Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in children

A firefighter from the Marins-Pompiers of Marseille (Marseille Naval Fire Battalion) administers a nasal swab to a child at a testing site for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Marseille, France, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 16 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent … Read more

Wall St set for muted open after glum China data

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Spirit Airlines surges after JetBlue launches hostile takeover Futures: Dow up 0.13%, S&P flat, Nasdaq off 0.08% May 16 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s … Read more

Stock markets struggle as fears over economy grow

LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) – European stocks slipped on Monday and Wall Street was set for a lower open, as investor sentiment struggled to recover from last week’s sell off amid fears of a slowdown in economic growth. Global shares hit their lowest point in 18 months last week, with investors worried that rising interest … Read more

UK threatens to scrap parts of Brexit deal

Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Monday to hold emergency talks. Daniel Leal | dpa | Getty Images LONDON — The UK government is again threatening to unilaterally override large parts of the Brexit deal agreed with the European Union, raising the prospect of a trade war amid a power-sharing crisis in Northern Ireland. UK … Read more

U.S., Europe to improve food chains after India bans wheat exports

PARIS — The United States and the European Union are looking at how to improve food supply chains with export restrictions from India and other nations accentuating global problems, the EU’s trade chief told CNBC. G-7 foreign ministers warned over the weekend that the war in Ukraine is increasing the risk of a global hunger … Read more

Take Five: Recession talk justified? Follow the data

A deluge of data from across major economies comes at a pivotal moment in the debate over whether central banks are jacking up interest rates into a potentially sharp global growth slowdown. And with jittery investors dumping risk assets en masse, what comes next after a crypto-currency rout is also in focus. Here’s your week … Read more

UAE’s newly elected ruler sees Iran, Islamists as threat to Gulf safe haven

De facto ruler elected president after brother’s death MbZ forged new axis with Israel against Iran, Islamists Perhaps the Gulf’s ‘savviest’ ruler, Obama wrote DUBAI, May 14 (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was formally elected president on Saturday, led a realignment of the Middle East that created a … Read more

Ukraine collects Russian dead as war rages on multiple fronts

Hundreds of Russian war dead brought to rail yard Ukraine deputy PM says war “entering new, long phase” Ukraine military photographs show failed Russian river crossing Kyiv says it’s negotiating for evacuation of Mariupol wounded KYIV, May 14 (Reuters) – The bodies of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine were brought to a rail yard outside … Read more

Application deadline for $500 monthly Chicago cash assistance program is Friday

Application deadline for $500 monthly Chicago cash assistance program is Friday Friday is the final day Chicago residents can apply for the city’s $500 monthly cash assistance program. CHICAGO – Friday is the final day Chicago residents can apply for the city’s $500 monthly cash assistance program. The Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot program was created … Read more