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Zurich police use tear gas, water cannons on World Economic Forum protesters

Demonstrators protest against the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos,...

Five French tourists missing after deadly Quebec snowmobile accident

A helicopter carrying provincial police officers from the Surete du Quebec searches an...

Facing economic crisis, Lebanon’s government weighs options

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it...

‘I will continue to fight’: South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would...

Pandemic fears grow as China virus toll rises to nine

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Authorities in China and beyond stepped up efforts to control...

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Man arrested in Las Vegas kidnapping caught on surveillance video

(Reuters) – Las Vegas police said on Thursday they have arrested a man suspected of kidnapping and assaulting...

Motivated by #MeToo? Vetting jurors in Weinstein case will be a challenge, experts say

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein goes to trial on rape charges next week...

Popular Iowa congresswoman endorses Joe Biden for president

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden answers a question from the audience...

Australia-listed Sezzle fails to win California lending license, shares dive

(Reuters) – California rejected Sezzle Inc’s (SZL.AX) request for a lending license, dealing the recently listed buy-now-pay-later firm...

Australia-listed Sezzle fails to win California lending license, shares dive

(Reuters) – California rejected Sezzle Inc’s (SZL.AX) request for a lending license, dealing the recently listed buy-now-pay-later firm...

Politics

Trump impeachment trial TV audience drops 19% on second day

(Reuters) – About 8.9 million TV viewers watched the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the first day Democrats laid out their case against the president, marking a significant drop from the roughly 11 million...

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New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

The future of retail is supposed to include “cashless” stores, where shoppers pay with a swipe, or tap, of their...

Chinese woman reportedly bragged about using medicine to lower temperature at airport’s coronavirus screening

The Chinse embassy in Paris has reportedly tracked down a woman who bragged on social media that she was able...

Chinese movie to premiere online as virus closes cinemas

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese movie fans can catch the premier of much-anticipated new comedy this holiday weekend under a 630...

Did closing the ozone hole help slow Arctic warming?

The global treaty that protected the Earth’s ozone layer did more than just maintain a crucial protective covering for our...

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To train more workers, companies turn to virtual reality

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The future of employee training involves no embarrassing role-playing in front of new colleagues or boring...

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