South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister

SEOUL (Reuters) – The deputy speaker of South Korea’s parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new... Read more »

New esports network VENN aims to bring ‘gaming as a lens into pop culture’

(Reuters) – A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million in seed round... Read more »

New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series

WELLINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its... Read more »

U.S. seeking to make Cuban asylum seekers stay in Honduras: minister

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge... Read more »

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City, U.S., September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease... Read more »

Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not... Read more »

Blast kills 24 near election rally for Afghan president: health official

KABUL (Reuters) – A blast killed 24 people and injured 31 others near an election rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in central Parwan province on Tuesday, a... Read more »

RPT-Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

(Repeats SEPT 16 story, no change to text) By Foo Yun Chee LUXEMBOURG, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission... Read more »

UK’s Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says Brexit deal emerging

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Britain’s Boris Johnson said on Monday that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during... Read more »

Humberto strengthens into a hurricane: U.S. NHC

(Reuters) – Humberto has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic and is forecast to strengthen further during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said... Read more »