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Iran-backed forces seize tanker, maritime sources say; Iran denies it
DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) -Iranian-backed forces are believed to have seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, three maritime security sources said, after Britain's maritime trade agency reported a "potential hijack" in the area on Tuesday.
6:15PM EDT
Oil settles lower in volatile trade on worries about Delta variant
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil settled lower on Tuesday, as concern about rising cases of the Delta coronavirus variant outweighed expectations for another weekly draw in U.S. inventories that had boosted prices early.
5:56PM EDT
'Tug of war' as investors digest mixed market messages
BOSTON (Reuters) -U.S. stocks rose, 10-year Treasuries were flat and oil prices fell on Tuesday as markets weighed mixed signals from corporate earnings and economic growth data.
4:51PM EDT
Tunisian labour union urges new PM appointment to ease crisis
TUNIS (Reuters) -Tunisia's powerful labour union urged the president on Tuesday to rapidly announce a new government that should be small and led by an experienced premier, after he seized executive control in a move his opponents called a coup.
3:55PM EDT
Turkey's coronavirus cases jump to nearly 25,000, highest since early May
The number of new coronavirus cases in Turkey jumped to nearly 25,000 on Tuesday, government data showed, the highest level in almost three months, and the health minister urged Turks to get vaccinated against the virus.
3:51PM EDT
Dollar steadies as markets weigh economic risks, central bank moves
The U.S. dollar steadied on Tuesday, after having lost value against the Japanese yen and Swiss franc, as questions about slowing U.S. economic growth and the COVID-19 Delta variant challenged risk appetite.
3:41PM EDT
Forest fire closes in on Turkish power station
MILAS, Turkey (Reuters) -A forest fire moved closer to a coal-fired power station in southwestern Turkey on Tuesday evening and wildfires raged near southern resorts for a seventh day as firefighting planes from Spain and Croatia joined the battle to quell them.
3:26PM EDT
Guards deny Iran forces, allies involved in ship incident off UAE coast -report
Iran's Revolutionary Guards denied that Iranian forces or allies were involved in action against any ship off the UAE coast on Tuesday, saying the incident was a pretext for "hostile action" against Tehran, Iranian state television said on its website.
3:15PM EDT
Saudi Arabia says sees an emboldened Iran around Middle East
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Tuesday he sees an emboldened Iran acting in a negative manner around the Middle East, endangering shipping, arming Yemen's Houthis and contributing to political deadlock in Lebanon.
3:04PM EDT
Incident off UAE coast is 'potential hijack' - UKMTO
An incident under way off the coast of the United Arab Emirates' Fujairah is a "potential hijack", Britain's maritime trade agency said on Tuesday.
2:51PM EDT
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U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo should resign in light of the findings of an investigation into sexual harassment allegations.
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Investigators say New York Governor Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women
NEW YORK (Reuters) -An investigation into accusations of sexual harassment by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo found that he groped, kissed or made suggestive comments to 11 women, creating a "toxic" workplace in violation of the law, the state's top prosecutor said on Tuesday.
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