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Mercedes sue Ferrari-bound engineer over F1 data

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) – The Mercedes Formula One team is taking legal action against an engineer alleged to have downloaded sensitive performance data before he was due to…

Battling climate change — with worms

Nicolas Denieul plants his spade in the ground & turns over a clod of soil to reveal a mass of earthworms seething around plant roots — fat ones & thin…

WHO calls for fighting foodborne diseases that can be deadly

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 600 million people, or 1 in 10 worldwide, fall ill from contaminated food each year & 420,000 die, many of them young…

C. African Republic attack kills 8, wounds UN peacekeeper

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations says armed men have attacked a Central African Republic site for people displaced by violence, killing eight civilians & wounding a peacekeeper. The…

UN: 420,000 people die annually from tainted food

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says some 420,000 people die each year from foodborne diseases, with young children accounting for more than a quarter of all deaths. The…

UN climate talks turn hostile over money

Angry developing nations warned Thursday that increasingly tense UN talks aimed at averting catastrophic climate alter would fail unless a bitter feud over hundreds of billions of dollars was resolved….

Brazilian striker Patric responds to racist tweet in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese league is investigating a racist tweet posted by a fan claiming to be a supporter of the Urawa Reds targeting Gamba Osaka's Brazilian striker Patric….

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Iran demands closure of UN nuclear watchdog probe

Iran said Sunday there would be no final implementation of a nuclear deal with world powers unless a probe into allegations of past weapons research is closed. The declaration, by…

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Brazil mining giant rejects UN anger over 'toxic' flood

Mining giants responsible for a dam spill in Brazil earlier this month rejected Thursday accusations by the United Nations that "20,000 Olympic swimming pools of toxic mud" spewed into a…

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Airbus seals riposte to rivals as regulators back revamped A320

By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus said on Tuesday it had won certification for the A320neo, paving the way for first delivery of a revamped, best-selling jet that has…