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Germany and Poland search for cause of mass fish die-off in river Oder

Tons of dead fish collected in river on Polish-German border Authorities are working to establish cause Polish authorities criticized for slow response Polish PM says Oder “may take years” to return to normal state BERLIN/WARSAW, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Polish and German authorities are working “flat-out” to establish the cause behind a mass fish die-off …

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Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap left by Russia tensions

PARIS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has begun preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the Ukraine conflict blocked Western access to Russia’s Soyuz rockets. The private American competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key contender to plug …

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Ricky Shiffer: An armed man tried to enter the FBI’s Cincinnati office and was fatally shot after a chase and standoff with law enforcement. Here’s what we know

The suspect has been identified as Ricky Shiffer, according to three federal law enforcement sources. A separate federal law enforcement source told CNN the suspect was believed to be armed with a nail gun and an AR-15 rifle. After attempting to enter the FBI facility, authorities say he fled and his vehicle was followed by …

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Harmony Montgomery: Investigators concludes 5-year-old was murdered in December 2019. Her remains have not been located

“At this point, while Harmony’s remains have not yet been located, we do have multiple sources of investigative information, including just recently confirmed biological evidence that have led us to this difficult and tragic conclusion. As a result, today, I’m announcing that this is now officially a homicide investigation and that our investigators will continue …

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Manulife reports $1.6-trillion drop in earnings amid market turmoil and extended COVID-19 restrictions in Asia

Manulife Financial Corp. MFC-T missed analyst profit expectations after a $1.6-billion drop in earnings owing to market turmoil and extended COVID-19 restrictions in Asia. The largest insurer in Canada reported second-quarter net income of $1.09-billion, or 53 cents a share – a $1.6-billion drop from the $2.64-billion, or $1.33 a share, that it reported in …

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Strikes at Ukraine nuclear plant prompt UN chief to call for demilitarized zone

Russia ambassador warns of ‘nuclear catastrophe’ Zelenskiy demands Russia return plant to Ukraine Satellite images show damage at Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant as the UN chief proposed a demilitarized zone at the site amid fears …

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Ricky Shiffer, who authorities say tried to enter the FBI’s Cincinnati office with a gun is dead after chase and standoff

Lt. Nathan Dennis said that after negotiations failed, law enforcement officers tried to take suspect into custody, but the suspect raised a gun at authorities and was fatally shot. The man was identified as Ricky Shiffer, according to three federal law enforcement sources. The FBI is investigating Shiffer’s social media presence and whether he had …

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Robinhood must face US market manipulation claims over ‘same stock’ rally, judge rules

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Stock trading platform Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) must face market manipulation claims over …

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