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Protests erupt against proposed waste plant in NW Russia

Several thousand people took to the streets across northwest Russia on Sunday to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant there. Police in the regional capital of Arkhangelsk...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks finished lower on Wall Street Friday amid new concerns about the progress of trade talks between the U.S. and China. The market turned lower in the afternoon after reports said...

‘Howdy, Modi!’: Thousands, plus Trump, due at Texas rally for India’s leader

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Some 50,000 Indian-Americans are due to pack into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by U.S. President Donald Trump,...

Nobel laureate starts fund for survivors of sexual violence

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors...

Dozens of Britons march in southern Spain ahead of Brexit

MALAGA, Spain (Reuters) - Dozens of Britons marched through the southern Spanish city of Malaga on Sunday to register their concerns about their uncertain status as Britain prepares to leave...

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Ireland 27-3 Scotland: Joe Schmidt’s side win Rugby World Cup opener

Rory Best's try helped Ireland to a 12-0 lead inside 15 minutes2019...

Exclusive: Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale – sources

(Reuters) - Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc (FIT.N) has been in talks with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a sale amid challenges in successfully pivoting from fitness...

Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to...

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as the region...