Today: June 19, 2024
Today: June 19, 2024

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It's summer solstice time. What does that mean?

Summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere with the summer solstice on Thursday

It's summer solstice time. What does that mean?
Environment|News

Climate protesters arrested after painting Stonehenge monument orange

Two climate protesters have been arrested for spraying orange paint on the ancient Stonehenge monument in southern England

Climate protesters arrested after painting Stonehenge monument orange
Environment|News

Baby moose trapped in a lake is saved by Alaska man and police as its worried mom watches

An Alaska man and two police officers have joined forces to rescue a baby moose that got stuck between a floatplane and a dock in a lake

Baby moose trapped in a lake is saved by Alaska man and police as its worried mom watches
Arts|Education|News

A journalist traces his family tree back to ancestor who served in Black regiment in Civil War

Darren Sands, now a reporter for The Associated Press, was researching his family history three years ago when he found a riveting missing piece

A journalist traces his family tree back to ancestor who served in Black regiment in Civil War
Economy|News

ECB delivers on rate cut pledge despite inflation worries

The European Central Bank went ahead with its first interest rate cut since 2019 on Thursday, keeping its word despite an increasingly

ECB delivers on rate cut pledge despite inflation worries
News|Political|World

Far-right leader Bardella backpedals on taking France out of NATO strategic military command

The far-right leader angling to become France’s prime minister after the country’s upcoming parliamentary election has backtracked on the party’s previous promise to pull out of NATO’s strategic military command

Far-right leader Bardella backpedals on taking France out of NATO strategic military command
Economy|News

Fed seen waiting to cut rates as job growth picks up

A U.S. job market scorecard that exceeded all forecasts has undercut confidence over when, or even if, the Federal Reserve will begin easing policy this year, putting the

Fed seen waiting to cut rates as job growth picks up
News|World

Hundreds died during this year's Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia amid intense heat, officials say

Hundreds of people have died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as the faithful faced intense high temperatures at Islamic holy sites in the desert kingdom

Hundreds died during this year's Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia amid intense heat, officials say
Business|News

Wells Fargo fires more than dozen employees for allegedly faking work, Bloomberg News reports

Wells Fargo last month terminated over a dozen employees after reviewing allegations that they were involved in simulation of keyboard activity, creating an impression of active work,

Wells Fargo fires more than dozen employees for allegedly faking work, Bloomberg News reports
Business|Economy|News

Kick off

Central bank decisions in Britain, Switzerland and Norway are expected to provide more evidence that the global rate cutting dash is slowing to a crawl, while retail sales data from the

Kick off
Economy|News|Political

Greek PM reshuffles cabinet after worse than expected EU vote result

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled his cabinet on Friday to boost the government's battle with a cost-of-living crisis, but

Greek PM reshuffles cabinet after worse than expected EU vote result
News|World

A US aircraft carrier and its crew have fought Houthi attacks for months. How long can it last?

Fatigue is setting in as a U.S. aircraft carrier nears its ninth month waging the most intense running sea battle since World War II

A US aircraft carrier and its crew have fought Houthi attacks for months. How long can it last?
Business|Economy

Stock market today: Global stocks are mixed after Wall Street edges to more records

Global stocks are mixed after U.S. benchmarks ticked to more records following the latest signs that the U.S. economy may be slowing without falling into recession

Stock market today: Global stocks are mixed after Wall Street edges to more records
Business|Economy|News

Divergence, disconnect, but no dislocation ... yet

A look at the day ahead in Asian markets.

Divergence, disconnect, but no dislocation ... yet
Business|Economy|News|Technology

Chinese premier's Western Australia tour spotlights global race for critical minerals

Chinese Premier Li Qiang visited a lithium processing plant in resource-rich Western Australia state on Tuesday, highlighting China's push to

Chinese premier's Western Australia tour spotlights global race for critical minerals
Health|News|Political

South Korea orders doctors to return to work amid prolonged strike

The South Korean government issued a return-to-work order for private practitioners on Tuesday as more doctors including medical professors join the months-long strike

South Korea orders doctors to return to work amid prolonged strike
Business|Economy|News

European shares advance as French political concerns subside

European shares closed higher on Tuesday, supported by a slip in government bond yields as investor concern over French political woes

European shares advance as French political concerns subside
News|Political

US says Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel used group tied to Chinese underground banking

The U.S.

US says Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel used group tied to Chinese underground banking
Business|Economy|News

Argentina posts largest monthly primary surplus yet under Milei

Cash-strapped Argentina posted a fifth straight monthly primary fiscal surplus of 2.33 trillion pesos ($2.57 billion) in May, the largest yet under

Argentina posts largest monthly primary surplus yet under Milei
News|Political

US House ethics panel expands investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz

A three-year U.S.

US House ethics panel expands investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz
News|Political

Republicans, Latino advocates on Biden immigration shift

U.S.

Republicans, Latino advocates on Biden immigration shift
Economy|News|World

Oil settles over 1% higher on mounting tension in Europe, Mideast

Oil settled more than 1% higher on Tuesday due to escalating geopolitical risk in Europe and the Middle East, where wars continue to threaten global supply.

Oil settles over 1% higher on mounting tension in Europe, Mideast
News|Political

Approval of Brazil's Lula's government slightly up in June, poll shows

The approval rating of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's government was at 36% in June, slightly up from 35% in March, according to a poll released on Tuesday.

Approval of Brazil's Lula's government slightly up in June, poll shows
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Ukraine begins work on second summit, top Zelenskiy aide says

Ukrainian officials have already started preparatory work to organise a second peace summit, the Ukrainian president's chief of staff Andriy Yermak said on Tuesday, after the first

Ukraine begins work on second summit, top Zelenskiy aide says
Health|Lifestyle|News|Political

Transgender plaintiffs' challenge to Oklahoma ban on changing birth certificates revived

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit challenging an Oklahoma law prohibiting transgender people from changing their birth certificates to match their gender

Transgender plaintiffs' challenge to Oklahoma ban on changing birth certificates revived

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