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December 6, 2018 2:32 AM Uber plans smaller, more cautious self-driving car launch

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s UBER.UL is plotting the return of its self-driving cars, but the company known for its hard-charging style is taking a much more conservative approach as it tries to recover from a fatal accident that upended its autonomous vehicle program. After it receives approval from the state of Pennsylvania, Uber plans to begin 166

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 91

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 142

December 4, 2018 6:08 PM SpaceX delay may mean 36,000 wormy passengers are too old for their planned experiments

Scientists will send thousands of <em>C. elegans</em> up to space in hopes of understanding muscle loss in astronauts. (Shutterstock) Thousands of microscopic worms will be launched into space — wriggling around in SpaceX's next cargo shipment to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon. But the launch, which was planned for today 123

December 4, 2018 6:08 AM Vietnam launches crooked cop hotline amid corruption crackdown

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has set up a telephone hotline for people to report accusations of police corruption, state media said on Tuesday, amid a crackdown on graft in the Southeast Asian country that has jailed dozens of officials. A court last Friday sentenced two senior police officials to up to 10 years in prison for running an underground online 111

December 3, 2018 9:05 PM SpaceX launches biggest U.S. 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California on Monday carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth, which the company called the largest-ever “rideshare” mission by a U.S.-based rocket. The mission, dubbed SSO-A, also marked the third voyage to space for the same Falcon 9 rocket - another milestone for SpaceX’s 118

December 3, 2018 5:41 PM Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docks with the International Space Station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts, including one American, has successfully docked with the International Space Station. Monday’s launch from Kazakhstan is the first successful manned mission to the space lab since an aborted Soyuz launch in October. The Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft docked with the ISS at 12:33 p.m. ET, following a six-hour 133

December 3, 2018 4:12 PM Moscow Exchange launches dollar vs. yuan, yen vs. rouble trading

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Moscow Exchange (MOEX.MM) has launched five new currency trading options to boost liquidity on its currency market, the bourse said on Monday. The Moscow Exchange said it had started quoting the Japanese yen against the Russian rouble, and was now offering trading between the U.S. dollar and the Swiss franc, the Chinese yuan, Kazakh 116

November 30, 2018 8:59 PM Chelsea, New England Revolution announce antisemitism match in U.S

Chelsea and the New England Revolution have confirmed they will play a friendly as part of their campaign against antisemitism. The match, dubbed "Game for Change," will be played in Spring of 2019 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. "I am proud of the work Chelsea does to promote equality and tackle discrimination all over the world 121

November 30, 2018 4:19 PM U.S.-backed Syrian fighters say they hold Islamic State leader's assistant

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed fighters in Syria have captured a senior Islamic State leader who served as an assistant to the group’s self-declared “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, they said on Friday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led militia alliance that holds the quarter of Syria east of the Euphrates, detained Osama al-Awaid last week, it said in a statement 89