Bodies of two children found in suitcases bought at auction in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, Aug. 19 (Reuters) – New Zealand police are investigating the suspected murder of two children whose remains were found in suitcases bought at an online auction last week for an unclaimed locker. Police launched a murder investigation in Auckland last week after the remains were found by a family who went through the contents … Read more

China sentences tycoon Xiao Jianhua to 13 years, fines his company $8.1 billion

People walk past the building with the listed address of the Tomorrow Holdings office in Beijing, China, February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A Shanghai court has sentenced Chinese-Canadian billionaire Xiao Jianhua, who has not been seen in public since 2017, to … Read more

US seeks information from Tesla about camera in car in Autopilot probe

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – U.S. auto safety regulators on Thursday asked Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) to answer questions about the in-car camera intended to monitor driver consciousness as part of an investigation into 830,000 Tesla vehicles using advanced driver assistance system called Autopilot. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is assessing Autopilot’s performance after … Read more

Estonia says it will fend off major cyber attack after removing Soviet monuments

People walk on the bridge over the Narva River at the border crossing with Russia in Narva, Estonia, Feb 16, 2017. Photo taken Feb 16, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – Estonia has fended off “the most extensive cyberattacks since 2007,” it said … Read more

Musk targets ad tech companies in Twitter deal over takeover deal

Elon Musk’s photo, Twitter logos, and US dollar bills can be seen in this illustration, Aug. 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 18 (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is trying to walk away from his deal to acquire Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), is seeking documents from … Read more

Russian Jews Head to Israel as Kremlin Targets Emigration Group

Emigration to Israel from Russia has increased in 2022 Russia wants to close branch of Jewish Agency in Moscow First court hearing in case expected on Friday TEL AVIV, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – In the hours after Russia invaded Ukraine in February, Ilya Fomintsev, a 43-year-old oncologist and director of a medical charity, took to … Read more

Kenyan Odinga calls presidential election results ‘travesty’

Odinga calls on supporters to remain peaceful Tranquility returns to the streets of the Kibera slum and the city of Kisumu Election result rejected by majority of election officials NAIROBI/KISUMU, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Kenyan politician Raila Odinga rejected the results of the Aug. 9 presidential election he lost to Vice President William Ruto and … Read more

Putin ignores setbacks in Ukraine and brags about Russia’s weapons skills

LONDON, Aug. 15 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow was ready to sell advanced weapons to allies worldwide and cooperate in developing military technology, nearly six months after the war in Ukraine in which its military underperformed than expected. With the Russian leader’s forces repulsed from Ukraine’s two largest cities and … Read more

Scottish police investigate threat to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

Rugby Union – Six Nations Championship – Scotland vs England – BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, UK – February 24, 2018 Author JK Rowling in the stands before the match REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – Scottish police said Sunday they were investigating a report of … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Russians Threatening Zaporizhzhya Are “Special Targets” G7 countries call on Moscow to withdraw troops from factory Fear of Nuclear Disasters Unless the Fighting Stops Russia warns it could sever bilateral ties with the United States More grain ships depart from Ukraine Kiev, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine targets Russian soldiers shooting at Europe’s largest nuclear … Read more