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 2022-07-22 01:47 

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South Korea's economy likely lost some steam in Q2...

South Korea's economic growth probably slowed a bit in the second quarter as falling exports and soaring import costs hurt private consumption that makes up about half of the economy, a Reuters poll found....

 2022-07-22 01:41 

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Sri Lanka police arrest nine people after raid at protest camp...

Sri Lanka police on Friday arrested nine people after troops raided a protest camp, a police spokesperson said....

 2022-07-22 01:26 

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China reports 1,011 new COVID cases for July 21 vs 943 day earlier...

China reported 1,011 new coronavirus cases for July 21, of which 175 were symptomatic and 836 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Friday....

 2022-07-22 01:18 

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Two takeaways from Thursday's Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot hearing...

Thursday's congressional committee hearing into the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot by supporters of Donald Trump featured nearly minute-by-minute accountings of the then-president's actions -- and inaction -- as his supporters launched a violent attac...

 2022-07-22 01:14 

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Oil prices steady after sharp declines on weak U.S. demand...

Oil prices were roughly unchanged in early trading on Friday after sliding around 3% in the previous session on weakened demand in the United States, the world's top oil consumer, and a pick-up in supply from Libya....

 2022-07-22 01:07 

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Australia gov't to double foreign investment fees, penalties | Reuters...

Australia will double the fees for foreign investors looking to buy assets in the country, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said on Friday, as he grapples with protracted budget deficits and seeks to boost government revenue....

 2022-07-22 00:58 

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Australian insurer IAG sees margin drop on rising costs from floods | Reuters...

Insurance Australia Group said on Friday its annual insurance margin could dip below its forecast as natural peril costs continue to grow due to severe storms and flooding in the country, sending its shares 2% lower in early trade....

 2022-07-22 00:37 

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Convenience store chain 7-Eleven lays off about 880 U.S. employees...

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven slashed about 880 corporate jobs in the United States, a company spokesperson said on Thursday, as it finalises its organization structure....

 2022-07-22 00:35 

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Japan's July factory activity growth slows to 10-month low - flash PMI...

Japan's manufacturing activity grew at the slowest pace in 10 months in July as output and new orders contracted, boding ill for an economy struggling to stage a convincing post-pandemic recovery....

 2022-07-22 00:29 

UPI

Satellite images show dramatic water level change at Lake Mead...

NASA on Thursday released new satellite images depicting the dramatic changes in the water levels of Lake Mead over the past two decades....

 2022-07-22 00:28 

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Norsk Hydro's renewable energy unit in supply talks in Brazil | Reuters...

Newly launched in Brazil, aluminium maker Norsk Hydro's renewable energy unit Hydro Rein is looking to boost its presence by supplying green electricity to large industries seeking clean power, a company executive said....

 2022-07-22 00:21 

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Japan warns of rising security threats in annual defence report...

Japan warned on Friday of escalating national security threats, including repercussions from Russia's war with Ukraine, Chinese intimidation of Taiwan, and vulnerable technology supply chains, in its annual defence white paper....

 2022-07-22 00:19 

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Jan. 6 committee to hold additional hearings in September -Cheney...

The committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold additional hearings in September as new evidence and witnesses continue to pour in, the panel's vice chair, Representative Liz Cheney, said at the start of Thursday nig...

 2022-07-22 00:18 

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Japan decides to hold ex-PM Abe's state funeral on Sept 27 -source...

The Japanese government decided on Friday to hold the state funeral planned for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sept. 27, a person who was at the cabinet meeting to confirm the plan told Reuters....

 2022-07-22 00:16 

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China's Shenzhen reports 7 symptomatic, 13 asymptomatic COVID cases for July 21...

China's southern technology hub of Shenzhen reported 20 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections on Thursday, down from 22 a day earlier, official data showed on Friday....

 2022-07-22 00:03 

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World Court to rule on whether Myanmar genocide case can proceed | Reuters...

The World Court is expected to rule on Friday on Myanmar's objections to a genocide case over its treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority, a decision that could pave the way for the case to be heard in full....

 2022-07-22 00:01 

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Singapore Exchange, NYSE join hands for company dual listings, ETFs | Reuters...

Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) said on Friday it will team up with the New York Stock Exchange for dual listing of companies on both the bourses, allowing investors to tap overseas investment opportunities on the two major exchanges....

 2022-07-21 23:58 

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Shanghai reports 15 new local asymptomatic COVID cases, 3 symptomatic for July 21 | Reuters...

Shanghai reported 15 new domestically transmitted asymptomatic coronavirus cases for July 21, up from 14 a day earlier, while local symptomatic cases were three, the same as the day before, the city government said on Friday....

 2022-07-21 23:55 

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Japan's inflation stays above BOJ's target for 3rd straight month...

Japan's core consumer inflation remained above the central bank's 2% target for a third straight month in June, as the economy faced pressure from high global raw material prices that have pushed up the cost of the country's imports....

 2022-07-21 23:55 

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Japan June core CPI rises 2.2% year/year - govt...

Japan's core consumer prices rose 2.2% in June from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, coming in above the central bank's 2% inflation target for the third straight month....

 2022-07-21 23:53 

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'Elvis' actress Shonka Dukureh found dead in Nashville home...

A singer and actress who appeared this year as blues singer Big Mama Thornton in the film "Elvis" was found dead in her Nashville apartment on Thursday, police said....

 2022-07-21 23:42 

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Sri Lankan security troops raid protest camp - media reports...

Sri Lankan armed forces raided a camp set up by anti-government protesters in the capital Colombo, media reported on Friday, a day after the country's new president, Ranil Wickremesinghe, was sworn in....

 2022-07-21 23:33 

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Supreme Court declines to allow Biden to alter immigration enforcement...

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to immediately allow the Biden administration to shift its immigration enforcement to focus on migrants who pose the greatest threat....

 2022-07-21 23:32 

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Woodside clarifies production outlook after share price drop | Reuters...

Woodside Energy Group on Friday said a cut in its production outlook which had rattled investors on Thursday was due to a change in conversion factors and did not reflect any change in physical product volumes....

 2022-07-21 23:27 

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U.S. Attorney General, Mexican counterpart discuss extradition of captured drug lord | Reuters...

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke by phone with his Mexican counterpart Alejandro Gertz Manero Thursday afternoon regarding the extradition of Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement....

 2022-07-21 23:22 

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Ex-Trump AG Barr, others launch Republican-backed election law group...

Prominent Republicans including former U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday launched a new legal group they say is aimed at defending state legislatures' right to set election laws....

 2022-07-21 23:13 

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Mexican breadmaker Bimbo doubles Q2 net profit, raises outlook...

Mexican breadmaker Grupo Bimbo on Thursday reported its second-quarter net profit doubled and the company raised its sales and operating earnings outlook, citing strong demand from regions including the United States and Europe....

 2022-07-21 23:10 

Reuters

Dollar-strapped Argentina to loosen foreign exchange rules for tourists...

Argentina will allow foreign tourists to exchange dollars at a significantly higher rate than previously available, the Ministry of Economy said on Thursday, as the country reckons with depleted foreign currency reserves....

 2022-07-21 23:07 

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UK consumer mood stuck at record low, GfK survey shows | Reuters...

British consumers' confidence remained stuck at a record low this month in the face of surging inflation and higher interest rates, a survey showed on Friday....

 2022-07-21 23:05 

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Man indicted in rape of Ohio girl who crossed state lines for abortion | Reuters...

An Ohio grand jury on Thursday returned a two-count indictment against the man accused of raping a girl who later traveled to Indiana to obtain an abortion because she was barred from terminating the pregnancy in her home state....

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