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 2022-08-10 09:04 

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Biden heading to South Carolina for beach vacation...

Finally over his coronavirus infection, President Joe Biden departs on Wednesday to spend most of the next week on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, an oceanfront golf resort that he has visited in the past....

 2022-08-10 08:57 

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Rhine water falls again in Germany, river shipping costs rise...

Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen again in hot and dry weather and shipping costs are rising as vessels cut loads to continue sailing, commodity traders said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:56 

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French police shoot dead man armed with knife at Paris airport | Reuters...

French police on Wednesday shot dead a man armed with a knife who was behaving aggressively at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport, officials said....

 2022-08-10 08:56 

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Iraq's July oil output rises by around 70,000 bpd, SOMO data show | Reuters...

Iraq pumped 4.584 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in July, up by 69,000 bpd from June, data from state-owned marketer SOMO seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:55 

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'It's personal': Benn to fight Eubank Jr in October | Reuters...

British boxers Chris Eubank Jr. and Conor Benn will square off in a highly-anticipated bout at London's O2 Arena on Oct. 8, three decades after their famous fathers fought each other....

 2022-08-10 08:54 

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Website creator Wix.com plans cost cuts as Q2 loss narrows...

Wix.com , which helps small businesses build and operate websites, on Wednesday reported a smaller-than-expected second-quarter loss and announced a plan to sharply reduce costs by $150 million a year....

 2022-08-10 08:53 

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UAE overturns prison sentence for American convicted of money laundering...

A court in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday overturned a prison sentence for U.S. citizen and rights lawyer Asim Ghafoor, a lawyer representing Ghafoor said....

 2022-08-10 08:51 

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Profiles of Japanese cabinet ministers after Kishida reshuffle...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday, dropping some ministers with links to the Unification Church....

 2022-08-10 08:51 

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Malaysia Airlines to acquire 20 Airbus A330neos - sources...

Malaysia Airlines is poised to announce a deal next Monday to acquire 20 Airbus A330neo wide-body jets, industry sources said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:49 

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Australia's Lanning taking indefinite break for personal reasons...

Cricket Australia (CA) said on Wednesday that World Cup-winning captain Meg Lanning is taking an indefinite break from the game for personal reasons....

 2022-08-10 08:47 

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China military says tasks in Taiwan strait completed, troops to stay battle-ready...

China's military said on Wednesday it has "successfully completed" various tasks around Taiwan after around a week of drills....

 2022-08-10 08:46 

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China, UK agree to resume direct passenger flights - British embassy...

China and Britain have agreed to resume direct passenger flights between them, the British embassy in China said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:42 

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China withdraws promise not to send troops to Taiwan after unification...

China has withdrawn a promise not to send troops or administrators to Taiwan after taking it back, an official document showed on Wednesday, signalling a decision by President Xi Jinping to grant less autonomy than previously suggested....

 2022-08-10 08:41 

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U.N. report: Myanmar military targeting women and children in 'gravest' crimes...

Myanmar's military is torturing children and sexually assaulting women, United Nations investigators said in a new report that outlines evidence of what it calls "systematic crimes against humanity."...

 2022-08-10 08:39 

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TP ICAP shares ride high as volatile markets boost profit, revenues...

TP ICAP on Wednesday reported stronger-than-expected half-year profits, benefiting from heightened market volatility amid the Ukraine crisis, sending shares in the world's biggest inter-dealer broker up nearly 10%....

 2022-08-10 08:34 

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Major Gulf bourses trade mixed; Abu Dhabi at record high...

Major stock markets in the Gulf were mixed in early trade on Wednesday, ahead of the release of U.S. inflation data that could point to the Federal Reserve's appetite for more aggressive rate increases....

 2022-08-10 08:28 

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Toyota says no change to plan to produce 9.7 mln vehicles globally this year | Reuters...

Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday there was no change in its plan to produce 9.7 million vehicles globally this fiscal year....

 2022-08-10 08:26 

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Retailers turn off lights, cut opening hours to save energy...

As energy bills mount and the threat of rationing increases, some European retailers are turning off lights and considering shorter opening hours this winter....

 2022-08-10 08:22 

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EXCLUSIVE Rotavirus childhood vaccine shortage hits four African countries...

Supplies of a vaccine to prevent the deadly rotavirus infection in children have either run out in Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal and Cameroon or are close to doing so, officials close to the roll-out told Reuters, after disruptions at drugmaker GSK....

 2022-08-10 08:20 

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Cosmo sees oil prices under pressure if global economy slides into recession...

Japanese oil refiner Cosmo Energy Holdings sees that oil prices could come under pressure if a global recession emerges, though the market is expected to remain tight amid the prolonged Russia-Ukraine conflict, its executive said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:14 

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Saudi-Egyptian Investment Co invests $1.3 bln in four Egyptian firms...

The Saudi Egyptian Investment Co (SEIC), owned and set up by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), has acquired minority stakes in four Egyptian companies worth around $1.3 billion, Egypt's planning ministry said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:11 

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China investors hedge U.S. delisting risk with Hong Kong play...

Global fund managers holding U.S.-listed Chinese stocks are steadily shifting towards their Hong Kong-traded peers, even as they remain hopeful Beijing and Washington will eventually resolve an audit dispute to keep Chinese firms on American exchanges....

 2022-08-10 08:07 

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Thailand hikes rate for first time since 2018 to tame hot inflation...

Thailand's central bank raised its key interest rate for the first time in nearly four years on Wednesday, lifting it by a quarter point as expected to fight surging inflation as the economic recovery gains momentum....

 2022-08-10 08:05 

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Raymond Briggs, author of beloved Christmas tale 'The Snowman', dies aged 88...

Raymond Briggs, illustrator of the classic children's Christmas book 'The Snowman', has died aged 88, the Press Association said on Wednesday, citing his publisher....

 2022-08-10 08:05 

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Turkey launches competition probe into mobility app Marti...

Turkey's competition board said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation into mobility app Marti for allegedly abusing its dominant market position, having concluded a preliminary investigation which found evidence to support the allegations....

 2022-08-10 08:05 

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Breakdown in 'breakevens' holes inflation buffer...

If sky-high inflation is indeed rolling over as central banks get tough and recession looms, an already horrible year for investors in inflation-protected securities could get worse....

 2022-08-10 08:01 

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Analysts shouldn't sweat poor track record with U.S. corn, soy yields...

Grain analysts have struggled to anticipate the U.S. government's corn and soybean yields in past Augusts, but that does not necessarily mean their instincts about actual crop potential were wrong....

 2022-08-10 08:00 

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Polish PM calls for reform against EU 'imperialism' - Welt op-ed...

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki accused the European Union of imperialistic behaviour towards smaller member states in an op-ed published on the Welt news website on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 08:00 

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'Memorial' cast, creators say healthcare hasn't reckoned with Katrina failings...

Julie Ann Amery, Vera Farmiga, Cherry Jones and co-creator Carlton Cuse discuss the Hurricane Katrina medical drama "Five Days at Memorial" and its relevance during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2022-08-10 07:58 

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Greece to exit EU's 'enhanced surveillance' framework after 12 years...

Greece will exit the European Union's so-called enhanced surveillance framework on August 20, its finance minister said on Wednesday, a move that will allow the country greater freedom in making economic policy....

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