Wimbledon history is made as new dress code combats menstrual anxiety

Elena Rybakina wears black undershorts during her Wimbledon first round match against Shelby Rogers – Getty Images/Clive Brunskill There was a subtle moment of history on center court, as defending champion Elena Rybakina took full advantage of the casual dress code by wearing dark shorts. Rybakina, who is the third seed at Wimbledon, bounced back … Read more

Chinese adviser warns chipmaking export restrictions are ‘just the start’ as Yellen visit looms

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s export controls on metals used in semiconductor manufacturing are “just the start”, an influential trade policy adviser said on Wednesday, as he steps up a technological battle with the United States a few days before the visit of the American Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Beijing. Shares of some Chinese metallurgical companies … Read more

What to expect when tallying votes by ranking in New York City Council races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elections officials in New York will begin releasing preliminary results from choice voting in last week’s City Council primaries on Wednesday — but those results could change in the days and weeks ahead as additional ballots will be counted. Voting in the local primaries ended last Tuesday, but winners have yet to … Read more

North Korean satellite not advanced enough to perform reconnaissance from space, Seoul says

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The satellite that North Korea failed to put into orbit was not advanced enough to perform military reconnaissance from space as it claimed, the U.S. said Wednesday. South Korean military after recovering and studying the wreckage. North Korea had attempted to launch its first spy satellite in late May, but … Read more