Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffet’, dies at 62

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffet’, dies at 62

MUMBAI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Stock investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, dubbed India’s Warren Buffett with an estimated net worth of $6 billion, died early on Sunday at age 62, his family said. A chartered accountant by profession from the desert state of Rajasthan, Jhunjhunwala started dabbling in stocks while in college and went on to manage … Read more

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized on Saturday with serious injuries a day after he was repeatedly stabbed at a public appearance in New York state, while police sought to determine the motive behind an attack that drew international condemnation. The accused attacker, 24-year-old Hadi Matar of Fairview, New Jersey, pleaded … Read more

U.S. tells India that Indian ship was used to reroute Russian-linked fuel to New York

U.S. tells India that Indian ship was used to reroute Russian-linked fuel to New York

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Michael Debabrata Patra, arrives at a news conference after a monetary policy review in Mumbai, India, February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The United States has expressed concern to India that it was … Read more

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain dies

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain dies

Anshu Jain, co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, addresses the bank’s annual general meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 13 (Reuters) – Anshu Jain, a top finance executive best known for helping German lender Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) take on the largest Wall Street … Read more

UFC San Diego: Ceremonial Weigh-Ins – UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship

UFC San Diego: Ceremonial Weigh-Ins – UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship

UFC San Diego: Ceremonial Weigh-Ins  UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC on ESPN 41 predictions: Five blowout picks, but what’s our one iffy fight?  MMA Junkie Dominick Cruz and Chito Vera go face-to-face before UFC San Diego | ESPN MMA  ESPN MMA UFC San Diego: Vera vs. Cruz staff picks and predictions  Bloody Elbow Vera vs Cruz Weigh-In | … Read more

Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap left by Russia tensions

Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap left by Russia tensions

PARIS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has begun preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the Ukraine conflict blocked Western access to Russia’s Soyuz rockets. The private American competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key contender to plug … Read more

Armed man demanding savings takes Beirut bank staff hostage

Armed man demanding savings takes Beirut bank staff hostage

BEIRUT — A Lebanese man with a shotgun took up to 10 employees and customers hostage at a Beirut bank Thursday and threatened to set himself on fire with gasoline unless he was allowed to withdraw some of his trapped savings to pay his father’s medical bills. Soldiers and police converged on the area and … Read more

Disney tops Netflix on streaming subscribers, sets higher prices

Disney tops Netflix on streaming subscribers, sets higher prices

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) edged past Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) with a total of 221 million streaming customers and announced it will increase prices for customers who want to watch Disney+ or Hulu without commercials. The media giant will raise the monthly cost of Disney+ without advertising by 38% to … Read more

The Bristol Press – Pennsylvania rolls to win over Washington DC in Mid-Atlantic opener

The Bristol Press – Pennsylvania rolls to win over Washington DC in Mid-Atlantic opener

@TheBristolPress Pennsylvania representative Hollidaysburg Area took the first win of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament Sunday morning as they beat Washington D.C. representative, Northwest Washington Little League, 7-3. Pennsylvania took a few innings for the team to settle in offensively. Manager Jim McGough said the team got the nerves out before settling in and looking more … Read more

ASEAN warns on risk of Taiwan ‘miscalculation’, ready to help dialogue

ASEAN warns on risk of Taiwan ‘miscalculation’, ready to help dialogue

A woman passes ASEAN Summit flags at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHNOM PENH, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Southeast Asia’s regional bloc ASEAN warned on Thursday of a risk that volatility caused by tensions in the Taiwan Strait could lead to … Read more