Posts Tagged ‘record’

Apple to challenge EU over record $14 billion tax dodging case

The EU General Court (EGC) will begin hearing the appeals lodged by Ireland and Apple against the EU tax ruling. It has to weigh up whether regulators were right to levy a record €13 billion ($14.4 billion) fine on the company. The European Commission ruled in August 2016 that Apple had received unfair […]

Record 7 Million People Displaced By Extreme Weather Events In First Half Of 2019

In another sign of the climate crisis, a record seven million people were displaced from their homes by extreme weather events during the first half of 2019, The New York Times reported Thursday. The number comes from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), which has been using data from governments, UN humanitarian agencies and news accounts to publish annual reports since […]

Biden’s "Record Player" Moment In Response To Slavery Question Stirs Outrage

Among Joe Biden’s innumerable bizarre and gaffe-filled moments on the campaign trail, this was perhaps the most bizarre and rambling response to a point blank question — some say disqualifying. A clip of the Democratic frontrunner’s answer in last night’s third Democratic primary debate where the former Vice President was asked to address the legacy of slavery is […]

1,500 died in record heatwave in France – minister

There were “18 days of extreme heat” in France this year and not everyone managed to live through them, Agnes Buzyn said in a radio interview. The heat exceeded 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in June and July and saw temperature records rewritten in more than 50 cities across the country. In the southern commune of […]

Michigan State University Jews fined record $4.5 million for Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal

Michigan State University Jews fined record $4.5 million for Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal By Gregory Wallace and Eric Levenson, CNN 9 hrs ago Michigan State University has been fined a record $4.5 million in connection to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said. © JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/AFP/Getty Images Former Michigan State […]

New record cold in northern European Russia

   Below-freezing temps in northern regions of European Russia. On August 26 a new daily minimum temperature of -1.6 degrees was established on Kolguev Island, easily beating the previous record of 0.5 degrees set 36 years ago. During night and early morning on Wednesday the temperature in the Arkhangelsk and Vologda regions will drop to […]

DOE Confirms Major Crude Draw, Oil Algos Confused As Production Hits Record High

Oil prices have extended yesterday’s gains, following last night’s surprisingly huge crude draw (reported by API) and OPEC+ saying they expect a “significant” decrease in global crude stockpiles in the second half of this year after they trimmed output more than planned. “Oil markets are broadly balanced at the moment, benefiting from the typical seasonal acceleration in […]

An Indicator With A 100% Perfect Track Record Of Predicting Recessions Says That Another One Is Coming

By Michael Snyder You can believe that we will somehow beat the odds this time if you want, but history is completely against you.  One of the biggest reasons why there is so much anxiety on Wall Street right now is because of how the yield curve is behaving.  We have seen yield curve inversions […]

Record Number of Fires Burning in Amazon Rainforest

Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch Waking Times There are a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil‘s space agency has said. Their smoke is visible from space and shrouded the city of São Paulo in darkness for about an hour Monday afternoon, CBS news reported. “It was as if the day had turned into night,” São Paulo resident Gianvitor […]

Mass Exodus: Near Record Outflows For Financial Service Funds

According to new data from Lipper Alpha Insight, Financial Services Funds (including both mutual funds and exchange-traded funds) saw two of their most significant outflows of 2019 during the first half of August. Financial Services Funds recorded $1.7 billion and $1.3 billion net outflow for the weeks ended Wednesday, August 7 and Wednesday, August 14. […]

Cameras installed in airline seats are now surreptitiously record you during every flight, then store the video files indefinitely

(Natural News) If being subjected to radiation and groped at the airport wasn’t enough, now airline passengers will be monitored in their seats by CCTV cameras that can randomly take pictures of you, watch you eat, and pick your nose. In Hong Kong, individual camera screens are being installed in every headrest, […]

Iran reports record highs in exports of electricity

Iran’s minister of energy says power exports to neighbors have hit a new record as annual generation growth reaches an all-time high. Mohammad Ardakanian said on Saturday that Iran had exported a total of 2.3 billion kilowatt hour of electricity to neighboring countries in the period between May 22 and August 11, adding that […]

Erdan says record 1,729 Jews entered Temple Mount in one day on Sunday

A record 1,729 Jews entered the Temple Mount compound on Sunday, compared to the 1,440 who did so last year, to mark the Tisha B’Av fast day, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s office announced. The number is a new record for a single day, though the day’s visits consisted of entering the holy compound and […]

ISM Services Weakest Since 2016, Business Expectations Hit Record Low

On the heels of disappointing US Manufacturing ISM/PMI prints last week – and global surveys – US Services surveys were expected to show a modest rebound in July. Markit’s Services PMI did surprise to the upside, printing 53 (from 51.5 in June and above the 52.2 flash print), but business expectations plunged to a record […]

Currency War Begins: Chinese Yuan Crashes to New Record Low as Global Markets Tumble

By Tyler Durden Update 2: – China’s central bank has confirmed that it is, indeed, on, saying that it is able to keep the yuan exchange rate at a reasonable and balanced level – whatever that means – while acknowledging that the Yuan plunging beyond 7 per dollar is due to market supply and demand, […]

4.5 TONS of cocaine valued at €1bn seized in record-breaking drug bust in Germany

The container was traveling to the Netherlands from Uruguay and was supposed to be full of soybeans. But German customs agents in the port city of Hamburg instead discovered copious amounts of coke inside. The drug was compressed into 4,200 packages concealed in more than 200 black duffel bags. Germany’s customs service said the estimated […]

US Manufacturing PMI Slumps To 10-Year Low, Business Outlook Worst On Record

Despite a collapse in European Manufacturing PMIs (led by Germany), and 3rd month of contraction in Japan PMIs; US PMIs were expected to modestly rebound in preliminary July data, but instead the picture was mixed: US Manufacturing PMI missed – printing 50.0 versus 51.0 exp and down from 50.6 in June US Services PMI beat […]

Bitcoin Back Below $10,000 As Venezuela Sets New Crypto Volume Record

For the fourth time in a month, Bitcoin prices have tested back below the $10,000 Maginot Line this morning and the rest of cryptos are worse. A sea of red… Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is back below $10,000… But Litecoin leads the week’s losses… However, demand remains high elsewhere in the world, as CoinTelegraph’s William Suberg […]

Record-high of 377 rivers reporting floods in China

   China has seen a record high of rivers reporting floods since this year’s high-water season began, the Ministry of Water Resources said Sunday. A total of 377 rivers across the country have reported floods exceeding alarm levels, over 80 percent more than the annual number of such rivers registered since 1998 when severe floods […]

Record cold in Hungary

   Not just for an individual town, but apparently for the entire country. ______ 10 July 2019 – Not only are Poles struggling with the cold, the national weather service reported that in the village of Zabar in Northern Hungary, the lowest temperatures were recorded on July 10 in history. Thermometers showed 3.5 degrees Celsius. […]

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