Tag Archives: United States

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Insight – On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

By Clare Baldwin, James Pomfret & Jeremy Wagstaff HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against…

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Negotiators grab head start on monumental climate challenge

By Barbara Lewis & Bate Felix PARIS (Reuters) – Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate alter as the…

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Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads

With Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg approximately to become a dad, the social network boosted the amount of time fathers can take off to bond with their new babies. Beginning with…

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Watchdog: Saudi-led Yemen strikes illegally kill civilians

At least 10 air strikes carried out by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen broke the laws of war & killed civilians, Human Rights Watch alleged Friday. The strikes are listed…

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Sly and the Family Stone trumpet player Cynthia Robinson dies at 71

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Trumpet player & singer Cynthia Robinson, an original member of psychedelic funk pioneers Sly & the Family Stone, has died, the band said in statement on…

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Jess Glynne vows she will not be silenced 'for fear of being judged'

Grammy-winning singer Jess Glynne has vowed she will not be silenced "for fear of being judged". The 26-year-old chart-topper, who has had five number one singles in the UK, admitted…

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Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes

By Vera Eckert & Christoph Steitz FRANKFURT (Reuters) – If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first…

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Polish prosecutors won't appeal refusal to extradite Polanski

Polish prosecutors said Friday they would not appeal a court decision not to extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing for statutory rape. The prosecutor's…

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What's the carbon footprint of an email?

A long list of seemingly harmless everyday actions contribute to emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) & other climate-altering greenhouse gases. Driving a car & flipping a light switch have a…

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Obama on Thanksgiving urges generosity to Syrian refugees

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama urged Americans to show generosity to Syrian refugees in his Thanksgiving message on Thursday, reminding them that the Pilgrims who came…