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Oil prices climb as U.S. set to end Iran sanction waivers

Oil prices climb as U.S. set to end Iran sanction waivers

Published 22/04/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped on Monday as the United States looked set to announce that all buyers of Iranian oil must end their [more…]

Timeline: Sri Lankan bomb attacks on hotels, churches – 20 minutes…

Timeline: Sri Lankan bomb attacks on hotels, churches – 20 minutes…

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - Bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 207 and injuring 450 people, in the first [more…]

Pop singer Adele parts with husband

Pop singer Adele parts with husband

Published 21/04/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British pop singer Adele and her husband have separated, her representatives said on Saturday. One of the most successful singer-songwriters of all [more…]

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

Published 20/04/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of [more…]

Cyber expert credited with stopping ‘WannaCry’ attack admits…

Cyber expert credited with stopping ‘WannaCry’ attack admits…

Published 20/04/2019

(Reuters) - A British cyber security researcher hailed as a hero for neutralizing the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack in 2017 has pleaded guilty to U.S. [more…]

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr’s proposal to limit Mueller…

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr’s proposal to limit Mueller…

Published 19/04/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr’s proposal to allow them access [more…]

Higher state minimum wage tied to lower suicide rates

Higher state minimum wage tied to lower suicide rates

Published 19/04/2019

(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates grow more slowly in states that increase their minimum wage, according to a U.S. study that suggests this might be [more…]

Sleep myths may hinder good sleep and health

Sleep myths may hinder good sleep and health

Published 19/04/2019

(Reuters Health) - Widespread beliefs about sleeping include advice on how much sleep is enough, what quality sleep means and how to achieve it, but [more…]

Zombies to star at Cannes Film Festival, but no Netflix or Tarantino

Zombies to star at Cannes Film Festival, but no Netflix or Tarantino

Published 18/04/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Bill Murray fighting off zombies and an Elton John biopic tracking the singer’s early days will be among the highlights at this [more…]

Collapsed hedge fund Columna sues Permira-backed former managers

Collapsed hedge fund Columna sues Permira-backed former managers

Published 18/04/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The new managers of Columna Commodities Fund, a Luxembourg hedge fund which went into liquidation in early 2017, have said they are [more…]