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Asian shares stayed stuck at seven-month lows on Wednesday, as markets continued to digest a storm in Chinese equity markets, while the dollar rested with traders reluctant to place large bets ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.35% in early trading, having fallen in each of the three previous sessions as regulatory crackdowns in China roiled stocks in the technology, property and education sectors, leaving international investors bruised. Japan's Nikkei slid 1.01%, Chinese bluechips dropped 1.51%, and Australian shares fell 0.43%.
Eight people are dead in Utah, including four children under the age of 15, after a sandstorm caused a series of car crashes Sunday, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. local time on Interstate 15 in Millard County and involved 22 vehicles. Utah Highway Patrol released the names of the victims Monday afternoon, including five victims that are from one family.
Great Britain had won the event at every Olympics in the 21st century.
Omar Narvaez homered and had four RBIs, Brett Anderson pitched six strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers scored eight runs in the first two innings to roll past the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 9-0 victory on Tuesday night. Narvaez’s two-run homer started a three-run first inning, and his two-run single highlighted a five-run second against Luis Oviedo, who was making his first major league start. Miguel Sanchez, Hunter Strickland and Jandel Gustave pitched one inning each to finish the four-hitter, the Brewers’ 11th shutout of the season.
The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is prolonging a return to the office for workers who have remained home during the pandemic
A Chinese state-owned securities newspaper urged calm on Wednesday after investors dumped mainland shares for a second day on worries over the impact of tighter government regulations. In a front page commentary on Wednesday, the state-owned Securities Times said that systemic risks "do not exist in the A-share market overall." In a front page story citing domestic fund managers, the official China Securities Journal said the sell-off was a "structural adjustment", a sustained plunge is unlikely and the market does not face systemic risk.
The Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday were still digesting Simone Biles stunning exit from the women's gymnastics team event and waiting to learn if the American would return to competition. Biles sent a shock through the Summer Games on Tuesday when she dropped out of the team competition on her opening vault after receiving a low mark. The 24-year-old said the pressure of living up to expectations and her quest for a record six gold medals had left her no choice but to drop out for her own mental health.
In a clip from TLC's Little People, Big World, Tori Roloff and husband Zach Roloff open up about experiencing a miscarriage
Ariarne Titmus wins another Olympic gold for Australia as Katie Ledecky fades
The men’s four failed to win a medal in an event they have dominated this century.
A couple of hundred armed men descended on a town in the mountains of Mexico’s southern Chiapas state, burned vehicles and at least a dozen homes, vandalized the town hall and abducted 21 people, authorities reported Tuesday. Officials blamed a newly formed vigilante group called "El Machete,” which announced its existence only a week earlier, pledging to fight the incursion of drug cartels in the largely Indigenous mountain communities of Chiapas. The action caused a panic in the community as the men set fire to some homes.
A two-decade long dynasty came to an end at the Tokyo Olympics as Britain’s men’s coxless four failed to win gold for the first time since 1996. In the event they have habitually dominated for five Olympic Games, Ollie Cook, Matt Rossiter, Rory Gibbs and Sholto Carnegie completely fell apart in the dying moments of the race. It marked a sorry end to a remarkable hegemony under the tutelage of the revered coach Jurgen Grobler, who departed the GB set-up in the long build-up to Tokyo and into retirement.
NEW ORLEANS, July 28, 2021--Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA) to Thoma Bravo. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Medallia will receive only $34.00 in cash for each share of Medallia that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration
NEW ORLEANS, July 28, 2021--Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed merger of Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: IRT) ("the Company") with Steadfast Apartment REIT, Inc., pursuant to which Independence shareholders are expected to own approximately 50% of the combined company on a pro forma basis. KSF is seeking to determine whether the merger and the process that led to it are adequate,
While the global economy is still growing, the uneven distribution of vaccines is widening disparities as rich countries pick up speed and leave developing nations behind, the IMF warned Tuesday. "Vaccine access has emerged as the principal fault line along which the global recovery splits into two blocs," the International Monetary Fund said in its updated World Economic Outlook.But the IMF warned of the danger to the whole world if new virus variants are allowed to take hold.The recovery "is n
PII earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.
SBUX earnings call for the period ending June 27, 2021.
Just 20 years ago, Spain's Iberian lynx was at risk of becoming the first big cat to go extinct since the sabre-tooth tiger died out 10,000 years ago. Now their numbers have jumped tenfold, with 1,100 Iberian lynx living in the wild at the end of last year, thanks to a programme of captive breeding.
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Wednesday as a rout in China spurs caution and U.S. megacap technology earnings receive a mixed response. Treasuries held a climb and a gauge of the dollar was steady.Chinese equities fell further, and modest gains in Hong Kong provided little succor after this week’s plunge on a regulatory crackdown that’s stirred questions about how far Beijing will go to curb big companies. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index -- which tracks 98 of China’
She was impressed with his improved fishing skills since their time as co-stars on another movie, Assassination.