Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Don’t accuse Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers and politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to launch accusations against Iran over Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, of which he is guilty … Read more

Asia stocks mixed, China cuts rates on disappointing data

Asia stocks mixed, China cuts rates on disappointing data

FILE PHOTO – People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index inside a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei rises, S&P 500 futures fall PBOC cuts key rates, China data misses forecasts Watch the Fed … Read more

American actress Anne Heche to be taken off life support 9 days after car accident

American actress Anne Heche to be taken off life support 9 days after car accident

Aug 14 (Reuters) – American actress Anne Heche will be taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after she was seriously injured in a car accident, as a match was found to receive her donated organs, a spokesman said. Heche, 53, had been legally dead as of Friday, though still with a heartbeat, and … Read more

Salman Rushdie remains hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie remains hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized with serious injuries on Saturday a day after he was repeatedly stabbed in a public appearance in New York state, as police tried to determine a motive for an attack that sparked the international condemnation. The accused attacker, Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, … Read more

Five Chinese state-owned companies under US scrutiny to delist from NYSE

Five Chinese state-owned companies under US scrutiny to delist from NYSE

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Five U.S.-listed Chinese state-owned companies whose audits are under scrutiny by the U.S. securities regulator said on Friday they would voluntarily delist from the New York Stock Exchange. York. The oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) and China life insurance (601628.SS)China Aluminum Corporation (Chalco) (601600.SS)PetroChina (601857.SS) and a separate entity … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie hooked up to fan after New York stabbing

Novelist Salman Rushdie hooked up to fan after New York stabbing

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him for his writing, was stabbed in the neck and torso on stage during a conference in New York state on Friday and airlifted to a hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon pardons Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee to counter ‘economic crisis’

South Korea’s Yoon pardons Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee to counter ‘economic crisis’

Samsung heir served 18 months in jail for bribery Businessmen were convicted in scandal that brought down a president South Korea says leaders needed to help overcome economic crisis Samsung may increase investment with Lee pardoned: analysts SEOUL, Aug 12 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol pardoned Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) Vice President Jay Y. … Read more

US gasoline prices fall below $4 for the first time since March

US gasoline prices fall below  for the first time since March

The demand for gasoline has decreased in the summer Low-income households spend less as prices fall US retail price hit record high in June Aug 11 (Reuters) – The average price of U.S. retail gasoline fell below $4 a gallon on Thursday for the first time in months, giving drivers some relief in the world’s … Read more

Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears subside

Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears subside

Traders work on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record The Fed now expects to offer a 50bp hike in September US consumer price growth slows in July Musk sells Tesla … Read more

Disney surpasses Netflix in streaming subscribers and sets higher prices

Disney surpasses Netflix in streaming subscribers and sets higher prices

A smartphone screen displaying the “Disney+” logo is seen in front of the words “streaming service” in this illustration taken March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LOS ANGELES, August 10 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co. (DIS.N) surpassed Netflix Inc. (NFLX.O) with a total of 221 million … Read more