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 2022-05-16 14:59 

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From philanthropy to radical new business models in Latin America...

When Felipe Chajin first came across the B Corporation movement, a certification scheme for socially and environmentally responsible companies, the 40-year-old industrial engineer says it was "love at first sight" ....

 2022-05-16 14:59 

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Scholz's balancing act just got harder after German state election...

The worst post-war result for Chancellor Olaf Scholz's Social Democrats in a traditional party stronghold heaps pressure on him to show more decisive leadership over the Ukraine crisis and Germans' concerns about soaring costs of living....

 2022-05-16 14:57 

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Lockheed Martin wins $309 million Javelin missile contract from U.S. army...

Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded two contracts worth $309 million by the U.S. army for its Javelin missiles, the antitank weapon that has helped Ukraine fight Russia's invasion, the company said on Monday....

 2022-05-16 14:56 

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Unilateral action on N. Ireland is wrong, Sinn Fein tells UK's Johnson...

Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald said her party had a "fairly tough" meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday in which they told him taking unilateral action over post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland would be wrong....

 2022-05-16 14:56 

UPI

Drake says he cashed in $2.6 million NHL, NBA sports bet parlay...

Rapper Drake cashed in for more than $2.6 million on a three-leg sports bet parlay that involved the Stanley Cup and NBA playoffs, he announced Monday on Instagram....

 2022-05-16 14:52 

Reuters

ESG Watch: New study sounds alarm about risk of stranded assets due to water scarcity...

For something that is so crucial to all aspects of life, including the most fundamental business operations, water risk is a blind spot for many investors and businesses....

 2022-05-16 14:49 

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Falcons sign former Packers WR Geronimo Allison...

The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing Monday of former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison....

 2022-05-16 14:48 

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Bahrain's state oil firm to appoint financial adviser within two months - CEO...

Bahrain's nogaholding is in final discussions for a strategy consultant and independent financial adviser and expects to complete a comprehensive energy strategy in six months, ready to kick off an asset monetisation programme as soon as next year, it...

 2022-05-16 14:46 

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Tika Sumpter, Nicholas James marry at wedding in Mexico...

Tika Sumpter and Nicholas James, who played Candace Young and Justin Lewis on "The Haves and Have Nots," married at a wedding in Cabo San Lucas....

 2022-05-16 14:43 

Reuters

Guinea-Bissau's president Embalo dissolves parliament, citing corruption...

Guinea-Bissau's President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has dissolved the country's parliament, accusing deputies of corruption among other issues, he said on Monday....

 2022-05-16 14:43 

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Bailey says he's unhappy about inflation but BoE not to blame | Reuters...

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Monday he was...

 2022-05-16 14:41 

Reuters

Biden approves redeployment of some ground troops to Somalia- officials...

U.S. President Joe Biden has authorized the redeployment of several hundred American troops back into Somalia, two U.S. officials said on Monday, more than a year after Donald Trump ordered their withdrawal....

 2022-05-16 14:40 

Reuters

Policy Watch: Why we need a joined-up approach to tackling biodiversity loss, desertification and climate change...

We need tree-planting, we need renewables, and we need fossil-free fuels. But in our efforts to tackle the climate emergency are we forgetting the soil beneath our feet?...

 2022-05-16 14:40 

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BoE's Bailey speaks to lawmakers about inflation...

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey and other top officials from the British central bank spoke to lawmakers on Monday about this month's decision to raise interest rates in the face of an inflation rate they think will hit 10% this year....

 2022-05-16 14:40 

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Aircraft lessor SMBC to buy rival Goshawk in $6.7 bln deal...

Aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital said on Monday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Dublin-based Goshawk Aviation for $6.7 billion in enterprise value....

 2022-05-16 14:39 

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BlackRock's Rieder: summer rally coming in U.S. bonds but bull market likely over...

A sell-off in U.S. stocks and bonds will likely dry up during the summer months as the Federal Reserve whittles down its nearly $9 trillion balance sheet, said Rick Rieder, chief investment officer of global fixed income at Blackrock, the world's larg...

 2022-05-16 14:38 

Reuters

Taiwan backers seek invitation to major health assembly, WHO says...

A World Health Organization official said on Monday that the health agency had received a proposal by 13 member states for Taiwan to join a major health assembly next week as an observer....

 2022-05-16 14:37 

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Hungary PM Orban warns of "era of recession" in Europe...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday raised the spectre of an "era of recession" in Europe as the continent grapples with surging energy costs and rising inflation due to the war in Ukraine....

 2022-05-16 14:34 

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Communities in New York struggle to make sense of mass shooting that killed 10 in Buffalo...

The man who was arrested over the weekend for killing 10 people in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., would have continued his rampage if he hadn't been stopped by authorities, officials said Monday....

 2022-05-16 14:32 

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Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra feted on return home after Eurovision win...

Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra returned to their homeland on Monday after an emotional Eurovision Song Contest victory, greeted at the border with Poland by servicemen and women whose cause the band had championed in Turin....

 2022-05-16 14:32 

Reuters

Trump's Truth Social posts will have to wait before reposts on other platforms...

Donald Trump will have to wait for six hours before reposting his messages from social media platform Truth Social on other platforms, a regulatory filing revealed on Monday....

 2022-05-16 14:30 

Reuters

Securities meet cybersecurity: how companies can face mounting threats...

Roger E. Barton and Kenneth N. Rashbaum of Barton LLP discuss the Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rules directed at public companies, registered investment advisors and investment funds on reporting cyber incidents and bolstering def...

 2022-05-16 14:30 

UPI

In photos: Moments from the 2022 Billboard Awards...

Drake was the big winner Sunday at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, which also honored Mary J. Blige with the Icon Award.Drake did not attend the event. Here's a look at the red carpet and some of the winners backstage....

 2022-05-16 14:28 

UPI

Eliminating air pollution would save 50,000 lives annually, study estimates...

Eliminating air pollution from energy production in the United States could prevent more than 50,000 early deaths each year, a study published Monday found....

 2022-05-16 14:28 

Reuters

'TINA' still driving hedge funds' bullish dollar view...

Being long dollars will no doubt become an overcrowded trade at some point and a reversal will ensue, but for hedge funds right now, there is no alternative....

 2022-05-16 14:27 

Reuters

U.S. Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz in campaign finance dispute...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance restrictions and handed a victory to Senator Ted Cruz, striking down as a free speech violation part of a bipartisan 2002 law challenged by the Texas Republican that federal officials ha...

 2022-05-16 14:26 

Reuters

Bezos and White House battle over taxes and inflation...

The White House on Monday attacked Jeff Bezos for comments criticizing President Joe Biden for saying his plan to tax the rich would lower consumer costs, as a war of words between the Amazon.com Inc founder and the administration escalated....

 2022-05-16 14:23 

Reuters

French PM hands in resignation ahead of expected cabinet overhaul...

French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Monday handed his resignation to President Emmanuel Macron, the prime minister's office said....

 2022-05-16 14:21 

Reuters

TIM clears first hurdle in securing state guarantees for $3.1 bln loan - sources...

Italian credit export agency SACE has approved state guarantees for a bank credit line worth up to 3 billion euros ($3.1 billion) for Telecom Italia (TLIT) , two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Monday....

 2022-05-16 14:20 

Reuters

Europe's aluminium deficit triggers further large LME stock draw...

Aluminium inventories in London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouses, already at their lowest in nearly 17 years, are likely to fall further over coming days and weeks as more metal leaves the LME system and heads for Europe where supplies are scarce....

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