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John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In’ remembered at 50

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – In March 1969, newlyweds John Lennon and Yoko Ono skipped a honeymoon and instead staged a “bed-in” in Amsterdam to promote world peace during the Vietnam War. …

French Muslim group sues Facebook, Youtube over Christchurch footage streaming

FILE PHOTO: A woman reacts at a make shift memorial outside the Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su PARIS (Reuters) – The French Council of …

‘French Spiderman’ climbs Paris skyscraper harness-free

FILE PHOTO: French climber Alain Robert, also known as “The French Spiderman”, gestures during an interview after he climbs the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel in Barcelona, Spain June 12, 2017. …

Swedish artist’s fizzy tablets join vinyl renaissance

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Nostalgic music-lovers are increasingly returning to old-style vinyl records to hear artists the same way they discovered them years ago – but they may be startled by …

Study shows limited control over privacy breaches by pre-installed Android apps

MADRID/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An independent study lead by an academic group in Spain has shown that what personal information can be collected by pre-installed programs on new Android mobile …

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Southwest Airlines receives FAA authorization for Hawaii service

FILE PHOTO – A Southwest grounds crew member pats the nose of a Boeing 737-700 plane as it comes to a stop at its gate at William P. Hobby Airport …

PG&E delayed key power line safety overhaul, filings show; shares slip

(Reuters) – Shares of PG&E Corp fell about 3 percent after federal filings showed that the power utility had delayed a safety overhaul of a high-voltage transmission line, a prime …

WeWork aims for the middle with expanded ‘HQ’ service

NEW YORK (Reuters) – WeWork is expanding an effort to retain mid-sized businesses which had been leaving the shared office space manager after they grew past the small-company phase, and …

Exclusive: Exxon adds veteran traders to bulk up oil trading – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp has hired veteran crude traders Mitch Rubinstein and Michael Paradise in Houston, to further boost its trading capabilities, sources familiar with the matter …

PG&E slips after WSJ reports co delayed safety overhaul

FILE PHOTO – A PG&E truck carrying an American Flag drives past PG&E repair trucks in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (Reuters) – Shares of PG&E Corp …

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Russian lawmaker says Mueller findings unlikely to change U.S. ties: RIA

U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s signature is seen at the end of his four page letter to U.S. congressional leaders on the conclusions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on …

Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in …

Russia probe findings offer re-election weapon for Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s conclusion that Donald Trump did not collude with Russia to win the presidency in 2016 gives the president a powerful weapon to …

Explainer: Mueller says no collusion. Barr says no obstruction. What’s next for Trump?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller has concluded that nobody associated with President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or knowingly coordinated” with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, and U.S. …

White House spokeswoman says DOJ findings a ‘total exoneration’ of Trump

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders answers a question from a reporter during a press briefing in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S., March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst …

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French Muslim group sues Facebook, Youtube over Christchurch footage streaming

FILE PHOTO: A woman reacts at a make shift memorial outside the Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su PARIS (Reuters) – The French Council of …

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In’ remembered at 50

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – In March 1969, newlyweds John Lennon and Yoko Ono skipped a honeymoon and instead staged a “bed-in” in Amsterdam to promote world peace during the Vietnam War. …

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Little sun bear’s facial mimicry reveals complex social skills

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sun bears, the smallest of the world’s eight bear species, are generally solitary animals, content to spend most of their time alone outside mating season, foraging for …