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 2022-08-12 01:34 

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Oil prices on track for weekly gain as recession fears ease...

Oil prices dipped in early trade on Friday amid uncertainty on the demand outlook based on contrasting views from OPEC and the International Energy Agency (IEA), but benchmark contracts were headed for weekly gains as recession fears eased....

 2022-08-12 01:23 

Reuters

Japanese lawmaker meets Myanmar junta as Tokyo calls for filmmaker's release...

A Japanese ruling party lawmaker has met with Myanmar's junta leader, according to Myanmar state media, days after a Japanese documentary filmmaker was arrested while covering a protest in the Southeast Asian country....

 2022-08-12 01:22 

Reuters

Honduras' cenbank expects inflation to reach 10.30% in 2022, up from previous estimate of 6.19%...

Honduras' central bank said in a publication on Thursday that it expects annual inflation for 2022 to reach 10.30% by the year's close, up from a previous estimate of 6.19% made in March....

 2022-08-12 01:21 

Reuters

Thailand's tourism-reliant economy likely gathered pace in Q2...

Thailand's economy likely grew at its fastest pace in a year last quarter, thanks to increased tourism as pandemic curbs eased, but the high cost of living and a slowdown in China pose threats to the outlook, a Reuters poll showed....

 2022-08-12 01:05 

Reuters

One year on, Afghan family still divided after daughter fled, mother stayed...

As thousands of Afghans crowded outside Kabul airport a year ago desperately trying to escape the Taliban, Massouda Kohistani managed to fight her way on to a foreign military flight bound for the Gulf and ended up in Spain....

 2022-08-12 01:01 

Reuters

Final Senegal legislative vote tally confirms ruling party lost absolute majority...

Senegal's constitutional council on Thursday confirmed the results of the July 31 legislative vote that saw the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY) coalition lose its comfortable majority in parliament....

 2022-08-12 00:24 

Reuters

Argentina hikes interest rate again as inflation hits 20-year high...

Argentina's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 950 basis points on Thursday as the country struggles to keep a lid on spiraling inflation that rose to a 20-year high of 71%, according to new data....

 2022-08-12 00:21 

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FBI sought nuclear documents in search of Trump's home - Washington Post | Reuters...

U.S. federal agents were looking for documents relating to nuclear weapons when they searched former President Donald Trump's home in Florida this week, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....

 2022-08-12 00:21 

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SoftBank shares rise 3% on news of trimming Alibaba stake | Reuters...

Shares in SoftBank Group Corp rose 3% in morning trading in Tokyo on Friday after the Japanese conglomerate said it would book a $34.1 billion gain by trimming its stake in Alibaba Group Holding ....

 2022-08-12 00:16 

UPI

Source of London's Thames River runs dry amid prolonged heat...

Extended hot and dry temperatures across Britain and much of Europe have caused the source of London's River Thames to dry up for the first time since 1976....

 2022-08-12 00:04 

Reuters

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SK Hynix to break ground on new U.S. chip packaging plant early next year-sources | Reuters...

South Korea's SK Hynix aims to select a U.S. site for its advanced chip packaging plant and break ground there around the first quarter of next year, two people familiar with the matter said, helping the United States to compete as China pours money i...

 2022-08-11 23:53 

Reuters

Brazil's Petrobras puts potassium mining rights up for sale...

Brazil's Petrobras said on Thursday it has begun the "teaser" seeking bidders for a planned auction of its potassium mining rights in the Amazon basin....

 2022-08-11 23:45 

Reuters

Fed's Daly: open to 75 bps rate hike in Sept - Bloomberg interview...

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said on Thursday that a 50 basis point interest rate hike in September "makes sense" given recent economic data including on inflation, but that she is open to a bigger rate hike if data warra...

 2022-08-11 23:44 

Reuters

Keppel, unit to jointly invest in German offshore wind farm...

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel said on Friday it would invest 305 million euros ($314.7 million) with its unit for a 50.01% stake in a special purpose vehicle that owns 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, an offshore wind farm in Germany....

 2022-08-11 23:42 

Reuters

Fox names Chris Wallace replacement: legal reporter and 'Women of the Bible' author...

Fox News Channel on Thursday announced its chief legal analyst Shannon Bream would anchor "Fox News Sunday," replacing departed anchor Chris Wallace and becoming the first woman to lead the program in its 26-year history....

 2022-08-11 23:40 

Reuters

Venezuela president appoints former foreign minister Plasencia as ambassador to Colombia...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he appointed former foreign minister Felix Plasencia as ambassador to Colombia, during an official act broadcast on the state television channel Thursday....

 2022-08-11 23:39 

UPI

Police: Search for missing N.H. girl Harmony Montgomery now a murder investigation...

The search for Harmony Montgomery, a New Hampshire girl who has been missing since 2019, is now a homicide investigation, authorities announced Thursday....

 2022-08-11 23:35 

Reuters

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Ukraine cyber chief pays surprise visit to 'Black Hat' hacker meeting in Las Vegas | Reuters...

Ukraine's top cyber official addressed a room full of security experts at a hackers' convention following a two-day trip from the capital, Kyiv, to a golden casino in Las Vegas....

 2022-08-11 23:28 

Reuters

British PM candidate Sunak plans 200 pound cut to energy bills...

Former British finance minister Rishi Sunak, who is competing to be the country's next prime minister, on Thursday set out a plan, including a reduction in energy bills, to tackle rising costs for households....

 2022-08-11 23:28 

Reuters

Stanmore to buy Mitsui's 20% stake in Queensland coal venture for $380 mln...

Australia's Stanmore Resources said on Friday it would buy the remaining 20% stake in a metallurgical coal venture in Queensland from Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co for $380 million....

 2022-08-11 23:16 

Reuters

Superb Auger-Aliassime beats Norrie to thrill home crowd in Montreal...

Felix Auger-Aliassime harnessed his mighty serve to down Briton Cameron Norrie 6-3 6-4 to delight his home crowd at the Canadian Masters on Thursday, while Norwegian Casper Ruud outlasted Roberto Bautista Agut in a closely-fought three sets....

 2022-08-11 23:05 

Reuters

Source of Britain's River Thames driest ever as drought nears...

The source of the River Thames has dried up further downstream than ever before, as England looks set to enter a drought that some experts say the country is unprepared for....

 2022-08-11 23:03 

Reuters

Brazil's JBS Q2 profit falls almost 10%, but tops estimates...

JBS SA , the world's largest meatpacker, posted an almost 10% drop in net profits, to $766 million, driven by the relative weakness of its U.S. beef and pork units in the second quarter, according to an earnings statement on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 22:53 

Reuters

New Zealand manufacturing activity expands in July...

Manufacturing activity in New Zealand expanded in July, but the manufacturing index remains short of its longterm average, a survey showed on Friday....

 2022-08-11 22:53 

Reuters

Chicago teens create world record-breaking cereal mosaic, raising money for Ukraine...

Teenagers in Chicago armed with boxes of breakfast cereal created a Guinness world record-breaking mosaic on Thursday - and raised money for Ukraine in the process....

 2022-08-11 22:47 

Reuters

Refiner Citgo Petroleum posts second-quarter $1.28 billion profit...

HOUSTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - U.S. oil refiner Citgo Petroleum on Thursday reported a second quarter profit that surged to $1.28 billion on higher crude processing volumes and stronger margins....

 2022-08-11 22:46 

Reuters

FBI Director: Attacks on FBI integrity erode respect for rule of law...

Attacks on the FBI's integrity erode respect for the rule of law, its director said on Thursday after an armed man tried to breach its building in Ohio and following criticism from some Republicans over a raid on Donald Trump's Florida home....

 2022-08-11 22:32 

UPI

31 injured in roller coaster crash at Legoland Germany...

Police said 31 people were injured when two trains collided on the Fire Dragon roller coaster at Legoland Germany....

 2022-08-11 22:31 

Reuters

Swiatek upset by Haddad Maia in Canadian Open last 16...

Polish world number one Iga Swiatek was stunned by Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia in a 6-4 3-6 7-5 defeat at the Canadian Open on Thursday, while Jessica Pegula beat holder Camila Giorgi to join Coco Gauff and Simona Halep in the quarter-finals....

 2022-08-11 22:28 

Reuters

Brazil's B3 profit falls slightly, but beats expectations...

Brazilian stock exchange operator B3 SA Brasil Bolsa Balcao on Thursday reported a slight decline in second-quarter recurring net profit, as falling trading volumes reflected higher interest rates, but still beating analysts' estimates....

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