Japanese billionaire Maezawa chooses K-pop star TOP, DJ Steve Aoki for SpaceX moon trip

TOKYO, Dec. 9 (Reuters) – Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa revealed on Friday that K-pop star TOP and DJ Steve Aoki are among eight crew members he plans to take on a trip around the moon next year. ride on one of Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets. Maezawa bought every seat on the first lunar voyage, which … Read more

S&P 500 is recovering as investors notice rate hikes on the back of rising jobless claims

Weekly jobless claims are rising in line with estimates Moderna, Pfizer Up as FDA Approves Updated COVID Boosters Exxon climbs after stimulating buyback program Indexes up: Dow 0.76%, S&P 0.98%, Nasdaq 1.45% Dec 8 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index (.SPX) rose on Thursday and appeared on track to break a five-session losing streak as … Read more

US weekly jobless claims rise; continued claims at 10-month high

Weekly jobless claims increase by 4,000 to 230,000 Continuing claims increase by 62,000 to 1.671 million WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, while the unemployment rate hit a 10-month high in late November, suggesting the job market was gradually slowing. Still, labor … Read more

Indonesian suicide bomber leaves letter criticizing new penal code

BANDUNG, Indonesia, Dec. 7 (Reuters) – A suspected Islamist militant, angered by Indonesia’s new penal code, killed another person and wounded at least 10 in a suicide bombing at a police station in the city of Bandung on Wednesday, authorities said. . The suicide bomber is said to have ties to the Islamic State-inspired group … Read more

Chinese services activity shrinks to 6-month low – Caixin PMI

BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Reuters) – China’s services activity contracted to a six-month low in November as mounting COVID containment measures weighed on demand and activity, a private sector business survey found on Monday, pointing to a further blow to economic growth. The purchasing managers’ index (PMI) of Caixin/S&P Global services fell from 48.4 to 46.7, … Read more

Iran’s top legal cleric says morality police are closed

Protesters are calling for an economic boycott Monday through Wednesday Raisi visits Tehran University on Wednesday for Student Day The Ministry of the Interior is silent on the status of the vice squad DUBAI, Dec. 4 (Reuters) – Protesters in Iran on Sunday called for a three-day strike this week, ramping up pressure on authorities … Read more

India plans federal oversight of all real money online games

NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – India’s planned regulation of online gambling will apply to all real money games after the Prime Minister’s office rejected a proposal to regulate only games of skill and omit gambling, according to a government document and three sources. The much-anticipated regulations are seen as defining the future of India’s … Read more

Chinese astronauts board space station in historic mission

Shenzhou-15 marks the last of 11 missions since April 2021 in space station construction Shenzhou-15 crew takes over for Shenzhou-14 astronauts on the space station Chinese space station will become second permanently inhabited outpost after NASA-led ISS BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – Three Chinese astronauts arrived at the Chinese space station on Wednesday for the … Read more

Wall St losses capped as Amazon wins on happy Cyber ​​Monday

Cyber ​​Monday spends record $11.6 billion – report Biogen down after death in Alzheimer’s drug trial Indices Off: Dow 0.47%, S&P 0.60%, Nasdaq 0.35% Nov 28 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indices fell on Monday amid concerns over protests in major Chinese cities against strict COVID-19 policies, though gains at Amazon helped limit losses as … Read more

BBC says Chinese police attacked one of its journalists during the Shanghai protest

LONDON, Nov. 27 (Reuters) – The BBC said on Sunday that Chinese police attacked and detained one of its journalists covering a protest in Shanghai before later releasing him after several hours. “The BBC is deeply concerned about the treatment of our journalist Ed Lawrence, who was arrested and handcuffed while covering the protests in … Read more