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Stocks drop after Fed update The Dow dropped more than 300 points at one point after the Fed’s update. With the Fed raising its inflation expectations and now seeing two rate hikes in 2023, investors decided to take risk off. The Dow was last down about 240 points. One bright spot was bank stocks with …

Scott Morrison has inked deals with Japan and Germany to develop technology to help reach “a net zero emissions future” – but continues to resist international pressure to formally commit Australia to a firm 2050 deadline. With the climate crisis taking centre stage on the final day of the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, the …

A Loudoun Circuit Court judge today granted a temporary restraining order to a Leesburg physical education teacher who was placed on leave last week, two days after speaking at a School Board meeting to object to a proposed policy on the division’s protocols for transgender students. Following a three-hour hearing Friday, Judge James Plowman concluded …

 As of June 4, according to an email sent to the community by Peter Harvey, the Coronavirus Task Force Chair, Whitman is revising campus COVID-19 policy in accordance with recent updates to state guidance.  According to the email, “People with summer-long access badges (those who have provided proof of vaccination and have permission to be …

China’s ruling Communist Party said on Monday that it would allow all couples to have three children, ending a two-child policy that has failed to boost the country’s declining birthrates or address an impending demographic crisis. The move reflected concerns that the rapidly rising number of older people in China could exacerbate a shortage of …

US Internet and technology services company Google decided to end its unlimited free storage space for pictures on Google Photos this week. The company said that the unlimited free storage policy for photos and videos will end on the first of next June, as any new photos or videos that the user uploads to storage …

Economic data doesn’t always tell the whole story.  After George Floyd was murdered last year, “Marketplace” began a series of interviews looking at systemic racism in the economy. One of them was a conversation with Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe, an economist and founding president of the Women’s Institute for Science, Equity and Race, or WISER, about …

New Delhi: The government has once again directed Facebook Inc.-owned WhatsApp to withdraw its new privacy policy that came into effect on May 15. The Ministry of Electronics & IT has shot off a second letter to the world’s largest messaging app, and sought a response within a week. If no satisfactory response is received, …

The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.10% at its May policy meeting and kept the Asset Purchase Facility steady at £895 billion as widely expected. Follow our live coverage of the BoE policy announcements and the market reaction. Market reaction The British pound …

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Calls to 911 were made to Columbus Police dispatchers for more than four hours before officers broke up a large, destructive block party on Chittenden Avenue, NBC4 Investigates has learned. NBC4 Investigates requested 911 recordings from CPD stemming from the party known as Chitt Fest, which began the evening of April 17. …