Category: Business & Finance

The 10 Most Popular Movies On Netflix (So Far) In July

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 08: Adam Sandler, winner of Best Male Lead for “Uncut Gems,” … [+] poses in the press room at the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 08, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage) WireImage Thanks to the introduction of Netflix’s Top 10 feature, we’ve gained unprecedented […]

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Leaving Airplane Middle Seats Empty Could Cut Coronavirus Risk Almost In Half, A Study Says

TOPLINE A new research paper from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology estimates that blocking out the middle seat on airplanes could cause the likelihood of passengers being infected with coronavirus to drop by nearly half, just as some airlines are starting to book flights to capacity again. According to a new MIT study, blocking middle […]

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Here’s Why Democrats Suddenly Feel Confident They Can Turn Texas Blue

TOPLINE A tired adage in politics is that at some point soon, demographic changes will turn Texas — a state that hasn’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since Jimmy Carter in 1976 — blue, though several indicators suddenly have Democrats feeling  increasingly optimistic that time could be soon. DALLAS, TX – MARCH 02: Democratic […]

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Louisiana Governor Shuts Down Bars Again, Issues Mandatory Mask Order Amid Rise In Coronavirus Cases

TOPLINE Louisiana on Saturday shut down in-person service at bars and issued a mandatory statewide mask order as coronavirus cases continue to rise, making it the latest state to roll back reopening plans amid a resurgence of the disease.  Gov. John Bel Edwards talks to media at the Case Closed Barbershop on November 15, 2019 […]

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Atlanta Dream Players Defy Co-Owner Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Post Support For Black Lives Matter

TOPLINE WNBA players on the Atlanta Dream signed a joint statement on Saturday supporting Black Lives Matter after the team’s co-owner, Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-G.a.), criticized the movement this week. Atlanta owner Kelly Loeffler (right) talks with Dream General Manager Chris Sienko (left) during the … [+] WNBA game between the Las Vegas Aces and […]

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Tucker Carlson’s Top Writer Resigned Over Secretive Racist Remarks. Here’s How He Was Exposed.

TOPLINE Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s top writer resigned this week over racist remarks he posted “for years” under a pseudonym on an online message board after CNN was able to confirm his identity.  LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 21: Tucker Carlson speaks onstage during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles … [+] Convention Center on […]

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Here’s What Disney World’s Reopening Looked Like, As Florida Coronavirus Cases Soar

TOPLINE: Doors to parts of Disney World reopened to the public Saturday with a scope of new measures in hopes of limiting the spread of coronavirus as the pandemic continues to surge in Florida, with new cases exceeding 10,000 some days. The “Most Magical Place on Earth” began its phased reopening Saturday by admitting guests […]

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7 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed What We Eat: Sourdough Starters, Canned Soup And More Food Waste

Progresso chicken rice soup in a can Getty Images Whether it’s turning to food products that people thought were finished, shopping at unusual times or the fact that selling to supermarkets has resulted in more food waste, not less, there are some surprising outcomes from the pandemic. Here’s a breakdown of the major trends which […]

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Nuclear Plant And Scientists Fight Over Acoustic Fish Deterrent In The Severn Estuary

Severn Estuary, Gloucestershire, 2014. Aerial view showing the foundations of the Severn Railway … [+] Bridge and the wrecks of the two tanker barges involved in the Severn Bridge Disaster of 1960. Originally built in 1870 for the Severn Bridge Railway Company, the bridge was dismantled in 1969 after the latest in several incidents of […]

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Coronavirus: Emirates set to cut 9,000 jobs

Image caption Emirates president Sir Tim Clark The president of Emirates said the Middle Eastern airline is set to cut as many as 9,000 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic. It is the first time the world’s biggest long-haul carrier has disclosed how many jobs will be lost. Prior to the crisis, Emirates had 60,000 […]

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Free home insulation: Too good to be true?

Image copyright Getty Images It sounds too good to be true: free money to make your home cosy and cut your fuel bills. But this is exactly what is planned for England’s homeowners from September. That’s when the government aims for a triple whammy – creating thousands of jobs in home insulation while reducing carbon […]

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Boohoo action on exploitation claims ‘inadequate’

Image copyright Boohoo One of Boohoo’s largest shareholders is dumping stock in the fashion firm after it said the company had failed to address concerns about working conditions at a supplier. Standard Life Aberdeen criticised Boohoo’s response to exploitation claims as “inadequate in scope, timeliness and gravity”. Allegations of poor pay and conditions at a […]

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