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Former supermodel Linda Evangelista files $50 million lawsuit over cosmetic procedures

She said that she had undergone treatment to reduce fat and has suffered a rare side effect called paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) which causes people to develop a swelling in the areas that were treated.

News & Analysis

Ford poaches Apple's car project chief Doug Field

By Joseph White and Sanjana Shivdas (Reuters) -The head of Apple Inc's car project, Doug Field, is going to work for Ford Motor Co to lead the automaker's advanced technology and embedded systems efforts, a hiring coup for Ford Chief Executive Jim Farley.

News & Analysis

Cryptocurrency prices tumble and exchange trading falters as snags crop up

NEW YORK (Reuters) -The price of cryptocurrencies plunged and crypto trading was delayed on Tuesday, a day in which El Salvador ran into snags as the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Shares of blockchain-related firms also fell as crypto stocks were hit by trading platform outages. But the major focus was on El Salvador, where the government had to temporarily unplug a digital wallet to cope with demand.

World

Guatemalan anti-graft crusader flees country after being stripped of his post

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) -Guatemalan anti-graft fighter Juan Francisco Sandoval fled the country early on Saturday, the country's human rights ombudsman said, only hours after being fired in a move that sparked international outrage. Sandoval, who had led the Guatemalan Special Prosecutor's Office Against Impunity (FECI) until Friday, fled to the Salvadoran border in the wee hours of Saturday, Jordan Rodas, country's human rights ombudsman said

World

Guatemalan anti-graft crusader flees country in blow to anti-corruption efforts

By Sofia Menchu GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) -Guatemalan anti-graft fighter Juan Francisco Sandoval fled the country early on Saturday, the country's human rights ombudsman said, only hours after being fired in a move that sparked international outrage. Sandoval, who had led the Guatemalan Special Prosecutor's Office Against Impunity (FECI) until Friday, fled to the Salvadoran border in the wee hours of Saturday, according to human rights ombudsman Jordan Rodas.

World

Brazilians take to streets again to demand Bolsonaro's impeachment

By Marcelo Rochabrun SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Protesters took to the streets in several Brazilian cities on Saturday to demand the impeachment of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, whose popularity has fallen in recent weeks amid corruption scandals against the backdrop of the pandemic. This week, news broke that Brazil's defense ministry told congressional leadership that next year's elections would not take place without amending the country's electronic voting system to include a paper trail of each vote. Bolsonaro has suggested several times without evidence that the current system is prone to fraud, allegations that Brazil's government has denied

World

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack in northern Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two were wounded in an attack on their armoured vehicle in northern Syria, and Turkish forces immediately launched retaliatory fire, Turkey's defence ministry said on Saturday. "Our punitive fire against terrorist positions is continuing," the statement on Twitter on said. It did not specify where the attack occurred, but media reports said it was in the al-Bab area.

World

Greek police clash with protesters in rally against mandatory vaccinations

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police used teargas and water cannon to disperse people who had gathered in central Athens on Saturday to protest against mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. More than 4,000 people rallied outside the Greek parliament for a third time this month to oppose mandatory inoculations for some workers, such as healthcare and nursing staff.

Business

Oil slides from multi-year highs after OPEC cancels meeting

By Laura Sanicola (Reuters) - Oil slipped on Tuesday, pulling back from its recent rally, after OPEC+ producers cancelled a meeting due to clashes over plans to increase supply to meet rising global demand. Ministers from OPEC+, which groups producers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) with Russia and others, abandoned talks on Monday as negotiations failed to close divisions.

Business

Boeing names former GE executive Brian West as CFO

(Reuters) - Boeing Co on Wednesday named former General Electric executive Brian West as its chief financial officer, more than two months after the planemaker announced the surprise retirement of long-time financial head Greg Smith. West, who will take charge on Aug. 27, spent 16 years at GE, where he served as CFO of GE Aviation and GE Engine Services.

Business

Boeing taps former GE executive Brian West as CFO

(Reuters) -Boeing Co on Wednesday named former General Electric executive Brian West as its chief financial officer, more than two months after the planemaker announced the surprise retirement of long-time financial head Greg Smith. West, who will take charge on Aug. 27, spent 16 years at GE, where he served as CFO of its aviation and engine services businesses

Business

Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs hike shareholder payouts

(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp. and Goldman Sachs Group said on Monday they were hiking their capital payouts after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave them a clean bill of health following their annual "stress tests" last week.

Business

Global shares reach new highs on U.S. equities markets

By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall NEW YORK (Reuters) -Global equity markets reached new highs for the second straight session, boosted by U.S.

Business

Facebook hits $1 trillion value after judge rejects antitrust complaints

By Diane Bartz and Elizabeth Culliford WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed federal and state antitrust complaints against Facebook Inc that sought to force the social media company to sell Instagram and WhatsApp, saying the federal complaint was "legally insufficient." Facebook shares rose more than 4% after the ruling. The share price rise put Facebook's market capitalization over $1 trillion for the first time

Business

Bitcoin falls 7.4 percent to $32,094

(Reuters) - Bitcoin dropped 7.37% to $32,094.44 on Friday, losing $2,554.88 from its previous close. Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is down 50.5% from the year's high of $64,895.22 on April 14. Ether, the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, dipped 6.97 % to $1,850.91 on Friday, losing $138.72 from its previous close.

Business

Global stocks finish at record highs, oil climbs for 5th week

By Chris Prentice and Carolyn Cohn WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) -Wall Street notched broad gains on Friday, with the S&P 500 index closing at a record and global shares also finished at an all-time high, while oil prices rose for a fifth straight week. Weaker-than-expected inflation data and news that U.S. President Joe Biden has secured a bipartisan infrastructure agreement with lawmakers gave a boost to stocks.

Business

Global stocks rise on boost from inflation data; oil gains

By Chris Prentice and Carolyn Cohn WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Wall Street saw broad gains on Friday, with the S&P 500 index hitting another record as European shares stayed just below all-time highs with a boost from the financial and materials sectors, while oil prices headed toward a fifth consecutive weekly gain. News that U.S.

Business

Larger-than-life software mogul John McAfee dies in Spain by suicide, lawyer says

(Corrects to show John McAfee was no longer involved in McAfee antivirus business when Intel bought it) BARCELONA (Reuters) - British-born U.S.

Business

Oil steadies near three-year highs on recovery signs

By Laura Sanicola NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices steadied on Thursday, holding close to their highest levels in almost three years, supported by drawdowns in U.S. inventories and accelerating German economic activity. Doubts about the future of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that could end U.S

Business

Google delays Chrome's blocking of tracking cookies to late 2023

By Paresh Dave (Reuters) -Google's Chrome web browser will not fully block tracking cookies until late 2023, the Alphabet Inc company said on Thursday, delaying by nearly two years a move that has drawn antitrust concerns from competitors and regulators. Google had wanted to bar reams of ad-personalization companies from gathering users' browsing interests through cookies from January 2022