Nearly 1 in 5 adults who had COVID have lingering symptoms – US study

A test tube labeled “COVID-19 Test positive” is seen in this illustration picture taken, March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Nearly 1 in 5 American adults who reported having COVID-19 in the past are still having symptoms of long COVID, according to survey … Read more

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting a divorce – NYT

91st Academy Awards – Vanity Fair – Beverly Hills, California, US, February 24, 2019 – Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall. REUTERS/Danny Moloshock Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress Jerry Hall are getting a divorce, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing … Read more

Taiwan shows off latest home-made armored vehicle

JIJI, Taiwan, June 16 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s military showed off its latest domestically produced armored vehicle on Thursday, the CM-34 Clouded Leopard, at a remote manufacturing site in the mountains of the central part of the island. Taiwan has been keen to demonstrate its resolve to defend itself should China, which claims the democratically governed … Read more

Brazil police find remains in search for UK journalist, suspect confesses – investigators

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil, June 15 (Reuters) – Police have found human remains in their search for British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira after a suspect confessed to killing them in the Amazon rainforest, investigators said on Wednesday. The suspect, a fisherman who had clashed with Pereira over his efforts to … Read more

White nationalists accused of planning riot are danced out of Idaho jail

June 13 (Reuters) – Thirty-one members of white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, were released from jail on bond and will make their initial court appearances in the coming weeks, a court official said on Monday. The men, arrested … Read more

Biden says US will pay the bill for New Mexico wildfire recovery

SANTA FE, NM, June 11 (Reuters) – The US government will fund New Mexico’s full wildfire response, President Joe Biden said on Saturday, speaking from Santa Fe amid anger from survivors over the blaze that was started by federal officials. “We have a responsibility to help the state recover,” Biden told elected officials and emergency … Read more

Protesters rally against gun violence in Washington, across the US

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) – Thousands of demonstrators descended on Washington and across the United States on Saturday, calling on lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at curbing gun violence following last month’s massacre at a Texas elementary school. March for Our Lives (MFOL), the gun safety group founded by student survivors of the 2018 massacre … Read more

As US Capitol attack hearings open, Republican says Trump ‘lit the flame’

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The chairman of the congressional panel probing the deadly 2021 US Capitol attack by Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday opened the hearings into the causes of the violence by accusing the former president of being at the center of a conspiracy to wart democracy. After almost a year of investigation, … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says it will fight for all territory amid fierce battle in east

Fierce street fighting for key eastern industrial city Ukrainian troops outnumbered, won’t surrender -Zelenskiy Eastern front under constant shelling Russian-held ports set to resume grain exports -Moscow KYIV/DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine, June 7 (Reuters) – Ukraine will fight to recover all its territory occupied by Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday, as his troops struggled … Read more

Damaged, UK’s Boris Johnson scrapes win in party confidence vote

Large Conservative Party rebellion deals blow to PM Johnson says it is ‘decisive result’ COVID-19 ‘Partygate’ sours mood LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote on Monday but a large rebellion in his Conservative Party over the so-called “partygate” scandal dealt a blow to his authority and leaves … Read more