Bourdeaux declares win in Democratic congressional primary
ATLANTA A Democrat is declaring victory in Georgia's 7th Congressional District primary after new vote counts showed her winning a majority of ballots without need for a runoff election. Carolyn Bourdeaux, who was the Democratic nominee in 2018, claimed victory Monday over five Democratic opponents. A university professor, Bourdeaux fell fewer than 500 votes short of defeating incumbent Republican Rob Woodall in the suburban Atlanta district in 2018. More Democrats than Republicans turned out in the primary elections in the district, which Bourdeaux says is a sign of gathering Democratic strength in a district that was once a Republican stronghold. Bourdeaux was receiving 46.2% of the vote at the time, with 92% of precincts reporting.
Jim Cramer on Wall Street trading trends: 'This action makes little sense'
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Wednesday he is expecting the April jobs report will be daunting and spark a discussion about how the severity of the economic downturn. The comments come after a mixed day of trading on Wall Street. The health-care and technology segments of the economy are in good shape, the former hedge fund manager suggested. If you make something that people literally can't live without, like medicine, you're in good shape," Cramer said. "At the end of the day, this action makes little sense.cnbc.com
Connecticut Man Charged with Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS
McCormick was arrested on Oct. 21, 2019, and charged by federal criminal complaint. On Oct. 30, 2019, a federal grand jury in New Haven returned an indictment charging McCormick with the offense. It is further alleged that, on Oct. 19, 2019, McCormick made a video during which he pledged allegiance to ISIS and its leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. The charge of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization carries a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Connecticut State Police, Connecticut Department of Correction, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department, Norwich Police Department, Hartford Police Department, Stamford Police Department, Norwalk Police Department, Town of Groton Police Department, UConn Police Department, Yale Police Department, and New York Police Department.justice.gov
In this unpredictable market, buy stock in spice and food giant McCormick, Jim Cramer says
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Wednesday that spice maker and food company McCormick is a stock worth owning as the market continues its recent unpredictability. McCormick beat earnings estimates this week but their sales came in a little lower than expected, up 1% year over year. "...Across the whole [Frank's] portfolio, McCormick saw double-digit consumption growth. But Cramer said there is actually something else at play: the stock rose not despite the broader market declines, but because of them. "This is exactly the kind of name that money managers love to pile into when they're worried about an economic slowdown," Cramer said.cnbc.com