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NHL, union reach tentative agreement on plan to resume season

NHL, union reach tentative agreement on plan to resume season

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The National Hockey League and union representing its players have reached a tentative agreement on protocols to resume a season interrupted by the [more…]

DeChambeau muscles his way to three-shot victory in Detroit

DeChambeau muscles his way to three-shot victory in Detroit

Published 05/07/2020

(Reuters) - A bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau, who has been knocking on the door since the PGA Tour’s return from a COVID-19 hiatus, finally blew it [more…]

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers diving into dark submerged caves on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula have found evidence of an ambitious mining operation starting 12,000 years ago [more…]

Canada’s biggest banks join boycott of Facebook platforms

Canada’s biggest banks join boycott of Facebook platforms

Published 03/07/2020

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s biggest lenders confirmed on Friday they had joined a widespread boycott of Facebook Inc (FB.O) begun by U.S. civil rights groups [more…]

Canada GDP likely to rise 3% in May on gradual reopening

Canada GDP likely to rise 3% in May on gradual reopening

Published 30/06/2020

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s real GDP is likely to grow 3% in May, bouncing back from a record decline in April, Statistics Canada said in [more…]

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain urgently needs to see the legislation China passed regarding Hong Kong to determine whether it has breached the joint declaration and [more…]

Motor racing: Renault retain Sirotkin as F1 reserve

Motor racing: Renault retain Sirotkin as F1 reserve

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Russian Sergey Sirotkin will be on standby in Austria this weekend after Renault announced on Tuesday they had retained him as their [more…]

Walmart partners with Shopify to expand online marketplace business

Walmart partners with Shopify to expand online marketplace business

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) has partnered with Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify Inc (SHOP.TO) (SHOP.N), as the world’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer ramps up its efforts [more…]

Fossilized stomach contents show armored dinosaur’s leafy last meal

Fossilized stomach contents show armored dinosaur’s leafy last meal

Published 03/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a forest rebounding after a wildfire 110 million years ago, an armored dinosaur devoured a meal of tender ferns in western [more…]

Ackman says hedge fund up 27% year to date, dumped Berkshire

Ackman says hedge fund up 27% year to date, dumped Berkshire

Published 27/05/2020

BOSTON (Reuters) - William Ackman’s hedge fund is boasting double-digit gains at a time many portfolios have sunk along with the economy during the coronavirus [more…]