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

Exclusive: Tesla considering exporting Chinese-made electric cars to US sources

SHANGHAI, November 11 (Reuters) – TESLA (TSLA.O) Two people familiar with the planning are considering exporting electric cars made in China to the United States, a reversal that would reflect the automaker’s deep cost advantage at its Shanghai plant and sluggish demand from Chinese consumers. Tesla is studying whether parts made by its suppliers in … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

(Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from the US privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. In his first conference call with employees, the billionaire said he couldn’t rule out … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

At COP 27, climate change was framed as a battle for survival

China and the United States have a leading role Guterres aims to phase out coal by 2040 The UAE, which is hosting the 2023 talks, says it will continue to produce fossil fuels SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – World leaders and diplomats coined the fight against global warming as a battle for human survival during … 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

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of workers fired in Qatar’s capital ahead of World Cup

Buildings housing Asian and African workers have been emptied Some residents gave two hours to leave the house World Cup highlights Qatar’s treatment of workers DOHA (Reuters) – Workers expelled from their homes told Reuters that Qatar has emptied housing complexes housing thousands of foreign workers in the same areas in the center of the … Read more

Volkswagen says supplies are dwindling here to stay as profits stagnate

Luxury carmakers are in a better position to face the slowdown Shares are down 2.7%, lower than the DAX Anticipates deliveries in line with 2021, maintains margin forecast Inventories rise as supply chains falter BERLIN, October 28 (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) He said supply chain problems were the new norm as it reported stagnant earnings … Read more

New Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to pull Britain out of the economic crisis

Sunak meets King Charles on Tuesday morning He pledges to rebuild confidence in the country It is expected to start forming the treasury Sunak faces a huge challenge to rebuild stability LONDON (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak became Britain’s third prime minister in two months on Tuesday, pledging to lead the country out of a deep … Read more

Boris Johnson struggles to win support for British PM’s comeback bid, Sunak enters the race

Sunak has officially announced that he will run as a candidate The first poll will take place on Monday Johnson supporters say he can get the ballot It’s clear that Sunak tops the legislators LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson was battling on Sunday to get enough support to make a surprise comeback for Britain’s prime … Read more