Musk Tweets Link to an Unfounded Conspiracy Theory

[ad_1] By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted a link to an unfounded rumor about the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, just days after Musk’s purchase of Twitter fueled concerns that the social media platform would no longer seek to limit misinformation and hate speech. Musk’s … Read more

Global Concern on Russia’s Suspension of Ukraine Grain Deal

[ad_1] By SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden warned that global hunger could increase because of Russia’s suspension of a U.N.-brokered deal to allow safe passage for ships carrying Ukrainian grain. “It’s really outrageous,” said Biden speaking in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday. “There’s no merit to what they’re doing. … Read more

Flashy Dubai Will Cash in on a World Cup a Short Flight Away

[ad_1] By JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The FIFA World Cup may be bringing as many as 1.2 million fans to Qatar, but the nearby flashy emirate of Dubai is also looking to cash in on the major sports tournament taking place just a short flight away. Some soccer fan … Read more

Powerball Draws $825M Jackpot Numbers, Players Await Result

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot stood at an estimated $825 million grand prize during Saturday night’s draw, but it was not immediately known if there was a winner. The winning numbers announced at 11 p.m. Saturday were: 19, 31, 40, 46, 57, 23. The $825 million estimated jackpot is the second … Read more

Correction: Electric Vehicles-Urban Living Story

[ad_1] Stephanie Terrell, a Portland, Ore., renter who owns a used electric car, charges it at a public charging station in a grocery store parking lot on Sept. 30, 2022. Terrell bought an EV this fall, but charging it up has been a constant challenge because as a renter she does not have access to … Read more

Russia Suspends Ukraine Grain Deal Over Ship Attack Claim

[ad_1] By ANDREW MELDRUM, Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia announced Saturday that it will immediately suspend its implementation of a U.N.-brokered grain deal that has seen more than 9 million tons of grain exported from Ukraine during the war and has brought down soaring global food prices. Ukraine accused Russia of creating a … Read more

North Macedonia Starts Construction of Rail Link to Bulgaria

[ad_1] By KONSTANTIN TESTORIDES, Associated Press SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia has begun building a railway linking it to Bulgaria, a project decades in the making. The project is part of Pan-European Corridor VIII, a route stretching about 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from the Albanian port of Durres in the west to Bulgaria’s ports … Read more

Oil Giant Exxon Rakes in a Record $19.66B in Profits

[ad_1] By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, AP Energy Writer Exxon Mobil broke records again with its profits in the third quarter, raking in $19.66 billion in net income. The Irving, Texas company said Friday that it booked $112.07 billion in revenue during the quarter, more than double revenue last year during the same period. Americans have struggled … Read more

AP Sources: Musk in Control of Twitter, Ousts Top Executives

[ad_1] By BARBARA ORTUTAY, TOM KRISHER and MATT O’BRIEN, AP Business Writers Elon Musk has taken control of Twitter and ousted the CEO, chief financial officer and the company’s top lawyer, two people familiar with the deal said Thursday night. The people wouldn’t say if all the paperwork for the deal, originally valued at $44 … Read more

Hurricane Ian’s Lucrative Cleanup Deals Generate New Storm

[ad_1] By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press It has been a month since Hurricane Ian wiped out parts of southwest Florida. Now multimillion-dollar cleanup contracts are generating new tempests in the Category 4 storm’s wake. Contractors who remove debris and perform post-storm repairs are fighting over local government contracts that could be worth tens of millions … Read more