The UK is the first to approve Omicron’s COVID vaccine with the go-ahead from Moderna

The UK is the first to approve Omicron’s COVID vaccine with the go-ahead from Moderna

A nurse prepares a dose of the Modern coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, Britain, April 7, 2021. Jacob King/Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record UK JCVI endorses use of bivalent injection in autumn booster campaign Moderna sees approvals from Australia, Canada and … Read more

Angered China holds more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

Angered China holds more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

China holds drills near Taiwan during visit of US lawmakers China shows pictures of Taiwan’s strategic Penghu Islands Taiwan President: Committed to Maintaining Stability BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – China’s military said it held more exercises near Taiwan on Monday as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met with President Tsai … Read more

Ignoring Ukraine Setbacks, Putin Touts ‘Superior’ Russian Arms Exports

Ignoring Ukraine Setbacks, Putin Touts ‘Superior’ Russian Arms Exports

Putin insists Russian technology is years ahead of rivals Performance in Ukraine undermines boast, military analysts say India and China top list of Russian arms buyers LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia was ready to sell advanced weapons to allies around the world and cooperate in developing military technology, … 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

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

Shock and Shame Among Some Muslims Over Afghans Accused of New Mexico Murders

Shock and Shame Among Some Muslims Over Afghans Accused of New Mexico Murders

Participants in an interfaith memorial service enter the Islamic Center of New Mexico mosque to commemorate four slain Muslim men, hours after police said they had arrested the main suspect in the killings, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. U.S. August 9, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Hay Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record ALBUQUERQUE, … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: US Reconsiders China Tariff Measures Following Taiwan’s Response

EXCLUSIVE: US Reconsiders China Tariff Measures Following Taiwan’s Response

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – China’s war games over Taiwan have prompted officials in the Biden administration to recalibrate their thinking about whether to remove some tariffs or potentially impose others on Beijing, setting those options aside for now, according to sources familiar with the deliberations. President Joe Biden’s team has been struggling for months … Read more

China’s industrial inflation hits 17-month low, consumer prices accelerate

China’s industrial inflation hits 17-month low, consumer prices accelerate

A worker walks past coils of steel at the Chongqing Iron and Steel Plant in Changshou, Chongqing, China August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Producer inflation for July is the lowest since February 2021 July consumer inflation at 2-year high PBOC expected to remain accommodative … Read more