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Japan liquor businesses turn to non-alcoholic drinks to attract Gen Z

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register TOKYO, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Bucking the age-old stereotype of hard-drinking college students, Manaka Okamoto considers the next day’s schedule before cracking open an alcoholic beverage. “If I have to get up early, and I think ‘Oh, I should hold off on drinking,’ then I go …

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Exclusive: Biden to hit China with broader curbs on US chip and tool exports

Semiconductor chips are seen on a circuit board of a computer in this illustration picture taken February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, Sept 11(Reuters) – The Biden administration plans next month to broaden curbs on US shipments to China of semiconductors used for artificial intelligence …

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Oil prices could spike in winter, Yellen says

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen holds a news conference in the Cash Room at the US Treasury Department in Washington, US July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) – US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday said Americans could experience a spike in …

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Ubisoft CEO says still open to other partners after Tencent deal

Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, speaks on stage during the Ubisoft E3 conference at the Orpheum theater in Los Angeles, California June 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register ‘We can do whatever we want,’ founder CEO says Ubisoft to create three mobile games with Netflix Tencent deal comes …

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Oil rises 4% on supply threats, still set for weekly drop

The chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery are seen just after sunset, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Oil benchmarks heading for second weekly decline Putin threatens to cut off all energy supplies Fed’s Waller: need aggressive rate hikes now while economy …

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EU divided over capping Russian gas price amid ‘energy war’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Countries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas price Broader support seen for cash aid to energy firms Ministers to discuss windfall levy, electricity use cut BRUSSELS, Sept 9 (Reuters) – European Union energy ministers were split on Friday over whether to cap Russian gas prices, …

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Oil edges up from seven-month low as Russia threatens export halt

A view shows the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register US crude stocks jump by nearly 9 million barrels -EIA US weighing need for more oil releases from strategic reserves …

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US seizes $30 million in stolen cryptocurrency from North Korean hackers: investigators

CNN — The FBI and private investigators have seized about $30 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen by North Korean government-linked hackers from a video game company in March, according to Chainalysis, a US firm that said it worked with the FBI to claw back the stolen money. It’s the latest example of a concerted effort …

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Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen had reigned for 70 years Family had gathered at her Balmoral home Son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham …

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Queen Elizabeth’s family rush to side of ailing monarch

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Doctors say queen, 96, under medical supervision Heir to the throne Prince Charles is with queen Family members head to Balmoral Castle BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Family members rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of …

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