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World share markets were back on form on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was in no rush to taper stimulus and reassurances from Beijing saw beaten-up Chinese stocks leap off the canvas. The rebound in China's markets included a 10% bounce in tech giant Tencent - its second biggest in nearly a decade - after reports that regulators had called banks overnight to ease concerns about the recent crackdown on sectors like tech and education, and on overseas listings.+4
- Associated Press
The Taliban say that 150 people have died in flooding in Afghanistan’s mountainous northeastern Nuristan province. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says offered little information Thursday about the deaths a day earlier. The spokesman for the provincial governor, Mohammad Sayed Mohmand, said water had inundated the village of Terdesh, destroying at least 100 homes.
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- The New York Times
NEW YORK — Two New York Police Department officers were fired this year after a disciplinary trial judge wrote that they had engaged in “shocking professional and sexual misconduct” with a teenage girl who was a member of one of the department’s youth programs, departmental records show. The two former officers, Yaser Shohatee and Sanad Musallam, had sexual contact with the girl, who was 15 at the time of most of the events, the records say, and together exchanged more than 1,500 texts with her
- Entertainment Weekly
Nikki Glaser hosts the outrageous dating competition series pitting 12 "Nice Guys" against 12 "FBoys."+4
Self-driving truck technology company TuSimple Holdings Inc said on Thursday its trucks will use truck leasing and rental company Ryder System Inc's maintenance sites as terminals to help it expand its U.S. autonomous freight network. Under the partnership, Ryder will provide maintenance and data downloading services for TuSimple's fleet of more than 50 self-driving trucks, which are currently operating in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. TuSimple plans to roll out a national U.S. autonomous freight network by 2024.
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