Global stocks fall amid fears of global economic slowdown

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Global stocks fell to their lowest level in a year and a half, down nearly 20% year-to-date Europe fell more than 2%, US … Read more

North Korea reports COVID cases, launches 3 ballistic missile tests

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and Japan said North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast on Thursday in its latest tests aimed at advancing its weapons programs even as it reported an outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. for the first time. Three short-range ballistic missiles were launched at about … Read more

North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders shutdown in ‘most severe emergency’

North Korea declares ‘most dangerous national emergency’ The possibility of an “unprecedented crisis” for Kim Jong-un – expert The isolated country rejected the international offer of the vaccine No North Korean civilians are believed to have been vaccinated SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea on Thursday confirmed the first outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, calling it … Read more

NATO welcomes Nordic members as Ukraine pushes Russian forces back

Finland expected to announce its attempt to join NATO Ukraine stops the main route for transporting Russian gas to Europe Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe and the United States Ukrainian forces seek to cut Russian supply lines on the battlefield Kyiv/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Finland is expected to announce on Thursday its intention … Read more

Google’s second attempt at computer glasses translates conversations in real time

May 11 (Reuters) – It’s hard to see science fiction at Google’s second attempt at glasses with a built-in computer. A decade after the advent of Google Glass, a pair of hackneyed specs and sci-fi that depicted what the wearer saw but raised privacy concerns and scored low for design, Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL.O) The unit … Read more

Stocks turn red in choppy session, yields fall after US inflation data

NEW YORK/MILAN (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell sharply, along with Treasury yields, in a volatile session on Wednesday, as oil prices soared and investors worried about the prospect of an economic slowdown. US stock indices rose and fell after US data showed higher-than-expected core inflation, excluding items such as oil prices. Some investors were … Read more

Disdain for Russian diplomats in European capitals

Russian embassies lose car insurance, access to banks Foreign Minister Lavrov says his envoys should not go out alone Russia demands apology for paint accident Warns of possible further action WARSAW/VILNIUS (Reuters) – Russian diplomat Sergei Andreev felt unwelcome on the streets of Warsaw even before protesters poured red liquid on his face from a … Read more

Russia brought down satellite internet in Ukraine – Western officials

US: Russian hack aims to disrupt Ukrainian communications UK: Hack was ‘intentional and malicious’ EU: Viasat attack caused ‘random’ outages Russia routinely denies carrying out cyberattacks NEWPORT, Wales, May 10 (Reuters) – Russia was behind a massive cyber attack on a satellite internet that knocked out tens of thousands of modems at the start of … Read more

Ukraine halts transport of major Russian gas to Europe, blaming Moscow

Gas pipelines at the Atamanskaya compressor station, a facility of the Gazprom Power of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in the Amur region, Russia, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow … Read more

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquitted of sexual assault charge in Boston

BOSTON (Reuters) – Chef Mario Batali was acquitted Tuesday of sexually assaulting a woman in a Boston bar in 2017 as she posed with her to take “selfies” for fans, as a judge questioned the defendant’s credibility in the latest ###. A trial from the MeToo era includes an American celebrity accused of misconduct towards … Read more