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 2021-01-27 17:36 

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BMW says 2020 cash flow exceeds market expectations...

BMW's free cash flow last year was better than market expecations at about 3.4 billion euros ($4.12 billion), the German carmaker said on Wednesday, citing recoveries in many markets and good cost management....

 2021-01-27 17:34 

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UPDATE 2-German GDP downgrade and coronavirus worries hammer European stocks...

European stocks tumbled on Wednesday as extended coronavirus lockdowns drove the German government to slash its growth forecast for 2021, while talk of further interest rate cuts by the European Central Bank hit banking stocks....

 2021-01-27 17:34 

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UK PM Johnson says confident in vaccine supplies...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said he was very confident in Britain's vaccine supplies, as he declined to be drawn on a push by the European Union to get vaccine deliveries from UK factories....

 2021-01-27 17:34 

Reuters

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U.S. private prison revenue under pressure from new Biden rules...

CoreCivic and the GEO Group, two of the largest U.S. private prison companies, could lose as much as a quarter of their revenue, about $1 billion a year between them, under new limits on the sector from President Joe Biden....

 2021-01-27 17:34 

Reuters

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Norway to close borders to all but essential visits, says PM...

Norway will close its borders to all but essential visitors, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Wednesday, tightening further some of the toughest travel restrictions in Europe. (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche, editing by Terje Solsvik)...

 2021-01-27 17:33 

Reuters

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UPDATE 3-Anthem's 2021 profit outlook disappoints, shares fall...

Health insurer Anthem Inc said on Wednesday it expects its 2021 profit to take a hit from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on its business that sells government-backed Medicare plans....

 2021-01-27 17:33 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-U.S. private prison revenue under pressure from new Biden rules...

CoreCivic and the GEO Group, two of the largest U.S. private prison companies, could lose as much as a quarter of their revenue, about $1 billion a year between them, under new limits on the sector from President Joe Biden....

 2021-01-27 17:33 

Reuters

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UK records second highest daily COVID toll on Wednesday...

The United Kingdom on Wednesday recorded its second highest daily death toll from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic as the government battled to speed up vaccination delivery....

 2021-01-27 17:33 

Reuters

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For one survivor, Holocaust memories live on only in faded photos...

For some survivors of the Holocaust, the vow to...

 2021-01-27 17:33 

Reuters

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Johnson says confident in vaccine supplies...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said he was very confident in Britain's vaccine supplies, as he declined to be drawn on a push by the European Union to get vaccine deliveries from UK factories....

 2021-01-27 17:31 

Reuters

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Canada's GardaWorld extends G4S deal offer period for fifth time...

Security group GardaWorld on Wednesday extended the offer period for rival G4S for the fifth time, prolonging a takeover battle for the British group, which picked U.S.-based Allied Universal over the Canadian company....

 2021-01-27 17:30 

Reuters

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UK PM Johnson says confident in vaccine supplies...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said he was very confident in Britain's vaccine supplies, as he declined to be drawn on a push by the European Union to get vaccine deliveries from UK factories....

 2021-01-27 17:30 

Reuters

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UK AstraZeneca vaccine plant says production unaffected by suspect package...

A suspicious package at an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine plant in Wales which forced a temporary suspension of manufacturing has been made safe and production schedules of the shots have not been affected, the company Wockhardt UK said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 17:29 

Reuters

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TREASURIES-U.S. yields sink ahead of Fed; investors wary of stock sell-off...

* U.S. yield curve flattens * U.S. yields fall to three-week lows * Bonds look to small sector of stock market * Fed policy announcement due, but little fireworks seen (Adds new comment, updates prices) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuter...

 2021-01-27 17:29 

UPI

Milk-stained teeth reveal early dairy consumption in Africa...

The extraction and analysis of milk-specific proteins from ancient materials, including dental calculus, has allowed scientists to uncover the origins of dairying in Eastern Africa....

 2021-01-27 17:28 

Reuters

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Police detain brother of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny after raid...

Russian police on Wednesday detained the brother of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after searching the opposition politician's apartment in Moscow, his team said....

 2021-01-27 17:28 

Reuters

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UPDATE 5-UK AstraZeneca vaccine plant says production unaffected by suspect package...

A suspicious package at an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine plant in Wales which forced a temporary suspension of manufacturing has been made safe and production schedules of the shots have not been affected, the company Wockhardt UK said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 17:28 

Reuters

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Europe lifts flight safety ban on Boeing 737 MAX jet...

European regulators on Wednesday lifted a 22-month ban on flights of the Boeing 737 MAX after a design and pilot training overhaul in the wake of crashes that killed 346 people....

 2021-01-27 17:28 

Reuters

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Canada's GardaWorld extends G4S deal offer period for fifth time...

Security group GardaWorld on Wednesday extended the offer period for rival G4S for the fifth time, prolonging a takeover battle for the British group, which picked U.S.-based Allied Universal over the Canadian company....

 2021-01-27 17:28 

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White House COVID-19 Response Team gives 1st briefing...

President Joe Biden's White House COVID-19 response team gave their first news briefing Wednesday in what the administration hopes will be a new focus on "letting science speak again."...

 2021-01-27 17:27 

Reuters

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Defendant in alleged Whitmer kidnap plot agrees to plead guilty...

A defendant charged by the U.S. federal government with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to plead guilty to a kidnapping conspiracy charge, according to a court document filed on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 17:27 

Reuters

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Turkey-Greece talks held in 'very positive' atmosphere, Ankara says...

Bilateral talks between Turkey and Greece, which resumed on Monday after a five-year hiatus in an effort to resolve long-standing maritime disputes, were held in a...

 2021-01-27 17:26 

Reuters

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After mass arrests at protests, Moscow jail space in short supply...

Anti-Kremlin protester Filipp Kuznetsov was detained in Moscow on Saturday and found guilty by a court on Monday of taking part in an illegal protest. But it was only late on Wednesday that the authorities were able to find a jail cell for him....

 2021-01-27 17:26 

UPI

Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch plays salesman-turned-spy in 'The Courier'...

Benedict Cumberbatch portrays British spy Greville Wynne in "The Courier," a new film co-starring Rachel Brosnahan and Jessie Buckley....

 2021-01-27 17:26 

Reuters

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Cannes Film Festival postponed due to COVID-19...

The 2021 edition of the Cannes Film Festival will be postponed until July because of the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 17:26 

Reuters

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Renzi or bust? Italian parties' options narrow in government crisis...

Italy's ruling parties are reluctantly coming to terms with the prospect of having to forge a new deal with the centrist Italia Viva party which quit the government and forced this week's resignation of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, political sou...

 2021-01-27 17:25 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Cannes Film Festival postponed due to COVID-19...

The 2021 edition of the Cannes Film Festival will be postponed until July because of the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 17:24 

AP

EXPLAINER: Why India's farmers are revolting against PM Modi...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A sea of tens of thousands of farmers riding tractors and horses stormed India's historic Red Fort this week — a dramatic escalation of their protests, which are posing a major......

 2021-01-27 17:24 

Reuters

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IOC says it is fully committed to successful Tokyo Games...

IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday the International Olympic Committee was fully committed to the successful organisation of the Tokyo Summer Olympics this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-27 17:24 

Reuters

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Britain and U.S. discuss need to tackle Iran, cooperate on China...

Britain said foreign secretary Dominic Raab spoke with new U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday and discussed the need to tackle what they viewed as...

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