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'Top Gun' sequel crosses $1 billion global box office mark
... It is the 50th film in history to make more than $1 billion at the global box office, not accounting for inflation. Over the weekend, Maverick took the No. 1 was the musical biopic Elvis, starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks , which opened in North America to $31.1 million.
Updated: 06/28/2022
Stocks on track for second week in a row after stress test
... the quarter with more stability than they had a month ago and have digested the fact that the Fed may need to use the recession as a policy tool. Morgan Stanley MS.N rose by 3.1% and led to gains among big banks, including Goldman Sachs GS.N Bank of America and Wells Fargo . The S&P 500 banks index rose by 1.7%. After China slashed the quarantine time for inbound travelers by half, airlines, cruises, casinos and hotels boosted hopes of a big jump in international travel and spending. A 2.6% gain ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
Biden bans Russian gold imports to US as part of sanctions
The Biden administration banned Russian gold imports to the US on Tuesday as part of a wave of sanctions from America and allied nations over Vladimir Putin's ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The Biden administration banned Russian gold imports to the US on Tuesday as part of a wave of sanctions from America and allied nations over Vladimir Putin's ongoing invasion ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
Russia could lose its oil price cap
... cost. Some EU countries that don't meet its payment demands have already shown that it is willing to withhold natural gas supply. The Kremlin may believe that holding its oil off the market would do more damage to the economies of Europe and North America than to its own.
Updated: 06/28/2022
Central banks in Latin America hiked interest rate hikes
According to Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank for International Settlements, the central banks in Latin America have hiked interest rate hikes since last year to prevent a currency crisis and tamed some of the inflationary pressure in the region. According to Agustin Carstens , head of the Bank for International Settlements, the central banks in Latin ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
More than 80% of cannabis oil seized at Japanese airports
... at 368 kg, followed by cannabis 69 kg MDMA 13 kg and cocaine 9 kg Separately, 21,000 tablets of MDMA , commonly known as ecstasy, were found. Cannabis seizures increased by 11 kg from the previous year. The majority of the products came from North America, where many states have legalized marijuana for recreational use. In 2020, cannabis oil sales increased, as it accounted for 91 percent of all cannabis products. In 2019 and 2018 it represented less than 1 percent of the total. Many users inhale ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
Texas mayor urges ‘compassionately’ after migrant deaths
... they exploit and endanger in order to make a profit. We will work together to hold those responsible for this tragedy accountable and take action to disrupt smuggling networks. Pope Francis, whose Roman Catholic church enjoys great support in Latin America, lamented the deaths near San Antonio and 23 others on Friday at the border between Spain and Morocco. He said on Twitter that he was saddened by the news of the deaths of the migrants in Texas and Melilla. Let us pray for these brothers and sisters ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
DirecTV faces backlash for dropping news channel OAN
The move could lead to a backlash against the satellite-TV company AT&T, in which AT&P has been exposed to a rally on social media as it dropped the news channel One America Network OAN and its sister channel The move could lead to a backlash against the satellite-TV company AT&T , in which AT&T holds a 70% stake. DirecTV has been exposed to a backlash on social media as it dropped the news channel One America ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
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