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LONDON (Reuters) – Google, Alibaba and other “Big Tech” companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photos/File Photo As Facebook’s plan
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Cruzeiro’s final match of the season was abandoned before the end on Sunday when fans ripped up seats and threw them at players after the team were relegated from Brazil’s first division for the first time in their history. The referee abandoned the game with some five minutes remaining shortly
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who brought boyish vulnerability to Big Bird, the towering yellow-plumed character, during 50 years on the groundbreaking children’s television show “Sesame Street” and even made garbage-loving Oscar the Grouch loveable, died on Sunday at the age of 85, the Sesame Workshop said. FILE PHOTO: Caroll Spinney signs
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NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI (Reuters) – India’s cabinet approved a bill on Wednesday to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, the first time that the country is seeking to grant nationality on the basis of religion. Amit Shah addresses Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party workers in Ahmedabad, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave/FIle Photo
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FILE PHOTO: Eduardo Miron, Chief Financial Officer of Marfrig Global Foods SA, attends a news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian food processor Marfrig Global Foods SA on Monday will launch a global brand of plant-based meat products, according to a statement sent to Reuters
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – West Indies opener Lendl Simmons smashed a breezy 67 not out to help secure a series-levelling eight-wicket victory over India in the second Twenty20 International on Sunday. After restricting the hosts to 170-7, the tourists’ big-hitting top order clobbered 12 sixes, compared to India’s five, and chased down the target with
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Facebook logos are seen on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s competition watchdog has fined Facebook 1.2 billion forints ($4 million), its biggest fine to date, for misleading users by claiming its services were free. The watchdog said Facebook Ireland had breached the law
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BELLE OMBRE, Mauritius (Reuters) – Danish teenager Rasmus Hojgaard gave a nerveless display in a tense sudden-death playoff on Sunday to win the Mauritius Open in a three-man shootout. He made eagle on the third playoff hole, after Italy’s Renato Paratore had been eliminated at the first, to edge France’s Antoine Rozner and in so
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the House of Representatives are drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and the Judiciary Committee may hold a vote this week, the panel’s chairman said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Israeli American Council National Summit in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., December 7,
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(Reuters) – Greater Manchester Police have arrested a man in connection with alleged racial gestures and chants in Saturday’s Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium, British media reported on Sunday. Television images circulating on social media showed a City fan making a gesture in front of United’s Brazilian
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Singer Adam Lambert performs during the Avicii Tribute Concert For Mental Health Awareness at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden December 5, 2019. TT News Agency/Erik Simander via REUTERS STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – DJs and singers such as France’s David Guetta and Briton Rita Ora performed a tribute concert for charity in Stockholm on Thursday in honour
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Revellers dressed as devils are seen in the village of Valasska Polanka during a traditional Saint Nicholas parade near the town of Vsetin, Czech Republic, December 7, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny VALASSKA POLANKA, The Czech Republic (Reuters) – Masked devils march through the village, rattling their chains and clanking bells, going door-to-door to search for
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Members of India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) head towards the site of a fire that swept through a factory where laborers were sleeping, in New Delhi, December 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi MUMBAI (Reuters) – At least forty-three people were killed in New Delhi on Sunday when a fire swept through a six-storey factory where
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Serge Hennebel, nicknamed “Elf Serge”, and a man dressed as Santa Claus (Father Christmas) interact with children in a hut in Hennebel’s garden, which has been transformed into a Christmas village and adorned with hundreds of lights, in Hamme-Mille, Belgium December 7, 2019 REUTERS/Yves Herman HAMME-MILLE, Belgium (Reuters) – The Belgian village of Hamme-Mille became
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