British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a news conference in Downing Street on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, in London, Britain December 24, 2020. Paul Grover /Pool via REUTERS ©Hannah McKay
By Lewis Krauskopf. NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors betting on U.S. energy shares have enjoyed a blistering rally, as the sector leads a move into value and economically sensitive stocks that has gripped the equity market. How much further that run continues could hinge on the success of the economic recovery, supply dynamics in oil markets and whether companies can stay disciplined on spending. Wall Street ©Creative Spades / Sergio David Spadavecchia
By Minwoo Park and Daewoung Kim©Courtesy of Shinan County Office SHINAN, South Korea (Reuters) – Dressed all in purple, bent-over women held long rakes aloft as they walked in a line to a lavender field to carry out some pruning on an island in southwest South Korea. Inspired by their native balloon flower, residents of […]
By Jill Serjeant and Lisa Richwine. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish won the top prizes at the Grammy Awards on Sunday in a ceremony that also saw Beyonce become the most awarded female artist in Grammy history. © Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Asylum seeking unaccompanied minors are transported in a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle after they crossed the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico on a raft in Penitas, Texas, March 9, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi. AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s health minister was dismissed on Saturday after seven people died following an oxygen outage in a hospital treating coronavirus patients, and police were deployed to hold back hundreds of angry relatives, state media and witnesses said.
By Jonathan Allen. (Reuters) – The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a lawsuit by the family of George Floyd over his death in police custody, a case that stirred national protests over racial injustice and police brutality.
By Jonathan Allen and Gabriella Borter. MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A Minnesota judge agreed on Thursday to allow prosecutors to reinstate an additional charge of third-degree murder against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is on trial for last year’s deadly arrest of George Floyd.
WASHINGTON (Reuters/Raphael Satter) – Ransom-seeking hackers have begun taking advantage of a recently disclosed flaw in Microsoft’s widely used mail server software, a researcher said late Wednesday – a serious escalation that could portend widespread digital disruption. The disclosure, made on Twitter by Microsoft Corp security program manager Phillip Misner, is the realization of worries […]
Texas lawmakers on Thursday found themselves on the horns of a power market dilemma: expect lawsuits from utilities and traders if they retroactively cut cold-snap electricity prices, or “cascading bankruptcies” if they do not. Reuters/Gary McWilliams