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Iran to defy uranium enrichment limits of 2015 nuclear deal after attack
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Iran to defy uranium enrichment limits of 2015 nuclear deal after attack

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi attends a nuclear deal review meeting in Tehran. Raheb Homavandi | Reuters WASHINGTON – Iran will begin enriching uranium at 60%, a significant step towards weapons-grade material, in response to the attack at a key nuclear site, the country’s top nuclear negotiator told state media on Tuesday. Iran’s deputy...

Coinbase is unlike any market debut Wall Street has ever seen
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Coinbase is unlike any market debut Wall Street has ever seen

Brian Armstrong, co-founder and chief executive officer of Coinbase Inc. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Coinbase is poised to command an astronomical valuation when the digital currency exchange goes public on Wednesday. But ask 10 market experts how the company should be valued and you’ll likely get 10 answers. That’s because Coinbase’s...

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Biden plans to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, missing May deadline
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Biden plans to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, missing May deadline

1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, watch as CH-47 Chinook helicopters circle above during a dust storm at Forward Operating Base Kushamond, Afghanistan, July 17, during preparation for an air assault mission. U.S. Army photo WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September,...

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FDA advises pausing J&J Covid vaccine after blood-clotting issue affects 6 women, kills 1
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FDA advises pausing J&J Covid vaccine after blood-clotting issue affects 6 women, kills 1

The Food and Drug Administration asked states on Tuesday to temporarily halt using Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine “out of an abundance of caution” after six women in the U.S. developed a rare blood-clotting disorder that left one woman dead and another in critical condition. “Right now, these adverse events appear to be extremely rare,”...

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Fortnite creator Epic Games’ valuation jumps to $29 billion
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Fortnite creator Epic Games’ valuation jumps to $29 billion

This illustration picture shows a person waiting for an update of Epic Games’ Fortnite on their smartphone in Los Angeles on August 14, 2020. Chris Delmas | AFP | Getty Images Epic Games, developer of the popular video game Fortnite, on Tuesday said it raised $1 billion in a new round of funding that lifts...

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CDU battle between Soeder and Laschet ahead of election
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CDU battle between Soeder and Laschet ahead of election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she sits down for the weekly cabinet meeting on April 13, 2021 at the Chancellery in Berlin. JOHN MACDOUGALL | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — It was never going to be easy to find a successor to Angela Merkel, German chancellor for the last 16 years. But the...

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SoftBank-backed Grab agrees to deal to go public in world’s largest SPAC merger
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SoftBank-backed Grab agrees to deal to go public in world’s largest SPAC merger

Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing giant Grab announced Tuesday that it’s set to go public through a SPAC merger with Altimeter Growth Corp., in a deal that values the company at $39.6 billion — the largest blank-check merger to date. Grab says it intends to list on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol “GRAB” following the deal’s completion....

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Why violent riots have broken out in Northern Ireland
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Why violent riots have broken out in Northern Ireland

A man walks past a hijacked bus burning on The Shankill Road as protests continue in Belfast, Northern Ireland, April 7, 2021. Jason Cairnduff | Reuters LONDON — Tensions have erupted in Northern Ireland once again, as U.K. and Irish leaders attempt to preserve a long-standing peace deal in the region. Violence has plagued the...

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Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $62,000 ahead of Coinbase debut
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Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $62,000 ahead of Coinbase debut

The Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange application seen on the screen of an iPhone. Getty Images Bitcoin surged to a fresh record high of more than $62,000 on Tuesday, as investors awaited the highly-anticipated stock market debut of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The price of bitcoin climbed more than 4% in the last 24 hours to hit $62,718,...

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Exports can’t help China grow as much this year
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Exports can’t help China grow as much this year

Containers and trucks at the port of Qingdao, China on February 14, 2019. Reuters BEIJING — China’s economy was buoyed by strong exports last year, but that boost is waning. The country’s customs agency said Tuesday that in dollar terms, exports rose 30.6% in March from a year ago, missing expectations for growth of 35.5%....

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