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Rockies acquire relief pitcher Neshek

(Reuters) - The Colorado Rockies continued their push for the playoffs by acquiring relief pitcher Pat Neshek in a trade with thePhiladelphia Phillies...

China’s exiled tycoon Guo ‘fabricated’ corruption claims: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Xinhua news agency accused fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui of using "fabricated and distorted information to mislead the public", the...

WeWork launches China unit with $500 million funding from Hony, SoftBank

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Co-working space startup WeWork said on Thursday it has set up a Chinese unit with the backing of China's...

Exclusive: Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian intelligence agents attempted to spy on President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign earlier this year by creating phony Facebook...

First editing of human embryos carried out in United States

(Reuters) - Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States,...

Masters champion Garcia to play Australian PGA

SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA...

Australia urges China to do more on North Korea threat

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop called on China on Thursday to do more to contain the threat of North Korea's...

Messaging startup Slack is raising $250 million amid venture investment boom

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Software startup Slack Technologies Inc is raising $250 million in a new funding round, according to people familiar with...

FINA will not revert to ‘synchronized swimming’, Marculescu says

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The international swimming governing body FINA will not revert to 'synchronized swimming' after the name of the sport was changed...

Former Japanese defense minister may replace scandal-hit Inada: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A former Japanese defense minister may be chosen to replace the embattled incumbent minister, who is under pressure due to...