UK to provide another 1 bln pounds of military support to Ukraine

June 29 (Reuters) – Britain will provide another 1 billion pounds ($ 1.2 billion) of military support to Ukraine, the British government said on Wednesday, as NATO branded Russia the biggest “direct threat” to Western security. The funding will go towards boosting Ukraine’s defense capabilities, including air defense systems, uncrewed aerial vehicles, new electronic warfare … Read more

S&P 500 limps to slightly lower close as quarter-end looms

US economy contracted in Q1; consumer spending revised lower General Mills rises as sales beat on higher prices Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO, shares tumble Dow up 0.27%, S&P down 0.07%, Nasdaq off 0.03% NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended a seesaw session slightly down on Wednesday as investors staggered … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO Tritton as sales sink

June 29 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) on Wednesday replaced Chief Executive Officer Mark Tritton as part of a management shake-up to reverse a slump in its business, the home goods retailer said. Shares fell 13% in premarket trading as the company’s first-quarter net sales slumped 25%, rounding off a year of … Read more

Bankman-Fried’s FTX says no talks to acquire Robinhood

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 27 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX crypto exchange said it is not in talks … Read more

Airlines cancel over 700 US flights as labor crunch, bad weather weigh

June 27 (Reuters) – Airlines canceled over 700 flights in the United States on Monday, as adverse weather and a shortage of staff hurt their ability to keep up with a surge in summer travel demand. Total flight cancellations within, into, or out of the United States as of 1.07 pm ET were 747, as … Read more

Growth stocks drag Nasdaq lower, energy shares bounce

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 22, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register S&P 500 energy stocks among few gainers Robinhood rises on Goldman Sachs upgrade Dow flat, S&P up 0.25%, Nasdaq down 0.34% … Read more

WHO says over 900 probable cases of acute hepatitis reported in children

Small figurines are seen in front of displayed World Health Organization logo in this illustration taken February 11, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Ilustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 24 (Reuters) – Thirty-three countries have reported 920 probable cases of severe acute hepatitis in children so far, a jump … Read more

Chevron to relocate head office within California, sell existing HQ

A Chevron gas station sign is seen in Del Mar, California, April 25, 2013. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 24 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp (CVX.N) is planning to relocate its global headquarters to a new leased space in California and sell its existing … Read more

US swimmer Alvarez saved from drowning by coach

June 23 (Reuters) – American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was in danger of drowning after losing consciousness in the pool at the world championships in Budapest on Wednesday before being rescued by her coach Andrea Fuentes. Spaniard Fuentes, a four-time Olympic medallist in synchronized swimming, jumped into the pool after she saw Alvarez sink to … Read more

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting a divorce – NYT

91st Academy Awards – Vanity Fair – Beverly Hills, California, US, February 24, 2019 – Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall. REUTERS / Danny Moloshok Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress Jerry Hall are getting a divorce, the New York Times reported on … Read more