Top 10 News Today (3 Aug 2023)

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Top 10 News Today in USA - August 3, 2023

Top 10 News Today in USA – August 3, 2023

1. Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie announce separation after 18 years of marriage

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau released a joint statement on Thursday, saying that they have decided to separate after 18 years of marriage.
  • They have three children together: Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien.
  • The statement said that the couple had been separated for some time and that they had made the decision to end their marriage amicably.
  • They asked for privacy for their family during this time.

2. Supreme Court orders additional security in Haryana after communal clashes

  • The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the deployment of additional security forces in Haryana’s Nuh district, where communal clashes last week left six people dead.
  • The court also directed the state government to ensure that no hate speeches are made at VHP rallies in the area.
  • The clashes broke out on July 27 after a local VHP leader made a provocative speech.
  • The violence spread to several villages in the district, and several homes and shops were burned down.
  • The Supreme Court’s order came after a petition was filed by the Haryana government seeking deployment of additional security forces in the area.
  • The court directed the state government to file a status report on the implementation of its order within two weeks.

3. Serena Williams reveals sex of unborn child with ‘drone show.’

  • Tennis star Serena Williams revealed the sex of her unborn child on Thursday with a drone show.
  • The show, which took place over the Pacific Ocean, featured a message that said “It’s a girl!”
  • Williams is expecting her second child with husband Alexis Ohanian.
  • The drone show was organized by Williams’s company, Serena Ventures.
  • It took place over the ocean near her home in Miami.
  • The message was displayed in lights, and it was visible for miles around.
  • Williams and Ohanian are already parents to a daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., who was born in 2017.
  • The couple announced in April that they were expecting their second child.

4. Stan Wawrinka in tears after losing in first round of US Open

  • Former US Open champion Stan Wawrinka was in tears after losing in the first round of the tournament on Wednesday.
  • Wawrinka, who is still recovering from a knee injury, lost to Alexei Popyrin in straight sets.
  • Wawrinka was visibly upset after the match, and he was seen crying in the locker room.
  • He said that he was disappointed with his performance, but that he was proud of himself for fighting through the pain.
  • Wawrinka is a two-time Grand Slam champion, and he won the US Open in 2014.
  • He has been struggling with injuries in recent years, but he said that he is determined to return to the top of the tennis world.

5. New study finds that climate change is making hurricanes more intense

  • A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change found that climate change is making hurricanes more intense.
  • The study found that the average intensity of hurricanes has increased by about 10% since the 1980s.
  • The study’s authors said that the increase in hurricane intensity is likely due to the warming of the oceans.
  • As the oceans warm, they can hold more water vapor, which can lead to more intense storms.
  • The study’s findings are a reminder of the serious threat that climate change poses to coastal communities around the world.
  • As the oceans continue to warm, it is likely that hurricanes will become even more intense in the future.

6. The US stock market closes lower as investors worry about inflation

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 100 points, or 0.3%, to close at 31,338.15.
  • The S&P 500 fell 0.4% to 3,899.38.
  • The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.7% to 11,635.31.
  • Investors were concerned about the rising cost of living, which is putting pressure on businesses and consumers.
  • Inflation is at a 40-year high, and the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates several times this year in an effort to cool the economy.

7. Oil prices rise as supply concerns grow

  • The price of Brent crude oil rose 1.2% to $110 per barrel.
  • The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose 1.1% to $108 per barrel.
  • Supply concerns are growing as the United States and its allies consider banning Russian oil imports.
  • Russia is a major oil exporter, and a ban would likely lead to higher oil prices.

8. Gold prices fall as dollar strengthens

  • The price of gold fell 0.4% to $1,810 per ounce.
  • The dollar strengthened against a basket of other currencies, making gold more expensive for buyers holding other currencies.
  • Gold is seen as a safe haven asset, but it is also sensitive to changes in interest rates.

9. Bitcoin prices fall below $20,000

  • The price of bitcoin fell below $20,000 for the first time since December 2020.
  • The decline in bitcoin prices is part of a broader sell-off in cryptocurrencies.
  • Investors are worried about the rising interest rates and the potential for government regulation of cryptocurrencies.

10. US unemployment claims fall to 235,000

  • The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to 235,000 in the week ending August 12, according to the Labor Department.
  • This is the lowest level of weekly jobless claims since December 2020.
  • The decline in unemployment claims suggests that the labor market remains strong.
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