Month: February 2020

FILE PHOTO: Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe leaves after attending a news conference in Mumbai, India, June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe says athletes should not put their Olympic dreams before their health in deciding whether to compete at the Tokyo Games as global health authorities battle to contain
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(Reuters) – Baidu Inc, China’s biggest search engine company, said first-quarter revenue could fall as much as 13% from a year earlier as the coronavirus epidemic puts the brakes on economic activity and advertising. FILE PHOTO: Baidu’s logo is pictured at the 2018 Baidu World conference and exhibit to showcase its latest AI technology in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge is weighing civil contempt charges against a Russian company accused of funding a Russian troll farm’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election to boost President Donald Trump’s candidacy after prosecutors accused the St. Petersburg-based firm of defying subpoenas to hand over documents. FILE PHOTO: Russian businessman Evgeny Prigozhin looks
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FILE PHOTO: A model of the MULTI elevator pictured inside Thyssenkrupp’s elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany, January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) has agreed to sell its elevators division to a consortium of Advent and Cinven [CINV.UL], two sources close to the matter told Reuters. The bidding group prevailed
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – With nearly one million displaced Syrians massing near the Turkish border in the face of a Syrian government military offensive, President Tayyip Erdogan’s options are narrowing. He feels blindsided by Russia’s push into Syria’s Idlib region and the risk of full-blown conflict is growing, but Turkey’s Erdogan remains hopeful a deal with
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks as Senator Bernie Sanders raises his hands during the tenth Democratic 2020 presidential debate at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Banning hydraulic fracturing and halting new drilling on federal land would cost the
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FILE PHOTO: Nov 29, 2019; Raleigh, NC, USA; Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette looks on from behind the players bench against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The Nashville Predators defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports Former Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette was named head coach of Team USA
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Bernie Sanders presidency could begin modestly with a roughly $300 billion federal jobs guarantee before pushing for trillions of dollars in new spending on health care, the environment and infrastructure, says a key adviser to the U.S. Democratic front-runner. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders rallies with
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A model presents a creation by designer Anthony Vaccarello as part of his Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Saint Laurent during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw PARIS (Reuters) – Luxury fashion house Saint Laurent juxtaposed staid tweed jackets with fetish-style catsuits when it
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler looks on during a ceremony to sign the memorandum of understanding on cooperation in urban sustainability with Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles (not pictured) in Brasilia, Brazil January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Adriano Machado NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said on Thursday
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A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus linked to the Wuhan outbreak, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS
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