Hammerson names AIG exec as new finance chief

(Reuters) – Shopping center operator Hammerson Plc (HMSO.L) on Wednesday appointed AIG (AIG.N) executive James Lenton as its new finance chief, months after saying Timon Drakesmith would step down... Read more »

RPT-COLUMN-Tiny tin market sounds a recessionary warning note: Andy Home

(Repeats with no changes. The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters) * LME Tin Price, Spreads and Stocks: tmsnrt.rs/2YZbF9A By Andy Home LONDON,... Read more »

Chilean priest who is uncle of president probed in alleged child sex abuse

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Vatican has launched an investigation into an allegation that a retired archbishop and uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sexually abused a child more than... Read more »

Lee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

(Reuters) – Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in... Read more »

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues

TOKYO (Reuters) – Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they... Read more »

METALS-Shanghai aluminium jumps to over 9-mth high on China supply worries

(Adds quotes, details; Updates prices) By Mai Nguyen SINGAPORE, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Shanghai aluminium hit an over nine-month high on Tuesday, tracking gains in London in the previous... Read more »

Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing... Read more »

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain

MADRID/LAMPEDUSA (Reuters) – The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, turning down an option to take them to Spain... Read more »

Georgia must use paper ballots if new voting system not up by 2020: U.S. judge

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday ordered Georgia to be ready to use handmarked ballots in next year’s presidential primary in case a new $106 million voting system... Read more »

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public... Read more »