Americans spending amid supply chain crisis

The US is experiencing a supply chain crisis which is threatening the nation’s post-pandemic economic recovery, and is not being helped by increased consumer spending. The latest retail data shows a surprising rise in September, with sales up 0.7 per cent, beating estimates of a decline of 0.2 per cent. Source link

Suicide attack on Afghanistan mosque kills at least 32, injures 68 – National |

Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 32 people and wounding 68, according to a Taliban official. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the carnage at the Fatimiya mosque in Kandahar province. The attack, which one hospital official said claimed 37 lives, … Read more

Canada-U.S. land border to open for fully vaccinated on Nov. 8: official – National |

Fully vaccinated Canadians will be able to cross into the United States by land for leisure trips starting Nov. 8, the White House has said. In a tweet Friday, White House assistant press secretary Kevin Munoz confirmed the date for the new border policy – a moment 20 months in the making. Reuters quoted an … Read more

Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison without parole for murder of friend in 2000 – National |

New York real estate heir Robert Durst was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without chance of parole for the murder of his best friend more that two decades ago. Durst, 78, was convicted in Los Angeles Superior Court last month of first-degree murder for shooting Susan Berman point-blank in the back of the head … Read more