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US job growth slows again in November as the labor market remains tight

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November’s job growth was probably the smallest in nearly two years. This is because mounting concerns about a recession have cooled demand for labor. This could give the Federal Reserve confidence to slow its interest rate hikes. Reuters reported that the Labor Department’s employment report, which will also show a......
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Bird flu outbreak has led Tottori prefecture in Japan to cull some 110,000 chickens

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Sputnik quoted Japanese broadcaster NHK as saying the Japanese prefecture of Tottori will cull about 110,000 chickens following a bird flu outbreak. A local farm in Tottori discovered 40 dead chickens on Wednesday, raising suspicions of a disease outbreak. According to the Malaysian News Agency (Bernama), genetic analysis confirmed that......
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Power shortages in Zimbabwe will worsen as hydro plant to stop producing energy

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Efforts to address Zimbabwe’s prolonged power shortage are set to worsen after southern Africa’s largest dam operator suspended electricity generation at its main hydro plant. Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) notified Zimbabwe Power Company on November 25th that Kariba South hydropower station had overused its water allocation for 2022 and the......