Adidas launches probe into misconduct allegations against Kanye West

Nov 24 (Reuters) – Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) on Thursday said it has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Kanye West, after the German sporting goods maker last month ended its partnership with the rapper and fashion designer. Adidas said it initiated the probe after receiving an anonymous letter making several allegations against … Read more

Turkish air strikes in Syria threatened safety of U.S. personnel -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Turkish airstrikes in northern Syria have threatened the safety of U.S. military personnel and the escalating situation has jeopardized years of progress against Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The public comments represent the strongest condemnation by the United States of NATO ally Turkey’s air operations in recent days … Read more

Shares rise, U.S. Treasury yields drop ahead of Fed minutes’ release

Fed Minutes for November at 7:00 p.m. GMT Wall Street stocks are trading higher US Treasury yields fall Crude prices drop more than 4% The US dollar falls NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global stocks rose as U.S. Treasury yields fell ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes that would hint at … Read more

U.S. House Republicans press TikTok on Chinese data sharing

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Republican members of Congress, who will set the House agenda next year, pressed short-form video app TikTok on Tuesday, fearing the company misled Congress mistaken about how much user data it shares with China, where owner ByteDance is headquartered. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top Republican on the House Energy … Read more

U.S. journalist says he was detained at World Cup over rainbow shirt

DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – A US journalist said he was briefly detained on Monday as he tried to enter a World Cup stadium in Qatar while wearing a rainbow jersey to support the LGBTQ community in a country where same-sex relationships are illegal. . Grant Wahl, a former Sports Illustrated journalist who now has … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs RBS ex-banker’s whistleblower award bid

Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Victor Hong’s bid for a U.S. government whistleblower reward of at least 490 million dollars for reporting alleged misconduct related to the institution’s sale of mortgage-backed securities. . Judges rejected Hong’s appeal of a lower court’s … Read more

Republican U.S. House will sharpen China focus, monitor Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Republicans will use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to heighten Washington’s attention on China and keep a closer eye on aid to Ukraine, but they insist that they don’t intend to stop supporting Kyiv in its fight with Russia. Rep. Michael McCaul, the Republican vying to … Read more

U.S. says Russia’s Ukraine invasion offered preview to potential global tyranny

Nov 19 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine offered a glimpse into “a possible world of tyranny and turmoil”, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a speech on Saturday. before a forum on security in Canada. Austin’s remarks were among his strongest to date on the importance for the international community to help Kyiv … Read more

No alcohol sales permitted at Qatar’s World Cup stadium sites

DOHA, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Alcoholic beer will not be sold at World Cup stadiums in Qatar, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Friday. The announcement comes two days before the World Cup kicks off on Sunday, the first to be held in a conservative Muslim country with strict controls on alcohol, the consumption … Read more

Russia hopeful of U.S. prisoner swap including Bout

LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Russia hopes to complete a prisoner swap with the United States that would include convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout, known as the “Merchant of Death”, a statement said on Friday. a quoted Deputy Foreign Minister. Amid the deadliest war in Europe since World War II, Russia and the United … Read more