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 2022-08-17 03:44 

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Liz Cheney accuses Trump of 'insidious lie' about FBI search of his home...

Republican Liz Cheney broadened her attack on Donald Trump after losing her Tuesday night primary, saying the former president was spreading an "insidious lie" in alleging that the FBI agents who searched his Florida home were politically motivate...

 2022-08-17 03:43 

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Indian rupee opens higher as oil prices weaken...

The Indian rupee jumped at the open on Wednesday as concerns over global growth outlook dented oil prices, while the U.S. dollar remained subdued ahead of the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's previous policy meeting....

 2022-08-17 03:40 

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New Zealand central bank's Orr does not expect recession...

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr said on Wednesday that while growth would slow he did not expect a recession, adding that the central bank believed it was on top of inflation, which has hit three-decade highs....

 2022-08-17 03:39 

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China's Dianxiaomi raises $110 mln in funding round led by SoftBank, Sequoia...

Chinese e-commerce software provider Dianxiaomi has raised $110 million in its latest funding round led by Sequoia China and SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund 2, an investor in the company said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 03:31 

UPI

Gov. Wolf signs EO to ban conversion therapy in Pennsylvania...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Tuesday effectively banning so-called conversion therapy in the state in an effort to protect its LGBTQ residents from the controversial practice....

 2022-08-17 03:31 

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Costa Rica eyes raising $2.7 bln via sale of state financial assets...

Costa Rica's President Rodrigo Chaves said on Tuesday he plans to present a bill to sell state-owned banks Banco de Costa Rica and Banco Internacional de Costa Rica, as well as 49% of the state-owned INS insurance company to reduce public debt....

 2022-08-17 03:20 

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Massachusetts AG reaches settlement with opioid maker Endo...

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said on Tuesday a settlement has been reached with opioid maker Endo International PLC and its lenders to provide $450 million as part of Endo's bankruptcy....

 2022-08-17 03:20 

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Citi appoints Aveline San as Hong Kong and Macau chief executive...

Citigroup said on Wednesday it has appointed Aveline San as the chief executive of its Hong Kong and Macau businesses....

 2022-08-17 03:14 

Reuters

NZ central bank hikes rates 50-bp, signals aggressive tightening pace...

New Zealand's central bank delivered its seventh straight interest rate rise on Wednesday and signalled a more hawkish tightening path over coming months to restrain stubbornly high inflation....

 2022-08-17 03:00 

Reuters

Raducanu cherishes win over Williams, builds confidence for US Open defence...

Britain's Emma Raducanu said her victory over 23-times Grand Slam champion Serena Williams at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday has given her confidence a boost just ahead of her U.S. Open title defence....

 2022-08-17 02:59 

Reuters

India rupee seen stronger tracking oil price fall; US yields may cap gains...

The Indian rupee is expected to open higher versus the dollar on Wednesday tracking a fall in oil prices that dropped to their lowest level since mid-February amid concerns over global growth outlook....

 2022-08-17 02:46 

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Venezuela to support reconstruction of Cuban port damaged by oil fire...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday that Venezuela would support Cuba in the reconstruction of its only supertanker port in Matanzas, which was partially destroyed by a fire after lightning struck one of the its crude tanks....

 2022-08-17 02:44 

Reuters

Asian stocks solid and kiwi jumps on RBNZ rate hike...

Asian shares tracked solid Wall Street performance on Wednesday as strong overnight earnings for U.S. retail giants pointed to further scope for the Federal Reserve to tackle inflation with rate hikes....

 2022-08-17 02:26 

Reuters

Apple suppliers to make Apple Watch and MacBook in Vietnam for first time - Nikkei...

Apple's Chinese suppliers Luxshare Precision Industry and iPhone assembler Foxconn have started test production of the Apple Watch in northern Vietnam with the aim of producing the device outside of China for the first time, Nikkei Asia reported on Tu...

 2022-08-17 02:19 

Reuters

Liz Cheney loses Wyoming Republican primary to Trump-backed Hageman, NBC News project...

Representative Liz Cheney, a vocal critic of Donald Trump, lost the Republican Party primary to run again for Congress to Harriet Hageman, a lawyer endorsed by the former president, NBC News projected on Tuesday....

 2022-08-17 02:17 

Reuters

Taiwan digs trenches in battle for chip talent...

As the Chinese navy postures off its coast, Taiwan is beefing up its semiconductor defences. Officials may force Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision , to unwind an $800 million deal with a Chinese chipmaker. At the same time Taipei is moving to p...

 2022-08-17 02:16 

Reuters

U.N. special envoy in Naypyitaw to meet Myanmar junta leadership...

A senior U.N. official is expected on Wednesday to meet Myanmar's military leadership, in a rare, high-profile visit that comes amid growing political chaos and violence in the country....

 2022-08-17 02:11 

Reuters

Australia wage growth picks up in Q2, lags forecasts and inflation...

Australian wage growth rose at the fastest pace in almost eight years last quarter as red-hot demand for labour drove unemployment to generational lows, yet pay gains still missed forecasts and lagged badly behind inflation....

 2022-08-17 02:09 

Reuters

Japan trade gap widens as imports surge, capex solid for now...

Japan's imports jumped to a record amount in July, boosted by global fuel inflation and a weak yen, outweighing exports and deepening the trade deficit, in a sign of a further worsening in the terms of trade for the export-oriented economy....

 2022-08-17 02:05 

Reuters

S.Korea president says any talks with N.Korea should be more than show...

Talks with North Korea should not be for political show but contribute to establishing peace, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Wednesday, speaking at a press conference to mark his first 100 days in office....

 2022-08-17 01:52 

Reuters

Major currencies hold steady ahead of Fed minutes, RBNZ...

Major currencies were holding steady on Wednesday, ahead of another day when central bank policy takes centre stage for traders with a Reserve Bank of New Zealand meeting and the Federal Reserve's minutes from its recent meeting both due....

 2022-08-17 01:25 

Reuters

China reports 3,036 new COVID cases for Aug 16 vs 2,526 day earlier...

China reported 3,036 new coronavirus cases for Aug. 16, of which 637 were symptomatic and 2,399 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 01:23 

Reuters

Santos expects proceeds from sale of 5% stake in PNG LNG around $1.5 bln...

Santos Ltd expects to reap proceeds from the sale of a 5% stake in PNG LNG in Papua New Guinea "in line with market consensus on valuation", Chief Executive Kevin Gallagher said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 01:11 

Reuters

Australia relocates more Afghan athletes fleeing Taliban rule...

Australia has relocated Afghanistan's Olympic flag-bearer Kimia Yousofi and other athletes and their family members fleeing Taliban rule, officials said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 01:09 

Reuters

Oil prices recover from 6-month lows after drop in U.S. stockpiles...

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, recovering from six-month lows hit the previous day, as a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. oil and gasoline stocks reminded investors that demand remains firm, if overshadowed by the prospect of a global recession....

 2022-08-17 00:55 

Reuters

Musk says he backs moderate Republicans and Democrats...

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that he backs moderate Republicans as well as moderate Democrats, just three months after announcing that he would vote for Republicans....

 2022-08-17 00:52 

UPI

Britain's Rwanda deportation flights grounded over political killings warning...

Britain's first deportation flight to take asylum-seekers back to Rwanda was canceled in June after government officials were warned about human rights violations, according to court documents....

 2022-08-17 00:47 

Reuters

Body of missing Mexican journalist found as death toll rises...

The body of a Mexican journalist was found on Tuesday a week after going missing in the northern border state of Sonora, local authorities said, as the death toll for media workers in the country continues to rise....

 2022-08-17 00:36 

Reuters

Ecuador president going to U.S. cancer center following melanoma diagnosis...

Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso is traveling to a U.S. hospital known for its cancer treatment for medical tests and will likely have surgery there after being diagnosed with melanoma on this right eyelid, he said on Tuesday, saying it would not affect ...

 2022-08-17 00:35 

UPI

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Researchers propose plasma-based method of extracting oxygen on Mars...

A team of researchers proposed using plasma reactors to extract oxygen from Mars' atmosphere in a study published Thursday....

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