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Most stocks drift higher on Wall Street; tech a rare downer

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By STAN CHOE NEW YORK - Most of Wall Street is drifting higher Friday, though a rare pullback for some of the year's biggest winners in the stock market is tamping down the...
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Wall Street drifts as week of erratic swings comes to close

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By STAN CHOE NEW YORK - Stocks are drifting in early trading on Wall Street Friday, the latest eddies in a week full of erratic swings driven by worries about rising...
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A year before the D-Day invasion, the Allies took the fight to the Axis in 'the soft underbelly of Europe'

A year before the D-Day invasion, the Allies took the fight to the Axis in 'the soft underbelly of Europe'

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In July 1943, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Sicily, punching into what Winston Churchill called "the soft underbelly of Europe." Operation Husky, as it was known, gave...
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Global stocks mixed on contagions increase, economic data

22 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BEIJING - World markets were mixed on Friday as investors weighed a rise in coronavirus cases in the United States against upbeat economic data in Europe. Wall Street futures...
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The EU warns the UK to expect much tougher border checks after Brexit

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The EU has set out all the rights to trade freely with Europe that Britain will lose after Brexit. A report from the EU Commission warns that there will be "inevitable...
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Cuba broadcaster confronts budget calamity amid fight with lawmakers

Cuba broadcaster confronts budget calamity amid fight with lawmakers

1 day ago   |   Politico

The U.S. government's Cuba broadcasting office is quickly running out of money and could be forced to furlough some of its employees and fire contractors, according to three...
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The US Army's biggest European exercise in 25 years was canceled as it started, but it's already planning the next one

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Defender Europe 20, the US Army's biggest exercise in Europe since 1995, came to an abrupt halt in March, as the coronavirus spread around the world. But even with social...
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US Auto Industry Under Threat At Home And Abroad

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Similar successes are coming, but this time, they are likely to come from automakers in China and Europe.
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Global stocks mostly rise ahead of US jobless data

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

BEIJING - Global stocks were mostly higher on Thursday though market sentiment appeared fragile as coronavirus contagions remained high in many countries, including the...
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British tourists NOT WELCOME in mainland Europe amid coronavirus crisis, new report suggests

British tourists NOT WELCOME in mainland Europe amid coronavirus crisis, new report suggests

1 day ago   |   RT

The Covid-19 pandemic has left people in Germany, Italy, Spain and France more likely to oppose British holidaymakers visiting without self-isolating than they would tourists...
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Good grievance: Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree wants more money added to his...

Good grievance: Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree wants more money added to his franchise tag

Dupree, who signed his franchise tender earlier this spring, is filing a grievance with the NFLPA to be paid as a defensive end.  Read more ...

The CEO of an Apollo-backed energy company may face charges for pulling a...

The CEO of an Apollo-backed energy company may face charges for pulling a gun on a Mexican American couple that took a wrong turn near his Colorado home

A senior executive at a Colorado company backed by Apollo Global Management may face charges over pulling a gun on a Mexican American couple that took a wrong turn onto his... Read more ...

FedEx reportedly threatens to remove signage from the Washington Redskins'...

FedEx reportedly threatens to remove signage from the Washington Redskins' home stadium unless the team changes its name

FedEx issued a one-sentence statement on July 2 urging the Washington Redskins to change their name. The Washington Post reported Friday that the company also sent a letter to... Read more ...

Goya Foods faces boycott threats after CEO say the US is 'truly blessed' to...

Goya Foods faces boycott threats after CEO say the US is 'truly blessed' to have Trump as president

Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue said on Thursday that the US is "truly blessed" to have President Trump as a leader. Unanue's comments sparked backlash from the left, with many... Read more ...

An NYU pathologist says blood clots were found in 'almost every organ' of...

An NYU pathologist says blood clots were found in 'almost every organ' of coronavirus patients' autopsies

Autopsy studies are helping doctors understand how the coronavirus attacks the body. A new study published last month showed blood clots were present in "almost every organ... Read more ...

Supreme Court Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch ruled against Trump in landmark...

Supreme Court Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch ruled against Trump in landmark cases about the president's taxes and financial records

Both of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court appointees ruled against the president in Thursday's decision on whether the president could defy a subpoena making him turn over... Read more ...

Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania, pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to...

Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania, pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to counter Trump

During a Pennsylvania campaign speech Thursday, Joe Biden presented details of a comprehensive agenda that he touted as the most aggressive government investment in the U.S... Read more ...

Not a ‘racist' plan anymore? Democrats rejoice over Biden's $700bn ‘Buy...

Not a ‘racist' plan anymore? Democrats rejoice over Biden's $700bn ‘Buy American' promise

Joe Biden unveiled a $700 billion 'Buy American' initiative, drawing praise from both liberals and conservatives on social media, but some noted that similar plans by the Trump... Read more ...

PC shipments grew 3-11% in Q2 2020 despite coronavirus

PC shipments grew 3-11% in Q2 2020 despite coronavirus

PC shipments in Q2 2020 grew, according to Gartner and IDC. In fact, Gartner estimates PC shipments were up 2.8% and IDC estimates they were up 11.2%. Read more ...

Female US Army soldier makes history by becoming the first woman to become a...

Female US Army soldier makes history by becoming the first woman to become a Green Beret

A female soldier became the US Army's first female Green Beret on Thursday. The National Guard soldier graduated, earned her Special Forces Tab, and earned her Green Beret... Read more ...