South Korea, China clash over US missile shield, complicating conciliation

South Korea, China clash over US missile shield, complicating conciliation

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017. Picture taken on June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed on Thursday over a US missile defense shield, threatening to undermine … Read more

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Latvia and Estonia withdrew from a cooperation group between China and over a dozen Central and Eastern European countries on Thursday, following in the footsteps of … Read more

Pelosi: US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan

Pelosi: US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the United States could not allow China to normalize the new level of pressure on Taiwan it asserted with days of military drills following her visit to the Chinese-claimed island. “What we saw with China is that they were trying to … Read more

Satellite imagery shows Antarctic ice shelf crumbling faster than thought

Satellite imagery shows Antarctic ice shelf crumbling faster than thought

NASA Modis satellite image of an Antarctic ice shelf taken March 21, 2022 in this handout image obtained March 25, 2022. NASA Modis satellite image/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Antarctica’s coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs more rapidly than nature can replenish the … Read more

US charges Iranian with plotting to murder ex-Trump adviser Bolton

US charges Iranian with plotting to murder ex-Trump adviser Bolton

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The United States charged a member of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps on Wednesday with plotting to murder John Bolton, a national security adviser to form President Donald Trump. The Justice Department alleged that Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, of Tehran, was likely motivated to kill Bolton … Read more

Brazilian pop singer Anitta leaves Nubank’s board of directors

Brazilian pop singer Anitta leaves Nubank’s board of directors

Anitta arrives to attend the 2022 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, US May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Latin American financial start-up Nubank said on Tuesday that Brazilian pop singer Anitta has left … Read more

Tesla discloses lobbying effort to set up factory in Canada

Tesla discloses lobbying effort to set up factory in Canada

Aug 9 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is lobbying the Ontario government as part of an effort to set up an “advanced manufacturing facility” in Canada, filing by the electric-vehicle maker to the province’s Office of Integrity Commissioner showed. The company’s Canadian unit is working with the government to “identify opportunities for industrial facility permitting … Read more

Explainer: What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Explainer: What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Aug 5 (Reuters) – A jury in Austin, Texas, decided on Friday that US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre $45.2 million in punitive damages for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages. read more … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive $43.8 billion loss; operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive .8 billion loss;  operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, US, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – The slide in US stock prices … Read more

Trump-backed candidate Lake wins Republican nod for Arizona governor

Trump-backed candidate Lake wins Republican nod for Arizona governor

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Kari Lake, a former news anchor who has embraced former President Donald Trump’s false claims of vote fraud, has won the Republican nomination for Arizona governor, according to Edison Research. Arizona Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake speaks during former US President Donald Trump’s rally ahead of Arizona primary elections, in Prescott … Read more