Daily News Roundup July 3 2017
Much of the anger is directed at Chinese President Xi Jinping who swore in Hong Kong’s new chief executive today. Carrie Lam is widely seen as someone who will defer to Beijing.
According to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the answer — at least in terms of paychecks — is no. Most Americans are worse off, and becoming even more worse off, if possible.
In particular, men have endured “stagnation in lifetime incomes,” said the NBER report, with earnings that have dropped 19 percent when inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), is taken into account. In real dollars, males have lost close to $300,000 in lifetime earnings compared to the generation that came of age during the 1950s and 1960s boom years.
A jet engine on a SkyWest CRJ900 aircraft from Aspen burst into flames after landing. No one was injured, but fleeing passengers captured some dramatic video.
The Trump administration wants to allow the use of seismic airgun blasting to map the ocean floor from Florida to Delaware in the search for oil and gas.
A home was a total loss after a fire in Grant-Valkaria.
There have been a constant stream of reports of people breaking into cars at night.