California alleges Amazon.com stifled price competition in lawsuit

By Paresh Dave and Diane Bartz SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -California filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com on Wednesday, alleging that the company violated antitrust law by blocking price competition and pushing up prices for consumers. California Attorney General Rob Bonta said Amazon’s rules bar merchants from selling products at lower prices on their own websites or […]

Leading New Wave film director Jean-Luc Godard dies aged 91

By Brian Love PARIS (Reuters) – Film director Jean-Luc Godard, the godfather of France’s New Wave cinema who pushed cinematic boundaries and inspired iconoclastic directors decades after his 1960s heyday, died on Tuesday aged 91, his family and producers said. Godard was among the world’s most acclaimed directors, known for such classics as “Breathless” and […]

Biden admin. praises Ukraine for using US weapons in counteroffensive

FILE – Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, March 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 9:33 AM PT – Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Come you masters of war says the Biden administration amid the conflict in Ukraine. In a press conference Tuesday, White House […]

U.S. House Democrats probe PR firms work for oil, gas companies

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Public relations firms go beyond their traditional task of marketing to help their oil and gas clients fight off climate policies and mislead the public about climate change, U.S. congressional Democrats said at a hearing on Wednesday. The House Natural Resource Committee’s oversight panel, led by U.S. Representative Katie Porter […]

For ‘Women Talking’ at the Toronto film festival, an urgency to listen

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO (Reuters) – Years out from her most recent film, director and screenwriter Sarah Polley says she felt an urgency to bring a story of rape and rebuilding to the big screen. Based on a book by Miriam Toews, “Women Talking” tells the story of women members of a cloistered Mennonite […]

Second Hunter Biden ‘laptop from hell’ likely

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2012, file photo, Hunter Biden waits for the start of the his father’s, Vice President Joe Biden’s, debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 8:44 AM PT – Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Damning information from a second Hunter Biden laptop may be […]

Argentina inflation nears 80%; spiraling prices squeeze shoppers

By Hernan Nessi and Miguel Lo Bianco BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s monthly inflation blew past forecasts at 7% in August and soared to nearly 80% from a year earlier, a government agency reported on Wednesday, despite efforts by officials and central bankers to curb spiraling prices. The month-on-month inflation reading, reported by the INDEC […]

Season premiere of ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ shows women resisting oppression

By Danielle Broadway (Reuters) – Elizabeth Moss is returning for Season 5 of the Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale” as June Osborne, a woman resisting the oppressive government of Gilead. The series has gained popularity for addressing the timely issues of reproductive rights and women’s rights with acclaim for the depth of its characters. The […]

WH slams Sen. Graham’s Bill banning abortion after 15 weeks

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speak during a news conference to discuss the introduction of the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:36 PM PT – Wednesday, September 14, 2022 White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre has called Senator Lindsey […]