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Exclusive: U.S. envoys told to be coy on re-engaging in Paris climate deal – cable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. diplomats should sidestep questions from foreign governments on what it would take for the Trump administration to re-engage in the global Paris climate agreement, according to a diplomatic cable seen by Reuters. Reuters: Top News

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‘El Chapo’ Guzman hires John Gotti Jr’s lawyer in U.S. case

(Reuters) – Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the captured leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has hired a New York lawyer best known for successfully defending the son of convicted mafia boss John Gotti to represent him in his U.S. criminal ...

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Disney to pull movies from Netflix, plans own streaming service

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television. Reuters: Top ...

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Kenya’s president leads as results come in from peaceful vote

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s president took an early lead in Tuesday’s national elections, results from two-thirds of polling stations showed, the culmination of a hard-fought contest between the East African country’s two foremost political dynasties. Reuters: World News

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Trump warns North Korea will be met with ‘fire and fury’ if threatens U.S.

BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea it would be met with “fire and fury” if it threatens the United States. Reuters: Top News

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Darkest Dungeon Coming To iPad Later This Month

Darkest Dungeon Coming To iPad Later This Month

Developer Red Hook Studios announced today that its turn-based roguelike Darkest Dungeon will be making its way to iOS later this month. This version will be playable on iPad. In a blog post, Red Hook Studios writes that this port ...

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Fired Google memo writer draws scorn, cheers and a job offer

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company’s diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on sexism, drawing scorn, cheers and even a job offer on Tuesday from ...

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FDA to launch campaign against e-cigarette use among youth

(Reuters) – Hot on the heels of its proposal to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced plans for an education campaign to discourage use of electronic cigarettes among youth. Reuters: U.S.

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Opening salvo set for Taylor Swift trial against Denver DJ accused of groping

DENVER (Reuters) – Lawyers on both sides of a trial pitting pop star Taylor Swift against a Colorado radio personality she accused of groping her were expected on Tuesday to deliver opening statements to jurors hearing the case in a ...

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Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

(Reuters) – Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech ...

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