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Taiwanese foreign minister says China drills part of a game-plan for invasion

Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion of the self-ruled island.


Moscow steps up assault in eastern Ukraine as Kyiv calls for 'ban' on Russians

Russia unleashed ground forces, air strikes and artillery as it pressed ahead with a grinding offensive designed to complete its capture of eastern Ukraine, but Kyiv said its troops were putting up fierce resistance and holding the line.



FBI searches Trump's Florida home as part of presidential records probe

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump's removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort.


Biden to sign bill to boost U.S. chips, compete with China

President Joe Biden on Tuesday will sign a bill to provide $52.7 billion in subsidies for U.S. semiconductor production and research and to boost efforts to make the United States more competitive with China's science and technology efforts.



German economy to lose $265 bln in added value due to war, high energy prices-study

Germany's economy will lose more than 260 billion euros ($265 billion) in added value by 2030 due to the Ukraine war and high energy prices, spelling negative effects for the labour market, according to a study by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB).


Bank of England will probably need to raise rates again, Ramsden says

The Bank of England will probably have to raise interest rates further from their current 14 year-high to tackle inflation pressures that are gaining a foothold in Britain's economy, BoE Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said.



Beluga whale in France's River Seine to be moved to saltwater lock

A beluga whale which strayed into the River Seine, far from its usual habitat of arctic or subarctic waters, will be moved to a saltwater river basin close to the sea on Tuesday, marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France said.


Hollywood actress Anne Heche in coma since fiery car crash- spokesperson

Hollywood actress Anne Heche remained hospitalized in critical condition, comatose and connected to a breathing machine on Monday, four days after suffering severe injuries in a fiery Los Angeles car crash, a spokesperson for the performer said.



Serena advances in Toronto, joins Rybakina and Halep in second round

Three-times winner Serena Williams moved into the Toronto Open second round with a 6-3 6-4 win over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz on Monday while Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina and Simona Halep also advanced.


Speed skating-Olympic medallist gets 18-month competition ban for post-party car prang

Olympic speed skater Kim Min-seok has been handed a lengthy ban from competition by the Korea Skating Union (KSU) after pranging his car after a party at the national training centre south of Seoul.




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


Biden signs bill to expand access to health care, benefits for toxic exposed veterans, survivors

U.S. President Joe Biden signs into law S. 3373, Sgt. 1st Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promises to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022.

Aug 10


Zimbabwean novelist Dangarembga to face trial in 2020 protest case

Zimbabwean novelist and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga will face a trial in court on Wednesday over a protest she carried out against president Emmerson Mnangagwa's government in 2020.

Aug 10


For Gaza children, another round of violence intensifies mental health crisis

When Israel struck Gaza for the second time in just over a year, reducing buildings into rubble and inducing panic among residents, Joumana put on headphones, covered her eyes in a blindfold and stretched on the couch.

Aug 10


Canada's largest auto worker union expected to choose new president

Canada's largest private sector union, Unifor, which plays a key role in talks with automakers is expected to choose a new union president to replace outgoing leader Jerry Dias.

Aug 10


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.

Aug 10



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 10:00 ET / 10:00 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. Nearby, a man navigates heavy traffic with a hand cart piled high with the tubers. Yams - pounded into paste, ground into flour, boiled or fried – provide sustenance and livelihoods across West Africa. But growing conditions across the "yam belt" from Guinea to Cameroon are deteriorating just as prices of other staples soar.

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


Treasury Dept. announces sales of 4- and 8-week bills

9 Aug 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


June industrial production data due

Argentine government is due to release June industrial production data

9 Aug 18:30 ET / 18:30 GMT


Colombia's new president, finance minister attend business conference

Colombia's new President Gustavo Petro, Finance Minister Jose Antonio Ocampo and other officials will attend and speak at the Colombian Business Association's (ANDI) annual conference.

Aug 10


U.S SEC to vote on reforms to hedge fund disclosures

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will vote on proposed new rules to boost hedge fund and private equity fund disclosures as it looks to increase oversight of the private funds industry and better monitor systemic risks.

Aug 10


Egypt's key inflation rates to be announced

Egypt's key inflation rates to be announced. Inflation has shot up since the central bank floated the pound currency in November as part of a $12 billion IMF programme aimed at boosting the economy.

Aug 10

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