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 2022-06-28 16:03 

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New York, Illinois, other states hold primaries for key races in November...

A risky Democratic strategy where progressive backers have supported the most extreme Republican candidates in GOP primaries will be displayed in two states on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:52 

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Populous Chinese province kicks off disaster insurance trials...

China's third-most populous province Henan will launch pilot programmes for catastrophe insurance in six cities that were the hardest hit by historic floods last summer....

 2022-06-28 15:51 

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Saudi foreign direct investment inflows rise 9.5% in first quarter...

Saudi Arabia recorded 9.5% increase year on year in foreign direct investment (FDI) flows during the first three months of 2022, the investment ministry said on Twitter on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:50 

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Watch: Sanderson sisters return to Salem in 'Hocus Pocus 2' teaser...

"Hocus Pocus 2," a sequel to "Hocus Pocus" starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, is coming to Disney+ in September....

 2022-06-28 15:50 

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Private equity firm Joffre Capital acquires minority stake in Playtika for $2 bln...

Private equity firm Joffre Capital will acquire a minority stake in Israeli gaming firm Playtika Holding Corp for over $2 billion from Chinese investment group Giant Investment Co. Ltd, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:49 

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Michigan court tosses charges against ex-governor, others stemming from Flint water crisis...

The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Governor Rick Snyder and eight others in connection with the Flint water scandal, ruling that a lower court judge lacked the authority to issue indictments in the case....

 2022-06-28 15:47 

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Family of slain Honduran activist seeks criminal probe into Dutch lender...

The family of a murdered Honduran activist filed a petition with prosecutors in the Netherlands on Tuesday to urge a criminal probe into a Dutch development bank that financed a Honduran infrastructure project linked to her killing....

 2022-06-28 15:43 

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Watch: 'Beyond Salem' trailer teases 'next chapter' for 'Days of Our Lives' characters...

"Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem" Chapter 2 is coming to Peacock in July....

 2022-06-28 15:40 

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Hamas releases video it says is of Israeli captive in Gaza...

Palestinian Islamist militant group Hamas released a video on Tuesday purporting to show an Israeli citizen being held captive in the Gaza Strip, the first such images of the man since his capture seven years ago....

 2022-06-28 15:37 

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International Body Piercing Day celebrates birthday of piercing pioneer...

International Body Piercing Day, celebrated annually on June 28, was founded to celebrate the birthday of Jim Ward, who opened the first professional piercing studio in 1978....

 2022-06-28 15:36 

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Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon proposes 2023 independence referendum...

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Tuesday she hopes to hold a second referendum next year on the country's proposed independence....

 2022-06-28 15:35 

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Tax avoidance through Netherlands down since 2019, government says...

The Dutch government on Tuesday said that tax avoidance it enables - in the form of money funnelled through the Netherlands to tax havens - has declined significantly since 2019, citing data from the central bank....

 2022-06-28 15:34 

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Pro-China digital campaign targets mining firms - cybersecurity report...

A pro-China propaganda campaign used fake social media accounts to try to stir up opposition, including protests, against mining firms that challenge China's business interests, U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Mandiant said on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:33 

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South Africa to see repeat of worst power cuts yet...

South Africa's state power company Eskom said it would on Tuesday and Wednesday be forced to repeat its most extensive electricity cuts yet after 10 generation units went offline overnight and a strike disrupted operations....

 2022-06-28 15:31 

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Watch: Escaped horse leads Texas deputies on early-morning chase...

Authorities in Texas said an escaped horse led deputies and police on a chase in the early hours of Tuesday morning....

 2022-06-28 15:27 

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Bill-by-bill talks loom as fragmented French parliament kicks off...

France's most fragmented parliament in decades sat for the first time on Tuesday, as President Emmanuel Macron faced the prospect of having to negotiate each reform with opposition parties who will be looking to flex their newly won influence....

 2022-06-28 15:26 

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Tensions rise in Indian town after killing of Hindu man...

A Hindu man was killed in his tailoring shop in a northwestern Indian town on Tuesday, and two machete-wielding Muslim men in a video claimed responsibility for it, raising tension in the area....

 2022-06-28 15:19 

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Spirit Airlines rejects JetBlue offer, backs merger with Frontier Group...

Spirit Airlines Inc on Tuesday rejected JetBlue Airways Corp's sweetened takeover offer and recommended that shareholders vote in favor of a merger with Frontier Group Holdings Inc at a meeting on Thursday....

 2022-06-28 15:18 

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Novartis plans to cut up to 1,400 jobs in Switzerland - TagesAnzeiger...

Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis informed staff on Tuesday it plans to lay off more than one in 10 employees in Switzerland, the TagesAnzeiger newspaper reported in its online edition....

 2022-06-28 15:18 

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UBS head of strategy to depart bank for entrepreneurship...

UBS' head of strategy Christian Zeinler plans to leave the bank to pursue entrepreneurship outside of banking, Chief Executive Ralph Hamers told employees on Tuesday in a memo seen by Reuters....

 2022-06-28 15:15 

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Lebanon to host Arab League meeting at weekend, govt says...

A delegation from Arab League countries will travel to Lebanon for a two-day gathering that includes meetings with the crisis-ridden country's top officials, Beirut's caretaker government said on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:08 

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South Africa records second monkeypox case - health ministry...

South Africa's health ministry said on Tuesday that the country had recorded a second case of monkeypox in a 32-year old male patient from Cape Town with no travel history....

 2022-06-28 15:08 

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Ingrained bias toward doctor's gender, race may affect treatment outcomes...

Deep-rooted bias may affect the way White patients physically respond to medical care provided by physicians of differing race or gender....

 2022-06-28 15:06 

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British police try to silence 'Stop Brexit' protester Steve Bray...

British police using new powers took away audio speakers from demonstrator Steve Bray, who is known for shouting "Stop Brexit" at lawmakers outside parliament and sometimes disrupting live news reports with his pro-European Union banners....

 2022-06-28 15:04 

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Arm launches new chip technology for smartphone games...

Arm Ltd, the British chip technology firm owned by SoftBank Group Corp , on Tuesday unveiled a set of new chip technologies aimed at making video games on smartphones look better while preserving battery life....

 2022-06-28 15:02 

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UK government will study Scottish government's independence proposal, says PM's spokesman...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson thinks now is not the time to be talking about a referendum on Scottish independence but the government will look carefully at the proposal from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, his spokesman said on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:01 

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Gauff hangs tough to reach Wimbledon second round...

Coco Gauff got off to a bumpy start and converted only four of 25 break points but those glitches were not enough to throw her off course as she reached the Wimbledon second round with a 2-6 6-3 7-5 win over Romanian Elena-Gabriela Ruse on Tuesday....

 2022-06-28 15:00 

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Maternal mortality increased sharply at start of COVID-19 pandemic, study says...

In another worrying sign of COVID-19's sad toll on U.S. society, a new study finds that maternal mortality increased sharply at the start of the pandemic, disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic mothers....

 2022-06-28 14:56 

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Kyrgios edges past British wildcard Jubb in five sets...

Feisty Australian Nick Kyrgios came through a five-set first-round Wimbledon thriller against British wildcard Paul Jubb on Tuesday as his fearsome serve eventually overpowered the 22-year-old 3-6 6-1 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5....

 2022-06-28 14:55 

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Kali Reis joins Jodie Foster in 'True Detective' Season 4...

HBO ordered "True Detective: Night Country" starring Jodie Foster and actress and professional boxer Kali Reis....

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