Rolls-Royce Successfully Tests Hydrogen-Powered Jet Engine

Britain's Rolls-Royce (RR.L) said it has successfully run an aircraft engine on hydrogen, a world aviation first that marks a major step towards proving the gas could be key to decarbonising air travel.

Elon Musk Says He Will Find a New Leader for Twitter

Elon Musk said on Wednesday he expected to reduce his time at Twitter and eventually find a new leader to run the social media company, adding that he hoped to complete an organizational restructuring this week.

St. Louis High School Shooting Leaves Three Dead, Including Suspect

Gunman opened fire at a St. Louis high school Monday morning, killing at least two people and wounding six others before officers fatally shot the suspect.

Thousands Take to the Streets of Paris to Protest Soaring Prices

Thousands of people took to the streets of Paris on Sunday to protest against soaring prices as weeks of strikes for higher wages at oil refineries spurred demands for a general strike.

Stubbornly High Rents, Food Prices Boost U.S. Inflation in August

U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly rose in August and underlying inflation accelerated amid rising costs for rents and healthcare, giving the Federal Reserve ammunition to deliver a third 75 basis points interest rate hike next Wednesday.

Biden to Send Ukraine $1 Billion: Anonymous Officials

Includes munitions for long-range weapons and armored medical transport vehicles.

U.S. To Welcome Up to 100,000 Ukrainians Fleeing War Amid Broader Aid Effort

The United States plans to accept up to 100,000 Ukrainians fleeing Russia's invasion and is pledging $1 billion in new humanitarian aid, the Biden administration said on Thursday after a month of bombardments touched off Europe's fastest-moving refugee crisis since the end of World War Two.

China Finds First Black Box From Crashed Jet, U.S. Discussing Quarantine for Investigators

Chinese emergency workers found on Wednesday one of two black boxes from a China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) plane that crashed with 132 people onboard, but U.S. efforts to join the investigation are on hold because of COVID-19 quarantine rules.

U.S. Bars Ex-spies From Becoming ‘Mercenaries,’ Following Reuters Series

A new law bans the United States' former spies from hiring themselves out to foreign governments right after they stop working for Washington.

Jerusalem Church Leader Says Israeli Extremists Threaten Christian Presence in City

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem has accused radical Israeli groups of threatening the presence of Christians in the holy city, in remarks that Israeli officials rejected as baseless.

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