BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s highest court on Thursday advised that the principle of linking the bloc’s budget disbursements to respect for rule of law is compatible with the bloc's laws and that a challenge by Hungary and Poland should be dismissed. The right-wing governments of both nations had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis. Both nations, large recipients of EU funds, have come under increasing criticism over the past few years for veering away from the Western pr
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met his Russian opposite number on Thursday to warn him face-to-face of the "serious consequences" Russia would suffer if it invaded Ukraine and to urge him to seek a diplomatic exit from the crisis. Blinken delivered the warning to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a meeting in Stockholm, a day after declaring that Washington was ready to respond resolutely, including with hard-hitting sanctions, in the event of a Russian attack. "The best way to avert the crisis is through diplomacy, and that's what I look forward to discussing with Sergei," Blinken told reporters before going into talks with Lavrov.
TORONTO — CIBC raised its dividend as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of $1.4 billion, up from a profit of $1 billion in the same quarter last year. The Toronto-based bank says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of $1.61 per share, up from $1.46. CIBC also says it plans to buy back up to 10 million of its shares. The increased payment to shareholders and share buyback follow moves by several other large Canadian banks this week after the federal banking regulator lifted restrictions last m
India has confirmed its first two cases of the omicron coronavirus variant. India’s Health Ministry says the cases include two men in southern Karnataka state. Health official Lav Agarwal said all contacts of the two men had been traced and tested for the virus.
Authorities say 17 Turkish nationals received permission to enter Greece and apply for asylum there after they crossed the border from Turkey. Greek police said the eight men, four women and five children were temporarily detained at a police station near the border for formal identification Wednesday. Turkish authorities have cracked down on alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen following a failed coup in 2016.
BEIJING (AP) — China’s aviation regulator cleared the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday to return to flying with technical upgrades more than two years after the plane was grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes, a news outlet reported. Chinese pilots will need to complete new training before commercial flights can begin, China Aviation Daily said, citing the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Phone calls to the regulator weren’t answered. The report displayed a copy of the CAAC's airworthi
Global Wheel Loaders Market 2021-2025 The analyst has been monitoring the wheel loaders market and it is poised to grow by $ 17. 33 bn during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of 9.New York, Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Global Wheel Loaders Market 2021-2025" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05303743/?utm_source=GNW 33% during the forecast period. Our report on the wheel loaders market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast,
Dublin, Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Peanut Milk Market by Nature, Packaging Type, Application and Sales Channel: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The global peanut milk market was valued at $268.6 million in 2020, and is expected to garner $664.2 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 9.5% from 2021 to 2030. Conventional segment held the major share in the global market in 2020.In the dairy industr
Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK) is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that focuses on healthcare properties -- specifically life science, medical office, and senior housing. In this Fool Live video clip, recorded on Nov. 15, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel discusses why Healthpeak is one of his larger investments, and one that he doesn't plan to sell anytime soon.
BERLIN (AP) — Austria's former chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, said Thursday that he is quitting politics, two months after stepping down as leader amid corruption allegations. Kurz said the recent birth of his first child had motivated him to take the step. The 35-year-old said he had always done his best to "move our beautiful Austria a little bit in the right direction,” but acknowledged having made some mistakes during his 10-year career. Still, Kurz insisted: “I'm neither a saint, nor a crimina
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As of this writing, the S&P 500 is just 2.5% off its recent high, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq is down by less than 5%, and neither are close to the 10% decline that typically defines a market correction. Here are two growth stocks in particular that look like outstanding bargains and are worth considering. Insurance disruptor Lemonade (NYSE: LMND) has steadily declined throughout 2021 and took another dive after its third-quarter earnings report and the announcement that it plans to acquire Metromile.
Global Hot and Cold Water Dispensers Market 2021-2025 The analyst has been monitoring the hot and cold water dispensers market and it is poised to grow by $ 639. 93 mn during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of over 2% during the forecast period.New York, Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Global Hot and Cold Water Dispensers Market 2021-2025" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05308372/?utm_source=GNW Our report on the hot and cold water dispens