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Turks Examine Their Muslim Devotion After Poll Says Faith Could Be Waning

Turks Examine Their Muslim Devotion After Poll Says Faith Could Be Waning

Turkey has been governed for most of the past two decades by a party steeped in political Islam. So when a pollster recently surveyed personal beliefs, there was a finding that stood out: Levels of piety were flat, or even declining, compared with a decade ago. The apparent shift is […]

Denver Teachers Strike Over Base Pay

Denver Teachers Strike Over Base Pay

Denver schoolteachers are going on strike today. The strike comes after more than a year of negotiations between the teachers union and the school district, that have focused on how to calculate base pay. The city hasn‘t experienced a teacher strike in 25 years. The strike will affect 71,000 students […]

California Gov. Newsom Mostly Ends State‘s National Guard Border Deployment

California Gov. Newsom Mostly Ends State‘s National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Gavin Newsom is rescinding former Gov. Jerry Brown‘s deployment of California National Guard troops to the Mexican border, pulling most of 360 troops off their current missions but leaving some in the area to combat transnational drug smuggling. “The border ‘emergency‘ is a manufactured crisis,” Newsom will say during […]

Asian Markets Close Higher Reflecting Optimism Ahead Of U.S.-China Talks

Asian Markets Close Higher Reflecting Optimism Ahead Of U.S.-China Talks

As high-level and high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks get underway in Beijing this week, global markets are responding positively, with closing mostly higher on Monday. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.36 percent to close at 2,653. Hong Kong‘s Hang Seng gained 0.6 percent to 28,123. And Taiwan‘s TSEC 50 Index grew […]

European ADRs Shift Higher in Wednesday Trading

European ADRs Shift Higher in Wednesday Trading

American depository receipts of European stocks were trading 0.66% higher at 123.81 on the Bank of New York Mellon Europe ADR Index on Wednesday. In continental Europe, the gainers were led by computer hardware company Logitech (LOGI), and 3D printer maker voxeljet (VJET), which rose 2.8% each. They were followed […]