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Russian Missiles Hit Ukrainian Cities Amid Fears Over Air Defenses

Russia launched a combination of cruise and ballistic missiles at Ukrainian cities on Tuesday in a large volley that killed at least 19 people and injured another 120, according to local authorities. The assault added to concerns about the state of Ukraine’s air defenses as Russian barrages continue on its largest cities. Ukraine’s air force

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Wages Rose Only 0.2% in August, Easing Inflation Fears

American workers got smaller pay increases in August. That could be welcome news for policymakers at the Federal Reserve. Average hourly earnings rose 0.2 percent from July, the slowest pace of monthly growth since early last year. Pay was up 4.3 percent from a year earlier, versus a peak growth rate of nearly 6 percent

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For Women in Afghanistan, the War’s Terror Gives Way to New Fears

The Taliban’s takeover ended decades of war. But their restrictions, and the economic fallout, threw many women into a new era of diminished hopes. Zulaikha, 25, went into hiding after the Taliban seized power “There is no income, no job opportunities for me. I don’t know how I’m going to survive.” Basira, 22, former University

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Fears Mount That Ukraine Conflict Will Grow to be a Broader Battle

“There’s a widening consensus about supplying Ukraine howitzers and extra advanced weapons programs, and everyone seems to be now doing that,” Mr. Heisbourg famous. “Nevertheless it’s one other factor to pivot the warfare purpose from Ukraine to Russia. I don’t consider there’s any consensus on that.” Weakening Russia’s navy capability “is an efficient factor to

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Covid Outbreak in Beijing Prompts Panic Shopping for and Fears of a Lockdown

BEIJING — Households in Beijing rushed to replenish on meals. Supermarkets stayed open late. Residents endured lengthy traces for obligatory testing. A recent coronavirus outbreak in China’s capital has raised considerations that Beijing might develop into, after Shanghai, the following Chinese language megacity to place life on maintain to comprise the unfold of the Omicron

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Coal costs rise to report ranges on Russia provide fears.

Costs for coal used to generate electrical energy have hit report ranges in current days on fears that provides from Russia might be disrupted. Costs for thermal or onerous coal not too long ago topped $462 a metric ton earlier than easing again to about $380 a ton, in accordance with Steve Hulton, vice chairman

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Coal costs rise to document ranges on Russia provide fears.

Costs for coal used to generate electrical energy have hit document ranges in current days on fears that provides from Russia might be disrupted. Costs for thermal or onerous coal just lately topped $462 a metric ton earlier than easing again to about $380 a ton, based on Steve Hulton, vice chairman of coal at

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