Second ‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie coming in Nov 2018, studio says (Reuters) – The second movie in the Harry Potter spin-off series “Fantastic Beasts” will be released in November 2018, Hollywood movie studio Warner Bros said on Wednesday, promising “much more on the horizon” from the boy-wizard franchise.
Clinton extends lead over Trump to 8 percentage points: Reuters/Ipsos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton extended her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to eight percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday, from six points on Friday.
Tesla Motors discloses $1.1 billion in third-quarter cash needs SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc on Friday disclosed $1.1 billion in third quarter cash requirements in payments and planned expenditures, about a third of the cash on hand mid-year, in a new sign of pressure on the electric vehicle maker.
U.S. muni bond funds post $783.9 million in inflows: Lipper U.S. municipal bond funds reported $783.9 million of net inflows in the week ended Aug. 3, compared with $782.9 million in inflows in the previous week, according to data released by Lipper on…
As U.S. crude wobbles near $40, new oil rally in doubt (Reuters) – U.S. crude’s slide below $40 a barrel this week has hardened the resolve of oil market bears to drive prices lower, with oversupply, refining cutbacks and a breakdown in the oil/dollar trade spelling an end to this year’s rally.
Ebola after-effects threaten food shortages in West Africa: U.N. ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Farmers in West Africa still reeling from the impact of Ebola, urgently need help or they could be forced to leave their farms to seek work elsewhere, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said on Wednesday.
Clinton’s lead over Trump narrows to less than three points: Reuters/Ipsos poll NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s lead over Republican rival Donald Trump narrowed to less than 3 percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday, down from nearly eight points on Monday.
‘Scary’ Lucille Ball statue replaced in her New York hometown A new statue honoring the “I Love Lucy” star was set to be unveiled on Saturday in Celoron, New York, on what would have been Ball’s 105th birthday, after residents of her hometown made it clear they did not “love” an unflattering previous version.Cool temperatures, few mosquitoes make Games Zika-free, so far RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – So far, at the Olympics many feared would be the Zika Games, so good.
Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards Jan 8 (Reuters) – Apple Inc won the dismissal on
Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by
selling MacBook laptop computers that contained “logic boards”
it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two
years.Google to start selling auto insurance in the U.S., analyst says SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Google Inc may be
moving into the U.S. auto insurance market with a shopping site
for people to compare and buy policies, an analyst said on
Thursday, as it continues to shift its attention to the
automotive industry.Bosnian ‘Indiana Jones’ digs for controversy again with park VISOKO, Bosnia (Reuters) – In a far-flung valley of Bosnia, volunteers are building a spiral-shaped botanical garden in a new park and carving marble obelisks with cosmic signs while visitors…
U.S. says it will not recognize South China Sea exclusion zone WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has told China it will not recognize an exclusion zone in the South China Sea and would view such a move as “destabilizing,” U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said on Wednesday.
As Rio Games approach, 1.3 million tickets left unsold RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Two days ahead of the opening ceremony at the Olympics, organizers say that 1.3 million tickets remained unsold, an indication that spectator demand for Rio has lagged behind previous summer Games.
Clinton mural painted over after bikini and niqab fail to fit (Reuters) – A mural in the Australian city of Melbourne of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a revealing swimsuit, that was later updated to show her in a niqab, has been painted over.
Scientists find potential new antibiotic, right under their noses LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists in Germany have discovered a bacteria hiding out in peoples’ noses that produces an antibiotic compound that can kill several dangerous pathogens, including the superbug MRSA.
Extreme runner wants to be reunited with Chinese stray dog (Reuters) – Extreme marathon runner Dion Leonard hopes to bring a stray dog which followed him for 125 kilometers (77 miles) during a race across China, back to his home in Scotland.
Rio’s informal foods a key part of the ‘Carioca’ life RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – If the most popular foods of Rio de Janeiro have one thing in common, it is their informality.
Meter-wide dinosaur print, one of largest ever, found in Bolivia SUCRE, Bolivia (Reuters) – A footprint measuring over a meter wide that was made by a meat-eating predator some 80 million years ago has been discovered in Bolivia, one of the largest of its kind ever found.
New U.S. aid delivery to Lebanon army to counter militant threat BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States delivered 50 armored vehicles, 40 artillery pieces and 50 grenade launchers to the Lebanese army on Tuesday, part of its efforts to bolster Lebanon against a threat from militant groups in neighboring, conflict-ridden Syria.
Allergan’s cash-use plan, pipeline could add to share run NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Four months after the collapse
of its deal to be bought by Pfizer, Allergan plc
has a $33 billion war chest, a pipeline of experimental drugs
that some investors view as undervalued and optimistic
shareholders scooping up its shares.
BRIEF-Amicus Therapeutics Q2 loss per share $0.40 * Amicus therapeutics announces second quarter 2016
financial results and corporate updates
Kremlin denies report of Russia-U.S. deal on Assad’s future MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday that a report by the al-Hayat newspaper on an agreement between Russia and the United States on the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not true.
UPDATE 2-Tesla Motors discloses $1.1 bln in third-quarter cash needs SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc
on Friday disclosed $1.1 billion in third quarter cash
requirements in payments and planned expenditures, about a third
of the cash on hand mid-year, in a new sign of pressure on the
electric vehicle maker.
RBS losses and costs mount as Brexit fallout looms large LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Bank of Scotland reported wider first-half losses, 1.3 billion pounds of new litigation charges and axed plans to turn its Williams & Glyn business into a stand-alone bank on…
Kesha drops sex abuse lawsuit against Dr. Luke to focus on music (Reuters) – Pop star Kesha has dropped her sexual abuse lawsuit in California against record producer Dr. Luke, saying she wants to focus on getting back to her music.Designers come out for Apple in patent fight with Samsung NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc deserved the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid for infringing patented designs of the iPhone, because the product’s distinctive look drives people to purchase it, a group of design industry professionals told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
California wildfire displaces exotic animals, horses, cats and dogs, too LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A virtual Noah’s Ark of wild beasts and livestock has been relocated to save them from a massive wildfire burning north of Los Angeles in a region that is home to exotic animal sanctuaries and horse ranches.
China July consumer inflation cools on slower food prices BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s consumer price inflation accelerated at its weakest pace in six months as food prices rose at a slower pace, although the long decline in upstream prices continued to moderate.
Djokovic to play Del Potro in first round RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Top seed Novak Djokovic faces a hazardous first round at the Rio Olympics after Thursday’s draw pitted him against Argentine powerhouse Juan Martin del Potro, the man who denied him a medal four years ago in London.