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Concern at undetected cases as WHO holds coronavirus talks
Reuters
Global death toll at 45, most cases in Saudi Arabia. * WHO says many milder cases may go undetected. * Experts from affected countries confer by video link. By Stephanie Nebehay. GENEVA, July 9 (Reuters) - International health experts began urgent ...
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Reuters Today: Egypt eyes quick elections, Greece gets aid (6:31)
Reuters UK
Reuters Today: Egypt eyes quick elections, Greece gets aid (6:31). July 9 - Egypt hopes to hold elections within months, after Monday's bloodshed leaves the world's most populous Arab country in shock. It's a case of deja vu as Greece gets €6.8 bln aid ...
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Syrian rebels disperse food protest with gunfire
GlobalPost
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels fired into the air to disperse a protest by civilians in a rebel-held district of Aleppo against a blockade preventing food and medicine reaching government-held areas of the northern city, residents said on Wednesday ...
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UPDATE 2-US oil boom to erode OPEC market share in 2014-IEA
Reuters
Says 2014 outlook "should give oil bulls cause for alarm" (Adds video link, comparisons with EIA, OPEC reports). By Dmitry Zhdannikov. LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - The North American shale oil boom could spur the biggest rise in non-OPEC supply growth ...
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KIM PALMER, Reuters
The Sudbury Star
... world who have offered support to them in a video that was filmed last week in the offices of the law firm managing a trust fund established for the three women and released June 9, 2013 by the Hennes Paynter Communications. REUTERS/Hennes Paynter ...
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Smartphone slowdown could spell trouble in Taiwan (2:06)
Reuters UK
Smartphone slowdown could spell trouble in Taiwan (2:06). July 10 - With signs the high-end smartphone market in the developed world is at a near-term saturation point, Taiwanese chipmakers like TSMC may find once-assured profits are more fleeting than ...
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French and Benelux stocks-Factors to watch on July 8
Reuters
PARIS, July 8 (Reuters) - Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks. KERING ... VIVENDI. The entertainment-to-telecom group is exploring alternative ...
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Three Ohio women freed from abduction ordeal release video
St. Catharines Standard
KIM PALMER, Reuters. Tuesday, July 9, 2013 6:32:46 EDT PM. A combination photo shows (L-R) Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight expressing gratitude to people from Cleveland and across the world who have offered support to them in a video ...
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Microsoft to unveil big management reorganization Thursday: report
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will unveil on Thursday its biggest management reorganization in at least five years, to better compete in a world of mobile devices and Web-based services, according to the technology blog AllThingsD. The ...
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Europe's top telecoms groups in competition probe
Reuters
O) YouTube to consumers around the world. Cogent Chief Executive Dave Schaeffer told Reuters on Thursday that the three telecom operators were degrading the quality of services its customers received because the connection points between Cogent's ...
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Taiwanese chip foundries to feel pinch as premium phones peak
Reuters
TAIPEI, July 10 (Reuters) - Taiwan's top foundries may need to rein in expectations for the second half of the year as high-end smartphone sales growth cools and chip buyers look to ship more low-cost, low-margin gadgets to emerging markets like China ...
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Monique Villa, Thomson Reuters Foundation CEO, On How To Truly Tackle ...
Huffington Post
Instead of giving out small grants to NGOs, Villa helped build initiatives around news and information and extended Thomson Reuters' coverage of crucial human rights issues around the world. "We decided to create new programs to use the best skills of ...
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Nikkei set to rise after US jobs data buoy Wall St, dollar
Reuters
TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average is expected to rise on Monday, likely helped by a weaker yen and upbeat U.S. jobs data that sent the dollar soaring and suggested the world's largest economy was on a solid footing. ... U.S. jobs ...
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Syrian opposition suffers setbacks on ground, in Egypt
Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state forces backed by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah hammered the central city of Homs on Friday, activists said, sparking concern from United Nations officials over thousands of civilians trapped in the city ...
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Thousands pay final tribute to fallen Arizona firemen
Reuters
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners, including U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, paid tribute on Tuesday to 19 Arizona firemen killed last week in a wildfire in a service marked by chiming bells, bagpipes and a prayer read by the ...
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France eliminates threat to cut off internet pirates
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - France has put an end to the most controversial element of a copyright piracy law that allowed the government to cut off the Internet subscriptions of repeat offenders. The Socialist government of Francois ... "This measure is ...
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UPDATE 1-Greenpeace women arrested after scaling London's Shard
Reuters
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Six female Greenpeace activists were arrested on Thursday after climbing London's Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, in protest over plans by oil producer Royal Dutch Shell to carry out drilling in the Arctic circle.
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Faith healing for addicts
Reuters UK
Myanmar is the world's second-largest producer of opium after Afghanistan and use of its derivative, heroin, is widespread. The center's popularity is a testament both to the severity of Myanmar's drug problem and the lack of options for users in a ...
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Factbox: The faces behind Microsoft's re-organization
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The reorganization Microsoft Corp announced on Thursday represents the most sweeping re-structuring of the world's largest software company since 2008, designed to better align Microsoft's operations with Chief Executive Steve ...
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Iran says Egyptian army interference is 'unacceptable'
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
Photo by REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih. Iran on Monday called the Egyptian army's ousting of president Mohamed Morsi "unacceptable" and said Israel and the West did not want to see a powerful Egypt. The comments from Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas ...
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At least 51 killed in Egypt as Islamists urge defiance
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 51 people were killed on Monday when the Egyptian army opened fire on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Mursi, in the deadliest incident since the elected Islamist leader was toppled by the military five days ago ...
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Bosnia court orders retrial of US embassy attacker
Reuters UK
Related Topics. World ». SARAJEVO | Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:54pm BST. SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Bosnian appeals court revoked on Friday an 18-year jail sentence against an Islamist radical for a 2011 gun attack on the U.S. embassy in Sarajevo and ordered a ...
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Young survivors of Anders Breivik's deadly rampage run for office
NBCNews.com (blog)
By Gwladys Fouche and Terje Solsvik, Reuters. OSLO - On a sunny day in Oslo, Vegard ... "The July 22 generation is a very unique generation within the Labour Party: their ideas have been tested in a way that no generation since World War Two in Norway ...
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Shared decision-making uncommon for PSA tests
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most men have not discussed the potential advantages and disadvantages of prostate cancer screening with their doctor, according to a new study. Guidelines from groups ... Their studies included about 120 doctors who either ...
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Solar powered plane finishes journey, lands in NYC
New York Daily News
The slow-flying aircraft was traveling between two of the world's busiest airports and was required to take off very early in the morning and land very late at night, when air traffic is at a minimum. RELATED: ALL-SOLAR AIRPLANE'S HISTORIC FLIGHT FROM ...
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In praise of tabloid TV | Jack Shafer - Reuters
By Jack Shafer
Allow me to defend cable TV's extended live coverage of the George Zimmerman murder trial, even though I've not watched a second of it, nor have I tuned in to any of the nightly rehashes aired on CNN, HLN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel. ... uprising is New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen, who asserts that the network's new president, Jeff Zucker, “wants everyone in his company to know what the priorities are: Mini-series in the center, world events off to the side.”.
Jack Shafer

Spaniard crowned world's best bartender | Video | Reuters.com
The Spaniard was crowned World Class Bartender of the Year in Barcelona after ... Reuters TV breaks ground creating informative news and financial videos.
www.reuters.com/.../spaniard-crowned-worlds-best-bartender?...
Britain opens world's largest offshore wind farm | Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The world's largest offshore wind farm, which can ... Breaking News: Defence rests in Bradley Manning US court-martial on ... Top Videos.
www.reuters.com/.../us-britain-wind-idUSBRE9630CQ201307...
China urges U.S. to weigh global impact when exiting QE | Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China supports U.S. plans to end its loose monetary policy as conditions permit, but urges Washington to weigh the impact on the global economy of its exit from so-called quantitative. ... Related News ... information available on Reuters.com, video, mobile, and interactive television platforms.
www.reuters.com/.../us-usa-china-qe-idUSBRE96A0X420130...
Californian mariachis sing a new world record | Video | Reuters.com
Officials from Guinness World Records were on site to verify that the number was ... Reuters TV breaks ground creating informative news and financial videos.
www.reuters.com/.../californian-mariachis-sing-a-new-world-r...
Ramadan in Syria | Video | Reuters.com
The video, which could not be independently verified by Reuters shows ... Thomson Reuters is theworld's largest international multimedia news agency, ...
www.reuters.com/video/2013/07/11/ramadan-in-syria?...
Smartphone slowdown could spell trouble in Taiwan ... - Reuters
July 10 - With signs the high-end smartphone market in the developed world is at a ... Reuters TV breaks ground creating informative news and financial videos.
www.reuters.com/.../smartphone-slowdown-could-spell-troubl...
Amazing sand sculptures tell heroic tales | Video | Reuters.com
Video shows moment of deadly explosion at finish line of Boston Marathon ...Thomson ...
www.reuters.com/.../amazing-sand-sculptures-tell-heroic-tale?...
Déjà vu, Greek style: gets cash despite missed targets ... - Reuters
Video: Top Newsvideo transcript .... Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedianews agency, providing investing newsworld news...
www.reuters.com/.../dj-vu-greek-style-gets-cash-despite-miss?...
Compliance deadlines loom for U.S. global tax evasion law | Reuters
WASHINGTON/HONG KONG, July 8 (Reuters) - In one week, theUnited States is scheduled to ... At least 42 killed in Egypt, Islamists call for uprising | Video ... The law is an unprecedented effort to root out U.S. tax evasion on a global scale. ... Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia newsagency, ...
uk.reuters.com/.../usa-tax-fatca-idUKL2N0F817020130708
Britain opens world's largest offshore wind farm | Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The world's largest offshore wind farm, which can generate ... With 3.3 GW currently in place, Britain is the world's top offshore wind power producer ... providing investing news,world news, business news, technology news... stock market, and mutual funds information available on Reuters.com, video...
uk.reuters.com/.../uk-britain-wind-idUKBRE9630CU2013070...
UPDATE 3-Putin pushes Russian agenda at global gas ... - Reuters
Related News ... MOSCOW, July 1 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has defended the long-term supply ... But with a growing flotilla of tankers supplying LNG to world markets, the long-term .... finance, stock market, and mutual funds information available on Reuters.com, video, mobile, and interactive television platforms.
www.reuters.com/.../energy-gas-idUSL5N0F71WN20130701
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