A third of Britons face poverty with energy bills expected to hit $5,000

A third of Britons face poverty with energy bills expected to hit ,000

London CNN Business — Almost a third of households in the UK will face poverty this winter after paying energy bills set to soar again in January, campaigners say. About 10.5 million households will be in fuel poverty in the first three months of next year, according to estimates by the End Fuel Poverty Coalition … Read more

Zales owner Signet buys online jewelry brand Blue Nile

Zales owner Signet buys online jewelry brand Blue Nile

A pedestrian walks past a Zales store in New York. Scott Eells | Bloomberg | Getty Images Signet Jewelers announced on Tuesday that it will acquire online jewelry retailer Blue Nile for $360 million in an all-cash deal, in a bid to attract younger consumers and grow its bridal business. . Separately, Signet cut its … Read more

Ukrainian resistance grows in Russian-occupied areas

Ukrainian resistance grows in Russian-occupied areas

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a growing challenge to Russia’s grip on occupied areas of southeastern Ukraine, guerrilla forces loyal to Kyiv are killing pro-Moscow officials, blowing up bridges and trains and help the Ukrainian army by identifying key targets. Growing resistance eroded the Kremlin’s control over these areas and threatened its plans to hold … Read more

WNBA union president Nneka Ogwumike calls for charter flights between games

WNBA union president Nneka Ogwumike calls for charter flights between games

CNN — Unlike the NBA, WNBA teams are not allowed to use charter planes to travel. And, much like other airline passengers on commercial flights these days, it has caused headaches for WNBA crews amid travel. The latest example came with the Los Angeles Sparks. One of their star players is Nneka Ogwumike – who … Read more

Oil facility fire threatens Cuba’s fragile electricity system

Oil facility fire threatens Cuba’s fragile electricity system

HAVANA (AP) — A deadly fire at a large oil storage facility in western Cuba spread Monday, threatening to plunge the island into a deeper energy crisis by forcing authorities to shut down a key thermoelectric plant. Around dawn, flames engulfed a third tank that firefighters had tried to cool as they struggled to fight … Read more

Jim Cramer Says These 7 Covid-Era Winning Stocks Have Power

Jim Cramer Says These 7 Covid-Era Winning Stocks Have Power

On Monday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer offered investors a list of stocks that made huge gains during the height of the Covid pandemic and continue to perform well. “Wall Street has written off all the Covid winners, but a handful of these companies have turned out to be true powerhouse giants. And I think it’s absolutely … Read more

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary days after Warner Bros Discovery CEO Zaslav praised ‘Flash’ movie

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary days after Warner Bros Discovery CEO Zaslav praised ‘Flash’ movie

Actor Ezra Miller arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros.’ ‘Justice League’. Pictures at the Dolby Theater on November 13, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Axel | Bauer Griffin | Filmmagic | Getty Images As David Zaslav seeks to revamp Warner Bros. The DC Cinematic Universe of Discovery, one of the studio’s biggest stars, continues to … Read more

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are looking for thousands of volunteers in the United States and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine 20 years from now – in hopes of better combating the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, cases increasing and global warming helping ticks expand their habitat. While a … Read more

Stocks make the biggest moves after hours: Novavax, Allbirds and more

Stocks make the biggest moves after hours: Novavax, Allbirds and more

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of the Novavax logo displayed in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. Given Ruvic | Reuters Find out which businesses are making headlines after hours. Novavax – The biotech stock fell 32% after Novavax cut its … Read more

Allbirds (BIRD) Announces Second Quarter 2022 Losses

Allbirds (BIRD) Announces Second Quarter 2022 Losses

A woman walks past an Allbirds store in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Al-Draco | Bloomberg | Getty Images Allbirds on Monday revised its financial guidance for the year and announced a number of cost-cutting efforts as the durable footwear maker announced a larger quarterly loss from a year earlier. … Read more