Shell Earnings Rose on Higher Energy Prices; Launches $3.5 Bln Buyback

Shell’s third-quarter earnings rose on higher refining margins, oil prices and gas and oil sales, while it launched a $3.5 billion share buyback program. The energy giant on Thursday reported adjusted earnings of $6.22 billion for the quarter, up from $5.07 billion in the preceding quarter, but a slight miss to market expectations of $6.25 … Read more

Secretary Becerra Named Chair of U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness; Announces $6.1 Million in New Measures on Affordable Housing and Support for Runaway Youth; Launches Housing and Services Partnership Accelerator

HHS awards $2.1M to bolster supportive services for families living in affordable housing; awards 11 new grants totaling nearly $4 million for runaway and homeless youth prevention.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra was named chair of the U.S. “We are pleased to continue our partnership with HHS as Secretary Xavier … Read more

Biden launches rural rescue mission

The president visits Minnesota Wednesday as part of a two-week blitz of rural America to tout the administration’s investments. But privately, allies hope the White House outreach — part of a two-week blitz of rural America — can also help claw back voters in a part of the country where Democrats have hemorrhaged support in … Read more

Bangladesh launches new India-assisted rail projects and thermal power unit amid opposition protests

Smoke rises from flames near the stage set for a protest by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Police in Bangladesh’s capital fired tear gas to disperse supporters of the main opposition party who threw stones at security officials during a rally demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina … Read more

China firm launches stock indices to tap into rush for safe-haven gold

“The indexes offer a new method beyond traditional strategies,” the government-backed index company said in a statement. “It provides the market with more tools to invest in the gold business, and can help households better manage their wealth.” Spot gold has gained more than 8% so far this year, rising to an almost six-month high … Read more

Mario Batali launches carefully-crafted comeback 

The Post can exclusively report that Batali is working with veteran media producer Karen Kapnick on a virtual event called”Molto a Casa” set for December 1 at 5 p.m. ET.being publicly silent since 2017 The Post can exclusively report that the 63-year-old celebrity chef is working with veteran media producer Karen Kapnick on an online … Read more

Corey Seager launches another home run to lead Rangers over Diamondbacks in Game 3

Corey Seager’s two-run home run gave the Texas Rangers the lead they needed to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-1, in Game 3 of the World Series on Monday night. Seager, the man who gave his Rangers the opportunity to walk it off in Game 1 with a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth … Read more

Former Celine designer Phoebe Philo launches new label in long-awaited comeback — and it’s selling out fast

The designer’s sleek designs while working as the creative director for Celine and Chloé have earned her a devout cult following who have anxiously awaited Philo’s namesake label launch for two years., the momentous day is finally here — and several of the 150 items was sold out minutes after the 11 a.m. EST launch.on … Read more

McDonald’s beats sales estimates as cheaper menu, new launches drive demand

The McDonald’s company logo stands on a sign outside a restaurant in Bretigny-sur-Orge, near Paris, France, July 30, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photobeat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit and sales on Monday, powered by new launches as well as steady demand for its cheaper burgers and fries from diners struggling with still-high food prices. Shares … Read more

El Salvador pro-Bitcoin president Nayib Bukele launches re-election bid

El Salvador president Nayib Bukele has filed paperwork to be re-elected in the country’s upcoming 2024 presidential election in February. Bukele, a Bitcoin advocate, received strong support from the public on Oct. 26 after he was officially nominated by his party to run for re-election. “Five more , five more and not one step back,” … Read more