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 2022-08-15 14:51 

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Russia's 2022 parallel imports to reach 4% of 2021 overall imports...

Parallel imports to Russia, which Moscow launched in March to circumvent some trading restrictions, will reach $16 billion this year, the minister of industry and trade said on Monday, a figure that accounts for around 4% of 2021 overall imports....

 2022-08-15 14:47 

UPI

Brother of former NFL DB Aqib Talib wanted after deadly shooting at youth football game...

The brother of Aqib Talib, a former cornerback for the NFL's Denver Broncos, is wanted by police after a man was shot dead at a youth football game in Texas over the weekend....

 2022-08-15 14:43 

Reuters

UK to hold index-linked gilt syndication in November...

The United Kingdom Debt Management Office said on Monday that it intended to hold a syndication of an index-linked gilt in November, and confirmed earlier plans to hold a syndication for the 2053 green gilt next month....

 2022-08-15 14:40 

Reuters

Third Point re-invests in Disney, pushes for changes including ESPN spin off...

Hedge fund Third Point on Monday unveiled a new position in Walt Disney Co and made a string of suggestions, ranging from spinning off cable sports channel ESPN to share buybacks to new board members, to improve the company's fortunes....

 2022-08-15 14:39 

Reuters

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Liberian officials...

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on three Liberian government officials, including the chief of staff to President George Weah, for what it says is their ongoing involvement in public corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said....

 2022-08-15 14:31 

UPI

Cincinnati Zoo announces Fiona the hippo's baby brother's name: Fritz...

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden announced social media star Fiona the hippo's baby brother has been dubbed Fritz after an online vote....

 2022-08-15 14:27 

Reuters

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EV maker Faraday Future to raise up to $600 mln in funding | Reuters...

Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc said on Monday that the electric-vehicle startup will raise up to $600 million in funding as it looks to deliver its FF 91 luxury car later this year....

 2022-08-15 14:24 

Reuters

German energy market would collapse without gas levy - Habeck...

Germany had to introduce its new levy to help utilities cover the cost of replacing Russian supplies or else its energy market would collapse, Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 14:21 

Reuters

Ukraine investors ask credit committee if debt freeze is credit event...

Investors have asked the Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee (CDDC) if a "restructuring credit event" occurred in a two-year debt freeze of $20 billion of Ukraine's overseas bonds, according to a statement on Monday....

 2022-08-15 14:21 

Reuters

Canadian mortgage lender Home Capital rejects takeover offer...

Canada's Home Capital Group Inc on Monday rejected a takeover bid from a buyer it did not name, saying the offer undervalued the mortgage lender....

 2022-08-15 14:13 

UPI

Trio of Malayan tiger cubs born at Arkansas Zoo...

Three endangered Malayan tiger cubs were born this past weekend at the Little Rock Zoo in Arkansas....

 2022-08-15 14:12 

UPI

'90 Day Fiance' couples Kara and Guillermo, Patrick and Thais are expecting...

"90 Day Fianc" couples Kara Bass and Guillermo Rojer, and Patrick Mendes and Thais Ramone are expecting children....

 2022-08-15 14:12 

Reuters

Drought-hit Kenyan herders save wildlife - and their livelihoods...

When Robert Nampaso and more than 30 other Maasai livestock-herding families leased some of their land in western Kenya to a large-scale farmer, they thought the rent would bring in much-needed extra income....

 2022-08-15 14:10 

Reuters

Thai police arrest suspected Chinese gambling kingpin...

Thai police have arrested a Chinese fugitive wanted by Beijing for allegedly running illegal online gambling operations and will soon extradite him to China, the police told Reuters on Monday....

 2022-08-15 14:06 

Reuters

Explosive item kills three swimmers off Ukrainian Black Sea beach...

Three civilians have been killed and two wounded by an explosive device while swimming in the Black Sea in the Ukrainian southern region of Odesa, local police said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 14:00 

Reuters

Lundin considers sale of $1 bln copper-zinc mine in Portugal-Bloomberg News...

Lundin Mining Corp is considering the sale of a copper and zinc mine in Portugal that could be valued at about 1 billion euros ($1.02 billion), Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2022-08-15 14:00 

UPI

Tennis: American Coco Gauff jumps to No. 1 in doubles rankings...

American teen tennis star Cori "Coco" Gauff is now the No. 1 doubles player in the world, the WTA revealed Monday in its latest rankings release....

 2022-08-15 13:54 

Reuters

France says all its troops battling Islamists in Mali have now left...

France said on Monday that all of its troops battling Islamist militants in Mali since 2013 have now left the country, following a decision in February to withdraw over the deterioration of relations between Paris and Bamako....

 2022-08-15 13:53 

Reuters

LME nickel volumes plunge with exchange still hostage to March trading fiasco...

The volume of nickel traded on the London Metal Exchange (LME) dropped more than 40% in July as funds, consumers and producers continued to shun the market - months after trade was suspended for more than a week in March as prices dramatically spiked....

 2022-08-15 13:53 

Reuters

Russia, planning to go it alone, unveils model of new space station...

Russia's space agency on Monday unveiled for the first time a physical model of what a planned new Russian-built space station will look like, suggesting Moscow is serious about abandoning the International Space Station (ISS) and going it alone....

 2022-08-15 13:52 

Reuters

Finnish government withdraws legislative plans to increase pay transparency...

The Finnish government has cancelled plans to overhaul equality legislation aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women in Finland, the government said in a statement on Monday....

 2022-08-15 13:49 

Reuters

Burundi sends troops into Congo as part of East African force...

Burundian troops entered the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday as the first deployment of an East African regional force aiming to quell rebel violence, Congo's army said....

 2022-08-15 13:48 

Reuters

Key investor Madison Ave says Capricorn worth more than planned Tullow deal...

Major Capricorn Energy investor Madison Avenue sees Capricorn's value at a minimum of 300 pence per share, above its value in a planned merger with Tullow Oil , adding its voice to criticism of the deal by some Capricorn investors....

 2022-08-15 13:48 

Reuters

Judge rejects Senator Graham's challenge to subpoena to testify in Georgia probe...

A federal judge on Monday rejected U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham's challenge to a subpoena to testify before a grand jury in Georgia probing efforts by former President Donald Trump and his supporters to overturn his 2020 election defeat....

 2022-08-15 13:48 

UPI

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to return to Britain in September for charity trip...

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will return to Britain next month and also visit Germany on a trip to visit with several charities, a spokesperson said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 13:47 

Reuters

Brazil's Vale fined $17 mln for Brumadinho tailings dam disaster...

Brazilian miner Vale SA was fined after the country's comptroller general decided the firm failed to present reliable information on the conditions of its Brumadinho tailings dam prior to a 2019 disaster, the company said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 13:45 

UPI

In photos: Moment from the MLB for the week of August 14, 2022...

The St. Louis Cardinals play the Milwaukee Brewers, among the highlights in Major League Baseball for the week of August 14, 2022....

 2022-08-15 13:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

Most Gulf markets fall; Saudi index gains | Reuters...

Most stock markets in the Gulf ended lower on Monday as investors secured gains amid falling oil prices, but the Saudi index bucked the trend to close higher....

 2022-08-15 13:40 

Reuters

Norway's July natural gas exports hit record high as demand, prices soar...

Norwegian natural gas exports hit a record high of 128.4 billion crowns ($13.26 billion) in July as prices and demand in Europe surged amid disruption of Russian supplies, official data showed on Monday....

 2022-08-15 13:38 

UPI

Indian PM Narendra Modi vows 'developed India' in 25 years in Independence Day speech...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed during an Independence Day speech from the historic Red Fort in Delhi to transform India into a developed nation in 25 years....

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