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 2022-07-07 03:36 

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Russia attends G20 meeting set to be dominated by Ukraine conflict...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has flown into Indonesia's resort island of Bali for a meeting of G20 foreign ministers, which is set to be overshadowed by tensions triggered by the Russia-Ukraine conflict....

 2022-07-07 03:36 

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Australia's Crown Resorts names Wynn Macau COO as top boss...

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts on Thursday said Ciarn Carruthers, chief operating officer at Wynn Macau , would succeed Steve McCann as its chief executive in September....

 2022-07-07 03:25 

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Stocks in the doldrums as euro founders on recession fears...

The euro huddled at a two-decade low on Thursday and oil nursed losses as investors fretted about a looming recession, while equities were caught between growth worries and relief that a slowdown might put the brakes on interest rate hikes....

 2022-07-07 03:24 

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No respite ahead for India's rupee, one in three expect 80 per dollar soon...

India's rupee will trade near its historic low in three months, battered by widening trade and current account deficits, according to a Reuters poll where nearly one in three analysts expected it to weaken to 80 per dollar by September....

 2022-07-07 03:18 

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Indonesia's FX reserves rise to $136.4 bln at end-June...

Indonesia's foreign exchange reserves increased to $136.4 billion in June, equivalent to 6.6 months worth of imports and up from $135.6 billion a month earlier, the central bank said in a statement on Thursday....

 2022-07-07 03:11 

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Australia seeks to expand fourth COVID dose eligibility amid fresh Omicron threat...

Australia looks set to expand the rollout of the fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccines as it battles a steady rise in hospital admissions from the coronavirus fuelled by the highly transmissible new Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5....

 2022-07-07 03:03 

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Euro hovers near 20-year low on recession worries...

The euro hovered near a two-decade low against the dollar on Thursday as Europe's energy woes cast a long shadow over the economic outlook....

 2022-07-07 02:57 

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NZ boxer Nyika out of Commonwealth Games with hand injury...

New Zealand boxer David Nyika will not have the chance to fight for a third straight Commonwealth Games gold medal after pulling out of this year's event in England with a hand injury, the country's Olympic committee (NZOC) said on Thursday....

 2022-07-07 02:55 

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New Zealand PM Ardern says Pacific Islands Forum is critical | Reuters...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday regional architecture such as the Pacific Islands Forum was critical in resolving regional problems and local security issues should be resolved locally....

 2022-07-07 02:51 

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Merck in advanced talks to buy Seagen in $40-billion deal - WSJ...

Drugmaker Merck & Co is in advanced talks to buy cancer-focused biotech company Seagen Inc in a deal that could be worth roughly $40 billion or more, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....

 2022-07-07 02:34 

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Exxon delivers first sustainable aviation fuel cargo to Singapore Changi Airport...

Exxon Mobil Corp said on Thursday it has delivered the first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) cargo to Changi Airport, as part of a one-year pilot programme to test the new fuel for planes....

 2022-07-07 02:26 

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Sri Lanka cenbank raises rates to contain record high inflation...

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) raised its key rates by a full percentage point on Thursday to tackle record high domestic inflation and to contain any build-up of adverse inflation expectations....

 2022-07-07 02:12 

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Russia warns humanity at risk if West seeks to punish it over Ukraine...

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said attempts by the West to punish a nuclear power such as Russia for the war in Ukraine risked endangering humanity, as the near five-month conflict leaves cities in ruins and thousands homeless....

 2022-07-07 02:01 

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S&P revises state-owned Mexican oil firm Pemex's outlook to stable...

S&P Global Ratings revised on Wednesday the outlook for Mexico's state-oil firm Pemex to stable from negative, after it reviewed Mexico's long-term outlook....

 2022-07-07 01:35 

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Suncity shares set to open up 114% after naming new majority shareholder...

Shares in Macau's Suncity Group Holdings Ltd were set to open 114% higher on Thursday after resuming trading with its Executive Director Andrew Lo becoming the company's new majority shareholder....

 2022-07-07 01:29 

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Japan slams Australian state's steep coal royalty hike | Reuters...

Japanese firms may think twice about investing in Australia's Queensland, one of the world's biggest sources of coal, after the state shocked miners with a steep hike in coal royalty rates to capture windfall profit, Japan's ambassador to Aust...

 2022-07-07 01:26 

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China reports 409 new COVID cases for July 6 vs 427 day earlier...

Mainland China reported 409 new coronavirus cases for July 6, of which 124 were symptomatic and 285 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Thursday....

 2022-07-07 01:26 

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China studying extending tax exemption for NEVs - commerce ministry...

China is studying the possibility of extending a tax exemption for new electric vehicles (EV) as part of a raft of efforts to spur vehicle consumption in the country, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....

 2022-07-07 01:13 

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Macau shuts popular shopping mall in race to contain COVID outbreak | Reuters...

Macau shut down a popular shopping mall adjacent to MGM China's casino resort on the city's main peninsula after several COVID-19 infections were found, as authorities raced to the biggest outbreak yet in the world's biggest gambling hub....

 2022-07-07 01:10 

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In China's Shenzhen, nostalgia persists for the old days of Hong Kong culture...

A trip to glamorous Hong Kong was a distant dream for most Chinese mainlanders in the mid-1990s, but for schoolgirl Tracey Chen in the southern boomtown of Shenzhen, it was just a lunchtime stroll....

 2022-07-07 01:09 

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Goodbye Shanghai: After 16 years, COVID curbs send American family packing...

American Heather Kaye and her family, including cat Mochi, are part of a wave of residents departing Shanghai, leaving behind their homes and memories, driven out by two years of strict COVID-19 curbs, including a crushing two-month lockdown....

 2022-07-07 00:48 

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Elon Musk had twins last year with one of his top executives - Business Insider...

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and Shivon Zilis, a top executive at his neurotechnology firm Neuralink, had twins in November of 2021, Business Insider reported on Wednesday....

 2022-07-07 00:45 

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Police missed chance to shoot Uvalde gunman before massacre | Reuters...

An Uvalde police officer awaiting a supervisor's permission to fire his rifle missed a chance to take out a school shooter who went on to massacre 19 children and two teachers, according to a report published on Wednesday....

 2022-07-07 00:40 

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POLL Dollar continues dream run, little stands in its way...

The U.S. dollar will remain strong for at least the next three months due to aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate rise expectations and safe-haven appeal stemming from global recession fears, a Reuters poll of foreign exchange analysts showed....

 2022-07-07 00:40 

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Australia's Link to consider Dye & Durham's revised $1.6 bln bid...

Australia's Link Administration said on Thursday it would consider a revised A$2.34 billion ($1.59 billion) base scheme takeover bid from Canadian cloud-based software firm Dye & Durham, after rejecting its lowered offer earlier this week....

 2022-07-07 00:36 

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Oil prices extend drop as recession fears cloud global demand outlook...

Oil prices slipped in early Asian trade on Thursday, after hitting a nearly three-month low during the previous session, as fears of a potential global recession spurred concerns about oil demand....

 2022-07-07 00:33 

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Explosion rocks Georgia Guidestones, dubbed 'America's Stonehenge'...

Investigators from several law enforcement agencies converged on a rural site east of Atlanta on Wednesday seeking clues to an explosion they say heavily damaged the Georgia Guidestones, a peculiar granite monument locals call "America's Stoneheng...

 2022-07-07 00:18 

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Dominican Republic confirms first case of monkeypox...

The Dominican Republic has confirmed its first case of monkeypox in a patient who arrived in late June from the United States, Health Minister Daniel Rivera said on Wednesday....

 2022-07-07 00:11 

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Sydney residents assess flood damage as wild weather eases...

Heavy rain that pummelled Sydney over the last five days eased on Thursday as flood-weary residents looked to return to homes to take stock of the damage, some for the third time this year....

 2022-07-07 00:11 

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Yen to remain weaker than key 130-per-dollar level at year-end...

The Japanese yen will likely remain weaker than the key psychological level of 130 per dollar over the next six months as a gap between Japanese and U.S. benchmark yields weighs on the currency, a Reuters poll showed....

 2022-07-07 00:10 

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Australia's Infomedia top bidder backs out of due diligence process...

Australian automotive software firm Infomedia Ltd said on Thursday top bidder Battery Ventures would no longer conduct due diligence process on its A$657.6 million ($466.76 million) non-indicative offer for the company....

 2022-07-07 00:00 

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Shanghai reports 22 new local asymptomatic COVID cases, 32 symptomatic for July 6...

Shanghai reported 22 new domestically transmitted asymptomatic coronavirus cases for July 6, up from 15 a day earlier, while local symptomatic cases rose to 32 from 9, the city government said on Thursday....

 2022-07-06 23:54 

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Samsung Elec Q2 profit likely rose 11% on solid server chip demand...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd reported a smaller-than-expected rise in quarterly operating earnings on Thursday as lower sales to inflation-hit smartphone makers dragged on profits from server customers loading up on memory chips....

 2022-07-06 23:53 

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N.Korea's Kim convenes conference for strengthening 'monolithic' party rule...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened an unprecedented conference aimed at strengthening the ruling Workers' Party of Korea's (WPK) "monolithic" leadership across society, state media reported on Thursday....

 2022-07-06 23:33 

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Brazil at risk of unrest more severe than Jan 6 U.S. riots, warns elections chief...

Brazil is at risk of facing a more serious incident than the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, said the head of the country's Electoral Court, Edson Fachin, on Wednesday ahead of the presidential election in October....

 2022-07-06 23:24 

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U.S. will consider limiting plastics in federal purchasing...

The Biden administration on Wednesday took a first step toward limiting single-use plastic in federal procurement following pressure from environmental groups....

 2022-07-06 23:09 

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Inflation to nuclear power: What's at stake in Japan's election...

Japan will vote in upper house elections on Sunday that have implications for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's grip on the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and his ability to push through legislation....

 2022-07-06 23:06 

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Japan's Kishida hopes to put stamp on premiership in upper house polls...

A strong showing by Japan's ruling party in upper house elections on Sunday would give Prime Minister Fumio Kishida a firmer grip on the factious party and allow him to emerge from the shadow of a powerful predecessor and define his premiership....

 2022-07-06 23:04 

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U.S. auto safety agency plans new push against speeding...

The head of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday the agency plans a new push to convince Americans to stop speeding, hoping to reduce traffic deaths which have risen sharply in recent years....

 2022-07-06 22:56 

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Real estate giant appeals 'each and every part' of contempt order in New York Trump probe...

Cushman & Wakefield , which appraised several properties belonging to Donald Trump, on Wednesday appealed "each and every part" of an order finding it in contempt of court related to subpoenas in a civil probe into whether the former U.S. presiden...

 2022-07-06 22:33 

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UK attorney general Braverman wants to run for PM -ITV...

The attorney general for England and Wales, Suella Braverman said on Wednesday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should resign and she would run to replace him, ITV reported....

 2022-07-06 22:24 

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Devastated Fritz says Nadal loss the toughest of his career...

American Taylor Fritz said his Wimbledon quarter-final loss to Rafa Nadal was the most painful of his career, after the Spaniard mounted a remarkable comeback to win in a fifth-set tiebreak....

 2022-07-06 22:16 

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Paul Clement joins challenge to New York law allowing gun lawsuits...

Two star litigators who recently left law firm Kirkland & Ellis over its decision to stop taking 2nd Amendment cases are joining a firearms industry challenge to a novel New York law....

 2022-07-06 22:06 

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Genoa bridge collapse trial to open four years after disaster...

A trial of 59 people, including former Atlantia CEO Giovanni Castellucci, over the deadly collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa opens on Thursday in front of relatives of the victims in the Italian port city....

 2022-07-06 21:54 

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Simon Hart resigns as Secretary of State for Wales...

British Conservative party lawmaker Simon Hart stepped down from his role as a Secretary of State for Wales on Wednesday, joining a host of resignations in protest of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership....

 2022-07-06 21:54 

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Pssst! Match.com does not want you to know about this FTC case...

The online dating company Match Group Inc really, really does not want anyone to know that it's in a big fight with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the FTC's investigation of a Match subsidiary that allegedly shared users' photos with a...

 2022-07-06 21:48 

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U.S. counterintelligence warns of China stepping up influence operations...

A U.S. counterintelligence agency on Wednesday warned state and local officials that China is intensifying influence operations aimed at manipulating them into pressing the federal government to pursue more Beijing-friendly policies....

 2022-07-06 21:38 

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Richmond, Virginia police say they prevented a planned mass shooting...

Police in Richmond, Virginia said on Wednesday they thwarted a planned Fourth of July mass shooting in the state capital, after receiving a tip that possibly prevented an attack like the one that left seven dead at a parade outside Chicago....

 2022-07-06 21:27 

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Beal Deal: Wizards sign All-Star to $251M pact with rare no-trade clause...

Bradley Beal got everything he wanted from the Washington Wizards....

 2022-07-06 21:24 

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Colorado school must face lawsuit by student expelled after Holocaust post...

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said a Colorado high school student's anti-Semitic post on Snapchat was not disruptive enough to justify his expulsion, and revived his lawsuit accusing the school district of violating his free-speech rights....

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