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 2021-09-20 13:10 

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In Photos: Olivia Rodrigo performs at iHeartRadio Music Festival...

Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie and others headlined the daytime concerts at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at Area15 in Las Vegas on Saturday. Here's a look at the concert....

 2021-09-20 13:08 

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Study spots people at increased risk for severe breakthrough COVID-19...

A study of millions of people vaccinated against COVID-19 has identified those at greatest risk of hospitalization and death after breakthrough infection....

 2021-09-20 13:06 

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Watch: Emmys pay tribute to Alex Trebek, Cicely Tyson during In Memoriam segment...

The 73rd annual Emmy Awards paid tribute to Alex Trebek, Cicely Tyson, Michael K. Williams and more during the In Memoriam segment, which featured musicians Leon Bridges and Jon Batiste take the stage....

 2021-09-20 13:06 

AP

Cleanup of abandoned mines could get boost, relieving rivers...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands of abandoned coal mines in the U.S. have been polluting rivers and streams for decades, in some cases harming fish and contaminating drinking water. Now efforts to finall......

 2021-09-20 13:01 

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Shell's Gulf of Mexico crude transfer station to be offline until year-end...

Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Monday it expected its crude transfer station in the Gulf of Mexico to be offline for repairs until the end of 2021 due to damages from Hurricane Ida....

 2021-09-20 12:58 

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France started having doubts on Australian submarine deal in June, Elysee says...

France started having serious doubts on its 40 billion submarine contract with Australia in June, while the U.S. never answered any questions related to the deal, the Elysee presidential palace said on Monday....

 2021-09-20 12:54 

AP

Suspect in 1999 shooting outside nightclub heads to trial...

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A suspect who evaded capture for almost two decades after a 1999 shooting outside a Massachusetts nightclub that left one man dead and another injured is scheduled to go on ......

 2021-09-20 12:54 

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Irish opposition to global tax deal unchanged, watching U.S. closely...

Ireland's opposition to a proposed overhaul of global corporate tax rules has not changed ahead of plans to finalise an agreement next month and it is closely watching the progress of reforms in the United States, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said...

 2021-09-20 12:53 

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House returns with plans to counter Texas abortion law, raise debt ceiling, avoid shutdown...

Congress will be back in full session Monday with the return of House lawmakers, and the lower chamber is expected to take up some issues immediately -- including an effort to oppose Texas' restrictive new abortion law....

 2021-09-20 12:48 

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From Doha, EU limits diplomacy with Taliban to Afghan aid...

The European Union will focus on humanitarian aid as it figures out how to deal with the Taliban, aiming on an informal arrangement with Afghanistan's new rulers to ensure safe aid corridors, four diplomats and two officials said....

 2021-09-20 12:48 

AP

London subway in first major expansion since the '90s...

LONDON (AP) — London's subway opened two new stations Monday in the network's first expansion since the 1990s, an expansion that Mayor Sadiq Khan said will play a key role in the capital's recovery......

 2021-09-20 12:45 

AP

Vaccination rates vary widely on UW-System campuses...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin officials say student vaccination rates for COVID-19 vary widely among the system's campuses. At the Madison campus, 91% of students are fully vaccinate......

 2021-09-20 12:37 

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Swiss central bank stands by as equities boom drives the franc...

Stock market flows and overseas investment returns are emerging as major drivers for Switzerland's currency in a shift that may already have triggered changes in how the country's central bank responds to franc strength....

 2021-09-20 12:36 

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Former BoE policymaker Vlieghe joins hedge fund Element Capital...

Former Bank of England policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe has agreed to join major U.S. hedge fund Element Capital as its chief economist, a representative for the company said on Monday....

 2021-09-20 12:31 

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World shares skid as China Evergrande contagion fears rise | Reuters...

World shares skidded and the dollar firmed on Monday as investors fretted about the spillover risk to the global economy from property group China Evergrande's troubles, while eyeing a week packed with global central bank meetings....

 2021-09-20 12:31 

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Taliban's windfall from U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan: $83B in weapons...

The U.S. left behind $83 billion worth of weapons in Afghanistan, including 208 aircraft, 2,000 armored vehicles, 600,000 small arms, 32,000 grenades, mortars, rockets and bombs and 30 million rounds of ammunition....

 2021-09-20 12:30 

AP

Biden launches response to health harms from extreme heat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving to protect workers and communities from extreme heat after a dangerously hot summer that spurred an onslaught of drought-worsened wildfires and ......

 2021-09-20 12:29 

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Singapore charges former Agritrade CFO with cheating, police say | Reuters...

Singapore has charged the former chief financial officer of collapsed commodity trader Agritrade International Pte Ltd (AIPL) with cheating, police said in a statement on Monday....

 2021-09-20 12:27 

AP

Police: 4 hurt after bus crash sets of chain of collisions...

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Four people were taken to a hospital after a Metrobus hit an SUV, setting off a chain reaction of crashes in Maryland on Sunday afternoon, police saidMontgomery County police ......

 2021-09-20 12:25 

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El Salvador buys 150 more bitcoins, president says...

El Salvador has bought 150 more bitcoins, President Nayib Bukele announced, taking the Central American country's holdings of the volatile cryptocurrency to 700 coins....

 2021-09-20 12:24 

Reuters

U.S. FDA approves first biosimilar rival to Roche's blockbuster eye drug...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved South Korean drugmaker Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd and Biogen Inc's biosimilar rival to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster eye drug, Lucentis....

 2021-09-20 12:18 

AP

GOP state Sen. Matt Dolan jumps into US Senate race in Ohio...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan formally entered the race for Ohio's open U.S. Senate seat on Monday, adding a centrist voice more akin to exiting Republican Rob Portman's th......

 2021-09-20 12:15 

AP

UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to daughter...

LONDON (AP) — Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have had a baby daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday.The baby, who was born on Saturday at London's Chelsea and Westminster ......

 2021-09-20 12:13 

Reuters

Amazon to create 1,500 jobs in UAE this year...

Amazon said on Monday it plans to create 1,500 direct and indirect jobs in the United Arab Emirates this year as it expands its presence in the country....

 2021-09-20 12:13 

Reuters

UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to baby girl...

Britain's Princess Beatrice, Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter, has given birth to a baby girl, her first child with husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Buckingham Palace announced on Monday....

 2021-09-20 12:10 

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Thailand to try alternative COVID-19 vaccination method to stretch supplies...

Doctors in Thailand have been given the go-ahead to start giving COVID-19 booster shots under the skin, rather than injecting them into muscles, officials said on Monday, in an effort to strengthen immunity and stretch vaccine supplies....

 2021-09-20 12:10 

Reuters

Four found dead near Polish-Belarus border, officials say...

Three people have died after crossing into Poland from Belarus, and a fourth person has been found dead on the Belarusian side of the border following a surge in illegal migration that has caused a diplomatic row....

 2021-09-20 12:10 

AP

Insider Q&A: Serving the neglected for profit, not just good...

NEW YORK (AP) — Making money by helping underserved communities? It took Bobby Turner years to convince big investment funds such a thing was possible. But today, sustainable investing is so hot on......

 2021-09-20 12:09 

Reuters

EU foreign ministers to discuss submarine dispute on Monday...

European Union foreign ministers will on Monday discuss Australia's scrapping of a $40 billion submarine order with France, a move that has enraged Paris and cast a shadow over free trade talks between the EU and Australia....

 2021-09-20 12:08 

Reuters

Mirati Therapeutics taps industry veteran Meek as CEO...

Mirati Therapeutics Inc named industry veteran David Meek as its chief executive officer on Monday as it pushes on with the development of its promising candidates for cancer treatment....

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