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GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Teenagers worldwide are jeopardizing their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organization-led study released on Friday warns. The study, based on data from 1.6 million people in 146 countries, found that more than 80% of adolescents aged between 11
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FILE PHOTO: Golf – The 148th Open Championship – Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Northern Ireland – July 20, 2019 Webb Simpson of the U.S. on the 2nd hole during the third round REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff (Reuters) – American Webb Simpson birdied his last three holes to take a one-stroke lead in the first round of
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(Reuters) – Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav returned to India’s squads for next month’s limited-overs home series against West Indies, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday. Bhuvneshwar has been nursing a hamstring strain since returning from the limited-overs leg of the West Indies tour in August. The 29-year-old returns to
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Davis Cup Finals – Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain – November 20, 2019 Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut during his match against Croatia’s Nikola Mektic REUTERS/Susana Vera MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut has withdrawn from the Davis Cup Finals after the death of his father on Thursday. Bautista Agut played in
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JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges on Thursday, presenting one of the gravest challenges yet to Israel’s longest-serving leader. FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the media at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, in Jerusalem May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo Netanyahu, 70, denies
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FILE PHOTO: A WeWork logo is seen outside its offices in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kate Munsch/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – WeWork said on Thursday it is laying off around 2,400 employees globally, as the office-sharing company seeks to drastically cut costs and stabilize its business after it transformed from being
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser Fiona Hill will warn lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday against promoting falsehoods that minimize Russia’s attempts to interfere in U.S. elections. Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia on the National Security Council, takes her seat before she and
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Many LGBT people in China are being forced to undergo “conversion therapy”, often done by unscrupulous, unlicensed providers in a sector that operates with little oversight by the authorities, rights groups said. Though widely discredited by doctors, conversion therapy is an attempt to change a person’s sexual orientation through various means such
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Nov 20 (Reuters) – World number one Brooks Koepka pulled out of the U.S. Presidents Cup team due to a knee injury on Wednesday and was replaced with Rickie Fowler by playing captain Tiger Woods. “Today, I am announcing my withdrawal from the U.S. Presidents Cup team because of my knee injury,” Koepka said in
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc has canceled the world premiere of movie “The Banker,” one of its first original films, as it investigates unspecified concerns surrounding the period drama, the company said on Wednesday. “The Banker” was supposed to debut on Thursday in Hollywood at the American Film Institute’s AFI Fest. “We purchased ‘The Banker’ earlier this year
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JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) – A culture of indigenous transgender women that has been part of southern Mexico’s heritage for centuries is primed for global fashion cachet thanks to one of the world’s top style magazines. For the first time in Vogue magazine’s more than 120 years of publishing, an indigenous “muxe” will appear next month
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Pope Francis and his cousin Sister Ana Rosa Sivori meet Buddhist supreme patriarch Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong, at the Wat Ratchabophit Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand, November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli BANGKOK (Reuters) – Pope Francis was set to meet Thailand’s supreme Buddhist patriarch, prime minister and king at the start of an official visit
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