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Fretful Trump goes on attack as economy fears cloud 2020 hopes

Fretful Trump goes on attack as economy fears cloud 2020 hopes

President Donald Trump is not waiting for the economy to go south amid growing fears of a recession to wage what could be the defining fight of the 2020 election. Trump is becoming increasingly nervous that the end of an 11-year expansion could scupper his hopes of a second term and is going on the…MORE

9 injured after a tree falls on tent during Pennsylvania lightning strike

9 injured after a tree falls on tent during Pennsylvania lightning strike

Nine people were injured in Pennsylvania Sunday after lightning struck a tree causing it to fall on a tent, said Bill Oettinger, the emergency management coordinator for Lower Southampton Township. The tree fell at the Dolphin Swim Club, an open park in Bucks County about 20 miles northeast of Philadelphia, shortly after 5 p.m. ET,…MORE

Asian markets bounce on hopes of Chinese stimulus

Asian markets bounce on hopes of Chinese stimulus

Hong Kong and Chinese stocks are rallying on Monday after China revealed measures to protect and boost its economy. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index climbed 2.1%. China’s Shanghai Composite Index advanced 1.8%. Analysts pointed to several developments that likely drove optimism, including an announcement from the People’s Bank of China that was meant to prop…MORE

Danish prime minister calls Trump’s interest in buying Greenland ‘absurd’

Danish prime minister calls Trump’s interest in buying Greenland ‘absurd’

The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump’s interest in buying Greenland “absurd” the same day the President confirmed he had discussed the possibility of the US purchasing the country — albeit, Trump said, it wasn’t a high priority for America. “Greenland is not for sale. Greenland is not Danish. Greenland belongs to Greenland,” Danish Prime…MORE

Kathleen Blanco, governor of Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, dies

Kathleen Blanco, governor of Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, dies

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco died Sunday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced. She was 76. Blanco announced in 2017 that she was being treated for ocular melanoma and said in December 2018 that there was “no escape” from the incurable cancer. She entered into hospice care in April earlier this year. Blanco passed away at…MORE

Jack Whitaker, the decorated sports broadcaster, dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, the decorated sports broadcaster, dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, the iconic sports broadcaster, died Sunday morning at his home in Devon, Pennsylvania, of natural causes at age 95. Whitaker’s career spanned nearly four decades after starting at CBS Sports in the late 1950s, the network reported Sunday. There, he covered a range of sports and a number of momentous events, including the…MORE

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