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World News

‘Orwellian’: EU’s push to mass scan private messages on WhatsApp, Signal | Technology by StuffsEarth

The European Union is considering controversial proposals to mass scan private communications on encrypted messaging apps for child sex abuse material. Under the proposed legislation, [Read more about this post…]

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Fossil fuel use, emissions hit record highs in 2023, industry report says | Energy by StuffsEarth

Renewables’ share of global energy consumption reaches nearly 15 percent, an all-time high. Global fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions hit record highs last [Read more about this post…]

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Malaysia to join BRICS, China’s Xi an ‘outstanding leader’, Anwar says | Business and Economy by StuffsEarth

Malaysian leader criticises ‘Western narrative’ around Hamas’s October 7 attack on Israel. Malaysia is planning to join the BRICS grouping of emerging economies, the Southeast [Read more about this post…]

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Hong Kong to keep stock market open during typhoons | Financial Markets by StuffsEarth

City leader John Lee says move will strengthen competitiveness of the Asian financial hub. Hong Kong is set to end its decades-long practice of shutting [Read more about this post…]

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China launches anti-dumping investigation into EU pork imports | Business and Economy News by StuffsEarth

China’s probe into EU pork comes in retaliation to the bloc’s decision last week to add additional tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles. China has opened [Read more about this post…]

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US falling far behind China in nuclear power, report says | Nuclear Energy by StuffsEarth

The United States is between 10 and 15 years behind China in rolling out next-generation reactors, research institute says. The United States is falling far [Read more about this post…]

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Stock Market News

Fed’s Goolsbee: ‘More months’ of good inflation data needed

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Austan Goolsbee on Friday said he was relieved after data this week showed inflation in May had cooled, but [Read more about this post…]

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‘I love you guys!’: Elon Musk lands $44.9bn pay deal after Tesla vote | Technology by StuffsEarth

Musk hails ‘awesome shareholder base’ after vote to restore compensation deal rejected by US judge. Elon Musk has won back his $44.9bn pay package at [Read more about this post…]

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US expands Russia sanctions, targeting entities in China, UAE and Turkey | Russia-Ukraine war by StuffsEarth

Washington’s latest sanctions announcement comes as US President Joe Biden attends the G7 summit in Italy. The United States has rolled out new sanctions against [Read more about this post…]

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UK’s Starmer says ‘wealth creation’ top priority in pitch to voters | Business and Economy News by StuffsEarth

Labour Party leader rules out any rise in income tax, for national insurance or VAT. The UK’s opposition leader Keir Starmer has pledged to make [Read more about this post…]