Infantino says soccer to be top US sport by 2026 World Cup

Infantino says soccer to be top US sport by 2026 World Cup

NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he expects soccer to be the biggest sport in North America in time for the 2026 World Cup as the host cities for the tournament in the United States, Canada and Mexico were announced on Thursday. World soccer governing body FIFA announced the 16 … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar's 'Lightyear,' with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries;  China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s largest movie market. A “Lightyear” producer told Reuters … Read more

Queen Elizabeth thanked for being ‘still in the saddle’ after 70 years

Queen Elizabeth thanked for being 'still in the saddle' after 70 years

Queen pulls out of service after experiencing ‘discomfort’ Second day of celebrations to mark 70 years on throne Grandson Prince Harry and wife Meghan appear Prime Minister Johnson jeered by some on arrival LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Horse-loving Queen Elizabeth was thanked for being “in the saddle” for 70 years as head of state … Read more

Test makers target monkeypox market as cases surge

Test makers target monkeypox market as cases surge

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Diagnostic companies are racing to develop tests for monkeypox, hoping to tap into a new market as governments ramp up efforts … Read more

Massachusetts identifies first 2022 US case of monkeypox infection

Massachusetts identifies first 2022 US case of monkeypox infection

An electron microscopic (EM) image shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical human skin sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak in this undated image obtained by Reuters on May 18, 2022. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery/CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now … Read more

JetBlue goes hostile to buy Spirit Airlines after rejection

JetBlue goes hostile to buy Spirit Airlines after rejection

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) is not taking no for an answer in its quest to buy rival Spirit Airlines (SAVE.N). On Monday, the New York-based carrier launched a hostile all-cash takeover bid for Spirit Airlines, two weeks after the low-cost carrier rejected an offer from the larger rival. JetBlue, which … Read more

ASUS ROG Radeon RX 6750 XT STRIX review

ASUS ROG Radeon RX 6750 XT STRIX review

Tweet Review – ASUIS Radeon RX 6750 XT ROG Gaming OC12GB ASUS is back with the STRIX OC edition; meet the factory tweaked Radeon RX 6700 XT with dual BIOS and an amazing cooler. In Silent BIOS mode, this card is completely silent. Will having 12GB of GPU memory be sufficient? T … Read more

Symptoms linger two years for some; inflammatory protein patterns may provide long COVID clues

Symptoms linger two years for some;  inflammatory protein patterns may provide long COVID clues

A medical worker prepares a syringe with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to a vaccination center in Chinatown, in Chicago, Illinois, US, April 6, 2021. Picture taken April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Google’s second try at computer glasses translate conversations in real time

Google's second try at computer glasses translate conversations in real time

May 11 (Reuters) – The science fiction is harder to see in Google’s second try at glasses with a built-in computer. A decade after the debut of Google Glass, a nubby, sci-fi-looking pair of specs that filmed what wearers saw but raised concerns about privacy and received low marks for design, the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) … Read more

First all-private astronaut team aboard space station undocks for flight home

First all-private astronaut team aboard space station undocks for flight home

April 24 (Reuters) – The first all-private astronaut team ever to fly aboard the International Space Station (ISS) departed the orbiting outpost on Sunday to begin a descent back to Earth, capping a two-week science mission hailed as a milestone in commercial spaceflight. A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying the four-man team from the Houston-based … Read more