August 15, 2022: FBI search of Trump’s home, Salman Rushdie, Kenya elections, Six Flags, Donetsk

From Reuters. August 15, 2022: FBI search of Trump’s home, Salman Rushdie, Kenya elections, Six Flags theme park, Russian pounds Ukraine’s Donetsk 1. Republicans stepped up calls for the release of an FBI affidavit showing the justification for its seizure of documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home amid reports of heightened threats against…

LIVE: Kenya releases official election results

From Reuters. Kenya releases official election results even as slow progress by the electoral commission in tallying Tuesday’s vote fed anxiety in East Africa’s most economically advanced country, which has a recent history of violence following disputed elections. #Kenya ##KenyanElection2022 #Reuters #live #news

China gets surprise rate cut as growth sputters

From Reuters. The People’s Bank of China cuts key lending rates in a surprise move after disappointing economic data. #News #Reuters #China #economy #PeoplesBankofChina #Chinaratecut #lendingrates Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news…

Japanese visit controversial shrine on WW2 anniversary

From Reuters. Thousands of Japanese residents and several politicians visited Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine, the 77th anniversary of Japan’s surrender, which ended World War Two. #News #Reuters #Japan #YasukuniShrine #WorldWarTwo Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled.…

Japan’s economy stages modest COVID recovery

From Reuters. Fresh data shows Japan’s GDP grew in the second quarter, but the slower-than-expected expansion highlights the challenges faced by the world’s third largest economy in recovering from its pandemic slump. #News #Reuters #Japan #economy #data #COVID #globaleconomy #GDP Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around…

Firefighters battle blazes in Spain’s Valencia region

From Reuters. Firefighters battled to control a fire in Spain’s Valencia region that started after a thunderstorm, forcing 1,000 locals to evacuate their homes. #News #Reuters #Spain #Valencia #fire #climate Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled.…

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – Salman Rushdie off ventilator after stabbing, agent says

From Reuters. Author Salman Rushdie’s condition is improving and he has been taken off a ventilator, his agent told @Reuters in an email. Rushdie was stabbed repeatedly by an attacker during a public event in New York state. #News #Reuters #SalmanRushdie #attack #treatment #ventilator #recovery Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and…

Some fear war could contaminate Ukraine’s waters

From Reuters. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entering its sixth month, some fear the long-term result will be an environmental disaster. #ukraine #russia #ukrainerussiawar #environment #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest…

Ukraine targeting Russians shooting at nuclear plant, Zelenskiy says

From Reuters. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said his country is targeting Russian soldiers who are shooting at the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility. #News #Reuters #RussiaUkraineCrisis #UkraineCrisis #Russia #Ukraine #Zelenskiy #Zaporizhzhia Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled.…

Protest erupts over Machu Picchu ticket sales halt

From Reuters. Foreign and local tourists were stranded and unable to reach Peru’s historical site of Machu Picchu after authorities halted ticket sales. Many protested as they demanded solutions for what they said was a loss of time and money. #News #Reuters #MachuPicchu #UNESCOWorldHeritageSite #tickets #closed Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance…

Biden lauded as House passes Inflation Reduction Act

From Reuters. The Democratic-led House of Representatives approved a $430 billion bill that is seen as the biggest climate package in U.S. history, delivering a major legislative victory for President Joe Biden ahead of the November 8 midterm elections. #joebiden #climatechange #democrats #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking…

Nigerian start-up rolls out eco-friendly e-scooters

From Reuters. Trekk Scooters, a Nigerian based transportation company, is leveraging eco-friendly technology to redefine how people move within gated communities like campuses and residential estates. #Technology #EScooter #Nigeria #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is…

European parks dry out amid heatwaves and drought

From Reuters. Drought conditions have turned some of Europe’s most famous city parks into parched plains of bleached grass and dried vegetation. #Drought #ParchedPlains #Heatwave #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest…

Pelosi calls allegations that Trump kept classified material ‘serious’

From Reuters. The U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives said the reports that former President Donald Trump had classified documents is a matter of national security. #Speaker #Trump #ClassifiedDocuments #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality…

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – Salman Rushdie stabbed in NY, suspect identified

From Reuters. Salman Rushdie, 75, is on a ventilator and unable to speak following hours of surgery after the novelist was stabbed onstage at a lecture in New York state. #News #Reuters #SalmanRushdie #ChautauquaInstitution Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy…

FBI found ‘top secret’ documents in Trump search

From Reuters. FBI agents who searched former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Florida removed 11 sets of classified documents, including some marked as ‘top secret’. #News #Reuters #DonaldTrump #FBI #MarALago #Trump Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and…

Rivian shares rise after beating revenue estimates

From Reuters. EV maker Rivian reported better-than-expected second quarter revenue and forecast a wider operating loss for the year. #News #Reuters #Rivian #EV #ElectricVehicle #Revenue #Earnings Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news…

Drugmakers’ shares up after Zantac lawsuit slump

From Reuters. Shares in GSK, Haleon, Sanofi and Pfizer stabilized after the drugmakers said nothing material had changed regarding litigation focused on heartburn drug Zantac. #zantac #drugs #pharmaceutical #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled.…

LIVE: House votes on sweeping $430 billion climate, drug bill

From Reuters. The U.S. House of Representatives votes on the sweeping $430 billion bill to fight climate change and lower prescription drug prices, passed by the Senate last weekend. It is expected to pass the Democratic-controlled chamber and proceed to President Joe Biden for his signature. #Reuters #live #news #climate #drugs #politics #bill #legislation #House…

Blinken, Kagame discuss jailed ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero

From Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he had raised with Rwanda’s president U.S. concerns over the jailing of Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda.’ #blinken #kagame #hotelrwanda #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for…

BVTV: Italy’s next PM

From Reuters. From @Breakingviews: Giorgia Meloni’s popularity is soaring. Her manifesto, drafted with right-wing allies, favors tax cuts and fiddling with EU recovery cash, says @LJucca. Yet EU and market vigilance will tame radical fiscal ideas that may endanger Italy’s big state debt. #giorgiameloni #italy #business #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest…

Chicago teens break Guinness world record while raising money for Ukraine

From Reuters. Chicago teens have created a Guinness world record-breaking ‘cereal mosaic,’ while raising money for Ukraine in the process. #Ukraine #GuinessRecords #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/…

South Korea pardons Samsung’s Lee over ‘economic crisis’

From Reuters. Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, who was once jailed for bribery and already out on parole, was pardoned by South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol. #Samsung #SouthKorea #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality…