ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again against inflation

ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again against inflation

London CNN — Europe’s two largest central banks raised interest rates sharply on Thursday, opting for bigger increases than the US Federal Reserve as inflation in the region remains near historically high levels. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England raised interest rates by another half a percentage point. Benchmark rates for … Read more

Taylor Lautner makes rare comment about ex Taylor Swift leaving his wife ‘deceased’

Taylor Lautner makes rare comment about ex Taylor Swift leaving his wife ‘deceased’

CNN — This is a true story of Taylors, as actor Taylor Lautner’s wife, Taylor Dome, was all of us with her reaction when he spilled tea about that infamous Taylor Swift and Kanye West MTV VMAs moment. In a video from their “The Squeeze” podcast, posted on Tik Tok Wednesday, Dome asked Lautner, “If … Read more

Shell reports profits of nearly $40 billion and announces $4 billion in buybacks

Shell reports profits of nearly  billion and announces  billion in buybacks

Hong Kong/London CNN — Shell made a record profits of nearly $40 billion by 2022, more than double what it brought in last year after oil and gas prices soared following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Europe’s largest oil company by revenue reported an adjusted annual profit of $39.9 billion on Thursday – more than … Read more

How do you lose a radioactive capsule? Australian researchers are wondering the same thing

How do you lose a radioactive capsule?  Australian researchers are wondering the same thing

Brisbane, Australia CNN — The discovery of a small lost radioactive capsule next to a remote highway in Western Australia raises many questions – not least how it escaped layers of radiation-resistant packaging loaded onto a moving truck. It’s one of many puzzling aspects of a case that researchers will investigate in the coming weeks … Read more

Dave Bautista Wants To Do A Romantic Comedy Even Though He’s Not A “Typical Rom-Com Lead”

Dave Bautista Wants To Do A Romantic Comedy Even Though He’s Not A “Typical Rom-Com Lead”

CNN — Dave Bautista is looking for his next role and would love to get the chance to show his softer side. The former wrestler told Page Six on Monday that while he knows he’s “not your typical rom-com lead,” he’d love to be considered for a movie in that genre. “I’m a little rough … Read more

Australia’s new $5 note will not feature King Charles

Australia’s new  note will not feature King Charles

Brisbane CNN — Australia’s new $5 banknote will not feature Britain’s King Charles III, but rather a new design that honors “the culture and history of First Australians”, the central bank announced on Thursday. The design will replace Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said in a statement, adding … Read more

Complications in pregnancy linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

Complications in pregnancy linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the highest risk occurring in the decade after giving birth. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen supply to the … Read more

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

CNN — President Joe Biden announced new advancements on his administration’s “competitive agenda” on Wednesday, specifically targeting unwanted fees while calling on Congress to pass legislation targeting hidden fees across multiple industries. These costs could “pull hundreds of dollars a year out of the pockets of hard-working American families, especially people who are already struggling … Read more

Ozzy Osbourne cancels all shows, says his touring career is over

Ozzy Osbourne cancels all shows, says his touring career is over

CNN — Ozzy Osbourne announced the cancellation of his upcoming shows, saying his touring career is over as he “is not physically capable of it”. In a statement The 74-year-old, released on Wednesday, said he had a major accident four years ago that damaged his spine and could no longer cope with the journey required … Read more

ChatGPT maker rolls out ‘imperfect’ AI detection tool to help educators spot potential cheating

ChatGPT maker rolls out ‘imperfect’ AI detection tool to help educators spot potential cheating

CNN — Two months after OpenAI unnerved some educators with the public release of ChatGPT, an AI chatbot that can help students and professionals generate shockingly compelling essays, the company is unveiling a new tool to help educators adapt. OpenAI announced this on Tuesday a new feature called an “AI Text Classification” that allows users … Read more