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Confidant of Israel's Netanyahu turns state witness in corruption case: media
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to turn state's witness in one of several corruption investigations posing a serious threat to the conservative leader's political survival, local media said.
Alpine Skiing: Golden, garrulous Goggia wins Italian hearts
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italian hearts embraced Sofia Goggia on Wednesday after a golden run down a slice of South Korean mountainside won her nation its first women's downhill Olympic title.
"Trump Forest" hits a million trees in bid to curb climate change
NEW YORK, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Donors are paying to plant a million trees as part of a drive to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to walk away from a global pact to curb climate change.
Oil falls as dollar rises, U.S. inventories expected to rise
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Wednesday, weighed down by a rebound in the U.S. dollar from three-year lows hit last week and by an expected rise in U.S. crude production.
Daimler to start serial production of eActros truck in 2021
STUTTGART (Reuters) - Daimler
said on Wednesday it aims to start serial production of an electric heavy truck with a range of 200 km (124 miles) in 2021, Daimler Trucks chief Martin Daum said.
Cross-country skiing: Diggins delivers long-awaited U.S. gold
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins delivered the first Olympic cross-country medal for the United States since 1976 with a stunning victory in a thrilling finish to the women's team sprint relay on Wednesday.
Hirscher and Shriffin seek to join elite club
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Austria's Marcel Hirscher and American Mikaela Shiffrin are both hoping to join an elite club of Olympic skiers with victories in the final individual events of the Winter Games on Thursday.
Chad and Qatar restore ties cut in wake of Arab states rift
DOHA/N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad and Qatar have restored diplomatic relations, their governments said, six months after the West African nation cut ties with Doha in the wake of a rift among Arab states.
Falling oil, rising yields weigh on UK shares
LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Strong results from Lloyds, Glencore and others were not enough to keep Britain's FTSE 100 out of negative territory on Wednesday as energy stocks tracked oil prices lower and rising bond yields put pressure on big dividend payers.
Olympics-Alpine skiing-Hirscher and Shriffin seek to join elite club
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Austria's Marcel Hirscher and American Mikaela Shiffrin are both hoping to join an elite club of Olympic skiers with victories in the final individual events of the Winter Games on Thursday.
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