15-Year-Old Sues Walmart Over $4.98 Banana Price Hike World News

15-Year-Old Sues Walmart Over $4.98 Banana Price Hike

February 27, 2024 - Reading time: 2 minutes

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against the proposed $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons by Kroger, stating that the combination of these two major grocers would result in higher prices for consumers and reduced wages for employees.


Potential $1 Billion Lawsuit Looms for PacifiCorp Over Wildfire Costs in Oregon and California World News

Potential $1 Billion Lawsuit Looms for PacifiCorp Over Wildfire Costs in Oregon and California

February 27, 2024 - Reading time: 3 minutes

The U.S. government is considering legal action against PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway owned by Warren Buffett, to recover almost $1 billion in expenses related to the 2020 wildfires in southern Oregon and northern California.


Woman Loses £650,000 Injury Claim After Winning Christmas Tree-Tossing Competition World News

Woman Loses £650,000 Injury Claim After Winning Christmas Tree-Tossing Competition

February 26, 2024 - Reading time: 2 minutes

A woman’s £650,000 claim for injuries allegedly suffered during a car crash has been thrown out of court in Ireland after she was pictured winning a Christmas tree-throwing competition.


31,000 Ukrainian Troops Killed Since Start of Russia's Full-Scale Invasion World News

31,000 Ukrainian Troops Killed Since Start of Russia's Full-Scale Invasion

February 26, 2024 - Reading time: ~1 minute

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a recent address at the “Ukraine Year 2024” forum in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy revealed that 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed since Russia launched its full-scale invasion two years ago.


Mexican church officials have helped arrange a truce between 2 warring drug cartels World News

Mexican church officials have helped arrange a truce between 2 warring drug cartels

February 26, 2024 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Mexico City (AP) — In an effort to reduce the violence and bloodshed in Guerrero, a state located in southern Mexico, Roman Catholic churchmen have played a crucial role in arranging a truce between two warring drug cartels.


Israel's Controversial Plan to Build Thousands of New Settlement Homes in West Bank Sparks Global Outrage World News

Israel's Controversial Plan to Build Thousands of New Settlement Homes in West Bank Sparks Global Outrage

February 25, 2024 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Israel has announced plans to construct over 3,300 new homes in settlements located within the Israeli-occupied West Bank.


Alaska Man Found Guilty in Gruesome Videos of Two Murdered Women World News

Alaska Man Found Guilty in Gruesome Videos of Two Murdered Women

February 23, 2024 - Reading time: 2 minutes

A South African man, Brian Steven Smith, has been found guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of an Alaska Native woman and another Native woman.


Walmart Acquires Vizio for $2.3 Billion to Boost Advertising Business World News

Walmart Acquires Vizio for $2.3 Billion to Boost Advertising Business

February 21, 2024 - Reading time: 5 minutes

The acquisition comes as the largest U.S.retailer reported its fourth-quarter earnings and is expected to boost Walmart's ad business through Vizio's SmartCast Operating System, which allows users to stream free ad-supported content on their TVs.


Capital One Acquires Discover Financial Services in $35.3 Billion Deal - A Game-Changer for the Credit Card Market World News

Capital One Acquires Discover Financial Services in $35.3 Billion Deal - A Game-Changer for the Credit Card Market

February 20, 2024 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Under the terms of this deal, which was officially announced on Monday evening, Discover (DFS) shareholders will receive one share of Capital One (COF) for every Discover share they own.


Comedian John Oliver Offers $1 Million Annually to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas if He Resigns World News

Comedian John Oliver Offers $1 Million Annually to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas if He Resigns

February 20, 2024 - Reading time: 2 minutes

The late-night talk show host, John Oliver, has made an offer of $1 million annually and a $2 million tour bus to Clarence Thomas if he resigns from the US supreme court.