Locals help Ukrainians receive prosthetic limbs
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Locals help Ukrainians receive prosthetic limbs
LONDON, August 11, 2022-- FundsDate
Shares advanced Thursday in Asia after benchmarks closed at three-month highs on Wall Street as investors cheered a report showing inflation cooled more than expected in July. Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul saw gains of more than 1%. U.S. futures edged higher, while oil prices slipped.
The prisoners at the penal colony in St. Petersburg were expecting a visit by officials, thinking it would be some sort of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty — if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. Over the following days, about a dozen or so left the prison, according to a woman whose boyfriend is serving a sentence there. Speaking on condition of anonymity because she feared reprisals, she said her boyfriend wasn't among the volunteers
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Aegon raised its forecasts for full-year operating capital generation and 2021-2023 free cashflow on Thursday as the insurer exceeded analysts' estimates with a second-quarter operating result of 538 million euros. "The first half year of 2022 was one of the most challenging periods for investors with equity markets experiencing their worst start of the year in over five decades," Aegon Chief Executive Officer Lard Friese said in a statement. Friese said Aegon's operating result was "reflecting the receding impact of COVID-19 and the progress we are making on our operational improvement plan that helped offset the impact from lower equity markets".
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New CCTV footage showing the last known images of a student nurse who went missing last month has been released by police. Owami Davies was spotted about 12.30pm on Thursday, July 7, walking north on London Road in Croydon away from West Croydon. The chief added that public sightings are vital with the vast number of potential directions of travel for Ms Davies making it extremely difficult for officers to trace her route from CCTV alone.
The 2022 summer transfer window is in full swing, and several Premier League clubs have been busy in the market as they look to strengthen their squads ahead of the 2022/23 season.
Serena loses 1st match since saying she's prepared to retire TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams lost her first match since telling the world she is ready to leave professional tennis. No one knows exactly how many more matches Williams will play before walking away. The 23-time Grand Slam champion exited the National Bank Open on Wednesday night with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Belinda Bencic. The second-round match at the hard-court tuneup for the U.S. Open came a day after the 40-year-old Williams announce
The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for areas just west of Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, August 10, as severe thunderstorms swept the region.Footage by Brian Hillin shows heavy rain, powerful gusts and lightning in Katy, around 30 miles west of central Houston. Credit: Brian Hillin via Storyful
(ANNews) – Sheena Kaine is a professional boxer who promotes hope and empowerment for vulnerable people. Her experiences teach us about the growing need to educate Indigenous women on self-defence techniques offered through boxing and how sports continue to be part of her healing journey. She is both a fighter and a survivor. Kaine grew up in the Fishing Lake Métis settlement and is currently residing in Edmonton. She works as a professional actor, stunt actress, model, personal trainer, facilit
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NEW DELHI (AP) — As India’s economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a booming industrial hub, cranking out everything from cars and sinks to smartphones and tablets. But jobs have run scarce over the years, prompting more and more workers to line up along the road for work, desperate to earn money. Every day, Sugna, a young woman in her early 20s who goes by her first name, comes with her husband and two children to the city's labor chowk — a bazaar at
"The first half year of 2022 was one of the most challenging periods for investors with equity markets experiencing their worst start of the year in over five decades," Aegon Chief Executive Officer Lard Friese said in a statement. Friese said Aegon's operating result was "reflecting the receding impact of COVID-19 and the progress we are making on our operational improvement plan that helped offset the impact from lower equity markets". Aegon forecast operating capital generation of around 1.4 billion euros in 2022, against about 1.2 billion previously.
British number two Dan Evans, meanwhile, shocked eighth-ranked Andrey Rublev.
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