Why world’s first malaria shot won’t reach millions of children who need it

Why world's first malaria shot won't reach millions of children who need it

LONDON/KISUMU, Kenya, July 13 (Reuters) – After decades of work, the World Health Organization endorsed the first-ever malaria vaccine last year – a historic milestone that promised to drive back a disease that kills a child every minute. In reality, efforts are falling well short of that, with a lack of funding and commercial potential … Read more

Two pig heart transplants succeed in brain-dead recipients

Two pig heart transplants succeed in brain-dead recipients

July 12 (Reuters) – Surgeons at New York University (NYU) have successfully transplanted genetically-engineered pig hearts into two brain-dead people, researchers said on Tuesday, moving a step closer to a long-term goal of using pig parts to address the shortage of human organs for transplant. The hearts functioned normally, with no signs of rejection during … Read more

Exclusive: Binance served crypto traders in Iran despite US sanctions, customers say

Exclusive: Binance served crypto traders in Iran despite US sanctions, customers say

Seven Iranians say used Binance for crypto after US reimposed Iran sanctions Weak background checks, deep liquidity drew Iranians to Binance, traders say News of Iranian trading on Binance could draw US regulatory scrutiny, lawyers say LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – The world’s largest crypto exchange, Binance, continued to process trades by clients in Iran … Read more

Ships get older and slower as emissions rules bite

Ships get older and slower as emissions rules bite

Average age of vessels up more than two years since 2017 New emissions rules may force older ships to go slower One-fifth of ships fitted with energy saving devices New vessels and alternative fuels the long-term solution LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about … Read more

Rogers service restored after Canada-wide outage, blames router malfunction

Rogers network outage across Canada hits banks, businesses and consumers

General view of the Rogers Building, quarters of Rogers Communications in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 9 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications (RCIb.TO) said on Saturday that its services were closed to fully operational after a massive outage it blamed on a router … Read more

Twitter vows legal fight after Musk pulls out of $44 billion deal

Twitter vows legal fight after Musk pulls out of $44 billion deal

July 8 (Reuters) – Elon Musk, the chief executive officer of Tesla (TSLA.O) and the world’s richest person, said on Friday he was terminating his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter (TWTR.N) because the social media company had breached multiple provisions of the merger agreement. Twitter’s chairman, Bret Taylor, said on the micro-blogging platform that … Read more

US dollar flat in choppy trading after payrolls beat expectations

US dollar flat in choppy trading after payrolls beat expectations

US payrolls exceed expectations in June Rate futures price in 75-bps hike Yen in focus as former PM Abe gunned down NEW YORK, July 8 (Reuters) – The US dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Friday ahead of the weekend following a choppy session that saw the greenback posting both gains … Read more

US labor market powers ahead with strong job gains despite recession fears

US labor market powers ahead with strong job gains despite recession fears

Nonfarm payrolls increase 372,000 in June Private sector employment back above pre-pandemic level Unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6% Average hourly earnings rise 0.3%; up 5.1% year-on-year WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – US employers hired far more workers than expected in June and continued to raise wages at a steady clip, signs of persistent labor … Read more

Rogers network outage across Canada hits banks, businesses and consumers

Rogers network outage across Canada hits banks, businesses and consumers

General view of the Rogers Building, quarters of Rogers Communications in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, July 8 (Reuters) – A major outage of Rogers Communications Inc’s (RCIb.TO) mobile and internet networks caused widespread disruptions across Canada on Friday, affecting banks, police … Read more

European shares struggle ahead of US jobs data

European shares struggle ahead of US jobs data

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European shares opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled to make gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister caused a pullback in Asian shares, while investors waited for key US jobs data later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said … Read more