Business

As the economy sputters, Congress and White House remain deadlocked on more aid.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that there had been no progress this week in negotiations with Congress over another economic stimulus package, and accused Democrats of being intransigent for political reasons. The talks collapsed last Friday, spurring President Trump to roll out several executive actions intended to extend additional unemployment insurance benefits and […]

Technology

Apple supplier Foxconn posts better-than-expected second-quarter profit

TAIPEI Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as rising telecommuting demand amid the coronavirus pandemic offset slowing smartphone sales. Foxconn, whose clients include tech giants such as Apple, reported a net profit of T$22.9 billion ($778.54 million) for the second quarter ended June. That was up about […]

Sports

NBA suspends Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo 1 game for headbutting Wizards’ Moe Wagner

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Giannis Antetokounmpo has been suspended for Milwaukee‘s final game of the regular season, handed a one-game penalty Wednesday for headbutting Washington‘s Moe Wagner. It’s unknown whether Antetokounmpo would have played in Thursday’s game against Memphis anyway, given that the Bucks have already secured the No. 1 overall seed in the […]

World News Live

North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry

TEL AVIV — Israel claimed Wednesday that it had thwarted a cyberattack by a North Korea-linked hacking group on its classified defense industry. The Defense Ministry said the attack was deflected “in real time” and that there was no “harm or disruption” to its computer systems. However, security researchers at ClearSky, the international cybersecurity firm […]

Sports

Kovid-19 positive all hockey players hospitalized | कोविड-19 पॉजिटिव सभी हॉकी खिलाड़ी अस्पताल में भर्ती

नई दिल्ली, 12 अगस्त (आईएएनएस)। भारतीय पुरुष हॉकी टीम के कोविड-19 पॉजिटिव निकले सभी छह खिलाड़ियों को बेंगलुरू के अस्पताल में भर्ती कराया गया है। भारतीय खेल प्राधिकरण (साई) ने बुधवार सुबह इस बात की जानकारी दी। इससे पहले, मनदीप को सोमवार रात को ऑक्सीजन स्तर में कमी होने के कारण अस्पताल में भर्ती कराया […]

Sports

Dodgers’ Joe Kelly has suspension reduced to 5 games on appeal, sources say

Los Angeles Dodgers hard-throwing reliever Joe Kelly has had his eight-game suspension for throwing at Houston Astros players reduced to five on appeal, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Kiley McDaniel. Kelly initially was handed an eight-game punishment by MLB after his erratic pitches and demonstrative taunts sparked a benches-clearing situation at Minute Maid Park […]

Business

It Was Business, It Was Personal: The Redstones’ Father-Daughter Feud

Father and daughter also joined forces to fight the Viacom board, which challenged Mr. Redstone’s mental competency in court in 2016. Mr. Redstone’s death has bolstered his daughter’s influence over National Amusements. His voting stock in the company — an 80 percent share — will transfer to a seven-member trust that includes Ms. Redstone and […]