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

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

Adidas launches investigation into allegations of misconduct against Kanye West

Nov 24 (Reuters) – Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) said on Thursday it has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Kanye West after the German sporting goods manufacturer ended its partnership with the rapper and fashion designer last month. Adidas said it initiated the investigation after receiving an anonymous letter containing several allegations against … Read more

China’s COVID infections hit a record as economic outlook worsens

China hit record high during the Shanghai outbreak in April Cabinet hints at reduction of reserve ratio requirement (RRR) Nomura cuts China’s GDP targets as lockdowns expand Chinese stocks fall, lagging rise in global stocks BEIJING, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China reported a record number of COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with cities across the country … Read more

Foxconn’s huge iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Images on the internet show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain about unpaid wages and insufficient food Foxconn says it is working to prevent a recurrence of violence SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers took part in protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory … Read more

China widens COVID sidewalks, Apple factory unrest adds to economic concerns

COVID restrictions are increasing as the number of cases increases iPhone factory unrest adds to economic concerns, highlights frustrations Analysts warn of potential for wider lockdowns BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chinese cities imposed more curbs on Wednesday to curb rising coronavirus cases, heightening investor concerns about the economy as new unrest at the world’s … Read more

American journalist says he was detained at the World Cup because of a rainbow shirt

DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – An American journalist said he was briefly detained Monday trying to enter a World Cup stadium in Qatar while wearing a rainbow shirt in support of the LGBTQ community in a country where relations between people of being same-sex illegal. Grant Wahl, a former Sports Illustrated journalist who now has … Read more

Siebel Newsom, wife of California governor, accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape

LOS ANGELES, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and wife of the governor of California, testified Monday that former film producer Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2005 while she was trying to pursue a career as a producer and actor. On the witness stand in Los Angeles Superior Court, Siebel Newsom … Read more