Wall Street ends mixed after punishing week

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Ross Stores plunges after cutting 2022 forecast S&P 500 +0.01%, Nasdaq -0.30%, Dow +0.03% May 20 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended … Read more

Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce the “utterly untrue” claims in a news report … Read more

Biden, South Korea’s Yoon to meet amid worries about North Korea

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, May 20 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is likely to get a warm welcome from South Korea’s leadership on his first trip to Asia, but he may face a less friendly greeting from North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Biden lands in South Korea on Friday evening, where he meets new President … Read more

Exclusive: US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launches a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during Pacific Vanguard (PACVAN) quadrilateral exercises between Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and US Naval forces in the Philippine Sea May 26 , 2019. Picture taken May 26, 2019. US Navy/Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Toni Burton/Handout via REUTERS Register … Read more

Russia uses new laser weapons in Ukraine, Zelenskiy mocks ‘wonder weapon’

Russia dips into its secret laser arsenal Zelenskiy mockingly compares laser use to Nazis’ wonder weapons Satellites 1,500 km away can be shielded LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday said it was using a new generation of powerful lasers in Ukraine to burn up drones, deploying some of Moscow’s secret weapons to counter … Read more

US agency opens probe into fatal Tesla crash that killed three

A Tesla logo on a Model S is photographed inside of a Tesla dealership in New York, US, April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) – A special crash investigation has been opened into a fatal Tesla crash this month in California that resulted … Read more

India, world’s biggest buyer of Russian arms, looks to diversify suppliers

The Sukhoi-30MKI jet is seen during the 88th Air Force Day parade at Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad, India, October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Search gets more urgent as Russia faces economic sanctions India steps up emphasis on making equipment at home Also scouring Eastern … Read more

Tesla removed from S&P 500 ESG Index, prompting Musk pushback

May 18 (Reuters) – S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) from its widely-followed S&P 500 ESG Index (.SPXESUP), citing issues including racial discrimination claims and crashes linked to its autopilot vehicles, a move that prompted critical tweets from Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday. Other factors contributing to the changes, … Read more

China Eastern crash probe eyes intentional action – sources

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Investigators looking into the crash of a China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight deck, with no evidence found of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that flight data … Read more

Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for ‘supercomputer muscle’

General view of Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – British startup Wayve said on Wednesday it will use supercomputer infrastructure designed for the firm by its investor Microsoft (MSFT.O) to process vast amounts of … Read more