US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

Washington CNN — The United States has granted Chevron limited permission to resume pumping oil from Venezuela following an announcement on Saturday that the Venezuelan government and opposition group have reached an agreement on humanitarian aid and will continue to negotiate a solution to the country’s chronic economic and political crisis, including a focus on … Read more

What to know about the latest student loan payment suspension extension

What to know about the latest student loan payment suspension extension

President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona. The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images It’s been almost three years since people with federal student loans had to pay off their debt, and the Biden administration recently announced that borrowers have even more time. In March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic first … Read more

Post-Thanksgiving travel could be complicated this weekend as the eastern US, south and Pacific Northwest face rain and weather

Post-Thanksgiving travel could be complicated this weekend as the eastern US, south and Pacific Northwest face rain and weather

CNN — As well-fed holidaymakers pack their bags, hit the roads and squeeze onto planes this weekend, widespread rain and snow could delay the return journey. Several weather systems are expected to trouble parts of the United States on Saturday and Sunday, with two in the Northeast and another pair dumping snow over parts of … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

CNN — The youngest victim of this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., is a 16-year-old employee who allegedly used his first salary to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days before Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron, along with five other colleagues, was shot and killed on Tuesday night when … Read more

Amazon workers stage walkouts and protests on Black Friday | New

Amazon workers stage walkouts and protests on Black Friday |  New

Amazon employees and their supporters have rallied in dozens of countries to protest the retail giant’s labor policies, activists say. From Germany and France to the United States, from India to Japan and the United Kingdom, Amazon workers lowered their tools or joined marches on Friday demanding better working conditions and fair wages. The actions … Read more

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear amid Chinese spying fears

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear amid Chinese spying fears

The Biden administration has banned the approval of new telecommunications equipment by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE because they pose “unacceptable risk” to US national security. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, which also prohibit the sale or import of equipment made by Chinese surveillance equipment … Read more

US Bans Chinese Telecom Devices, Citing ‘National Security’ | Telecom News

US Bans Chinese Telecom Devices, Citing ‘National Security’ |  Telecom News

The US Federal Communications Commission’s decision includes devices from Huawei, ZTE and other manufacturers. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it is banning telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from major Chinese brands, including Huawei and ZTE, citing an “unacceptable risk to national security”. The five-member FCC said Friday it voted unanimously to … Read more

Police: Walmart shooter bought gun hours before killing

Police: Walmart shooter bought gun hours before killing

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of six people at a Walmart said the shooter purchased the gun hours prior and left a note with grievances against co-workers on his phone. Police in Chesapeake, Va., issued a press release on Friday saying they conducted a forensic analysis of Walmart supervisor Andre Bing’s phone … Read more

Zion National Park: Hike turns fatal in Utah as woman dies and husband rescued with symptoms of hypothermia

Zion National Park: Hike turns fatal in Utah as woman dies and husband rescued with symptoms of hypothermia

CNN — A married couple’s hike in a Utah national park turned deadly when they began experiencing symptoms of hypothermia, leading to the death of their spouse, officials said. The couple began hiking a 16-mile trail Tuesday at Zion National Park and began braving the cold late Wednesday morning, according to a National Park Service … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart leaves 6 dead

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart leaves 6 dead

CNN — As authorities investigate this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., at least two employees remained hospitalized after a manager killed six co-workers before killing himself. The Tuesday night shooting — two days before Thanksgiving — began minutes after 10 p.m. in the employee break room, where some workers were preparing … Read more