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 2022-08-12 16:19 

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Europe's city parks bake in heatwave...

Drought conditions have turned some of Europe's most famous city parks into parched plains of bleached grass and dried vegetation that offer little respite from the searing temperatures....

 2022-08-12 16:16 

UPI

Polio found in sewage in NYC; health officials urge vaccination...

Health officials said on Friday that the polio virus has been found in sewage in New York City, which poses a risk of community transmission....

 2022-08-12 16:14 

UPI

Watch: Mystery ram gets temporary home with fire department's goats...

A Washington state fire department rounded up a loose ram and the animal is being kept at the station until the owner can be found....

 2022-08-12 16:04 

Reuters

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon through July hits a fresh record...

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached a record high for the first seven months of the year, preliminary government data showed on Friday, as the region approaches the traditional peak of the annual burning season....

 2022-08-12 16:04 

Reuters

Russian economy shrinks 4% y/y in Q2 as sanctions weigh...

Russia's economy shrank 4.0% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2022, the first full quarter of what Russia calls a "special military operation" in Ukraine, preliminary data from the federal statistics service Rosstat showed on Friday....

 2022-08-12 16:01 

UPI

'Love, Death & Robots': Netflix renews anthology series for Season 4...

"Love, Death & Robots," an adult animated anthology series created by Tim Miller, will return a fourth season on Netflix....

 2022-08-12 15:57 

Reuters

Mali says it has paid all its debt arrears since lifting of sanctions...

Mali's Finance Ministry said on Friday the West African nation had honoured all its missed debt payments since the lifting of economic and financial sanctions in early July....

 2022-08-12 15:57 

Reuters

Financial edits befit New York Times...

The New York Times has a new assignment. ValueAct Capital Management, the pushy investment firm led by Mason Morfit, disclosed a 6.7% stake in the $5 billion news outfit with the idea that it should push a bundle of products the way Netflix does. There...

 2022-08-12 15:57 

Reuters

South African rand edges lower after strong week...

The South African rand edged lower late on Friday, after a strong week in which it was bolstered by traders looking for signs of U.S. inflation peaking....

 2022-08-12 15:56 

UPI

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SpaceX to launch 46 new Starlink satellites into space...

SpaceX will deliver its next round of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit when its Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from the Vandenberg Space Force Center in California on Friday afternoon....

 2022-08-12 15:56 

UPI

[ Science ]

SpaceX to launch 46 new Starlink satellites into space...

SpaceX will deliver its next round of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit when its Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from the Vandenberg Space Force Center in California on Friday afternoon....

 2022-08-12 15:56 

UPI

[ Business ]

Watch live: SpaceX to launch 46 new Starlink satellites into orbit...

SpaceX will deliver its next round of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit when its Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from the Vandenberg Space Force Center in California on Friday afternoon....

 2022-08-12 15:56 

UPI

[ Business ]

SpaceX launches 46 new Starlink satellites into orbit...

SpaceX launched its next round of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from the Vandenberg Space Force Center in California on Friday....

 2022-08-12 15:56 

Reuters

U.S. flight cancellations, delays this year surpass 2019 levels - data...

Flight cancellations and delays by U.S. airlines in the first seven months of the year have surpassed the comparable 2019 period, data showed, as staff shortages and adverse weather pummel operations....

 2022-08-12 15:53 

Reuters

Trump property appraiser no longer in contempt in NY civil probe...

Cushman & Wakefield , which appraised several properties belonging to Donald Trump, is no longer in contempt of court for not complying with a subpoena for the New York attorney general's civil probe into the former U.S. president's business....

 2022-08-12 15:49 

Reuters

How Carlyle CEO Kewsong Lee's turnaround of the private equity firm was cut short...

Kewsong Lee bolstered Carlyle Group Inc's growth after he took over the reins in 2018, yet the private equity firm continued to play catchup with its larger and more diversified publicly listed rivals, according to people close to the situation, analy...

 2022-08-12 15:47 

UPI

Michelle Branch splits from husband Patrick Carney: 'I am totally devastated'...

Michelle Branch confirmed her separation from her husband, Patrick Carney, after accusing the Black Keys drummer of cheating....

 2022-08-12 15:46 

UPI

British man runs the width of Ireland in under 24 hours...

A British ultramarathon runner drank a pint of Guinness right before setting off on the run that would make him the first person to successfully run the width of Ireland in under 24 hours....

 2022-08-12 15:43 

UPI

Brandy to reunite with 'Cinderella' cast for ABC special...

"Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20," a new special featuring Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters and other "Cinderella" stars, is coming to ABC....

 2022-08-12 15:41 

Reuters

Threats to Trump search-warrant judge prompt renewed push for security bill...

The federal judiciary is renewing calls for Congress to pass a stalled bill aimed at bolstering judges' security after the magistrate judge who signed off on a warrant authorizing an FBI search of Donald Trump's Florida home became the subject of ...

 2022-08-12 15:40 

Reuters

Man from Ahmadi minority stabbed to death in Pakistan...

A member of Pakistan's minority Ahmadi community was stabbed to death in the eastern town of Rabwah on Friday allegedly for refusing to chant Islamist slogans, a community activist and police said....

 2022-08-12 15:34 

Reuters

Polio virus found in New York City wastewater, suggesting local transmission...

Health officials identified the virus that causes polio in New York City's wastewater, suggesting local transmission of the virus, state authorities said on Friday, urging unvaccinated New Yorkers to get vaccinated....

 2022-08-12 15:34 

Reuters

Trump Organization, ex-CFO to face October criminal tax fraud trial in New York...

A New York state judge on Friday refused to dismiss criminal tax fraud charges against Donald Trump's namesake company and its longtime financial chief, one of a slew of legal battles involving the former U.S. president....

 2022-08-12 15:33 

Reuters

Proposed U.S. corporate tax hike won't save global minimum tax deal...

A corporate minimum tax in a congressional spending bill set for passage on Friday will not bring the United States into compliance with a separately negotiated 137-country deal for a global minimum tax....

 2022-08-12 15:27 

Reuters

How could the new U.S. corporate minimum tax affect companies?...

The main revenue source in the new U.S. tax, climate and drugs bill is a novel 15% corporate minimum tax aimed at stopping large, profitable companies from gaming the Internal Revenue Service code and slashing their tax bills to zero....

 2022-08-12 15:27 

UPI

Southern California youth coach charged with sexual assault of a minor...

Southern California youth coach Chris Flores faces multiple charges of sexual assault of a minor following his arrest in Bakersfield on Thursday, according to Santa Ana police....

 2022-08-12 15:23 

Reuters

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at event in New York - Sky News...

Author Salman Rushdie was attacked on stage at an event in New York, Sky News reported on Friday....

 2022-08-12 15:22 

Reuters

Fed's Powell could use Jackson Hole to flesh out QT thinking...

The U.S. Federal Reserve's plan to unwind its bond-bloated balance sheet has taken a backseat to its dramatic interest rate hikes of recent months - but it may make a comeback at Jackson Hole....

 2022-08-12 15:15 

Reuters

Brussels' flower carpet blooms despite heatwave...

The creators of Brussels' vast flower carpet, unfurled every two years in front of city hall, are opting for more heat-resistant blooms and the use of pot plants for the first time in the art project's 50-year history to adapt to Europe's heat...

 2022-08-12 15:12 

Reuters

Five Congolese police officers killed in protest over eastern jailbreak...

Five Congolese police officers were killed in the eastern city of Butembo on Friday and security vehicles were burned, local authorities said, as public frustration mounted after suspected Islamists freed more than 800 inmates from the central prison....

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