HCA Healthcare, Gap fall; SVB Financial, Schlumberger rise

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: HCA Healthcare, Gap fall; SVB Financial, Schlumberger riseByThe Associated PressApril 22, 2022, 8:41 PM• 2 min readNEW YORK — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday:HCA Healthcare Inc., down $58.80 to $210.64.The hospital operator reported weaker-than-expected earnings and cut its forecast for…

Africa’s week in pictures: 15-21 April 2022

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond:Image source, ReutersImage caption, The annual paragliding festival in Kwahu-Atibie, Ghana, attracts onlookers on Friday…Image source, ReutersImage caption, Among those taking part are Michael Kwakye and Stephen Asamoah, smiling and derigging here after landing safely.Image source, AFPImage caption, On Wednesday in Cairo an…

Kardashians deny faking Roblox sex tape scene

By Joe TidyCyber reporter Image source, ‘Kardashians’, Fulwell 73 Image caption, The moment Saint West shows his mother the Roblox sex tape room he apparently foundA reality show scene where Kim Kardashian’s son finds an advert for a sex tape on the game Roblox was not faked, a source close to the star says.In the…

Boston urges masks as battle brews over transit rule

Boston has urged people to start wearing masks, and the Biden administration is weighing its next legal step in a court fight over the abrupt end of the national mask mandate on airplanes and mass transitBy HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated PressApril 22, 2022, 2:11 AM• 7 min readBoston urged people to start wearing…

California will keep workplace pandemic rules through 2022

California workplace regulators have extended mandatory pay for workers affected by the coronavirus through the end of 2022By DON THOMPSON Associated PressApril 21, 2022, 11:16 PM• 6 min readSACRAMENTO, Calif. — California workplace regulators on Thursday extended mandatory pay for workers affected by the coronavirus through the end of 2022, acting more than two months…

Mattel unveils Elizabeth II Barbie on queen’s birthday

Queen Elizabeth II has got her own Barbie in honor of her 96th birthday and upcoming Platinum JubileeByThe Associated PressApril 21, 2022, 10:16 PM• 1 min readLONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has got her own Barbie in honor of her 96th birthday and upcoming Platinum Jubilee.California-based toymaker Mattel released the doll on the monarch’s birthday…