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 2021-10-15 08:41 

AP

EXPLAINER: What exactly is a check-swing?...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's always been one of the most murky areas in baseball: What exactly constitutes a check-swing?Suffice to say, a lot of people were taking a swing at that one Thursday night ......

 2021-10-15 08:41 

Reuters

Zimbabwe bars unvaccinated civil servants from work...

Zimbabwe will bar unvaccinated government workers from reporting for duty from Monday as part of efforts to fight COVID-19, an official circular showed....

 2021-10-15 08:41 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Evergrande's $1.7 bln Hong Kong headquarters sale flops as buyer withdraws -sources...

Chinese state-owned Yuexiu Property has pulled out of a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy China Evergrande Group's Hong Kong headquarters building over worries about the developer's dire financial situation, two sources said....

 2021-10-15 08:40 

Reuters

South African ministers 'held hostage' during meeting with veterans...

South African security forces moved in to free three government ministers who were "held hostage" during a fractious meeting with anti-apartheid veterans, officials said....

 2021-10-15 08:39 

Reuters

Equity, bond funds see inflows as markets hit rough patch - BOFA...

Investment flows into equities slowed while emerging market debt and equity funds saw the biggest redemption in ten weeks as concerns about surging inflation pressures and a China slowdown prompted investors to dump popular trades, BofA said on Friday....

 2021-10-15 08:33 

Reuters

Hong Kong audit watchdog investigating Evergrande's 2020 accounts...

Hong Kong's audit regulator said on Friday it had launched an inquiry into China Evergrande Group's accounts for the full year of 2020 and the first half of 2021 and an investigation of PwC's audit of Evergrande's 2020 accounts....

 2021-10-15 08:33 

Reuters

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Xi says China will achieve 'common prosperity' by around 2050 -party publication | Reuters...

China's President Xi Jinping said China will achieve...

 2021-10-15 08:24 

Reuters

Next four UK carbon permit auctions to have more on the block after partial clearance...

More than a million carbon permits were not sold at a UK auction last week and their sale will now be spread out across the next four auctions, the UK's Emissions Trading System (UK ETS) Authority said....

 2021-10-15 08:23 

Reuters

One dead, Myanmar firefighters rescue 3, after construction site accident...

Firefighters in Myanmar pulled the body of a construction worker from a collapsed building site in the city of Yangon on Friday and were searching for seven other workers after rescuing three of their colleagues....

 2021-10-15 08:18 

Reuters

EU leaders to press ahead with emergency relief for energy prices...

European Union leaders are set to press ahead with measures to shield consumers from record-high energy prices that have curtailed industrial production and hiked consumer bills....

 2021-10-15 08:17 

Reuters

Racism was on and off the pitch in Italy, says Ivory Coast's Doumbia...

Ivory Coast midfielder Souleyman Doumbia said he experienced racism on and off the pitch when he played in Italy five years ago....

 2021-10-15 08:16 

Reuters

Investors park inflation fears to renew bets on stocks...

Shares rose on Friday, buoyed by stellar corporate earnings results, but strong oil prices and stalling car sales in Europe were a reminder of headwinds for the world economy....

 2021-10-15 08:10 

Reuters

Vietnam's coal-fired power may double by 2030 under draft energy plan...

Vietnam may double the amount of coal-fired electric generation it installs by 2030 under a draft power development plan submitted to the prime minister for approval this week....

 2021-10-15 08:08 

AP

In Nigeria's troubled northwest, phone blockades hurt locals...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Mobile phones have been lifelines for residents of northwestern Nigeria who have relied on warning calls to escape escalating bandit attacks.But recent blockades on mobile tel......

 2021-10-15 08:07 

Reuters

Singapore cancels political blog's license over funding disclosures...

Singapore's media regulator has rescinded the license of a local political blog for failing to declare its funding sources, a requirement in a city-state that has tightened its rules to prevent foreign influence in its political affairs....

 2021-10-15 08:07 

Reuters

Cape Verde, trying to bounce back from pandemic, votes for a new president...

Cape Verde, one of Africa's most stable democracies, will vote for a new president on Sunday as the country tries to right its tourism-driven economy from the blow dealt by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-15 08:00 

AP

Construction underway on $60 million Kentucky operation...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckiana Curb Co. Inc. has begun construction of the company's new $60 million operation in Simpsonville, a project expected to create 700 jobs, Gov. Andy Beshear says.Foun......

 2021-10-15 08:00 

AP

Tennessee continues to post positive revenues...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has posted another month of positive revenue numbers in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.The state Department of Finance and Administration says September tax rev......

 2021-10-15 08:00 

AP

Kentuckians can review health coverage plans on exchange...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Consumers can start logging in to Kentucky's state-run health insurance exchange to review plans that best suit their needs for 2022, Gov. Andy Beshear said.Starting Friday, K......

 2021-10-15 08:00 

AP

Tennessee sports betting panel picks executive director...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A panel that regulates sports betting in Tennessee has selected an executive director. On Thursday, the Sports Wagering Advisory Council voted to select Mary Beth Thomas for......

 2021-10-15 07:58 

Reuters

Dollar looks set to end week down, yen nears a 3-year low...

The dollar headed for its first weekly decline versus major peers since the start of last month on Friday as global risk appetite rebounded, while the Japanese yen headed for a three-year low and the price of bitcoin hit nearly $60,000....

 2021-10-15 07:48 

AP

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out...

A look at what's happening around the majors today:___HERE WE GO AGAIN...

 2021-10-15 07:46 

AP

British queen appears to show irritation at climate inaction...

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has appeared to criticize the global lack of action on climate change in comments caught on microphone.The 95-year-old British monarch was filmed on a phone as she ......

 2021-10-15 07:46 

Reuters

Italy's mandatory COVID health pass for work sees untroubled launch...

COVID-19 health passes became mandatory for all workers in Italy from Friday, with the measure being applied mostly peacefully across the country despite some scattered protests....

 2021-10-15 07:43 

AP

S Korea seeks Interpol notice for two cyber gang leaders...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it's asked Interpol for help to arrest two foreigners it alleges played a leading role in cyberattacks and large-scale extortion that targeted Sout......

 2021-10-15 07:41 

UPI

Texas Supreme Court rules against San Antonio school district's vaccine mandate...

The Texas Supreme Court has blocked the San Antonio Independent School District's COVID-19 vaccine mandate hours before it was to go into effect on Friday....

 2021-10-15 07:32 

Reuters

[ World ]

FTSE 100 rises, set for best week since May; Rio Tinto weighs | Reuters...

London's FTSE 100 rose on Friday, boosted by heavyweight energy and bank stocks, although losses in Rio Tinto after the miner cut its iron-ore shipments forecast limited gains on the main index....

 2021-10-15 07:30 

Reuters

Chinese corn gets cheaper, regains lost share from wheat in feed rations...

For the first time in a year, corn prices in China's key Shandong hub this week have fallen to the same levels as wheat, leading some feed producers to switch back to using more of the yellow grain, traders and analysts said....

 2021-10-15 07:29 

AP

Custody hearing for Norway bow-and-arrow suspect...

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — The suspect in a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and wounded three in a quiet Norwegian town this week is facing a custody hearing Friday. He won't appear in c......

 2021-10-15 07:26 

Reuters

European stocks on course for best week in seven months...

European stocks were headed for their best weekly performance in seven months on Friday, as investors took heart from strong earnings reports that helped ease concerns about higher inflation....

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