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Shanghai kicks off new Nasdaq-style tech board

Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission Yi Huiman presides over the launch ceremony of the SSE STAR Market or its Nasdaq-style tech board during the 11th Lujiazui Forum 2019 on June 13, 2019 in Shanghai, China.Zhang Hengwei | China News Service | VCG via Getty ImagesChina is trying again to boost the credibility of its volatile stock…
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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for re-election

Governor Ricardo Rossello of Puerto RicoGetty ImagesEmbattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said Sunday he will not seek re-election and will step down as head of his party, but will not resign his post as leader of the island.  Rossello made the announcement via a brief Facebook video as hundreds of viewers posted angry messages. He…
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Heat, humidity grips East Coast as central US sees reprieve

The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity in a stretch of weather so oppressive that a New Jersey drawbridge got stuck and suburban Boston police jokingly asked criminals to take it easy.The central part of the country, meanwhile, enjoyed some relief. A cold front was steadily moving southward and eastward across the…
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‘The Lion King’ soars with $185 million opening weekend in the US

Still from Disney's remake of "The Lion King" featuring Mufasa and a young Simba on Pride Rock.DisneyOver the weekend Disney proved, once again, that it is the king of the box office. "The Lion King," the company's latest remake of one of its animated classics, hauled in an estimated $185 million in the U.S., the highest opening in July ever. The…
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