WASHINGTON/MUNICH (Reuters) - The United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company, and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The makers of “Marighella”, a film about a left-wing revolutionary murdered by Brazil’s 1960s military dictatorship, hope their film will help counter a version of the country’s history that they see far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as propagating.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed more than 2 percent on Friday after an outage at Saudi Arabia’s offshore oilfield boosted investor expectations for tightening supply.
The international Brent crude benchmark rose $1.51, or 2.3 percent, to $66.08 a barrel, the highest since November 2018, by 12:34 p.m.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Sidewalk Labs unit is proposing it get a share of property taxes, development fees, and the rising value of Toronto city land as part of a deal to build a smart city, according to the company’s slide presentation made public on Friday.
ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen produced a scintillating second run to snatch gold in the giant slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday.
The 24-year-old trailed favorites Alexis Pinturault and Marcel Hirscher after the first run but carved his way down the rutted course in spectacular style to win by 0.20 seconds.