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 2022-05-27 15:29 

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Germany denies VW China investment guarantees over human rights concerns - Der Spiegel...

Germany's Economy Ministry is refusing to provide carmaker Volkswagen with guarantees to cover new investments in China because of concerns over human rights, Der Spiegel reported on Friday....

 2022-05-27 15:22 

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Italy's monkeypox cases rise to 12, one more suspected - health ministry | Reuters...

Italy's health ministry said on Friday total monkeypox cases in the country had risen to 12, while one was still under scrutiny....

 2022-05-27 15:20 

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Italy Church's limited sexual abuse investigation disappoints victims | Reuters...

Italy's Catholic bishops said on Friday they would commission a report on clerical sexual abuse in the past two years and a separate analysis going back to 2000, disappointing victims who wanted a thorough investigation going back many decades....

 2022-05-27 15:16 

UPI

French Open: Begu fined, not disqualified, for hitting boy with thrown racket...

Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu was fined $10,000, but not disqualified, for throwing her racket and hitting a boy in the stands during her second-round match at the 2022 French Open, tournament officials announced Friday....

 2022-05-27 15:14 

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Iran to take 'punitive action' against Greece over seizure of Iranian oil, Nour News reports...

Iran has decided to take "punitive action" against Greece over the seizure of Iranian oil off the Greek coast, the semi-official Nour News reported on Friday....

 2022-05-27 15:13 

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Monsoon rains likely to hit India in two to three days, weather office says...

Monsoon rains are likely to hit India's southern Kerala coast in the next two to three days, the weather office said on Friday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is forecast to be average this year, helping the farm sector....

 2022-05-27 15:08 

Reuters

Canada's budget deficit falls to C$95.57 billion in fiscal 2021/22 as pandemic wanes...

OTTAWA, May 27 (Reuters) - Canada's budget deficit in fiscal 2021/22 shrank to C$95.57 billion ($75.02 billion) from C$314.00 billion in the previous year, as emergency spending on the COVID-19 pandemic eased, preliminary data from the finance ministr...

 2022-05-27 15:07 

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Look: Dua Lipa, Young Thug join Calvin Harris on new song 'Potion'...

Calvin Harris released "Potion" featuring Dua Lipa and Young Thug, the first single from his album "Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2."...

 2022-05-27 15:07 

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Putin ready to deliver gas, discuss prisoner swap - Austria...

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer said Russian President Vladimir Putin told him on a telephone call on Friday that Moscow would meet its natural gas delivery commitments and was ready to discuss a prisoner swap with Ukraine....

 2022-05-27 15:07 

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Victoria's Secret agrees to finance $8.3 million settlement for laid-off Thai workers...

Thai workers who were sacked last year from a factory supplying global lingerie brands including Victoria's Secret will receive $8.3 million, in what labour activists say is the biggest settlement of its kind in the global garment industry....

 2022-05-27 15:05 

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Iran building collapse sparks anti-government protests, reports say...

Iranian protesters chanting anti-government slogans took to the streets of several cities including southwestern Abadan where a building collapse blamed on widespread corruption killed at least 24 people, news agencies and social media said....

 2022-05-27 15:03 

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Zhou has made his critics look stupid, says Vasseur...

China's first Formula One driver Guanyu Zhou has made his critics look stupid so far in his rookie season, according to Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur....

 2022-05-27 15:03 

UPI

Inflation slowed slightly in April but is still near 40-year high...

Inflation slowed slightly in April in the United States but it is still near a 40-year high. Income, disposable income and consumer spending all rose in April despite the ongoing inflation....

 2022-05-27 15:03 

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Inflation slowed slightly in April but is still near 40-year high...

Inflation slowed slightly in April in the United States but it is still near a 40-year high. Income, disposable income and consumer spending all rose in April despite the ongoing inflation....

 2022-05-27 15:01 

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Trump-linked SPAC files for resale of up to 100 million shares...

Digital World Acquisition Corp , a special purpose acquisition company tied to former U.S. President Donald Trump, on Friday filed for a resale of up to 100 million shares by existing investors....

 2022-05-27 14:57 

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U.S. lawyer Avenatti should get consecutive sentences for convictions, prosecutors say...

U.S. lawyer and onetime Donald Trump adversary Michael Avenatti should serve consecutive prison terms for two recent criminal convictions, prosecutors argued, rejecting Avenatti's request that he serve time for the two crimes concurrently....

 2022-05-27 14:55 

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Putin accuses Ukraine of 'sabotaging' negotiating process...

Russia's President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of "sabotaging" the negotiating process between the two countries, the Kremlin said, citing comments he made to Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer in a phone call on Friday....

 2022-05-27 14:54 

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U.S. renews Chevron's Venezuela license through Nov under same restrictions...

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday renewed a license to oil producer Chevron Corp to operate in U.S.-sanctioned Venezuela through the end of November under the same restricted terms granted to the company since 2020....

 2022-05-27 14:50 

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U.S. House panel seeks details from five gunmakers after shootings...

The U.S. House Oversight panel has called on five gunmakers to hand over details on the manufacturing, marketing and sales of firearms used in mass shootings, the head of the committee said on Friday following recent attacks....

 2022-05-27 14:47 

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Watch: 'Stranger Things' stars rap series recap on 'The Tonight Show'...

"Stranger Things" stars Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Maya Hawke and Priah Ferguson appeared on "The Tonight Show" ahead of the Season 4 premiere....

 2022-05-27 14:44 

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Russia opens cases against Google, other foreign tech over data storage...

Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Friday it had opened administrative cases against Alphabet Inc's Google and six other foreign technology companies for alleged violations of personal data legislation....

 2022-05-27 14:41 

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Ukraine demands Germany cut or halt Nord Stream 1 gas flows...

Ukraine's state gas company and gas infrastructure operator have issued a demand to the German government to either halt or severely curtail gas flows through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, the head of the gas system operator said on Friday....

 2022-05-27 14:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

Oil’s discards show the thrill of boring spinoffs | Reuters...

Spinning off slow-growing, low-margin businesses is often an easy decision for companies as bosses prefer to spend time on more exciting parts of a firm. The performance of oil refiners like the $54 billion Marathon Petroleum and the $48 billion Phillips ...

 2022-05-27 14:30 

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U.S. issues new North Korea-related sanctions...

The United States has issued a fresh round of North Korea-related sanctions targeting one individual and three entities, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a notice posted on its website on Friday....

 2022-05-27 14:30 

Reuters

U.S. Treasury pushes Russia towards default: What next?...

The lapse of a key U.S. license allowing Russia to make payments on its sovereign debt to U.S. holders has put the prospect of the country defaulting on its sovereign debt back into focus....

 2022-05-27 14:29 

Reuters

Mother's crumb of comfort after losing one of her triplets in Senegal fire...

Anta Ba arrived at the gate of the Tivaouane hospital in western Senegal early on Thursday to breastfeed her baby daughter, the only one of her triplets not discharged because she was still considered too weak....

 2022-05-27 14:28 

Reuters

IMF secures $40 billion so far for new sustainability trust...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has received $40 billion in pledges for its new Resilience and Sustainability Trust to address challenges such as climate change, IMF head Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday, close to their target set last month....

 2022-05-27 14:24 

Reuters

Police response to Texas massacre under scrutiny as details remain murky...

The police response to Tuesday's Texas school massacre was under increasing scrutiny on Friday, a day after authorities acknowledged that more than an hour passed after the gunman entered the building and killed 19 children and two teachers inside the...

 2022-05-27 14:21 

Reuters

We'll always have Paris, Saville consoles husband after defeats...

The French Open was not kind on Friday to the Saville household with Australians Daria and Luke eliminated from their competitions but the pair will always have Paris, Daria said....

 2022-05-27 14:17 

Reuters

Peak interest rates may be lower than expected as growth slowdown looms...

Worsening economic data may force central banks to blink and take a less aggressive rate-rise stance, money markets are betting, having steadily dialled back expectations of where U.S. and British interest rates might peak....

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