The numbers are in line with predictions from analysts who had said that first quarter growth of 6. Bright spots: There are signs that the Chinese government stimulus may be working. Initial statistics from June suggests that Q3 may be cheerier than Q2 with industrial production, retail sales and fixed-asset investment all performing better than expected. Output for crude steel and aluminium are also rising. Still, a lot remains unknown about the outlook for both the global and Chinese economy for the rest of the year. The biggest question is whether the current ceasefire on tariffs might actually lead to US-China trade deal.
Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews. Twenty men, including ring leader Amere Singh Dhaliwal first in the second row , were found guilty of raping and abusing more than a dozen teenage girls in the U. This case stemmed from a sexual exploitation case out of the northern city of Huddersfield in Similar gangs have been exposed in Newcastle, Bradford, and Rochdale. The report found that there was a belief that the abuse was ignored by authorities due to a fear of fueling racists. A new report says that the number of victims in a child sexual abuse scandal that rocked a small British city is more than 1,
Continue reading the main story Harvard Does Not Discriminate Against Asian-Americans in Admissions, Judge Rules Harvard was accused of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in a case that set off a national discussion about the role of race and ethnicity in college admissions. The lawsuit against the university came from a group hoping to overturn a longstanding Supreme Court precedent that allows race to be considered as one factor among many in admissions, but prohibits universities from using racial quotas. The group argued that Harvard had favored black and Hispanic applicants at the expense of another minority group — a strategic reversal of past affirmative action lawsuits in which the plaintiff complained that white students had been treated unfairly.