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  • Row over Kenyan oil revenues threatens to delay production

    LOKICHAR, Kenya, Feb 23 (Reuters) - In the decades before oil was discovered in the northern Kenyan region of Turkana South, 100,000 poor villagers living in arid scrubland relied on a lone church-run health center in Lokichar town for medical help.

  • China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

    FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.

  • FOCUS-China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

    FRANKFURT/HONG KONG, Feb 23 (Reuters) - China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.

  • Short track: Canadian strength helped Boutin through online abuse, says Hamelin

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin said the team had rallied round Kim Boutin after the Olympic women's 500 meters bronze medalist was subjected to online abuse and threats at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

  • Norway curlers to get Russia's doubles bronze in Pyeongchang

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's mixed doubles curlers team will be awarded the bronze at a ceremony at the Pyeongchang Olympics after the medal was stripped from the Russian pair for doping earlier this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday.

  • Freestyle skiing: Roommates' delight at skicross one-two

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - As Canada secured their third consecutive title in the women's ski cross on Friday, the moment was extra special for gold medalist Kelsey Serwa as the woman next to her on the podium was best friend Brittany Phelan.

  • Freestyle skiing: Serwa leads Canadian one-two in ski cross

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Kelsey Serwa pulled away from compatriot Brittany Phelan to claim ski cross gold on Friday as Canada secured a one-two finish ahead of Switzerland's Fanny Smith, who edged out Swede Sandra Naesland in a bustling battle for bronze.

  • Airbnb CEO pledges to take more responsibility for impact to housing

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Home-booking company Airbnb has sparred with regulators across the globe, but Chief Executive Brian Chesky on Thursday spoke of coming to terms with his responsibility for how the company can impact housing markets and neighborhoods.

  • Tennis: Jury finds USTA mostly liable for Bouchard fall - report

    (Reuters) - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) was found by a jury mostly liable when Canada's Eugenie Bouchard fell in a training room at the 2015 U.S. Open, resulting in her withdrawal and a concussion, The New York Times reported on Thursday.

  • Tennis-Jury finds USTA mostly liable for Bouchard fall - report

    Feb 22 (Reuters) - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) was found by a jury mostly liable when Canada's Eugenie Bouchard fell in a training room at the 2015 U.S. Open, resulting in her withdrawal and a concussion, The New York Times reported on Thursday. The jury deliberated for less than a hour before ruling in Bouchard's favor in the lawsuit against the USTA. The jury decided the tennis association will have to pay 75 percent of the damages owed to Bouchard but also found the tennis player bore contributory negligence, assessing her 25 percent of the total negligence, the newspaper reported. "When you get 75 percent or better, you can't ever complain about that," Bouchard's attorney Benedict Morelli told The New York Times. "If somebody gives you three-quarters of the enchilada, you can't complain."

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