Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of rioters

A police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – State-organized demonstrations … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A US appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … 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 US elections in November. DeSantis claimed credit … Read more

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of breach

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

Prince Harry, Meghan join William and Kate on Windsor walkabout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WINDSOR, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined William and wife Kate on a walkabout among crowds near Windsor Castle on Saturday following the death of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth, raising the prospect of a rapprochement between the brothers. The two sons … Read more

California urges power cuts as demand heads toward record

Power lines are shown as California consumers prepare for more possible outages following weekend outages to reduce system strain during a brutal heat wave amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Carlsbad, California, US, August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 6 (Reuters) – California’s grid … Read more

Famed male Italian director tells Venice he was born a woman

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register VENICE, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Award-winning Italian director Emanuele Crialese revealed on Sunday that he had been born a woman as he presented his highly autobiographical movie “L’Immensita”, starring Penelope Cruz, at the Venice Film Festival. “L’Immensita” focuses on an Italian family growing up in 1970s … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond to cut jobs, close stores in bid to reverse losses

Aug 31 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) on Wednesday said it inked deals for more than $500 million in new financing and that it would close 150 stores, cut jobs and overhaul its merchandising strategy in an attempt to turn around its money-losing business. Investors, however, remain concerned that the retailer’s plan, … Read more

Wall St falls for 3rd straight session on worries about Fed rate hikes

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, August 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Best Buy sales beat estimates as discounts spur demand Jobs openings in July rise sharply Dow down 1.02%, S&P 500 down 1.22%, Nasdaq … Read more

Musk sends fresh letter to scrap Twitter deal after whistleblower claims

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has sent an additional letter of deal termination to Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) to include a recent whistleblower complaint from former security head of the social media firm as another reason to scrap the $44 billion deal. Last week, Peiter Zatko, … Read more