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The United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates will launch two new task forces on Wednesday, a senior State Department official said, as Washington hopes to expand agreements between Israel and its neighbors known as agreements of ‘Abraham.
CHINA-ANT GROUP / JACK MA Founder of Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma reappears in Hong Kong – sources
HONG KONG, Oct.12 (Reuters) – Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, largely out of public view since a regulatory crackdown on his business empire began late last year, is currently in Hong Kong and has been meeting with associates in recent days, two sources said. Reuters. we
UNITED-STATES-COURT / ABORTEMENT-KENTUCKY US Supreme Court rules to let Kentucky official defend abortion law
In another case stemming from restrictive abortion law, U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Tuesday their willingness to let Kentucky’s Republican Attorney General defend his state’s status – overturned by lower courts – after its Democratic governor dropped the case. USA-CONGRESS / DEBT
US House set to pass bill to raise debt ceiling and avoid default WASHINGTON, Oct.12 (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives is expected to give final approval on Tuesday to a bill passed by the Senate temporarily increasing the government’s borrowing limit to $ 28.9 trillion, postponing the risk of default until early December.
BUSINESS USA-SEC / WALLSTREET-COMMUNICATION
US SEC opens investigation into communications from Wall Street bank staff -sources WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (Reuters) – The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a major investigation into how banks are Wall Street keeps track of digital employee communications, three of those familiar with the matter told Reuters.
USA-ECONOMY / US leave record scale, millions of vacancies as labor market tightens
WASHINGTON, Oct.12 (Reuters) – The number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs reached an all-time high in August and there were more than 10 million job vacancies, indicating a tight labor market that could help keep the job market going. inflation at a high level as companies raise wages to attract workers. ENTERTAINMENT
SPACE-EXPLORATION / BLUEORIGIN With “Captain Kirk” on board, Blue Origin returns to “space, the last frontier”
VAN HORN, Texas, Oct. 12 (Reuters) – Three months after billionaire American businessman Jeff Bezos flew into space on a rocket built by his company Blue Origin, the craft is expected to take Wednesday another all-civilian crew in a suborbital ride, this time with “Star Trek” actor William Shatner in the lead role. SALE-AMY WINEHOUSE /
Amy Winehouse’s belongings up for auction NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (Reuters) – Almost 800 Amy Winehouse’s belongings, including the short dress the late British singer wore to her last concert, are being auctioned.
NFL-GRUDEN SPORTS /
Gruden is unlikely to coach in the NFL again, according to experts Jon Gruden will likely not have another chance to coach an NFL team after the revelation that he sent sexist, racist and e-mails. homophobic, sports marketing experts have said.
BASKETBALL-NBA / Nets say Irving can’t play or train until he’s eligible as vaccine row escalates
The Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving will not be allowed to play or train with the team until he is “eligible to be a full participant,” the NBA franchise said on Tuesday amid the continued fallout. the COVID-19 vaccination status of the caretaker. TO COME UP
BUSINESS / ECONOMY USA-FED / BARKIN
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Chairman Barkin Appears on Public Radio Podcast Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Chairman Thomas Barkin appears on Public Radio’s “Full Disclosure” podcast.
October 12 6:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 p.m. GMT MAROC-CENBANK / (PIX)
The Central Bank of Morocco to announce its interest rate The Central Bank of Morocco is to announce its decision on the benchmark interest rate, currently set at 1.5%, and to reveal other economic and financial data on Tuesday at the resulting from its quarterly meeting of its board of directors.
October 13 GLOBAL-BIODIVERSITY / (TV)
China hosts United Nations Conference on Biodiversity China hosts landmark United Nations conference to develop new global biodiversity framework. The first part of the conference will be a hybrid event that will include online and in-person meetings from October 11-15.
Oct 13 AUTOS-ELECTRIC / RECHARGE-CITIES (PIX)
Drive down to Electric Avenue, but good luck recharging your EV A growing number of European and American cities have been keen to phase out fossil-fuel cars over the past 15 years, but those primarily responsible will face tens of millions of dollars. ‘residents who park in urban areas. streets and have no way to recharge at home.
13 Oct 02:00 ET / 06:00 GMT HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS / AUSTRIA-ECONOMY (PIX)
Austrian Finance Minister delivers budget speech Austrian Finance Minister Gernot Bluemel delivers annual budget speech to Parliament.
October 13 04:00 ET / 08:00 GMT RUSSIA-ENERGY / POUTINE (PIX) (TV)
Russian President Putin speaks at international energy conference Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the plenary session of an international energy conference in Moscow.
Oct 13 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT DELTA AIR-RESULTS /
Delta Air Lines Inc’s results released for the third quarter of 2021. Delta Air is expected to post quarterly profit and increased revenue as travel demand returns with easing restrictions.
13 Oct 08:30 ET / 12:30 GMT GERMANY-ECONOMY / ASIA-PACIFIC
Merkel speaks at Asia-Pacific Committee of German Businesses ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel will deliver a speech at a virtual ceremony hosted by the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Businesses.
October 13 10:15 am ET / 2:15 pm GMT IMF-WORLDBANK / OUTLOOK-SCHOZ
German Finance Minister Scholz delivers statement in Washington on October 13 at 10:15 a.m.ET / 2:15 p.m. GMT
POLICY / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS TURKEY-INDONESIA /
Visit of Indonesian Foreign Minister to Turkey Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi visits Turkey for talks on bilateral relations in what is the first such visit to Turkey at Foreign Minister level.
Oct 13 CLIMATE CHANGE / MIDEAST
Scientists debate climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East Scientists across Europe and the Middle East debate the impact of climate change on the Middle East, a region where droughts, increased desertification and water scarcity is expected to become more common as the climate warms.
October 13 USA-GREECE / Greece and USA renew the defense cooperation agreement Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Washington to meet his American counterpart Antony Blinken. They are expected to renew a defense cooperation agreement between the two countries. 13 Oct HONGKONG-SECURITY / (PIX) (TV)
The University of Hong Kong to remove the sculpture from Tiananmen Square The University of Hong Kong sent a letter to the now disbanded organizer of the Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre Vigil – Hong Kong Alliance – to remove the Pillar of the shame, a sculpture dedicated to the victims of the Tiananmen crackdown, from its campus by Wednesday.
Oct 13 RUSSIA-USA /
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Kremlin Kozak meets with US Deputy Secretary of State Nuland Deputy Chief of Staff of the Kremlin Dmitri Kozak meets with US Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Moscow on the third day of the visit of Nuland.
13 Oct AUSTRIA-POLITICAL /
Weekly Austrian Cabinet Meeting Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz speaks after the weekly cabinet meeting
Oct 13 04:00 ET / 08:00 GMT NORWAY-ELECTIONS /
New Norwegian government presents its policies The new coalition government of Labor leader Jonas Gahr Stoere will present its government platform.
October 13 08:00 ET / 12:00 GMT RELIGION
THALANDE-BUDDHISME / (PIX) (TV) Social media ‘idol’ monks in Thailand anger the Buddhist establishment
Two Thai Buddhist monks rose to prominence earlier this month after hosting a live Facebook chat show featuring them making jokes, laughing and discussing non-religious topics. But the deeply conservative Buddhist authorities in Thailand are not laughing. The growing fame of Phra Maha Praiwan and Phra Maha Sompong has angered some conservatives who view their actions as inappropriate. October 13
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS / VIETNAM-TRANSPORT (PIX) (TV)
Vietnam is reopening domestic bus and train lines as COVID-19 cases decline.
Oct. 13 SANTÃ-CORONAVIRUS / WHO-BRIEFING (TV)
WHO Chief Tedros will give a press conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), will give a press conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 13, 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT SPACE-EXPLORATION / BLUEORIGIN (PIX) (TV)
Bezos’ New Shepard rocket set to take off with “Star Trek” actor Shatner aboard billionaire space company Jeff Bezos has confirmed that “Star Trek” actor William Shatner will fly aboard the New Shepard launcher from the company as part of a four-person crew to launch on October 12. Blue Origin’s 18th New Shepard mission, NS-18, is expected to take off carrying four astronauts into space and back, including Dr. Chris Boshuizen, former NASA engineer and co-founder of Planet Labs, and Glen de Vries, Vice President, Life Sciences and Health, Dassault SystÃ¨mes and Co-Founder, Medidata.
October 13 10:30 am ET / 2:30 pm GMT HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS / UNIT
United Airlines COVID-19 vaccine warrant challenge hearing Texas federal judge to hold hearing in lawsuit filed by United Airlines employees seeking to temporarily prevent airline from enforcing COVID vaccine warrant -19 for employees requesting medical or religious exemptions.
October 13 11:30 am ET / 3:30 pm GMT ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
MUSIC-MATT GOSS / (PIX) (TV) Reuters interview with Matt Goss
Reuters interview with Matt Goss ahead of the release of a new solo album titled “The Beautiful Unknown” on October 13
CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE USA-COURT / BOSTON-TSARNAEV (PIX) (TV)
United States Supreme Court considers reinstatement of death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber
October 13 10:00 a.m.ET / 2:00 p.m. GMT
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