LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From the dragons of Westeros and the “Walking Dead” zombies to the deadly humanoid robots of “Westworld,” the golden age of television is dominating the limelight at San Diego’s annual Comic-Con. Kicking off on Thursday, this year’s four-day Comic-Con gathering of nerd and pop culture fans will see fewer films being
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Carrefour SA board member Abilio Diniz said on Thursday the initial public offering of the retailer’s Brazilian unit shows the country is overcoming its harshest recession in a century as shares slipped in their market debut. Speaking at an opening bell ceremony in the São Paulo Stock Exchange, the Brazilian retail
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) – O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released in October following an emotional hour-long hearing that centered on a botched armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room that sent him to prison for nine years. A four member Nevada parole board voted to release 70-year-old former
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MOSCOW/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia’s RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security. “The talks are underway … different proposals are being exchanged, nobody denies the necessity of holding the talks and of having
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi King Salman on Thursday decreed the consolidation of counter-terrorism and domestic intelligence under a new body, in a major overhaul of the security apparatus weeks after the interior minister was ousted from the royal succession. The president of the newly minted state security agency, Abdulaziz bin Mohammed al-Howairini, will hold the
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SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) – Americans Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar tamed a fiendish course in tough conditions to fire sparkling first-round 65s and lead the British Open by one shot on Thursday. Spieth, world number three and twice major champion, putted smoothly to pick up five birdies and did not drop a shot
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