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Death toll rises as violence rocks Gaza, Israel and West Bank
GAZA/JERUSALEM, May 15 (Reuters) - Israeli planes renewed air strikes in Gaza early on Saturday and Hamas militants responded by firing rockets into Israel as their battle entered a fifth night and U.S. and Arab diplomats sought an end to the violence.
Judge will not end Ghislaine Maxwell's 'flashlight surveillance' in jail
NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Ghislaine Maxwell's effort to stop jail officials from shining flashlights into her cell at night, which the British socialite said impedes her preparation for her November trial on sex crime charges.
U.S. tariff review considers commodity shortages, inflation -official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration is weighing concerns about commodity shortages and inflation as it reviews trade tariff policy, the top White House economist said on Friday.
Fed approves acquisition of BBVA's U.S. banking arm by PNC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Friday it had approved the acquisition of the U.S. operations of Spanish lender BBVA by PNC Financial Services Group Inc, clearing the way for a deal first announced in November.
Soccer-Torres hat-trick as record-breaking Man City beat Newcastle
(Reuters) - Ferran Torres scored a hat-trick as champions Manchester City beat Newcastle United 4-3 to set a record for consecutive Premier League away wins on Friday with their 12th victory on the road.
UAE urges Mideast ceasefire, offers condolences to all victims -WAM
CAIRO (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates foreign minister on Friday voiced his country's concern over the escalation of Israeli-Palestinian violence and called for a ceasefire and the start of a diplomatic dialogue, state news agency WAM reported.
BRIEF-S&P Says Israel Ratings Affirmed At 'Aa-/A-1+'; Outlook Stable
May 14 (Reuters) - S&P:
UPDATE 4-U.S. halts operations at Caribbean oil refinery after breakdowns
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday ordered the Limetree Bay refinery on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to cease operations for at least 60 days, throwing the multibillion-dollar overhaul of the massive plant into jeopardy.
GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks surge in recovery; dollar, bond yields dip
NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied in a sharp rebound on Friday as investors set aside inflation worries and bought shares hammered by the week's volatility, with the shift back into riskier assets dragging on the dollar.
Picasso oil painting sells for over $100 mln at New York auction
NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - An oil painting by Pablo Picasso sold for $103.4 million at a Christie's auction in New York, smashing its presale estimate of $55 million.
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