BEIRUT, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Lebanon will take a stance on a U.S. proposal to demarcate a contentious maritime border with Israel after consultations among the country’s top three officials, Lebanese President Michel Aoun tweeted on Monday. Aoun is set to meet with Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri on Monday […]

Listen to article (2 minutes) A strong U.S. dollar is cutting both ways for companies across the globe. The dollar’s rise has caught investors’ attention, with many looking toward its effects on corporate revenue. A strong dollar can have adverse effects on U.S. corporations that sell goods overseas, denting exports by making those products less […]

WASHINGTON—The top Republicans on the House Agriculture and Oversight committees have asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate foreign investment in U.S. farmland, questioning whether Chinese acquisitions in particular could pose a national-security threat. In a letter released Monday, Reps. Glenn Thompson (R., Pa.) and James Comer (R., Ky.), as well as more than 100 […]

The U.S. dollar briefly topped the 145 yen line on Monday in Tokyo, the first time it has breached the level since Japan intervened in the currency market in late September, as U.S. economic data showing strong inflation fueled speculation of aggressive interest rate hikes in the world’s largest economy. At 3 p.m., the dollar […]

Oct 3 (Reuters) – An area of low pressure located several hundred miles south of the Cape Verde Islands has a 40% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. The system is forecast to move westward, then turn northwestward or northward by the […]

Elisabeth Volmar, an immigrant from Haiti, becomes an American citizen during a naturalization … [+] ceremony on January 12, 2018, in Hialeah, Florida. 150 people from different countries around the world took part in the Oath of Allegiance. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Getty Images Compelling new research finds immigrants, including those with less than […]

With the latest polls showing a tightening race, Mehmet Oz returned to Philadelphia on Sunday night to meet with local Black clergy members to press his case to be elected to the U.S. Senate. The Kingdom Empowerment International Ministries was celebrating its 13th . . .

An Iranian American jailed in Iran for nearly seven years on widely discredited espionage charges was temporarily released Saturday while Iran also lifted a travel ban on his ailing father, who had been imprisoned after traveling to the country to plead for his son’s release. Siamak Namazi, 51, and Baquer Namazi, 85, are among a […]

A new study examines Black life expectancy and well-being in the U.S.  NPR Source link

HARTVILLE, Missouri (KXAN) — Every 10 years the U.S. Census and NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey coordinate to calculate the center of the U.S. population in order to look at shifts and trends of where people live. For the most recent 2020 Census, the Center of U.S. Population was determined to be in Hartville, Missouri. The […]

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