(Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O), the world’s largest networking gear manufacturer, said it will buy U.S. telecommunications software company BroadSoft Inc (BSFT.O) in a deal valued at about $1.9 billion, including debt. A newly installed phone made by Cisco is shown in San Diego, California, U.S., April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake Cisco said it
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge is set to hear arguments on Monday about whether to block President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate controversial payments to health insurance companies under Obamacare. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump smiles after signing an Executive Order to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bone health insurance
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Amazon.com will open an artificial intelligence research center in the German university city of Tuebingen, creating 100 jobs over the next five years. FILE PHOTO – The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo It joins BMW, Bosch, Daimler,
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Hockey League games on Sunday: Oct 22, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Vancouver Canucks left wing Sven Baertschi (47) receives congratulations from teammates after scoring in the second period at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Canucks 4, Red Wings 1 Sven Baertschi scored his first
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LONDON (Reuters) – Insurers are considering raising premiums for tall buildings in Britain with flammable cladding panels and no sprinklers or even excluding related risks following the Grenfell fire in London earlier this year. FILE PHOTO: The burnt out remains of the Grenfell apartment tower are seen in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 18, 2017.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will spend up to A$250 million ($195 million) housing nearly 800 refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea for the next 12 months after its controversial detention center closes this month. Security fences surround buildings inside the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea, February 11, 2017. Picture taken
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(Reuters) – Toronto FC broke a 19-year-old Major League Soccer record for points in a single season on Sunday while a stoppage-time winner gave the San Jose Earthquakes the final playoff berth on the last day of the regular season. Oct 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta United defender Jeff Larentowicz (18) reacts after a
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(Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning pop singer Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February, 14 years after a “wardrobe malfunction” overshadowed his last gig at the championship game, the NFL said on Sunday. 89th Academy Awards – Oscars Red Carpet Arrivals – Hollywood, California, U.S. – 26/02/17 – Singer Justin Timberlake. REUTERS/Mike
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(Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline’s gene therapy for the so-called “bubble boy” disease was approved by Britain’s healthcare cost watchdog NICE, despite a price tag of almost 600,000 euros ($700,000). FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline building is pictured in Hounslow, west London June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo Gene therapy is designed to deliver a one-off cure for
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(Reuters) – The digital director for Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign is scheduled to meet the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as the panel investigates alleged Russian meddling in last year’s election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. It would be Brad Parscale’s first interview with any of the committees investigating
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RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian advisers who helped Iraq defeat Islamic State to “go home”, after a rare joint meeting with the leaders of Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The United States is concerned that Iran, a Shi‘ite regional power,
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Petróleo Brasileiro SA has applied to federal environmental agency Ibama to provide environmental protection services in exchange for wiping out all its fines for environmental offenses, the state-controlled oil company said late on Saturday. Tanks of Brazil’s state-run Petrobras oil company are seen in Brasilia, Brazil, August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fidelity Investments has hired a consulting firm to review employee behavior amid allegations of sexual harassment at the U.S. money manager stretching back years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. A sign marks a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder – Brian Hogan, president
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