U.S. companies facing worker shortage race to automate

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. companies are responding to the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years by increasing their focus on automation in order to maintain healthy margins... Read more »

Exclusive: Trump’s G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw to leave White House – officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s G7 and trade adviser, Kelly Ann Shaw, is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector, White House officials said on... Read more »

Exclusive: Trump’s G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw to leave White House – officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s G7 and trade adviser, Kelly Ann Shaw, is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector, White House officials said on... Read more »

Bertens, Sabalenka off the mark in WTA Elite Trophy

(Reuters) – Dutch top seed Kiki Bertens beat Croatia’s Donna Vekic for the third consecutive time this year with a 7-6(5) 6-2 victory in their round robin match at... Read more »

William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist announced

(Reuters) – The six-strong shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award was announced on Tuesday, with twice winners Donald McCrae and Duncan Hamilton in contention... Read more »

Nigerian anti-graft office charges two Britons in connection with failed gas deal

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s anti-fraud office on Monday charged two Britons in the capital, Abuja, for alleged money laundering in connection with an ill-fated gas deal that has left... Read more »

Johnson faces perilous Brexit ratification after Brexit deal vote blocked

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote... Read more »

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S. House’s impeachment inquiry into Trump

(Reuters) – U.S. congressional Democrats are pursuing a fast-moving impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, focused on whether he abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to launch an investigation... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts EM markets, lira weakens with eyes on Syria

Oct 21 (Reuters) – Signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks lifted emerging stocks on Monday and propelled an index of developing world currencies to an 80-day high, while... Read more »

Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, leaves for a visit to Japan on Monday as the Chinese-ruled city struggles to recover from a night of... Read more »