Asian stocks rebound as China poised to boost housing

FILE PHOTO – An investor stands in front of an electronic board displaying stock information at a brokerage in Shanghai, China August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Asia excluding Japan +1.8%, Nikkei +1.3% European stocks should follow Asia’s lead Stocks rally after China cut prime lending … Read more

Elon Musk faces sexual assault complaint from SpaceX flight attendant; says he exposed himself during the massage

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that when it comes to President Biden, “the real president is the teleprompter.” He made the remarks on a video episode of The All-In Podcast. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has denied a sexual assault claim by a former flight attendant, whom the company allegedly paid $250,000 as part of a … Read more

Australia has reported its first “probable” case of monkeypox. Here’s what you need to know

Australia has reported a “probable” case of monkeypox in a traveler returning from Europe. The man in his 40s developed a mild illness shortly after returning to Sydney, NSW Health said in a statement on Friday. He presented to his GP with symptoms associated with monkeypox. Watch the latest news on Channel 7 or stream … Read more

CDC monitoring 6 people in US for possible rare monkey pox, says public ‘shouldn’t worry’

Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the US for possible monkeypox infections after they sat next to an infected traveler who showed symptoms on a flight from Nigeria to the UK in early May. Separately, CDC officials are also investigating a confirmed case of monkeypox in a Massachusetts man who had recently traveled … Read more

Minnesota unemployment rate hits record high 2.2%, and people hiring are feeling the pinch

Patti Soskin was not surprised to learn Thursday that Minnesota’s unemployment rate had fallen to an all-time low. The owner of Yum Kitchen and Bakery has about 10 vacancies at her three locations around the Twin Cities and says she’s having a harder time filling them than she can remember in her 17 years in … Read more

What is monkeypox and its signs and symptoms?

Monkeypox is mainly found in West and Central Africa, but additional cases have been seen in Europe, including the UK, and other parts of the world in recent years. These cases are usually linked to international travel or imported animals infected with smallpox, the CDC said. On Thursday, Spain confirmed seven cases of monkeypox in … Read more

The stock market is very heavy, but carnage is widespread

Eight companies are responsible for nearly half of the stock market’s decline this year, and the pain doesn’t end there. Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. Amazon. com Inc., Tesla Inc.. and the parent companies of Google and Facebook have grown so large in recent years that they make up 25% of the S&P 500 by 2022. … Read more

Vaccination after infection can curb long COVID; Desktop ‘air curtains’ can deflect virus particles

By Nancy Lapid (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that deserves further study to corroborate the findings and that has not yet been certified by peer review. Post-infection vaccination may reduce long COVID Vaccination after SARS-CoV-2 infection may contribute to a reduction in the burden … Read more

FDA chief: Baby formula factory could reopen by next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration told lawmakers on Thursday that an infant formula factory closed could be up and running as soon as next week, though he avoided questioning whether his agency should have stepped in sooner to fix the plant’s issues that triggered the nationwide shortage. FDA Commissioner … Read more