More Russian oil going east squeezes Iranian crude sales to China

Rise in Russian sales follows Western sanctions on Moscow About 20 tankers with Iranian oil anchored off Singapore Russia and Iran consult, but still compete for buyers Russian sales rise even as China’s COVID steps hit demand LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Iran’s crude exports to China have fallen sharply since the start of the … Read more

Asian shares bounce as China moves to boost housing

FILE PHOTO – An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, August 24, 2015. REUTERS / Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Asia ex-Japan + 1.8%, Nikkei + 1.3% European shares set to follow Asia’s lead Equities rally … Read more

‘Hell’ in Ukraine’s Donbas as Russia piles on pressure, warns Zelenskiy

Donbas region is completely destroyed -Zelenskiy Group of Seven sends billions more to Ukraine US Senate approves $ 40 bln in further aid KYIV / SLATYNE, Ukraine, May 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region, the focus of recent Russian offensives, has been destroyed, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said as some of the world’s richest countries … Read more

Texas toddler accidentally orders 31 cheeseburgers on DoorDash

Texas toddler orders 31 cheeseburgers and mom had no clue Kelsey Golden didn’t know it but her son’s funny mishap would soon go viral. Would you like 31 fries with that? One Texas mom got quite a surprise when she was delivered 31 McDonald’s cheeseburgers after her 2-year-old son accidentally ordered them on DoorDash. Kelsey … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launches a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during Pacific Vanguard (PACVAN) quadrilateral exercises between Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and US Naval forces in the Philippine Sea May 26 , 2019. Picture taken May 26, 2019. US Navy / Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Toni Burton / … Read more

5 things to know for May 19: Ukraine, Buffalo shooting, Stocks, Baby formula, Soccer

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine In a show of support for the Ukrainian government, the US has reopened its embassy in Kyiv after it … Read more

US warns North Korea could greet Biden with nuclear, missile tests

WASHINGTON / SEOUL, May 18 (Reuters) – US intelligence shows there could be a North Korean nuclear test, or a long-range missile test, or both, before, during or after President Joe Biden’s trip to South Korea and Japan starting this week , the US national security adviser Jake Sullivan, said on Wednesday. The White House … Read more

Shares slide as global growth fears mount

FILE PHOTO – An investor sits in front of a board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, China, December 7, 2018. REUTERS / Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING / HONG KONG, May 19 (Reuters) – Asian stocks slid on Thursday, tracking a steep Wall Street … Read more

More Ukraine fighters surrendering in Mariupol, Russia says

Ukrainian soldiers, many wounded, taken to Russian-held towns Mariupol a win for Putin as Russian forces fall back elsewhere US reopens Kyiv embassy KYIV / MARIUPOL, Ukraine, May 19 (Reuters) – Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the … Read more

US housing market cooling as building permits tumble, starts fall

Residential single family homes construction by KB Home are shown under construction in the community of Valley Center, California, US June 3, 2021. REUTERS / Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Building permits decline 3.2% in April Single-family permits drop 4.6%; multi-family fall 1.0% Housing starts slip 0.2%; single-family dives … Read more