UK's Duchess Kate sees letters of relatives killed in WW1

LONDON (Reuters) – Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, was shown poignant letters and documents on Wednesday relating to three of her relatives who fought and died during World War One. The duchess’s great-great-grandfather, Francis Martineau Lupton had five children, three of whom – Francis, Maurice and Lionel – were killed in the war. Ahead of the centenary of the end […]

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Ailing EV maker Faraday Future co-founder Nick Sampson quits

(Reuters) – Faraday Future co-founder Nick Sampson has quit his executive post at the Chinese electric vehicle developer, the latest blow to the troubled company that said it was experiencing “extraordinary financial hardship.” Sampson was senior vice president for product strategy and is the second of three co-founders to resign in just over a year, leaving only Chief Executive Jia […]

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Vietnam cyber law will guard against fake news, terrorism: security ministry

HANOI (Reuters) – A Vietnamese cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have warned could undermine development and stifle innovation, will protect the country from increasing cyber threats, the security ministry has said. Legislators approved the law in June, overriding strong objections from companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc’s Google, rights groups and Western governments including the United […]

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Philippines races to free 23 trapped under landslide

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine rescuers worked with bare hands and shovels to try to free 23 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday, after Typhoon Yutu dumped heavy rains on the northern mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides. Six people were rescued and two bodies pulled out from a building that collapsed in northern Mountain province, part of […]

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Blast near FSB security service office in northern Russia kills one: TASS

Related Coverage Man killed in blast at FSB office in Russia brought bomb with him: authorities MOSCOW (Reuters) – An explosion near an office of Russia’s Federal Security Service in northern Russia killed one and injured three people on Wednesday, Russian state news agency TASS reported, citing the local governor. The cause of the blast in the city of Arkhangelsk […]

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U.S. Baptist missionary from Indiana killed in Cameroon: family

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Christian missionary from Indiana was killed in Cameroon on Tuesday when he was shot while traveling in a region where the military and separatists have been fighting, a family member said. The U.S. State Department confirmed on Tuesday that an American citizen had been killed in Cameroon and said it was offering all appropriate consular assistance […]

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Jerusalem mayoral race could require runoff: Israeli media

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory, Israeli media reported. Israel held municipal elections nationwide, with much attention on the race in Jerusalem, where the country’s religious and political divides are often amplified. Secular candidate […]

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