News Wrap: Hong Kong protesters target shopping malls for 3rd straight day

AMNA NAWAZ: Wall Street extended its year-end rally for another day. All three of the major indexes notched new record closing highs today, thanks to a boost from retail and technology companies. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 106 points to close at 28621. The Nasdaq rose 69 points, to cross the 9000-point mark for […]

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Why Hong Kong Is Facing a Recession Amid Protests and Trade Wars | WSJ

– [Narrator] Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis in 2008. Influenced by unprecedented factors. Including its own ongoing anti-government protests and the trade stalemate between Washington and Beijing. In February, the government predicted Hong Kong’s economy would grow up to 3% this year. Six months later, that forecast was […]

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After The Muslim Ban, This Woman Led New York’s Bodega Strike | AJ+

The day of the Muslim ban, there were so many emotions that I was feeling. [News Clip]: “President Trump is defending ” “a temporary travel ban for seven” “Muslim majority countries.” I thought about my family, who’s had seven Marines that served in Iraq and Afghanistan, the New York Police Department; how this was a […]

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