Oil prices drop on fuel demand worries as coronavirus flares up

Five analysts estimated, on average, that U.S. inventories of gasoline rose by 600,000 barrels. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, likely grew by 800,000 barrels, while crude stocks fell by 3.3 million barrels in the week to July 31.

Companies under fire for skin-lightening creams: “They need to ban the products”

Asked what she wants to say to girls today, she said, “I would say, first and foremost, you are beautiful. Your skin is beautiful. Your skin tells such a beautiful deep story from your ancestors back in Africa to now. There’s such a huge history there that you have coated around you. You should be […]

Coronavirus impact | Shutdown may wipe out smaller auto-parts companies

Deepak Jain, President – ACMA said, “Nil revenues in the auto component industry in the lockdown period has deepened the state of crisis in the industry and several enterprises are staring at insolvency. We urge the government to urgently infuse financial stimulus, based on our recommendations, to ensure that the industry has safe and sustainable […]

Canadian telecom companies ditch Huawei for 5G

Two of Canada’s largest telecoms firms have teamed with Sweden’s Ericsson and Finland’s Nokia Oyj to build fifth-generation (5G) telecoms networks, ditching China’s Huawei Technologies for the project. Bell Canada and smaller rival Telus Corp eschewed Huawei, which analysts said would ease the Canadian government’s thorny decision on whether to allow the company into Canada’s […]

In living color! Student brings old images of famous people including Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin and a young David Attenborough to life by colorizing them using oil paints

Leading Nazi politician Joseph Goebbels is seen in 1933 staring fiercely at photographer Albert Eisenstaedt after discovering he was Jewish. Eisenstaedt himself is quoted as saying: ‘He stared at me with hate in his eyes’

JD.com raises $3.87 billion in Hong Kong secondary listing: Sources

Chinese e-commerce retailer JD.com has priced its shares at HK$226 ($29.16) each and raised about $3.87 billion in its Hong Kong secondary listing, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The listing, the biggest in the city this year, comes as Chinese companies are putting off plans for U.S. listings amid mounting […]

John Boyega, Darren Criss Star In Scripted Podcast ‘There Be Monsters’ From iHeartPodcast Network

“From the start, our goal for “There Be Monsters,” our first PodFiction series, has always been to break down traditional storytelling barriers and create a completely unique and immersive narrative audio experience that takes listeners beyond conventional podcasting,” said Flynn. “When the pandemic hit this year and the world collectively turned to storytellers and artists […]

Sheep rustling rise could threaten human health as rural crime increases during coronavirus pandemic

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Let and market your home to make extra cash with holidaymakers this summer with our expert’s advice

The bottom line is that your son needs to call the lease company and ask whether they will accept the van back or for him to see whether he can give back or sell the new vehicle. I’m sorry I can’t give you happier advice.

Walmart will no longer lock ‘multicultural’ hair products behind glass after outrage as ‘white’ items weren’t guarded

Addressing George’s children and grandchildren, Biden said: “I know you miss your daddy and your granddad. Gianna, as I said to you when I saw you yesterday, you’re so brave.”