Billionaire Elon Musk is proposing to go ahead with his original offer of $44 billion to take Twitter Inc private, a securities filing showed on Tuesday, signaling an end to a legal battle that could have forced Musk to pay up.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin looked set to finalise his plan to annex four Ukrainian regions on Tuesday even as Ukraine pushed back his forces on two separate battlefield fronts, reducing the amount of seized territory Moscow controls.
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Wall Street rallied for a second straight day to end higher on Tuesday after softer U.S. economic data and a smaller-than-expected interest rate hike by the Australian central bank stirred hope that the Federal Reserve might temper its aggressive raising of rates.
- WorldNorth Korea conducts longest-range missile test yet over Japan
U.S. President Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida spoke by phone and condemned the test in the "strongest terms," calling it a danger to the Japanese people.
The U.S. Supreme Court's new term
- U.S. Supreme Court leans toward Alabama in voting rights fightLegal ·
October 4, 2022 · 5:18 PM UTC
The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic toward Alabama in the state's defense of a Republican-drawn electoral map faulted by judges for diluting the clout of Black voters in a that could further undermine a landmark federal voting rights law.
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- Head of EU's lending signals joint action plan for COP and giant Ukraine fundBusiness ·
October 4, 2022 · 4:47 PM UTC
The head of the European Union's powerful lending arm has urged leaders not to backslide on climate targets amid the energy crisis and signalled a joint action plan from the world's top development banks at next month's COP 27 summit and on Ukraine.