(Reuters) – Capital One Financial Corp (COF.N) said on Monday that personal information including names and addresses of about 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million people in Canada were obtained by a hacker who has been arrested. FILE PHOTO: The logo and ticker for Capital One are displayed on a screen
LIMA (Reuters) – The United States jumped clear at the top of the Pan Am Games medal table after sweeping the 3×3 basketball gold medals on Monday and every indication would suggest they are likely to remain there for duration of the two-week showcase. XVIII Pan American Games – Lima 2019 – Taekwondo – Men’s
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a congressional report released on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Tom
FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a deforested plot of the Amazon at the Bom Futuro National Forest in Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. human rights chief Michele Bachelet called on Monday for an investigation into the murder of an indigenous leader in Brazil last week
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will appear in a Swedish court on Tuesday for the first day of his trial for assault that has angered U.S. President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs “I’m Not the Only One” with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels. FILE PHOTO: Komodo dragons walk at the Komodo National Park in Indonesia’s Komodo island October 4, 2011. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell Welsh farmers on Tuesday they will get a better deal after Brexit, part of a countrywide tour to win support for his “do or die” pledge to leave the European Union by Oct. 31. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a speech on domestic priorities
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Spooked by a global economic slowdown, the U.S. Federal Reserve is seen launching on Wednesday its fifth interest rate-cutting campaign since 1995. It will come despite many signs of strength in the U.S. economy. FILE PHOTO – A crane flies an American flag over a construction site in downtown Los Angeles, California
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison under guard after being treated for what his lawyer and doctor have described as suspected poisoning from a chemical agent. Navalny, 43, was rushed to hospital from jail on Sunday with what his spokeswoman said
BENGALURU (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is planning a foray into the burgeoning online food delivery business in India this year, two sources aware of the development said, in a move that could raise competition in an increasingly crowded market. FILE PHOTO: The Amazon logo at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018.
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) – Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is planning to get plenty of rest over the next few days as he seeks to shake off the sickness that laid him low in Sunday’s German Grand Prix. Formula One F1 – German Grand Prix – Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany – July 27, 2019 Mercedes’ Lewis
Jul 28, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Bugha celebrates after his win as the first solo World Champion at the Fortnite World Cup Finals e-sports event at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK (Reuters) – American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday in New York after taking the top
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.-led ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography. FILE PHOTO: Newly appointed Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday downplayed any possible action by the Federal Reserve before U.S. central bank’s meeting this week, even as its rate-setting panel is expected to lower borrowing costs.
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia needs more time to comply with global rules requiring low-sulphur marine fuels, its transport ministry said on Monday, citing abundant supply of higher-sulphur fuel. Under International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules that come into effect in 2020, ships will have to use fuel with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content, down from 3.5%
FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss arrives at Downing Street, in London, Britain July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls (Reuters) – Britain’s trade minister Liz Truss has said the National Health Service (NHS) would not be put up for sale, as she prepares to discuss a free-trade deal with the U.S.