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Biden announces bid to become US president in 2020

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Former US vice president Joe Biden has announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election. Launching his campaign for the Democratic nomination, the 76-year-old declared in a video posted on Twitter: “We are in the battle for the soul of this nation. “If we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will Read More

Bayer’s profit gets boost from Monsanto but legal burden mounts

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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the annual results news conference of the German drugmaker in Leverkusen, Germany February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German drug and farming supplies company Bayer posted a 45 percent gain in quarterly core earnings thanks to the acquisition of seed maker Monsanto, while the Read More

Just Energy Announces Strategic Leadership Update

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North American Leadership Additions to Accelerate Strategic Plan TORONTO, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE; NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” or the “Company”), a leading consumer company focused on essential needs including electricity and natural gas commodities, Health and well-being products, and utility conservation, today announced the hiring of Mike Beck as Read More

Put down your iPhone, Apple chief suggests

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Apple chief executive Tim Cook has told a summit that the company doesn’t want customers to spend all of their time on its devices. Medical bodies and professionals have warned about the amount of time that adults and children are spending in front of screens, although suggested optimal amounts differ. Governments have warned that technology Read More

Another cyclone expected to hit Mozambique on Thursday

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FILE PHOTO: Flooded homes are seen after Cyclone Idai in Buzi district outside Beira, Mozambique, March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko MAPUTO (Reuters) – Another tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Mozambique’s coast on Thursday, just over a month after a more powerful storm struck the Mozambican port city of Beira further south and Read More

Japan extends apology & restitution to victims of forced sterilization law

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Published time: 24 Apr, 2019 14:28 The Japanese government apologized to thousands of people forcibly sterilized under a now defunct eugenics program, and offered the victims money in compensation. The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted 3.2 million yen (US$28,000) to all surviving victims of the program, while Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga extended Read More

‘Water is life’: unexpected rainfall revives Iraq’s historic marshlands

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CHIBAYISH MARSHES, Iraq (Reuters) – This time last year, most of Iraq’s historic marshlands were dry, desiccated by upstream damming and a chronic lack of rainfall. A flock of buffaloes is seen during the sunset at the Chebayesh marsh in Dhi Qar province, Iraq April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani Now, local farmers are counting their Read More

Doctor suspended for 6 weeks after calling for rape of women

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An emergency department doctor in Australia has been suspended by the Medical board for six weeks after he repeatedly called online for women to be raped. Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee, 31, was suspended by the Tasmania Health Service after being found guilty of “professional misconduct” for making egregious and racist comments in a Singaporean Read More