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 2021-10-19 14:11 

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US regulators lay out plan for over-the-counter hearing aids...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health regulators on Tuesday unveiled their proposal to allow Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription, a long-awaited move intended to make the devices more accessibl......

 2021-10-19 14:04 

AP

Evictions rise as state COVID-19 protections begin to lift...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Rental evictions are rising in Minnesota as state protections adopted because of COVID-19 are beginning to lift, according to housing experts. As of last week, a 15-day notic......

 2021-10-19 14:03 

AP

1-stop Asia trips for PGA in Japan, LPGA in South Korea...

PGA TOURZOZO CHAMPIONSHIPSite: Chiba, Japan....

 2021-10-19 14:03 

AP

Wisconsin Senate to vote on longer work hours for teenagers...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Teenagers would be allowed to work longer hours over the busy summer tourism months in Wisconsin under a bill up for approval Wednesday in the state Senate. The measure is back......

 2021-10-19 14:03 

Reuters

Drone operator will try to rescue dogs from Spanish volcano...

A Spanish drone operator on Tuesday received permission to try to rescue three emaciated dogs trapped near a volcano in the Canary Islands, by catching them with a remote-controlled net and flying them out over a stream of lava....

 2021-10-19 14:02 

AP

Court: U. of North Carolina can consider race in admissions...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions, rebuffing a conservative g......

 2021-10-19 14:01 

Reuters

Ecuador's president declares 60-day state of emergency over rising crime...

Ecuadorean President Guillermo Lasso late on Monday declared a state of emergency in the Andean country as part of a crackdown on the consumption and trafficking of drugs....

 2021-10-19 14:00 

AP

This Date in Baseball...

Oct. 201910 — Philadelphia's Jack Coombs, on one day of rest, had a complete-game victory to beat the Chicago Cubs 12-5 and give the Athletics a 3-0 lead in the World Series. Coombs also had three ......

 2021-10-19 14:00 

AP

AP Sportlight...

Oct. 201923 — Zev, winner of the 1923 Kentucky Derby, beats England's Papyrus, winner of the 1923 Epsom Derby, in a $100,000 match race at Belmont Park. The race, the International Special, marks t......

 2021-10-19 14:00 

AP

UK terror-prevention program questioned after lawmaker slain...

LONDON (AP) — The killing of British lawmaker David Amess is once again fueling concern about a government program aimed at preventing at-risk young people from becoming radicalized, with critics s......

 2021-10-19 13:58 

AP

Malta vows better journalist protections, reforms...

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Maltese government on Tuesday responded to a critical European human rights evaluation by vowing to soon propose new legislation to better protect journalists in the wake......

 2021-10-19 13:56 

Reuters

Older people in Moscow told to stay home for four months amid COVID surge...

The Moscow city government on Tuesday ordered elderly people to stay home for four months and told businesses to have at least 30% of staff work from home amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Russia....

 2021-10-19 13:55 

AP

US expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for those seeking to maintain protecti......

 2021-10-19 13:52 

Reuters

Brazil's Petrobras sees fuel demand above production capacity in November...

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said late on Monday it has received "atypical demand" for fuel supplies in November that surpasses its production capacity....

 2021-10-19 13:52 

AP

UK music streaming faces scrutiny from competition watchdog...

LONDON (AP) — Regulators are stepping up scrutiny of the United Kingdom's music streaming market to see whether there is enough competition after lawmakers outlined concerns that major online platf......

 2021-10-19 13:49 

Reuters

Net zero: just patching over emissions or path for saving planet?...

More than 190 countries committed in 2015 to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in an effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change such as drought, flooding and loss of species....

 2021-10-19 13:49 

UPI

'To All the Boys' spinoff series 'XO, Kitty' coming to Netflix...

"XO, Kitty," a new series starring Anna Cathcart as Kitty Song-Covey, got the green light at Netflix....

 2021-10-19 13:48 

Reuters

EU starts debate on budget rules amid high debt, investment needs...

The European Commission opened a debate on Tuesday on how to reform the European Union's fiscal rules to deal with a pandemic-induced surge in public debt and with the huge investment needed to fight climate change....

 2021-10-19 13:48 

Reuters

Germany's RWE expects to spend $21 billion in Britain by 2030...

RWE , Germany's largest power producer, said on Tuesday total investment into green technologies and infrastructure in Britain are expected to amount to 15 billion pounds ($21 billion) by 2030....

 2021-10-19 13:46 

Reuters

Shipping industry faces ESG heat from lenders...

Banks are demanding much stricter environmental criteria when financing shipping companies as investor pressure grows on the sector to accelerate going greener, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG)....

 2021-10-19 13:45 

AP

NEC Nijmegen's stadium closed pending stand collapse probe...

NIJMEGEN, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch club NEC Nijmegen's stadium will remain closed until further notice following the collapse of a small section of a stand as visiting Vitesse Arnhem fans celebrate......

 2021-10-19 13:45 

Reuters

Portugal honours hero diplomat who saved thousands of Jews...

Portugal paid tribute on Tuesday to former diplomat Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who defied the Salazar dictatorship to issue visas to tens of thousands of Jews and other refugees, saving them from the horrors of Nazi concentration camps....

 2021-10-19 13:45 

Reuters

FDA proposes over-the-counter hearing aids for Americans...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed creation of a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids to be sold directly to the millions of Americans in need of the device, without expert assistance....

 2021-10-19 13:45 

UPI

NHL suspends Sharks' Evander Kane for fake vaccine card...

The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for an "established violation" of COVID-19 protocol, the league announced....

 2021-10-19 13:43 

Reuters

Bayer sees no guidance hit from hurricane, planting trends...

Bayer sees no impact on its full-year guidance from customers' changing planting habits or a five-week shutdown at its main glyphosate production site in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida, the German life science group said on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 13:43 

Reuters

Saudi index hits 15-year peak; Egypt falls on profit-taking...

Saudi Arabia closed at a more than 15-year high on Tuesday as crude prices resumed gains, while the Egyptian bourse retreated as investors booked profits following a recent rally....

 2021-10-19 13:36 

AP

Back to gravity: Russians talk about world's 1st space movie...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian actor and a film director who spent 12 days in orbit making the world's first movie in space said Tuesday they were so thrilled with their experience on the International Sp......

 2021-10-19 13:36 

Reuters

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Wall St opens higher as earnings whip up risk appetite | Reuters...

U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday as upbeat quarterly reports from Johnson & Johnson and Travelers fired up risk appetite, after big banks kicked off the third-quarter earnings season on a positive note last week....

 2021-10-19 13:36 

Reuters

Lazio owner Lotito's ban reduced to two months after appeal...

Lazio president Claudio Lotito's ban for COVID-19 protocol violations was reduced to two months by the federal appeal court on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 13:34 

AP

Manager Aaron Boone re-signed by Yankees to 3-year contract...

NEW YORK (AP) — Manager Aaron Boone was re-signed by the New York Yankees to a three-year contract with a club option for 2025 after four winning but unsuccessful seasons.Boone, a third-generation ......

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