Dollar eases back from recent gains as focus on U.S. inflation data; euro jumps

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar fell to its lowest level in more than two weeks against a basket of currencies on Monday following recent strong gains, as investors grew nervous ahead of U.S. inflation data and as central banks outside of the United States appeared increasingly hawkish. The euro climbed to […]

Amazon’s offer to end EU antitrust probe is full of loopholes, NGOs say

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Amazon’s proposal to halt certain online selling and marketing practices in a bid to avert possible hefty EU antitrust fines should be rejected because it is weak and full of loopholes, a group of 11 non-governmental bodies have told EU regulators. The criticism from the group, which includes […]

After 27 years, ‘A Jazzman’s Blues’ comes to Toronto film festival

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO (Reuters) – Tyler Perry first started working on “A Jazzman’s Blues” 27 years ago. It poured out of him one rainy night in Georgia when he was “struggling and broke,” he told Reuters. But for years, even as he achieved success in show business, including with the popular Madea franchise […]

U.S. shares rally while oil climbs, dollar dips

By Sinéad Carew New York (Reuters) – Wall Street equity indexes closed higher on Monday as some investors bet that August data would show easing U.S. inflation while others were encouraged by news that Ukraine had made progress against Russia in a war that has hurt the global economy. After falling to its lowest level […]

Marvel antiheroes steal the show at Disney’s D23 fan convention

By Dawn Chmielewski and Danielle Broadway (Reuters) – The antiheroes stepped into the spotlight Saturday at Walt Disney Co’s D23 Expo fan convention, as Marvel Entertainment announced casting for “Thunderbolts.” Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige announced that actors Florence Pugh, Sebastian Stan, David Harbour and Julia Louis Dreyfus will join the cast of the new […]

Ariz. GOP Senate hopeful Blake Masters: Biden’s open border top issue

Neil W. McCabe — OAN National Political CorrespondentUPDATED 9:18 AM PT – Monday, September 12, 2022 The Arizona Republican nominee for Senate told reporters his most effective pitch to voters is his pledge to secure his state’s border with Mexico in the last two months before the November election at the National Conservatism Conference held […]

AstraZeneca beats U.S. shareholder lawsuit over COVID vaccine disclosures

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) -AstraZeneca Plc on Monday won the dismissal of a U.S. shareholder lawsuit claiming that it concealed problems in developing its COVID-19 vaccine, making it unlikely the treatment would win regulatory approval in the United States. U.S. District Judge Paul Oetken in Manhattan said AstraZeneca shareholders in the proposed class […]

Oprah-produced ‘Sidney’ shows how Poitier ‘redefined’ Hollywood

By Jenna Zucker and Divya Rajagopal TORONTO (Reuters) – The late Sidney Poitier forever changed the conception of what a Black man could be on a global stage, Oprah Winfrey and Reginald Hudlin told Reuters ahead of the world premiere of “Sidney.” The Apple TV+ documentary, directed by Hudlin and produced by Winfrey, celebrates the […]

Delaware primary elections Sept. 13

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 17: People walk along the east front plaza of the US Capitol as night falls on December 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 12:48 PM PT – Monday, September 12, 2022 The State of Delaware’s primary election is shaping up to be largely a one-on-one […]

Bezos’ Blue Origin suffers rocket failure during uncrewed mission

By Joey Roulette WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A rocket from Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin failed mid-flight shortly after liftoff on Monday, aborting its cargo capsule to safety before crashing into the Texas desert, according to the company and a live video stream of the mission. Without any humans on board, the rocket lifted off from […]