Alex Jones sentenced $49.3 million and the future of disinformation | Health, medicine and fitness

By Michael R. Sisak, The Associated Press Alex Jones faces a heavy price for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre $49.3 million in damages, and the number is growingclaiming that the deadliest school shooting in the country was a hoax – a punitive barrage in a nascent war on harmful disinformation. But … Read more

“Any Recession?”: US employers added 528,000 jobs in July | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – US employers added a staggering 528,000 jobs last month despite flashing warning signs of an economic downturn, easing recession fears and giving President Joe Biden some good news ahead of the midterm elections. Unemployment fell another notch, from 3.6% to 3.5%, to match the lowest … Read more

Argentina: Markets cheer for the new minister, but for how long?

Buenos Air – Markets are welcoming Sergio Massa as Argentina’s third economy minister in less than a month, but analysts warn that more details are needed about his plans to pull the South American country out of its dire economic strain. The local currency, the peso, strengthened strongly in the financial market on Friday while … Read more