Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

WASHINGTON—The United States has said it will allow Chevron Corp. CLC -0.29% to resume pumping oil from its Venezuelan oil fields after President Nicolás Maduro’s government and an opposition coalition agreed to implement an estimated $3 billion humanitarian aid package and continue dialogue in Mexico City on efforts to organize free and fair elections. Following … Read more

Iran’s supreme leader praises paramilitaries for cracking down on ‘rioters’

Iran’s supreme leader praises paramilitaries for cracking down on ‘rioters’

CNN — Iran’s Supreme Leader has praised the country’s paramilitary Basij force for its role in the deadly crackdown on anti-regime protesters. In a meeting with Basij staff in Tehran on Saturday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the popular protest movement “rioters” and “thugs” backed by foreign forces and praised the “innocent” fighters of the Basij … Read more

Author Sebastian Junger talks about his near-death experience and the “ultimate front line”

Author Sebastian Junger talks about his near-death experience and the “ultimate front line”

CNN — Sebastian Junger is used to dodging bullets in war zones, so he never expected to almost die in his own driveway. Junger was walking with his wife in the woods near his home when he suddenly felt so unwell he could barely move. By the time the paramedics arrived, Junger felt better and … Read more

Reality puts an end to some Qatari World Cup rental dreams

Reality puts an end to some Qatari World Cup rental dreams

Agency says Qatar hotel group demanded new payments Some reduced rates, but many empty properties Broker says some landlords were looking for unrealistic rents DOHA, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Qatar has found itself with an unexpected glut of rooms in the busy World Cup group stage, with online portals showing rooms in at least 42 … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, … Read more

Indonesia needs earthquake-resistant houses. Building them is a huge challenge

Indonesia needs earthquake-resistant houses.  Building them is a huge challenge

CNN — A deadly earthquake that reduced buildings to rubble in West Java, Indonesia has once again exposed the dangers of living in poorly constructed homes in one of the most earthquake-prone areas on earth. Since Monday’s quake, survivors have been sleeping rough or in shelters away from collapsing homes as aftershocks rock buildings already … Read more

The mall where Black Friday refuses to die

The mall where Black Friday refuses to die

Bloomington, Minnesota CNN Business — The rise of e-commerce in recent years has taken a toll on in-person shopping, knocking down once-popular brick-and-mortar stores and malls in the process. As a result, Black Friday, the traditional first day of the Christmas shopping season and a day once known for door-to-door deals and hordes of holiday … Read more

Trump hosted the Holocaust denier at the Mar-a-Lago club alongside Ye, a week after the 2024 race was announced

Trump hosted the Holocaust denier at the Mar-a-Lago club alongside Ye, a week after the 2024 race was announced

CNN — Former President Donald Trump hosted white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Mar-a-Lago estate this week, demonstrating his continued willingness to partner with figures who have well-publicized anti-Semitic views as he embarks on another run for the White House. West, who has legally changed his name to … Read more

Shooting in a school in Brazil: at least 3 dead and 11 injured

Shooting in a school in Brazil: at least 3 dead and 11 injured

CNN — At least three people were killed and 11 others injured on Friday after a gunman opened fire on two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, local authorities said. The attacks took place in the small town of Aracruz, 80 km north of the state capital, Vitoria. The suspected shooter – who … Read more