NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped on Monday as supply issues took center stage following a week of sharp losses, while stocks and the dollar drifted higher with eyes on the upcoming Sino-U.S. trade talks. FILE PHOTO: A trader works as a screen shows market data behind him at CMC markets in London, Britain,
An activist holds a sign as he stands on the roof of a car during the Extinction Rebellion protest at Trafalgar Square in London, Britain October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili LONDON (Reuters) – London’s Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 267 people taking part in demonstrations organised by the climate change
LONDON (Reuters) – Consumer goods giant Unilever vowed to halve the amount of new plastic it uses over the next five years, by shifting to more recyclable and alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste. FILE PHOTO: Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw The
(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a bone-building drug from Pfenex Inc to treat osteoporosis in certain patients at high risk for fractures, giving the company its first commercial product. The company said it is seeking the FDA’s authorization to designate the drug, PF708, as therapeutically equivalent to Eli Lilly
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Police in major U.S. cities were on alert on Thursday as “Joker” opened in movie theaters after weeks of publicity surrounding its disturbing portrait of a bullied loner raised fears it might spark violence. A billboard advertising the film “Joker” is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 2, 2019.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to run afoul of political issues in China. FILE PHOTO: May 4, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; General view of shirts
BOSTON (Reuters) – Boston Federal Reserve officials have a pretty good idea what helped the ailing industrial town of Lawrence, Massachusetts, start to make a turnaround, including a state takeover of the public school system and a focused effort to lift job options for working parents. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s President
FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo (Reuters) – Tesco’s (TSCO.L) financial arm confirmed on Monday that it has appointed John Kingman, the businessman who oversaw Britain’s bailout of its banks in the financial crisis, to its board as a non-executive
FILE PHOTO: Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon /File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier Japan Display Inc (6740.T) aims to seal a revised bailout deal by the end of this month for at least 50 billion yen ($468 million) in vital
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Joseph Tsai, owner of the Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong’s protesters “will take a long time to repair.” FILE PHOTO: Joseph Tsai, Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A parade of U.S. diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, while the White House considers ways to slow down the process. The interviews could yield more fodder for Democrats’ impeachment drive over a whistleblower’s allegations that Trump
FILE PHOTO – French President Emmanuel Macron accompanies British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after a meeting on Brexit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron on Sunday to “push forward” to secure a Brexit deal and told him the
Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Women’s 100 Metres Hurdles Final – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar – October 6, 2019. Nia Ali of the U.S. celebrates after winning gold. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch DOHA (Reuters) – Nia Ali, back in the starting blocks after giving birth to her second child, powered to victory
Demonstrators gather at a protest after the lifting of the curfew, following four days of nationwide anti-government protests that turned violent, in Baghdad, Iraq October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least eight people were killed and 25 wounded in new clashes between protesters and police in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and
FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of Bayer AG are pictured outside a plant of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Wuppertal, Germany August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A pending U.S. lawsuit over claims related to Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup has been delayed, the company said on Sunday. “The Oct.
FILE PHOTO: Police tape is seen at the site of the killing of homeless men in Manhattan, New York, U.S. October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lloyd Mitchell/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York police have charged a man with murder for using a metal pipe to beat four fellow homeless men to death as they slept