Biden’s Earth Day Summit Is a Crucial Opportunity for Climate Action

Biden’s Earth Day Summit Is a Crucial Opportunity for Climate Action
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The president should commit to cutting U.S. emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $CEL

COVID-19 Teaches Us to Better Manage Global Systemic Risks

COVID-19 Teaches Us to Better Manage Global Systemic Risks
Added 2 months ago
Summary: UNITED NATIONS, Apr 14 (IPS) - Millions of lives lost. Trillions of dollars in economic damage. Over 120 million more people pushed into extreme poverty. The human and economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is almost unimaginable – a once-in-a-century catastrophe.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO

These are the top 10 countries for women’s rights

These are the top 10 countries for women’s rights
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Taking the temperature of diversity has never been more important, and this year’s Global Gender Gap Report has takeaways for everyone.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO

Meet Sophia Kianni: Young Climate Change Changemaker

Meet Sophia Kianni: Young Climate Change Changemaker
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Sophia Kianni is a college freshman who already is making big strides in the world. While visiting family in Iran, Sophia witnessed first hand the gap in knowledge about climate change due to information being solely in English and differences in media coverage. Last year, she founded Climate Cardinals, a nonprofit that through the work of global volunteers translates climate science and research in an effort to break down language barriers. Kianni’s involvement does not stop there as she is als
Sentiment: positive
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'Major political crisis' in Brazil as military chiefs quit amid Bolsonaro purge of top ministers

'Major political crisis' in Brazil as military chiefs quit amid Bolsonaro purge of top ministers
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Brazil's political stability was in doubt Tuesday after the heads of all three military branches resigned following President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of his defense minister, one of six Cabinet officials who have recently left or been forced out of an administration whose popularity has plummet...
Sentiment: negative
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Developing Countries COVID-19 Debt Crisis Could Put 2030 Agenda & Paris Agreement Completely Out of Reach

Developing Countries COVID-19 Debt Crisis Could Put 2030 Agenda & Paris Agreement Completely Out of Reach
Added 3 months ago
Summary: BONN, Germany, Mar 30 (IPS) - The inability of developing nations to spend on post COVID-19 recovery and resilience has placed the world on the "the verge of a debt crisis". “We face the spectre of a divided world and a lost decade for development,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, Mar. 29, during a high-level meeting on financing development post COVID-19.
Sentiment: negative
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UK slashes aid to Syria despite direct appeals from UN

UK slashes aid to Syria despite direct appeals from UN
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Reduction comes despite direct appeals from senior UN figures that situation is worse than ever
Sentiment: negative
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Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi to launch electric car business with $10 billion investment

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi to launch electric car business with $10 billion investment
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Xiaomi will compete with carmakers BYD and Nio, as well as new entrants including search giant Baidu.
Sentiment: positive
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Brazil on edge as three military chiefs resign after Bolsonaro fires defense minister

Brazil on edge as three military chiefs resign after Bolsonaro fires defense minister
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Political earthquake rattles country already grappling with one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA$NIO

Boris, Macron & Merkel declare peace after vaccine war as world leaders push for ‘pandemic treaty’ to fig...

Boris, Macron & Merkel declare peace after vaccine war as world leaders push for ‘pandemic treaty’ to fig...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: BORIS Johnson, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel have declared peace after threats of a vaccine war as global leaders push for a “pandemic treaty” to address future health emergencies. …
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Worst may lie ahead for Brazil, source of a quarter of world’s daily COVID deaths

Worst may lie ahead for Brazil, source of a quarter of world’s daily COVID deaths
Added 3 months ago
Summary: COVID deaths are soaring in Brazil and health experts warning that the nation is on the verge of disaster.
Sentiment: negative
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A federal agency warns Tesla tests unfinished driverless tech on its users

A federal agency warns Tesla tests unfinished driverless tech on its users
Added 3 months ago
Summary: In a letter to the NHTSA last month, NTSB chief Robert Sumwalt named Tesla 16 times while urging the sister agency to set stricter standards.
Sentiment: positive
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Tesla's China-made Model Y takes off despite holiday car sales slump

Tesla's China-made Model Y takes off despite holiday car sales slump
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Tesla's Model Y was the third best-selling electric car in China in February, according to data released Wednesday by the China Passenger Car Association.
Sentiment: positive
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Chinese electric carmakers add $13.65 billion in value as Tesla surges

Chinese electric carmakers add $13.65 billion in value as Tesla surges
Added 3 months ago
Summary: U.S. listed Chinese electric carmakers Nio, Xpeng Motors and Li Auto followed American rival Tesla higher. Tesla shares surged nearly 20% on Wednesday.
Sentiment: positive
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How Portugal silenced ‘centuries of violence and trauma’

How Portugal silenced ‘centuries of violence and trauma’
Added 3 months ago
Summary: There has been little acknowledgment of Portugal’s role in the transatlantic slave trade – until now.
Sentiment: negative
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Developing nations demand equal access to coronavirus vaccines

Developing nations demand equal access to coronavirus vaccines
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Richer countries hoarding excess doses, preventing poorer ones from getting vaccinated this year.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA$NIO

Tesla Slump Ends After It Posts Biggest Gain in Over a Year

Tesla Slump Ends After It Posts Biggest Gain in Over a Year
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Investors rushed back into Tesla Inc. shares on Tuesday, putting a screeching halt to a five-day slump, and pushing the stock to its biggest gain in more than a year.
Sentiment: positive
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Xpeng predicts it will deliver fewer electric cars than Nio in the first quarter

Xpeng predicts it will deliver fewer electric cars than Nio in the first quarter
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Even considering China's week-long Lunar New Year holiday in mid-February, Xpeng's forecast of 12,500 first-quarter deliveries falls short of Nio's.
Sentiment: positive
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Why Japan Is Holding Back as the World Rushes Toward Electric Cars

Why Japan Is Holding Back as the World Rushes Toward Electric Cars
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The country’s stance would seem to put it on the wrong side of market trends. But with its huge investment in gasoline-electric hybrids, it has big reasons to proceed slowly.
Sentiment: negative
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Dow Jones Today, Futures Rise As Techs, Bonds Bounce; Apple, Tesla, Baidu Take Early Leads

Dow Jones Today, Futures Rise As Techs, Bonds Bounce; Apple, Tesla, Baidu Take Early Leads
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Chips, EVs, solar and China names led stocks higher Tuesday, as Microsoft stock and Apple stock set the pace among techs on the Dow Jones today.
Sentiment: positive
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China Tech Digest: Meituan Bought Bitcoin And Shares Rose, Xpeng Motors Faces Chip Shortage

China Tech Digest: Meituan Bought Bitcoin And Shares Rose, Xpeng Motors Faces Chip Shortage
Added 3 months ago
Summary: China Tech Digest: Meituan Bought Bitcoin And Shares Rose, Xpeng Motors Faces Chip Shortage – China Money Network - China Money Network
Sentiment: positive
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Myanmar: military revokes licences of five media outlets in blow to press freedom

Myanmar: military revokes licences of five media outlets in blow to press freedom
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The outlets have reported extensively on protests over the coup over recent weeks, as well as the brutal response by the security forces
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA$NIO

Commentary: Elon Musk gambles big on bitcoin to keep Tesla going strong

Commentary: Elon Musk gambles big on bitcoin to keep Tesla going strong
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Elon Musk has managed to turn in a profitable year for Tesla but he faces challenges in sustaining that financial growth, says David Kuo.
Sentiment: positive
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The Pandemic and our Place in the World

The Pandemic and our Place in the World
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Viewing the pandemic as a social disaster means coming to terms with the way the disaster has reshaped people’s understanding of themselves and their world.
Sentiment: negative
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Vaccine Passports Are Controversial But Their Technology Will Bring Big Benefits to Developing Countries

Vaccine Passports Are Controversial But Their Technology Will Bring Big Benefits to Developing Countries
Added 3 months ago
Summary: GENEVA, Mar 04 (IPS) - The United Nations is using the digital government technology behind vaccine passports to help developing countries provide essential services to their vulnerable populations. After a year of Zoom meetings and with vaccinations slowly rolling out, international travel is making a come-back.
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Discover the Coast of Portugal with a Selection of 12 Beach Houses

Discover the Coast of Portugal with a Selection of 12 Beach Houses
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The Portuguese coast attracts millions of tourists every year in search of warm weather and beautiful seaside scenery.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO

Ample is trying to make battery swapping for EVs a reality, starting with Uber drivers in the Bay Area

Ample is trying to make battery swapping for EVs a reality, starting with Uber drivers in the Bay Area
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Ample has opened its first electric vehicle battery swap stations — in the San Francisco Bay Area. Uber drivers are their first customers.
Sentiment: positive
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Why some Chinese are buying local electric car brands like Nio — instead of Tesla

Why some Chinese are buying local electric car brands like Nio — instead of Tesla
Added 4 months ago
Summary: CNBC spoke to some Chinese consumers and asked why they bought electric cars from Tesla competitors Nio, Li Auto and Xpeng.
Sentiment: positive
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Civilian deaths in conflict plummeted during pandemic, report finds

Civilian deaths in conflict plummeted during pandemic, report finds
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The number of civilians reported killed in explosions nearly halved in 2020 to the lowest level in a decade
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO

Nio pulled off an incredible turnaround in 2020

Nio pulled off an incredible turnaround in 2020
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The Chinese EV startup began 2020 on the brink, but a billion-dollar bailout from the Chinese government helped Nio get back on its feet just in time to ride a new wave of optimism in electric vehicles.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO

Dow Jones Futures Rise After Stock Market Rally Falls To Key Levels; Vaccine Play Soars Late

Dow Jones Futures Rise After Stock Market Rally Falls To Key Levels; Vaccine Play Soars Late
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally hit resistance at key levels and fell to natural areas of support Tuesday. Ford jumped as Nio, EV stocks sold off.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Zoom Video, Novavax, Nio & more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Zoom Video, Novavax, Nio & more
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Zoom Video, Novavax, Nio, and more.
Sentiment: positive
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Chinese Tesla rival Nio says global chip shortage will hit its electric car production

Chinese Tesla rival Nio says global chip shortage will hit its electric car production
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Chinese electric car start-up Nio said Tuesday a global chip shortage will force it to produce fewer cars in the second quarter.
Sentiment: negative
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<em>International Womens Day, 2021</em><br>Feminist Leadership at the United Nations -- Gender Equality Within & Without

<em>International Womens Day, 2021</em><br>Feminist Leadership at the United Nations -- Gender Equality Within & Without
Added 4 months ago
Summary: NEW YORK, Mar 02 (IPS) - The following opinion piece is part of series to mark the upcoming International Women’s Day, March 8.Antonia Kirkland is Global Lead on Legal Equality and Access to Justice at Equality Now*.When the United Nations was founded in 1945, the principle of equality for all – regardless of sex, race, language, or religion - was enshrined in the organization's Charter.
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $SNT

Warren Buffett owns more of a Chinese electric car company than General Motors

Warren Buffett owns more of a Chinese electric car company than General Motors
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Berkshire Hathaway holds an 8.2% stake in Chinese electric automaker BYD, more than it does of General Motors, Warren Buffett said in a letter to shareholders.
Sentiment: positive
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Ghana receives first vaccines from COVAX

Ghana receives first vaccines from COVAX
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Top of The World: The United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday delivered its first shipment of coronavirus vaccine to the West African nation of Ghana. And, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the US will vie for a seat at the UN Human Rights Council, suggesting a re-prioritization of human rights at the center of US foreign policy. Also, Eyad Al-Gharib, a former Syrian intelligence officer, was convicted by a German court of being accessory to crimes against humanity.
Sentiment: negative
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UN chief slams ‘disappointing’ $1.7 billion aid pledge for Yemen

UN chief slams ‘disappointing’ $1.7 billion aid pledge for Yemen
Added 4 months ago
Summary: A United Nations appeal for aid to Yemen to alleviate the world’s worst humanitarian disaster raised some $1.7 billion Monday—a result the U.N. chief called “disappointing."
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Stocks: $NIO

Cancel all planned coal projects globally to end ‘deadly addiction’, says UN chief

Cancel all planned coal projects globally to end ‘deadly addiction’, says UN chief
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Call comes at event hosted by UK government, which is under pressure over planned coalmine in Cumbria
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Stocks: $NIO

At least 18 pro-democracy protesters have been killed in Myanmar

At least 18 pro-democracy protesters have been killed in Myanmar
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The protesters were shot and killed by the military government, according to the UN. At least 20 people were wounded.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO

International Womens Day, 8 March 2021 - Equality is our Captain for Sailing to a Green & Just Recovery

International Womens Day, 8 March 2021 - Equality is our Captain for Sailing to a Green & Just Recovery
Added 4 months ago
Summary: NEW YORK, Mar 01 (IPS) - The following opinion piece is part of series to mark the upcoming International Women’s Day March 8.The climate crisis doesn’t stop for anyone or anything, not even the pandemic that has forced billions of us to radically overhaul our lives. And like the pandemic, climate change has no nationality, agenda or political affiliation.
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‘Guernica’ tapestry is taken back from U.N. by a Rockefeller

‘Guernica’ tapestry is taken back from U.N. by a Rockefeller
Added 4 months ago
Summary: NEW YORK — For more than three decades, a 25-foot long canvas tapestry replica of “Guernica” hung outside the United Nations Security Council chamber, the backdrop for speeches by diplomats who were working to avert the atrocities depicted in Picasso’s...
Sentiment: negative
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UN chief calls new report a "red alert" for Earth as governments lack ambition to tackle climate change

UN chief calls new report a "red alert" for Earth as governments lack ambition to tackle climate change
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Global emissions must be reduced by roughly 45% by 2030 to limit devastating impacts of climate change, but nations are on track to reduce emissions by less than 1%, report says.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $CEL$CAG

Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

Added 4 months ago
Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
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They're Healthy. They're Sustainable. So Why Don't Humans Eat More Bugs?

They're Healthy. They're Sustainable. So Why Don't Humans Eat More Bugs?
Added 4 months ago
Summary: If human beings could learn to add insects to their dinner plate, it would help save the planet
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $KFC

Pro-choice protests in Warsaw and Myanmar coup: 20 photos on human rights this week

Pro-choice protests in Warsaw and Myanmar coup: 20 photos on human rights this week
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Photographers around the world, from Algeria to Myanmar, cover events calling for an end to oppression
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Stocks: $NIO$SSTK

Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

Added 4 months ago
Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $HWKN$NIO

Lockdown easing plan circulating on WhatsApp in Portugal is "false"

Lockdown easing plan circulating on WhatsApp in Portugal is "false"
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Portugal's government says there is "no truth" to the document, which has been shared widely on social media.
Sentiment: negative
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Chinese electric car start-up Li Auto expects it will sell fewer cars than Nio has been delivering

Chinese electric car start-up Li Auto expects it will sell fewer cars than Nio has been delivering
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Li Auto said late Thursday it expected to deliver between 10,500 and 11,500 cars in the first quarter of the year, or fewer than 4,000 vehicles a month.
Sentiment: positive
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UN climate chief slams ‘incredible’ failure as emissions plans flatline

UN climate chief slams ‘incredible’ failure as emissions plans flatline
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Promises ahead of global climate summit ‘simply not good enough,’ says Patricia Espinosa.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $CAG

UN chief to host Cyprus meeting in April

UN chief to host Cyprus meeting in April
Added 4 months ago
Summary: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will convene an informal meeting in April involving Greece,Turkey and Britain to explore a possible end to deadlocked Cyprus peace talks, his spokesman said Wednesday (24 February).
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO

The Global Insecurity of Climate Change

The Global Insecurity of Climate Change
Added 4 months ago
Summary: BONN, Germany, Feb 24 (IPS) - For Sudanese youth, climate change is synonymous with insecurity.
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $CAG

UK's Lloyds targets wealth push and office cuts after profit drop

UK's Lloyds targets wealth push and office cuts after profit drop
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Lloyds Banking Group's outgoing Chief Executive António Horta-Osório set out fresh targets to expand the lender's insurance and wealth business and further cut costs, as the bank resumed a dividend despite a sharp fall in profits for 2020.
Sentiment: positive
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Upbeat German data lifts European shares; Puma, AstraZeneca weigh

Upbeat German data lifts European shares; Puma, AstraZeneca weigh
Added 4 months ago
Summary: European shares rose on Wednesday, supported by stronger-than-expected growth in Germany's economy, although concerns over a possible rise in inflation and lofty equity valuations kept gains in check.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $RSV

Upbeat German data lifts European shares; Puma, AstraZeneca weigh

Upbeat German data lifts European shares; Puma, AstraZeneca weigh
Added 4 months ago
Summary: European shares rose on Wednesday, supported by stronger-than-expected growth in Germany's economy, although concerns over a possible rise in inflation and lofty equity valuations kept gains in check.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $RSV

Tesla Reversal Delivers $10 Billion Hit to China EV Tycoons

Tesla Reversal Delivers $10 Billion Hit to China EV Tycoons
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The Chinese electric-vehicle pioneers who have ridden Elon Musk’s coat-tails to riches have lost around $10 billion in recent weeks as Tesla Inc.’s staggering rally goes into reverse.
Sentiment: negative
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UK's Lloyds bank targets wealth push and office cuts, as profits fall

UK's Lloyds bank targets wealth push and office cuts, as profits fall
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Lloyds Banking Group's outgoing Chief Executive António Horta-Osório set out fresh targets to expand the lender's insurance and wealth business and further cut costs, as the bank resumed a dividend despite a sharp fall in profits for 2020.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NIO

UN Human Rights Council starts work to address a ‘pandemic of human rights abuses'

UN Human Rights Council starts work to address a ‘pandemic of human rights abuses'
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Experts say that as the US rejoins the UN Human Rights Council, it should hold allies — and itself — accountable for human rights violations.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO

More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns - Times of India

More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns - Times of India
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Rest of World News: Protesters against the military's seizure of power in Myanmar were back on the streets of the country's biggest city on Tuesday, a day after a call fo
Sentiment: negative
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Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19

Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19
Added 4 months ago
Summary: SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (IPS) - The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is adversely impacting most developing countries disproportionately, especially the United Nations’ least developed countries (LDCs) and the World Bank’s low-income countries (LICs). Years of implementing neoliberal policy conditionalities and advice have made most developing countries much more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic by undermining their health systems and fiscal capacities to respond adequately.
Sentiment: negative
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‘It can only get better’: Linda Thomas-Greenfield headed to crisis-plagued U.N.

‘It can only get better’: Linda Thomas-Greenfield headed to crisis-plagued U.N.
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Allies are relieved that the U.S. has a new diplomat at Turtle Bay, but China and Covid challenges loom large.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $WWD$NIO

Lloyds to continue flow of bank results on Wednesday

Lloyds to continue flow of bank results on Wednesday
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Also in the diary for mid-week is Dettol maker Reckitt Benckiser, which will be reporting its full-year figures to the market
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Lucid Motors' SPAC skids as $56 billion valuation sparks bubble concerns

Lucid Motors' SPAC skids as $56 billion valuation sparks bubble concerns
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Shares of Churchill Capital IV Corp fell more than 40% on Tuesday, as its merger with electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors sparked concerns about the real worth of the company which has yet to start regular production.
Sentiment: positive
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Is This The End of Myanmars Quasi-Democracy?

Is This The End of Myanmars Quasi-Democracy?
Added 4 months ago
Summary: NEW DELHI, India, Feb 22 (IPS) - On February 1st, 2021 the military of Myanmar overthrew the country’s democratic government in a coup d’etat followed by arresting more than 40 government officials including Aung San Suu Kyi. The military declared a year-long state of emergency under the rule of it’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Troops took over the streets, a night-time curfew has been put into force. Tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets across Myanm
Sentiment: negative
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Myanmar coup: Protesters defy military warning in mass strike

Myanmar coup: Protesters defy military warning in mass strike
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Hundreds of thousands of anti-coup protesters turn out despite a warning they are risking their lives.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO
Cryptos: $FRONT

Live updates: New case numbers drop to levels not seen since the fall as U.S. death toll nears 500,000

Live updates: New case numbers drop to levels not seen since the fall as U.S. death toll nears 500,000
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The seven-day rolling average number of new cases has dropped to 65,000, similar to back in October, and way down from highs of 250,000 in January. But experts warn « normal » is still a long way off.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA$NIO$PFE

The world faces a pandemic of human rights abuses in the wake of Covid-19 | António Guterres

The world faces a pandemic of human rights abuses in the wake of Covid-19 | António Guterres
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The virus has been used as a pretext in many countries to crush dissent, criminalise freedoms and silence reporting, says UN secretary general António Guterres
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $FMAX$NIO

'A pandemic of abuses': human rights under attack during Covid, says UN head

'A pandemic of abuses': human rights under attack during Covid, says UN head
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Freedoms have been crushed and free speech impeded by governments around the world, says António Guterres
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Stocks: $NIO$SSTK

As Myanmar Mourns Slain Protesters, Military Junta Threatens More Violence

As Myanmar Mourns Slain Protesters, Military Junta Threatens More Violence
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Thousands gathered to mourn the first protester killed by the Myanmar military since a junta seized power earlier this month. The military has warned of more violence if protests continue.
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Stocks: $NIO

Coronavirus live news: US death toll nears 500,000; England roadmap out of lockdown revealed

Coronavirus live news: US death toll nears 500,000; England roadmap out of lockdown revealed
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Fauci says Americans may still be wearing masks in 2022; UK speeds up vaccination plan; Vaccine giant says told to prioritise India
Sentiment: positive
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"Use Of Lethal Force Unacceptable": UN Amid Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar

"Use Of Lethal Force Unacceptable": UN Amid Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar
Added 4 months ago
Summary: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the "use of lethal force" in Myanmar after two people were killed on Saturday when security forces opened fire on protesters in Mandalay, the country's second largest city.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $NIO

UN condemns lethal crackdown on Myanmar protests as mourners bury first victim

UN condemns lethal crackdown on Myanmar protests as mourners bury first victim
Added 4 months ago
Summary: A lethal attack on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar sparked fresh UN condemnation of the country’s new military regime on Sunday, as mourners held a funeral for a young woman who has become a national…
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Porsche Rules Out Factory in China Because 'Made in Germany' Matters to Chinese Buyers

Porsche Rules Out Factory in China Because 'Made in Germany' Matters to Chinese Buyers
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Porsche isn't watering down its premium image to its number one buyers.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $TSLA$NIO
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Myanmar coup: Facebook shuts down military's page, as thousands protest

Myanmar coup: Facebook shuts down military's page, as thousands protest
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Actor Lu Min taken from his home in Yangon as demonstrations gather pace following deaths of two people on Saturday
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Anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar after deadliest day of violence

Anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar after deadliest day of violence
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The deaths of two anti-coup protesters in Mandalay has sparked fresh condemnation from the US and UN of the country's new military regime. Meanwhile Facebook says it had deleted the military's main page for repeated violations of its standards.
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Myanmar protesters gather again as UN chief condemns deadly crackdown

Myanmar protesters gather again as UN chief condemns deadly crackdown
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Thousands of opponents of Myanmar's military coup gathered again on Sunday in towns from north to south, undeterred by the bloodiest episode of their campaign the previous day when police and soldier…
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Covid-19: UK should send vaccines to poorer nations now - WTO chief

Covid-19: UK should send vaccines to poorer nations now - WTO chief
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The head of the World Trade Organization says it is in richer countries' interest to share vaccines.
Sentiment: positive
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Wealthy nations up Covax funding amid ‘vaccine hoarding’ claims

Wealthy nations up Covax funding amid ‘vaccine hoarding’ claims
Added 4 months ago
Summary: G7 commits 7.5 billion euros to Covax scheme, just two days after UN warned of global vaccine equities.
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. rejoins Paris climate agreement. Now comes the daunting part.

U.S. rejoins Paris climate agreement. Now comes the daunting part.
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The Biden administration seeks to show seriousness of purpose to meet its emissions-cutting commitments and restore the U.S.'s diminished standing on the world stage.
Sentiment: positive
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White House announces $4 billion in funding for Covax, the global vaccine effort that Trump spurned

White House announces $4 billion in funding for Covax, the global vaccine effort that Trump spurned
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The announcement comes as France's Macron calls on wealthy nations to donate 5 percent of their vaccine supply to developing countries.
Sentiment: positive
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No more delays, pledges Biden as US officially returns to Paris climate accord

No more delays, pledges Biden as US officially returns to Paris climate accord
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Donald Trump’s removal of the nation from the worldwide global climate deal stood for only 107 days.
Sentiment: negative
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The pandemic leads to new forms of inequality

The pandemic leads to new forms of inequality
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Summary: From vaccine distribution to big-city life, the pandemic is accelerating growing global divides.
Sentiment: negative
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Facebook blocks news from its platform in Australia as Google strikes deals

Facebook blocks news from its platform in Australia as Google strikes deals
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Top of The World: Tech giant Facebook blocked the viewing and sharing of national or international news on its platform in Australia. And, a student was killed Wednesday by gunmen in an attack on a boarding school in Nigeria’s north-central Niger State. Also, during a high-level meeting of the UN security Council, Secretary-General António Guterres criticized the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for being “wildly uneven and unfair.”
Sentiment: negative
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UN Blueprint that Could Urgently Solve Earths Triple Climate Emergencies

UN Blueprint that Could Urgently Solve Earths Triple Climate Emergencies
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Summary: BHUBANESWAR, India, Feb 19 (IPS) - “Our war on nature has left the planet broken. This is senseless and suicidal. The consequences of our recklessness are already apparent in human suffering, towering economic losses and the accelerating erosion of life on Earth,” António Guterres Secretary-General of the United Nations said.
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Covid vaccines: G7 increase support for Covax scheme

Covid vaccines: G7 increase support for Covax scheme
Added 4 months ago
Summary: It comes days after the UN chief condemned vaccine distribution as "wildly uneven and unfair".
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UN Head Decries 'Senseless and Suicidal' Destruction of Nature as New Report Urges Systemic Solutions

UN Head Decries 'Senseless and Suicidal' Destruction of Nature as New Report Urges Systemic Solutions
Added 4 months ago
Summary: "Human well-being lies in protecting the health of the planet," said Secretary-General António Guterres. "It's time to reevaluate and reset our relationship with nature."
Sentiment: negative
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US makes official return to Paris climate pact

US makes official return to Paris climate pact
Added 4 months ago
Summary: World leaders expect Washington to prove commitment to accord after four years of inaction
Sentiment: negative
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'Wildly unfair': UN says 130 countries have not received a single Covid vaccine dose

'Wildly unfair': UN says 130 countries have not received a single Covid vaccine dose
Added 4 months ago
Summary: UN secretary general calls for ‘global vaccine taskforce’ led by G20 in what he says is a ‘moral test’ of world community
Sentiment: negative
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Covid vaccines: Macron proposes sending 4-5% of doses to poorer nations

Covid vaccines: Macron proposes sending 4-5% of doses to poorer nations
Added 4 months ago
Summary: France's president says failure to share vaccines more evenly is deepening global inequality.
Sentiment: negative
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Boris Johnson to pledge surplus Covid vaccine to poorer countries at G7

Boris Johnson to pledge surplus Covid vaccine to poorer countries at G7
Added 4 months ago
Summary: PM to counter accusations that richest countries are piling up supplies and creating global inequality
Sentiment: positive
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43% of new cases are the UK variant

43% of new cases are the UK variant
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The variant associated with the United Kingdom currently has a prevalence of 43% in the number of new cases of Covid-19 registered in Portugal, revealed the Prime Minister, on 11 February, at a press conference after the Council of Ministers.
Sentiment: negative
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Portuguese politician implies Jewish finance behind Israel vaccine push

Portuguese politician implies Jewish finance behind Israel vaccine push
Added 4 months ago
Summary: His tweet prompted an unusual repudiation several days later by the country’s second-largest party.
Sentiment: negative
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Elon Musk's love-in with China may be over as regulators go after Tesla

Elon Musk's love-in with China may be over as regulators go after Tesla
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Elon Musk's Tesla spent the last couple of years trying to win over China in a bid to conquer the world's largest car market. Now the company risks upsetting Beijing's powerful regulators.
Sentiment: positive
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Colombia Offers Temporary Legal Status To Nearly 1 Million Venezuelan Migrants

Colombia Offers Temporary Legal Status To Nearly 1 Million Venezuelan Migrants
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The move will allow migrants to work legally in Colombia, obtain 10-year residence permits and access social services including healthcare and COVID-19 vaccines.
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Tesla is becoming more reliant on sales to China

Tesla is becoming more reliant on sales to China
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Tesla’s sales in China more than doubled last year, accounting for about a fifth of its total revenues, the electric-car maker said. The Elon Musk-led company raked in nearly $6.7 billion in …
Sentiment: positive
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Chinese regulators throw spanner in Tesla's works

Chinese regulators throw spanner in Tesla's works
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Elon Musk's electric vehicle firm has been summoned over quality and safety issues with its cars.
Sentiment: positive
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UN Chief Welcomes US Decision To Re-Engage With Human Rights Council

UN Chief Welcomes US Decision To Re-Engage With Human Rights Council
Added 4 months ago
Summary: UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres has welcomed the decision of the United States to re-engage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, saying the world organisation looks forward to hearing Washington's crucial voice across the Council's urgent work.
Sentiment: positive
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Iodine Oxoacids Formed in Oceans Have Major Impact on Climate and Human Health

Iodine Oxoacids Formed in Oceans Have Major Impact on Climate and Human Health
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Molecular iodine, a major emission from the ocean, can quickly convert to iodic oxoacids even under weak daylight conditions. These oxoacids lead rapidly to aerosol particles that significantly affect climate and human health. Iodine-containing vapors that are emitted from oceans are a major sour
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Tesla more than doubles sales in China despite coronavirus crisis

Tesla more than doubles sales in China despite coronavirus crisis
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Tesla more than doubles sales in China despite coronavirus crisis
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Tesla's China sales more than doubled in 2020

Tesla's China sales more than doubled in 2020
Added 4 months ago
Summary: The electric car company has been ramping up production at its factory in Shanghai and selling China-made vehicles to the local market.
Sentiment: positive
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100% of New US Power Capacity Came from Solar & Wind in November

100% of New US Power Capacity Came from Solar & Wind in November
Added 4 months ago
Summary: Matching the result in October 2020, November 2020 saw 100% of new US power capacity coming from wind and solar power, according to data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The figures exclude rooftop solar power, but 100% is 100% either way. Overall, in the first 11 months of 2020, solar and wind power […]
Sentiment: positive
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