Month: November 2019

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ABU DHABI (Reuters) – The Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso team will compete under the name of Alpha Tauri next season, Formula One’s governing body confirmed on Saturday. The Italy-based team were listed on the 2020 provisional entry list as Scuderia Alpha Tauri Honda, with Alpha Tauri as the chassis name. Alpha Tauri is a fashion
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LONDON (Reuters) – British satirist and director Jonathan Miller, whose career spanned over 50 years from the hit comedy review show “Beyond the Fringe” to directing for some of the world’s grandest opera houses, has died aged 85. FILE PHOTO: Jonathan Miller gestures during rehearsal for his production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” with the English National
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia declared their first innings closed at 589 for three before the dinner-break on day two of the second test against Pakistan at Adelaide Oval on Saturday. Australia skipper Tim Paine delayed the declaration until after David Warner etched his name into cricket folklore by completing a majestic triple-century, the first at
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FILE PHOTO: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s government will discuss a depreciation of the ringgit that is making imports more expensive and raising living costs, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Saturday, addressing one of
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Outside view of the Belgian restaurant “65 degres” in Brussels, Belgium November 22, 2019. Picture taken November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Brussels restaurant 65 Degres has become the city’s best-rated eatery, largely thanks to rave reviews of its staff, most of whom have Down Syndrome. The restaurant – part fine-dining establishment, part
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 21, 2019; Chiba, JAPAN; Jason Day reacts after a putt on the 14th green during The Challenge: Japan Skins golf competition at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Matt Roberts-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo (Reuters) – Australian Jason Day has been forced out of the Presidents Cup with a back injury and
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Secondary-school students and retirees joined forces at a protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several rallies planned across the China-ruled city a day after police withdrew from a university that had been rocked by a two-week siege. Protesters wear Guy Fawkes masks during an anti-government protest in the
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without presenting any evidence, the right-wing leader’s latest broadside in casting blame over forest fires that have generated international concern. FILE PHOTO: Leonardo DiCaprio attends the premiere of “Once Upon a
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(Reuters Health) – Bones may age faster in older women who get too little sleep, a U.S. study suggests. Based on data from nearly 11,000 participants in a long-term study, researchers found that postmenopausal women who slept less than five hours a night were more likely to have low bone mass than those who averaged
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Nov 29 (OPTA) - Scores from the European Tour Alfred Dunhill Championship on Thursday -7 Wil Besseling (Netherlands) 65 -6 Keith Horne (South Africa) 66 Pablo Larrazábal (Spain) 66 Garrick Porteous (England) 66 -5 Alejandro Cañizares (Spain) 67 -4 Thomas Aiken (South Africa) 68 David Drysdale (Scotland) 68 Grant Forrest (Scotland) 68 Branden Grace (South