MELBOURNE (Reuters) – National Australia Bank on Saturday suffered what it described as a “nationwide outage” to some of its technology systems, leaving customers unable to access banking services or withdraw money. FILE PHOTO: A National Australia Bank (NAB) logo is pictured on an automated teller machine (ATM) in central Sydney September 12, 2014. REUTERS/David
(Reuters) – The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school’s handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The University of Southern California is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the number of homes destroyed by the erupting Kilauea volcano soared and authorities told residents to flee a surge of lava heading towards them. Sarah Conway, left, and Matt Patrick, both from USGS Hawaiian Volcano,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take “firm and appropriate measures” in response to ceasefire violations, saying it was concerned about reports of an impending military operation in a de-escalation zone in the country’s southwest. FILE PHOTO: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as seen in Damascus, Syria November 14, 2017.
The Houston Rockets announced Friday that point guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday with a strained right hamstring. May 24, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the fourth quarter in game five of the
(Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s security detail has cost taxpayers well over $3 million so far, up sharply from his predecessor during an equivalent period, according to details released by the agency, which said Pruitt’s life had been threatened. FILE PHOTO – EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler said the diesel emissions affair was not over and promised to stay at the helm of the German luxury car maker, a German newspaper reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Audi CEO Rupert Stadler speaks during the company’s annual news conference in Ingolstadt, Germany March 15, 2018. REUTERS/Michael
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Friday asked a court to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit by shareholders who said the electric vehicle maker gave false public statements about the progress of producing its new Model 3 sedan. A Tesla dealership is seen in West Drayton, just outside London, Britain, February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah
(Reuters) – Subtropical storm Alberto is moving slowly and erratically over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and is expected to strengthen gradually over the next 48 hours as it heads to the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Friday. A general view shows an empty beach as
(Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s security detail has cost taxpayers about $3.4 million so far, up more than 30 percent from his predecessor during an equivalent period, according to details released by the agency, which said Pruitt’s life had been threatened. FILE PHOTO – EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a
(Reuters) – The consumer staples index .SPLRCS, the S&P 500’s biggest laggard for 2018, could have further to fall and may even look less appealing as a defensive play in the event the economy turns sour. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 21, 2018.
(Reuters) – A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and another student at a school in Indiana on Friday, and media reports said the teacher swatted away the shooter’s guns and wrestled him to the ground, protecting others in the classroom. The incident at Noblesville West Middle School was the latest in a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration will make available an additional 15,000 H-2B visas, meant for temporary non-agricultural workers, this fiscal year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Friday. FILE PHOTO – U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen participates in a roundtable on immigration and the gang MS-13 with U.S. President Donald
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business, a senior congressional aide said on Friday. As with a similar announcement earlier in the week, the proposed deal ran into immediate resistance in Congress, where Democrats and Trump’s fellow
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday signed three executive orders designed to make it easier to fire federal government workers and to crack down on the unions that represent them, drawing immediate criticism from a group representing federal employees. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the commissioning and graduation ceremony for U.S. Naval