Art

Alexei Navalny: Russian activist discharged from Berlin hospital

Alexei Navalny: Russian activist discharged from Berlin hospital

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Education

Colleges reopenings in-person likely added 3,000 U.S. COVID-19 cases per day: study

Colleges reopenings in-person likely added 3,000 U.S. COVID-19 cases per day: study

FILE PHOTO: A social distancing marker is seen on an empty University of Southern California (USC) campus, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson. (Reuters) - Reopening college and university campuses for in-person instruction during late summer this year could be associated with more than 3,000 additional cases of COVID-19 per day in the United States ... Full story

Economics

BOJ will continue experiments for issuing CBDCs: Kuroda

BOJ will continue experiments for issuing CBDCs: Kuroda

FILE PHOTO: Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a news conference, in Tokyo, Japan June 16, 2020 in this photo distributed by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS. TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will work closely with overseas central banks in conducting experiments on issuing its own digital currency in the future, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday. “The BOJ does not have any plan to issue central bank ... Full story

Entertainment

Every Gorgeous Photo Of Gigi Hadid’s Baby Bump As She And Zayn Malik ‘Patiently...

Every Gorgeous Photo Of Gigi Hadid’s Baby Bump As She And Zayn Malik ‘Patiently...

Gigi Hadid is ‘patiently waiting’ for her baby with Zayn Malik to arrive, and her due date is any day now. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik ’s first baby is due this month , and everyday fans are refreshing the couple’s social media accounts to check whether the tot has arrived. The supermodel’s dad had fans convinced she’d given birth last week, after he posted a letter he’d written to the little one – which he quickly had to remove before explaining ... Full story

Health

Kremlin critic Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

Kremlin critic Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

BERLIN (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month. FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is pictured at Charite hospital in Berlin, Germany, in this undated image obtained from social media September 22, 2020. Courtesy of Instagram @navalny/Social Media via REUTERS. “The patient’s condition had ... Full story

Law

'FinCEN' leaks show suspect transactions at SEB: Swedish TV

'FinCEN' leaks show suspect transactions at SEB: Swedish TV

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - About 8.2 billion Swedish crowns ($919 million) in suspicious funds may have flowed through Swedish bank SEB between 2007 and 2016, Swedish Television (SVT) reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: SEB bank sign is seen on the bank's building in Tallinn, Estonia December 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins. The allegations were based on leaked suspicious activity reports (SARs) filed by banks and other financial firms with the U.S. ... Full story

Living

Lebanon Risks Another Trash Crisis

Lebanon Risks Another Trash Crisis

Click to expand Image A beach where a heavy winds and strong waves washed ashore piles of garbage in Keserwan, north of Beirut, Lebanon, on 23 January 2018. Beirut’s port explosion, which killed 212 people and obliterated large parts of the city on August 4, has put additional strains on Lebanon’s already compromised ability to manage its waste. The rubble and demolition debris alone vastly increased the daily volume of generated waste. ... Full story

Politics

Chevron asks employees to delete WeChat after U.S. ban - Bloomberg News

Chevron asks employees to delete WeChat after U.S. ban - Bloomberg News

FILE PHOTO: The messenger app WeChat is seen next to its logo in this illustration picture taken August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration. (Reuters) - U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp CVX.N has asked employees globally to delete Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat from their work phones, following the Trump administration's executive order to ban the social media app, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. A U.S. judge on Sunday blocked a ... Full story

Sport

Four Seasons founding member dies aged 92 - BBC News

Four Seasons founding member dies aged 92 - BBC News

Image caption The Four Seasons in the early 1960s - from left: Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi and Frankie Valli. Tommy DeVito, a founding member of US pop group the Four Seasons, has died aged 92 after contracting Covid-19. His death was announced by two other founding members of the group, Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, who said he "would be missed by all who loved him". DeVito teamed up with Valli in 1956 and four years later they formed ... Full story

Technology

Volkswagen's Traton partners with TuSimple for self-driving trucks

Volkswagen's Traton partners with TuSimple for self-driving trucks

FILE PHOTO: Visitors stand at the booth of Volkswagen's truck unit Traton Group, former Volkswagen Truck & Bus AG, in Hanover, Germany September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo. (Reuters) - Volkswagen's VOWG_p.DE Traton commercial truck unit and self-driving technology startup TuSimple will partner to develop self-driving trucks, the companies said on Wednesday. Traton 8TRA.DE has also taken a minority stake in TuSimple, a San Diego, ... Full story