Shell said it had signed an agreement with Iran’s state oil company to explore future projects, signaling that giant energy companies are unlikely to be deterred by President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to undo the Iran nuclear deal.
The U.S. Surgeon General called surging e-cigarette use by children and young adults “a major public health concern” and recommended increased regulation and taxation of the products in a report set to be released Thursday.
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner defended their proposed $85 billion merger to lawmakers, trying to navigate a tricky political landscape in which President-elect Donald Trump has expressed hostility to the deal.
About 45.2 million passengers are expected to fly globally on U.S. airlines during the 21-day holiday period from Dec. 16 through Jan. 5, up 3.5% from the same period in 2015, according to the leading airline trade group.
Ree Drummond, the food blogger who has translated her life on a ranch in Pawhuska, Okla. into a mini-empire of books, housewares products and a Food Network cooking show, is hitting the newsstands next year.
The dollar is on a tear, and that is shaping corporate strategy on both sides of the Atlantic. U.S. exporters are bracing for tough times. For European exporters, by contrast, the dollar’s strength has created opportunity.