Ukraine accuses Russia of using plant as ‘nuclear shield’

Ukraine accuses Russia of using plant as ‘nuclear shield’

Ukraine announces 13 dead in Russian rocket attack Accuses Russia of bombing nearby nuclear power plant Russia says it does not deliberately target civilians Accused Kyiv of bombing power plant in stricken city KYIV, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of exploiting its position at a seized nuclear power plant to target … Read more

Japanese PM shakes up cabinet as anger grows over Unification Church ties

Japanese PM shakes up cabinet as anger grows over Unification Church ties

Voters’ support plummets over party’s ties to church Upheaval comes sooner than analysts expected The Church defends its right to participate in politics Kishida has only chosen ministers who will ‘review’ ties with the group TOKYO, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday as he battled growing public … Read more

Musk sells Tesla shares worth $6.9 billion, cites possibility of forced deal on Twitter

Musk sells Tesla shares worth .9 billion, cites possibility of forced deal on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 10 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk has sold $6.9 billion worth of shares in the electric vehicle maker, saying the funds … Read more

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Micron stumbles on lower revenue forecasts Semiconductor stocks drop for third session Novavax plummets after halving revenue NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology dragged chipmakers and tech stocks lower as investors await inflation data in the United States that could lead the Federal … Read more

Dreaded ‘dip’ slashes billions from startup valuations

Dreaded ‘dip’ slashes billions from startup valuations

Aug 9 (Reuters) – Several high-flying startups are being brought down to earth as recent carnage in global stock markets and lackluster demand for new listings force companies to raise funds at a huge discount to their exorbitant valuations. Easy money from venture capital deals is quickly evaporating in an inflation-driven high interest rate environment … Read more

Five injured as explosions rock Russian airbase in annexed Crimea

Five injured as explosions rock Russian airbase in annexed Crimea

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Explosions rocked a Russian air base near resorts on the annexed Crimean peninsula on Thursday, injuring five people according to local authorities, which Moscow attributed to detonations in ordnance stories. Local witnesses told … Read more

Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

Representations of the virtual currencies Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustrative image, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Hodlnaut, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency lender and borrower, has suspended withdrawals, exchanges and deposits, the … Read more

Record rain kills at least 8 in South Korean capital

Record rain kills at least 8 in South Korean capital

SEOUL, Aug 9 (Reuters) – At least eight people have died in and around Seoul overnight, South Korean authorities said on Tuesday, after torrential rains knocked out power, caused landslides and left roads and subways submerged. The southern part of the nation’s capital received more than 100 mm (3.9 inches) of rain per hour Monday … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russia begins stripping airliners for parts as sanctions bite

EXCLUSIVE Russia begins stripping airliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are retiring jetliners to get spare parts they can no longer buy from abroad in because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The measures are in … Read more

Cryptoverse: blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Cryptoverse: blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Representations of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash dip in water in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned. When thieves stole around $190 million from US crypto firm Nomad last … Read more