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 2022-08-31 17:55 

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Starbucks executives, directors are sued over diversity policies...

Starbucks Corp executives and directors have been sued by a conservative think tank that believes the coffee chain's efforts to promote diversity amount to racial discrimination....

 2022-08-31 17:53 

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Britain lowers its COVID-19 alert level...

British health officials announced Wednesday that its COVID-19alert has dropped from 3 to 2, the first time the alert has been that low since the start of the pandemic....

 2022-08-31 17:51 

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Louis Tomlinson to release new album 'Faith in the Future' on Nov. 11...

Louis Tomlinson announced that he will release his second studio album on Nov. 11....

 2022-08-31 17:46 

Reuters

Canada's Oleksiak undergoes surgery for torn meniscus...

Penny Oleksiak, Canada's all-time most decorated Olympian, said on Wednesday she has a long recovery ahead of her after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus....

 2022-08-31 17:45 

Reuters

Mexico's main stock index tips into bear market...

Mexico's main stock index slid into a bear market Wednesday, falling to hit a 20% drop from its all-time closing high on April 1....

 2022-08-31 17:44 

Reuters

Pope Francis praises Gorbachev as far-sighted statesman...

Pope Francis on Wednesday praised the late Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev as a far-sighted statesman who was committed to improving relations among nations....

 2022-08-31 17:39 

Reuters

Hackers hit Italian oil company Eni's computer networks - Bloomberg News...

Italian oil company Eni's computer networks were hacked in recent days but the consequences appeared to be minor so far, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:36 

UPI

U.S. private sector job growth slows for second straight month...

U.S. job growth in the private sector slowed for a second straight month adding 132,000 jobs in August. That is down from 268,000 new jobs in July and 480,000 in June, according to ADP's National Employment Report....

 2022-08-31 17:36 

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U.S. private sector job growth slows for second straight month...

U.S. job growth in the private sector slowed for a second straight month adding 132,000 jobs in August. That is down from 268,000 new jobs in July and 480,000 in June, according to ADP's National Employment Report....

 2022-08-31 17:33 

Reuters

Blasts heard over Syria's Aleppo -state news agency...

Blasts were heard over Syria's Aleppo, state news agency (SANA) said on Wednesday adding efforts are currently being made to find the reason....

 2022-08-31 17:33 

Reuters

Croatia's INA halts disputed contract payments after illegal sales...

Croatia's oil and gas firm INA has halted all payments under disputed contracts after authorities accused an organised crime gang of defrauding INA 1 billion kuna ($133.8 million), the company said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:33 

Reuters

States want Congress to shift authority to investigate airplane passenger complaints...

A bipartisan group of 38 state attorneys general called on Congress to pass legislation to allow states and other federal agencies to investigate airline passenger complaints....

 2022-08-31 17:29 

Reuters

Hamilton's car took 45G hit in Spa crash, Mercedes say...

Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes took a 45G vertical hit in the first- lap collision with Alpine's Fernando Alonso at last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, strategy director James Vowles said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:26 

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Look: 'Mr. Harrigan's Phone' photos feature Jaeden Martell, Donald Sutherland...

"Mr. Harrigan's Phone," a new film based on the Stephen King novella and starring Jaeden Martell and Donald Sutherland, is coming to Netflix in October....

 2022-08-31 17:21 

Reuters

UK long-run inflation expectations hit record 4.8% - Citi/YouGov...

British households' expectations for average inflation over the next five to 10 years jumped to a record-high 4.8% in August, well above the Bank of England's 2% inflation target, a monthly survey from Citi and YouGov showed on Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:19 

Reuters

Delta Air Lines: no intention of making a financial investment in ITA Airways at this time...

Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it currently has no intention of making a financial investment in ITA Airways....

 2022-08-31 17:18 

UPI

Snapchat to lay off 20 percent of its staff...

Snapchat plans to lay off approximately 20% of its more than 6,400 global employees, the company announced Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:18 

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Snapchat to lay off 20 percent of its staff...

Snapchat plans to lay off approximately 20% of its more than 6,400 global employees, the company announced Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:18 

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[ Business ]

Snapchat to lay off 20% of its staff...

Snapchat plans to lay off approximately 20% of its more than 6,400 global employees, the company announced Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 17:15 

Reuters

U.S. Open day three...

Highlights of the third day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday (times GMT):...

 2022-08-31 17:14 

UPI

California bill requires social media companies to consider mental health of minors...

California lawmakers have passed a bill requiring social media companies to take into consideration the mental health of minors who use their platforms....

 2022-08-31 17:13 

Reuters

Groves win Vuelta stage 11 in tight finish, Alaphilippe crashes...

Australian Kaden Groves of Team BikeExchange-Jayco won stage 11 of the Vuelta a Espana, a 191.2km flat ride from Alhama de Murcia to Cabo de Gata on Wednesday, while world champion Julian Alaphilippe crashed out....

 2022-08-31 17:11 

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New 'Lord of the Rings' series brings a female story to the forefront...

Morfydd Clark stars in the new series "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" as Galadriel, an Elven warrior who wishes to stop the evil returning to the fantasy world of Middle-earth....

 2022-08-31 17:10 

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Watch: Man breaks five basketball trick shot world records in 24 hours...

A YouTuber broke five basketball trick shot Guinness World Records in one day, including the longest basketball shot and the farthest basketball shot made backward....

 2022-08-31 17:08 

UPI

Queen Elizabeth II will host next British PM at her Scotland castle for 1st time...

For the first time, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will break with tradition and welcome the country's new prime minister at her royal estate in Scotland, instead of London....

 2022-08-31 17:05 

Reuters

Germany says it will expand military presence in Indo-Pacific...

Germany will expand its military presence in the Indo-Pacific by sending more warships and joining drills with allies as it keeps an eye on the "enormous" build-up of China's armed forces, the German defence chief told Reuters....

 2022-08-31 17:02 

UPI

Kyra Sedgwick, Elsie Fisher join 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' Season 2...

Kyra Sedgwick and Elsie Fisher will have recurring roles on the Prime Video series "The Summer I Turned Pretty."...

 2022-08-31 17:02 

Reuters

Ukraine's Naftogaz wins approval to freeze debt payments on 2024 notes...

Ukraine's state-owned gas company Naftogaz on Wednesday said it has won approval to push back its debt payments for two years on its 2024 bonds, but the company failed to get bondholders' approval for its 2026 notes....

 2022-08-31 17:02 

Reuters

France's Tereos advances sugar production as energy curbs loom...

French sugar maker Tereos will bring forward the start of its 2022 production in France by about a week ahead of possible energy restrictions by the government this winter if Russia cuts off gas supplies, as spokesperson said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 16:54 

Reuters

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Lebanon president, amid financial meltdown, returns amended bank secrecy law to parliament | Reuters...

Lebanon's president on Wednesday returned to parliament an amended banking secrecy law that lawmakers passed around a month ago, saying it needed further tweaks to strengthen it....

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