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China probing powerful former domestic security chief: Xinhua »

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Communist Party has begun an investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, for “serious disciplinary violations,” the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. Powered by WPeMatico…

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China's war games don't faze Japan but disrupt civilian air traffic »

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is holding some of its most extensive military exercises this week off its eastern seaboard, and although rival Japan is unperturbed, they are causing massive disruptions in civilian air traffic in Shanghai and other cities. Powered by WPeMatico…

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South Korea ferry boss's driver who may hold key to mystery turns self in »

INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) – The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 people turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the businessman’s final days after the country’s worst maritime disaster in 44…

Jul 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Financial markets

UPDATE 2-Renault profit gain fails to avert cash disappointment »

* Renault shares down 3.2 pct (Adds analyst, Renault comments, details, background) Powered by WPeMatico…

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BES shares slide after report of big loss »

LISBON, July 29 (Reuters) – Shares in Portugal’s troubled Banco Espirito Santo slumped almost 10 percent on Tuesday after a newspaper reported it was likely…

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ASIA CREDIT CLOSE: Light trading due to regional holiday »

SINGAPORE, July 29 (IFR) – Secondary activities were thin today as markets in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and India were all closed for public holidays. Powered…

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RPT-China regulator in anti-monopoly probe of Microsoft »

BEIJING, July 29 (Reuters) – A Chinese regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft Corp because the firm has not…

Jul 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Next, GKN help Britain's FTSE rise after upbeat updates »

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Britain’s top equity index was a touch higher on Tuesday, led by fashion chain Next and car and plane parts…

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World Sport

Lakers appoint Scott as head coach

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three months after the resignation of Mike D’Antoni, the Los Angeles Lakers ended a protracted search for a replacement by appointing former player Byron…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA's Clippers

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the NBA team despite her…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Deaths of eight race horses at California track probed

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SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – California horse racing authorities are investigating the deaths of eight horses at a Southern California race track within the first two weeks of the…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Judge clears way for $2 billion sale of Los Angeles Clippers

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The record $2 billion sale of pro basketball’s Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer can proceed over the objections…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »

Heavyweight trio say Langer, 56, merits Ryder consideration

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LONDON (Reuters) – Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie and Tony Jacklin have called for the 56-year-old Bernhard Langer to be considered for Ryder Cup selection after his emphatic 13-stroke…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Researchers practice living on Mars – without leaving Earth

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CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) – For the past four months, a team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »

OkCupid admits to Facebook-style experimenting on customers

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, intentionally mismatched users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service said on Monday, weeks after Facebook Inc…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »

Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits, unnerve investors

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. But after more than a year of mostly…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »

Evidence suggests babies in womb start learning earlier than thought: study

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ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – Babies in the womb show evidence of learning by their 34th week, three weeks earlier than previously thought, new research has found. Powered by…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Motorsport

Stoner urges Rossi to step up to the plate in 2012 season

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(DNN) — World champion Casey Stoner is urging seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi to put a disappointing 2011 behind him and mount a serious challenge on his Ducati…

Jan 23 2012 / Read More »

Williams keep Maldonado for 2012

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(DNN) — Pastor Maldonado will once again compete in Formula One’s world championship next year, after Williams announced the Venezuelan will retain his seat for the 2012 season.…

Dec 2 2011 / Read More »
Business News

JPMorgan CEO Dimon says has curable throat cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon told the bank’s employees and shareholders on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with curable throat…

Jul 1 2014 / Read More »

Ousted American Apparel CEO Charney reports 43 percent stake

(Reuters) – Dov Charney, ousted as American Apparel Inc’s APP.A chairman and chief executive two weeks ago, said he has increased his stake in the apparel retailer to…

Jul 1 2014 / Read More »

Brazil's inflation to ease if interest rates hold steady: Tombini

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Interest rates at current levels should bring Brazil’s inflation back to the center of the government target, central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said in an…

Jul 1 2014 / Read More »

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