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Haddad Maia hoping to inspire next generation of Brazilian tennis players

Aug 13, 2022; Toronto, ON, Canada; Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) watches her return to Karolina Pliskova (not pictured) in the semi-finals of the National Bank Open at Sobeys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia said she […]

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Caste in California: Tech giants confront ancient Indian hierarchy

OAKLAND, Calif, Aug 15 (Reuters) – America’s tech giants are taking a modern-day crash course in India’s ancient caste system, with Apple (AAPL.O) emerging as an early leader in policies to rid Silicon Valley of a rigid hierarchy that’s segregated Indians for generations. Apple, the world’s biggest listed company, updated its general employee conduct policy […]

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Russian forces pound Ukraine’s Donetsk region

Heavy Russian shelling around Donetsk region -Ukraine military Russians threatening Zaporizhzhia are ‘targets’ -Zelenskiy Humanitarian cargo due to set sail for Ethiopia KYIV, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces reported heavy Russian shelling and attempts to advance on several towns in the eastern region of Donetsk that has become a key focus of the near […]

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People in Ukraine town dig up hastily buried bodies for proper funeral

RUBIZHNE, Ukraine, Aug 14 (Reuters) – People in the eastern Ukrainian town of Rubizhne have started exhuming bodies that were hastily buried in courtyards at the height of fighting, anxious to be able to lay them to rest with dignity. Rubizhne is part of the Luhansk region of Ukraine where Russian forces established full control […]

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Production costs soar at Rusal due to Russia-Ukraine conflict

Aluminium ingots are seen stored at the foundry shop of the Rusal Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter in Krasnoyarsk, Russia October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 12 (Reuters) – […]

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Artists paint flowers over Ukraine war wreckage, unsettling some locals

KYIV, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Artists have painted brilliant sunflowers over heaps of burnt-out cars destroyed in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – upsetting some locals who wonder if it is too soon to beautify the wreckage of war. The group of painters from Ukraine and the United States say they plan to sell digital images […]

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Analysis: Is Netflix envy over in Hollywood? Not quite

Aug 11 (Reuters) – Over an earnings period that appeared to signal the end of Netflix envy, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) restored hopes that growth in the streaming business will continue. But Disney, which edged past Netflix as streaming leader by global subscribers last quarter, is the outlier among its media peers. read more The […]

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U.S. Open to hold humanitarian aid effort for Ukraine

NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Open will host a tournament-long campaign to raise awareness and humanitarian aid for Ukraine, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Wednesday, with a goal of raising $2 million in relief. The effort will kick off August 24 with an exhibition event at Louis Armstrong Stadium […]

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Ukraine accuses Russia of using power plant as ‘nuclear shield’

Ukraine says 13 killed in Russian rocket attack Accuses Russia of shelling from near nuclear plant Russia says it does not deliberately target civilians Has accused Kyiv of shelling power plant from struck town KYIV, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of exploiting its position in a nuclear power plant it had […]

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Apple supplier Foxconn’s Q2 profit up 12% on cloud demand

A motorcyclist rides past the logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, in Taipei, Taiwan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier Foxconn (2317.TW) reported on Wednesday a 12% jump in second-quarter net profit, beating […]