Natural-Gas Prices Soar in Europe After Russia Sanctions Energy Companies

Natural-Gas Prices Soar in Europe After Russia Sanctions Energy Companies

Natural-gas prices in Europe shot higher Thursday, a day after Russia unveiled a set of protests on energy companies operating on the continent that could further threaten supply. Among the companies sanctioned by Moscow were former subsidiaries of Russian state gas giant Gazprom PJSC in the European Union and the Polish owner of a key … Read more

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Russia pummels port of Odesa in attempt to disrupt supplies

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine – Russia pummeled the vital port of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to disrupt supply lines and Western weapons shipments as Ukraine’s foreign minister appeared to suggest the country could expand its war aims. With the war now in its 11th week and Kyiv bogging down Russian forces and … Read more

Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

JERUSALEM – Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israeli forces. The Israel army initially raised the possibility that Abu Akleh might have … Read more

This Wall Street legend has lived through every bear market since the 1950s. He says the one coming could hit the S&P 500 with a 30% loss

Bob Farrell, a 90-year-old retiree in Florida, is hardly a household name on Main Street. But on Wall Street, Farrell is an absolute legend. To say that Farrell has seen it all is an understatement. He has witnessed every bull-, bubble- and bear market since 1957, when he joined Merrill Lynch as an analyst trainee … Read more

Jill Biden pays surprise visit to Ukraine, meets first lady

UZHHOROD, Ukraine – Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to western Ukraine, holding a surprise Mother’s Day meeting with first lady Olena Zelenska to show US support for the embattled nation as Russia presses its punishing war in the eastern regions. She became the latest high-profile American to enter Ukraine during the war, while Zelenska’s … Read more

Rise of Ugandan leader’s son draws excitement and concern

KAMPALA, Uganda – Public fetes celebrating the son of Uganda’s leader are raising concern that he is aiming for the presidency after years of apparently being groomed to succeed his father, President Yoweri Museveni, who has held power since 1986. Three events marking Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba’s 48th birthday have been held in recent days … Read more

Afghanistan’s Taliban order women to cover up head to toe

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public – a sharp, hard-line pivot that confirmed the worst fears of rights activists and was bound to further complicate Taliban dealings with an already distrustful international community. The decree says that women should leave the home only … Read more