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 2022-06-29 19:22 

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Edison sells stake in Algeria gas field to Repsol, Wintershall Dea...

Edison will sell its 11.25% stake in the licence for Algeria's North Reggane on-shore gas field to Spain's Repsol and Germany's Wintershall Dea, the Italian energy company said....

 2022-06-29 19:21 

Reuters

U.S. Capitol riot panel faces questions over aide's dramatic testimony...

The congressional probe into the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters faced questions on Wednesday about what steps it had taken to corroborate a White House aide's account of the then-president having struggled with Secret Se...

 2022-06-29 19:20 

Reuters

Penn. transit agency can't bar workers' Black Lives Matter masks - court...

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said a ban by Pittsburgh's mass transit agency on employees wearing Black Lives Matter face masks likely violates their free-speech rights, upholding a ruling that blocked the policy while a lawsuit challenging it pla...

 2022-06-29 19:18 

Reuters

R&B singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison...

Multi-platinum R&B singer R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday after being convicted of sex trafficking last year for exploiting his stardom and wealth over a quarter century to lure women and underage girls for sex....

 2022-06-29 19:18 

UPI

Justice Stephen Breyer letter to Biden says he will officially retire Thursday...

Justice Stephen Breyer has told President Joe Biden in a letter Wednesday that his last day on the Supreme Court will be Thursday. Breyer decided to retire back in January....

 2022-06-29 19:16 

Reuters

MFE is long-term investor in ProSieben, CEO says...

Italian broadcaster MFE is "a long-term investor" in German rival ProSiebensat , CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi said, reiterating MFE's long-held view that traditional TV companies should join forces....

 2022-06-29 19:15 

Reuters

Olympic champion Van Vleuten to retire at the end of 2023 season...

Olympic champion Annemiek van Vleuten will retire from professional cycling after the 2023 season, the Dutchwoman announced on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 19:10 

Reuters

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Canada to lead efforts to form 'combat-capable' brigade in Latvia | Reuters...

Canada has signed an agreement to work with Latvia and NATO partners to lead efforts to form a...

 2022-06-29 19:05 

Reuters

French prosecutors investigate government minister after rape accusations...

The Paris prosecution office said on Wednesday it had opened an investigation into France's minister for the disabled, Damien Abad, on suspicion of attempted rape, an accusation his lawyer said he denied....

 2022-06-29 19:03 

Reuters

Venezuela moves to strengthen rule of law, judicial independence a concern: UN...

Venezuela has taken some steps to strengthen the rule of law but the lack of independence of its legal system remains concerning, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a new report on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 19:02 

Reuters

UK's Johnson: What Putin has done in Ukraine is 'evil'...

What Russian President Vladimir Putin has done in Ukraine is "evil", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 18:58 

UPI

Staffing crisis leads to shortage of nursing home beds in U.S....

There's a shortage of nursing home beds for the elderly in America due to a severe staffing crisis that has caused long-term care facilities to cut back on new admissions, new research shows....

 2022-06-29 18:58 

Reuters

Uniper withdraws 2022 outlook on Gazprom supply restrictions...

German utility Uniper SE withdrew its outlook for the 2022 financial year on Wednesday due to gas supply restrictions from Gazprom and said it was in discussions with the government about possible support measures....

 2022-06-29 18:55 

Reuters

Abdeslam sentenced to life in jail for role in 2015 Paris attacks - court...

A criminal court on Wednesday imposed a lifetime prison sentence without any possibility of parole on Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving member of the group that killed 130 in Paris in a gun-and-bomb assault on Nov. 13, 2015....

 2022-06-29 18:55 

Reuters

European LIV golfers still have Ryder Cup aspirations...

European Ryder Cup stalwarts Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer said on Wednesday they hope their decision to join LIV Golf does not bring an end to any future involvement in the biennial team competition....

 2022-06-29 18:53 

Reuters

Iran, U.S. indirect talks have ended in Doha, tweets EU's Mora...

Indirect talks between Iran and the United States to break an impasse over how to revive Tehran's 2015 nuclear pact with major powers have ended, EU's envoy Enrique Mora tweeted on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 18:47 

Reuters

Pressure? What pressure? says defiant Raducanu after defeat...

Britain's golden girl Emma Raducanu gave short shrift to any suggestion the weight of expectation on her young shoulders was a factor in her second-round loss to France's Caroline Garcia at Wimbledon on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 18:45 

Reuters

Ecuador's Oriente crude exports suspended, Napo flowing amid force majeure...

Exports of Ecuador's flagship Oriente crude remain suspended under a force majeure declaration as the spread of anti-government protests hurts oil output, state-run Petroecuador said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 18:42 

UPI

Watch: Julia Roberts, George Clooney play exes in 'Ticket to Paradise' trailer...

Universal Pictures has released its first official trailer for the new Julia Roberts, George Clooney rom-com "Ticket to Paradise."...

 2022-06-29 18:42 

UPI

Russia says NATO expansion to include Finland, Sweden is 'destabilizing'...

Russia on Wednesday said a NATO expansion to include Finland and Sweden is destabilizing for foreign relations but would not affect Moscow's policies....

 2022-06-29 18:39 

Reuters

Russia will respond to Bulgaria's 'hostile' expulsion of diplomats...

The Russian Embassy to Sofia said on Wednesday that Bulgaria's decision to expel 70 Russian diplomatic staff was a hostile action to which Moscow would respond accordingly....

 2022-06-29 18:39 

Reuters

Colombia must advance talks with armed groups to secure peace -truth commission president...

Colombia's armed conflict will only end when the 2016 peace deal with the now-demobilized FARC guerrillas is properly implemented and peace talks with other armed groups and gangs make progress, the president of the Andean country's peace commissi...

 2022-06-29 18:37 

Reuters

Companies cut spending, jobs as outlook grows less certain...

Executives at electric car marker Tesla, drug maker Novartis and retailer Bed Bath and Beyond are cutting spending or jobs while others are shelving projects or deals as inflation rages and confidence in the world economy wanes....

 2022-06-29 18:34 

Reuters

Journalist killed in latest attack on Mexico media workers...

A Mexican journalist was killed in the northern state of Tamaulipas on Wednesday, the newspaper he worked for said, the latest in a series of attacks in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers....

 2022-06-29 18:31 

Reuters

States can be sued for denying jobs to military vets, says U.S. Supreme Court...

The U.S. Supreme Court in a divided ruling on Wednesday said state agencies are not immune from claims brought under the federal law that protects military servicemembers' jobs while they are deployed....

 2022-06-29 18:30 

Reuters

NATO to monitor migration as risk of instability to members...

Irregular mass migration is among the "hybrid threats" that hostile powers can use to undermine the stability of NATO countries, the alliance said in its new Strategic Concept agreed at a summit in Madrid on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 18:25 

Reuters

Wells Fargo shareholder sues over reports of sham 'diversity' policy...

A Wells Fargo & Co shareholder has filed a proposed class action accusing the bank of harming its reputation and stock value by allegedly holding sham job interviews so it would appear to comply with an internal policy mandating diverse pools of candidate...

 2022-06-29 18:24 

Reuters

German porcelain maker faces fragile future due to Ukraine war...

For family-owned German porcelain maker Kahla the recent cuts in Russian natural gas supply to Germany and high energy prices due to the Ukraine war pose a looming existential threat....

 2022-06-29 18:23 

Reuters

Salah Abdeslam found guilty of murder in 2015 Paris attacks trial...

Salah Abdeslam, who is believed to be the only surviving member of the group that carried out the most deadly attack ever seen in peacetime France, was found guilty of terrorism and murder charges by a criminal court on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 18:19 

Reuters

French court begins sentencing in trial of 2015 Paris attacks...

A court in Paris judged for their suspected involvement in a jihadist assault on on Wednesday started reading out the verdicts against 20 defendants Nov. 13, 2015, the most deadly attack ever seen in peacetime France....

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