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Asian markets drift lower as all eyes turn to the Fed

Asian markets drift lower as all eyes turn to the Fed

Markets are entering a holding pattern. Asian stocks were mostly lower early Wednesday, taking a lead from declines overnight in the United States. In the absence of further developments on the US-China trade war, investors appear to be shifting their focus to what Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will have to say Friday at an…MORE

Bernie Sanders jabs Trump over comments about Jewish loyalty

Bernie Sanders jabs Trump over comments about Jewish loyalty

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday jabbed at President Donald Trump after the President claimed that American Jews who vote for Democrats “(show) either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” “Let me say this to the President. I am a proud Jewish person. And I have no concerns about voting Democratic. And, in fact,…MORE

Trump postpones Denmark trip after Prime Minister refuses to discuss sale of Greenland

Trump postpones Denmark trip after Prime Minister refuses to discuss sale of Greenland

Less than two weeks before his scheduled trip to Denmark, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has postponed his visit to Copenhagen after the Danish Prime Minister disputed his interest in buying Greenland as “absurd.” “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that…MORE

Property owners in Denver neighborhood vote to keep its controversial name

Property owners in Denver neighborhood vote to keep its controversial name

Property owners in the well-known Denver neighborhood of Stapleton were asked to vote this summer on whether to change the name of their community named for a onetime member the Ku Klux Klan.. Activists argued it wrongly immortalized a racist mayor in office almost century ago. Others said the name was simply a throwback to…MORE

Trump admin expected to allow longer detention of migrant families, officials say

Trump admin expected to allow longer detention of migrant families, officials say

President Donald Trump’s administration is expected on Wednesday to announce a new regulation that would allow for the detention of migrant families beyond the 20-day limit for holding children, two administration officials told CNN. The regulation seeks to replace the so-called Flores Settlement Agreement, which requires that migrant children not be held in federal custody…MORE

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns

One week after calling him “the best police commissioner in America,” Philadelphia’s mayor announced that Richard Ross Jr. is resigning. Mayor Jim Kenney said he accepted the resignation because of new allegations of sexual harassment and gender and racial discrimination within the police department. “While those allegations do not accuse Commissioner Ross of harassment, I…MORE

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