Month: July 2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A war of words has broken out between two of Australia’s fastest swimmers with dual world 100 meters freestyle champion James Magnussen standing by criticism of the team’s relay tactics at the Budapest world championships. The 2011 and 2013 world champion, nicknamed ‘The Missile’, chose to miss the ongoing world titles in
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A majority of Americans are ready to move on from healthcare reform at this point after the U.S. Senate’s effort to dismantle Obamacare failed on Friday, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday. Nearly two-thirds of the country wants to either keep or modify the Affordable Care Act, popularly
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Hackers attending this weekend’s Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas were invited to break into voting machines and voter databases in a bid to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited to sway election results. The 25-year-old conference’s first “hacker voting village” opened on Friday as part of an effort to
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Caeleb Dressel of the United States became the first swimmer to win three gold medals in a single evening at the world championships after producing a trio of storming performances on Saturday. Dressel’s sprint heroics were compiled in just under two hours, interspersed by Sarah Sjostrom’s world record in the women’s 50
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(Reuters) – Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) on Saturday said it would cut its once-weekly flights from Atlanta to Caracas, Venezuela, in the latest instance of a U.S. airline cutting operations with the embattled nation. “Delta will suspend its once per week service between Atlanta and Caracas, with the final southbound flight scheduled for Sept. 16,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As fellow Republicans labored to repeal Obamacare this week, U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly swerved off-topic, escalating concerns in his party about his ability to govern the country six months after taking office. While senators grappled with healthcare, Trump banned transgender people from the military. He regaled a Boy Scout jamboree with
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AMBURGO – E’ giunto in Germania come rifugiato il giovane originario degli Emirati Arabi autore dell’aggressione a colpi di coltello ieri in un supermarket di Amburgo. A riportarlo i media tedeschi. Il giovane “aveva contatti con ambienti salafiti”, aveva “problemi psicologici e faceva uso abituale di droghe”. Nella giornata di Ieri, in tarda serata, la
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MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Benetton family is among five bidders shortlisted to buy Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany’s Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), a source close to the matter said on Saturday. The finalists will be given access to the company’s books after the summer, the source said, adding that the offers received
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GENOVA – Dramma per una ragazza di 16 anni, che ha perso la vita in seguito all’assunzione di una potente dose di metanfetamina, l’Mdma. Il dramma si è consumato a Genova. La giovane, portata d’urgenza all’ospedale Galliera, non è riuscita a salvarsi. Le indagini della polizia sono partite da questi pochi elementi per fare chiarezza
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel took pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday as Mercedes title rival Lewis Hamilton missed out on a record-equalling career 68th. The German’s Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen sealed Ferrari’s front row lockout, with the Italian glamour team back to their best after
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Una vicenda straziante giunta, dolorosamente, al termine. Charlie Gard, il piccolo inglese di dieci mesi affetto dalla rarissima sindrome di deplezione mitocondriale, è morto in un hospice specializzato in trattamenti pediatrici. Il bambino non poteva nè muoversi, nè vedere, nè sentire: la sua situazione non era grave, bensì gravissima. Nella struttura
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids late on Saturday across several Sydney suburbs aimed at disrupting plans for “terrorist attacks”. “These operations are designed to disrupt and prevent plans to undertake terrorist attacks in Australia,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in an emailed statement. Australian Federal Police said the raids
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. aviation authorities were ordered back to the drawing board on Friday to solve what a federal appeals judge called “The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat.” Judge Patricia Millett told the Federal Aviation Administration to take another look at an advocacy group’s assertion that shrinking airline seats are imperiling passenger
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(Reuters) – Heavy rains will drench the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and central Appalachians on Saturday after flooding overnight closed roadways and forced water rescues across the region, forecasters said. A swathe of land from eastern North Carolina up through Washington D.C. and southern Pennsylvania could expect an additional 2 to 5 inches (5 to 13 cm)
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