Flood-hit Pakistan breaches lake to avert overflow

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Disaster management warns of more rains in the north Number of child deaths increases by 12 to 453 Prime minister calls for help to reduce child deaths KARACHI, Pakistan, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Authorities in flood-hit Pakistan breached the country’s largest freshwater lake on Sunday, displacing … Read more

US labor market, manufacturing resilient despite rising interest rates

A sign advertising job openings is seen outside of a Starbucks in Manhattan, New York City, New York, US, May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Weekly jobless claims fall from 5,000 to 232,000 Continuing claims increased by 26,000 to 1.438 million Layoffs announced by US-based firms drop … Read more

From furnace to flood: the world’s hottest city in Pakistan now under water

JACOBABAD, Pakistan, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Not long ago, Sara Khan, principal at a school for disadvantaged girls in Jacobabad in southern Pakistan, looked on in alarm as some students passed out from the heat – the city was the world’s hottest at one point in May. Now, after heavy monsoon rains submerged large parts … Read more

Exclusive: US regulators to vet Alibaba, JD.com, other Chinese firms’ audits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Alibaba, JD.com, Yum China notified of US audit inspection -sources Vetting of US-listed Chinese firms’ audits starts next month Follows landmark US-China audit deal Alibaba US-listed shares closed down nearly 3% on Tuesday HONG KONG, Aug 31 (Reuters) – US regulators have selected e-commerce majors Alibaba … Read more

Fed officials see US interest rates rising further

John C. Williams, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York speaks to the Economic Club of New York in the Manhattan borough of New York, US, March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – US Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday reiterated … Read more