CQS looking to grow U.S. presence under new CEO Rolet

CQS, the London-based global multi-strategy credit-focused asset management firm with $17.7 billion in assets, is looking to grow its presence in the United States, Xavier Rolet, who took over the...
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Serious breakdown in California systems cause inaccurate coronavirus numbers
Technical glitches with the state's system for analyzing test results have led to flawed reporting of infection rates.
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NBA pledges $300 million to fund Black economic growth
The NBA Foundation will work to "deepen the NBA family's commitment to racial equality and social justice," among other initiatives.
Jets’ Avery Williamson set to return from ugly knee injury
It has been almost a year since Avery Williamson tore the ACL in his right knee in a meaningless preseason game in Atlanta. The injury occurred late in the second quarter of the game, and Williamson was the only veteran starter still on the field for the Jets when a teammate crashed into his knee...
It just became a lot less likely that a Democrat will win a Senate seat in Kansas
Alice Stewart writes that the GOP primary race for Kasnas's vacant senate seat revealed that the Democrats didn't know who the real Trump-candidate was. Representative Roger Marshall's win against former Secretary of State Kris Kobach almost certainly means a loss for Democrats come November.
Igor Shesterkin mystery solved as Rangers face busy offseason
The offseason began Wednesday, when the Rangers left the bubble in Toronto for disparate precincts across the globe. It is on to 2020-21 for the players who amassed just a little more than three weeks ago for camp and the trek into the bubble. It is on to the offseason for management that not only...
San Francisco police bust meth lab at hotel that is part of city's alternative housing program
San Francisco Police arrested two individuals Saturday for running a meth lab out of a San Francisco hotel that is part of the city’s Alternative Housing program for homeless during the coronavirus pandemic, according to local news outlet KTVU.
Los Angeles to cut water and power to homes hosting large parties
The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.
8/5/20: Red and Blue
Pres. Trump's rift with COVID-19 experts; Sally Yates testifies on Capitol Hill
Lakers cannot keep up in blowout loss to Thunder
The Lakers were dominated by the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-86 in Orlando.
Seth Rogen grew, then re-grew, his own beard for ‘American Pickle’
Filmmakers thought of a joke they wanted to film after he'd already shaved.
MLB gets serious with protocol measures after COVID-19 outbreaks on Marlins, Cardinals
MLB gets serious with protocols and threatening to suspend players and staff who are in violation, according to a memo obtained by USA TODAY Sports.
From sea to mountain, how an explosion devastated Beirut
‘Back the Blue Mural’ outside Tampa police headquarters defaced with red paint, tar
A “Back the Blue” mural painted outside Tampa Police Department headquarters was defaced Tuesday night with red paint and black tar.
Black man's life sentence in stolen hedge clippers case is 'cruel and unusual,' Louisiana judge says
Repeat offender laws sent Fair Wayne Bryant to prison for life after trying to steal hedge clippers. Louisiana's Supreme Court won't review the case.
Party houses defying COVID-19 orders may have utilities shut off, mayor says
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that he will be authorizing the city to shut off water and power in cases where residents host large, illegal gatherings.
Pam Anderson’s ex Jon Peters allegedly spotted on
The user has "diamond member" status on the "sugar baby" site, which costs $250 per month.
Biden won't be traveling to Milwaukee for convention
"I think it's the right thing to do," Biden said Wednesday. "I've wanted to set an example as to how we should respond individually to this crisis."
Facebook removes Trump post for first time citing coronavirus misinformation rules; Twitter also clamps down
Facebook and Twitter are both taking action after saying a video shared by President Trump contains misinformation about the coronavirus.
Rep. Clyburn warns US lacks plan to stop virus
Rep. James Clyburn said the COVID-19 crisis is much worse than the 2008 Great Recession. That's because the U.S. is without a national strategy to contain the coronavirus, he told The Associated Press in a "Newsmakers" interview. (Aug. 5)
Marc Thiessen: Standoff over coronavirus unemployment stimulus shows Dems 'think they lose' with compromise
Congressional Democrats' complaints about the expiration of federal unemployment assistance are entirely political, former George W. Bush speechwriter and Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen has charged.
New York Times: Prosecutors subpoenaed Trump's bank in criminal inquiry
New York prosecutors subpoenaed President Donald Trump's primary lender as part of the Manhattan district attorney's criminal investigation into the President's business practices, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
El consejo de Magic Johnson para los beisbolistas durante el brote de coronavirus: "No puedes ser egoísta"
Magic Johnson sabe de cambios de hábitos para poder vivir a través de un virus como atleta
Mets clip Nationals as Rick Porcello steps up
WASHINGTON — The battle between 2016 Cy Young-award winners ended with one injured and the other in control. If you guessed Rick Porcello as the injured, given the Mets’ health misfortunes this week and Max Scherzer’s ability to dominate, wrong answer. In the kind of performance the team envisioned when it gave Porcello a one-year...
North Carolina Will Pause Further Reopening Until September To Start The School Year
Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday the state will stay in Phase 2 of its Safer at Home plan for five more weeks as students return to school, saying "now is the time to double down on safety measures."
Migos member Takeoff sued for alleged rape at LA house party
The alleged incident occurred June 22 at an Encino house party.
Jussie Smollett's sister, Jurnee, says brother's scandal has been 'f--king painful'
Jussie Smollett's sister, Jurnee, has addressed her brother's scandal for the first time.
Woman arrested for defacing Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower
The Black Lives Matter mural outside of Trump Tower has been defaced yet again — just days after it was cleaned from a previous act of vandalism. Guilet Dita Germanotta, 39, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly throwing blue paint across the giant yellow lettering that the city has painted across the block of Fifth...
USC's Chase Williams says he's willing to boycott season if safety measures aren't met
USC defensive back Chase Williams says he's willing to boycott the season if safety measures aren't strengthened. But he's hoping it doesn't come to that.
Washington state backs online learning amid virus
Gov. Jay Inslee says schools in the majority of Washington's counties should strongly consider online-only learning for students this fall due to COVID-19 and canceling or postponing sports and all other in-person extracurricular activities. (August 5)
Las Vegas home comes with a 15,000-square-foot underground bomb shelter
Around 166 miles away from where the atomic bomb was tested in Nevada is an unassuming multimillion-dollar home that is equipped with a 15,000-square-foot underground bunker, and it’s up for sale now.
Texas cancer researcher murdered on her daily jog, suspect in custody
A cancer researcher and mother-of-two who emigrated to Texas from India was reportedly murdered on her daily jog Saturday morning. Sarmistha Sen, 43, was found dead by a passerby at about 7 a.m. near a creek along the Chisholm Trail in the city of Plano, Fox 4 reported, citing police. Police did not reveal the...
Trump tops Biden as both tout large July fundraising hauls
President Trump’s re-election campaign says that it and the Republican National Committee (RNC) and their joint fundraising committees combined brought in an eye-popping $165 million in contributions last month.
Texas Tech AD meets with players after report on abuse in women's basketball program
AD Kirby Hocutt said Wednesday night he met with Texas Tech women's basketball players after a USA TODAY Sports investigation into the program.
Migos rapper Takeoff accused of sexual assault at June house party in L.A. civil lawsuit
Takeoff, a rapper with the hip-hop group Migos, has been accused of rape at a June party according to a civil lawsuit filed in L.A. Superior Court.
Twitter temporarily restricted Trump campaign's ability to tweet over false Covid-19 claims
Twitter said on Wednesday it had restricted President Donald Trump's campaign from tweeting after its account shared a video containing false claims about the coronavirus.
This week's 'smooth' primaries almost felt normal. Here's why.
Primary elections across the country this week almost felt normal, for a change.
Great-grandmother sues Disney World over 'humiliating' CBD oil arrest
A great-grandmother is reportedly suing Disney World after she was arrested for having CBD oil in her bag.
Ben Shapiro praises NJ gym owners who 'destroyed' 'ignorant' Chris Cuomo in heated CNN interview
CNN primetime host Chris Cuomo was rhetorically "destroyed" by a pair of New Jersey gym owners during a wild interview, Ben Shapiro said Wednesday.
Jake Paul raid in connection with Scottsdale investigation, feds say, as firearms reportedly seized from home
Details regarding the Wednesday morning FBI raid of YouTube star Jake Paul's Calabasas home have surfaced.
Facebook, Twitter take action against Trump over coronavirus post
Facebook deleted a post by President Trump for the first time on Wednesday, saying it violated a policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus, and Twitter restricted his campaign’s access to their platform The post included a video of the president saying that children are “almost immune from Covid-19” during an interview on Fox News...
AP Top Stories August 5 P
Here's the latest for Tuesday August 5th: Trump and Biden will give virtual acceptance speeches; US officials dispute Trump's claim that Beirut was attacked; Virginia first to roll out pandemic app; New Guinea a biodiversity hotspot for plants.
Giants will need more of this Markus Golden creativity
For Joe Judge to achieve even a measure of success this season for the Giants, there will have to be more — much more — of what went down to bring Markus Golden back into the fold. There are ways to secure players. Throw money at them. Slap them with the franchise tag. Keep their...
The Asian American voters who could help Trump win a second term
Baoky Vu writes that with election day quickly approaching, there's one voting bloc that President Trump can rely on: Vietnamese Americans. While younger generations have been abandoning the GOP, a recent survey finds that older generations are among the President's most loyal voters.
The Asian American voters who could help Trump win a second term
With Elections Day less than 100 days away, and President Donald Trump underwater in national polling averages, he is once again relying on his mastery of sowing discord to divide the nation and to distract the American public from his irresponsible leadership throughout this pandemic.
Facebook Removes Trump Post Over False Claim About Children And COVID-19
The social network said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation.
NBA owners commit $300 million to new foundation dedicated to economic empowerment in Black community
NBA's Board of Governors announced $300M commitment to new foundation "dedicated to creating greater economic empowerment in the Black community."
Democrats refuse to condemn Antifa in domestic terrorism hearing, Andy Ngo says
Tensions ran high at a Senate hearing on Antifa on Tuesday as Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, blasted Democrats for not condemning the leftist extremist group more directly for the violence that has erupted in certain U.S. cities in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis.
School district faces more child victims act lawsuits