Iowa Hawkeyes Will Cap Stadium Capacity At No More Than 15,000 Fans

Wisconsin won’t have fans, and they’re just north of Iowa. What do the Hawkeyes know that team in Madison doesn’t? Why are they optimistic when the rest of us aren’t?

Mexico stops bleeding jobs, president says, 15,000 added so far in August

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has started getting people back to work again in August after losing 1.1 million formal jobs between March and July due to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday.

China has 36,000 km of high-speed railways by July

The country invested 67.1 billion yuan (about 9.67 billion U.S. dollars) in rail fixed asset in July, up 3.6 percent year on year, according to a statement on the website of the China Railway Corporation.

Argentine government announces economic subsidy for families of COVID-19 victims

The decree, published on Saturday on the the Official Gazett, grants 15,000 pesos (about 206 U.S. dollars) to the relatives of the victims, who were unemployed or working in the informal economy at the time of their deaths.

Gold still under-owned; 60-40 allocation to equity-debt no more dependable: Chirag Mehta of Quantum MF

“Gold being a relatively risk-free asset and the currency of last resort, will benefit from a protracted economic deceleration in the US, sharp increase in inflation, debasing of the dollar and low/negative real US interest rates. If the U.S were to adopt negative nominal rates as they implement the Modern Monetary Theory, this could just […]

Tales of the Cocktail, once on the rocks, finds new leaders, new calling as nonprofit

Both Solomon and Bodenheimer are New Orleans natives with deep roots in the city. They also have their own histories with Tales for the Cocktail. Solomon has worked with the event through his production company in past years, while Bodenheimer has been a participant and speaker and has hosted official Tales of the Cocktail events […]

Loving BTS: How one concert inspired me to follow my dreams

“I know they talk like you’re too naive~ (like) you’re too young but eventually, fools change the world. I believe that” This is what Kim Namjoon (aka RM), the leader of Korean music group BTS, told his fans one fine day in 2017. And on March 20, 2019, the septet group changed my world on […]

Shadowy hacking industry may be helping FBI crack an iPhone

Inspired by the FBI-Apple standoff, Rook Security, an Indianapolis-based cybersecurity firm that works with law enforcement, formed an expert team devoted to creating a copy of an iPhone’s flash memory , hoping a backup would allow investigators to restore data that could be wiped out after too many wrong password guesses.

Will take all Covid precautions for monsoon session of legislature, says UP minister

The Uttar Pradesh legislature’s monsoon session is scheduled to begin on August 20 amid the fight against Covid-19. Adhering to social distancing norms during the session will be a big challenge as the space for seating the members is limited. For the first time, the members will be adjusted in the lobbies and, possibly, in […]

Government to spend $350 million to boost housing and construction sector

The Government’s Land for Housing programme would also support the development of affordable homes with an additional $250m fiscally-neutral allocation. The programme offers deferred payments to developers in exchange for the delivery of affordable homes and public housing.