Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By admin On Saturday, December 9th, 2017

VW executive convicted in U.S. may seek transfer to Germany: Welt am Sonntag

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) executive Oliver Schmidt, convicted in the United States this week for his role in the German carmaker’s emissions scandal, may ask to serve his prison sentence More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Prospect Of U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem Worries Leaders In Middle East And Beyond

Enlarge this image Successive American presidents have signed waivers deferring a congressional act calling for the U.S. Embassy to be moved to Jerusalem. President More...

By admin On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

First baby born from a uterus transplant in the U.S.

The first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States has occurred in Texas, a milestone for the U.S. but one achieved several years ago in Sweden.  A woman who had been born without a uterus More...

By admin On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

U.S. Reverses Its Decision To Close Palestinian Office In D.C.

Enlarge this image U.S. officials announced late Friday that it would reverse its decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington, More...

By admin On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Nearly half of U.S. cancer deaths blamed on these “modifiable” behaviors

NEW YORK — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. That’s less than commonly-cited estimates from more than More...

By admin On Monday, November 20th, 2017

U.S. To Impose More Sanctions On North Korea, But How Effective Will They Be?

Enlarge this image An undated picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency on Sept. 16 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting More...

By admin On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Buyers circle suddenly attractive U.S. media companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a U.S. media company. In the last few weeks, several of the world’s biggest telecommunications and media companies have started More...

By admin On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

U.S. dollar enters center stage for earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar has moved from a supporting role to a featured player this earnings season, a boon to U.S. multinationals which have benefited from the biggest quarterly year-on-year decline More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

More U.S. babies born preterm as progress stalls

After nearly a decade of decline, the U.S. rate of preterm birth — the largest contributor to infant death in the country — increased again in 2016 for the second year in a row, according to a new report from More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

U.S. factory activity index eases off 13-1/2-year high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A measure of U.S. factory activity retreated from a 13-1/2-year high in October as the boost from hurricane-related supply disruptions faded, but continued to point to strengthening More...