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Business highlights: Starbucks and NRLB, China rate cut

___ Starbucks asks labor board to temporarily halt union votes SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is asking the National Labor Relations Board to suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores. The request came Monday in response to allegations by a board employee that regional NLRB officials had improperly coordinated with union organizers. In a letter …

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US judge weighs Ben & Jerry’s claims against Israeli business owner

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday appeared skeptical that Ben & Jerry’s deserved an immediate injunction against its parent Unilever Plc to restrict the marketing of its ice cream in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, for which Ben & Jerry’s said. it was against her values. U.S. District Judge Andrew Carter …

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England’s success highlights women’s sports at Comm Games

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A week after the Lionesses made England proud by winning the European Women’s Soccer Championship, their field hockey compatriots are hoping for their own historic moment in Birmingham. England have won a women’s hockey medal at six previous Commonwealth Games, but gold has proved elusive. A thrilling victory over New Zealand …

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England’s success is highlighting women’s sports at the Comm Games

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A week after the Lionesses made England proud by winning the European Women’s Championship, their field hockey compatriots are hoping for their own historic moment in Birmingham. England have won a women’s hockey medal at six previous Commonwealth Games, but gold has proved elusive. A thrilling victory over New Zealand in …

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EXCLUSIVE Mexico to invest billions in Zama oil field if Talos accepts terms – Pemex CEO

A sign of state-owned company Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) shows their gasoline prices at a service station after Mexico suspended a week of gasoline subsidies along the U.S. border, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 2, 2022. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up MEXICO CITY, July 29 (Reuters) – …

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The cheapest and most expensive cities in Europe to visit this year

It may seem paradoxical, but a trip to Europe could be one way to save money on travel this year. Amid a global push to find ways to save money while traveling, hotel rates fell in many European cities. Average airfares originating in the United States are also down, according to travel experts. Another benefit …

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Scientists defend the T. rex as the only species of the mighty Tyrannosaurus

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – T. rex still reigns as king of the dinosaurs, according to scientists who argued on Monday against a controversial hypothesis advanced this year that the mighty carnivore Tyrannosaurus should be recognized as three species rather than just one. . Seven paleontologists in research published Monday said a March study provided …

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I’m flying to 4 European cities for $700. Here’s how you too can score cheap trips using Google Flights

A plane lands on the runway of an airport in South Carolina. Getty Images With most entry requirements for Covid testing lifted and the US dollar roughly equal to the euro for the first time in 20 years, now may seem like the right time to plan a vacation to Europe. People are traveling more …

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Explainer: Smoke from wildfires can harm health

A helicopter flies past smoke rising from a fire burning on the border with Slovenia from Rupa, Italy July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up July 21 (Reuters) – Wildfires are increasing in frequency and intensity in many countries, spewing smoke containing noxious gases, chemicals …

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