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 2022-08-11 11:59 

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Gas prices: National average falls below $4 per gallon for first time in 5 months...

For the first time in five months, the average cost for gasoline in the United States is below $4 per gallon due mainly to a few reasons -- including more domestically produced oil on the market....

 2022-08-11 11:59 

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Gas prices: National average falls below $4 per gallon for first time in 5 months...

For the first time in five months, the average cost for gasoline in the United States is below $4 per gallon due mainly to a few reasons -- including more domestically produced oil on the market....

 2022-08-11 11:58 

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Turkish cenbank's net FX reserves jump to $11.81 bln...

The Turkish central bank's net international reserves rose around $2.7 billion to $11.81 billion in the week to Aug. 5, rising to their highest level since late May, data from the central bank showed on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:55 

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German court tries army reservist suspected of spying for Russia...

A former officer in Germany's army reserve force went on trial on Thursday on charges of spying for Russia, in a case that could worsen relations deeply strained by Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-08-11 11:52 

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UN chief urges immediate halt to military activity near Ukraine nuclear power plant...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for an immediate end to military activity near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, Europe's largest....

 2022-08-11 11:51 

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At least 13 civilians killed in Sierra Leone protests, say mortuary staff...

At least 13 civilians were killed in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, during anti-government protests on Wednesday, staff at the city's main mortuary said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:49 

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Indonesia asks Pertamina to limit subsidised fuel sales...

Indonesia's government has asked state energy firm Pertamina (PERTM.UL) to limit its sales of subsidised fuels so as not to increase pressure on energy subsidies, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:48 

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New Italian centrist group aims to fight left and right 'populism' | Reuters...

The leaders of a newly-formed Italian centrist group said on Thursday their pact will offer an alternative to...

 2022-08-11 11:47 

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Indonesia includes Bali as priority zone for foot and mouth vaccination | Reuters...

Indonesia will include the popular tourist destination of Bali as one of its priority zones for a vaccination programme against foot and mouth disease (FMD) to prevent its further spread, a government official said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:46 

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Korean Air to resume flights to Israel in January - Israel Tourism Ministry...

Korean Air Lines will resume non-stop flights to Israel in January with a Seoul to Tel Aviv route, Israel's Tourism Ministry said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:39 

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Hip-Hop Celebration Day commemorates the birth of hip-hop music...

Hip-Hop Celebration Day, an annual Aug. 11 celebration also known as National Hip-Hop Day, was started in Texas in 2018 and was officially recognized by Congress in 2021....

 2022-08-11 11:36 

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Poland to get recovery cash after meeting agreed milestones - Commission...

Poland will get money from the European Union recovery fund only after it reaches the milestones and targets that the Polish government has jointly agreed with the EU in many months of negotiations, the European Commission said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:34 

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Futures extend gains ahead of more data on inflation...

U.S. stock index futures crawled higher on Thursday, adding to strong gains from the previous session on first signs of cooling inflation, with investors looking for more evidence from data on producer prices and the labor market....

 2022-08-11 11:34 

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UK-UAE coordination on Ukraine important for the world, Boris Johnson says...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan on a call that cooperation between the two countries on Ukraine and regional stability was "hugely important for the world", Johnson's spokesperson...

 2022-08-11 11:33 

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Haleon not a party to U.S. litigation focused on Zantac - spokesperson...

Haleon - GSK's recently spun off consumer health unit - is not a party to the U.S. litigation focused on the heartburn medicine Zantac, a spokesperson told Reuters on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:32 

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Israel Discount Bank Q2 profit hit by rise in credit loss provision...

Israel Discount Bank on Thursday reported a 21% drop in second-quarter profit, with higher provisions for loan defaults overshadowing a jump in financing income that followed interest rate increases....

 2022-08-11 11:32 

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AerCap revenue jumps as travel recovery strengthens globally...

A strengthening recovery in air travel "across all major regions" boosted second-quarter revenue at AerCap by 36% year-on-year to $1.67 billion, the world's top aircraft lessor said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 11:28 

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Blinken says he raised 'Hotel Rwanda' hero's detention with Rwandan leader...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday he had raised with Rwanda's president U.S. concerns over the jailing of Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film "Hotel Rwanda" sheltering hundreds of people during the 1994 genocide....

 2022-08-11 11:27 

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Tigers fire longtime general manager Al Avila...

The Detroit Tigers fired general manager Al Avila, ending his two-decade tenure with the MLB franchise, team owner Christopher Ilitch announced....

 2022-08-11 11:25 

Reuters

Reality will tame next Italy PM's spending plans...

Italy's likely next government has some big spending plans. A coalition of rightist parties looks poised to win general elections in September, making Georgia Meloni of the nationalist Brothers of Italy party prime minister . High public debt and Euro...

 2022-08-11 11:25 

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Blasts at Crimea airfield take out Russian planes; deadly rocket fire in east Ukraine...

Several Russian warplanes have been destroyed in dramatic explosions at a base in Crimea, the part of Ukraine that was annexed by Russia eight years ago, according to satellite imagery....

 2022-08-11 11:24 

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UK bookie's mini-M&A lengthens odds of a mega-deal...

Entain is on a dealmaking spree. Jette Nygaard-Andersen, chief executive of the $10 billion UK bookie, has bought five companies this year for over $1 billion in total. Her swoop for Croatia's SuperSport, announced on Thursday, exemplifies the logic. ...

 2022-08-11 11:20 

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Sterling slumps 0.5% vs euro ahead of UK GDP data...

Sterling fell against the euro on Thursday a day ahead of gross domestic product (GDP) figures which are expected to show further signs of a weakening British economy....

 2022-08-11 11:20 

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Swiss army airlifts water to thirsty animals in Alpine meadows...

Swiss army helicopters have been drafted in to airlift water to thousands of thirsty farm animals sweltering under this summer's soaring temperatures in the country's Alpine meadows....

 2022-08-11 11:09 

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Olympic champion Muirhead brings curtain down on career...

Scottish curler Eve Muirhead, who helped Britain seal their only gold medal at this year's Beijing Winter Olympics, announced her retirement from the sport on Thursday and said she wanted to explore more opportunities....

 2022-08-11 11:06 

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Scholz touts pipeline from Portugal to central Europe...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday pushed for the construction of a pipeline from Portugal through Spain and France to central Europe to wean Europe from Russian energy dependence....

 2022-08-11 11:04 

Reuters

TreeHouse Foods to sell part of its meal prep business for $950 million...

TreeHouse Foods Inc said on Thursday it plans to sell a significant portion of its meal preparation business to Investindustrial for $950 million....

 2022-08-11 10:59 

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Africa CDC hopeful Aspen will get COVID vaccine orders...

Africa's top public health body said on Thursday it was hopeful South African pharmaceutical firm Aspen Pharmacare would get orders for its own brand COVID-19 vaccine....

 2022-08-11 10:59 

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Formula E's 100th race marks the end of an era...

Formula E holds its 100th race this weekend with a South Korean double marking the end of an era for the electric series and likely to see Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne take the title in a farewell for Mercedes....

 2022-08-11 10:58 

Reuters

Britain looks into funding biomass carbon capture and storage...

Britain said it is considering ways to support combining electricity generated using biomass, such as wood pellets, with technology to capture and store the resulting carbon emissions....

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