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 2021-12-07 21:15 

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Colorado WWII vet reunited with items stolen in Prague 76 years earlier...

A man using his metal detector in the woods around Prague reunited a Colorado man with a silver bracelet and other items stolen while he was serving in World War II....

 2021-12-07 21:15 

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine partially protective against Omicron - Bloomberg News...

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus can partially evade the protection from Pfizer Inc and partner BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing the research head of a laboratory at Africa Health Research Institute in Sout...

 2021-12-07 21:11 

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U.S. Congress boosts funding for Boeing jet fighters, ships in defense bill...

U.S. lawmakers sought to increase aircraft and Navy ship purchases in an effort to field a robust military and send a signal to Russia and China in a massive annual defense bill released on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 20:56 

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Canadian dollar posts biggest gain in 2-1/2 months on Omicron hope...

The Canadian dollar strengthened to a two-week high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as concern about the economic threat of the Omicron coronavirus variant receded and data showed Canada posting its biggest trade surplus in nearly a decade....

 2021-12-07 20:54 

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Canadian arrested for ransomware attacks in U.S. after two year probe...

A 31-year-old Ottawa man has been arrested on suspicion of mounting ransomware attacks in the United States and Canada after a joint probe that took almost two years, police said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 20:53 

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Iraq says our policy in OPEC is based on reservations about unjustified increase in production...

Iraq's oil minister said that his country policy in OPEC is based on reservations about the unjustified increase in production, ministry of oil quoted him as saying on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 20:50 

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Saudi-led coalition says projectile fell near public road in Jazan -state media...

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen said on Tuesday a projectile fell near a public road and a local market in Jazan in the south of the kingdom, Saudi state TV reported....

 2021-12-07 20:49 

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Jenner eyes blockchain practice with Schiff Hardin partner hire...

Jenner & Block said Tuesday it has tapped a Schiff Hardin partner who will build the firm's blockchain practice....

 2021-12-07 20:48 

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Reports: French police arrest Saudi accused in Jamal Khashoggi slaying...

French police on Tuesday arrested a Saudi man suspected of participating in the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, unnamed authorities said....

 2021-12-07 20:45 

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Chilean couple ready to tie the knot after same-sex marriage approval...

Chileans Javier Silva and Jaime Nazar, a couple for six years, have long wanted a wedding to complete their family and give them full legal status as parents, but conservative rules in the South American nation stymied the two men's plans....

 2021-12-07 20:42 

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Re-elected Gambian President Barrow promises new constitution, term limits | Reuters...

Gambia's newly re-elected president, Adama Barrow, said on Tuesday that his government plans to draft a new constitution that would introduce presidential term limits, but fell short of saying whether he personally would seek additional mandates....

 2021-12-07 20:42 

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U.S. soybean futures drop; corn, wheat rebound from early weakness | Reuters...

U.S. soybean futures fell on Tuesday, pressured by signs of rising competition on the export market that could lead to a domestic supply glut, traders said....

 2021-12-07 20:40 

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Uber, Deliveroo could be hit by draft EU rules for gig workers...

Uber , Deliveroo and other online platform companies may have to reclassify some of their workers as employees under draft European Union rules meant to boost their social rights, according to an EU document seen by Reuters....

 2021-12-07 20:38 

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Putin demands security guarantees from Biden to curb NATO expansion...

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented U.S. President Joe Biden with a demand for legally binding security guarantees that would rule out the expansion of NATO, the Kremlin said on Tuesday after virtual talks between the two leaders....

 2021-12-07 20:37 

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Project Veritas hires Washington law firm to lobby over FBI search...

Conservative activist group Project Veritas has hired a Washington, D.C., law firm to lobby for it on matters tied to an FBI search of its founder's home in New York, according to a lobbying disclosure form filed with a U.S. Senate public records offi...

 2021-12-07 20:36 

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Northern Ireland reports first Omicron cases...

The British region of Northern Irealnd on Tuesday reported its first three cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, with all related to travel from other parts of the United Kingdom....

 2021-12-07 20:34 

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U.S. yields rise as fading Omicron worry boosts risk appetite...

The benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yield rose for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as concerns over the newly discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant continued to wane and boosted risk appetite....

 2021-12-07 20:33 

Reuters

Elizabeth Holmes denies misleading investors...

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes denied making misleading statements about the blood-testing startup during cross-examination on Tuesday, as her testimony in defense against fraud charges neared its end....

 2021-12-07 20:26 

Reuters

Iran nuclear talks seen resuming Thursday, but France discouraged...

Talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are expected to resume on Thursday, France's foreign minister said, although he added that he was not encouraged and feared Iran was playing for time....

 2021-12-07 20:24 

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Watch: Gymnast alternates hands for 31 back handsprings, breaks world record...

A South African gymnast added another Guinness World Records title to his name by performing 31 one-handed back handsprings in a row while alternating hands....

 2021-12-07 20:23 

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Dorsey & Whitney hires M&A partner from King & Wood Mallesons...

Minneapolis-based Dorsey & Whitney said it had hired Stewart Worthy as a partner to expand its mergers & acquisitions and private equity practice in London....

 2021-12-07 20:22 

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Bulls take charge as Omicron concerns ease...

Global equity markets and oil prices surged on Tuesday after a timely shot of Chinese stimulus helped spark a rally that was further fueled by views that the Omicron COVID-19 variant will not cause major economic damage....

 2021-12-07 20:21 

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Revolution MF Carles Gil named 2021 MLS MVP...

New England Revolution midfielder Carles Gil was named the 2021 Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 20:17 

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U.S. Oct consumer credit data...

Dec 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve reported the outstanding credit extended to American consumers, seasonally adjusted, with percent changes from prior month at an annual rate (numbers in millions)....

 2021-12-07 20:17 

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Watch: Alligator rescued from frigid river in Pennsylvania...

The owner of a Pennsylvania reptile sanctuary rescued a 3-foot alligator spotted by fishermen in the frigid waters of a river....

 2021-12-07 20:17 

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Vaccination strengthens antibodies in people who have had COVID-19, study says...

Yet another study shows that a combination of vaccination and previous infection may provide better protection against new COVID-19 variants than either one alone....

 2021-12-07 20:08 

Reuters

Mbappe and Messi on target as PSG beat Brugge 4-1...

Already-qualified Paris St Germain finished the Champions League group stage in style as Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi bagged doubles in a 4-1 home win over Club Brugge on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 20:04 

Reuters

U.S. judge blocks last remaining Biden admin COVID-19 vaccine rule...

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the last of the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for businesses, saying the government exceeded it authority with a requirement that millions of employees of federal contractors be inoculated....

 2021-12-07 20:00 

Reuters

U.S. judge sets July 18 trial date for Trump associate Bannon...

A judge set a July 18 trial date on Tuesday for Steve Bannon, who served as chief strategist to former President Donald Trump, on criminal charges of contempt of Congress for defying a House of Representatives inquiry into the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol r...

 2021-12-07 19:58 

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Leipzig secure Europa League spot with 2-1 win over Man City | Reuters...

RB Leipzig struck in each half to beat already-qualified Manchester City 2-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday, booking a spot in the Europa League and snapping the English club's 14-game unbeaten run against German teams in the competition....

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