While many people who receive SNAP benefits are in the workforce, they still don’t earn enough to buy healthy food — and some don’t even have enough cash on hand “to get past a day or two.” With prices for gas and groceries soaring as inflation hits decades-high levels, peopleContinue Reading

KEY POINTS German laser communications company Mynaric recently listed on the Nasdaq, and CEO Bulent Altan, a former SpaceX executive, spoke to CNBC about the company’s U.S. initial public offering. Mynaric makes optical communication terminals, a device which uses a laser to send data from one point to another. SatelliteContinue Reading

Works by Warhol, Rothko and Pollock sold in most valuable auction ever held at Sotheby’s Auctioneer Oliver Barker leads the sale of the Macklowe Collection, alongside Andy Warhol’s Sixteen Jackies (centre) at Sotheby’s in New York. Photograph: Yuki Iwamura/AFP/Getty Images An acrimonious divorce in which the warring parties were orderedContinue Reading

KEY POINTSWednesday’s verdict can be appealed and taken to the EU’s highest court.This is not the first time that the EU’s General Court has ruled on an antirust case brought by the European Commission and directed at a tech giant.The European Union is currently discussing how to toughen its rulebookContinue Reading

Facebook is going all-in on the metaverse. The company rebranded last week as Meta as it looks to build out the virtual universe and further incorporate virtual and augmented reality with social media. The metaverse is not a new concept, but it is one gaining traction with a wider audience.Continue Reading

Some Republicans have vowed to challenge the Biden administration’s pending rule, but courts have so far allowed mandates to proceed. U.S. President Biden speaks about combating the coronavirus pandemic in the State Dining Room of the White House on Sept. 9, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) The comingContinue Reading

Adam Kinzinger at a meeting to hold Steve Bannon in contempt, in Washington DC on 19 October 2021. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock Joe Biden met with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi today, ahead of the start of the G20 summit in Rome tomorrow. “Both leaders recognized the historic achievement of a globalContinue Reading

The potential damage to the Victorian economy was at the heart of the royal commission’s recommendation that the “disgraceful” Crown Resorts retain its licence. Sound familiar? The royal commission found Crown’s “unethical, exploitative, illegal and dishonest” behaviour was also motivated by money – in its case by corporate profit. WhatContinue Reading

One of the world’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, has announced its goal of achieving “net zero” in greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try to curb change. man-made climate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – One of the world’s largestContinue Reading

In a letter to Rishi Sunak, a group of Tory backbenchers call on the chancellor to maintain a freeze on alcohol duties when he delivers his budget on Wednesday. And they have also want the chancellor to introduce a cut in duty for draught beer. The group of MPs areContinue Reading