China is preparing to ease coronavirus restrictions after a week of protests

Sources: China allows home quarantine, cuts mass testing A senior official says the severity of the virus is weakening The shift comes after a series of demonstrations Biggest public challenge show in years HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is set to announce an easing of COVID-19 quarantine protocols in the coming days and a cut … Read more

Elon Musk expects Neuralink to begin human trials within six months

(Reuters) – Elon Musk said on Wednesday that a wireless device developed by Neuralink for brain chips is expected to begin clinical trials in humans within six months, and that one of its first targeted applications is restoring sight. The company is developing brain chip interfaces that it says could enable disabled patients to move … Read more

Coronavirus protests escalated in Guangzhou as China’s lockdown anger boiled over

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – People in Guangzhou, China’s manufacturing hub, clashed with white riot police wearing hazmat protective gear on Tuesday night, videos on social media showed, as frustration with strict COVID-19 rules boiled over. 19 three years later. epidemic. Clashes in the southern city constituted an escalation of protests In the commercial center of Shanghai, … Read more

The Fed raised interest rates by 50 basis points, but the peak interest rate could be higher

BENGALURU (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will cut back in December to raise interest rates by 50 basis points, but economists polled by Reuters say a longer period for US central bank tightening and higher rate hikes are the greatest. Risks to the current outlook. US consumer inflation unexpectedly fell below 8% last month, reinforcing … Read more

Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the leg in an ‘obvious assassination attempt’

Former cricketer Imran Khan shot himself in the leg He was leading a march to Islamabad to demand early elections “It was an obvious assassination attempt,” says an aide. Pakistan has a long history of political violence LAHORE (Reuters) – Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the leg on Thursday when his … Read more