World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – World stocks fell towards fresh 2022 lows and the Japanese yen slid to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as red-hot US inflation fueled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening in a big week for central banks. The substantially higher-than-expected US CPI print … Read more

BC Liberals vote to begin consultations on name change at Penticton convention

BC Liberals vote to begin consultations on name change at Penticton convention

Opposition BC Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon says the party’s name ‘must be one that reflects a diverse and inclusive big-tent coalition.’CHAD HIPOLITO/The Canadian Press British Columbia’s Liberal party says its delegates have voted to begin a process to potentially change the party name. This comes as about 800 members gathered at a convention in … Read more

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – Canada believes China showed “very concerning and unprofessional” behavior while harassing its patrol aircraft near North Korea, Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Saturday, but she declined comment when asked whether she had raised the issue with her Chinese counterpart. Speaking on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, … Read more

Wall St ends down sharply as hot inflation data intensifies investor fears

Wall St ends down sharply as hot inflation data intensifies investor fears

Consumer price index rose to 1% in May from 0.3% in April Netflix falls after Goldman Sachs downgrades to ‘sell’ NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) – US stocks ended down sharply on Friday and posted their biggest weekly percentage declines since January as a steeper-than-expected rise in US consumer prices in May fueled investor worries … Read more

Russia’s Navalny scolds Google and Meta for helping Putin

Russia’s Navalny scolds Google and Meta for helping Putin

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country’s constitution, in Moscow, Russia February 29, 2020. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – Jailed Russian opposition … Read more

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

Workers pressure wash the logo of NASA on the Vehicle Assembly Building before SpaceX will send two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, May 19, 2020. REUTERS/ Joe Skipper Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, … Read more

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

iPhone 12 phones are seen at the new Apple Store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, California, US, June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) will have to change the connector on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after EU countries … Read more

US wins authority to sixteen Russian oligarch’s planes

US wins authority to sixteen Russian oligarch’s planes

NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) – A US court on Monday issued warrants for the seizure of two luxury planes owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich under US measures imposed after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, court records showed. But the US government’s likelihood of gaining control of the aircraft worth nearly $400 million was uncertain. … Read more

Texas power use to hit record as temperatures soar

Texas power use to hit record as temperatures soar

Overhead power lines are seen during record-breaking temperatures in Houston, Texas, US, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 6 (Reuters) – Power demand in Texas is set to break its all-time record this week, testing the resilience of the grid after generation issues this year and … Read more

Ukrainian lawmaker detained at Moldova’s border

Ukrainian lawmaker detained at Moldova’s border

CHISINAU, June 5 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian lawmaker, Yevhen Yakovenko, was detained at the Moldovan border at the request of the International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, Moldova’s border police said on Sunday. Yakovenko was placed in a pretrial detention centre, a press service representative of the border police said. Viorel Tentiu, the head of … Read more