Markets Rally on Rate Cut Hopes

Hold aside the obvious contradiction for a moment — Why does the greatest economy ever necessitate rate cuts? — and consider for a moment the effective jawboning at the Federal Reserve. POTUS on down have…

Four million have fled Venezuela crisis, UN says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Latin American countries host the vast majority of Venezuelan migrants and refugees More than four million Venezuelans have fled their country amid an economic and humanitarian crisis, UN agencies say.…

Market Rally on Rate Cut Hopes

Hold aside the obvious contradiction for a moment — Why does the greatest economy ever necessitate rate cuts? — and consider for a moment the effective jawboning at the Federal Reserve. POTUS on down have…

Biden reverses stance on abortion funding

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Joe Biden has reversed his stance on a decades-old abortion law after days of criticism from 2020 rivals Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has reversed his stance on abortion…

Gay couple beaten for refusing to kiss

Image copyright Melania Geymonat Image caption Melania Geymonat (right) and her girlfriend Chris needed hospital treatment A couple say they were subjected to a homophobic attack and left covered in blood after refusing to kiss…

US jobs growth in shock May slowdown

Image copyright Getty Images US jobs growth has missed expectations, adding 75,000 jobs in May rather than the 185,000 expected by analysts. But the US unemployment rate remained steady at 3.6%, its lowest level for…