Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball star’s shoe splits

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University... Read more »

With push from McConnell, Kelly Craft rises as candidate for U.N. ambassador

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft takes part in a meeting with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Trudeau’s office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,... Read more »

Cycling: Copenhagen to host 2021 Tour de France depart

(Reuters) – Copenhagen will host the opening three stages of the 2021 Tour de France making it the most northerly Grand Depart in the race’s history, organizers confirmed on... Read more »

France’s Macron says anti-Zionism is a form of anti-Semitism

PARIS (Reuters) – France will adopt an international definition of anti-Semitism and look on anti-Zionism as one form of the hate crime, President Emmanuel Macron said. Speaking at a... Read more »

Two dead after shooting in German city of Munich: police

MUNICH (Reuters) – Two people have been killed in the southern German city of Munich after locals reported shots being fired at a construction site on Thursday morning, a... Read more »

Israeli VC Jerusalem Venture Partners raises $220 million for new tech fund

FILE PHOTO: Founder and managing partner of Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Erel Margalit speaks during an interview with Reuters in Jerusalem January 30, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo TEL AVIV... Read more »

Germany aims to reset ties with Vietnam after kidnapping case

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday he would use a meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart to discuss resetting ties between the two countries after... Read more »

Trump team to scrap talks with California on auto emissions: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. federal officials have decided to end negotiations with California over the Trump administration’s plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas... Read more »

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyber attacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security... Read more »

Tennis: Taiwan’s Hsieh stuns Kerber to reach Dubai quarters

(Reuters) – Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber suffered a surprise last 16 exit from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after being beaten by unseeded Hsieh Su-wei 5-7 6-4 6-0... Read more »