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Column: U.S. diesel stocks start the year critically low: Kemp - Reuters
Reuters

Slowdowns in manufacturing activity and freight transportation have combined with unusually high refinery run rates to stabilise and rebuild U.S. distillate fuel oil inventories modestly since the start of October. more…

U.S. awarding $800 million to improve roads, cut traffic deaths - Reuters
Reuters

The Biden administration will announce Wednesday it is awarding $800 million to redesign roads, improve sidewalks and make other upgrades to address the sharp increase in U.S. traffic deaths. more…

FedEx to cut senior jobs as part of larger staff reduction - Reuters
Reuters

FedEx Corp <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/FDX.N" target="_blank">(FDX.N)</a> on Wednesday said it would cut its officer and director ranks by 10% as part of a broad cost-reduction effort that has reduced staffing at the delivery giant by 12,000 wo… more…

How can retailers shore up their supply chain contracts in 2023? - Reuters
Reuters

If you were a gambler, would you bet that the conflict in Ukraine will end in 2023 and that global sanctions against Russia will be removed? Or that another trade war won't spark new tariffs? Could you pick which industries have no ties whatsoever to forced l… more…

Google Maps Immersive view is now live, bringing new AI and AR features
Android Central

Immersive View is finally live in Google Maps along with a bevy of new features for EV drivers, people who walk or use public transport, and even in-airport navigation. more…

White House rejects Republican fire over wait to down Chinese spy balloon
The Guardian

Pete Buttigieg says president ‘considered safety of American people’ after Marco Rubio criticizes eight-day waitThe US transportation secretary, Pete Buttigieg, on Sunday rejected Republican criticism of Joe Biden over an eight-day wait to shoot down a suspec… more…

Brown gold: the great American manure rush begins
The Guardian

The energy industry is turning waste from dairy farms into renewable natural gas – but will it actually reduce emissions?On an early August afternoon at Pinnacle Dairy, a farm located near the middle of California’s long Central Valley, 1,300 Jersey cows idle… more…

Desperation and anger grow in search for Turkey and Syria earthquake survivors
The Guardian

Death toll passes 8,000 as frustration over delayed response by Turkish authorities builds and difficult conditions hinder rescue efforts<ul><li>Turkey and Syria earthquake: follow latest updates</li></ul>Anger has mounted in Turkey over what was described as… more…

Can Karachi’s women-only pink buses drive change in Pakistan?
The Guardian

Harassment by men on public transport is one reason why female participation in the workforce stands at only 20%At precisely 1.40pm, the bright pink bus packed with women leaves the depot and snakes its way through Karachi’s traffic. Two female conductors wal… more…

‘Constantly displaced’: migrants to New York City seek housing in freezing cold
The Guardian

Arrivals were welcomed and housed in a Manhattan hotel upon arrival, but are now warehoused in a frigid corner of BrooklynAlejandro Landaeta, 30, was walking to a local store to grab lunch and had just stepped out from the Brooklyn warehouse where he had been… more…

Google targets low-income US women with ads for anti-abortion pregnancy centers, study shows
The Guardian

Exclusive: Research by the Tech Transparency Project finds ads directing women in two cities to centers that do not offer abortionsLow-income women in some cities are more likely than their wealthier counterparts to be targeted by Google ads promoting anti-ab… more…

How US police got the deadly power to stop drivers at will
The Guardian

The practice has its roots in the 1920s. That it would lead to racial profiling was foreordainedIt is no surprise that the pursuit and deadly beating of Tyre Nichols was set in motion by a police traffic stop.Despite repeated criticism of this practice, and t… more…

Patrisse Cullors on ten years of Black Lives Matter: ‘A painful reminder of what hasn’t changed’
The Guardian

The BLM co-founder talks Tyre Nichols, LAPD’s killing of her cousin and the fight for abolition: ‘It’s not individual bad officers, it’s a culture of violence’When Patrisse Cullors first wrote the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter in 2013, it was a simple and powerfu… more…

A defect in a rail car axle caused the massive Ohio train wreck, investigators say
NPR

The smoldering tangle of cars, some carrying hazardous materials, kept an evacuation order in effect in an area near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border. more…

Congress gears up for another farm bill. Here's what's on the menu
NPR

Climate, food stamps, broadband and research dollars are all on the line as negotiations kick off for the 2023 farm bill. more…

Ukrainian soldiers benefit from U.S. prosthetics expertise but their war is different
NPR

A prosthetics clinic that once served mostly American military veterans is now helping Ukrainian amputees get state of the art prostheses. more…

It took 50 years and $11 billion to complete a train station beneath NYC's Grand Central Terminal. It shows how hard it is to build things in the US.
Business Insider

Bringing the Long Island Rail Road to Manhattan's east side was expensive and slow. Other major US infrastructure projects face similar risks. more…

The Biden administration gave Southwest a deadline to issue refunds for the flight chaos over Christmas. A month later, some passengers were still waiting to be paid.
Business Insider

One basketball coach who spent $10,000 after his team got stranded in Vegas said he had still only been partially refunded for the canceled flight. more…

The new X1+ Card brings unique twist on airport lounge access and other travel perks to an already solid credit card
Business Insider

The unique partnership the X1+ Card has with Priority Pass can turn an infuriating flight delay into an extended layover with free food and alcohol. more…

Southwest Airlines reimbursed a couple for a $500 used car they bought to drive home after their flight was canceled
Business Insider

The airline is being "really generous" with refunds after its December meltdown, CEO Bob Jordan said. Making good with customers has cost it around $800 million so far. more…

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy just joined the company's earnings call for the first time ever and shared 4 of his top priorities: 'Each era is different'
Business Insider

There's been recent chatter internally about founder Jeff Bezos potentially returning as CEO, after Amazon's stock plunged in 2022. more…

Florida legislators want to give DeSantis another $10 million to keep shipping migrants across the country
Business Insider

The bill would expand DeSantis' immigration program that he previously used to move migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard in September. more…

Best travel insurance rates for your trip, week of February 7
Business Insider

Travel insurance rates are dropping. Comparing rates can help you save on your next vacation more…

Attacks on power grids plunged thousands of Americans into darkness, as authorities worry neo-Nazis are targeting critical infrastructure
Business Insider

Power grids from California to North Carolina have come under attack, concerning authorities that extremists are targeting critical US infrastructure. more…

Canada's transportation regulator doesn't track 97% of air passenger claims - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

Canada's transportation regulator doesn't track 97% of air passenger claims  The Globe and MailView Full Coverage on Google News more…

Super Bowl draws epic air show of private planes to Phoenix
Yahoo Entertainment

Former NFL player Jim Bob Morris is heading to the Super Bowl in Phoenix from Bloomington, Illinois, in a newly refurbished set of wheels. Morris, who... more…

Bill Gates says private jet use doesn’t conflict with climate change philanthropy
Yahoo Entertainment

Microsoft founder Bill Gates rejected accusations of hypocrisy over using a private jet and his advocacy on addressing climate change, in an interview with... more…

Crews Release Toxic Chemicals From Derailed Tankers in Ohio
Time

Crews released toxic chemicals into the air from five derailed tanker cars that were in danger of exploding Monday and began burning it. more…

‘Criminal Enterprise Disguised as a Law Firm’: Disgraced Erin Brockovich-Famous Attorney Charged With Stealing Millions From Clients
Time

One of the nation’s most prominent plaintiff’s attorneys, Girardi was known for high-profile litigation such as the case that led to a $333 million settlement portrayed in the movie “Erin Brockovich.” more…

Commercial Air Travel is Broken. Two New Airlines Think They Can Fix It
Time

As commercial airlines abandon small cities, two start-ups are stepping in to help fix an increasingly messy air travel system in the U.S. more…

2 Planes Narrowly Avoid Collision At Austin Airport, FAA Says
HuffPost

No one was injured after two planes were cleared to use the same runway on Saturday morning. more…

Hundreds of ready-to-eat sandwiches, more fresh food products recalled
GMA

Baltimore-based Fresh Ideation Food Group is recalling products sold from Jan. 24 through 30 over potential listeria contamination. more…

Potential debt ceiling standoff looms large over State of the Union
ABC News

When Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address with Kevin McCarthy over his shoulder, looming between the two will be a possible standoff over the debt ceiling more…

Powerful pre-dawn earthquake kills 1,500 in Turkey, Syria as death toll rises: Live updates
USA Today

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.8 quake struck at 4:17 a.m. local time along the Turkish-Syrian border. President Biden vows support. more…

Why Biden Is Likely to Emphasize Industrial Policy in His State of the Union Address
The New Yorker

John Cassidy on Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, in which the President will likely emphasize landmark legislation designed to reshape the American economy. more…

US DOT awards $800M toward street safety
Smartcitiesdive.com

The allocation comes from the first funding round of the Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program, part of the 2021 infrastructure law. more…

SF’s Market Street Subway Runs on Reagan-Era Floppy Disks
Sfstandard.com

SFMTA runs trains on a storage format that can’t even hold a hi-res image. more…

The United States Frequency Allocation Chart
Beautifulpublicdata.com

This crazy, beautiful chart illustrates the incredible complexity of managing one of our nation’s most crucial – and invisible – national assets: the radio spectrum. more…

Wall Street Owns the Country
Historyisaweapon.com

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OpenStreetMap is in trouble – a critical take on Bing Map Builder
Openstreetmap.org

OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. more…

The Adoption of Rust in Business
Rustmagazine.org

The year 2022 marks seven years since the stable version of the Rust language was officially released. Since its release, Rust has been popular among developers. In a Stack Overflow poll of over 73,00 more…

Argentina has been trapped in neocolonial debt for 200 years
Geopoliticaleconomy.com

Argentina has long been trapped in external debt owed to foreign imperial powers, causing inflation and crisis: A history of the deuda. more…

Ohio train derailment: residents kept away as air monitored for toxic fumes
The Guardian

Officials released and burned chemicals from wreckage of derailed train in East Palestine near Pennsylvania borderIt is unclear when evacuated residents might be able to return home to the area where officials released and burned toxic chemicals from the wrec… more…

First Thing: 7.8mg earthquake in Turkey and Syria kills hundreds
The Guardian

Quake hit early on Monday, leveling buildings while many slept and trapping people under rubble. Plus, the Chinese spy balloon rowGood morning.At least 1,500 people have been killed as they slept in Turkey and Syria after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit in the… more…

First Thing: Turkey and Syria earthquake death toll ‘could pass 20,000’
The Guardian

World Health Organization official warns that number killed could quadruple. Plus, efforts to save the pink river dolphinGood morning.Dozens of powerful aftershocks continued to jolt southern Turkey and northern Syria on Tuesday, a day after an earthquake str… more…

U.S. awarding $800 million to improve roads, cut traffic deaths
Autoblog

Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety Continue reading U.S. awarding $800 million to improve roads, cut traffic deaths U.S. awarding $800 million to improve roads, cut traffic deaths originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 1 Feb 2023 09:10:00 EST. Please see… more…

Antartica’s only EV had to be redesigned because of climate change
Autoblog

Filed under: Green,Electric Continue reading Antartica’s only EV had to be redesigned because of climate change Antartica’s only EV had to be redesigned because of climate change originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 4 Feb 2023 13:49:00 EST. Please see ou… more…

The Conversation: Cities are questioning the point of parking garages
MarketWatch

Planners are abolishing parking requirements, while developers are retrofitting existing structures into housing, concert venues, and even mushroom farms. more…

Best Eco-Friendly Cards for February 2023 - CNET
CNET

Lessen your environmental impact while earning rewards. more…

Top 10 automotives designed to be your home away from home on your 2023 outdoor adventures
Yanko Design

Top 10 automotives designed to be your home away from home on your 2023 outdoor adventuresThe first necessity for a great camping trip is picking the right mode of transportation. Whether you choose an RV, trailer, or camper – you... more…

School laptop auction devolves into extortion allegation
Theregister.com

Also: Atlassian says Jira has a 9.4 severity bug and the TSA issues milquetoast no-fly list security advisory When a Texas school district sold some old laptops at auction last year, it probably didn't expect to end up in a public legal fight with a local com… more…

Should Freelancers Outsource Their Work?
MakeUseOf

Can outsourcing help take your freelancing career to the next level? Here are some things you should consider before outsourcing work as a freelancer. more…

How to Find a Job Even at an Older Age
MakeUseOf

Do you feel that your age is holding you back from finding a job? Here are some tips and strategies to overcome ageism and land the job you want. more…

Experts Warned Southwest Airlines, FAA About Outdated Software for Years
Jalopnik

The era of fun flying is over, and the failure of both federal agencies and big corporations to invest in fast and effective technology is only making things worse. Read more... more…

MAD Architects Reveal Winning Design for Changchun International Airport
HYPEBEAST

Ma Yansong's MAD Architects will redesign Changchun "Longjia" International Airport in China following his win in a global design competition. Working in collaboration with China Airport Planning & Design Institute Co. and Beijing Institute of Architectural D… more…

Eggs prices drop, but the threat from avian flu isn't over yet
NPR

After months of eye-popping prices, egg lovers are finally seeing some relief. Wholesale prices in the Midwest fell by 58 cents at the end of January, but the days of a $1.50 a dozen may not return. more…

16 Nondeductible Expenses for the 2022 Tax Year
Small Business Trends

All these nondeductible business expenses sound like things that you should be able to deduct from your taxes. They sound legit. But, the IRS says "No." more…

New Russian-Backed Gamaredon's Spyware Variants Targeting Ukrainian Authorities
Internet

The State Cyber Protection Centre (SCPC) of Ukraine has called out the Russian state-sponsored threat actor known as Gamaredon for its targeted cyber attacks on public authorities and critical information infrastructure in the country. The advanced persistent… more…

Potensic Atom SE review
Space.com

The Potensic Atom SE is a fantastic drone for beginners, offering a foldable design and a sub 250g weight, but with limited camera controls for photos and videos. more…

Do traffic signals need a fourth light for self-driving cars?
Futurity: Research News

An extra light on traffic signals could let self-driving cars control traffic flow and give a heads up to human drivers. more…

Tigers more willing to cross the road during COVID lockdown
Futurity: Research News

Tigers in Nepal were two to three times more likely to cross highways when COVID-19 lockdowns led to dramatic reductions in traffic. more…

Planes involved in Austin near-miss came within 100 feet of each other
Politico

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are probing the event, which happened over the span of roughly two minutes. more…

Crews release toxic chemicals from derailed tankers in Ohio
Politico

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro both pushed local residents to evacuate. more…

New York's massive budget surplus gives Hochul money to spend
Politico

Hochul is benefiting from an $8.7 billion surplus thanks to higher-than-expected tax revenue to fund projects and programs to appease a wide variety of constituencies. more…

US Cities With The Worst Commutes, Ranked
digg.com

Sorry to everyone living in Stockton, California. more…

Airline delays and cancellations surge as winter storms impact several major airports
The Points Guy

Southwest and American are among the hardest hit airlines as an unusual snow and ice storm centered on Texas led to cancellations and delays across the country for a second day Wednesday. A full 28% of American and 17% of Southwest flights were canceled today… more…

President Biden targeting fees in big consumer push on travel and credit cards
The Points Guy

Following Southwest Airlines’ quiet expansion of family boarding on some flights to allow families to board together with children up to 13 years old, the Biden administration is looking to expedite banning fees altogether for family members to sit together w… more…

Travel leaders: US Government must do more to ease woes
The Points Guy

Traveling can all too often be a giant headache — so much so that people are staying home. We’ve got airport delays, cumbersome security lines, unpredictability and — for those who aren’t U.S. citizens — often paralyzing waits to get visas to enter the countr… more…

8 tips for booking the best cruise shore excursion for your money
The Points Guy

Choosing and booking shore excursions for your upcoming cruise should be simple. Pick a port, read the list of options provided by your cruise line, choose an activity you enjoy, then sign up. In reality, the shore tour decision-making process gets more compl… more…

The world’s first ammonia-powered semi-truck
Springwise.com

US-based Amogy has successfully tested the first-ever zero emission semi-truck fuelled by ammonia  The post The world’s first ammonia-powered semi-truck appeared first on Springwise. more…

A paper cup without the plastic lid
Springwise.com

This new takeaway cup is completely plastic-free, saving money and carbon The post A paper cup without the plastic lid appeared first on Springwise. more…

An AI-powered platform for selling spare parts
Springwise.com

A new platform delivers supply chain management as a service and helps reduce waste in spare parts manufacturing The post An AI-powered platform for selling spare parts appeared first on Springwise. more…

How the Only All-Black Team in College Swimming Became the Sport's Hottest Ticket
Sports Illustrated

Howard University coach Nic Askew isn’t just building a strong program; he’s building something bigger. more…

Waste crime: How online advertising platforms are facilitating illegal dumping
Phys.Org

The new BBC podcast, Buried, by investigative journalists Dan Ashby and Lucy Taylor, is a compelling look at how criminals are infiltrating the U.K. waste disposal system. It opens with a tape recording by a trucker, on his deathbed. He tells the story of one… more…

Rape and Resistance in Egypt
The New York Review of Books

In the fall of 2012, almost two years into the Egyptian revolution, there began to be more and more reports of sexual attacks on women at demonstrations in Egypt. Since President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster in February 2011, the country had been undergoing a chaot… more…

Brazil at the Crossroads
The New York Review of Books

A truism for our times: a story doesn’t need to be factual to go viral. In June 2020, not long into the Covid-19 pandemic, an Instagram user shared a video of a mustachioed man wearing floral shorts and a cropped tank top, pouring himself some beer at a crowd… more…

China to reopen borders with Hong Kong, Macau after COVID closure
Al Jazeera English

Borders have been closed for nearly three years, separating families and disrupting tourism and other businesses. more…

‘Extremely dangerous’ Arctic blast hits northern US and Canada
Al Jazeera English

A polar air mass is expected to send temperatures to record lows into the weekend, prompting frostbite warnings. more…

US authorities enforce evacuations after train derails in Ohio
Al Jazeera English

Derailment threatens release of toxic gas and explosion that could launch shrapnel in Ohio town, officials say. more…

Space Startups Are Trying to Make Money Going to the Moon
Bloomberg

Startup Companies, along with NASA and SpaceX, want to build businesses on the moon— but first they need to get there more…

Americans Are Falling Behind On Auto Loans at an Alarming Rate
The Truth About Cars

The economy hasn’t tumbled into the massive recession that some predicted, but there are signs of trouble brewing in the automotive lending industry. At the end of last year , more subprime borrowers were 60 days or more behind on their auto loans than at any… more…

Why Community Is The Last Great Marketing Strategy
Ducttapemarketing.com

Why Community Is The Last Great Marketing Strategy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with Mark Schaefer In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Mark Schaefer. Mark is a globally-recognized keyno… more…

Digital innovation harnesses power of real-time weather data
Phys.Org

National meteorological services play a central role in their country's efforts to anticipate and manage climate-related risks, and to develop effective policies for resilience and adaptation. more…

The Four Horsemen of the Tech Recession
Stratechery.com

Tech is increasingly divorced from the real economy thanks to the COVID hangover and Apple's App Tracking Transparency more…

Can he make case for 4 more years?
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — This should be a high point of Joe Biden's presidency. He's repeatedly beaten the odds with a string of legislative accomplishments and a historically strong midterm election where Democrats held the line against Republicans. more…

The house and car will merge -- and change how we power lives...
The Washington Post

The house and car will merge -- and change how we power lives... (Second column, 8th story, link) Drudge Report Feed needs your support!   Become a Patron more…

Missouri Is About to Kill a Man Who Witnesses Say Was 2,000 Miles Away at the Time of the Crime
The Intercept

Leonard “Raheem” Taylor is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, but the state’s case against him doesn’t add up. The post Missouri Is About to Kill a Man Who Witnesses Say Was 2,000 Miles Away at the Time of the Crime appeared first on The Intercept. more…

Why Amazon Could Be the Best Warren Buffett Stock to Buy in February
Motley Fool

Warren Buffett knows what he's looking for in a stock. Amazon delivers. more…

Will Nike Recover in 2023?
Motley Fool

Nike stock has climbed about 8% so far this year after losing nearly 30% in 2022. more…

This Indicator Says the Stock Market Is Going to Have a Great Year. Is It Right?
Motley Fool

According to the January Barometer, as goes January, so goes the year for the stock market. more…

3 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2023 and Hold for the Next Decade
Motley Fool

You can rest easy while owning these dependable cash generators. more…

A Bull Market Is Coming: 2 Outperforming Stocks to Buy in 2023
Motley Fool

These are exceptional growth stocks that could boost your returns. more…

Amazon.com (AMZN) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

AMZN earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Core Laboratories (CLB) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

CLB earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

EPD earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

NCR (NCR) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

NCR earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

MPC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Waste Management (WM) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

WM earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

1-800-flowers.com (FLWS) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

FLWS earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Sanofi (SNY) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SNY earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…