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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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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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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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IMF’s Lagarde says central banks could issue digital money

Image copyright Getty Images International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said central banks around the world should consider issuing digital currency. Speaking in Singapore, Ms Lagarde said this could make digital currency transactions safer. Non-cash payments have increased over the years, raising challenges for governments and central banks. Regulators have ...

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UK’s Prince Charles parties as he celebrates 70th birthday

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Charles celebrates his 70th birthday on Wednesday by attending public and private parties, while his office has released new photographs of the heir to the British throne with his close family. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Charles, Prince of Wales stands during the honouring of the fallen heroes ...

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