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Paramount Resources: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
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  • 2021-03-03 12:36:10Z

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Paramount Resources Ltd. (PRMRF) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $406 million, after reporting a loss in the same ...

UK says planning to allow more time for post-Brexit Northern Ireland adjustment
UK says planning to allow more time for post-Brexit Northern Ireland adjustment

Britain will give supermarkets and suppliers more time to adapt to post-Brexit trading rules with Northern Ireland, suggesting there would be a new plan to...

ECB Said to See No Need for Drastic Action to Rein In Yields
ECB Said to See No Need for Drastic Action to Rein In Yields

(Bloomberg) -- European Central Bank policy makers see no need for drastic action to combat rising bond yields, believing the risk to the economy is...

SoftBank aims to double PayPay users in cashless payments fight
SoftBank aims to double PayPay users in cashless payments fight

SoftBank aims to double user numbers at its PayPay QR code payment app in the next three to four years, an executive at its domestic internet subsidiary Z...

Report: Egypt
Report: Egypt's Aboul Gheit reappointed Arab League chief
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  • 2021-03-03 12:30:46Z

Arab foreign ministers on Wednesday reappointed veteran Egyptian diplomat as the secretary general of the Cairo-based Arab League, Egypt's state-run news...

Biden Announces Johnson & Johnson, Merck COVID Vaccine Collaboration in Wartime Effort
Biden Announces Johnson & Johnson, Merck COVID Vaccine Collaboration in Wartime Effort

President Biden announced the "type of collaboration between companies we saw in World War Two," with two competitors working together. Merck will help...

Susan Collins Will Vote For Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland
Susan Collins Will Vote For Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland

The Maine senator is the first Republican to support Biden's historic pick to lead the federal agency with oversight of public lands and tribal obligations.

The Fed could be firing up economic stimulus in disguise
The Fed could be firing up economic stimulus in disguise

Even as global growth expectations increase and governments pile on fiscal spending measures central bankers are quietly restarting recession-era bond-buying...

Merkel, German governors mull way ahead on lockdown
Merkel, German governors mull way ahead on lockdown
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  • 2021-03-03 12:24:38Z

German leaders are looking for ways to ease the country out of a long-running coronavirus lockdown, which they are expected to extend on Wednesday while also...

SoftBank aims to double PayPay users in cashless payments fight
SoftBank aims to double PayPay users in cashless payments fight
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  • 2021-03-03 12:22:54Z

SoftBank aims to double user numbers at its PayPay QR code payment app in the next three to four years, an executive at its domestic internet subsidiary Z...

Futures advance as vaccines, stimulus boost bets on economic rebound
Futures advance as vaccines, stimulus boost bets on economic rebound
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  • 2021-03-03 12:22:52Z

U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as a swift global roll out of vaccines and a new round of stimulus bolstered bets on a quick economic rebound...

Capitol Police beef up security over "concerning" conspiracy theory
Capitol Police beef up security over "concerning" conspiracy theory
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  • 2021-03-03 12:22:24Z

Some conspiracy theorists believe former President Donald Trump will retake power on March 4, which marked Inauguration Day for presidents prior to 1933.

Frontline Singapore bank staff to get COVID-19 vaccines
Frontline Singapore bank staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

Staff at Singapore's banks engaged in key operations are being offered COVID-19 vaccinations, making it one of the first global centres to inoculate its...

Details on arrest of sheriff's son released
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  • 2021-03-03 12:18:00Z

Mar. 3-Lewiston police released details Tuesday on the early Sunday morning arrest of Alex M. Filicetti, 24. Filicetti, the son of Niagara County Sheriff...

Kidnapping suspect faces federal charges
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  • 2021-03-03 12:18:00Z

Mar. 3-BUFFALO - A Depew man who has already pleaded guilty to Pennsylvania state charges in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a North Tonawanda teen...

European telcos cash in on tower assets as high-cost 5G investment looms
European telcos cash in on tower assets as high-cost 5G investment looms
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  • 2021-03-03 12:17:24Z

European telecoms firms are cashing in on the money-making power of masts, as tower companies line up to pay multi-billion dollar price tags for antennas...

Palestinian Authority faces criticism over vaccine rollout
Palestinian Authority faces criticism over vaccine rollout
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  • 2021-03-03 12:17:11Z

The Palestinian Authority's decision to divert some of its tiny stockpile of coronavirus vaccines to senior officials, soccer players and others has sparked ...

Driving school owner indicted for trafficking
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  • 2021-03-03 12:17:00Z

Mar. 3-SALEM, Mass. - A Lawrence man who owned the Merrimack Valley driving school and was indicted on methamphetamine trafficking charges and has been...

Carrols Restaurant: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
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  • 2021-03-03 12:15:10Z

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) _ Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (TAST) on Wednesday reported a loss of $18.6 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of...

Frontline Singapore bank staff to get COVID-19 vaccines
Frontline Singapore bank staff to get COVID-19 vaccines
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  • 2021-03-03 12:09:26Z

Staff at Singapore's banks engaged in key operations are being offered COVID-19 vaccinations, making it one of the first global centres to inoculate its...

Renewable diesel boom highlights challenges in clean-energy transition
Renewable diesel boom highlights challenges in clean-energy transition
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  • 2021-03-03 12:05:49Z

For 17 years, trucker Colin Birch has been hitting the highways to collect used cooking oil from restaurants. He works for Vancouver-based renderer West...

Evogene: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
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  • 2021-03-03 12:05:11Z

REHOVOT, Israel (AP) _ Evogene Ltd. (EVGN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $8.1 million in its fourth quarter. The Rehovot, Israel-based company said it had...

10 things you need to know today: March 3, 2021
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  • 2021-03-03 12:03:00Z

1. President Biden said Tuesday that the "stepped-up process" for producing and distributing coronavirus vaccines had put the country "on track" to have...

Video of North Carolina K-9 training prompts investigation
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  • 2021-03-03 11:50:15Z

An investigation of K-9 training is underway after video showed a North Carolina officer lifting a dog by a leash and slamming the animal into the side of a ...

Poland strikes deal to produce Novavax COVID-19 vaccine
Poland strikes deal to produce Novavax COVID-19 vaccine
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  • 2021-03-03 11:42:27Z

Polish biotech firm Mabion has signed a preliminary agreement to manufacture Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine with financial support from a state-run fund, as the ...

Yemen
Yemen's rebels say latest US sanctions will prolong the war
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  • 2021-03-03 11:39:34Z

Yemen's Iran-backed rebels on Wednesday warned that the U.S. sanctions imposed the previous day on two of their military leaders would only prolong the...

Under-fire Scottish leader defends handling of sex claims
Under-fire Scottish leader defends handling of sex claims
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  • 2021-03-03 11:38:16Z

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon strongly denied being part of a plot against her predecessor, as she testified under oath Wednesday in a political...

Britain raises contactless limit as COVID accelerates electronic payments
Britain raises contactless limit as COVID accelerates electronic payments
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  • 2021-03-03 11:37:54Z

Britain is more than doubling to 100 pounds ($139.75) the limit on contactless payments made with debit or credit cards, the finance ministry said on...

India
India's Bharat Biotech says COVID-19 vaccine shows 81% interim efficacy
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  • 2021-03-03 11:36:09Z

Bharat Biotech's homegrown COVID-19 vaccine has shown an interim vaccine efficacy of 81% in late-stage clinical trials, the Indian company said on Wednesday....

Global oil companies have committed to
Global oil companies have committed to 'net zero' emissions. It's a sham
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  • 2021-03-03 11:30:16Z

The energy industry is like a smoker who goes from one pack a day to two - but claims they're quitting because they switched to filtered cigarettes A natural...

As virus restrictions bite, EU extends safety net till 2023
As virus restrictions bite, EU extends safety net till 2023
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  • 2021-03-03 11:27:59Z

The European Union is set to extend for around two more years the economic safety net it put in place to help save businesses and jobs from the impact of...

Kuwait swears in new government amid mounting crises
Kuwait swears in new government amid mounting crises
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  • 2021-03-03 11:25:33Z

Kuwait's new Cabinet was sworn in Wednesday, state-run media reported, weeks after the government quit amid a deepening deadlock with parliament that has...

Senegal receives its first AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX
Senegal receives its first AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX
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  • 2021-03-03 11:23:57Z

Senegal received 324,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine early on Wednesday as the COVAX global distribution scheme accelerates delivery of the...

Spotify competitor Anghami to become first Arab tech company to list on Nasdaq
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  • 2021-03-03 11:21:00Z

Anghami, which operates a music streaming app popular in the Middle East and North Africa, said on Wednesday it will become the first Arab tech company to...

Man pleads guilty to embezzling from 91-year-old Ypsilanti resident
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  • 2021-03-03 11:19:00Z

Mar. 3-A Ypsilanti resident has pleaded guilty to one count of embezzling more than $100,000 from an elderly man, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel...

Disney
Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' takes audience on an Asian-inspired adventure
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  • 2021-03-03 11:06:52Z

Walt Disney Co's latest animated movie, "Raya and the Last Dragon," aims to offer a fresh take on a princess tale in a fantasy world inspired by Southeast...

Emerging Europe.com bolsters defences as Amazon enters Poland
Emerging Europe.com bolsters defences as Amazon enters Poland
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  • 2021-03-03 11:04:50Z

As Amazon sets its sights on central and eastern Europe, the e-commerce giant will need to convince long-time Allegro shoppers like Elzbieta Modrakowska to...

As U.S. interview nears, Meghan and Harry won
As U.S. interview nears, Meghan and Harry won't tango with UK tabloids
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  • 2021-03-03 11:03:47Z

Britain's Prince Harry and American wife Meghan decided long ago they would not play the traditional royal media "game", and on Sunday they depart from the...

Officials: SWAT incident in Pittsburgh's Elliott neighborhood ends peacefully
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  • 2021-03-03 11:03:00Z

Mar. 3-A man who barricaded himself inside a home in Pittsburgh's Elliot neighborhood, surrendered to authorities Tuesday evening. Police first responded to ...

Jobless aid, direct checks could get trimmed as U.S. Senate takes up COVID-19 aid bill
Jobless aid, direct checks could get trimmed as U.S. Senate takes up COVID-19 aid bill
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  • 2021-03-03 11:02:32Z

The U.S. Senate is expected to take up President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Wednesday, with fellow Democrats seeking to advance ...

Reports: Far-right party draws eye of German intel agency
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  • 2021-03-03 10:59:38Z

Germany's domestic intelligence agency has put the opposition Alternative for Germany party under observation under suspicion of extreme right sympathies...

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to African nations pick up speed
COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to African nations pick up speed
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  • 2021-03-03 10:48:53Z

More African countries received the long-awaited first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, with Kenya and Rwanda benefiting from the global COVAX...

Interim UK study finds one dose of COVID shots reduces hospitalisation
Interim UK study finds one dose of COVID shots reduces hospitalisation
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  • 2021-03-03 10:48:51Z

One dose of either Pfizer-BioNTech's or AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine helps to prevent disease severe enough to require hospitalisation of people in their...

10 Things in Politics: Walls close in on Cuomo
10 Things in Politics: Walls close in on Cuomo

And Biden says there will be enough vaccines for adults by the end of May.

Hungary pulls its ruling party out of EU's conservatives
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  • 2021-03-03 10:40:21Z

Hungary's governing party pulled out of its conservative group in the European Union's legislature on Wednesday following years of conflict over the rule of ...

Turkish study revises down Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine efficacy to 83.5%
Turkish study revises down Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine efficacy to 83.5%
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  • 2021-03-03 10:38:45Z

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech has an efficacy of 83.5% based on final results of Phase III trials, Turkish researchers said on...

10 rockets hit a base hosting US troops in Iraq, the 2nd such attack in a month
10 rockets hit a base hosting US troops in Iraq, the 2nd such attack in a month
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  • 2021-03-03 10:33:53Z

The rockets hit the Al Asad base early Wednesday morning. Tensions are increasing ahead of the pope's visit to Iraq and between the US and Iran.

Police officers
Police officers' immunity from lawsuits is getting a fresh look
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  • 2021-03-03 10:30:47Z

Nearly a year after the death of George Floyd, advocates of changes in police practices are launching new moves to limit or eliminate legal liability...

EXPLAINER: Pope
EXPLAINER: Pope's risky Iraq trip aims to boost Christians
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  • 2021-03-03 10:27:40Z

Pope Francis is pushing ahead with the first papal trip to Iraq despite rising coronavirus infections, hoping to encourage the country's dwindling number of ...

CF man charged with sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl
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  • 2021-03-03 10:18:00Z

Mar. 3-CHIPPEWA FALLS - A 56-year-old Chippewa Falls man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl at his home. Steven A. Tavernier, 320...

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