Category: American Headlines

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz

(Reuters) – Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world’s oil is shipped: * Panama-listed tanker Kokuka Courageous was damaged in a “suspected attack” that breached the hull above the water line, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement said…

Portugal beat Netherlands to win inaugural UEFA Nations League title

There was joy for European champions Portugal as they won the inaugural UEFA Nations League title thanks to a 1-0 win against the Netherlands in Porto. A second-half strike from the edge of the box by Goncalo Guedes was enough to separate the two sides, as the Dutch failed to cap their impressive recent resurgence…

Under pressure, Biden drifts leftward on abortion, climate change

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Joe Biden Express to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination went a bit off track this week. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign stop at the IBEW Local 490 in Concord, New Hampshire, U.S., June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Since…

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online

(Reuters) – Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration’s ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings. Men watch the cruise ship MS Empress of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean International, as it…