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The Latest: 1 dead, 3 wounded in California Costco shooting

The Latest on a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store has killed one person and wounded two others and the suspect is in custody. Source: Fox News - National The...

Europe

Brussels aims for price transparency in food chain

After bans on unfair trading practices and better producer cooperation, the EU Commission made proposals Wednesday for greater transparency in the way prices are reported throughout the food chain. Source: European Business News Brussels aims for price transparency in...

Europe goes to the polls

Three days of Europe-wide elections for the European Parliament got under way Thursday with voters in the Netherlands and also, finally, the United Kingdom going to the polls.The count starts Sunday. Source: European Business News Europe goes to the polls

EU approves unprecedented cuts to single-use plastics

EU ministers gave final approval Tuesday to new laws to tackle marine litter coming from single-use plastic products found on European beaches, as well as abandoned fishing gear and oxo-degradable plastics. Source: European Business News EU approves unprecedented cuts...

Brussels signs landmark aviation agreements with China

The EU strengthened aviation relations with China Monday, signing an agreement on civil aviation safety and a horizontal aviation agreement in a boost for EU trade in aircraft and related products. Source: European Business News Brussels signs landmark aviation...

Banks fined over EUR 1bn for foreign exchange cartel

The EU Commission fined five banks - Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and MUFG - EUR 1.07 billion Thursday for taking part in two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange market for 11 currencies. Source: European Business News Banks fined over EUR 1bn for foreign...

EU launches citizens' initiative to save the bees

The European Commission decided Wednesday to register a European Citizens' Initiative entitled ‘Save the bees! Protection of biodiversity and improvement of habitats for insects in Europe'. Source: European Business News EU launches citizens' initiative to save...

Asia

Sweden defender Fischer's statue vandalised in Linkoping

Sweden defender Nilla Fischer's statue was vandalised in Linkoping, an incident which, according to midfielder Caroline Seger, raises deeper questions about gender equality in the country. Source: Channel News Asia Sweden defender Fischer's statue vandalised in...

Miedema double helps Netherlands beat Cameroon to seal last 16 spot

Vivianne Miedema scored twice to become Netherlands' all-time leading goalscorer as the European champions beat Cameroon 3-1 on Saturday to reach the last 16 at the women's World Cup. Source: Channel News Asia Miedema double helps Netherlands beat Cameroon to seal...

Suspects in Ortiz shooting to be held for up to a year during probe

Nine suspects in the shooting of American baseball star David Ortiz will remain in custody for up to a year while the investigation proceeds, a judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered. Source: Channel News Asia Suspects in Ortiz shooting to be held for up to a...

Quartararo pips Marquez to Catalunya GP pole

REUTERS: French rider Fabio Quartararo denied MotoGP champion Marc Marquez a home pole position in qualifying for the Catalunya Grand Prix on Saturday. The 20-year-old Petronas Yamaha rookie, who had surgery to his right arm 11 days ago and also crashed in final...

Vekic wins 12 consecutive games to reach Nottingham final

Croatian Donna Vekic reached the final of the weather-hit Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Saturday as she came from a set down to win 12 consecutive games against Tatjana Maria. Source: Channel News Asia Vekic wins 12 consecutive games to reach Nottingham final

India set to raise tariffs on some US goods: Reports

India has decided to raise tariffs on imports of 29 goods from the US after having deferred the move several times since announcing it last year, media reported Saturday. Source: Channel News Asia India set to raise tariffs on some US goods: Reports

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases

CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after keeping its assembly lines running at high speed while the Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded, the French-American engine maker said on Saturday. Source: Channel News Asia CFM erases...

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