Dow Jones Futures Rise After Key Jobs Data

Dow Jones Futures Rise After Key Jobs Data

Dow Jones futures climbed 200 points Thursday morning, reflecting positive global trade, as investors digested an early raft of jobs data. The highly anticipated U.S. payrolls report is due out Friday morning. X Biotech Seagen (SGEN) was an early leader on the Nasdaq, up more than 4% on reports that Merck (MRK) could be near … Read more

Moving water from the Mississippi River to west would require massive and expensive pumps

Moving water from the Mississippi River to west would require massive and expensive pumps

Water flowing south through the Central Valley by way of the California Aqueduct. Uh oh, math! I write concerning Mr. Siefkes’ letter proposing transferring Mississippi River water to Arizona. One number leaped off the page of his letter: 250,000 gallons/second. Moving water requires water to be either lifted (pumped) or dropped (sent downhill naturally). His letter … Read more

‘He doesn’t like us, we don’t like him either’

'He doesn't like us, we don't like him either'

The Kremlin celebrated news of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s imminent resignation, with some Russian officials suggesting that his downfall was his reward for supporting Ukraine. “He [Johnson] doesn’t like us, we don’t like him either,” Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters Thursday. Maria Zakharova, the top spokeswoman in Russia’s foreign ministry, noted Johnson’s fall … Read more

New Research Reveals How Nuclear War Would Affect Earth Today

Earth Nuclear Missiles War

Computer simulations provide startling data on the global impact of nuclear war. The threat of nuclear warfare is back to the forefront following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But how would modern nuclear weapon detonations impact the world today? A new research study published today (July 7, 2022) provides startling information on the global impact of … Read more

The Highest Paid Cruise Industry CEOs

The Highest Paid Cruise Industry CEOs

Norwegian Cruise Lines CEO Frank Del Rio’s paycheck last year was as big as, well, you know. 2020’s was even bigger. Source: Adam Gonzales, Unsplash Skift Don’t take the media’s word for it that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank Del Rio is overpaid. Ask Norwegian’s shareholders, who rejected his compensation package by a 5.5-1 … Read more

Brazilian volunteer fighter killed in Ukraine

Brazilian volunteer fighter killed in Ukraine

Former Brazilian model, activist, and most recently a volunteer fighter in Ukraine’s International Legion, Thalita Do Valle used to be a sniper in Iraq Read also: White House reacts to possible death penalty for two US citizens detained by Russia in Ukraine She died alongside another compatriot of hers, Brazilian army veteran Douglas Burgio. There … Read more

Mets rally in 9th, score 5 in 10th to beat Reds 8-3

Mets rally in 9th, score 5 in 10th to beat Reds 8-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo’s three-run homer capped a five-run 10th inning and the New York Mets came back late to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday night. Starling Marte grounded an RBI double over third base off Hunter Strickland with one out in the ninth, scoring Nimmo from first to tie the game … Read more