Eye drops linked to outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria in US

Eye drops linked to outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria in US

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out a health alert to doctors on Wednesday evening, saying the outbreak affected at least 55 people in 12 states. One … Read more

Penn sports betting business posts fourth quarter profit

Penn sports betting business posts fourth quarter profit

In this photo illustration the Penn Entertainment logo seen displayed on a smartphone mobile screen. Raphael Henrique | SOPA Pictures | Light flare | Getty Images Penn Entertainment Thursday became the first US gambling company to post a profit in its sports betting business in the last three months of a year. Usually, it is … Read more

Eye drops linked to outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria in US

Eye drops linked to outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria in US

NEW YORK — US health officials are advising people to stop using over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. On Wednesday evening, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out a health alert to doctors, saying the outbreak affected at least 55 people in 12 states. One is … Read more

Robert Kraft wants Tom Brady to retire with the Patriots

Robert Kraft wants Tom Brady to retire with the Patriots

New England Patriots’ Tom Brady #12 celebrates with team owner Robert Kraft after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale , Arizona. Tom Pennington | Getty Images New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wants Tom Brady to re-sign with the team for … Read more

ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again to fight inflation

ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again to fight inflation

London CNN — Europe’s two largest central banks have hiked interest rates strongly on Thursday, opting for a bigger hike than the US Federal Reserve as inflation in the region remains near historically high levels. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England raised their rates an additional half point. Benchmark interest rates … Read more

Shell posts nearly $40 billion in profit, announces $4 billion in buyouts

Shell posts nearly  billion in profit, announces  billion in buyouts

Hong Kong/London CNN — Shell made a record a profit of nearly $40 billion in 2022, more than double what it made the previous year after oil and gas prices spiked following Ukraine’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia. Europe’s biggest oil company by revenue reported adjusted annual profit of $39.9 billion on Thursday – more than … Read more

Israel targets Gaza with airstrikes after intercepting rocket attack

Israel targets Gaza with airstrikes after intercepting rocket attack

CNN — Israel carried out airstrikes in Gaza early Thursday after intercepting a rocket attack from the coastal enclave, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said. In a post on Twitter, the IDF said Israeli warplanes had targeted a chemical production site and a weapons factory belonging to Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that rules Gaza. … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday its new $5 note would feature an indigenous design rather than an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on the coins. The $5 note was the only remaining … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday its new $5 note would feature an indigenous design rather than an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on the coins. The $5 note was the only remaining … Read more

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds of their layoffs straight to Wall Street

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds of their layoffs straight to Wall Street

For years, Wall Street has complained about Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back shares as tech companies become cash-generating machines. That’s no longer a problem, even though these tech companies are generating less profit than they did in previous years. In fact, some tech companies are essentially paying off Wall Street even … Read more