Texas power grid faces summer having changed little from February freeze

June 24 (Reuters) – Texas’s grid operator frightened residents last week when it said it had very little reserves to cover demand spiking as temperatures soared. This summer could produce more scary times. In February, the Texas grid, run by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), nearly collapsed from several days of frigid weather, … Read more

Chinese plane aborts takeoff and catches fire, causing minor injuries during evacuation

Rescue workers are seen at the site where a Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 plane caught fire after an aborted takeoff, at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in Chongqing, China May 12, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, May 12 (Reuters) – China’s Tibet Airlines said all passengers and … Read more

Earnings preview: Is Disney+ in for a wake-up call like Netflix?

Is the Walt Disney Co. headed for a subscriber miss, like its biggest streaming rival? disney SAY, -3.00% has ferociously eaten into rival Netflix Inc.’s NFLX, -4.35% subscriber base since launching Disney+ in November 2019, climbing to 129.8 million subscribers. That is more than half of Netflix’s total of 219.6 million, which declined by 200,000 … Read more

North Korea mobilizes office workers to fight drought amid food shortage

North Korean farmers work in a field at a collective farm in South Hwanghae province, North Korea September 30, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 4 (Reuters) – North Korean office workers and factory workers have been sent to farming areas across the country to join … Read more

How to get a flight upgrade: Airline steward reveals advice for travelers

Travel May 2, 2022 1:57 a.m.4 minute read A combat wizard has revealed the best ways to increase your chances of getting a free upgrade – and what you should never, ever say. Photo/Getty A flight attendant has revealed the best ways to increase your chances of getting free upgrades – plus what not to … Read more

The Bahamas tourist hub is seeing an increase in the smuggling of migrants by boat to the United States

CORAL HARBOUR, Bahamas, April 29 (Reuters) – Patrol boats piloted by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force depart from a former luxury hotel each day as the archipelago nation struggles to control rising number of migrants attempting to reach the United States. often rickety and overloaded boats. An increasingly popular hub for smugglers is the Bimini … Read more

Launch into space? Not so fast. Insurers balk at new coverage

September 1 (Reuters) – An ever-growing amount of space debris threatens satellites hovering around Earth, making insurers reluctant to offer cover to devices that transmit text, maps, video and scientific data , said industry sources. Thousands of new satellites are being launched into areas where orbital trash has been piling up since the first space … Read more

Netflix stock price drops 35%, posting biggest drop since 2004

William Ackman, the billionaire investor whose fund bought more than three million shares of Netflix in January, said Wednesday the fund sold its stake at a loss. In a letter to investors, Ackman said Netflix would cut returns for the fund, Pershing Square, by four percentage points. This implies a loss of approximately $400 million. … Read more

Should you buy or sell Netflix stock? What to consider now.

netflix offers the final reminder that growing up is hard but ultimately positive. It was the feisty new kid on the block, lighting a fire under TV and movie companies that were doing just fine with distributing content on cable and in theaters. Now everyone in media and tech is all streamingand Netflix is ​​feeling … Read more

Russia says blast crippled Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Missile cruiser Moskva damaged after munitions explosion Ukrainian official says ship was hit by missiles Zelenskiy warns of new Russian offensives to avenge defeats The fall of the industrial zone would give Russia control of the port KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, April 14 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday the flagship of its Black Sea Fleet was … Read more