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Shanghai heading out of lockdown but China still lost in economic gloom

BEIJING, May 26 (Reuters) - Pandemic-hit Shanghai, China's financial hub, unveiled more post-lockdown plans on Thursday as it moves towards a return to normalcy, but a country-wide economic recovery is still a distance away, heightening a sense of urgency for more support. Shanghai, set to officially emerge from a lockdown...
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Tidefall Capital Management Q1 2022 Letter

Tidefall is a concentrated, unconstrained investment fund that attempts to compound its capital at an attractive rate of return. Our investment advantage comes from our in-depth research, long-term time horizon and appreciation of biases. With Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock down by more than 50% since its high in November (and 10%...

Luis Lacalle Pou - President of Uruguay

Stephen Sackur speaks to Uruguay's president Luis Lacalle Pou. He is a conservative advocate of free market economics and tougher crackdowns on crime. Why is Uruguay going right when so much of Latin America is currently trending to the left?
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Stacey Abrams serves as board member, governor of foundation that supports #AbolishThePolice

Stacey Abrams serves as a board member and governor of a UPS family foundation that has repeatedly voiced support for defunding and abolishing the police. Abrams, who is taking another shot at running for Georgia governor, has tried to distance herself from the hardline rhetoric of the #DefundThePolice movement in the past. State filings show, however, that she’s still listed as a board member and governing person at the Seattle-based Marguerite Casey Foundation, which tweeted #DefundThePolice as recently as March of this year and #AbolishThePolice as recently as February.

Metro Fire honors former FOX40 reporter Lonnie Wong with Media Excellence Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District honored retired FOX40 reporter Lonnie Wong with its Media Excellence Award on Wednesday night. The award was given to Lonnie during Metro Fire’s annual awards gala. “Lonnie Wong’s been just a phenomenal reporter. The guy has almost half a century in journalism,” Parker Wilbourn, with Metro […]

Demonstrators gather in Portland two years after George Floyd killed

PORTLAND, Ore. — People gathered Wednesday evening at Pioneer Courthouse Square in remembrance of George Floyd who was killed two years ago by a police officer in Minneapolis. The group began their demonstration at around 8 p.m. and then marched downtown. TriMet said demonstrations briefly disrupted service for Line...

San Diegans hold vigil to mourn lives lost in Texas school shooting

SAN DIEGO — People all over the nation are grieving after Tuesday’s elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, including in San Diego. A vigil was held at Waterfront Park to honor the 21 lives lost to gun violence and to continue the call for change. A gong was struck 21 times for the 19 children and two teachers who were shot and killed at Robb Elementary school. It was hit an additional 17 times for those who were injured.

VZC Genealogical Society meeting will show how to find DNA cousins

The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will have its regular free public meeting at the main county library in Canton from 2-4 p.m. May 28. The speaker (via live webinar) will be Sarah Cochran, also known as “The Skeleton Whisperer,” a professional genealogist based in southern California. Cochran...

Konik foals and Highland calves brought in to help manage nature reserve

A dozen Konik pony foals are finding their feet at a nature reserve where their grazing will help create habitats for other species. The animals, a hardy breed originating from Poland, leave water-filled hoof prints and piles of dung as they go which can help attract new species of flora and fauna to the lowland landscape of the National Trust’s Wicken Fen reserve in Cambridgeshire.

Robb Elementary School shooting vigil held in Uvalde, San Antonio

May 26, 2022Updated: May 26, 2022 12:32 a.m. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Imam Abdul Hakim of Northside Islamic Center of San Antonio holds a flower during a prayer vigil outside of San Fernando Cathedral in Downtown San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to honor the 21 victims who died in a mass shooting at a Robb Elementary School on Tuesday. After prayers, the crowd stood in silence for 21 minutes.

Debate gets rough as GOP governor candidates make push before primary

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada’s Republican candidates for governor took plenty of shots at each other during Wednesday night’s KLAS-TV debate as the June 14 primary election nears. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, the leader in the polls, was a lightning rod on topics ranging from immigration...