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Winter Is Coming and Europe Is Running Scarily Low on Gas   
September 19, 2021
Source: Washington Post - Europe has an energy problem, and it could get worse once winter grips the continent. Gas and electricity prices are soaring, windmills are standing idle for lack of wind and shut
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UAE central bank sees COVID-19 increasing money-laundering risks   
September 19, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - The United Arab Emirates central bank sees increased risks of illicit financial flows emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, including money-laundering and terrorism financing, it said in a report published on Sunday.
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ILO helps develop campaign strategy for vocational education   
September 19, 2021
Source: United News of Bangladesh (UNB) on MSN.com - The Department of Technical Education, through the Skills 21 project, will start a year-round campaign to increase the popularity of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).The campaign strategy has been developed...
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Abu Dhabi's state holding firm ADQ hires more bankers as it steps up dealmaking   
September 19, 2021
Source: Reuters - Abu Dhabi's $110 billion state holding company ADQ has hired scores of investment bankers from Western banks in the past year as it accelerates dealmaking in the United Arab Emirates and overseas, three sources familiar with the...
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Bitcoin higher, Ethereum, Dogecoin trending lower early Saturday   
September 18, 2021
Source: Fox Business - Bitcoin was trading more than 1.5% higher Saturday morning. The price was around $48,670 per coin (+1.67%), while rivals Ethereum and Dogecoin were trading around $3,520 (-0.19%) and 24.4 cents (-2.95%) per coin,
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China's August Exports to North Korea up for Third Month   
September 18, 2021
Source: U.S. News & World Report - China's exports to North Korea rose for the third straight month in August, but were still a fraction of their pre-COVID levels, Chinese customs data showed on Saturday. Chinese shipments to North Korea climbed to $22.
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Los Angeles County is finally shedding its Big Oil roots   
September 18, 2021
Source: Quartz - A vote by the board of supervisors will ban new drill sites and establish a process to phase out existing ones.
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Layoffs announced at Poland water bottler   
September 18, 2021
Source: Yahoo - Beverage company BlueTriton Brands, with plants in Poland and Hollis, has announced layoffs as part of what they describe as a reorganization. It was not disclosed on Friday how many employees will be affected,
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Will EverGrande Crash The Markets'   
September 18, 2021
Source: Forbes - Evergrande is close to default, the question is whether this causes a recession in China and ripples across financial markets.
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Fed chairman orders internal ethics review after stock disclosures by multiple Fed presidents   
September 18, 2021
Source: Detroit Free Press - On Thursday, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ordered an internal ethics review after multiple Fed presidents disclosed million-dollar stock trades in 2020. Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan traded shares of Apple,
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