Fed goes big with latest rate hike; Powell vows to ‘keep at it’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed lifts target interest rate to 3.00%-3.25% range Forecasts show another large hike likely by end of year Powell: No ‘painless’ way to bring down inflation WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve delivered its third straight interest rate increase of three-quarters of a percentage … Read more

Powerful earthquake hits Mexico on fateful anniversary, killing at least 2

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating tremors, killing at least two people, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling outside for safety. Two died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo, authorities said, one crushed by … Read more

Ukraine marches farther into liberated lands, separatist calls for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces advance to eastern bank of Oskil Governor says forces enter towns near Lysychansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine said its troops have marched farther east into territory recently abandoned by Russia, paving the way for a potential assault on Moscow’s … Read more

Ukraine leader promises victory during frontline town visit as Russia digs in

Zelenskiy visits liberated town Pledges total victory Ukraine now on offensive in both south and east Is meeting Russian resistance on both fronts Biden says war looks like long haul despite Kyiv’s success IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy promised he would lead Ukraine to victory in its war against Russia as … Read more

King Charles, William and Harry walk together behind queen’s coffin

Queen’s coffin taken from palace to parliament Archbishop of Canterbury conducts short service Four days of lying in state, large queue forming King and senior royals followed coffin LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – King Charles, his sons Princes William and Harry and other senior royals joined a solemn procession taking Queen Elizabeth’s coffin as the … Read more

Ukraine pushes to retake all land from Russia, calls for Western arms

Ukraine has seized back dozens of towns in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian troops have exited Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy calls for anti-aircraft systems from West ON ROAD TO BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it aimed to liberate all of its territory after driving back Russian forces in the … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking power grid in revenge for offensive

Russian missile strikes target power, water – Ukraine Ukrainian forces say they have reclaimed 3,000 sq km Final reactor shut down at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Russian military of attacking civilian infrastructure in response to a rapid weekend offensive by Ukrainian troops that forced Russia to abandon … Read more

Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian breakthrough is fastest advance in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops raising the nation’s flag over the main railway city that has supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as … Read more

‘Substantial victory’ for Kyiv acknowledged on Russian TV after Ukrainian breakthrough

Zelenskiy says forces have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Russian state television broadcast an interview on Friday acknowledging that Kyiv had achieved a “substantial victory”, after Ukrainian forces burst through the frontline in a lightning advance. The Ukrainian breakthrough near Kharkiv was the … 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 Reuters.com Register Sept 6 (Reuters) – California’s grid … Read more