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Corona virus: the Fed slashes its key rate

Corona virus: the Fed slashes its key rate

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(Washington) The US Federal Reserve announced a 0.5 percentage point cut in rates on Tuesday, an emergency decision due to the risks posed to the economy by the spread of the new corona virus and under repeated pressure from Donald Trump."In light of these constantly evolving risks," the Fed "today decided to cut rates by half a percentage point," she said in a statement released shortly after a meeting of ministers. Finance and central bankers of the G7, from which no concrete announcement had come out.This decision, taken outside the usual calendar of monetary meetings, was taken unanimously. It is a first since the 2008 financial crisis.President Donald Trump once again lambasted the central bank in a tweet, saying it was not going far enough and urged further cu...
United State: Mr. Jack Welch Ex CEO GE has Died

United State: Mr. Jack Welch Ex CEO GE has Died

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United State Boston - Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric (GE) into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate in addition to being a role model in business management, has died at the age of 84.His death was confirmed by the company on Monday. The cause of death was kidney failure, his wife Suzy told The New York Times.Welch became one of the country's best-known and most reputable business leaders during his two decades as president and chief executive officer of GE from 1981 to 2001. He personified himself - saying “cult of the CEO” in the late 1990s, when the soaring share price of GE made it the most valued company in the world.A chemical engineer by training, Mr. Welch transformed the manufacturer of household appliances and light bulbs into a cong
According to US media, An American Rodney Berget executed Monday

According to US media, An American Rodney Berget executed Monday

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A 56-year-old American man Rodney Berget was executed Monday by lethal injection in South Dakota, as was his brother 18 years ago in Oklahoma.Rodney Berget was sentenced to death in 2012 for the murder of a prison guard during a failed escape attempt a year earlier.He committed the murder while serving a life sentence for two attempted murder and rape.During his trial in 2012, he felt "deserve the death penalty".He was finally executed Monday night after the US Supreme Court dismissed a last resort on his intellectual faculties.This last minute procedure delayed the execution by five hours, so Rodney Berget joked about it before going out."Sorry for the delay, I was stuck in the traffic jams," he said, according to witness Don Jorgensen quoted in local media. ...
Sabika, 17 years old killed in Santa Fe, buried in Pakistan

Sabika, 17 years old killed in Santa Fe, buried in Pakistan

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Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani girl killed in Santa Fe where she was on a school exchange, was buried in Karachi on Wednesday. Pakistan's largest city. A guard of honor welcomed in the early morning the body of Sabika Sheikh, 17, on her arrival at Karachi airport. Representatives of the provincial government of Sindh, of which Karachi is the capital, were present, as was the American consul in Pakistan, John E. Warner.His coffin, covered with a Pakistani flag, was taken to the family home, where his relatives had gathered. Hundreds of people then gathered in a public space to pray around the casket and offer their condolences to the family before burial in a nearby cemetery."She was expected to return, happy, June 9. Who could predict that she would come back this way?",...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding

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Prince Harry and ex-American actress Meghan Markle, hand-in-hand and visibly moved, met Saturday in St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, under the eyes of the world and the popular jubilation. Prince Harry, 33, and his 36-year-old wife exchanged greetings and covenants, eyes in the eye and smiling, before being declared married by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Justin Welby, spiritual leader of the Church Anglican of England. "Greetings for Meghan Markle & Prince Harry"At the end of the ceremony, which lasted about an hour, they exchanged a kiss on the steps of the chapel decorated with hundreds of flowers before performing a carriage procession through the city, greeting the crowd in jubilation came from the whole world."It gave me goosebumps," said Michelle Hammacott, a 33-y
An Earthquake hit Hawaii on Flanks of Kilauea volcano

An Earthquake hit Hawaii on Flanks of Kilauea volcano

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck the Hawaiian archipelago on the flanks of Kilauea volcano on Friday, whose eruption the previous day caused lava flows, pink ash clouds and, more problematic, toxic fumes. The earthquake occurred at 1832 at a depth of 5 kilometres 16 km southwest of Leilani Estates, one of the localities where the authorities mobilised to keep hundreds of people away from the volcano.According to the US Geological and Seismological Agency (USGS), the earthquake occurred "almost exactly in the same place as the deadly earthquake of 1975, with a magnitude of 7.1" which left two dead and 28 wounded on the island of Hawaii, the largest of the American archipelago located in the Pacific.A previous magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck earlier Friday, and the authoritie...
In China: 9 school Boys killed in Knife Attack, 10 wounded

In China: 9 school Boys killed in Knife Attack, 10 wounded

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A man with a knife killed nine middle school boys and at least 10 wounded on Friday as they returned home in northern China, local authorities said. The 28-year-old man, originally from Zhaojiashan Village in Mizhi County, Shaanxi Province, was arrested and injured middle school boys were hospitalised, the local Department of Public Security said on social media.Seven girls and two boys were killed, according to China's official Xinhua news agency, citing a police source.The age of the victims has not been specified, but middle school boys in China are usually between 12 and 15 years old. The facts took place around 18:10 local time, added the department. The suspect indicated that he had been "harassed" when he attended the school he attacked, he hated his classmates and that...
Nearly 60 dead 120 injured in a suicide bombing in Kabul

Nearly 60 dead 120 injured in a suicide bombing in Kabul

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Nearly 60 civilians, mostly Shias, were killed and 120 injured in Kabul in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group against a registration center for the parliamentary elections, validating the worst fears of violence. on the occasion of the election announced for October. A suicide bomber blew himself up in the morning from a dense crowd at the entrance to the center where voters retrieved their identity documents before registering on the electoral rolls. Since then, balance sheets have continued to swell throughout the day.In the early evening, 57 dead and 119 wounded were counted, most of the members of the Shia Hazara minority, regularly targeted by Sunni extremists of the IS, according to the Ministry of Health.At least 21 women and five children are among...
Verne Troyer died who played Mini-Me in Austin Powers

Verne Troyer died who played Mini-Me in Austin Powers

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Verne Troyer, the small American actor who played Mini-Me in the spooky comedy series Austin Powers, died Saturday at the age of 49, apparently of suicide. "It is with great sadness and unbelievably heavy heart that we write that Verne passed away today," have published his loved ones on his official Instagram account, paying homage to an "extremely benevolent" man, who "wanted to make smile and laugh everyone "and" help his best "."Depression and suicide are very serious problems. You never know which battle leads someone to himself. Be kind to each other." "And always know it's never too late to help someone."Troyer had been hospitalized recently for an unknown reason. A year ago, he had undergone a previous hospitalization and talked about his problems with alcohol.The dw...
The Dean of Humanity Nabi Tajima died at the age of 117

The Dean of Humanity Nabi Tajima died at the age of 117

News, Noreen Noshi
The oldest person in the world, a 117-year-old Japanese woman Nabi Tajima has died. She died of old age in a Kikai hospital in southern Japan on Saturday night. The information was confirmed by Susumu Yoshiyuki, a Kikai official. Nabi Tajima had been hospitalized since January.Born on August 4, 1900, she was the last known person born in the 19th century. She had more than 160 descendants, including great-great-great-grandchildren.Kikai is a small island south of Kyushu.Nabi Tajima became the oldest person in the world seven months after the death of Violet Brown in Jamaica, she was also 117 years old.According to the Gerontology Research Group, a gerontology research organization based in the United States, the oldest person in the world is now Chiyo Miyako, another Jap...