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Bank of Japan policymakers appeared undeterred by increasing global debate on withdrawing crisis-mode stimulus, with some calling for the need to avoid a premature tightening of monetary policy, a summary of their debate at the July meeting showed. Stronger-than-expected inflation has taken centre stage in the policy debate among major central banks including the Federal Reserve, sparking market expectations of a gradual but steady exit from coronavirus pandemic-relief measures. With Japan's economy still reeling from the pandemic, the BOJ must sustain its ultra-loose policy, one board member was quoted as saying in the summary released on Wednesday.
About 63% of U.S. counties are considered places where risk of transmission is high or substantial, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people, mostly women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in four of the killings and was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Robert Aaron Long, 22, still faces the death penalty in the other deaths, which are being prosecuted in another county. The string of shootings at three businesses in March ignited outrage and fueled fear among Asian Americans, who already faced increased host
TEMECULA, Calif., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries’ Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (Group), a subsidiary of Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan), is proud to announce they have completed the recommissioning of an Air Separation plant in Patancheru, Hyderabad India. This project was done in coordination with the Telangana government (TEL), and Greenko Foundation (GKO). Due to the ongoing pandemic crisis in India, the Indian government initiated a directive to restart the
On the heels of Netflix revealing the sooner-than-you-probably-expected release date (Friday, Sept. 10!) for Lucifer‘s sixth and final season, we now have a flurry of photos from the supernatural procedural’s farewell run. As seen in the attached photo gallery, Chloe lands in some peril in the season premiere… Maze and Eve are cozier than ever… […]
For three straight nights, viewership for the Tokyo Games has been down more than 30% compared to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016
With the coronavirus surging again, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Council President Nury Martinez announced Tuesday evening that all city employees will be required to show proof of Covid vaccinations or weekly negative Covid tests. The announcement came one day after City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas said he plans to introduce a motion Wednesday to […]
Irving, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GreyStone Laboratories, an Irving, Texas-based laboratory, would like to reach out to local residents who may be in search of a clinical laboratory to perform any of a number of services. GreyStone Laboratories offers some of the most advanced, complex clinical laboratory testing services in the world. Equipped with the most advanced technology and a team of licensed scientific professionals, the lab is dedicated to providing clients with fast and accura
SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Eagle Bancorp, Inc. ("Eagle Bancorp” or the "Company") (NASDAQ: EGBN). On July 21, 2021, Eagle Bancorp announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2021. Additionally, Eagle Bancorp disclosed that in connection with a previously disclosed investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), E
This frock is 'flattering in all the right places.'
TORONTO, July 28, 2021--Slate Grocery REIT (TSX: SGR.U) (TSX: SGR.UN) (the "REIT"), an owner and operator of U.S. grocery-anchored real estate, today announced its financial results and highlights for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021.
The U.S. government said it sold imprisoned drug company executive Martin Shkreli's one-of-a-kind album by Wu-Tang Clan to pay off the $7.36 million he was ordered to forfeit after being convicted of fraud. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto, who oversaw Shkreli's 2017 trial in Brooklyn, prosecutors said the forfeiture amount has been fully satisfied following the sale of the album, "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," and other asset sales. The sale price and buyer were not disclosed because of a confidentiality provision in the contract, prosecutors said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Washington State coach Nick Rolovich lamented Tuesday that his decision to not get the COVID-19 vaccine has created a distraction for his program, though he reiterated that he would keep his reasons why private. “I don’t mean to cause any heartache to this university or to this athletic department or this state,” Rolovich said via Zoom during Pac-12 media day. "As I go forward, I plan on adhering to all policies that are implemented for the unvaccinated at the state, local, ca
The Manitoba RCMP confirmed Tuesday that they have spent the last decade investigating allegations of sexual assault that is alleged to have taken place at the former Fort Alexander residential school on the Sagkeeng First Nation. In a Tuesday press release, Manitoba RCMP said that in February of 2010 their Major Crime Services unit began investigations following allegations of sexual abuse at the Fort Alexander Residential School which once stood on Sagkeeng First Nation, which is located about
Georgia's top law enforcement agency has completed its investigation into the death of a 40-year-old Black woman found dead after attending an adult sleepover party in 2018, saying Tuesday that its findings do not support the pursuit of any criminal charges. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted its probe into the death of Tamla Horsford, who was found dead in the backyard of a Forsyth County home on Nov. 4, 2018, the morning after the slumber party. Horsford's family has long suspected foul play.
Consumers should not have to pay excessive prices to use public car charging, MPs say.
The partnership between Oregon edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux and Nike co-founder Phil Knight might be one of the most unusual and high-profile deals to come out of new rules allowing college athletes to earn money for use of their name, image and likeness. “I look at it as a digital baseball card and that’s kind of the easiest way to make sense of it,” Thibodeaux said Tuesday. The earnings potential of everyone from Thibodeaux, a junior who who could be the first player selected in the next NFL draft, to walk-ons dominated the conversation at Pac-12 media day.
Turner will be required to isolate for at least 10 days.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Mexican ships carrying food, fuel and medical supplies were sailing to Cuba on Tuesday and a third was getting ready to head there Wednesday, in what experts said was Mexico's biggest aid run for Cuba in almost three decades. The first ship left late Monday loaded with 100,000 barrels of diesel fuel that the Mexican government said would be used to provide power for Cuban hospitals. A second ship operated by the Mexican navy left Tuesday, and the third ship will leave Wedn
On Tuesday, the NBA that, through his foundation, Barack Obama is partnering with NBA Africa to "help advance the league's social responsibility efforts across the continent