Tag Archives: United States


NY attorney general seeks halt to daily fantasy sports in state

By Suzanne Barlyn (Reuters) – New York State's top prosecutor on Tuesday filed for a temporary injunction that would shut down daily fantasy sports leaders DraftKings & FanDuel in the…


Two more Paris attackers identified: prosecutor

French prosecutors said Monday they had identified two more attackers involved in the bloody assault on Paris, including one previously charged in a "terrorist" case. The 28-year-old Samy Amimour was…


Emirates urges caution on EU-level aviation agreement with Gulf countries

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has written to several European governments expressing concern that its flying rights could be frozen if the European Commission is allowed to…


Romania PM designate set to announce cabinet on Sunday

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos will announce a cabinet of technocrats on Sunday with a limited, one-year term & benefiting from broad-based support in parliament, the acting…


YouTube Music is a great music-video app _ if you pay up

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you were going to reinvent MTV for a mobile generation, you'd probably come up with something like YouTube Music. It's a video-first music service that…


U.S.-led strikes target Islamic State oil revenues – Pentagon

By Idrees Ali & Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-led air strikes in Syria have inflicted "significant damage" to Islamic State's ability to fund itself, the Pentagon said on Friday….


Former Motorhead Drummer Phil Taylor Dies

Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, the former drummer of heavy metal band Motorhead, has died at the age of 61. Taylor died on Wednesday & an announcement was made on Facebook…


Lufthansa cabin crew says more strikes possible

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa's main cabin crew union could stage further strikes if management does not alter its stance towards employees, its head said on Friday. Marching with other Lufthansa…


Veneto Banca posts 770 million euro nine-month loss on writedowns

MILAN (Reuters) – Unlisted Italian cooperative lender Veneto Banca posted a nine-month net loss of 770 million euros (546 million pounds) as it continued to clean up its balance sheet…


UN peacekeepers in C. Africa hit by new sex allegations

The UN mission in the Central African Republic was hit with new allegations Wednesday that its peacekeepers sexually abused several women & girls, some of whom are now pregnant. "MINUSCA…