While the report showed rising household incomes and lower share of the population in poverty, it also highlighted the limits of the strengthening economy.
The median US household income rose for a third straight year in 2017 to the highest on record since 1967 by one measure, but the gap between white- and non-white households widened, government data showed on Wednesday.
The poverty rate dropped to 12.3 percent, marking a decrease in the poverty rate for the third year in a row, while the number of Americans working full-time jobs went up by 2.4 million in 2017.
He had previously served several prison sentences for crimes including arson and assault, the Beijing Youth Daily said. Nine people have died and 46 others were injured when a auto ploughed into a crowded square in southern China.
A recent poll by the Institute of Directors found less than one in five firms offered mental health training for managers. It found nearly half of the 44,000 workers questioned had experienced poor mental health in their current job.
US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $67.61 per barrel at 0112 GMT, up 7 cents from their last settlement. Eyes will be on Iranian oil import data from China and India who typically import around 500-700k barrels.
Hellawell said he had "overseen significant improvements in the working practices and corporate governance of the company". In the event, he did attend, but did not speak and went into a meeting room as soon as the official proceedings were over.
What's your view on this latest move from Microsoft? "Microsoft should focus on building great products instead and win users". Developer Sean Hoffman spotted Microsoft's warning while trying to install Firefox , he said in a tweet .
Europe will "find a solution to avoid a hard Border in Ireland and defend all elements of the Good Friday Agreement". He added that he welcomed Mrs May's Chequers plan to develop "an ambitious new partnership" after Brexit.
Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed beyond battery tech
As a trial balloon, it will launch an electric version of its four-door sports sedan under the Aston Martin brand, the Rapide E. The exterior and underbody are "aerodynamically optimized", while newly designed aerodynamic wheels have also been fitted.
Toby Alderweireld slams lies over Tottenham exit
The Belgian worldwide has iterated that he never wanted to leave Tottenham, and that the rumours suggesting the same were untrue. Alderweireld and Tottenham are back in Premier League action this Saturday when they welcome Liverpool to Wembley.
Evacuations in USA ahead of Hurricane Florence
Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 million customers would lose power in the Carolinas.
New find reveals SA is home to world's oldest artwork
It was used as a temporary living site by hunter gatherer groups; they'd spend a week or two there at a time before moving on. A drawing made with ochre pigment on silcrete stone, found in the Blombos cave east of Cape Town, South Africa.