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Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier

Published 16/09/2019

(Reuters) - Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in [more…]

Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ racks up solid $33 million debut,…

Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ racks up solid $33 million debut,…

Published 15/09/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - “Hustlers” rolled in the Benjamins this weekend, collecting $33.2 million when it debuted in 3,250 North American theaters. Boosted by rave [more…]

Japan culls 753 hogs to contain swine fever outbreak

Japan culls 753 hogs to contain swine fever outbreak

Published 15/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese officials have culled 753 pigs in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo after detecting an outbreak of swine fever, the Yomiuri newspaper [more…]

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers…

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers…

Published 14/09/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration’s decision to [more…]

Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach…

Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach…

Published 13/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not [more…]

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

Published 12/09/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that [more…]

China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

Published 11/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chinese suppliers and manufacturers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show, capitalizing on a strong position in electric technologies [more…]

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner

Published 11/09/2019

(Reuters) - Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest [more…]

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

Published 11/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new [more…]