U.S. says Japan, South Korea ‘soul searching’ needed over damaging row

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. official said on Wednesday Japan and Korea needed to do some “soul searching” about political decisions that have damaged relations between the two... Read more »

Kenya’s dusitD2 hotel reopens after January attack that killed 21

Workers at the DusitD2 Hotel celebrate during its reopening ceremony since its closure following an attack by Al Shabaab-affiliated militant that killed at least 21 people in Nairobi, Kenya,... Read more »

Tropical Storm Erick likely to grow into hurricane en route toward Hawaii

(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Erick in the eastern Pacific is likely to grow into a hurricane soon, possibly reaching Category 3 strength by Tuesday as it churns closer toward... Read more »

Ryanair CEO concerned about delays in 737 Max return

DUBLIN, July 29 (Reuters) – Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O’Leary is concerned about slippage in Boeing’s timetable to return the 737 Max to service, saying the number of jets... Read more »

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator’s help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak summer... Read more »

Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports

SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, but some protesters warned... Read more »

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK’s Saga

(Reuters) – Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain’s Saga Plc (SAGAG.L), less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was... Read more »

High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change

AROSA, Switzerland (Reuters) – The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski... Read more »

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines schedule until November 3

(Reuters) – United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations... Read more »

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of “extreme rain” and more flooding ahead of... Read more »