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Guardiola hails Sane but wants only 'happy players' at Man City

Manchester City will strive to unlock the full potential of Germany international Leroy Sane but can only develop players happy to be with the Premier League champions, manager Pep Guardiola said.
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Guardiola hails Sane but wants only 'happy players' at Man City

Manchester City will strive to unlock the full potential of Germany international Leroy Sane but can only develop players happy to be with the Premier League champions, manager Pep Guardiola said.

Facing Olympic hotel shortage, Tokyo looks offshore

Tokyo is facing a shortage of accommodation when Olympic fans pour into the Japanese capital for next year's Games so officials are looking offshore -- to moored cruise ships operating as floating hotels.
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Facing Olympic hotel shortage, Tokyo looks offshore

Tokyo is facing a shortage of accommodation when Olympic fans pour into the Japanese capital for next year's Games so officials are looking offshore -- to moored cruise ships operating as floating hotels.

Novartis raises 2019 guidance, helped by Sandoz generics unit

Novartis lifted full-year sales and profit targets on Thursday, helped by innovative medicine sales and as the Swiss drugmaker's slimmed-down Sandoz generics unit saw accelerating revenue in markets outside the United States.
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Novartis raises 2019 guidance, helped by Sandoz generics unit

Novartis lifted full-year sales and profit targets on Thursday, helped by innovative medicine sales and as the Swiss drugmaker's slimmed-down Sandoz generics unit saw accelerating revenue in markets outside the United States.

SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country'

SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI).
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SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country'

SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI).

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency - source

Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday.
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Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency - source

Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday.

'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk

It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago.
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'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk

It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago.

New Zealand players make sombre homecoming after World Cup blow

A group of rueful New Zealand players touched down on home soil on Thursday, still coming to terms with the gut-wrenching defeat to England in the World Cup final.
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New Zealand players make sombre homecoming after World Cup blow

A group of rueful New Zealand players touched down on home soil on Thursday, still coming to terms with the gut-wrenching defeat to England in the World Cup final.

Crude futures fall after strong build in US oil products stocks

Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season.
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Crude futures fall after strong build in US oil products stocks

Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season.

Asian stocks wobble, bond yields fall on earnings woes, trade worries

Asian shares wobbled in early Thursday trading as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, helping to underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries.
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Asian stocks wobble, bond yields fall on earnings woes, trade worries

Asian shares wobbled in early Thursday trading as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, helping to underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries.

AS Roma sign defender Gianluca Mancini from Atalanta

AS Roma have signed Italy defender Gianluca Mancini from Atalanta in a deal that could be worth up to 23 million euros (£20.7 million), the Rome-based Serie A club said on Wednesday https://www.asroma.com/en/news/2019/7/mancini-completes-roma-move.
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AS Roma sign defender Gianluca Mancini from Atalanta

AS Roma have signed Italy defender Gianluca Mancini from Atalanta in a deal that could be worth up to 23 million euros (£20.7 million), the Rome-based Serie A club said on Wednesday https://www.asroma.com/en/news/2019/7/mancini-completes-roma-move.

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows

Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn.
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Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows

Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn.

Football: West Ham make striker Haller their record signing

West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.
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Football: West Ham make striker Haller their record signing

West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

Cambodia to return 1,600 tonnes of waste to US, Canada

Cambodia will send back 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers to the US and Canada, an official said Wednesday, as Southeast Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipments.
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Cambodia to return 1,600 tonnes of waste to US, Canada

Cambodia will send back 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers to the US and Canada, an official said Wednesday, as Southeast Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipments.

Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than US$2 billion

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications firm will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and provide Office 365 software to much of its 268,000-strong workforce.
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Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than US$2 billion

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications firm will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and provide Office 365 software to much of its 268,000-strong workforce.

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder

A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday in what prosecutors said appeared to be a terrorist attack.
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Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder

A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday in what prosecutors said appeared to be a terrorist attack.

Hong Kong tourism, hotel occupancy falls as protests drag on

Hong Kong tourism numbers are falling and hotel occupancy rates are slumping after the Chinese-ruled city was rocked by sometimes violent political protests over the last month, adding pressure on its already struggling economy.
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Hong Kong tourism, hotel occupancy falls as protests drag on

Hong Kong tourism numbers are falling and hotel occupancy rates are slumping after the Chinese-ruled city was rocked by sometimes violent political protests over the last month, adding pressure on its already struggling economy.

Retired US Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the US Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at the age of 99, the court said in a statement.
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Retired US Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the US Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at the age of 99, the court said in a statement.

Wary US swimmers share waves with deadly sharks off Cape Cod

At the entrance to Newcomb Hollow Beach, at the tip of the Cape Cod peninsula, the picture of a great white shark reminds swimmers that the US shores of the Atlantic must be shared with the ocean's most feared predator.
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Wary US swimmers share waves with deadly sharks off Cape Cod

At the entrance to Newcomb Hollow Beach, at the tip of the Cape Cod peninsula, the picture of a great white shark reminds swimmers that the US shores of the Atlantic must be shared with the ocean's most feared predator.

Asian stocks hit by trade woes while dollar rises, oil struggles

Fresh trade worries and uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's plans for cutting interest rates weighed on Asian markets Wednesday while fears of a hard Brexit kept the pound wallowing at more than two-year lows.
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Asian stocks hit by trade woes while dollar rises, oil struggles

Fresh trade worries and uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's plans for cutting interest rates weighed on Asian markets Wednesday while fears of a hard Brexit kept the pound wallowing at more than two-year lows.

Basketball: Sixers star Simmons out of Aussie World Cup bid

Ben Simmons, newly signed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, confirmed Tuesday he won't play for Australia at the World Cup.
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Basketball: Sixers star Simmons out of Aussie World Cup bid

Ben Simmons, newly signed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, confirmed Tuesday he won't play for Australia at the World Cup.

Cycling: Enraged Pinot ready to fight back on the Tour

Thibaut Pinot is ready to use his rage to surge back into contention on the Tour de France as the race heads to his favourite terrain, the mountains.
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Cycling: Enraged Pinot ready to fight back on the Tour

Thibaut Pinot is ready to use his rage to surge back into contention on the Tour de France as the race heads to his favourite terrain, the mountains.

Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son leave

Australia's government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, stepping up pressure on Beijing days after Canberra co-signed a letter denouncing its treatment of the Muslim minority.
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Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son leave

Australia's government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, stepping up pressure on Beijing days after Canberra co-signed a letter denouncing its treatment of the Muslim minority.

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices US IPO at low end of range: sources

DouYu International Holdings Ltd , China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday sold US$775 million in stock at a US$3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range, people with direct kn
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Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices US IPO at low end of range: sources

DouYu International Holdings Ltd , China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday sold US$775 million in stock at a US$3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say

Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be freed while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
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Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say

Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be freed while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.