SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares markets got off to a watchful start on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and sovereign bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan/KABUL (Reuters) - If the first public comments from the Afghan Taliban's newly appointed leader are anything to go by, Akhtar Mohammad Mansour recognizes how fractured the militant movement has become and that humility and consensus may be his best way forward.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Governors Chris Christie and John Kasich on Tuesday grabbed the last spots on stage next to front-runner Donald Trump and seven others in the first prime-time presidential debate, winning a potentially valuable head start in exposure.
Exporters and haulers on both sides of the English Channel worry that the Calais crisis is eating into their revenues and are pouring more pressure on the French and U.K. governments to do something to alleviate the situation.
Germany’s justice minister fired the country’s top prosecutor over the prosecutor’s treason investigation of two prominent bloggers, culminating a days-long fight among public officials over the limits of press freedom.
If the complaint is certified as a class action, it could snowball into a case with more than a million potential plaintiffs. The post Chrysler and Harman Hit With a Class Action Complaint After Jeep Hack appeared first on WIRED.
Inside the White House's first demo day, where startup founders tried to sell their companies as the next big thing. The post Startup Founders Pitch Their Ideas to … the President appeared first on WIRED.
Take a peek at the stock market today, and you might get the impression that Apple wasn't one of the most mind-blowingly profitable companies of all time. The post Apple Is Slipping in a Universe Where Success Is Relative appeared first on WIRED.
Scientists project fire risk for South America's Amazon Basin in 2015 to fall along an east-west divide. According to their model, based on multiple satellite datasets, the forests of the western Amazon will experience average or below-average fire risk, while those in the eastern Amazon will see above-average risk.
Active biological mechanisms transport scent and taste compounds known as volatiles from plant cells to the atmosphere, researchers report, a finding that could overturn the textbook model of volatile emission as a process that occurs solely by diffusion.
A supplement added to the feed of high-producing dairy cows reduced methane emissions by 30 percent and could have ramifications for global climate change, according to an international team of researchers.
Khail and Ashley take time to break down Microsoft's press event at Gamescom in Germany, explain why an artist made digital billboards into art for commuters and introduce you to "Emily," an android made for natural human conversation.