Rupee jumps 32 paise to 75.04 against U.S. dollar in early trade

Forex traders said heavy buying in domestic equity market, sustained foreign fund inflows and upbeat risk appetite supported the rupee. The rupee appreciated 32 paise to 75.04 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Wednesday tracking positive domestic equities and gains in Asian currencies amid weakness in the greenback. Forex traders said heavy buying in domestic equity market, sustained […]

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Defends Trump Post Decisions to Staff

In this article Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a companywide meeting that he won’t change his mind about a decision to leave up posts shared by U.S. President Donald Trump last week that many workers felt violated the company’s policies against violent rhetoric. At an all-hands meeting via video chat on Tuesday, Zuckerberg took questions […]

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Brazil Has Deadliest Day; NYC Keeps Reopening Plan: Virus Update

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned that mass protests against police violence could accelerate the spread of coronavirus and undo weeks of social-distancing efforts. Even with the unrest, New York City still plans to begin reopening Monday. Tokyo issued an alert to residents urging additional caution after a spike in new cases, while Hong Kong extended prevention measures. Brazil reported […]

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Fashion Jumps on Black Lives Matter Bandwagon After Lootings

High-end brands such as Versace, Saint Laurent and Gucci have posted messages pledging solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement after a number of luxury boutiques suffered looting in recent days in top locations such as California’s Rodeo Drive and New York’s SoHo. Gucci reposted a poem by writer Cleo Wade on Twitter and Instagram about how to end racism […]

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Olive Garden denies funding Trump's re-election

China’s remarks about George Floyd riots are outrageous: Christian Whiton Former State Department official Christian Whiton discusses how Chinese officials are spinning the George Floyd riots to criticize President Trump. Olive Garden denied funding President Trump's reelection campaign Tuesday in response to a widely shared social media meme. Continue Reading Below The post, which was retweeted more than 31,800 late […]

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Joe Biden Urges Immediate Reforms & Reflects on Grief in Protest Speech: 'No More Excuses, No More Delays'

On Tuesday, Biden said Trump was “more interested in power than in principle" and "more interested in serving the passions of his base than the needs of the people in his care.” He also criticized Trump for “using the American military to move against the American people.” While denouncing violence and supporting protests, Biden promised he would take action against […]

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Denver nonprofit issues $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to students

A local nonprofit organization issued $5 million in post-secondary education scholarships to Denver students in the first distribution of a .08% sales tax increase Denver voters approved in 2018 to increase college enrollment and degree completion. Prosperity Denver Fund reimbursed 16 Denver-serving nonprofit groups Monday, replenishing their dollars toward toward college scholarships and academic support services. Organizations that received reimbursement […]

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Can Trumpism Outlast Trump? Ask Steve King

Iowa’s 4th District Republican primary takes place on Tuesday, June 2nd. Steve King faces off against four challengers, most notably State Senator Randy Feenstra, who has siphoned a sizable chunk of King’s support as the nine-term congressman’s overt racism has become a national news story. After King questioned why terms like “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” are offensive terms last […]

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Warner Music to float in US in first big-name launch since pandemic

The first big-name flotations since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world’s financial markets are due in New York later this week as Warner Music and the data firm ZoomInfo Technologies, with a combined value of $20bn (nearly £16bn), get set to list their shares. Warner Music, the world’s third-biggest record company, home to artists including Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and […]

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American workers fear losing job to robots

Many jobs will be lost to artificial intelligence: Former Cisco chairman JC2 Ventures CEO and founder and Cisco chairman emeritus John Chambers discusses the ongoing journey to 5G in the U.S., and how artificial intelligence can help or hurt the job market. A quarter of U.S. workers fear the possibility of their jobs becoming obsolete as artificial intelligence technology and […]

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