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 2021-10-15 09:29 

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Miami commissioners vote to fire police chief Art Acevedo...

Officials in Miami unanimously voted Thursday night to fire chief of Miami police Art Acevedo, bringing an end to his tumultuously six-month tenure as the city's top cop....

 2021-10-15 09:29 

Reuters

Russia could resume spot gas sales after filling its reserves - Novak...

Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that Russia could resume spot gas sales after it finishes filling its storage reserves....

 2021-10-15 09:26 

Reuters

South African inflation risks skewed to upside in coming months...

An upside risk for inflation in the coming months will likely lead South Africa's Reserve Bank to hike rates by 75 basis points to 4.25% next year to keep consumer prices in check in the longer term, a Reuters poll found on Friday....

 2021-10-15 09:26 

Reuters

UK lab suspended after false negative COVID tests...

A COVID-19 testing laboratory in central England has been suspended over concern that it has been incorrectly giving negative PCR test results to people who are infected, the UK Health Security Agency (UKSHA) said on Friday....

 2021-10-15 09:18 

Reuters

White House unveils climate finance road map, highlights lending and budget pledges...

The White House published a report on Friday outlining projects to measure and address the risks that climate change poses to Americans and the economy, including programs to better incorporate climate threats into federal lending programs and budgeting p...

 2021-10-15 09:18 

Reuters

Kenya police say undecided where to arraign husband of dead runner Tirop...

Kenyan police said on Friday they were still deciding where to arraign the husband of record-smashing long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, found dead at her home this week....

 2021-10-15 09:17 

Reuters

Germany slashes energy surcharge to help consumers weather soaring prices...

Germany will cut a power surcharge levied on consumers to support renewable energy by 42.7% to help households cope with soaring energy prices, network operators said on Friday....

 2021-10-15 09:14 

Reuters

Italian fashion group OTB joins LVMH-led blockchain platform...

Italian fashion group OTB has joined a consortium formed by luxury goods heavyweights LVMH , Prada and Richemont-owned Cartier that uses blockchain technology to trace the origin of high-end products to fight counterfeiting....

 2021-10-15 09:13 

AP

White House plans to address economic risk of climate change...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change, issuing a 40-page report Friday on government-wide plans to protect the financial, insu......

 2021-10-15 09:09 

Reuters

Mayor sets up task force to probe Taiwan's deadliest fire for decades...

The mayor of a Taiwanese city launched a task force on Friday to look into whether negligence played a part in a fire at a residential building that killed 46 people....

 2021-10-15 09:08 

Reuters

Asian jet fuel margins climb near 21-month highs as govts lift border curbs...

Asian refining margins for jet fuel have climbed in October to their highest levels since January 2020 as air travel demand recovers in Asia, according to analysts and data on Refinitiv Eikon....

 2021-10-15 08:59 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Italy considering extending bank merger incentives to mid-2022 - sources...

Italy's Treasury is considering extending by six months tax breaks for corporate mergers it first introduced to entice a buyer for troubled state-owned bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) , two sources close to the matter said....

 2021-10-15 08:55 

AP

Hong Kong seizes smuggled Australian lobsters amid China ban...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong and mainland authorities have seized about $540,000 worth of smuggled Australian lobsters believed to be bound for the mainland, after China restricted imports of the cru......

 2021-10-15 08:47 

AP

Husband arrested in killing of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The husband of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop has been arrested and will be charged with her murder after Kenyan police launched a nationwide manhunt and found him in the coastal ......

 2021-10-15 08:45 

Reuters

Deals, data buzz could help biotech shares exit Wall St's 'no man's land'...

Sluggish U.S. biotech shares could require a wave of deal-making or exciting clinical trial results if the sector wants to join the stock market's party after lagging Wall Street's broad advance this year....

 2021-10-15 08:43 

Reuters

NHL roundup: Kraken edge Predators for first-ever win...

Brandon Tanev scored twice and Alex Wennberg and Jared McCann each had a goal and an assist as the Seattle Kraken won for the first time in franchise history, defeating the host Nashville Predators 4-3 Thursday night....

 2021-10-15 08:43 

AP

UK: 1000s may have gotten false negative COVID test results...

LONDON (AP) — British health officials said Friday that an estimated 43,000 people may have been wrongly told they don't have the coronavirus because of problems at a private laboratory.The U.K. He......

 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....

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