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‘Careless and incompetent!’ German Greens face tense probe over leader’s ‘padded resume’

Annalena Baerbock 'padded her resume' says commentator We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The German Green Party’s candidate to replace Angela […]

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DBS Private Bank's assets under management more than double to $10 billion over past year

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – DBS Private Bank on Thursday (Sept 16) said its client assets under management (AUM) for its in-house managed investment products has more than doubled to $10 billion over the past year. The demand surge reflects “buoyant client confidence” in the bank’s investment views, DBS Private Bank said in a statement […]

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Climate Scientists Forecast High Temperatures Into the Fall

After a summer of blistering heat across much of the country, the hotter-than-normal conditions that have contributed to severe drought across the West are forecast to continue into the fall, scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. Five states had their warmest June through August in 127 years of record-keeping. Not coincidentally, […]

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Stolen cars, thefts at Denver airport parking lots surge

Terri Finney returned to Denver International Airport at the end of a weekend trip to find her car gone from the east garage, where she’d parked it two days earlier. By the end of the week, Denver police had arrested the suspected thieves and recovered her Audi A4 sedan. But what seemed like a happy […]

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Robert Dear, Planned Parenthood shooting suspect, ruled incompetent in federal case

A federal judge on Thursday declared the suspect in a 2015 mass shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic to be mentally incompetent, ending the prosecution’s hope that a criminal case brought in federal court could go forward after the state’s case had stalled. Robert Dear, 63, has admitted to killing three people at […]

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Investigation launched after helicopter pilot dies in Otago crash

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has launched an inquiry into a fatal helicopter crash in Otago this morning. A spokesperson said it was a Eurocopter “Squirrel” AS350 helicopter. Harald Hendel, the Chief Investigator of Accidents, said the circumstances reported were that the chopper impacted terrain in the Lammerlaw Range, above the Waipori River, about 10km […]

Business

New Zealand's economy surges in Q2, supporting rate hike call

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s economy grew at a much faster pace than expected in the second quarter, officials said on Thursday, reinforcing views that the central bank will start raising interest rates despite a recent outbreak of the coronavirus.FILE PHOTO: An empty street is seen as a lockdown to curb the spread of cases […]

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Covid 19 Australia: NSW records 1351 cases, 12 deaths; Victoria records 514 cases

New South Wales has recorded 1351 new local cases of Covid-19. Twelve Covid-related deaths were also reported by NSW Health. The deaths include a man in his 40s, a man in his 50s, two men in their 60s, two women in their 60s, a man in his 70s, a woman in her 70s, three women […]

Politics

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: 13 new community cases – PM Jacinda Ardern and Dr Ashley Bloomfield

There are 13 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today – including a truck driver who left Auckland. The driver was tested after isolating for being a household contact of another case,director general of health Ashley Bloomfield said. The truck driver travelled to Hamilton, Cambridge and Tauranga but it’s unclear if he was infectious […]

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Putin ‘testing Biden’s resolve’ in Syria as he accuses US of ‘violating’ international law

Philippe Lamberts says Putin and Xi Jinping 'aware' of EU links We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Russian President also […]