Commissioner Siplin sends medical supplies to Haiti
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Commissioner Siplin sends medical supplies to Haiti
A growing migrant caravan set out early Wednesday after a day of rest on its trek across southern Mexico. About 2,000 migrants had walked out of the southern city of Tapachula near the Guatemala border on Saturday. “The caravan is like a magnet, it goes sucking up people, migrants who had been in the towns (of coastal Chiapas) are joining,” said Irineo Mújica, an immigration activist with the organization People without Borders.
Shares of on-demand food delivery service Waitr Holdings (NASDAQ: WTRH) are tanking today, but unless they bought the stock yesterday, shareholders probably don't mind much. As of 1:15 p.m. EDT, Waitr Holdings shares were still down 11%. On Oct. 12, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) disclosed a more than 10% stake in Waitr in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. & CHICAGO, October 27, 2021--Farmers Business Network, Inc. (FBN®), the leading direct-to-farm ag tech platform and farmer network, today announced the launch of Farmland Capital, a unique farmer-friendly financing co-investment option from FBN Finance. The product allows farmers to tap into their farms’ equity to access the funds they need.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) employees remain skeptical of the measures in place to tackle racism at their workplace, according to a new report. The “experiences of racism at IRCC include microaggressions, biases in hiring and promotion as well as biases in the delivery of IRCCs programs, policies and client service,” the report states. Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui, a steering committee member for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), said the report’s findings
Budget allocates £2m to plan Beatles-inspired attraction in Liverpool. Proposed waterfront development is one of several levelling up projects announced for northern England
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s parliament on Wednesday rejected the minority Socialist government’s proposed state budget for 2022, a move expected to trigger an early election and put a brake on the country’s post-pandemic recovery plans. After weeks of negotiations, the moderate Socialists were deserted by their hard-left allies from the Communist Party and the Left Bloc. Those two parties have helped shore up the government’s power over the past six years by voting for its policies or abs
TORONTO — Ontario's health minister says schools and an information campaign will play important roles in the province's effort to vaccinate young children against COVID-19 once shots are approved for them — key recommendations of experts advising the government. Christine Elliott said Wednesday that schools will be a likely setting for vaccinating kids aged five to 11, though perhaps not during school hours. "Some of them may be on weekends or in the evenings, because I think a lot of parents —
What happened Shares of Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) soared on Wednesday, following the Google parent company's impressive third-quarter earnings report. The vote-carrying A shares (GOOGL) rose as much as 6.
The company continues to scale up its operating wind fleet and deepen industry relationships in the Midwest Ridgewind turbine The view from atop a wind turbine at Greenbacker’s 25.3-MW Ridgewind asset in Murray County, MN. NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“GREC” or “Greenbacker”), a leading owner and operator of sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency projects, announced today that, through a wholly owned subsidiary, it has purchased
University of Toronto President Meric S. Gertler announced today that the University will divest its $4.0 billion endowment from investments in fossil fuel companies by the end of 2030. He also announced the University's target to cut the net greenhouse gas emissions from its endowment portfolio to zero by 2050, and that UTAM will allocate 10 percent of the endowment portfolio to sustainable and low-carbon investments by 2025. Based on the current size of the endowment, this represents an initia
The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office said in a press conference Wednesday Alec Baldwin fired a "live round" on the set of "Rust" which ended in tragedy.
Three men have been charged in the killing of 27-year-old Randie Smith.
* U.S. 5/30 yield curve flattest since March 2020 * U.S. 2/10 yield spread narrowest since August * U.S. 30-year yield falls to five-week low * U.S. 10-year yield slides to two-week trough * U.S. 5-year note auction shows strong demand (Adds 5-year note auction results, updates prices) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - U.S. 2-year Treasury yields rose to fresh 19-month highs on Wednesday, flattening the yield curve, as the possible timing of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate rise came into tighter focus. In the run-up to the Fed's policy meeting next week, market focus has moved beyond pricing the central bank's likely taper of asset purchases and onto the timing of the first rate rise since December 2018.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland congressman announced Wednesday that he has deactivated his official congressional and campaign Facebook and Instagram accounts until their parent company and Congress make substantial reforms to protect children, health and democratic values. Democratic Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger said his decision follows disturbing whistleblower reports about the company's own research revealing harm to democracy, the mental health of teens and the amplification of hate speech. I
NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential claims against Tencent Music Entertainment Group (“Tencent” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: TME) and reminds investors of the December 27, 2021 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed against the Company. If you suffered losses exceeding $50,000 investing in Tencent stock or options between March 22, 2021 and
Trumpelmann claimed three wickets in the first over to help restrict Scotland to 109 for eight.
The taper rate will be cut by 8% ‘within weeks’, bringing it down from 63% to 55%, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage Assembly member targeted for recall by people upset over COVID-19 mandates had an early lead in the mail-in election. Results posted Tuesday evening show about 61% of the 9,346 votes tallied rejected the recall of Meg Zaletel with about 39% in support. The votes counted represent about 22% of registered voters in Zaletel's midtown Anchorage district. More than 36,000 ballots were mailed to eligible voters. To be counted, ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday
Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered a Budget with help for drinkers, businesses and the low paid.
Grammy nominated director Colin Tilley, honored this year at the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival of cinematography for outstanding achievement in music videos, is a multi-award winning American who has created a remarkable range of work – and more than 200 videos – for artists and companies from Justin Bieber to Cardi B and Megan Thee […]