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 2021-05-06 06:50 

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Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military and the Shin Bet security service said Thursday that they arrested a Palestinian suspect in a weekend drive-by shooting in the West Bank that left one Israeli dea......

 2021-05-06 06:39 

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Asian stocks mostly higher on hopes for pandemic recovery...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on cautious optimism that upcoming company earnings reports will reflect a gradual recovery from the damage of the pandemic.Japan's benchmark N......

 2021-05-06 06:39 

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Netflix series signals racial breakthrough in Italian TV...

MILAN (AP) — The Netflix series "Zero," which premiered globally last month, is the first Italian TV production to feature a predominantly black cast, a bright spot in an otherwise bleak Italian te......

 2021-05-06 06:36 

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Canadian boxer Many Bujold fighting for Olympic berth...

TORONTO (AP) — Mandy Bujold would have preferred fighting this battle in the ring.Instead, the Tokyo Olympics fate for Canada's best boxer lies in the hands of the Court of Arbitration for Sport af......

 2021-05-06 06:21 

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AP PHOTOS: Dwindling Armenians show Easter faith in Romania...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The ethnic Armenian population in Romania numbered more than 40,000 at the beginning of World War II but rapidly plunged during the country's communist era, especially dur......

 2021-05-06 06:19 

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The Latest: Indonesia bans traveling home for Eid al-Fitr...

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia is prohibiting travel during the popular homecoming period to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. COVID-19 cases have been decreasing in the world's most populous Muslim country, ......

 2021-05-06 06:12 

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Rugby league star Hayne to spend nearly 4 years in jail...

SYDNEY (AP) — Jarryd Hayne, a rugby league star who also played in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers, has been sentenced to at least three years and eight months in jail for the sexual assault of......

 2021-05-06 06:09 

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Dubai luxury home market soars as world's rich flee pandemic...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After nearly three decades in London, Christophe Reech was fed up with the city's pandemic lockdowns. This spring, he sold his luxury townhouse and jetted off to ......

 2021-05-06 06:07 

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NASCAR returns to roots with sleek new pony cars for 2022...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin drove their sporty new pony cars through the smoke and lights of the fog machines NASCAR used for its first fancy presentation in ......

 2021-05-06 05:59 

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Cambodia ends blanket COVID-19 lockdown despite more infections...

Cambodia ended on Thursday a blanket coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh after three weeks, as busy traffic returned to some streets of the capital, though authorities retained tighter curbs in some districts where infections have surged....

 2021-05-06 05:55 

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New Zealand pauses quarantine-free travel to Australian state...

New Zealand has halted quarantine-free travel to Australia's state of New South Wales while it investigates the source of infection of two cases announced in Sydney, Chris Hipkins, the minister for COVID-19 response, said on Thursday....

 2021-05-06 05:53 

Reuters

POLL-Bullish bets on most Asian FX increase; short bets on rupee rise...

* Investors increase bullish positions on most Asian FX * Dollar has room for further weakness - analyst * Bullish bets on Singapore dollar at highest since Jan. 28 * Short bets on Indian rupee at highest since April 2020 By Rashmi Ashok May 6 (Reuters) -...

 2021-05-06 05:52 

Reuters

World shares resilient, drugmakers hit by Biden's move on vaccines...

World shares and commodity prices held firm on Thursday as investors switched to cyclicals amid hopes of a strong economic recovery, but drugmakers' shares came under pressure after Washington backed waiving patents for COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-05-06 05:52 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Munich Re says on track for 2021 profit target after Q1 results...

* Company had already flagged stronger-than-expected quarter (Updates with details)...

 2021-05-06 05:52 

Reuters

Cambodia ends blanket COVID-19 lockdown despite more infections...

Cambodia ended on Thursday a blanket coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh after three weeks, as busy traffic returned to some streets of the capital, though authorities retained tighter curbs in some districts where infections have surged....

 2021-05-06 05:52 

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Tokyo governor says extended state of emergency needed to contain COVID-19 surge...

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday an extended state of emergency was needed to contain COVID-19 infections that are straining the capital's medical system....

 2021-05-06 05:52 

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UPDATE 1-Tokyo governor says extended state of emergency needed to contain COVID-19 surge...
 2021-05-06 05:52 

Reuters

Straits Times publisher to hive off media business...

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) said on Thursday it would transfer its media business, including the ownership of the Straits Times, to a not-for-profit company as it deals with falling profit and advertising revenue at the unit that have been exacerba...

 2021-05-06 05:51 

Reuters

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares resilient, drugmakers hit by Biden's move on vaccines...

World shares and commodity prices held firm on Thursday as investors switched to cyclicals amid hopes of a strong economic recovery, but drugmakers' shares came under pressure after Washington backed waiving patents for COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-05-06 05:51 

Reuters

Brandon Lowe's 3-run bomb enough as Rays beat Angels...

Brandon Lowe clubbed a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays won their fourth in a row, 3-1 over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night in Anaheim, Calif....

 2021-05-06 05:49 

Reuters

New Zealand pauses quarantine-free travel to Australian state...

New Zealand has halted quarantine-free travel to Australia's state of New South Wales while it investigates the source of infection of two cases announced in Sydney, Chris Hipkins, the minister for COVID-19 response, said on Thursday....

 2021-05-06 05:47 

Reuters

ANALYSIS-Global rates volatility forces investor rethink on Asian bonds...

A pause in a broad selloff in U.S. treasuries and other global bonds last month has given foreign investors time to rethink their Asian holdings and shift money to safer markets such as China, away from riskier countries like Indonesia and India....

 2021-05-06 05:46 

Reuters

Indian shares pare gains as coronavirus cases surge past 21 million...

Indian shares trimmed early gains on Thursday as a record surge in domestic coronavirus infections fuelled worries that the second wave of the pandemic could derail a nascent recovery seen in Asia's third-largest economy....

 2021-05-06 05:46 

Reuters

Dollar near two-week high as U.S. jobs data eyed for Fed clues...
 2021-05-06 05:43 

Reuters

Tesla developing platform to allow car owners in China access data...
 2021-05-06 05:43 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Tesla developing platform to allow car owners in China access data...

U.S. electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc said on Thursday it was developing a platform for car owners in China that will allow them to access data generated by their vehicles....

 2021-05-06 05:42 

Reuters

EssilorLuxottica Q1 sales rise driven by China, U.S. rebound...
 2021-05-06 05:42 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-EssilorLuxottica Q1 sales rise driven by China, U.S. rebound...
 2021-05-06 05:41 

Reuters

China's exports growth seen slowing as foreign demand softens...

China's exports growth likely lost some momentum in April on moderating overseas demand and the fading base effect of the trade slump seen early last year, while higher commodity prices are expected to have kept a brisk pace of imports....

 2021-05-06 05:40 

Reuters

Munich Re says on track for 2021 profit target after Q1 results...

The German reinsurance group Munich Re on Thursday said on it was on track for its 2021 profit target after stronger than expected first-quarter earnings....

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