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 2022-09-26 13:06 

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Skydiving keeps 88-year-old Bosnian in the pink...

BIHAC, Bosnia (Reuters) Bosnian Ibrahim Kalesic is living proof that extreme sports are not always a young man's game at the age of 88 he keeps fit by regularly jumping out of aeroplanes....

 2022-09-26 12:58 

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About 746,000 still without power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona...

(Reuters) An estimated 746,000 homes and businesses were still without power in Puerto Rico on Monday morning after Hurricane Fiona caused an island-wide power outage for its roughly 3.3 million residents....

 2022-09-26 12:55 

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Wall Street eyes lower open on rate hike, recession worries...

(Reuters) U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, kicking off another week on softer footing, as investors worried that the Federal Reserve's aggressive push to curb inflation may tip the American economy into recession....

 2022-09-26 12:51 

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German economic institutes slash forecasts, see 2023 recession Handelsblatt...

BERLIN (Reuters) Germany's four leading economic institutes have slashed their forecasts for this year and next and now expect Europe's largest economy to slip into recession in 2023, the Handelsblatt daily reported on Monday....

 2022-09-26 12:51 

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EU has "serious questions" as Serbia enters regular consultations with Russia...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) The EU on Monday denounced a decision by Serbia to hold regular foreign policy consultations with Russia, saying the move raised "serious questions" at a time when Brussels has told membership candidates not to continue business...

 2022-09-26 12:51 

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Sollers in talks to buy Mazda out of Russian joint venture...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russian automaker Sollers is in talks with Mazda Motor Corp about buying the Japanese company's stake in their Russian joint venture, Sollers said on Monday, as Mazda prepares to wind down operations in Russia....

 2022-09-26 12:51 

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Power outages cripple eastern Canada two days after storm Fiona...

By By John Morris PORT AUX BASQUES, Newfoundland (Reuters) More than a third of customers the in Canadian province of Nova Scotia were without power on Monday, two days after powerful storm Fiona battered the east coast of the country, sweeping homes into...

 2022-09-26 12:36 

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Kazakh ex-leader's nephew sentenced to 6 years for embezzlement...

ASTANA (Reuters) A Kazakh court on Monday sentenced a nephew of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev to six years in prison for embezzlement, the first verdict against a close relative of the once powerful leader of the oil-rich Central Asian nation....

 2022-09-26 12:36 

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Ukrainians in occupied Melitopol fear Russian call-up exiled mayor...

By Max Hunder KYIV (Reuters) Ukrainians in the Russian-occupied city of Melitopol fear they will be called up by Moscow following a referendum on joining Russia in which some residents were forced to vote at gunpoint, its exiled mayor said on Monday....

 2022-09-26 12:36 

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Sheikh Qaradawi, Islamist champion of Arab revolts, dies at 96...

By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, a spiritual guide to the Muslim Brotherhood who championed the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings and unsettled rulers in Egypt and the Gulf with his Islamist preaching, died on Monday. He was 96....

 2022-09-26 12:21 

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Nomura expects sterling to hit parity by end-November, $0.975 by year-end...

LONDON (Reuters) Japanese bank Nomura said on Monday it expected sterling to reach parity versus the dollar by end-November and then keep on falling, predicting further pain for the battered British currency....

 2022-09-26 12:06 

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UK's Labour promises a responsible fiscal policy if in government...

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) Britain's opposition Labour Party would pursue a responsible fiscal policy that provides funds for public services, its finance policy chief Rachel Reeves said on Monday, criticising the Conservative government for gamblin...

 2022-09-26 12:06 

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Buffett-backed Nubank reaches 70 million clients...

SAO PAULO (Reuters) Brazil's Nubank has reached 70 million clients across its three operating countries, Latin America's largest financial technology company said on Monday....

 2022-09-26 11:56 

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UK PM's spokesman: no comment on markets, sticking to fiscal plan...

LONDON (Reuters) The British government does not comment on market moves, a spokesman for Prime Minister Liz Truss said on Monday, after the pound plunged to a record low against the dollar and British bonds were hit by concerns over the government's ...

 2022-09-26 11:55 

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Scotiabank names Scott Thomson as chief executive officer...

(Reuters) Bank of Nova Scotia said on Monday that Scott Thomson would take over as chief executive officer of the Canadian bank from Feb. 1, replacing Brian Porter who will retire at the end of January....

 2022-09-26 11:52 

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UK regulators to consult public on scrapping banker bonus cap...

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) The Bank of England (BoE) and Financial Conduct Authority will hold a public consultation soon on the government's proposal to scrap a cap on banker bonuses inherited from the European Union, a government source and the B...

 2022-09-26 11:51 

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Hungary PM Orban says EU sanctions on Russia have "backfired"...

BUDAPEST (Reuters) Hungary should prepare for a prolonged war in neighbouring Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told parliament on Monday, sharply criticising European Union sanctions imposed on Russia which he said were driving up energy prices....

 2022-09-26 11:51 

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Pressure in defunct Nord Stream 2 pipeline plunged overnight operator...

BERLIN (Reuters) Pressure in the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany dropped from 300 to 7 bars overnight, a spokesperson for the pipeline's operator said, adding that the company did not know the cause of the drop....

 2022-09-26 11:51 

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In Syrian north, women protest over death of Iran's Amini...

QAMISHLI, Syria (Reuters) Hundreds of women protested in Kurdish-controlled northern Syria on Monday over the death of an Iranian Kurdish woman in the custody of Iran's morality police, with some cutting their hair and burning headscarves in an echo o...

 2022-09-26 11:46 

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U.S. farmers urge Washington to challenge Mexico's looming ban on GM corn...

By Cassandra Garrison MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Farmers in the United States are urging their government to challenge a looming Mexican ban on genetically modified (GM) corn under a regional free trade agreement, warning of billions of dollars of economic dam...

 2022-09-26 11:36 

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UK short-dated gilts extend slump, yields highest since 2008...

LONDON (Reuters) British two- and five-year government bond yields both rose more than 50 basis points on Monday, as the rout in the gilt market since finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng's fiscal statement showed no sign of abating after sterling hit a re...

 2022-09-26 11:36 

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Pfizer/BioNTech seek FDA nod for new COVID boosters for children...

(Reuters) Pfizer Inc and its German partner BioNTech on Monday sought the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's authorization for an Omicron-tailored COVID-19 vaccine booster for children aged 5 through 11 years....

 2022-09-26 11:36 

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Kremlin says Russia and U.S. have 'sporadic' contact over nuclear weapons...

MOSCOW (Reuters) The Kremlin said on Monday it was in "sporadic" contact with the United States on issues related to nuclear arms, days after President Vladimir Putin said he was "not bluffing" over his readiness to use such weapons if Rus...

 2022-09-26 11:36 

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Indonesia posts $7.1 billion Jan-Aug budget surplus, expects higher energy bills...

JAKARTA (Reuters) Indonesia had a budget surplus of 107.4 trillion rupiah ($7.10 billion) in the January to August period, equivalent to 0.58% of gross domestic product, its finance minister said on Monday, compared with a 2.26% deficit in the same period...

 2022-09-26 11:36 

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Norway oil safety regulator warns of threats from unidentified drones...

OSLO (Reuters) Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) on Monday urged oil companies to be more vigilant over unidentified drones seen flying near Norwegian offshore oil and gas platforms, warning they could pose a risk of accidents or deliberate at...

 2022-09-26 11:17 

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Sterling sinks to new low as 'mini budget' shatters investor faith in UK markets...

By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) The pound plunged to a record low against the dollar early on Monday and British bonds were slammed on concerns over the government's fiscal plan, unleashing calls for the Bank of England to deliver an immediate rate ...

 2022-09-26 11:14 

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Volkswagen teams up with Umicore on battery materials...

(Reuters) Volkswagen's battery unit PowerCo has formed a joint venture with Belgium's Umicore for the production of precursor and cathode material in Europe, jointly investing 3 billion euros ($2.89 billion), the companies said on Monday....

 2022-09-26 11:08 

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Italy Turns to Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy and the Far Right...

Giorgia Meloni looks set for a remarkable victory after only getting 4% of the vote four years ago, as Italy goes far right....

 2022-09-26 11:06 

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Italy PD leader to step down after election defeat...

ROME (Reuters) Enrico Letta, the leader of Italy's centre-left Democratic Party (PD), plans to step down after defeat in the national election, he said on Monday....

 2022-09-26 11:06 

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France raises 2023 bond issuance to 270 billion euros...

PARIS (Reuters) The French government will raise its bond issuance next year as redemptions rise and it draws less on funds from the Treasury's account to cover its financing needs, the Agence France Tresor (AFT) public debt management agency said on ...

 2022-09-26 11:06 

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UK gilts on track for biggest loss since at least 1957: Reuters analysis...

LONDON (Reuters) British government bond prices are on track for their biggest slump of any calendar month since at least 1957, according to a Reuters analysis of Refinitiv and Bank of England data....

 2022-09-26 11:02 

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US's Harris, Japan's Fumio condemn China's actions in Taiwan Strait...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris reaffirmed the United States' commitment to Japan's defense during a meeting on Monday with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio in Tokyo in which they condemned China's actions in the Taiwan Stra...

 2022-09-26 10:59 

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Global rates, retail banking included in Bank of England stress test...

LONDON (Reuters) The Bank of England set out the economic downturn scenario against which major British lenders' financial health will be tested as part of its annual bank "stress tests"....

 2022-09-26 10:55 

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APPEC-Oil stocks to rise on slower demand, OPEC cuts needed to bolster prices...

By Emily Chow and Isabel Kua SINGAPORE (Reuters) Global oil stocks are set to rise next year amid weakening demand and a stronger U.S. dollar, executives at an oil conference said on Monday, adding that OPEC will have to cut output to reduce supply if...

 2022-09-26 10:51 

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Firefighters extinguish flames on grounds of Tesla's Germany plant...

BERLIN (Reuters) A fire that broke out on the grounds of Tesla's plant in Germany at 0330 local time (0130GMT) on Monday has been extinguished, with no injuries reported, according to the local fire department....

 2022-09-26 10:51 

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Influential Muslim cleric Qaradawi dies Twitter...

DUBAI (Reuters) Senior Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, who was based in Qatar and was a spiritual leader for the Muslim Brotherhood, died on Monday, according to a post on his official Twitter account....

 2022-09-26 10:51 

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Italy's Salvini wants outgoing Draghi govt to act on energy prices...

ROME (Reuters) Italy's caretaker government, led by Mario Draghi, should not leave it to the next administration to take urgent measures against the energy price hike, the leader of the League party Matteo Salvini said on Monday....

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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League leader sees stable Italian government...

MILAN (Reuters) The right-wing alliance that won the national election should give Italy five years of political stability, League leader Matteo Salvini told a news conference on Monday....

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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Berlusconi bounces back with return to Italy's parliament...

By Alvise Armellini ROME (Reuters) The Italian right-wing coalition's resounding victory in Sunday's general election marks a return to parliament for former premier Silvio Berlusconi, nine years after he was kicked out over a tax fraud conviction...

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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Italy's right-wing bloc wins election: five questions for markets...

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) Italy's right-wing bloc should have a solid majority in both houses of parliament following Sunday's election, potentially giving the country a rare chance of political stability after years of upheaval and fragile coalition...

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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Russians flee to Georgia after Putin's mobilisation order...

TBILISI (Reuters) Russian men are fleeing into neighbouring Georgia to avoid being called-up to fight in a war they do not agree with following Russian President Vladimir Putin's order to mobilise hundreds of thousands of reservists for the conflict i...

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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TotalEnergies to lay out plans with fate of Russian assets in focus...

By Benjamin Mallet PARIS (Reuters) French oil and gas major TotalEnergies is expected to lay out its strategy for a possible future without Russia at an investor presentation this week, with shareholders also hoping the group will increase the amount of m...

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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UK housing index at 11-year low on rate-hike fears...

(Reuters) Britain's homebuilders index hit a more than 11-year low on Monday on concerns that a weaker pound could lead to more rate hikes by the Bank of England, potentially hurting house prices....

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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Alabama activists press voting rights in U.S. Supreme Court showdown...

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) When Evan Milligan, a voting rights activist and organizer, scans his hometown of Montgomery, the capital of the state of Alabama, he sees a tale of two cities....

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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Droughts, Ukraine war push global grain stocks toward worrying decade low...

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) The world is heading toward the tightest grain inventories in years despite the resumption of exports from Ukraine, as the shipments are too few and harvests from other major crop producers are smaller than initially expe...

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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Twitter to interview Elon Musk, known for combative testimony...

By Tom Hals WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) Billionaire Elon Musk's tendency to dish out insults while being questioned under oath will be tested anew on Monday, when lawyers for Twitter Inc are due to interview the Tesla Inc CEO about his abrupt decision i...

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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UK could fine TikTok $29 million for failing to protect children's privacy...

(Reuters) Britain could fine TikTok 27 million pounds ($28.91 million) following an investigation that found that it may have breached UK's data protection law, failing to protect children's privacy when using the social media platform....

 2022-09-26 10:21 

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NASA's asteroid-deflecting DART spacecraft nears planned impact with its target...

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) Ten months after launch, NASA's asteroid-deflecting DART spacecraft neared a planned impact with its target on Monday in a test of the world's first planetary defense system, designed to prevent a doomsday collision with ...

 2022-09-26 10:16 

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Gunman detained after shooting at Russian draft office in Siberia...

By Felix Light LONDON (Reuters) A gunman has been detained after opening fire at a draft office in Russia's Irkutsk region on Monday, the local governor said....

 2022-09-26 10:15 

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Central African Republic Seleka militia leader pleads not guilty at ICC...

THE HAGUE (Reuters) A suspected a senior member of the "Seleka" militia groups in the Central African Republic, Mahamat Said Abdel Kani, on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the opening of his trial ...

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