Month: May 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – A Formula One proposal for an experimental reverse-grid qualifying race when Austria hosts two grands prix in July looks unlikely to be accepted due to opposition from champions Mercedes. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 14, 2019 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes’
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service, a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil, which has long dominated the country’s telecommunications market. FILE PHOTO: The logo of broadcaster Televisa is pictured at its offices in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Luis
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LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab on Sunday defended the government’s careful loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the “right step to be taking” at this time. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Dominic Raab speaks at the daily digital news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,
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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen at War Memorial Plaza during Memorial Day, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Castle, Delaware, U.S. May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo (Reuters) – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called for protesters
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities are considering two companies’ requests to dispose mining waste into the ocean, a senior government official said on Sunday, at a time of heightened sensitivity about the environmental impact of mining. The requests come as mining waste management is increasingly scrutinized after a nickel plant in neighboring Papua New Guinea
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The San Francisco 49ers will donate $1 million to “local and national organizations who are creating change,” CEO Jed York announced in a statement on Twitter on Saturday night, amid nationwide protests against discrimination and police brutality. FILE PHOTO: Sep 30, 2018; Carson, CA, USA; (Editors Notes: Caption Correction) San Francisco 49ers owner John Edward
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A fossil of a 425 million-year-old millipede called Kampecaris obanensis and unearthed in Scotland is shown in this undated handout photo released to Reuters on May 27, 2020. British Geological Survey/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living
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