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Samsung Elec sees green shoots in China smartphone business: co-CEO

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday its new Galaxy flagship smartphones were selling well in China and it was confident it could reverse the recent slump in its fortunes in the world’s biggest smartphone market. Kim Ki-nam, president and co-chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co.¡¯s semiconductor division, speaks during the Read More

Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honored in death

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew. A relative carries a portrait photograph of Ethiopian Airlines pilot Yared Getachew as he mourns at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town Bishoftu, near Addis Read More

Marijuana industry tops charts with HIGHEST growth rates in job market

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The nascent cannabis growing-industry is expanding the most in the US, according to new data. With over 64,000 new jobs added since last year, the weed market is causing its competitors to go up in smoke. Now that 34 states have approved Medical marijuana and ten have legalized it for all adults, the weed business Read More

Could light and sound cure Alzheimer’s? Exciting mice experiment suggests promising potential

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Neuroscientists have removed Alzheimer’s causing plaques from mice brains using just light and sound. Is that really possible? We explain. The MIT-led research found strobe lights and a low pitched buzzing sound can recreate brain waves that are lost in the disease, which then remove the clumps of harmful proteins that build up around the Read More

Explainer: How to read an aircraft's black box

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PARIS (Reuters) – France’s BEA safety investigators are searching for clues as to what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane to hurtle to the ground after take-off, as they begin analyzing two black boxes that arrived in Paris on Thursday from the crashed Boeing 737 MAX. An official from FranceÕs BEA air crash investigation agency speaks Read More

U.S. to mandate design changes on Boeing 737 MAX 8 after crashes

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will mandate that Boeing Co implement design changes by April that have been in the works for months for the 737 MAX 8 fleet after a fatal crash in October but said the plane was airworthy and did not need to be grounded after a second crash on Sunday. Read More

China February exports tumble the most in three years, spur fears of 'trade recession'

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports tumbled the most in three years in February while imports fell for a third straight month, pointing to a further slowdown in the economy and stirring talk of a “trade recession”, despite a spate of support measures. FILE PHOTO: Containers and trucks are seen following a snowfall at the port Read More

UK to grant Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe diplomatic protection

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor Britain has taken its strongest action yet against Iran over the jailing of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe by deciding to grant the British-Iranian dual national diplomatic protection. It is the first time in living memory that the government has invoked this international legal tool in protest at the treatment of one Read More

Torched cars & firebombs: French city hit with 4th night of anti-police violence (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Rioters torched cars and hurled Molotov cocktails from the rooftops as the French city of Grenoble saw the fourth consecutive night of unrest, sparked by the death of two teenagers in a police chase. Footage filmed by Ruptly shows vehicles engulfed in flames after they were overturned and torched by rioters in Grenoble, southeastern France, Read More

Rock n Roll theatre as Juan Guaido returns to Caracas

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By Stuart Ramsay in Caracas, Venezuela It’s probably fair to say that they turned up in their thousands in the hope rather than the belief that Juan Guaido would make it back to Venezuela and onto a rally in Caracas. The first hint that he was indeed through passport control at the main airport came Read More