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  • Germany's Lufthansa aims to pay back government aid quickly

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    BERLIN -- Lufthansa's chief executive said Friday that the company aims to pay back billions of euros in aid provided to help the airline through the coronavirus pandemic before Germany's election in late September. Germany's biggest airline, which also owns carriers including Austrian Airlines and Swiss, received a 9 billion-euro (US$10.8 billion) government rescue package about a year ago. Source
  • Pattie Lovett-Reid: Advice for the $70M lottery jackpot winner

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    HUNTSVILLE, ONT. -- Lotto Max draw is the largest prize pool in Canadian lottery history with a projected jackpot of $70 million, as well as an estimated 70 Maxmillion prizes worth $1 million each. Let's be clear: that is a lot of money. Source
  • Asian shares mostly rise as markets digest U.S. Fed moves

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    TOKYO -- Asian shares mostly rose Friday, as investors digested the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023. Japan's benchmark lost earlier gains and inched down less than 0.1% in afternoon trading to 29,009.75. Source
  • Global shares mixed as markets digest U.S. Fed moves

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    TOKYO -- Global shares mostly rose Friday, as investors digested the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023. France's CAC 40 added nearly 0.2% in early trading to 6,677.20, while Germany's DAX lost 0.3% to 15,684.53. Source
  • Global shares mixed as markets digest Fed moves

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    TOKYO -- Global shares mostly rose Friday, as investors digested the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023. France's CAC 40 added nearly 0.2% in early trading to 6,677.20, while Germany's DAX lost 0.3% to 15,684.53. Source
  • Cruise giant Carnival says customers affected by data breach

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    Carnival Corp. said Thursday that a data breach in March might have exposed personal information about customers and employees on Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. In a letter to customers, the company indicated that outsiders might have gained access to Social Security numbers, passport numbers, dates of birth, addresses and health information of people. Source
  • Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Rockies not in public interest

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    CALGARY -- An environmental review panel into a proposal for an open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains is advising the federal government that the Grassy Mountain mine is not in the public interest. The federal-provincial panel says the mine would damage surface water quality and native trout species, as well as impair natural communities and biodiversity in the region. Source
  • North Korean leader Kim warns of 'tense' food situation, longer COVID lockdown

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    SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned about possible food shortages and urged the country to brace for extended COVID-19 restrictions as he opened a major political conference to discuss national efforts to salvage a broken economy. Source
  • Scotch whisky makers welcome suspension of costly U.S. tariffs

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    LONDON -- Scotch single malt whisky makers breathed a sigh of relief Thursday after the United States agreed to suspend tariffs on one of Scotland's main exports following the resolution of a long-standing trade row between the U.S. Source
  • Ford says outlook for 2nd quarter is improving

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    Ford's outlook for the second quarter is improving, as the automaker is seeing strong customer reservations for four of its new vehicles. Ford Motor Co. now anticipates its quarterly adjusted earnings before interest and taxes to top its expectations and be significantly better than the year-ago period. Source