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BoE's Haldane says UK recovering 'faster than anyone expected'
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is recovering faster than anyone had expected from the economic impact of COVID-19, but businesses need better incentives and access to finance to invest in technology, Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said.
Soccer-Forge defeat HFX Wanderers to retain CPL title
Sept 19 (Reuters) - Forge FC defeated HFX Wanderers FC 2-0 to secure their second consecutive Canadian Premier League title on Saturday.
TikTok says it already committed to government oversight of U.S. data security
(Reuters) - Video-sharing app TikTok said on Saturday it has already committed to the U.S. government oversight of data security in the country, and that it was "disappointed" by the Trump administration's decision to ban it from U.S. app stores from Sunday.
Wolff, Reed in share of early third-round U.S. Open lead
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) - A laser-focused Matthew Wolff took a surprising bite out of Winged Foot with a blistering front nine to move into a share of the early third-round U.S. Open lead with overnight leader Patrick Reed on Saturday.
Yemen's Houthis launch military projectile towards Jazan, five civilians injured -SPA
CAIRO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Five civilians were injured and three cars damaged when a military projectile launched by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis fell in Saudi Arabia's region of Jazan, Saudi state news agency (SPA) reported on Saturday. (Reporting by Hesham Abdul Khalek Editing by Chris Reese)
Biggest Thai protest in years cheers calls to reform monarchy
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people joined Thailand's biggest protest in years on Saturday, cheering calls to curb the powers of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's monarchy and for the removal of former coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister.
Roglic at a loss to explain Tour de France meltdown
RONCHAMP, France (Reuters) - Primoz Roglic was at a loss to explain his meltdown after he surrendered the Tour de France overall lead in the final time trial to fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogacar on Saturday.
Pogacar as stunned as everyone after shock Tour upset
(Reuters) - Tadej Pogacar was left as shocked as fans, pundits and fellow riders after pulling off one of the biggest upsets in Tour de France annals when he claimed the overall lead by stunning odds-on favourite Primoz Roglic in Saturday's final time trial.
UPDATE 4-Biggest Thai protest in years cheers calls to reform monarchy
BANGKOK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people joined Thailand's biggest protest in years on Saturday, cheering calls to curb the powers of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's monarchy and for the removal of former coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister.
Spinning clock in New York counts down time until climate devastation
NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate campaigners unveiled a huge countdown clock on Saturday, showing how little time is left before global temperatures hit a critical high, to kick off a week of climate action in New York.
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