Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

VARAZDIN, Croatia, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Twelve people were killed in Croatia on Saturday when a Polish bus full of religious pilgrims skidded off the road and crashed near Varazdin, authorities said. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident that occurred at 5:40 am (0340 GMT) on the highway between Varazdin in northwestern Croatia and … Read more

Airstrikes and rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Airstrikes and rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen dead, at least 110 injured: Palestinian Health Ministry At Least 160 Rockets Fired At Israel: Military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israel attacked Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets at Israeli towns on Saturday after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad militant group ended more … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive $43.8 Billion Loss; operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive .8 Billion Loss;  operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the showroom as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual meeting of shareholders in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, on May 4, 2019. 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Aug 6 (Reuters) – Falling U.S. stock … Read more

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Technicians shut down reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia Fighting in the east centers on a fortified village Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shelling hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by Russia on … Read more

Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel after Gaza airstrikes

Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel after Gaza airstrikes

Israeli airstrikes kill at least 10, wound dozens Islamic Jihad says it will attack Tel Aviv and other cities in response Israel says strikes were aimed at a ‘concrete threat’ Sirens sound in Israeli cities as authorities warn of rockets GAZA, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Palestinian militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israel … Read more

Canopy shares plunge as pot producer posts another loss

Canopy shares plunge as pot producer posts another loss

A Canopy Growth Corporation logo sign is displayed at its facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File photo/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Aug 5 (Reuters) – Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO) posted another fundamental loss on Friday, denting investors’ hopes that the cannabis producer would … Read more

Amazon’s cart of connected devices grows with $1.7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Amazon’s cart of connected devices grows with .7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will acquire iRobot Corp (IRBT.O), maker of the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner, in an all-cash deal for about $1.7 billion, in the latest industry push world. largest online retailer to expand its stable of smart home devices. Amazon will pay $61 per share, valuing iRobot at a 22% … Read more

The United States describes China’s military action on Taiwan as unjustified and Beijing sanctions Pelosi

The United States describes China’s military action on Taiwan as unjustified and Beijing sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan downplays concerns China conducts unprecedented military exercises in Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will sanction Pelosi for ‘ruthless’ actions Pelosi in Japan Joins Prime Minister Kishida in Condemning China TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China’s missile launch during military exercises around Taiwan was an unwarranted escalation, U.S. … Read more

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Three grain ships leave the ports of Ukraine First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the beginning of the war Fighting in the east is ‘hell,’ says Zelenskiy NATO chief warns Putin must not be allowed to win ISTANBUL/KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three bulk carriers left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a safe passage … Read more

Pelosi praises Taiwan and says trip to Asia was not to change the status quo

Pelosi praises Taiwan and says trip to Asia was not to change the status quo

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan, pledged U.S. solidarity and said her tour of Asia, which led to unprecedented military exercises by part of an angry China, it was never about changing the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation were in Japan on the final … Read more