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 2022-08-12 22:24 

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Emergent receives FDA warning letter over quality control issues | Reuters...

Emergent BioSolutions Inc said on Friday it had received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, citing certain deficiencies at the contract drugmaker's manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland....

 2022-08-12 22:14 

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Starboard slashes stake in Kohl's after seeking to buy it in January...

Activist hedge fund Starboard Value, which had offered to buy Kohl's Corp for roughly $9 billion early this year, slashed its stake in the department store by more than 80% in the second quarter, according to a regulatory filing on Friday evening....

 2022-08-12 22:06 

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Canadian Arctic city declares state of emergency over water shortage...

The northern Canadian city of Iqaluit declared a state of emergency on Friday after scarce rain this year left water levels in the local Apex River at a four-decade low....

 2022-08-12 21:36 

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S&P, Fitch lower Ukraine's foreign currency rating...

Global rating agencies S&P and Fitch on Friday lowered Ukraine's foreign currency ratings, saying they consider the country's debt restructuring as distressed....

 2022-08-12 21:36 

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Democrats' $430 billion climate, drug bill gets enough votes to pass U.S. House...

The Democrats' landmark $430 billion climate, tax and drug pricing bill secured enough votes to pass the U.S. House on Friday....

 2022-08-12 21:28 

UPI

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S&P 500 rises for fourth straight week; Chinese companies delist from U.S. exchanges...

U.S. stocks closed up on Friday, with the S&P 500 index marking an increase for the fourth straight week. Five of China's largest state-owned companies also said that they would delist from the New York Stock Exchange....

 2022-08-12 21:28 

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S&P 500 rises for fourth straight week as Chinese companies delist from U.S. stock exchanges...

U.S. stocks closed up on Friday, with the S&P 500 index marking an increase for the fourth straight week. Five of China's largest state-owned companies also said that they would delist from the New York Stock Exchange....

 2022-08-12 21:28 

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Mexico's president draws ire after navy helicopter flies in baseball mascot...

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is facing a flood of criticism after Mexico's navy lent a military helicopter to fly in his home team's mascot at a major baseball playoff during a week of violent unrest elsewhere in the country....

 2022-08-12 21:20 

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Brazil's Cosan posts $25 million Q2 net loss...

Brazilian holding company Cosan SA on Friday reported a net loss in second quarter, as a higher interest rate raised its cost of debt....

 2022-08-12 21:19 

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Moody's cuts Turkey's rating to 'B3', raises outlook to stable...

Ratings agency Moody's on Friday lowered Turkey's sovereign credit rating by one notch to "B3" from "B2", citing rising balance of payment pressures and risks of further declines in the country's foreign-currency reserves....

 2022-08-12 21:17 

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Vikings QB Kirk Cousins tests positive for COVID-19, out vs. Raiders...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins tested positive for COVID-19 and will not play in the team's preseason game against the Las Vegas Raiders, coach Kevin O'Connell told reporters Friday....

 2022-08-12 21:15 

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UK's Welsh Secretary Buckland switches support to Truss in leadership race - The Telegraph...

Robert Buckland, Britain's Secretary of State for Wales, has switched his support to Liz Truss from Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership race to select the new prime minister....

 2022-08-12 20:53 

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New York Times taps Bank of America amid ValueAct challenge-sources...

The New York Times Co has turned to Bank of America Corp and law firm Sidley Austin LLP for advice on how to handle a potential board challenge from ValueAct Capital Management LP, according to people familiar with the matter....

 2022-08-12 20:51 

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Colombia's Grupo Argos posts 8% rise in Q2 net profit...

Colombian industrial conglomerate Grupo Argos' second-quarter net profit rose 8% from the same period a year before, the company said on Friday, boosted by revenue increases at its cement and energy units....

 2022-08-12 20:39 

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Berlin wants to reduce gas use by 2% with new regulations -officials...

New measures to reduce Germany's gas consumption by 2% require strict cutbacks by public and private users as Europe battles a sharp reduction in Russian gas supplies, government officials said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 20:37 

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Colombia to focus on fighting deforestation, tracing cattle -minister...

Colombia will focus on combating deforestation, exerting greater control over the cattle industry and will also propose cancelling external debt in exchange for conserving the environment, Environment Minister Susana Muhamad said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 20:32 

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New Jersey library book returned 75 years past due date...

A New Jersey library said a former patron recently returned a book he had checked out 75 years earlier....

 2022-08-12 20:22 

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Colombia says ELN rebels to take steps to restart peace talks...

Colombia's ELN guerrilla group will take the necessary steps to restart peace talks, the new government's peace commissioner said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 20:18 

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Sierra Leone president says protests aimed to overthrow the government...

Sierra Leone's president Julius Maada Bio said on Friday that this week's anti-government protests, which led to the deaths of six police officers and at least 21 civilians, were an attempt to overthrow the government....

 2022-08-12 20:11 

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Bear scales barbed-wire fence at Air Force base in Florida...

A bear was caught on camera scaling the barbed-wire security fence at a Florida Air Force Base -- and the bruin's climb took only 34 seconds....

 2022-08-12 20:07 

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[ World ]

Tunisian government, unions agree to talks on IMF reform programme | Reuters...

Tunisia's government and both its main labour and commerce unions agreed on Friday to start talks on Monday over economic reforms required by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a rescue programme....

 2022-08-12 20:05 

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Russia-backed Indian refiner Nayara Energy posts record profit...

India's Nayara Energy, part owned by Russian oil major Rosneft MM> , posted a record quarterly profit in April-June as its margins improved due to higher intake of discounted Russian oil and fuel exports....

 2022-08-12 20:05 

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FBI Trump search warrant shows top secret documents seized from Mar-A-Lago...

The search warrant used to search former president Trump's Mar-A-Lago residence shows top secret documents were among the items removed by the FBI....

 2022-08-12 20:01 

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Halep fights off Gauff rally to reach Canadian Open semi-finals...

Romania's Simona Halep fought off a late rally from Coco Gauff to secure a nervy 6-4 7-6(2) win on Friday and advance to the Canadian Open semi-finals for a fifth time....

 2022-08-12 19:59 

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Golf game leads North Carolina man to $250,000 lottery prize...

A North Carolina man said a good day on the golf course led to his winning a $250,000 lottery jackpot....

 2022-08-12 19:57 

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Venezuela opposition leader Guaido in "informal" meetings with Colombia's govt...

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has held "informal meetings" with members of newly elected Colombian President Gustavo Petro's government, he said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 19:48 

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Suspect in Cincinnati FBI office attack was Navy veteran, posted on Trump's Truth Social...

The armed man killed in a shootout with the FBI and police after attempting to breach an FBI field office in Cincinnati on Thursday appeared to be a prolific poster to Donald Trump's Truth Social website....

 2022-08-12 19:44 

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Mexico's Pemex requests $6.5 bln more funding for 'Dos Bocas' refinery - documents, source...

Mexico's state-oil company Pemex requested this week almost $6.5 billion in additional funding from the government to pay for works at the 'Dos Bocas' refinery this year, according to a document and two sources familiar with the matter....

 2022-08-12 19:39 

Reuters

[ World ]

Speculators cut long U.S. dollar bets in latest week | Reuters...

Speculators decreased their net long U.S. dollar positions in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....

 2022-08-12 19:35 

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Events following Iran's fatwa against author Salman Rushdie...

Indian-born novelist Salman Rushdie, who was attacked on a New York state lecture stage on Friday, spent years in hiding after he was ordered killed by Iran in 1989 because of his writing....

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