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Ghosn’s lawyers seek dismissal of charges, accuse prosecutors of misconduct

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FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chariman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn’s lawyers have asked the Tokyo District Court to dismiss all charges against the former Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) chairman, saying prosecutors colluded with government officials and Nissan executives Read More

People ‘more likely to feel pain on humid days’

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People with long-term health problems such as arthritis are more likely to feel pain on humid days, a study has suggested. Folklore suggests the cold makes pain worse – but there is actually little research into the weather’s effects. And this University of Manchester study of 2,500 people, which collected data via smartphones, found symptoms Read More

Microsoft forecasts cloud sales above expectations

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Wednesday forecast sales for its cloud computing services that topped analysts’ estimates, even as quarterly growth slows for its Azure business. FILE PHOTO: An employee uses an augmented reality headset at Microsoft’s new Oxford Circus store ahead of its opening in London, Britain July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Microsoft Read More

House Ethics Committee launches inquiry into Rep. Katie Hill after report of affair with staffer

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The House Ethics Committee confirmed on Wednesday it was launching an inquiry into Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif., after a report suggesting she was having an affair with her legislative director. That same report also said she was in a so-called”throuple” with her estranged husband and a female campaign staffer. However, it was the reported affair with her Read More

Judge orders State Department to produce Ukraine documents

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A U.S. district judge on Wednesday ordered the State Department to comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents regarding Ukraine and the Trump administration. The records, requested by ethics watchdog American Oversight, must be produced within 30 days, District Judge Christopher Cooper said, agreeing with the watchdog that the documents were Read More

Google unveils computer with ‘quantum supremacy’, rivals say wait a qubit

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack. Google researchers expect that quantum computers within a few years will fuel advancements in fields Read More

‘Whoa,’ tweets Snowden, as Bernie Sanders says he would not prosecute government whistleblowers under Espionage Act

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said that he would not use the Espionage Act to prosecute government whistleblowers in a promise hailed by activists as crucial to maintaining press freedom. The controversial 1917 law was rarely used in modern times until former US President Barack Obama dug it up to prosecute eight people accused Read More

Blackstone special situations executive Geiling leaves firm -sources

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FILE PHOTO: The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid BOSTON (Reuters) – A senior Blackstone Group (BX.N) executive who oversaw special situations investments at the private equity giant’s hedge fund Read More

Trump campaign touts ObamaCare projections for 2020, says they counter Dem narrative

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The Trump campaign is touting new projections that indicate ObamaCare will give consumers more insurance choices and slightly lower premiums next year, citing the data to challenge potential 2020 Democratic opponents who have long-claimed that President Trump is gutting the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Read More

How will Amazon deliver in its second biggest market?

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MANNHEIM, Germany (Reuters) – Every half an hour, 50 vans sweep into Amazon’s distribution center in Mannheim, Germany and sweep out again with up to 200 parcels and a precise delivery plan in each. The tightly choreographed morning operation is designed to maximize speed and minimize costs, preconditions for the success of Amazon’s rapid expansion Read More