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 2022-09-22 23:08 

Reuters

U.S. House Democrats release framework for bill to restrict members trading stocks...

U.S. House Democrats on Thursday released a framework for legislation that would restrict lawmakers and other senior government officials, including the Supreme Court, from trading in stocks....

 2022-09-22 23:04 

Reuters

Russia to begin annexation votes in Ukrainian regions...

Russia will on Friday begin its plan to annex around 15% of Ukrainian territory via referendums in four regions controlled by Russian forces, a move the West says is a gross violation of international law that significantly escalates the war....

 2022-09-22 23:01 

AP

House Democrats pass police funding bills despite divisions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Thursday pushed through a long-sought policing and public safety package after overcoming internal differences on legislation they plan to make central to their......

 2022-09-22 22:51 

Reuters

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Alleged Nazi sympathizer gets four years in prison over U.S. Capitol attack | Reuters...

A New Jersey man, who was accused of being a Nazi sympathizer and in May was found guilty of charges related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, the Justice Department said....

 2022-09-22 22:48 

UPI

Trump lawyers ordered to prove claims FBI planted evidence at Mar-a-Lago...

The special master appointed to review documents seized by the FBI from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence last month, told the former president's lawyers to produce evidence to back up their claims of planted evidence....

 2022-09-22 22:44 

Reuters

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Venezuela requests warrants for 23 former petrochemical executives -minister | Reuters...

Venezuela has requested international warrants for the arrest of 23 former executives of a petrochemical company in Colombia, Venezuelan Oil Minister Tareck El Aissami said on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 22:44 

Reuters

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Fifteen players threaten to quit Spain women's team if coach is not fired | Reuters...

Fifteen players from the Spaain women's squad have threatened to quit international duty if their coach Jorge Vilda is not fired, the Spanish FA (RFEF) said on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 22:33 

Reuters

IDB directors vote unanimously to recommend removal of Claver-Carone -sources...

The Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend the removal of President Mauricio Claver-Carone following an independent ethics investigation, two sources familiar with the vote said....

 2022-09-22 22:29 

UPI

House Democrats pass police reform package...

House Democrats Thursday passed a package of new bills that would fund recruitment and training for police departments across the country, and includes new language for police accountability....

 2022-09-22 22:24 

Reuters

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At U.N., Micronesia denounces Japan plan to release Fukushima water into Pacific | Reuters...

The president of the Pacific island state of Micronesia denounced at the United Nations on Thursday Japan's decision to discharge what he called nuclear-contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station into the Pacific Ocean....

 2022-09-22 22:20 

Reuters

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China's ambitions in the Pacific concern some Pacific Island leaders -White House official | Reuters...

China's ambitions in the Pacific have caused concern for some Pacific Island leaders, White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 22:07 

Reuters

Israeli officer kills Palestinian suspected of stabbing attack...

An Israeli officer killed a Palestinian man suspected of carrying out a stabbing attack at a traffic junction between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Thursday, Israeli police said....

 2022-09-22 22:03 

Reuters

Efforts to revive Iran nuclear deal have 'hit a wall' -U.S. official...

Efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have hit a wall because of Iran's insistence on the closure of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's investigations, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 22:02 

Reuters

U.S. cutting global donations of Pfizer COVID shots as demand slows...

The United States is significantly cutting back the number of Pfizer /BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses it will buy for donation to poorer nations this year, Pfizer said on Thursday, citing diminished demand for the shots in those countries....

 2022-09-22 21:50 

Reuters

[ World ]

Factbox: Britain sets out tax cuts and other measures to boost growth | Reuters...

Britain's new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled a slew of measures on Thursday including the reversal of an increase in payroll tax in an effort to boost economic growth....

 2022-09-22 21:49 

UPI

U.S. sanctions Iran's morality police after Mahsa Amini's death...

The Treasury and State Departments announced sanctions against Iran's morality police and seven senior security officials following the death of 22 year-old Mahsa Amini who was detained for wearing a hijab improperly....

 2022-09-22 21:48 

Reuters

[ World ]

Stan Wawrinka upsets top seed Daniil Medvedev at Metz | Reuters...

Stan Wawrinka pulled off a stunning upset on Thursday, beating top-seeded Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open in Metz, France....

 2022-09-22 21:43 

Reuters

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Why Amazon may have the upper hand in antitrust suits | Reuters...

If there's one thing I hate when shopping, it's buying something and then finding the item offered for less somewhere else....

 2022-09-22 21:39 

Reuters

New UK finance minister Kwarteng seeks end to "cycle of stagnation"...

New British finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng will detail close to 200 billion pounds ($225 billion) of tax cuts, energy subsidies and planning reforms on Friday, as part of Prime Minister Liz Truss's bid to end "Treasury orthodoxy" and spur gro...

 2022-09-22 21:38 

UPI

Watch: Alligator floats along the lazy river at Illinois water park...

An Illinois water park marked the end of the summer season by letting one last visitor float the lazy river -- an alligator....

 2022-09-22 21:38 

Reuters

Argentine oil workers strike after refinery explosion kills three...

Argentina's largest oil union said it launched an indefinite strike on Thursday after an explosion at a refinery in the western province of Neuquen killed three....

 2022-09-22 21:36 

UPI

Deputies wrangle loose emu wandering near North Carolina road...

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina responded to an unusual situation when an emu was spotted running loose in the area....

 2022-09-22 21:36 

Reuters

Russia's Putin, Saudi Crown Prince praise OPEC+, says Kremlin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke on Thursday and praised efforts within the OPEC+ framework, confirming their intention to stick to existing agreements, the Kremlin said....

 2022-09-22 21:32 

Reuters

U.S. mortgage rates rise to 6.29%, highest in 14 years...

U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose to 6.29% on Thursday, the highest level since 2008, according to Freddie Mac's mortgage market survey....

 2022-09-22 21:32 

Reuters

Wild horses face unruly storms as Fiona nears Canada's east coast...

Shaggy, long-maned wild horses grazing freely on the sandy grasslands of the crescent-shaped Sable Island in the North Atlantic are expected to come under the swipe of a powerful storm forecast to hit eastern Canada this weekend....

 2022-09-22 21:30 

UPI

Markets continue pullback amid U.S. recession fears...

Equity markets declined for the third straight day on Thursday, in the wake of the U.S. Federal Reserve's most recent increase to the benchmark interest rate....

 2022-09-22 21:30 

UPI

[ Business ]

Markets continue pullback amid U.S. recession fears...

Equity markets declined for the third straight day on Thursday, in the wake of the U.S. Federal Reserve's most recent increase to the benchmark interest rate....

 2022-09-22 21:21 

Reuters

Chile to issue $12 bln in debt in 2023...

Chile estimates it will issue $12 billion in total debt next year and the largest budget increases will be in social protection and science and technology, Finance Minister Mario Marcel told Reuters on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 21:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

Tesla countersues California agency behind race bias lawsuit | Reuters...

Tesla Inc on Thursday countersued the California agency that has accused the electric carmaker of tolerating widespread race discrimination at its flagship assembly plant....

 2022-09-22 21:20 

UPI

Alex Jones questioned in court over Sandy Hook hoax claims...

Alex Jones was questioned Thursday at a defamation trial in Connecticut about his past rhetoric assailing the judicial system and the judge overseeing his defamation trial....

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