PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Pittsburgh prepared to hold three more funerals on Wednesday for Jewish victims of a shooting rampage at a synagogue that has been the focus of political debate about white nationalism and anti-Semitism ahead of hotly contested U.S. congressional elections next week. Eleven worshippers were gunned down on Saturday morning by a man
LONDON (Reuters) – Investment in new, large gas storage sites in Britain which can help provide a buffer in times of high demand and reduced supply is seen by operators as unlikely due to market prices offering low returns. A gas cooker is seen in Boroughbridge, northern England in this November 13, 2012 file photograph.
FILE PHOTO: 72nd Annual Tony Awards – Arrivals – New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 – Kerry Washington. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Kerry Washington, best known for her Emmy-nominated role over seven seasons on television drama “Scandal,” returns to the Broadway stage this month in the new play “American Son.” The four-character story,
Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs between Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle (2) and defensive back D.J. Henderson (39) for a touchdown in the third quarter of a game
SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company’s growth. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Within hours of landing, Musk had fired
SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd slashed 2018 capex by more than a quarter on Wednesday and warned of lower profit until early next year, calling an end to a two-year boom in memory chips that fueled record third-quarter profit. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in
FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has asked the FBI to look into claims that
TOKYO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian stocks clawed up from 20-month lows on Wednesday amid pledges by China to support its markets, but investor confidence was brittle after equity markets bled trillions of dollars in a grim October. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Japan, October 11, 2018.
KABUL (Reuters) – An army helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander and the head of the provincial council key in fighting off a Taliban attack in May, officials said. Taliban insurgents fighting the Western-backed government said they shot it down. Two army helicopters were on
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, shrugging off thousands who protested his visit as unwelcome, offered condolences on Tuesday at the Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 Jewish worshipers were shot to death during Sabbath prayers. The presidential visit, which sources said congressional leaders of both parties declined to join, came as thousands of mourners attended
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s financial markets regulator said it has launched a study into how general insurers price home and motor policies amid concern some have the potential to cause harm to vulnerable consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority said the study would give it a deeper understanding of the scale of harm, who it affects
Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three weeks after a bizarre White House meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, rapper Kanye West said on Tuesday he was distancing himself
To no one’s surprise, Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide running back Brian Robinson Jr. (24) breaks through the Tennessee Volunteers line in the fourth quarter of a game at Neyland Stadium. Alabama defeated the
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – The Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel and will be retired after a 9-1/2-year mission in which it detected thousands of planets beyond our solar system and boosted the search for worlds that might harbor alien life, NASA said on Tuesday. An artist’s conception of the Kepler Space telescope
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday relieved investors by forecasting that margins would stop shrinking after 2019 as costs from scandals ease up, sending shares up despite a second-straight quarter with record-low user growth. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg repeated the company’s warning that growing user interest in private messaging, video and safer content would
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With congressional elections a week away, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he will seek to scrap the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of non-citizens and illegal immigrants as he tries again to dramatically reshape immigration policies. Reviving his support for a legally questionable theory, Trump told the Axios news website