BREAKING NEWS BRIEF
On Sunday, a group of 20 people left Puerto de Mariel, in Cuba. By Wednesday evening, their boat capsized off the Florida coast, leaving at least two people dead.
On Thursday afternoon, eight of the passengers were rescued about 16 miles away from Key West, according to officials, but 10 more people are still missing.
According to the Key West command center supervisor, Senior Chief Seth Haynes: “Our responders are focused on the search for survivors. We will continue to search … for those reported missing, and if any mariners see or hear anything, to render assistance if possible and contact the Coast Guard.”
More Breaking News
YOU COULD EXPLODE YOUR WEALTH WITH THIS
LIMITED TIME ONLY – Live Trading Room With Josh Martinez For An Entire Year – Only $5!
Josh Martinez just identified a $30k-$45k opportunity that is fast approaching.
This is my personal invite into my most popular program.
Where you will join me TWICE per month LIVE, for an entire year
You will see me identify LIVE trading opportunities that have the potential of earning you thousands in return. You can even copy and paste exactly what I do.
$5 for an entire year worth of live market trading opportunities is just insanity. But I want to see you win.
As the trade deal between the U.S. and China runs into its second year, Chinese purchases are still running short of the agreed amount, according to the U.S.-based Peterson Institute for International Economics.
The two-year agreement is set to end in December. Chinese purchases of U.S. goods fell more than 40% short in 2020, according to the institute.
The two sides reached the phase one agreement after trade tensions escalated under former U.S. President Donald Trump, who sought to reduce the trade deficit with China. However, that trade gap has only increased amid the pandemic, which prompted more U.S. imports of face masks and other goods. Now, talks have stalled.
More Market Updates
BANK ON IT
Banking fraud is an unfortunate fact of life these days. At some point when reviewing your monthly checking account statement or online activity, you may notice a purchase you didn’t make. What should you do next?
If you find any unauthorized transactions have occurred in your checking account, it’s important to handle the situation right away. When fraud involves a debit card rather than a credit card, the process can be a bit different.
More Banking Headlines
HACK YOUR LIFE
Small tips in several areas of life may help us save time and money, avoid uncomfortable situations, and manage our environment more effectively. Not to mention the headaches that can come from everyday annoyances.
Each of these hacks is a great way to come up with a unique solution to a common problem using everyday items. Plus, the simplicity of them will leave you feeling much more calm.
A LOOK BACK
On May 29, 1942, Bing Crosby recorded the world’s best-selling single of all time: “White Christmas.”
The iconic holiday favorite set a Guinness World Record for selling 50 million copies, taking home the title of the best-selling Christmas song of all-time in addition to the world’s best-selling single.
Crosby first performed the song on Christmas day in 1941 during the Kraft Music Hall radio show, and the crooner’s rendition of the song became an instant hit with fans around the world.
More From This Day In History
P.S. Know someone who’d love the Brief Updates? Be sure to send them to this link so they can get signed up: BriefUpdates.com
What did you think?