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 2022-05-09 18:25 

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Study: Minorities bore brunt of 'excess deaths' due to killings, drugs during pandemic...

Black Americans, as well as American Indians and Alaska Natives, were more likely to be slain or die as a result of drug overdoses or traffic accidents during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2022-05-09 18:25 

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Kids in families that struggle to afford diapers more likely to have sleep problems...

It might seem like an unlikely connection at first, but a new study finds that infants and toddlers suffer sleep issues -- and maybe other problems --- when their parents can't afford diapers....

 2022-05-09 18:24 

Reuters

EU lawmakers call for pact on cocoa prices with Ivory Coast and Ghana...

A group of European Union parliamentarians has asked the European Commission to open negotiations with Ivory Coast and Ghana to address low cocoa prices, it said in a letter....

 2022-05-09 18:20 

Reuters

VIEW Marcos rule to return to Philippines after election landslide...

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the Philippines dictator deposed in a 1986 popular uprising, won a presidential election by a huge margin on Monday, according to unofficial results, marking a stunning comeback for the country's most famou...

 2022-05-09 18:17 

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Study examines how long periods in space affect astronauts' brains...

Scientists have unearthed new details about how astronauts' brains are affected by extended trips in space....

 2022-05-09 18:16 

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Dow slides to lowest point in more than a year amid global downturn...

Wall Street's sell-off spilled over into a second week on Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled lower amid fresh worries over inflation and tighter Federal Reserve monetary policy....

 2022-05-09 18:16 

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[ Business ]

Dow slides to lowest point in more than a year amid global downturn...

Wall Street's sell-off spilled over into a second week on Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled lower amid fresh worries over inflation and tighter Federal Reserve monetary policy....

 2022-05-09 18:11 

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Oblivious winner finds forgotten $242,256 lottery ticket in his wallet...

A Michigan Lottery player said he was unaware of his $242,256 jackpot until he came across some forgotten tickets in his wallet....

 2022-05-09 18:09 

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Russia's ambassador to Poland doused with red paint on Victory Day...

Protesters doused Russia's ambassador to Poland, Sergey Andreev, with red paint during a Victory Day event honoring soldiers who fought against Nazi Germany in World War II....

 2022-05-09 18:07 

Reuters

France eases restrictions as number of bird flu outbreaks wane...

France will lift most restrictions on poultry farming that had been imposed country-wide to contain the fast spread of bird flu after a decrease in the number of outbreaks in recent weeks, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....

 2022-05-09 18:07 

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Islanders fire coach Barry Trotz after missing Stanley Cup playoffs...

The New York Islanders, who missed the playoffs for the first time in four seasons, fired coach Barry Trotz, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Monday....

 2022-05-09 18:02 

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Look: Trapped bear rescued from Six Flags theme park in California...

A bear wandered into the back lot of California's Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park and ended up getting trapped between two trailers, authorities said....

 2022-05-09 17:58 

Reuters

Venezuela begins imports of Iranian heavy crude for refining -PDVSA documents...

Venezuela has begun importing Iranian heavy crude to feed its domestic refineries, documents from the state-run oil company PDVSA showed, a deal that widens a swap agreement signed by both countries last year, which are under U.S. sanctions....

 2022-05-09 17:57 

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Trial begins for man who drove through Times Square crowds killing woman...

The trial for the man who drove through crowds of tourists in Times Square killing one woman and injuring 22 other people has started in a state court in New York City nearly five years after his arrest....

 2022-05-09 17:56 

Reuters

Philip Morris in talks to buy smaller rival Swedish Match...

Philip Morris International Inc is in talks to buy rival Swedish Match AB , the companies said on Monday, as the Marlboro maker looks to expand its smoke-free options amid rising global scrutiny on the sale of traditional cigarettes....

 2022-05-09 17:55 

Reuters

U.S. West Coast port labor talks to begin on Tuesday...

The union representing some 22,000 West Coast port workers will sit down for its first meeting of new contract talks with employers on Tuesday, according to a news release tweeted by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Dispatcher newspa...

 2022-05-09 17:51 

Reuters

France's Macron says he knows the name of his country's next PM...

Emmanuel Macron, who was just re-elected French president, said on Monday he knew the name of the country's next prime minister, due to succeed Jean Castex....

 2022-05-09 17:50 

Reuters

Dry weather to curb French grain production -farm ministry...

Dry weather in France will have a negative impact on this year's production of winter cereals by reducing yield potential for some crops, the French farm ministry said on Monday....

 2022-05-09 17:49 

Reuters

U.N. Security Council due to meet Wednesday on North Korea, say diplomats...

The U.N. Security Council is due to meet on Wednesday at the request of the United States to discuss North Korea's latest missile launches, diplomats said, as Washington pushes the 15-member body to strengthen sanctions on Pyongyang....

 2022-05-09 17:45 

UPI

Watch live: President Joe Biden signs Ukrainian aid package...

President Joe Biden will sign new aid for Ukraine on Monday after it was passed overwhelmingly by the Senate and House last month....

 2022-05-09 17:39 

Reuters

Dortmund's Haaland close to sealing Man City transfer-reports...

Borussia Dortmund top striker Erling Haaland is close to sealing a transfer deal with Manchester City and a move to the lucrative Premier League, several German media reported on Monday....

 2022-05-09 17:39 

Reuters

Brazil's spending cap brings fiscal surplus - and candidates' ire...

Strong commodity prices and a recovering job market have helped a sharp improvement in Brazil's public finances, analysts say, allaying concerns about the country's short-term fiscal health and helping to lure an influx of foreign investment....

 2022-05-09 17:37 

Reuters

Frontera, CGX Energy say light oil, gas condensate found in Guyana...

A joint venture formed by Canada-based firms CGX Energy and Frontera Energy on Monday said results from a well drilled in Guyana's offshore Corentyne block showed the presence of light oil and gas condensate....

 2022-05-09 17:37 

Reuters

Queen Elizabeth pulls out parliament opening because of 'episodic mobility problems'...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will not attend the opening of parliament on Tuesday as she has had a recurrence of issues with her mobility, Buckingham Palace said on Monday, adding her son Prince Charles would set out the government's agenda instead....

 2022-05-09 17:34 

Reuters

Train derails in Austria, injuries reported - APA...

A train has derailed south of Austria's capital Vienna, Austrian news agency APA reported on Monday....

 2022-05-09 17:34 

UPI

Sheep fighting its own reflection smashes business window in New Zealand...

Residents of a New Zealand town were surprised to discover the culprit who smashed a business window late at night was an escaped sheep....

 2022-05-09 17:23 

Reuters

Motor Racing-Andretti bid may test F1's love affair with America...

Formula One just can't get enough of America and on Sunday the sport lapped up the celebrity-infused attention at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix, basking in finally having 'cracked' the U.S. market....

 2022-05-09 17:20 

UPI

Sri Lanka's PM resigns after protests over struggling economy...

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned Monday amid pressure from persistent protests since March over the economy....

 2022-05-09 17:19 

Reuters

Benettons change name of Atlantia bid vehicle after Genoa backlash...

Italy's Benetton family will change the name of the investment vehicle bidding to take control of Italian infrastructure group Atlantia after protests on behalf of the victims of the 2018 Genoa bridge disaster....

 2022-05-09 17:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

BlackRock cuts back on China exposure on macro, geopolitical concerns | Reuters...

BlackRock trimmed its exposure to Chinese stocks and government bonds, and Asian fixed income more widely, to neutral from a slight overweight, citing a worsening macroeconomic outlook as well as geopolitics....

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