(Reuters) – Five-times Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault’s call for riders to strike ahead of next month’s race in protest against defending champion Chris Froome is “irresponsible and ill-informed”, according to Team Sky. Cycling – Tour De France 2001 – Cote D’Opale to Paris – France – 7/7/01 to 29/7/01 Bernard Hinault, Ex Tour
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NELSPRUIT, South Africa (Reuters) – Whether you like to squash it onto your toast in the morning, millennial-style, eat it to cut your cholesterol with healthy unsaturated oil, or moisturize your face with it – if you live in the West, you’re probably rarely far from an avocado. And that is very good news for
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, was charged on Thursday with fraud over the alleged misuse of state funds in ordering catered meals at their official residence, the Justice Ministry said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu speak during the opening of a special exhibit on Jewish
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is committed to Britain remaining a leading military power, her spokeswoman said on Thursday, rejecting a report that she had questioned why Britain should remain a “tier one” military nation. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May emerges from 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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MANILA (Reuters) – One scorching afternoon this month, inhabitants of a slum in the Philippine capital frantically hurled buckets of water to try to save their homes from a raging fire. A fireman gives a hand signal to fellow firefighters as a shopping centre burns at the University of the Philippines campus in Quezon City,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May asked her defence minister to justify the United Kingdom’s status as a “tier one” military power, sending shockwaves through the defence establishment just weeks before a major NATO summit, the Financial Times reported. British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visits UK troops of the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence battle
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – On the palm-fringed beaches of Christmas Island, a speck of land in the Indian Ocean between Australia and Indonesia, plastic waste is piling up on the white sand and killing marine life. Debris and plastic litter found by Tangaroa Blue, an Australian Marine debris initiative, on Christmas Island, Australia in this undated
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s commerce ministry on Thursday accused the United States of being “capricious” over bilateral trade issues, and warned that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington’s penchant for brandishing “big sticks”. FILE PHOTO: China’s Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng attends a news conference at the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers asked Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Wednesday to reconsider its work with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, which they described as a security threat. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May
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FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) – On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming over Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Tourists from Tokyo’s universities, plant rice seedlings in a paddy field, near Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima
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