Month: January 2019

FILE PHOTO – Athletics – IAAF Council Press Conference – The Sea Club Conference Centre, Monaco – December 4, 2018 IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe on Thursday all but confirmed that he would run for a second term as President of the International
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, showing that digital advertisers were still flocking to spend money on the service in order to reach customers even after a series of high profile embarrassments for the world’s largest online social media network. Investors have worried that Facebook’s pledge to invest heavily to improve its
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jay-Z has agreed to privately arbitrate a trademark and contract dispute with clothing company Iconix Brand Group Inc, his lawyers said on Wednesday, after enough African-American arbitrators became eligible to handle the case. FILE PHOTO: Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, a founding partner of Reform Alliance, a newly formed organization to reform the
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has said he wants to play until age 45, and team owner Robert Kraft said Wednesday he wouldn’t be opposed to that. Jan 30, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) addresses the media at a press conference for Super Bowl LIII at Hyatt Regency
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists using sophisticated techniques to determine the age of bone fragments, teeth and artifacts unearthed in a Siberian cave have provided new insight into a mysterious extinct human species that may have been more advanced than previously known. The entrance to Denisova Cave, which contains evidence of previous habitation by extinct human
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Frozen Arctic winds brought record-low temperatures across much of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday, unnerving residents accustomed to brutal winters and keeping them huddled indoors as offices closed and even mail carriers halted their rounds. Classes were canceled Wednesday and Thursday in many cities, including Chicago, home of the nation’s third-largest school
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BRUSSELS/WARSAW (Reuters) – The European Union is considering proposals that would effectively amount to a de-facto ban on Huawei Technologies Co. equipment for next-generation mobile networks, four senior EU officials said, adding to mounting international pressure on the world’s largest maker of telecom gear. FILE PHOTO – A woman stands at the booth of Huawei
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U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he announces a deal to end the partial government shutdown as while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned U.S. citizens against traveling to Venezuela amid the political crisis there
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