U.S., Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait for 2nd time in a year

The USS Higgins is docked in the northern Israeli city of Haifa September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 American ships deployed globally with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Second joint transit by the … Read more

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump may be called as a witness at the criminal trial of Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor and former Trump fundraiser charged with acting as an unregistered agent for the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. judge … Read more

Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN/LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures … Read more

Crowds fill London to ‘be a part of history’ at queen’s funeral

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people, many of whom had camped out overnight, lined the route of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession on Monday and gathered in London’s parks to bid farewell to the only British monarch most have ever known. Complete silence fell over Hyde Park as people who had been … Read more

Florida governor defends migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard, suggests more to come

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept 16 (Reuters) – Florida’s Republican governor on Friday defended his decision to fly dozens of migrants to the wealthy vacation island of Martha’s Vineyard from Texas, and said similar actions could follow as a political dispute over border security deepened in the run-up to U.S. elections in November. DeSantis claimed credit … Read more

Mourners brave 24-hour wait in chilly London to see the queen’s coffin

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wait-time rockets, temperatures set to plunge Mourners stoic LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The entry to an already miles-long queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state in London resumed after a pause on Friday, with the government saying the current wait-time is over 24 hours, … Read more

New York’s Yeshiva University halts student clubs in dispute over LGBT group

FILE PHOTO – Pride flags are used to celebrate Pride Month at the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park adjacent to The Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village section of New York City, New York, U.S., June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Yeshiva … Read more

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum crawling with giant ants

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMSTERDAM, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, home to Dutch masterpieces like Rembrandt’s “Nightwatch”, will temporarily have its walls and windows overrun by 700 giant ants, as part of a new exhibit. By breaking artwork conventions, “House Taken,” by Colombian artist Rafael Gomezbarros, wants to draw … Read more

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of breach

An Uber office is shown in Redondo Beach, California, U.S., March 16, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) said on Thursday it was investigating a cybersecurity incident, after a report that its network was breached and the company had to shut … Read more