TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Thursday, weighed down by a plunge in high-flying technology shares, a move that some see as a healthy correction after a strong rally but others believe may herald the peak of a “super cycle” that has been boosting the sector. A man looks at a stock quotation board
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday announced its adoption of Kubernetes, a popular open-source technology, in a sign of increased competition in the cloud computing business, which Amazon Web Services has long dominated. The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/Illustration Kubernetes has
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TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – A TV host who seemed poised to win Sunday’s Honduran presidential election brought thousands of protesters onto the streets on Wednesday, as his early lead evaporated to under 25,000 votes after delays in the widely criticized vote count. A supporter of Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship,
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins. A scientist does research in a lab in San Diego, California April 26, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake The work, published in the
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the long-running folksy variety show “A Prairie Home Companion,” has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain set out a plan to shake up its railways on Wednesday by bringing track and train operations closer together, increasing capacity by opening up some lines closed decades ago and splitting up some franchises. FILE PHOTO: A worker passes First Great Western trains at Paddington Station in London November 21, 2010.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s regulators will tweak banking and insurance rules inherited from the European Union after Brexit to make them more tailored to the British market, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday. The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, speaks at the ‘Future Forum 2017’ event in St George’s
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(Reuters) – Tiger Woods will once again steal the spotlight at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday, despite the elite field containing eight of the world’s top-10 golfers, as he embarks on what could be his final shot at a comeback. FILE PHOTO: Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 18th
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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s black-cab maker could strike a deal soon on the second overseas market for the new electric version of its famous taxi, the boss of the Chinese Geely-owned firm told Reuters on Wednesday. An electric cab belonging to the London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is seen in London, Britain, November 29, 2017.
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ZAGREB (Reuters) – The wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces, Slobodan Praljak, died after he drank poison seconds after a United Nations judges turned down his appeal against a 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims, Croatian state television reported. The television quoted sources close to Praljak as saying he died in a hospital
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo muscled his way into Instagram’s top-followed ranks this year as he documented his career and growing family, but pop star Selena Gomez still reigned supreme on the social media platform. 2017 American Music Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 19/11/2017 – Selena Gomez. REUTERS/Danny
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LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Growth in lending to British consumers cooled again in October to an 18-month low, according to data that may ease concerns among Bank of England officials concerned about the buildup of household debt. Property sale signs are seen outside of a group of newly built houses in west London, Britain,
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(Reuters) – A suspect died shortly after being taken into police custody in Reno, Nevada late on Tuesday after opening fire from a downtown apartment complex and holding a hostage, local media reported. Police shot the unidentified suspect who died on the way to the hospital after an hours-long standoff with authorities, local ABC affiliate
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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has offered to pay much of what the European Union was demanding to settle a Brexit “divorce bill”, bringing the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact, EU sources said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Union Flags and European Union flags
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