Storm Fiona batters Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday, bringing hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been downgraded to Post-Tropical Hurricane Fiona, is now … Read more

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more

Five killed in Iran during protests over death in custody – rights group

A Kurdish woman was detained by Iran’s morality police last week The police deny any wrongdoing, Mahsa Amini said The United States says Amini died after sustaining injuries in custody Iraqi Kurdish leader sends condolences to his family DUBAI (Reuters) – Five people were killed in Iran’s Kurdish region on Monday when security forces opened … Read more

Wall Street ended a choppy session higher with a strong focus on the Federal Reserve

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register All eyes on Wednesday’s Fed policy decision Traders are looking for little chance of a 100 basis point rate hike Take screenshots of GTA VI leaked online Knowbe4 Jumps Into Take-private Indexes up: Dow 0.64%, Standard & Poor’s 0.69%, Nasdaq 0.76% (Reuters) – Wall Street’s … Read more