US inflation and consumer spending slowed in December

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve’s favorite inflation gauge fell further in December and consumer spending fell – the latest evidence that the Fed’s series of interest rate hikes is slowing the economy. Friday’s report from the Commerce Department showed prices rose 5% last month from a year earlier, compared with a 5.5% year-over-year increase … Read more

Jay Leno broke his collarbone, ribs and kneecaps in a motorcycle accident last week

Comedian Jay Leno attends the 2016 St. George’s Theater Gala at St. George Theater on March 11, 2016 in New York City. John Lamparski/WireImage Jay Leno is on the mend again! In an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal Posted on Thursday, the 72-year-old comedian revealed he was recovering from a recent motorcycle accident that … Read more

lair – Jurkovec ready to play for his hometown team

Second chances don’t come often in life, and third chances? Well, they are even less likely. Occasionally though, that third time around can be the charm as they say, and it does tell the story of how quarterback Phil Jurkovec now finds himself in Pitt. Jurkovec was one of WPIAL’s most high-profile quarterbacks in recent … Read more

US consumer spending plummets; inflation cooling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending fell in December, putting the economy on a weaker growth path heading into 2023, while inflation continued to decline, which could give the Federal Reserve some leeway to further slow the pace of its interest rate hikes next week. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. … Read more

A 24-year-old says she ‘ignored’ her bloating and stomach pain until it got so bad she went to the emergency room. Doctors diagnosed her with ovarian cancer.

Doctors arranged an ultrasound for Chloe Etheridge (not pictured), who found two tumors on her ovaries.Getty Images A 24-year-old woman found out she had ovarian cancer after her stomach pain got so bad she went to the emergency room. Doctors arranged for an ultrasound, which found two tumors on Chloe Etheridge’s ovaries. Etheridge told SWNS … Read more

“We have everything to gain”

New Ferrari team principal: ‘The goal is to win’Ferrari Frédéric Vasseur has been appointed team principal at Ferrari for 2023, joining the Sauber-owned Alfa Romeo team, to replace Mattia Binotto. Ferrari was the first championship leader last season before falling on hard times and failing to win in the final 11 races of the season. … Read more