What to Watch For in Thursday’s GDP Report: How High Did Consumers Push Economic Growth?

U.S. economic growth accelerated sharply during the third quarter, forecasters estimate, as Americans increased spending and shook off fears of a slowdown.  Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal estimate gross domestic product grew at a seasonally- and inflation-adjusted 4.7% annual rate in the third quarter—more than double the second quarter’s 2.1% pace.  Such resilience … Read more

Gavin Newsom, on Climate Mission to China, Meets With Xi Jinping

Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, met with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, in Beijing on Wednesday, as part of an ambitious weeklong mission to negotiate climate partnerships. The two-term Democratic governor wants California to set an aggressive pace for the United States — and the world — to cut carbon emissions that are dangerously heating … Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu Says Israel Is Preparing Ground Invasion Of Gaza

“We are preparing for a ground incursion”, Netanyahu told in his address to the nation. Tel Aviv: Israel is preparing a ground invasion of Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised statement on Wednesday, but he declined to provide any details on the timing or other information about the operation. He said the … Read more

US Working With G7 Countries To Compete With China’s Belt And Road Initiative: Biden

Washington, Oct 26 (PTI): The US is working with other G7 members to compete with China’s Belt and Road Initiative through a network of infrastructure projects, including a railroad connecting Saudi Arabia with Europe, President Joe Biden said. On the sidelines of the G20 Summit in September, key leaders of the world led by Prime … Read more

European Union envoy to India stands for Israel’s ‘right to exist’, slams Hamas

The terrorist attack by Hamas, a Palestinian group, on Israel is despicable and it is an absolute tragedy, said Hérve Delphin, the new European Union Ambassador to India. He said he stands for ‘Israel’s right to exist’ and also said that India and the EU are “on the same page” about the conflict. He also … Read more

Most of Justice Thomas’ $267,000 loan for an RV seems to have been forgiven, Senate Democrats say

WASHINGTON: All or most of a $267,000 loan obtained by Supreme CourtJustice Clarence Thomas to buy a high-end motorcoach appears to have been forgiven, raising tax and ethics questions, according to a new report by Senate Democrats. Anthony “Tony” Welters, a longtime friend of Thomas who made the loan in 1999, forgave the debt after … Read more

Earthquake Of Magnitude 4.3 Hits Afghanistan

Earthquake of Magnitude 4.3 Occurred on Thursday morning in Afghanistan, Kabul: October 26 : An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter Scale jolted Afghanistan on Thursday, the National Centre for Seismology informed. According to NCS, the earthquake occurred at 1.09 am (IST) at a depth of 150 kms. “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 26-10-2023, … Read more