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 2022-12-09 01:06 

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Indigenous group denounces release of suspect in Amazon murder of British journalist, expert...

(Reuters) An indigenous group from the area of the Amazon rainforest where British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira were murdered in June on Thursday deplored the release of one of the suspects in the killing....

 2022-12-09 00:59 

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Oil prices slump as receding price-cap threat unmasks worsening demand: Kemp...

By John Kemp LONDON (Reuters) Global oil prices have tumbled more than 20% as the threat to production from the G7 Russia price cap has receded allowing traders to refocus on the deteriorating outlook for consumption....

 2022-12-09 00:36 

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Exclusive-Twitter to introduce new controls for ad placements -email...

By Sheila Dang (Reuters) Twitter Inc will roll out new controls as soon as next week to let companies prevent their ads from appearing above or below tweets containing certain keywords, the social media platform told advertisers in an email on Thursday....

 2022-12-09 00:36 

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Kosovo police officer wounded in volatile northern region...

MITROVICA, Kosovo (Reuters) A police patrol was attacked on Thursday in Kosovo's volatile north, injuring an officer, two hours after police troops were sent in the region in an attempt to replace hundreds of Serb cops who resigned last month over a c...

 2022-12-09 00:36 

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Guatemalan court approves sending detained renowned journalist to trial...

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) A Guatemalan court decided on Thursday to take to trial a case against a well-known Guatemalan journalist who was arrested four months ago on charges of money laundering, influence peddling and blackmail....

 2022-12-09 00:21 

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Cash use slips to just 15% of British purchases in 2021...

By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) British shoppers used cash in only 15% of transactions in 2021, half the level of the year before and down from nearly 40% before the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers said on Friday....

 2022-12-09 00:21 

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Britain begins preparations for S.Korea trade talks...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain began preparations on Friday for trade talks with South Korea, starting a consultation with businesses and individuals about what they want to see in a future free trade agreement....

 2022-12-09 00:21 

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U.S. heading into shallow recession, no respite from rate hikes yet: Reuters poll...

By Indradip Ghosh BENGALURU (Reuters) The U.S. economy is heading into a short and shallow recession over the coming year, according to economists polled by Reuters who unanimously expected the U.S. Federal Reserve to go for a smaller 50 basis point inter...

 2022-12-09 00:21 

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U.S. aims for 'top line' deal on aid to three Pacific island countries...

By Michael Martina and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States hopes to reach agreement on "top line" numbers for assistance to three Pacific island countries by the year end, a State Department official told Reuters on Thursday, p...

 2022-12-08 23:51 

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A trail of oil: Keystone pipeline's history of oil spills...

(Reuters) Canada's TC Energy Corp shut its Keystone pipeline in the United States after more than 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a creek in Kansas, making it one of the largest crude spills in the United States in nearly a decade....

 2022-12-08 23:36 

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Walmart plans to offer BNPL loans through its fintech venture report...

(Reuters) The fintech venture backed by Walmart Inc is planning to launch buy now, pay later loans as soon as next year, the Information reported on Thursday, citing three people familiar with the matter....

 2022-12-08 23:36 

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Japanese billionaire Maezawa picks K-pop star TOP, DJ Steve Aoki to join SpaceX moon trip...

TOKYO (Reuters) Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa on Friday revealed that K-pop star TOP and DJ Steve Aoki will be among the eight crew members he plans to take on a trip around the moon next year, hitching a ride on one of Elon Musk's SpaceX...

 2022-12-08 23:17 

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Britain to lay out financial reforms to 'turbocharge' growth...

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) Britain will set out reforms on Friday to ease bank capital rules, one of 30 measures the government says will unlock investment and secure its position as the world's "foremost financial centre"....

 2022-12-08 23:06 

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Explainer-What happens to Peru's former president Castillo now?...

By Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) Peru's former president Pedro Castillo was ousted from power on Wednesday in an impeachment vote after failing in his bid to stay in power by dissolving Congress....

 2022-12-08 22:56 

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U.S. SEC issues new guidance on disclosing crypto risks...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday warned public companies to examine whether they need to disclose to investors any potential impacts from recent market volatility and bankruptcies in the cryptocurrency industry....

 2022-12-08 22:51 

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U.N. Security Council to vote on blanket aid sanctions exemption...

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) The U.N. Security Council will vote on Friday on a proposal by Ireland and the United States to give humanitarian efforts a blanket exemption from U.N. sanctions, addressing aid groups' concerns about the i...

 2022-12-08 22:51 

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Australia charges four Chinese nationals over U.S.-based scam...

SYDNEY (Reuters) Australian police charged four Chinese nationals on Friday over an online investment scam based mainly in the United States, which authorities said caused losses of more than $100 million across the world....

 2022-12-08 22:51 

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Canada police suspends contract with China-linked company...

OTTAWA (Reuters) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has suspended a communications equipment contract that was awarded to a company with links to the Chinese government, a spokesperson for Canadian Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino confirmed on...

 2022-12-08 22:51 

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U.S. to send Ukraine anti-drone, air defense aid worth $275 million...

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States is preparing to send Ukraine a $275 million military aid package offering new capabilities to defeat drones and strengthen air defenses, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday and people fa...

 2022-12-08 22:43 

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CNH Industrial's CEO sees lack of growth in China's construction market...

By Bianca Flowers (Reuters) Farming and construction machine maker CNH Industrial's decision to permanently halt construction sales in China was due to declining market share and competition from local companies, the company's CEO said on Thursday...

 2022-12-08 22:36 

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Mexico says it is consulting with Peru over Castillo asylum request...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Mexico has started consultations with Peruvian authorities regarding former President Pedro Castillo's request to seek asylum in the country, Mexico's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 22:36 

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Hedge fund Third Point takes stake in Bath & Body Works, pushes for board changes...

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss NEW YORK (Reuters) Hedge fund Third Point owns more than 6% of Bath & Body Works and is pushing the retail chain to appoint new board members, according to a regulatory filing made on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 22:21 

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Cuba and French telecoms operator Orange begin work on subsea cable to Martinique...

HAVANA (Reuters) Cuba said on Thursday it had begun work with French telecoms operator Orange on an underwater cable that will link it to the island of Martinique in a bid to beef up the its connection to global internet and broadband corridors....

 2022-12-08 22:21 

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United Airlines, Boeing set to announce major 787 order -sources...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) United Airlines plans to announce a major Boeing 787 Dreamliner order next week, two sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....

 2022-12-08 22:21 

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Carvana shares rebound almost 30%, attracts new watchers on StockTwits...

(Reuters) Shares of Carvana Co rebounded nearly 30% on Thursday, erasing some of the previous day's deep losses inflicted by worries about the used car seller's solvency....

 2022-12-08 22:12 

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U.S. citizen Sarah Krivanek deported from Russia...

(Reuters) Sarah Krivanek, a U.S. citizen ordered deported by a Russian court over a domestic dispute, has left Russia, Krivanek said while aboard a plane about to leave Moscow's Domodedovo airport late on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 22:06 

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Yellen 'open' to visiting China, will seek deeper economic engagement...

By Andrea Shalal FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday said she was "open" to visit China as she seeks to deepen economic engagement with Beijing after the leaders of the world's two largest economies met...

 2022-12-08 22:06 

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Marketmind: Markets eye China PPI, CPI...

By Jamie McGeever (Reuters) A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever....

 2022-12-08 21:51 

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Venezuela talks with opposition unlikely to resume this year...

By Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) Venezuela's government and opposition politicians will likely not resume talks in Mexico this year, an official said on Thursday, as the government awaits progress on a humanitarian funds agreement reached with the ...

 2022-12-08 21:51 

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U.S. Justice Dept asks judge to hold Trump team in contempt in documents probe -Washington Post...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department has asked a federal judge to hold former Donald Trump's office in contempt of court for failing to fully comply with a subpoena to return all classified documents in the former president's possessi...

 2022-12-08 21:51 

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Russia arms dealer Bout arrives in Moscow, hugs mother, wife TV...

(Reuters) Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout arrived in Moscow on Thursday after he was exchanged in a prisoner swap with the United States and hugged his mother and wife after stepping onto the tarmac, images on live television showed....

 2022-12-08 21:36 

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Manchester United's first-quarter net loss widens...

(Reuters) Manchester United on Thursday posted a bigger first-quarter net loss, hurt by higher costs....

 2022-12-08 21:36 

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Costco misses quarterly revenue estimates on softening demand...

(Reuters) Costco Wholesale Corp reported quarterly revenue on Thursday that missed analysts' estimates, with consumers cutting back spending on discretionary items such as jewelry and electronics against the backdrop of decades-high inflation....

 2022-12-08 21:36 

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Broadcom forecasts current-quarter revenue above estimates on cloud strength...

(Reuters) Broadcom Inc forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, signaling strong demand for chips used in data centers and networking equipment....

 2022-12-08 21:36 

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Fired Amazon organizer loses bid to revive race bias lawsuit...

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) A U.S. appeals court on Thursday declined to revive claims that Amazon.com Inc fired New York warehouse worker Christian Smalls, a pivotal figure in a campaign to unionize the company's workforce, because he is Black....

 2022-12-08 21:34 

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Yellen: U.S. can avoid recession, on 'right track' to lower inflation...

FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) The United States can avoid recession, given that there is no wage-price spiral and supply chain bottlenecks are starting to ease, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 21:21 

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Lululemon says inventories surged in third quarter...

(Reuters) -Lululemon Athletica Inc said on Thursday inventories surged in the third quarter as consumers pulled back on spending....

 2022-12-08 21:21 

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New York Fed taps insurance exec for new second in command...

By Michael S. Derby NEW YORK (Reuters) The New York Federal Reserve has tapped an insurance industry executive as second in command to President John Williams, a role in which there has been recent turnover at the most important of the Fed system's 12...

 2022-12-08 21:21 

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Exclusive-NBA-China's NBA viewership approaching pre-ban levels source...

By Rory Carroll LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Basketball fans in China are watching NBA games at levels close to where they were before Chinese state broadcaster CCTV took the league off the air for 18 months following a 2019 rift, a source familiar with the leag...

 2022-12-08 21:17 

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Valeo says board member Gilles Michel to become chairman...

PARIS (Reuters) French car parts maker Valeo on Thursday said that Gilles Michel will become its new chairman of the board, replacing Jacques Aschenbroich, who will step out on Dec. 31....

 2022-12-08 21:06 

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Italy's Webuild to fund wages for Clough employees involved in Snowy 2.0 project...

(Reuters) Italian construction group Webuild said it had provided funds for payment of wages to cash-strapped contractor Clough Group's employees, who are involved in the Snowy 2.0 project in Australia....

 2022-12-08 21:06 

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New York mayor pledges to boost city's housing by 500,000 units...

By Tyler Clifford NEW YORK (Reuters) New York City's Mayor Eric Adams on Thursday unveiled a plan to boost its housing supply by 500,000 dwellings over the next decade by easing regulations for home builders and cutting construction time in half....

 2022-12-08 21:06 

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Yellen says U.S. listening to Europe's concerns over new climate law...

FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday said the Biden administration was listening to concerns raised by European allies over the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, a $430 billion green energy subsidy package....

 2022-12-08 20:51 

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Canada proposes overhauling foreign investment rules to tackle security risks...

(This Dec. 7 story has been corrected to delete the phrase saying that only one deal had been previously blocked under the Investment Canada Act, in the ninth paragraph)...

 2022-12-08 20:51 

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Yellen says no reason to believe Russia involved in decision to block ships from Mediterranean...

FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told reporters on Thursday that the Biden administration had no reason to believe the Russian government was involved in a decision by Turkey to block ships from transiting to the Mediterran...

 2022-12-08 20:51 

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Blinken says he spoke to sister of detained American Whelan...

(Reuters) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he had spoken on Thursday to the sister of Paul Whelan, the ex-U.S. Marine who is being detained in Russia, on the same day that a prisoner swap releasing U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner was ann...

 2022-12-08 20:36 

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Bank of Mexico hiking cycle seen ending with key rate at 11% -Franklin Templeton...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Mexico's central bank's monetary policy tightening cycle will likely end in the first half of 2023 with the benchmark interest rate at 11%, before policymakers start to gradually ease rates, a Franklin Templeton executive sai...

 2022-12-08 20:36 

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Nigeria to receive new attack aircraft and helicopters, drones...

ABUJA (Reuters) Nigeria is expecting to take delivery of 54 new air assets, including attack aircraft and helicopters as well as aerial drones, to boost its capabilities to fight insecurity in the country, Chief of Air Staff Marshal Amao said on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 20:21 

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Analysis-Peru's presidential curse will prove hard to lift despite Castillo ouster...

By Marco Aquino and Anthony Esposito LIMA (Reuters) Peru's first female president Dina Boluarte, who unexpectedly came to power on Wednesday after her former boss was ousted and arrested, will need to tread carefully to avoid her recent predecessors&#...

 2022-12-08 20:21 

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U.S. lawmakers push for more oversight of Elon Musk's Neuralink...

By Rachael Levy (Reuters) U.S. House Representatives Earl Francis Blumenauer and Adam Schiff want further U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scrutiny of Elon Musk's Neuralink following a Reuters report that outlined mistakes in the brain chip compa...

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