Americas

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Published 06/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose haunting scores to Spaghetti Westerns like “A Fistful of Dollars” and “The Good, the Bad and [more…]

Report: Bucks close facility after receiving COVID-19 results

Report: Bucks close facility after receiving COVID-19 results

Published 06/07/2020

The Milwaukee Bucks closed their practice facility after receiving coronavirus test results, ESPN reported Sunday. It wasn’t immediately clear whether a player — or multiple [more…]

Mexico reports 4,683 new coronavirus cases, total now 256,848

Mexico reports 4,683 new coronavirus cases, total now 256,848

Published 06/07/2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican health authorities reported 4,683 confirmed new infections of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, pushing its tally to a total of [more…]

S&P 500, Dow dip at open on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

S&P 500, Dow dip at open on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes opened lower on Tuesday as coronavirus-related worries and simmering U.S.-China tensions weighed on sentiment at the [more…]

Canada GDP likely to rise 3% in May on gradual reopening

Canada GDP likely to rise 3% in May on gradual reopening

Published 30/06/2020

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s real GDP is likely to grow 3% in May, bouncing back from a record decline in April, Statistics Canada said in [more…]

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain urgently needs to see the legislation China passed regarding Hong Kong to determine whether it has breached the joint declaration and [more…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

Where COVID-19 is spreading fastest as U.S. cases rise 46% in past week

Where COVID-19 is spreading fastest as U.S. cases rise 46% in past week

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The United States saw a 46% increase in new cases of COVID-19 in the week ended June 28 compared to the previous seven [more…]

Players can stay in locker rooms during anthem: U.S. women’s soccer league

Players can stay in locker rooms during anthem: U.S. women’s soccer league

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has said players can choose to remain in the locker room or express their individual views [more…]

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

Published 29/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both Democrats and President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress demanded more information from the White House on Monday after reports that [more…]