WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declined to say why he recommended firing the State Department’s inspector general, but added he should have done it earlier and rejected claims his decision was motivated by political
BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) – World leaders should help the poorest countries survive the coronavirus pandemic by keeping up development aid and undertaking further steps in addition to an already agreed debt moratorium, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he may seek to revive a face-to-face meeting of G7 leaders near Washington, after earlier canceling the in-person gathering of world leaders amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. “I am considering
KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone killed at least five people as it swept through eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, accompanied by a storm surge that swamped embankments and destroyed hundreds of homes in low-lying coastal areas, officials said.
A man is accused of shooting and wounding a Waffle House employee in suburban Denver the night after being asked to wear a face covering inside the restaurant, authorities said. Police in Aurora arrested Kelvin Watson, 27, on Monday on
(Reuters) – A surge in Target Corp’s (TGT.N) online sales due to panic buying during the coronavirus crisis helped the big-box retailer post better-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday, even as it grappled with soaring operational costs. Target, like Walmart (WMT.N),
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – There appears to be agreement in Washington to give companies more time to utilize their coronavirus aid under the Paycheck Protection Program, the head of the U.S. Senate’s small business committee said on Wednesday. Senator Marco Rubio
A “world-beating” track and trace system to stop a second coronavirus peak and help ease lockdown has been promised by the end of May by Boris Johnson. The prime minister said he had “great confidence” the system abandoned in March
BT Group’s top executives have offered to waive their cash bonuses for the next two years as it seeks to appease investors in the wake of the decision to suspend one of the most reliable dividends in corporate Britain. Sky
BURNLEY, England (Reuters) – For Reuters photographer Hannah McKay, a recent trip to take pictures at a hospital in northern England required the kind of planning more typical of a foreign assignment. The coronavirus pandemic has brought huge changes to