Day after Thai attack, traumatised relatives cling to slain children’s toys

Day after Thai attack, traumatised relatives cling to slain children’s toys

Ex-policeman killed 34 at daycentre using a knife and gun After attack, he killed wife and son, turned weapon on himself Police probe motive, believe it may be due to stress Thai flags fly at half mast on buildings to mourn attack UTHAI SAWAN, Thailand, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Crying and clutching toys, traumatised relatives … Read more

Credit Suisse pays down debt to calm investor fears

Credit Suisse pays down debt to calm investor fears

To buy back up to $3 billion in debt Seen as bid to reassure nervous investors Move comes weeks ahead of planned overhaul Shares up as much as 3% in early trade ZURICH, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) will buy back up to 3 billion Swiss francs ($3 billion) of debt, the embattled … Read more

Wall Street closes lower as the Fed pounds rate hike drum

Wall Street closes lower as the Fed pounds rate hike drum

Oil prices add to inflation woes post-OPEC+ output cut U.S. weekly jobless claims increase more than expected Indexes fall: Dow down 1.15%, S&P 1.02%, Nasdaq 0.68% Oct 6 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes closed lower on Thursday as concerns mounted ahead of closely watched monthly nonfarm payrolls numbers due on Friday that the Federal … Read more

Thailand massacre: ex-cop kills 24 children in knife and gun rampage

Thailand massacre: ex-cop kills 24 children in knife and gun rampage

Total death toll including shooter is 37 – police Attacker kills 24 children, 13 adults in rampage Thai daycare centre was for children aged 2-5 Most child victims were stabbed – police Attacker killed his wife, child, and shot himself NA KLANG, Thailand, Oct 6 (Reuters) – A former policeman killed 34 people, including 23 … Read more

U.S. job openings drop sharply, labor market starting to loosen

U.S. job openings drop sharply, labor market starting to loosen

Job openings fall 1.1 million to 10.053 mln in August Healthcare, retail trade lead decline in vacancies Quits, layoffs, hiring increase moderately WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – U.S. job openings fell by the most in nearly 2-1/2 years in August, suggesting that the labor market was starting to cool as the economy grapples with higher … Read more

Swedish geneticist wins Nobel medicine prize for decoding ancient DNA

Swedish geneticist wins Nobel medicine prize for decoding ancient DNA

Paabo ‘very happy’ when told of prize His findings crucial to understanding human evolution Sequenced Neaderthal genome to show modern human link Discoveries relevant today, for example for immune system Medicine is first of this year’s prizes to be awarded STOCKHOLM/LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo won the 2022 Nobel Prize in … Read more

Indonesia presses for answers after deadly soccer stampede

Indonesia presses for answers after deadly soccer stampede

“Culprits” to be revealed in coming days – minister Ten police removed from their posts, 28 under investigation 32 minors among dead Rights body says tear gas caused chaos MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Dozens of Indonesian police were placed under investigation on Monday over a stampede at a soccer match that killed 125 … Read more

Florida, Carolinas count the cost of Hurricane Ian

Florida, Carolinas count the cost of Hurricane Ian

FORT MYERS, Fla./CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 1 (Reuters) – Florida, North and South Carolina faced a massive clean-up on Saturday from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ian, after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland caused tens of billions of dollars in damage and killed more than 20 people. New images … Read more

Putin to host Kremlin ceremony annexing parts of Ukraine

Putin to host Kremlin ceremony annexing parts of Ukraine

Russian annexation of four regions condemned worldwide Move is ‘dangerous escalation’ jeopardising peace – U.N. chief Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says for war to end Putin must be stopped Zelenskiy summons emergency meeting on security, defence Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to host a ceremony on Friday for the annexation of four … Read more

Wall Street ends down for third day as growth concerns weigh on tech

Wall Street ends down for third day as growth concerns weigh on tech

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tech stocks down in aftermath of Fed’s latest rate move Investors concerned about possibility of recession Darden Restaurants falls on downbeat quarterly sales JetBlue posts lowest close since March 2020 Indexes down: Dow 0.35%, S&P 0.84%, Nasdaq 1.37% Sept 22 (Reuters) – Major Wall Street indexes … Read more