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TOP STORIES

GLOBAL

UKRAINE-CRISIS/EUROPE-ENERGY

EU plans to cap Russian gas price as Putin warns West of winter freeze

BRUSSELS/VLADIVOSTOK Russia, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The European Union proposed a price cap on Russian gas on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin threatened to cut off all energy supplies if it took such a step, raising the risk of rationing in some of the world's richest countries this winter.

BRITAIN-POLITICS/

New UK leader Liz Truss finalises huge power subsidy plan

LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Britain's new Prime Minister Liz Truss on Wednesday readied the final details of a plan to tackle soaring energy bills, which looks likely to cool inflation but add more than 100 billion pounds ($115 billion) to the country's borrowing.

U.S.

USA-ELECTION/STAKES

EXPLAINER-What's at stake in the 2022 U.S. congressional elections

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Control of the U.S. Congress is at stake in November's midterm elections, along with President Joe Biden’s remaining policy agenda.

USA-BANNON/

Trump ally Steve Bannon to surrender Thursday to face new N.Y. indictment -source

Steve Bannon, a onetime top strategist for former U.S. President Donald Trump and recipient of a presidential pardon, is expected to surrender to New York authorities on Thursday to face a new indictment, a person familiar with the matter said.

BUSINESS

APPLE-EVENT/

Apple unveils iPhone 14 with satellite SOS, Ultra Watch for outdoors

Apple Inc introduced new iPhone 14 models capable of using satellites to send emergency messages and an adventure-focused Ultra Watch for sports like diving and triathlons.

TWITTER-M&A/MUSK-TRIAL

Musk can use whistleblower claims, but judge won't delay Twitter trial

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 7 (Reuters) - Elon Musk's can use a whistleblower's claims in his legal case against Twitter Inc but the billionaire cannot delay the trial over his attempt to walk away from his $44 billion deal for the company, a judge ruled Wednesday.

ENTERTAINMENT

FILMFESTIVAL-VENICE/THE SON

Hugh Jackman reveals winning pitch to be dad in 'The Son'

VENICE, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Australian actor Hugh Jackman revealed on Thursday that he was so anxious to play the father in a film called "The Son" that he sent an email to the director-writer Florian Zeller asking for the part.

KARDASHIAN-PRIVATEEQUITY/

Kim Kardashian to launch private equity firm with former Carlyle partner

Reality television star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian and a former partner at Carlyle Group Inc Jay Sammons are launching a new private equity firm focused on investing in consumer and media businesses, according to a joint statement.

SPORTS

TENNIS-USOPEN/

Tiafoe keeps alive American hopes by reaching U.S. Open semi-final

NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) - With the hopes of a nation resting on his shoulders, American Frances Tiafoe rose to the occasion on Wednesday by reaching his first Grand Slam semi-final with 7-6(3) 7-6(0) 6-4 win over Russian Andrey Rublev at the U.S. Open.

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-FCB-VPL/REPORT

Lewandowski bags hat-trick in Barca Champions League bow

BARCELONA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Robert Lewandowski struck a hat-trick in his first Champions League game for Barcelona to power the Catalans to an emphatic 5-1 home win over Viktoria Plzen on Wednesday.

UPCOMING

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

GILEAD-CANCER/

Gilead's Trodelvy improved survival in breast cancer patients

Gilead's antibody-drug conjugate Trodelvy, which many investors had written off after the company reported weak trial results earlier this summer, has been shown to significantly improve overall survival for certain breast cancer patients, the biotechnology company said.

7 Sep 22:05 ET / 22:05 GMT

CANADA-AUTOS/

New Canadian air rules could lead to higher costs, fares: airline group

Canadian airlines face possible higher costs as new rules that take effect Thursday broaden passenger refund requirements to cases of cancelled or long-delayed flights outside of carriers' control, an industry group said.

8 Sep

SOUTHKOREA-NUCLEARPOWER/ (PIX) (TV)

Resistance to South Korea's plan to boost nuclear energy as new plants add to density of reactors

South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk-yeol has promised to reverse his predecessor’s plan to phase out nuclear energy and increase nuclear power in the country’s energy mix to 30% or more by 2030 from 27% in 2021. The pledge made as part of the conservative leader’s plan to help the country achieve net-zero by 2050 has intensified debate over the safety of power plants and whether it is sustainable for a country that already has the highest density of nuclear reactors in the world with most of its 24 reactors in operation located in the country’s industrial south-east in three municipalities

8 Sep

PORTUGAL-CABINET/ENERGY

Portugal to approve energy-saving measures in cabinet meeting

Portugal to approve energy-saving measures in weekly cabinet meeting.

8 Sep

PERU-ECONOMY/ (PIX)

Peruvian finance minister holds press conference with foreign media

Peru's finance minister Kurt Burneo will address the foreign media

8 Sep

VENEZUELA-AUTOS/ELECTRIC (PIX) (TV)

In Venezuelan oil town, solar-powered car offers escape from fuel lines

In Maracaibo, the once wealthy Venezuelan oil city, two innovators are trying to push a new trend: small electric and solar-powered cars that offer an alternative for people fed up with regular fuel shortages and long lines as the gas station.

8 Sep

FRANCE-WHEAT/

French wheat farmers group holds post-harvest press conference

French wheat farmers group AGPB holds post-harvest press conference. France's wheat crop came through summer drought and heatwaves relativelty unscathed, with attention turning to sowing for next year and market prospects this season amid the continuing war in Ukraine.

8 Sep

ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS/GAZA-WORKERS (PIX) (TV)

Working in Israel transforms life of many in Gaza but can be short-lived

Working in Israel has been life transforming for many Gazans, who are now making almost 10 times the double of what they used to make in Gaza. Still, the practice may be short-lived and governed by the unstable conditions in Gaza and can be used by Israel as a pressuring card on Hamas Gaza rulers

8 Sep

FRANCE-SPAIN/ENERGY

France's Macron under pressure on Spanish pipeline project

French President Emmanuel Macron failed to assuage suspicions he is putting France's energy interests above the European common good by blocking construction of a Franco-Spanish gas pipeline that Germany and Spain are lobbying for.

8 Sep

GLOBAL-EMERGING/FLOWS-IIF

Emerging market foreign flows for August

Following the longest monthly streak of outflows on record, the IIF will publish its flows data for August. Foreigners pulled nearly $10 billion from accounts in July for a fifth straight month of outflows.

8 Sep

GRAINS-ARGENTINA/EXCHANGE

Buenos Aires Grains Exchange publishes weekly crop forecast report

8 Sep

OCI-AMMONIA/TEXAS (PIX)

Dutch chemical maker to build ammonia plant on U.S. Gulf Coast

OCI NV, a Dutch fertilizer and chemical maker, on Thursday said it will invest several hundred million dollars in a U.S. plant to convert natural gas to ammonia in the face of skyhigh European gas prices.

8 Sep 06:00 ET / 06:00 GMT

GLOBAL-ECONOMY/FOOD

U.N. agency FAO releases its latest food price index

U.N. food agency FAO releases its latest monthly global food price index.

8 Sep 08:00 ET / 08:00 GMT

USA-CLIMATE/ETHANOL (GRAPHIC)

SPECIAL REPORT-How U.S. regulators allowed ethanol plants to pollute more than oil refineries

In 2007, the U.S. Congress mandated the blending of biofuels such as corn-based ethanol into gasoline. One of the goals: reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. But today, U.S. ethanol plants produce more than double the climate-damaging pollution, per gallon of fuel produced, than the nation’s oil refineries, according to a Reuters analysis of federal data.

8 Sep 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

MEXICO-ECONOMY/INFLATION

Mexico-Inflation Final

8 Sep 11:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

ECB-POLICY/ (PIX)

ECB to raise rates again

The European Central Bank will raise interest rates again to fight runaway inflaiton and the only question is just how big its move will be with a large and an even larger hike debated by poilcymakers.

8 Sep 12:15 ET / 12:15 GMT

INDIA-REDEVELOPMENT/DELHI (PIX) (TV)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Central Vista Avenue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate New Delhi's revamped Central vista avenue, throwing it open to the general public.

The Central Vista project, estimated to cost 200 billion rupees ($2.6 billion), envisages modern buildings replacing century-old structures that are as familiar to many Indians as the Taj Mahal.

8 Sep 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT

USA-SEC/AGENDA

U.S. SEC officials to showcase agency enforcement, rulemaking priorities

The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alongside the comissioners and division directors will spell out the agenda moving forward at an annual SEC Speaks gathering.

8 Sep 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT

USA-FED/POWELL (TV)

Federal Reserve Chair Powell participates in discussion at Cato Institute

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell participates in discussion before virtual Cato Institute 40th Annual Monetary Conference: "The State of Monetary Policy After 40 Years."

8 Sep 13:10 ET / 13:10 GMT

USA-TREASURY/ANNOUNCEMENT

US Treasury announces sales: 3- & 6-month bills; 3-, 10-year notes, 30-year bonds

US Treasury announces sales: 3- & 6-month bills; 3-, 10-year notes, 30-year bonds.

8 Sep 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

USA-USDA/MEATTRADE

USDA issues Livestock and Meat International Trade data for July

USDA issues Livestock and Meat Trade International Trade data for July.

8 Sep 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

CANADA-CENBANK/

Bank of Canada's Rogers to deliver a speech

Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers will deliver a speech

8 Sep 15:30 ET / 15:30 GMT

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

JAPAN-POLITICS/UNIFICATION CHURCH (PIX)

Unification Church ex-members in Japan rail against politicians who embraced it

After Shinzo Abe's assassination former Japanese Unification Church members are speaking out about their broken families and financial hardship, fueling public anger at the religious group and a crisis for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida who must tackle ruling-party lawmakers that embraced it.

8 Sep

USA-BANNON/ (PIX) (TV)

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon expected to face charges in New York

Steve Bannon, a prominent associate of former U.S. President Donald Trump, is expected to face a new criminal indictment and surrender to state prosecutors on Thursday.

8 Sep

EU-RECOVERY/AUDIT

EU auditors asses 27 member states' COVID-19 economic recovery plans worth 700 billion euros

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) releases report assessing EU countries' recovery and resilience plans, or blueprints for spending some 700 billion euros worth of emergency stimulus meant to help lift economies from the malaise of the COVID-19 pandemic.

8 Sep

ITALY-ELECTION/CALENDA (PIX) (TV)

Interview with the leader of new Italian centrist group

Carlo Calenda, leader of the new Italian centrist group Azione, speaks to Reuters ahead the Sept. 25 national election. Calenda has teamed up with the former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Polls show that a conservative alliance led by nationalist Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy is poised to win an outright majority.

8 Sep

SWEDEN-ELECTION/PREVIEW

PREVIEW-Swedish voters weigh options as war and energy crisis overshadow election

The energy crisis and the war in Ukraine could help secure Social Democrat Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson a second term in office if Swedes vote for a safe pair of hands in Sunday's election.

8 Sep

THAILAND-POLITICS/

Thai court to hold special meeting on PM's tenure

Thailand's Constitutional Court will hold a special meeting on Thursday to examine statements given by suspended Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha over the dispute related to the limit of his eight-year tenure.

8 Sep 03:00 ET / 03:00 GMT

USA-COMPANIES/DIRECTORS-WOMEN (PIX) (GRAPHIC)

ANALYSIS-Women's U.S. boardroom gains slow as diversity focus shifts

A push to get more women on U.S. boards has slowed this year, raising concern among recruiters that some firms may have 'ticked the gender box' by hitting minimum levels of female representation or moved on to focus on other diversity issues.

8 Sep 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

US-ELECTION/VOTES

How America casts and counts its votes

Misinformation online and false claims of election fraud by former President Donald Trump and his allies have sharply eroded public trust in the integrity of U.S. elections. How Americans vote — and the equipment they use — varies widely, and some methods are more vulnerable to efforts to shake that trust. Heading into the 2022 midterms, election experts say the move in most states to hybrid voting systems – paper ballots tallied by electronic machines – could give voters greater confidence.

8 Sep 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

EU-NETHERLANDS/VONDERLEYEN (TV)

EU's Von Der Leyen and Dutch PM Rutte discuss recovery plan

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen meets Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Rotterdam to discuss the Dutch recovery plan, under which the Netherlands is entitled to 4.7 billion euros in EU grants.

8 Sep 14:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

CANADA-POLITICS/

Canada PM Trudeau speaks to reporters after cabinet retreat

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters after cabinet retreat.

8 Sep 14:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

CLIMATE-CHANGE/EGYPT-AFRICA

Egypt hosts discussions on climate finance for Africa

Second day of forum for African ministers to discuss climate finance and environmental policy in the lead up to November's COP27 summit in Sharm el-Sheikh.

8 Sep

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SUICIDE (PIX) (TV)

INSIGHT-Long COVID's link to suicide: scientists warn of hidden crisis

Scott Taylor never got to move on from COVID-19. The 56-year-old, who caught the disease in spring 2020, still had not recovered about 18 months later when he killed himself at his home near Dallas, having lost his health, memory and money. Although much of the world may be moving past the pandemic, for many of the millions of long COVID patients, the suffering remains. Now scientists in the U.S. and Britain are beginning to study a potential link between long COVID and an increased suicide risk.

8 Sep 05:00 ET / 05:00 GMT

CLIMATE-CHANGE/WILDFIRE-EMISSIONS (PIX) (GRAPHIC)

INSIGHT-Why Arctic wildfires are releasing more carbon than ever

With climate change raising Arctic temperatures four times faster than the global average, wildfires are increasingly erupting in the far north – and in 2021 released a record share of greenhouse gasses from the region’s boreal forests and carbon-rich tundra.

8 Sep 06:00 ET / 06:00 GMT

AFRICA-HEALTH/

Africa CDC, WHO Africa brief reporters on COVID-19 and other health topics

Experts from the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization's Africa office hold online media briefings on COVID-19 and other health topics.

8 Sep 09:00 ET / 09:00 GMT

SPORTS

OLYMPICS-IOC/ (PIX) (TV)

Olympics-IOC Executive Board meeting

Day one of the IOC executive board meeting.

8 Sep 07:00 ET / 07:00 GMT

ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT

GHANA-GAMING/ (PIX) (TV)

British-Ghanaian gaming collective offers safe haven for players of diversity

Four years ago, Ghanaian-British gamer Annabel Ashallay-Anthony founded MelaninGamers, a collective of video game enthusiasts dedicated to providing a safe space for gamers of diverse ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities to play together without having to fear the racism, misogyny and homophobia that the gaming world is often associated with. Since then, MG has grown to more than 4,000 members worldwide and has hosted tournaments in Ghana and the UK, sponsored by industry giants like EA, Bungie and Ubisoft.

8 Sep 09:30 ET / 09:30 GMT

FILMFESTIVAL-VENICE/BLONDE (PIX) (TV)

Ana de Armas and Andrew Dominik bring Marilyn Monroe movie 'Blonde' to Venice

Ana de Armas and Andrew Dominik bring their Marilyn Monroe movie 'Blonde' to the Venice Film Festival, where it is vying for the coveted Golden Lion award.

8 Sep 10:30 ET / 10:30 GMT

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