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 2022-08-12 17:03 

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Reaction to attack on writer Salman Rushdie...

Following are reactions to the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie Friday. Witnesses and police said Rushdie, who was ordered killed by Iran in 1989 because of his writing, was stabbed by a man who rushed to the stage at the Chautauqua Institution in New Yo...

 2022-08-12 16:57 

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Top U.S. auto safety regulator stepping down...

The top U.S. auto safety regulator is stepping down to return to the California Air Resources Board, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 16:55 

Reuters

U.S. renewables investors see Senate bill sparking gold rush...

For the first time, investors seeking to pour cash into U.S. clean energy projects can count on at least a decade of generous federal subsidies, offering them long-sought confidence in the staying power of the world's third biggest renewables market....

 2022-08-12 16:54 

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Best Buy cuts store jobs to shave costs - WSJ...

Best Buy is cutting store jobs across the United States in a bid to boost profits, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the situation....

 2022-08-12 16:50 

Reuters

Peloton gets tiny glimpse of its glory days...

Remember when Peloton Interactive was all the rage? A U.S. court ruling on Thursday is a reminder that its best days are behind it. A Manhattan District judge ruled that the $4 billion virtual fitness company must face a proposed class action lawsuit that...

 2022-08-12 16:49 

Reuters

Illumina's Grail quest looks increasingly unholy...

Illumina , the $30 billion DNA sequencing company, lost 9% of its market value on Friday after reporting weak quarterly revenue. It blamed slow lab expansions, China's pandemic and the strong dollar, but the problems look bigger....

 2022-08-12 16:49 

Reuters

When will Americans feel the Inflation Reduction Act's impact?...

The $430 billion U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, expected to pass in the House of Representative on Friday, aims to lower healthcare costs, promote clean energy and increase corporate taxes at a time when inflation is at its highest in decades....

 2022-08-12 16:48 

UPI

Norway walrus 'Freya' may be euthanized if humans don't stay away, officials say...

Norwegian officials warned Friday they may have to euthanize a 1,500-pound beloved walrus if humans don't stay away from her in Oslo Harbor....

 2022-08-12 16:46 

Reuters

Split 2nd Circuit affirms ex-Alstom exec's acquittal on bribery charges...

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a ruling finding a former Alstom SA executive not guilty of committing foreign bribery, saying prosecutors had not proved he was under the control of a U.S. company....

 2022-08-12 16:43 

Reuters

U.S. Senate Democrats' bill will make mark on climate, healthcare costs...

The $430 billion climate change, healthcare and tax bill due to pass the U.S. Congress on Friday aims to help reduce the carbon emissions that drive climate change and lower medical costs for older Americans....

 2022-08-12 16:43 

UPI

Look: Blackpink's Lisa, Ros pose in 'Pink Venom' concept teasers...

K-pop stars Blackpink released teasers for "Pink Venom," the lead single from their album "Born Pink."...

 2022-08-12 16:39 

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UPS pilots ratify contract for two-year extension...

United Parcel Service Inc's pilots ratified a two-year contract extension with the world's largest package delivery company, the union representing the pilots said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 16:36 

Reuters

Former Grenada minister tapped as next U.N. climate chief...

The climate resilience minister for the Caribbean island nation of Grenada has been tapped to become the next United Nations climate chief, according to three sources familiar with the selection....

 2022-08-12 16:36 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Inspired Entertainment in bid to buy slot machine maker PlayAGS - sources...

Gaming equipment provider Inspired Entertainment has made a $370 million offer to acquire slot machine maker PlayAGS Inc , people familiar with the matter said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 16:32 

Reuters

Deaf job applicant wasn't owed sign language interpreter, court says...

New York City's mass transit agency was not required to provide a deaf job applicant with a sign language interpreter during a screening test once it determined that he lacked the proper qualifications for the job, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday...

 2022-08-12 16:27 

Reuters

Peloton raises bike prices in United States and Canada...

Exercise equipment maker Peloton Interactive Inc said on Friday it would raise prices of its Bike+ product in the United States and Canada....

 2022-08-12 16:22 

Reuters

Brazil's Raizen doesn't rule out M&A after reports of interest in BP Bunge...

Brazil's Raizen SA , the world's largest producer of sugar and sugarcane-based ethanol, has spare capacity to expand production but does not rule out potential mergers and acquisitions, its chief executive said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 16:19 

Reuters

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

[ Business ]

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....

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