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Markets cheer Bolsonaro's strong performance in Brazil vote

Markets cheer Bolsonaro’s strong performance in Brazil vote

SAO PAULO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Brazil’s presidential election saw stronger-than-expected support for President Bolsonaro in the first round of elections on Monday, cheered by financial markets as the election heads into the Oct. 30 runoff. The Brazilian real was up about 3% against the dollar, while Brazil’s Bovespa (.BVSP) gained 3%. Bolsonaro’s left-wing challenger, …

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Ukrainian troops break through in south as Putin issue mounts

Ukrainian troops break through in south as Putin issue mounts

Ukraine’s military appeared to make new headway on Monday, putting pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin as the Kremlin faces growing domestic unease about the state of its struggling military and a chaotic effort to strengthen it. Kyiv’s army is advancing in the east and south of the country, threatening a major new breakthrough and …

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US will destroy Russian army if Putin uses nukes: ex-CIA director Petraeus

US will destroy Russian army if Putin uses nukes: ex-CIA director Petraeus

Former CIA director David Petraeus predicts that if Vladimir Putin decides to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, the United States and its NATO allies will destroy Russian troops and sink the Black Sea Fleet. The retired four-star general laid out what he thinks would happen if Kremlin warmongers use nuclear weapons in an interview on …

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5 Things to Know on October 3rd: Hurricane, SCOTUS, Brazil, United Airlines, Food Recall | CNN

5 Things to Know on October 3rd: Hurricane, SCOTUS, Brazil, United Airlines, Food Recall | CNN

CNN — In 2022, it’s not uncommon to be surrounded by gadgets that can turn on lights, remind appointments or track sleep. But how far is too far? Some tech experts say Amazon’s new updated list shows just how popular surveillance products are in every corner of our homes, with the obvious goal of making …

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Iran's Khamenei blames Israel and US in first comments on protests

Iran’s Khamenei blames Israel and US in first comments on protests

Tehran, Iran – Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, accused the US and Israel of protests that have gripped the country for more than two weeks, accusing the countries of trying to stop Iran’s “progress”. Khamenei on Monday called the anti-government protests “riots”, some of the largest in the country in years. The 83-year-old leader …

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Britain withdraws some of the controversial tax policies that sent the pound plunging

Britain withdraws some of the controversial tax policies that sent the pound plunging

LONDON – The British government says “we get it” as it abandons plans to remove the top income tax rate on its highest earners, a key part of its core economic plan that spooked markets and sent the pound plunging To the full – time low against the US dollar. British Prime Minister Liz Truss …

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Kremlin prefers 'balance' after Putin allies suggest nuclear bombs in Ukraine

Kremlin prefers ‘balance’ after Putin allies suggest nuclear bombs in Ukraine

This content was produced in Russia, a country where laws restrict coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Monday that a key ally of President Vladimir Putin called on Russia over the weekend to use “low-yield nuclear weapons” in Ukraine. Asked about the comments of Chechen …

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Ukrainian Army Gains After Recapture of Lehman; Pro-Kremlin Voices Criticize Failure and Mobilization

Ukrainian Army Gains After Recapture of Lehman; Pro-Kremlin Voices Criticize Failure and Mobilization

Pro-Russian groups are raising crypto funds to support paramilitary operations Pro-Russian groups are raising cryptocurrency funds to support paramilitary operations and evade U.S. sanctions as the war with Ukraine continues, according to a research report published Monday. According to digital asset compliance and risk management firm TRM Labs, the fundraising groups have raised $400,000 in …

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Waterborne disease spreads, Pakistan hospitals overwhelmed

Waterborne disease spreads, Pakistan hospitals overwhelmed

Hospitals overcrowded in Sehwan, southern Pakistan The influx of patients from flood-affected areas Thousands of people suffer from water-borne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SEvan, Pakistan (Reuters) – The emergency ward of the main government hospital in the southern Pakistani town of Sevan was overwhelmed. On a recent visit, Reuters witnessed …

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UK trusses make U-turn on tax after week of market turmoil

UK trusses make U-turn on tax after week of market turmoil

Truss defended the policy on Sunday Kwarteng now says it’s a distraction U-turn with ‘humility and repentance’ – Kwarteng Lowering top tax rates is only a small part of the overall plan Markets focus on how to finance plans BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Less than a month after taking office, Prime Minister Liz …

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