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 2022-08-17 07:29 

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GSK shares ease after plaintiff in first Zantac lawsuit drops case...

Shares in GlaxoSmithKline fell slightly in early trading on Wednesday but stayed above recent lows after the plaintiff in the first lawsuit over the heartburn drug Zantac scheduled to go to trial agreed to drop his case....

 2022-08-17 07:27 

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Indian rupee upside capped by corporate outflows, Fed stance-analysts...

The Indian rupee's gains against the U.S. currency on Wednesday are likely to be stalled by dollar outflows by corportaes and the U.S. Federal Reserve's hawkish outlook, some analysts said....

 2022-08-17 07:27 

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Cabin crew at IAG's Spanish low cost airline Iberia Express plan 10-day strike...

Cabin crew working for IAG's low cost airline Iberia Express plan to go on strike from Aug. 28 to Sept. 6, a union spokesperson said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 07:26 

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Financial stocks lift European bourses; flash GDP data in focus...

European shares rose for a sixth straight session on Wednesday, lifted by financial stocks, with investors focusing on economic growth and inflation data due this week....

 2022-08-17 07:20 

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Banks support FTSE 100 as UK inflation hits double digits...

UK's FTSE 100 edged higher on Wednesday with banking stocks in the lead after inflation hit double digits for the first time in four decades, spurring bets of aggressive moves by the Bank of England to tame surging prices....

 2022-08-17 07:18 

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MLB roundup: Charlie Morton, Braves blank Mets...

Veteran Charlie Morton struck out 12 in 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Matt Olson drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves beat the visiting New York Mets 5-0 on Tuesday, extending their winning streak to eight games....

 2022-08-17 07:12 

UPI

Liz Cheney concedes defeat in Wyoming primary to Trump-backed Harriet Hageman...

Two states hold primary elections on Tuesday, and both will include ballots for two moderates who voted to hold Donald Trump accountable for inciting the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack....

 2022-08-17 07:09 

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EXCLUSIVE China's EVE to supply BMW with large Tesla-like cylindrical batteries in Europe -sources...

China's EVE Energy Co Ltd will supply BMW with large cylindrical batteries for its electric cars in Europe, two people with knowledge of the matter said, as the German automaker follows Tesla Inc in adopting the new technology....

 2022-08-17 07:06 

Reuters

London set for hosepipe ban from Aug. 24 - water company...

Thames Water, which serves customers in and around the British capital London, said on Wednesday it was banning customers from using a hosepipe from Aug. 24, citing prolonged dry weather....

 2022-08-17 07:04 

Reuters

EU "takes note" of UK launching dispute over research programmes...

The European Commission said on Wednesday it had "taken note" of Britain's announcement that it had launched dispute resolution proceedings with the EU to gain post-Brexit access to the bloc's scientific research programmes....

 2022-08-17 07:00 

UPI

On This Day, Aug. 17: Barcelona terror attack kills 16...

On Aug. 17, 2017, a series of terror attacks in Barcelona, Spain, killing 16 people....

 2022-08-17 07:00 

UPI

'Orphan' star Isabelle Fuhrman: 'People don't actually grow up'...

Isabelle Fuhrman said reprising her role of killer in a 10-year-old body Esther in "Orphan: First Kill" was easier at 25 because she's embraced her childlike qualities....

 2022-08-17 07:00 

UPI

Famous birthdays for Aug. 17: Ex-WWE star Paige, Belinda Carlisle...

Ex-WWE star Paige turns 30 and pop singer Belinda Carlisle turns 64, among the famous birthdays for Aug. 17....

 2022-08-17 06:50 

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Germany's Scholz 'disgusted' by Palestinian president's Holocaust remarks | Reuters...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed disgust on Wednesday at remarks by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that the German leader said diminished the importance of the Holocaust....

 2022-08-17 06:44 

Reuters

Boohoo picks up 7.1% stake in Revolution Beauty...

British online fashion retailer Boohoo said on Wednesday it bought a 7.1% stake in Revolution Beauty Group , becoming the fourth-largest shareholder of the beauty products maker....

 2022-08-17 06:38 

UPI

Reports: Georgia election data copied in effort to overturn 2020 election...

Computer experts working at the direction of lawyers supporting then-President Donald Trump copied a trove of sensitive data from Georgia election systems, according to reports....

 2022-08-17 06:38 

Reuters

Carlsberg Q2 sales below expectations as higher costs drag...

Danish brewer Carlsberg on Wednesday reported second-quarter revenue below expectations as earnings were hit by higher commodity and energy prices despite a recovery of sales in bars and restaurants....

 2022-08-17 06:35 

Reuters

Plus500 posts higher half-year profit, announces $60 mln buyback...

Online trading platform Plus500 Plc posted a higher half-year profit on Wednesday, helped by market volatility and retention of higher-value customers, and announced a $60.2 million share buyback programme....

 2022-08-17 06:35 

Reuters

Rohingya refugees in India's capital to be given flats, security...

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in India's capital will be allotted apartments and provided with police protection, a government minister said on Wednesday, signalling a change in the stance towards members of the Muslim minority....

 2022-08-17 06:33 

Reuters

Glanbia raises FY earnings guidance again...

Nutrition supplement maker Glanbia on Wednesday raised its full-year earnings forecast, saying consumer response to higher pricing had been better than expected....

 2022-08-17 06:32 

Reuters

Torrential New Zealand rains, floods force evacuation of 200 homes-media...

Torrential rains hit New Zealand's South Island on Wednesday, flooding rivers, houses and roads and forcing roughly 200 households to evacuate, media reported....

 2022-08-17 06:31 

Reuters

UK's Persimmon sticks to upbeat outlook after HY profit fall...

Persimmon Plc on Wednesday underscored continued robust demand for new homes, dispelling fears of an impending slowdown in the UK housing sector, although the British housebuilder reported a fall of more than 8% in its half-yearly profit....

 2022-08-17 06:23 

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China takes action to alleviate drought as record heatwave continues | Reuters...

China is taking emergency action to bring more water to the drought-hit basin of the Yangtze river, deploying relief funds, seeding clouds and developing new supply sources as a record-breaking heatwave damages crops and livestock....

 2022-08-17 06:22 

Reuters

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Inflation is my top priority, UK finance minister says | Reuters...

British finance minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Wednesday that getting inflation under control was his top priority, responding to the latest data showing prices were rising at their fastest rate since 1982....

 2022-08-17 06:15 

Reuters

UK's Cineworld warns low footfall at theatres to persist...

Britain's Cineworld Group on Wednesday warned that admission levels at its theatres are likely to stay lower than expected until November, hurting the company in the near term....

 2022-08-17 06:10 

Reuters

U.S. big company oil reserves up 13% since 2017, deals drive recent growth -study...

U.S. oil reserves held by 50 large companies rose by 13% over the five years ended in December, according to an Ernst & Young report released on Wednesday, with mergers and acquisitions contributing most of the recent gain....

 2022-08-17 06:07 

Reuters

Malaysia's Tenaga to invest $4.5 bln to fast-track energy transition...

Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) aims for capital expenditure of about 20 billion ringgit ($4.48 billion) annually over the next 28 years to fast track its energy transition plans, the company said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 06:06 

Reuters

Echoes of dire 1970s in today's Britain...

Plans for a high-wage, high-growth economy lie in ruins as Britain's Conservative prime minister struggles to answer a cost-of-living crisis, compounded by rising worker unrest....

 2022-08-17 06:04 

Reuters

UK CPI inflation rate rises to 10.1% in July...

British consumer price inflation rose to an annual rate of 10.1% in July from 9.4% in June, official figures showed on Wednesday....

 2022-08-17 06:00 

Reuters

U.S. Sen. Murkowski, Trump-backed opponent secure enough votes to face off in November...

Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and challenger Kelly Tshibaka, a state government commissioner endorsed by Donald Trump, will face off in November, Edison Research said on Wednesday, after coming in the top four candidates in Alaska's...

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