FILE PHOTO: Tropical Storm Cristobal is seen on a northern track over the Gulf of Mexico in a satellite image taken June 7, 2020. NOAA/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – Cristobal weakened into a tropical depression as it moved farther inland, while additional weakness is expected through Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in
FILE PHOTO: Johan Lundgren CEO of easyJet, attends the Europe Aviation Summit in Brussels, Belgium March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – EasyJet (EZJ.L) could have to make further job cuts if the government’s quarantine policy continues for a long period, the airline’s chief executive warned. The British low-cost airline is already planning
PARIS (Reuters) – Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing body, arrived in court in Paris on Monday to stand trial on charges of corruption, money laundering and breach of trust linked to a Russian doping scandal. Former President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Lamine Diack, wearing a face mask, arrives
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A mounting wave of protests demanding police reform after the killing of a black man in Minneapolis swept across the United States on Sunday, building on the momentum of huge demonstrations across the country the day before. In response, a majority of city council members in Minneapolis pledged to abolish the police
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A majority of city council members in Minneapolis have pledged to abolish the city’s police department after the death of an unarmed black man in custody last month led to some of the biggest protests seen in the United States. Trolice Flavors holds up a fist during a “We Want to Live”
SEOUL (Reuters) – Fans of the popular South Korean boy band BTS matched its $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter (BLM) in support of U.S. protests against police brutality, an organisation that runs fundraisers for the fans said on Monday. The K-pop group’s music label, Big Hit Entertainment, on Sunday told Reuters that BTS
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City’s England soccer international Raheem Sterling has backed anti-racism protests in Britain after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Carabao Cup Final – Aston Villa v Manchester City – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – March 1, 2020 Manchester
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, joining a growing chorus of Republicans and military leaders criticizing Republican President Donald Trump amid nationwide protests. Powell, a Republican who led the U.S. military during the 1991 Gulf War in Iraq under President George H.W. Bush and
FILE PHOTO: Mortuary workers wait outside the San Jose public hospital morgue, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Santiago, Chile May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile revised its death toll linked to the novel coronavirus outbreak sharply higher on Sunday, adding fatalities from databases that previously had not been
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Demonstrations were planned across the United States on Sunday to demand racial justice after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody, with weekend rallies spreading to smaller communities including an east Texas town once a haven for the Ku Klux Klan. The U.S. marches also inspired anti-racism protests around the globe,
LONDON (Reuters) – Williams driver George Russell completed a hat-trick of esports wins on Sunday to knock Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc off the top of Formula One’s virtual grand prix standings with one race remaining. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 10, 2019 Williams’ George Russell
Police officers are seen walking on parliament street near Downing street during a Black Lives Matter protest in London, following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, London, Britain, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in London on Sunday to
Tropical Storm Cristobal is seen on a northern track over the Gulf of Mexico in a satellite image taken June 7, 2020. NOAA/Handout via REUTERS HOUSTON (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Cristobal on Sunday slowed its advance through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing a coastal storm surge, high winds and rain to southeast Louisiana, where it
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s AstraZeneca (AZN.L) has approached U.S. rival Gilead Sciences (GILD.O) about a possible merger to form one the world’s largest drug companies, Bloomberg News reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: Gilead Sciences Inc pharmaceutical company is seen after they announced a Phase 3 Trial of the investigational
A woman rides her scooter past advertisements of Reliance Industries’ Jio telecoms unit, in Ahmedabad, India, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries said on Sunday that the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will buy 1.16% of its digital unit Jio Platforms for 56.83 billion rupees ($752 million).
FILE PHOTO: V, Suga, Jin and Jungkook, members of South Korean boy band BTS pose on the red carpet during the annual MAMA Awards at Nagoya Dome in Nagoya, Japan, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEOUL (Reuters) – Popular South Korean band BTS donated $1 million to Black Lives Matter (BLM) in support of U.S.