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UPDATE 2-WHO says no time for complacency as China coronavirus cases fall

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GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – A continued decline in the number of new cases of coronavirus infections in China is encouraging, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, while warning that infections outside the country could still spread. FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, attends a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Read More

Brazil looks to attract carmaker Tesla to open a plant in the country

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SAO PAULO, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The Brazilian government is working to lure Tesla Inc to open a plant in the country, the Brazilian president’s son and lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro said on Twitter on Thursday. The lawmaker said there has been a video conference with William Popp, charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Brasilia, Read More

What secrets? Apple embroiled in row over book by German former exec

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Apple has become embroiled in a publishing row in Germany after it tried to halt sales of a book written by a former executive, saying it disclosed secrets about the App Store. FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Read More

UPDATE 3-Turkish markets weaken as Ankara nears conflict in Syria

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(Adds dollar bond falls, updates lira) ISTANBUL, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira, shares and bonds all weakened on Thursday as investors fretted over rising tensions in Syria’s Idlib region where Ankara is edging closer to military confrontation. The lira stood at 6.0981 against the dollar at 1425 GMT, compared with a close of Read More

UPDATE 2-EU privacy body warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit deal

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc-owned (GOOGL.O) Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness trackers company Fitbit (FIT.N) could pose privacy risks, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) warned on Thursday, adding its voice to other critics of the deal. Google announced the deal in November last year, as it seeks to compete with Apple (AAPL.O) and Read More

UPDATE 5-Oil firms on supply threats and easing demand woes

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday supported by China’s efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Brent crude futures LCOc1 Read More

UPDATE 1-Domino’s U.S. same-store sales, profit beat estimates, shares jump 20%

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(Reuters) – Domino’s Pizza Inc (DPZ.N) on Thursday reported quarterly U.S. same-store sales and profit above analysts’ estimates, as its focus on faster delivery and new promotions to lure diners paid off, sending shares up nearly 20%. FILE PHOTO: A Domino’s Pizza sign sits on the top of a delivery car outside a restaurant in Read More

UPDATE 4-Oil firms on supply threats, easing demand woes

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday supported by China’s efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Brent crude futures LCOc1 Read More

Lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret to go private

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FILE PHOTO: A customer passes by an L Brands Inc., Victoria’s Secret retail store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 13, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – L Brands Inc (LB.N) is selling a controlling stake in its Victoria’s Secret unit to investment firm Sycamore Partners, valuing the lingerie brand at $1.1 billion, as focuses Read More

WATCH heart-clenching video from INSIDE CRASHING PLANE in Russia

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Passengers of a small plane who were filming their takeoff from an airfield in Magadan were horrified when they realized their aircraft wouldn’t make it. It crashed instead but, luckily, no lives were lost in the incident. The video, purportedly shot from inside an Antonov An-2 plane, which crashed on Thursday in northern Russia, shows Read More