Month: July 2019

LIMA (Reuters) – The United States jumped clear at the top of the Pan Am Games medal table after sweeping the 3×3 basketball gold medals on Monday and every indication would suggest they are likely to remain there for duration of the two-week showcase. XVIII Pan American Games – Lima 2019 – Taekwondo – Men’s
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will appear in a Swedish court on Tuesday for the first day of his trial for assault that has angered U.S. President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs “I’m Not the Only One” with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels. FILE PHOTO: Komodo dragons walk at the Komodo National Park in Indonesia’s Komodo island October 4, 2011. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.-led ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography. FILE PHOTO: Newly appointed Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia needs more time to comply with global rules requiring low-sulphur marine fuels, its transport ministry said on Monday, citing abundant supply of higher-sulphur fuel. Under International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules that come into effect in 2020, ships will have to use fuel with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content, down from 3.5%
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