It's becoming more difficult to sell Russia-based assets while complying to sanctions—luckily for Société Générale, there are still some Russian oligarchs who have yet to be hit by sanctions, including the former owner of the bank the French institution wanted to offload. We're also covering a lawsuit related to Elon Musk's Twitter share dealings and why NASA wants to seize a rare chance to visit a big asteroid soon to pass by the Earth. Finally, we take a look at why a billionaire-studded bid for Chelsea FC is favored to succeed, despite supporters' opposition.
The New York Police Department has identified a 62-year-old man as a person of interest in the Brooklyn subway station shooting that injured almost two dozen people.
A new contingent of European leaders is heading to Kyiv to meet President Volodymyr Zelensky, while military aid continues to stream into Ukraine as it prepares to fight the invading Russian army in the eastern part of the country.
Société Générale is exiting Russia by selling its Moscow-based banking group Rosbank back to Vladimir Potanin. The Russian oligarch—who has so far only been sanctioned by Canada—originally sold it to the French bank for an estimated $4.3 billion between 2006 and 2014.
A Twitter shareholder is suing Elon Musk. The lawsuit alleges that the Tesla CEO manipulated the social media company's share price as he delayed a SEC disclosure due 10 days after reaching a 5% ownership stake. The investor's concerns over the messy affair echo those of Twitter employees.
Cambridge, Mass.-based Lumafield designed a new type of CT scanner that gives engineers the ability to peer inside their products to identify leaky seals or create longer-lasting designs. It just emerged from stealth with $32.5 million in funding and early customers that include L'Oreal, OXO and Trek Bicycle.
A new study found greenhouse gasses produced by human activity resulted in heavier rainfall during the record-breaking 2020 hurricane season, when storms inflicted around$37 billion in damages across the U.S., as they increased sea surface temperature, causing warm atmospheric conditions.
The CDC advisory list on which locations present risks to U.S. travelers is having little impact, as seven destinations marked as Level-4 "do not travel" countries are proving popular with holidaymakers, according to travel operators.
An enormous asteroid is expected to fly close to the Earth in 2029. NASA sees this as an opportunity to visit the extraterrestrial object in the hope to study it and better understand whether it may pose a threat to the planet further down the line.
As Chelsea FC's search for a new owner nears a close, one group has emerged with a decided advantage over its adversaries. Forbes has confirmed that the bid led by Chicago Cubs owners Tom and Laura Ricketts, which also includes Citadel founder and CEO Ken Griffin and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, is the only all-equity bid among the four finalists.
In a note on Saturday, ratings agency S&P placed Russia under a selective default, which occurs when an entity fails to meet one or more of its obligations, after the nation last Monday made about $649 million worth of coupon payments in the Russian ruble instead of U.S. dollars.
If you still haven't filed your taxes yet, now is the time to decide whether or not to apply for an extension. Estimating what you owe Uncle Sam is part of that process, and our experts walk you through it in three steps.
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