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Hong Kong stocks jump as investors shrug off US-China tensions

Hong Kong stocks jump as investors shrug off US-China tensions

Hong Kong stocks are on pace for their best day since March as investors shrug off the Trump administration’s intention to end a special economic and trading relationship with the Asian financial hub. There are also signs in the region that China’s economy is continuing to recover from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. Hong…MORE

While Trump shelters in the White House, America cries out for leadership

Under siege in the White House, President Donald Trump is aggravating America’s latest racial anguish in a nation now simultaneously beset by violence-wracked cities, a deadly disease and staggering economic deprivation. After being briefly moved to an underground bunker during Friday night’s protests outside the White House, Trump spent Sunday night again sheltered as violence…MORE

Anti-Trump Republican group attacks Trump on race in new ad

Anti-Trump Republican group attacks Trump on race in new ad

The anti-Trump Republican group, The Lincoln Project, is planning to air a new attack ad blasting President Donald Trump’s record on race relations in the US. The TV spot, backed by a $500,000 ad buy, will air in the key battleground states of Florida, Wisconsin and Michigan as well as in Washington, DC. The ad,…MORE

Beyoncé demands justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé demands justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé is asking her legions of fans to take action after the death of George Floyd. The Grammy-winning artist is one of several celebrities using their social media platforms to demand change in the wake of Floyd’s death in Minneapolis last week. “We’re broken and we’re disgusted,” she says in a video posted on Instagram.…MORE