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 2022-07-01 19:47 

Reuters

Major U.S. airlines to let passengers book tickets with gender neutral option...

Major U.S. airlines have agreed to update computer systems by the end of 2024 to allow travelers to purchase tickets with an X gender marker, an airline trade group confirmed on Friday....

 2022-07-01 19:45 

Reuters

Stock-loan case against Goldman, other banks takes step toward class certification...

A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday recommended the certification of a class of investors who have alleged Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co and other large banks conspired to curb competition in the U.S. stock loan market....

 2022-07-01 19:44 

Reuters

U.S. sending Ukraine two surface-to-air missile systems - Pentagon...

The United States is sending Ukraine two NASAMS surface-to-air missile systems, four additional counter-artillery radars and up to 150,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition as part of its latest weapons packages for Ukraine, the Pentagon said on Friday...

 2022-07-01 19:10 

Reuters

Green investors to step up pressure on U.S. utilities after court ruling...

Activist investment leaders who have urged U.S. companies to cut carbon emissions said on Friday they expect more such efforts following a milestone U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Thursday that diminished the power of federal environmental regulators....

 2022-07-01 19:09 

Reuters

Tiafoe believes U.S. breakthrough will happen soon...

Andy Roddick's U.S. Open triumph in 2003 remains the last time an American man won a Grand Slam title but Frances Tiafoe believes the current crop of players could soon end the drought....

 2022-07-01 19:07 

Reuters

Alcaraz set for more favourable stats after making fourth round...

If Carlos Alcaraz has the time to watch replays of his three Wimbledon matches this year he will see one statistic flash up repeatedly -- the Spaniard is the only player among the men's top eight seeds not to reach a Grand Slam semi-final....

 2022-07-01 19:06 

Reuters

LaVine, Bulls agree on $215M extension in latest free agency blockbuster...

The Chicago Bulls and twice All-Star Zach LaVine on Friday agreed to a $215 million contract extension, the latest blockbuster NBA deal after Nikola Jokic's record $270 million extension with the Denver Nuggets....

 2022-07-01 19:05 

UPI

Navy report: Human error caused fuel spill that poisoned Pearl Harbor water...

A U.S. Navy investigation has determined that contamination of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, drinking water in 2021 was the result of human error in handling two fuel spills from the Red Hill fuel storage facility....

 2022-07-01 19:04 

Reuters

[ World ]

Britain's Norrie reaches Wimbledon fourth round for first time | Reuters...

British number one Cameron Norrie sailed into uncharted territory by reaching the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time with a comfortable 6-4 6-1 6-0 win over American Steve Johnson at Wimbledon on Friday....

 2022-07-01 19:00 

UPI

Poll links political leanings to decisions on COVID-19 booster shots...

Who you voted for at the ballot box may have the most influence over whether you've gotten a COVID-19 booster shot, according to a survey conducted earlier this year....

 2022-07-01 18:59 

UPI

[ Business ]

86-year-old woman named world's longest-serving flight attendant...

A Boston woman who has been working for American Airlines for 65 years was named the world's longest-serving flight attendant by Guinness World Records....

 2022-07-01 18:59 

UPI

86-year-old woman named world's longest-serving flight attendant...

A Boston woman who has been working for American Airlines for 65 years was named the world's longest-serving flight attendant by Guinness World Records....

 2022-07-01 18:55 

Reuters

Protesters break into Libya's parliament building in Tobruk -witnesses tell Reuters...

Protesters broke into Libya's parliament building in Tobruk on Friday evening and set fire in front of it, eyewitnesses told Reuters....

 2022-07-01 18:54 

Reuters

Brazil posts trade surplus of $8.8 billion in June...

Brazil's trade surplus reached $8.814 in June, official figures showed on Friday, below market expectations....

 2022-07-01 18:48 

Reuters

Mexico inaugurates Dos Bocas oil refinery, promising production in 2023...

Mexico on Friday inaugurated one of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's flagship infrastructure projects, a new oil refinery in the southern port of Dos Bocas, though it likely will not be ready to start producing gasoline until 2023....

 2022-07-01 18:46 

UPI

[ Science ]

Long-duration space flight equal to decade of bone loss in astronauts, study says...

Scientists have long known that astronauts lose bone density while in space, but a study published this week found they only partially recover this loss one year after returning to Earth....

 2022-07-01 18:46 

Reuters

FTX signs deal with option to buy BlockFi for up to $240 mln...

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX crypto exchange has signed a deal with an option to buy embattled crypto lender BlockFi for up to $240 million, BlockFi Chief Executive Zac Prince said on Friday....

 2022-07-01 18:46 

Reuters

Hobby Lobby illegally banned worker's service dog, U.S. agency claims...

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc unlawfully fired a Kansas store clerk with post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions after barring her from bringing a service dog to work, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claimed in a lawsuit filed on Fri...

 2022-07-01 18:41 

Reuters

Novavax expects COVID vaccine targeting Omicron in fourth quarter...

Novavax Inc said on Friday it expects to provide a COVID-19 vaccine targeting Omicron in the fourth quarter as it accelerates development of shots to protect against the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants....

 2022-07-01 18:31 

Reuters

Sinner tames Isner to set up clash of youngsters against Alcaraz...

Italian youngster Jannik Sinner could not tame American John Isner's heavy-duty serving but the 10th seed had enough other weapons in his armoury to win 6-4 7-6(4) 6-3 and sail into the fourth round at Wimbledon on Friday....

 2022-07-01 18:30 

Reuters

Ukraine's Berlin envoy draws Israeli, Polish ire with views on WW2 nationalist...

Ukraine's outspoken ambassador to Germany, a talkshow staple who was central to the public debates that led Berlin to step up weapons deliveries to Kyiv, is facing criticism for defending World War Two Ukrainian nationalist leader Stepan Bandera in an...

 2022-07-01 18:24 

UPI

Watch: Underground eel pit turns Kentucky man into TikTok star...

An animal-loving Kentucky man is becoming famous on TikTok after converting the basement of his house into an eel pit....

 2022-07-01 18:23 

Reuters

Cuban general Lopez-Calleja dead of heart attack, state media says...

General Luis Alberto Rodriguez Lopez-Calleja, one of Cuba's most powerful men, died on Friday of a heart attack, state media reported, leaving a critical hole in the political and economic leadership of the communist-run island....

 2022-07-01 18:23 

Reuters

Calif. 'private attorney general' law is constitutional, court rules...

A California appeals court has rejected a business group's claim that a unique law allowing workers to sue their employers on behalf of the state is unconstitutional....

 2022-07-01 18:22 

Reuters

Indigenous leader who opposed illegal mining killed in Venezuela-NGO...

A Venezuelan indigenous leader who was an opponent of armed groups and illegal mining was shot dead on Thursday in the Amazonas state capital, a non-governmental organization and three people with knowledge of the case said....

 2022-07-01 18:18 

Reuters

Alcaraz hot-foots it into round four with win over Otte...

Carlos Alcaraz stayed on course for a potential quarter-final showdown with six-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic after taking care of tricky German opponent Oscar Otte with a no-nonsense 6-3 6-1 6-2 third round win on Friday....

 2022-07-01 18:13 

UPI

Iowa family sues amusement park in death of 11-year-old in 2021...

The family of an 11-year-old Iowa boy who died when an amusement park ride malfunctioned nearly a year ago filed a lawsuit against the park and its managers on Thursday....

 2022-07-01 18:07 

Reuters

Palau slams U.N. for blocking Taiwan delegates from attending Ocean Conference...

A representative from the tiny Pacific nation of Palau hit out at the United Nations on Friday for not allowing Taiwanese nationals to be part of its delegation list at the Ocean Conference in Lisbon....

 2022-07-01 18:01 

Reuters

China's Great Wall shelves $1 billion India investment plan -sources...

China's Great Wall Motor has shelved plans to invest $1 billion in India and fired all employees of its local unit after failing to obtain regulatory approvals, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday....

 2022-07-01 18:01 

Reuters

McDonald's franchise settles agencies' sexual harassment case for $1.6 mln...

The operator of 10 McDonald's Inc franchises in New England will pay $1.6 million to settle claims by a federal agency and the state of Vermont that a restaurant manager routinely groped and made sexual comments to workers, including many teenagers....

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