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Russia says it will supervise Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after annexation By Reuters

Russia says it will supervise Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after annexation By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A serviceman with a Russian flag on his uniform stands guard near the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in the…

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The big reason Florida insurance companies are failing isn’t just hurricane risk – it’s fraud and lawsuits

The big reason Florida insurance companies are failing isn’t just hurricane risk – it’s fraud and lawsuits

Hurricane Ian’s widespread damage is another disaster for Florida’s already shaky insurance industry. Even though home insurance rates in Florida are nearly triple the national average, insurers have been losing money. Six have failed since…

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Exxon signals strong Q3 earnings on natural gas pricing By Reuters

Exxon signals strong Q3 earnings on natural gas pricing By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Exxon Mobil Corp building is pictured in Georgetown, Guyana February 18, 2022. REUTERS/Sabrina Valle By Sabrina Valle HOUSTON (Reuters) -Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday signaled strong third quarter operating profits…

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How the new UK government stumbled into a political and financial crisis of its own making

How the new UK government stumbled into a political and financial crisis of its own making

The new British government is off to a very rocky start – after stumbling through an economic and financial crisis of its own making. Just a few weeks into its term on Sept. 23, 2022,…

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Blaming poor labour conditions in Ghana’s transport sector on ride-hailing companies misses the deeper issues

Blaming poor labour conditions in Ghana’s transport sector on ride-hailing companies misses the deeper issues

Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have become ubiquitous in many parts of the world over the past decade. Criticism of their business model has also become commonplace: ride-hailing companies are frequently accused of destroying…

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Finance minister becomes new Guatemala governor

Finance minister becomes new Guatemala governor

The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Gianmattei, appointed finance minister Álvaro Gónzalez Ricci as the new governor of the Bank of Guatemala on October 1. Gónzalez succeeds Sergio Recinos, who has led the central bank since…

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Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC+ meeting to discuss supply cuts By Reuters

Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC+ meeting to discuss supply cuts By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks are seen at the Petroineos Ineos petrol refinery in Lavera, France, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Isabel Kua LONDON (Reuters) -Oil prices rose on Tuesday…

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Bandits are losing interest in robbing banks, as some crimes no longer pay

Bandits are losing interest in robbing banks, as some crimes no longer pay

Bank robbery is a high-profile crime that fascinates many people. Movies have been made about famous bank robbers like Bonnie and Clyde, JohnDillinger and Butch Cassidy. There is even a new movie that just came…

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Coroner finds social media contributed to 14-year-old Molly Russell’s death. How should parents and platforms react?

Coroner finds social media contributed to 14-year-old Molly Russell’s death. How should parents and platforms react?

Last week, London coroner Andrew Walker delivered his findings from the inquest into 14-year-old schoolgirl Molly Russell’s death, concluding she “died from an act of self harm while suffering from depression and the negative effects…

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Mexico to extend talks with U.S. over energy, hails ‘productive’ dialogue By Reuters

Mexico to extend talks with U.S. over energy, hails ‘productive’ dialogue By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flags of Mexico, United States and Canada are pictured at a security booth at Zaragoza-Ysleta border crossing bridge, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez By Dave Graham…

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