Legal clashes await US companies that cover workers’ abortion costs

Abortion rights advocates protest before the US Supreme Court the day after the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization for Abortion, overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision, in Washington, US, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 26 (Reuters) – A … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

Delicious name but no Big Mac: Russia opens renamed McDonald’s restaurants

June 12 (Reuters) – It may look and smell like McDonald’s, but it’s now Vkusno & tochka. The golden arches are gone, filet or fish is just a fish burger. Big Mac left Russia. A new era of fast food and economic scene dawned in Russia on Sunday, as McDonald’s (MCD.N) Restaurants have opened their … Read more

Exclusive, former Amazon India seller says antitrust raid illegally detained employees

Amazon raided sellers in April on suspicion of nepotism Cloudtel says the Antitrust Authority carried out an illegal raid The Antitrust Authority says the raid was in line with the regulatory process Regulators in India and foreign firms squabble over e-commerce NEW DELHI, June 10 (Reuters) – A former top seller of Amazon (AMZN.O) In … Read more

US retailers cut prices but services keep inflation high

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – Major US retailers such as Target Corp (TGT.N) And Wal-Mart (WMT.N)It has cut rates to clear overcrowded warehouses, but hotel revenue is pouring in as daily room rates and occupancy are above pre-pandemic levels. Used car prices are no longer rising at the chart-topping pace that led to an initial … Read more

Damaged, Boris Johnson UK inflicts victory in the party confidence vote

Big Rebellion deals for the Conservative Party a blow to the Prime Minister Johnson says it’s a ‘decisive result’ The bad mood of COVID-19 ‘Partygate’ LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote on Monday, but a major rebellion in his party over the so-called “party gateway” scandal dealt a blow … Read more

A little delight for Russian beer lovers with bite penalties

June 6 (Reuters) – “Sorry, that was our last bottle of Czech beer,” said a waiter at a restaurant in central Moscow, a month after Russia sent troops into Ukraine and the West imposed sweeping sanctions. More than 100 days after what Russia calls a special military operation in Ukraine, foreign alcoholic beverages are still … Read more

Google says exclusive Russian hackers linked to new Brexit leak site

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – A new website that has published leaked emails from several high-profile supporters of Britain’s exit from the European Union is linked to Russian hackers, a Google cybersecurity official and former head of foreign intelligence in the United Kingdom said. The site – titled “Very English Coop d’Etat” – says it has published … Read more

Russia launches a new attack on the cities of eastern Ukraine

As the war enters its fourth month, Russia focuses on the East Russia tries to encircle Ukrainian forces in twin cities Moscow vows to allow food exports after global criticism Kyiv/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russian forces launched attacks on towns in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, Ukrainian officials said, with continued mortar shelling destroying several homes … Read more