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 2021-08-04 07:18 

AP

Mired in crises, Lebanon marks 1 year since horrific blast...

BEIRUT (AP) — Banks, businesses and government offices were shuttered Wednesday as Lebanon marks one year since the horrific explosion at the port of Beirut.The grim anniversary comes amid an unpre......

 2021-08-04 07:10 

AP

Three rugby players banned amid Australian behavioral issues...

SYDNEY (AP) — Rugby Australia said Wednesday that three players will not be considered for selection in Saturday's opening Bledisloe Cup test match against New Zealand after a breach of team protoc......

 2021-08-04 07:05 

AP

Asian stocks rise following uptick on Wall Street...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday as traders mirrored overnight gains on Wall Street during another busy earnings week. Both the Kospi in South Korea and the Hang Seng in H......

 2021-08-04 07:05 

UPI

Bigger cities have lower rates of depression, study says...

Americans living in big cities have relatively low rates of depression, despite the hustle and bustle -- or maybe because of it, a new study suggests....

 2021-08-04 07:04 

AP

Honda reverts to profit on recovery from pandemic damage...

TOKYO (AP) — Honda returned to profitability in April-June, recording a 222.5 billion yen ($2 billion) profit, as better sales and costs cuts added to the Japanese automaker's bottom line. Honda Mo......

 2021-08-04 07:02 

AP

As COVID-19 surges in Tunisia, oxygen is in short supply...

KAIROUAN, Tunisia (AP) — As Tunisia faces a surge of COVID-19 cases, demand for life-saving oxygen has grown higher than the supply, leaving patients desperate and family members angry at the gover......

 2021-08-04 07:00 

UPI

On This Day, Aug. 4: Beirut blasts kill hundreds...

On Aug. 4, 2020, two explosions rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut, shattering windows for miles across the city....

 2021-08-04 07:00 

UPI

Famous birthdays for Aug. 4: Barack Obama, Jeff Gordon...

Former President Barack Obama turns 60 and race car driver Jeff Gordon turns 50, among the famous birthdays for August 4....

 2021-08-04 06:59 

Reuters

ASEAN appoints Brunei's Erywan Yusof as envoy to Myanmar-sources...

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have appointed Brunei's second minister for foreign affairs, Erywan Yusof, as special envoy to Myanmar,four diplomatic sources told Reuters....

 2021-08-04 06:58 

Reuters

Peaks everywhere...

Equity markets continue to rally as if there were no tomorrow, shrugging off COVID-19 and signs of slowing economic growth. Wall Street notched another record high and so did Europe on Tuesday, while in Asia, even COVID-battered India saw stock markets sc...

 2021-08-04 06:58 

Reuters

Olympics-Volleyball-U.S. crush Dominican Republic to reach semi-finals, Turkey out...
 2021-08-04 06:56 

Reuters

Boarders exit tanker off UAE coast, ship safe - British agency...
 2021-08-04 06:56 

Reuters

CORRECTED-Coffee company JDE Peet's reports mixed H1 numbers, repeats FY targets...

Coffee company JDE Peet's reported on Wednesday better-than-expected operating profit for the first half of 2021, amid a halting recovery as the coronavirus pandemic eased in some areas....

 2021-08-04 06:56 

Reuters

Boarders exit tanker off UAE coast, ship safe - British agency...
 2021-08-04 06:56 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Boarders exit tanker off UAE coast, ship safe - British agency...

Boarders have left a tanker that maritime sources had said was seized off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and the vessel is safe, Britain's maritime trade agency reported on Wednesday....

 2021-08-04 06:55 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Sony posts Q1 profit jump on pandemic demand for devices and content...

Sony Corp on Wednesday reported a 26.3% rise in first-quarter operating profit, benefiting from lingering pandemic-led demand for its PlayStation 5 games console....

 2021-08-04 06:55 

Reuters

U.S. oil drops for 3rd day on concerns COVID-19 variant spread to cut demand...
 2021-08-04 06:55 

Reuters

Taylor Wimpey raises profit view as UK housing demand stays strong...
 2021-08-04 06:55 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Taylor Wimpey raises profit view as UK housing demand stays strong...

UK homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Plc on Wednesday raised its full-year earnings outlook, joining bigger rivals in projecting sustained demand, as Britain's housing boom stands to outlast the tax holiday period....

 2021-08-04 06:54 

Reuters

Olympics-Golf-Swede Sagstrom leads in Tokyo by one stroke, Korda in hunt...

Madelene Sagstrom shot a flawless five-under 66 to put Sweden top of the leaderboard at the women's Olympic golf on Wednesday as American world number one Nelly Korda lurked a stroke behind after the opening round....

 2021-08-04 06:52 

AP

Short-handed US advances to women's volleyball semifinals...

TOKYO (AP) — Five years after their quest for a first Olympic gold medal was denied in the semifinals, the United States women's volleyball team has returned to that stage after a relatively easy q......

 2021-08-04 06:52 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil drops for 3rd day on concerns COVID-19 variant spread to cut demand...
 2021-08-04 06:50 

Reuters

Olympics-Sailing-Belcher and Ryan win gold for Australia in men's 470 sailing...
 2021-08-04 06:50 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Olympics-Sailing-Belcher and Ryan win gold for Australia in men's 470 sailing...
 2021-08-04 06:50 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Finnish insurer Sampo's Q2 profit beats forecasts...

Finnish financial group Sampo on Wednesday reported a bigger-than-expected rise in second-quarter pretax profit boosted by strong performance of its core insurance operations and gains from investment markets....

 2021-08-04 06:50 

Reuters

ByteDance rival Kuaishou to end services of short video app Zynn this month...
 2021-08-04 06:49 

Reuters

Olympics-Cycling-Australian Glaetzer withdrawn from track sprint...
 2021-08-04 06:49 

Reuters

MORNING BID-Peaks everywhere...

Equity markets continue to rally as if there were no tomorrow, shrugging off COVID-19 and signs of slowing economic growth. Wall Street notched another record high and so did Europe on Tuesday, while in Asia, even COVID-battered India saw stock markets sc...

 2021-08-04 06:47 

Reuters

Olympics-Volleyball-U.S. crush Dominican Republic to reach semi-finals, Turkey out...

Top-ranked United States crushed the Dominican Republic in straight sets on Wednesday to reach the women's Olympic volleyball semi-finals, while South Korea stunned Turkey in a thrilling full-set match, securing a spot in the top four....

 2021-08-04 06:47 

Reuters

Olympics-Cycling-British Cycling rejects claim bike design was copied...

British Cycling has rejected claims that the radical design of its Lotus Hope track bike being used by its riders at the Tokyo Olympics was copied from a Dutch brand....

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