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 2020-08-07 16:04 

Reuters

[ Business ]

GRAINS-U.S. soybeans, wheat and corn fall on bearish supplies...

U.S. soybean futures fell for the fourth day in a row to their lowest since June 30 as expectations kept building that growing supplies will outstrip demand even as top buyer China steps up its purchases, traders said....

 2020-08-07 16:03 

IANS

TikTok launches app on Amazon Fire TV...

San Francisco, Aug 7 (IANS) Amid uncertainties surrounding its business in the US, TikTok has launched an app on Amazon Fire TV devices, the media reported....

 2020-08-07 16:03 

IANS

TikTok threatens legal action against Trump executive order...

San Francisco, Aug 7 (IANS) TikTok on Friday threatened legal action against an executive order that US President Donald Trump issued, prohibiting the China-based company from doing business with the US firms after 45 days....

 2020-08-07 16:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Norway: 59 more coronavirus cases...

BRUSSELS, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- Total number of coronavirus cases in Norway on Friday totalled 9,468, after 59 new cases were confirmed. These figures were published by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health today. No new death from coronavirus has been repor...

 2020-08-07 16:02 

Kuwait News Agency

US on 30th anni. of Operation Desert Shield: Kuwait "indispensable" ally...

KUWAIT, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- The United State of America commemorated Friday the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Shield, recognising Kuwait as "a proud and indispensable ally.""Today marks 30 years since the United States led a coalition of 35...

 2020-08-07 16:01 

Reuters

[ Business ]

FOREX-Dollar climbs after jobs data; investors watch stimulus talks, U.S.-China tensions...
 2020-08-07 16:01 

ANA-MPA

PM Mitsotakis: Upgrading public transport a government priority...

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday expressed the government's determination to support......

 2020-08-07 16:00 

TASS

Russia urges international organizations to react to Twitter's labeling of its media...
 2020-08-07 16:00 

Sputnik International

Stay Away From Me! Cute Kitten Scared of Parakeet...

Kittens are naturally curious, but sometimes the unknown can be too overwhelming - such as the first encounter with a parakeet, for example, which has made an indelible impression on this furball....

 2020-08-07 15:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK extends household meeting ban to the town of Preston...

Britain's government on Friday ordered a ban on gatherings of households in the northern English town of Preston in its latest localised clampdown to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-08-07 15:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-French health official says must 'keep up efforts' in fight against virus...

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 2020-08-07 15:59 

Reuters

Lebanon sees possible 'external interference' in port blast...

Lebanon's president said on Friday its investigation into the biggest blast in Beirut's history would examine whether it was caused by a bomb or other external interference, as residents sought to rebuild shattered homes and lives.'...

 2020-08-07 15:59 

Kuwait News Agency

President of European Council to visit Beirut...

BRUSSELS, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- The President of the European Council Charles Michel will visit Beirut tomorrow, Saturday to convey Europe's solidarity with the people in Lebanon. "Shocked and saddened, we stand with all those affected and will provide ...

 2020-08-07 15:58 

Reuters

Hezbollah leader calls for unity, transparent probe into Beirut port blast...

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Friday denied "preconceived4; statements in Lebanon and abroad that the Iran-backed group had arms warehoused at Beirut port and called for a just and transparent investigation into the Tuesday blast ther...

 2020-08-07 15:57 

AP

The Latest: China's Li off to strong start on 2nd day of PGA...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Haotong Li is the first player to reach 6 under par at the PGA Championship.The sun already was forcing its way through the marine layer Friday morning, with calm......

 2020-08-07 15:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democrats urge more coronavirus talks, say Trump can't solve problem by himself...

Democrats in Congress urged the White House on Friday to join them again in negotiations on coronavirus economic relief, saying Republican President Trump cannot solve the problem by himself....

 2020-08-07 15:57 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democrats urge more coronavirus talks, say Trump can't solve problem by himself...
 2020-08-07 15:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

All New York schools can open for in-person learning, Governor Cuomo says...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday said that all school districts in his state, once the epicenter of the nation's COVID-19 crisis, could open for in-person learning in the fall based on their current low infection rates of the virus....

 2020-08-07 15:57 

AP

Ohio Supreme Court to hear armed school staff training case...

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a school district's appeal of a ruling that they must provide police-level training to employees carrying concealed weapons.Madison......

 2020-08-07 15:57 

IANS

Shiv Panditt packs international punch in 'Khuda Haafiz'...

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actor Shiv Panditt trained with international action director Andy Long Nguyen, who has been associated with the films of Jackie Chan, for his role in the upcoming romantic action thriller, Khuda Haafiz....

 2020-08-07 15:57 

IANS

Punjab imposes night curfew in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala...

Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Concerned over the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered night curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the worst affected cities of Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Patiala from Satur...

 2020-08-07 15:56 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-EXCLUSIVE-Germany and France quit WHO reform talks amid tension with Washington - sources...
 2020-08-07 15:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 4-Lebanon sees possible 'external interference' in port blast...

Lebanon's president said on Friday its investigation into the biggest blast in Beirut's history would examine whether it was caused by a bomb or other external interference, as residents sought to rebuild shattered homes and lives....

 2020-08-07 15:55 

Reuters

UPDATE 4-Lebanon sees possible 'external interference' in port blast...
 2020-08-07 15:55 

AP

Plane skids off runway in India, some injuries reported...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian news reports said an Air India Express flight with 191 passengers on board skidded off a runway while landing Friday in heavy rain in southern India, and some injured......

 2020-08-07 15:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Catalan separatist leader blasts former Spanish king's exit as 'loud and ridiculous scandal'...

Catalonia's separatist leader said on Friday that the abrupt departure abroad by Spain's former king Juan Carlos, whose whereabouts have yet to be officially confirmed, was a farce....

 2020-08-07 15:55 

Reuters Africa

Catalan separatist leader blasts former Spanish king's exit as 'loud and ridiculous scandal'...

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 2020-08-07 15:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pelosi: Democrats want biggest possible number on coronavirus UI benefit...

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that Democrats seeking a deal on new coronavirus legislation want to lock in the largest enhanced unemployment benefit they can for millions of Americans who have been made jobless by the C...

 2020-08-07 15:54 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Canada to impose retaliatory tariffs on C$3.6 billion worth of U.S. goods...

Canada will slap retaliatory tariffs on C$3.6 billion ($2.7 billion) worth of U.S. aluminum products after the United States said it would impose punitive measures on Canadian aluminum imports, a senior official said on Friday....

 2020-08-07 15:54 

Reuters

Canada to impose retaliatory tariffs on C$3.6 billion worth of U.S. goods...

Canada will slap retaliatory tariffs on C$3.6 billion ($2.7 billion) worth of U.S. aluminum products after the United States said it would impose punitive measures on Canadian aluminum imports, a senior official said on Friday.'...

 2020-08-07 15:54 

IANS

Rhea's call records show she spoke to Mahesh Bhatt 16 times...

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Rhea Chakraborty's call details for the past one year have revealed that she was in regular touch with her family, Bollywood personalities like Mahesh Bhatt, apart from late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's friends like Si...

 2020-08-07 15:54 

IANS

Richa Chadha lauds volunteers who work for elderly amid pandemic...

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha points out senior citizens need extra care and attention amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. She recently interacted with volunteers of foundations associated with the elderly through a virtual visit....

 2020-08-07 15:54 

dpa

US sanctions Hong Kong's chief executive, other top officials...

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 2020-08-07 15:54 

dpa

German school reopening threatened as coronavirus forces closures...

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 2020-08-07 15:53 

dpa

Death toll rises to over 150 as rescuers plough through Beirut debris...

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 2020-08-07 15:53 

dpa

Erdogan says Turkey has resumed drilling in eastern Mediterranean...

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 2020-08-07 15:53 

dpa

Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in F1 practice at Silverstone...

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 2020-08-07 15:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

U.N. agencies scramble to help Beirut warehouse blast victims...

The deadly warehouse blast in Beirut this week devastated Lebanon's already faltering healthcare system and U.N. agencies are scrambling to support hundreds of thousands of people, officials said on Friday....

 2020-08-07 15:53 

Kuwait News Agency

Beirut blast victims rises to 154 dead, 5,000 injured...

BEIRUT, Aug 5 (KUNA) -- Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan said on Friday that the death toll from the explosion at the Beirut port increased to 154, and 5,000 wounded. The number of critical cases reached 120, noting that flying glass led to severe in...

 2020-08-07 15:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

U.S. travel warning puts virus-battered Mexico on par with war-torn nations...

The U.S. State Department urged citizens on Thursday not to travel to Mexico, despite easing a global travel ban, and warned of the rapid spread of coronavirus in the neighboring nation, in addition to rampant crime and kidnapping....

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Exclusive: PDVSA changes oil deals to include shipping as sanctions bite - documents...

Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA has begun offering to ship its own oil, figuring in the costs in crude supply deals to help customers who have struggled to hire vessels to carry the country's oil due to U.S. sanctions, according to company documen...

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Reuters

Exclusive: PDVSA changes oil deals to include shipping as sanctions bite - documents...

Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA has begun offering to ship its own oil, figuring in the costs in crude supply deals to help customers who have struggled to hire vessels to carry the country's oil due to U.S. sanctions, according to company documen...

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Reuters Canada

Air India plane crashes in India's Kerala, at least two feared dead...

An Air India plane carrying 191 passengers crashed in the southern city of Calicut on Friday and several passengers were injured, an airline spokesman and television channels said....

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Reuters

Air India plane crash lands in southern India, several passengers injured...

At least two people were feared dead, and 35 injured when an Air India passenger plane crashed in the southern city of Calicut as it came in to land in heavy rain on Friday, police said.'...

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Wall St. retreats on slowing jobs growth, U.S.-China friction...

The S&P 500 retreated from a near six-month high in choppy trading on Friday with data showing a sharp slowdown in U.S. employment growth, while U.S.-China tensions escalated with President Donald Trump's move to ban WeChat and TikTok....

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Reuters

Wall St. retreats on slowing jobs growth, U.S.-China friction...

The S&P 500 retreated from a near six-month high in choppy trading on Friday with data showing a sharp slowdown in U.S. employment growth, while U.S.-China tensions escalated with President Donald Trump's move to ban WeChat and TikTok.'...

 2020-08-07 15:51 

IANS

National Hockey Camp: Skipper Manpreet, 4 others test COVID-19 positive (Lead)...

Bengaluru, Aug 7 (IANS) India's men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishan Pathak have tested COVID-19 positive after reporting to the national hockey camp in Sports Authority of India's (SAI) ...

 2020-08-07 15:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraq: 75 new deaths with COVID-19...

BAGHDAD, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Ministry of Health said on Friday 75 patients who suffered from infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) died. It also reported 3,461 new infection cases, bringing the tally to 144,064, including 5,236 deaths, while 1...

 2020-08-07 15:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Hezbollah leader calls for unity, transparent probe into Beirut port blast...

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Friday denied...

 2020-08-07 15:50 

Sputnik International

Researchers Learn What 'Prehistoric Crocodile Crossed With a Giraffe' Was Like Report...

The new study reportedly suggests that the ancient reptile in question was an aquatic ambush predator whose quarry were fish and squid....

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