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LONDON—Shares in London-listed ContourGlobal leapt by a third on Tuesday after U.S. private company KKR agreed to buy the power generation company for 1.75 billion pounds ($2.16 billion) in a bid to expand its renewable energy portfolio. KKR will pay 263.6 pence for each share of ContourGlobal, according to the... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
Clear Secure, Inc. reported first-quarter FY22 revenue growth of 79.1 percent year-on-year to $90.5 million, beating the consensus of $88.3 million. Clear Secure saw a continuation of the strong travel trends experienced in the fourth quarter, driving both membership growth and net retention, leading to better than expected Total Bookings growth.... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has received a license to work with local Australian biomedical companies to “extract, synthesise, improve and then develop manufacturing processes” for up to 15 different psychedelic compounds. The organisation will first be collaborating with Melbourne Natural MedTech which is “working to develop... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
SEATTLE—Two more defendants have pleaded guilty for their role in a multimillion-dollar scheme to manipulate the Amazon Marketplace e-commerce platform. Six people have been charged in the conspiracy, which federal prosecutors say involved paying bribes to get Amazon employees and contractors to leak confidential data and to use that data... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
The CEO of Wells Fargo, Charlie Scharf said on May 17 that there was “no question” that the United States is heading for an economic downturn, in an interview at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival. “It’s going to be hard to avoid some kind of recession,” said... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
The Western Australian (WA) parliament has passed a law via which people with links to terrorism will be subject to the presumption against parole. The Sentencing Legislation Amendment (Persons Linked to Terrorism) will ensure terrorism-related risks are thoroughly assessed before a person with links to terrorism is granted an early release... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
An airline passenger met their untimely death mid-flight aboard an Alaska Airlines plane traveling from Seattle to Nashville Monday. The unidentified person died at some point during the roughly four-hour trip and their body was removed upon landing at Nashville International Airport at around 3 p.m., according to video... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
For weeks, polls showed that the Pennsylvania GOP U.S. Senate primary was too close to call. Results from primary election day demonstrate that projection was accurate. Though he slipped to third in some recent polls and saw former President Donald Trump endorse celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz in April, hedge fund... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
Here is the difference between this year and past years: The Mets issued a progress report on Jacob deGrom before the first game of their old-school single-admission doubleheader with the Cardinals Tuesday, and while general manager Billy Eppler said the team was “pleased” with the news, it is clear... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
DENVER — Josh Manson scored 8:02 into overtime, Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves in his return to the net from an eye injury, and the Colorado Avalanche overcame a sluggish start to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of their second-round series. Manson... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
Australian wages growth has accelerated for the second consecutive quarter but continues to lag inflation, according to newly released data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The annual rate of wages growth was 2.4 percent, and while it is the highest annual rate recorded since December 2018, it fell... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said Monday the United States is probably in a recession—and added that it could get worse and last up to a year-and-a-half. What Happened The billionaire entrepreneur, who was speaking remotely at an All-In Summit being held in Miami, said recession could lead to misallocation of... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
After a close race, Rep. Madison Cawthorn conceded to Rep. Chuck Edwards in the GOP primary race for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district. The concession announcement happened so suddenly that Cawthorn’s spokesman Luke Ball told reporters that Cawthorn wouldn’t concede even as Cawthorn called Edwards. “While I was out here... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
The first person to be charged under Australia’s ground-breaking foreign interference laws is in court defending allegations he was “preparing for a foreign interference offence.” Duong Di Sanh, a Melbourne-based Asian community leader, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court on May 17 after being under surveillance in a year-long investigation by... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
BEIJING—Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rose and the Federal Reserve’s chairman said it will raise interest rates further if needed to cool inflation. Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. Tokyo and Seoul advanced. Oil prices rose to stay above $110 per barrel. On Wall Street, the benchmark... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
SoftBank Group Corp on May 12 released its performance for the 2021 fiscal year ending March 31, reporting a net loss of 1.7 trillion yen ($15.1 billion), the biggest loss in any fiscal year since its establishment in 1981. Its Vision Fund posted a net loss of 251.6 billion yen... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
Incumbent Idaho Gov. Brad Little held off seven challengers — including his own Trump-endorsed lieutenant governor — to secure victory in the Republican primary Tuesday and become the odds-on favorite to win a second four-year term. The race was called with 23% of precincts reporting and Little receiving 64.1%... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.—Residents and patients are mourning Dr. John Cheng outside of his office in Aliso Viejo, California, with flowers and hand-written letters commemorating the compassion and selflessness he embodied throughout his life, which was cut short by a May 15 mass shooting at a church in the neighboring city... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
Australian researchers have found out why chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients face a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19, which could be critical in developing new drugs. Researchers from the Centenary Institute and the University of Technology Sydney published their findings in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17