Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Reuters News

News on Reuters continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

32 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Boeing and SpaceX to take American astronauts to International Space Station

New York: Boeing and the Space Exploration Technologies are the winners in the competition to carry American astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA announced. The deal will end the space agency's reliance on Russia to take its astronauts into space.

Comment?

Related Topix: Space Exploration Technologies, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

2 hrs ago | United Methodist Church

British Methodists watch Scottish independence vote

In the days leading to the Sept. 18 vote on independence for Scotland, "the level of activity and debate has become frenetic," says the Rev.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Protesting court's treatment of witnesses in terror finance trial, Arab Bank cuts witness list

With four or fewer witnesses left to call, the bank rested its defense on Tuesday, with the bank and plaintiffs expected to deliver closing statements Thursday along with a final, crucial jury instruction. A LAWYER for Arab Bank exits the Brooklyn Federal Court in New York last month..

Comment?

Related Topix: Terrorism

9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Superbug fears: Lawmakers want to crack down on overuse of antibiotics in livestock

Nine-day-old chicks gather at a Foster Farms chicken ranch near Turlock, California, June 16, 2014. Two U.S. lawmakers are calling for action to rein in antibiotic use in livestock in response to a Reuters investigation showing how top U.S. poultry firms have been administering drugs to their flocks.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

13 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Is new taxi service for women illegal?

A livery car service that aims to connect female customers with taxis driven by women in pink pashmina scarves has delayed its New York launch until it can line up more drivers. Customers who want a driver from SheTaxis will use an app to call for a car, report the New York Times and Reuters .

Comment?

Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media

17 hrs ago | PE Hub

AEA Investors near $1 bln deal for packager Pro Mach: Reuters

Private equity firm AEA Investors is nearing an agreement to buy packaging equipment company Pro Mach Inc for around $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest in a series of private equity deals in the packaging sector. Loveland, Ohio-based Pro Mach provides packaging products, including bottle-capping machinery and labeling equipment, for food and drink, pharmaceutical, consumer goods and industrial companies.

Comment?

Related Topix: Loveland, OH

21 hrs ago | DNA India

Is China's Alibaba is a non-entity? US consumers seem to think so

The vast majority of Americans have never heard of Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce company which is on the verge of potentially the world's largest initial public offering. An Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters found that 88 percent were not aware of Alibaba Group Holding, which on Monday raised the price range of its initial public offering.

Comment?

Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thomson, Taobao

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Raw Story

Two Chicago universities among four finalists for future Obama library

President Barack Obama smiles after he awards two Medals of Honor for actions during the Vietnam War while in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sept. 15, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Chicago, University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Silicon Alley Insider

Senior BNP Paribas Energy Traders Quit; Bank Denies Downsizing

Two senior BNP Paribas energy traders in New York have left, but the Paris-based bank said on Monday it was not downsizing its U.S. commodity and energy businesses. Keith Shoemaker, managing director of North American natural gas trading, and William Hartz, head of financial oil trading, have resigned, BNP Paribas' head of commodity derivatives Catherine Flax told Reuters.

Comment?

Sympatico Finance

Exclusive: Colombia may pre-finance 2015 borrowing needs - finance minister

Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas said on Monday the government could start early to pre-finance some of its estimated $3 billion in 2015 borrowing needs by tapping international capital markets before year-end. "We are now thinking for next year.

Comment?

The Washington Post

Why Australiaa s prime minister is running his country from a tent

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses a news conference in Melbourne on Sept. 12 in this still image taken from handout video.

Comment?

Related Topix: Australia, World News, Kevin Rudd, Sports

The Age

Iraq a tangle of competing interests

Fighters from the Shi'ite Badr Brigade militia set up a mobile checkpoint in Suleiman Beg, northern Iraq. Photo: Reuters Tony Abbott calls this a "necessary coalition" to fight against Islamist extremists, but he may come to rue friends like these.

Comment?

Related Topix: Opinion

Russia Taday

Iran refuses to help 'self-serving' US fight ISIS

A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. Iran has refused an offer from the United States to join a global alliance preparing to combat Islamic State militants, according to Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

The Raw Story

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage throughout northern California

The Meadow Fire burns near Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, California, in this handout photo released to Reuters on September 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jeffrey Trust/National Park Service/Handout via Reuters Hundreds of residents were forced to flee their homes on Sunday as wildfires raged through parts of drought-plagued northern California, officials said.

Comment?

Related Topix: California, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WHTC

U.S. city and county pension funding up nearly 6 p...

Funding levels for city and county pension plans rose almost 6 percent in 2013 from the previous year, according to a report released by Wilshire Consulting on Monday. In the study provided to Reuters, Wilshire estimated 109 state retirement systems had enough assets to cover 73 percent of their obligations in the year ended June 30, 2013, up 5.7 percent from 69 percent in 2012.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Jerusalem Post

Abbas to seek statehood recognition from France during Paris visit

Kuwait's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki sign a memorandum of understanding as PA President Abbas stands behind them in Ramallah September 14. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will ask French President Francois Hollande to recognize 'Palestine' as a state, as part of a broader effort to drum up international support for a new political initiative to end the decades-old Israeli-Arab conflict.

Comment?

Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Francois Hollande

Sun Sep 14, 2014

AlertNet

Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive Tuesday -WSJ

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies.

Comment?

Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The Raw Story

Police conduct multi-state manhunt for gunman who ambushed two PA state troopers

Reuters) - Police pushed ahead on Sunday with a massive manhunt in three states for a gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania state troopers two days ago, shooting to death one of them and injuring the other. The search is focusing on a three-state area around northeast Pennsylvania, Trooper Connie Devens of the Pennsylvania State Police said on Sunday afternoon.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA

AlertNet

Post-war counselling awaits Gaza children going back to school

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

AlertNet

Uganda seizes explosives, suicide vests from suspected al Shabaab cell

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Malawi, Somalia

•••
•••
•••
•••

Ashburn Jobs

•••
•••
•••
•••