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Cancer research: Scientists seek clues to how disease ‘is born’

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British and American scientists are teaming up to search for the earliest signs of cancer in a bid to detect and treat the disease before it emerges. They plan to “give birth” to cancer in the lab to see exactly what it looks like “on day one”. It is just one of the research priorities Read More

Chris Wallace challenges Pete Buttigieg on big-money donor, perception among African-American voters

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“Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace challenged 2020 presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., MayorPete Buttigieg this week about thousands of dollars in campaign contributions he received from a Chicago attorney who previously had tried to block the release of footage from Laquan McDonald’s 2014 police shooting. Buttigieg’s campaign returned the money. Still, Wallace asked if the Read More

IBM beats profit estimates on cloud-computing growth

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FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo (Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) beat analysts’ estimates for third-quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting from growth in its high-margin cloud-computing business. Revenue from the company’s cloud services, which are driving Read More

Guns N’ Roses: Sweet Child O’ Mine hits 1bn YouTube views

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Guns N’ Roses’ power ballad Sweet Child O’ Mine has become the first music video from the 1980s to hit one billion views on YouTube. The 1987 track, which appeared on their debut album Appetite for Destruction, averaged 590,000 daily views this year. It means the US rockers are now the video streaming site’s top Read More

India halved its poverty rate since 1990s – World Bank

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India, the second-most populous country in the world, has achieved annual growth exceeding 7 percent over the last 15 years and continues to pull millions of people out of poverty, according to the World Bank. The country has halved its poverty rate over the past three decades and has seen strong improvements in most human Read More

Google unveils Pixel 4 phones with radar, more affordable laptop

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO/BERLIN (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor to track hand gestures and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but the devices had no surprise features to set them apart from rivals and nix concerns about price. Rick Osterloh of Google describes new products Read More

Hong Kong protesters gear up at ‘National Calamity Hardware Store’

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee’s pop-up stall is thriving. Keita Lee, 33, owner of the “National Calamity Hardware Store” poses at his shop in Hong Kong, China, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Since demonstrations Read More

CORRECTED-Mozambique’s elections to test fragile peace

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – The face of President Filipe Nyusi beams from flags billowing across Mozambique’s city of Beira, where T-shirts and posters color the streets with his Frelimo party’s signature red in what is usually an opposition stronghold. Mozambicans walk past election posters ahead Tuesday’s provincial and legislative elections, in Maputo, Mozambique, October 11, Read More

GM CEO Barra takes role in talks to end UAW strike

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(Reuters) – General Motors (GM.N) Chief Executive Mary Barra met with senior United Auto Workers officials to discuss the No. 1 U.S. automaker’s most recent proposal to end a more than three-week-old strike that has cost it over $1 billion, a union spokesman said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra Read More

Japan stocks end higher on hopes for U.S.-China thaw

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TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Japanese stocks bounced back from early losses to end higher on Thursday, helped by a flush of optimism over chances that the United States and China can scale back their trade war at high-level talks set for later in the day. The Nikkei index ended up 0.45% at 21,551.98, after Read More