EU launches legal case against UK over Internal Market Bill

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels 2/2 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Thursday launched legal action against Britain’s new Internal Market Bill on the grounds that it undercuts London’s earlier legal commitments under its Brexit divorce treaty, the head of the bloc’s executive […]

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EU auditors warn of shortcomings in state aid rules for banks

© Reuters. European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU’s budget watchdog on Thursday called for a revamp of EU rules allowing governments to prop up troubled banks because of the lack of details on the conditions triggering public support and because they […]

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7 injured in drive-by shooting at Milwaukee funeral home

Seven people have been shot and wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting outside a Milwaukee funeral home, but all are expected to survive By The Associated Press September 30, 2020, 9:06 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MILWAUKEE — Seven people were shot and wounded Wednesday in an apparent […]

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Meghan Markle Tells How She Handles Critics | Daily Pop | E! News

The Duchess of Sussex shares how she’s navigating her role outside the royal family and staying authentic. Is Meghan just misunderstood? Watch now! Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 11am | 10 c, only on E! #Meghanmarkle #ENews #DailyPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, […]

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In Oakland, Breaking Down Barriers With Cookies

ImageAlicia Wong and Alex Issvoran outside their store, the Fortune Cookie Factory, in Oakland.Credit…Meiying Wu Good morning. Today, we have another dispatch from the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, written by Shuang Li. OAKLAND — When Black Lives Matter protests erupted in downtown Oakland, Alicia Wong and her husband, Alex Issvoran, knew […]

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Charge dropped against woman dragged out of car by CPD officers outside Brickyard Mall

Mia Wright, who said a police officer grabbed her out of her car by her hair and knelt on her neck outside Brickyard Mall, attends a press conference near 314 N. Loomis St. on Tuesday. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times The Cook County state’s attorney’s office is still investigating the officers for potential charges. A misdemeanor charge […]

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Paris Attack Suspect Wanted to Target Charlie Hebdo With Arson

PARIS — The man suspected of stabbing two people outside the former Paris office of Charlie Hebdo last week admitted to investigators that he wanted to set the building on fire, and he railed against cartoons of the prophet in a video found on his phone, but he did not pledge allegiance to any known […]

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New York Region Sees 40% Bankruptcy Surge, Braces for More

© Bloomberg. Diners eat outside a French restaurant in front of a storefront for lease. Photographer: Nina Westervelt/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The pandemic has battered New York City businesses, with almost 6,000 closures, a jump of about 40% in bankruptcy filings across the region and shuttered storefronts in the business districts of all five boroughs. It’s […]

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Man killed in dispute over line at Michigan haunted house

Police say a dispute over cutting in line led to a fatal shooting outside a popular haunted house in southeastern Michigan By The Associated Press September 28, 2020, 11:19 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PONTIAC, Mich. — A dispute over cutting in line led to a fatal shooting […]

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Exclusive: EU chair Germany proposes adherence to rule of law as key to getting bloc’s cash

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany, current president of the European Union, has proposed a scheme that links access to EU money, including the 750 billion euro recovery fund, to respecting the rule of law, a document seen by […]

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Exclusive: EU chair Germany proposes rule of law scheme for getting bloc’s cash – document

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union chair Germany has proposed a rule of law conditionality scheme for accessing the bloc’s funds, including the new 750 billion euro coronavirus economic recovery fund, according to a document seen by Reuters. […]

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Patrick Mahomes & Lamar Jackson represent the present and future of the NFL | Outside the Lines

The Outside the Lines crew weighs in on a variety of topics involving Colby Covington, Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson, Memphis Tigers football and Lionel Messi. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube […]

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Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown help Celtics fend off elimination in win over Heat

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics clearly are not ready to see the world that exists outside the NBA’s restart bubble. And a big second half extended their stay at Walt Disney World. Tatum had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Jaylen Brown added 28 points and the Celtics staved off elimination by topping the Miami […]

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Argentina Inc fears ‘virtual default’ as FX noose tightened

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man shows Argentine pesos outside a bank in Buenos Aires’ financial district By Jorge Otaola, Walter Bianchi and Eliana Raszewski BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentine companies are facing an increasingly difficult task to keep up with payments on dollar debt, hiking the risk of a wave of corporate defaults after […]

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UK finance minister to provide as much economic support as possible: health minister

© Reuters. Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock walks outside Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister will provide as much support for jobs as possible when he announces his economic winter plan later on Thursday, said his colleague health minister Matt Hancock. “What you can be assured of is that we’ll put […]

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Britain hopes for progress on removing U.S. tariffs on Scotch whisky: minister

© Reuters. Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove walks outside Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is hopeful that it can make progress on removing U.S. tariffs imposed on Scotch whisky as a result of a dispute between the United States and the European Union over aircraft subsidies, cabinet minister […]

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UK considering targeted job support amid speculation over German-style wage help

© Reuters. Britain’s Foreign Affairs Secretary Dominic Raab walks outside Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is considering more targeted measures to help save jobs once its furlough scheme stops at the end of October, foreign minister Dominic Raab said, amid speculation that German-style wage subsidies could be brought in. Opposition and business […]

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UK not minded to extend furlough scheme, minister says

© Reuters. Britain’s Foreign Affairs Secretary Dominic Raab walks outside Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister is not minded to extend a furlough scheme that is currently scheduled to stop at the end of October, his colleague Dominic Raab, foreign minister, said on Wednesday. “I don’t think the Chancellor’s minded to […]

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The choices are in the mail? Nearly a quarter of a million ballots to start hitting Chicago mailboxes

Mailboxes sit outside of a New Jersey post office in August. | Theo Wargo/Getty Images file Statewide, nearly 1.8 million people have requested to vote by mail as of Tuesday, said Matt Dietrich, a spokesman for the Illinois State Board of Elections. Given the state’s numbers, it’s likely that a third of the vote will […]

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UK and U.S. exchanged tariff offers during trade talks

© Reuters. Britain’s International Trade Secretary Liz Truss walks outside Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the United States exchanged their first tariff offers during the fourth round of trade talks, allowing a series of detailed market access discussions to be held, the UK’s Trade Secretary Liz Truss said on Tuesday. “The […]

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Fed policymakers urge Congress, state and local government action to close racial gaps

© Reuters. Newly painted “Black Lives Matter” mural along 5th Avenue outside Trump Tower in New York City By Jonnelle Marte (Reuters) – More action is needed from Congress and state and local governments to adequately address wealth and income inequalities, two Federal Reserve policymakers said on Monday. The Fed is helping to raise awareness […]

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Protests over Supreme Court vacancy target homes of top GOP lawmakers

Angry protesters have gathered outside homes owned by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to express their anger at the Republican senators’ support for moving forward with nominating and confirming a new Supreme Court justice before November’s election after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Banging drums, […]

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Supreme Court fight after Ginsburg’s death could impact economy

© Reuters. A jabot collar is seen placed on the Fearless Girl statue outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City By Ann Saphir (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s bid to quickly fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by Friday’s death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could end […]

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Supreme Court fight after Ginsburg’s death shapes banks’ economic outlook

© Reuters. A jabot collar is seen placed on the Fearless Girl statue outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City By Ann Saphir (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s bid to quickly fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by Friday’s death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could end […]

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