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 2022-05-26 13:57 

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5.5-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Mexico near Acapulco...

A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico on Wednesday in an area that's rife with seismic activity, scientists said....

 2022-05-26 13:38 

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Aprilia secure Espargaro and Vinales through 2024...

Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales have signed new deals with Aprilia Racing for the 2023 and 2024 seasons, the Italian MotoGP factory outfit said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 13:38 

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Federal gov't sides with California flight attendants in lawsuit vs. Virgin America...

California-based flight attendants are getting support from President Joe Biden's administration in a legal battle with Virgin America over meal and rest breaks....

 2022-05-26 13:38 

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Federal gov't sides with California flight attendants in lawsuit vs. Virgin America...

California-based flight attendants are getting support from President Joe Biden's administration in a legal battle with Virgin America over meal and rest breaks....

 2022-05-26 13:37 

Reuters

Globalization's cheerleaders grasp for new buzzwords at Davos...

World leaders, financiers and chief executives said they were leaving this week's World Economic Forum with an urgent sense of the need to reboot and redefine 'globalization'....

 2022-05-26 13:34 

Reuters

Biden to host K-pop stars BTS, discuss anti-Asian hate crimes...

K-pop superstars BTS will head to the White House next week to address hate crimes targeting Asians and people of Asian descent with U.S. President Joe Biden, the White House said in a statement on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 13:33 

Reuters

Gulf markets close mixed on growth worries...

Stock markets in the Gulf ended mixed on Thursday, on persistent concerns over slowing economic growth and after the latest U.S. Federal Reserve minutes confirmed its intent to tighten monetary policy quickly....

 2022-05-26 13:32 

Reuters

French Open order of play on Friday...

Order of play on the main show courts on the sixth day of the French Open on Friday (play times in GMT, prefix number denotes seeding):...

 2022-05-26 13:30 

Reuters

India's ONGC to sell stake, seeks global help to develop fields...

India's top explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is offering a stake to global oil companies to help develop challenging fields off the country's east coast, according to a tender document....

 2022-05-26 13:28 

Reuters

African swine fever case found on pig farm in S.Korea...

A case of African swine fever was detected on a farm containing around 1,500 animals in South Korea's northeastern county of Hongcheon, the food and agriculture ministry said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 13:25 

Reuters

FIFPRO survey shows 87% of players want limit on back-to-back games...

Eighty seven percent of professional soccer players favour limiting the number of back-to-back matches to guard against a heavy workload, saying "we are athletes, not machines", according to a survey by global players' union FIFPRO....

 2022-05-26 13:25 

Reuters

Putin says West won't succeed in cutting Russia off...

President Vladimir Putin acknowledged on Thursday that Western sanctions against Russia were disrupting its supply chains, but said they would not succeed in cutting it off from technology....

 2022-05-26 13:25 

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Dierks Bentley, Elle King to host, perform during 'CMA Fest' special...

"CMA Fest," a TV concert special featuring Dierks Bentley, Elle King and other artists, will air on ABC in August....

 2022-05-26 13:21 

Reuters

Russia "has the advantage" in Luhansk region, Ukraine says...

A senior Ukrainian military official conceded at a briefing on Thursday that Russia had the upper hand in fighting in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region at present....

 2022-05-26 13:18 

Reuters

Chevron to consolidate its upstream, midstream and downstream business segments...

Chevron Corp said on Thursday it would consolidate its upstream, midstream and downstream business segments under a new executive vice president, who will oversee the full value chain called Oil, Products & Gas....

 2022-05-26 13:16 

Reuters

Blast at Spanish biodiesel plant kills two...

At least two people died in an explosion at a Spanish biodiesel plant in the northeastern region of La Rioja on Thursday, authorities said....

 2022-05-26 13:16 

Reuters

Elastic man Medvedev through to French Open third round...

Daniil Medvedev still has issues with claycourt tennis, but the world number two cantered into the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-4 6-3 win against Serbian Laslo Djere on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 13:14 

Reuters

Russian shelling kills at least four in Ukraine's Kharkiv - governor...

At least four civilians were killed and several wounded in Russian shelling of the city of Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine on Thursday, local authorities said....

 2022-05-26 13:12 

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Como Park Zoo announces birth of zebra foal...

The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in Minnesota has announced the birth of a zebra foal....

 2022-05-26 13:11 

Reuters

U.N. rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women...

The United Nations rights envoy in Afghanistan said on Thursday the country faces "severe" human rights challenges and called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women and investigate attacks against religious minorities....

 2022-05-26 13:11 

Reuters

Hungary slaps $2.19 bln in new windfall taxes on banks, companies...

Hungary will collect a total of 800 billion forints ($2.19 billion) annually this year and next from new windfall taxes imposed on banks, energy firms, insurers and airlines among others, Economic Development Minister Marton Nagy said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 13:09 

Reuters

Enbridge to deliver natural gas to Venture Global's LNG facility...

Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc said on Thursday it would build a pipeline project to supply natural gas to Venture Global LNG's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Louisiana....

 2022-05-26 13:06 

Reuters

Israeli import reforms will cut prices, ministry official says...

A long-awaited relaxation of Israeli import controls coming into effect next week should boost competition and cut prices, a government official said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 13:05 

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Tennis: Czech's Krejcikova, Bouzkova test positive for COVID-19, leave French Open...

Czech women's tennis players Barbora Krejcikova and Marie Bouzkova tested positive for COVID-19 and withdrew from the 2022 French Open, they announced on social media....

 2022-05-26 13:03 

Reuters

Left-wing Colombian candidate plans drug war shakeup...

Leading Colombian presidential candidate Gustavo Petro is roundly critical of the U.S.-led war on drugs and has questioned the extradition of a drug kingpin, views that may herald a shakeup of how the Andean nation battles the narcotics industry....

 2022-05-26 13:01 

Reuters

Russia's Transneft rebuffs Rosneft claim in contaminated oil dispute...

Russia's oil pipeline operator Transneft said on Thursday it had received what it called an unacceptable claim from Rosneft for damages related to the 2019 contamination of a major export pipeline....

 2022-05-26 13:00 

Reuters

OPEC+ set to stick to modest output hike for July, sources say...

OPEC+ is set to stick to an oil production deal agreed last year at its meeting on June 2 and raise July output targets by 432,000 barrels per day, six OPEC+ sources told Reuters, rebuffing Western calls for a faster increase to lower surging prices....

 2022-05-26 12:56 

Reuters

UK sets out 15 billion pounds of further support to ease cost of living pressures...

The British government set out on Thursday a 15 billion pounds ($19 billion) of support to help households struggling with a surging cost of living, funded in part by a windfall tax on oil and gas companies....

 2022-05-26 12:52 

Reuters

Rouble slumps around 7% as Russia slashes rates again...

The Russian rouble slumped around 7% against the dollar and the euro on Thursday as the central bank cut interest rates to 11% at an off-schedule policy meeting and suggested that more cuts would follow as inflation risks subside....

 2022-05-26 12:49 

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White House launches first federally supported 'test to treat' COVID-19 site in Rhode Island...

The White House said Thursday that the first federally-supported COVID-19 "test to treat" site has been launched in Rhode Island, and officials hope more in the coming months will help control infections....

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