DUBAI (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the Turkey-Iran border region early on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said, although Turkey and Iran said there were no immediate reports of casualties. The quake had a depth of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles), the EMSC said. Turkish public broadcaster TRT World said it
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(Reuters) – Britain’s Tyson Fury delivered a dominant performance in his heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder on Saturday, overwhelming his opponent to earn a seventh round TKO victory in Las Vegas. Boxing – Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury – WBC Heavyweight Title – The Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
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A man cycles past the Strasbourg Saint-Denis branch of the chicken chain KFC where a commemorative plaque on the self-ordering kiosk used by celebrity couple?Kim Kardashian?and?Kanye West?was installed by the branch in Paris, France, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – A fast food ordering board has become an unlikely tourist draw in Paris
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit team has been ordered to come up with plans to “get around” the Northern Ireland protocol in the Brexit withdrawal agreement to evade checks on goods passing from Britain
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, often maligned by opponents as a liberal outsider who cannot unify the Democratic Party, won the party’s Nevada caucuses by a comfortable margin thanks to a diverse coalition of supporters, according to polling agency Edison Research. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Nevada caucus officials and voters at multiple sites on Saturday reported voting rules confusion, calculation glitches and delays in reporting tallies – despite efforts to avoid the issues that plagued Iowa’s caucuses earlier this month. Preference cards are seen at a Nevada Caucus voting site at Coronado high school in Henderson,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders appears to have an early edge in the Nevada Democratic caucus with the largest share of initial support from Hispanics, union families and white college-educated women, according to polling agency Edison Research. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Las Vegas,
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RIYADH/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina on Saturday agreed to start consultations with the International Monetary Fund that could lead to a new financing program, days after the global lender said the country’s debt situation had become “unsustainable”. Argentine Economy Minister Martin Guzman told IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva that the heavily indebted Latin American country
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FILE PHOTO: Shadow of a 3D-printed Facebook Libra cryptocurrency logo is seen near cryptocurrency representation in this illustration taken, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic (Reuters) – Canadian e-commerce company Shopify Inc (SHOP.TO) said on Friday it would join Libra Association, a group that manages Facebook Inc (FB.O) led efforts to launch a global digital currency,
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Fewer than 200 far-right activists gathered in downtown Sofia on Saturday after the country’s top court upheld the city mayor’s ban on their annual torchlight procession honoring a Bulgarian general who led a pro-Nazi organization in the 1930s and 1940s. Held every February since 2003, the Lukov March – which attracts right-wing
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FILE PHOTO: National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump delivers joint remarks with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a proposed new Middle East peace plan in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some of the industry’s largest pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Eli Lilly and Co (LLY.N), have developed a blockchain-based system to track prescription drugs across the supply chain to better halt the flow of counterfeit medicines, company officials said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The Pfizer logo is seen at
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French Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks during the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri RIYADH (Reuters) – France is ready to listen to the U.S. administration’s proposal of offering U.S. companies a “safe harbor” from a new, international digital tax, its
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