Kategori: ABD News

08 Aralık 2023

Stock market today: Asian shares are mostly higher ahead of a key US jobs report

Asian shares are mostly higher ahead of a U.S. jobs report after Wall Street rose Thursday to snap its first three-day losing streak since Halloween

New Partners, Category for Asia Press Awards

(Bangkok) - The Foreign Correspondents Clubs of Thailand and Taiwan have joined Human Rights Watch and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University to administer the Human Rights Press Awards for...

Man federally charged after firing shots outside New York synagogue, officials say

A man arrested in connection with shots that were fired outside a synagogue in Albany, New York, on Thursday has been federally charged, officials said.

Hunter Biden Indicted on Tax Charges

The Justice Department charged President Biden’s son after a long-running and wide-ranging investigation with substantial political repercussions.

Universities Face Congressional Inquiry and Angry Donors Over Handling of Antisemitism

Congress has opened an investigation into Harvard, M.I.T. and University of Pennsylvania, a $100 million gift was withdrawn, and demands have grown for the universities’ presidents to resign.

Questioning University Presidents on Antisemitism, Stefanik Goes Viral

The No. 4 Republican, a Harvard alumna with a fraught relationship with her alma mater, had a confrontation over campus responses to antisemitism that resonated across the political spectrum.

For Some, Menorah Lightings for Hanukkah Bring Extra Concern This Year

On the first night of traditional menorah lightings, some communities and Jewish families are grappling with questions of meaning and safety.

Levi's CEO Chip Bergh to step down in January, handing over leadership to former CEO of Kohl's

Levi Strauss & Co. says that its CEO will step down in January and hand over the reins of the jeans maker to his appointed successor

The UNLV shooter was an 'eccentric' professor who was 'obsessed' with Las Vegas

Anthony Polito, who carried out a mass shooting at UNLV, was known for his obsession with Las Vegas and his peculiar ways of working, former students said.

Armenia and Azerbaijan announce deal to exchange POWs and work toward peace treaty

Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to exchange prisoners of war and work toward signing a peace treaty in what the European Union is hailing as a major step toward peace in the long-troubled region

Tua Tagovailoa, 'fun' Dolphins offense ready for Titans

(Photo credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports) Tua Tagovailoa is on the verge of setting personal bests for passing yardage and touchdown passes when the Miami Dolphins face the Tennessee Titans on Monday night in Miami Gardens, Fla. But it is the...

Hopes for a Mercosur-EU trade deal fade yet again as leaders meet in Brazil

The heads of state from South America’s Mercosur trade bloc are in Rio de Janeiro for a meeting that is expected to disappoint members hoping to finalize a deal with the European Union

UAW says over 1,000 workers at VW plant in Tennessee have signed cards seeking union representation

More than 1,000 workers at Volkswagen’s Tennessee factory have signed cards authorizing a vote to be represented by the United Auto Workers union

Kentucky governor says state-run disaster relief funds can serve as model for getting aid to victims

Gov. Andy Beshear says state-run disaster relief funds that funneled millions in charitable donations to tornado- and flood-stricken Kentucky can serve as models for getting aid to storm victims

Stock market today: Wall Street rises ahead of Friday's jobs report to snap a 3-day losing streak

Wall Street closed higher to break out of its first three-day losing streak since Halloween

Pacers top Bucks in semifinals of in-season tournament

(Photo credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports) Bruce Brown gave Indiana the lead for good with 6:15 remaining, Tyrese Haliburton capped a monster performance with a back-breaking 3-pointer, and the Pacers surprised the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks...

Freed Hamas hostages come home to find kibbutz destroyed

NIR OZ, Israel — Irena Tati and her daughter Yelena Trupanov spent more than seven weeks in Hamas captivity in Gaza, and just over a week after they were freed they returned to survey the wreckage of the burned-out kibbutz that had been their home.

UNLV gunman sent letters to 22 university personnel across the U.S. before Wednesday shooting

The gunman UNLV gunman visited a post office in Henderson, Nev. before the attack and mailed letters to 22 "various university personnel across the country," police said.

Hundreds of Slovaks protest the new government's plan to close prosecutors office for top crimes

Hundreds of people have rallied in the Slovak capital against the new government’s plan to close the special prosecutors office that deals with major crimes, including high-profile murders, terrorism and graft

New US-Mexico agreement to monitor foreign investments comes as more Chinese money flows into Mexico

The United States and Mexico have agreed to monitor foreign investments and regularly share information about the screening process

Grizzlies seek revenge on red-hot Timberwolves

(Photo credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports) The resurgent Memphis Grizzlies get an opportunity to avenge one of their most lopsided defeats of the season when they host the streaking Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. The game is part of...

In Israel, Hanukkah Begins in the Shadow of Two Months of War

The holiday held a new meaning for many Israelis in the wake of the Oct. 7 terrorist attacks, including relatives of people still held hostage in Gaza and reservists called up to fight against Hamas.

Advocates say a Mexican startup is illegally selling a health drink from an endangered fish

Environmental watchdogs have accused a Mexico-based startup of violating international trade law that protects the endangered totoaba fish

Two babies infected with dangerous bacteria sometimes found in powdered infant formula

A Kentucky child is dead and a Missouri infant has brain damage from the same kind of bacteria that sparked powdered formula recalls and shortages last year