Shell reports profits of nearly $40 billion and announces $4 billion in buybacks

Shell reports profits of nearly  billion and announces  billion in buybacks

Hong Kong/London CNN — Shell made a record profits of nearly $40 billion by 2022, more than double what it brought in last year after oil and gas prices soared following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Europe’s largest oil company by revenue reported an adjusted full-year profit of $39.9 billion on Thursday – more than … Read more

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

CNN — Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan have lost their appeal and will be held in Romania on charges of human trafficking and rape, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of the Bucharest police until February 27, reported Antena … Read more

Dave Bautista Wants To Do A Romantic Comedy Even Though He’s Not A “Typical Rom-Com Lead”

Dave Bautista Wants To Do A Romantic Comedy Even Though He’s Not A “Typical Rom-Com Lead”

CNN — Dave Bautista is looking for his next role and would love to get the chance to show his softer side. The former wrestler told Page Six on Monday that while he knows he’s “not your typical rom-com lead,” he’d love to be considered for a movie in that genre. “I’m a little rough … Read more

Complications in pregnancy linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

Complications in pregnancy linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the highest risk occurring in the decade after giving birth. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen supply to the … Read more

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

CNN — President Joe Biden announced new advancements on his administration’s “competitive agenda” on Wednesday, specifically targeting unwanted fees while calling on Congress to pass legislation targeting hidden fees across multiple industries. These costs could “pull hundreds of dollars a year out of the pockets of hard-working American families, especially people who are already struggling … Read more

Job openings unexpectedly jump to 11 million in December

Job openings unexpectedly jump to 11 million in December

Minneapolis CNN — Despite the looming recession and the cacophony of mass layoff announcements, American companies still need workers — 11.01 million of them. The number of available jobs rose unexpectedly in December, following a revised 10.44 million job openings in November and exceeding economists’ expectations of 10.25 million, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics … Read more

Russia is preparing for ‘maximum escalation’ in the war, Ukraine says

Russia is preparing for ‘maximum escalation’ in the war, Ukraine says

CNN — Russia is gearing up for a “maximum escalation” of the war in Ukraine, possibly as early as the next few weeks, a top Ukrainian national security official said. “These will be defining months in the war,” Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told Sky News in an interview broadcast … Read more

Pakistan mosque attack: Suspects arrested after killing more than 100 people

Pakistan mosque attack: Suspects arrested after killing more than 100 people

CNN — Several suspects have been arrested in connection with Monday’s suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan’s northern city of Peshawar, which killed more than 100 people. More arrests will come after a major police investigation into the attack that left another 217 people injured, Peshawar police chief Mohammad Aijaz Khan said. Authorities are … Read more

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 87 more stores. See the list

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 87 more stores.  See the list

New York CNN — Bed Bath and Beyond is closing another 87 stores as the struggling retailer goes out of business. The store closures come on top of the 150 closures Bed Bath and Beyond announced last August. The new list includes 5 buybuy Baby locations and all 49 remaining Harmon Face Value stores, which … Read more

Ozzy Osbourne cancels all shows, says his touring career is over

Ozzy Osbourne cancels all shows, says his touring career is over

CNN — Ozzy Osbourne announced the cancellation of his upcoming shows, saying his touring career is over as he “is not physically capable of it”. In a statement The 74-year-old, released on Wednesday, said he had a major accident four years ago that damaged his spine and could no longer cope with the journey required … Read more