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 2022-06-28 15:00 

UPI

Maternal mortality increased sharply at start of COVID-19 pandemic, study says...

In another worrying sign of COVID-19's sad toll on U.S. society, a new study finds that maternal mortality increased sharply at the start of the pandemic, disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic mothers....

 2022-06-28 14:56 

Reuters

Kyrgios edges past British wildcard Jubb in five sets...

Feisty Australian Nick Kyrgios came through a five-set first-round Wimbledon thriller against British wildcard Paul Jubb on Tuesday as his fearsome serve eventually overpowered the 22-year-old 3-6 6-1 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5....

 2022-06-28 14:55 

UPI

Kali Reis joins Jodie Foster in 'True Detective' Season 4...

HBO ordered "True Detective: Night Country" starring Jodie Foster and actress and professional boxer Kali Reis....

 2022-06-28 14:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

Nigeria says at current rate, monkeypox infections in 2022 could be highest in five years | Reuters...

Confirmed cases of monkeypox in Nigeria could reach their highest level in five years if the current trend of infections is maintained, the head of the country's centre for disease control said on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 14:47 

Reuters

Listed companies on track to cause nearly 3 degree climate 'chaos' - MSCI...

Equity index compiler MSCI said on Tuesday the world's listed companies were on a course to cause global warming of 2.9 degrees Celsius, well above a target to limit the worst effects of climate change on the planet....

 2022-06-28 14:47 

Reuters

The issues surrounding a Scottish independence vote...

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans on Tuesday for a second referendum to be held on Scottish independence in October 2023....

 2022-06-28 14:45 

Reuters

European equities per-share profit could drop over 6% - HSBC...

European equities could see a drop between 6.4% and 8.5% in earnings per share this year compared to consensus estimates of a rise of more than 11%, HSBC said on Tuesday, as investors worry over the chances of tighter monetary policy and slowing growth....

 2022-06-28 14:42 

Reuters

Latest U.S. sanctions on Russia target gold, banks, defense-related entities -Treasury website...

The United States has issued a new round of Russia-related sanctions that prohibit imported Russian gold as well as target Russia's state-owned defense conglomerate Rostec and multiple banks, including the Bank of Moscow, the Treasury Department said ...

 2022-06-28 14:41 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE India considers allowing some exports of raw sugar -source...

India is considering allowing mills to ship out stocks of raw sugar that have piled up in ports and warehouses, trade and government sources said on Tuesday, weeks after it imposed curbs on overseas sale of the sweetener....

 2022-06-28 14:39 

Reuters

ISS says new JetBlue offer more favorable for Spirit Airlines...

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said JetBlue Airways Corp's latest offer to buy Spirit Airlines Inc is "more favorable" for the ultra-low-cost airline's shareholders, but maintained its support for the Frontier deal....

 2022-06-28 14:38 

Reuters

Omicron sub-variants BA.4, BA.5 make up more than 50% of U.S. COVID cases - CDC...

The fast-spreading BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Omicron are estimated to make up a combined 52% of the coronavirus cases in the United States as of June 25, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 14:38 

Reuters

Questions remain after Supreme Court resolves circuit split over discovery in arbitration under 28 U.S.C. 1782...

Rachel B. Goldman, David A. Shargel and David J. Ball of Bracewell LLP discuss the Supreme Court decision addressing whether discovery is available in private arbitrations involving foreign or international tribunals under 28 U.S.C. 1782....

 2022-06-28 14:36 

Reuters

Diageo to "wind down" Russia operations - spokesperson...

Diageo , the world's largest spirits maker, will wind down its business operations in Russia over the next six months, it said on Tuesday, becoming the latest Western brand to withdraw....

 2022-06-28 14:35 

Reuters

World Bank calls for sovereign debt changes ahead of looming crises...

A senior official at the World Bank has ramped up its calls for changes in sovereign debt laws so governments have more control when crises strike and they have to restructure their debt....

 2022-06-28 14:29 

Reuters

Finnish forestry machine maker Ponsse sells Russian business...

Finnish maker of forestry machines Ponsse said on Tuesday it had sold its subsidiary providing services in Russia and Belarus for an undisclosed sum to OOO Bison, a Russian company set up a month ago by the owner of its local retailer....

 2022-06-28 14:28 

Reuters

Analysts forecast U.S. vehicle shortages as supply chain woes persist...

Cox Automotive on Tuesday lowered its U.S. auto sales forecast for 2022, as analysts at both Cox and Carmax-owned Edmunds.com said continued supply chain disruptions will leave dealers short of new vehicles for the foreseeable future....

 2022-06-28 14:25 

Reuters

Iran court confirms 8-year sentence for French tourist in spying case...

An Iranian appeals court has confirmed an eight-year, eight-month sentence for jailed French national Benjamin Briere on spying charges, one of his Iranian lawyers Saeid Dehghan tweeted on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 14:22 

UPI

JetBlue increases offer to buy Spirit ahead of vote for merger with Frontier Airlines...

With Spirit shareholders set to vote on a merger with Frontier Airlines this week, JetBlue Airways is making a last-ditch effort to acquire the Florida-based budget carrier....

 2022-06-28 14:22 

UPI

[ Business ]

JetBlue increases offer to buy Spirit ahead of vote for merger with Frontier Airlines...

With Spirit shareholders set to vote on a merger with Frontier Airlines this week, JetBlue Airways is making a last-ditch effort to acquire the Florida-based budget carrier....

 2022-06-28 14:20 

Reuters

Swiatek overcomes dip in form to secure 36th straight win...

World number one Iga Swiatek recovered from a dip in her level in the second set to see off Croatian qualifier Jana Fett 6-0 6-3 at Wimbledon on Tuesday and extend her winning run to 36 matches....

 2022-06-28 14:20 

Reuters

U.S. consumer confidence index tumbles in June...

U.S. consumer confidence fell sharply in June as worries about high inflation left consumers anticipating economic growth would weaken significantly in the second half of the year....

 2022-06-28 14:17 

Reuters

Finland's Nokian Tyres starts 'controlled exit' from Russia...

Finland's Nokian Tyres said on Tuesday it would initiate a "controlled exit" from the Russian market, having already scaled down the production of its Russian tyre plant after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-06-28 14:12 

Reuters

Reckitt weighs shelving $7 bln infant nutrition sale - Bloomberg News...

Britain's Reckitt Benckiser Group is considering if it should shelve the sale of its infant nutrition unit, as high-profile deals have fallen through due to a worsening financing market, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 14:07 

UPI

Billie Eilish recalls meeting her first fan: 'I gave her the biggest hug'...

Billie Eilish said on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" that meeting her first fan at a show in London was a "really magical" experience....

 2022-06-28 14:07 

Reuters

Jailed Egyptian blogger entering danger zone in hunger strike - mother...

The mother of jailed Egyptian-British activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah says she is worried there could be a rapid deterioration in his health after nearly 90 days on hunger strike, despite some improvements in his prison conditions....

 2022-06-28 14:07 

Reuters

Dollar Tree to replace CFO, other top executives...

Dollar Tree Inc on Tuesday announced the exit of finance chief Kevin Wampler and some other top executives, weeks after the discount chain reached a settlement with activist investor Mantle Ridge to revamp the board....

 2022-06-28 14:07 

UPI

Race, region may be key to life expectancy, new state-by-state study shows...

Americans' life expectancy varies widely -- based not only on race, but where in the country they live....

 2022-06-28 14:05 

Reuters

Thomson Reuters names ex-Gannett CEO as Reuters News president...

Thomson Reuters Corp , on Tuesday named Paul Bascobert as president of Reuters News, turning to a tech and media veteran to drive growth at the 171-year-old news organization....

 2022-06-28 13:57 

Reuters

Air Products, Gunvor plan to build hydrogen terminal in Rotterdam...

Air Products and Gunvor (GGL.UL) have signed a joint development agreement to build a green hydrogen import terminal in Rotterdam port by 2026, they said on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 13:51 

Reuters

Japan PM Kishida: to extend additional $100 mln in humanitarian aid to Ukraine...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, in Germany to attend the Group of Seven leaders summit, said on Tuesday that Japan will extend an additional $100 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine....

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