Sri Lankan leader killed by herd of workers at Pakistani factory

Sri Lankan leader killed by herd of workers at Pakistani factory

LAHORE, Pakistan, December 3 (Reuters) – A group of factory workers in eastern Pakistan tortured and burned a Sri Lankan leader on Friday over apparent blasphemy in a “terrible” attack that Prime Minister Imran Khan said brought shame on the country. A police official in the eastern city of Sialkot, who spoke on condition of … Read more

Analysis: Didi’s New York exit a further blow to Chinese IPOs in the US

Analysis: Didi’s New York exit a further blow to Chinese IPOs in the US

HONG KONG / SINGAPORE, December 3 (Reuters) – Ride-hilling giant Didi Global (DIDI.N)’s plan to withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange could create an even deeper chill after this year’s fall in Chinese companies’ IPOs worldwide most liquid market, said bankers and advisers. Chinese IPOs in the US have fallen sharply since Didi debuted … Read more

Omicron may throw a wrench at companies’ plans to return to office

Omicron may throw a wrench at companies’ plans to return to office

December 3 (Reuters) – Business executives have begun considering various permanent work models for their employees as the coronavirus pandemic and the spread of the Omicron variant destabilize their recent return to office. With Omicron so new, companies are struggling to understand how the variant can affect their operations and profits. Most have taken a … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys were expected on Friday to challenge the account of a former Jeffrey Epstein employee who testified that he drove two girls he thought appeared to be minors to the deceased financier’s Palm Beach property. Juan Alessi, who worked full-time for Epstein from 1991 to 2002, … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys were expected on Friday to challenge the account of a former Jeffrey Epstein employee who testified that he drove two girls he thought appeared to be minors to the deceased financier’s Palm Beach property. Juan Alessi, who worked full-time for Epstein from 1991 to 2002, … Read more

Large-scale Russian offensive possible in January, Ukraine says

Ukraine’s newly appointed Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov attends a session of the Parliament of Kiev, Ukraine on November 4, 2021. REUTERS / Oleksandr Klymenko Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up KYIV, December 3 (Reuters) – Russia has assembled more than 94,000 troops near Ukraine’s borders and is possibly preparing … Read more

New US COVID-19 international travel test rules take effect Monday

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – New rules requiring international air travelers arriving in the United States to pass a negative COVID-19 test within one travel day take effect Monday at 7 p.m. 12:01 ET (0501 GMT), according to an order issued late Thursday. According to current regulations, vaccinated international air travelers can present a negative … Read more

New US COVID-19 international travel test rules take effect Monday

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – New rules requiring international air travelers arriving in the United States to pass a negative COVID-19 test within one travel day take effect Monday at 7 p.m. 12:01 ET (0501 GMT), according to an order issued late Thursday. According to current regulations, vaccinated international air travelers can present a negative … Read more

Alec Baldwin says he assumed the gun was safe during filming

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – Alec Baldwin said Thursday that he assumed the gun he was holding in his hand was empty of bullets before going off and killing a film photographer during a rehearsal last month on the set of his western film “Rust”. In an emotionally charged TV interview, the actor also … Read more

Alec Baldwin says he assumed the gun was safe during filming

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – Alec Baldwin said Thursday that he assumed the gun he was holding in his hand was empty of bullets before going off and killing a film photographer during a rehearsal last month on the set of his western film “Rust”. In an emotionally charged TV interview, the actor also … Read more