Southwest rains flood deserts, cascade into Vegas casinos

Southwest rains flood deserts, cascade into Vegas casinos

Intense summer thunderstorms that drenched parts of Las Vegas – causing water to cascade from casino ceilings and pool on the carpet of a stadium-sized sports betting area – were part of a broad regional monsoon pattern that may repeat through the weekend, a National Weather Service official said Friday. “We’re getting right into the … Read more

A Suncor sale of Petro-Canada would transform company, alter Canadian gasoline retail landscape

A Suncor sale of Petro-Canada would transform company, alter Canadian gasoline retail landscape

Suncor and US activist investor Elliott Investment Management Inc. announced a deal that would see the company divest the 1,500-location Petro-Canada retail network.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Suncor Energy Inc. SU-T faces a company-transforming choice: Whether to garner billions of dollars in one-time proceeds from a sale of Petro-Canada or keep reaping the long-term benefits of … Read more

iQoo 10 Legend BMW Edition renders leaked online

iQoo 10 Legend BMW Edition renders leaked online

iQoo is set to expand its smartphone lineup with the launch of the iQoo 10 flagship series. A recent report suggests that iQoo 10 and iQoo 10 Pro will be released in China in July and shared the first renders of the upcoming handset. According to a new report by GizmoChina, iQoo is also expected … Read more

Signs in Martian Soil Point to Habitable Conditions For Life Over a Long Period

Signs in Martian Soil Point to Habitable Conditions For Life Over a Long Period

Is there life on Mars? Has there ever been? It’s one of the biggest questions we have about our planetary neighbor; now, research points to one particular part of the red planet that could have been able to harbor life several times across billions of years. Through a thorough study of images captured by the … Read more

Giant ‘Death Shadow’ Dinosaur Found in Argentina Is Largest Megaraptor on Record

Giant ‘Death Shadow’ Dinosaur Found in Argentina Is Largest Megaraptor on Record

Argentine paleontologists have announced the discovery of an apex-predator dinosaur that measured three stories from nose to tail and eviscerated its prey with sharp, curved claws. The six-ton ​​giant, the largest megaraptor unearthed to date, fed on smaller dinosaurs that it ripped to shreds with its talons before digging into their intestines, paleontologist Mauro Aranciaga … Read more

Lifting sanctions against Russia part of peace talks with Ukraine, Lavrov says

Lifting sanctions against Russia part of peace talks with Ukraine, Lavrov says

Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia is part of peace negotiations between Moscow and Ukraine, which are “difficult” but continue daily, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in remarks published early on Saturday. Kyiv warned on Friday that talks on ending Russia’s invasion, now in its third month, were in danger of collapse. “At present, the … Read more

Why more bankers are leaving stable jobs for the high-flying world of cryptocurrency

Why more bankers are leaving stable jobs for the high-flying world of cryptocurrency

Pamela Draper at her office in Calgary on April 14. Draper made the switch in 2018 after working for banks for 14 years and is now the President & CEO of a cryptocurrency trading platform Bitvo.Gavin John/The Globe and Mail Four years ago, Pamela Draper said her colleagues were astonished that she was leaving investment … Read more

Russia’s Putin attends midnight Orthodox Easter mass in Moscow

Russia’s Putin attends midnight Orthodox Easter mass in Moscow

April 24 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday attended an Easter mass conducted by the Russian Orthodox Church, which has strongly backed the Kremlin leader’s “special military operation” in Ukraine. Putin, dressed in a dark blue suit, a white shirt and dark purple tie, stood to one side in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, … Read more

McCarthy recorded telling GOP lawmakers Trump ‘bears responsibilities’ for Jan. 6 Capitol Hill Uprising

McCarthy recorded telling GOP lawmakers Trump ‘bears responsibilities’ for Jan.  6 Capitol Hill Uprising

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy responds to reporters at the Capitol in Washington on Dec. 3, 2021.J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, told GOP lawmakers in the days after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol that former President Donald Trump acknowledged that he bore “some responsibility” … Read more

Canada to send heavy artillery weapons to Ukraine, Justin Trudeau pledges

Canada to send heavy artillery weapons to Ukraine, Justin Trudeau pledges

A man tries to extinguish a fire following a Russian bombardment at a residential neighborhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on April 19.Felipe Dana/The Associated Press Canada will send heavy artillery weapons to Ukraine as the land battle with Russia intensifies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday, describing the fight with Moscow as a struggle for liberty … Read more