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November, 2018

  • 14 November

    Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Migrants are met by the US national guard and armed forces on Mexico’s border with California state Hundreds of Central American migrants travelling through Mexico to seek asylum in the US have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana. The group of 400, who include ...

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  • 14 November

    Amazon HQ2: How New York and Virginia Won the Beauty Contest

    After 14 months of pitches, meetings and offers of incentives and name changes, Amazon announced on Tuesday that its second headquarters would be on two sites: one in Long Island City, Queens, and another in Arlington, Va. The company is also developing a smaller operations and logistics facility in Nashville. ...

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  • 14 November

    Oil jumps toward $67 as OPEC, partners discuss supply cut

    LONDON (Reuters) – Oil rose toward $67 a barrel on Wednesday, recouping some of the previous session’s slide, on the growing prospect of OPEC and allied producers cutting output at a meeting next month to prop up the market. FILE PHOTO: Oil pours out of a spout from Edwin Drake’s ...

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  • 14 November

    Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics bid dead after ‘no’ vote

    (Reuters) – Calgary’s hopes of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics were dashed on Tuesday after citizens voted resoundingly against the western Canadian city’s plan to bid for the Games. FILE PHOTO: Samaranch Jr, IOC Vice-President, speaks during the 133rd IOC session in Buenos Aires More than 56 percent of voters ...

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  • 14 November

    Pfizer loses blockbuster drug patent fight in UK Supreme Court

    LONDON (Reuters) – Pfizer (PFE.N) lost the final round in a long-running patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country’s highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica. FILE PHOTO: A logo of American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc., is pictured in Toluca, ...

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  • 14 November

    Einstein letter fearing German anti-Semitism sells for $32,000

    A letter written in 1922 by physicist Albert Einstein is seen prior to its auction at Kedem Auction House in Jerusalem November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade ...

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  • 14 November

    Tavares Strachan Teams With SpaceX to Launch Satellite-Sculpture Into Orbit

    Robert Henry Lawrence Jr. never made it on a space mission. The first African-American to train as an astronaut with NASA, he died in a supersonic jet crash in 1967, at the age of 32. But the artist Tavares Strachan is getting ready to send the astronaut into space in ...

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