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  • BusinessAFP News

    US stocks rise on inflation report as Nasdaq hits record

    Wall Street stocks rose Thursday after a key US inflation measure brought investors some relief, though global markets were mixed over questions of when interest rates might start coming down.Investors had started the trading day "very worried about the PCE," nervous that the inflation measure could come in hotter than expected, said Steve Sosnick of Interactive Brokers.

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    More than 40 dead in Bangladesh restaurant fire

    At least 44 people were killed and dozens injured after a fire blazed through a seven-storey building in an upscale neighbourhood in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka late Thursday, authorities said.In July 2021, at least 52 people were killed including many children when a fire swept through a food processing factory.

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    Truth Social Co-Founders Sue Company, Claim Trump Tried To Dilute Shares

    "They created Truth Social, and now the beneficiary of that, Donald Trump, doesn’t want to pay," a lawyer said as the company seeks a $4 billion merger deal.

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    Alabama Legislature Votes To Protect IVF After State Supreme Court Chaos

    The state's high court categorized frozen embryos as "children" in an opinion laden with religious verbiage earlier this month.

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    Fire kills 43 in Bangladesh capital: health minister

    At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured after a fire blazed through a seven-storey building in an upscale neighbourhood in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka late Thursday, health authorities said."So far 43 people have died from the fire," Bangladesh's health minister Samanta Lal Sen told AFP after visiting the Dhaka Medical College Hospital and an adjoining burn hospital.

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    Media outlets call for protection of Gaza journalists

    More than 30 news organizations signed an open letter Thursday expressing solidarity with journalists working in Gaza and calling for their protection and freedom to report.The letter, coordinated by the Committee to Protect Journalists, was signed by global news agencies AFP, AP and Reuters, as well as other leading media outlets including the New York Times, BBC News and Israel's Haaretz.

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    US probes security risks posed by Chinese tech in cars

    US President Joe Biden announced an investigation Thursday into the national security risks posed by Chinese tech in cars, warning they could be used to collect sensitive data."China's policies could flood our market with its vehicles, posing risks to our national security."

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