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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles City Council on Friday voted unanimously to authorize the city to sign a contract with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2028 Summer Games. The contract gives the city a greater share of any financial surplus from the Games and includes an IOC contribution of $2
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world’s largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing city authorities raised their weather alert level early on Saturday afternoon to “orange” from “yellow”,
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(Reuters) – Roger Federer reached the Rogers Cup semi-finals on Friday after coming to the net early and often in a straight sets victory over Roberto Bautista Agut on a windy day in Montreal. World number three Federer, who faces Dutchman Robin Haase in the last four, was never seriously pushed by Spain’s Bautista Agut, who
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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington’s response to Venezuela’s political crisis that Caracas disparaged as “craziness.” Venezuela has appeared to slide toward a more volatile stage of unrest in recent days, with anti-government forces looting weapons from a military base after
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bond investors on Friday gave a $1.8 billion boost to Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) balance sheet by snapping up the electric car maker’s first foray into the U.S. junk bond market, where yield-hungry investors have raced to lock in relatively higher returns. Those robust returns, however, have shrunk as a strong reservoir
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(Reuters) – U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc (ANTM.N) said on Friday it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city of Bristol next year. The move comes nearly two weeks after President Donald Trump took aim at insurers by threatening to cut the healthcare
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday ruled that Illinois was not providing sufficient resources for the care of developmentally disabled residents and ordered the state to come up with a plan to restore services. U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman said Illinois, which just ended an unprecedented budget impasse, failed to provide “resources
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LIMA (Reuters) – Peru is expelling Venezuela’s ambassador to Peru to protest the country’s recent formation of an all-powerful constituent assembly that has been widely condemned as a power grab by Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Peru’s foreign affairs ministry said Friday that it had given the ambassador, Diego Molero, five days to leave Peru.
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(Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki defeated world number one Karolina Pliskova 7-5 6-7(3) 6-4 in a marathon Rogers Cup quarter-finals match in Toronto marred by four rain delays on Friday. The delays, which all came during the first set, appeared to boost the sixth-seeded Dane, who was trailing 3-0 when the match was interrupted. Wozniacki appeared
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) has won an $8 billion U.S. defense contract for global logistics support services for special operations forces, the Pentagon said on Friday. The U.S. military often relies on outside contractors to perform support services including logistics at warehouses and depots as well as maintenance, modifications and repairs on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s failure to fill dozens of senior-level positions at the Pentagon is making it difficult for defense contractors to forecast business. Defense company officials, speaking on conference calls after their just-reported quarterly earnings, did not blame Trump directly, but said the lack of appointments to key positions at the
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. technology company The Bitfury Group has formed a partnership with Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based medical artificial intelligence (AI) firm, to create new applications for the healthcare industry using blockchain, Bitfury’s chief executive officer said on Friday. Blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions that gained prominence as the software underpinning
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