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 2021-04-14 10:59 

Reuters

Britain wants in-person 'COP26' climate change summit this year...

Britain is working hard to make sure it will host an in-person COP26 summit and does not believe there is any appetite for another postponement of the United Nations' Climate Change Conference, Britain's COP26 president said on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 10:59 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Britain wants in-person 'COP26' climate change summit this year...

Britain is working hard to make sure it will host an in-person United Nations' Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in November and there is no desire to postpone the summit again, Britain's COP26 president said on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 10:57 

Reuters

JPMorgan profit surges on trading, investment banking boost...

JPMorgan Chase & Co reported substantially higher first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. bank released more reserves and was aided by a blowout quarter from its trading desks and soaring investment banking fees....

 2021-04-14 10:56 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan profit surges on trading, investment banking boost...

JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a surge in first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. bank released more reserves and was aided by a blowout quarter from its trading desks and soaring investment banking fees....

 2021-04-14 10:56 

Reuters

NATO forces to leave together from Afghanistan, U.S. says...

A coalition of NATO-led troops in Afghanistan will leave the country in coordination with a planned U.S. withdrawal by Sept. 11, Washington's top diplomat said on Wednesday, ahead of a formal announcement of the end of two decades of fighting....

 2021-04-14 10:54 

Reuters

UPDATE 6-Controversial Toshiba CEO steps down, shares jump on bidding war expectations...

Toshiba Corp CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani resigned on Wednesday amid controversy over a $20 billion buyout bid from CVC Capital Partners and the conglomerate's shares surged on reports that KKR & Co and Brookfield are also planning offers....

 2021-04-14 10:53 

Reuters

From Harvard to Nasdaq listing: Grab CEO's ride to world's biggest SPAC deal...

The CEO of Grab, a popular app to book taxis, order food and make payments in Southeast Asia, has always been determined to win -- from making his firm the best-funded regional start-up to defeating behemoth Uber Technologies....

 2021-04-14 10:53 

AP

Russian President Putin gets 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he got his second COVID-19 vaccine shot, three weeks after getting the first dose.The Russian leader announced getting the jab,......

 2021-04-14 10:50 

Reuters

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:...

 2021-04-14 10:49 

Reuters

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Thailand reports daily record of over 1,300 new coronavirus cases...

Thailand reported on Wednesday 1,335 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest daily rise since the start of the pandemic and the third record rise this week, as the Southeast Asian country struggles with a new wave of infections....

 2021-04-14 10:49 

AP

Edmunds: How to test-drive vehicle technology...

New vehicles are brimming with technology that can enhance convenience, connectivity and driver safety. But the tech can also be unfamiliar to car shoppers, especially those who haven't purchased......

 2021-04-14 10:49 

Reuters

JPMorgan profit surges on huge trading, investment banking boost...

JPMorgan Chase & Co reported substantially higher first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. bank released more reserves and was aided by a blowout quarter from its trading desks and soaring investment banking fees....

 2021-04-14 10:47 

Reuters

UK to respond to EU legal action over Northern Ireland by mid-May...

Britain has agreed with the European Union that it will respond to the bloc's legal action over how it has introduced new trading rules for Northern Ireland by mid-May, a spokeswoman for the government said on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 10:46 

Reuters

Lebanon's Central Bank says its intervention contained inflation at 84%...

Lebanon's Central Bank said on Wednesday that its interventions had contained inflation at 84% in recent months, adding that inflation could have risen to as high as 275% if it had not acted....

 2021-04-14 10:44 

Reuters

Lebanon's Central Bank says its intervention contained inflation at 84%...

Lebanon's Central Bank said on Wednesday that its interventions had contained inflation at 84% in recent months, adding that inflation could have risen to as high as 275% if it had not acted....

 2021-04-14 10:44 

Reuters

Road to ruin: informal byways sow seeds of destruction in Colombia's Amazon...

The dirt tracks winding through southern Colombia's tangled jungle often mark the beginning of the end for besieged patches of rainforest in this part of the Amazon....

 2021-04-14 10:43 

Reuters

U.S. Senate to consider hate crimes bill in potential filibuster test...

The U.S. Senate will take up hate crime legislation on Wednesday intended to combat violence against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, in a potential first major test this Congress of the Senate procedural tool known as the filibuster....

 2021-04-14 10:42 

Reuters

Dubai logistics firm Tristar drops IPO plans - sources...

Dubai logistics firm Tristar on Wednesday dropped its plan to go public after receiving insufficient demand from investors for its shares, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....

 2021-04-14 10:42 

Reuters

Cutting emissions 50% would put U.S. Paris target on par with EU: report...

If the United States sets a target to slash its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, as it is under pressure to do, its goal would be among the most ambitious commitments under the Paris climate agreement - and comparable to the EU's, according t...

 2021-04-14 10:42 

Reuters

Kremlin coy on Putin-Biden summit, warns against U.S. sanctions...

Russia said on Wednesday it was too early to talk tangibly about U.S. President Joe Biden's proposal to meet President Vladimir Putin, and the Kremlin told Washington not to impose any new sanctions on Moscow, according to the RIA news agency....

 2021-04-14 10:42 

Reuters

Explainer: More guns than people: Why tighter U.S. firearms laws are unlikely...

President Joe Biden announced limited measures to tackle gun violence in the United States last week, but more ambitious steps will be harder to enact despite widespread public support....

 2021-04-14 10:41 

Reuters

Greek PM agrees to talks with Libya on maritime zones...

Greece and Libya have agreed to hold talks on marking out their maritime zones in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday, after a meeting with the president of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Menfi....

 2021-04-14 10:41 

Reuters

U.S. urges Lebanese leaders to break political deadlock...

A senior U.S. official chided Lebanese leaders on Wednesday for their failure to break months of political deadlock and form a new government to address an economic crisis which has left millions facing growing hardship....

 2021-04-14 10:41 

Reuters

UK to respond to EU legal action over Northern Ireland by mid-May...

Britain has agreed with the European Union that it will respond to the bloc's legal action over how it has introduced new trading rules for Northern Ireland by mid-May, a spokeswoman for the government said on Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 10:40 

Reuters

COVID wipes out 20% of Tesco's pretax profit despite sales surge...

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, reported a 20% drop in full-year pretax profit as the cost of adapting the business for the pandemic wiped out the benefit of "exceptionally strong" sales....

 2021-04-14 10:39 

Reuters

EU to borrow around 150 billion euros annually for recovery fund...

The European Commission plans to borrow around 150 billion euros annually until 2026 to finance the bloc's unprecedented plan to make its economy greener and more digitalised, making it the biggest debt issuer in euros, the Commission said on Wednesda...

 2021-04-14 10:38 

Reuters

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Denmark to permanently cease using AstraZeneca vaccine - media...

Denmark will cease to administer AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine entirely following its possible link to very rare cases of blood clots, several Danish media outlets reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources....

 2021-04-14 10:38 

Reuters

Dollar nurses losses as 'mean reversion' trade widens...

The dollar nursed losses near a one-month low on Wednesday as strong demand at a U.S. bond auction fuelled a widespread drop in Treasury yields, reducing the interest rate advantage the greenback held over other major currencies....

 2021-04-14 10:38 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Denmark to permanently cease using AstraZeneca vaccine - media...

Denmark will cease to administer AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine entirely following its possible link to very rare cases of blood clots, several Danish media outlets reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources....

 2021-04-14 10:38 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Thailand reports daily record of over 1,300 new coronavirus cases...

Thailand reported on Wednesday 1,335 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest daily rise since the start of the pandemic and the third record rise this week, as the Southeast Asian country struggles with a new wave of infections....

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