Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

DHAKA (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said, and... Read more »

The 1975, DJ Harris triumph at UK BRIT music Awards; Pink honored

LONDON (Reuters) – Pop rock band The 1975 and DJ Calvin Harris were the main winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday, each scooping two prizes at Britain’s annual... Read more »

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

(Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked... Read more »

Death toll from Bangladesh building fire climbs to at least 56

DHAKA (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 on Thursday, a fire official said, and... Read more »

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

(Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year’s Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw... Read more »

Samsung announces folding phone with 5G at nearly $2,000

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a nearly $2,000 folding smartphone in a bid to top the technology of Apple Inc and Chinese rivals... Read more »

‘Time of the essence’ say May on latest Brussels shuttle

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May held “constructive” talks in Brussels on Wednesday as she sought concessions on Brexit from a sceptical European Union, her strategy under... Read more »