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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 9,808,411 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 93,811 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,072 to 236,547.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 2:00 pm.Reuters → Español →
As Europe moves into yet another wave of Covid-19 lockdowns, there is growing concern surrounding the future of offshore workers. However, a move to digitalize the industry by introducing a remote oil rig system could alleviate the stress around contagion and potentially save many jobs. Norway has been a key testing ground for remote operations since initial experiments took place on small unmanned rigs in 2013, moving to control larger manned units remotely over the last few years. But it’s found that moving jobs to land brings oil…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 08, 2020 2:00 pm.OilPrice.com → Español →
Tropical storm Eta pounded central Cuba with torrential rain on Sunday, bursting the banks of rivers and causing flash flooding in some towns before exiting via the island's northern coast and churning on track to the Florida keys.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 1:20 pm.Reuters → Español →
Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Sunday he was resigning for health reasons, in an Instagram statement confirmed by an official, marking a second weekend surprise after the central bank chief was ousted on Saturday.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 1:10 pm.Reuters → Español →
If the Masters is a tradition unlike any other, a unique autumn showcase of golf's most eagerly anticipated annual gathering will likely linger in the memory long after the Green Jacket donned by Tiger Woods last year is draped over the winner.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 12:20 pm.Reuters → Español →
Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S Plc , said on Sunday it has extended its offer after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 12:10 pm.Reuters → Español →
Bolivians celebrated the Day of Skulls over the weekend, a colorful tradition rooted in ancient indigenous beliefs that is meant to bring good fortune and protection by honoring the dead.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 12:00 pm.Reuters → Español →
Despite significant headwinds, including a prolonged oil price slump, Colombia’s national oil company Ecopetrol reported a solid third quarter 2020 profit with net income of around $222 billion. This represented a notable improvement over the $6.5 million profit reported for the previous quarter, although it was significantly less than 2019. This significant improvement in earnings reflected the higher oil prices during the period with the average basket price per barrel of oil received by Ecopetrol increased by almost 27% compared to the…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 08, 2020 12:00 pm.OilPrice.com → Español →
A hurricane warning and a storm surge warning are up for the Florida Keys as Tropical Storm Eta gathers strength over the warm waters of the Florida Straits. Eta made landfall in south-central Cuba early Sunday morning with 65 mph ...
Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 08, 2020 11:55 am.Yale Climate Connections → Español →
"I just talked to the President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden," former President Bush said, adding that he extended "warm congratulations."
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 11:47 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Voter fraud claims lack merit, according to the founder of the nonpartisan Fair Elections Center, who urges Americans to trust the results.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 10:44 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Eta targeted Florida after storming through Central America as a Category 4 hurricane, triggering deadly mudslides that destroyed entire villages.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 10:28 am.USA TODAY → Español →
The threat to more than 20 million consumers' health coverage, along with other popular provisions, is the biggest case on the Supreme Court's docket.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 10:11 am.USA TODAY → Español →
As the coronavirus pandemic rages and most downtown office employees in many cities work from home at least through year-end, urban retailers' loss is turning out to be suburban shopping centres' gain.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 10:00 am.Reuters → Español →
The global geopolitical power map is changing. While oil has been king of the world for centuries, it’s becoming irrefutably clear that the once invincible resource and bestower of geopolitical might will soon be singing its swan song. As the world continues a trajectory toward clean energy transition on the eve of catastrophic climate change, the concept of peak oil has become an increasingly common refrain in headlines. Of course, the world didn’t always run on oil, and the geopolitical power map has been in near-constant flux since…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 08, 2020 10:00 am.OilPrice.com → Español →
Romney says Trump is "not disappearing by any means" after defeat; the president golfs for a second day, and AOC says she almost didn't run again.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 9:58 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Britain's government will give extra support to prevent families going hungry or without essential items this winter, a climbdown after resisting calls by footballer Marcus Rashford to extend free school meals to disadvantaged children.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 9:50 am.Reuters → Español →
Biden could tap a range of experts, from one-time rivals to former colleagues, both Democrats and Republicans, to be a part of his administration.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 9:36 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Queen Elizabeth led a ceremony on Sunday to remember those killed and wounded in conflict, with many in Britain marking it at home after the service was scaled back to comply with coronavirus restrictions.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 8:50 am.Reuters → Español →
The two men arrested in the Swiss town of Winterthur near Zurich last week over possible links to a jihadist shooting attack in Vienna on Nov. 2 visited the attacker in July and he may have visited the Zurich region, Swiss media reported on Sunday.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 8:45 am.Reuters → Español →
The close Electoral College fight highlighted the deeply divided nature of the nation less than a year after President Donald Trump was impeached.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 8:13 am.USA TODAY → Español →
The Czech Republic reported 7,722 new coronavirus cases for the latest 24-hour period, the third time this month that the daily tally fell below 10,000, Health Ministry data showed on Sunday.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 7:50 am.Reuters → Español →
Global coronavirus infections exceeded 50 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, with a second wave of the virus in the past 30 days accounting for a quarter of the total.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 7:40 am.Reuters → Español →
Australian Nick Kyrgios has opened up on his battle with depression and says returning to live with his parents in Canberra this year has been good for his mind and soul.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 7:00 am.Reuters → Español →
Iran’s daily tally of coronavirus deaths hit a record high of 459 on Sunday, the health ministry announced, increasing the official toll to 38,291 in the Middle East’s worst-hit country.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 6:40 am.Reuters → Español →
Joe Biden's path to the White House was difficult. When he takes office, he faces challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic and economic turmoil.
Published by USA TODAY at November 08, 2020 6:30 am.USA TODAY → Español →
China's northern port city of Tianjin said on Sunday it plans to carry out tests on some cold storage facilities and their staff after a confirmed coronavirus case involving a worker who had handled frozen pork imported from Germany.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 5:55 am.Reuters → Español →
Avert your eyes! My Sunday morning look at incompetency, corruption and policy failures: • The most worrying attacks on democracy, in one giant chart: Political scientists have been monitoring Trump’s biggest deviations from his predecessors (Washington Post) • What I Learned From Training to Be a Right-Wing Poll Watcher Rule No. 1: Don’t let the Democrats slip…
Published by The Big Picture at November 08, 2020 5:45 am.The Big Picture → Español →
Galileo was born into a family of lutenists who were both composers and players. At the time, music was still considered a science, and some have suggested that his early training in music theory encouraged Galileo to resist received wisdom, hard to prove but within reason. Contemporaries suggest Galileo himself was the most talented…
Published by The Big Picture at November 08, 2020 5:00 am.The Big Picture → Español →
The Republicans’ Familiar, Troubling Plan to Torpedo Biden’s Presidency Fiscally reckless GOP leaders are already laying the groundwork to attack spending under a Democratic administration. Bruce Bartlett, October 26, 2020 “Like a phoenix, the deficit hawk will be back soon enough, as soon as it is politically convenient.” -Glenn Kessler, Washington Post fact-checker,…
Published by The Big Picture at November 08, 2020 4:59 am.The Big Picture → Español →
Rafael Nadal says the Paris Masters has been a "positive tournament" for him despite Saturday's semi-final defeat to Alexander Zverev, and hopes it will help him in his bid for a maiden ATP Finals title this month.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 4:00 am.Reuters → Español →
Nine million people risk displacement from the escalating conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, the United Nations said, warning that the federal government's declaration of a state of emergency was blocking food and other aid.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 1:30 am.Reuters → Español →
The United States on Saturday reported a record increase in coronavirus cases for a fourth consecutive day with at least 131,420 new infections, bringing the country's total caseload to about 9.91 million, according to a Reuters tally.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 1:25 am.Reuters → Español →
India counted 45,674 new cases of the coronavirus, taking total cases to 8.5 million, health ministry data showed on Sunday as the daily increase remained at half the peak seen in September despite a series of religious festivals.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 12:30 am.Reuters → Español →
Fresh landslides have halted Guatemalan rescue workers' efforts to dig through mud as much as 50 ft (15 meters) deep to reach houses swamped by a devastating storm that has killed dozens of people across Central America and southern Mexico.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 12:25 am.Reuters → Español →
Current global uncertainty and anxiety amid the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic could risk another world war, the head of Britain's armed forces has warned.
Published by Reuters at November 08, 2020 12:20 am.Reuters → Español →
The United States on Saturday reported a record increase in new coronavirus cases for a fourth consecutive day with at least 130,138 new infections, according to a Reuters tally.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 10:30 pm.Reuters → Español →
Australia's second most populous state, the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 outbreak, will relax restrictions after recording its ninth consecutive day with no infections, state Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said on Sunday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 9:35 pm.Reuters → Español →
Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford said VAR was "ruining football" after he was harshly denied a goal because of a mystifying offside decision at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 7:30 pm.Reuters → Español →
Texas became the first state to surpass a million coronavirus cases in the United States on Saturday, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 7:20 pm.Reuters → Español →
Portugal will impose localised night-time curfews from Monday to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the number of cases reached a record high, Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced in the early hours of Sunday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 7:15 pm.Reuters → Español →
Joe Biden was declared the winner of the presidential election following the release of a batch of votes from Pennsylvania Saturday morning.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 6:46 pm.USA TODAY → Español →
The International Energy Agency recently said solar farms were among the cheapest sources of electricity. It called solar "the new king of electricity". But there has always been one aspect of solar that, unlike costs, cannot really change: land need. Solar farms need a lot of land and critics have used this as an argument against the future expansion of this form of renewable power generation. Proponents, however, have found ways to not just solve this problem but do it with benefits for another industry. Agrivoltaics refers to the dual use of…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 07, 2020 6:00 pm.OilPrice.com → Español →
Speculation has flown around Trump's next steps for months, including reports he may launch a television network or continue holding his raucous rallies.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 5:26 pm.USA TODAY → Español →
After months of coronavirus-induced inactivity, Rio de Janeiro's legendary samba scene is tentatively tiptoeing back to life, offering a sliver of hope to those whose livelihoods depend on the traditional Afro-Brazilian musical genre.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 5:05 pm.Reuters → Español →
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said Eden Hazard's positive COVID-19 test had come at a difficult time for the player just as he was returning to full fitness, but added the Belgian was in high spirits.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 3:20 pm.Reuters → Español →
Slovakia held a second round of nationwide coronavirus testing on Saturday in an effort to curb increasing infections, with more than half a million people screened by noon.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 3:10 pm.Reuters → Español →
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Saturday that Armenia must be convinced to negotiate in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan and called for a peaceful resolution, the Turkish Presidency said.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 3:00 pm.Reuters → Español →
Argentina has struck a deal with drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc to receive around 22 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine being developed with the University of Oxford, with the aim to start deliveries in the first half of next year.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 2:00 pm.Reuters → Español →
Let’s assume a likely so called political gridlock scenario in Washington DC with a Biden Presidency and Republican control of the Senate. Conventional Wall Street wisdom is that this type of political gridlock is bullish for stocks. At the same time the Federal Reserve’s Jay Powell just yesterday implied interest rates are on “hold” for the indefinite future. We believe the near term market bullishness reflects an initial, collective sigh of relief that corporate and personal income tax rates are not likely to change meaningfully.…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 07, 2020 2:00 pm.OilPrice.com → Español →
Rescue workers on Saturday struggled over treacherous roads buried in mud and rubble to a remote mountain village in Guatemala swamped by a devastating storm that has killed dozens of people across Central America and southern Mexico.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 1:50 pm.Reuters → Español →
Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli should be replaced as captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore after the team ended yet another Indian Premier League campaign without the trophy.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 1:00 pm.Reuters → Español →
Volkswagen AG's truck unit Traton SE <8TRA.DE> has signed a merger agreement with U.S. truck maker Navistar International Corp , the company said in a statement on Saturday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 12:45 pm.Reuters → Español →
Just like the U.S. shale patch, the Canadian oil and gas sector has seen a flurry of merger and acquisition (M&A;) announcements since oil prices crashed, as larger firms scoop up assets to diversify their portfolios. Consolidation in Canada’s oil industry gained momentum at the end of October with a mega merger that creates the country’s third-biggest oil producer and the fourth-largest oil firm by market capitalization. Cenovus Energy and Husky Energy agreed to combine their businesses in an all-stock deal to become a leaner,…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 07, 2020 12:00 pm.OilPrice.com → Español →
A Tropical Storm Warning is up for South Florida, the Florida Keys, the Cayman Islands, and portions of the Bahamas and Cuba as a strengthening Tropical Storm Eta heads east-northeast across the western Caribbean. At 10 a.m. EST Saturday, November ...
Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 07, 2020 11:58 am.Yale Climate Connections → Español →
Iran announced new lockdown curbs on Saturday after registering a record daily number of COVID-19 cases and another 423 deaths from the disease in the Middle East's worst-hit country.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 11:50 am.Reuters → Español →
A tropical storm warning issued for South Florida and the Florida Keys as Eta regains tropical storm strength as the center reforms to the Northeast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Saturday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 11:45 am.Reuters → Español →
If Joe Biden wins, will Donald Trump concede? A concession speech isn't in U.S. law or the Constitution; it's a time-honored voluntary gesture.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 11:26 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Gaetz joins a list of those in Donald Trump's circle (including White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows) who have contracted the virus or antibodies.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 11:11 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Joe Biden is the president-elect. His win puts the U.S. on a different course just four years after voters picked President Donald Trump.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 11:04 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Doug Emhoff, married to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, will be the first male spouse of any vice president or president. Here's what to know.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 11:02 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Italy has approved a new aid package to cushion the blow to the economy from restrictions it introduced earlier this week in an effort to stem a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 10:55 am.Reuters → Español →
The election became a referendum on Trump – an up or down vote on his four-year term – rather than a choice between him and Biden, according to political experts.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 10:49 am.USA TODAY → Español →
In the Trump campaign's latest push to raise money for its "election defense" fund, at least half of any donation could go toward paying down debt for the president's campaign, according to the fine print.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 10:43 am.USA TODAY → Español →
Future Retail has challenged its partner Amazon.com Inc in a New Delhi court to stop interfering in its $3.4 billion asset sale deal, the Indian company said in a statement on Saturday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 10:00 am.Reuters → Español →
Chile’s state-owned Codelco, the world’s no.1 copper producer, will go ahead with plans to explore for lithium at the Maricunga salt flat, the country’s second-largest in terms of reserves, after receiving the approval from local environmental regulators. The exploration campaign, approved by the 10 members of the Environmental Assessment Commission of Atacama, where Maricunga is located, would begin in April 2021, Codelco said. The copper giant plans to spend between six and 10 months on the field to determine concentrations…
Published by OilPrice.com at November 07, 2020 10:00 am.OilPrice.com → Español →
Danes went into lockdown Friday in a northern region of the country where a mutated variation of the coronavirus has infected minks for their fur.
Published by USA TODAY at November 07, 2020 9:50 am.USA TODAY → Español →
There has been some progress in talks on a future trade relationship between Britain and the European Union, but both sides are still far apart on fisheries and state aid for companies, the head of the European Commission said on Saturday.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 8:50 am.Reuters → Español →
This week, we speak with Adam S. Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Over the course of his career, he has contributed to research and public policy regarding monetary and fiscal policies in the G-20, inflation targeting, European integration since the adoption of the euro, China-U.S. economic relations, and developing new approaches…
Published by The Big Picture at November 07, 2020 8:30 am.The Big Picture → Español →
Poland reported a record 27,875 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking the total number of reported cases over 500,000 as new restrictions came into force to curb the pandemic's spread.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 7:50 am.Reuters → Español →
French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Saturday the government would keep "fighting relentlessly" against radical Islam as he paid tribute to the three victims of a knife attack in the southern city of Nice last month.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 7:40 am.Reuters → Español →
Cuba's meteorology office warned on Saturday of torrential rain and flooding as Tropical Depression Eta churned northwards towards the Caribbean island, and on track to Florida, after killing more than 70 people in Central America last week.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 6:35 am.Reuters → Español →
Novak Djokovic has sealed the year-end men's world number one tennis ranking for the sixth time to go level with childhood hero Pete Sampras after closest rival Rafael Nadal opted against playing in the ATP Tour event in Sofia next week.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 5:55 am.Reuters → Español →
The death toll from torrential downpours unleashed by storm Eta leapt on Friday as Guatemalan soldiers reached a mountain village where around 100 people were killed by a landslide, adding to dozens of other dead in Central America and Mexico.
Published by Reuters at November 07, 2020 5:50 am.Reuters → Español →