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 2022-05-25 07:00 

Reuters

UK's Pets at Home full-year profit jumps 65%...

Pets at Home , Britain's largest pet supplies retailer, reported a 65.3% jump in annual profit on Wednesday, helped by solid demand for its pet products and veterinary services....

 2022-05-25 07:00 

UPI

On This Day, May 25: SpaceX's Dragon capsule visits ISS...

On May 25, 2012, private space company SpaceX's Dragon capsule became the first commercial cargo vessel to visit the International Space Station....

 2022-05-25 07:00 

UPI

Medical marijuana reduces pain, opioid use among cancer patients...

Cancer patients who use medical marijuana experience less pain and a better quality of life, Israeli researchers report....

 2022-05-25 07:00 

UPI

Famous birthdays for May 25: Octavia Spencer, Anne Heche...

Actor Octavia Spencer turns 50 and actor Anne Heche turns 53, among the famous birthdays for May 25....

 2022-05-25 06:58 

Reuters

China says air patrol with Russia not directed at any country...

China's military said on Wednesday that joint aerial exercises conducted on Tuesday with Russia over the Sea of Japan, East China Sea and Western Pacific were not directed at any country....

 2022-05-25 06:57 

Reuters

Whack-a-mole on markets...

A look at the day ahead in markets from Saikat Chatterjee....

 2022-05-25 06:55 

Reuters

Ukraine's Zelenskiy says will only talk directly to Russia's Putin...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday that he was only willing to talk directly to Vladimir Putin and not via intermediators....

 2022-05-25 06:51 

Reuters

French cases of monkeypox rise to five, versus three previously -minister...

The number of confirmed cases of the monkeypox virus in France has risen to five, from three earlier in the week, French Health Minister Brigitte Bourguignon told RTL radio on Wednesday, as she promoted a targeted vaccination campaign against it....

 2022-05-25 06:47 

Reuters

UN rights chief speaks with Xi during high-stakes China visit...

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on Wednesday by video with U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who is on a visit that has drawn criticism from rights groups and which the United States has called a mistake....

 2022-05-25 06:46 

Reuters

Gujarat skipper Pandya hails 'match-winner' Miller after reaching IPL final...

Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya said David Miller's quality was never in doubt after the South African powered them to the Indian Premier League final in their debut season with victory against the Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday....

 2022-05-25 06:46 

UPI

Glencore agrees to pay $1.1B to settle bribery, price-fixing charges...

Glencore International has pleaded guilty to running a multinational bribery scheme and manipulating fuel oil prices in the United States and will pay some $1.1 billion in penalties....

 2022-05-25 06:46 

UPI

[ Business ]

Glencore agrees to pay $1.1B to settle bribery, price-fixing charges...

Glencore International has pleaded guilty to running a multinational bribery scheme and manipulating fuel oil prices in the United States and will pay some $1.1 billion in penalties....

 2022-05-25 06:43 

Reuters

MLB roundup: Joc Pederson (3 HRs, 8 RBIs) leads Giants past Mets...

Joc Pederson capped a three-homer, eight-RBI night with a game-tying single in the ninth inning, and Brandon Crawford followed with the winning hit to lift the host San Francisco Giants to a 13-12 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday....

 2022-05-25 06:43 

Reuters

Britain's M&S warns on outlook after profit jump...

British retailer Marks & Spencer joined rivals in warning on the outlook for the current year amid a worsening cost-of-living crunch, taking the shine off a jump in profit....

 2022-05-25 06:43 

Reuters

UK power generator SSE posts 23% jump in annual profit...

British power company SSE Plc reported a 23% jump in annual profit on Wednesday and said it was investing significantly more than it was making in profit to help reduce dependency on imported gas....

 2022-05-25 06:42 

Reuters

Zero-Covid China gives Airbnb excuse to check out...

Another foreign internet firm has vacated China. The $68 billion Airbnb said on Tuesday that it will shut all rental listings and tours in the People's Republic by end-July, following similar retreats from Indian rival Oyo and compatriots like Microso...

 2022-05-25 06:38 

Reuters

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen in West Bank clashes, Palestinian health ministry says...

A 16-year-old Palestinian shot in the head by Israeli forces died early on Wednesday after clashes in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, the Palestinian health ministry said....

 2022-05-25 06:38 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE India's Digit Insurance targets $5 bln in IPO valuation - sources...

India's Digit Insurance, backed by Canadian billionaire Prem Watsa's Fairfax Group, is considering raising about $500 million in an initial public offering at a valuation of $4.5 billion to $5 billion, three people aware of the matter told Reuters...

 2022-05-25 06:30 

Reuters

German economy sees growth in Q1 despite war, pandemic...

The German economy grew in the first quarter, in line with expectations, despite difficult economic conditions caused by the war in Ukraine and the pandemic, data showed on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 06:27 

Reuters

As U.S. economy's exceptionalism fades, so does the dollar...

The dollar's rally to two-decade highs appears to have stalled, with doubts growing on whether the U.S. economy will prove as resilient and monetary policy as aggressive as previously expected....

 2022-05-25 06:26 

Reuters

German consumer morale inches up after falling to record low -GfK...

German consumer morale is projected to inch up in June after falling to a record low in May, but high inflation and the war in Ukraine continue to weigh on household spending, a survey showed on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 06:21 

Reuters

Australia foreign minister to visit Fiji amid Chinese counterpart's Pacific tour...

Australia's new Foreign Minister Penny Wong said she would travel to Fiji on Thursday, a trip that will coincide with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's tour of eight Pacific Island countries including Fiji and Solomon Islands....

 2022-05-25 06:17 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE China seeks Pacific islands policing, security cooperation - document...

China will seek a region-wide deal with almost a dozen Pacific islands covering policing, security and data communications cooperation when Foreign Minister Wang Yi hosts a meeting in Fiji next week, documents seen by Reuters show....

 2022-05-25 06:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Amazon.com faces record challenges at shareholder meeting | Reuters...

Amazon.com Inc faces 14 investor resolutions challenging its policies at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, a record for the retail and cloud computing giant, as socially minded investors scrutinize its treatment of workers....

 2022-05-25 06:14 

Reuters

Britain approves Chelsea FC sale, sports minister says...

The British government issued a licence last night that permits the sale of football club Chelsea, sports minister Nadine Dorries said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 06:13 

Reuters

Egypt wants to shift focus to developing countries in climate talks -official...

Egypt will position itself as an impartial arbiter while hosting this year's COP27 U.N. climate summit, as it pushes other nations to act on climate pledges while promoting the interests of the developing world, a senior Egyptian official said....

 2022-05-25 06:06 

Reuters

Apple's iPhone development schedule delayed by China lockdowns - Nikkei...

Apple Inc has told its suppliers to speed up iPhone development after China's strict COVID-19 lockdowns hampered schedule for at least one of the new phones, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the matter....

 2022-05-25 06:06 

Reuters

N.Korea conducts experiment in preparation for possible nuclear test, S.Korea says...

North Korea appears to have conducted an experiment with a detonation device in preparation for its seventh nuclear test, South Korea's deputy national security adviser Kim Tae-hyo said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 06:06 

Reuters

Cryptocurrency crash devalues Ukraine's government crypto fundraise...

Ukraine, battered by three months of war, plans to continue to tap crypto investors to help raise funds after a plunge in prices decimated the country's fundraising efforts in May....

 2022-05-25 06:02 

Reuters

China's Communist Party expels state-owned insurer's executive accused of graft...

China's ruling Communist Party has expelled a former chief accountant of state-controlled PICC Property and Casualty Co from the party, accusing him of illegal activities and taking bribes, the anti-graft watchdog said on Wednesday....

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