Posts Tagged ‘quarter’

SPLC Lays Off a Quarter of Their Staff – Despite Having ‘Nearly a Billion Dollars in Reserves’

The Southern Poverty Law Center laid off a quarter of their staff on Wednesday — even though the notoriously money-hungry nonprofit has “nearly a billion dollars in reserves.” Source

The battle for Jerusalem plays out in the Armenian Quarter

Jerusalemite Armenians are under pressure from Israeli settlers to relinquish control of property in the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City. In the battle for Jerusalem, many Armenians are adamant keeping the property out of the settlers’ grip. Source

Casino operator MGM beats third-quarter estimates as China travel…

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Killer Jab: Nearly a Quarter of Americans Say They Know Someone Who Died From COVID-19 Shot

Killer Jab: Nearly a Quarter of Americans Say They Know Someone Who Died From COVID-19 Shot Source

Poll: Kennedy Takes Almost A Quarter Of Votes In 3-Way Matchup Against Biden And Trump

A new Quinnipac poll has found that in a hypothetical three way matchup between Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Joe Biden and Donald Trump the independent comes out with around a quarter of the votes. The findings, one year out from the election, reveal that Kennedy gets 22% support among registered voters, Biden gets 39% and […]

Scott raises close to $6M in third quarter of fundraising

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) raised close to $6 million in the third quarter of fundraising between his political committees, his campaign announced on Sunday. Scott’s campaign said he raised $5.92 million between the political committees between July and September. He ends the quarter with $13.3 million in the bank, with $11.6 million… […]

El Degüello (Give Them No Quarter)

Santa Anna, the little bantam rooster Mexican General, had this song played to the The men defending the Alamo, in 1836. It is the cut throat or slit throat song. It meant no quarter, every soldier would be killed, no surrenders taken. And all were killed. I am damn proud of those men who gave […]

Winners and losers from the second fundraising quarter

Winners and losers from the second fundraising quarter | The Hill Skip to content The end of the second fundraising quarter marks a new glimpse into how campaigns are faring ahead of November’s high-stakes elections. Most of the Republican presidential hopefuls and President Biden had not yet officially declared their candidacies by the end of […]

Sales of Used Electric Vehicles Jump by a Third in First Quarter

Used EV sales rose by a third in the first quarter of this year, with average retail prices dropping and remaining well below the price of new electric vehicles, even as Americans remain hesitant to adopt electric cars. The sale of EVs through a licensed dealership rose 32 percent year-over-year in Q1 to 42,753 units, […]

UEFA Champions League draw: Real Madrid face Chelsea in quarter-finals

Real Madrid will play Chelsea in the quarter finals of this season’s Champions League, with the Spaniards looking for their 15th title.  The draw took place Friday at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyom, Switzerland. In the other quarter finals, Manchester City will face Bayern Munich; Inter Milan will face Portugal’s Benfica; and Napoli will play AC […]

US Household Wealth Rebounded to $147.7 Trillion in 4th Quarter

Dr. Andrew Glass, DPM, is a podiatrist with more than 20 years of experience at NY Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP). Rising stock market prices pumped wealth back into Americans’ pockets at the end of last year, but declining property values, slowed credit […]

Australia’s Wholesales Electricity Prices Drop in the 2022 December Quarter

Australia’s wholesale electricity prices have decreased considerably after reaching record highs in 2022 due to disruptions from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, local power station malfunctions and supply issues. According to the latest Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) quarterly energy report, the average wholesale electricity in the National Energy Market (NEM), which covers all states and […]

The Plague of Athens Killed Over a Quarter of the City’s Population

Pandemics and plagues seem to be the flavor of this decade, occurring at regular intervals throughout history. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Important Events Read Later  Source

World Cup quarter-finals: Argentina and The Netherlands lock horns as Brazil take on Croatia

The quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup kicks off on Thursday as Argentina and the Netherlands lock horns at Lusail Iconic Stadium. Lionel Messi’s teammates struggled against Australia in their last clash, and will need to be more clinical up front against a solid Dutch defence which has only conceded two goals so far in […]

The Netherlands see off the US 3-1 to book their spot in the quarter-finals

A volley from Inter Milan’s Denzel Dumphries sealed the victory for the Oranje, who will play either Australia or Argentina in the next round. Source

Poll: Almost A Quarter Of Democrats Believe Men Can Get Pregnant

A Kansas school district has agreed to pay a settlement of $95,000 in a civil lawsuit brought by a teacher who was suspended for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of a self-declared trans student (a female demanding to be referred to as “he/him”). Pamela Ricard, a math teacher at Fort Riley Middle School, says she was […]

Eurozone Second Quarter Growth Revised Up, Supported by Household Spending

A shopper pays with a euro bank note in a market in Nice, France, on April 3, 2019. (Eric Gaillard/Reuters) BRUSSELS—Eurozone economic growth was stronger than previously estimated in the second quarter, data showed on Wednesday, as household spending recovered after half of year of stagnation despite the squeeze on disposable income from spiraling inflation. […]

Quarter of Brits Will Refuse to Turn on Heating This Winter

Almost a quarter of Brits say they will refuse to turn on the heating this winter because the skyrocketing cost of energy has become unaffordable. The energy price cap is set to rise in October, pushing up bills by 80%, meaning the average yearly household bill will rise from £1,971 to £3,549 ($2,300 to $4,150). […]

Iraqi Cleric Tells Supporters To Leave Government Quarter After Street Clashes

BAGHDAD (AP) — An influential Iraqi cleric called on his supporters to withdraw Tuesday from the capital’s government quarter, where they have traded heavy fire with security forces in a serious escalation of a monthslong political crisis gripping the nation. In a televised speech, Muqtada al-Sadr gave his supporters an hour to leave — and […]

Bidencession: U.S. GDP Shrinks 0.9 Percent in Second Quarter

A second consecutive quarter of contraction. Source

Commodities worth $1.7m exported from Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad in a quarter

TEHRAN- Products valued at $1.746 million were exported from Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad province, in the southwest of Iran, during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), a provincial official announced. Source

Tesla’s 2nd Quarter Sales Drop Amid Supply Chain, Pandemic Problems

DETROIT—Tesla’s sales from April through June fell to their lowest quarterly level since last fall as supply chain issues and pandemic restrictions in China hobbled production of its electric vehicles. The company on Saturday disclosed it sold more than 254,000 cars and SUVs from April through June, an 18 percent drop from the first three […]

Quarter of voters say they may soon have to take up arms against the government, poll says

More than one in four Americans have so much disdain for the government that they believe it may be necessary “at some point soon for citizens to take up arms against the government,” according to a new poll from the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. Source

Poll: One-Quarter of Americans Falsely Believe Overturning Roe Would Make Abortion Illegal Nationwide 

One quarter of Americans falsely believe that overturning Roe v. Wade would make abortion illegal nationwide, but the vast majority realize that doing so would kick the decision back to the states, a survey found. 

Tennis Players Unable To Finish Miami Open Quarter-Finals

The tennis world has been left stunned after both favourites Paula Badosa and Jannik Sinner retired from their Miami Open quarter finals. Badosa, the soon to be World No.3, was in tears as she was forced to bow out of the quarter-final after not feeling well against American Jessica Pegula. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign up […]

Treasury begins distribution of quarter featuring poet, activist Maya Angelou

Writer and activist Maya Angelou, who died in 2014, is pictured at a 2008 event in Washington. | Gerald Herbert/AP Photo The U.S. Mint has begun rolling out quarters which feature writer, poet and activist Maya Angelou, the first Black woman to appear on the coin. “Each time we redesign our currency, we have the […]

“Alexa, You’re Fired” – A Quarter Of Users Abandon Spying Devices Within 2 Weeks

According to internal data obtained by Bloomberg, 15% to 25% of new Alexa users during 2018 through 2021 completely abandoned the device in the second week of ownership.  Amazon concluded that the market for smart speakers had “passed its growth phase” last year and would only grow 1.2% annually moving forward.  The company lost $5 on […]

Corporate Profits Hit a Record High in the Third Quarter

  U.S. corporate profits before tax and excluding adjustments for capital consumption and inventory valuation rose to a record-high $3,139.1 billion at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate in the third quarter, as shown in the National Income and Product Accounts from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (see chart). That’s a 2.3 percent increase from the […]

Coca-Cola Third-Quarter Earnings Top Analysts’ Estimates, Promoting It to Increase Its Annual Outlook

Coca-Cola’s fiscal third-quarter earnings and sales exceeded Wall Street analysts’ estimates on Wednesday thanks to an improvement in its away-from-home channels such as restaurants, cafes, and cinemas, prompting it to increase its annual outlook again. In a press release, Chairman and CEO James Quincey said that Coca-Cola’s strategic transformation had allowed it to emerge from the pandemic as a stronger […]

A Quarter of Football League Players Say They Won’t Get Vaccinated

The View host Joy Behar says black people should drop their hesitation about getting the vaccine because “the experiment has been done on white people now.” Yes, really. Behar made the comments during a discussion about how only 46% of black Americans have received at least one shot of the coronavirus jab as of October […]

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