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Singapore lifts gay sex ban but blocks path toward marriage equality | Singapore

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Singapore’s parliament has decriminalised sex between men, but has amended the constitution to effectively block full marriage equality.The British colonial-era law penalised sex between...

World Cup 2022: Iranians cheer for USA over home country amid ongoing protests

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Amid protests in Iran that have lasted close to three months, many Iranians were rooting for the United States to defeat their own home...

Even as Singapore lifts gay sex ban, LGBT families feel little has changed

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SINGAPORE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Olivia Chiong and her wife feel like the Singapore government has made clear to them and their two children...

Western allies to help Ukraine brave winter of war

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A Russian campaign of targeted missile strikes has damaged between 25% and 30% of Ukraine's energy infrastructure. BUCHAREST: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Tuesday that...

Gaslighting: Merriam-Webster picks its word of the year

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Searches for the word have spiked by 1,740% this year, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Source

Morning Bid: How to be hawkish by J.Powell

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SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Wayne Cole.So Tuesday's bout of post-pandemic euphoria...

Target, Starbucks Team Up for Curbside Pickup

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Lots of retailers offer curbside pickup. Target is now offering pickup – with a pick me up in the form of Starbucks coffee and...

Omaha businesses participate in Small Business Saturday

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As the holiday season kicks off and gift shopping commences, it's the make-or-break time of year for many.Some owners of retail stores say they...

Stocks Under Pressure in Run-Up to Powell’s Speech: Markets Wrap

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This content was published on November 29, 2022 - 19:49 November 29, 2022 - 19:49 (Bloomberg) -- Stocks fell ahead of Jerome Powell’s speech Wednesday, with...

Stocks Could Rally More If the Fed Pauses Rate Hikes

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The stock market has rallied as of late, anticipating a “Fed pause.” If that comes to fruition,...

The yuan’s the new dollar as Russia rides to the redback

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MOSCOW/SHANGHAI  – Chinese entrepreneur Wang Min is delighted about Russia’s embrace of the yuan. His LED lights company can price contracts to Russian customers...

Venture capitalists flock to blockchain firms in third quarter – Pitchbook

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Nov 29 (Reuters) - Decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3 were the primary targets of early-stage startup funding from some of the top private investors...

Alibaba, Nio Rise Over 2%: Hang Seng Index Today – Alibaba...

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Hong Kong stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Hang Seng rising 3% in morning trade, despite continuing unrest in China over Xi...

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London’s financial sector told to tackle class prejudice

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The body that oversees London’s Square Mile has told banks and other financial and professional services companies that at least half of their senior...

UK watchdog sets out sweeping reform of investment advice

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The UK financial regulator has proposed sweeping changes to democratise investment in financial products, in an effort to help millions of people facing a...

Centrica says Bulb sale risks ‘future stability’ of UK energy market

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British Gas-owner Centrica has accused the government of endangering the “future stability” of the UK energy market if it pushes ahead with a plan...

UK ready to relax ringfencing rules on some banks

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Britain is poised to relax one of the biggest restrictions on the banking sector as part of “Big Bang 2.0”, the long promised liberalisation...

China set to expand nuclear arsenal to 1,500 warheads by 2035, US says

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China has developed 400 nuclear warheads and is on course to expand its arsenal to 1,500 weapons by the middle of the next decade...

US futures rise as Chinese stocks shrug off protest concerns

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Chinese equities rebounded sharply on Tuesday as investors bet that Beijing would press on with easing its tough Covid-19 policies in spite of the...

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