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In Tech: AI research center, Android Pay, OneDrive storage

Three billionaires who launched PayPal & then went on to even greater success in their next ventures are now trying to make sure that artificial intelligence does more satisfactory than…

Critics of Thai junta face charges of insulting monarchy

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta is stepping up its offensive against critics, with a military court on Tuesday sentencing a single mother to seven years in jail for posting material…

Think-tank warns of 'bleak' future for adult social care

The future of adult social care looks bleak, a leading think-tank has warned as it said not enough money is being spent on the sector. Despite a pledge from the…

Twitter looks to make money from ads aimed at logged-out users

By Anya George Tharakan (Reuters) – Twitter Inc said it was testing a feature to show advertisements to people who read tweets without logging in, as it tries to make…

Food safety debacles taint high-flying Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill, the US burrito chain which surged in popularity on its natural & fresh ingredients, is facing tough questions after a pair of high-profile food safety debacles. The…

Somali forces arrest American fighting with Islamic rebels

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's security forces on Monday arrested an American who was fighting with the Islamic extremist al-Shabab group, says an African Union official. Abdimalik Jones, who said…

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The Latest: Obama: US a leader in climate change progress

PARIS (AP) — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local: 6:25 p.m. President Barack Obama says American leadership is…

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Rolls-Royce sees no opportunity in narrow-body jets until early 2030s

LONDON (Reuters) – The chief executive of British engineering company Rolls-Royce said he saw no opportunity for the firm to enter the market for narrow-body jet engines until the early…

Car emissions campaigners turn sights on Renault

By Andreas Cremer & Laurence Frost BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Renault's flagship Espace minivan released toxic diesel emissions 25 times legal limits in a Swiss study, despite complying with EU tests…

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India seeks 'climate justice' for poor nations at Paris talks

India will urge rich nations to deliver "climate justice" for developing countries at a major environmental conference in Paris after this month, the environment minister has said in an interview…