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Tsunami warning after quake in New Zealand Residents near the epicenter were asked to keep away from the coast after the 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off New Zealand's North Island.

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7.3 Magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand, triggering tsunami warning External link

Source country nation Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:07:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Natural Disasters;

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck New Zealand , according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Tsunami waves were possible within 300 km of the quake's epicentre, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre. No immediate information on possible casualties, specific damage has been reported....

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Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol

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House Cancels Thursday Session After Police Warn Of Possible Attack On Congress External link

Source country woub Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:04:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Maj-Gen[1]; Timothy Blodgett[1]; Steven Sund[1]; Ryan McCarthy[1]; William Walker[1]; Donald Trump[1]; Jacquelyn Martin[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection; Conflict;

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William Walker wrote: “We already had Guardsmen on buses ready to move to the Capitol,”

Updated at 5:47 p.m. ET. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The House of Representatives has canceled its Thursday session after the U.S. Capitol Police said it is aware of a threat by an identified militia group to breach the Capitol complex that day. A section of fencing blocks the Capitol grounds at sunset on Monday....

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Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board

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Jack Dorsey’s People Send Jay-Z’s People $297 Million External link

Source country gizmodo Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:57:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Jack Dorsey[1];

Spotify and Apple Music are the two biggest players in the streaming music game, but thanks to a new deal valued at $297 million, Square is looking to change that tune by acquiring a majority stake in Tidal. Dorsey said in a tweet that “New ideas are found at the intersections, and we believe there’s a compelling one between music and the economy....

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17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates

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17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates External link

Source country syracuse Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:05:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Chris Barrett[1]; Richard Swannell[1]; Brian Roe[1];

Other categories: UN Bodies; MARS-STAT; Environment (general);

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Brian Roe said: “Improved measurement can lead to improved management,”

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 file photo, students discard food at the end of their lunch period as part of a lunch waste composting program at an elementary school in Connecticut. A United Nations report released on Thursday, March 4, 2021 estimates 17% of the food produced globally each year is wasted....

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US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high

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US jobless claims rose to 745,000 last week Counting supplemental federal unemployment programs that were established to soften the economic damage fr External link

Source country bostonglobe Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:21:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Lael Brainard[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection;

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in confirmed viral infections and evidence that the overall economy is improving....

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Hong Kong court orders 47 democracy activists be kept in custody

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Hong Kong court keeps 47 activists in custody External link

Source country newindianexpress Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:40:00 PM CET | info [other]

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong court on Thursday ordered all 47 pro-democracy activists charged under a Beijing-imposed national security law to be kept in custody after the Department of Justice appealed an initial decision to grant bail to 15 of them. Thirty-one of the activists were denied bail outright,.......

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UK competition watchdog investigates Apple's App Store

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Apple App Store investigated by UK competition watchdog over anti-competitive behaviour External link

Source country inews-co-uk Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:32:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Antitrust; Dominant Position;

The UK’s competition watchdog has opened its own probe into Apple’s App Store, joining a number of international regulators looking into the tech firm’s practices. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it was opening an investigation after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms are unfair for app developers....

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England's Prince Philip recovering from heart surgery

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Britain's Prince Philip undergoes procedure for heart condition External link

Source country wfsb Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:59:00 PM CET | info [other]

, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, underwent a medical procedure for a heart condition on Wednesday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement Thursday. "The Duke of Edinburgh yesterday underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew's Hospital," the statement read....

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Europe members of IAEA refuse to condemn Iran

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Iran to meet with UN technical experts over uranium find External link

Source country rfi-en Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:37:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Saeed Khatibzadeh[1]; Hassan Rohani[1]; Donald Trump[1];

Other categories: JRC Nuclear Security; UN Bodies; JRC Safeguards;

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Saeed Khatibzadeh said: “Today’s development can maintain the path of diplomacy opened by Iran and the IAEA, and pave the way for full implementation of commitments by all parties to the nuclear deal,”

Hassan Rohani said: "if the new US administration wants to make up for the mistakes of the previous administration, we have left the path clear for them,"

“These are different parts of a single whole.” The E3 had floated the idea of the resolution after Iran began restricting international inspections last week. After a last-minute trip to Tehran by Grossi, however, some access was maintained. Maintain diplomacy....

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US suspends tariffs on UK goods in trade dispute

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Department for International Trade | Official News Release | US suspends tariffs on UK goods in trade dispute External link

Source country wired-gov Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:37:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Boris Johnson[1];

Other categories: DG Taxation & Customs Union;

The UK welcomes US decision to suspend tariffs today on a range of goods, as we agree a joint de-escalation in the long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute. The UK and US have today agreed a new joint approach to the longstanding trade conflict over aerospace tariffs....

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