By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the Republican-backed measure. The administration made its request to the Suprem...

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By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop LUXEMBOURG -The European Union on Monday played down the prospect of serious talks on Iran's nuclear programme outside the framework of negotiations between world powers and Iran in Vienna, with the EU's foreign policy chief saying time was not on Iran's side....
LONDON -Britain said on Monday it was intervening in a proposed 6.3 billion-pound ($8.65 billion) takeover by U.S. engineering and aerospace firm Parker-Hannifin of its British rival Meggitt, citing national security grounds. "On 18 October 2021, acting on official advice, the Secretary of State is...
By Michael Holden and Kylie MacLellan LONDON -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led tributes on Monday to "dedicated, passionate" David Amess, a veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting members of the public in an attack that has heightened concern about politicians' safety. Amess, 69, wa...
LONDON - British energy supplier GOTO Energy Ltd has ceased trading, regulator Ofgem said on Monday, becoming the 12th UK energy firm to go bust since the beginning of September as companies struggle with record wholesale energy prices. GOTO Energy supplied gas and electricity to around 22,000 dome...
FRANKFURT - The German online bank N26 said on Monday that it had completed a $900 million fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion. It is good news for the bank, which in recent months has come under fire for breaches related to money laundering controls and prevention. Th...
LONDON -Reality television star Kourtney Kardashian and musician Travis Barker are engaged, with the couple sharing pictures of what appears to be a marriage proposal on a beach. The couple both uploaded on Instagram photos of themselves amid an arrangement of red roses and white candles by the sea...
By Frank Pingue - The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Monday its decision to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for those competing at next year's Beijing Olympics has been met with some resistance. In a bid to create a safe environment...
By Maha El Dahan and Laila Bassam BEIRUT -The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Monday that last week's Beirut violence in which seven Shi'ite Muslims were shot dead was a dangerous development and marked a new phase in the country's internal politics....
RABAT - Morocco police said they seized on Monday one tonne and 335 kilograms of cocaine concealed in a container ship in Tangier Med Port. The ship departed from Brazil and was heading to the ports of Antwerp in Belgium and Portbury in the UK, the police said in a statement....
By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta - Alberta held a referendum on Monday asking whether Canada should remove a commitment to redistribute wealth among provinces from its constitution, but the vote envisioned by Premier Jason Kenney as a tool to gain leverage with Ottawa could backf...
By John McCrank NEW YORK - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday released a report examining the frenzied trading in shares of retailer GameStop Corp, and other 'meme' stocks, in January, and recommended some areas for further regulatory consideration....
By Katanga Johnson and Chris Prentice WASHINGTON - The U.S. markets functioned well during January's GameStop volatility, while short selling was not the main cause of the unprecedented rise in the 'meme stock,' according to a long-awaited Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
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By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS - The European Union on Tuesday launches a consultation on a fourth reform of the fiscal rules known as the Stability and Growth Pact which underpin the value of the euro...

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By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the Republican-backed measure. The administration made its request to the Suprem...
By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop LUXEMBOURG -The European Union on Monday played down the prospect of serious talks on Iran's nuclear programme outside the framework of negotiations between world powers and Iran in Vienna, with the EU's foreign policy chief saying time was not on Iran's side....
LONDON -Britain said on Monday it was intervening in a proposed 6.3 billion-pound ($8.65 billion) takeover by U.S. engineering and aerospace firm Parker-Hannifin of its British rival Meggitt, citing national security grounds. "On 18 October 2021, acting on official advice, the Secretary of State is...
By Michael Holden and Kylie MacLellan LONDON -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led tributes on Monday to "dedicated, passionate" David Amess, a veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting members of the public in an attack that has heightened concern about politicians' safety. Amess, 69, wa...

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LONDON -Britain reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in three months on Monday as the number of infections reached levels last seen when lockdown restrictions were in place in England during the summer. Infection numbers in Britain are currently much higher than in other...
LONDON - Asset managers, pension schemes and some large companies will need to start disclosing their environmental impact under planned new rules, Britain's finance minister said on Monday. The Sustainability Disclosure Requirements will aim to help investors check the degree to...
LONDON -Britain said on Monday it was intervening in a proposed 6.3 billion-pound ($8.65 billion) takeover by U.S. engineering and aerospace firm Parker-Hannifin of its British rival Meggitt, citing national security grounds. "On 18 October 2021, acting on official advice, the Secretary of State is...
By Michael Holden and Kylie MacLellan LONDON -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led tributes on Monday to "dedicated, passionate" David Amess, a veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting members of the public in an attack that has heightened concern about politicians' safety. Amess, 69, wa...

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BRUSSELS -Over one billion COVID-19 vaccines produced in the European Union have been exported to more than 150 countries since December 2020, the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday. "Very clearly, the European Union is the largest exporter of COVID-19 vaccines," vo...
By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS - So often the source of rows between its members, the European Union starts reviewing its rules for national budgets on Tuesday to fit a post-pandemic reality of higher public debt and the huge costs of transitioning to a zero-emissions economy. During the landmark rev...
PARIS - Vaccine company Valneva reported positive Phase 3 results on Monday for its inactivated, adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine candidate VLA2001. "These results confirm the advantages often associated with inactivated whole virus vaccines," said Valneva Chief Executive Thomas Lingelbach. "We are comm...
By Anne Mimault OUAGADOUGOU - Africa's premier film festival opened in Burkina Faso on Saturday with a colourful ceremony showcasing choreography, and acrobatic and musical acts from some of the continent's biggest names, including Senegalese Grammy nominee Baaba Maal. With a backdrop of Islamic mi...
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By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the Republican-backed measure. The administration made its request to the Suprem...
By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop LUXEMBOURG -The European Union on Monday played down the prospect of serious talks on Iran's nuclear programme outside the framework of negotiations between world powers and Iran in Vienna, with the EU's foreign policy chief saying time was not on Iran's side....
MOSCOW - Russia will suspend the activities of its mission to NATO starting next month in response to the alliance's expulsion of eight Russians, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. Lavrov said staff at NATO's military mission in Moscow would be stripped of their accreditation fr...
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Gunmen killed at least 30 people in an attack in northern Nigeria's Sokoto state, the governor's office said on Monday. The assault began at a weekly market in Goronyo on Sunday and continued into Monday morning, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said in a statement. Iliyas...

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- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body that hands out the Academy Awards, said on Monday Chief Executive Officer Dawn Hudson would step in 2023 after more than a decade at the helm. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by M...
By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Co on Monday delayed the release of Marvel Studios' sequels to "Black Panther," "Thor" and "Doctor Strange" by several months and pushed the next big-screen outing for adventurer "Indiana Jones" to 2023. "Doctor Str...
LONDON -Reality television star Kourtney Kardashian and musician Travis Barker are engaged, with the couple sharing pictures of what appears to be a marriage proposal on a beach. The couple both uploaded on Instagram photos of themselves amid an arrangement of red roses and white candles by the sea...
LONDON -Reality television star Kourtney Kardashian and musician Travis Barker are engaged, with the couple sharing pictures of what appears to be a marriage proposal on a beach. The couple both uploaded on Instagram photos of themselves amid an arrangement of red roses and white can...

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By Frank Pingue - The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Monday its decision to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for those competing at next year's Beijing Olympics has been met with some resistance. In a bid to create a safe environment...
BELGRADE - World number one Novak Djokovic once again declined to reveal whether he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and said he was unsure if he would defend his title at next year's Australian Open. The state of Victoria, where the Grand Slam event takes place in Melbourne...
- Newcastle United are investigating an alleged racist gesture made by an individual towards Tottenham Hotspur supporters during their Premier League game at the weekend, the club said on Monday. The incident allegedly took place during Tottenham's 3-2 win at St James' Park on Su...
By Frank Pingue - The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) on Monday refused to be drawn into the row about China's human rights record that has sparked protests in the run-up to next year's Beijing Winter Games. USOPC Chief Executive Sarah Hirsh...

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By Frank Pingue - The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Monday its decision to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for those competing at next year's Beijing Olympics has been met with some resistance. In a bid to create a safe environment...
By Maha El Dahan and Laila Bassam BEIRUT -The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Monday that last week's Beirut violence in which seven Shi'ite Muslims were shot dead was a dangerous development and marked a new phase in the country's internal politics....
RABAT - Morocco police said they seized on Monday one tonne and 335 kilograms of cocaine concealed in a container ship in Tangier Med Port. The ship departed from Brazil and was heading to the ports of Antwerp in Belgium and Portbury in the UK, the police said in a statement....
By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta - Alberta held a referendum on Monday asking whether Canada should remove a commitment to redistribute wealth among provinces from its constitution, but the vote envisioned by Premier Jason Kenney as a tool to gain leverage with Ottawa could backf...

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Charging Chief wants the future now! DeFi wishes granted. DAPP Network with BOX rewards. EOS Support to the rescue. EOS Costa Rica uplifts members. Chief Delegates hold their first meeting while Dan pushes the inspiration envelope. Finney hovers their multichain grip on Ethereum [and whispered ‘Cru...
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- A woman charged with murdering her three young daughters, just weeks after the family arrived in New Zealand from South Africa, appeared in court on Saturday. Lauren Anne Dickason appeared in court in the port city of Timaru in the morning, and a judge remanded her to a hospital for a mental heal...
The GMB Union, who represent over half a million workers across the country, have pulled funding to the Labour Party in London. The unprecedented decision comes after the union accused Labour of "political victimisation" following the sacking of a grieving employee who had worked for Islington coun...
JERUSALEM - Israel will withhold $180 million in tax revenue it collect last year on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, or about 7% of the PA's total tax revenue, to offset stipends paid to militants and their families, the Israeli cabinet said on Sunday. Under a 2018 law, Israel calculates each...
CANNES, France - Sean Penn said on Saturday he nearly passed up the chance to act opposite his daughter Dylan for the first time in "Flag Day", his latest movie which is vying for awards at the Cannes Film Festival - until actor Matt Damon egged him on. Oscar-winning Penn plays John Vogel, a real-l...

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By Lidia Kelly MELBOURNE - Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday. By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been un...
By Aradhana Aravindan and Chen Lin SINGAPORE - Singapore's reimposition of coronavirus restrictions to buy time to prepare to live with the disease has been met with some rare frustration as the government walks a fine line between reopening and preventing hospitals from getting overwhelmed. Singap...
By Marcelo Rochabrun and Roxanne Liu LIMA/BEIJING - A two-dose COVID-19 vaccine from China's Sinopharm was 50.4% effective in preventing infections in health workers in Peru when it was seeing a surge in cases fuelled by virus variants, and booster shots can be considered, a study found. The study...
By Junko Fujita and Ece Toksabay TOKYO - There aren't any fans to watch the Olympic weightlifting in Tokyo this year, so that job effectively falls to the bored volunteers with little else to do after spectators were banned from venues. Clad in matching blue polo shirts emblazoned with the Olympics...

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Charging Chief wants the future now! DeFi wishes granted. DAPP Network with BOX rewards. EOS Support to the rescue. EOS Costa Rica uplifts members. Chief Delegates hold their first meeting while Dan pushes the inspiration envelope. Finney hovers their multichain grip on Ethereum [and whispered ‘Cru...
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Written by Sylvain Saurel - In Bitcoin We Trust After a start to October that saw its price rise from $43K to nearly $58K, an increase of around +45%, Bitcoin has just paused with the rejection at the last major resistance level before a new All-Time High (ATH). However, make no mistake: what lies...

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By Karen Brettell NEW YORK - The dollar dipped on Monday after data showed production at U.S. factories fell by the most in seven months in September, erasing earlier gains on expectations that the Federal Reserve may be closer to raising interest rates than previously expected....
By Stephen Nellis and Subrat Patnaik -Apple Inc on Monday announced two new MacBook Pro models that run on more powerful in-house chips, furthering its break from previous supplier Intel Corp and showing its strategy for setting its machines apart from the rest of the PC industry....
BRASILIA - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA and Dutch aerospace companies signed an agreement on Monday to explore opportunities in defense and commercial aviation, including potential new configurations for its C-390 military transport plane. In the commercial aviation market, th...
By Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK -Oil prices pulled back after touching multi-year highs on Monday, trading mixed as U.S. industrial output for September fell, tempering early enthusiasm about demand. Production at U.S. factories fell by the most in seven months in Sept...

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By Lidia Kelly MELBOURNE - Australia reported 1,684 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday as authorities race ahead with vaccinations in a bid to end lockdowns on the populous southeast coast in the hope of making Christmas as close to normal as possible. More than 15 million people in Victoria st...
By Karolos Grohmann TOKYO -Athletes must wear masks at all Tokyo Olympic Games venues, including medal ceremonies, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday, but under a new policy they are briefly allowed to remove them on the podium for a photo opportunity. Masks are mandatory across all...
By Marc Frank HAVANA -Cuba said on Thursday its two-shot Soberana 2 vaccine, delivered with a booster called Soberana Plus, had proven 91.2% effective in late stage clinical trials against the coronavirus, following similar news about its Abdala vaccine. The announcement came from state-run biophar...
By Maher Nazeh BAGHDAD -A fire sparked by an oxygen tank explosion killed at least 82 people and injured 110 at a hospital in Baghdad that had been equipped to house COVID-19 patients, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on Sunday. "We urgently need to review safety mea...

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By Tim Kelly TOKYO - The Russian Kalashnikov AK-47 and its derivatives have long been the assault rifle of choice for militant groups because of their rugged design, but some Taliban fighters are trading them in for captured U.S. guns as Afghanistan's government collapses. Video and pictures publis...
By Timothy Aeppel - More people will work from home in the future - and if high-quality internet access is available to all Americans, that could lead to a sustained boost in worker productivity which could increase economic output by $160 billion a year. That’s the main conclusion of a new study r...
By Junko Fujita and Ece Toksabay TOKYO - There aren't any fans to watch the Olympic weightlifting in Tokyo this year, so that job effectively falls to the bored volunteers with little else to do after spectators were banned from venues. Clad in matching blue polo shirts emblazoned with the Olympics...
- Facebook Inc will invest over $1 billion to support content creators through the end of 2022, the social media giant said Wednesday, as it aims to compete with platforms like TikTok and YouTube for the attention of top social media personalities. The investments will include bonus programs to pay...

Writers Corner

By Anna Irrera LONDON - PayPal Holdings Inc is partnering with non-profit organisation the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to investigate how extremist and hate movements in the United States take advantage of financial platforms to fund their criminal activities. The initiative will be led through AD...
By Dave Graham and Andre Paultre CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti -The funeral of assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moise on Friday was disrupted by what appeared to be shots nearby and riot gas used on protesters, prompting a U.S. delegation and other dignitaries to duck into vehicles for safety. witnesses...
ANKARA - Turkey on Sunday slammed a ruling by a top European Union court allowing the banning of headscarves under certain conditions as a "clear violation of religious freedoms", adding the move would exacerbate prejudices against Muslim women in Europe. The Luxembourg-based EU Court of Justice (C...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The media, today, stands at a crossroads. New technology is opening things up to a new wave of publishers, ideas and opinions. The establishment is coming under threat. The rise of alternative media sites threatens their monopoly on the conversation and gives new voices a pla...
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By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India - Vulnerable Indian migrant workers in Kashmir will be moved to army and police camps for protection after several were killed by militants, the police chief on the Indian side of the disputed region said on Sunday. Vijay Kumar said he had instructed his officers to...
By Mayela Armas and Julio Rodrigues CARACAS/PRAIA -Venezuela on Saturday said it would suspend negotiations with the opposition that were set to resume this weekend, after Cape Verde extradited Colombian businessman Alex Saab to the United States on money laundering charges. The announcement was ma...
DUBAI - An Iranian appeals court has upheld a one-year prison term for British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on security offences, her lawyer was quoted by an Iranian news website as saying on Saturday. "The appeals court has approved the lower court's verdict without holding a heari...
BRDO, Slovenia - There is still discussion among the European Union's 27 leaders about whether the bloc can take in new members, the EU's chairman said on Wednesday, even as the bloc pledged to one day give membership to Balkans countries. "In all frankness, there is discussion among the 27 about o...

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By Byron Kaye SYDNEY - Facebook Inc has told Australian publishers it has stopped negotiating licencing deals, an email to the industry seen by showed, a move which came just six months after the passing of a law designed to make tech giants pay for news content. While Facebook has announced deals...
By Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith SEOUL -North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea's military said, ratcheting up regional tensions just days after testing a cruise missile https://www..com/world/asia-pacific/nkorea-test-fires-long-range-cruise-missile...
LONDON - Britain's National Health Service will on Monday begin the world's biggest trial of Grail Inc's flagship Galleri blood test that can be used to detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. The Galleri test looks at the DNA in a patient's blood to determine if any come from c...