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  • Cricket-Rain delays play after lunch in first Ashes test

    BRISBANE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Rain delayed the resumption of play after lunch on day one of the series-opening Ashes test between Australia and England in Brisbane on Thursday.

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  • Uber's messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal

    TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals.

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  • Robots will 'no doubt' replace millions in our industry in a few years, Dilmah CEO says

    Tea-picking robots could soon hurt the livelihoods of millions of low-wage farmers around the world, Dilmah CEO said.

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  • Uber's messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal

    TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals.

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  • Cricket-Starc removes Cook but England new boys hold firm

    BRISBANE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Alastair Cook fell cheaply but Mark Stoneman and James Vince showed impressive defiance in their Ashes debuts to steer England to 59 for one at lunch on the first day of the series-opening test in Brisbane on Thursday.

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  • Cricket-Test Series Australia v England scoreboard

    Nov 23 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at lunch on the first day in the first Test between Australia and England on Thursday in Brisbane, Australia England 1st innings A. Cook c Handscomb b Starc 2 M. Stoneman not out 25 J. Vince not out 32 Extras 0 Total (for 1 wickets, 29 overs) 59 Fall of wi

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  • Cricket: England win toss, to bat first in first Ashes test

    BRISBANE (Reuters) - England captain Joe Root won the toss and chose to bat first in the opening Ashes test against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday, with the hosts confirming opener David Warner and batsman Shaun Marsh were fit to play.

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  • Soccer: New faces out to ensure it's not same old England story

    LONDON (Reuters) - England's World Cup odysseys since triumphing for the only time on home soil in 1966 have largely ended in deep anti-climax and the odd near-miss but this sorry saga has never usually stopped a nation buying into tired hype surrounding the national team.

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  • Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.

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  • Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.

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  • Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countries

    Ecuador on Wednesday again urged Julian Assange to not interfere in the affairs of other countries after Spain complained about his contacts with Catalan secessionists, though the government said the Wikileaks founder would continue enjoying political asylum in its London embassy.

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  • UPDATE 1-Cricket-England win toss, to bat first in first Ashes test

    * Australia captain Smith confirms Warner, Marsh fit to play (Adds details, quotes, byline)

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  • Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm: study

    LONDON (Reuters) - People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower risks of premature death and heart disease than those who abstain, scientists said on Wednesday.

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  • Cricket-Test Series Australia v England line-ups

    Nov 22 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the first Test between Australia and England on Thursday in Brisbane, Australia England won toss and decided to bat Australia: Cameron Bancroft, David Warner, Steven Smith (capt), Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood England: Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Joe Root (capt), Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, Jake Ball, James Anderson

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  • Cricket-England win toss, to bat first in first Ashes test

    BRISBANE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - England captain Joe Root won the toss and chose to bat first in the Ashes series-opening test against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday.

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  • Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countries

    Ecuador on Wednesday again urged Julian Assange to not interfere in the affairs of other countries after Spain complained about his contacts with Catalan secessionists, though the government said the Wikileaks founder would continue enjoying political asylum in its London embassy. President...

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  • Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.

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  • Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.

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  • Waiting for May, Brussels eyes December Brexit deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in December.

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  • JPMorgan's Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president

    CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co, on Wednesday said he expects to see a new U.S. president in 2021 and advised the Democratic party to come up with a "pro-free enterprise" agenda for jobs and economic growth instead.

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  • JPMorgan's Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president

    CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co, on Wednesday said he expects to see a new U.S. president in 2021 and advised the Democratic party to come up with a "pro-free enterprise" agenda for jobs and economic growth instead.

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  • Rugby: Italy happy to be respected as Boks plan revenge

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italy coach Conor O'Shea will no longer have the element of surprise when his team face South Africa on Saturday, a year after they ambushed the former world champions in a huge upset -- but he knows they now have the visitors' respect.

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  • "The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

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  • Soccer: Chelsea make last 16 by brushing aside 10-man Qarabag

    (Reuters) - Chelsea breezed into the last 16 of the Champions League after being helped to their 4-0 stroll over 10-man Qarabag by the award of a hotly-disputed first-half penalty and sending off in Baku on Wednesday.

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