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Typhoon Hagibis Leaves At Least 66 Dead In Japan

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At least 66 people died after Typhoon Hagibis swept through Japan, bringing record rainfall and widespread flooding that caused rivers to overflow and levees to burst. Hagibis was the worst storm to hit the country in decades and authorities are still combing through debris looking for su...read more

WeWork prefers JPMorgan's financing package over SoftBank's control: Bloomberg

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FILE PHOTO: A WeWork logo is seen at a WeWork office in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kate Munsch/File Photo (Reuters) - Shared office space company WeWork prefers the option of a near $5 billion financing package led by JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) to...read more

Google's fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

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FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google’s fight against a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.64 billion) EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in Febr...read more

SoftBank's Claure announces investment in Mexican startup Kavak

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FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Corp. placard is prepared during a ceremony to mark the company's debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Japan’s SoftBank will invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak, the group’s ch...read more

Facebook's Libra announces board as support shrinks further

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LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Backers of Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day. FILE PHOTO: A small toy...read more

Nationals Bowl Over the Cardinals Again in the N.L.C.S.

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WASHINGTON — The first League Championship Series game held in Washington, D.C. was a party for most of the 43,675 fans who attended on Monday night. The second one could be a long-awaited coronation. The Washington Nationals, heirs to almost a century of baseball anguish in the nation’s ...read more

LeBron James Says Executive Was ‘Misinformed’ in China Tweet

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LOS ANGELES — LeBron James on Monday night sharply criticized Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, for his recent tweet in support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters. The tweet set off a furor for the N.B.A. last week while James and the Los Angeles Lakers were in Ch...read more

Russian Doping Chief Says Thousands of Drug Tests Were Manipulated

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COLORADO SPRINGS — Russia made thousands of changes to the drug-test results of an unspecified number of its athletes, the head of the country’s own antidoping agency said this week, confirming the suspicions of global officials who are considering severe penalties against Russian sports pro...read more

The Report Was About Turkey Bombing Syria. ABC Showed Video From a Kentucky Gun Range.

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ABC News apologized Monday for mistakenly running a video that apparently was taken at a gun range in Kentucky with a report about Turkish attacks in northern Syria. “We’ve taken down video that aired on ‘World News Tonight Sunday’ and ‘Good Morning America’ this morning that appeared to ...read more

AMC Theater Chain Gets Into Streaming With On-Demand Movies

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LOS ANGELES — In a sign of just how much streaming is changing Hollywood, movie fans will soon be able to rent and buy films for viewing at home — from a movie theater chain. AMC Entertainment, the largest multiplex operator in the world, will introduce an iTunes-style online video store ...read more

Kimono runway show lights up Tokyo fashion week

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment. Models hit the runway in kimono-inspired outfits ranging from colorful shoulderless minidresses with tall boots to full-length ani...read more

Stephen Jones: Cowboys coach Garrett safe

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FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett claps in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports The Cowboys’ third straight loss, to the previously winless New Y...read more

MLB notebook: Mets reportedly bring in Perez for interview

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The New York Mets are considering ESPN analyst Eduardo Perez in their managerial search, according to SNY.tv, which reported he was in New York on Monday for a second interview. FILE PHOTO: Eduardo Perez of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (L) is tagged out at home plate by Baltimore Orioles catche...read more

Racist abuse blights Bulgaria-England qualifier

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SOFIA (Reuters) - Racist abuse cast a blight over a Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England on Monday with the match in Sofia twice halted by the referee after monkey noises and chants from the crowd were aimed at black players from the visiting team. Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qu...read more

England thrash Bulgaria after game halted over racist abuse

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SOFIA (Reuters) - England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in a Euro 2020 Group A clash marred by racist incidents in the first half that stopped the game. Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Gro...read more

Bulgaria coach and players say did not hear racist abuse

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SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov and several of his players said they did not hear any racist abuse directed toward the England team on Monday during their side’s 6-0 defeat in a Euro 2020 qualifier that was twice halted by the referee. Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qualifier...read more

Notre Dame car bombing: all-female jihadist cell jailed for failed cathedral attack

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Two women with Islamist militant ties who tried to set off a crude car bomb outside Notre Dame cathedral three years ago each have been sentenced to at least 25 years in jail. They were among five members of an all-female jihadist cell, aged between 22 and 42, who were arrested after a ca...read more

England Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia halted twice over racist abuse

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England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia came close to being abandoned on Monday night after home fans repeatedly racially abused Tyrone Mings and other black players on what the Football Association chairman, Greg Clarke, described as “one of the most appalling nights I’ve se...read more

California Tells Schools to Start Later, Giving Kids More Sleep

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California students can look forward to extra sleep in the morning once a new law takes effect. The law, signed on Sunday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, pushes back the start times at most public middle and high schools, making California the first state to order such a shift. Classes for high ...read more

UAW calls Thursday meeting to update union leaders on GM strike talks: sources

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FILE PHOTO: A "UAW On Strike" sign is seen during a rally outside the shuttered General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) - The uni...read more

Barneys nears bankruptcy deal with Authentic Brands, Saks owner: sources

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. luxury department-store chain Barneys New York Inc is nearing a roughly $270 million deal with brand developer Authentic Brands Group that could lead to Barneys shops opening in Saks Fifth Avenue stores, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The Barneys N...read more

Exclusive: No choice but to invest in oil, Shell CEO says

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LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) still sees abundant opportunity to make money from oil and gas in coming decades even as investors and governments increase pressure on energy companies over climate change, its chief executive said. FILE PHOTO: Ben van Beurden, chief executive ...read more

Hong Kong bans protesters from police housing areas amid escalating violence

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services that have been targeted in more than four months of anti-government protests. FILE PHOTO: An anti-government d...read more

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that the prisoners there had been abducted. Turkey launched a cross-border oper...read more

EU considers new emergency summit for Brexit deal: BBC

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(Reuters) - The European Union is considering a new emergency summit to get a Brexit deal, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The new Brexit summit may be held towards the end of the month, according to the report bbc.in/2B8G5bj. Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian S...read more
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