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U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ Covid mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Pool | Reuters U.S. health......

Marketmind: Final Quarter Blues | Reuters

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A look at the day ahead from Saikat Chatterjee. FILE PHOTO: Trucks park at the highway A2 parking near Warsaw, Poland, September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel World stocks are set for their third biggest weekly drop this year as supply chain disruptions sweeping across the global economy raise the ugly......

These people moved to their dream destinations during the pandemic — here’s what life is like 1 year later

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For many, 2020 will be remembered as a year they spent at home. Others took a different path. They packed their bags and moved to places that many only dream of visiting. Here’s how they feel about their decision one......

Bank of England holds rates and downgrades growth projections

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here General view of The Royal Exchange, Bank of England and City of London on an overcast day. Vuk Valcic | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — The Bank of England on Thursday kept monetary policy unchanged and......

British energy firms fear collapse as Europe’s gas crisis sees prices surge 250%

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Aman Sharma | Getty Images LONDON — Britain’s energy industry could be headed for a significant shake-up, industry insiders have warned, as countries all over Europe grapple with an unprecedented crisis in the power sector. Wholesale gas prices have spiked across......

U.S. and UK attempt to smooth tensions as France calls submarine snub a ‘crisis’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron (L) have a conversation ahead of the NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty......

France, still mad about that submarine deal, just recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here French President Emmanuel Macron attends a press conference with Latvia’s Prime Minister (unseen) after their meeting on September 30, 2020 in Riga, Latvia, during Macron’s official visit to Latvia and the Baltic region. GINTS IVUSKANS | AFP via Getty Images......

All-electric aircraft from Rolls-Royce completes maiden flight in Britain

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Matt Cardy | Getty Images News | Getty Images Rolls-Royce’s first all-electric aircraft has completed its maiden flight, soaring across skies in the U.K. for around 15 minutes this week. In a statement, the company said the aircraft’s trip on......

Europe’s energy crisis is making the market nervous. And analysts expect record-high prices to persist

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Round bales of straw drying on the field are seen in front of the power station operated by RWE AG near Rommerskirchen, Germany on August 10, 2021. The cost of natural gas and electricity has surged across Europe. Ying Tang......

UK’s Boris Johnson to hike taxes to tackle Covid and social care crises

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, August 18, 2021. Hannah McKay | Reuters U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce plans to hike taxes on Tuesday to fund health care and reforms to the......

23,876 ‘at risk’ Afghans have already arrived in the United States, State Department says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Afghan refugees arrive at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, August 31, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters WASHINGTON — More than 23,000 Afghan refugees deemed to be “at risk” have arrived in the United States, State Department spokesman Ned Price......

Britain’s economy is already seeing rapid change due to climate change

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A vineyard in Surrey, England Lemanieh | iStock | Getty Images Climate change could spark major shifts in British produce in the coming decades as the country attempts to avoid a “catastrophic” environmental fallout, experts have said. At the end......

U.S. in final phase of evacuations from Kabul – Western official

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(Reuters) – U.S. forces are in the final phase of their evacuation from Kabul and just over 1,000 civilians inside the airport remain to be flown out before troops are withdrawn, a Western security official in the Afghan capital said on Sunday. U.S. Marines and German service member watch an......

8/28: CBS This Morning Saturday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 8/28: CBS This Morning Saturday – CBS News Watch CBSN Live New Orleans braces for Hurricane Ida as it barrels toward the southern U.S.; VHS tape shop in U.K. sparks nostalgia as video rental chains close their doors Be......

Joe Biden just ruined America’s ‘special relationship’ with Great Britain

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Deroy Murdock Despite such loud promises that he would make America’s alliances great again, Biden’s initially foolish, now fatal, Afghan catastrophe has atomized US international ties. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free......

Blockbuster movies create booms for tourism — and headaches for locals

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Italian Americans are forever battling mafia stereotypes. New Zealanders are sick and tired of Tolkien tourists. Italian cops are chasing people out of Rome’s Trevi Fountain. Blockbuster hits like “The Godfather” and “The Lord of the Rings” can bring a......

New York City vaccine mandate presents new challenges for restaurants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Starting Monday, New York City will become the first major U.S. city to impose a vaccination requirement for indoor dining, leaving restaurant operators across the five boroughs with a host of new challenges to tackle. Prompted by the surge in......

More than 80% of the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites are on these 2 continents

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here From the bath towns of Europe to a desert with the world’s oldest mummies, 34 new sites are now part of UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Only twice in the program’s 43-year history have more new sites made it to the......

Wendy’s to open 700 ghost kitchens by 2025 with start-up Reef

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Customers dine at Wendy’s outdoor seating near Union Square in New York City. Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Wendy’s announced Wednesday it will open 700 ghost kitchens across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada by......

Health experts fear unlocked England could become an incubator for new Covid variants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 24: A long queue of club-goers waiting to get in to Heaven nightclub on July 24, 2021 in London, England. Rob Pinney | Getty Images LONDON — England’s relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions is risking the emergence......

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