Cubans approve gay marriage by large margin in referendum

Cubans approve gay marriage by large margin in referendum

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HAVANA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Cubans approved gay marriage and adoption overwhelmingly in a Sunday referendum backed by the government that also boosted rights for women, the national election commission said on Monday. More than 3.9 million voters voted to ratify the code (66.9%), while 1.95 … Read more

Oil dips on recession fears; supply concerns limit declines

Oil dips on recession fears; supply concerns limit declines

Crude oil storage tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at the Cushing oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S. April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Monday as fears of a global recession caused concerns that fuel demand growth … Read more

Russia artillery and air strikes pound eastern Ukraine targets

Russia artillery and air strikes pound eastern Ukraine targets

Russia steps up strikes at Ukrainian civilian targets -Britain Ukraine says graves found near Izium, relatives search for dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear, chemical weapons Main power line restored at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – IAEA IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Russia has widened its strikes on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure in … Read more

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Major U.S. railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden’s administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond. If they accept the deal that was announced at … Read more

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to push more government dollars to the U.S. biotechnology industry, as he promoted his initiative to create new treatments and cut the death rate from cancer. Cancer “doesn’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat,” … Read more

Many fleeing Russian troops near Kharkiv have exited Ukraine -U.S. official

Many fleeing Russian troops near Kharkiv have exited Ukraine -U.S. official

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Russia has largely ceded its gains near Kharkiv and many of the withdrawing Russian soldiers have exited Ukraine, moving over the border back into Russia, a senior U.S. military official said on Monday. As it pulls back, the United States has … Read more

Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

MILTON KEYNES, England, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have raised tens of billions of dollars based on promises to develop truly self-driving cars, but industry executives and experts say remote human supervisors may be needed permanently to help robot drivers in trouble. The central premise of autonomous vehicles – that computers and … Read more

Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian breakthrough is fastest advance in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops raising the nation’s flag over the main railway city that has supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as … Read more

Tesla considering lithium refinery in Texas, seeks tax relief

Tesla considering lithium refinery in Texas, seeks tax relief

The TESLA logo is seen outside a dealership in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 9 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is considering setting up a lithium refinery on the gulf coast of Texas, as it looks to … Read more

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after breakthrough

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after breakthrough

Zelenskiy says forces have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new U.S. aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Swiftly advancing Ukrainian troops were approaching the main railway supplying Russian forces in the east on Friday, after the collapse of a section of Russia’s front line caused the most dramatic shift in the … Read more