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Australia takes wine dispute with China to WTO as sales plunge | Business and Economy News

Wine tariffs imposed by Beijing doubled or tripled the price of Australian wine and made the Chinese market unviable for…

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AstraZeneca and EU both claim victory in vaccine battle | Business and Economy News

A court ruled on Friday that AstraZeneca was in breach of its contract with the EU and ordered it to…

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Fed mulls 2023 rate hike, COVID Olympic fears, and a sea drone | Arts and Culture News

THE WEEK IN NUMBERS We gather the numbers to know from the week’s biggest economic news stories so you can…

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How Bulgaria hit rock bottom on press freedom | Freedom of the Press News

On September 2, 2020, Bulgarian journalist Dimitar Kenarov headed to the centre of the Bulgarian capital Sofia to cover an…

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Ugo Udezue: From NBA agent to unifying Africa through sport | Athletics News

When Ugo Udezue left his plush job as a National Basketball Association (NBA) agent at one of the top firms…

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Chinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden order | Donald Trump News

WeChat, TikTok, other apps targeted by Trump are eligible for review by Biden’s team, sources say. US President Joe Biden’s…

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Cheers to that! US agrees to lift tariffs on Scotch whisky | Aviation News

Scotch single malt whisky makers breathed a sigh of relief Thursday after the United States agreed to suspend tariffs on…

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El Salvador stresses to IMF that both Bitcoin, dollars accepted | Business and Economy News

The Central American country’s finance minister assured the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that El Salvador has no plans to abandon…

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Germany steps up tax evader crackdown with Dubai data purchase | Angela Merkel News

‘With the new set of data, we are illuminating dark corners in which tax offenders so far have holed up,’…

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What sells more than ice cream in China? The odorous durian | Agriculture News

At China’s second-largest online sales event, more Malaysian Sultan durians have sold than ice cream and peaches. Malaysian durians have…

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CAIR calls on Hilton hotels to drop Xinjiang project | Business and Economy News

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is urging Hilton hotels to drop plans to build a hotel on a site where…

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UK and Australia agree first post-Brexit free trade deal | International Trade News

British PM Boris Johnson says agreement marks ‘new dawn’ in relations between the UK and its former colony. The United…

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Boeing resumes donations to Republicans who contested US election | Aviation News

Beginning on May 3, Boeing gave out nearly $900,000 to political committees and candidates, including four of the 147 Republicans…

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Remote work unwind: Goldman spearheads Wall St return to office | Banks News

It’s a short stroll from Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s global headquarters to Citigroup Inc.’s, but when it comes to reopening…

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As Bitcoin tops $40,000 again, analysts eye $50,000 | Business and Economy News

Bitcoin gained as much as 4.5 percent on Monday to hit $41,020. By Vildana Hajric and Claire BallentineBloomberg After a volatile…

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Brazil: Indigenous communities reel from illegal gold mining | Environment News

Sao Paulo, Brazil – The armed attackers came in boats during the night. Local leaders told authorities that four boatloads…

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Recent cyberattacks reveal US utilities’ extreme vulnerability | Business and Economy News

When the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power was hacked in 2018, it took a mere six hours. Early…

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Oil holds near multi-year highs as vaccine rollout pushes demand | Aviation News

Americans are becoming more comfortable meeting friends, returning to offices and attending large events, as per a survey. Oil prices…

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G7 summit: What have the wealthy democracies agreed on? | United Kingdom News

The leaders of the G7 countries ended a three-day summit with a diverse set of initiatives, including a pledge to…

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Paraguay publishes names of the vaccinated to stop COVID cheaters | Coronavirus pandemic News

The South American nation’s public database lists each person’s name, place of vaccination, type of vaccine and number of doses…

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What to expect from Biden’s first NATO summit as US president | NATO News

On Monday, 30 leaders and heads of state will meet for a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, the headquarters of…

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GameStop stock plummets 27 percent following earnings report | Financial Markets News

The stock was among the first to get a huge Reddit and social media following earlier this year and has…

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G7 summit: Biden, Johnson to reaffirm bond but tensions simmer | Boris Johnson News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and United States President Joe Biden are expected to reaffirm the relationship between their two…

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Paytm, Infosys offer India help in COVID vaccine bookings: Report | Coronavirus pandemic News

About 15 state agencies and private firms, including healthcare giants Apollo and Max, seek approval to provide online bookings, Reuters…

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Company drops contentious Keystone XL pipeline project | Economy News

Critics welcome announcement as a ‘victory’ just months after US President Joe Biden revoked a permit for the pipeline. The…

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Meme stock favourite GameStop says it is subject of SEC probe | Financial Markets News

GameStop is one of a handful of stocks that have been fueled by Reddit traders who invest based on social-media…

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Bitcoin selloff has some analysts calling fall to $20,000 | Business and Economy News

Another painful week for Bitcoin could signal more woes ahead for the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, with some analysts calling $20,000…

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Nigerians launch legal action against government’s Twitter ban | Media News

Lawsuit filed at ECOWAS court in Abuja calls for an interim injunction restraining government from implementing suspension. Dozens of Nigerians…

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Bitcoin sinks after Colonial Pipeline ransom recovery | Business and Economy News

Bitcoin slumped to a two-week low, with analysts pointing to a technical breakdown as well as the recovery of Colonial…

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Major media websites go down worldwide | Business and Economy News

Financial Times, New York Times, Bloomberg News, and Guardian websites have crashed for reasons unknown. Multiple websites operated by news…

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US recovers most of $4.4M crypto ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline | Cybercrime News

United States intelligence officials say halting cyberattacks has become a national security priority, and US President Joe Biden plans to…

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Activists and tribal groups prepare Minnesota pipeline protests | Business and Economy News

Activists and tribal groups opposed to Enbridge Energy’s project to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline are planning…

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Some Wall Street traders are betting against another AMC rally | Business and Economy News

Some Wall Street traders are betting against another massive rally in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc and other “meme” stocks this…

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G7 nations reach historic deal to tax multinational corporations | Business and Economy News

A group of the world’s richest nations agree on a minimum global corporate tax rate to close cross-border tax loopholes…

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JPMorgan freezes donations to Republicans who contested election | Banks News

JPMorgan Chase & Co will resume making political donations to United States lawmakers but will not give to Republican members…

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EU, UK open first antitrust probe into Facebook in Europe | European Union News

The European Commission said it will investigate whether Facebook misuses a trove of data gathered from advertisers to compete against…

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