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 2022-07-14 07:45 

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U.S. signs off on American Airlines flights to Cuba...

The United States has approved a request from American Airlines for additional flights to Cuba, the latest measure by the Biden administration to improve relations with Cuban citizens....

 2022-07-14 07:44 

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Priest begins protest outside Hong Kong prison against detentions of activists...

A Catholic priest launched a three-day protest on Thursday in sweltering heat outside a Hong Kong maximum security prison, demanding the release of activists and democratic politicians held under a sweeping national security law....

 2022-07-14 07:39 

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UK's Sunak says inflation, not tax cuts, are priority...

British former finance minister Rishi Sunak said his first economic priority if he becomes prime minister will be tackling inflation, not the tax cuts pledged by some of his rivals in the race to replace Boris Johnson....

 2022-07-14 07:37 

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European shares fall, Italian stocks slide on political worries...

European shares fell on Thursday, hurt by rising bets of more aggressive rate hikes by the Federal Reserve after a sharp spike in U.S. inflation, while Italy's main index tumbled 1% as the country's government faces collapse....

 2022-07-14 07:37 

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FTSE 100 slips after U.S. inflation scare; Playtech tumbles...

UK shares inched lower on Thursday as investors worried about the prospect of a more aggressive monetary policy by central banks to curb inflation, while Playtech slumped after TTB Partners dropped plans to bid for the gambling software maker....

 2022-07-14 07:32 

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Turkish factory output rises 9.1% yr-on-yr in May...

Turkish industrial production grew 9.1% year-on-year in May, data showed on Thursday, rising for a 23rd consecutive month and holding firm against a background of lira weakness and rampant inflation....

 2022-07-14 07:29 

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Russian gas flows through Ukraine and eastbound Yamal flows steady...

Nominations for Russian gas flows into Slovakia from Ukraine via the Velke Kapusany border point were steady on Thursday, while flows via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline remained shut due to maintenance....

 2022-07-14 07:28 

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UK's Sunak says judge me on my record, not my wealth...

Rishi Sunak, a leading candidate to replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister, dismissed suggestions on Thursday that he was too rich to run the country during an economic downturn, saying he had the experience to take on tough challenges....

 2022-07-14 07:26 

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Spain's Opdenergy plans market debut on July 22...

Spanish renewable power group Opdenergy plans to start trading on July 22 following the approval of its initial public offering by the supervisor, the company said in a statement late on Wednesday....

 2022-07-14 07:23 

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Deutsche Telekom expects European tower business to further consolidate...

Deutsche Telekom expects the European tower business to consolidate further and said it now had capable partners on board, after announcing earlier on Thursday that it would sell 51% of its tower business to a consortium....

 2022-07-14 07:19 

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Sri Lanka president heads to Singapore after fleeing Colombo - source...

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on his way to Singapore on Thursday and was expected to stay there for the time being, a Sri Lankan government source told Reuters, after the president fled to the Maldives from his home country....

 2022-07-14 07:12 

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Hungary central bank leaves one-week deposit rate steady at 9.75%...

Hungary's central bank left the interest rate on its one-week deposit facility unchanged at 9.75% at a weekly tender on Thursday after last week's sharp increase to rein in the forint, central Europe's worst-performing currency....

 2022-07-14 07:09 

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SAS says pilot strike has so far cost $123 million...

Airline SAS said on Thursday a pilot strike has cost as much as 1.3 billion Swedish crowns ($122.5 million) so far, and that the strike might jeopardize the firm's ability to secure additional financing....

 2022-07-14 07:04 

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Spain's govt to revise inflation targets upwards, Minister says...

The Spanish government will revise up its inflation targets after annual inflation hit a 37-year high in the period to June, Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Thursday....

 2022-07-14 07:00 

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Wartsila to axe up to 450 jobs in Italy...

Wartsila will scale down its manufacturing in Trieste, Italy, in a move which might involve about 450 job cuts, the Finnish engineering group said on Thursday....

 2022-07-14 07:00 

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On This Day, July 14: Bastille Day attack kills 86 in Nice, France...

On July 14, 2016, 86 people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, were killed when a truck drove into a crowd....

 2022-07-14 07:00 

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Famous birthdays for July 14: Jane Lynch, Taboo...

Actor Jane Lynch turns 62 and rapper Taboo turns 47, among famous birthdays for July 14....

 2022-07-14 07:00 

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Adam Pally, Jon Gabrus: Drinking made travel show more challenging...

"101 Places to Party Before You Die" hosts Jon Gabrus and Adam Pally said indulging in alcoholic beverages on camera made filming the travel series more challenging....

 2022-07-14 07:00 

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Omanyala out of world championships due to visa delay...

Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala will not be competing in the upcoming World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, because he did not receive his visa on time to travel to the United States, his spokesperson said on Thursday....

 2022-07-14 06:58 

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India's June WPI inflation eases to 15.18% y/y - govt...

India's annual wholesale price-based inflation eased slightly to 15.18% in June from a three-decade high of 15.88% the previous month, government data showed on Thursday....

 2022-07-14 06:56 

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Fresh COVID wave sweeps Asia, NZ warns of pressure on hospitals...

A new wave of coronavirus infections is rapidly spreading through Asia, prompting warnings for residents from New Zealand to Japan to take precautions to slow the outbreak and help prevent healthcare systems from being overwhelmed....

 2022-07-14 06:51 

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Australian regulator lifts additional capital overlay on Allianz Australia...

Australia's prudential regulator said on Thursday it has scrapped the additional capital requirement of A$150 million placed on the local unit of Allianz SE after finding the insurer has rectified its risk governance issues....

 2022-07-14 06:48 

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China property crisis enters dangerous next phase...

China's property crisis is leaping out of the frying pan and into the fire. Homebuyers in 22 cities are refusing to make mortgage payments on unfinished homes, Citigroup reports. The rare protest extends the risk of defaults from offshore developer bo...

 2022-07-14 06:46 

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TTB Partners abandons plans to bid for Playtech...

Hong Kong-based investment and advisory firm TTB Partners on Thursday walked away from making a takeover offer for British gambling software company Playtech , citing challenging market conditions....

 2022-07-14 06:37 

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Upper Crust owner expects strong annual sales at higher end of outlook...

Britain's SSP said on Thursday it expects annual sales and profit to be at the upper end of its previous outlook, thanks to a recovery in air and rail travel and as passengers spend more time at its stores....

 2022-07-14 06:31 

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Turkish authorities tackle blazes fanned by winds in southwest...

Turkish authorities kept up efforts to contain a wildfire in the southwestern Datca peninsula on Thursday, as strong winds overnight fanned the flames and forced some 2,400 people to evacuate the area....

 2022-07-14 06:29 

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Emerging markets investor Ashmore posts $14.3 bln quarterly AUM slide...

Emerging markets investment firm Ashmore Group said assets under management tumbled by $14.3 billion during the quarter to June 30, as key global markets buckled under rising geopolitical tensions and inflation spooked investors....

 2022-07-14 06:27 

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Experian posts 7% rise in quarterly revenue...

Experian said quarterly revenue rose 7% on Thursday, as the world's largest credit data firm benefited from robust demand in its consumer services unit....

 2022-07-14 06:26 

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Recruiter Hays quarterly fees jump on global hiring boom...

British recruitment agency Hays Plc on Thursday posted a 23% jump in its fourth-quarter net fees, fuelled by ramped-up hiring across markets as companies rush to fill up vacancies....

 2022-07-14 06:22 

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S.Korea, U.S. discussing ways to strengthen cooperation on chips -Yonhap...

South Korea said on Thursday it is discussing with the United States ways to strengthen cooperation on chip-making, Yonhap News Agency reported....

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