• Reuters

    McDermott International may file for bankruptcy as soon as next week - Bloomberg

    McDermott is discussing a restructuring plan in which its debt could be converted into equity, with its group of lenders getting the majority of the shares, the report said. Unsecured creditors would receive less than 10% of the equity along with warrants, according to one of the people cited in the

  • China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus
    AFP News

    China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

    China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China's Lunar New Year holiday when hundreds of millions of people move around the country. The new coronavirus strain has caused alarm because of its connection

  • UK's Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals
    Reuters

    UK's Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. The queen and senior family members met last week to discuss the situation and have been in

  • Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles
    AFP News

    Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles

    Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will give up their royal titles and public funding as part of a settlement with the Queen to start a new life away from the British monarchy. The historic announcement from Buckingham Palace on Saturday follows more than a week of intense private talks

  • Lexus imagines space vehicles for humans on the Moon
    Engadget

    Lexus imagines space vehicles for humans on the Moon

    If humanity ever ends up living on the Moon, what would the vehicles be like? According to Lexus, they'd be sleek, shiny and wouldn't look out of place in a sci-fi flick. The European Advanced Design Studio for Lexus and Toyota, the brand's parent company, has created seven lunar vehicle

  • Oilprice.com

    The New Energy Superpower In The Middle East

    Russia has become increasingly powerful under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, and with the U.S.’ relative withdrawal from the Middle East it appears to be gaining even more influence

  • Oilprice.com

    Why BlackRock Is ‘Going Green’

    Investor pressure on fossil fuel producers as well as users has been increasing dramatically of late, and BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager could no longer afford to ignore this trend

  • Oilprice.com

    China’s Cheap Electric Vehicles Could Disrupt Global Markets

    China’s legion of electric vehicle manufacturers are looking to seize a piece of the global EV market which could potentially lead to a new front in the ongoing trade war

  • Benin welcomes back 28 antique royal artefacts
    AFP Relax

    Benin welcomes back 28 antique royal artefacts

    Ambassadors from France and Japan mingled with presidential officials, royalty and schoolchildren as Benin celebrated the return of dozens of colonial-era antique artefacts looted by France more than a century ago. Earlier this year, the Collective of Saint-Germain-des-Pres Antiquarians, a group of

  • 42% of people say this is why they aren't investing in the stock market
    Yahoo Finance

    42% of people say this is why they aren't investing in the stock market

    The stock market is continuing its decade-long bull run, with all three of the major indices ending Friday’s trading session at record closes. So why are some potential investors staying on the sidelines?

  • Investing.com

    EOS Climbs Above 3.8953 Level, Up 2%

    Investing.com - EOS rose above the $3.8953 threshold on Sunday. EOS was trading at 3.8953 by 20:26 (01:26 GMT) on the Investing.com Index, up 2.33% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since January 18.

  • Bitcoin Climbs Above 9,034.6 Level, Up 0.65%
    Investing.com

    Bitcoin Climbs Above 9,034.6 Level, Up 0.65%

    Investing.com - Bitcoin rose above the $9,034.6 threshold on Sunday. Bitcoin was trading at 9,034.6 by 20:02 (01:02 GMT) on the Investing.com Index, up 0.65% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since January 19.

  • Oilprice.com

    Is This The Death Knell For Nuclear?

    Nuclear energy is a divisive topic around the globe, but now new studies are suggesting that it is too slow and too expensive to contend with other low-carbon energy alternatives

  • Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan
    AFP News

    Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organisations if Libya's UN-recognised government in Tripoli were to fall. In the article, published on the Politico news website on the eve of a Libya peace conference in Berlin, Erdogan said

  • Reuters

    Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen's Marib

    Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday, killing‮ ‬60 military personnel and wounding dozens others, Saudi state television said on Saturday evening. A proxy war has been playing out in Yemen between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The Saudi-led coalition

  • Microsoft will fix an Internet Explorer security flaw under active attack
    Engadget

    Microsoft will fix an Internet Explorer security flaw under active attack

    Mozilla isn't the only one grappling with a serious web browser security flaw. Microsoft has confirmed to TechCrunch that it will fix an Internet Explorer security exploit already being used for "limited targeted attacks." The vulnerability lets attackers corrupt memory used for the

  • UK's Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals
    Reuters

    UK's Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. The queen and senior family members met last week to discuss the situation and have been in

  • How Important Is The Suriname Oil Discovery?
    Oilprice.com

    How Important Is The Suriname Oil Discovery?

    Guyana has been the offshore success story of 2019, and Suriname could be the story of 2020 after Apache and Total made a significant discovery of both oil and condensate off its coast

  • Startups Weekly: Plaid's $5.3B acquisition is a textbook Silicon Valley win
    TechCrunch

    Startups Weekly: Plaid's $5.3B acquisition is a textbook Silicon Valley win

    Hi everyone, my name is Eric Eldon and I'm the new writer of the Startups Weekly newsletter. Some people tell us that TechCrunch doesn't cover startups like it used to. This newsletter will highlight the best startup coverage on TechCrunch and Extra Crunch to help fix that.

  • Paris Opera musicians serenade public in pensions protest
    Reuters

    Paris Opera musicians serenade public in pensions protest

    Striking musicians and singers of the Paris Opera staged an open-air concert on Saturday in front of the city's historic opera house in protest against a pension reform that seeks to end their special retirement scheme. Orchestra members and singers performed well-known airs by Verdi and Bizet in

  • Associated Press

    St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt

    Thousands of St. Louis-area families were freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that is increasingly popular among churches and other organizations trying to help the needy — eliminating medical debt. Money raised at more than a dozen United Church of Christ congregations

  • Oilprice.com

    This Country Just Agreed To A $44 Billion Plan To Ditch Coal

    Germany has just agreed to a $44 billion deal to enable the country to move away from the use of brown coal power plants

  • Virology, the Asian Markets, and Contagion Risk
    FX Empire

    Virology, the Asian Markets, and Contagion Risk

    While some consider Iran the nemesis, others consider pandemics as the major thorn…

  • Instagram drops IGTV button, but only 1% downloaded the app
    TechCrunch

    Instagram drops IGTV button, but only 1% downloaded the app

    At most, 7 million of Instagram's 1 billion-plus users have downloaded its standalone IGTV app in the 18 months since launch. For reference, TikTok received 1.15 billion downloads in the same period since IGTV launched in June 2018. In just the US, TikTok received 80.5 million downloads compared

  • South Koreans among seven missing in Himalayan avalanche
    AFP News

    South Koreans among seven missing in Himalayan avalanche

    Four South Koreans and three Nepalis are missing and about 200 people have been rescued after an avalanche hit trekkers on the Annapurna region in the Himalayas, officials said Saturday. South Korea was to send an emergency team to Nepal to help in a desperate search operation. "A search operation