Technological hiccups, a tornado and other factors have slowed the Space Launch System that NASA hopes will carry astronauts to the moon and Mars. [Source]
DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen plans to spend more than $3.3 billion on development and production of new models in North America from 2018 to 2020 as the German group reboots operations in the world's second-largest auto market.
DETROIT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Volkswagen plans to spend more than $3.3 billion on development and production of new models in North America from 2018 to 2020 as the German group reboots operations in the world's second-largest auto market.
AMSTERDAM, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The Dutch government will not make public any new decision on production at the Groningen gas field until March at the earliest, newspaper Algemeen Dagblad reported on Friday.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper railed against gerrymandering in his home state Thursday after federal judges said this week that congressional districts would have to be redrawn because they were unconstitutionally partisan.
Jan 9 (Reuters) - SpaceX on Tuesday defended the performance of one of its rockets used to launch a U.S. spy satellite that is believed to have been lost after failing to reach orbit, adding that no changes were anticipated to its upcoming launch schedule.
So we've gotten to the point where Oprah running for president is a real thing we are talking about, which doesn't make a lot of sense. Why would she want to be president? She's already Oprah. Being a movie star/entertainment mogul/IRL Santa Claus/glamorous gardening cover model sounds a lot better than the Sisyphean burdens of White House life.
PARIS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European satellite launch company Arianespace, facing competition from newcomers to its market, expects a record number of launches this year, which it said on Tuesday should stand it in good stead for strong future growth.
LONDON (Reuters) - Shire ditched its revenue target of $20 billion by 2020 on Monday due to increased generic competition and new drugs from rivals, saying it would split its rare disease and hyperactivity medicines businesses to boost performance.
LONDON (Reuters) - London-listed pharmaceutical group Shire said on Monday it would create two distinct business units for its rare disease and hyperactivity medicines before deciding later this year whether to spin off the latter into a separately listed group.
LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - London-listed pharmaceutical group Shire said on Monday it would create two distinct business units for its rare disease and hyperactivity medicines before deciding later this year whether to spin off the latter into a separately listed group.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The parties that are in talks on forming a new German coalition government have given up on the country's previous target of achieving a 40 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2020, two sources told Reuters.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Tiangong-1 space station is not out of control and does not pose a safety threat, a top Chinese spaceflight engineer said on Monday, after reports that the station was falling toward earth.
Former astronaut John Young, a NASA trailblazer whose six journeys into space included a walk on the moon and commanding the first space shuttle flight, died Friday after complications from pneumonia, NASA said Saturday.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's heavily polluted industrial province of Hebei has pledged to cut concentrations of hazardous smog particles by 14 percent by 2020, part of China's ongoing efforts to improve air quality in the region.
A new NASA mission launches this month to explore the zone between Earth's atmosphere and the lowest reaches of space, where key communications satellites orbit amid bright bands of color known as airglow.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's Space Communication Ltd, operator of the Amos satellites, said on Tuesday Nepal's Dish Media Network has contracted for more capacity on the Amos-4 satellite starting in the fourth quarter.
NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd is on track to deliver its repeatedly delayed commercial jet by mid-2020, the head of its aircraft unit said, despite a risk of an order cancellation.
WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and media and entertainment group Time Warner Inc, which are seeking to merge despite U.S. Justice Department opposition, extended the termination date for their deal to June 21, AT&T said in a filing on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to provide $81 billion in new disaster aid for U.S. states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands was put on hold by the Senate on Thursday amid attacks from both Republicans and Democrats.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it would market more than 10 all-electric vehicle (EV) models globally in the early 2020s, a target which could require the firm to look beyond a partnership with Panasonic Corp to co-develop and supply batteries.
(Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said that it hit its 2017 target to deliver 66 F-35 fighter jets to the U.S. and its allies last week, despite production problems as the defense contractor built 40 percent more jets this year.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it will market more than 10 all-electric vehicle (EV) models globally in the early 2020s, and that investment to develop their batteries is likely to exceed $13 billion (1.5 trillion yen) through 2030.
PARIS (Reuters) - Aerospace and defense technology group Thales has agreed to buy chipmaker Gemalto in an all-cash offer, promising to create a "world leader in digital security" and trumping an earlier takeover bid by tech firm Atos.
PARIS (Reuters) - French aerospace and defense technology group Thales has agreed to buy chipmaker Gemalto at a price of 51 euros per share, with the aim of creating a "world leader in digital security", the companies said in a joint statement on Sunday.
Rio Tinto not expected to relinquish interest in Freeport Indonesia copper mine until 2022 -govt official
JAKARTA, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto is not expected until 2022 to relinquish its interest in the giant Grasberg copper mine in Indonesia operated by the local unit of Freeport McMoRan Inc, a government official said on Friday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong for another six months the bloc's economic sanctions on Russia, imposed over the annexation of Ukraine's peninsula of Crimea and Moscow's support for rebels in east Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday introduced a bill to fund the government until Jan. 19 while Congress works on longer-term legislation, the panel said in a statement.
LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Exports of natural gas from one of the North Sea's key fields have been halted for at least three weeks until early January, after the closure of Britain's largest oil and gas pipeline, field operator Total said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Gas exports from Total E&P's Elgin-Franklin gas platform in Britain's North Sea have been halted until Jan. 2 due to the shutdown of the Forties oil pipeline, Total said in a market notice on Wednesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co believes electric vehicle battery prices will level off by 2020 due to supply constraints of key ingredients, ending years of sharp declines that have helped stimulate activity in the booming sector.
Singer Morrissey took to Facebook on Monday in an apparent attempt to set the record straight after he was criticized over reports that said he defended that actions of Hollywood men accused of sexual assault and harassment.
PARIS (Reuters) - French insurer AXA announced on Tuesday it would quadruple its investments in environmentally-friendly projects by 2020 to 9 billion euros ($10.60 billion) and disinvest further from the coal industry.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The union of Mexican state oil company Pemex on Monday re-elected its leader, Carlos Romero Deschamps, until December 2024, the country's labor secretary said on Monday.
With "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" about to arrive in cinemas amid all the hoopla that entails, add to the list of great unknowable questions when we might reach the point -- assuming there is one -- of "Star Wars" fatigue?
VIENNA (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions against Moscow will remain in place until Russia withdraws from Ukraine, United States Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said on Thursday, speaking in front of his Russian counterpart at a security conference in Vienna.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The collapse of Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate has not diminished the militant group's ability to inspire attacks on Western targets via the internet, U.S. national security officials told senators on Wednesday.
BRIEF-Novartis Says Premenopausal Women Taking Kisqali Benefited For Longer Time Until Health-Related QOL Deterioration
* NOVARTIS KISQALI IS FIRST AND ONLY CDK4/6 INHIBITOR TO SHOW SUPERIOR MEDIAN PFS COMPARED TO ORAL ENDOCRINE THERAPY AS FIRST-LINE TREATMENT IN A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED PHASE III TRIAL DEDICATED TO PREMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH HR+/HER2- ADVANCED BREAST CANCER
Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd on Wednesday announced a joint venture with Delta Air Lines to boost trans-border flights and said it expects to nearly double the number of aircraft owned by the carrier by 2020 as it target both cost-conscious passengers and higher-paying customers.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's premium office space has topped the charts as the world's most expensive for the second consecutive year, outpacing prices in No. 2 Midtown New York by 66 percent, according to property consultancy JLL.
(Reuters) - The final season of Netflix's political drama "House of Cards" will focus on Robin Wright's first female president character and will start production in 2018, following a hiatus after the exit of star Kevin Spacey, the company said on Monday.
Dec 4 (Reuters) - The final season of Netflix's political drama "House of Cards" will focus on Robin Wright's first female president character and will start production in 2018, following a hiatus after the exit of star Kevin Spacey, the company said on Monday.
Dec 4 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Monday the final season of "House of Cards" will start production in 2018 and will not star Kevin Spacey, who is facing a number of allegations of sexual misconduct.
Dec 4 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Monday the final season of "House of Cards" will start production in 2018 and will not star Kevin Spacey. The final season will have eight episodes, the company said at a UBS media conference. (Reporting by Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Alden Bentley)
(Reuters) - Simone Biles recently resumed training for the first time in over a year with her eyes set squarely on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where one of the greatest gymnasts of all time expects to be a mentor on the U.S. team.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative Luis Gutierrez, who has announced he will not seek re-election to Congress in 2018, said on Wednesday he wanted to concentrate his energies "on the national level" and indicated he might be interested in a presidential run in 2020.
VIENNA (Reuters) - A joint OPEC and non-OPEC technical committee recommended extending global cuts in oil supply until the end of next year, with an option to review the deal in June, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Elon Musk-led SpaceX has raised $100 million by selling shares, in an extension to a financing round earlier this year that raised up to $350 million, a regulatory filing showed on Monday.
HARARE (Reuters) - Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, charged with three counts of corruption in offences that allegedly took place two decades ago, was denied bail on Monday and will be detained in custody until his case is heard on Dec 8.
BRIEF-Mountain Province Diamonds Says Received Extension Of Waiver Under Project Lending Facility Until Jan 31â€â€‹
* MOUNTAIN PROVINCE DIAMONDS - RECEIVED EXTENSION OF WAIVER FOR FUNDING OF REMAINING RESERVE ACCOUNTS UNDER PROJECT LENDING FACILITY UNTIL JAN 31, 2018â€â€‹ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2k24NVn) Further company coverage:
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - JP Morgan has become the latest big bank to respond to Britain's looming exit from the European Union by renting extra office space in the German financial capital Frankfurt to accommodate more staff.
FRANKFURT, Nov 24 (Reuters) - JP Morgan has become the latest big bank to respond to Britain's looming exit from the European Union by renting extra office space in the German financial capital Frankfurt to accommodate more staff.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pipeline regulatory officials will remain at the site of TransCanada Corp's Keystone crude oil pipeline spill in South Dakota until the line has been restarted, the agency said on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT, Nov 22 (Reuters) - German healthcare group Fresenius SE said the planned takeover of Akorn , a U.S. maker of liquid generic drugs, might not be completed before next year as the U.S. antitrust review could take longer than expected.
It was the Soviet response to the Space Shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed: now, abandoned ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen has raised its mid-term revenue outlook on demand for new sport-utility vehicles in emerging markets and upgraded a pretax profit goal even as it pushes investments in electric cars and new technologies.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has until noon (5.00 a.m. EST) on Monday to stand down or the ruling ZANU-PF will begin impeachment proceedings after the 93-year-old leader defied expectations he would resign.
LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Britain's aerospace industry could face 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion) a year in extra costs after Brexit if firms exporting components to the European Union face additional checks at the border, industry body ADS Group said on Monday.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen will invest 22.8 billion euros ($26.9 billion) in its main car brand over the next five years, it said on Saturday, a day after it announced a spending program aimed at bolstering its position as a maker of electric cars.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government's plan to overhaul the costly pension system will be in trouble if it does not clear the lower house of Congress this year, and it still lacks the votes needed for approval, the Speaker Rodrigo Maia said on Friday.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Thursday he would support the governor of the country's Gezira state in 2020 presidential elections if Mohamed Tahir Ayala decided to stand.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday it had received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey from 20 men who came into contact with him at the theater, or in connection with it, between 1995 and 2013.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - T-Mobile US, the third-largest U.S. mobile operator, will roll out its fifth-generation network across the United States by 2020, Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray said on Thursday.
SANTIAGO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chilean copper mine Collahuasi, a joint venture of Anglo American and Glencore, is postponing its plan to seek approval of an environmental impact study for an expansion until next year, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - French insurer AXA confirmed its key 2020 financial targets during an investor day on Tuesday, as it extended a management shake-up that saw the departure of several senior executives.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday left the door open to a presidential run to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election and said he is focused now on boosting Democrats in the 2018 midterm races.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said he is standing by Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, despite allegations that the Alabama candidate pursued relationships with underage teens several years ago.
BERLIN (Reuters) - NATO buyer nations for the European A400M military transport plane have postponed a ministerial meeting on the troubled program for three months until February, said two sources familiar with the 20 billion euro project.
So Christopher Plummer has simultaneously become the world's newest and oldest special effect. Plummer, an 87-year-old Oscar winner, is taking over for Kevin Spacey in the role of J. Paul Getty in Ridley Scott's forthcoming "All The Money In The World," about events surrounding the 1973 abduction of Getty's son.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Republican tax cut plan being unveiled on Thursday would delay until 2019 a reduction in the corporate tax rate and fully repeal the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes, two key differences with a House tax plan.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The director and producers of the completed but unreleased Hollywood film "All the Money in the World" have chosen to remove Kevin Spacey from the movie, recast his role and reshoot his scenes following sexual misconduct allegations against the actor.
Christopher Plummer is replacing Spacey in forthcoming film 'All the Money in the World,' sources say
Actor Kevin Spacey, who is facing mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault, will no longer appear in Ridley Scott's forthcoming drama, "All the Money in the World," two sources close to the film confirm to CNN.
Congressional negotiators have rejected the House's plan to create a new "Space Corps" -- omitting the proposal for a new military branch under the umbrella of the Air Force from the final version of a nearly $700 billion bipartisan defense policy bill called the National Defense Authorization Act.
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Emerging nations pressed developed countries on Wednesday to step up cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to kick-start the Paris climate agreement, saying the rich were wrongly focused on 2030 goals.
Plans for Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World" to screen as part of AFI Fest have been scrapped as actor Kevin Spacey, who co-stars in the film, faces mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures on Monday withdrew a movie starring Kevin Spacey from a Los Angeles film festival following sexual misconduct allegations against the actor, but said it was going ahead with a planned U.S. movie theater release in December.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's president will not accept the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri until he returns to Lebanon, palace sources said on Sunday, delaying for now politically difficult consultations on his successor.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday vowed to ensure all candidates have an equal chance to win the Democratic presidential nomination after a former party chair accused the committee of rigging the process to aid Hillary Clinton in 2016.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc severed ties on Friday with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama "House of Cards," after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of "House of Cards" if the actor, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct, continues to appear in the show.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of "House of Cards" if the actor, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct, continues to appear in the show.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of "House of Cards" if the actor continues to appear in the show, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported.