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 2021-03-09 04:05 

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NBA reports zero positive COVID-19 tests over All-Star Game weekend...

The NBA announced Monday that no players, coaches or game officials tested positive for COVID-19 while in Atlanta for All-Star weekend....

 2021-03-09 04:01 

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U.S. offers Venezuelans TPS protection from deportation...

The Biden administration on Monday said it will allow potentially hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans already in the United States to remain in the country due to the humanitarian crisis their country faces....

 2021-03-09 03:59 

Reuters

Chinese official says Hong Kong electoral changes will 'protect' international role...

Beijing's plans to change Hong Kong's electoral system will protect the city's international role, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday, as critics decry the move as an end of democratic hopes in the former British colony....

 2021-03-09 03:59 

Reuters

Facebook tests feature in India to share Instagram reels on its news feed...

Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing a feature on Instagram that allows some content creators in India to share short video clips, known as reels, on their Facebook accounts....

 2021-03-09 03:55 

Reuters

Malaysia court allows rights groups to challenge Myanmar deportations: lawyer...

A Malaysian court on Tuesday granted international human rights groups the right to challenge the country's recent deportation of more than 1,000 Myanmar nationals to their homeland, the groups' lawyer told Reuters....

 2021-03-09 03:55 

Reuters

Myanmar protesters able to leave Yangon district after being trapped...

Hundreds of young Myanmar protesters who had been trapped by security forces in a district of Yangon overnight have been able to get out, activists said on Tuesday, after calls from western powers and the United Nations for them to be allowed to leave....

 2021-03-09 03:51 

Reuters

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Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 4,252: RKI...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 4,252 to 2,509,445, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:49 

Reuters

Turkey extends lay-off ban by two months...

Turkey has extended a ban on lay-offs for two months from March 17, a presidential decision published on the country's Official Gazette showed on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:49 

Reuters

Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 4,252 - RKI...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 4,252 to 2,509,445, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:49 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Australia's biggest general insurer says it has no exposure to Greensill, shares recover...

Insurance Australia Group, the country's largest general insurer, said on Tuesday it had no net exposure to supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital, helping its shares recover from a sharp 10% drop earlier....

 2021-03-09 03:43 

AP

Japan seeks 'recovery of people's hearts' decade after quake...

TOMIOKA, Japan (AP) — Ten years after Japan's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the lives of many who survived are still on hold.On March 11, 2011, one of the biggest temblors on......

 2021-03-09 03:41 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Chinese official says HK electoral changes will "protect" international role...

Beijing's plans to change Hong Kong's electoral system will protect the city's international role, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday, as critics decry the move as an end of democratic hopes in the former British colony....

 2021-03-09 03:38 

Reuters

Turkey appoints new CEO for its wealth fund...

Turkey appointed Salim Arda Ermut as the new chief executive of its sovereign wealth fund, according to a presidential decision published in the official gazette on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:36 

Reuters

South Dakota lawmakers vote to halt impeachment against attorney general...

The South Dakota House of Representatives voted on Monday to halt impeachment proceedings against the state attorney general over his conduct in a fatal car crash last year while he still faces unresolved criminal charges from the accident....

 2021-03-09 03:36 

Reuters

Turkey appoints new CEO for its wealth fund...

Turkey appointed Salim Arda Ermut as the new chief executive of its sovereign wealth fund, according to a presidential decision published in the official gazette on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:36 

Reuters

Japan picks Nomura Asset executive to join BOJ board...

Japan's government on Tuesday picked Junko Nakagawa, the first female chief executive of Nomura Asset Management, to join the central bank's nine-member board....

 2021-03-09 03:33 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Japan picks Nomura Asset executive to join BOJ board...

Japan's government on Tuesday picked Junko Nakagawa, the first female chief executive of Nomura Asset Management, to join the central bank's nine-member board....

 2021-03-09 03:31 

Reuters

Dollar reigns supreme on yields, recovery advantage...

The U.S. dollar held near a 3 1/2-month high against its rivals on Tuesday as higher bond yields and expectations of faster economic normalisation from the pandemic in the United States put the U.S. currency at an advantage....

 2021-03-09 03:30 

Reuters

CORRECTED-FOREX-Dollar reigns supreme on yields, recovery advantage...

The U.S. dollar held near a 3 1/2-month high against its rivals on Tuesday as higher bond yields and expectations of faster economic normalisation from the pandemic in the United States put the U.S. currency at an advantage....

 2021-03-09 03:23 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-NASA-SpaceX launch of next International Space Station crew pushed to April 22...

The next launch window for a NASA crew to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX rocket has been pushed back by at least another two days, to no earlier than April 22, the space agency said....

 2021-03-09 03:18 

Reuters

Australia's biggest general insurer says it has no net exposure to Greensill...

Insurance Australia Group, the country's largest general insurer, said on Tuesday it had no net exposure to UK-based supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital....

 2021-03-09 03:18 

Reuters

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Australia PM says COVID-19 vaccination drive on track to meet targets...

Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he remained optimistic the country's COVID-19 vaccination drive would finish on time by October despite initial delays as it reported zero new local cases for the 11th straight day on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:16 

Reuters

Australia PM says COVID-19 vaccination drive on track to meet targets...

Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he remained optimistic the country's COVID-19 vaccination drive would finish on time by October despite initial delays as it reported zero new local cases for the 11th straight day on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 03:12 

Reuters

CORRECTED-EMERGING MARKETS-Thai baht slips, most other Asian currencies weaken...

(Drops headline reference to 3% decline in baht; corrects table to show pctge move in baht and Taiwan dollar to -0.4% and -0.2%) March 9 (Reuters) - The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0206 GMT. Currency Latest bid P...

 2021-03-09 02:58 

UPI

Judge rules 'QAnon Shaman' must remain in jail while awaiting trial...

A federal judge ruled that Jacob Chansley, the self-described "QAnon Shaman," must remain in jail as he awaits his trial on charges related to his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol....

 2021-03-09 02:57 

AP

Twitter sues Texas AG, claiming retaliation for Trump ban...

DALLAS (AP) — Twitter has filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to retaliate against it for banning the account of former President......

 2021-03-09 02:57 

Reuters

Chinese official in Hong Kong says electoral changes needed to close 'loopholes'...

China's planned changes to Hong Kong's electoral system are needed to close "obvious loopholes" and will protect the city's international role, Deputy Commissioner of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong said on Tuesday...

 2021-03-09 02:57 

Reuters

Complexity, Heroic open ESL Pro League 13 with sweeps...

Complexity Gaming and Heroic began the ESL Pro League Season 13 with 2-0 sweeps on Monday....

 2021-03-09 02:54 

Reuters

Gradually recovering: Fukushima residents talk ten years on...

Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of a massive earthquake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan, leaving more than 20,000 people dead or missing, and triggering the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl....

 2021-03-09 02:54 

Reuters

Chinese official in Hong Kong says electoral changes needed to close 'loopholes'...

China's planned changes to Hong Kong's electoral system are needed to close "obvious loopholes" and will protect the city's international role, Deputy Commissioner of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong said on Tuesday...

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