Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United

Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United

Tesla CEO Elon Musk watches as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Tuesday that he bought Manchester United Plc (MANU.N) football … Read more

Kenyan Odinga calls presidential election results ‘travesty’

Kenyan Odinga calls presidential election results ‘travesty’

Odinga calls on supporters to remain peaceful Tranquility returns to the streets of the Kibera slum and the city of Kisumu Election result rejected by majority of election officials NAIROBI/KISUMU, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Kenyan politician Raila Odinga rejected the results of the Aug. 9 presidential election he lost to Vice President William Ruto and … Read more

US housing market starts near 1-1/2-year low; factory output bounce back

US housing market starts near 1-1/2-year low;  factory output bounce back

Home start-up drops 9.6%; building permits fall 1.3% Single-family start tumbles 10.1%; licenses decrease 4.3% Home construction backlog is up 5.0% Production production recovers 0.7% WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – US housing construction fell to its lowest level in nearly 1-1/2 years in July, weighed down by higher mortgage rates and building materials prices, suggesting … Read more

Finland restricts visas for Russians amid influx of tourists to Europe

Finland restricts visas for Russians amid influx of tourists to Europe

HELSINKI, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Finland will cut the number of visas issued to Russians from Sept. 1, Finland’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, amid a flood of Russian tourists bound for Europe. Finnish land border crossings remain one of the few entry points into Europe for Russians after a series of … Read more

Philips bids farewell to CEO amid massive recall

Philips bids farewell to CEO amid massive recall

Van Houten leaves the helm after almost 12 years To be replaced on October 15 by Connected Care head Jakobs Shares up 2% but down more than 50% since product recall AMSTERDAM, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Philips (PHG.AS) Chief Executive Frans van Houten will leave the company in October, the Dutch health tech company said … Read more

American Airlines bets on supersonic travel with Boom jet deal

American Airlines bets on supersonic travel with Boom jet deal

An American Airlines plane flies past the US Capitol before landing at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, US, Jan. 24, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) on Tuesday agreed to purchase up to 20 jets from aircraft maker … Read more

Angry China hosts more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

Angry China hosts more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

China holds drills near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit China shows images of Taiwan’s strategic Penghu Islands Taiwan President: Committed to Maintaining Stability BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug. 15 (Reuters) – The Chinese military said it conducted more exercises near Taiwan on Monday, when a group of US lawmakers visited the island claimed by China and met President … Read more

UK is first to approve Omicron COVID shot with Moderna nod

UK is first to approve Omicron COVID shot with Moderna nod

A nurse prepares a dose of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, UK April 7, 2021. Jacob King/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK JCVI supports use of bivalent shot in autumn booster campaign Moderna sees approvals soon for Australia, Canada and … Read more

NYSE Delisting Signal Indicates Beijing May Be Willing To Compromise Over US Audit Disputes Analysts

NYSE Delisting Signal Indicates Beijing May Be Willing To Compromise Over US Audit Disputes Analysts

A trader walks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, USA June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Aug. 15 (Reuters) – The move to delist five Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) indicates … Read more

American actor Anne Heche is taken off the ventilator 9 days after car accident

American actor Anne Heche is taken off the ventilator 9 days after car accident

Aug 14 (Reuters) – American actor Anne Heche will be taken off a ventilator on Sunday, nine days after she suffered serious injuries in a fiery car accident after a compatible person took delivery of her donated organs, a spokesman said. Heche, 53, had been legally dead since Friday, although still with a heartbeat, and … Read more