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LONDON Bethanie Mattek-Sands was undergoing tests on Friday to assess the extent of the knee injury that left her screaming in agony on court during her second round match on day four of the Wimbledon championships. The American was playing Romania’s Sorana Cirstea on Court 17 on Thursday when she appeared to slip as she
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LONDON Britain’s energy market regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into British Gas’ switching terms, it said on Thursday. The inquiry will examine whether Centrica-owned (CNA.L) British Gas breached licence conditions relating to its obligations to domestic customers who switch to another supplier. The inquiry comes after consumer affairs website Moneysaving Expert raised concerns about
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CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland Talks aimed at ending the four-decade Cyprus conflict have closed without reaching an agreement, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres told a news conference on Friday after a stormy final session of talks that ran into the early hours. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement
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HAMBURG German police fired water cannon and pepper spray at protesters gathered to demonstrate against a G20 summit in Hamburg after a group of black-clad demonstrators threw bottles and other objects at riot police. Police expected around 100,000 protesters from around Europe, who say the G20 has failed to solve many of the issues threatening
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By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. private employers hired fewer workers than expected in June and applications for unemployment benefits last week increased for a third straight week, pointing to some loss of momentum in job growth as the labor market nears full employment. Those signs were also evident in another report on Thursday
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LONDON Novak Djokovic raced into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday, but has yet to be given a real workout. The three-time champion was in relentless form as he trounced Wimbledon debutant Adam Pavlasek 6-2 6-2 6-1 in little more than 90 minutes. It was Djokovic’s first full match at the tournament after his first-round
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LONDON Finance firms should not be forced by regulators to change location after Britain leaves the European Union in 2019, Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority told a Reuters Newsmaker event on Thursday. Banks, insurers and asset managers based in Britain are already making contingency plans to shift some operations to
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Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) plans to cut “thousands” of jobs, with a majority of them outside the United States, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Reuters reported on Monday that Microsoft would undergo a reorganization that would impact its sales and marketing teams as the company doubles down on its fast-growing cloud business. Microsoft’s
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