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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Iran’s Khamenei vows revenge after deadly attack on Shi’ite pilgrims
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Iran’s Khamenei vows revenge after deadly attack on Shi’ite pilgrims

DUBAI, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme Leader vowed on Thursday to retaliate against those threatening the country’s security after the massacre of Shi’ite pilgrims, an assault claimed by Islamic State which threatens to inflame tensions amid widespread anti-government protests. In a statement read on state TV, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the assailants “will surely...

Mountains abound in 2023 edition of men’s Tour de France
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Mountains abound in 2023 edition of men’s Tour de France

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 14:37Modified: 27/10/2022 – 14:39 The 2023 route for the men’s Tour de France unveiled Thursday passes across all five of the nation’s mountain ranges, favouring climbers such as 2019 champion Egan Bernal. The 3,404km route embarks from Spain’s Basque Country on July 1 for a route featuring eight mountain stages and...

American fighter in Ukraine describes the “pure evil” of Russia’s war
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American fighter in Ukraine describes the “pure evil” of Russia’s war

An American who volunteered to fight against Russia in Ukraine described the carnage he saw on the front lines — saying the battle for Ukrainians is against “pure evil.” “Anybody in the West that asks Ukraine to just do peace talks, they need to go through these villages. They need to see what’s been done...

European markets open to close, earnings, data and news
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European markets open to close, earnings, data and news

U.S. stocks open higher U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday after the economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the third quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.45% in early deals while the S&P 500 was 0.4% higher. The Nasdaq Composite traded was down 0.25%. — Karen Gilchrist Stocks on the move: Danske Bank...

Black and poor women may decide who will be the next president of Brazil
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Black and poor women may decide who will be the next president of Brazil

This time round, the electronic voting machines will show the names of just two candidates, as decided by the first round of the election on October 2nd: former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers’ PartyLh and current president and candidate for the Liberal Party, Jair Bolsonaro. In the first round, Lula da...

ECB Raises Interest Rates by 0.75 Point
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ECB Raises Interest Rates by 0.75 Point

The European Central Bank increased interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point for the second time in a row, moving briskly to quash record inflation even as the eurozone teeters close to recession.#ECB #Raises #Interest #Rates #Point Source link

Meta, Ford, Honeywell, Caterpillar & more
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Meta, Ford, Honeywell, Caterpillar & more

A sign is seen outside of the inaugural physical store of Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc in Burlingame, California, May 4, 2022. Brittany Hosea-Small | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines before the bell. Meta — The social media stock dropped 22.8% after Meta reported an earnings miss and a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter forecast. Meta reported...