Explainer: What are NATO’s next steps if Russia invades Ukraine?

Pilots of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC and the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, arrive at Amari Air Base, Estonia on January 24, 2022. US Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Megan Beatty/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Jan. 27 (Reuters) … Read more

Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire, letting Biden pick successor

Democrats plan speedy confirmation of Breyer successor Breyer, 83, has served since 1994, authoring key rulings WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Liberal US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, lawmakers said on Wednesday, giving President Joe Biden the opportunity to fulfill a campaign promised to nominate the first Black woman to the nation’s … Read more

One body found, 38 still missing from capsized migrant boat off Florida

MIAMI, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Rescue teams have recovered one body, but hopes have dimmed for 38 others lost at sea over the weekend to a capsized boat off the coast of Florida during a an incident treated as an ill-fated attempt at human smuggling, the US Coast Guard said. said Wednesday. The search and … Read more

U.N. chief tells Security Council: Afghanistan ‘hanging by thread’

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 26 (Reuters) – Afghanistan is “hanging by a thread,” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, calling on countries to approve all transactions needed to deliver humanitarian aid. activities in the Taliban-ruled state. He also called for the suspension of any rules or conditions limiting “life-saving” relief operations … Read more

Germany offers Ukraine helmets, Kyiv’s Klitschko ‘speechless’

BERLIN, Jan. 26 (Reuters) – Germany will supply 5,000 military helmets to Ukraine to help defend against a possible Russian invasion, it said Wednesday – an offer Kiev mayor and former world champion boxer Vitali Klitschko dismissed as “a joke” that left him “speechless”. Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said Berlin, which has been increasingly criticized … Read more

UBS steps up U.S. push with $1.4 bln Wealthfront purchase

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at the company’s office on Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich in this July 1, 2009 file photo. Photo: Arend Wegmann/Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The entire cash transaction is scheduled to close this year pending approvals Purchasing expands UBS’s reach into the US … Read more

Nasdaq futures jump 2% after Microsoft’s strong forecast; Fed decision looms

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Microsoft, Texas Instruments rise due to strong outlook All eyes are on the Fed’s policy decision at 2 p.m. ET Futures up: Dow … Read more

Britain says 6,000 more people needed for trial of Merck COVID pill

An experimental COVID-19 treatment pill, called molnupiravir and being developed by Merck & Co Inc and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP, is seen in this undated handout photo released by Merck & Co Inc and obtained by Reuters on October 26, 2021. Merck & Co Inc /Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower ahead of Fed meeting

American Express and IBM rise with strong results GE drops as supply chain hits fourth-quarter revenue Indices down: Dow 0.7%, Standard & Poor’s 1.6%, Nasdaq 2.6% (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes fell on Tuesday as the sell-off in technology companies ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting outweighed the upbeat results of major companies … Read more

Nvidia preparing to walk away from Arm acquisition – Bloomberg News

The tech company Nvidia’s logo appears at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California on February 11, 2015. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 25 (Reuters) – Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) is preparing to divest its purchase of Arm Ltd from SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) after providing nearly $40 … Read more