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Oil drops as investors take profits after US inventories increase

Oil drops as investors take profits after US inventories increase

Oil and gas tanks at an oil depot in the port of Zhuhai, China, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Song/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Brent Crude, West Texas Intermediate Crude Drops More Than $2 Due To Profit Taking US Crude Oil and Gasoline Inventories Increased Last Week – EIA …

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Spotify Adds More Subscribers, Podcasts Increase Ad Bounce

Spotify Adds More Subscribers, Podcasts Increase Ad Bounce

Headphones are seen in front of the logo of online music streaming service Spotify in this illustrative photo taken in Strasbourg, February 18, 2014. REUTERS / Christian Hartmann / File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Premium subscribers increased by 19% to 172 million Revenue from advertising rises 75% to …

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US panel investigating January 6 attack seeks interview with Ivanka Trump

US panel investigating January 6 attack seeks interview with Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol Building requested an interview on Thursday with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House aide Ivanka Trump. In a letter to Ivanka Trump, lawmakers said they are seeking her voluntary cooperation as part of …

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US bill targeting big tech companies approved by Senate committee despite huge lobbying

US bill targeting big tech companies approved by Senate committee despite huge lobbying

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would prevent tech giants like Amazon.com from giving preference to their own companies over their websites, despite massive pressure from top executives. Like Apple CEO Tim Cook. Big tech companies, including Facebook (FB.O) and Meta Platforms Inc’s Apple Inc …

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Sudanese and US judges denounce the crackdown on protests

Sudanese and US judges denounce the crackdown on protests

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese judges condemned violence against anti-military protesters in a rare public statement on Thursday, as the United States said it would consider taking unspecified steps against those obstructing efforts to resolve Sudan’s political crisis. At least 72 civilians were killed and more than 2,000 others injured when security forces cracked down on …

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US Senate Democrats have launched an attempt to pass voting rights by amending the opt-out rule

US Senate Democrats have launched an attempt to pass voting rights by amending the opt-out rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Senate launched late on Wednesday an attempt to change the House’s faltering rule after Republicans used it to block legislation demanded by President Joe Biden to expand voting rights. The Republican wall of opposition, for the fifth time in less than a year, dealt a new blow to …

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US and UK launch talks to resolve steel and aluminum dispute;  American producers are cautious

US and UK launch talks to resolve steel and aluminum dispute; American producers are cautious

A worker cuts a piece of a steel coil at the Novolipetsk Steel PAO steel plant in Farrell, Pennsylvania, US, March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron Josefchik Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The two countries said in a joint statement that the United States and Britain agreed on Wednesday to start talks …

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US distributes 400 million free N95 masks at CVS and Walgreens in fight against COVID

US distributes 400 million free N95 masks at CVS and Walgreens in fight against COVID

A White House official said the US government will make 400 million non-surgical N95 masks from its Strategic National Stockpile free to the public starting next week. He is trying to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. The official said N95 face masks, so named because they filter at least 95% of particles from the air, will …

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Airlines scramble to realign schedules amid concerns over the rollout of 5G networks in the US

Airlines scramble to realign schedules amid concerns over the rollout of 5G networks in the US

Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – Major international airlines scrambled to reschedule or cancel flights to the United States ahead of a 5G wireless rollout on Wednesday that raised safety …

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Guatemala says Taiwan will pay for Guatemalan lobbyists in the US

Guatemala says Taiwan will pay for Guatemalan lobbyists in the US

Flags of Taiwan and foreign countries fly in the diplomatic quarter that houses the former Nicaraguan embassy and other foreign embassies, in Taipei, Taiwan, December 10, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Wu/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – The Guatemalan government said late on Monday that Taiwan had paid …

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