Social-distancing Greek style: shimmy and sing from your car

People take a selfie during a drive-in concert of popular Greek singer Natassa Theodoridou, following a nationwide lockdown against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the suburb... Read more »

Chris Rock, Rosie Perez appear with New York Gov. Cuomo, urge mask wearing

FILE PHOTO: 50th NAACP Image Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 30, 2019 – Chris Rock speaks on stage. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo (Reuters) – Comedian Chris... Read more »

U.S. FAA probing runway incident involving actor Harrison Ford – media

FILE PHOTO: Cast member Harrison Ford poses at the premiere of “The Call of the Wild” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) – The... Read more »

Buffett’s Geico offers $2.5 billion credits as coronavirus cuts driving

(Reuters) – Geico Corp, part of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said on Tuesday it will offer about $2.5 billion of credits to its 19 million auto and... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »

Eurovision song contest cancelled due to coronavirus

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Eurovision song contest, one of the world’s largest television events, will not take place this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on... Read more »

Madonna cancels Paris shows over coronavirus restrictions: promoter

FILE PHOTO: Madonna performs at the 2019 Pride Island concert during New York City Pride in New York City, New York, U.S., June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon PARIS (Reuters)... Read more »

Sovereign wealth fund appetite for investing in start-ups wanes

LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth fund investment in venture capital deals slipped to its lowest level in six years in 2019, with the drop-off deepening in the months after... Read more »

Private investment funds in Colombia have $5 billion ready to invest

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Private investment funds operating in Colombia have around $5 billion available to invest in projects in the Andean country, the investors’ guild president said Thursday. Private... Read more »

‘Very strong’ tornado rips through Nashville, killing at least nine

(Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by a powerful tornado that struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, flattening buildings, damaging an airport and... Read more »