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Macron to Lebanese leaders: reform swiftly or face consequences

Macron to Lebanese leaders: reform swiftly or face consequences

Published 01/09/2020

BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday gave Lebanese politicians until the end of October to start delivering on reforms, saying financial aid [more…]

Macron marks Lebanon’s centenary as nation teeters on brink

Macron marks Lebanon’s centenary as nation teeters on brink

Published 01/09/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron marked Lebanon’s centenary on Tuesday by planting a cedar tree, the emblem of the Middle East country that [more…]

Big Oil’s patchy deals record casts shadow over green makeover

Big Oil’s patchy deals record casts shadow over green makeover

Published 01/09/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As major oil companies prepare to spend billions on renewable energy assets to stay relevant in a low-carbon future, the industry’s patchy [more…]

BTS score a first for Korean band on Billboard chart with ‘Dynamite’

BTS score a first for Korean band on Billboard chart with ‘Dynamite’

Published 01/09/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - K-Pop band BTS roared to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts in the United States on Monday, becoming [more…]

Porn star Ron Jeremy faces 20 more sex charges, one involving 15-year-old

Porn star Ron Jeremy faces 20 more sex charges, one involving 15-year-old

Published 01/09/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Porn star Ron Jeremy was charged on Monday with 20 additional counts of rape and sexual assault, including one involving a [more…]

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

Published 31/08/2020

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday called for rioters and looters to be prosecuted, and slammed President Donald Trump for stoking [more…]

Long neglected after landmark discovery, armored dinosaur finally gets its due

Long neglected after landmark discovery, armored dinosaur finally gets its due

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When the bones of the early armored dinosaur Scelidosaurus were unearthed in 1858 in west Dorset, England, they comprised the first complete [more…]

Trump pushes to keep tax returns from NY prosecutor, eyes possible Supreme Court appeal

Trump pushes to keep tax returns from NY prosecutor, eyes possible Supreme Court appeal

Published 31/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday urged a federal appeals court not to let Manhattan’s top prosecutor have his tax returns, saying [more…]

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

Published 31/08/2020

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish President Michael D. Higgins joined a virtual celebration of Van Morrison’s 75th birthday on Monday, namechecking U.S. civil rights champion John [more…]

Amazon’s surveillance can boost output and possibly limit unions: study

Amazon’s surveillance can boost output and possibly limit unions: study

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com relies on extensive worker surveillance to boost employee output and potentially limit unionization efforts around the United States, says a research [more…]