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US welcomes NoKor war remains

SEOUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he looked forward to meeting Kim Jong Un soon and thanked the North Korean leader for sending the suspected remains of US soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War back to the United States. “Thank you to Chairman Kim Jong Un for keeping your word […]

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Germs beating sanitizers

LONDON (Reuters) – Multidrug-resistant “superbugs” that can cause dangerous infections in hospitals are becoming increasingly resistant to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants designed to hold them at bay, scientists said. In a study of what the researchers described as a “new wave of superbugs”, the team also found specific genetic changes over 20 years in […]

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French schools ban smartphones

French schoolchildren will have to leave their smartphones switched off or at home as the new academic year begins in September, after lawmakers voted for a ban on Monday. The ban on smartphones, tablets and other connected devices, which will apply to pupils up to the age of 14-15, fulfils a campaign promise by centrist […]

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Durex recalls condoms  over fears they could burst

LONDON (Reuters) – Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, has recalled some batches of its “Real Feel” and “Latex Free” condoms in the United Kingdom and Ireland due to concerns they may burst. “Our tests have shown that some batches which are currently on the market in UK & Ireland do not pass the requirements for […]

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Huawei beats  Apple  in sales

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies overtook Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to become the world’s second-biggest smartphone seller in the June quarter, data from market research firms showed, as it gained ground in Europe and expanded its lead back home. The estimated rise in market share comes as a slowdown in the world’s biggest smartphone […]

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US release of 3-D gun software blocked

A US judge on Tuesday blocked the planned release of 3-D printed gun blueprints hours before they were set to hit the internet, siding with states that sued to halt publication of designs to make weapons that security screening may not detect. US District Judge Robert Lasnik in Seattle said the blueprints’ publication could cause […]

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