17 killed, 24 injured in school shooting in Russia by gunman with converted pistols and shirt with ‘Nazi symbols’

A gunman killed at least 17 people on Monday and injured another 24 after opening fire at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk, about 600 miles east of Moscow, authorities said. The shooter committed suicide. The Udmurt government said 17 people, including 11 children, were killed in the shooting. According to the Russian … Read more

El-Erian says the Fed made a ‘policy mistake of historic proportions’

Allianz economic adviser Mohamed El-Erian says investors are paying the price for the Federal Reserve’s policy mistakes. “This is a two-pronged policy mistake of historic proportions,” the former CEO of bond giant Pimco told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” in a Monday interview. “Part No. 1 was tempted by ‘transient’ and doing nothing,” he added, referring to … Read more

Ice Spice Fires Back On Kickback To Rolling Loud Performance

Ice Spice stopped a critic from her Rolling Loud performance in NYC. Ice Spice responded to criticism for her recent performance at Rolling Loud in New York City, where she was brought on stage by Fivio Foreign. Spice is best known for her viral hit ‘Munch (Feelin’ U)’. “I’m not a hater, I want everyone … Read more

Fiona arrives in Atlantic Canada

Post-Tropical Storm Fiona has arrived in Nova Scotia, with the US National Hurricane Center saying the center made landfall on the Canso Peninsula near Hart Island and Guysborough. The Canadian Hurricane Center tweeted early Saturday that Fiona is the lowest-printed land storm ever recorded in Canada. In Saturday morning’s early update, the center said Fiona … Read more

Live breaking news: Vladimir Putin announces partial military mobilization in Ukraine, 230 whales wash up on Tasmanian beach

The massive stranding, taking place near Macquarie Harbour, south of Strahan, comes just days after dead sperm whales washed up on King Island. Tasmania’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment reports that 230 pilot whales are currently stranded on Ocean Beach, with some of the animals stranded on a sandy expanse. “It appears that about … Read more

Economic stimulus should have stopped sooner to curb inflation, says Bank of Canada

OTTAWA – Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Paul Beaudry said in retrospect that governments and central banks should have withdrawn stimulus earlier as economies recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, which likely would have kept inflation in check. In a speech at the University of Waterloo on Tuesday, Beaudry said a faster global withdrawal of fiscal … Read more

Beyond Meat director charged with biting man’s nose in alleged traffic accident

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – A vegan food product company executive has been charged with committing a crime and making a terrorist threat after a brawl outside a football game in which he is accused of biting a man’s nose, officials said. Beyond Meat Chief Operations Officer Doug Ramsey has been charged with a roadside attack … Read more

This is how the Queen’s funeral will be marked on Monday in the GTA

On Monday, September 19, the world will bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II. The longest serving monarch in British history died on September 8 at Balmoral Castle. A state funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey for the Queen, who is expected to host thousands of guests, including Canadian dignitaries led by Prime Minister Justin … Read more

Sexual assault reported in line to view Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin

Ivana Kottasová and Jorge Engels, CNN Published Friday, September 16, 2022 8:53 PM EDT (CNN) — A man has been charged with sexually assaulting two women in line for Queen Elizabeth II in London on Wednesday, the Crown Prosecution Service told CNN. A spokesman for the Crown … Read more

Retail in August 2022:

Retail sales were better than expected in August as price increases across many industries offset a significant drop in gas station receipts, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. Retail presale sales for the month were up 0.3% from July, outperforming the Dow Jones estimate without change. The total is not adjusted for inflation, which rose 0.1% … Read more