Hurricanes beat Blackhawks for 2nd time in 3 meetings

Hurricanes beat Blackhawks for 2nd time in 3 meetings
Martin Necas scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Nino Niederreiter scored twice, and the Carolina Hurricanes notched a 5-3 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Friday in Raleigh, N.C.Vincent Trocheck and Jaccob Slavin also scored for Carolina, which extended its points streak to five games. The Hurricanes beat the Blackhawks for… Read More

Myanmar’s minorities to protest in show of unity against coup

Myanmar’s minorities to protest in show of unity against coup
(Reuters) - Members of Myanmar ethnic groups protested on Saturday in a show of opposition to the coup that ousted the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, despite some misgivings about her commitment to their aspirations for autonomy, community representatives said.FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer… Read More

Russian Sputnik V vaccine will reach Mexico on Monday -Mexican official

Russian Sputnik V vaccine will reach Mexico on Monday -Mexican official
By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadMEXICO CITY, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 will reach Mexico on Monday night, Mexico’s deputy health minister, Hugo Lopez Gatell, told a news conference on Friday. (Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Leslie Adler)Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up Read More

Exclusive: New York City tax agency subpoenaed in Trump criminal probe

Exclusive: New York City tax agency subpoenaed in Trump criminal probe
(Reuters) - The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has subpoenaed a New York City property tax agency as part of a criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s company, the agency confirmed on Friday, suggesting prosecutors are examining the former president’s efforts to reduce his commercial real-estate taxes for possible evidence of fraud.FILE PHOTO: Trump Tower entrance is… Read More

New Zealand begins COVID-19 vaccinations programme, Australia starts Monday

New Zealand begins COVID-19 vaccinations programme, Australia starts Monday
(Reuters) - New Zealand started its official rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, while Australia finalised plans to begin inoculations on Monday, a new phase in tackling the virus that both countries have kept largely contained.The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is administered to a vaccinator in Auckland, New Zealand, February 19, 2021 in… Read More

U.S. defense secretary calls for immediate reduction in violence in Afghanistan

U.S. defense secretary calls for immediate reduction in violence in Afghanistan
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks to Defense Department personnel during a visit by U.S. President Joe Biden at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday said there must be an immediate reduction of violence in Afghanistan, but did not… Read More