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 2022-08-09 21:40 

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Biden signs NATO membership documents for Finland, Sweden...

President Joe Biden signed ratification documents at the White House to move Sweden and Finland one step closer to joining NATO, saying the world's most powerful military alliance "will be stronger than ever."...

 2022-08-09 21:38 

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia annual profit rises 11% | Reuters...

Commonwealth Bank of Australia said on Wednesday annual cash earnings jumped 10.9%, as the nation's largest bank rode a first-half surge in home lending amid record low interest rates, before the property market began to cool and rates rose....

 2022-08-09 21:36 

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Votorantim and Temasek launch $700 mln fund to invest in Brazil...

Brazil's Votorantim group and Singapore's Temasek Holdings teamed up to launch a $700 million fund to invest in Brazilian companies, they said in a joint statement on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 21:35 

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Meta raises $10 billion in first-ever bond offering...

Facebook-parent Meta Platforms Inc said on Tuesday it had raised $10 billion in its first-ever bond offering, as it looks to fund share buybacks and investments to revamp its business....

 2022-08-09 21:34 

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Venezuela seeks to reestablish military relations with Colombia, says minister...

Venezuela will seek to reestablish its military ties with neighbor Colombia, the country's defense minister said on Tuesday, after years of conflictive relations between the two nations....

 2022-08-09 21:33 

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Colombia has detected $20 bln likely tied to money laundering -official...

Colombia's financial crimes unit, intensifying efforts to catch fraud, has detected some $20 billion in financial operations potentially tied to money laundering over the last 3-1/2 years, the unit's director said....

 2022-08-09 21:30 

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Test administrator sentenced over U.S. college admissions scandal...

A Kyiv-born test administrator who admitted to involvement in Operation Varsity Blues, the U.S. college admissions bribery scandal, was spared prison on Tuesday after helping prosecutors build cases against other defendants....

 2022-08-09 21:29 

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Mexico's Grupo Televisa announces details of debt acquisition offer...

Mexico's Grupo Televisa announced in a statement on Tuesday the details of its anticipated debt acquisition offer, which will be up to $300 million....

 2022-08-09 21:27 

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ATF beats back gun rights groups challenge to bump-stock ban...

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2019 federal rule banning so-called "bump stocks," a rapid-fire gun attachment that was used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history....

 2022-08-09 21:22 

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Over 4,000 beagles destined for drug experiments finding new homes...

About 4,000 beagles are looking for homes after animal rescue organizations started removing them from a Virginia facility that bred them to be sold to laboratories for drug experiments....

 2022-08-09 21:12 

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Nasdaq falls 1.19% as negative Micron guidance weighs down tech stocks...

The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.19% as chipmaker Micron issued negative guidance that dragged down tech stocks....

 2022-08-09 21:12 

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Nasdaq falls 1.19% as negative Micron guidance weighs down tech stocks...

The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.19% as chipmaker Micron issued negative guidance that dragged down tech stocks....

 2022-08-09 20:56 

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U.S. oil refiners, pipeline companies expect strong demand for rest of 2022...

U.S. oil refiners and pipeline operators expect energy consumption to be strong for the second half of 2022, even though analysts and industry watchers have worried that demand could falter if the global economy enters a recession or high fuel prices dete...

 2022-08-09 20:53 

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Biden nominates new judges for 4th, 10th Circuits...

President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated two people of color to serve as federal appellate court judges from Kansas and South Carolina, two states that each have two Republican senators whose approval is no longer required for circuit picks....

 2022-08-09 20:46 

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Police arrest suspect in Albuquerque murder of Muslim man...

Albuquerque police have made an arrest in relation to the recent killings of four Muslim men in that city, investigators confirmed Tuesday afternoon....

 2022-08-09 20:45 

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Look: Trapped goose rescued from window well after two days...

Police in New York came to the rescue of a goose that attempted to beat the heat and ended up trapped in a home's window well for two days....

 2022-08-09 20:40 

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Argentina's central bank likely to raise interest rate this week, say traders | Reuters...

Argentina's central bank is likely to raise its benchmark interest rate by 600 basis points this week to tackle the country's high inflation, market participants told Reuters on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 20:35 

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U.S. probes firm linked with Abramovich over hedge fund investments - NYT...

U.S. federal authorities are investigating investment advisory firm Concord Management, which oversaw hedge fund investments worth billions of dollars for Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 20:32 

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Reported toad in distress in airport parking lot was monitor lizard...

Animal rescuers in Guernsey said they were called out for a report of a toad in an airport parking lot and arrived to find the animal was actually a monitor lizard....

 2022-08-09 20:32 

Reuters

Women and minority lawyers gain ground in Calif., but white men still predominate...

California admitted its most diverse cohort of new lawyers on record last year, with women and non-white attorneys comprising 53% and 51% of the class respectively, according to new figures from the State Bar of California....

 2022-08-09 20:25 

Reuters

Leeds sign Spanish keeper Robles on free transfer...

Leeds United have signed Spanish goalkeeper Joel Robles on a free transfer, the Premier League club said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 20:24 

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Nasdaq says short interest fell 3.12% in late July | Reuters...

Short interest on the Nasdaq fell 3.12% in late July, the exchange said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 20:24 

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U.S. lawmakers look to crack down on airlines over canceled flights | Reuters...

Two U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday proposed making it unlawful for airlines to offer flights if they know they lack sufficient staff or to cancel flights close to scheduled departures because of foreseeable staffing issues....

 2022-08-09 20:23 

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Former NFL running back Lynch arrested for DUI in Las Vegas | Reuters...

Former Super Bowl-winning NFL running back Marshawn Lynch has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence, Las Vegas police said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 20:22 

Reuters

Coinbase posts quarterly loss...

Coinbase Global Inc reported a loss for the second quarter on Tuesday, hurt by a plunge in trading volumes as this year's rout in risky assets curbed investor appetite for trading in cryptocurrencies....

 2022-08-09 20:14 

Reuters

Brazilian broker XP's profit gains from higher assets under custody...

XP Inc posted a marginal jump in second-quarter adjusted profit as the Brazilian broker gained from a surge in assets under custody that offset a slowdown in inflows due to higher interest rates....

 2022-08-09 20:11 

Reuters

Chipotle settles NYC worker scheduling case for $20 mln...

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc will pay about $20 million to settle claims by New York City that the company flouted a local law designed to make fast food workers' schedules more predictable, Mayor Eric Adams announced on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 20:11 

Reuters

Roblox misses quarterly expectation for bookings...

Roblox Corp missed estimates for quarterly bookings on Tuesday, as the gaming platform faced a slowdown in the pandemic-fueled surge in spending for its games including "Jailbreak" and "Adopt Me!"....

 2022-08-09 20:10 

Reuters

U.S. FDA authorizes Jynneos vaccine for emergency use against monkeypox...

The U.S. drug regulator on Tuesday authorized Bavarian Nordic's Jynneos vaccine for emergency use through intradermal injection in individuals aged 18 years and older who are determined to be at high risk of monkeypox infection....

 2022-08-09 20:08 

Reuters

Criminal antitrust labor case survives health managers' bid to dismiss...

A Maine federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss criminal antitrust charges alleging four business managers of home healthcare agencies conspired to restrict workers' pay and job mobility, notching a win for the U.S. Justice Department in a closely ...

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