American professional wrestling star Jay Briscoe dies at 38

CNN — Professional wrestler Jay Briscoe has died aged 38. The American wrestling world is in shock following the death of Ring of Honor (ROH) star, real name Jamin Pugh. Tony Khan, CEO of All Elite Wrestling and owner of ROH, broke the news on Twitter. He wrote: “Sadly Jamin Pugh has passed away. Known … Read more

Asia-Pacific stocks struggle to orient ahead of BoJ rate decision

Gambling shares jump after China grants licensing approvals Hong Kong-listed gaming stocks rose after China granted licensing approvals for 88 games, including NetEase, Tencent Holdings and miHoYo, marking a further easing of a crackdown on gaming in Beijing. Shares of NetEase jumped as much as 6.81% in early trade, hitting its highest level in more … Read more

John Larroquette says he was paid in grass for the “chainsaw massacre”

CNN — John Larroquette earned some serious green for one of his previous jobs. Green as in marijuana. The recently rebooted ‘Night Court’ star confirmed to Parade that Tobe Hooper, director of the 1974 horror flick ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,’ paid him in the bud for narrating the film’s prologue — something that had long … Read more

Stock futures fall as earnings season continues

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, August 3, 2022. andrew kelly | Reuters U.S. stock futures were down Tuesday night. Futures contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 77 points, or 0.23%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.23% and 0.26% respectively. … Read more

Fed orders big banks to disclose how they are preparing for climate change risks

The Federal Reserve Building is seen ahead of the Federal Reserve Board signaling its intention to raise interest rates in March as it focuses on fighting inflation in Washington, D.C. January 26, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The six largest U.S. banks have until the end of July to show the impact climate change could … Read more