Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 people trapped under rubble

KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from Wednesday’s earthquake in Afghanistan has reached 1,000, with more than 600 injured, and the death toll is expected to rise as information flows from remote mountain villages, disaster management officials said. Houses were reduced to rubble and bodies were later dumped on the ground 6.1 magnitude earthquakePictures showed … Read more

Wall Street ended but still down for the week as volatility rules

Standard & Poor’s suffers biggest weekly percentage drop since March 2020 Markets are closed on Monday for the Juneteenth holiday The Dow Jones is down 0.13%, the S&P 500 is up 0.22%, the Nasdaq is down 1.43%. (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed modestly higher on Friday but still suffered their biggest weekly percentage decline in … Read more

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is considering buying Musk’s stake in Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s disclosure of his stake in Twitter. (TWTR.N) In early April, according to a letter the agency sent him that month. In the letter, which has now been made public by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the regulator asks … Read more