Month: July 2019

FILE PHOTO: Actor Kevin Spacey is arraigned on a sexual assault charge at Nantucket District Court in Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S., January 7, 2019. Nicole Harnishfeger/Pool via REUTERS BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case alleging that former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man at a bar
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GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries. Congolese health workers collect data before administering ebola vaccines to civilians at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Governments could stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with ‘artificial snow,’ a study found on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An iceberg floats in Andvord Bay, Antarctica, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini Scientists believe that
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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (2nd L, front) and Deputy Prime Minister
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FILE PHOTO: The company’s logo outside an Amazon pop-up store in Berlin, Germany, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants’ data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The European Commission has
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