Stock futures rise slightly following Thursday’s wild ride

People walk outside of the New York Stock Exchange.   U.S. stock futures opened higher on Thursday night after a volatile session in which the recent tech sell-off resumed. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up by 76 points, or 0.3%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.3% along with Nasdaq 100 futures. The Dow ended the regular session down more than 1% along with the S&P 500. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 2%. All three of the major indexes had popped before …

Maine Wedding Linked To More Than 140 Coronavirus Cases

An indoor wedding and reception in Maine last month resulted in at least 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state, including three deaths, state health officials said. The growing outbreak came after about 65 guests attended the Aug. 7 wedding in Millinocket, Maine. Just 10 days later, two dozen people directly associated with the event tested positive for the virus, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. As of Sunday, additional confirmed cases linked to the wedding …

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee dies at age 84

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, a senior leader of India’s opposition Congress party, has died August 31, 2020, 1:05 PM • 1 min read NEW DELHI — Former President Pranab Mukherjee, a senior leader of India’s opposition Congress party, has died. He was 84. Mukherjee had emergency surgery for a blood clot in his brain on Aug. 10 at New Delhi’s Army Hospital Research and Referral. The hospital said he tested positive for COVID-19 after the surgery and his condition was …

How A Massachusetts Primary Could Affect The Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

Puerto Rican voters stand to play a critical role in the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’ 1st Congressional District, where progressive Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse is hoping to unseat Rep. Richard Neal, one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress. Nearly one in five residents of the vast House district, which encompasses parts of central and Western Massachusetts, is Latino, the overwhelming majority of whom are Puerto Rican. But who wins the race could also have an effect on the lives of …

Chinese authorities say death toll rises to 29 in collapse of two-story restaurant in northern province

By The Associated Press August 30, 2020, 1:31 AM • 1 min read BEIJING — Chinese authorities say death toll rises to 29 in collapse of two-story restaurant in northern province. Top Stories Chinese authorities say death toll rises to 29 in collapse of two-story restaurant in northern province 2 hours ago Massachusetts governor activates up to 1,000 National Guard members Aug 29, 6:14 PM Former pool attendant details alleged relationship with Becki and Jerry Falwell Jr. Aug 28, 1:48 …

Venezuelan politician jailed in 2018 drone attack sent home

Venezuelan officials have released an opposition politician jailed over two years ago on suspicion of taking part in a failed drone attack on President Nicolás Maduro August 28, 2020, 11:07 PM • 2 min read CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan authorities have released an opposition politician to home detention two years after being jailed on suspicion of taking part in a failed drone attack on President Nicolás Maduro, his relatives said Friday. Images on social media showed Juan Requesens arriving home …

Dow closes more than 150 points higher to erase its 2020 losses

Stocks rose on Friday to wrap up another strong week on a high note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average erased its losses of 2020. The 30-stock Dow closed 161.60 points higher, or 0.6%, at 28,653.87. The S&P 500 gained 0.7% to close at 3,508.01. It was the index’s first-ever close above 3,500. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.6% to end the day at 11,695.63. Friday’s gains put the Dow in positive territory for the year. The Dow had not sported …

Melania Trump to headline second night of Republican convention – live

8.55pm EDT 20:55 Fact check: Neil Gorsuch and tribal rights Myron Lizer, the vice president of the Navajo Nation, opened the RNC tonight, and lauded Trump for strengthening the Supreme Court “by nominating strong conservative judges like Neil Gorsuch, who supports Native American rights.” He has a point. Part of what Lizer was referring to was a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling last month in the case of McGirt v. Oklahoma. It was a rare legal victory for Native American rights …

13 die in Peru disco stampede after police lockdown raid

Officials say 13 people died in a stampede at a disco in Peru after a police raid to enforce the country’s lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic By FRANKLIN BRICEÑO Associated Press August 23, 2020, 6:51 PM 3 min read LIMA, Peru — Thirteen people died in a stampede at a disco in Peru after a police raid to enforce the country’s lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Sunday. The stampede happened at the Thomas disco in Lima, where about …

New York City’s Museums To Reopen As State’s COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Tick Down

New York City’s museums and cultural institutions were temporarily shuttered by the pandemic and kept closed even as the state entered Phase 4 in July.   New York City’s museums and cultural institutions will be allowed to open up again later this month, for the first time since being temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus pandemic. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the city’s museum can open back up again beginning Aug. 24. “New York City’s world-class cultural …

Iran, Turkey lash out at UAE over agreement with Israel

Iran and Turkey are lashing out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates over its decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause   JERUSALEM — Iran and Turkey lashed out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates on Friday over its decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause, even as much of the international community welcomed the move. Iran’s Foreign Ministry called the U.S.-brokered …

Stimulus talks; India tops 2M cases; 160K US deaths

A new forecast warns that COVID-10 deaths could reach 300,000 by December without widespread use of masks. The University of Washington’s  Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation says consistent use of a face covering would lower the figure by 70,000. Meanwhile, negotiations over another coronavirus stimulus tumbled into a state of uncertainty Thursday night. After a three-hour meeting, Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said the White House is still willing to do a short-term measure on unemployment if a broader deal cannot be reached.. Ohio …

Anger Management Details.

There is plenty of relevant anger management details. It is crucial to understand anger and the repercussions of anger. It is a reaction to various situations. It is all right to be upset but when this anger becomes intense, often, there can be significant issues; problems within the household, relationships, work and it can trigger health issue. People who not able to handle their anger in a positive method are likely to move their anger to other circumstances such as …

Keto and Cravings

One of the significant factors diets fail is cravings. Less hungry ways people will in fact remain on the diet plan longer while taking in less calories. Keto and Vision Diabetics understand that high blood glucose can result in a higher risk of establishing cataracts. Given that the keto diet controls sugar levels, it can assist maintain vision and aid avoid cataracts. This has actually been shown in a number of studies involving diabetic clients. Keto and Autism We know …