CA seniors disappointed to be excluded from inflation relief checks

THE DRIVER IS NOW FACING CHARGES OF MISCONDUCT AND FLIGHT. THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. A LIVE LOOK AT THE STATE CAPITOL WHERE THE BUDGET FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR WAS APPROVED AND FINALLY SIGNED INTO THIS WEEK BY GOVERNOR NEWSOM. IN THE BUDGET ARE INFLATION AID PAYMENTS FOR MANY CALIFORNIANS. THESE … Read more

California Middle Class Tax Refund: Check Your Payment Amount

Millions of Californians are set to receive what is called an ‘inflation relief’ tax refund payment after state lawmakers reach a deal with Governor Gavin Newsom for the 2022-23 budget . (Video above: California lawmakers pass the budget; most taxpayers get a refund) But how much you get from the middle-class tax refund depends on … Read more

California to send stimulus checks of up to $1,050 per family for ‘inflation relief’

About 23 million California residents will soon receive “inflation relief” checks of up to $1,050 as part of a budget deal reached Sunday by Governor Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers. The checks are part of a $17 billion relief package that will also suspend the state’s diesel fuel sales tax and provide additional assistance to … Read more

Dollar retreats as markets rethink Fed rate bets, eye ECB hikes

U.S. dollar banknotes are displayed in this illustration taken February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US rate hike bets reduce aggressive Fed tightening path Investors watch the annual ECB forum in Sintra Markets on the lookout for Eurozone price data later in the week WASHINGTON, June 27 … Read more

Californians to get “inflation reduction” payments. Here is how much

Millions of California taxpayers will receive “inflation cut” payments after lawmakers reach agreement on the 2022-23 budget framework. The deal also suspends the state sales tax on diesel. “The centerpiece of the deal, a $17 billion inflation-reduction package, will provide tax refunds to millions of working Californians,” a joint statement from Governor Gavin Newsom, of … Read more

Dollar stumbles as markets rethink interest rate path

U.S. dollar banknotes are displayed in this illustration taken February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar fell on Friday and was heading for its first weekly decline this month as traders cut bets on where interest rates could peak and … Read more

Singapore leads the fastest internet speed in the fixed broadband category; UAE and Qatar lead in mobile internet speed

Singapore has the fastest internet speed in the world with a median speed of 207.61 Mbps, followed by Chile at 200.01 Mbps and Thailand at 189.64 Mbps, according to analysis by BanklessTimes. The United States came in eighth with a median speed of 151.21 Mbps. Hong Kong (181.70 Mbps), Denmark (166.11 Mbps), China (162.74 Mbps) … Read more

Women lag far behind in mobile internet access, GSMA research finds

According to GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report 2022. The study shows that even after years of progress towards digital inclusion, only 59 million women in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) started using mobile internet in 2021, compared to 110 million in 2020. The slowing growth rate of women contrasts with the still high growth rates … Read more

Meghan’s surprise engagement during the Invictus Games

Meghan Markle visited a non-profit organization supporting non-binary girls and children during her trip to the Netherlands in April, she revealed today. The Duchess of Sussex, 40, who is now based in California with her two children Archie, three, and Lilibet, one, and husband Prince Harry, was in the Netherlands to support the Duke at … Read more

Lorraine Kelly calls Britney Spears’ ex Jason Alexander ‘total a**e’ for crashing star’s marriage

Lorraine Kelly didn’t hold back when she called Britney Spears’ ex-husband Jason Alexander a “total a**e” for crashing the singer’s marriage to Sam Asghari. The presenter, 62, was speaking on her daytime TV show on Friday when she slammed Jason after he was arrested for trespassing at the singer’s California mansion. Alexander had scaled the … Read more