General Business

Denmark expects omicron to overhaul delta this week, a warning for U.S.

People wait on the 14th Brendan McDermid | Reuters Denmark expects Omicron’s Covid-19 variant to overtake Delta within a week as the number of cases of the new strain increases doubles every two days, according to the Statens Serum Institute in Copenhagen, which conducts infectious disease surveillance for the Scandinavian nation. Troels Lillebaek, chairman of […]

General Business

Costco, Nike and FedEx are warning there’s extra inflation set to hit shoppers as holidays method

A worker wearing a protective mask removes David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delivery bottlenecks, which have led to rising freight costs, are a vacation headache for US retailers. Cost co This week joined the long list of retailers on the alert about rising shipping prices and the associated supply chain problems. The […]

Entertainment

Demi Lovato points warning about weight-loss compliments | Leisure

Demi Lovato thinks it is dangerous “to compliment someone on their weight loss”. The top-charting pop star has warned that compliments on weight loss can have deleterious effects on mental health. Demi, 28, wrote on Instagram Story: “Idk who needs to hear this but complimenting someone on their weight loss can be just as harmful […]

Money

State Officers Challenge Warning About Peer-to-Peer Apps for Cash Transfers – NBC Connecticut

The attorney general urges Connecticut residents to be vigilant when using peer-to-peer apps to avoid losing money, revealing valuable personal information, or falling victim to scammers. Attorney General William Tong said the apps are safe to use, but it is important that you understand the app’s terms of use and be careful about who you […]

Style

May Texas-style blackouts occur in New England? Unlikely, however the disaster is a warning name

Our network also has its weaknesses, thanks in part to its reliance on natural gas. Few people know how close ISO New England has come to implementing rolling power outages – the nonprofit operator prefers to call them “controlled outages” – to protect our stressed network in the winter of 2017-2018. While ISO New England […]