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‘Don’t use mobile. Phone while drinking’: Vandalized police notice in India goes viral

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Vandals in Jammu and Kashmir cleverly changed the wording of a police road sign warning the public against using their mobile phones while on the road, changing the word ‘driving’ to ‘drinking’ and going viral in the process. The mischievous pranksters generated quite a few snorts and chuckles on social media for defacing the sign Read More

Assange lawyer reveals Pentagon behind pursuit of Wikileaks publisher

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A lawyer for Wikileaks’ Julian Assange has confirmed that the Pentagon – not the White House or any other government agency whose secrets he leaked – was driving the nearly decade-long campaign to destroy the publisher. After asking officials at the Obama administration if they “really wanted” the publisher for whistleblowers and warning that “there Read More

Asian sweet crude market weakens for August cycle on poor margins

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Singapore — Traded differentials for Asian sweet crude grades fell across the board for the August trading cycle, weighed down by greater supply this month and weak demand as refiners cut run rates amid poor refining margins, trade sources said Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Risks to Wall Street’s rally abound despite record high

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record high on Thursday as an almost giddy euphoria over the prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut fueled the appetite for equities, but there are plenty of pitfalls that could throw the stock market off course. FILE PHOTO: Street signs for Broad St. Read More

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now

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TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high. High water on the Rio Grande river close to flowing over local bridge nicknamed Òdecapitation bridge.Ó south of Pilar, New Mexico, Read More

Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks surging, wounds yields, dollar

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets surged on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as its next meeting. The U.S. dollar also weakened Read More

Renault, Nissan join Waymo in exploring driverless services in France, Japan

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DETROIT/PARIS (Reuters) – French automaker Renault SA, its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co and tech giant Alphabet Inc’s Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use self-driving vehicles to transport people and goods in France and Japan, the companies said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen Read More

Google caught ‘red handed’ stealing lyrics data, Genius says

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Music website Genius says it has proof Google is copying its lyrics, displaying them in search results, and driving down traffic to Genius.com. The evidence is all in the punctuation. Genius has been secretly watermarking lyrics on its website with patterns of apostrophes, which can alternate between the straight and curly single-quote marks. The watermarked Read More

China’s Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – China’s Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a Geely Jiaji vehicle displayed during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 16, Read More

China’s Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – China’s Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a Geely Jiaji vehicle displayed during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 16, Read More