Oil Prices Under Pressure As China Considers Russian Crude

Oil Prices Under Pressure As China Considers Russian Crude

China added some downward pressure to oil prices this week when it clearly signaled its intent to buy more discounted Russian oil. Between China and India, Russia is racing to pivot towards Asia as the EU attempts to ditch its oil. Oilprice Alert: This week’s Global Energy Alert highlights two ways to play a turbulent … Read more

Feds Decry Josh Duggar’s ‘Blame Tactics,’ Say He’s Likely to Reoffend

Feds Decry Josh Duggar’s ‘Blame Tactics,’ Say He’s Likely to Reoffend

Federal prosecutors complained in a court filing that Josh Duggar has been using “blame tactics” and casting himself as a victim. Duggar is due to be sentenced next week for his child pornography conviction. Multiple friends and relatives wrote letters to the judge, pleading for a lenient sentence. Loading Something is loading. Federal prosecutors said … Read more

During a 1-on-1 interview, VyStar Credit Union exec reveals CEO has been on vacation amid online banking issues

During a 1-on-1 interview, VyStar Credit Union exec reveals CEO has been on vacation amid online banking issues

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As VyStar Credit Union members have been struggling to get information on their accounts for a week now, News4JAX has learned the CEO has been on vacation. The credit union’s online banking and mobile banking app were still down about a week after a planned outage last Friday. The credit union says … Read more

NYC restaurant owners say they missed GrubHub’s warning about its disastrous $ 15 free lunch promo

NYC restaurant owners say they missed GrubHub’s warning about its disastrous $ 15 free lunch promo

NYC restaurateurs say they missed GrubHub’s warning about a free $ 15 lunch promotion that saw them overwhelmed with orders before being forced to dump tons of food. The meal delivery app told the Today Show that it did offer restaurants ‘advance notice,’ but that the demand blew away expectations as thousands of hungry New … Read more

Kirill Serebrennikov Interview at Cannes: ‘Fuck the War, I Hate You’

Kirill Serebrennikov Interview at Cannes: ‘Fuck the War, I Hate You’

Cannes: “Tchaikovsky’s Wife” director Kirill Serebrennikov disputed boycotts of Russian filmmakers, but said he was relieved to be out of the country. Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov has premiered three films in Cannes competition, but walked the red carpet at the festival for the first time this week. In 2017, Serebrennikov was convicted by Russian authorities … Read more

10 Big Reasons Not to Upgrade to Windows 11

10 Big Reasons Not to Upgrade to Windows 11

You’ll never see a Microsoft Windows upgrade that isn’t met with vociferous negative reactions, and while Windows 11 hasn’t encountered as much vitriol as some past versions of the operating system, that doesn’t mean it’s all rosy. The main beef has been about its hardware requirements. Lesser complaints about interface changes amount to “someone moved … Read more

Oracle’s Larry Ellison joined Nov. 2020 call about contesting Trump’s loss

Oracle’s Larry Ellison joined Nov.  2020 call about contesting Trump’s loss

Placeholder while article actions load Larry Ellison, the billionaire co-founder and chairman of the software company Oracle and the biggest backer of Elon Musk’s attempted Twitter takeover, participated in a call shortly after the 2020 election that focused on strategies for contesting the legitimacy of the vote, according to court documents and a participant. The … Read more

Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and John Mulaney at the premiere of Chip’n Dale: Rescue RangersPhoto: Chris Delmas / AFP via Getty Images (Getty Images) After helming both music videos (“I’m On A Boat”) and feature films (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping) built around simple jokes, it’s no surprise that Disney chose The Lonely Island alum … Read more