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 2022-08-10 11:11 

Reuters

Aviva profit boost leaves further room to convince...

Aviva is finally firing on all cylinders. The near 13 billion pound UK general and life insurer boosted operating profit by 14% in the six months ending June 30 versus the same period last year, thanks in part to a pivot to higher value commercial insuran...

 2022-08-10 11:10 

Reuters

Ferrovial's Heathrow baggage may elicit few claims...

Whoever picks up Ferrovial's Heathrow baggage will need a thick skin. The Spanish infrastructure operator is considering a sale of its 25% stake in the UK's biggest airport, according to Reuters . Potential buyers include private equity group Ardi...

 2022-08-10 11:09 

Reuters

Wendy's misses U.S. same-store sales growth estimates due to inflation...

Wendy's Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly U.S. same-store sales growth on Wednesday, as Americans reined in their spending at fast-food restaurants in the face of higher prices of everyday essentials....

 2022-08-10 11:08 

Reuters

Florida governor's bid for conservative pension bloc faces hurdles...

Florida's governor wants pension plans in conservative U.S. states to band together to fight shareholder initiatives on issues like climate change and diversity, but the idea may prove hard to pull off....

 2022-08-10 11:05 

Reuters

Polio spreading in London, booster campaign launched for under-10s - health agency...

Britain is launching a polio vaccine booster campaign for children in London aged below 10, after confirming that the virus is spreading in the capital for the first time since the 1980s....

 2022-08-10 11:04 

Reuters

U.S. renewables investors see Senate bill sparking gold rush...

For the first time, investors seeking to pour cash into U.S. clean energy projects can count on at least a decade of generous federal subsidies, offering them long-sought confidence in the staying power of the world's third biggest renewables market....

 2022-08-10 11:03 

Reuters

'Hitting rock bottom' - drought, heat drain Spanish reservoirs...

A flock of sheep shelter from the midday sun under the gothic arches of a medieval bridge flooded in 1956 to create the Cijara reservoir in central Spain, but now fully exposed as the reservoir is 84% empty after a severe drought....

 2022-08-10 10:56 

Reuters

Indian rupee firms on inflows ahead of U.S. inflation report...

The Indian rupee eked out gains on Wednesday, supported by dollar inflows over the last two days amid a dip in oil prices and the easing of the greenback ahead of crucial U.S. inflation data....

 2022-08-10 10:53 

Reuters

Russia's Transneft says Druzhba pipeline oil transit will resume on Wednesday...

Russia's pipeline monopoly Transneft said that it planned to resume oil pumping through the southern branch of the Druzhba pipeline at 1600 Moscow time (1300 GMT), Russian state-owned news agency RIA reported....

 2022-08-10 10:53 

Reuters

Serena retirement heralds sunset of sport's golden era...

Serena Williams' decision to bow out has left tennis staring at the beginning of the end of the sport's golden era, a dreaded but inevitable prospect that has long been on the horizon....

 2022-08-10 10:49 

Reuters

Thailand says Rajapaksa seeks visit, not seeking asylum...

Thailand has received a request for former Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to visit the country, but he has no intention of seeking political asylum, Thailand's foreign ministry said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 10:48 

Reuters

India to remove fare caps imposed on airlines from Aug 31...

India will remove the fare caps it imposed on domestic airlines in 2020 during the pandemic on Aug. 31, the country's civil aviation ministry said on Wednesday, lifting restrictions on ticket prices....

 2022-08-10 10:44 

Reuters

India could emerge as Asia's strongest economy in 2022-23, says Morgan Stanley...

India could emerge as Asia's strongest economy in 2022-2023 as it is best-positioned to generate robust domestic demand, helped by economic policy reforms, a young workforce and business investments, Morgan Stanley economists said....

 2022-08-10 10:43 

Reuters

G7 foreign ministers urge Russia to hand Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant back to Ukraine...

The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) nations on Wednesday called on Russia to immediately hand back full control of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant to Ukraine....

 2022-08-10 10:42 

Reuters

Taiwan says 17 Chinese fighters crossed Strait median line...

A total of 17 Chinese fighter jets flew across the median line of the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, Taiwan's Defence Ministry said, amid continued military drills near to the island....

 2022-08-10 10:36 

UPI

Doctor calls survivor from lightning strike near White House an 'absolute miracle'...

"An absolute miracle" is what doctors are calling the lone survivor in last week's deadly lightning strike that killed three people standing across the street from the White House, the woman's family says....

 2022-08-10 10:28 

Reuters

Low Rhine water levels another drain on Germany's economy...

Already bracing for recession and winter energy shortages, German businesses are grappling with the lack of another precious commodity: rain....

 2022-08-10 10:26 

Reuters

'Itchy feet' Fury wants to complete trilogy with Chisora...

Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury says he is coming back to boxing with a new trainer and wants to complete a trilogy against fellow-Briton Derek Chisora....

 2022-08-10 10:18 

Reuters

Ford to use renewable energy sources to make vehicles in Michigan...

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday every vehicle it manufactures in Michigan would be assembled using solar and other renewable energy sources by 2025, as the automaker aims to lower its emissions....

 2022-08-10 10:15 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Volkswagen's new CEO plans to downsize the management board - sources...

Volkswagen's incoming Chief Executive Oliver Blume aims to shrink the size of the group's management board as one of his first moves after his promotion, several people familiar with the matter told Reuters....

 2022-08-10 10:08 

Reuters

What charges might Trump face for removing White House records?...

Here is an outline of the legal problems Donald Trump might face over his removal from the White House of official presidential records that his son said had prompted an FBI search on Monday of the former president's Mar-a-Lago, Florida, estate....

 2022-08-10 10:06 

Reuters

U.S. Republicans prepare consumer watchdog, SEC probes as mid-term elections loom...

U.S. Republican lawmakers are preparing a crackdown on the U.S. consumer and securities watchdogs in the expectation they will gain control of a key congressional committee following the November mid-term elections, according to a dozen financial lobbyist...

 2022-08-10 10:05 

Reuters

U.S. works with firms in supply chains to ease port congestion...

The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) said on Wednesday a supply chain pilot data-sharing project aimed at easing bottlenecks at congested U.S. ports has begun exchanging data and doubled in size....

 2022-08-10 10:04 

Reuters

Qatar World Cup to begin one day earlier than planned - source...

The World Cup in Qatar will kick-off a day earlier than scheduled if FIFA's ruling bureau agree to a plan to hold the opening ceremony and the host nation's first match on Sunday Nov. 20th, a source close to the discussions told Reuters....

 2022-08-10 10:00 

UPI

Can Joe Biden -- the least popular, oldest president in history -- still win?...

Despite some recent successes, President Joe Biden's popularity ratings remain at all-time lows for any White House. Can Biden survive and reverse this condition as past presidents have? Or is recovery impossible?...

 2022-08-10 09:58 

UPI

North Korea sends letter of 'solidarity' to China after Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit...

North Korea sent a letter of support to China following the contentious visit to Taiwan last week by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, state media reported Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 09:53 

Reuters

Tunisian court suspends president's dismissal of 50 judges - lawyer...

A Tunisian administrative court suspended the dismissal of fifty judges who were fired by President Kais Saied in June, a lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 09:53 

Reuters

UK examining next steps on 'extraordinary profits' in electricity sector - spokesperson...

Britain is still working out what it should do about large profits made by electricity generators, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 09:40 

Reuters

Students cheer as online translation tools add more African languages...

Ugandan IT student Andrew Njuki spent years hunched over English-language textbooks, often grappling with material that would have been easier to grasp in his mother tongue Luganda....

 2022-08-10 09:37 

Reuters

The beluga whale that was in River Seine has died - local authority...

The beluga whale which was lifted out of the River Seine earlier on Wednesday has died, despite the mission to save it, according to local authorities....

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