Asian stocks extend global slump, yen perks at signs of intervention

An electronic stock trading board is displayed inside a conference room in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record Nikkei falls 2.3%, S&P 500 futures stabilize The dollar falls 0.6% against the yen on the news of the BoJ rate control US 2-year yields … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin returned to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night, making its way through rainy London as crowds lined the route to see the hearse and bid it a final farewell. People parked their cars along a normally busy street, stepped out and waved as the hearse, with lights inside illuminating … Read more

Ukraine increases pressure on retreating Russian troops

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops have increased pressure on retreating russian forces on Tuesday, launching a counteroffensive that has produced major gains and a stunning blow to Moscow’s military prestige. As the advance continued, Ukraine’s border guard services said the army took control of Vovchansk, a city just 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Russia … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Medical journals expand investigation into possible misconduct in heart research

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations into possible data manipulation in heart studies led by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding new scrutiny to an investigation of misconduct by the university and the US government The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of Biological Chemistry … Read more

China’s Xi travels abroad to promote strategic role

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is using his first foreign trip since the start of the pandemic to promote China’s strategic ambitions at a summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and other leaders of a Central Asian security group. The Chinese leader is pushing a “Global Security Initiative” announced in April following the formation of … Read more

Ukraine pushes to take back all land from Russia and asks for Western weapons

Ukraine has recaptured dozens of cities in a rapid advance Many fleeing Russian troops have left Ukraine: US official Zelenskiy asks for anti-aircraft systems from the West ON THE ROAD TO BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it aimed to liberate all of its territory after pushing back Russian forces in … Read more

Trump’s PAC faces scrutiny amid escalating legal investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — With more than $115 million in various political committees, donald trump he has positioned himself as an exceptionally indomitable force in the GOP who would almost certainly have the resources to overwhelm his rivals if he launches another presidential campaign. But that huge amount of money is also emerging as a potential … Read more

The United States and Mexico will cooperate in semiconductors and electric vehicles

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration’s massive investment in semiconductor production to boost the integration of their supply chains and cooperate in expanding electric vehicle production across the industry. nationalized lithium in Mexico, officials from both countries said Monday Both efforts seek to capitalize … Read more

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on anniversary of JFK’s Boston speech

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record BOSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to pump more government dollars into the U.S. biotech industry, promoting his drive to create new treatments and lower the death rate from cancer. Cancer “doesn’t care if you’re a Republican or a … Read more

Oil prices settle higher amid supply concerns ahead of winter

An IPC Petroleum France oil pump is seen at sunset outside Soudron, near Reims, France, August 24, 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record NEW YORK, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Oil prices closed higher on Monday, shattering expectations of weaker demand as supply concerns mount ahead of winter. … Read more