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Battle against coronavirus turns to Italy; Wall Street falls on pandemic fears

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their first infections, sending markets into a tailspin …

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Billion-year-old Chinese seaweed is oldest green plant fossil

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have spotted in rocks from northern China what may be the oldest fossils of a green plant ever found, tiny seaweed that carpeted areas of the …

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Huawei launches Mate XS foldable smartphone with better screen

(Reuters) – Huawei unveiled an upgrade to its folding smartphone on Monday, hoping that a faster phone with higher-quality display will encourage consumers to spend as much as $2,700 for …

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After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein sent to dank New York jail

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein’s day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near Manhattan’s …

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Markets bet Fed is pushed to cut rates in coronavirus response

(Reuters) – Financial markets on Monday ratcheted up bets the U.S. Federal Reserve will be pressed to cut interest rates to cushion a feared hit to economic growth from the …

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Widow of NBA great Kobe Bryant sues helicopter operator for fatal crash

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The widow of Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against the operator of the helicopter that crashed in foggy …