Month: January 2020

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(Reuters) – Concerns over how the spreading coronavirus outbreak will impact growth in the U.S. and abroad is hitting stocks and pushing investors into haven assets. Many worry that a potentially sizeable drop in Chinese markets — due to open Monday after being shut since Jan 23 —will weigh on stocks around the globe. MARKET
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FILE PHOTO: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director doctor Robert Redfield speaks about the public health response to the outbreak of the coronavirus during a news conference at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Voisard. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday declared a
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Atari is opening a chain of hotels. The video game pioneer — whose classic titles included “Pong,” “Asteroids” and “RollerCoaster Tycoon” — announced this week that its first hotel will break ground this spring in Phoenix. The video game-themed hotels will “level up hotel entertainment with fully immersive experiences for every age and gaming ability”
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Jan 30 (Reuters) – Golfers got the chance to honour Kobe Bryant at the Phoenix Open’s iconic par-three 16th hole on Thursday, with Justin Thomas and Tony Finau among those donning jerseys bearing the basketball great’s number. Bryant died along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others when the helicopter they were travelling in
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Virat Kohli inflicted more Super Overs misery on New Zealand as he helped India to a second successive victory in sudden death to win the fourth Twenty20 international in Wellington on Friday. New Zealand have lost four limited overs matches in Super Overs in the last six months, including the one-day World
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EL ROSARIO, Mexico (Reuters) – Surrounded by the millions of monarch butterflies that Mexican environmental activist Homero Gomez fought to protect until his mysterious death, relatives and friends paid tribute to him on Thursday. People react during the funeral service of environmental activist Homero Gomez, who fought to protect the famed monarch butterfly and was
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(Reuters) – Electronic Arts Inc (EA.O) forecast fourth-quarter adjusted revenue below analysts’ estimates, weighed down by the delayed launch of its basketball title “NBA Live”, while its “Apex Legends” battles “Fortnite” and “PUBG” to attract young gamers. FILE PHOTO: The Electronic Arts Inc., logo is displayed on a screen during a PlayStation 4 Pro launch
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German health officials said on Thursday they had identified the country’s fifth case of the coronavirus in an employee working at the same firm as the other four infected individuals in the southern state of Bavaria. “This concerns an employee at the company in Starnberg at which the other four known cases
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Soccer Football – Copa del Rey – Round of 16 – FC Barcelona v Leganes – Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain – January 30, 2020 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scores their third goal REUTERS/Albert Gea MADRID (Reuters) – A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona eased past Leganes 5-0 on Thursday to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals. Leganes, second-bottom
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An employee poses as she views a sales catalogue next to ‘Portrait de Marjorie Ferry’ by Tamara de Lempecka ahead of Impressionist, Modernist and Surreal sales at Christie’s auction house, London, Britain, January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Tamara de Lempicka’s “Portrait de Marjorie Ferry” is expected to fetch up to 12 million