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Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time'

U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction.
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Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time'

U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction.

Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20per cent since share offer

Shares of Tesla fell for a sixth straight session on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, US$167 million in the hole.
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Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20per cent since share offer

Shares of Tesla fell for a sixth straight session on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, US$167 million in the hole.

Football: Paulinho squeezes Guangzhou into last 16, super-sub saves Kashima

Former Barcelona star Paulinho edged two-time winners Guangzhou Evergrande into the AFC Champions League last 16 Wednesday, while title-holders Kashima Antlers had to come from a goal behind to avoid an embarrassing group stage exit.
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Football: Paulinho squeezes Guangzhou into last 16, super-sub saves Kashima

Former Barcelona star Paulinho edged two-time winners Guangzhou Evergrande into the AFC Champions League last 16 Wednesday, while title-holders Kashima Antlers had to come from a goal behind to avoid an embarrassing group stage exit.

Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes.
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Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes.

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing

More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms.
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Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing

More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms.

Gender diversity good for businesses and economies: UN

Companies that improve gender diversity -- especially at the top -- perform better and rake in higher profits, while countries that increase women employment see better economic growth, the UN said Wednesday.
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Gender diversity good for businesses and economies: UN

Companies that improve gender diversity -- especially at the top -- perform better and rake in higher profits, while countries that increase women employment see better economic growth, the UN said Wednesday.

Snapdeal conducts due diligence on ShopClues, considers bid: sources

Indian online retailer Snapdeal is conducting due diligence on ShopClues, in a move likely to result in a potential acquisition of its rival in an all-stock deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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Snapdeal conducts due diligence on ShopClues, considers bid: sources

Indian online retailer Snapdeal is conducting due diligence on ShopClues, in a move likely to result in a potential acquisition of its rival in an all-stock deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic: Vatican

A French-Spanish nun has been brutally murdered in a village in the Central African Republic where she taught sewing to young girls, the Vatican said Wednesday.
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French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic: Vatican

A French-Spanish nun has been brutally murdered in a village in the Central African Republic where she taught sewing to young girls, the Vatican said Wednesday.

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages

South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said.
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South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages

South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said.

Britain's Hinduja brothers consider bid for India's Jet Airways

The billionaire Hinduja brothers -- Britain's wealthiest people -- are considering a bid for India's grounded Jet Airways, a spokesperson said Wednesday, sending shares in the firm soaring almost seven percent.
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Britain's Hinduja brothers consider bid for India's Jet Airways

The billionaire Hinduja brothers -- Britain's wealthiest people -- are considering a bid for India's grounded Jet Airways, a spokesperson said Wednesday, sending shares in the firm soaring almost seven percent.

Aguero recalled to Argentina squad for Copa America

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has recalled Sergio Aguero to his squad for the Copa America after having frozen out the Manchester City striker since taking over from Jorge Sampaoli after the World Cup.
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Aguero recalled to Argentina squad for Copa America

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has recalled Sergio Aguero to his squad for the Copa America after having frozen out the Manchester City striker since taking over from Jorge Sampaoli after the World Cup.

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android

Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made no reference of a possible rupture with Google.
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Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android

Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made no reference of a possible rupture with Google.

Cycling: Frenchman Demare wins Giro stage 10, Conti stays in pink

France's Arnaud Demare won the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia, his first career victory in the race, a 145-km flat ride from Ravenna on Tuesday.
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Cycling: Frenchman Demare wins Giro stage 10, Conti stays in pink

France's Arnaud Demare won the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia, his first career victory in the race, a 145-km flat ride from Ravenna on Tuesday.

Nepal bans Chinese digital wallets

Nepal said Tuesday it has banned popular Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat to prevent the loss of foreign currency earnings from tens of thousands of Chinese tourists.
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Nepal bans Chinese digital wallets

Nepal said Tuesday it has banned popular Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat to prevent the loss of foreign currency earnings from tens of thousands of Chinese tourists.

Sri Lanka DNA tests confirm Easter attacks ringleader was hotel bomber

Sri Lanka's police Tuesday said DNA tests confirmed that the ringleader of the Easter attacks, Zahran Hashim, was one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up at the Shangri-La hotel.
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Sri Lanka DNA tests confirm Easter attacks ringleader was hotel bomber

Sri Lanka's police Tuesday said DNA tests confirmed that the ringleader of the Easter attacks, Zahran Hashim, was one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up at the Shangri-La hotel.

Pro-Maduro assembly extends rule as Caracas rally marks disputed poll win

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, made up entirely of loyalists of President Nicolas Maduro, announced Monday it has extended its mandate to rule the crisis-stricken country for another 18 months until the end of 2020.
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Pro-Maduro assembly extends rule as Caracas rally marks disputed poll win

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, made up entirely of loyalists of President Nicolas Maduro, announced Monday it has extended its mandate to rule the crisis-stricken country for another 18 months until the end of 2020.

US eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says US underestimates Chinese firm

The U.S. government on Monday eased some restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a sign of how the prohibitions on the telecommunications company may have far-reaching and unintended consequences.
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US eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says US underestimates Chinese firm

The U.S. government on Monday eased some restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a sign of how the prohibitions on the telecommunications company may have far-reaching and unintended consequences.

Prayers mark one month since Sri Lanka bombings

Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people in Sri Lanka.
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Prayers mark one month since Sri Lanka bombings

Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people in Sri Lanka.

Rugby: Players' union to conduct 'faith' review in wake of Folau sacking

Australia's Rugby Union Players' Association (RUPA) will convene a "faith review" to establish clearer guidelines for religious expression in the wake of Israel Folau's sacking.
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Rugby: Players' union to conduct 'faith' review in wake of Folau sacking

Australia's Rugby Union Players' Association (RUPA) will convene a "faith review" to establish clearer guidelines for religious expression in the wake of Israel Folau's sacking.

Murray plays down his chances of playing singles at Wimbledon

Former world number one Andy Murray has all but ruled out playing singles at Wimbledon this year and said he will focus on doubles when he makes his comeback from hip-resurfacing surgery.
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Murray plays down his chances of playing singles at Wimbledon

Former world number one Andy Murray has all but ruled out playing singles at Wimbledon this year and said he will focus on doubles when he makes his comeback from hip-resurfacing surgery.