Month: January 2019

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, showing that digital advertisers were still flocking to spend money on the service in order to reach customers even after a series of high profile embarrassments for the world’s largest online social media network. Investors have worried that Facebook’s pledge to invest heavily to improve its
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Troubled by widespread health and safety hazards uncovered by a Reuters investigation into U.S. military housing, Congress will hold hearings next month to ensure that “what we’re seeing now can never happen again,” said Michigan Democrat Gary Peters, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. FILE PHOTO: Water damage to
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jay-Z has agreed to privately arbitrate a trademark and contract dispute with clothing company Iconix Brand Group Inc, his lawyers said on Wednesday, after enough African-American arbitrators became eligible to handle the case. FILE PHOTO: Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, a founding partner of Reform Alliance, a newly formed organization to reform the
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Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has good reason to believe the Los Angeles Rams don’t know what’s coming Sunday night in Super Bowl LIII. Jan 29, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick addresses the media at press conference at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Frankly, Belichick
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FILE PHOTO: German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s transport minister has urged the European Commission in a letter to review its stringent limits on nitrogen dioxide pollution, saying some doctors are questioning their health merits, mass-selling Bild reported.
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Nigeria’s main opposition party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar speaks during an interview with Reuters in Lagos, Nigeria January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s main opposition candidate for president said on Wednesday he would create a $25 billion fund to support private sector investment in infrastructure if elected next month, as part of
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the National Theatre in London, Britain, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, visited London’s National Theatre as the venue’s new royal patron on Wednesday, watching a line-run of a Shakespeare play and meeting aspiring performers. But as theater-trained Meghan briefly reconnected with her
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