Project 2025 Explained: What To Know About The Controversial Right-Wing Policy Map For Trump
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The teenage daughter of Omar Collymore has chastised her father, telling him that she hopes he will develop a bitter feeling in his heart and that when he ... Show more

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Wall Street closed higher with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting intraday record highs, on bets that the US Federal Reserve will cut ... Show more

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Cooling inflation may pave way for interest rate cut soon: Inflation in the United States cooled in June for a third straight month, a sign that the worst price ...
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Cooling inflation may pave way for interest rate cut soon
Prince Harry honoured with Tillman award at Espy Awards: LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Prince Harry received the Pat Tillman Award for Service at ESPN's ...
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Prince Harry honoured with Tillman award at Espy Awards
Quick Glance: Prince Harry's Emotional ESPYs Speech Amid Controversy
  • Prince Harry delivered a touching address while receiving the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the ESPYs on Thursday evening.

  • During his speech, Harry expressed his gratitude towards the Pat Tillman Foundation and also acknowledged Pat Tillman's mother, who criticized ESPN's decision to honor him.

  • ESPN's choice of Harry as the recipient faced criticism, notably from Mary Tillman, who initiated a petition gathering nearly 75,000 signatures urging ESPN to reconsider.

  • Harry accepted the award on behalf of the Invictus Games Foundation, emphasizing that it belonged to the veterans and service personnel, not himself.
The Transport Authority says the driver, who was shown in a viral video operating a vehicle while sitting in a passenger’s lap in the driver’s seat ... Show more

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IN FOCUS: Singapore’s stock market at ‘rock bottom’. What will it take to shake things up?
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IN FOCUS: Singapore’s stock market at ‘rock bottom’. What will it take to ...
3,330 people in Germany own almost a quarter of all financial assets. This is according to a report by the consulting firm Boston Consulting. Wealth report from Boston Consulting: Mega-rich even richer - taz.de
Brent Rooker and Shea Langeliers combined for 4 hits and 3 RBI in the Athletics win in Philly.
European shares hit one-month high as more earnings roll in: European shares advanced on Friday and were set for a second consecutive week of gains on upbeat ...
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European shares hit one-month high as more earnings roll in
Rate cut expectations spike: The CME Fed Funds futures markets spiked to pricing in a 95% probability that the Fed will cut in September.
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Rate cut expectations spike
After almost eight decades searching for oil on and offshore Jamaica, the people behind the latest phase of the exploration ... Show more

The long search for oil: Dare we begin to hope again? - Jamaica Observer
Cooling inflation may pave way for interest rate cut soon: Inflation in the United States cooled in June for a third straight month, a sign that the worst price ...
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Cooling inflation may pave way for interest rate cut soon
US consumer prices unexpectedly fall in June: U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell and the annual increase was the smallest in a year ...
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US consumer prices unexpectedly fall in June
President Bola Tinubu has ordered the immediate removal of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc (NSPM), Ahmed Halilu ... Show more

EXCLUSIVE: Tinubu removes Buhari's in-law, other officials of Nigeria's security printing company
US inflation falls more than expected to 3% in June: Treasury yields drop and stock futures rise as traders increase bets on two interest rate cuts this year
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US inflation falls more than expected to 3% in June
Quick Glance: US Inflation Drops to 3% in June
  • US inflation fell faster than expected to 3 percent in June, prompting investors to bet on interest rate cuts and lowering US Treasury yields.

  • The year-on-year rise in consumer prices came below May’s rate of 3.3 percent, and below economists' expectations, marking the first time inflation hit 3 percent since June 2023.

  • The dollar dropped 0.6 percent against a basket of currencies after the Bureau of Labor Statistics data was released. The likelihood of a September rate cut rose to 100 percent.

  • The latest data supports Powell's message to US lawmakers that the US economy is no longer 'overheated,' with signs of a cooling labor market.
Prices fell in June for the first time since the start of the pandemic: US consumer prices did something in June that they haven’t done since the early part of ...
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Prices fell in June for the first time since the start of the pandemic
Powell says Fed won't cut interest rates until inflation moves 'sustainably toward' 2%
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Powell says Fed won't cut interest rates until inflation moves ...
Quick Glance: Powell Emphasizes Importance of Good Inflation Data
  • Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said 'more good data' would strengthen confidence that inflation is moving down toward the US central bank’s 2% target.

  • He warned that lowering interest rates too little or too late could put the economy and the labor market at risk.

  • Powell stressed the importance of finding the right balance to avoid unduly weakening economic activity and employment.

  • The Federal Reserve is unlikely to reduce rates when it meets at the end of this month, and markets are pricing in a just over 70% probability that the Fed will cut rates for the first time in September.
The monthly inflation rate dipped in June, providing further cover for the Federal Reserve to start lowering interest rates later this year ... Show more
Target to stop accepting personal checks next week: Target says it will no longer accept personal checks from shoppers as of July 15. The Minneapolis-based ...
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Target to stop accepting personal checks next week
Target stores will no longer accept personal checks for payments starting July 15
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Target stores will no longer accept personal checks for payments starting ...
Quick Glance: Target to Cease Accepting Personal Checks
  • The retail giant stated that very few of its customers are paying by check anymore

  • Target is instructing customers to refrain from bringing their checkbooks.

  • Starting July 15, the retail giant will no longer accept personal checks, as reported by USA Today.

  • In addition to cash, digital wallets, SNAP/EBT, and credit and debit cards, Target continues to accept a variety of other payment methods.
First career RBI in the big leagues for Leo Jimenez. ☝️
Powell: Job market has ‘cooled considerably’: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the job market has “cooled considerably” over the past two ...
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Powell: Job market has ‘cooled considerably’
Temasek's net portfolio value grows to S$389 billion, boosted by US and India investments
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Temasek's net portfolio value grows to S$389 billion, boosted by US and ...
The Reserve Bank has kept the cash rate on hold for the eighth consecutive meeting.
Opinion | The Enormous Risks a Second Trump Term Poses to Our Economy: After we survived one round of economic Russian roulette, Donald Trump is asking us to ...
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Opinion | The Enormous Risks a Second Trump Term Poses to Our Economy
The Australian dollar is showing some strength, and that could be good news for travellers
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The Australian dollar is showing some strength, and that could be good ...
Jamaicans will be able to move accounts from one bank to the next in two years — Clarke
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Jamaicans will be able to move accounts from one bank to the next in two ...
Heston Kjerstad in 10 games since being recalled to the Orioles 🔥 .367/.441/.733 3 HR 12 RBI
Rich Chinese return to Hong Kong as Singapore steps up scrutiny: Singapore’s stepped-up money laundering rules are putting some customers off.
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Rich Chinese return to Hong Kong as Singapore steps up scrutiny
Fewer UK companies plan to increase prices, survey shows: Fewer British firms plan to raise their prices in the coming months, according to a survey that will ...
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Fewer UK companies plan to increase prices, survey shows
Veteran fund manager sees world of pain coming for stocks: The S&P 500 index has gained 15% so far this year.
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Veteran fund manager sees world of pain coming for stocks
Quick Glance: Expert warns of upcoming pain for stocks
  • Stocks have surged 44% in the last two years, hitting multiple record highs this year.

  • The debate between bulls and bears on whether the party will continue or a significant pullback is looming.

  • Bulls believe the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates, stimulating the economy and boosting corporate earnings.

  • Hedge fund manager Doug Kass warns of overvalued stocks, highlighting the Fed's impact and the uneven performance of equities.
Two-time national 400m champion Nickisha Pryce has her sights firmly set on securing a medal at this month’s Olympic Games in Paris, France ... Show more

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Banana Board report 80-100 per cent loss of banana, plantain crop: KINGSTON, Jamaica — Preliminary assessments conducted by the Banana Board post-Hurricane Beryl ...
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Banana Board report 80-100 per cent loss of banana, plantain crop
The Supreme Incompetents: The justices are awful at their jobs, and they don’t know that they are awful at their jobs.
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The Supreme Incompetents
American mountaineer found mummified in Peru 22 years after vanishing: LIMA, Peru (AFP) — The preserved body of an American mountaineer -- who disappeared 22 ...
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American mountaineer found mummified in Peru 22 years after vanishing
Yamal makes history as Spain sink France to reach Euro 2024 final: MUNICH, Germany (AFP) -- Lamine Yamal, 16, became the tournament's youngest ever goalscorer as ...
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Yamal makes history as Spain sink France to reach Euro 2024 final
A former athlete, Fernando Edwards always finds time to watch the sports, especially major meets like the Olympics. With the Paris Games two weeks away ... Show more

Athlete-turned-entrepreneur launches Jamaica leisure wear ahead of Olympics - Jamaica Observer
The state has been captured by a select few: Bangladesh's banking sector is bearing the brunt of the political bias towards the wealthy and the influential ...
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The state has been captured by a select few
George Springer homers, Daulton Varsho's extra-inning RBI is the difference maker for the Blue Jays.
How early should you start saving for retirement? Here's how the math checks out: Don't sell your savings short and limit what you can do in retirement as a ...
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How early should you start saving for retirement? Here's how the math ...
Eugenio Suárez goes 3-for-4 with a HR and 5 RBI in the Diamondbacks win.
Jose Miranda: 14-for-20 (.700), 12 consecutive at-bats with a base hit. Brenton Doyle: 11-for-21 (.524), 4 HR, 9 RBI, 1.886 OPS Your Chevrolet AL & NL Players ... Show more
Ozzie Albies and Marcell Ozuna combine for 2 HR and 5 RBI in the Braves' victory.
Jose Miranda is Twins' man on fire: Jose Miranda had a stellar 2021 with the St. Paul Saints, and he's gearing up for a repeat performance three summers ...
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Jose Miranda is Twins' man on fire
Most Gulf markets gain on US rate cut bets: Most stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Sunday after highly anticipated jobs data boosted investors ...
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Most Gulf markets gain on US rate cut bets
Japan is bracing for rage against the vending machine: Japan still loves cash and vending machines, but new banknotes containing hologram technology won't work ...
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Japan is bracing for rage against the vending machine
US inflation cooling, job market similar to pre-pandemic conditions, Fed says: Inflation is easing and the job market has returned to the "tight but not ...
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US inflation cooling, job market similar to pre-pandemic conditions ...
Opinion: The foreign policy impact of a second Trump administration would extend far beyond his term — and some of the results might surprise you ... Show more

Opinion | Trump’s Impact on World Affairs Could Be Even Stranger Than You Think - POLITICO
James Wood's first career HR and 5 RBI help lead the Nationals to victory.
U.S. economy adds 206,000 jobs; April, May revised down: U.S. employers continued to hire workers at a solid pace according to the June jobs report even as ...
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U.S. economy adds 206,000 jobs; April, May revised down
The U.S. economy added 206,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate ticks up: Government, health care and construction are among the sectors that added the most ...
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The U.S. economy added 206,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate ticks up
Quick Glance: New PM Starmer Announces Finance Minister and Foreign Secretary in the UK
  • Rachel Reeves is appointed as the UK's first female finance minister, while David Lammy is named as the foreign secretary.

  • Keir Starmer, the newly elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has revealed the key members of his ministerial team following his centre-left Labour Party's landslide election victory.

  • Reeves, a former chess champion and Bank of England economist, has committed to strengthening the country's economy and demonstrating strong fiscal discipline.

  • Lammy, a trailblazing lawmaker, was appointed by Starmer as the Foreign Secretary. He grew up in Tottenham, an area in North London, and has been representing the area in Parliament since 2000.
Egypt Launches $21 Billion Joint Venture to Build SouthMED City: Egypt has partnered with Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) to launch a USD 21 billion (EGP 339 ...
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Egypt Launches $21 Billion Joint Venture to Build SouthMED City
In the wake of Western sanctions, Russian's Central Bank has softened its stance on cryptocurrencies. In order to facilitate business with foreign partners ... Show more
OPINION | Will the Fed hit its inflation target by 2025? Don’t bet on it.: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen expressed optimism that the Federal Reserve Board’s 2 ...
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OPINION | Will the Fed hit its inflation target by 2025? Don’t bet on it.
The S&P 500 rose to a new high on Friday, posting a record close as the latest jobs report reignited hopes for rate cuts from the Federal Reserve ... Show more
Jobs report today: Economy added 206,000 jobs in June, unemployment at 4.1%: The economy added 206,000 jobs in June despite high interest rates, inflation ...
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Jobs report today: Economy added 206,000 jobs in June, unemployment at 4 ...
Rupee inches higher tracking gains in most Asian peers: The Indian rupee was slightly stronger on Friday as most of its Asian peers rose heading into a closely ...
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Rupee inches higher tracking gains in most Asian peers
Iranian Central Banker Calls for Closer Financial Ties to Russia: Iran’s central bank governor called for more financial cooperation with Russia while speaking ...
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Iranian Central Banker Calls for Closer Financial Ties to Russia
Hong Kong fines DBS US$1.28 million over breaching anti-money laundering rules: HONG KONG: The Hong Kong unit of DBS Group Holdings, Singapore's biggest lender ...
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Hong Kong fines DBS US$1.28 million over breaching anti-money laundering ...
Bundesbank: People pay less often with cash: Plastic cards and smartphone applications are increasingly replacing traditional coins and bills when making ...
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Bundesbank: People pay less often with cash
Fed confident in ‘restrictive’ rate level while sounding notes of caution: Minutes from the Federal Reserve’s June meeting revealed confidence among central ...
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Fed confident in ‘restrictive’ rate level while sounding notes of caution
Yordan Alvarez: 3-for-4, HR, 2 2B, 3 R, 3 RBIThe Astros win big in Toronto.
Russia’s Central Bank Chief Signals Interest Rate Hike: Russia's central bank chief said Thursday that inflation was running ahead of expectations and hinted the ...
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Russia’s Central Bank Chief Signals Interest Rate Hike
Japan releases new banknotes for first time in 20 years: The Bank of Japan plans to introduce a total of ¥1.6 trillion ($9.9 billion) worth of the new banknotes ...
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Japan releases new banknotes for first time in 20 years
Fed says it's not ready to cut rates until 'greater confidence' inflation is moving to 2% goal
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Fed says it's not ready to cut rates until 'greater confidence' inflation ...
Quick Glance: Fed not ready to cut rates until inflation moves to 2%
  • Federal Reserve officials stated the need for more evidence that inflation is sustainably moving towards the 2% objective before considering rate cuts.

  • Despite differing opinions among central bankers, the Federal Open Market Committee meeting ended with interest rates unchanged.

  • FOMC projections indicated a potential rate cut by the end of 2024, while markets anticipate two cuts starting in September.

  • Discussions on monetary policy revealed disagreements on how to respond to persistent inflation or unexpected economic weakness.
Donald Trump’s dangerous ideas have these ‘vigilantes’ worried: With Donald Trump favoured to regain the US presidency, a group of investors is starting to focus ...
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Donald Trump’s dangerous ideas have these ‘vigilantes’ worried
The Bank of Japan’s $3 trillion problem: As interest rates rise and the deposits it holds become far more expensive, the central bank could end up becoming ...
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The Bank of Japan’s $3 trillion problem
Mortgage holders warned to brace for higher interest rates: Higher interest rates could be on the way if inflation does not soon show signs of slowing.
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Mortgage holders warned to brace for higher interest rates
US headed for a deep recession in near future as stocks could fall 30%, analyst warns
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US headed for a deep recession in near future as stocks could fall 30% ...
Japan's first new banknotes in 20 years use holograms to defeat counterfeits: Japan began circulating its first new banknotes in 20 years on Wednesday ...
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Japan's first new banknotes in 20 years use holograms to defeat ...
Money: Germans' love of cash is fading: Cash is king' is the motto in Germany when it comes to making payments. It may be losing its appeal ...
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Money: Germans' love of cash is fading