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Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission Impossible 7’ and ‘8’ have been delayed until 2023 and 2024

Tom Cruise runs along Blackfriars Bridge in London, during filming for "Mission Impossible 6."Victoria Jones - PA ImagesThe Tom Cruise led "Mission Impossible 7" is moving on the calendar once again. This time, it's setting its sights on 2023.Paramount Pictures and Skydance said Friday that both the seventh and eighth installments in the blockbuster movie franchise would be delayed due to the ongoing pandemic. The yet untitled "Mission Impossible 7" will now arrive in theaters on July 14, 2023, and "Mission Impossible 8"…

Two years since Covid was first confirmed in U.S., the pandemic is worse than anyone imagined

People wait in line to be tested for COVID-19 at Union Station on January 7, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.Mario Tama | Getty ImagesA 35-year-old man returned to the U.S. from Wuhan, China on Jan. 15, 2020 and fell ill with a cough and fever.He had read an alert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan and sought treatment at an urgent care clinic in Snohomish County, Washington four days later.On Jan. 21, the CDC publicly confirmed he had the first known case…

Nike executive Larry Miller says he’s thankful family of man he killed as a teen forgives him

Nike executive Larry Miller, who kept his past secret for more than 50 years, told CNBC that he's thankful the family of a man he killed in 1965 when he was a teenager forgives him.Miller, former president and current chairman of Nike's Jordan brand, was convicted of shooting and killing 18-year-old Edward White. Miller was 16 years old at the time. Now 72, Miller pleaded guilty back then and spent 4½ years in prison. He served five additional years for a series of armed robberies.While rising through the ranks at Nike,…

U.S. judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal workers in latest blow to White House Covid agenda

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021.Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA U.S. judge in Texas on Friday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing an executive order requiring federal employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19.The ruling marks the latest setback for President Joe Biden, whose efforts to boost U.S. vaccination rates through sweeping workplace safety rules have been repeatedly stymied in the courts.Judge…

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Netflix, Peloton, Disney and more

Netflix logoMario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines in midday trading.Netflix – Shares of the streaming giant tanked 21%, on pace for their worst day since July 2012. The steep sell-off came after Netflix admitted that streaming competition was eating into its own growth in its fourth-quarter earnings release Thursday. Other media companies with streaming services also saw shares fall after Netflix issued lower-than-expected subscriber guidance. Disney shares fell 5.6%, while…

Central banks are ‘sleeping at the driving wheel’ as inflation spirals, says Brazil minister

Brazil's economic minister warned Friday that Western central bankers are "sleeping at the driving wheel" as economies slip deeper into a high inflation environment.Speaking to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore via videoconference at The Davos Agenda virtual event, Paulo Guedes said that the inflation "beast" is already loose and set to become a real problem."My fear is that the beast is out of the bottle," Guedes told the panel."I think the central banks are sleeping at the driving wheel. They should be aware, and I think inflation…

GM unveils new high-performance Cadillac Escalade V-Series SUV

2023 Cadillac Escalade V-SeriesCadillacDETROIT – General Motors will offer a new performance version of its flagship Cadillac Escalade SUV, adding to a growing lineup of high-power gasoline vehicles ahead of the brand's push toward full electrification by 2030.The Detroit automaker on Friday said the 2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series, like its other performance vehicles, will "encompass the peak of Cadillac performance, bold, distinguished design, and innovative technology."The new V-Series looks extremely similar to other…

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