Domster Rishi Sunak was right about the aesthetics

“The government appears to believe that, contrary to empirical evidence, tax cuts will provide a significant boost to and ultimately pay for GDP growth,” says Andrew Goodwin, chief UK economist at Oxford Economics. “The markets don’t believe it.” This is understandable: how many new businesses will be created in the UK or wealthy individuals relocate … Read more

Justice Department says list of Mar-a-Lago items seized is complete and accurate despite Trump’s allegations of planted evidence

CNN – The Department of Justice, as part of a special major review of the Mar-a-Lago search, has provided a slightly revised inventory of the material seized in the search, along with an FBI affidavit indicating that the new inventory fully reflects what was taken. The special gentleman, Judge Raymond Deere, asked the Department of … Read more

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in western Cuba as a Category 3 storm, threatening a path of destruction as it churns toward Florida

CNN  —  Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning while on its trek toward Florida, where residents in some coastal areas are already evacuating. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, made landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar del Rio Province of … Read more

Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Ian begins lashing Cuba, threatening devastating damage ahead of its arrival in Florida

CNN  —  Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian became a Category 3 storm as it neared landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning while on its trek toward Florida, where residents in some coastal areas are already evacuating. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, is “expected to make landfall over western Cuba soon,” the … Read more

Opinion: What the January 6th striker deserves

Editor’s note: Michael Fannon, a former Washington, D.C. police officer who was injured during the Capitol riots, will publish his memoirs next month, “Keep the Line: Rebellion and One Cop’s Battle for the Soul of America. He is a CNN Law Enforcement Analyst. The opinions expressed in this comment are his own. Read More opinion … Read more

Bank of England ‘will not hesitate’ to raise interest rates as pound falls

5 things to start your day 1) Markets doubt Bailey will be able to avoid an emergency rate hike after the pound’s decline The Governor of the Bank of England failed to convince traders to wait until November after the pound fell on Monday. 2) Mortgage payments would rise by about £10,000 a year if … Read more

A former Nigerian official gets 5 years for epidemic fraud in the United States

Seattle – A former Nigerian government official was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for stealing more than $500,000 in pandemic relief aid in the United States. Abedimi Rafai was wearing a $10,000 and $35,000 watch when he was arrested at New York’s JFK International Airport on his way to Nigeria in May 2021. … Read more

Doncaster Sheffield Airport shuts down in blow to settle agenda

One of Liz Truss’ first pledges to voters the “red wall” has been left in tatters after the owner of Doncaster Sheffield Airport said the company would close despite promises to bail out taxpayers. The Prime Minister told the House of Commons earlier this month that the government would “protect this airport and this infrastructure”. … Read more