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 2022-05-25 16:46 

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Britain's JD Sports's ousts executive chairman Cowgill...

Britain's biggest sportswear retailer, JD Sports Fashion , on Wednesday ousted longstanding executive chairman Peter Cowgill, saying its internal governance and controls had not kept pace with the firm's growth....

 2022-05-25 16:40 

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U.S. senators seek DEA answers on Mexico operations following Reuters reports...

Two senior U.S. senators have written to the head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requesting information on the agency's foreign operations, especially in Mexico, following news reports about the Mexican government slashing cooperati...

 2022-05-25 16:39 

Reuters

UK stocks end higher; Pets at Home tops midcaps...

UK stocks rose on Wednesday as investors' mood steadied after a bruising previous session, while pet supplies retailer Pets at Home topped midcap stocks after posting upbeat corporate earnings....

 2022-05-25 16:38 

UPI

Look: Firefighters rescue 6-foot pet snake from tree...

Firefighters in Alberta were called out to perform an "unusual animal rescue" when a resident's 6-foot snake escaped and climbed 15 feet up a tree....

 2022-05-25 16:36 

Reuters

Chevron to focus on lowering carbon intensity - CEO...

Chevron Corp Chief Executive Michael Wirth on Wednesday told shareholders the U.S. oil producer plans to focus on lowering the carbon intensity of its operations....

 2022-05-25 16:34 

Reuters

Baby formula crunch in U.S. forces scramble to boost supplies...

The nationwide shortage of baby formula has prompted the United States to temporarily allow foreign imports from other suppliers, while reaching a deal with Abbott Laboratories on steps to resume production at its Michigan plant....

 2022-05-25 16:33 

Reuters

Griner's wife breaks silence, urges Biden to get WNBA player home...

The wife of detained Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) player Brittney Griner has urged U.S. President Joe Biden to help get the twice Olympic gold medalist out of Russia....

 2022-05-25 16:33 

Reuters

Florida doctor, ex-Insys sales rep convicted of opioid kickback scheme...

A Florida doctor and a former sales representative at Insys Therapeutics Inc have been convicted of conspiring to pay and receive $278,000 in kickbacks and bribes in exchange for prescribing the drugmaker's addictive fentanyl spray....

 2022-05-25 16:31 

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EU court to rule July 13 on Illumina challenge of EU review of Grail -sources...

A European court will decide on July 13 whether U.S. life sciences company Illumina's $8 billion cash-and-stock takeover of Grail should be scrutinised by EU antitrust regulators, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 16:30 

Reuters

U.S. FDA defends baby formula shortage response in Congress...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday in testimony to lawmakers defended the steps it took to address complaints about possible baby formula contamination at an Abbott Laboratories plant that has been closed since February....

 2022-05-25 16:25 

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Saudi Aramco approaches Valvoline about takeover deal - WSJ...

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has approached automotive oil and lubricant maker Valvoline Inc about a takeover deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2022-05-25 16:21 

Reuters

NLRB general counsel pushes for significant restrictions on employer rights...

Mark Goldstein and Claire Throckmorton of Reed Smith LLP discuss the efforts and positions of the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel on unionization and on restricting employers' ability to discuss unionization with their workforce....

 2022-05-25 16:18 

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N.Y. nonprofit may help debtors without breaking legal practice rules, judge says | Reuters...

Nonprofit Upsolve Inc has opened up its legal advice program to non-lawyer volunteers after a Manhattan federal judge ruled in favor of its First Amendment argument in a lawsuit against the state attorney general....

 2022-05-25 16:17 

Reuters

Blasts in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif kill 9 - provincial spokesman...

Three blasts tore through passenger vehicles in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Wednesday, killing at least nine, a provincial commander spokesman said as authorities confirmed another blast in the Afghan capital....

 2022-05-25 16:17 

Reuters

British Virgin Islands ex-premier Fahie pleads not guilty to drug charges...

Former British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to launder money and import cocaine to the United States, his attorney said on Wednesday, following his arrest in Miami....

 2022-05-25 16:15 

Reuters

Roche develops test kits to detect monkeypox virus...

Roche on Wednesday said the company and its unit have developed three test kits to detect the monkeypox virus amid the disease's spread in Europe and North America, regions where the virus is not normally found....

 2022-05-25 16:10 

Reuters

BoE faces fine balance when setting policy - Tenreyro...

The Bank of England will face a tricky balancing act when it considers future interest rate rises, because of the hit to real incomes being dealt by surging inflation, BoE policymaker Silvana Tenreyro said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 16:06 

Reuters

Unicorns' hard times point to M&A stampede...

Investors are handing tech startups a reality check. Initial public offerings have dried up, the boom in blank-cheque companies has imploded and venture capitalists are holding back their investments. That raises a pressing question: how are the founders ...

 2022-05-25 16:05 

Reuters

Yates drops out of Giro as Buitrago takes maiden career victory...

Briton Simon Yates dropped out of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday due to a knee problem, as Santiago Buitrago went on to win on stage 17, a 165-kilometre ride from Ponte di Legno to Lavarone....

 2022-05-25 16:05 

Reuters

UK orders national security assessment of sale of microchip factory to China's Nexperia...

The acquisition of Britain's biggest microchip factory Newport Wafer Fab by Chinese-owned technology company Nexperia has been called in for a full national security assessment, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 16:05 

Reuters

Colombia FARC dissident leader Gentil Duarte presumed killed in Venezuela - Colombia Defense Minister...

Miguel Botache Santillana, better known as Gentil Duarte, who leads one faction of former FARC rebels who remained armed after a peace deal with Colombia's government, is presumed killed in Venezuela, Colombia's Defense Minister Diego Molano told ...

 2022-05-25 16:02 

UPI

Health officials examine effectiveness of antiviral drugs for treating monkeypox...

A look back at seven cases occurring in Britain over the past few years gives hints at what drugs work to fight the disease -- and which don't....

 2022-05-25 16:02 

Reuters

Fed's George to retire in January, search for successor begins...

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George will retire in January after 11 years as one of the U.S. central bank's more hawkish policymakers, and a search for her successor has begun, the regional Fed bank said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 16:01 

UPI

Gaten Matarazzo to join Broadway musical 'Dear Evan Hansen'...

"Stranger Things" star Gaten Matarazzo will play Jared Kleinman in the Broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen" beginning in July....

 2022-05-25 16:00 

Reuters

British regulator poised to approve Shell North Sea gas project -sources...

A British regulator is expected to approve in the coming days a revised plan by Shell to develop a North Sea gas field, which had been initially rejected on environmental grounds, three sources told Reuters....

 2022-05-25 15:59 

Reuters

Egyptian Sherif withdraws from French Open with foot fracture...

Egyptian Mayar Sherif pulled out of the French Open on Wednesday with a foot fracture, a day after she became the first woman from her country to win a main draw match at Roland Garros....

 2022-05-25 15:57 

Reuters

Africa risks stagflation due to pandemic, Ukraine war - AfDB...

Africa risks sliding into stagflation - a cycle of slow growth and high inflation - as it battles the lingering effects of the pandemic and rising fuel and food prices caused by the Ukraine conflict, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-25 15:55 

Reuters

Away from festival spotlight, Ukrainian rebuilds life in Cannes...

When Lesia Bilotserkovets and her family fled Kyiv by car at the start of the war in Ukraine, her father balked at the size of her suitcase, full of winter clothing....

 2022-05-25 15:54 

Reuters

Sberbank's online banking operations compatible with Russian-made system...

Russian lender Sberbank on Wednesday said its online banking systems SberBusiness and SberPro have been deemed fully compatible with Astra Linux, a Russian-made operating system....

 2022-05-25 15:53 

Reuters

Exxon shareholders back board and vote against accelerating carbon emission cuts...

Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday backed the energy company's climate strategy, voting against supporting a resolution filed by activist group Follow This urging faster action to battle climate change....

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