A Singaporean boy, 17, who wanted a sugar mummy after being kicked out by his mother, was instead preyed upon.
(Bloomberg) -- Despite a short squeeze that pushed benchmark Treasury yields to a three-month low last week, Wall Street sees plenty of reasons for bonds to sell off again.Strategists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. turned bearish on 10-year Treasuries ahead of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting, saying markets are now pricing in a too shallow rate-hike outlook. Their peers at Morgan Stanley are bracing for a hawkish surprise from the U.S. central bank and a team at TD Securities is also calling for a
Former Australia captain Boyd Cordner has retired from rugby league because of the concussion symptoms that have kept him on the sidelines since last November. Cordner, who had his 29th birthday last week, announced his decision to retire on Monday, days after abandoning his latest plan to return to the National Rugby League for an 11th season with the Sydney Roosters. The NRL has launched a severe crackdown on high tackles this season, resulting in record numbers of players being cautioned, sent off or suspended.
(Bloomberg) -- Oil hit a 32-month high as the roll-out of coronavirus vaccines underpins an improved demand outlook in the U.S. and Europe.West Texas Intermediate advanced 0.5% to the highest level since October 2018, building on a run of three weekly gains. Americans are becoming increasingly comfortable meeting friends, going back to workplaces, and attending large-scale events, according to a CBS News survey, as U.S. daily air travelers topped two million for the first time since the pandemic
At least eight people are hospitalized with three in critical condition following a crash during a race at a mud track in Texas Sunday, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego, citing a briefing he received from Chief Tom Whitten of the Sheriff's Office, told ABC News El Paso affiliate KVIA that a total of 29 people were hurt.
Joe Biden to use Nato summit to atone for damage of Trump yearsOmens are favourable, but experts warn previous four years will have lasting consequences Joe Biden and Nato’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, pictured in 2015. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters
Michael McCormack says coal here to stay as G7 countries commit to decarbonised power by the 2030sCoal ‘pays for a lot of barista machines’ for inner-city cafes and will play a part for many years to come, acting prime minister says As G7 summit commits members to phasing out government support for fossil fuel, acting prime minister, Michael McCormack, says coal is here to stay and ‘we will decide what’s in Australia’s best interests’. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP
HBOOn Sunday night, John Oliver kicked off the latest edition of Last Week Tonight by addressing how “an internet conspiracy about people becoming magnetic after getting vaccinated turned up at the Ohio Statehouse.”Yes, on Tuesday, a woman named Joanna Overholt—who identified as a nurse practitioner—testified in front of the Ohio House Health Committee that she has somehow become “magnetic” after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine (a claim that is wholly unproven and, frankly, ludicrous). She then d
Gold prices slipped on Monday to their lowest in more than a week, weighed down by a stronger dollar, while investors awaited cues from the Federal Reserve policy meeting this week with recent spikes in U.S. consumer prices seen as a temporary blip. Spot gold was down 0.6% at $1,864.58 per ounce, as of 0311 GMT, its lowest since June 4. "The market is starting to anticipate maybe a modest pivot towards discussing taper and it's sending investors into more of a either profit-taking or reducing gold and also currency positions," said Stephen Innes, managing partner at SPI Asset Management.
Cheika, who coached the Waratahs from 2013 to 2015 and was linked with a return to the role after Rob Penney was fired in March, said the struggles faced by the team's inexperienced squad will strengthen them in the long run. "There is a core group of players that are here at the Waratahs right now that they need to keep and bring through," Cheika told Stan Sport.
Scotland take on Czech Republic before going on to meet England and Croatia in Group D.
Boris Johnson looks set to delay the lifting of controls, which had been slated for June 21.
Raheem Sterling’s first tournament goal was enough to secure a 1-0 win against Croatia in sweltering conditions at Wembley.
Christchurch attacks: producer resigns from film They Are Us as criticism growsJacinda Ardern says subject still feels ‘very raw’ amid ongoing accusations that film sidelines Muslim victims of 2019 massacre Jacinda Ardern is to be played by Rose Byrne in the film They Are Us, about the Christchurch mosque attacks in New Zealand. Photograph: Don Arnold/WireImage
The company's estimated assets ranged from $1 billion to $10 billion as did its estimated liabilities, according to a filing made in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Reuters earlier reported that the Columbus, Ohio-based company, formed in 2014 following a spin-off from mall giant Simon Property Group Inc, was preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as this week. The company said it has secured $100 million of so-called debtor-in-possession financing to aid operations during bankruptcy proceedings, adding it entered a restructuring support agreement with creditors led by SVPGlobal.
During an ATX reunion panel celebrating his trailblazing MTV series Faking It, showrunner and executive producer Carter Covington expressed the opinion that the show would be much trickier to get off the ground today than it was just seven or so years ago. “I do think [today] our original premise probably would have been blasted out […]
Wasabi takes the crown from the 2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show winner, Siba the Standard Poodle
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(Bloomberg) -- Treasury yields edged higher Monday as investors prepared for a key Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Stocks were mixed in thin trading.Ten-year Treasury yields inched up to around 1.46% after hitting three-month lows on Thursday and notching their biggest weekly slide since December last week. Stocks saw modest gains in Japan and a drop in South Korea. Trading volumes were light with a number of holidays in the region including in Australia, China and Hong Kong. U.S. fut
Global shares held firm near record highs on Monday while U.S. bond yields flirted with three-month lows as investors expect the Federal Reserve to stick to its dovish mantra later this week. Globally, equity markets were basking in the prospects of a broadening economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and anticipation of continuity in dovish monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The MSCI all-country world equity index, the U.S. S&P 500 and the pan-regional STOXX Europe 600 index all closed at record highs on Friday.