MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel seized his 50th Formula One pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix on Saturday with title rival Lewis Hamilton third on the grid and poised for a fourth world championship. F1 – Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix 2017 – Mexico City, Mexico – October 28, 2017 Ferrari’s
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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Two car bombs killed at least 17 people in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility. A general view shows the scene after a suicide car bomb explosion at the gate of Naso Hablod Two Hotel in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia October 28, 2017.
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SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – About 300 white nationalists and neo-Nazis took to the streets of the small Tennessee city of Shelbyville on Saturday to protest refugee resettlement in the state, which sued the federal government over the issue earlier this year. Protesters arrive at a White Lives Matter rally in Shelbyville, Tennessee, U.S., October 28,
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(Reuters) – Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden struck twice as England came from behind to thrash European champions Spain 5-2 and clinch their maiden Under-17 World Cup title in Kolkata, India on Saturday. Soccer Football – FIFA Under 17 World Cup Final – England vs Spain – Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata, India – October
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles, the official Xinhua media service reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – Baidu’s company logo is seen at its headquarters in Beijing December 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Baidu (BIDU.O) will provide Shouqi
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MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Sacked Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called for peaceful “democratic opposition” to the central government’s takeover of the region following its unilateral declaration of independence from Spain. Puigdemont, whose regional government was dismissed by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday, accused Madrid of “premeditated aggression” against the will of the
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Martina Hingis ended her career on a losing note when the retiring Swiss great and her partner Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan were beaten 6-4 7-6(5) by Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova in the WTA Finals doubles semi-final on Saturday. Tennis – WTA Tour Finals – Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore – October 28,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Highway Traffic-Safety Administration said Friday it is looking for input on how it can remove regulatory roadblocks to self-driving cars. FILE PHOTO -The rear of a Lexus SUV equipped with Google self-driving sensors is seen during a media preview of Google’s prototype autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California September
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(Reuters) – White nationalists and neo-Nazis are expected to converge on the small Tennessee cities of Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday to protest refugee resettlement in the state, seven months after it sued the U.S. government over the issue. Local residents write on boards installed to protect a business during tomorrow’s White Lives Matter rally
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc quashed concerns of muted demand for its iPhone X on Friday, saying pre-orders for the 10th anniversary phone were “off the charts”. Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, introduces the iPhone x during a launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam The company’s shares,
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced a plan to increase transparency about its role in political advertising on Friday, ahead of congressional hearings next week on social media companies and Russia’s meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Thousands of women who marched to protest Republican President Donald Trump’s inauguration gathered in Detroit on Friday to organize around issues like the viral “Me Too” movement exposing the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and violence. A group of Indigenous women raise their fists as they sing during the opening session of the
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal emergency officials raised “significant concerns” on Friday about a $300 million contract between Puerto Rico’s storm-hit power utility and a tiny Montana firm, as Democratic lawmakers stepped up calls for an investigation of the deal. A pick up from Montana-based Whitefish Energy Holdings is parked as workers (not pictured) help
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BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Friday dropped charges against a dual citizen of China and Canada accused of trying to steal trade secrets from a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of robotic surgical products by trespassing at its headquarters. Dong Liu pictured in this undated handout photo from Raynham Police Department in Raynham, Massachusetts, U.S. obtained by
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp will require suppliers to follow new standards for raising and slaughtering chickens served in its restaurants, the company said on Friday, the latest changes affecting popular menu items like McNuggets. FILE PHOTO: The logo of a McDonald’s Corp <MCD.N> restaurant is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 24, 2017.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – Doug Corcoran is in the trenches every day in the fight against the opioid crisis in the rural Ohio county he helps oversee. Ross County Commissioner Doug Corcoran poses in Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S., September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Tim Reid So President Donald Trump’s failure this week to formally declare the overdose epidemic
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Executives from Facebook Inc (FB.O), Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google will testify on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is displayed in front of the Twitter logo, in this illustration taken October 25,
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