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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

U.S. intelligence told lawmakers of Russian bid to boost Trump re-election: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the vote and boost President Donald Trump’s re-election, a person familiar...

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High-tech glove can translate sign language with 99 percent accuracy

Bioengineers at UCLA have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time...

Facebook and Instagram will alert users to wear masks as coronavirus cases surge

Amid criticism it is not doing enough to help combat the coronavirus pandemic, Facebook said it would start showing alerts...

Close-in air attacks still needed despite new ‘Stand-off’ weapons tech

It’s called “Direct Attack”, or the ability of a stealth bomber to penetrate heavily defended enemy territory and drop bunker-busting...

MIT pulls massive AI dataset over racist, misogynistic content

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology permanently took down its 80 Million Tiny Images dataset—a popular image database used to train machine...

Money

Column: What would private equity funds in 401(k)s mean for retirement savers?

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Employer retirement plans are not known for their flashy investments – a majority of 401(k) investors these...

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