Three grain ships leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia should not win

Three grain ships leave the ports of Ukraine The first ship scheduled to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war Zelensky says eastern fighting is ‘hell’ Amnesty International says Ukrainian forces are putting civilians at risk NATO chief warns Putin not to go further ISTANBUL/Kyiv (Reuters) – Three ships loaded with grain left … Read more

Angry China fired missiles near Taiwan in exercises after Pelosi’s visit

China holds military exercises after US official visit to Taiwan China is angry with the United States and Taiwan, and calls the exercises an internal thing Taiwan says 22 Chinese fighter jets crossed the center line Japan says five missiles landed in its economic zone The exercises are scheduled to continue across Taiwan until Sunday … Read more

Weekly unemployment claims are rising in the US, but the labor market remains tight

Weekly unemployment claims increased from 6,000 to 260,000 Continuing claims rise 48000 to 1.416 million The trade deficit shrank 6.2% to $79.6 billion in June WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased last week, indicating some slackening in the labor market, although overall conditions remain tight. This was … Read more

Zelensky says the first grain ship “nothing” and the economy is in a coma

Inspection of a ship carrying grain from Ukraine in Turkey The ship bound for Lebanon crosses the Bosphorus strait The shipment is the first of its kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But the Ukrainian leader says more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 million tons to cut the deficit Kyiv/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – … Read more

Russia accuses the United States of a direct role in the Ukraine war, grain ships docked off the Turkish coast

Official says Ukraine is consulting with the US on the use of HIMARS bombers The suspension prompts the Kremlin to accuse the United States of direct involvement Ukraine’s first wartime grain export ship arrives in the Bosphorus strait US sanctions target ex-Olympic gymnast seen as close to Putin ISTANBUL/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday accused … Read more

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan and pledges American commitment. China’s wrath

Pelosi: The world faces a choice between authoritarianism and democracy Chinese warplanes fly over the dividing line of the Taiwan Strait China’s angry plans for “targeted military operations” TAIPEI (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late on Tuesday on a trip she said showed unwavering U.S. commitment to the … Read more

Biden and Putin hit conciliatory tones as UN nuclear arms talks begin

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the South Courtroom of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House in Washington, US, July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday he was ready … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Biden EPA Tackles Coal Carbon With Other Pollutants Rules

GUAYAMA, Puerto Rico, July 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to use new restrictions on traditional pollutants such as ozone and coal ash to help encourage retirement of the country’s remaining coal-fired power plants, after the Supreme Court imposed limits on the agency’s ability to enforce regulations. Climate inclusive, according to EPA … Read more

A tight US labor market continues to put upward pressure on wages; Inflation with rising temperatures

A welder works during the construction of a bus frame at the BYD electric bus plant in Lancaster, California, US, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The employment cost index rose 1.3% in the second quarter Wages and salaries increased by 1.4%; 5.3% increase year over … Read more

Russia tells that NASA’s space station withdrawal is less imminent than previously reported

The International Space Station (ISS) is photographed by the Expedition 56 crew of the Soyuz spacecraft after dismantling, October 4, 2018. NASA/Roscosmos/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A senior NASA official told Reuters on Wednesday that Russian space officials have told their American counterparts that Moscow wants … Read more