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 2022-08-11 10:13 

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Britain and regulators square up over post-Brexit financial reform...

Britain's government proposed a far-reaching financial services law last month to exploit "freedoms" to write its own capital market rules since leaving the European Union....

 2022-08-11 10:13 

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China's Didi EV joint venture with Li Auto applies for bankruptcy - court...

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi's joint venture with Li Auto has applied for bankruptcy, according to a court filing, pointing to the end of a four-year-old partnership to make electric vehicles (EV)....

 2022-08-11 10:10 

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Ex-cop could get eight years in prison for role in storming U.S. Capitol...

A former Virginia police sergeant who joined Donald Trump's supporters in storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, could be sentenced to up to eight years in prison on Thursday if a judge agrees with federal prosecutors' recommendation....

 2022-08-11 10:10 

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A year of struggle as an Afghan family builds a new life in California...

Najib Mohammadi had high hopes for his life in the United States when he, his pregnant wife Susan and two small children left Afghanistan in July 2021....

 2022-08-11 10:07 

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Walmart's long-lasting challenge: luring budget shoppers back to its stores...

Walmart Inc could face an uphill battle to reclaim U.S. shoppers who opted for the neighborhood dollar store or Aldi rather than driving farther to a Walmart Supercenter when gasoline was $5 a gallon....

 2022-08-11 10:05 

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Analysis: Antitrust rules, Petro-Canada profits may hinder Suncor from selling unit | Reuters...

Suncor Energy could reap over $8 billion and boost returns to unhappy shareholders if it sells its Petro-Canada gas station business, but Canadian antitrust rules and the need for the unit's steady profits could deter that move, analysts and sharehold...

 2022-08-11 10:03 

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After deluge, climate change fears make S.Korea prioritise Seoul flood defences...

The heaviest rain in Seoul in 115 years has spurred the South Korean capital to revive a $1.15 billion plan to improve drainage after floods exposed how even the affluent Gangnam district is vulnerable to climate change-driven extreme weather....

 2022-08-11 10:03 

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In Syria, a 'golden' crop struggles to regain its shine...

Returning to their orchards after years of war, Syrian pistachio farmers hoping to revive their valuable crop have had their hopes dashed by scorched trees and the ravages of climate change....

 2022-08-11 10:02 

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Is Netflix envy over in Hollywood? Not quite...

Over an earnings period that appeared to signal the end of Netflix envy, Walt Disney Co restored hopes that growth in the streaming business will continue....

 2022-08-11 09:58 

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Germany will tackle energy crisis in solidarity with European partners...

Germany is determined to uphold European solidarity while tackling an energy crisis in the coming winter, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 09:54 

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'Count on us': Scholz promises new package to help Germans with energy bills...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday promised a new package of measures, including tax relief, to help people struggling with rising energy bills as a result of a gas standoff with Russia....

 2022-08-11 09:51 

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Global container fleet to grow more than demand - Hapag-Lloyd CEO...

Global growth in container fleets through new orders and building activity will outstrip shipping demand from next year and ease current market tightness, the chief executive of Hapag-Lloyd said in an analyst call on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 09:47 

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RWE CEO: we're in talks with all major LNG suppliers...

RWE is holding talks with all major suppliers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), not just Qatar and North America, Chief Executive Markus Krebber said, as Germany's largest power producer continues its efforts to replace Russian gas volumes....

 2022-08-11 09:46 

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Czech pipeline operator expects Druzhba oil flows to resume within two days...

Russian oil flows through the Druzhba pipeline to the Czech Republic should resume within two days as problems with paying transit fees should be resolved, the chairman of Czech pipeline operator MERO Jaroslav Pantucek told Czech Television on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 09:45 

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Former deputy GM of China Electronics Corp under investigation - anti-graft watchdog...

The former deputy general manager of Chinese state-backed tech giant China Electronics Corporation Holdings Co Ltd (CELEC.UL) Xiang Zihong has been placed under investigation for a suspected violation of discipline and law, China's Central Commission ...

 2022-08-11 09:43 

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Ping An sees HSBC overstating spin-off challenges - source...

Chinese insurer Ping An Insurance Group believes HSBC has overstated the challenges and difficulties of spinning off the bank, according to a source with direct knowledge of the thinking of the Asia-focussed bank's biggest shareholder....

 2022-08-11 09:40 

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Australian state balks at energy company's request for help with LNG import terminal...

The Australian state of New South Wales on Thursday poured cold water on a proposal for government assistance to secure gas imports through an import terminal being built by the country's richest man to avert a forecast shortfall in 2023....

 2022-08-11 09:39 

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Goolagong Cawley hopes for Indigenous successor to Barty...

Evonne Goolagong Cawley is hoping for the emergence of a successor to Ash Barty who can continue inspiring the country's Indigenous children to take up the sport....

 2022-08-11 09:38 

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Siemens will not ditch Siemens Energy stake -CFO...

Siemens will not sell its stake in Siemens Energy despite a 2.7 billion euro ($2.79 billion) writedown in the value of its investment, Siemens Chief Financial Officer Ralf Thomas said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 09:27 

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Armed man demanding frozen deposits takes hostages at Lebanese commercial bank...

An armed man demanding deposits frozen by his bank took an unspecified number of hostages on Thursday at the Federal Bank of Lebanon, a security source said and Lebanese media reported....

 2022-08-11 09:24 

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Biden: Abducted American journalist Austin Tice is being held by Syria...

President Joe Biden has revealed that the U.S. government knows "with certainty" that abducted American journalist Austin Tice is being held by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

 2022-08-11 09:22 

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Blinken says he discussed with Kagame reports that Rwanda supports rebel group...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday he discussed with Rwandan President Paul Kagame credible reports that Rwanda continued to support the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

 2022-08-11 09:20 

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Credit Suisse investor Harris says stake increase reflects reporting change...

Credit Suisse shareholder Harris Associates' increased holding in the Swiss bank reflected an adjustment in how it reports stakes to the U.S. regulator, Finanz und Wirtschaft reported its Chief Investment Officer as saying....

 2022-08-11 09:19 

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Andreescu enjoying pushing boundaries again...

Former U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu said she has found the joy in competing again, months after the 22-year-old revealed that she was close to quitting the sport over mental health issues....

 2022-08-11 09:19 

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Taiwan president: China military threat has not decreased...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday that at present the Chinese military threat has not decreased and while Taiwan will not escalate conflicts or provoke disputes, it will firmly defend its sovereignty and national security....

 2022-08-11 09:18 

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Airline luggage lag foils Israeli drug smuggling bid...

The global backlog in airline baggage loading has had a silver lining for Israeli police, who discovered a drug haul hidden in a suitcase that was X-rayed after it arrived a day late and went unclaimed....

 2022-08-11 09:17 

Reuters

UK to send more rocket launcher systems to Ukraine...

Britain will supply Ukraine with more multiple-launch rocket systems that can strike targets up to 80 km (50 miles) away....

 2022-08-11 09:16 

UPI

North Korea declares victory over COVID-19, says Kim Jong Un was 'seriously ill'...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared a "brilliant victory" in the battle against COVID-19, state media said on Thursday, three months after the isolated country officially reported its first case....

 2022-08-11 09:16 

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Bank of England says weakening regulators would undermine market reforms...

Weaking the independence of regulators would undermine Britain's proposed reforms to make capital markets more efficient, Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 09:14 

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Russia says Switzerland cannot represent its interests in Ukraine...

The Russian foreign ministry said on Thursday that Switzerland could not represent Ukrainian interests in Russia and Moscow's interests in Ukraine because it is no longer a neutral country....

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