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Storm Fiona hits Canada's east coast, forcing evacuations

Storm Fiona hits Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, September 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona slammed into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the storm, downgraded to post-tropical cyclone Fiona, was now …

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Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) clashed on Friday with U.S. giant Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) over a plan to ramp up production of jet planes to a record high. line, after the industry’s largest contractor questioned whether a failing supply chain could carry on. …

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Russian project prompts exodus of some men as air fares rise

Russian project prompts exodus of some men as air fares rise

Plane tickets from Moscow are selling out Heavy traffic at Russia’s land borders “Panic request” for plane tickets – source TBILISI/VAALIMAA, Finland, September 22 (Reuters) – Russian men moved quickly towards the borders on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization, with increased traffic at border crossings with Finland and the Georgia and …

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Hurricane Fiona intensifies after hitting the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona intensifies after hitting the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/Santo Domingo, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona was tracking north on Monday evening after bringing torrential rains and strong winds to the Dominican Republic and causing a total power outage in Porto Neighbor Rico, where at least two people died. The Category 2 hurricane will likely become a Category 3 hurricane …

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FedEx warns of deteriorating economy and withdraws forecast;  shares fall 16%

FedEx warns of deteriorating economy and withdraws forecast; shares fall 16%

FedEx employees sort packages in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – FedEx Corp on Thursday withdrew the financial forecast it issued just three months ago, saying a slowdown in global demand accelerated in late August and was set to …

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Biden, unions and railroad leaders fight for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions and railroad leaders fight for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials held labor contract talks on Wednesday evening to avoid a possible rail shutdown that could disrupt freight shipments and hamper food supplies and fuel, but a small union rejected a deal and Amtrak called it all off. long-distance passenger travel. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire …

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Biden administration urges unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

Biden administration urges unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

The United States Chamber of Commerce building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has urged railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a rail work stoppage, saying on Monday it …

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