Fiona batters Atlantic Canada: Officials assess full extent of damage

Fiona batters Atlantic Canada: Officials assess full extent of damage

CNN — When Fiona slammed into Canada’s eastern seaboard with hurricane-force winds and torrential rainfall Saturday, it pulled buildings into the ocean, collapsed homes, toppled trees and knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of people. Fiona – which wreaked havoc in the Caribbean as a hurricane before moving up the Atlantic and making landfall … Read more

Fiona makes landfall, slams Canada’s Atlantic coast with severe winds and rain

Fiona makes landfall, slams Canada’s Atlantic coast with severe winds and rain

CNN — Hurricane-strength Fiona is ripping through Canada’s eastern seaboard after making landfall in Nova Scotia early Saturday, slamming the area with fierce rain and damaging winds and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands in what could be a “landmark” weather event for the country. Fiona, now a post-tropical cyclone, had maximum sustained winds … Read more

Is the Covid-19 pandemic really ‘over’?

Is the Covid-19 pandemic really ‘over’?

This is the weekly edition of CNN’s coronavirus newsletter. Look out for your roundup every Wednesday. If you haven’t subscribed yet, sign up here. CNN — US President Joe Biden said he believes the Covid-19 pandemic is “over,” even as the country continues to see around 400 deaths a day. In a Sunday interview on … Read more

Why people keep correcting the President

Why people keep correcting the President

CNN — President Joe Biden vowed to voters he would always give it to them straight. But his blunt talk keeps getting him into trouble. Biden is on a streak of talking “straight from the shoulder,” as he once said, on Taiwan, the pandemic, ex-President Donald Trump’s extreme MAGA supporters and whether Vladimir Putin should … Read more

New footage confirms fake Trump elector spent hours inside Georgia elections office day it was breached

New footage confirms fake Trump elector spent hours inside Georgia elections office day it was breached

Washington CNN — A Republican county official in Georgia and operatives working with an attorney for former President Donald Trump spent hours inside a restricted area of ​​the local elections office on the day voting systems there were breached, newly obtained surveillance video shows. The video reveals for the first time what happened inside the … Read more

DeSantis gets standing ovation from GOP voters after flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

DeSantis gets standing ovation from GOP voters after flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

CNN — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, speaking in Kansas on Sunday, gave every indication he intends to capitalize on the latest wave of attention that has followed from him sending migrants to Massachusetts last week. “This is a crisis. It’s now getting a little bit more attention,” DeSantis said, earning a standing ovation as he … Read more

Markets steady after worst day for US stocks since June 2020

Markets steady after worst day for US stocks since June 2020

Hong Kong/London CNN Business — Markets steadied early Wednesday after US stocks logged their worst day since June 2020, plunging on news that inflation in August was higher than expected. Shares in Europe were mixed. Germany’s DAX (DAX) dropped 0.2% in early trading, while France’s CAC 40 (CAC40) was flat. The FTSE 100 (UKX) in … Read more

Quantitative Tightening Is About to Ramp Up. What It Means for Markets.

Quantitative Tightening Is About to Ramp Up.  What It Means for Markets.

The Federal Reserve now owns about a third of both the Treasury and mortgage-backed-securities markets as a result of its emergency asset-buying to prop up the US economy during the Covid-19 pandemic. Two years of so-called quantitative easing doubled the central bank’s balance sheet to $9 trillion, equivalent to roughly 40% of the nation’s gross … Read more

What Recession? The US Oil Industry Won’t Stop Growing

What Recession?  The US Oil Industry Won’t Stop Growing

In Europe, fears of a potentially deep recession continue to take hold. Meanwhile, these fears seem to have subsided in North America—at least in the oil industry. Instead, it’s back to growth mode for the shale patch and the oil sands. This is according to Schlumberger, whose chief executive said this week that activity in … Read more

Canada mass stabbing victims range in age from 23 to 78 years old

Canada mass stabbing victims range in age from 23 to 78 years old

CNN — The 10 victims of the mass stabbing in Canada on Sunday range in age from 23 to 78 years old and all but one are from the Indigenous community of James Smith Cree Nation, according to authorities. The Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service and Saskatchewan Royal Canadian Mounted Police provided names and ages of the … Read more