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 2021-01-22 14:58 

Reuters

Mexico calls for DEA internal probe of "fabricated" case against minister...

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) should carry out an internal investigation into the conduct of its case against former defense minister Salvador Cienfuegos....

 2021-01-22 14:58 

Reuters

Reliance profit jumps as costs fall; revenue slides 21% on oil hit...

Reliance Industries Ltd's profit climbed 12.6% in the last three months of 2020 as its expenses fell, even as the Indian conglomerate recorded a sharp drop in revenue at its dominant oil-to-chemicals business....

 2021-01-22 14:58 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Italian risk premium highest since November as focus shifts to elections...

* Italian bond yields rise further as politicians cast attention on snap elections...

 2021-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

EU countries mull call for global coal power phaseout, end to fossil fuel subsidies: draft...

European Union countries could call on Monday for a global phasing out of polluting coal power and an end to fossil fuel subsidies as the bloc makes climate change a central part of its foreign policy, according to a draft document seen by Reuters....

 2021-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

BioNTech says offering 50 million needles to extract more vaccine doses...

BioNTech is selling 50 million specialty needles at no profit to countries struggling to extract an extra sixth dose from vials of its COVID-19 vaccine, while Europe's immunisation campaign is hobbled by a temporary supply shortfall....

 2021-01-22 14:56 

Reuters

MotoGP announces Qatar double-header, postpones Americas...

The MotoGP season will start with two races on successive weekends in Qatar from March 28, followed by Portugal, organisers said on Friday in a calendar re-write forced by the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-22 14:56 

Reuters

Fact check: Kamala Harris did rest her hand on the Bible when sworn in as vice president...

Users on social media are making the claim that U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris did not place her hand on the Bible but on a purse or a glove when sworn in on Jan. 20, invalidating her oath. This is false, as other angles show she had her hand on a Bibl...

 2021-01-22 14:56 

Reuters

Equities dip, oil slides as global risk rally stalls...

Global equity benchmarks slipped from record highs and oil prices dipped Friday as weaker economic data in Japan and Europe and concerns that newly-inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden's stimulus plan may face Republican opposition curbed a weeklong r...

 2021-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities dip, oil slides as global risk rally stalls...

Global equity benchmarks slipped from record highs and oil prices dipped Friday as weaker economic data in Japan and Europe and concerns that newly-inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden's stimulus plan may face Republican opposition curbed a weeklong r...

 2021-01-22 14:54 

Reuters

Zambia, IMF to hold talks on credit facility from next month...

Zambia will hold discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from February 11 to March 3 to negotiate an extended credit facility, the Finance Ministry said on Friday....

 2021-01-22 14:53 

UPI

[ Science ]

Record-breaking laser could be used to test Einstein's theory of relativity...

Scientists have set a new record for stable laser transmission, successfully sending laser signals from one point to another without interference from the atmosphere....

 2021-01-22 14:53 

Reuters

Column: Is China nearing peak aluminium after record 2020 output?...

World aluminium output rose by 2.5% to a record 65.3 million tonnes last year, with producers lifting run-rates as the aluminium price rebounded from its March lows....

 2021-01-22 14:53 

Reuters

[ World ]

"Delays cost lives": Baltic states seek swift EU approval for AstraZeneca vaccine...

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have joined other European Union members in calling for the bloc's drugs regulator to move quickly in approving AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine....

 2021-01-22 14:50 

Reuters

CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar pares weekly gain as oil and stocks slide...

* Canadian dollar weakens 0.5% against the greenback * Canadian retail sales jump by 1.3% in November * Price of U.S. oil falls 2.4% * Canadian bond yields ease across a flatter curve TORONTO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U....

 2021-01-22 14:50 

Reuters

U.S. factory activity races to more than 13-1/2-year high in early January: IHS Markit...

U.S. manufacturing activity surged to its highest level in more than 13-1/2-years in early January amid strong growth in new orders, but bottlenecks in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are driving up prices and signaling a rise in inflatio...

 2021-01-22 14:50 

UPI

Gigi Hadid shares daughter's name: Khai...

Gigi Hadid subtly announced the name of her 4-month-old daughter with Zayn Malik....

 2021-01-22 14:49 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. driving falls 11.1% in November as COVID-19 cases rise...

Travel on U.S. roads fell 11.1% in November, a steeper decline over October road use as coronavirus cases increased, the U.S. Transportation Department said Friday....

 2021-01-22 14:48 

Reuters

ECB to delve into what 'favourable financing' means as questions mount: sources...

European Central Bank policymakers are set to delve deeper at their next meeting into how they measure borrowing costs in the virus-hit euro zone economy after failing to reach an agreement this week, four sources told Reuters....

 2021-01-22 14:48 

Reuters

EU Commission investigated over secrecy of COVID-19 contracts...

The European Ombudsman is investigating the secrecy with which the European Union's executive is handling COVID-19 vaccine supply contracts, it said on Friday....

 2021-01-22 14:48 

Reuters

Mexico calls for DEA internal probe of "fabricated" case against minister...

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) should carry out an internal investigation into the conduct of its case against former defense minister Salvador Cienfuegos....

 2021-01-22 14:47 

Reuters

BioNTech says offering 50 mln needles to extract more vaccine doses...

BioNTech is selling 50 million specialty needles at no profit to countries struggling to extract an extra sixth dose from vials of its COVID-19 vaccine, while Europe's immunisation campaign is hobbled by a temporary supply shortfall....

 2021-01-22 14:47 

Reuters

Morocco gets 2 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses; 1st big shipment to Africa...

Morocco received 2 million doses of Astrazeneca's COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, becoming the first African country to get a large enough shipment to roll out a nationwide immunisation programme....

 2021-01-22 14:47 

Reuters

COLUMN-Is China nearing peak aluminium after record 2020 output? Andy Home...

World aluminium output rose by 2.5% to a record 65.3 million tonnes last year, with producers lifting run-rates as the aluminium price rebounded from its March lows....

 2021-01-22 14:46 

Reuters

U.S. factory activity races to more than 13-1/2-year high in early January - IHS Markit...

U.S. manufacturing activity surged to its highest level in more than 13-1/2-years in early January amid strong growth in new orders, but bottlenecks in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are driving up prices and signaling a rise in inflatio...

 2021-01-22 14:43 

Reuters

In poor districts, young Tunisians with nothing to lose clash with police...

The 19-year-old smoking with friends in a poor district of Tunisia's capital had a simple explanation for night-time clashes between youths and police that have shaken the country - he has nothing to lose....

 2021-01-22 14:43 

Reuters

In poor districts, young Tunisians with nothing to lose clash with police...

The 19-year-old smoking with friends in a poor district of Tunisia's capital had a simple explanation for night-time clashes between youths and police that have shaken the country - he has nothing to lose....

 2021-01-22 14:42 

Reuters

ECB to delve into what 'favourable financing' means as questions mount - sources...

European Central Bank policymakers are set to delve deeper at their next meeting into how they measure borrowing costs in the virus-hit euro zone economy after failing to reach an agreement this week, four sources told Reuters....

 2021-01-22 14:41 

UPI

Japan, IOC reject report that officials expect to cancel Tokyo Summer Olympics...

Japan and the International Olympic Committee on Friday both denied a news report that claims officials expect they will have to cancel the upcoming Summer Games in Tokyo due to ongoing threats related to COVID-19....

 2021-01-22 14:41 

UPI

People more likely to social distance if friends, family do it, too...

Family and friends can influence whether people follow social distancing recommendations during the coronavirus pandemic, a new study finds....

 2021-01-22 14:40 

Reuters

"Delays cost lives": Baltic states seek swift EU approval for AstraZeneca vaccine...

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have joined other European Union members in calling for the bloc's drugs regulator to move quickly in approving AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine....

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