• Reuters

    Oil prices tick down on worries about Chinese demand

    Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday on worries about a slowing Chinese economy crimping demand, though a growing consensus that the U.S. Federal Reserve will begin cutting its key interest rate as soon as September limited declines. Brent futures fell 9 cents, or 0.1%, to $84.76 a barrel by 12:21 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped 13 cents, or 0.2%, to $81.78. China's economy grew much slower than expected in the second quarter, hamstrung by a protracted property downturn and job insecurity.

  • The Telegraph

    Patrolling soldier stabbed at Paris train station

    A soldier guarding a major Parisian railway station on Monday was stabbed by a man armed with a knife, who was then arrested, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said. The attack at the Gare de l’Est station in northern Paris came less than two weeks before the start of the Olympic Games in the French capital. The soldier’s life was not in danger, Mr Darmanin said on X, formerly Twitter, while a police source told AFP he had suffered a knife wound “between the shoulder blades”.

  • HuffPost

    JD Vance, Trump's New Running Mate, Once Said Trump Could Be 'America's Hitler'

    The comment came to wide attention in 2022 during Vance's Senate campaign.