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Trump RNC speech recounts assassination bid
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Trump RNC speech recounts assassination bid

Former President Donald Trump recounted the assassination attempt that nearly killed him during his Republican National Convention acceptance speech in Milwaukee on Thursday night. “I’m not supposed to be here tonight,” said a somber Trump, with a bandage covering his right ear, which was nicked by a bullet. “As you already know, the assassin’s bullet came within...

IMF raises India economic outlook, U.S. and global growth lackluster
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IMF raises India economic outlook, U.S. and global growth lackluster

The IMF said it is optimistic on Chinese consumption returning in the next few years, but falling birth rates will still cause an economic down. Martin Puddy | Photodisc | Getty Images The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic forecast for India for 2024, while warning that growth will dip in the following year....

HSBC appoints Georges Elhedery as group CEO starting Sept. 2
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HSBC appoints Georges Elhedery as group CEO starting Sept. 2

HSBC logo is displayed outside a branch of in the United Kingdom. Matt Cardy | Getty Images HSBC announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Georges Elhedery as group CEO, starting Sept. 2. Elhedery, who is the current chief financial officer, will replace outgoing head Noel Quinn in September. In late April, HSBC announced a...

Crypto is increasingly being used for money laundering, Chainalysis says
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Crypto is increasingly being used for money laundering, Chainalysis says

In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is on display in Paris, France, on March 5, 2024. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images Money launderers are increasingly using cryptocurrencies to conceal the origins and movement of illegally-obtained funds, according to a report by Chainalysis. The report, which studied...

China GDP, China Third Plenum, Trump assassination
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China GDP, China Third Plenum, Trump assassination

View of the central business district skyline at sunset in Beijing, China. Sheng Peng | Visual China Group | Getty Images Asia-Pacific markets mostly fell on Monday as China’s GDP data missed expectations, while investors also assessed the impact of an assassination attempt on former U.S. President Donald Trump at a rally over the weekend....

Elon Musk endorses Trump after shots were fired at former president
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Elon Musk endorses Trump after shots were fired at former president

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of SpaceX and Tesla and owner of X, speaks at the Milken Conference 2024 in Beverly Hills, California, May 6, 2024. David Swanson | Reuters Elon Musk posted on X that he “fully” endorses Donald Trump moments after the former president and presumptive Republican nominee was rushed off stage by...

How to have a glamorous Ambani-like wedding without spending millions
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How to have a glamorous Ambani-like wedding without spending millions

MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA – 2024/07/05: Anant Ambani (son of Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani) and his fiancée Radhika Merchant seen on the red carpet during the sangeet ceremony at Jio World Centre in Mumbai. (Photo by Ashish Vaishnav/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The lavish wedding of Anant Ambani and...

Here are 15 of the world’s most punctual airports
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Here are 15 of the world’s most punctual airports

Indoor waterfalls, rooftop pools, yoga studios. Airports have many bells and whistles these days. But most travelers would gladly trade them for flights that consistently arrive on time. The passenger rights company AirHelp ranked 239 airports in 69 countries, with an emphasis on the on-time performance of flights operating from May 2023 to April 2024....

Japan warship sails into China’s waters near Taiwan despite warnings
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Japan warship sails into China’s waters near Taiwan despite warnings

Ship JS SUZUTSUKI DD-117, an Asagiri-class destroyer in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF), as it arrives at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images A Japanese maritime self-defense force destroyer entered Chinese territorial waters recently in spite of warnings by Chinese vessels, Kyodo News...

Samsung Electronics workers declare a second strike in South Korea
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Samsung Electronics workers declare a second strike in South Korea

Members of the National Samsung Electronics Union stage a rally as they begin a three-day general strike outside the company’s foundry and semiconductor factory in Hwaseong on July 8, 2024. Jung Yeon-je | Afp | Getty Images Workers at South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics will extend an unprecedented strike over pay and benefits “indefinitely,”...