BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Vanguard Group, the world’s largest mutual fund manager, backed shareholder resolutions for shippers United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT.O) and oil driller Ovintiv Inc (OVV.N) to limit their climate-warming emissions, according to a top Vanguard executive and a company report being released on Thursday. The details
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Belgian-Congolese street artist NovaDead, whose real name is Julien Crevaels, poses next to a giant mural paying tribute to George Floyd, in the aftermath his death in Minneapolis police custody, in Brussels, Belgium June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Brussels added to its large collection of murals on Thursday with a newly commissioned
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FILE PHOTO: Nick Tandy of Britain drives his Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 (R) ahead the Audi R18 e-tron quattro number 7 driven by Marcel Fassler of Switzerland, during the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race in Le Mans, central France June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The rescheduled 24 Hours of
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WINDHOEK (Reuters) – Namibia’s Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday it had detected an outbreak of red locusts in central regions of the southern African country and had sent pest control teams to the affected areas. The large grasshopper species, which is marked by bright red wings, is common to sub-Saharan Africa and breeds abundantly
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FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks at the BTS train after the government eased some protective measures following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok , Thailand, June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand on Thursday reported six new coronavirus infections and no new deaths, bringing its total to 3,141 confirmed cases,
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city’s mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus. Rio de Janeiro’s Mayor Marcelo Crivella speaks during a news conference with Rio de Janeiro’s
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FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Wednesday he met with the head of the MLB Players Association this week and they put
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FILE PHOTO: Seema Verma, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, speaks at the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – Proposed changes to requirements that state-run Medicaid programs are given the best drug prices would
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FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kristen Stewart poses at a screening for the film “Underwater” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kristen Stewart will play Britain’s Princess Diana in an upcoming movie about the breakdown of her marriage to Prince Charles, Hollywood trade publication Deadline reported on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin decided to pull out of negotiations on digital services taxes with European Union officials after they failed to make any progress, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on President Donald Trump’s 2020 Trade
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