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LONDON (Reuters) – Want to find your nearest rotting human carcass, strung up for public display? Academics from Bristol in southwest England have developed a mobile phone app that alerts walkers when they pass some of the goriest sites from the region’s history. As part of a project called “Romancing the Gibbet”, the University of
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PARIS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump watched U.S. and French soldiers march together through the Paris sunshine on Friday in a double celebration marking 100 years since the United States entered World War One and France’s annual Bastille Day holiday. The occasion, also featuring a bi-national fly-past of fighter jets symbolizing military cooperation in the
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(Reuters) – Britain’s Royal Mail (RMG.L) said on Friday it would offer employees a choice between a defined benefit or contribution pension scheme, after opposition from trade unions including the threat of possible strike action. Royal Mail, the postal service privatised in 2013, said in April it would close its defined benefit pension scheme at
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(Reuters) – AT&T Inc (T.N) is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N), Bloomberg reported. Stephenson will become executive chairman, overseeing a pair of chief executives who will independently manage the company’s telecommunications and media businesses, the report said,
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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday granted the state of Hawaii’s bid to exempt grandparents and other relatives from President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on residents from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu had been asked to narrowly interpret a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that revived parts
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(Reuters) – The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout. On the third stop of four-day, four-city barnstorming blitz to promote their Aug. 26
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was receiving hospital care on Thursday after becoming dehydrated at a charity house-building project in Canada, but he is doing “OK,” Habitat for Humanity said. Carter, 92, became unsteady at the construction site and slumped away from his work area to a chair, according to eyewitnesses,
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(Reuters) – Engineers will soon conduct a crucial test of a futuristic technology championed by entrepreneur Elon Musk that seeks to revolutionize transportation by sending passengers and cargo packed into pods through an intercity system of vacuum tubes. Hyperloop One, the Los-Angeles-based company developing the technology, is gearing up to send a 28-foot-long (8.5 meter-long)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 400 people, including doctors and nurses, have been charged with defrauding Medicare and other federal healthcare programs of $1.3 billion, with many accused of illegally distributing opioids and other narcotics, the Justice Department said on Thursday. A total of 412 people, including almost 115 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals,
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