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Woman ‘decapitates mother’ as four-year-old boy looks on

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A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating her mother as a four-year-old relative looked on. Police did not confirm the nature of the mother’s injuries but Australian media reported she had been beheaded during the incident in the Australian city of Sydney on Saturday night. Detective Superintendent Brett McFadden described the attack Read More

Australian territory gives major status to solar plan by Singapore’s Sun Cable

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Northern Territory has given major project status to an ambitious plan to transmit 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power to Singapore by subsea cable, its chief minister said on Saturday. Michael Gunner said Singaporean firm Sun Cable’s proposed A$20 billion ($14 billion) solar farm near Tennant Creek would be the world’s Read More

Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX Read More

AB InBev sells Australian brewer to Asahi, keeps Asia IPO on radar

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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR), the world’s largest brewer, is selling its Australian operations to Japan’s Asahi (2502.T) for $11 billion and could revive the stalled flotation of its Asian business as it looks to cut debt. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Anheuser-Busch InBev is pictured inside the brewer’s headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, Feb. Read More

Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX Read More

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock Read More

Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Read More

Australian developer LendLease lands $15 billion project with Google; shares surge

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(Reuters) – Australia’s LendLease Group (LLC.AX) on Thursday said it secured a contract with Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to develop $15 billion worth of residential and retail space in Silicon Valley, sending the builder’s stock to a more than eight-month high. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices Read More