Toys 'R' Us seeks to halt vendor payments ahead of liquidation
(Reuters) - Toy retailer Toys 'R' Us Inc on Thursday asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for approval to stop paying all of its suppliers while it tries to line up buyers for its international business ahead of a planned liquidation of its U.S. operations.
Weathering Trump's skepticism, U.S. officials still fighting global warming
WASHINGTON/OSLO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has bashed international efforts to combat climate change and questioned the scientific consensus that global warming is dangerous and driven by human consumption of fossil fuels.
Mystery dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in Paris
LYON, France (Reuters) - The fossilized skeleton of an unidentified type of dinosaur is set to be auctioned in Paris in June, and could fetch up to 1.8 million euros ($2.22 million), auctioneers said.
Rihanna urges fans to delete Snapchat after ad mocking assault by Brown
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Rihanna urged fans on Thursday to delete Snapchat after the social media app ran an ad making fun of her 2009 beating at the hands of then boyfriend Chris Brown.
Trump to get options soon to crack down on China IP theft: Navarro
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump in coming weeks will get recommendations to address China's "theft and forced transfer" of American intellectual property, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday.
Dutch shippers sentenced for having ships demolished on Indian beach
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch shipping company Seatrade and two of its directors were found guilty by a Dutch court on Thursday of illegally sailing ships to India to have them demolished, the first criminal case of its kind in the Netherlands.
Many transgender patients pay cash for gender-affirming surgery
(Reuters Health) - Even though a growing number of transgender patients now use insurance for gender-affirming surgery, almost half are still paying cash for procedures their health plans don’t cover, a U.S. study suggests.
Trump administration blames Russia for cyber attacks targeting energy grid
WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks targeting the U.S. energy grid.
Russian businessman Prigozhin dismisses new U.S. sanctions - RIA
MOSCOW, March 15 (Reuters) - Russian businessman Evgeny Prigozhin said he was not worried by his inclusion on a list of 13 Russian nationals sanctioned by the United States on Thursday, as he did not have any businesses linked to the country, RIA news agency cited him as saying.
ATM pharmacy to cut queues for South Africa's AIDS patients
ALEXANDRA, South Africa, March 15 (Reuters) - South Africa has launched an ATM-like vending machine to dispense medicines to patients with chronic illnesses such as AIDS in a move aimed at reducing waiting times and congestion in public healthcare facilities.
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