Ceuta officials say they are currently caring for more than 400 children and teenagers
Ceuta officials say they are currently caring for more than 400 children and teenagers
Asian markets looked set for a rough ride on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve stunned investors by signalling it might raise interest rates at a much faster pace than assumed, sending yields and the dollar sharply higher. The initial fallout in equities was not as bad with S&P 500 futures down just 0.2% in early Asian trade, while Nasdaq futures were off 0.3%. "The new Fed ‘dot plot’ indicating that the median FOMC member now forecasts two Fed rate hikes in 2023, versus none in the March iteration, represented the hawkish surprise out of the June Fed meeting," said Ray Attrill, head of FX strategy at NAB.
Smoke billowed from Montana’s Robertson Draw wildfire on June 14. Officials said the fire was “very actively burning,” with several evacuation orders in place for the Red Lodge area.The fire was approximately 2,000 acres in size as of Tuesday. It had grown to 21,000 acres as of Wednesday, June 16, according to officials.Carbon County Attorney Alex Nixon said on Wednesday afternoon the Robertson Draw fire is being investigated as “human caused.” Nixon also said that a joint investigation between the United States Forest Service and the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office had identified a potential suspect, local media reported. Credit: Yasha Ackerman via Storyful
The iRobot Roomba i7 is one of the best robovacs money can buy—and it's massively on sale.
Coaches and players slammed the tight schedule and accommodations at the Women's College World Series earlier this month.
A severe thunderstorm brought hail to Madrid, Spain, on June 16.Footage captured by Dr Miguel Rodríguez-Rubio shows the storm. “Crazy hailstorm in Madrid right now,” Rodríguez-Rubio wrote on the post.Spain’s Meteorological Agency had issued a yellow warning for the Community of Madrid on the evening of June 16. Credit: Miguel Rodríguez-Rubio, MD via Storyful
U.S. homebuilding rebounded less than expected in May as exorbitant lumber prices and scarce materials continued to hamper the ability of homebuilders to take advantage of an acute shortage of houses on the market. The report from the Commerce Department on Wednesday also showed permits for future home construction falling to a seven-month low. The number of homes authorized for construction but not yet started rose to the highest level since 1999, indicating supply will likely remain tight for a while and boost home price inflation. Demand for bigger and more expensive accommodations amid the health crisis is driving a housing market boom. House prices have increased by the most in more than 15 years on an annual basis, raising concerns that some first-time buyers could be priced out of the market. The inventory of previously owned homes is near record lows. And - a survey from the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday showed confidence among single-family homebuilders fell to a 10-month low in June.
The rapid spread of the Delta coronavirus variant has driven a 50% rise in infections in England since May, a large prevalence study led by Imperial College London found on Thursday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed the end of restrictions. The government said the data https://bit.ly/35rKhlp supported Johnson's decision to push back the end of COVID restrictions in England to July 19, citing the threat of the Delta variant first identified in India, and the need to vaccinate more people. The latest round of the REACT-1 prevalence survey, conducted between May 20 and June 7, found prevalence was 0.15%, compared to 0.10% in the last set of data from late April to early May.
The U.S. Open has a reputation as golf's toughest test and a typically-exacting examination of skill and patience awaits the world's best players at the 121st staging of the major championship which starts on Thursday. The prevailing view of players is that anyone wanting to contend will have to avoid the thick rough waiting to gobble up errant shots at Torrey Pines south. The 7,652-yard par-71 layout, a city-owned municipal course that San Diego residents can play for as little as $63, hugs cliff tops above the Pacific Ocean and affords magnificent views of the world's largest water hazard.
Treasury said the bank will accelerate investment into 'ambitious infrastructure projects', cut emissions as UK transitions to net zero by 2050 and 'level up' every part of the country.
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic and captain Granit Xhaka made no excuses for their performance against Italy after they were thoroughly outplayed on Wednesday and now face a must-win game against Turkey in their last Group A match. But we lost the duels and lost too many easy balls.
Ordering via a takeaway app was on average 23% or £7.14 ($10) more expensive than ordering directly from the restaurant, a Which? investigation found.
Australian indie producer Aquarius Films is to develop and produce a comedy drama series adapted from the acclaimed feminist manifesto book “Fight Like A Girl.” The book, a memoir and expose of how unequal the world continues to be for women, was published in 2016 by feminist writer and online sensation Clementine Ford. It earned […]
Gennaro Gattuso could be set to leave Fiorentina three weeks after being appointed coach, according to reports in Italy on Wednesday.
The Bank of Canada saw some choppiness in growth in the second quarter of 2021 following a sharp economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of the year, Governor Tiff Macklem said on Wednesday. Macklem told the Canadian Senate's banking committee that a complete recovery would still take some time and described the third wave of the coronavirus as a setback. "Following a sharp bounce back in economic activity in the fall and winter, we've seen choppiness in growth again in the second quarter of 2021," he said.
A rope tornado whipped up dust and dirt as it snaked across farmland in D’Arcy, Saskatchewan, on June 15.Footage filmed by Neil and Danae Serfas shows the tornado whipping up a massive cloud of dust and dirt on farmland.“Once the tornado ended we saw a very upset moose running out of the field,” the Serfases told Storyful.On Tuesday Environment Canada warned of “hot, windy and stormy” conditions capable of producing hail, tornadoes, and lightning.News reports said several communities were placed under tornado warnings, but damage was minimal. No injuries were reported. Credit: Neil Serfas via Storyful
Dwayne Johnson isn’t sure about the buzz that he should run for president. He is listening, though. In a recent interview with People, who just named the actor the “No. 1 Reason to Love America,” Johnson said that he’s honored by the suggestion that he should lead the free world. “I love our country to my core and I’m endlessly grateful for the opportunities I’ve had here, as a half-Black, half-Samoan kid being able to work my ass off knowing tenacity opens doors,” he told the outlet. “In a lot
This story about Daveed Diggs first appeared in the Limited Series & TV Movie issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine. If the pandemic was supposed to be a period when film production slowed down and people had more time to take it easy, Daveed Diggs got it all wrong. Over the past year, he appeared on screen in the filmed version of “Hamilton,” in which he plays the Marquis de Lafayette in Act 1 and Thomas Jefferson in Act 2; he was seen in the first two seasons of the TNT series “Snowpiercer” and s
Australian reality TV star Tilly Whitfield is warning her Instagram followers not to participate in the TikTok homemade freckles trend after it left her with permanent scars. Two dermatologists weigh in on the risks.
SI's Pat Forde returns to the podcast to continue the 12-team playoff discourse. Pete Thamel floated the news this week that conference divisions may be a thing of the past due to playoff expansion. Can we also expect the quarterfinals to eventually be played on campus? Arizona State is in hot water with the NCAA over allegations they hosted recruits during the pandemic dead period. Just how bad is this investigation for the Sun Devils? The guys wrap the podcast with a tribute to former Big East commissioner John Marinatto, who passed recently at the age of 64.
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin sought to cool tensions in the combustible US-Russian relationship at their first summit in Geneva, but the issue of human rights remained a source of discrepancy. the first summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin