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 2021-01-27 17:47 

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Chip shortage to hit production at some Volkswagen plants in February...

Chip supply bottlenecks will impact production at some of Volkswagen's plants in February, the carmaker said on Wednesday, adding it had applied for short-time work at its key Wolfsburg site on some days of the month....

 2021-01-27 17:46 

Reuters

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Germany's Maas agrees in call with U.S.'s Blinken to cooperate closely...

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas spoke with new U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate closely on a broad range of issues, the German Foreign Ministry said in a tweet....

 2021-01-27 17:46 

Reuters

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PRECIOUS-Gold hits more than 1-week low on doubts over stimulus bill, firm dollar...

* Dollar scales over 1-week high * Palladium hits over one-month low * Platinum slips to over two-week low * Interactive graphic tracking global spread of coronavirus: https://tmsnrt.rs/3mvcUoa (Updates prices) By K. Sathya Narayanan Jan 27 (Reuters) - Go...

 2021-01-27 17:46 

Reuters

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Lawmakers push for European due diligence law on environmental, human rights...

The European Parliament's legal committee adopted a report on Wednesday calling on the European Union to legally require companies to protect human rights and the environment in their supply chains....

 2021-01-27 17:45 

Reuters

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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 17:45 

Reuters

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Yellen in call with Germany's Scholz committed to U.S. participation in OECD tax talks...

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Wednesday stressed the importance of U.S.-German and transatlantic ties - and the need to work together - in their first phone call, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement....

 2021-01-27 17:45 

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 17:43 

Reuters

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BRIEF-Unicredit Unanimously Designates Andrea Orcel CEO...

* LIST FOR BOD RENEWAL WILL BE PRESENTED AT UPCOMING AGM ON APRIL 15...

 2021-01-27 17:42 

Reuters

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Explainer: Why Trump's post-presidency perks, like a pension and office, are safe for the rest of his life...

The impeachment proceeding against Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has fueled speculation online that he could lose some of the benefits extended to former presidents....

 2021-01-27 17:41 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-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....

 2021-01-27 17:38 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Chip shortage to hit production at some Volkswagen plants in February...

Chip supply bottlenecks will impact production at some of Volkswagen's plants in February, the carmaker said on Wednesday, adding it had applied for short-time work at its key Wolfsburg site on some days of the month....

 2021-01-27 17:38 

AP

US deputy Africa commander in Sudan, hails 'new beginning'...

CAIRO (AP) — A U.S. deputy commander for Africa on Wednesday welcomed a "new beginning" and a "renewed relationship" between the U.S. and Sudan following the African country's removal from the......

 2021-01-27 17:37 

UPI

'Now is time to remain vigilant:' 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 17:37 

Reuters

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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 17:36 

Reuters

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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 

Reuters

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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 

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 17:34 

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....

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