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 2021-07-23 13:58 

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Billionaire Thomas Barrack-backed SPAC withdraws IPO filing...

Falcon Peak Acquisition Corp, a blank-check company backed by Donald Trump's billionaire ally Thomas Barrack, on Friday withdrew its application for an initial public offering in the United States....

 2021-07-23 13:57 

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Pakistan seeks U.N. probe of India's use of Pegasus spyware...

Pakistan called on the United Nations on Friday to investigate whether India used Israeli-made Pegasus spyware to spy on public figures including Prime Minister Imran Khan....

 2021-07-23 13:54 

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Asia Gold-Discounts in India widen to near 1-month high as demand falters...

* India demand below normal even as restrictions ease -dealer...

 2021-07-23 13:54 

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Billionaire Thomas Barrack-backed SPAC withdraws IPO filing...

Falcon Peak Acquisition Corp, a blank-check company backed by Donald Trump's billionaire ally Thomas Barrack, on Friday withdrew its application for an initial public offering in the United States....

 2021-07-23 13:53 

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UPDATE 10-Olympics-Athletes parade in empty stadium as Tokyo Games open in shadow of pandemic...
 2021-07-23 13:53 

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Olympics-After 49 years Israelis killed at 1972 Munich Games remembered in opening ceremony...

Israeli Olympic team members killed by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich Olympics were remembered during the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday with a moment of silence, the first time in 49 years....

 2021-07-23 13:53 

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Olympics-After 49 years Israelis killed at 1972 Munich Games remembered in opening ceremony...
 2021-07-23 13:53 

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UPDATE 5-Olympics-After 49 years Israelis killed at 1972 Munich Games remembered in opening ceremony...
 2021-07-23 13:52 

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Air Canada sees higher bookings as COVID-19 travel curbs ease...

Air Canada forecast increased bookings for domestic and U.S.-bound flights in the winter as travel restrictions ease after reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday....

 2021-07-23 13:52 

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UPDATE 3-Air Canada sees higher bookings as COVID-19 travel curbs ease...
 2021-07-23 13:51 

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Germany tightens rules for unvaccinated travellers from Spain, Netherlands...

Germany is classifying Spain and the Netherlands as areas with a high incidence of coronavirus, which means that unvaccinated travellers returning from those countries will have to quarantine for at least five days....

 2021-07-23 13:49 

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COVID-19 on the rise in Swedish cities as Delta outbreaks dominate...

Cases of COVID-19 have increased in Sweden's main cities with the more contagious Delta having emerged as the dominant variant in the country, health authorities said on Friday, though it added infection levels nationally remained low....

 2021-07-23 13:49 

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U.S. business activity cools further in July - IHS Markit survey...
 2021-07-23 13:48 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:...

 2021-07-23 13:48 

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Protesters scuffle with police outside Tokyo opening ceremony stadium...
 2021-07-23 13:46 

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ANALYSIS-Olympics-Brands wake up to LGBT+ sponsorship deals as acceptance grows in sport...

Coming out as gay used to be the kiss of death for sponsorship deals in sport. But as a record number of openly LGBT+ athletes prepare to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, marketing analysts say the opposite is now true: authenticity sells....

 2021-07-23 13:46 

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After the flood, Germany battles to clear mountains of trash...
 2021-07-23 13:46 

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U.S. business activity cools further in July - IHS Markit survey...

U.S. business activity grew at a moderate pace for a second straight month in July amid supply constraints, suggesting a cooling in economic activity after what was expected to have been a robust second quarter....

 2021-07-23 13:45 

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UPDATE 5-Oil slips but set to end week steady on tight supply...
 2021-07-23 13:44 

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South Africa's Electoral Commission to seek to delay municipal vote...
 2021-07-23 13:43 

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After the flood, Germany battles to clear mountains of trash...

Germany's most devastating floods in 60 years have created mountains of trash, from broken fridges to wrecked cars, piled up on roadsides and in makeshift dumps. Disposing of it could take weeks and local leaders have appealed for help....

 2021-07-23 13:41 

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Spain's Supreme Court rules some Ryanair luggage rules are unfair...

Spain's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that Ryanair's luggage rules, under which the budget carrier can send bags and suitcases on a different flight than passengers, were unfair....

 2021-07-23 13:40 

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Olympics-Mask-shy Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan rain on COVID-compliant opening parade...

The Olympic teams of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan paraded mostly maskless through Tokyo's National Stadium at Friday's Games opening ceremony, marking an awkward contrast with other national teams who covered their faces in line with COVID-19 protoco...

 2021-07-23 13:40 

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UPDATE 2-Olympics-Mask-shy Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan rain on COVID-compliant opening parade...

The Olympic teams of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan paraded mostly maskless through Tokyo's National Stadium at Friday's Games opening ceremony, marking an awkward contrast with other national teams who covered their faces in line with COVID-19 protoco...

 2021-07-23 13:39 

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Alphabet to launch robotics firm Intrinsic under its other bets unit...

Alphabet Inc's secretive research unit said on Friday it will launch Intrinsic, its new robotics software and artificial intelligence project, under the Google parent's segment that houses futuristic businesses such as Verily and Waymo....

 2021-07-23 13:39 

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COVID-19 on the rise in Swedish cities as Delta outbreaks dominate...

Cases of COVID-19 have increased in Sweden's main cities with the more contagious Delta having emerged as the dominant variant in the country, health authorities said on Friday, though it added infection levels nationally remained low....

 2021-07-23 13:38 

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Guest view: Investing when inflation is a mystery...
 2021-07-23 13:37 

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At least 16 killed in road ambush by suspected militants in eastern Congo...
 2021-07-23 13:36 

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost...

Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday, driven by energy stocks, and was set to post a weekly gain, while Air Canada reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss....

 2021-07-23 13:35 

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AmEx beats profit estimates as consumer spending recovers from pandemic lows...

American Express Co's second-quarter profit blew past analysts' estimates on Friday, driven by a recovery in global consumer spending, especially on travel, as more people ventured out after the rollout of vaccines....

 2021-07-23 13:35 

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UPDATE 2-AmEx beats profit estimates as consumer spending recovers from pandemic lows...

American Express Co's second-quarter profit blew past analysts' estimates on Friday, driven by a recovery in global consumer spending, especially on travel, as more people ventured out after the rollout of vaccines....

 2021-07-23 13:35 

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Alphabet to launch robotics firm Intrinsic under its other bets unit...

Alphabet Inc's secretive research unit said on Friday it will launch Intrinsic, its new robotics software and artificial intelligence project, under the Google parent's segment that houses futuristic businesses such as Verily and Waymo....

 2021-07-23 13:34 

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Romanian private pension funds say need more IPOs to support growth...

The Bucharest bourse needs new listings to keep up with demand from Romania's growing private pension funds, which are beginning to look at other assets and foreign markets, the head of their industry association said on Friday....

 2021-07-23 13:34 

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TABLE - Pakistan reserves increase $845 mln to $18,050.7 week ending July 16...

Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves increase $845.0 million to $18,050.7 million in the week ending July 16, compared to $17,205.6 million in the previous week, central bank said on Thursday. RESERVES Week ending Previous Week Change/pct ($ billions)...

 2021-07-23 13:33 

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G20 loath to commit in climate meeting tussle over carbon wording...

Energy and environment ministers from the Group of 20 rich nations have yet to agree on commitments to cut carbon emissions, two sources said, after a night of negotiations by diplomats at their two-day gathering in Naples....

 2021-07-23 13:33 

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Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels in long-term study...
 2021-07-23 13:33 

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Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels in long-term study...

A longer gap between doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a British study found on Friday, but antibody levels are not sustained for long after the first dose....

 2021-07-23 13:33 

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Wall St opens higher on megacap tech boost, strong earnings...

Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Friday, helped by megacap technology stocks and strong earnings from social media companies Twitter and Snap, with investors eyeing business activity data later in the day....

 2021-07-23 13:33 

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UPDATE 1-Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels in long-term study...

A longer gap between doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a British study found on Friday, but antibody levels are not sustained for long after the first dose....

 2021-07-23 13:31 

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on megacap tech boost, strong earnings...

Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Friday, helped by megacap technology stocks and strong earnings from social media companies Twitter and Snap, with investors eyeing business activity data later in the day....

 2021-07-23 13:31 

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Romanian private pension funds say need more IPOs to support growth...

The Bucharest bourse needs new listings to keep up with demand from Romania's growing private pension funds, which are beginning to look at other assets and foreign markets, the head of their industry association said on Friday....

 2021-07-23 13:31 

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Some countries opt not to have male and female flagbearers despite IOC plea...

A few countries stood out at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games on Friday for having only either a man or a woman bearing the flag, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) encouraged both male and female flagbearers....

 2021-07-23 13:29 

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U.S. equity funds see biggest outflow in six weeks -Lipper...

U.S. equity funds recorded a large net outflow in the week to July 21, as rising COVID-19 infections caused by the Delta variant of the coronavirus revived fears of renewed shutdowns and an economic slowdown....

 2021-07-23 13:27 

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Olympics-Andorra, then Yemen: Japan's alphabet gives unique order to opening ceremony parade...

Global viewers of Friday's opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics may have been confused at the order of the national parade, where Andorra was followed by Yemen. Look no further than Japan's unique alphabet....

 2021-07-23 13:26 

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Olympics-Some countries opt not to have male and female flagbearers despite IOC plea...

A few countries stood out at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games on Friday for having only either a man or a woman bearing the flag, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) encouraged both male and female flagbearers....

 2021-07-23 13:24 

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"I was reborn aged 102," - Russian WW2 veteran beats COVID-19 after week in ICU...

Russian World War Two veteran Nikolai Bagayev feels like he has cheated death twice. This time though, the enemy was not the German troops invading the Soviet Union but COVID-19....

 2021-07-23 13:24 

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BRIEF-Oxford University Says Study Shows Alpha Variant Not 80% More Transmissible...

* OXFORD UNIVERSITY - ALPHA VARIANT SPREAD VIA 'SUPER-SEEDING' EVENT: WARNING OVER COVID-19 VARIANTS...

 2021-07-23 13:22 

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A Minute With: singer Alessia Cara on being open about mental health...

Canadian singer-songwriter Alessia Cara sings about mental health and her battle with insomnia in new single "Sweet Dreams" released earlier this month, from her upcoming third studio album....

 2021-07-23 13:22 

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Tech firm Cvent to return to public markets via $5.3 billion blank-check deal...

Event management software company Cvent will merge with a blank-check firm in a deal that gives it an enterprise value of $5.3 billion, returning to the public markets five years after it was taken private....

 2021-07-23 13:22 

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UPDATE 2-Tech firm Cvent to return to public markets via $5.3 bln blank-check deal...

Event management software company Cvent will merge with a blank-check firm in a deal that gives it an enterprise value of $5.3 billion, returning to the public markets five years after it was taken private....

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