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 2022-08-09 08:15 

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U.S. Navy recovers fighter blown off aircraft carrier from bottom of Mediterranean Sea...

A U.S. Navy team has recovered an F/A-18 fighter jet from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea about a month after it blew off a U.S. aircraft carrier, the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Asia said....

 2022-08-09 08:12 

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France sees wine production rebounding after frost-hit 2021...

Wine production in France is expected to reach between 42.6 million and 45.6 million hectolitres this year, up 13-21% compared with last year's output that was hit by spring frost, the French farm ministry forecast on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 08:10 

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinian gunmen in West Bank clash...

Israeli security forces killed two Palestinian gunmen in armed clashes in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, witnesses and the Israeli military said....

 2022-08-09 08:04 

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Anti-aircraft defence around Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant will be beefed up - RIA cites Russian-backed official...

Anti-aircraft defences around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant will be strengthened following days of reported shelling on the site, the RIA Novosti news agency quoted a Russian-installed separatist official as saying on Monday....

 2022-08-09 08:00 

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Aubrey Plaza: 'Emily the Criminal' shows 'how broken the system is'...

Aubrey Plaza and Theo Rossi discuss their movie, "Emily the Criminal," starring Plaza as a woman who resorts to crime to make ends meet....

 2022-08-09 07:54 

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Nurses in England and Wales to vote on strike action over pay...

Hundreds of thousands of nurses in England and Wales will vote next month on whether to strike in a row over pay, the trade union representing them said on Tuesday, threatening further disruption to an already understaffed health service....

 2022-08-09 07:45 

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German economy to lose $265 bln in added value due to war, high energy prices-study...

Germany's economy will lose more than 260 billion euros ($265 billion) in added value by 2030 due to the Ukraine war and high energy prices, spelling negative effects for the labour market, according to a study by the Institute for Employment Research...

 2022-08-09 07:43 

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From Ozzy to Aussie: Commonwealth Games face uncertain future...

Birmingham rock icons Black Sabbath fittingly capped a buzzing fortnight in England's second city at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony on Monday but it may be the last time the multi-sport event makes such a big noise....

 2022-08-09 07:43 

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Papua New Guinea's new parliament returns Marape as prime minister...

James Marape was sworn in as the prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday after lawmakers in the new parliament returned him unopposed to the post....

 2022-08-09 07:40 

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Talks between union and UK container port Felixstowe end without deal...

Talks between the Unite union and Britain's biggest container port Felixstowe aimed at averting strike action later this month have ended without an agreement being reached, the port said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 07:36 

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European shares edge lower after strong start to week | Reuters...

European shares edged lower at the open on Tuesday as value stocks struggled to extend a bounce from the start of the week, with investors cautiously waiting for key U.S. inflation data later in the week for hints on the Federal Reserve's next move....

 2022-08-09 07:34 

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FTSE 100 hovers near two-month high; Abrdn drops on earnings miss...

UK's FTSE 100 was pinned near two-month peak on Tuesday, as investors awaited U.S. inflation data to gauge the pace of interest rate hikes, while shares in Abrdn fell after the asset manager posted lacklustre half-yearly numbers....

 2022-08-09 07:30 

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Beluga whale stuck in River Seine to be moved to saltwater tank on Tuesday...

A beluga whale which has been stuck for days in France's River Seine, far from the arctic or subarctic waters where it normally lives, will be moved to a saltwater tank on Tuesday for checks and care, an organisation involved in its rescue said....

 2022-08-09 07:29 

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Italy's antitrust fines UnipolSai, Generali over unfair commercial practices...

Italy's competition authority AGCM fined insurance groups UnipolSai and Generali 5 million euros ($5.10 million) each for allegedly carrying out unfair commercial practices, the authority said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 07:27 

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MLB roundup: Jose Suarez, Angels blank A's 1-0...

Luis Rengifo hit the eighth pitch of the game for a home run and Jose Suarez won a pitchers' duel over fellow left-hander Cole Irvin as the visiting Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series Monday night....

 2022-08-09 07:19 

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New Zealand's endangered kakapo parrot gets a big population boost...

The population of New Zealand's kakapo, an endangered flightless parrot, has increased 25% in the last year to 252 birds following a good breeding season and success with artificial insemination, the conservation department said Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 07:16 

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Escaping Shanghai's COVID lockdown only to get trapped in Hainan...

Brian Hall fled Shanghai in June to avoid another lockdown of his residential compound, escaping to China's tropical tourist island of Hainan where he could work remotely as a public health professor after undertaking 10 days of quarantine....

 2022-08-09 07:14 

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Continental geared up for stronger demand after second-quarter skid...

Continental expects higher auto production in the second half of the year as supply chains and semiconductor availability improve, the company said on Tuesday after reporting a heavy second-quarter loss....

 2022-08-09 07:06 

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Legal & General on track to hit financial goals as H1 profit rises...

Britsh insurer Legal & General said it was on track to meet or beat cash and capital generation goals as it recorded an 8% rise in operating profit to 1.16 billion pounds ($1.4 billion) on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 07:05 

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S.Korea, China foreign ministers to discuss N.Korea, K-pop...

The foreign ministers of South Korea and China will hold talks on Tuesday as Seoul explores ways to reopen denuclearisation negotiations with North Korea and resume cultural exports to China....

 2022-08-09 07:05 

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Aluminium foundry fights for survival in European gas crisis...

Shouting over the clanging of machinery, Gerd Roeders is reluctantly preparing for the temporary shutdown of his German aluminium foundry to survive Europe's growing gas crunch....

 2022-08-09 07:02 

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Russia launches Iranian satellite into space under shadow of Western concerns...

A Russian rocket carrying an Iranian satellite successfully launched into space on Tuesday as Moscow and Tehran seek to build closer ties in the face of Western sanctions....

 2022-08-09 07:01 

UPI

U.S. sanctions virtual currency mixer used by North Korean hackers to launder stolen funds...

The Biden administration has sanctioned virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash on accusations of being used to launder billions of dollars of virtual currency, including funds stolen by North Korean hackers....

 2022-08-09 07:00 

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On This Day, Aug. 9: Usain Bolt is 1st to sweep 100m, 200m dashes back-to-back...

On August 9, 2012, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt became the first person to sweep the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in back-to-back Olympics....

 2022-08-09 07:00 

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Famous birthdays for Aug. 9: Juanes, David Steinberg...

Singer Juanes turns 50 and comedian David Steinberg turns 80, among the famous birthdays for August 9....

 2022-08-09 06:54 

Reuters

Fernandez delights home crowd with winning return from injury in Toronto...

Leylah Fernandez had hoped for a seamless return to the Tour after a long injury layoff but while she did not live up to her own lofty expectations the Canadian was pleased to have come through a tough mental test at the Toronto Open on Monday....

 2022-08-09 06:53 

Reuters

Chennai Petroleum cuts crude runs by 25% at southern India refinery...

India's Chennai Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it had cut crude processing by a quarter at its 201,000 barrels per day Manali refinery in southern India, following an order by the Tamil Nadu state pollution control board....

 2022-08-09 06:50 

Reuters

All Blacks block 'outside noise', focus on the job - Mo'unga...

Richie Mo'unga said the All Blacks were blocking out the outside noise of their unhappy fans and focusing squarely on the job of snapping their three-match losing streak when they take on the Springboks at Johannesburg this weekend....

 2022-08-09 06:47 

Reuters

Just Group reports rise in underlying profit, pays dividend...

British specialist insurer Just Group posted a 15% rise in first half underlying operating profit to 74 million pounds ($89.42 million) on Tuesday, as it restored an interim dividend of 0.5 pence per share....

 2022-08-09 06:30 

Reuters

Holiday Inn owner IHG sweetens shareholder returns on travel rebound...

Holiday Inn owner IHG on Tuesday announced a share buyback programme of $500 million and resumed interim dividend, after its half-year profit more than doubled on the back of a steady recovery in post-pandemic travel....

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