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FILE PHOTO: A Harley-Davidson Inc. logo is seen at the Paris auto show in Paris, France, October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) said on Monday it has stopped production of its first electric motorcycle after discovering a glitch in the final quality checks. The motorcycle maker said it does not have
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that has helped millions of children by favouring practical steps over theory. French-American Duflo becomes only the second woman to win the economics prize in its 50-year history, as well as
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twelve Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Westerville, Ohio, on Tuesday in the party’s fourth debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October
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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists targeted Blackrock (BLK.N), the world’s biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, gluing themselves to the front of the building and blocking the entrances. “XR is targeting BlackRock because it’s the world’s biggest backer of climate and rainforest destruction,” the Extinction Rebellion group said in a statement. “BlackRock stokes
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses conservative activists at the Family Research Council’s annual gala
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has finalised rules for the build-out of 5G mobile networks that, in a snub to the United States, will not exclude China’s Huawei Technologies. Government officials confirmed that Germany’s so-called security catalogue foresaw an evaluation of technical and other criteria, but that no single vendor would be barred in order to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump. U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses conservative activists at the Family Research Council’s annual gala in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Fiona Hill,
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BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. Washington’s Kurdish former allies said they invited in the government troops as an “emergency
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FILE PHOTO: Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, celebrates after a successful attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (Reuters) – Kenyan Eluid Kipchoge, who on Saturday became the first man to run a marathon in less than two hours, is one of
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LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day
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KABUL (Reuters) – Restoring Afghanistan’s Buddhist artifacts that were destroyed by the Taliban 18 years ago is like working on a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, say conservators working on the latest restoration project. Mohammad Fahim Rahimi, Director of National Museum inspects a pot for restoration at the National Museum in Kabul, Afghanistan October 13, 2019. REUTERS/Omar
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. games publisher Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports gamer for his public support of pro-democracy protests after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public. Blizzard Entertainment, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard which is partly backed by Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings,
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work in fighting global poverty that has helped millions of children by favouring practical steps over theory. French-American Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize’s 50-year history, as well as
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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists targeted BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that the world’s major financial institutions stop funding what they describe as a looming environmental catastrophe. Protester hold a banner as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will crank up its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week as lawmakers return after a two-week recess, with closed-door testimony from current and former administration officials looming. U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses conservative activists at the Family Research Council’s annual gala
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Agents of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have captured and returned to Iran an exiled journalist who allegedly fueled anti-government street unrest across the country early last year using social media, Iranian state television reported on Monday. Ruhollah Zam, a journalist-turned-activist who headed Amadnews with more 1 million followers on social media, was based
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A deal to smooth Britain’s departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson participates in an art class during his
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FILE PHOTO: A small toy figure stands on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, days after the would-be digital coin project suffered a severe blow as major
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With all campaign events canceled after an unexpected heart surgery and nothing scheduled until Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, Bernie Sanders’ campaign has been seeking to reassure supporters the 78-year-old senator is still a viable presidential pick. FILE PHOTO: Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers
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