Stubbornly high rents and food prices boost US inflation in August

The consumer price index increases by 0.1% in August Rents, food and health care explain the rise in the CPI Core CPI jumped 0.6%; increased 6.3% year-over-year WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices rose unexpectedly in August and core inflation accelerated amid rising rent and health care costs, giving the Federal Reserve ammunition … Read more

Exclusive: Medical journals expand investigation into potential misconduct in cardiac research

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations into possible manipulation of data in cardiac studies by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding a new scrutiny to an investigation into the misconduct by the university and the US government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of … Read more

Twitter whistleblower reveals employees fear Chinese agent is collecting user data

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 13 (Reuters) – Disclosures from a former Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) An executive-turned-whistleblower shows Twitter was made aware that at least one Chinese agent worked for the social media company, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said in his opening remarks at a Senate hearing on Tuesday with … Read more

Ukraine pushes to take back all land from Russia, demands Western weapons

Ukraine took over dozens of cities in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian soldiers have left Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy asks for anti-aircraft systems from the West ON THE WAY TO BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, September 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it intended to liberate all of its territory after pushing back Russian forces in … Read more

Biden administration urges unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

The United States Chamber of Commerce building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has urged railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a rail work stoppage, saying on Monday it … Read more

Ukrainian troops advance after Russia’s collapse in the northeast

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine says it is taking back 20 more settlements in one day Britain says Moscow probably ordered a retreat across the river Months of Russian gains unraveled in days KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, September 12 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces swept through territory seized from fleeing Russian troops on … Read more

Ukrainian troops raise flag at rail hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine breakthrough is fastest progress in months Thousands of Russian soldiers risk being surrounded KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, September 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops hoisting the national flag above the main railway town that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine , as … Read more

California: Former principal charged after pushing student with special needs to floor, authorities say

Earlier this week, the Fresno Unified School District released surveillance video of former Wolters Elementary School principal Brian Vollhardt pushing an unidentified 11-year-old student to the ground in June as he and d other staff worked with the “upset student”. “The video contains no sound and the student’s face has been blurred. In the video, … Read more

Wall Street posts its first weekly gain since mid-August

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Focus on US inflation data next week Kroger rides on higher forecast Analysts attribute the rise to an oversold condition Sept 9 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, with major indexes posting their first weekly gain in four weeks as investors resumed buying, dispelling worries … Read more

Kyiv’s ‘substantial victory’ recognized on Russian TV after Ukraine breakthrough

Zelenskiy says forces have taken over towns and villages Blinken heads to Kyiv with new US aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Russian state television aired an interview on Friday acknowledging that Kyiv had won a “substantial victory” after Ukrainian forces stormed across the frontline. The Ukrainian breakthrough near Kharkiv was the fastest advance … Read more