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Brazil braces for ruling that could bar Lula from 2018 race

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (Reuters) – An appeals court will decide on Wednesday whether to uphold the corruption conviction of Brazil’s most influential politician, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a decision that would likely bar him from running in ...

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Senators Race to Protect Immigrants, and Restore Their Institution

Advertisement WASHINGTON — The bipartisan group of senators who intervened to help end the government shutdown now faces an even more formidable task: freeing the Senate — and perhaps Washington — from its dysfunctional rut. In sidestepping Senate leaders of ...

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The Google Lunar X Prize’s Race to the Moon Is Over. Nobody Won.

Advertisement The Google Lunar X Prize competition, which has spent the past decade dangling a $ 20 million prize for the first privately financed venture to make it to the moon, came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Not with ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Yacht Involved in Fatal Accident Near Hong Kong

Advertisement HONG KONG — A sailboat competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, a marquee around-the-world sailing competition, collided with a Chinese fishing vessel near Hong Kong early Saturday, killing one of the Chinese boat’s crew members, race organizers and Chinese ...

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Former Egyptian lawmaker pulls out of presidential race

Related Articles CAIRO: A former Egyptian lawmaker said Monday he will not run in the March presidential election, saying the political “climate” wasn’t conducive to campaigning.Mohammed Anwar Sadat, nephew of Egypt’s late leader Anwar Sadat, told reporters his decision was ...

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Upstart Taxify expands into Lisbon in race against Uber

Related Articles FRANKFURT: Taxify, Uber’s upstart European-based rival, is looking to expand during the coming year outside of the biggest cities in the more than 20 countries where it now operates into secondary markets, Chief Executive Markus Villig said on ...

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Egypt’s Presidential Race Loses Popular Candidate

Advertisement CAIRO — The strongest challenger to Egypt’s military-backed leader withdrew from the country’s presidential race on Sunday, with his lawyer saying the government had forced him to drop out. The candidate, Ahmed Shafik, a former Air Force general who ...

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Competing With the Giants in Race to Build Self-Driving Cars

Advertisement PALO ALTO, Calif. — Before the car can drive without a human, one must first get behind the wheel. As the driver accelerates, stops and turns on local streets, sensors on the car record what he sees and track ...

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Race to rescue injured Syrian baby

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Karim lost an eye when artillery shells struck a market in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area. BBC News – Home

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