Dutch lawyer defending witness in drug killings case shot dead

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch lawyer in a high-profile case against a group of men charged with a series of drug-related killings was shot dead in Amsterdam on Wednesday... Read more »

I deserve more Ballon d’Or awards than Messi, says Ronaldo

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – December 23, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo in action... 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 »

Oil steps back on Saudi supply reassurance, focus shifts to Fed

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices cooled on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia said full oil production would be restored by month’s end while caution ahead of an expected U.S. interest... Read more »

Oil steps back on Saudi supply reassurance, focus shifts to Fed

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices cooled on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia said full oil production would be restored by month’s end while caution ahead of an expected U.S. interest... Read more »

Oil plummets 5% as Saudi output seen returning soon after attacks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped nearly 5% on Tuesday after a top Saudi Arabian source told Reuters that production could be fully back on line within weeks,... Read more »

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume

DETROIT (Reuters) – Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers were continuing talks Monday afternoon to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker’s highly profitable... Read more »

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said... Read more »

U.S. woman crosses Channel four times in record-breaking swim

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. endurance swimmer Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times without stopping, refueling only on a liquid formula... 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 »