South Korea tries a flashy fix for its 'smartphone zombies'

South Korea tries a flashy fix for its 'smartphone zombies'

A city in South Korea has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn “smartphone zombies” to look up and drivers to slow down, in the hope of preventing accidents.
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'When I speak, he shall be nameless': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

'When I speak, he shall be nameless': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urges people not to give an alleged gunman notoriety as she promises action after the Christchurch mosque shootings.
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'Similarities' found in Boeing crash probe -investigators

'Similarities' found in Boeing crash probe -investigators

Investigators who verified data extracted from the black box recorders of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane have found 'clear similarities' with the Lion Air flight that crashed in October. Conway G.
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Dutch police arrest suspect in Utrecht shooting

Dutch police arrest suspect in Utrecht shooting

Dutch police arrested a Turkish man suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.
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Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street edged higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week. Boeing and Facebook were a drag.
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UK parliament 'can't vote on same Brexit deal'

UK parliament 'can't vote on same Brexit deal'

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a fresh Brexit setback on Monday (March 18) when the speaker of parliament John Bercow said any proposal she puts to lawmakers must be substantially different to the ones previously rejected by them.
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Bet on data center, office REITs says John Creswell

Bet on data center, office REITs says John Creswell

Real estate investment trusts focusing on logistics and data centers like Prologis and Digital Realty make good investments, Duff & Phelps Investment Management's Duff Phelps said in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

Floodwaters in the Midwestern United States after last week's "bomb cyclone" have left at least three people dead with further evacuations possible.
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Gunman kills at least three people in Dutch tram

Gunman kills at least three people in Dutch tram

A gunman shot dead at least three people and wounded others on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, according to officials.
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Rohingya 'lost generation' fight for right to education in Bangladesh camps

Rohingya 'lost generation' fight for right to education in Bangladesh camps

Rohingya children in Bangladeshi camps are struggling to study, especially after the government issued letters to local schools banning their attendance. But some are still finding ways to get their education.
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Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

World's biggest planemaker Boeing faces escalating pressure after Ethiopia pointed out similarities between its crash and one in Indonesia last year, focusing on the safety of software installed on the 737 MAX planes.
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Police search for gunman in Dutch tram shooting

Police search for gunman in Dutch tram shooting

A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht killing some passengers and wounding others. Police are hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man.
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O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day

O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day

Beto O'Rourke's campaign announced Monday that the former Texas congressman raised $6.1 million in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate.
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Fidelity National buys Worldpay for $35 billion

Fidelity National buys Worldpay for $35 billion

Fidelity National Information Services is buying Worldpay for about $35 billion. As Fred Katayama reports, it's the biggest deal ever in the fast-consolidating world of electronic payments.
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Berlin marks Equal Pay Day with symbolic 21 percent reductions for women

Berlin marks Equal Pay Day with symbolic 21 percent reductions for women

A number of businesses in Berlin are offering women a 21 percent discount on goods and services to mark Equal Pay Day and call attention to one of the highest gender pay gaps in Europe.
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Iran to file legal case against US for sanctions

Iran to file legal case against US for sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that U.S. sanctions against Iran were "crimes against humanity" and said Tehran would file a legal case against U.S. officials for imposing difficulties on the nation.
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One feared dead in Dutch tram shooting

One feared dead in Dutch tram shooting

Several people have been shot, one possibly fatally, in a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht, in an incident police said may have a "terrorist motive." Lauren Anthony reports.
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Eat asparagus? Brexit may hit British farms next

Eat asparagus? Brexit may hit British farms next

"It is incredibly clear cut," family farmer Chris Chinn says, "there is no UK asparagus on your supermarket shelves without seasonal migrant workers." He fears his supply of EU labor is quickly vanishing.
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New Zealand students perform Haka in tribute to shooting victims

New Zealand students perform Haka in tribute to shooting victims

Students from various schools in Christchurch paid their respects to victims of the mosque attacks by performing a Haka, a ceremonial Maori dance.
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Global stocks climb to five month high

Global stocks climb to five month high

Global stocks rose to their highest in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday as traders began to price in an accommodative stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve at its policy meeting this week.
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OPEC to scrap April meeting but keep oil cuts in place

OPEC to scrap April meeting but keep oil cuts in place

OPEC is set to scrap its planned meeting in April and decide instead whether to extend oil output cuts in June, when the market will be able to assess the full impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran and the crisis in Venezuela. Ciara Lee reports
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Deutsche, Commerzbank eye $2tln megabank

Deutsche, Commerzbank eye $2tln megabank

Germany's two biggest banks, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, are in talks over a merger, but unions say a deal could cost tens of thousands of jobs.
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New Zealand PM says gun laws 'will change'

New Zealand PM says gun laws 'will change'

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she would announce new gun laws within days, after a gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
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U.S. authorities investigate FAA approval of Boeing plane: WSJ

U.S. authorities investigate FAA approval of Boeing plane: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jetliners. News of the probe comes in the wake of an Ethiopian Airlines crash last week that killed all 157 people on board.
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After NZ shootings, a focus on Trump's speech

After NZ shootings, a focus on Trump's speech

The White House on Sunday rejected any attempt to link the U.S. president or his rhetoric to a shooter who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques.
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Lyft hits the road ahead of Uber to lure investors

Lyft hits the road ahead of Uber to lure investors

Ride-hailing platform Lyft will launch the investor road show for its initial public offering on Monday, seeking to raise as much as $2 billion and to be valued at more than $20 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Families symbolically bury plane crash victims

Families symbolically bury plane crash victims

Families hold symbolic burials for the Ethiopian plane crash victims, since DNA testing could take up to six months. Meanwhile, new details about the crash are emerging.
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Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosque attacks

Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosque attacks

Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to begin releasing the bodies of victims to their families for burial.
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Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday after police found another victim at one of the mosques.
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Details emerge of Boeing 737 crash in Ethiopia

Details emerge of Boeing 737 crash in Ethiopia

A source who has listened to the air traffic control recording of the Ethiopian Airline's Boeing 737 MAX before it crashed told Reuters the pilot, who sounded very scared, can be heard saying the plane was having flight control problems before the fl
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Amazon faces opposition in Virginia

Amazon faces opposition in Virginia

Amazon.com Inc’s plan to set up a second headquarters in northern Virginia, after being rebuffed in New York, will face its first test when local officials vote on Saturday on a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million. Yahaira Jacqu
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Arch-Brexiteer Farage leads 'betrayal' march

Arch-Brexiteer Farage leads 'betrayal' march

Nigel Farage, the politician who probably did more than anyone else to force Britain's referendum on membership of the European Union, on Saturday (March 16) joined protesters at the start of a 270-mile march over what they call a betrayal of the Bre
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Apple Watch spots irregular heart beat: study

Apple Watch spots irregular heart beat: study

The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple.
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Crash victim DNA tests to take up to six months, says Ethiopian Airlines

Crash victim DNA tests to take up to six months, says Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines said on Saturday (March 16) that DNA testing of the remains of the 157 passengers on board flight 302 may take up to six months. It offered bereaved families charred earth from the plane crash site to bury.
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Murder charge for New Zealand shooting suspect

Murder charge for New Zealand shooting suspect

The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder a day after an attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens, prompting the prime minister to vow reform of the country's gun laws.
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BACKSTORY - How Reuters uncovered Beto O'Rourke's teenage hacking days

BACKSTORY - How Reuters uncovered Beto O'Rourke's teenage hacking days

Reuters reporter Joseph Menn exclusively revealed on Friday that Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke belonged to one of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager.
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New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42 others. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
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Trump vetoes measure against border 'emergency'

Trump vetoes measure against border 'emergency'

President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed a congressional measure to end his emergency declaration to get funds to build a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico.
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Tech stocks lift Wall Street

Tech stocks lift Wall Street

U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by technology companies as a report on progress in U.S.-China trade talks lifted sentiment.
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Stocks set to rise another 5-10 percent, says Ken Kamen

Stocks set to rise another 5-10 percent, says Ken Kamen

Stocks will gain another 5 to 10 percent by year end, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen said in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama
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Britain beats retreat from Brexit cliff-edge

Britain beats retreat from Brexit cliff-edge

Britain will seek a delay to Brexit after a series of cliff-edge votes this week. Now Brexiteers have a choice -- to tolerate a delay that could derail leaving the European Union, or support Theresa May's reviled Brexit deal, which goes before lawmak
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Apple strikes back at Spotify

Apple strikes back at Spotify

Apple responded to Spotify Technology complaint with EU antitrust regulators, saying the audio streaming service "wants all the benefits of a free app without being free".
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Thousands of students join global climate strike

Thousands of students join global climate strike

From Sydney to London, thousands of school students walked out of classes on Friday in a global student strike to protest against government inaction on climate change.
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Gunman streams New Zealand shootings, kills 49

Gunman streams New Zealand shootings, kills 49

A gunman shot dead at least 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques, some as they were kneeling at prayer, livestreaming online some of the killings that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism. Mia Womersley report
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Tel Aviv rocket attack may have been accidental

Tel Aviv rocket attack may have been accidental

Israeli military aircraft bombed Hamas targets in Gaza early on Friday, hours after two rockets were launched toward the city of Tel Aviv. Hamas denies it was involved in the opening salvo.
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Beto's secret life as a teenage hacker

Beto's secret life as a teenage hacker

Reuters has learned that when he was growing up in El Paso, Texas, the kid who would grow up to be Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke was a member of one of the earliest - and most influential - hacker collectives.
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U.S. SEC sues Volkswagen over emissions cheating

U.S. SEC sues Volkswagen over emissions cheating

The U.S. SEC is suing Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal, saying the German automaker should have been more open with investors about the scale of the scandal.
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In Poland, robots in workplaces are there to stay

In Poland, robots in workplaces are there to stay

Employers struggling to fill vacancies in Poland's tight labor market can now hire digital workers to do the mundane tasks humans would rather avoid.
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