Now is the time to press Russia for peace, Zelenskiy says

Zelenskiy urges world leaders to push for peace now Ukraine PM says Russia’s Kherson defeat time to end war Zelenskiy welcomes US-China no nuclear threat comment Kherson residents recount abuse by Russian forces KHERSON, Ukraine, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday urged world leaders to back a plan to end the … Read more

Trump defied Jan 6 committee subpoena, panel says

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump did not show up for deposition testimony before the congressional committee investigating his supporters’ attack on the US Capitol last year, the panel said on Monday. In doing so Trump defended a subpoena issued by the panel in October, Chair Bennie Thompson, a Democrat, and co-Chair Liz … Read more

Biden, Xi clash over Taiwan, but military action seen as unlikely

Biden, Xi hold 3-hour Bali meeting ahead of G20 Both leaders stress need to get ties back on track Russia rejects reports of foreign minister’s hospitalization Indonesia seeking concrete progress on global economy at G20 Ukraine’s Zelenskiy due to address G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said … Read more

U.S. House control hinges on tight races after Democrats take Senate

Republicans ahead in tight race for House Democrats look to Georgia after taking Senate WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Control of the US House of Representatives hinged on Monday on several tight races that could secure a majority for Republicans following midterm elections that saw President Joe Biden’s Democrats beat expectations and retain the Senate. … Read more

Elon Musk says ‘I have too much work on my plate’

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk said on Monday he was working “at the absolute most amount…from morning til night, seven days a week” when asked about his recent acquisition of Twitter and his leadership of automaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O). “I have too much work on my plate that is for … Read more

Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore power, water after Russian retreat

Key infrastructure in Kherson mined by Russians-governor Kherson’s humanitarian situation ‘very difficult’-official Authorities working to restore critical services Fighting rages on in eastern Donetsk, Luhansk regions KHERSON, Ukraine, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Utility companies in Kherson were working to restore critical infrastructure mined by fleeing Russian forces, with most homes in the southern Ukrainian city … Read more

Democrats await Nevada election result that could seal their Senate majority

PHOENIX, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Democrats on Saturday were one seat away from majority control of the US Senate next year, as vote-counting in deeply divided Nevada continued following Tuesday’s midterm elections and campaigning kicked off for a Dec. 6 runoff in Georgia . If incumbent Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto manages to fend off … Read more

Exclusive: At least $1 billion of client funds missing at FTX

FTX founder Bankman-Fried secretly moved $10 billion in funds to trading firm Alameda – sources Bankman-Fried showed spreadsheets to colleagues that revealed shift in funds to Alameda – sources Spreadsheets indicated between $1 billion and $2 billion in client money is unaccounted for – sources Executives set up book-keeping “back door” that thwarted red flags … Read more

U.S. Senate control still a toss-up, Republicans inch toward House majority

Senate control still undecided Vote count could take days Republicans move closer to control of House Biden says hope “still alive” PHOENIX, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Arizona and Nevada election workers were toiling on Friday to tally hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots that could determine control of the US Senate, a process officials in … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more senior executives quit

Nov 10 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform going bankrupt, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a US privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. The billionaire on his first mass call with employees said … Read more