Biden walks back threat to hold infrastructure bill hostage

Biden walks back threat to hold infrastructure bill hostage

President Biden tried to shore up his crumbling bipartisan infrastructure deal in the face of Republican fury Saturday — by claiming that he didn’t mean to say he’d hold the legislation hostage to a monster $4 trillion social-spending bill that Democrats could pass on a party-line vote. “That statement understandably upset some Republicans,” Biden admitted … Read more

Weaknesses Islanders must fix to become Stanley Cup champs

Weaknesses Islanders must fix to become Stanley Cup champs

Anders Lee was missed terribly on Mathew Barzal’s left side. But do you know who the Islanders missed just about as much? Jordan Eberle, that’s who. And unlike Lee, who went down with a season-ending knee injury in March, Eberele was actually in the lineup on Barzal’s right. You could be excused for not noticing … Read more

7 Best Renewable Energy Stocks That Also Pay Dividends

7 Best Renewable Energy Stocks That Also Pay Dividends

Even with the headwind brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, renewable energy capacity surged by 45% in fiscal year 2020. The International Energy Agency views it as a part of the “unprecedented boom.” It goes without saying that renewable energy stocks are an attractive long-term investment. And it would be an additional bonus for … Read more

Teaching about ‘white privilege’ is dividing society, warns equalities minister

Teaching about ‘white privilege’ is dividing society, warns equalities minister

The phrase ‘white privilege’ is unnecessarily antagonistic, says Kemi Badenoch The concept of “white privilege” is “stoking divisions” and “marginalising the most disadvantaged” in society, the equalities minister warns today. Writing for The Telegraph, Kemi Badenoch says schools must only teach the concept of “white privilege” if they explain that it is “highly contentious”. Mrs … Read more

Astros go back-to-back in the 6th

Astros go back-to-back in the 6th

Associated Press Correa leads Astros to 11th straight win, 12-3 over Tigers Carlos Correa had three hits, walked twice and drove in three runs, helping the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to 11. “This has obviously been a lot of fun,” Correa said. Houston’s streak is … Read more

3 High-Yield Stocks With Secure Payouts

3 High-Yield Stocks With Secure Payouts

The S&P 500 has nearly doubled off its bottom last year and has climbed to new all-time highs. As a result, it has become challenging for investors to identify reasonably valued stocks with high dividend yields. In the current environment, many high-dividend stocks do not offer secure dividends, and their high yields are simply the … Read more