EU formally accepts Croatia as 20th euro zone member

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BRUSSELS, July 12 (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers on Tuesday formally approved Croatia becoming the 20th member of the euro common currency at the start of 2023. The European Council, t

Walmart to expand its delivery fleet with EVs from Canoo

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July 12 (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) has signed a deal with electric vehicle maker Canoo Inc (GOEV.O) to purchase delivery vehicles as part of the U.S. retailer's goal to achieve zero emissions by

Academy Sports and Outdoors Stock Ready to Score

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Sporting goods and outdoor recreational retailer Academy Sports and Outdoors (NYSE: ASO)stock has been resilient as it narrows its losses to (-14%) on the year. As the name implies, the Company sells

Ex-finance minister Sunak, and others, launch bids to replace Boris Johnson

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LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) - Ex-finance minister Rishi Sunak and two others will start their campaigns on Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister, battling for the support of a party deeply sp

Kingfisher tycoon Vijay Mallya sentenced to jail in India

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India's top court has sentenced tycoon Vijay Mallya to four months in jail for disobeying an earlier court judgement linked to the collapse of his airline. India has previously made efforts to extra

Ex-finance minister Sunak vows to tackle inflation in pitch to be UK PM

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LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Former finance minister Rishi Sunak will set out his stall to be Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, vowing to tackle soaring inflation before joining his Conservati

Treasurys Yellen, Japans Suzuki to discuss weak yen, more sanctions on Russia

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TOKYO, July 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will discuss ways to further strengthen Western sanctions against Russia over its war in Ukraine when she meets with Japanese Finance M

Adding Salt To Food at Table Can Cut Years Off Your Life, Study Finds

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Researchers found that always adding salt to food knocks more than two years off life expectancy for men and one-and-a-half years for women. This does not include seasoning during the cooking process

Euro zone finance ministers fail again to name new bailout fund head

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BRUSSELS, July 11 (Reuters) - After several months of attempts, euro zone finance ministers failed again on Monday to choose a new head of the bloc's bailout fund, EU officials said. Ministers need

Chilling use of security law threatening Hong Kongs finance hub status, says U.S. envoy

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HONG KONG, July 11 (Reuters) - The top U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong on Monday urged China to ease political pressure on the city, warning that the "crude and chilling" use of a sweeping national securi