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In setback for Trump, judges reject travel ban

In setback for Trump, judges reject travel ban

Publié 10/02/2017

Iranian citizen and U.S green card holder Cyrus Khosravi (L) greets his brother, Hamidreza Khosravi (C), and niece, Dena Khosravi (R), 2, after they were detained for additional screening following their arrival to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to visit Cyrus, during a pause in U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban in SeaTac, Washington, U.S. February 6, 2017. REUTERS/David Ryder

President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

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The show must go on: New York Fashion Week braves massive storm

The show must go on: New York Fashion Week braves massive storm

Publié 10/02/2017

Models present creations from the Tadashi Shoji Autumn/Winter 2017 collection during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York Fashion week got off to a snowy start on Thursday with celebrities and the design world's elite braving a massive storm to watch models strut street-wear and gowns at some of the most important runway shows.

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Purdue seeks rule that would give it edge in Canadian painkiller market

Purdue seeks rule that would give it edge in Canadian painkiller market

Publié 10/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - Prescription painkiller OxyNEO by Purdue Pharma is shown at a pharmacy, with ''X'' indicating not a full bottle, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo

A leading drugmaker ramped up its lobbying in Canada fivefold last year, urging government officials to enact a rule that would give it an effective monopoly on long-acting narcotic painkillers.

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Landslides kill 12 in Indonesian`s Bali, more rain expected

Landslides kill 12 in Indonesian`s Bali, more rain expected

Publié 10/02/2017

Twelve people have been killed in three landslides across the Indonesian resort island of Bali, as torrential rain lashed the area, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Friday.

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Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

Publié 10/02/2017

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates.

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Trump say appeals court decision on travel ban was `political`

Trump say appeals court decision on travel ban was `political`

Publié 10/02/2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday called the appellate court ruling that upheld the suspension of his order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries a "political decision," and vowed his administration would ultimately prevail.

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Genetic study may make ancient Incas quinoa a grain of the future

Genetic study may make ancient Incas quinoa a grain of the future

Publié 10/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - A man holds quinoa grains at a marketplace for small and medium-sized quinoa growers in Challapata, Oruro Department, south of La Paz, Bolivia on April 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Mercado/File Photo

Quinoa, the sacred "mother grain" of the ancient Inca civilization suppressed by Spanish conquistadors, could become an increasingly important food source in the future thanks to genetic secrets revealed in a new study.

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Macquarie, ING join Apple Pay in Australia in challenge to Big Four

Macquarie, ING join Apple Pay in Australia in challenge to Big Four

Publié 10/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - A woman looks at her iPhone as she walks past a sign announcing a new branch of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ) in central Sydney, Australia, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

Macquarie Group and ING Direct on Friday said they would start using Apple Inc's mobile payment service in Australia this month, hoping to snatch market share from the major retail banks through digital technology.

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China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B

China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B

Publié 10/02/2017

Staff at two Chinese hospitals have been punished after their failure to follow proper medical procedures caused 14 patients to be infected with HIV and hepatitis B, state media reported on Friday.

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Home-grown streaming app helps Pakistan`s musicians find voice

Home-grown streaming app helps Pakistan`s musicians find voice

Publié 10/02/2017

Malala Gul, a local singer, performs to record a song at a studio in Peshawar, Pakistan, January, 28, 2017. Picture taken January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

For years, violence kept most of Pakistan's aspiring young musicians from following their dreams, whether the threat of Taliban militant attacks or gang wars in the crowded southern port city of Karachi.

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