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 2022-05-26 07:31 

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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signs near total abortion ban into law...

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt late Wednesday signed into law legislation that bans access to abortion in the state....

 2022-05-26 07:30 

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Hungarian central bank keeps one-week deposit rate unchanged at 6.45% at tender...

Hungary's central bank kept its one-week deposit rate NBHK unchanged at 6.45% at a weekly tender on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 07:25 

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One engineer killed in an accident at Iranian Ministry of Defence research centre in Parchin - Fars news...

An engineer died and another employee was injured after an accident on Wednesday in a research centre at the Parchin military site affiliated with Iran's Defence Ministry, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 07:25 

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The R word...

A look at the day ahead in markets from Sujata Rao...

 2022-05-26 07:22 

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IMF to release $900 mln when Pakistan removes fuel price caps -source...

Pakistan and the IMF have worked out the outlines for the release of over $900 million in funds that would come through once Pakistan removes its fuel subsidies, a Pakistani source directly involved in talks in Qatar said, requesting anonymity....

 2022-05-26 07:18 

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Ted Baker expects annual results to match estimates, delays publication...

British fashion chain Ted Baker said on Thursday annual results will be in line with market expectations after the company postponed the publication of its financials to later in the day following a delay in completion of the audit....

 2022-05-26 07:17 

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British home improvement retailer Wickes says trade demand buoyant...

British home improvement retailer Wickes said demand from trade customers, such as builders, plumbers and electricians, had remained "buoyant" so far this year, underlining the area as a rare bright spot in the economy....

 2022-05-26 07:11 

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Global firms warn of sluggish China demand due to lengthy COVID curbs | Reuters...

Two months into harsh COVID-19 lockdowns that have choked global supply chains, China's economy is staggering back to its feet, but businesses from retailers to chipmakers are warning of slow sales as consumers in the country slam the brakes on spendi...

 2022-05-26 07:09 

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Ocean Race targets gender equality by 2030 | Reuters...

The Ocean Race, a yacht race around the world, is aiming to have an equal number of men and women competing in the event by 2030, it said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 07:08 

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Pizza company DP Eurasia's sales jump despite inflation, geopolitical tensions...

DP Eurasia , which runs the Domino's Pizza brand in Turkey and Russia, said on Thursday its like-for-like sales jumped 36% in the first four months of the year, driven by "excellent" demand in Turkey despite high inflation and geopolitical ten...

 2022-05-26 07:00 

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On This Day, May 26: Lauda Air Flight 004 explodes over Thailand, killing 223...

On May 26, 1991, a Lauda Air Boeing 767-300 exploded over Thailand after takeoff, killing all 223 people aboard....

 2022-05-26 07:00 

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Famous birthdays for May 26: Bobcat Goldthwait, Lenny Kravitz...

Actor Bobcat Goldthwait turns 60 and rocker Lenny Kravitz turns 58, among the famous birthdays for May 26....

 2022-05-26 07:00 

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COVID-19 vaccines may ease long-haul symptoms...

Vaccinated people who experience a breakthrough case of COVID-19 are at risk for developing long-haul symptoms, though they are better protected against some of the worst ones, new data show....

 2022-05-26 06:56 

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Toshiba nominates Houlihan exec as chair, invites Elliott, Farallon execs to board...

Toshiba Corp on Thursday nominated executives from two of its major hedge fund shareholders for board seats, potentially a turning point in a long battle between the Japanese conglomerate and its activist shareholders....

 2022-05-26 06:51 

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China ForMin hopes relations with Solomon Islands can be model for Pacific islands...

China hopes relations with the Solomon Islands can be a model for other Pacific Island countries, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said on Thursday, as he starts a regional tour....

 2022-05-26 06:46 

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HSBC weighs IPO of Indonesia business - Bloomberg News...

HSBC Holdings PLC is considering an initial public offering of its Indonesian business, as the bank aims to target the growing investment demand in the country, Bloomberg news reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2022-05-26 06:45 

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Playoff spot up for grabs in final round of Super Rugby...

The race for the last spot in the knockout rounds and the lure of a home quarter-final should ensure the final round of the Super Rugby regular season is anything but a damp squib despite much of the playoff picture already being clear....

 2022-05-26 06:40 

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UK must pay for household support without deterring investment - minister...

Britain must pay for increased support to households in a way that does not deter investment, Cabinet Office minister Steve Barclay said on Thursday ahead of an expected announcement of new measures to cope with rising energy bills....

 2022-05-26 06:37 

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Johnson Matthey outlook hit by China lockdowns, Ukraine crisis...

British chemicals maker Johnson Matthey Plc forecast 2022-23 operating profit at the lower half of market estimates on Thursday, as supply disruptions due to China's lockdowns and component sourcing from Ukraine hurt its auto customers....

 2022-05-26 06:27 

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Chongqing closure 'distressing', says former coach Lee...

Chinese Super League-winning coach Lee Jang-soo said he was distressed to see his former side Chongqing Liangjiang Athletic forced to disband due to rising debts and has criticised the lack of "care and support" shown to the club....

 2022-05-26 06:26 

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Jury convicts Brooklyn man accused of being 'prolific recruiter' for ISIS...

A federal jury has convicted a Brooklyn man on charges stemming from his recruitment of thousands of people from Western countries to fight for ISIS....

 2022-05-26 06:23 

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British outsourcer Serco boosts profit outlook...

British outsourcer Serco boosted its annual profit outlook on Thursday, as it won more government contracts around the world....

 2022-05-26 06:23 

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Ousted Pakistani PM Khan calls off protest march after clashes, gives ultimatum...

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan disbanded a protest march by supporters on Thursday after clashes with police outside parliament the previous evening, but he warned that they would return unless an election was called within six days....

 2022-05-26 06:21 

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Donbas separatist leader calls for Russia's military operation to be accelerated - RIA...

The leader of Russian-backed separatists in the breakaway Donetsk region called on Thursday for the military operation in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine to be accelerated, the RIA Novosti news agency reported....

 2022-05-26 06:20 

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UK regulator suggests simpler listing rule for London...

Britain's twin-track company listing regime could be simplified into a single entry point to the London Stock Exchange to attract more start-ups, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 06:19 

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Gold falls as dollar inches higher; Fed minutes fail to surprise...

Gold prices dropped on Thursday as the dollar edged higher, with some investors cashing in after minutes of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting showed that the central bank was likely to stay the course on interest-rate hikes....

 2022-05-26 06:17 

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Turkish lira weakens ahead of central bank meeting...

Turkey's lira fell some 0.5% on Thursday to 16.45 against the dollar, touching its weakest level since December ahead of central bank's policy-setting meeting where it is expected to maintain its benchmark rate at 14%....

 2022-05-26 06:08 

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Shanghai heading out of lockdown but China still lost in economic gloom...

Pandemic-hit Shanghai, China's financial hub, unveiled more post-lockdown plans on Thursday as it moves towards a return to normalcy, but a country-wide economic recovery is still a distance away, heightening a sense of urgency for more support....

 2022-05-26 06:07 

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The end of fish and chips? Rising prices threaten a British tradition...

At west London's Hooked Fish and Chips, Bally Singh is struggling to keep the tills ringing for a British tradition, with prices sky-rocketing for fish, potatoes, cooking oil and even the flour used for the batter the dish is cooked in....

 2022-05-26 06:06 

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Russia prepares to seize western firms looking to leave...

Russia is advancing a new law allowing it to take control of the local businesses of western companies that decide to leave in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, raising the stakes for multinationals trying to exit....

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