Covid-19 Leaves Students Stranded Over the Holidays

BERLIN—For years, Victoria Bergstrom has been waiting for this moment, a rite of passage, finally to be 21 years old and able take part in the family tradition of drinking a glass of Swedish Glögg together on Christmas Day. But this isn’t exactly how the American student imagined it. Instead of sitting together around the…Continue Reading

China leaves lending benchmark LPR unchanged for 8th straight month

No results matched your search EconomyDec 20, 2020 09:50PM ET © Reuters. Man wearing a mask walks past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, in Beijing SHANGHAI (Reuters) -China kept its benchmark lending rate for corporate and household loans unchanged at its December fixing on Monday, as expected, although improving…Continue Reading

Family leaves Lebanon to start new life, only to find themselves stuck in a war on Europe’s borders

Independent PremiumWorldThe Kenejians left the rubble of Beirut to start from scratch in Nagorno-Karabakh, but chaos and destruction soon followed. By Karlos ZurutuzaSheep graze on the outskirts of the village of Aghavno in the Lachin district of Nagorno-Karabakh” data-hero=”” height=”726″ i-amphtml-layout=”responsive” i-amphtml-ssr=”” layout=”responsive” src=”″ width=”982″>Sheep graze on the outskirts of the village of Aghavno in…Continue Reading

When One Parent Leaves a Hasidic Community, What Happens to the Kids?

Not many people leave ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Most who do try to keep it secret, because, if everyone knew, the marriage prospects of their siblings could be irreparably damaged. The shame of leaving is very great. It is said that anyone who leaves must be a ruined person—penniless, homeless, probably on drugs, maybe a prostitute,…Continue Reading

S.Korea leaves policy rate unchanged, as widely expected

SEOUL, Nov 26 (Reuters) – South Korea’s central bank kept its key policy rate steady on Thursday as the economy showed signs of recovery and concerns about rising household debt prevailed, even as the country faced a third wave of coronavirus infections.The Bank of Korea’s monetary policy board voted to keep the benchmark interest rate…Continue Reading

Dad leaves kids orphaned after killing ex-wife, mother-in-law and himself days after divorce

A dad has left his two young children orphaned after killing his ex-wife, mother-in-law and himself days after his divorce came through. Daniel Dewitt, 32, shot ex-wife Amanda, 31, and Amanda’s mother Debra Allen, 61, at her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Wednesday before turning the gun on himself. The shooting came two days…Continue Reading

Hurricane Iota Leaves Destruction in Nicaragua

MEXICO CITY—Hurricane Iota left a trail of destruction and at least 16 people dead in Nicaragua, while bringing more flooding, deaths and misery to neighboring Honduras in a region still reeling from Hurricane Eta two weeks ago. The system dissipated over El Salvador Wednesday morning but still carried 30 mile-an-hour winds and rain that could…Continue Reading

Biden leaves nothing to chance as he urges Philly suburbs to get out and vote

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailJoe Biden rolled into Philadelphia for the last time yesterday…Continue Reading