U.S. tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

U.S. tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

A man runs past banners with photos of presidential candidates, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, Ciro Gomes and former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. diplomats have assured … Read more

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing of Claver-Carone after ethics probe

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing of Claver-Carone after ethics probe

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend firing … Read more

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Surging power prices pushing governments to decarbonise Gore cites greater action in the United States and Australia Says he is optimistic on further action in Brazil, China LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – (This Sept. 20 story has been refiled to correct typo in second bullet point) … Read more

Texas sheriff opens probe into migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Texas sheriff opens probe into migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – A Texas county sheriff is opening a criminal investigation into flights that carried dozens of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, from Texas last week, an act that Florida’s Republican governor took credit for and which the White House dubbed a political stunt. … Read more

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum crawling with giant ants

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum crawling with giant ants

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMSTERDAM, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, home to Dutch masterpieces like Rembrandt’s “Nightwatch”, will temporarily have its walls and windows overrun by 700 giant ants, as part of a new exhibit. By breaking artwork conventions, “House Taken,” by Colombian artist Rafael Gomezbarros, wants to draw … Read more

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida governor say they were misled

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida governor say they were misled

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept 15 (Reuters) – Some migrants who were flown to the wealthy island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, said on Thursday they were duped about their destination, and Democratic leaders called for a probe of the move by Florida’s Republican governor to send them there from Texas. In what the White House and … Read more

Exclusive: Biden urges Mexico to take migrants under COVID expulsion order he promised to end

Exclusive: Biden urges Mexico to take migrants under COVID expulsion order he promised to end

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) – As border crossings have soared to record highs, U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration is quietly pressing Mexico to accept more migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela under a COVID-19 expulsion order that the White House has publicly sought to end, seven U.S. and three Mexican officials said. U.S. Secretary … Read more

Immigrants land on Martha’s Vineyard; Florida’s DeSantis takes credit

Immigrants land on Martha’s Vineyard; Florida’s DeSantis takes credit

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – A group of immigrants landed on the wealthy Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday, part of a campaign by Republican governors to shift the immigration burden to Democratic areas. Florida governor Ron DeSantis took credit for the arrival of two planes … Read more

Apple to appeal Brazil sales ban of iPhone without charger

Apple to appeal Brazil sales ban of iPhone without charger

A customers holds the new green colour Apple iPhone 13 pro shortly after it went on sale inside the Apple Store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., March 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Apple Inc … Read more