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Alabama saw more deaths than births for the first time in 2020; US death toll nears 675K. Latest COVID-19 updates
Alabama saw more deaths than births for the first time in 2020; US death toll nears 675K. Latest COVID-19 updates

The gap between deaths and births in Alabama in 2020 was roughly equal to the number of people who died of COVID-19, state data shows. Latest updates.

'Smishing': the rising threat for business owners that brings scams to smartphones

Hackers, no longer content with phishing emails, are now sending text messages to entice people to click on fake links 'Today's remote workers are now using ...

Should You Book a Medjet Membership for Your Next Vacation?
Should You Book a Medjet Membership for Your Next Vacation?

A medical transport membership could offer you protection against the high cost of medical evacuation should you suffer an emergency.

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What's causing soaring energy prices in Europe

Europe is facing an energy crunch caused by surging wholesale prices for natural gas, raising the prospects of higher utility bills for customers and forcing...

Burundi rebel group claims airport attack
Burundi rebel group claims airport attack

A rebel group has claimed a series of mortar attacks launched overnight on the airport of Bujumbura, Burundi's economic capital, a day before President...

Southwest Airlines found success with free booze, arm wrestling, and go-go boots - take a look at the 50-year-old airline
Southwest Airlines found success with free booze, arm wrestling, and go-go boots - take a look at the 50-year-old airline's full history

Southwest Airlines is the US' largest domestic carrier, serving over 100 destinations across the country.

Macron to hold call with U.S. President Biden -French government spokesman
Macron to hold call with U.S. President Biden -French government spokesman

PARIS (Reuters) -French President Emmanuel Macron will have a call with U.S. President Joe Biden in the next few days, the French government spokesman said...

Op-Ed: Just teach the truth about America
Op-Ed: Just teach the truth about America's less-than-glorious history

A series of myths keep white America from owning up about race, bias and ourselves.

The dwindling supply of homes may be poised for a turnaround, cooling the red-hot market
The dwindling supply of homes may be poised for a turnaround, cooling the red-hot market

The American housing market has been red hot. The combination of low borrowing rates, strong demand for more living and work-from-home space as the pandemic ...

TikTok challenge leads to ransacking of suburban Chicago school bathrooms
TikTok challenge leads to ransacking of suburban Chicago school bathrooms

CHICAGO - The so-called devious lick TikTok bathroom challenge that has lured teens nationwide to wreak havoc on school restrooms has arrived in suburban...

The Surprising and Puzzling Paradox with Modern Cameras and Lenses
The Surprising and Puzzling Paradox with Modern Cameras and Lenses

I've spent a lot of time pondering away at a critical issue with cameras. In many ways, it still feels like we're caught in a traditional problem that hasn't disappeared. It starts with modern cameras. Lots of things about them are rooted in tradition. And that's wonderful. Photography needs to be true to where it began. But embracing digital still hasn't truly happened. My hope is that it doesn't take too long for a lot of rapid change to occur. One of the most perplexing things about modern ca

Do Its Financials Have Any Role To Play In Driving Greggs plc
Do Its Financials Have Any Role To Play In Driving Greggs plc's (LON:GRG) Stock Up Recently?

Greggs' (LON:GRG) stock is up by a considerable 18% over the past three months. Given that stock prices are usually...

BA-owner IAG not planning to tap investors for funds - Sunday Times
BA-owner IAG not planning to tap investors for funds - Sunday Times

"We do not see the necessity to do a rights issue and are not considering it," Gallego told the newspaper https://bit.ly/3Cphn3L adding that the company was ...

No closures in Tarrant County restaurant health inspections
No closures in Tarrant County restaurant health inspections

None of the restaurants inspected from Sept. 7 to Sept. 11 had to close because of health violations. Two passed follow-up inspections.

Elon Musk promises to donate $50 million to the Inspiration4 fundraiser for a children
Elon Musk promises to donate $50 million to the Inspiration4 fundraiser for a children's hospital, helping it smash its $200 million goal

Elon Musk's pledged donation will significantly boost funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where an Inspiration4 crew member works.

Does Gamma Communications (LON:GAMA) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Does Gamma Communications (LON:GAMA) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

Donald Trump Jr. mocked men he alleged were undercover law enforcement officers who attended the failed
Donald Trump Jr. mocked men he alleged were undercover law enforcement officers who attended the failed 'Justice for J6' rally

The "Justice for J6" rally, in support of Capitol rioters charged with crimes, attracted few protesters but there was a large media and police presence.

Climate change is sabotaging education for American students - and it
Climate change is sabotaging education for American students - and it's only getting worse

COVID-19 is surging, amid some of the starkest evidence yet of the toll climate change will take on the planet and on the lives and learning of kids.

U.K. Minister Says
U.K. Minister Says 'No Immediate Concern' on Gas Supplies

(Bloomberg) -- There's "no immediate concern" about fuel supplies running short for consumers in the U.K., Conservative MP Alok Sharma said Sunday. Sharma...

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR)
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR)

How far off is 4imprint Group plc ( LON:FOUR ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll...

Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi's state holding firm ADQ hires more bankers as it steps up dealmaking

Abu Dhabi's $110 billion state holding company ADQ has hired scores of investment bankers from Western banks in the past year as it accelerates dealmaking in...

Investment Strategies for the 4 Stages of the Economic Cycle
Investment Strategies for the 4 Stages of the Economic Cycle

The U.S. economy is cyclical in nature, surging ahead and pulling back in waves over time. Investors' portfolios need to change with the rise and the fall of...

What happens if NC Republicans defy the courts on schools funding?
What happens if NC Republicans defy the courts on schools funding?

Can Republican lawmakers just ignore what courts tell them to do? We asked legal scholars | Editorial

UK will be
UK will be 'hard-headed' in defending interests, foreign minister says of security deal

Britain's new security pact with Australia and the United States shows its readiness to be "hard-headed" in defending its own interests, newly appointed...

Should Weakness in Dewhurst plc
Should Weakness in Dewhurst plc's (LON:DWHT) Stock Be Seen As A Sign That Market Will Correct The Share Price Given Decent Financials?

It is hard to get excited after looking at Dewhurst's (LON:DWHT) recent performance, when its stock has declined 12...

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Don't Race Out To Buy TT Electronics plc (LON:TTG) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see TT...

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There's A Lot To Like About Hargreaves Lansdown's (LON:HL.) Upcoming UK£0.39 Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see Hargreaves...

Should You Be Excited About Diageo plc
Should You Be Excited About Diageo plc's (LON:DGE) 33% Return On Equity?

While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like...

I traveled on the UK
I traveled on the UK's second-biggest Metro, which rivals London's famous Tube. The best part was that the $7.50 all-day ticket also included unlimited travel on a ferry.

I spent a day traveling round on the UK's second-biggest Metro system in North East England, and even got to hop on a ferry.

Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At UK£0.082
Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At UK£0.082

Hilton Food Group plc's ( LON:HFG ) dividend will be increasing to UK£0.082 on 3rd of December. This makes the dividend...

At UK£0.51, Is Centrica plc (LON:CNA) Worth Looking At Closely?
At UK£0.51, Is Centrica plc (LON:CNA) Worth Looking At Closely?

Centrica plc ( LON:CNA ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the...

The Executive Chairman of Circassia Group Plc (LON:CIR), Ian Johnson, Just Bought 38% More Shares
The Executive Chairman of Circassia Group Plc (LON:CIR), Ian Johnson, Just Bought 38% More Shares

Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Circassia Group Plc ( LON:CIR ) Executive...

Why You Might Be Interested In Computacenter plc (LON:CCC) For Its Upcoming Dividend
Why You Might Be Interested In Computacenter plc (LON:CCC) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see Computacenter...

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There's A Lot To Like About Alumasc Group's (LON:ALU) Upcoming UK£0.063 Dividend

Readers hoping to buy The Alumasc Group plc ( LON:ALU ) for its dividend will need to make their move shortly, as the...

Russia
Russia's Markets Are Booming Despite Putin's Political Crackdown

(Bloomberg) -- The appeal of Russian markets is eclipsing risks from President Vladimir Putin's crackdown on political rivals as the nation goes to the polls...

Algosaibi Family Looks to Rebuild After $7.5 Billion Debt Deal
Algosaibi Family Looks to Rebuild After $7.5 Billion Debt Deal

(Bloomberg) -- The Algosaibi family is keeping most of their company's operating businesses as part of a deal with creditors and will eventually look to...

Earnings Week Ahead: Lennar, Autozone, FedEx, Nike and Costco Wholesale in Focus
Earnings Week Ahead: Lennar, Autozone, FedEx, Nike and Costco Wholesale in Focus

Following is a list of company earnings scheduled for release Sept 20-24, along with earnings previews for select companies. Next week's earnings are...

National Cheeseburger Day 2021 continues Sunday with deals at Burger King, Wendy
National Cheeseburger Day 2021 continues Sunday with deals at Burger King, Wendy's, Sonic, Red Robin

National Cheeseburger Day is Sept. 18 but BOGO deals and freebies continue at Burger King, Wendy's and Sonic. It's also Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Police outnumber protesters at right-wing Capitol rally
Police outnumber protesters at right-wing Capitol rally

A rally in support of jailed rioters draws a few hundred attendees - and more press and police.

Photos: Who were the protesters who showed up to the Justice for J6 rally in DC
Photos: Who were the protesters who showed up to the Justice for J6 rally in DC

There were far more police officers - and journalists - than the 150 to 200 protesters who attended the Justice for J6 rally on Saturday.

China defends clampdown on tech firms in a meeting with Wall St execs - Bloomberg News
China defends clampdown on tech firms in a meeting with Wall St execs - Bloomberg News

Investors' concerns over the regulatory crackdown has led to sharp sell-offs on China's share markets, reducing the market capitalisation of some of its...

Some of Our Favorite Olympus Lenses Have Great Rebates
Some of Our Favorite Olympus Lenses Have Great Rebates

offerings available from Olympus until October 3rd. Some of our favorites? Well, you can grab the Olympus OMD EM1 Mk III and then also pick up the 17mm f1.2 PRO lens. Together, you'll have tons of documentary and candid potential. That lens is basically a 34mm equivalent at f2.4 depth of field. Essentially, you're getting the light gathering of f1.2 and the depth of field of something more shallow. It's hard to complain, honestly. Check out these other deals after the jump.

U.S Dollar Propels High On Strong Retail Data
U.S Dollar Propels High On Strong Retail Data

The dollar index surged by 0.6% for the week, its biggest weekly percentage gain since mid-August.

Padres
Padres' Machado screams at Tatis in dugout after ump dispute

Manny Machado screamed at All-Star teammate Fernando Tatis Jr. in the dugout during the fifth inning of the San Diego Padres' crucial game against the St...

US Congress back for frantic autumn with Biden agenda at stake
US Congress back for frantic autumn with Biden agenda at stake

US lawmakers will dive into the busiest legislative period in years in the coming week, with President Joe Biden counting on a united front from Democrats to...

In a major shift, Canada election heralds more government spending
In a major shift, Canada election heralds more government spending

Canada spent hundreds of billions of dollars to aid workers and keep businesses afloat during the pandemic, causing its national debt to soar. But the...

Fed expected to stay cautious as economy sends mixed signals
Fed expected to stay cautious as economy sends mixed signals

With the United States on the upswing from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve is expected to weigh in next week on whether the economy is healthy...

A rally held in DC in support of the January 6 defendants drew small crowds but plenty of police and media, despite Trump
A rally held in DC in support of the January 6 defendants drew small crowds but plenty of police and media, despite Trump's support

Two days before the rally, Trump said "our hearts and minds are with the people being persecuted so unfairly relating to the January 6th protest."

Turkmenistan: Getting Covid in a land where no cases officially exist
Turkmenistan: Getting Covid in a land where no cases officially exist

People in Turkmenistan are struggling to get treatment in a system that denies there are any cases.

Emeco Holdings Limited
Emeco Holdings Limited's (ASX:EHL) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?

Most readers would already be aware that Emeco Holdings' (ASX:EHL) stock increased significantly by 16% over the past...


Justice for J6: DC rally for January 6 defendants draws small crowds

Two days before the rally, Trump said "our hearts and minds are with the people being persecuted so unfairly relating to the January 6th protest."

SpaceX's first space tourists return to Earth, splash down by Florida

SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission, a spaceship filled with tourists, has survived a high-speed plummet through Earth's atmosphere and returned home.

Amazon series 'LuLaRich' takes on LuLaRoe, the embattled MLM company

The directors of "LuLaRich," Amazon's documentary series about multilevel marketing company LuLaRoe, say it's "a cautionary tale for everybody."

'Shang-Chi' stuntman Andy Le breaks down key fight scene as Death Dealer

Martial artist Ande Le, who has a supporting role in "Shang-Chi," recalled a memorable day on the Sydney, Australia set of the Marvel film.

SpaceX Returns Private Astronauts to Earth After Three Days in Orbit

Four-person crew lands in the waters off the coast of Florida, completing a mission that included scientific research and cold pizza

Maduro’s Surprise Arrival Triggers Clash at Mexico Summit

The unexpected last-minute appearance in Mexico City of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at a regional summit triggered a clash with leaders allied to the U.S. and revived the ideological split between governments in Latin America.

Biden Administration Sends More Agents to Texas Bridge to Move Haitian Migrants

Officials plan to start flying migrants back to Haiti

Biden Administration Sends More Agents to Texas Bridge to Move Haitian Migrants

Officials plan to start flying migrants back to Haiti

Tequila Bottles Found on New Boeing Air Force One Jet in Development

Company has faced problems of factory debris found in commercial, military aircraft in recent years

Tequila Bottles Found On New Boeing Air Force One Jet

Company has faced problems of factory debris found in commercial, military aircraft in recent years

Backed-up ports in California are worsening shortages

The traffic jam of vessels is delaying the shipment of products across the US.

Berkeley student with dwarfism on landing banking job at Credit Suisse

After he graduates from UC Berkeley next year, Kevin Truong, 20, will take a full time position on Wall Street, which has long struggled to diversify its ranks.

Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg is unlikely to flip on his boss: Bloomberg

Despite pressure from prosecutors, Donald Trump's longtime chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg is unlikely to flip on his boss.

Navigator: Celebrating Sukkot in a City

The temporary outdoor huts of the Jewish holiday have taken on new architectural meanings and forms over the years.

Afghanistan’s Economic Meltdown Leaves Ordinary Citizens Scrambling to Survive

As Western countries seek to isolate the Taliban, some people are selling everything they own to buy food

Afghanistan’s Economic Meltdown Leaves Ordinary Citizens Scrambling to Survive

As Western countries seek to isolate the Taliban, some people are selling everything they own to buy food

Fossil-fuel companies spent millions to play up your carbon footprint

The plastics industry kickstarted recycling to avoid bans on plastic packaging. Decades later, BP invented the carbon-footprint calculator.

Tim Cook addresses Apple staff concerns, only answers two questions

During an attempt to address employee unrest, Apple CEO Tim Cook answered one question about pay parity and one about the Texas abortion law, say reports.

Taliban Replace Ministry for Women With 'Virtue' Authorities

Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice" in the building that once housed the Women's Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers on Saturday as part of the forced move.

Geriatric millennials have the most power in the workforce right now

Older millennials and younger Gen Xers are driving America's Great Resignation, per the HBR. Geriatric millennials have the upper hand.

Rally for Jan. 6 Capitol Rioters Smaller Than Expected

Crowd was about 400 to 450 people, including dozens of reporters and camera crews

Rally for Jan. 6 Capitol Rioters Concludes Without Violence

Hundreds of police officers were deployed, metal fence around Capitol installed ahead of the event

West Virginia Was a Covid-19 Vaccine Success Story, but Now Cases Are Surging

State’s vaccination rate now lags behind others; 922 people with Covid-19 are hospitalized in West Virginia, up from 52 in early July

How Beijing’s Debt Clampdown Shook the Foundation of a Real-Estate Colossus

China Evergrande’s looming collapse and its ripple effect on the economy will pose a test for the government’s campaign to keep housing affordable for the masses

Companies Use Overtime to Solve Worker Shortages. That May Cost Them More Workers.

Companies that can’t fill open positions are relying on current employees to log more hours. The risk is that stress and burnout will drive these workers out the door.

Biden Administration to Extend Affordable Care Act Sign-Up Period by 30 Days

Officials seek to boost enrollment in health insurance plans as Covid-19 pandemic continues

What to do if your child is exposed to COVID-19 at school

If you get a contact tracing alert that your child has been exposed to COVID-19, here are a few simple steps you can take to keep your family safe.

France Recalls Ambassadors to U.S., Australia Over Submarine Deal

Move escalates fight over deal to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarine technology

Amazon just keeps on hiring

Amazon is going on a hiring spree with plans to fill more than 185,000 new positions globally.

U.S. Military Acknowledges Kabul Drone Strike Killed 10 Civilians, Including Seven Children

The airstrike failed to hit suspected Islamic State militant, as Pentagon first said it had

Pelosi says capitalism 'has not served our economy as well as it should'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said "our economic system" has helped some people thrive from the "exploitation" of workers and the environment.

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protection compared to Pfizer, J&J : CDC

Moderna's shot lowered the risk of hospitalization by 93%. Pfizer's vaccine lowered that risk by 88%.

Lucid and Rivian gain momentum in challenge to Tesla

Rivian and Lucid Motors are two of Tesla's most legitimate challengers. After years of development, their first vehicles are finally on the way.

Facebook leaders worry they've lost control of product they built: WSJ

With nearly 3 billion users around the world, Facebook leaders are reportedly worried about their inability to control the massive social network.

How Our TV Obsession Shapes How We Eat, Dress, Travel and Live

Reality shows have their place, but if you’re seeking fashion or design inspiration, unique travel ideas or an authentic Mexican goat stew, consult our guide to Emmy-nominated offerings—from ‘The Crown’ to ‘Hacks’ (and, okay, one terrible reality show)

United Airlines CEO: Fewer than 10 employees quit over vaccine mandate

Around 90% of United Airlines' US workforce have shown proof of their vaccination ahead of a September 27 deadline, CEO Scott Kirby told CNN.

When startup exits aren’t such good news

With the frothy startup environment, it’s easy to forget some companies aren’t doing as well as they look.

How a Vox journalist started a successful Substack newsletter

Former Vox reporter David Roberts launched "Volts" last December. He has 2,700 subscribers who pay $6 per month for exclusive access.

Axios is expanding to paid newsletters and growing local news coverage

The news startup plans to expand its local news unit and "Axios Pro," which will charge business-oriented readers for niche newsletters.

How Trump used goats to save millions of dollars, and pay just $700 local property taxes

The tax-slashing maneuver is one Trump's predecessor, disgraced industrialist John DeLorean, also exploited when he owned what's now the ex-president's golf club in New Jersey.

Biden Says U.S. Working With EU on Pledge to Cut Global Methane Emissions

President encourages others to join in target of cutting global emissions by nearly a third by 2030

Biden Says U.S. Working With EU on Pledge to Cut Global Methane Emissions

President encourages others to join in target of cutting global emissions by nearly a third by 2030

U.S. to Target Crypto Ransomware Payments With Sanctions

Biden administration hopes to disrupt digital finance infrastructure that facilitates ransomware cyberattacks, a threat traced to Russia

U.S. to Target Crypto Ransomware Payments With Sanctions

Biden administration hopes to disrupt digital finance infrastructure that facilitates ransomware cyber attacks, a national security threat traced to Russia

Fortune wants to hear from working parents as the new school year gets underway

As the fall kicks into gear, what concerns are top of mind for moms and dads—and how are employers helping them cope (or not).

Apple threatened to boot Facebook from the App Store: WSJ

Apple made the threat after the BBC reported in 2019 a slave market was being hosted online, according to The Wall Street Journal.

How Facebook Hobbled Mark Zuckerberg’s Bid to Get America Vaccinated

Company documents show antivaccine activists undermined the CEO’s ambition to support the rollout by flooding the site and using Facebook’s own tools to sow doubt about the Covid-19 vaccine

Why is ivermectin used to treat COVID-19? Fringe doctors leading the charge

Dr. Paul Marik and Dr. Pierre Kory are two of the most well-known ivermectin promoters around. They've formed a group of doctors called the FLCCC.

Biden Push to Replace America’s Lead Pipes Faces Challenges

Even with influx of cash, it could take decades to remove all of the country’s lead pipes, state and local officials say

David Leonhardt's Morning newsletter plans expansion

As "The Morning" has grown in influence inside the Times, insiders said there have been some internal concerns about its coverage of the pandemic.

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