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 2021-12-07 14:54 

Reuters

Israel eyes 400 self-driving electric taxis, possibly on road by early 2022...

Israel on Tuesday unveiled a draft law to allow 400 self-driving electric-powered taxis to operate around the country as early as next year....

 2021-12-07 14:54 

Reuters

Barty named WTA Player of the Year, Raducanu wins newcomer award...

World number one Ash Barty was named WTA Player of the Year for the second time and U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu took the Newcomer of the Year title, the governing body of the women's game said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:54 

Reuters

ABB CEO wants to accelerate acquisitions drive...

ABB will accelerate its acquisition drive, Chief Executive Bjorn Rosengren told Reuters in an interview, as the Swiss engineering group seeks to grow faster by tapping into mega-trends like shrinking workforces and decarbonisation....

 2021-12-07 14:52 

Reuters

Higher metals, grains prices to drive 25% increase in Latin American trade this year...

Latin American trade should rise 25% in 2021, due mostly to higher commodity prices, although future performance depends on the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic and its impact the global economy, a United Nations commission said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:52 

Reuters

Who is fighting in Yemen's war?...

The parties to the war in Yemen each have their own agenda, making the conflict hard to resolve. Here are some of these groups and what they want:...

 2021-12-07 14:51 

Reuters

Brazil's real, Chile's peso lead Latam higher on commodity gains...

Brazil's real and the Chilean peso led gains across Latin American markets on Tuesday as liquidity-boosting measures by China helped support sentiment, while data also showed inflation appeared to be cooling in the two countries....

 2021-12-07 14:50 

Reuters

Irish watchdog completes Instagram investigation over children's data...

Ireland's data regulator has completed a draft ruling on social network Instagram's handling of children's personal data and shared it with other European Union regulators, it said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:50 

Reuters

Nissan executive expects semiconductor shortage to continue until mid-2022...

Japanese carmaker Nissan's Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta expects supply chain constraints and the global semiconductor shortage to continue until at least mid-2022, he said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:50 

AP

Henry and Mathieu among 32 NFL Man of the Year nominees...

Derrick Henry and Tyrann Mathieu, 2020 All-Pro players, are among the 32 men chosen as finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award.Each of the teams nominated one player for the prest......

 2021-12-07 14:49 

UPI

Whistleblower says Britain abandoned Afghan allies during military evacuation...

A whistleblower who used to work for a top British diplomatic office gave evidence on Tuesday to parliamentary investigators and said Britain abandoned allies in Afghanistan during the chaotic evacuation in August....

 2021-12-07 14:48 

Reuters

World Court orders Azerbaijan to prevent incitement of racial hatred against Armenians...

Judges and the International Court of Justice on Tuesday ordered Azerbaijan to prevent incitement of racial hatred against Armenians, attacks on Armenian cultural heritage and protect Armenian prisoners-of-war while the United Nations court would look at ...

 2021-12-07 14:44 

Reuters

Middleton becomes first women's coach to win World Rugby Coach of the Year...

England's Simon Middleton has become the first coach of a women's team to win World Rugby Coach of the Year, the sport's governing body announced on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:43 

AP

US trade deficit narrows in October as exports rebound...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed to $67.1 billion in October, the lowest in six months, after hitting a record high in September. A big rebound in exports helped to offset a much s......

 2021-12-07 14:41 

Reuters

Britain reports 101 more cases of Omicron coronavirus variant...

Britain has found a further 101 confirmed cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, the UK Health Security Agency said on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 437....

 2021-12-07 14:37 

Reuters

Intel shares surge on potential windfall from Mobileye listing...

Intel Corp shares surged 7% on Tuesday as Wall Street cheered the chip giant's move to take its self-driving-car unit public at a time when global carmakers are spending billions of dollars to accelerate their transition to electric vehicles....

 2021-12-07 14:36 

Reuters

C$ posts 11-day high as virus worries ebb, trade surplus widens...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as investors grew less concerned about the economic threat of the Omicron coronavirus variant and data showed Canada posting its widest trade surplus so far in 2021....

 2021-12-07 14:34 

Reuters

Nasdaq jumps over 1% at open as tech stocks roar back...

Wall Street's main indexes opened sharply higher on Tuesday as technology firms bounced back on easing concerns around the Omicron variant, while Intel jumped after plans to take its self-driving car unit public....

 2021-12-07 14:34 

Reuters

TSX opens higher on energy boost, easing Omicron worries...

Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, underpinned by gains in energy shares, as concerns around the Omicron coronavirus variant faded....

 2021-12-07 14:31 

Reuters

Chelsea's Kovacic tests positive for COVID-19 while injuries mount...

Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic is isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 ahead of their final Champions League group game at Zenit St Petersburg while four other players are out injured, manager Thomas Tuchel said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:31 

Reuters

BoE rate hike plan up in the air again due to Omicron risks...

The Bank of England may hold off again next week on becoming the world's first big central bank to raise interest rates from their pandemic lows, due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus....

 2021-12-07 14:28 

Reuters

Apple's Tim Cook signed $275 bln deal with Chinese officials to placate China - The Information...

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook signed an agreement with Chinese officials, estimated to be worth about $275 billion, to placate threats that would have hobbled its devices and services in the country, The Information reported on Tuesday, citing interv...

 2021-12-07 14:28 

UPI

Look: Bode Miller, wife Morgan celebrate birth of 6th child...

Retired Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan Miller, welcomed their sixth child, a daughter....

 2021-12-07 14:27 

AP

Gunman opens fire in Moscow service center, kills 2 people...

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a Moscow city customer services facility, killing two people Tuesday and wounding three others, city authorities said. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Twi......

 2021-12-07 14:27 

Reuters

Geneva sisters repatriated from Syrian desert camp - Swiss foreign ministry...

Two Swiss half-sisters whose mother took them out the country with her when she joined the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East in 2016 have been repatriated from a desert camp in northeastern Syria, the Swiss foreign ministry said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:27 

AP

Poland to require vaccine shots for teachers, medics, police...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is introducing mandatory vaccinations by March 1 for teachers, medical workers, and uniformed security workers like police, the military, firefighters and security guar......

 2021-12-07 14:26 

UPI

Watch: Jennifer Lawrence on Hollywood hiatus: 'The world should take a break'...

Jennifer Lawrence discussed taking a break from acting while appearing on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."...

 2021-12-07 14:26 

UPI

'Weather bomb' from Storm Barra brings heavy rains, flooding to Ireland, N. Ireland...

A major storm swept across parts of Ireland and Northern Ireland on Tuesday, bringing heavy rains, strong winds and flooding to the region and leaving tens of thousands of people with no electricity....

 2021-12-07 14:26 

Reuters

Investors push food & drink companies, govts over 'nutrition crisis'...

Investors managing $12.4 trillion in assets on Tuesday called for governments and companies to accelerate the shift to promoting healthier food and drink to help fix what they described as a "global nutrition crisis"....

 2021-12-07 14:24 

Reuters

Hilton plans to boost Saudi hotel portfolio, says minister...

Hilton plans to increase the number of its hotels in Saudi Arabia from 15 to 75, the Saudi tourism minister said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 14:24 

Reuters

Shadow payment system on rise among European people smugglers...

When Kaiwan Hussein, a 26-year-old from Iraqi Kurdistan, arrived in Germany on Nov. 23 after he slipped across the European Union border from Belarus, he sent a one-word WhatsApp message to his brother back home saying "OK."...

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