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Chip unit sale an omen of Toshiba’s failing fortunes

At a train station used by hundreds of workers at struggling electronics giant Toshiba, an ad tempts staff worried by their employer’s precarious financial position.“Do ...
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Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic killed 50 million
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:41:53 +0100
The descriptions are haunting.Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies ...
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Female suicide attacker at market in Nigeria’s Maiduguri kills at least 12
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:41:30 +0100
A double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria’s northern city of Maiduguri killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others on Wednesday, residents ...
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White House by phone directed Steve Bannon’s silence in House interview: sources
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:23:02 +0100
Steve Bannon’s attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people ...
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Flag fragment from Nelson’s HMS Victory fetches £297,000 at Sotheby’s
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:22:57 +0100
Sotheby’s auction house says a fragment of the red, white and blue “Victory Jack” flag that flew from Adm. Horatio Nelson’s flagship during the Battle ...
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GOP senators denounce Trump attacks on press and Stalinist ‘enemy of the people’ rhetoric
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:22:37 +0100
President Donald Trump’s use of the terms “fake news” and “enemy of the people” is “shameful” and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator ...
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Confessed Texas ‘Tourniquet Killer’ of four set to be first executed in U.S. in 2018
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:22:27 +0100
A Houston-area sex offender who was convicted of killing a young woman and confessed to three more strangling deaths is set for lethal injection in ...
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Apple to pay $38 billion in U.S. taxes on foreign cash, open new American campus
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:21:29 +0100
Apple Inc. on Wednesday said it will make about $38 billion in tax payments on its overseas cash and plans to open a second U.S. ...
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U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds appeal to UNSC for quick action as Turkey readies attack
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:20:58 +0100
Syria’s dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to act quickly to ensure the safety of Kurdish-controlled territories in the country’s ...
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Gunmen kidnap American and Canadian on road in central Nigeria, kill police security detail
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:20:45 +0100
Gunmen ambushed an American and a Canadian traveling through Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.The ...
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Democrats firm on immigration as GOP Rep. Paul Ryan presses for backing bill to avert shutdown
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:20:20 +0100
House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown. But he gave little ground on the partisan ...
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Majority of U.S. National Park Service advisory board appointed by former President Obama resigns, saying it was ignored
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:18:28 +0100
Most members of a U.S. National Park Service advisory board, appointed while Barack Obama was president, have resigned after saying they were ignored by President ...
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U.N. chief believes war over North Korea nukes is avoidable
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:11:42 +0100
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he believes war over North Korea’s nuclear weapons is avoidable — but he’s worried and “not yet sure that peace ...
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza detected in dead goshawk found in Tokyo
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:48:43 +0100
The Ministry of Environment said Wednesday that highly pathogenic H5N6 type of avian influenza virus was detected in a dead northern goshawk that had been ...
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Japan’s government aims for an ‘ageless society’ with a plan to keep healthy seniors working
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:40:16 +0100
Japan should aim to become an “ageless society” where people aged 65 or older are encouraged to stay healthy and work, a government policy draft ...
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Japan’s government aims for an “ageless society” with a plan to keep healthy seniors working
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:40:16 +0100
Japan should aim to become an “ageless society” where people aged 65 or older are encouraged to stay healthy and work, a government policy draft ...
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