Oil prices are unlikely to increase as 'sharply' from now on, IEA says

Oil prices are unlikely to increase as 'sharply' from now on, IEA says

The International Energy Agency (IEA) believes a recent spike in the oil price could soon start to ease, helping to alleviate concerns that surging prices could hurt demand and global economic growth. “Prices are unlikely to increase as sharply as they did from mid-2017 onwards and thus the dampening effect on demand will be reduced,” […]

Seattle To Repeal Head Tax One Month After Approval

Seattle To Repeal Head Tax One Month After Approval

SEATTLE, WA – A “powerful faction of corporations” pressured a majority of Seattle elected officials to agree to repeal the controversial head tax – and it might be gone as soon as Tuesday afternoon, less than a month after it was approved. The Seattle City Council unanimously passed the head tax on May 14, and […]

AT&T's Dream Deal Hangs on Judge's Decision

AT&T's Dream Deal Hangs on Judge's Decision

June 11, 2018 10:30 a.m. ET AT&T Inc. T 1.46% and Time Warner Inc. TWX 0.58% have spent nearly two years planning and defending their tie-up, a marriage of necessity designed to take on bigger digital rivals. A federal judge will only need a short time Tuesday afternoon to make it official or—if government antitrust […]

KKR Said to Be Near Deal to Acquire Envision Healthcare

KKR Said to Be Near Deal to Acquire Envision Healthcare

K.K.R., the private equity giant, is near a deal to buy Envision Healthcare, a person briefed on the matter said on Sunday, months after the company put itself up for sale as controversy over its hospital billing practices mounted. The deal, which would be one of the biggest by a private equity firm in recent […]

Pucker up! Sonic's new Pickle Juice Slush debuts Monday

Pucker up! Sonic's new Pickle Juice Slush debuts Monday

CLOSE The tangy, very-sweet twist on America’s pickle juice obsession will be available at the burger chain in June. Time Sonic Drive-In debuts four new summertime frozen slushes June 11 including its bright green Pickle Juice Slush.(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO FROM SONIC) The wait to pucker up is over. Sonic Drive-In’s new Pickle Juice Slush debuts […]

Tyson recalls frozen breaded chicken due to contamination risk

Tyson recalls frozen breaded chicken due to contamination risk

Tyson recalls frozen breaded chicken due to contamination risk  Tribune-Review Tyson recalls 3000 pounds of chicken due to possible plastic contamination  WJHL-TV News Channel 11 Tyson recalls 3120 pounds of frozen chicken that could contain small plastic pieces  WLS-TV Full coverage Source link

Nonprofit group wins LANL contract

Nonprofit group wins LANL contract

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. A new contractor will take over Los Alamos National Laboratory. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal SANTA FE – A group that includes the University of California and Texas A&M University will be the new […]

US Says Its Supercomputer Leaps Ahead of Chinese Rival

US Says Its Supercomputer Leaps Ahead of Chinese Rival

June 8, 2018 12:00 p.m. ET The U.S. Department of Energy is debuting a supercomputer from International Business Machines Corp. IBM 0.12% Friday that it says is the world’s fastest and leapfrogs a Chinese machine that has held the top spot for the last two years. The competition for the world’s fastest computer, ranked twice […]

Santa Monica proposes tougher rules for Bird and other scooter rental companies

Santa Monica proposes tougher rules for Bird and other scooter rental companies

San Francisco will soon launch a similar pilot program — it’s cracking down on scooter rentals after Bird, Lime and competitor Spin introduced their scooters there this year. The San Francisco pilot, which is expected to begin in late June, calls for each company to pay an annual $25,000 permit fee, a $5,000 permit application […]