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December 12, 2018 9:31 AM Mobility tech firm Optibus raises $40 million, Alibaba takes stake

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S.-Israeli mobility technology company Optibus said on Wednesday it raised $40 million in a private funding round led by Insight Venture Partners and with a strategic investment from the Alibaba Group. Existing investors, including Verizon Ventures, Pitango Venture Capital, New Era Capital and Sir Ronald Cohen, also participated 122

December 11, 2018 3:56 PM Athletics: Minsk to host Europe v U.S. clash next year

(Reuters) - Europe will take on the United States in a Ryder Cup-style track and field clash in Minsk next year, European Athletics announced on Tuesday. The event, scheduled for Sept. 9-10, will serve as a warm-up for athletes to prepare for the World Championships starting in Doha on Sept. 28. “We are proud to announce there will be a match for the first 83

December 9, 2018 4:40 PM River Plate, Boca Juniors set for Copa Libertadores final

River Plate supporters hold a cutout of River Plate's coach Marcelo Gallardo ahead of the Copa Libertadores Final between River Plate and Boca Juniors in Madrid, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. Tens of thousands of Boca and River fans are in the city for the "superclasico" at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo) River Plate supporters walk past an Armored 73

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 110

December 6, 2018 7:58 AM Golf: Good preparation vital for Presidents Cup success, say Tiger

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tiger Woods learned the hard way two decades ago how important preparation was for Presidents Cup success and he is determined to leave nothing to chance when he captains the United States at next year’s edition at Royal Melbourne. The 42-year-old has already expressed his disquiet about his own World Challenge tournament being 102

December 6, 2018 5:01 AM Migrants tend to be healthier, live longer: study

(Reuters) - Migrants tend to be healthier than the residents of wealthy countries they travel to, such as the United States, and often help fight diseases by becoming healthcare workers in those nations, according to a study published on Wednesday. The two-year study found that migrants, in general, have a greater life expectancy than residents of host countries 119

December 5, 2018 9:41 PM US warship sails in Sea of Japan waters claimed by Russia

A U.S. Navy warship sailed in waters claimed by Russia in the Sea of Japan on Wednesday as tensions increase over the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from a decades-old arms control treaty. A spokesperson for the U.S. Pacific Fleet says the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell sailed “in the vicinity of” Peter the Great Bay, a body of water 81

December 5, 2018 4:11 PM Global violence index finds fewer deaths for 3rd year

WASHINGTON – An annual terrorism index finds deaths have dropped for a third straight year. The Institute for Economics and Peace recorded nearly 19,000 deaths last year in its annual Global Terrorism Index. That is a decrease of 27 percent from a year earlier and down 44 percent from a peak in 2014. The Australia-based organization that released the study 53

December 5, 2018 10:38 AM Alibaba signs agreement with Belgium for e-commerce trade hub

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to launch an e-commerce trade hub, which will include investments in logistics infrastructure. The project is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), and Belgium is the first European country to join the project following 122

December 4, 2018 11:34 AM Fifteen migrants die in boat off Libya, Egyptian survivor says

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday. The owner of a beach chalet found the migrants washing up on the shore near the city of Misrata and called authorities, who brought them to the Red Crescent relief service and hospitals 88