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 2022-08-15 18:14 

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WNBA-Cambage to 'step away' from WNBA following Sparks departure...

Four-time WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage is taking a step back from the league "for the time being" and wished her departure from the Los Angeles Sparks last month had ended on a different note....

 2022-08-15 18:11 

Reuters

Morgan Stanley makes big bet on meme-stock Revlon...

Shares of bankrupt cosmetics company Revlon Inc soared nearly 27% on Monday after asset manager Morgan Stanley revealed in a filing that it purchased 400,650 shares in the company over the last quarter....

 2022-08-15 18:11 

Reuters

Ukraine working to release detained wheat shipment for Egypt...

Ukrainian officials are working to release a detained vessel carrying Ukrainian wheat purchased by Egypt's government, Ukraine's Mideast envoy told reporters on Monday....

 2022-08-15 18:05 

UPI

Billions would die of hunger after nuclear war between U.S. and Russia, study says...

The injection of sun-blocking soot into the stratosphere from a firestorm created by a nuclear war between the United States and Russia could cause more than 5 billion people to die from hunger, according to a new study....

 2022-08-15 18:04 

UPI

Blackpink to perform 'Pink Venom' at MTV Video Music Awards...

K-pop stars Blackpink will perform "Pink Venom," the lead single from their album "Born Pink," at the MTV VMAs....

 2022-08-15 18:04 

UPI

Week 1 in doubt for injured 49ers safety Jimmie Ward...

San Francisco 49ers safety Jimmie Ward could miss Week 1 of the NFL season due to a "pretty bad hamstring injury," coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters Monday....

 2022-08-15 18:03 

UPI

'John Wick' prequel 'The Continental' to premiere on Peacock in 2023...

"The Continental," the prequel series to the popular "John Wick" film trilogy, will premiere on Peacock in 2023 after moving from Starz....

 2022-08-15 17:56 

Reuters

More flooding in Mexican mine frustrates rescue effort for 10 miners...

Mexico's efforts to save 10 miners who became trapped in a flooded coal mine 13 days ago hit another setback as underground water levels have surged higher, officials said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:56 

UPI

Watch: Police in Ohio searching for wallaby on the loose...

Police in Ohio said they are on the hunt for a wallaby spotted wandering loose on multiple occasions in recent days....

 2022-08-15 17:55 

Reuters

British Open champion Smith to miss BMW Championship with hip injury...

British Open champion Cameron Smith has withdrawn from this week's BMW Championship due to a hip injury, the PGA Tour announced on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:55 

Reuters

Russia's Shoigu, U.N's Guterres discuss safe functioning of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant...

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu held a phone call with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to discuss conditions for safe functioning of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the ministry said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:53 

Reuters

The enduring impact of fatwas...

The 1989 fatwa imposed by Iran's late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Salman Rushdie for his novel "the Satanic Verses" has haunted many liberal novelists and thinkers whose writings were also seen as insulting to Islam and the Prophet Mohammad...

 2022-08-15 17:50 

UPI

Reports: Kamala Harris to attend state funeral for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to reports on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:48 

Reuters

Mayer Brown adds finance partner from DLA Piper in London...

Mayer Brown said on Monday that structured finance lawyer Ronan Mellon has joined the firm's London-based banking and finance practice as a partner....

 2022-08-15 17:43 

Reuters

Residents of Rushdie suspect's Lebanese village say incident has little to do with them...

Street-side signs in the southern Lebanese village of Yaroun, the ancestral home of the suspect in the stabbing of Salman Rushdie, bear posters of Iran's former supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who in 1989 issued a fatwa calling for the auth...

 2022-08-15 17:42 

UPI

Freya the walrus euthanized to protect crowds in Norway's Oslo Fjord...

Norwegian officials euthanized Freya, a 1,500-pound walrus, over concerns the large marine mammal could hurt sightseers who flocked to Oslo Fjord to watch her sunbathe....

 2022-08-15 17:39 

UPI

Ukraine official: Russia-linked Wagner Group HQ destroyed in attack...

A Ukrainian official reported that the country's forces wiped out a Russia-linked paramilitary group's headquarters in Eastern Ukraine....

 2022-08-15 17:36 

Reuters

Azurity lawsuit over compounding pharmacy's rival drug revived -court...

A federal appeals court ruled that Azurity Pharmaceuticals Inc may pursue a claim that a drug-compounding company sold a "copy" of the drugmaker's FDA-approved antibacterial drug Firvanq using an unapproved ingredient....

 2022-08-15 17:35 

Reuters

Former Trump attorney Giuliani target of criminal probe in Georgia -New York Times...

Attorneys for Rudy Giuliani, a former lawyer to Donald Trump, have been told he is a target of a criminal investigation in Georgia into election interference, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing one of Giuliani's lawyers....

 2022-08-15 17:34 

UPI

Watch: Queen Latifah, Ludacris take on murderer in 'End of the Road' trailer...

"End of the Road," a new thriller starring Queen Latifah and Chris Bridges, aka Ludacris, is coming to Netflix in September....

 2022-08-15 17:32 

Reuters

CIA sued over alleged spying on lawyers, journalists who met Assange...

A group of journalists and lawyers sued the CIA and its former director Mike Pompeo over allegations the intelligence agency spied on them when they visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during his stay in Ecuador's embassy in London....

 2022-08-15 17:20 

Reuters

UK to offer COVID booster to all adults come September...

All adults in the United Kingdom will be offered a COVID-19 booster starting from September, UK health officials said, hours after the country became the first to approve a shot globally....

 2022-08-15 17:16 

UPI

'Life by Ella' trailer: Teen faces fears after cancer battle...

"Life by Ella," a new kids and family series starring Lily Brooks O'Briant, is coming to Apple TV+ in September....

 2022-08-15 17:16 

Reuters

Nicaraguas Catholic Church says priest detained as crackdown intensifies...

A Nicaraguan Catholic priest from a northern parish was detained after celebrating Mass, the Church said, amid rising tensions between the church and the government of President Daniel Ortega....

 2022-08-15 17:16 

Reuters

Fed faces balance sheet dilemma as U.S. economy slows...

With the recent slowdown in inflation, the Federal Reserve is faced with a conundrum ahead of a plan next month to double the rate at which it is shrinking its massive $8.9 trillion balance sheet....

 2022-08-15 17:13 

UPI

Scotland becomes first country to provide free period products...

On Monday Scotland became the world's first country to help its residents with what activists supporting the move call "period poverty."...

 2022-08-15 17:13 

Reuters

Saudi Arabia's PIF, Cain International invest $900 mln in Aman Group - PIF...

Saudi Arabia's state-owned Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Cain International have invested $900 million in Aman Group to accelerate its global expansion, in line with the fund's 2021-2025 strategy, the PIF said in a Twitter post on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:08 

Reuters

Venezuela's gold reserves drop six tonnes in the first half of 2022...

The Venezuelan central bank's gold reserves dropped by six tonnes as of June 2022, according to the bank's first-half balance sheet published in a local media outlet last week and seen by Reuters on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:07 

Reuters

UN selects former Grenada minister as climate chief...

Grenada's former climate resilience minister Simon Stiell will become the new United Nations climate chief, UN Secretary General Antnio Guterres announced on Monday....

 2022-08-15 17:05 

UPI

Spinal injections of lidocaine clear psoriasis in small study...

Spinal injections of a common anesthetic may help clear the inflammatory skin condition psoriasis, a small pilot study suggests....

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