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Weak commodity prices weigh on European shares
(Reuters) - European stocks benchmark fell on Tuesday after recording its strongest session in four months a day earlier as heavyweight mining and energy stocks retreated on weaker commodity prices.
TeamViewer acquires U.S. augmented reality software firm Upskill
BERLIN (Reuters) - German remote connectivity software company TeamViewer said on Tuesday it had acquired Upskill, a U.S. company that specialises in augmented reality applications for front-line workers.
Energy, mining stocks drag down FTSE 100
March 2 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 inched lower on Tuesday, dragged by energy and mining stocks as oil and metals prices slipped over fears of slowing demand in China, while Taylor Wimpey jumped after resuming dividend payments.
Danone shares edge up after Faber drops CEO role following investor pressure
PARIS (Reuters) - Danone's shares edged up on Tuesday after the French food group separated the chairman and chief executive roles held by Emmanuel Faber, and launched the search for a new CEO following calls from several shareholders to shake up governance.
Blockchain sports firm Chiliz to invest $50 million in U.S. expansion
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Blockchain sports venture Chiliz, which is heavily involved in European soccer, will invest $50 million in an expansion to the United States, chief executive Alexandre Dreyus has told Reuters.
Painstaking study of 'Little Foot' fossil sheds light on human origins
(Reuters) - Sophisticated scanning technology is revealing intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the remarkable fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South Africa 3.67 million years ago during a critical juncture in our evolutionary history.
Two U.S. men charged with aiding Ghosn's escape land in Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) - An American father and son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn's flee Japan arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday to potentially face days of questioning from prosecutors for their role in the elaborate escape plan.
Russia reports 10,565 new COVID-19 cases, 441 deaths
MOSCOW, March 2 (Reuters) - Russia reported 10,565 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 1,277 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 4,268,215.
Soccer-Blockchain sports firm Chiliz to invest $50 million in U.S expansion
MANCHESTER, England, March 2 (Reuters) - Blockchain sports venture Chiliz, which is heavily involved in European soccer, will invest $50 million in an expansion to the United States, chief executive Alexandre Dreyus has told Reuters.
Clergy lead a rare Christian revival in Iraqi town welcoming pope
QARAQOSH, Iraq, March 2 (Reuters) - As Islamic State fighters advanced across northern Iraq in 2014, Mazen Shemes' nine-year-old son was killed by a mortar. The family had to bury him quickly before fleeing the same night, along with thousands of other Christian families.
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