Russian President Vladimir Putin may finalise his plan to annex four Ukrainian regions later on Tuesday, even as his forces are being pushed back by Ukraine on two separate battlefield fronts shrinking the amount of seized territory he controls.
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Apple will have to change the charger for its iPhones in the European Union from autumn 2024 to comply with new rules introducing a single charging port for most electronic devices.
- MarketsGrowth stocks lift Nasdaq 3% as Treasury yields ease
The Nasdaq led Wall Street higher on Tuesday as megacap growth and technology stocks gaining and U.S. Treasury yields declined amid growing investor speculation that the Federal Reserve would temper its aggressive rate hike path.
- WorldTruss faces new challenge over UK welfare payments
British Prime Minister Liz Truss triggered a new row in her party on Tuesday by suggesting she could limit increases in benefit payments by less than soaring inflation as she seeks ways to fund her tax-cutting growth plan.
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- U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with major Alabama voting rights fightLegal ·
October 4, 2022 · 3:07 PM UTC· undefined ago
The U.S. Supreme Court heard spirited arguments on Tuesday in a that threatens to further undermine a landmark federal voting rights law as the state of Alabama defends a Republican-drawn electoral map faulted by judges for diluting the clout of Black voters.
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- Head of EU's lending signals joint action plan for COP and giant Ukraine fundBusiness ·
October 4, 2022 · 1:09 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.