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BMW plans to cut costs after warning on profits

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MUNICH (Reuters) – BMW expects group pretax profit to fall by more than 10 percent this year and plans a sweeping 12 billion euro ($13.6 billion) savings and efficiency plan to help offset higher technology investment and currency costs. The German carmaker last week reported a 7.9 percent fall in 2018 operating profit and said Read More

Number killed in southeast Africa cyclone rises to 350

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter The number of people killed by the cyclone that hit southern Africa has reached 350, and is likely to rise further. Large parts of Mozambique have been engulfed after Cyclone Idai smashed into its low lying coastal areas and heavy rains caused landslides and flash floods in Malawi and Read More

Indian Air Force seeks ‘fresh replenishments’ of missiles to counter Pakistan’s F-16s – report

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Pakistan’s alleged buildup of F-16 fighters along its frontiers as cross-border tensions rise between the regional rivals. An increasing number of armed sorties along the borders with Pakistan is taking its toll on the shelf life of Indian Air Force (IAF) ammunition. In order to maintain battle readiness and match Pakistan’s air fleet expansion on Read More

China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes of police dogs’ to cut time and cost of K9 training

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Beijing used the skin of a veteran police dog, credited with helping to solve many murders, to create its younger clone. Officials hope that the K9 cloning program will drive down cost and time required for dogs’ training. A three-month-old pup named Kunxun, China’s first ever cloned police dog, arrived at a canine-training base in Read More

Missouri River flooding catches small Nebraska town off guard

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PERU, Neb. (Reuters) – When Jim and Rose Downing heard forecasts last week for dangerously high water in their Nebraska hometown on the Missouri River, they were nonplussed since their house had not flooded in 100 years. Jim and Rose Downing talk after losing their home in flood waters which caused deaths and hundreds of Read More

Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads. The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Read More

Record floods inundate U.S. Midwestern states as Pence arrives

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Catastrophic floods devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, with waters yet to crest in parts of the U.S. Midwest for several days. The floods inundated stretches of the two farm states Read More

U.S. lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after New Zealand

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Following the live-streaming on social media of the mass shooting in New Zealand, the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security wrote a letter to top executives of four major technology companies urging them to do a better job of removing violent political content. FILE PHOTO: Homeland Security Committee Chairman Read More

U.S. Midwest's catastrophic floods cause widespread damage

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Severe flooding caused by rainfall and melting snow devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, with waters yet to crest in parts of the region for several days. Flooded Offutt Air Force Base Read More

US strongly looking at NATO membership for Brazil – Trump

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US President Donald Trump has said that he is seriously looking at NATO membership or some other formal alliance with Brazil as he welcomed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the White House on Tuesday. Bolsonaro made an unusual trip to the CIA headquarters yesterday, the first day of his trip to the US during which Read More