Ukrainian group Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest during the war

Ukrainian group Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest during the war

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday morning, clearly showing popular support for a war-torn nation that goes beyond music. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hailed the victory, the third for Ukraine since its Eurovision debut in 2003, and said “we will do our best” to host the … Read more

Senate confirms Powell for second term as Fed fights inflation

Senate confirms Powell for second term as Fed fights inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve Chairman, providing bipartisan support for Powell’s massive effort to contain the highest inflation in four decades. The 80-19 vote reflected widespread support in Congress for the Fed’s move to fight rising prices through a series of sharp … Read more

Wall Street’s losses deepen as markets plunge across the globe

Wall Street's losses deepen as markets plunge across the globe

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday as renewed worries about the Chinese economy spill over into markets already hit by higher interest rates. The S&P 500 was down 2.1% in the afternoon after its fifth consecutive losing week, the longest such streak in … Read more

Heard: Depp team of enablers shielded his drug, alcohol use

Heard: Depp team of enablers shielded his drug, alcohol use

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia (AP) — Johnny Depp has surrounded himself with a entourage of aides to shield him from the effects of drug and alcohol use, his ex-wife Amber Heard said Thursday. Hurd testified again to defend herself against her ex-husband’s defamation allegations. Depp is suing Heard for defamation over an op-ed she wrote in … Read more

New gas pipeline boosts Europe’s bid to ease Russian supply

New gas pipeline boosts Europe's bid to ease Russian supply

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The mountainous and remote Greek-Bulgarian border once formed the southern corner of the Iron Curtain. Today, it is here that the European Union is redrawing the energy map of the region to reduce its heavy dependence on Russian natural gas.. The new gas pipeline, built during the COVID-19 pandemic, tested and … Read more

Tech stocks sink again, Nasdaq has worst month since 2008

Stocks fall on Wall Street, sinking indexes for the week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 900 points on Friday as another sharp selloff fueled by tech stocks added to Wall Street’s losses in April, sending the S&P 500 into its biggest monthly decline since the start of the pandemic. Amazon’s slump hit the market after the e-commerce giant reported its first loss … Read more

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