LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday gave further unequivocal backing to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, urging athletes to prepare “full steam” despite the coronavirus threat. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) gives a statement after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Republican and Democratic lawmakers renewed efforts this week to push President Donald Trump’s administration to make public information about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which U.S. intelligence officials blame on Saudi Arabia’s most senior leadership. FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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FILE PHOTO: Feb 16, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Spike Lee before the 2020 NBA All Star Game at United Center. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Knicks’ abysmal season took yet another unfortunate turn this week after a purported mix-up at Madison Square Garden led to a public rift with
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FILE PHOTO: The Lyft logo is seen on a parked Lyft Scooter in Washington, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – The outbreak of the coronavirus has not impacted consumer demand for ride-hailing services, Lyft’s chief financial officer said on Tuesday. Brian Roberts, speaking at the KeyBanc Capital Markets 15th Annual Emerging Technology
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FILE PHOTO: Headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia are seen in Espoo, Finland July 26, 2018. Lehtikuva/Mikko Stig via REUTERS/File Photo HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish network equipment maker Nokia will cut up to 148 jobs in Finland in 2020 excluding its 5G development operations, it said on Tuesday evening. In January, Nokia had said
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FILE PHOTO: “Game for Peace”, Tencent’s alternative to the blockbuster video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG) in China, is seen on a mobile phone in this illustration picture taken May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/Fiel Photo (Reuters) – Millions of Chinese stuck indoors due to fears of the coronavirus epidemic are turning to mobile games to keep
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