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A picture taken on Feb. 15, 2018 shows a view of the Dome of the Rock from inside Al-Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem.(Photo: Ahmad Gharabli, AFP/Getty Images) The United States plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on May 14, Steven Goldstein, undersecretary of State for public diplomacy said Friday. The date is
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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes rose on Friday, with gains in technology stocks helping claw back some of the week’s losses, which were sparked by concerns about interest rates. Looking past the recent stock market sell-off and concern about inflation, the Federal Reserve said it expected growth to remain steady and that it saw
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Two words – artificial intelligence – promise to upstage familiar technology industry themes like 5G, the Internet of Things and virtual reality at next week’s Mobile World Congress, Europe’s biggest annual technology industry gathering. Telecom operators are looking to artificial intelligence as a potential money-spinner to combat stagnating mobile service revenues as
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(Reuters) – Oprah Winfrey put to rest any lingering questions about a potential 2020 bid for the presidency, declaring on a late-night talk show on Thursday that she was “definitely not running.” The media mogul, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, was emphatic in her response to host Kimmel’s question about whether she would run. “Where
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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would impose the “largest-ever” package of sanctions on North Korea, intensifying pressure on the reclusive country to give up its nuclear and missile programs. In addressing the Trump administration’s biggest national security challenge, the U.S. Treasury sanctioned one person, 27 companies and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to thoroughly investigate Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) after a media report alleged the automaker used potentially illegal software to pass diesel emissions tests, according to a letter seen by Reuters. German newspaper Bild am Sonntag had reported on Sunday that U.S. investigators
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation’s hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals. Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a heart drug on Feb. 18, five
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. court temporarily blocked the Trump administration from delaying or ending an Obama-era rule aimed at preventing oil and gas leaks during production, according to court documents, marking the fourth time either Congress or the courts have upheld the rule’s implementation. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her wish-list for Britain’s post-Brexit relationship with the European Union next week after winning support from key ministers, but her opponents hope to defeat the government on the issue of future trade ties. EU leaders have repeatedly pressed May to provide details of her vision for
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These are the most popular things our readers bought on Amazon this week. (Photo: Anker / OXO) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Germany shocked defending men’s ice hockey champions Canada 4-3 on Friday, beating the Canadian men on Olympic ice for the first time to reach their first gold medal game. The Germans, who knocked out Sweden in the quarters, relied on a scrappy defense and opportunistic offense to squeeze past a
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A top European Union official scoffed at Britain’s environment minister, the Brexit campaigner Michael Gove, for suggesting leaving the EU will make it easier for London to pass green legislation like banning plastic drinking straws. Retweeting a report that Gove might ban plastic straws and had complained that the EU hinders environmental
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Fredrik Lindstroem emerged victorious from a frenetic battle on the final leg with Norway’s Emil Hegle Svendsen to take the gold medal for Sweden in the men’s Olympic 4×7.5km relay on Friday, the final biathlon event of the Games. Lindstroem held his nerve as Svendsen struggled on the final shoot,
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