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PARIS — U.S. travel warnings are hitting longtime American tourist hot spots where it hurts, with some who depend on the dollar describing their situation as desperate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week advised Americans to avoid traveling to France,

Iraq’s National Security Advisor Qasim al-Araji wearing a protective mask speaks after he took up the post from the former security advisor Falih al-Fayyadh, during a meeting with employees of the advisers in Baghdad, Iraq July 14, 2020. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BAGHDAD, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Iraq’s […]

An electronic stock quotation board is displayed inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SYDNEY, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Stocks rose in choppy trade on Thursday as worries about the economic impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant ebbed but increasing caution […]

Physical outlook for gold is positive – analyst Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields close to an over 1-week high Rallies towards $1,800 in gold likely to be temporary – analyst Dec 9 (Reuters) – Gold prices edged higher on Thursday, supported by a subdued dollar, though elevated Treasury yields and . . .

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open in positive territory on Thursday as investors continue to monitor developments around the omicron Covid variant and look ahead to key U.S. data. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 15 points higher at 7,352, Germany’s DAX 25 points higher at 15,715, France’s CAC 40 up 14 points […]

The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – U.S. and Israeli defense chiefs are expected on Thursday to discuss possible […]

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is sounding the alarm on a youth mental health crisis. A public health advisory from his office details how the pandemic has disrupted the lives of children, teens and young adults — causing them to inherit anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. According to the advisory’s report, 25% of youth experienced […]

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on dozens of people and entities in Europe and the Western Hemisphere including an organized crime group based in northern Kosovo and El Salvador officials who Washington accuses of negotiating with the MS-13 gang. The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday’s action, the latest […]

Improved outlook for U.S. wheat weighs on Chicago futures Soybeans rise for second session, corn gains more ground Forecasts of bumper soybean, corn output in LatAm curb gains SINGAPORE, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Chicago wheat futures slid for a second straight session on Thursday as forecasts for mild temperatures . . .

Speaking at a news conference in Sydney, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would keep its official representatives at home, although Australian athletes will still attend the Games in February. Morrison said “human rights abuses and issues in Xinjiang” were some of the concerns raised by the Australian government with Beijing. “I am […]

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