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Euro slumps to two-decade low as recession fears bite

Euro drops to since end of 2002 as lowest build Dollar rises as Treasury yields rebound Yen near 24-year lows again Aussie dollar fails to gain traction after 50 bps rate hike Norway’s crown drops nearly 1.2% as gas workers strike LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) – The euro slumped to a two-decade low on Tuesday …

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Exclusive: PetroChina may sell Australian, Canadian assets to stem losses

PetroChina’s logo is seen at a petrol station in Beijing, China, March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register SINGAPORE, June 28 (Reuters) – PetroChina may sell out from natural gas projects in Australia and oil sands in Canada to stem losses and divert …

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‘Off the charts’ chemical shortages hit US farms

CHICAGO, June 27 (Reuters) – US farmers have cut back on using common weedkillers, hunted for substitutes to popular fungicides and changed planting plans over persistent shortages of agricultural chemicals that threaten to trim harvests. Spraying smaller volumes of herbicides and turning to less-effective fungicides increase the risk for weeds and diseases to dent crop …

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California crews use 4,500 gallons of water to put out Tesla fire

Sacramento fire crew use 4,500 gallons of water to put out a Tesla car fire Sacramento firefighters used more than 4,000 gallons of water to fully extinguish a Tesla car that kept reigniting. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento fire crews used about 4,500 gallons of water to fully extinguish a Tesla that kept re-igniting and then …

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Exclusive: G7 likely to discuss Russian turbine, but may not find solution – Canada minister

Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson takes part in a news conference at the Ornamental Gardens in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register OTTAWA, June 22 (Reuters) – The G7 is likely to discuss the fate of a Russian …

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Brookfield raises $15 bln for climate-focused fund

June 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management (BAMa.TO), said on Wednesday it had raised $15 billion for its first impact fund focused on the global transition to a net-zero carbon economy. The fundraise comes at a time when investors and lawmakers across the globe have been questioning businesses about their environmental and social impact …

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US tech companies yank job offers, leaving college grads scrambling

June 22 (Reuters) – One by one, over the last week of May, Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) rang up some members of its incoming class of new hires who had recently graduated from college and revoked the job offers in 15-minute calls, according to some of the recipients. “It was traumatic,” Iris Guo, an incoming associate …

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US in talks with allies on Russian oil price cap, says Yellen

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tests before a Senate Finance Commmittee hearing on President Biden’s 2023 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register TORONTO, June 20 (Reuters) – The United States is in talks with Canada and other allies to …

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Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis arrested in Italy on sexual assault charges

June 20 (Reuters) – Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis is under house arrest in southern Italy on charges of sexual assault and aggravated personal injury, accusations that the Canadian director denies, his lawyers said on Monday. “Mr Paul Haggis was detained on Sunday with an emergency measure by the Brindisi prosecutors and is now under house …

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Infantino says soccer to be top US sport by 2026 World Cup

NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he expects soccer to be the biggest sport in North America in time for the 2026 World Cup as the host cities for the tournament in the United States, Canada and Mexico were announced on thursday World soccer governing body FIFA announced the 16 …

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