TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank chalked up another first in Japan on Friday, setting a single indicative price of 1,500 yen for its telco IPO rather than a price range as usual, pegging the deal at 2.4 trillion yen ($21.16 billion) in the country’s biggest-ever listing. FILE PHOTO – The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – The chairman of the California state Democratic Party said on Thursday he would resign amid allegations that he engaged in unspecified sexual misconduct with party staffers. Eric Bauman, a key player in Democrats’ recent electoral successes in the state, has said in recent days that he regretted pain his behavior had
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China hopes the United States can show sincerity and promote proposals both countries can accept when their two leaders meet at this week’s G20 summit, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday ahead of the key trade talks. World leaders started arriving in Buenos Aires on Thursday ahead of the gathering of
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko chairs a meeting on national defence and security in Kiev, Ukraine November 30, 2018. Mykhailo Markiv/Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned Russian adult men aged 16-60 years from entering Ukraine, the head of the border service Petro Tsygykal said in a televised meeting on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts say is part of a broader push into advanced gear to equip a new generation of “super-soldiers.” The technology is being developed by Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) with a license
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she was focused on persuading lawmakers to back her Brexit deal at a vote in parliament on Dec. 11 rather than preparing a plan B. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 29,
FILE PHOTO: Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. attends a news conference to announce he is joining Japanese Mixed Martial Arts promotional company Rizin Fighting Federation, in Tokyo, Japan November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and a music producer known as “DJ Khaled” failed to disclose payments
Richard Sherman ventures to Seattle as a visiting player for the first time this Sunday and is eager to play against his former team. Nov 25, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) before playing against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills. FILE PHOTO: An NUS researcher shows an Aerogel pellet at NUS’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in Singapore November 23, 2018.
FILE PHOTO: Padmasree Warrior, CEO of NIO U.S., speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker event on the Future of Autonomous Vehicles in New York City, U.S. June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The U.S. head of Nio Inc, an electric carmaker seen as one of the main Chinese rivals to Tesla Inc, will leave
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey asked a federal judge on Thursday to quash a congressional subpoena from Republicans on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee who are trying to compel him to testify behind closed doors about his decision-making ahead of the 2016 presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Former FBI director James Comey arrives
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China and the United States can reach a trade agreement at the G20 meeting in Argentina this week, the state-run China Daily newspaper said in an editorial on Friday, but Washington must be “fair minded” if it wants to defuse spiraling tensions. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets attendees at the end of a sideline event ahead of the Group 20 summit called “Yoga por la paz” (Peace through Yoga) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and
CHICO, Calif. (Reuters) – Three weeks after flames incinerated most of a Northern California town in the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, the search for more human remains has officially ended with at least 88 people confirmed dead and nearly 200 still listed as missing. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a map of
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May walks out of 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she was focussed on persuading lawmakers to back her Brexit deal at a vote in parliament on Dec. 11 rather than preparing a
FILE PHOTO: The 75th Venice International Film Festival - Awards Ceremony - Venice, Italy, September 8, 2018 – Director Alfonso Cuaron poses with the Golden Lion for Best Film. REUTERS/Tony Gentile LONDON (Reuters) – After winning an Oscar for space film “Gravity”, director Alfonso Cuaron chose to tell a touching personal story for his next movie, “Roma”, looking back