Barrick boosts stocks at mines to weather supply chain storm, CEO says

Mark Bristow, CEO of Barrick Gold Co. looks on during an interview with Reuters at the African Mining Indaba 2022 conference, in Cape Town, South Africa, May 11, 2022. REUTERS / Shelley Christians Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register CAPE TOWN, May 11 (Reuters) – Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO) has nearly doubled … Read more

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquires sexually assaulting woman in Boston

BOSTON, May 10 (Reuters) – Chef Mario Batali was acquitted on Tuesday of sexually assaulting a woman at a Boston bar in 2017 while posing for his “selfie” photos, with the judge doubting the credibility of the accuser in the latest # MeToo era trial involving a US celebrity accused of misconduct against women. In … Read more

Bombardier reports smaller adjusted loss on business jet demand

Bombardier logo and stock graph are seen displayed in this illustration taken, May 3, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register May 5 (Reuters) – Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) on Thursday reported a smaller quarterly adjusted loss, as the business jet maker generated more margins from sales of its … Read more

Man accused of tackling comic Dave Chappelle on stage is charged with assault

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (Reuters) – The man accused of tackling comedian Dave Chappelle during a performance on the stage floor at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles was charged Wednesday with felony assault with a deadly weapon. The attack on Chappelle, 48, occurred Tuesday night during a sold-out appearance by the Emmy-winning entertainer as … Read more

Stellantis buys car-sharing business from BMW, Mercedes

FRANKFURT / MILAN, May 3 (Reuters) – Stellantis (STLA.MI) has agreed to buy the Share Now car sharing business from BMW (BMWG.DE) and Mercedes-Benz (MBGn.DE) as the two German groups focus on the software part of their mobility alliance. Formed last year through the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot maker PSA, Stellantis wants to … Read more

US Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, Politico reports

Leaked report says Roe v Wade ruling was wrong Says constitution not specifically mention abortion rights Clinton says reported court decision an assault on women Republicans call for court to protect unborn WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court looks set to vote to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion … Read more

Citi in ‘active dialogue’ to sell Russia consumer business, CEO says

Citi CEO Jane Fraser speaks at the 2022 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, US, May 2, 2022. REUTERS / Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc (CN) is in “active dialogue” to carry out the sale of its Russia consumer … Read more

‘Huge firefight’ to defend New Mexico villages, city from blaze

TAOS, NM, May 1 (Reuters) – Thousands of residents of northern New Mexico villages evacuated on Sunday as fierce winds drove the largest active US wildfire towards their drought-parched mountain valley. Winds gusting over 40 mph (64 kph) blew embers a mile ahead of the blaze to start new fires as bulldozers carved fire breaks … Read more

Ukraine says Russia pounding Donbas, failing to take targets

Russia continues assault on eastern Ukraine Ukraine says Russians ‘not succeeding’ in taking targets Russia’s Lavrov: lifting sanctions is part of peace talks US Congress to pass Ukraine aid and weapons package soon KYIV, April 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region on Saturday but failed to capture three target areas, Ukraine’s … Read more

Biden seeks huge $ 33 billion funding to support Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden asked Congress for $ 33 billion to support Ukraine – a dramatic escalation of US funding for the war with Russia – and for new tools to siphon assets from Russian oligarchs. The vast funding request includes over $ 20 billion for weapons, ammunition and other military … Read more