Medicaid can recoup settlement funds for future medical expenses – SCOTUS

People visit the US Supreme Court building in Washington, US March 15, 2022. REUTERS / Emily Elconin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Law firms Related documents Majority finds statute does not distinguish between past, future expenses Sotomayor, in dissent, calls result “absurd” and unfair (Reuters) – A state Medicaid program … Read more

As Britons thank Queen Elizabeth for 70 years, monarchy looks to future

LONDON, June 5 (Reuters) – While millions watched the Platinum Jubilee festivities to thank Queen Elizabeth and reflect on her 70 years on the British throne, for the monarchy itself, the four-day celebrations have also very much been about looking to the future . From parades in London and a party outside Buckingham Palace to … Read more

SPACs go back, but with no future

NEW YORK, June 1 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Every market boom has a few hangers-on, and the rapidly fizzling craze for mergers with blank-check firms is no different. Freightos, a cargo booking firm with little revenue and ambitious projections, announced a $ 500 million deal on Tuesday with Gesher I Acquisition (GIAC.O), a special-purpose acquisition company, … Read more

Best Buy sees lower TV, computer sales as inflation hits shoppers’ wallets

A person enters a Best Buy store in Manhattan, New York City, US, November 22, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 24 (Reuters) – Best Buy Co Inc (BBY.N) cut its annual profit forecast on Tuesday due to lower demand for TVs and computers, making it … Read more

Does the Commonwealth have a future after Queen Elizabeth?

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth leaves after watching the Royal Windsor Horse Show Platinum Jubilee Celebration at Windsor Castle, in Windsor Britain, May 15, 2022. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) – As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 70th year on the throne, there are questions about … Read more

Computer chip giant ASML places big bets on a tiny future

VELDHOVEN, Netherlands, May 20 (Reuters) – ASML (ASML.AS), a semiconductor industry and stock market giant, has to think smaller. Or maybe bigger. It is building machines the size of double-decker buses, weighing over 200 tons, in its quest to produce beams of focused light that create the microscopic circuitry on computer chips used in everything … Read more

Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes

President of Microsoft Brad Smith reacts during an interview with Reuters at the Web Summit, Europe’s largest technology conference, in Lisbon, Portugal, November 3, 2021. REUTERS / Pedro Nunes / Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) will revise its licensing deals and make it … Read more

Iran state TV airs footage of French couple accused of spying

DUBAI, May 17 (Reuters) – Iran’s state television on Tuesday showed what it described as details of the arrest of two French citizens earlier this month, saying they were spies who had sought to stir up unrest. Iran’s intelligence ministry had said on May 11 it had arrested two Europeans for allegedly fomenting “insecurity” in … Read more

Swiss voters look set to approve ‘Lex Netflix’ TV streaming funding law

A poster reading: “No to the film law – anti-consumer, unfair, patronizing” is seen on a field, before the Swiss electorate votes on several issues in a referendum next weekend, near Birmensdorf, Switzerland May 9, 2022. Picture taken May 9, 2022. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, … Read more

Iran detains two Europeans for fomenting ‘social disorder’ -TV

DUBAI, May 11 (Reuters) – Iran’s intelligence ministry said on Wednesday it arrested two European nationals for allegedly fomenting “insecurity” in the country, state media reported, as EU pushes to revive Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers. The pair were accused of “organizing chaos and social disorder aimed at destabilizing (Iran)” in conjunction with foreign … Read more

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