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Pacific Oil & Gas Limited Rebrands to Pacific Energy Corporation Limited

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 October 2021 - Pacific Oil & Gas Limited (PO&G) has announced that it will rebrand its operations to become Pacific Energy Corporation Limited. Ratne...

Biden imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, Indi...

US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, 2nd highest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit totaled $2.77 trillion for 2021, the second highest on record but an improvement from the all-time high of $3.13 trillion reached in 2020. The deficits in bot...

American Express profits jump as travel, dining normalize

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express saw its profits surge last quarter by 70%, the company said Friday, as Americans and companies pulled out their cards to start traveling, dining out and entertaining a...

Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The video shows more than 30 men lined up in front of a crumbling structure in silence. Their heads are bowed as a man walks between them and swigs from a small bottle. So...

Stocks wobble as major indexes hover around record highs

Stocks wobbled in midday trading on Wall Street Thursday, a day after approaching record highs set this summer. The S&P 500 index fell 0.2% as of 11:35 a.m. Eastern. The benchmar...

Global stocks mixed after Wall St rise, weak Japanese trade

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street advanced on strong corporate earnings and Japanese exports weakened. London and Shanghai declined while Tok...

Hawaii's governor welcomes travelers as COVID counts drop

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday. ...

GOP firebrand Michele Fiore enters Nevada governor's race

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas city councilwoman who gained national attention for her support of militiamen who clashed with federal law officers during armed standoffs last decade said Tuesday...

Stocks rise broadly; J&J leads gains for health care sector

Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading on Wall Street Tuesday as corporate earnings reporting gets into full swing. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% as of 2:09 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones...

MTV: Europe Music Awards to counter Hungary's anti-gay laws

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The MTV Europe Music Awards will be held Nov. 14 in Hungary, the network said Tuesday, reaffirming and defending the location despite the country’s recent passage of legislation wi...

Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his ad...

Stocks wobble as Wall Street's momentum slows down

Stocks wobbled in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as the market’s momentum slows following its best week since July. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% as of 1:14 p.m. Eastern and the...

Italy's president criticizes violent COVID-19 pass protests

ROME (AP) — Italy’s president on Monday strongly criticized the violence that has erupted amid protests over the country's new coronavirus workplace health pass requirement, saying it appeared aimed a...

Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance ...