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IOC knew Russian athletes were clean, but concealed evidence of their innocence – lawyer

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Russian athletes, falsely accused of a doping scheme at Sochi 2014, could’ve avoided career-ruining bans if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) didn’t conceal facts of their innocence, an athlete’s lawyer told RT. Russian sport has won a crucial legal battle on Saturday. Swiss Supreme Court has turned down the IOC’s appeal against the Court of Read More

On track: First kilometer of train link to Crimean Bridge complete

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Train movement on the railway part of the newly-built Crimean Bridge is scheduled for December. The railroad across the bridge will link the transport systems of Crimea and mainland Russia. “As of today, the first kilometer of the main line’s rail track has been completed, more than 1.5km of station tracks are ready,” Crimea Inform Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. A woman looks at job advertisements on a wall in Read More

117 migrants feared dead as dinghy capsizes off Libya

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Survivors from a rubber dinghy that capsized off Libya fear that more than 100 migrants may have died, a rescue official has said. The fragile vessel left the North African country two days ago and it sank in the Mediterranean, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman Read More

U.S. consumer sentiment at two-year low, manufacturing rebounds

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled in early January to its lowest level since President Donald Trump was elected more than two years ago as an ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government and financial market volatility stoked fears of a sharp deceleration in economic growth. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers carry bags of purchased merchandise Read More

Tiffany holiday sales fall as dollar crimps Chinese tourists' spending

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(Reuters) – Tiffany & Co (TIF.N) tempered its yearly profit forecast on Friday after the luxury jeweler’s holiday sales fell unexpectedly as Chinese tourists spent less globally due to a stronger dollar and demand softened in Europe and at home. FILE PHOTO: Festive lights decorate the Tiffany & Co store on New Bond Street in Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More

Volkswagen mulls extending diesel (gasoil) incentives across Germany

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FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen logos are pictured during the media day of the Salao do Automovel International Auto Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker BERLIN (Reuters) – German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is examining whether to extend trade-in incentives to owners of older vehicles in all of Germany, extending the program beyond the Read More

Tiffany holiday sales fall as Chinese tourists spend less

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(Reuters) – Tiffany & Co (TIF.N) tempered its yearly profit forecast on Friday after its holiday sales fell unexpectedly as Chinese tourists spent less globally and the U.S. luxury jeweler faced softer demand in Europe and at home. FILE PHOTO: The sign of a Tiffany & Co. store is pictured in Pasadena, California, U.S., November Read More