FILE PHOTO: Author Margaret Atwood holds her new novel The Testaments during the launch at a book store in London, Britain early September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” and Bernardine Evaristo’s “Girl, Woman, Other” jointly won the Booker Prize in London on Monday, in a surprise announcement by the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton expects he will have to wait beyond Mexico, the next race on the calendar and one that could be a struggle for his Mercedes team, to secure his sixth Formula One world championship. Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 13, 2019. Mercedes’
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work in fighting global poverty that has helped millions of children by favouring practical steps over theory. French-American Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize’s 50-year history, as well as
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BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. Washington’s Kurdish former allies said they invited in the government troops as an “emergency
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses conservative activists at the Family Research Council’s annual gala
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LONDON (Reuters) – A man who drove his car at members of the public and police officers outside Britain’s parliament last year in what authorities treated as a terrorist attack was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A police van, believed to be carrying Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater, leaves Westminster Magistrates’
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FILE PHOTO: French economist Esther Duflo gets fitted with an earphone before a news conference in Oviedo, October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for creating an experimental approach to alleviating global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said
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