Britain to create 1 billion pound fund for clean energy technology
Yesterday, 23:06
By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will create a 1 billion pound ($1.25 billion) fund for scientists around the world to create and test new technology to help developing countries reduce carbon emissions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will say on Monday. At the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Johnson will call for greater global action to tackle what he will describe as the twin threats of climate change and biodiversity ..
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Eyeing elections, Britain's Labour plan care spending boost
Yesterday, 23:03
By William James BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party will on Monday set out a 6 billion pound per year plan to help look after elderly people, as it pitches its economic agenda for a socialist-run country at the party's annual conference. Labour is hoping to use the Brexit chaos engulfing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government to win control of Britain's $2.8 trillion economy at an ..
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Lions take down Eagles in Philly, remain unbeaten
Yesterday, 22:06
Quarterback Matthew Stafford completed 18 of 32 passes for 201 yards and one touchdown and the visiting Detroit Lions remained unbeaten with a 27-24 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. had six receptions for 101 yards and one touchdown as the Lions improved to 2-0-1. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was 19 of 36 for 259 yards and two touchdowns to Nelson Agholor, but Philadelphia fell to 1-2. The ..
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Mahomes, Chiefs slide past Ravens
Yesterday, 22:03
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes passed for 374 yards and three touchdowns on Sunday as Kansas City outlasted the Baltimore Ravens 33-28 in the Chiefs' home opener at Kansas City, Mo. Their 10th consecutive September win pushed the Chiefs to 3-0 for the third straight season. Playing in soggy conditions, Kansas City rallied from a scoreless first quarter for the second straight game. The 300-yard passing performance was the 13th for Mahomes in ..
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Republican casino magnate Adelson cautioned Trump on trade war with China: WSJ
Yesterday, 21:24
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican donor warned President Donald Trump in a phone call last month that his escalating trade war with China could hurt his re-election prospects, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the call. Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson discussed with Trump the broader implications of the U.S.-China trade war rather than the impact on Adelson's business interests, one of the people ..
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Oman not in talks with Gulf countries for financial aid, sees growth at 1.1%
Yesterday, 21:21
By Davide Barbuscia KUWAIT (Reuters) - Oman is not in discussions with Gulf countries for any aid package, an official said, despite a large fiscal deficit and expectations of a slowdown in economic growth this year. "Not from our side. I have not discussed anything," Tahir Al Amri, executive president of the central bank, told reporters in Kuwait ahead of a banking conference this week. The Gulf state's finances have been hurt by a slump ..
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Mets claim rubber match against Reds
Yesterday, 21:18
Michael Conforto hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run first inning Sunday afternoon for the New York Mets, who remained on the fringes of the National League wild-card race with a 6-3 win over the host Cincinnati Reds. By winning the rubber game of the three-game series, the Mets (81-74) ensured they would remain no more than 4 1/2 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the race for the second NL wild card. New York is scheduled to finish the ..
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Prescott’s three touchdowns pace Cowboys past Dolphins
Yesterday, 21:15
Dak Prescott passed for 246 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third TD as the Dallas Cowboys rolled past the hapless Miami Dolphins 31-6 on Sunday in Arlington, Texas and remained undefeated. Both of Prescott's scoring passes went to Amari Cooper, who led the Cowboys with six catches for 88 yards. Ezekiel Elliott ran for 125 yards on 19 carries, and Tony Pollard added 103 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries as Dallas recorded its first ..
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Packers sack Flacco six times in win over Broncos
Yesterday, 21:12
In a battle of first-year head coaches and Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks, the Green Bay Packers beat the visiting Denver Broncos 27-16 on Sunday. The Packers improved to 3-0 under coach Matt LaFleur as Aaron Rodgers threw for 235 yards and one touchdown. The Broncos fell to 0-3 under Vic Fangio. Joe Flacco threw for 213 yards but tossed one interception and was sacked six times. The Broncos moved the ball up and down the field in their first ..
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Tigers club four homers in win over White Sox
Yesterday, 21:09
Jeimer Candelario hit a two-run homer, Willi Castro delivered his first career homer and the host Detroit Tigers salvaged the finale of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 win on Sunday. Victor Reyes supplied two hits, including a solo homer, and scored twice for Detroit. Gordon Beckham contributed a solo homer and Dawel Lugo added three hits. Tigers starter Matthew Boyd (9-11) pitched the minimum five innings to collect ..
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At shuttered Ohio plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle
Today, 11:12
By Nick Carey LORDSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - When asked about reports General Motors Co (N:GM) may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze. "You can't support a plant like this making batteries. We need a new vehicle allocated to us," said Nero, 62, who has worked at five plants over 42 years with the No. 1 U.S. ..
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'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader
Today, 11:09
(This September 22 story corrects to add dropped word in fourth paragraph.) By Brad Brooks and Steve Holland HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a stage and showered each other with praise on Sunday at a "Howdy, Modi!" rally attended by upward of 50,000 people, a rare mass showing for a foreign leader on American soil. Trump, calling the gathering a "profoundly historic event," was ..
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Huawei CFO's arrest at airport to be focus of Vancouver hearing
Today, 11:06
By Karen Freifeld VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will be in a Canadian courtroom on Monday to press for details surrounding her arrest at Vancouver's airport nearly 10 months ago. Meng, 47, was detained on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States, where she is charged with bank fraud and accused of misleading HSBC Holdings Plc (LON:HSBA) about Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] ..
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Trump’s Fed Tweets Shown to Have ‘Significant’ Effect on Trading
Today, 11:03
(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  President Donald Trump’s Twitter attacks on the Federal Reserve are prompting investors to bet the central bank will bow to political pressure and lower interest rates, according to a new study. Trump has frequently used social media to criticize the Fed and Chairman Jerome Powell for running rates higher than he thinks they should ..
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StockBeat: PMIs, Thomas Cook, Oil Cast a Pall Over European Stocks
Today, 10:24 -- Summer’s over for European stocks, it seems. The benchmark Stoxx 600 fell to its lowest in five days on Monday after another bleak round of business surveys from the euro zone’s biggest economies suggested no end to the current slowdown. Germany's DAX led losses with a 1.5% drop, while the Italian FTSE MIB was down 1.2% and the U.K. FTSE 100 was down 0.7%. According to IHS Markit’s purchasing manager ..
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Thomas Cook collapses: Why and what happens now?
Today, 10:21
By Kate Holton and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - Thomas Cook (L:TCG), the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history. What happens now and why did it collapse? WHO IS AFFECTED? The firm ran hotels, resorts and airlines for 19 million travelers a year in 16 countries, generating revenue in ..
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Factbox: European reaction to Thomas Cook bankruptcy
Today, 10:18
(Reuters) - British travel operator Thomas Cook (L:TCG), which ran hotels, resorts and airlines ferrying 19 million people a year to 16 different countries. It currently has 600,000 people abroad, forcing governments and insurance companies to coordinate a huge operation to bring them all home. Here is a summary of official responses to the Thomas Cook collapse: UNITED KINGDOM The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), regulator and ..
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German Industrial Recession Drags Economy Deeper Into Slump
Today, 10:15
(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  Germany’s economy is suffering its worst downturn in almost seven years as a manufacturing slump deepens, raising pressure on the government to add fiscal stimulus. Factory activity is shrinking at the fastest pace in a decade and growth in services is softening, according to a monthly report by IHS Markit. There were also further ..
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Thomas Cook's Condor says it has 240,000 customers currently abroad
Today, 10:12
BERLIN (Reuters) - Condor, the German airline subsidiary of collapsed travel company Thomas Cook said on Monday there were 240,000 people booked on its flights awaiting a return home. Separately, the airline said its flights were still operating as usual but that it would not carry Thomas Cook customers booked for Monday or Tuesday. ..
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Cyprus says 15,000 Thomas Cook customers stranded on island
Today, 10:09
ATHENS (Reuters) - Up to 15,000 holidaymakers are stranded on the island of Cyprus after the collapse of British travel firm Thomas Cook, saddling hotels with millions in potential losses, the deputy minister of tourism said on Monday. Thomas Cook arrivals to the island on a yearly basis topped 250,000 people, representing up to 6% of all arrivals. The island is also a popular wedding venue for Britons. "We will work intensively .. I believe ..
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