Walmart, JPMorgan, GM CEOs talk about possible slowdown

Walmart, JPMorgan, GM CEOs talk about possible slowdown

General Motors CEO Mary Barra speaks during a visit of the US president to the General Motors Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan on November 17, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images As 2023 approaches and the prospect of a recession looms, corporate America is preparing for a slowdown in … Read more

U.S. Altered Himars Rocket Launchers to Keep Ukraine From Firing Missiles Into Russia

U.S. Altered Himars Rocket Launchers to Keep Ukraine From Firing Missiles Into Russia

WASHINGTON—The U.S. secretly modified the advanced Himars rocket launchers it gave Ukraine so they can’t be used to fire long-range missiles into Russia, U.S. officials said, a precaution the Biden administration says is necessary to reduce the risk of a wider war with Moscow. The U.S. since June has supplied Ukrainian forces with 20 High … Read more

SpaceX unveils Starshield, a military variation of Starlink satellites

SpaceX unveils Starshield, a military variation of Starlink satellites

An uncaptioned image posted on the company’s website appears to show Starshield technology in orbit. SpaceX Elon Musk’s SpaceX is expanding its Starlink satellite technology into military applications with a new business line called Starshield. Starshield is likely to further tap the company’s biggest U.S. government customer – the Pentagon – which already represents a … Read more

LA County gas prices drop every day for more than 3 weeks

LA County gas prices drop every day for more than 3 weeks

Newsom accuses oil refiners of price gouging Californians during energy crisis California Gov. Gavin Newsom has called for a new legislative session to target oil companies’ recent profits. LOS ANGELES – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Sunday for the 24th consecutive day, decreasing 2.6 cents … Read more

‘We are not your enemy’, say South Korean truckers striking for minimum wage protections

‘We are not your enemy’, say South Korean truckers striking for minimum wage protections

By Ju-min Park, Minwoo Park UIWANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Inside five white tents outside the Uiwang container depot near Seoul, about 200 striking truckers huddle around gas heaters, trying to fight the bitter cold and the government narrative that they are well paid “labour aristocracy.” Striking South Korean unionised tank drivers Lee Geum-sang and … Read more

CicLAvia returns to South Los Angeles on Sunday

CicLAvia returns to South Los Angeles on Sunday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — More than seven miles of streets in South Los Angeles will be closed to vehicles Sunday for the year’s final CicLAvia event, in which city officials encourage residents to explore what different neighborhoods have to offer on foot or via other modes of transport. CicLAvia-South LA will take place from 9 … Read more

Delta Air Lines Offers Pilots 34% Raises Over Four-Year Deal

Delta Air Lines Offers Pilots 34% Raises Over Four-Year Deal

Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL 0.93% is offering pilots raises amounting to at least 34% over the term of a proposed deal, another sign of how pilots are pushing the now-booming airline industry for better pay and other benefits. The proposal still needs to be approved by union leaders and then would have to be … Read more

Apple Makes Plans to Move Production Out of China

Apple Makes Plans to Move Production Out of China

In recent weeks, Apple Inc. AAPL -0.34% has accelerated plans to shift some of its production outside China, long the dominant country in the supply chain that built the world’s most valuable company, say people involved in the discussions. It is telling suppliers to plan more actively for assembling Apple products elsewhere in Asia, particularly … Read more

Man rescued from roof of train car at DC’s Union Station after suffering electrical injury

Man rescued from roof of train car at DC’s Union Station after suffering electrical injury

article WASHINGTON – A man was rescued from the roof of a train car at D.C.’s Union Station Friday after suffering an electrical injury. The incident was reported around 10 a.m. beneath the H Street bridge that crosses over the train lines just north of the station. Authorities say the man came into contact with … Read more