William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

Amid global alarm, Ukraine, Russia trade blame for nuclear plant attacks

Kyiv warns of Chornobyl-style disaster unless secured area Both sides say in favor of visit by nuclear inspectors UN’s Guterres says any attack on a nuclear plant is ‘suicidal’ Two Ukrainian grain ships leave ports, 12 since last week KYIV, Aug 8 (Reuters) – International alarm over the weekend shelling of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex … Read more

Canada police say several victims in British Columbia shooting

LANGLEY, British Columbia July 25 (Reuters) – There were several victims of a mass shooting early on Monday in the Canadian province of British Columbia and one man was in custody, police said. Authorities had earlier issued an emergency alert for multiple shootings in the city of Langley and asked residents to stay alert and … Read more

NATO warns of long Ukraine war as battles grind on

NATO’s Stoltenberg says war could last years Ukraine admits setback near Sievierodonetsk Russia trying to approach Kharkiv-Ukraine official ‘All that is ours we will take back’ -Zelenskiy KYIV, June 19 (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of NATO said on Sunday, calling for steadfast support from Ukraine’s allies as … Read more

Israel demands apology after Russia says Hitler had Jewish roots

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh (not pictured) following their talks in Moscow, Russia April 27, 2022. Yuri Kochetkov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Israel summons Russian ambassador for ‘tough talk’ Israeli minister says Lavrov comment ‘unforgivable’ Russian … Read more

Musk sells Tesla shares worth $8.5 billion, says no more sales planned

Founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk speaks during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory, which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker, in Sparks, Nevada, US July 26, 2016. REUTERS/James Glover II/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 29 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer … Read more

Italy seizes Russian oligarch Melnichenko’s Sailing Yacht A

ROME, March 12 (Reuters) – Italian police have seized a superyacht from Russian billionaire Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday, a few days after the businessman was placed on an EU sanctions list following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The 143-meter (470-foot) Sailing Yacht A, which has a price tag of 530 … Read more

Sacklers to pay $6 billion to settle Purdue opioid lawsuits

March 3 (Reuters) – The Sackler family owners of Purdue Pharma LP reached a deal with a group of attorneys general to pay up to $6 billion in cash to resolve widespread litigation alleging that they fueled the US opioid epidemic, bringing the OxyContin maker closer to exiting bankruptcy. The attorneys general for eight states … Read more

Stocks slump, oil rips past $100 as Russia invades Ukraine

LONDON, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Oil prices broke above $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, stock markets slumped and the rouble hit a record low on Thursday after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of Ukraine. read more Markets displayed all the predictable reactions. Europe’s stock markets tumbled nearly 4% (.FTEU3) … Read more

CRYPTOVERSE-Bitcoin could be laid low by miners’ malady

Feb 22 (Reuters) – Bitcoin miners are feeling the heat – and the pain’s rippling downstream to pressure prices. The cryptocurrency’s spectacular rally in 2021 drew thousands of entrants into mining, or producing new coin. As a result the hashrate, or combined computational power used by bitcoin miners globally, has roughly quadrupled over the past … Read more