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 2021-04-14 13:32 

Reuters

New law would allow Uganda to take stakes in private mining...

Uganda's cabinet has approved a draft mining law that would allow the government to own shares in private mining operations and impose steep penalties for violations in the sector, including prison terms of up to seven years....

 2021-04-14 13:31 

Reuters

French court upholds not-guilty ruling for cardinal in sex-abuse case...

France's highest court for civil cases, the Cour de Cassation, on Wednesday rejected an appeal against an earlier court ruling that had found Roman Catholic cardinal Philippe Barbarin not guilty of failing to report clerical sexual abuse....

 2021-04-14 13:31 

Reuters

Uganda central bank holds key lending rate at 7.0%...

Uganda's central bank held its benchmark lending rate at 7.0% on Wednesday, saying economic recovery was gaining pace....

 2021-04-14 13:31 

UPI

Look: Brittany Cartwright, Jax Taylor celebrate baby boy's birth...

Brittany Cartwright welcomed her first child, son Cruz Michael, with her husband and former "Vanderpump Rules" co-star, Jax Taylor....

 2021-04-14 13:30 

Reuters

Germany's economic institutes cut GDP 2021 growth forecast to 3.7% - sources...

Germany's economic institutes will cut their joint 2021 growth forecast for Europe's largest economy to 3.7% from 4.7% previously due to a longer than expected COVID-19 lockdown, two people familiar with the decision told Reuters on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 13:30 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Germany's economic institutes cut GDP 2021 growth forecast to 3.7% - sources...

Germany's economic institutes will cut their joint 2021 growth forecast for Europe's largest economy to 3.7% from 4.7% previously due to a longer than expected COVID-19 lockdown, two people familiar with the decision told Reuters on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 13:30 

Reuters

Internet marketing firm Scorpion raises $100 mln from Bregal Sagemount...

Scorpion has raised $100 million in funds from investment firm Bregal Sagemount to expand its technology and customer offerings, the internet marketing services provider said on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 13:29 

Reuters

Goldman Sachs profit soars on global deals frenzy, trading boom...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc surged past Wall Street expectations for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, as the U.S. investment banking giant capitalized on record levels of global dealmaking and a coronavirus-driven boom in equity trading....

 2021-04-14 13:29 

Reuters

WRAPUP 1-U.S. import prices increase solidly, seen temporarily boosting inflation...

U.S. import prices increased more than expected in March, lifted by higher costs for petroleum products and tight supply chains, the latest sign of inflation heating up as the economy reopens....

 2021-04-14 13:28 

AP

AP source: Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died early Wednesday in a federal prison, a person familiar with the matter......

 2021-04-14 13:28 

Reuters

WRAPUP 2-Europe's vaccine rollout hit by doubts over J&J, AstraZeneca shots...

Europe's choppy vaccine rollout hit more trouble on Wednesday after U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson delayed its COVID-19 shot and Denmark said it would drop a similar vaccine from AstraZeneca over the risk of blood clotting....

 2021-04-14 13:27 

UPI

CDC to hold emergency meeting over pause of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

Advisers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to review a possible link between Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and a few cases of blood clotting....

 2021-04-14 13:26 

UPI

Russia, Taiwan join growing chorus of disapproval over Fukushima water release...

Russia and Taiwan are expressing grave concern after Japan said it is prepared to release treated radioactive water into the sea....

 2021-04-14 13:25 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Russia's Gazprom proposes $3.9 bln dividend on 2020 results...

Russian gas giant Gazprom proposed on Wednesday paying $3.9 billion in dividends on its 2020 results, around half its adjusted net profit for that year and a potential boost for the government which owns just over half of the company....

 2021-04-14 13:24 

Reuters

Polish opposition vows not to support EU recovery fund 'in the dark'...

Poland's ratification of legislation essential to the European Union's COVID-19 recovery fund was in doubt on Wednesday, as the largest opposition party said it would not support it without safeguards over how the money would be spent....

 2021-04-14 13:23 

Reuters

Turkey fines Google for abusing dominant position...

Turkey's Competition Board said on Wednesday it had fined Google more than 296 million lira ($36.65 million) for abusing its dominant position in the search engine services area....

 2021-04-14 13:23 

Reuters

Hopes rise for Britain's summer getaway season...

Hopes that the great British getaway would be possible this summer grew on Wednesday, with easyJet predicting that most of Europe would be open for travel and British Airways confident on routes to the U.S., despite ongoing uncertainty....

 2021-04-14 13:22 

Reuters

British PM reduces length of India trip over COVID...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reduced the length of his trip to India later this month because of the COVID-19 situation in the country, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

 2021-04-14 13:22 

Reuters

Taekwondo-Every second counts for Muhammad as Tokyo ticks closer...

With 100 days to go until the Tokyo Olympics, British taekwondo athlete Lutalo Muhammad is determined to make every second count....

 2021-04-14 13:22 

Reuters

American Airlines sees bookings rebounding in summer...

American Airlines said on Wednesday it expects to fly more than 90% of its domestic seat capacity in the summer of 2021, compared with the same period in 2019, due to a strong rebound in bookings....

 2021-04-14 13:20 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Goldman Sachs profit soars on global deals frenzy, trading boom...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc surged past Wall Street expectations for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, as the U.S. investment banking giant capitalized on record levels of global dealmaking and a coronavirus-driven boom in equity trading....

 2021-04-14 13:20 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-EU vaccination drive could slip by over 2 months without J&J - Airfinity...

The suspension of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine could delay efforts to inoculate most people in the European Union by over two months, scientific information and analytics company Airfinity said on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 13:20 

Reuters

Kohl's to add two activist group nominees to its board...

Kohl's Corp said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with a group of activist-investors to avoid a proxy fight, agreeing to add two of the group's nominees to its board as independent directors....

 2021-04-14 13:19 

Reuters

British PM reduces length of India trip over COVID...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reduced the length of his trip to India later this month because of the COVID-19 situation in the country, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

 2021-04-14 13:19 

Reuters

Turkey fines Google for abusing dominant position...

Turkey's Competition Board said on Wednesday it had fined Google more than 296 million lira ($36.65 million) for abusing its dominant position in the search engine services area....

 2021-04-14 13:18 

Reuters

WRAPUP 1-Hopes rise for Britain's summer getaway season...

Hopes that the great British getaway would be possible this summer grew on Wednesday, with easyJet predicting that most of Europe would be open for travel and British Airways confident on routes to the U.S., despite ongoing uncertainty....

 2021-04-14 13:15 

UPI

Watch: Taylor Swift has comedic debate with Stephen Colbert over 'Hey Stephen'...

Taylor Swift and Stephen Colbert got into a comedic debate about her song "Hey Stephen" on The Late Show....

 2021-04-14 13:14 

AP

Pushback against restrictive voting measures gains momentum...

The pushback against new voting bills and laws in numerous states is growing with dozens of nation's largest corporations and business leaders signing a new statement objecting to "any......

 2021-04-14 13:07 

AP

Dr. Ken Duckworth writing mental health guide, due in 2022...

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading mental health expert and commentator has a book deal his publisher is calling an "authoritative yet compassionate guide to managing mental health challenges" anticipated......

 2021-04-14 13:06 

Reuters

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Germany's economic institutes cut GDP 2021 growth forecast to 3.7% - sources...

Germany's economic institutes will cut their joint 2021 growth forecast for Europe's largest economy to 3.7% from 4.7% previously due to a longer than expected COVID-19 lockdown, two people familiar with the decision told Reuters on Wednesday....

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