Yellen: It is not legal for the United States to seize official Russian assets

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that the United States had no legal authority to seize Russian Central Bank assets frozen over its invasion of Ukraine, but was in talks with U.S. partners about ways to make Russia. Pay the bill for post-war reconstruction in Ukraine began. Yellen also said that a special license … Read more

Analysis: Elon Musk can’t easily give Twitter the boot on bots

May 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk may find a way to prove his claim of Twitter Inc . spam accounts (TWTR.N) The platform is far above what the social media company estimated, but it’s hard to show that he and investors have been misled, legal experts say. Musk said on Twitter Tuesday that his $44 … Read more

Dollar Rises, Stocks Fall As Inflation Tensions Return

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar strengthened and global stocks fell on Wednesday as concerns about economic growth and rising inflation soured sentiment as British consumer prices rose 9% and prices accelerated more than expected. in Canada. British inflation climbed to its highest annual rate since 1982 as energy bills soared, while Canadian inflation surged … Read more

Finland and Sweden have applied to join NATO and are facing Turkish objections

The request was submitted to NATO headquarters A move was seen redrawing the geopolitical map of Europe The Ukraine war, due to decades of non-alignment, has caused turmoil in politics Countries seeking to resolve Turkish objections to NATO bids BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO on Wednesday at the allies’ … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Social media posts reveal that the suspected shooter spent months planning a racist attack

alleged gunman Payton S of Conklin, New York, that he chose a particular zip code in Buffalo because it has the highest black population near where he lives. Police and other officials described the mass shooting as a hate crime. In his posts, I initially wrote on the chatting app Discord and shared it Online … Read more

Ukrainian defenders emerge from the ruins of Mariupol to an unknown fate as the siege ends

Ukrainian soldiers, many of whom were wounded, took buses to Russian-controlled towns “The defenders of Mariupol are the heroes of our time” – Ukrainian Army Finland and Sweden prepare to submit NATO requests Macron pledges more weapons to Kyiv MARIPOL, Ukraine, May 17 (Reuters) – More than 250 Ukrainian fighters have surrendered to Russian forces … Read more

Stocks rebound and Treasury yields rise on stronger data

Empty prices are displayed in the stock price panels of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) after the Tokyo Stock Exchange temporarily suspended all trading due to system problems in Tokyo, Japan, October 1, 2020. REUTERS / Issei Kato / Files Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – A … Read more

Analysis: White House balances inflation and farmers in new biofuel mandates

May 16 (Reuters) – The White House is expected to announce in coming weeks how much biofuels like corn ethanol that U.S. refiners will have to blend into their fuel this year, a decision that will force it to balance taming consumer inflation against subsidizing the nation’s farmers. How the administration balances competing priorities could … Read more

Three MPs say ruling limiting mental health benefits undermines addiction fight

A picture of the building of the US Court of Appeals James R. Browning, seat of the Ninth US Court of Appeals, in San Francisco, California, February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Noah Berger Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register summary Legal Institutions Related documents Delegates say Ninth Circuit ruling encourages insurance companies to … Read more

PGA Championship Events: Tiger Woods Returns, Jordan Spieth’s Grand Slam Show & More | golf news

Please use Chrome browser for an accessible video player The second men’s race of the year is on the cusp, with extensive coverage of the PGA Championship live in May on Sky Sports Golf. The second men’s race of the year is on the cusp, with extensive coverage of the PGA Championship live in May … Read more