Canada to remove all COVID travel restrictions from Oct 1

A man pushes a baggage cart wearing a mandatory face mask as a “Healthy Airport” initiative is launched for travel, taking into account social distancing protocols to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Storm Fiona hammers Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona slammed into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing over trees and powerlines, and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the storm, downgraded to Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona, was … Read more

U.S. tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

A man runs past banners with photos of presidential candidates, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, Ciro Gomes and former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. diplomats have assured … Read more

Airbus slams sceptical supplier Raytheon over jet output

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) clashed on Friday with U.S. giant Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) over plans for a record leap in jetliner output, after the industry’s largest contractor questioned whether a battered supply chain could keep up. The world’s largest planemaker said it … Read more

Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to update window reversing software

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury. The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic SafetyAdministration (NHTSA) that it … Read more

Ford stock has biggest daily drop since 2011 after inflation warning

The Ford logo is pictured at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) stock tumbled over 12% on Tuesday in its deepest one-day decline in over a decade after the automaker said inflation-related costs … Read more

Hurricane Fiona seen intensifying after slamming Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/Santo Domingo, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona was churning north on Monday evening after bringing torrential rain and powerful winds to the Dominican Republic and triggering a total power outage in neighboring Puerto Rico, where at least two people died. The Category 2 hurricane will likely become a Category 3 as … Read more

Typhoon Nanmadol bears down on Japan’s Kyushu island

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Typhoon Nanmadol bore down on Japan’s southernmost main island of Kyushu on Sunday with the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) warning of gales and high waves. The 14th typhoon of the season, which has weakened as it approaches Kyushu, is bringing record … Read more

Japan issues special typhoon warning as ‘unprecedented’ storm approaches

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a special typhoon warning on Saturday for Kagoshima prefecture on Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s main islands, as the region braces for a powerful and potentially destructive super typhoon. The warning came after the weather agency … Read more

Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israeli kids play next to an Israeli flag next to the Israeli Syrian border at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAMASCUS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other positions south of … Read more