LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) was showcasing self-driving valet technology on Britain’s streets on Thursday which allows a car to find a space and park itself. The Jaguar logo is pictured at a Jaguar Land Rover showroom in Mumbai February 13, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/File Photo The firm’s Range Rover Sport
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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a $5.3 million judgment against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for copying a Marvin Gaye song to create their 2013 smash “Blurred Lines.” FILE PHOTO: Singer Pharrell Williams and singer Robin Thicke perform together at the Walmart annual shareholders meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S., June 6,
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday he offered no congratulations for what he called Vladimir Putin’s “reappointment” as president, because of a spy poisoning case for which Britain blames Russia. European Council President Donald Tusk reacts during his joint news conference with Finnish Prime Minister (not pictured) in Helsinki, Finland,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, signaling growing confidence that U.S. tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation and lead to more aggressive future tightening. FILE PHOTO – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers the semi-annual Monetary
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(Reuters) – British scientists have developed a lightweight and highly sensitive brain imaging device that can be worn as a helmet, allowing the patient to move about naturally. Results from tests of the scanner showed that patients were able to stretch, nod and even drink tea or play table tennis while their brain activity was
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The soundtrack from “The Sound of Music,” Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album “Rumours” and the 1984 song “Footloose” were among 25 recordings deemed national treasures on Wednesday and worthy of preserving by the U.S. Library of Congress. Tony Bennett’s signature song “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” “Rock Around the Clock”
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(Reuters) – A vast corruption investigation in Brazil that has toppled businessmen and lawmakers, haunted two presidencies and captivated the media, debuts as a Netflix series this week, long before anyone can predict how the real-life probe will end. FILE PHOTO: Jose Padilha, director of the film “Robocop”, poses at the film’s premiere in Hollywood,
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BODELWYDDAN, Wales (Reuters) – When Britain’s Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle in May he will be following a royal tradition started nearly 100 years ago of using a wedding band of Welsh gold. A vintage hallmarking press featuring a Welsh Dragon is seen at the Clogau office in Bodelwyddan, North Wales, Britain, March 12, 2018.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5 billion buy of U.S. peer Monsanto, the last of a trio of mega mergers that will reshape the agrochemicals industry. The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal, Germany February 24, 2014.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Supporters of Britain’s exit from the European Union dumped crates of haddock into the River Thames on Wednesday to protest against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit transition deal which they say has betrayed the fishing industry. Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage and the founder of Fishing for Leave, Aaron Brown, symbolically dump fish
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(Reuters) – Insurance broker Paul Marshall can count on his phone ringing in the aftermath of a school shooting. Since the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed and more than a dozen injured, seven South Florida school districts have bought $3 million worth of “active shooter” coverage that
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(Reuters) – A digital revolution is reshaping India’s $34 billion gold market, with smartphones, e-wallets and flexible investment schemes drawing new buyers into a business dominated by traditional, face-to-face transactions.Digital payment systems have ballooned in popularity in India since the government scrapped large-value bank notes in 2016. FILE PHOTO: A salesperson attends to a customer
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