London is the best global financial center, but is lagging behind in key areas, says study

London is the best global financial center, but is lagging behind in key areas, says study

St Paul’s Cathedral and areas of the financial district of the City of London are seen at dusk on October 9, 2008. REUTERS / Toby Melville Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up LONDON, January 27 (Reuters) – According to a study by its own financial district, London remains the top … Read more

UN chief says to Security Council: Afghanistan ‘hangs in the balance’

UN chief says to Security Council: Afghanistan ‘hangs in the balance’

UNITED NATIONS, January 26 (Reuters) – Afghanistan “hangs in the balance,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, urging the countries to approve all transactions needed to carry out humanitarian activities in the Taliban-controlled. state. He also called for a suspension of rules or conditions limiting “life-saving” aid operations, as millions in … Read more

Russia says “destructive” sanctions would not harm Putin personally

Russia says “destructive” sanctions would not harm Putin personally

Kremlin: Personal sanctions against Putin would not hurt him Russia keeps up the pressure with land and sea exercises Ukraine says Moscow is trying to sow panic Four-way negotiations on Eastern Ukraine start in Paris MOSCOW / PARIS, January 26 (Reuters) – Russia warned on Wednesday that imposing sanctions on President Vladimir Putin personally would … Read more

George Gascón: Package thefts and other high-profile crimes threaten to derail reform-oriented Los Angeles County DA

“What the hell is going on?” asked an outraged governor Gavin Newsom last week as he joined in an attempt to remove the cargo from the train tracks. Railroad giant Union Pacific has largely blamed the thefts on Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, a progressive who took office 13 months ago over promises … Read more

Flyers with anti-Semitic language distributed in neighborhoods throughout South Florida; also found in California and Colorado

Similar flyers were distributed in five other states – Colorado, Wisconsin, Texas, California and Maryland – according to the Anti-Defamation League. “These leaflets are an attempt to intimidate and harass Jewish communities around the United States,” ADL said in a tweet on Tuesday. A copy of a flyer obtained by CNN shows a picture of … Read more

San Jose, California, has just voted to introduce gun ownership requirements, which are the first in the country

The Silicon Valley City Ordinance aims to reduce the risk of gun damage by encouraging safer behavior and easing taxpayers’ financial burden of gun violence. The Council divided the vote into two parts: the first approves the bulk of the bill, including the insurance provisions, and the second approves the fee provisions. The insurance vote … Read more

Global stock sales pause in Asia while investors await Fed policy update

Men wearing protective face masks walk under an electronic whiteboard showing Japan’s Nikkei share average inside a conference room amid the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) in Tokyo, Japan January 25, 2022. REUTERS / Issei Kato Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up Asian stock markets: Nikkei fell 0.1%; The gain in China’s … Read more

5 things to know by January 25: Ukraine, SCOTUS, Covid-19, Burkina Faso, Boris Johnson

Here’s what you need to know Get up to speed and get started on your day. (You can also have “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine 2. The Supreme Court The Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will reconsider race-based positive action on admission … Read more

How a fatal shooting changed the direction of New York City police in less than a week

Now that officials are adopting plans to curb violent crime and illegal gun ownership, the city is preparing for the return of plainclothes units that had been disbanded nearly two years earlier. Mayor Eric Adams, a former New York Police Department captain who began his term less than four weeks ago, proclaimed his experience of … Read more

NASA’s new space telescope reaches its destination in orbit around the sun

January 24 (Reuters) – NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, designed to give the world an unprecedented glimpse of infant galaxies in the early stages of the universe, arrived Monday in its gravitational carousel in orbit around the sun, nearly a million miles from Earth. With a last five-minute, course-correcting thrust of its onboard rocket, Webb … Read more