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3 reasons to fear America’s massive $70 trillion debt pile

3 reasons to fear America’s massive $70 trillion debt pile

America’s debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America’s gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts. In the first quarter of 2019, the United States’ total public- and private-sector debt…MORE

United is buying used planes to add capacity as the 737 Max remains grounded

United is buying used planes to add capacity as the 737 Max remains grounded

United Airlines is getting creative in its plans to maintain capacity as the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max enters its fifth month. The Chicago-based carrier said Tuesday it has signed an agreement to buy 19 used Boeing 737-700 aircraft. It expects the planes to be delivered starting in December. It didn’t disclose the airline…MORE

Bank of America rakes in record profit driven by strength from US households

Bank of America rakes in record profit driven by strength from US households

Bank of America hauled in its fattest profit ever during the second quarter thanks to sturdy spending from households that offset trouble in markets. The results from one of the nation’s largest banks paint an optimistic picture about the American economy even as the Federal Reserve prepares a rescue aimed at speeding growth up. Bank…MORE

Jennifer Gates prepares for medical school switch

Jennifer Gates prepares for medical school switch

Describing herself as a “lifetime learner,” Jennifer Gates has had to juggle her love of horses with the demands of academic life. Currently competing in equestrian’s elite competition, she is now preparing to start medical school later this year. As team manager of the Paris Panthers, Gates travels the world taking part in the lucrative…MORE

To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week

To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week

Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%, for the world to continue to feed the 10 billion people expected to live on this planet in 2050, according to a new report. That means each person could have about a burger and a half each week.…MORE

Craig Fallon, former world judo champion, dies aged 36

Craig Fallon, former world judo champion, dies aged 36

The judo community has paid tribute to former world and European champion Craig Fallon after his death at the age of 36. Fallon, who was head of coaching at Welsh Judo, was crowned -60kg world champion in 2005, the third and most recent British judoka to achieve the feat. He then went on to claim…MORE

Royal Caribbean cancels stop in Puerto Rico due to protests over governor

Royal Caribbean cancels stop in Puerto Rico due to protests over governor

Royal Caribbean has canceled a cruise ship’s stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, due to widespread protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The company’s corporate communications manager, Owen Torres, announced the decision Tuesday on the company blog. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have canceled today’s call to San Juan. Empress…MORE

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