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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB

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LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside Read More

This Day in History: July 21

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On this day, July 21 … 1999: Navy divers find and recover the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in the wreckage of Kennedy’s plane in the Atlantic Ocean off Martha’s Vineyard. Also on this day: 1861: During the Civil War, the first Battle of Bull Run is fought at Manassas, Read More

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

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LONDON (Reuters) – European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk. With the extreme weather and natural disasters associated with climate change intensifying around the world, some asset managers are Read More

TIMELINE-Iran’s recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans

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July 21 (Reuters) – Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker. Below is a timeline of recent incidents: May 2 – The United States, which withdrew from a nuclear accord between Iran and global Read More

Europe faces ‘looming syphilis epidemic’ thanks to dating apps and reduced fear of HIV

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Syphilis stopped being “a disease of the past” after its worrying resurgence in Europe, health experts told RT. Less fear of contracting HIV and the rise of dating apps are among the factors behind the problem. The spread of syphilis in Europe is intensifying due to worrying trends in human behavior, the head of the Read More

Hand grenades, rifle, crossbow & machete found in new neo-Nazi cell bust in Italy

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Italian police seized a new cache of weapons and Nazi materials during a raid on an underground far-right group linked with the conflict in Ukraine. The bust is tied to an earlier raid in which an air-to-air missile was found. Last week, the General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) found a cache of 20 Read More

Suitor admits phoning in fake bomb threat in bid to get date with flight attendant

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A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fakebomb threat on Thursday in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unidentified man confessed to the hoax, which caused Lufthansa flight LH1411 to be evacuated before taking off from Belgrade to Frankfurt, Germany, Sky News reported Saturday. STUDENT ACCUSED Read More

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for 7 days as ‘precaution’

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The UK’s flag carrier has apparently suspended all its flights to the capital of Egypt for a whole week, calling the move a “precaution.” Germany’s Lufthansa reportedly followed suit. The abrupt move was made by British Airways on Saturday and quietly announced to the customers through letters that provided little insight into why the “precaution” Read More

Dan Gainor: Media convict of Trump of racism and moon program of sexism

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News media reports and commentaries were filled with claims this week that President Trump’s comments about four far-left Democratic congresswomen were racist – and even that the president is himself a racist. Often the “racist” claims were presented not as assertions by Trump opponents but as indisputable facts – like saying “it sure is hot” Read More