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 2023-01-26 19:50 

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Haiti police block streets, break into airport to protest officer killings...

By Steven Aristil and Harold Isaac PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) Demonstrators blocked streets and burned tires in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince on Thursday after 11 police officers were killed over the last week due to gang violence that continues to gri...

 2023-01-26 19:37 

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Novavax needs 6 months to produce annual COVID shots that match new variants...

By Leroy Leo (Reuters) Novavax Inc said on Thursday it would require six months to produce a COVID-19 vaccine designed to match whichever coronavirus variants are circulating for an annual immunization program each fall season in the United States....

 2023-01-26 19:22 

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Ecuador says illegal mining is national security threat...

By Alexandra Valencia QUITO (Reuters) Ecuador's government said on Thursday it has declared illegal mining a national security threat, saying it has connections to money laundering and arms trafficking, and said it will take actions to combat it....

 2023-01-26 19:07 

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U.S. Senate finance chair: Congress should hike tax on oil firms' stock buybacks...

(Reuters) U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden on Thursday said Congress must do more to raise taxes on oil companies' stock buybacks after Chevron Corp announced it would triple its budget for share buybacks to $75 billion....

 2023-01-26 19:07 

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Analysis-Lebanese elite bury blast probe, pushing fragile state closer to edge...

By Maya Gebeily, Timour Azhari and Tom Perry...

 2023-01-26 18:52 

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BofA promotes 360 employees to managing directors in diversity push source...

(Reuters) Bank of America Corp has promoted 360 employees to managing directors, with more than 50% of them representing women and people of color, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 18:52 

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U.S. FDA calls for new regulatory framework for use of cannabis compound CBD...

(Reuters) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it does not intend to make any new guidance on the use of the popular cannabis compound CBD in food and supplements, saying the United States needs to develop a new framework to ensure its...

 2023-01-26 18:52 

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U.N. condemns M23 rebel offensive on Congo town, hundreds flee...

By Djaffar Al Katanty GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday condemned an offensive by M23 rebels in the east of the country that forced 450 people, including women ...

 2023-01-26 18:52 

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National Archives asks former U.S. presidents, VPs to check for classified documents- CNN...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The National Archives asked former U.S. presidents and vice presidents on Thursday to re-check their personal records for any classified documents or other presidential records after the discovery of such documents in the possession ...

 2023-01-26 18:52 

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House Republican says he opposes Biden pick to run FAA...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The chair of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said Thursday Republicans will not support granting a waiver to allow President Biden's pick to head the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to serve....

 2023-01-26 18:43 

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Exclusive-U.S. Energy Department to allocate $118 million to biofuels projects...

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday will announce over $100 million in funding to expand U.S. biofuels production, as the Biden administration works to cut greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and ...

 2023-01-26 18:37 

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U.S. watchdog should step up oversight of crypto auditors, say Democratic senators...

By Hannah Lang and Douglas Gillison (Reuters) U.S. Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ron Wyden are calling on the country's accounting watchdog to increase oversight of firms that audit cryptocurrency companies in the wake of the collapse of cr...

 2023-01-26 18:37 

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Explainer-When is the State of the Union 2023? Date of Biden's address and what to expect...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. President Joe Biden will deliver his first State of the Union address after Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in a speech that may mark the unofficial start of the 2024 presidential campaign season....

 2023-01-26 18:37 

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Ukraine officials who shirk wartime duties will be quickly removed -Zelenskiy aide...

(Reuters) Ukrainian government officials who shirk their duties during wartime will be quickly removed, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday amid a crack down on corruption....

 2023-01-26 18:37 

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U.S. CDC still looking at potential stroke risk from Pfizer bivalent COVID shot...

By Michael Erman (Reuters) New data from one U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database shows a possible stroke risk link for older adults who received an updated Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot, but the signal is weaker than wha...

 2023-01-26 18:30 

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Exclusive-JPMorgan interested in financing Italy Serie A's media business sources...

MILAN (Reuters) JPMorgan has written to Italy's top soccer league to express a preliminary interest in supporting the development of Serie A's media business, three people close to the matter said....

 2023-01-26 18:22 

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U.S. Senate Democrats call for probe into 'JR-15' child-size rifle...

By Gram Slattery and Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) A group of prominent Democratic U.S. senators including Majority Leader Chuck Schumer asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday to open an investigation into a company they said is marketing...

 2023-01-26 18:22 

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LVMH's Arnault brushes off succession question...

PARIS (Reuters) Bernard Arnault, the boss of luxury giant LVMH and the world's richest man, brushed away questions about his succession with a joke on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 18:22 

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California law aiming to curb COVID misinformation blocked by judge...

By Brendan Pierson (Reuters) A U.S. judge has blocked a California law that sought to penalize doctors who spread "misinformation or disinformation" about COVID-19 while he considers a pair lawsuits challenging it on free speech grounds....

 2023-01-26 17:52 

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For automakers, the EV surge is everything everywhere all at once...

By Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters) The surprise leadership shuffle on Thursday at Toyota Motor Corp, renewed urgency at Renault and Nissan Motor Co to restructure their alliance and Elon Musk's declaration that Tesla Inc will be the world's No. 1 a...

 2023-01-26 17:52 

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Sony's gaming chief met EU's Vestager on Microsoft's Activision deal -source...

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) Sony's gaming chief Jim Ryan met EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Wednesday to discuss Microsoft's $69 billion bid for "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard, a person familiar with the matter s...

 2023-01-26 17:52 

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Former Memphis police officer indicted in Tyre Nichols case, CNN reports...

(Reuters) A former Memphis police officer has been indicted over the Jan. 10 death of Tyre Nichols, CNN reported on Thursday citing his attorney William Massey, as officials prepare to release bodycam footage of the traffic arrest in the coming days....

 2023-01-26 17:52 

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Russia eyes end to liquidity caps on wealth fund 'anti-crisis' spending...

By Darya Korsunskaya and Alexander Marrow...

 2023-01-26 17:52 

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Warren tells FTC she is "particularly concerned" about Amgen and Indivior deals...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Sen. Elizabeth Warren, an outspoken critic of corporate consolidation, wrote to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to express concern about two pending pharmaceutical deals....

 2023-01-26 17:38 

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Luxury group LVMH's sales defy downturn as shoppers splurge...

PARIS (Reuters) -Luxury goods group LVMH posted a 9% rise in sales in the fourth quarter as shoppers in Europe and the United States splurged over the crucial holiday season, helping to partly offset COVID disruptions in China....

 2023-01-26 17:37 

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France, Italy close to deal on supplying air defence system to Ukraine -sources...

PARIS (Reuters) France and Italy are close to finalising the technical details to supply an SAMP/T air defence system to Ukraine, two diplomatic sources said on Thursday, although it was unclear how quickly a final decision would come....

 2023-01-26 17:37 

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Airbus plans to recruit more than 13,000 people in 2023...

PARIS (Reuters) Airbus intends to recruit more than 13,000 people globally in 2023, the European aircraft maker said in a statement on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 17:22 

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U.S. lawsuit against Google could benefit Apple and others...

By Sheila Dang and Diane Bartz (Reuters) A landmark lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department against Alphabet's Google over its dominance of advertising technology could help rivals and websites that sell ad space, but leaves an uncertain future for the...

 2023-01-26 17:22 

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ICC prosecutor authorized to reopen Philippines drug war investigation...

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) The International Criminal Court said on Thursday it has granted an ICC prosecutor's request to reopen an investigation into killings and other suspected rights abuses during former Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's crack...

 2023-01-26 17:08 

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Peru recalls ambassador to Honduras for 'unacceptable interference' as diplomatic spat deepens...

(Reuters) Peru withdrew its ambassador to Honduras, Jorge Raffo, due to Honduras' "unacceptable interference" in the internal affairs of Peru, the South American nation's foreign ministry said on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 17:07 

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In Russia, comedian's satirical song about Ukraine war draws complaints...

By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) A new song by a well-known Russian comic that satirises Moscow's war in Ukraine and its supporters has been referred to prosecutors by a patriotic organisation which believes it discredits the army, now a criminal off...

 2023-01-26 17:07 

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Ukrainian authorities detain alleged spy in security service...

KYIV (Reuters) Investigators have detained a Ukrainian security official on suspicion of spying for Russia, authorities said on Thursday, part of an effort by Kyiv to weed out moles nearly a year into a war with Russia....

 2023-01-26 17:07 

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Boeing pleads not guilty to fraud charge in 737 MAX arraignment...

By Sheila Dang and David Shepardson FORT WORTH, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) Boeing Co pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a 737 MAX fraud conspiracy charge felony charge after families objected to a 2021 Justice Department agreement to resolve the investigat...

 2023-01-26 16:52 

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Saudi Arabia condemns Israeli raid in Jenin...

(Reuters) Saudi Arabia on Thursday strongly condemned a raid by Israeli commandos on the Palestinian town of Jenin that killed seven people and injured two, state news agency SPA reported....

 2023-01-26 16:38 

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Mongolia calls on Rio Tinto to keep budget for giant copper mine in check...

By Clara Denina LONDON (Reuters) Mongolia has asked Rio Tinto, its partner in the huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in the Gobi desert, not to further increase its estimated $7.06 billion budget for the project's expansion, its mining minister told...

 2023-01-26 16:26 

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Exclusive-Biden to court wealthy donors as he preps 2024 campaign in coming weeks sources...

By Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a number of fundraisers with wealthy Democratic donors in coming weeks as part of his expected bid to return to the White House in 2024, according to three sources familiar with the plans....

 2023-01-26 16:07 

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Toyota boss bows out on news outlet he trusts his own...

By Sam Nussey and Kantaro Komiya TOKYO (Reuters) When the head of Toyota announced on Thursday he would step down as CEO, Akio Toyoda opted for the news outlet he sees as the fairest source of information on the automaker's environmental record: his o...

 2023-01-26 15:52 

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Russia slams new EU mission to Armenia, says it will stoke tensions...

(Reuters) Russia sharply criticised on Thursday a decision by the European Union to establish a new civilian mission in Armenia, saying it would only further stoke "geopolitical confrontation" in a region plagued by tensions between Armenia and Az...

 2023-01-26 15:52 

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Battered BuzzFeed shares rally after report of multi-million dollar Meta deal...

(Refiles to add dropped word in paragraph 6)...

 2023-01-26 15:52 

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U.S. Treasury sanctions Paraguay former president, current VP for corruption...

(Reuters) The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control on Thursday sanctioned Paraguay's former President Horacio Cartes and current Vice President Hugo Velazquez, citing "rampant corruption that undermines democratic institutions."...

 2023-01-26 15:52 

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U.S. new home sales post third straight monthly gain...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased for a third straight month in December as mortgage rates continued to decline, offering hope that the struggling housing market was starting to stabilize....

 2023-01-26 15:52 

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U.S. House panel to hold hearing on supply chain, infrastructure...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) A U.S. House committee said Thursday it will hold a Feb. 1 hearing on supply chain and transportation infrastructure issues that will feature trucking, railroad and union groups....

 2023-01-26 15:47 

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U.S. Representative Adam Schiff announces campaign for Senate...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) California Democratic U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, who led the impeachment case against former President Donald Trump and was a member of the congressional panel that probed the 2021 Capitol attacks, announced a campaign for the U...

 2023-01-26 15:46 

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Hive ransomware group disrupted by international law enforcement source...

By Sarah N. Lynch and Raphael Satter WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Hive ransomware gang has been disrupted by international law enforcement action, according to a person familiar with the matter and an announcement posted to the group's website....

 2023-01-26 15:37 

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U.S. designates Russian firm Wagner Group as criminal organization...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States on Thursday formally designated Russian private military company the Wagner Group as a transnational criminal organization, freezing its U.S. assets for helping Russia's military in the Ukraine war....

 2023-01-26 15:37 

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Archaeologist hails possibly 'oldest' mummy yet found in Egypt...

CAIRO (Reuters) Egyptologists have uncovered a Pharaonic tomb near the capital Cairo containing what may be the oldest and "most complete" mummy yet to be discovered in the country, the excavation team leader said on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 15:37 

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German wholesales growth to halve in 2023 trade association BGA...

BERLIN (Reuters) German wholesalers can expect sales growth to halve in 2023 after a jump last year fuelled by rising prices, the BGA wholesale and foreign trade association said in a survey on Thursday....

 2023-01-26 15:37 

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Sign deal or face consequences, EU envoy tells Kosovo, Serbia...

By Fatos Bytyci PRISTINA (Reuters) Kosovo and Serbia should state by March whether they accept an international plan to normalise relations or face repercussions from the European Union and United States, the EU's envoy on the matter said on Wednesday...

 2023-01-26 15:34 

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New Home Sales Rise, Stocks Move Closer To Session Highs...

Traders do not expect that Fed will be more hawkish after the release of the better-than-expected housing market data....

 2023-01-26 15:08 

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Strikes disrupt French fuel deliveries, but participation waning...

By America Hernandez and Forrest Crellin...

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