Even before the coronavirus, Nina Brajovic wasn’t so sure about her life in New York. As a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, she spent most weeks out of town traveling for work. She often wondered whether she could do her same job for cheaper — and more easily — while...
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Here’s what you need to know:An employee setting up for outdoor dining in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday. Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a new overnight curfew on Thursday to stem the increase in coronavirus cases. Credit...Jim Wilson/The New York TimesCalifornia joined a wave of states and cities across the United...
HOUSTON — A few months ago, Israel and some Arab countries were laying the groundwork for an energy partnership that held the potential for economic cooperation between once-hostile neighbors.Israel started selling natural gas to Egypt, which in turn was reviving two gas export terminals, attracting badly needed foreign...
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister is heading to Washington this weekend to demand that President Biden withdraw all U.S. combat troops from Iraq, announcing to Iraqi media that the visit would “put an end to the presence of combat forces.”American officials say the United States is likely to...
VirginiaDriving restrictions: Statewide stay-at-home order except for essential activities.Restaurants: Takeout and delivery only.Hotels: No order for hotels to close.WashingtonDriving restrictions: The state’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order has banned gatherings and temporarily closed nonessential businesses.Restaurants: No dine-in service.Hotels: Not ordered to close.Other: All state parks are closed.West VirginiaDriving...
A few years ago, the kind of double-digit drop in oil and gas prices the world is experiencing now because of the coronavirus pandemic might have increased the use of fossil fuels and hurt renewable energy sources like wind and solar farms.That is not happening.In fact, renewable energy...
For health care workers, the N95 mask is an invaluable line of defense against the novel coronavirus. These highly protective respirators can keep doctors and nurses from getting infected by patients, but the world is quickly running out of them. While countries around the world scramble...
Seplat has been in the news for a lot of not-so-favourable reasons over the past few years. First, there were swindling allegations to the tune of over N600 billion involving its OML partner, NPDC. Seplat had denied all allegations even though NPDC had pleaded guilty. There’s also a series of ill news and bad PR involving its Chairman,...