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Golf's fourth and final major championship gets underway this week, with the 98th PGA Championship held at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield Township, New Jersey.
Wasserman Media Group, the fourth most valuable sports agency, has acquired the fifth most valuable sports agency Mondial Promotion, which adds $1 billion of soccer contracts under management for Wass
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Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence near its borders and next-door Ukraine remains unstable, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on July 27.
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Apple hasn't released data on Apple Watch or Apple TV, two devices that will become increasingly important in years ahead.
If the app detects multiple similar photos, it'll stitch them into a Live Image, but only when it thinks what's going on in photos is interesting.
With its $4.8-billion acquisition of Yahoo, Verizon has snatched up an Internet pioneer with a massive audience. But it has also secured something equally coveted in Silicon Valley: real estate. W
A future version of the Apple Pencil could be usable not just with the iPad, but also possibly with Mac computers, at least according to a new patent which has just been approved.The patent, spotted
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PARIS (Reuters) - France will help grain farmers cope with an expected plunge in revenue after torrential rain and a lack of sunshine in late spring hit the country's cereal crops.
The drug’s inventor, Professor Claude Wischik of Aberdeen University, said the ‘remarkable results’ will allow him to apply for a drugs licence as soon as next year.
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(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it would provide its technology and resources to help track the spread of the Zika virus.
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WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) - Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose far less than expected in June, another sign that a lack of inventory is crimping activity despite mortgage rates bein
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U.S. pending home sales rise slightly in June

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) - Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose far less than expected in June, another sign that a lack of inventory is crimping activity despite mortgage rates bein
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InfraRed puts 42 percent Atlandes up for sale - sources

PARIS, July 27 (Reuters) - Infrastructure and real estate fund InfraRed has put its 42 percent stake in French motorway operator Atlandes up for sale, three sources familiar with the matter said on We
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* Financiere Orolia, a company held by Eurazeo PME alongside its founders and management, announced exceeding the threshold of 95 pct of share capital and voting rights in Orolia Source text: http://
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* Says board approves 001R series bonds issue programme for up to 100 billion roubles ($1.52 billion) Source text: http://bit.ly/2adEEIN
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StanChart names Jose Vinals as new Chairman

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LONDON, July 27 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank's weaker than expected performance at its all-important debt trading business, where revenues last quarter fell 19% from a year ago, could impact its aim of gener
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EU mergers and takeovers (July 27)

BRUSSELS, July 27 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
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Serene, green Kew a respite from London hubbub [Photos]

It's no big secret that the English love their gardens. As a result the country is chock-a-block with public gardens, garden shows and other leafy attractions.
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Froggyland taxidermy museum in Croatia has over 500 stuffed frogs playing tennis

Froggyland, in the coastal city of Split, boasts over 500 dead frogs posed into very human positions. The animals were preserved by Hungarian taxidermist Ferenc Mere between 1910 and 1920.
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Mintel report shows Brits pay £380m a year in hidden fees for using cards abroad

Brits paying for goods and services abroad may be offered the option to pay with their home currency instead of the local currency. But a fee between three and 10 per cent is sometimes applied.
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EasyJet 'appalled' as baggage handlers 'throw' passengers' luggage onto truck at Gatwick

Alan Hodge, from London, was waiting in the terminal where he filmed three members of staff hurl cases on top of one another on a low-loading truck.
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Center Parcs Ireland pictured in first artist impressions

Ireland's first Center Parcs holiday resort has been given the final approval by planners and is scheduled to open in 2019. Spread over 395 acres in County Longford, it will have room for 2,500 gue
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Naestved photographer takes amazing pictures of Denamrk's landscape

Michael Rasmussen, a car parts salesman from Naestved, Denmark, has only recently taken to the skies to photograph his breathtaking woodland surroundings from above.
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Anonymous caller behind fake bomb alert at Geneva airport

GENEVA - The Geneva prosecutor's office says an anonymous caller set off a false bomb alert that prompted a police sweep at the Swiss city's airport. Spokesman Henri Della Casa of the prosecutor's of
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