EY evaluating strategic options to improve audit quality

EY evaluating strategic options to improve audit quality

The logo of Ernst & Young is seen in Zurich, Switzerland November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 26 (Reuters) – Ernst & Young is evaluating options to improve their audit quality, Chief Executive Carmine Di Sibio said on Thursday in an internal memo seen by Reuters, … Read more

Britain launches second probe into Google’s ad practices

Britain launches second probe into Google's ad practices

May 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator on Thursday launched its second probe into the advertising practices of Google, saying the Alphabet-owned (GOOGL.O) search giant could be distorting competition and may have illegally favored its own services. The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) latest probe follows its investigation into Google and Facebook owner-Meta’s (FB.O) “Jedi … Read more

Analysis: Russia prepares to sixteen western firms looking to leave

Analysis: Russia prepares to sixteen western firms looking to leave

Moscow eyes sweeping powers to shield jobs, local industry Exodus of western companies, sanctions roils Russia New laws would allow seizure of firms May 26 (Reuters) – Russia is advancing a new law allowing it to take control of the local businesses of western companies that decide to leave in the wake of Moscow’s invasion … Read more

Chevron streamlines top operations management as US oil role grows

Chevron streamlines top operations management as US oil role grows

The logo of Chevron Corp is seen in its booth at Gastech, the world’s biggest expo for the gas industry, in Chiba, Japan April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, May 26 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp (CVX.N) will consolidate its exploration and production and refining units … Read more

LA County health officials urge workplace safety as COVID-19 spread continues

LA County health officials urge workplace safety as COVID-19 spread continues

New COVID-19 cases on the rise in LA County COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Los Angeles County, health officials say. LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County health officials urged employers Tuesday to use “common sense strategies” to combat COVID-19 in light of the increasing spread of the virus. The urgent came as the … Read more

Texas school shooting: Suspect was not confronted by police before he entered the school, official says

Texas school shooting: Suspect was not confronted by police before he entered the school, official says

“He walked in unobstructed initially,” Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Regional Director Victor Escalon said. “So from the grandmother’s house, to the (ditch), to the school, into the school, he was not confronted by anybody.” A DPS representative on Wednesday said a school resource officer had “engaged” with the suspect before he went in … Read more

Federal judge takes rare step of backing US Supreme Court ethics code

Federal judge takes rare step of backing US Supreme Court ethics code

Senior US District Judge Reggie Walton appears in a 2015 video produced by the federal judiciary. Administrative Office of the US Courts/Handout via Reuters Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US District Judge Reggie Walton called lack of Supreme Court ethics code “unimaginable” Congressional Democrats are pushing Supreme Court ethics legislation (Reuters) … Read more

21 men charged in sting targeting social media child predators, NJ officials say

21 men charged in sting targeting social media child predators, NJ officials say

article NJ officials say 21 men have been arrested in a sting targeting men who use social media to lure children for sex. TRENTON, NJ – Authorities say 21 men have been arrested in a sting known as “Operation Risky Business,” which targeted predators who used social media to lure children for sex. The arrests … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Neumann-backed climate tech venture Flowcarbon raises $70 mln

EXCLUSIVE Neumann-backed climate tech venture Flowcarbon raises $70 mln

An aerial view shows mangrove trees, in Pongara National Park, Gabon, October 15, 2021. REUTERS/Christophe Van Der Perre Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Building infrastructure for voluntary carbon markets Blockchain tech helps developers get cheaper financing $32 mln raised in fresh equity, $38 mln through token sale LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) … Read more

2022 monsoon season in Arizona expected to be above-normal – good news for state agriculture

2022 monsoon season in Arizona expected to be above-normal – good news for state agriculture

2022 monsoon season in Arizona expected to be above-normal PHOENIX – The start of monsoon season is just three weeks away and experts say it could be a wet one as above-normal rainfall is being predicted for the southern half of Arizona. This is good news, especially for farmers and ranchers. Agriculture in the desert … Read more