Brazilian doctors fume as President Bolsonaro gets rap for eating hot dogs while COVID-19 cases are on track to pass U.S.

2020-06-20

Brazilian doctors are fuming, joining growing ranks of furious compatriots, about President Jair Bolsonaro’s widely criticized mishandling of the country’s coronavirus crisis just as businesses begin to reopen despite rising deaths. “Yes, it’s Bolsonaro’s fault,” said Thais Couto, a 32-year-old lung surgeon in Sao Paulo, who like many doctors aroundRead More →

USMCA trade deal is ‘within range,’ Pelosi says

2019-12-09

Associated Press House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday night that great progress has been made on a new North American trade pact. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said great progress has been made on reaching a deal over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but final details for the trade pact were still beingRead More →

Booker blasts Biden’s ‘gateway drug’ remark on pot legalization: ‘You might have been high when you said it’

2019-11-20

Criticizing White House hopeful Joe Biden’s recent “gateway drug” comment on marijuana, rival Cory Booker delivered the following zinger at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta: “This week I hear him literally say that, ‘I don’t think we should legalize marijuana.’ I thought you might have been high whenRead More →

CME to launch block cheddar cheese futures

2019-11-14

The $39 trillion listed derivatives business is about to get tastier. The CME Group CME, +0.52%  on Thursday said it’s going to launch block cheese futures and options next year. Each contract will represent the equivalent of 20,000 pounds of block cheddar cheese. The CME said it will consider launchingRead More →