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 2022-08-15 13:23 

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Resume aid to Taliban-run Afghanistan, Red Cross urges...

The Red Cross on Monday appealed to states and donors to set aside their political objections to the Taliban and resume aid flows to Afghanistan's state institutions to ease an "unbearable" humanitarian situation there....

 2022-08-15 13:19 

UPI

Drivers of car and truck rescued after wooden bridge collapses in southern Norway...

Two drivers in southern Norway had to be rescued Monday after the wooden bridge they were traveling across collapsed, sending them plunging into the river below....

 2022-08-15 13:18 

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U.S. natgas futures down 3% on rising output, lower demand...

U.S. natural gas futures fell about 3% on Monday on rising supplies and forecasts for cooler weather and lower air conditioning demand over the next two weeks than previously expected....

 2022-08-15 13:12 

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Malaysia's top funds say banking sector ripe for consolidation | Reuters...

Malaysia's crowded banking sector can benefit from mergers and acquisitions, executives from the country's top investment funds told a conference on Monday, seeing opportunities to cut costs and compete with new entrants into the industry....

 2022-08-15 13:12 

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Russia will facilitate IAEA mission to Ukrainian nuclear plant, foreign ministry says | Reuters...

Russia will do...

 2022-08-15 13:08 

Reuters

Serum Institue of India's Poonawalla expects Omicron-specific vaccine in 6 months -NDTV...

Serum Institute of India's (SII) Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla said he expects an Omicron-specific vaccine in the country in six months, NDTV reported on Monday. (https://bit.ly/3bZ5Uk80)...

 2022-08-15 13:07 

UPI

Texas Longhorns football legend Steve Worster dies at 73...

Former Texas fullback Steve Worster, who is credited as a pioneer of football's wishbone offense, has died, the school announced. He was 73....

 2022-08-15 13:06 

Reuters

Snap reaches 1 mln premium subscribers in bid for new revenue...

Snap Inc , parent company of social media app Snapchat, has reached 1 million subscribers for its Snapchat+ premium subscription, the company said on Monday, afterlaunching the service in June as a new source of revenue....

 2022-08-15 13:01 

UPI

'Married at First Sight' announces contestants for upcoming seventh season...

E4 has announced the 16 singles who will be competing on the next installment of the U.K. reality show "Married at First Sight."...

 2022-08-15 12:49 

Reuters

Yum China applies for primary listing in Hong Kong...

Yum China Holdings Inc said on Monday it has applied for a voluntary conversion of its secondary listing status to a primary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange....

 2022-08-15 12:48 

Reuters

Body of Philippine teen exhumed in fresh push for drug war justice...

The body of a teenager killed in a high-profile shooting during the Philippines' war on drugs five years ago was exhumed for autopsy on Monday as his family seek to learn more about his death and hold others accountable....

 2022-08-15 12:47 

Reuters

Ukraine to resume excise tax on fuel to replenish budget during war...

The Ukrainian government has asked parliament to partially restore excise tax on petrol and diesel fuel to boost the state budget, depleted by months of war with Russia, Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 12:46 

UPI

In photos: Kaitlyn Dever, Keegan-Michael Key attend HCA TV Awards...

Stars attend the HCA TV Awards: Streaming at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on August 14, 2022....

 2022-08-15 12:44 

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Lawyers for WNBA star Brittney Griner appeal drug conviction, 9-year sentence in Russia...

Attorneys for jailed WNBA star Brittany Griner filed their right to an appeal on Monday against the basketball star's conviction on drug charges and her nine-year sentence in a Russian penal colony....

 2022-08-15 12:42 

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Businessman buys Russian unit of German DIY chain OBI for $10 after settling debts -Forbes...

Businessman Josef Liokumovich bought a 60% stake in the Russian assets of German hardware store chain OBI for a nominal $10 sum after the Russian side settled debts, the entrepreneur told Forbes Russia in an interview published on Monday....

 2022-08-15 12:41 

UPI

Stars head to Toronto for 'Boys' Season 4...

"Boys" showrunner Eric Kripke has hinted on social media that he is in Toronto to start filming Season 4 of his Prime Video superhero series....

 2022-08-15 12:40 

Reuters

Why Europe faces climbing energy bills...

A global surge in wholesale power and gas prices means households across Europe face much higher energy bills this year and beyond, with the region's most vulnerable exposed to fuel poverty, consumer groups say....

 2022-08-15 12:35 

Reuters

Putin boasts of Russian weapons prowess, says Moscow is ready to share it with allies...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow valued its ties with countries in Latin American, Asia and Africa and was ready to offer modern weapons to its allies....

 2022-08-15 12:29 

Reuters

Brazil's IRB mulls new share offering after alerts on capital sufficiency...

Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA on Monday said it is considering a new capital increase to reinforce its financial structure, after market participants raised multiple alerts on the company's capital sufficiency....

 2022-08-15 12:25 

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White House plans campaign to highlight policy wins ahead of midterm elections | Reuters...

The White House is seeking to improve President Joe Biden's approval ratings by launching a campaign to highlight some of the recent key policy wins by the administration ahead of the November midterm elections....

 2022-08-15 12:23 

Reuters

Unity Software rejects AppLovin's $17.54 bln takeover offer...

Unity Software Inc on Monday rejected gaming software company AppLovin Corp's $17.54 billion takeover offer and said it would go ahead with its deal to purchase smaller rival ironSource....

 2022-08-15 12:23 

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Starbucks alleges labor board misconduct in union elections at U.S. cafes...

Starbucks on Monday accused the federal labor board overseeing union elections at its U.S. cafes of misconduct and asked that elections be suspended nationwide until the outcome of an investigation....

 2022-08-15 12:22 

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Novavax seeks U.S. authorization for COVID vaccine booster...

Novavax Inc said on Monday it had submitted an application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking authorization for booster doses of its COVID-19 vaccine....

 2022-08-15 12:19 

Reuters

Putin: Russia is ready to arm its allies...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow values its ties with countries in Latin American, Asia and Africa and that it is ready to offer modern weapons to its allies....

 2022-08-15 12:18 

UPI

Taliban shift tactics in their determination to control, oppress women...

Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan a year ago, it has barred girls from school, required women to wear burqas in public and banned women from travelling without a male chaperone....

 2022-08-15 12:18 

UPI

Santin wins Arlington Million, Dalika takes Beverly D at Churchill Downs...

Santin won the Arlington Million and Dalika took the Beverly D. at Churchill Downs while Casa Creed posted an upset win in the Fourstardave at Saratoga as turf runners took another star turn in weekend horse racing....

 2022-08-15 12:13 

UPI

Steve Irwin's son, Robert, teases October release for new project...

Wildlife conservationist, photographer and TV personality Robert Irwin has announced he is working on a project called "Australia," which is due for release this October....

 2022-08-15 12:10 

Reuters

EnBW sells minority stake in 597 MW German solar portfolio...

German utility EnBW has sold a 49.9% stake in a 597 megawatt (MW) solar power portfolio to local insurance firm ALH Group, reflecting rising deal activity across the renewables sector in light of higher valuations....

 2022-08-15 12:09 

Reuters

Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID, says has very mild symptoms...

Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla said on Monday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing very mild symptoms....

 2022-08-15 12:07 

Reuters

Anshu Jain's influence still lingers at Deutsche...

Anshu Jain may have left Deutsche Bank in 2015, but his influence lingers on. The Indian national, who has died aged 59, was one of the pre-eminent investment bankers of his generation, playing a key role in turning the German lender into a trading powerh...

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