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Republicans in one Arizona county are refusing to certify election results

Nov. 28 – Republican officials who have embraced theories of voter fraud opposed the certification of midterm election results in one Arizona county on Monday, defying a state deadline and setting the stage for a legal battle. In Cochise County, a conservative stronghold in southeastern Arizona, the two Republican members of the three-member Board of …

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China tightens security measures after rare protests against COVID curbs

Police in Shanghai, Beijing make a visible presence on the streets There were no signs of further protests in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday The backlash is a hindrance to efforts to eradicate the virus News of the protests rocked global markets SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Police on Monday patrolled weekend protest sites in …

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Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls on World to Cut Ties with Tehran – Online Video

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, a prominent rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all ties with Tehran over its violent crackdown on popular unrest sparked by the death in police custody of a young woman. A video of a statement by Farideh Moradhani, …

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Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID curbs grows

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 27 (Reuters) – China’s protests against severe COVID-19 restrictions spread to Shanghai on Sunday, with demonstrators also gathering at one of Beijing’s most prestigious universities, after a deadly fire in the far west of the country caused widespread anger. The wave of civil disobedience, which has included protests in Urumqi, where the fire …

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Foxconn’s woes will increasingly affect China’s giant iPhone factory as more workers leave – source

November deliveries to Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant will further decline – source Workers’ discontent at the plant escalated into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, have left – a source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s ( 2317.TW ) flagship iPhone factory in China will see its November deliveries further cut by …

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Investors are looking for clues about consumer health as the holiday shopping season begins

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Investors are closely watching U.S. retail stocks as a barometer of consumer confidence as inflation bites as the most important shopping season of the year opens on Friday. Consumer discretionary stocks, as measured by the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary sector — the group of companies that benefit from retail, …

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The study provides a key link between the social environment and healthy brains

As people age, maintaining a positive and predictable social environment becomes increasingly important. For example, maintaining close relationships with friends and family has been identified as one of the key ingredients for healthy aging. While some declines in health, mind, and body are inevitable, studies show that maintaining a positive social environment can help prevent …

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Deal-hungry UAE IHC plans IPOs of healthcare and IT businesses

Pure Health’s IPO is expected to raise more than $1 billion, CEO says Tech IPO targets in Q3 with $1bn in assets It is considering an IPO of International Energy Holding next year Planning purchases this year and next year, looking for a substantial loan ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – International Holding Company ( …

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China’s COVID infections hit record high as economic outlook worsens

BEIJING, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China reported a record high of COVID-19 cases on Thursday as cities across the country imposed local lockdowns, mass testing and other restrictions that fueled frustration and darkened the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy . The resurgence of infections, nearly three years after the pandemic emerged in the central …

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Two blasts in Jerusalem kill one in suspected Palestinian attack

At least 14 injured in two explosions at bus stops Hamas praises the attack, claims no responsibility The blasts are reminiscent of bus bombings in 2000-05 JERUSALEM, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Two bombs exploded at bus stops on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a 16-year-old boy and wounding at least 14 other people …

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