Stocks rise, U.S. bond yields ease ahead of Powell’s Jackson Hole speech

By David Randall and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Upbeat economic data in Germany and gains in U.S. mega-cap growth stocks helped lift an index of global stock markets on Thursday, while U.S. Treasury yields slipped as investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole meeting for insights into the central bank’s plans […]

Uvalde Police Chief unanimously voted out by school board

Texas Department of Safety Troopers stand by for a meeting of the Board of Trustees of Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. The board held termination hearings to decide the employment fate of Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:05 PM PT – […]

British-Belgian teen becomes youngest person to fly solo around the world

SOFIA (Reuters) – British-Belgian teenager became the youngest person to fly solo around the world on Wednesday after a five-month journey that saw him battle monsoon rains, searing heat and frustrating bureaucracy. Cheers went up as 17-year-old Mack Rutherford landed at an airfield near the Bulgarian capital Sofia after flying 54,124 km (33,631 miles) and […]

U.S. retailers slash clothing prices as shoppers cut purchases

By Arriana McLymore NEW YORK (Reuters) -Inflation-weary U.S. shoppers have been skimping on clothing purchases, prompting retailers to slash prices to clear inventory off the racks. Gap was the latest retailer to report a slump in apparel shopping for the second-quarter, saying on Thursday that net sales slumped 8% from a year earlier to $3.86 […]

Richard Baris: It’s Clear GOP Voters Not Ready to Move On From Trump

Daniel Baldwin, OAN White House CorrespondentUPDATED 1:24 PM PT – Thursday, August 25, 2022 Democrat Pat Ryan claimed victory in a special election in a bellwether district in New York’s Hudson Valley Tuesday evening. While many election pundits are citing this win as a signal of a dying red wave, Richard Baris, the director of […]

Factbox – Tennis – List of U.S. Open men’s singles champions

(Reuters) – List of U.S. Open men’s singles champions since the tournament began in 1881: 2021 – Daniil Medvedev (Russia) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-4 6-4 6-4 2020 – Dominic Thiem ((Australia) beat Alexander Zverev (Germany) 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) 2019 – Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Medvedev 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 2018 – […]

Marketmind: Powell to the people

(Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever The waiting is almost over. U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivers his Jackson Hole speech on the economic outlook on Friday, which will give direction to every financial market in the near term, and set the tone until the Fed’s […]

Boeing targets early 2023 for first Starliner mission carrying astronauts

By Joey Roulette WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Boeing Co is targeting February 2023 to fly its first Starliner mission with astronauts aboard to the International Space Station, Boeing and NASA officials said on Thursday, as the aerospace company nears the final leg of a costly and much-delayed development timeline. Starliner’s first crewed flight would come nearly a […]