Stocks slump on growth concerns, bond yields slip

Stocks slide on bearish earnings, economic data China talks stimulus, but economic damage already done Euro near 4-week high as Lagarde flags July rate hike NEW YORK/LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Shares slid worldwide on Tuesday as supply chain woes and surging costs hurt corporate earnings and slowed manufacturing output, while Treasury yields dipped as …

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NASA has early plans to send astronauts to Mars for 30 days

We have a glimpse now of NASA’s latest vision for its first crewed Mars mission. The agency released its top objectives for a 30-day, two-person Mars surface mission on Tuesday (May 17) and asked the public to provide feedback on how the planning is going. Submissions were initially due on May 31, but that deadline …

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Over 200 people monitored for monkeypox in Massachusetts

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a travel alert over the alarming spread of monkeypox — while confirming more than 200 people are being tracked in Massachusetts, having been in contact with the first confirmed patient in the US. The CDC released the level-2 alert late Monday, advising people to “practice enhanced …

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Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki will join MSNBC this fall

U.S. White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, December 20, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Jen Psaki, who left her role as President Joe Biden’s press secretary earlier this month, will join cable news network MSNBC this fall. Psaki will appear across all MSNBC programs …

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Apple announces 2022 Apple Watch Pride bands and face

As May 17 marks the International Day Against Homophobia and ahead of Pride Month in June, Apple on Tuesday announced the 2022 edition of its traditional Apple Watch Pride band. In addition, there’s also a new Pride-themed watch face that will be available to all users. Apple is known for standing up for LGBTQIA+ rights, …

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Johnny Depp fans spam Amber Heard’s psychiatrist

Are they in too Depp? Johnny Depp’s notoriously diehard fans are dragging one of Amber Heard’s witnesses online following Monday’s testimonies. After practicing psychiatrist Dr. David R. Spiegel testified on behalf of Heard’s team against Depp, people began flooding his WebMD page with scathing one-star reviews. Spiegel testified that Depp “has behaviors that are consistent …

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Pirates To Promote Cal Mitchell

The Pirates are calling up outfield prospect Cal Mitchell, reports Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic (Twitter link). Mitchell isn’t on the 40-man roster, so he’ll need to have his contract formally selected (unless he’s being brought up specifically as a Covid-related substitute player). Pittsburgh’s 40-man roster is full at the moment, so they’ll need to …

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Reports of ‘Paxlovid rebound’ have Covid experts looking for theories

As he was treating some of the nation’s first coronavirus patients, Andre Kalil noticed something unusual about the new virus: Patients didn’t always progress linearly. They’d get better, then worse. Then sometimes better again. Initially, most researchers figured these undulating symptoms were collateral damage, as a riled-up immune system kept firing long after most of …

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200 bodies found in Mariupol basement

The decomposing bodies of 200 people were found in the basement of a bombed-out apartment building in battered Mariupol, authorities said Tuesday, marking the latest in a series of dismal discoveries since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began three months ago. Mayoral adviser Petro Andryushchenk said local residents had refused Russian demands to collect the …

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