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Thousands of Russian troops contact Ukraine's 'surrender hotline': Ukrainian officials

Thousands of Russian troops contact Ukraine’s ‘surrender hotline’: Ukrainian officials

Thousands of Russian troops have reportedly turned to a Kyiv hotline for Moscow conscripts who want to lay down their weapons in Ukraine. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said last week that the Russians were calling to ask what steps needed to be taken to surrender and what to do if they were drafted into the army …

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Putin makes U.S. officials jittery as nuclear weapons rattle

Putin makes U.S. officials jittery as nuclear weapons rattle

U.S. officials are nervous about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent threat to use nuclear weapons, ahead of his illegal and controversial move to claim swathes of Ukrainian territory. While no one in Russia can prevent Putin from deploying nuclear weapons, such a move would warrant a disastrous response from the United States and its NATO …

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New coronavirus subvariant BA.2.75.2 tops concerns as officials prepare for potential winter wave

New coronavirus subvariant BA.2.75.2 tops concerns as officials prepare for potential winter wave

As officials in California and elsewhere try to assess the severity of the fall and winter coronavirus waves, a key factor is the growth of several new sub-variants now emerging. It’s too early to say whether any of the newer variants will stand out like the Omicron and Delta. In California or nationwide, there are …

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Oracle Fined $23 Million For Bribing Officials In India, Turkey And UAE

Oracle fined $23 million for bribing Indian, Turkish and UAE officials

Oracle used bribe funds to bribe officials in India, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said employees at Oracle India used an excessive discounting scheme related to a deal with a transportation company owned by the Ministry of Railways. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fined tech …

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Oracle Fined $23 Million For Bribing Officials In India, Turkey And UAE

Oracle fined $23 million for bribing Indian, Turkish and UAE officials

Oracle used bribe funds to bribe officials in India, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said employees at Oracle India used an excessive discounting scheme related to a deal with a transportation company owned by the Ministry of Railways. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fined tech …

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Burkina Faso military officials announce dissolution of government and removal of leaders | CNN

Burkina Faso military officials announce dissolution of government and removal of leaders | CNN

Burkina Faso has announced a new military takeover after a day of gunfire and chaos in the capital Ouagadougou. The country’s land and air borders have been closed and the constitution suspended. In an announcement on state television late Friday, a Burkina Faso military official announced the dissolution of the current government and the removal …

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Some officials now say the U.S. is unlikely to eradicate monkeypox

Some officials now say the U.S. is unlikely to eradicate monkeypox

NEW YORK (AP) — Some U.S. health officials admit monkeypox may not go away anytime soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the disease’s spread is slowing, but the virus is so widespread that it’s unlikely to be eliminated. This conclusion is in a recent CDC report, Marc Lipsitch, scientific director of the …

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Some officials now say the U.S. is unlikely to eradicate monkeypox

Some officials now say the U.S. is unlikely to eradicate monkeypox

NEW YORK (AP) — Some U.S. health officials admit monkeypox may not go away anytime soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the disease’s spread is slowing, but the virus is so widespread that it’s unlikely to be eliminated. This conclusion is in a recent CDC report, Marc Lipsitch, scientific director of the …

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First on CNN: European security officials observe Russian navy ship near Nord Stream pipeline leak CNN Politics

First on CNN: European security officials observe Russian navy ship near Nord Stream pipeline leak CNN Politics

CNN — European security officials observed a Russian naval support ship near the Nord Stream pipeline leak on Monday and Tuesday that may have been caused by an underwater explosion, according to two Western intelligence officials and another source familiar with the matter. The sources and others said it was unclear whether the ships were …

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Fed officials warn UK tax cuts increase global recession risk

Fed officials warn UK tax cuts increase global recession risk

The British government’s new fiscal plan has increased economic uncertainty and raised the prospect of a global recession, a senior U.S. central bank official warned after the pound hit a record low. As the pound tumbled as traders digested Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s £45bn tax cut plan, the Fed’s Atlanta branch chief, Raphael Bostic, said: The …

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