Storm Fiona hits the east coast of Canada; thousands without electricity

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona slammed into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, tossing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the … Read more

US sends ‘dangerous signals’ to Taiwan, China tells Blinken

NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – China has accused the United States of sending “very bad and dangerous signals” to Taiwan after the U.S. Secretary of State told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that peacekeeping and stability in Taiwan was vitally important. . Taiwan was at the center of ‘direct and honest’ 90-minute talks between … Read more

Wall St Week Ahead Investors wonder when the sharp selloff in US stocks will end

A specialist trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A week of heavy selling has rocked U.S. stocks and bonds, and many investors are bracing for … Read more

US tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

A man walks past banners with pictures of presidential candidates Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Ciro Gomes and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/ File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. diplomats have … Read more

Alan Eugene Miller: Alabama halts last-minute execution of inmate who challenged method after determining it couldn’t be completed by midnight deadline, officials say

Alan Eugene Miller was set to be executed by lethal injection after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier Thursday overturned a lower court injunction in a long-running dispute over whether Miller would die by this method or by nitrogen hypoxia, an untested and unproven method. Alabama officials had said they weren’t ready for the job. … Read more

Cooper Roberts: More than 2 months after being shot in Highland Park, the 8-year-old is back home with a ‘new normal’ ahead

“There was a time, not too long ago, when we prayed desperately and feverishly just that Cooper would live. To be able to have Cooper home and have our family together again is an incredible blessing,” Jason and Keely Roberts, the child’s parents, said in a statement Thursday. Seven people were killed and dozens injured … Read more

Russia to start annexation votes in Ukrainian regions

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia will on Friday launch its plan to annex about 15% of Ukrainian territory by referendum in four regions controlled by Russian forces, a move the West sees as a clear violation of international law. which greatly escalated the war. After … Read more

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea to warn the North

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, September 23 (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, ready to join other military ships in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea. The USS … Read more

Alex Jones slams critics at trial over Sandy Hook hoax allegations

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register September 22 (Reuters) – Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sparked a courtroom shouting match on Thursday, swearing at critics as he testified at a trial to determine how much he owed the families of victims who died in the of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass … Read more

Fed stokes recession fears, Japan steps in to support yen

Fed surprises with aggressive hike projections Japan intervenes in the foreign exchange market as the dollar/yen breaks 145 Central bank bonanza as UK, Switzerland and Norway rise LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Global equities were near a two-year low and Japan was forced to step in on Thursday to support the yen for the first … Read more