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House passes bill to create federal holiday for Juneteenth

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Fourteen Republicans vote against measure
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US stocks gain as 2nd-quarter earnings continue to impress investors

US stocks gain as 2nd-quarter earnings continue to impress investors

Summary List Placement US stocks edged higher on Monday as second-quarter earnings continued to impress investors. Profit growth among S&P 500 companies is seeing its fastest... Read more ...

Zelle records explosive Q2 growth but faces tight competition from...

Zelle records explosive Q2 growth but faces tight competition from peer-to-peer payments rivals

Summary List Placement Bank-operated peer-to-peer payments network Zelle processed 436 million transactions worth $120 billion in Q2. The number of transactions processed... Read more ...

House Republicans published a report blaming the COVID-19 outbreak on a...

House Republicans published a report blaming the COVID-19 outbreak on a Chinese lab leak, but the US intelligence community has yet to back the theory

Summary List Placement Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee released a report on Monday blaming the COVID-19 outbreak on a Chinese lab leak - a theory that has... Read more ...

Surgeon general says he's 'deeply concerned' as COVID-19 cases reach record...

Surgeon general says he's 'deeply concerned' as COVID-19 cases reach record highs in Florida

Summary List Placement US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said Monday that he's "deeply concerned" about Florida - where COVID-19 cases have reached record highs - and other... Read more ...

California mom shot dead in front of her daughter while sitting in parked car

California mom shot dead in front of her daughter while sitting in parked car

Jacqueline Flores, 25, died on Friday at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California, from a gunshot wound that police said left her 'fighting for her life'. Read more ...

Babies of parents who work from home sleep for extra 40 MINUTES each night...

Babies of parents who work from home sleep for extra 40 MINUTES each night, study claims 

Parents that worked from home during the pandemic recorded their babies getting 40 minutes more sleep every night, researchers at Flinders University in Australia found. Read more ...

‘There is another way': why Timpson boss hit out at PM's chain-gang plan

James Timpson has employed ex-prisoners since 2008 and says putting trust in people pays off For James Timpson there is nothing charitable about employing former prisoners. The... Read more ...

The best cooking courses and kits to keep children busy this summer holiday

The best cooking courses and kits to keep children busy this summer holiday

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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Five deaths and 872 cases recorded

A further five deaths linked to Covid-19 and 872 positive cases have been recorded in Northern Ireland on Monday, according to the Department of Health. Read more ...

One-year driving ban for Coleraine man who visited McDonald's drive-thu...

A cocaine dealer already serving a prison sentence was handed a year's driving ban on Monday after he went to a McDonald's drive through while high. Read more ...