Monday, May 20, 2019


An activist wearing a mask depicting Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates during the European Union finance ministers meeting, outside the EU headquarters in Brussels

EU Ministers Fail to Break Digital Tax Deadlock

By Leigh Thomas BRUSSELS (Reuters)  European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to...
Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured at a hangar before it is put up for sale by Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City

Mexico’s New Government Prepares Sale of Former President’s Plane

By David Alire Garcia MEXICO CITY (Reuters)  The big, luxurious airplane used to ferry Mexico's former president around the globe is about to fly away permanently...
Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

Can Better Cancer Care Lower Company’s Health Costs?

By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters)  When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of...
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to participants at the Viva Tech start-up techonology summit in Paris

Macron to Call on U.S. Funds to Build French Start-Ups, Not...

By Mathieu Rosemain, Gwénaëlle Barzic and Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters)  French President Emmanuel Macron will urge a visiting group of top Silicon Valley venture capitalists this...
G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires

BRICS Slam Protectionism as China-U.S. Spat Overshadows G20 Talks

By Vladimir Soldatkin and Roberta Rampton BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)  Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit...
Moldavians dressed in traditional costume dance during opening ceremony of The National Wine Festival in Chisinau

Poor Man of Europe Lures Home Wannabe Millionaires

By Thin Lei Win and Inna Lazareva ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  In a bid to kickstart hope and growth, the poorest country in Europe has found...