First TVs, now tortilla chips: American companies set minimum prices to stop discounting

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to wafers are increasingly placing minimum prices on their items to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Walmart do so. (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Trying to attract sales from each other over the Internet. As a result, shoppers are faced … Read more

COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition … Read more

IRGC commander warns protesters: Today is the last day of riots

Elite Force Commander issues one of the toughest warnings yet Rights groups talk about new demonstrations and bloodshed The Revolutionary Guard has not deployed since the protests began (Reuters) – The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned protesters that Saturday would be the last day they would take to the streets, in the clearest sign … Read more

Brazilian markets rose as Bolsonaro’s strong performance in the run-off ignited

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s real currency and stock market surged on Monday after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro outperformed in the polls and secured his place in a tense run-off, denying leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva an outright election victory. . first round. Bolsonaro’s unexpectedly strong performance on Sunday dashed hopes for a quick … Read more

Iranian lawmakers chanted “Thank you, police,” despite growing public anger over the woman’s death

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian lawmakers chanted “Thank you, police” during a parliamentary session on Sunday in a show of support for a fierce crackdown on widespread anti-government protests over the killing of a young woman in police custody. The protests, which erupted after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini from Iranian Kurdistan, have turned into … Read more

Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotional ads appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s … Read more