Stock futures rise after Dow falls for 8th-straight week in relentless sell-off

Traders on the NYSE, May 20, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures rose in overnight trading Sunday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for its 8th straight week amid a broader market sell-off. Futures on the Dow industrial average gained 150 points, or 0.5%. S&P 500 futures added 0.6% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.6%. … Read more

Israel’s Political Crisis Is Resolved, but Governing Remains a Strain

JERUSALEM – Israel’s latest government crisis was resolved on Sunday, at least temporarily, when a lawmaker who quit the coalition late last week agreed to return to it, snatching back the tiny majority that its opposition held over the weekend. The coalition, an ideologically diverse alliance of eight parties with clashing agendas, is now back … Read more

First baby formula shipment, enough for thousands of US infants, arrives from Europe

WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) – A military cargo plane carrying the first shipment of infant formula from Europe to help address a critical shortage in the United States landed in Indianapolis on Sunday and the White House said a second flight had been arranged. A Feb. 17 recall by top baby formula maker Abbott Laboratories … Read more

Southern Baptist leaders covered up sex abuse, lied about secret database, report says

Placeholder while article actions load Leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention on Sunday released a major third-party investigation that found that sex abuse survivors were often ignored, minimized and “even vilified” by top clergy in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. The findings of nearly 300 pages include shocking new details about specific abuse cases and … Read more

Several Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled Over Potential Salmonella

The JM Smucker Company has recalled several Jif peanut butter products sold in the United States and Canada because of potential salmonella contamination that federal regulators said has been tied to 14 illnesses. In a statement posted Friday on the federal Food and Drug Administration’s website, the company encouraged consumers who bought the potentially contaminated … Read more

Hendriks rips ‘delusional’ Donaldson for remark

Josh Donaldson says he was “joking around” when he referred to Tim Anderson as “Jackie,” but at least one member of the Chicago White Sox isn’t buying the former MVP’s explanation. “Usually you have inside jokes with people you get along with, not people who do not get along at all,” White Sox closer Liam … Read more

Man Shot Dead in Unprovoked Q Train Attack Over Manhattan Bridge: NYPD

A man died Sunday after he was struck in the chest by a fellow straphanger who pulled a gun and fired at close range in a shooting authorities called unprovoked. The shooting occurred on a northbound Q train traveling across the Manhattan Bridge around 11:45 am, police said at a news conference. Witnesses told police … Read more

Manchester City produces stunning comeback to secure English Premier League title on dramatic final day

The host knew a win on the final day of the season would guarantee the title and, despite going 2-0 down, it scored three goals in five second-half minutes to send the Etihad Stadium into delirium. Fans, many of whom had their heads in their hands for much of the game, ran onto the pitch … Read more