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 2022-08-12 15:40 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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....

 2022-08-12 15:11 

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveils water conservation plan to meet drought challenges...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has unveiled a climate and conservation strategy to shore up the state's decreasing water supply, which is expected to dry up by 10% over the next two decades....

 2022-08-12 15:09 

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In photos: Baltimore Ravens defeat Tennessee Titans...

The Baltimore Ravens play the Tennessee Titans during an NFL preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., on August 11, 2022. Baltimore defeated Tennessee 23-10....

 2022-08-12 15:07 

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Giants mourn Tim Lincecum's wife, who died from cancer...

The San Francisco Giants offered condolences and honored Cristin Coleman, the wife of former pitcher Tim Lincecum, who recently died after she battled cancer....

 2022-08-12 15:07 

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Diesel spill of 18,000 gallons at Alaska tank farm contained -local media...

A spill of about 18,000 gallons (81,830 liters) of diesel fuel at a tank farm in Point Lay in Alaska has been contained, a local media reportsaid on Thursday....

 2022-08-12 15:07 

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N.Y. man indicted for having rifle outside home of Iranian journalist...

A New York man has been indicted on charges he possessed a loaded AK-47 rifle outside the home of an Iranian-American journalist and rights activist, court records showed on Friday....

 2022-08-12 15:06 

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U.S. court upholds FCC reallocation of auto safety spectrum...

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) 2020 decision to shift much of a key spectrum block set aside for auto safety to accommodate the burgeoning number of wireless devices....

 2022-08-12 15:03 

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India says no pressure on it to limit energy purchases from Russia...

India said on Friday there was no pressure on it from Western countries or anywhere else over its energy purchases from Russia, as Indian firms step up imports of oil and coal from the country shunned by some governments for its invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-08-12 15:02 

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Indonesia defence minister Prabowo accepts party's nomination to run for president...

Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, an ex-special forces general, on Friday accepted his party's nomination to run in the 2024 presidential election....

 2022-08-12 15:00 

UPI

Grand jury indicts Los Angeles deputy on sexual misconduct charges...

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy that prosecutors declined to bring sexual misconduct charges against in 2006 has now been indicted by a grand jury in connection with new assault charges....

 2022-08-12 14:58 

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Russian oil flows via Druzhba to Czech Republic to resume 1800 GMT Friday -pipeline operator...

Russian oil flows through the Druzhba pipeline to the Czech Republic will resume at 1800 GMT on Friday, Slovak pipeline operator Transpetrol said....

 2022-08-12 14:54 

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Wait for Kenya election result tests people's patience...

At an intersection in the western Kenyan town of Eldoret, two groups of men stand on opposite street corners, gathered around newspaper stands, and whooping and gesturing at results so far from Tuesday's election....

 2022-08-12 14:52 

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'Physical' renewed for Season 3 on Apple TV+...

The hit show "Physical" has been renewed for a third season, Apple TV+ announced....

 2022-08-12 14:51 

Reuters

Italy to fast track permit for new regasification vessel...

Italy will fast track the permitting process to set up a new regasification vessel aimed at expanding the country's capacity to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) in an effort to cut its dependence on Russia, Rome told the European Commission....

 2022-08-12 14:48 

Reuters

Automakers scramble to decode new U.S. EV tax credits...

U.S. automakers and dealers are scrambling to figure out if they can still offer $7,500 tax credits to would-be buyers of electric vehicles (EVs), as Congress prepares for final votes today on a bill that includes a top-to-bottom overhaul of Washington...

 2022-08-12 14:46 

UPI

Look: Robin Williams' children remember him as 'kind and joyful' 8 years after death...

Robin Williams' children Zak Williams and Zelda Williams posted tributes on the 8th anniversary of the actor's death....

 2022-08-12 14:42 

UPI

World Elephant Day promotes protection of pachyderms...

World Elephant Day, marked annually on Aug. 12, was founded by filmmaker Patricia Sims and Thailand's Elephant Reintroduction Foundation to promote the protection of Asian and African elephants....

 2022-08-12 14:32 

UPI

FDA: 3 at-home COVID-19 tests needed to confirm negative result...

People who test at home after being exposed to COVID-19 should take the test three, not two, times to make sure they're not infected, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said....

 2022-08-12 14:27 

Reuters

Fed's Barkin: Rates need to rise further to get inflation to 2%...

Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Thomas Barkin on Friday said he wants to raise interest rates further to bring inflation under control, and will watch U.S. economic data to decide how big a rate hike to support at the Fed's next meeting in Sep...

 2022-08-12 14:25 

Reuters

U.S. consumer sentiment up more than expected in August, survey shows...

U.S. consumer sentiment ticked further up in August from a record low earlier this summer, and American households' near-term outlook for inflation eased again on the back of tumbling gasoline prices, a survey released on Friday showed....

 2022-08-12 14:24 

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Travis Shumake: NHRA's first openly gay driver to debut Friday...

Travis Shumake will make his debut Friday as the first openly gay driver in history to complete in a national event on the National Hot Rod Association racing circuit....

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