A specialist trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A week of heavy selling has brought U.S. stocks and bonds to fresh bear market lows, with […]

Russia’s economy still shrunk by about 4% between April and June as compared to the same period last year. But that’s nowhere near the 15% decline that some had expected earlier in the year. “We were expecting that things like SWIFT and all the blocking sanctions on Russia’s banks would totally crater the Russian economy […]

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – With U.S stocks on track to mark their worst first half of the year in more than […]

Placeholder while article actions load The trauma of Ukraine’s millions of migrants fleeing carnage, thousands of whom have arrived in the United States, cannot be cause for American amnesia concerning the plight of Afghan refugees. The fact that this country has resettled tens of thousands of Afghans in the past year is a credit to […]

The first memorial services for the 19 children and two teachers killed in a mass shooting at their elementary school in Uvalde began on Monday, a day after Joe Biden visited the small south Texas city and was urged by residents to take action on gun safety laws. Returning to Washington on Monday morning, the […]

(Fly View Productions/E+ via Getty Images) Younger women and Black adults experiencing chest pain – the most common symptom of a heart attack – wait longer to get care in the emergency room than their respective male and white counterparts, potentially placing them at higher risk for poor outcomes, new research shows. The study, published […]

Chest pain accounts for more than 6.5 million ER visits each year in the United States, along with nearly 4 million outpatient visits. Photo by paulbr75/Pixabay Women and people of color with chest pain — the most common symptom signaling a heart attack — face longer waits in U.S. emergency departments than men and White […]

It’s hard to recall Bradley Wiggins sitting on his throne at Hampton Court, riding into Paris with the yellow jersey, or ringing the bell to start the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony without now seeing through to the secret he was carrying inside him on all those occasions. It took Wiggins nearly three decades to […]

WASHINGTON — When Russia imposed retaliatory sanctions on top American officials last month, its government targeted President Biden and his top national security advisers, along with Wally Adeyemo, the deputy Treasury secretary, whose agency has been crafting the punitive measures aimed at crippling Russia’s economy. Russia’s move, while wholly . . .

The US has indicted a Russian oligarch it says is responsible for spreading the Kremlin’s misinformation around the world, as well as seizing a megayacht belonging to another of Vladimir Putin’s allies, and millions of dollars in assets they held, as the war in Ukraine rages on. US attorney general Merrick Garland made the announcements […]

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