WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook’s plan to build a digital currency called Libra “cannot go forward” until serious concerns were addressed. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019.
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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 10, 2019 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during his quarter final match against Belgium’s David Goffin REUTERS/Tony O’Brien LONDON (Reuters) – Top seed Novak Djokovic recovered from an edgy start to deliver a devastating display that crushed the spirit of
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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said. FILE PHOTO: Sir Richard Branson attends the “Venezuela Aid Live” concert near the Tienditas cross-border bridge between Colombia
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles and policymakers’ gut instincts about where the economy was heading. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain’s next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned. Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, leadership candidates for Britain’s Conservative Party, attend Britain’s Next
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Maoyan Entertainment (1896.HK), China’s leading movie-ticketing platform, said it would boost investment in the domestic film industry and deepen its partnership with Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK), as it works to halt a downturn at cinemas. FILE PHOTO: The website of Chinese movie ticketing app Maoyan Entertainment is seen next to the app
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FILE PHOTO: Dec 23, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) celebrates after recovering fumble against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports While the deadline for franchise-tagged players to come to terms with NFL teams is still several days away,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur “sweeping reforms” to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on contempt votes on whether to find Attorney General William Barr
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