Former Belarus basketball star Yelena Leuchanka spent 15 days in jail in October after peacefully protesting against President Alexander Lukashenko's disputed re-election. In a Zoom interview, she talks about her motivations and her experience being detained.
Jammu, Aug 05 (ANI): It has been two years since abrogation of Article 370 in the Parliament. Police authorities have tightened the security check in Jammu. Barricading has been done at several spots to maintain law and order.
A U.S. judge on Wednesday sanctioned two lawyers who brought a lawsuit alleging the 2020 presidential election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and his supporters, calling their case "one enormous conspiracy theory."
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 05(ANI): The Hindu priests living near banks of Ganga, who were badly hit by the COVID pandemic, are now facing another problem as water level has risen in the river. With dwindling income, they are struggling to make ends meet due to reducing footfall of devotees.
Rep. Mo Brooks asked a federal judge on Wednesday to grant him immunity from a civil lawsuit alleging a speech he delivered to then-President Donald Trump's supporters on Jan. 6 helped incite the attack on the Capitol.
One year since the blast, caused by a huge quantity of ammonium nitrate kept at the port for years, no senior official has been held to account, infuriating many Lebanese.Eight people were wounded in the protest, the Red Cross said.One of the biggest non-nuclear explosions ever recorded, the blast killed more than 200 people, wounded thousands and was felt in Cyprus, more than 240 km (150 miles) away.At the time of the explosion, Lebanese were already facing deepening hardship due to the financial crisis caused by decades of state corruption and waste.The meltdown worsened throughout the last year with the governing elite failing to establish a new cabinet to start tackling the crisis even as poverty has soared and medicines and fuel have run out.
A slowdown in a hiring survey gave investors a reason to pause on Wednesday - one day after the S&P 500 closed at a record high.The Dow dropped 323 points. The S&P 500 fell 20. The Nasdaq rose 19.Private hiring in July was the lowest in five months, according to payroll processing company ADP. Economists say the data suggest the labor shortage hasn't gotten better. Some have blamed extra jobless benefits, lack of affordable child care and health fears for keeping potential workers, mostly women, at home.Whatever is behind the slowdown in hiring, the ADP report is causing some concern ahead of Friday's government jobs data, says Randy Warren. He's chief investment officer at Warren Financial."You know, the ADP number is not always a great indicator of what the jobs report is going to be on Friday, but it certainly, you know, 300-and-something-thousand - a little bit worrisome when you're considering that the the anticipated number for Friday is 870,000 or something like that. That's a big number and the market would be very disappointed with the number in the three, four or five handle."Other economic figures were more upbeat. Activity in the vast U.S. services sector sprinted to a record high in July.Earnings were a mixed bag.General Motors posted record pre-tax profits and raised its outlook for the year on the strength of sales of its pick-up trucks. But investors are worried about future impact of the long-lasting chip shortage. Shares of GM slumped nearly 9 percent.Kraft-Heinz beat sales forecasts as eating at home remained strong even though Americans are dining out more. But the maker of ketchup and macaroni and cheese warned it is getting squeezed by higher food costs. The stock fell roughly 5 percent by the closing bell.After the close, Uber posted a much wider-than-expected adjusted quarterly loss.Outside of earnings: Robinhood, which had a dud of an IPO last week, surged on Wednesday as the Reddit crowd stepped in to give the stock meme status. The stock had a one-day rally of 50 percent.
Kendra Kolb Butler, Alpyn Beauty founder joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the clean beauty sector and her growth plans for her brand.
Bain Capital Private Equity's Managing Director Devin O'Reilly explains why his firm sought out its new investment in PartSource and other investment areas Bain likes in the healthcare space.
Jason Liberty, Royal Caribbean CFO joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down Royal Caribbean's latest earnings report.
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug 05(ANI): Ahead of the 75th Independence Day, Indian Air Force organised “Azadi ka Mahotsav” on August 4. A melodious musical concert was a part of the program to salute all the COVID warriors.
Ygal Arounian, Wedbush Securities Analyst joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down what investors should takeaway from Uber’s earnings report and what it means long-term for the company
Japan warned on Wednesday that coronavirus infections were surging at an unprecedented pace as new cases hit a record high in Tokyo, overshadowing the Olympics and adding to doubts over the government's handling of the pandemic.
Stocks fell below record levels Wednesday, with investors weighing concerns over the economic impact of the ongoing pandemic against optimism over rebounding corporate earnings. Eric Sorensen, PanAgora CEO and Mike Vogelzang, CAPTRUST CIO joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Aug 04(ANI): Uttarakhand government became the first state to launch an earthquake alert app named ‘Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert’. The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami on Aug 4 launched the app for Android as well as for iOS platforms. This app has been jointly created by the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority, Disaster Management Department and Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Mumbai, July 5 (ANI): Mumbai Police havildar Amol Kamble is now all over social media. His groovy moves on popular Bollywood numbers are enthralling netizens. Amol, a resident of Mahim is not trained, but he dances as a hobby. His brother is a choreographer.
Yahoo Finance’s Alexandra Canal to break down Rihanna’s path to becoming a billionaire and Jeff Bezos being dethroned as the world’s richest person.
Jesse Edgerton, J.P. Morgan US Economic Research Executive Director, joins Yahoo Finance to preview July Jobs report, JPMorgan’s forecasted growth for the Education sector and outlook on the labor market.
Jonathan Golub, Credit Suisse Securities Chief U.S. Equity Strategist joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down why the market is shrugging off large earnings beats and what this means long-term.