Senate Democrats battle to cross a $430 billion local weather, drug invoice

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Saturday began debating a Democratic bill to address key elements of President Joe Biden’s agenda – tackling climate change, lowering the cost of medicine for the elderly and energy, and forcing corporations and the wealthy to tackle climate change. pay more taxes. The debate began after … Read more

The Washington DC lightning strike that killed three folks presents a local weather warning

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Climate change is increasing the likelihood of lightning strikes across the United States, scientists say, after lightning struck a square near the White House, leaving three dead and one injured. critical condition. The hot, humid conditions in Washington, DC, on Thursday were primed for electricity. Air temperatures topped 94 degrees Fahrenheit … Read more

A jury within the Alex Jones defamation case begins listening to proof on punitive damages

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Lawyers for the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting have begun presenting evidence of Alex Jones’ wealth as they seek punitive damages in addition to the $4.1 million awarded by a Texas jury over the suspect’s false claims the US conspiracy. the massacre was a … Read more

Amazon’s related machine cart grows with a $1.7 billion deal for Roomba maker

August 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will acquire robot vacuum cleaner maker iRobot Corp (IRBT.O) in an all-cash deal for about $1.7 billion, in the latest push by the world’s largest online retailer to expand its lineup of smart home devices. Amazon will pay $61 per share, valuing the Roomba-maker at a 22% premium … Read more

4 Kentucky officers have been charged with killing Breonna Taylor

WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged four current and former Louisville, Kentucky, police officers for their roles in the botched 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor, a Black woman at her home, in a case that prompted . protests across the country. The charges were the latest effort by the Justice … Read more

Tesla shareholders usually observe the board’s suggestions at an annual assembly

August 4 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Shareholders voted on the board’s recommendations on most issues at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday, including re-electing directors, approving a stock split, while rejecting proposals focused on the environment and governance. The votes on three of the 13 proposals did not follow the board’s recommendations, according to … Read more

The US declares a smallpox outbreak a public well being emergency

Aug 4 (Reuters) – The United States has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, the health secretary said on Thursday, a move expected to free up additional funding and tools to fight the disease. The US count reached 6,600 on Wednesday, almost all cases among men who have sex with men. “We are ready to … Read more

Fb mother or father Meta makes first ever bond providing

The Meta Platforms logo is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann//File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Program August 4 (Reuters) – Facebook’s parent Meta platforms (META.O) It said on Thursday it would make its first-ever bond offering, at a time when the … Read more

Mistrial denied as jury finds damages in opposition to Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation trial

Aug 4 (Reuters) – A Texas judge denied Alex Jones’ motion for a mistrial on Thursday as jury deliberations resumed in a defamation case over the US conspiracy theorist’s false claims about the Sandy Hook mass shooting. The mistrial request followed the revelation during the two-week trial that Jones’ lawyer accidentally sent two years of … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks greater stake in ‘Murderer’s Creed’ maker Ubisoft -sources

HONG KONG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) It plans to raise its stake in French video game group Ubisoft Entertainment SA (UBIP.PA) As the Chinese gaming giant moves into the global gaming market, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. China’s largest social network and gaming firm, which bought … Read more