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Chad’s Deby wins sixth term as army fends off rebel advance

People drive past a Chad army tank near presidential palace, as fighters from the rebel Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT) appeared to be moving toward the capital according to the United States, in N’djamena, Chad April 19, 2021. REUTERS/ Stringer April 19, 2021 By Mahamat Ramadane N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Chad’s veteran leader […]

United Airlines loss bigger than feared on higher fuel costs, capacity slide

FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines passenger jet takes off with New York City as a backdrop, at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren April 19, 2021 (Reuters) -United Airlines on Monday reported a bigger-than-expected $2.4 billion adjusted net loss for the first quarter, as fuel costs rose and the […]

Czechs say Russian retaliation stronger than expected, seeks EU solidarity

Czech diplomats expelled from Russia arrive at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague, Czech Republic April 19, 2021. REUTERS/David W Cerny April 19, 2021 By Robert Muller and Jan Lopatka PRAGUE (Reuters) -The Czech Republic said on Monday Russia’s eviction of 20 Czech embassy employees in response to Prague’s expulsion of 18 Russian staff was a […]

Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

FILE PHOTO: Silhouette of a mobile user seen next to a screen projection of the Apple logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Chavi Mehta (Reuters) -Apple Inc will bring social media app Parler, favored by U.S conservatives, back to its App Store […]

Wall Street slips off record highs, Tesla drops after fatal crash

FILE PHOTO: A Wall St. street sign is seen near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid April 19, 2021 By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, slipping from last week’s record levels, as investors awaited guidance from first-quarter earnings […]

Canada to put up C$30 billion for long-awaited national childcare program

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks to news media before unveiling her first fiscal update, the Fall Economic Statement 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 30, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo April 19, 2021 By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will invest up to C$30 billion ($23.9 billion) […]

Canada budget rolls out post-pandemic spending plan ahead of likely election

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland pose for a picture holding the budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle April 19, 2021 By Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Monday lined up billions in new spending to provide emergency […]

Thousands of Rogers wireless service users report outage

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Rogers Communications retail store in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie April 19, 2021 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc’s customers using wireless voice and data services faced intermittent interruptions for several hours, the Canadian cellular and cable operator said in response to complaints on social […]

Facebook takes on Clubhouse, unveils upcoming audio products

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is seen on a screen in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration April 19, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford, Sheila Dang and Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) -Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday the company planned to launch several audio products, including Clubhouse-style live audio rooms and a […]

Israel’s Netanyahu loses vote on key parliamentary committee

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a ceremony for fallen soldiers of Israel’s wars at the Yad Lebanim House on the eve of Memorial Day, in Jerusalem, April 13, 2021. Debbie Hill/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo April 19, 2021 JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lost an important vote on Monday […]