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Ukraine, Russia trade blame for nuclear plant shelling amid global alarm

KYIV, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Kyiv and Moscow traded blame on Monday for the weekend shelling of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex amid international alarm that their battle for control of the plant could trigger catastrophe.


Biden 'concerned' as China extends military drills around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) - China announced new military drills around Taiwan on Monday, eliciting concern from U.S. President Joe Biden, a day after the scheduled end of Beijing's largest exercises to protest last week's visit to the island by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.



U.S. tax bill may drag on earnings, cause buyback rush; gives some sectors a boost

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The climate, healthcare and tax bill passed by the U.S. Senate over the weekend could shave corporate earnings slightly and make companies pull forward their share repurchase plans, while giving a boost to some sectors like electric vehicle makers, biofuel and solar energy.


Michigan AG alleges conspiracy by Trump backers to break into voting equipment

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is alleging that her Republican political opponent in the November elections orchestrated a conspiracy with a state lawmaker and a lawyer to break into voting equipment in a hunt for evidence to prove former president Donald Trump’s false voter-fraud claims.



Nvidia warns of lower second-quarter revenue on gaming weakness

Nvidia Corp on Monday warned its second-quarter revenue would drop by 19% from the prior quarter on weakness in its gaming business, sending the chip designer's shares down about 8%.


U.S. regulator expects Boeing to resume 787 deliveries in days

WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation regulator said on Monday it expects Boeing Co to resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner in coming days after the manufacturer made inspection and retrofit changes needed to meet certification standards.



Pop music and 'Grease' star Olivia Newton-John dead at age 73

Singer Olivia Newton-John, who soared to the top of the world's pop music charts in the 1970s and 1980s with such tunes as "I Honestly Love You" and "Physical" and starred in the hit movie musical "Grease," died on Monday at age 73 at her home in southern California.


The unwitting winners of France's drought: salt farmers

LE POULIGUEN, France, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: salt farmers in the northwestern region of Guerande.



Giggs showed "sinister" side says prosecution in assault trial

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The jury in the trial of former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs, facing charges of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her sister, was told by the prosecution on Monday that the Welsh international had a "sinister" side to him.


Piastri case could end up in High Court, says Alpine boss

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Alpine could seek millions in compensation at the London High Court if their Australian reserve Oscar Piastri refuses to race for them next season, team principal Otmar Szafnauer told Reuters on Monday.




New guilty plea in BitMEX crypto exchange laundering case

The first employee of BitMEX pleaded guilty on Monday to violating U.S. bank secrecy laws by failing to establish an anti-money laundering program, following guilty pleas to the same charge by the cryptocurrency exchange's three co-founders.

8 Aug 21:00 ET / 21:00 GMT


Colombia financial crime unit says some $11.5 billion may be tied to money laundering

Colombia's financial crime unit says it has detected some $11.5 billion which may be connected to money laundering over the last four years.

9 Aug



DeSantis to campaign for Trump-endorsed candidates in key swing states

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, widely seen as a potential leading Republican presidential contender, will campaign this month for party candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump in swing states that are likely to prove key in 2024.

8 Aug 21:00 ET / 21:00 GMT


Union boss sees chance to halt oil-sector job losses in Biden climate, tax plan

An interview with United Steelworkers union boss Tom Conway.

The USW is losing oil and gas membership as U.S. refineries close and as clean energy companies sprout without union representation. Conway has a friend in Biden's new tax and climate legislation that promises incentives to make green jobs – in biofuels, wind and solar -- union jobs. Workers in those areas have not backed unions so far. What Conway's USW plans to do.

8 Aug 23:00 ET / 23:00 GMT


As truce with Israel holds, Palestinians in Gaza bury dead, inspect damage

For many in Gaza, news of a ceasefire between Israel and the Islamic Jihad was bittersweet. As families aired laundry on blasted walls and sifted through the rubble to salvage whatever documents and furniture they could find, others laid their loved ones to rest.

9 Aug


Gang crime looms over election as shootings spread to Swedish heartlands

Gang crime in Sweden has spread from the immigrant-dominated suburbs of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo, where it put down its first roots in the 1990s, to the smaller towns and cities that make up the Swedish "heartland", and to the majority of voters who will decide the general election in September.

9 Aug


Erdogan launches drill ship after Greece, Cyprus accuse Turkey of stoking tensions in Mediterranean

President Tayyip Erdogan attends the launch of Turkey's new drill ship Abdulhamid Han from Tasucu in the southern Mersin province.Greece and Cyprus have accused Ankara of stoking tensions as it prepared to dispatch the ship to the Mediterranean in search of natural gas.

9 Aug


New Zealand's foreign minister on working visit to Malaysia

New Zealand's foreign minister Nanaia Mahuta on a working visit to Malaysia until Tuesday, Aug. 9.

9 Aug


U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Congo

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Democratic Republic of Congo, where he will meet with government officials and members of civil society ahead of the central African country's elections in 2023. Issues on the agenda include trade and investment, corruption, and efforts to restore peace in the country's restive east.

9 Aug


Azeri foreign minister visits Turkey to attend ambassadors' conference

Azeri Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov visits Turkey to attend its ambassadors' conference at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.

9 Aug


When will Americans feel the Inflation Reduction Act's impact?

The Inflation Reduction Act, a $430 million bill focused on lowering drug prices, clean energy and increasing corporate taxes pass the United State Senate on Sunday and is expected to pass the House of Representatives as soon as tk.

9 Aug


OSCE secretary general visits Turkey

Helga Schmid, Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), visits Turkey to address the 13th Ambassadors Conference.

9 Aug


Biden signs bill to boost chipmakers, compete with China

U.S. President Joe Biden signs bill to subsidize U.S. semiconductor industry and boost efforts to make United States more competitive with China

9 Aug


Vermont holds primary elections for U.S. House, Senate

Vermont Democrats and Republicans choose their nominees to contest November's congressional elections, which will determine which party controls U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for next two years.

9 Aug


Wisconsin holds primary elections for U.S. House, Senate

Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans choose their nominees to contest November's congressional elections, which will determine which party controls U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for next two years.

9 Aug


Key midterm primaries in Wisconsin, Minnesota will influence Senate control, abortion policies

Wisconsin Democrats will pick their challenger to Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson and Minnesota Republicans will decide whether to nominate a candidate who pledges to ban abortion in the state, with voters in Vermont and Connecticut also casting primary ballots.

9 Aug


Minnesota holds primary elections for U.S. House

Minnesota Democrats and Republicans choose their nominees to contest November's congressional elections, which will determine which party controls U.S. House of Representatives for next two years.

9 Aug


Connecticut holds primary elections for U.S. House, Senate

Connecticut Democrats and Republicans choose their nominees to contest November's congressional elections, which will determine which party controls U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for next two years.

9 Aug


Kenya to hold presidential, parliamentary and local elections

Kenya is scheduled to hold presidential, parliamentary and local elections. The focus will be on the presidential vote, whose outcome in the past has been hotly contested, leading to court challenges in 2017 and 2013 and violence in 2007 that killed at least 1,200 people.

9 Aug 03:00 ET / 03:00 GMT


FACTBOX-Four key races in Wisconsin, Minnesota midterm primaries

Voters in states including Wisconsin and Minnesota will pick candidates for the U.S. Congress and other offices in primaries on Tuesday, in another test of former President Donald Trump's influence in the Republican Party ahead of the Nov. 8 midterms. Vermont and Connecticut also hold nomination contests, while Minnesota holds a special election for its currently vacant 1st Congressional District. A factbox on four key races.

9 Aug 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


Landmark U.S. healthcare bill sets stage for lower Medicare prescription drug costs

The climate and healthcare legislation that Congress is set to approve later this week includes the most important improvements to the Medicare program in nearly two decades. The changes aim to address one of the biggest concerns of seniors: the fast-rising cost of prescription drugs. Here is a breakdown of the changes to expect in Medicare - and when they will roll out.

9 Aug 11:00 ET / 11:00 GMT



Roblox Reports Second Quarter Results

Roblox Corp is expected to post a fall in quarterly revenue, driven by a slowdown in demand for its games after the removal of the pandemic-induced restrictions.

9 Aug


Shrinking U.S. cattle herd signals more pain from high beef prices

U.S. consumers grappling with soaring inflation face more pain from high beef prices as ranchers are reducing their cattle herds due to drought and high feed costs, a decision that will tighten livestock supplies for years, economists said.

9 Aug


Zero-COVID, zero babies- many Chinese women delay or give up on having children

China’s “zero-COVID” strategy and widespread economic pessimism are making an already bad demographic headache much worse, the latest data trickling through from various cities and provinces shows.

9 Aug 03:00 ET / 03:00 GMT


Best Hacks for the Travel Apocalypse

If you are planning to squeeze some travel out of what remains of summer, good luck. You are going to need it. We canvassed a few top experts for their best tips.

9 Aug 04:00 ET / 04:00 GMT


Burning cash, commercial EV startups race to deliver real vehicles

A handful of commercial electric vehicle (EV) startups are burning through cash fast, racing to bring vans or trucks to market before it runs out or customers choose to buy from legacy automakers like Ford or General Motors.

9 Aug 05:00 ET / 05:00 GMT


Capri Holdings reports first quarter results

Capri Holdings is expected to report a rise quarterly revenue as demand for its high-end Versace handbags and apparel holds strong among affluent shoppers still largely unaffected by decades-high inflation.

9 Aug 10:30 ET / 10:30 GMT


Sequencing the West African “yam belt” for food security

Stacks of hairy yams line a market in Ibadan, Nigeria, where traders haggle over quality and price before loading them into cars for the last mile to consumers.

9 Aug 10:30 ET / 10:30 GMT


Mexico-Inflation Final

9 Aug 11:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Q2 Earnings

U.S. cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd is expected to post a smaller quarerly loss, helped by pent-up demand for leisure travel. Analysts will look out for comments on return to profitability, inflation, and current booking and pricing trends.

9 Aug 11:30 ET / 11:30 GMT


Ralph Lauren Corp reports first quarter results

Ralp Lauren Corp is expected to report a rise in quarterly revenue as demand for luxury goods holds up even as inflation surges. However, investors will be on the lookout for commentary about any signs of a slowdown.

9 Aug 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT



EXPLAINER: The causes and consequences of Amazon deforestation

As Brazil heads into peak fire season, we look at the causes and consequences behind deforestation the world's largest rainforest.

9 Aug



Kosovo's traditional wedding makeup reflects centuries of tradition

Gorani, a small minority in Kosovo living in the vicinity of the Shara mountain for centuries managed to preserve their own language and traditions including a special wedding ceremony where the bride wears ancient makeup covering her whole face with various colours and motives.

9 Aug

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