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Yemen's Ticking Oil Bomb Threatens the World Economy

7 days ago   |   By Washington Post

A spill from a rusting tanker anchored in the Red Sea would make the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster look like a beach party.
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Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds

Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds

The fireworks are still a few days away, but travel for the July Fourth weekend is off to a booming start. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that it... Read more ...

Google will delete user location history for abortion clinic visits

Google and other tech companies are under pressure to limit the data they collect, which could now be used in abortion-related prosecutions. Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg Prepares Meta Employees for a Tougher 2022

In an internal meeting this week, Mr. Zuckerberg said the tech giant was facing one of the “worst downturns that we've seen in recent history.” Read more ...

Minnesota legalizes cannabis edibles - surprising some Republicans who voted...

Packaging and selling marijuana products are seen at CommCans facility in Millis, MA on Oct. 27, 2021. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Minnesota lawmakers passed a... Read more ...

Monkeypox Symptoms Look Different In Recent Cases Than Previous Outbreaks...

Rashes have been different and more localized in recent monkeypox cases and at least one in six patients studied in London would not have been considered a likely monkeypox... Read more ...

Mexican president: New refinery is 'a dream come true'

MEXICO CITY - The office of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that the country's new Gulf coast refinery is “a dream come true." López Obrador... Read more ...

Kaser Focus: Lay off

Kaser Focus: Lay off

The games industry has more layoff news this week, and GamesBeat's Rachel Kaser wants fans of God of War and Monkey Island to calm down. Read more ...

June ISM Manufacturing Falls to 53

The S&P 500 wrapped up its worst for half of a year since 1970. The market is down again today but not by much. This is another good day for the defensive sectors. Tech is down... Read more ...

Daily Crunch: Organization urges open source developers to dump GitHub...

Daily Crunch: Organization urges open source developers to dump GitHub following Copilot launch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch's biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . Happy Friday, everyone! If you are sitting... Read more ...

Biden offshore drilling proposal would allow up to 11 sales

NEW ORLEANS - The Biden administration on Friday proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and one off the Alaska coast over the next five years, scaling... Read more ...