Tag: MTPIX

  • Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

    May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in […]

  • Tesla’s Musk Says He ‘Can’t Support’ Democrats Anymore, ‘Will Vote Republican’

    Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday that if he had voted for […]

  • Tesla removed from S&P 500 ESG index, angering Musk

    May 18 (Reuters) – S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) from its widely followed S&P 500 ESG Index (.SPXESUP), citing issues including allegations of racial discrimination and crashes linked to its Autopilot vehicles, a move that prompted harsh tweets from Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday. The back and […]

  • Google’s Russian subsidiary to file for bankruptcy after bank account seizure

    May 18 (Reuters) – Google’s Russian subsidiary is considering filing for bankruptcy after authorities seized its bank account, making it impossible to continue operations, a Google spokesman said on Wednesday. Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) Google has been under pressure in Russia for months for not removing content Moscow deems illegal and for restricting access to […]

  • US accuses casino magnate Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), forcing him to register as a China agent and accused him of pressuring then-President Donald Trump. at Beijing’s request in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers have denied the allegations, saying he never acted as an agent […]

  • China Eastern crash investigation considers intentional action – sources

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Investigators investigating the crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane (600115.SS) are examining whether it was due to intentional action taken in the cockpit, with no evidence to date of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier Tuesday that flight data […]

  • Wall Street ends sharply higher, fueled by Apple

    Walmart slips after cutting profit forecast April retail sales rise in line with estimates S&P 500 +2.02%, Nasdaq +2.76%, Dow Jones +1.34% May 17 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended sharply higher on Tuesday, lifted by Apple, Tesla and other megacap growth stocks after strong retail sales in April eased worries about slowing economic growth. Ten […]

  • Allianz to pay $6 billion in US fraud case, fund manager charged

    NEW YORK/MUNICH, May 17 (Reuters) – Germany’s Allianz SE (ALVG.DE) has agreed to pay more than $6 billion and its U.S. asset management unit will plead guilty to criminal securities fraud following to the collapse of its Structured Alpha funds earlier this year. Covid19 pandemic. Allianz’s settlements with the US Department of Justice and the […]

  • Musk seeks evidence on Twitter spam bot share to move deal forward

    May 17 (Reuters) – Elon Musk said on Tuesday his $44 billion bid would not go ahead until Twitter Inc proves that spambots make up less than 5% of its total users, some hours after suggesting he might seek a lower price for the business. “My offer was based on the accuracy of Twitter’s filings […]

  • California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions – police

    May 16 (Reuters) – The man accused of killing a doctor and injuring five others in a shooting at a Taiwanese-American church banquet in California methodically planned the attack because he was upset by Sino-Taiwanese tensions, authorities said on Monday. The suspect, David Chou, 68, chained the doors and placed glue in the locks of […]