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 2022-08-15 13:53 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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....

 2022-08-15 13:38 

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Brazil central bank chief sees jobless rate falling to about 8.5%...

Brazilian central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto on Monday said policymakers had never imagined the country's unemployment rate below 9%, but it now seems likely to fall to around 8.5%....

 2022-08-15 13:32 

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'DWTS' pro Cheryl Burke celebrates 4 years of sobriety...

"Dancing with the Stars" pro Cheryl Burke celebrated four years sober with a post on TikTok....

 2022-08-15 13:32 

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Volkswagen, Mahindra deepen electric vehicle component cooperation...

Volkswagen AG and Mahindra and Mahindra on Monday expanded their cooperation and signed a term sheet under which the German carmaker will supply electric components to its Indian peer....

 2022-08-15 13:27 

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Dubai Mall owner Emaar to discuss selling its e-commerce business...

The board of Dubai's Emaar Properties , which owns the Dubai Mall, will meet on Thursday to discuss the sale of its e-commerce fashion business, the company said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 13:23 

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Resume aid to Taliban-run Afghanistan, Red Cross urges...

The Red Cross on Monday appealed to states and donors to set aside their political objections to the Taliban and resume aid flows to Afghanistan's state institutions to ease an "unbearable" humanitarian situation there....

 2022-08-15 13:19 

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Drivers of car and truck rescued after wooden bridge collapses in southern Norway...

Two drivers in southern Norway had to be rescued Monday after the wooden bridge they were traveling across collapsed, sending them plunging into the river below....

 2022-08-15 13:18 

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U.S. natgas futures down 3% on rising output, lower demand...

U.S. natural gas futures fell about 3% on Monday on rising supplies and forecasts for cooler weather and lower air conditioning demand over the next two weeks than previously expected....

 2022-08-15 13:12 

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Malaysia's top funds say banking sector ripe for consolidation | Reuters...

Malaysia's crowded banking sector can benefit from mergers and acquisitions, executives from the country's top investment funds told a conference on Monday, seeing opportunities to cut costs and compete with new entrants into the industry....

 2022-08-15 13:12 

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Russia will facilitate IAEA mission to Ukrainian nuclear plant, foreign ministry says | Reuters...

Russia will do...

 2022-08-15 13:08 

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Serum Institue of India's Poonawalla expects Omicron-specific vaccine in 6 months -NDTV...

Serum Institute of India's (SII) Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla said he expects an Omicron-specific vaccine in the country in six months, NDTV reported on Monday. (https://bit.ly/3bZ5Uk80)...

 2022-08-15 13:07 

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Texas Longhorns football legend Steve Worster dies at 73...

Former Texas fullback Steve Worster, who is credited as a pioneer of football's wishbone offense, has died, the school announced. He was 73....

 2022-08-15 13:06 

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Snap reaches 1 mln premium subscribers in bid for new revenue...

Snap Inc , parent company of social media app Snapchat, has reached 1 million subscribers for its Snapchat+ premium subscription, the company said on Monday, afterlaunching the service in June as a new source of revenue....

 2022-08-15 13:01 

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'Married at First Sight' announces contestants for upcoming seventh season...

E4 has announced the 16 singles who will be competing on the next installment of the U.K. reality show "Married at First Sight."...

 2022-08-15 12:49 

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Yum China applies for primary listing in Hong Kong...

Yum China Holdings Inc said on Monday it has applied for a voluntary conversion of its secondary listing status to a primary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange....

 2022-08-15 12:48 

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Body of Philippine teen exhumed in fresh push for drug war justice...

The body of a teenager killed in a high-profile shooting during the Philippines' war on drugs five years ago was exhumed for autopsy on Monday as his family seek to learn more about his death and hold others accountable....

 2022-08-15 12:47 

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Ukraine to resume excise tax on fuel to replenish budget during war...

The Ukrainian government has asked parliament to partially restore excise tax on petrol and diesel fuel to boost the state budget, depleted by months of war with Russia, Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 12:46 

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In photos: Kaitlyn Dever, Keegan-Michael Key attend HCA TV Awards...

Stars attend the HCA TV Awards: Streaming at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on August 14, 2022....

 2022-08-15 12:44 

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Lawyers for WNBA star Brittney Griner appeal drug conviction, 9-year sentence in Russia...

Attorneys for jailed WNBA star Brittany Griner filed their right to an appeal on Monday against the basketball star's conviction on drug charges and her nine-year sentence in a Russian penal colony....

 2022-08-15 12:42 

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Businessman buys Russian unit of German DIY chain OBI for $10 after settling debts -Forbes...

Businessman Josef Liokumovich bought a 60% stake in the Russian assets of German hardware store chain OBI for a nominal $10 sum after the Russian side settled debts, the entrepreneur told Forbes Russia in an interview published on Monday....

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