Posts Tagged ‘record’

Mortgage Stress Falls to Near Record Lows for Australian Households: Roy Morgan

The number of households under ‘mortgage stress’ sharply fell to near record lows in mid-2021 despite the loss of JobKeeper, according to research by market search company Roy Morgan. The latest data, based on in-depth interviews over a rolling three-month period to May, revealed that the number of ‘at risk’ mortgage holders has fallen to […]

Philadelphia Hits 300 Killings This Year, As Its Record Pace Continues

(Philadelphia Inquirer) — Late Thursday night, someone opened fire on a North Philadelphia street and shot three people. One died: the city’s 300th homicide victim of 2021. Police did not identify the man who died, and released few details about the crime, which they said happened on the 1800 block of West Susquehanna Avenue around […]

Southern Border Sees Record-Breaking Surge In Illegal Crossings Despite Extreme Heat

During the month of June, CPB put the number of border crossings at 188K, roughly 8% higher than the 180K recorded in May. If that number is confirmed, the number of southwestern border stops would be the highest tally for the month of June going back 21 years. The record-breaking heat experienced across the border […]

Record-breaking Australian petition calls for inquiry into Rupert Murdoch’s media monopolies

More than half a million Australians have signed a parliamentary petition demanding a public inquiry into Rupert Murdoch’s control of the country’s media landscape.   The petition, which was launched by former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd last month, has drawn more signatures than any other and at times was so popular it caused the […]

House Republicans Blow Away Democrat Counterparts in Record-Shattering Fundraising Quarter

House Republicans blew away their Democrat counterparts in the second quarter of 2021, shattering fundraising records to pull in an astounding $45.4 million from April through June of this year. The record numbers, announced Wednesday morning by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), represent the most successful fundraising quarter the House GOP campaign arm has […]

With Feds Help, Moderna Forecasts Record Revenue of $19.2B

July 10, 2021 In 2018—amid an otherwise turbulent market and operating at over a quarter-million dollar annual loss—Moderna, based in Cambridge, MA, pulled off one of the biggest IPOs of the year. At the time, the less than ten-year-old firm suddenly had a $7.5 billion valuation—all on approximately $200 million in revenues with roughly $475 million in […]

Record Weekend Violence in USA Again Exposes High Risks of Gun Culture

The weekend of 4 July was supposed to be a celebratory time in the USA as celebrations of freedom day were being held all over the country and fireworks celebrations were being organized. But this turned out to be actually a nightmarish time for a very large number of people as random shooting incidents and […]

Tour de France: Cavendish equals Merckx’s 46-year old record after 34th stage win

British rider Mark Cavendish on Friday equalled Eddy Merckx’s record for most Tour de France stage victories after claiming his 34th win. Friday’s stage victory in Carcassonne is the fourth for Cavendish so far during this Tour de France. Video posted online by the Tour de France shows the British rider, 36, celebrating his win […]

RBA Holds Cash Rate at Record Low, But Moves to Taper Monetary Stimulus

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided to hold the cash rate at a record low of 0.1 percent, reiterating its expectation to keep it unchanged until 2024. However, the central bank will scale back its response to the stronger-than-expected economic recovery. The change means the RBA  is tapering off its massive monetary stimulus […]

Images from space show California’s forests and lakes drying out in a record mega-drought

Images from space show California’s forests and lakes drying out in a record mega-drought Posted on July 3, 2021 https://www.businessinsider.com/satellite-images-show-california-mega-drought-drying-up-lakes-forest-2021-7Morgan McFall-Johnsen An artificial lake, Shadow Lake Estates, next to desert landscape in Indio, California on June 29, 2021.  California‘s drought is so severe right now, you can see it from satellites. Heat waves make drought even worse. Two of them struck the western […]

Joe Biden: Record Heat in Portland Means We Must Spend More to Fight Climate Change

President Joe Biden expressed his alarm Tuesday over record high temperatures in Portland, promising to spend more money on “natural infrastructure” to fight climate change. The president spoke about the heatwave in the Pacific Northwest during a trip to Wisconsin to promote infrastructure spending, as temperatures skyrocketed above 100 degrees. “Anybody ever believe you’d turn […]

My Favorite Songs From Van Morrison’s Latest Record Project, Vol. 1

Someone sent this double-disc album to my PO box, so I have been listening to all the 28 songs as I drive around. I have chosen 8 of my favorites for you to check out, but there are definitely others you would like. Buy the album to support a singer who has taken a lot […]

2020-2021 honey bee colony loss second highest on record

Ronaldo closes in on goals record as draw with France ensures progress

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goals are adding up fast, and they are taking Portugal deeper into yet another tournament. Ronaldo scored two penalties Wednesday to help the defending champions secure a 2-2 draw with France and give the team a spot in the round of 16 at the European Championship. They also increased his total with the […]

Daei congratulates Ronaldo after equaling his record

TEHRAN – Iranian legendary football player Ali Daei congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo after he equaled his goalscoring record. Portugal forward Ronaldo converted two penalties in match against France on Thursday to reach 109 international goals.  He equaled Daei’s record of most international goals. Ronaldo’s brace helped Portugal draw France 2-2 in their Group F finale in EURO […]

Whitney Webb Interview – Stolen Crypto, Lies & Divison: Setting The Record Straight

Joining me today is Whitney Webb, here to discuss, clarify and hopefully put to bed, a situation that both Whitney and myself have tried to put behind us in favor of the much more important work to be done. This is the topic of $16k in cryptocurrency that was stolen from Whitney’s crypto wallet, and […]

Name Donald has hit record low popularity

“The” Donald appears to have made sure he will be the most prominent Donald for years to come, as new data shows that the former president‘s first name hit record low popularity in 2020. A new report from the Social Security Administration included data on the most popular names for babies in 2020. Though Donald […]

Saint Nicholas Shrine Hits Record-Breaking $95 Million Fundraising Total

An artist’s rendition of the appearance of the new Saint Nicholas Shrine in New York City. Credit: GOARCH The Friends of Saint Nicholas, the non-profit organization formed to complete the construction of the Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine in New York, announced on Monday that the total of the fundraising has reached $95 million. […]

Scotland Announces Record High Abortions in 2020

Scotland’s department of public health has announced the highest abortion rate since records began in 1968, thanks to a jump in at-home chemical abortions. In 2020, Scotland registered a record 13,815 abortions, which represents a rate of 13.4 abortions per thousand women aged 15 to 44, up from 13.2 the previous year, the Christian Institute […]

As US Faces Record Unemployment, Homelessness—Senate Preps $10 Billion Bailout for Jeff Bezos

Renegade Editor’s Note: I could do without the Bernie quote. By Matt Agorist As the rest of the country struggled to pay their mortgages, had their businesses shut down, and descended into poverty, COVID-19 for the super rich was a record setting windfall. Four of the most controversial billionaires on the planet, saw their wealth […]

BREAKING: Facebook Data Technician Morgan Kahmann Goes On Record Following Suspension as a Result of Secret Internal ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’ Documents Leak

BREAKING: Facebook Data Technician Morgan Kahmann Goes On Record Following Suspension as a Result of Secret Internal ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’ Documents Leak Coordinated censorship agenda exposed! Project Veritas released a new video today featuring Morgan Kahmann, a Facebook whistleblower who decided to reveal his identity and go on the record after being targeted by Facebook for exposing […]

Joe West Breaks Umpiring Record With 5,376th Game

CHICAGO—No arguing this: Cowboy Joe is No. 1 on the chart. Joe West set baseball’s umpiring record when the St. Louis Cardinals visited the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. West was behind the plate for his 5,376th regular-season game, snapping a tie with Hall of Famer Bill Klem. West got his picture taken with […]

Bad Dream Stopped Everest Guide From Climbing Peak Record 26th Time

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A record-holding Sherpa climber halted his attempt to scale Mount Everest for a 26th time because of a bad dream but plans to try again next year. Kami Rita already reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain for a record 25th time earlier this month but stopped his most recent […]

India Sets Record For Highest Daily Coronavirus Death Toll Of Any Country

NEW DELHI — India has set another record for daily COVID-19 fatalities even as infections dipped further. The Health Ministry on Wednesday reported 4,529 deaths in the last 24 hours, driving the overall toll to 283,248. India also confirmed 267,334 new infections, as daily cases dropped below 300,000 for the third consecutive day. Both numbers […]

India Sets Record For COVID-19 Deaths Even As Cases Level Off

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s total virus cases since the pandemic began swept past 25 million on Tuesday as the country registered more than 260,000 new cases and a record 4,329 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The numbers continue a trend of falling cases after infections dipped below 300,000 for the first time in […]

Inflation Nation: Producer Prices Soar By Most on Record

Prices received by businesses for goods and services jumped 6.2 percent compared with a year ago, the largest increase since 12-month data started being calculated by the Department of Labor in 2010. The Department of Labor said its Producer Price Index increased a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent compared with March. The index rose 1.0 percent […]

Taiwan considers coronavirus lockdown as island registers record 16 domestic transmissions

Taiwan is tightening its coronavirus restrictions after 16 new domestically transmitted Covid-19 cases were detected, marking the highest-ever daily increase on the island, which has largely kept the pandemic under control. The island, regarded by China as an integral part of the country, reported 16 new domestic cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday. Four more imported […]

India’s COVID-19 death toll passes 250,000 after new daily record

India has confirmed 4,205 more deaths, setting another daily record and taking its official COVID-19 toll past 250,000 as it battles a ferocious surge in infections. Around 370,000 new cases were added in the last 24 hours, pushing India’s total past 23 million, according to the health ministry. The figures are considered vast undercounts due […]

Sherpa Guide Kami Rita Scales Mount Everest For Record 25th Time

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa guide scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time on Friday, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak. Kami Rita and 11 other Sherpa guides reached the summit at about 6 p.m., Department of Tourism official Mira Acharya said. They are the first group […]

Antisemitic incidents in Austria hit record in 2020, report says

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