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 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

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

US reviews Cuba policy, eases restrictions on remittances, travel

A vintage car passes by the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba, October 30, 2020. Picture taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday announced a series of steps to review its policy toward Cuba, including easing some … Read more

Former Somali leader Mohamud wins presidency again

Lawmakers elect president inside guarded airport hangar Popular vote impossible due to Somalia’s long-running conflict Former education campaigner Mohamud, 66, ruled Somalia 2012-2017 MOGADISHU, May 15 (Reuters) – Somali Former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud won the presidency again on Sunday in a vote by parliamentarians behind blast walls in an airport hangar as a popular … Read more

Airlines press US to lift pre-departure testing requirements

Travelers wait in line to get tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a pop-up clinic at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, California, US, December 22, 2021. REUTERS/Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to register WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – US airlines are the Biden administration to lift … Read more

G7 backs more aid, weapons to Ukraine in show of unity against Russia

Ukraine, Moldova attend G7 foreign ministers annual meeting EU’s Borrell announces further 500 mln euros in military support Concerns war could spread to Moldova WEISSENHAUS, Germany, May 13 (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from the G7 group of rich nations backed giving more aid and weapons to Ukraine as they met on Friday in what Germany … Read more

Hong Kong police bail Catholic cardinal arrested on national security charge

HONG KONG, May 11 (Reuters) – Cardinal Joseph Zen, one of the most senior Catholic clerics in Asia, and three others who helped run a now-disbanded Hong Kong fund for protesters arrested by on charges of “collusion with foreign forces” , and later released on bail. Zen, a 90-year-old former bishop of Hong Kong, was … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla halts most production at Shanghai plant on Tuesday – memo

Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at the carmaker’s factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to register Plant to produce less than 200 cars on Tuesday – memo Plant halted work due to supplies issues – sources China’s COVID policies … Read more

Russian attacks on rail system fail to paralyze ‘lifeline of Ukraine’

FASTIV, Ukraine, May 8 (Reuters) – Safe of missiles brought the Kremlin’s war on Ukraine to Fastiv, a quiet town abounding with flowering cherry trees and set in sweeping farmland hundreds of kilometers from the front lines. The strike on April 28, which injured two people, hit an electrical substation that feeds power to a … Read more