," the classmate told ABC News.

Cathie Wood says she wouldn't have sold Nvidia stake 'had we known that the market was going to reward it'

Cathie Wood's investment fund, Ark Invest sold at least $4.5 million worth of Nvidia stock this year, per The Wall Street Journal.

3 tips for enjoying fast food even if you're cutting down on ultra-processed foods, from a dietitian

It's tough but possible to avoid ultra-processed foods and make healthier choices at your favorite fast food restaurants, a dietitian said.

The most immediate threat to China's economy isn't external. It's internal.

On Monday, Beijing released new data that underscores the scale of China's domestic consumption problem.

Trump says it's great he got such a nice photo after being shot at because 'usually you have to die to have an iconic picture'

Donald Trump, fresh from an assassination attempt, said he was glad to have an "iconic photo" and that he didn't have to die for it.

Shannen Doherty described her funeral wish list in a podcast, and it includes specific notes about her ashes

Like Shannen Doherty, more and more Americans are opting for cremation instead of a traditional casket burial.

The Kremlin is pushing a MAGA talking point that Biden's administration is to blame for the Trump assassination attempt

The Kremlin said it didn't think the shooting "was organized by the present power," but blamed Democrats for creating an "atmosphere" of struggle.
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Rate cut won’t improve affordability or increase housing sales, majority of Canadians say in survey

72% believe the cut will have little effect on the housing market overall

Wall Street Pushes Back After Activists Escalate Summer Protests

Against a backdrop of intensifying climate protests targeting Wall Street, the heavyweights of US finance are pushing back against what they characterize as a fundamentally flawed debate.

What’s the most overworked region of Canada?

Three provinces in Atlantic Canada have emerged as the most overworked in Canada

La Niña to Put Another Dent in Emerging-Market Bond Returns

Emerging-market bonds, which have been falling out of favor this year, are set to face another threat in coming months: the La Niña weather phenomenon that’s set to drive up inflation.

Haven Rush, ‘Trump Trades’ on Investor Minds After Shooting

Investors will initially favor traditional haven assets and perhaps lean into trades most linked to former President Donald Trump’s chances of winning the White House after he survived an …

Amazon Prime Day deals are almost here. Should you take advantage of them?

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s summertime, and the bargains seem easy at a time when many consumer prices are high. July sales events have become a seasonal revenue driver for the retail industry since …

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince’s Transformation Stress-tests Economy and Stretches Petrowealth

Saudi Arabia faces the most precarious moment yet of its economic reinvention.

How reggaeton stars are driving a basketball boom in Puerto Rico

CAROLINA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Vianca Brana never used to attend basketball games in her hometown of Carolina, Puerto Rico — or anywhere else in the United States territory. But in recent years, …

One Tech Tip: Protecting yourself against SIM swapping

NEW YORK (AP) — SIM-swapping is a growing form of identity theft that goes beyond hacking into an email or social media account. In this case, the thieves take over your phone number. Any calls or …

After Beryl, Houston-area farmers pull together to face unique challenges

PORTER, Texas (AP) — Hurricanes cause trouble for everyone, but farmers have a whole other list of problems. Beryl has been no exception: Over the past week, the storm damaged crops, soaked rabbits …

The first Titanic voyage in 14 years is happening in the wake of submersible tragedy. Hopes are high

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The company that owns the salvage rights to the Titanic is undertaking its first expedition to the ship’s wreckage in years, and those involved in the mission said they …

Tiny Japanese Startup Is Turning ‘Her’ AI Dating Into Reality

Like many people juggling long hours at work, Chiharu Shimoda sought companionship via a dating app. For two months, he exchanged messages with five or six potential partners, but it wasn’t long …

ECB Poised for Holiday May Prime Markets for September

European Central Bank officials may be about to prime investors for another interest-rate cut, though only after one of the Governing Council’s longest-ever summer breaks between decisions.

Correlations Between Credit and Equities Are Breaking Down

Credit markets are breathing a sigh of relief after inflation data showed price pressures are cooling broadly, but a weakening economy poses fresh risks to corporate debt.

Canada’s Freeland Hints at Broader Trade Action Against China

Canada’s finance minister said she’ll hold talks next week with business and labor groups about erecting trade barriers against Chinese-made vehicles — and suggested the government may even go …

‘Good luck getting a seat’: That’s the message to Canadians looking to fly this summer

Watch airline expert John Gradek break down the struggles plaguing the airline industry and what they could mean for summer travel

Home prices to rise 9% this year, despite uncertainty over rate cuts, Royal LePage says

Prices increase 1.9 per cent in second quarter even as number of properties bought and sold sag

Canada Said to Have Mapped Out Secret Chinese Police Operations

Canada has done a detailed mapping of what it says are covert Chinese police operations within its borders and wants to explore a response with Group of Seven allies to a challenge faced by several …

Charting the Global Economy: US Inflation Cools, Political Gridlock Grips France

Underlying US inflation cooled in June to the slowest pace since 2021 on the back of a long-awaited slowdown in housing costs, sending the strongest signal yet that the Federal Reserve can soon cut …

Workers Are Missing From Starmer’s Plan to Spur UK Housebuilding

Prime Minister Keir Starmer’s promise to “get Britain building again” will quickly face a shortage of skilled workers in the very industries he’s hoping will power the turnaround.
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2 people charged with stealing thousands of dollars in roast beef from an Arby’s

They (allegedly) had the beef.

Judge delivers stunning blow to special counsel, agreeing with Trump’s long-shot legal argument in dismissal of classified documents case

Trump faced dozens of felony counts accusing him of illegally hoarding classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, and obstructing FBI efforts to get them back.

Can iconic coat maker Burberry ever recover from CEO departures, a stodgy turnaround plan, and a 64% share decline in a year?

Burberry has had to navigate the twin challenges of a massive turnaround plan coupled with luxury market downturn.

The viral ‘Gen Z Boss and a Mini’ TikTok by women at a skincare brand has sparked a misogynistic debate about corporate culture

Female Gen Z colleagues at beauty brand tbh Skincare have stoked a wave of misogynistic abuse.

The best early Prime Day deals you can get right now

Amazon Prime Day is July 16-17, but some bargains can be found immediately.

OpenAI CEO tells Americans to ‘turn down the rhetoric’ after Trump assassination attempt

The OpenAI CEO urged Americans to collectively step back from the edge after the attempted assassination of Donald Trump.

NRA civil trial over gun group leader’s extravagant spending set to open second stage in New York City

During the first phase of trial, a jury in February found Wayne LaPierre misspent millions of dollars of NRA money in order to fund an extravagant lifestyle.

LinkedIn cofounder clarifies his statement wishing Trump was an ‘actual martyr’

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s attempted assassination, LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman has been forced to clarify himself over comments he made wishing that the former president was an …

Ivy League grads and top grades don’t guarantee you’re a great worker, says Jamie Dimon—which is why JPMorgan hires thousands of ex-felons

JPMorgan boss Jamie Dimon says: "If someone overcame unbelievable hardships in life, would you incorporate that when you hire them? I would."

Omega owner Swatch Group’s moment has passed as profits drop 70% in 6 months: ‘The big impact is really mainly China’

The company’s key Omega brand may be suffering from more availability of models at retail from rival Rolex, the top Swiss watch brand.

‘Despicable Me 4’ continues its box office reign with $44.7 million weekend pushing the film past $200 million

The big upset came further down the charts with “ Longlegs ” more than doubling the debut of the Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum romantic comedy “ Fly Me to the Moon.”

Trump assassination attempt timeline, from the ex-president taking the stage to returning to his New Jersey golf club

A former fire chief attending the rally with family was killed, as was the gunman. Two other people were critically wounded.

Economy still expected to be the focus of RNC first day despite Donald Trump assassination attempt

RNC convention first day is still expected to focus on the economy even after the shooting at a Trump rally in Pennsylvania which injured the former president.

China’s GDP growth slowed last quarter to 4.7%, below forecasts, as ‘insufficient’ domestic demand takes a toll on the economy

Chinese leaders are gathering this week for a key policy meeting that's expected to focus on long-term economic strategy.

FBI says suspected shooter acted alone but motive still unclear while Trump arrives in Milwaukee for Republican National Convention

The shooting is being investigated as an attempted assassination and an act of domestic terrorism, the FBI said.

Biden warns on the risk of political violence after Trump assassination attempt, saying ‘it’s time to cool it down’

“There is no place in America for this kind of violence — for any violence. Ever. Period. No exception. We can’t allow this violence to be normalized."

BlackRock says gunman from Trump rally briefly appeared in an ad for the top money manager and was unpaid

Thomas Matthew Crooks was one of several students who appeared in the background of the 2022 ad, BlackRock said.

The Trump trade is poised to gain even more momentum on Wall Street as markets eye a Republican election sweep

Investors have also been anticipating that bank, health-care and oil-industry stocks would benefit from a Trump victory.

Secret Service investigates how gunman got so close to Trump as Biden orders independent review

The roof where the shooter was found was fewer than 164 yards from where Trump was speaking.

Former fire chief who died at Trump rally used his body to shield family from gunfire

“He’s a literal hero. He shoved his family out of the way, and he got killed for them."