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Football: Dynamo edge 10-man Gent, Molde fight back in playoff first legs

Dynamo Kyiv celebrated a 2-1 win at 10-man Gent in the first leg of their Champions League playoff tie while Norway's Molde fought back from a two-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 home draw with Hungary's Ferencvaros on Wednesday.
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Football: Dynamo edge 10-man Gent, Molde fight back in playoff first legs

Dynamo Kyiv celebrated a 2-1 win at 10-man Gent in the first leg of their Champions League playoff tie while Norway's Molde fought back from a two-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 home draw with Hungary's Ferencvaros on Wednesday.

NYT's Sulzberger Jr to retire as chairman by end of December

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. will retire as chairman and a member of the New York Times Co's board by the end of December, the newspaper publisher said on Wednesday.
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NYT's Sulzberger Jr to retire as chairman by end of December

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. will retire as chairman and a member of the New York Times Co's board by the end of December, the newspaper publisher said on Wednesday.

Oil-trading bribery probe widens with new US charges, guilty pleas

U.S. prosecutors charged a former U.S. employee of a Swiss energy trading firm with bribery and a Florida company pleaded guilty to bribery as a probe into corruption in energy trading widened in the United States.
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Oil-trading bribery probe widens with new US charges, guilty pleas

U.S. prosecutors charged a former U.S. employee of a Swiss energy trading firm with bribery and a Florida company pleaded guilty to bribery as a probe into corruption in energy trading widened in the United States.

France tightens virus measures, unveils new 'danger zones' map

The French government is expected to unveil a new colour-coded map on Wednesday of regions where the coronavirus situation is deteriorating, a government source said, paving the way for local authorities to tighten restrictions, in Paris in particular.
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France tightens virus measures, unveils new 'danger zones' map

The French government is expected to unveil a new colour-coded map on Wednesday of regions where the coronavirus situation is deteriorating, a government source said, paving the way for local authorities to tighten restrictions, in Paris in particular.

PSG's Di Maria banned four games for part in brawl

Paris St Germain winger Angel di Maria has been given a four-game suspension for his behaviour during the ill-tempered 1-0 defeat by Olympique de Marseille this month, the French league said on Wednesday.
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PSG's Di Maria banned four games for part in brawl

Paris St Germain winger Angel di Maria has been given a four-game suspension for his behaviour during the ill-tempered 1-0 defeat by Olympique de Marseille this month, the French league said on Wednesday.

Tesla's Nevada lithium plan faces stark obstacles on path to production

Tesla Inc's plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset, including an onerous permitting process, uncertain access to water and questions about unproven methodologies.
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Tesla's Nevada lithium plan faces stark obstacles on path to production

Tesla Inc's plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset, including an onerous permitting process, uncertain access to water and questions about unproven methodologies.

Gilead to pay US$97 million to settle US kickback probe

Gilead Sciences Inc has agreed to pay US$97 million to resolve U.S. government claims it used a purportedly independent charity to pay illegal kickbacks to cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket costs for its pulmonary arterial hypertension drug Letairis.
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Gilead to pay US$97 million to settle US kickback probe

Gilead Sciences Inc has agreed to pay US$97 million to resolve U.S. government claims it used a purportedly independent charity to pay illegal kickbacks to cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket costs for its pulmonary arterial hypertension drug Letairis.

Fed policymakers double down on vow to keep interest rates near zero

Hoping to convince investors they will keep monetary policy super easy for years, two Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday explicitly pledged no rate hikes until inflation gets to 2per cent and stays there.
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Fed policymakers double down on vow to keep interest rates near zero

Hoping to convince investors they will keep monetary policy super easy for years, two Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday explicitly pledged no rate hikes until inflation gets to 2per cent and stays there.

Hyderabad replace injured Marsh with Holder for rest of IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad's Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament with an ankle injury and will be replaced by West Indies' Jason Holder, the franchise said on Wednesday.
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Hyderabad replace injured Marsh with Holder for rest of IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad's Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament with an ankle injury and will be replaced by West Indies' Jason Holder, the franchise said on Wednesday.

China to allow foreigners with valid residence permits to enter from Sep 28

China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday foreigners with valid residence permits can enter the country without needing to re-apply for visas from Sept. 28.
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China to allow foreigners with valid residence permits to enter from Sep 28

China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday foreigners with valid residence permits can enter the country without needing to re-apply for visas from Sept. 28.

UBS AM sees 'emergency' vaccine approval in fourth quarter, hot tech to cool

An emergency approval of one to three Covid-19 vaccines is likely in the coming months UBS Asset Management predicted on Wednesday, a milestone that could finally end the surge of mega-cap U.S. tech stocks.
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UBS AM sees 'emergency' vaccine approval in fourth quarter, hot tech to cool

An emergency approval of one to three Covid-19 vaccines is likely in the coming months UBS Asset Management predicted on Wednesday, a milestone that could finally end the surge of mega-cap U.S. tech stocks.

Luxury Geneva hotels face 'life-threatening' coronavirus crunch

Behind its deep-red awnings, Richemont's blinds have been closed since July, after the coronavirus pandemic left the usually bustling five-star Geneva hotel starved for high-paying customers.
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Luxury Geneva hotels face 'life-threatening' coronavirus crunch

Behind its deep-red awnings, Richemont's blinds have been closed since July, after the coronavirus pandemic left the usually bustling five-star Geneva hotel starved for high-paying customers.

Paytm executive says India's secondary listing plan would be undue burden

India's potential plan to compel companies to do a secondary listing on an Indian stock exchange if they opt to first list on an overseas bourse would unfairly penalise Indian firms, according to a senior executive at fin-tech company Paytm.
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Paytm executive says India's secondary listing plan would be undue burden

India's potential plan to compel companies to do a secondary listing on an Indian stock exchange if they opt to first list on an overseas bourse would unfairly penalise Indian firms, according to a senior executive at fin-tech company Paytm.

Biden earns Cindy McCain's endorsement as Trump holds rally in Pittsburgh

Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain, on Tuesday became the latest prominent Republican voice to back Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in his bid to wrest the White House from President Donald Trump in November's election.
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Biden earns Cindy McCain's endorsement as Trump holds rally in Pittsburgh

Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain, on Tuesday became the latest prominent Republican voice to back Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in his bid to wrest the White House from President Donald Trump in November's election.

Trump order seeks to ban military, government contractors from some diversity training

President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday that he said would ban the military, government contractors and federal grantees from some diversity training.
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Trump order seeks to ban military, government contractors from some diversity training

President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday that he said would ban the military, government contractors and federal grantees from some diversity training.

Turkey, Greece agree to talks on Mediterranean tensions

Turkey and Greece have agreed to talks over disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean, both sides said on Tuesday, after German-led efforts to defuse a crisis that has raised fears of conflict.
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Turkey, Greece agree to talks on Mediterranean tensions

Turkey and Greece have agreed to talks over disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean, both sides said on Tuesday, after German-led efforts to defuse a crisis that has raised fears of conflict.

Motor racing-Former Ferrari team boss Domenicali to be next F1 CEO - report

Former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali is set to replace Chase Carey as the sport's next chief executive, the racefans.net website reported on Tuesday.
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Motor racing-Former Ferrari team boss Domenicali to be next F1 CEO - report

Former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali is set to replace Chase Carey as the sport's next chief executive, the racefans.net website reported on Tuesday.

California firefighters make stand to save famed observatory, homes

Crews fought on Tuesday to defend homes and the famed Mount Wilson Observatory from California's biggest and most dangerous wildfire, standing their ground at a major highway between the flames and populated areas.
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California firefighters make stand to save famed observatory, homes

Crews fought on Tuesday to defend homes and the famed Mount Wilson Observatory from California's biggest and most dangerous wildfire, standing their ground at a major highway between the flames and populated areas.

Disney appeal to California: 'It's time' to let Disneyland reopen

Walt Disney Co urged California officials on Tuesday to let the company reopen the Disneyland theme park, which remains shuttered six months after closing down to help curb the spread of coronavirus.
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Disney appeal to California: 'It's time' to let Disneyland reopen

Walt Disney Co urged California officials on Tuesday to let the company reopen the Disneyland theme park, which remains shuttered six months after closing down to help curb the spread of coronavirus.

US passes 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, weeks before election

The United States registered its 200,000th death from the Covid-19 pandemic on Tuesday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump will stay in office.
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US passes 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, weeks before election

The United States registered its 200,000th death from the Covid-19 pandemic on Tuesday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump will stay in office.

West Ham boss Moyes, two players test positive for COVID-19

West Ham United manager David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
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West Ham boss Moyes, two players test positive for COVID-19

West Ham United manager David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Woman suspected of sending ricin-filled envelope to White House to appear in court

A woman arrested by U.S. authorities on suspicion of sending a ricin-filled envelope to the White House and to five other addresses in Texas will appear before a federal court in Buffalo, New York, later on Tuesday.
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Woman suspected of sending ricin-filled envelope to White House to appear in court

A woman arrested by U.S. authorities on suspicion of sending a ricin-filled envelope to the White House and to five other addresses in Texas will appear before a federal court in Buffalo, New York, later on Tuesday.

Iran-backed Hezbollah's arm depot explodes in south Lebanon: Source

An arms depot of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah exploded in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, a security source said, injuring several people and sending a new shockwave across a nation grappling with its deepest crisis in three decades.
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Iran-backed Hezbollah's arm depot explodes in south Lebanon: Source

An arms depot of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah exploded in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, a security source said, injuring several people and sending a new shockwave across a nation grappling with its deepest crisis in three decades.

COVID-19 restrictions could be in place for six months: UK PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that restrictions imposed on businesses and people to stop the spread of COVID-19 could be in place for six months without major progress in areas such as vaccine and treatment development.
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COVID-19 restrictions could be in place for six months: UK PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that restrictions imposed on businesses and people to stop the spread of COVID-19 could be in place for six months without major progress in areas such as vaccine and treatment development.

WEF looking beyond Davos for 2021 summit: papers

Organisers of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual gathering of business and political leaders are looking beyond the traditional mountaintop venue of Davos for next year's summit, Swiss newspapers reported on Tuesday.
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WEF looking beyond Davos for 2021 summit: papers

Organisers of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual gathering of business and political leaders are looking beyond the traditional mountaintop venue of Davos for next year's summit, Swiss newspapers reported on Tuesday.

Hungary, UEFA taking big risk having fans at Super Cup final says health expert

Organisers run a huge risk by allowing 20,000 fans to attend a major football match, Thursday's UEFA Super Cup final in Budapest, for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak, a leading Hungarian epidemiologist has told Reuters.
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Hungary, UEFA taking big risk having fans at Super Cup final says health expert

Organisers run a huge risk by allowing 20,000 fans to attend a major football match, Thursday's UEFA Super Cup final in Budapest, for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak, a leading Hungarian epidemiologist has told Reuters.

Football: Bale agent blasts 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans

Gareth Bale's treatment by Real Madrid fans was "disgraceful" and the Spanish club did not help the situation, according to the Wales attacker's agent.
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Football: Bale agent blasts 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans

Gareth Bale's treatment by Real Madrid fans was "disgraceful" and the Spanish club did not help the situation, according to the Wales attacker's agent.