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Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S.

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:56pm

Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - Confectionery maker Mondelez, Lidl, Mars and other consumer goods producers have pulled advertising from YouTube after Britain's Times newspaper found the video-sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:10pm

S&P downgrades South Africa's local currency debt to 'junk' status

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Mfuneko Toyana JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings downgraded South African local currency debt to "junk" territory on Friday, citing a further deterioration in the country's economic outlook and public finances, sending...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:38pm

Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's U.S. campaign probe, sources say

By John Walcott and Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:38pm

Militants kill more than 230 at Sinai mosque in Egypt's deadliest attack

By Ahmed Tolba and Patrick Markey CAIRO (Reuters) - Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such attack in Egypt's modern history, state media...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:38pm

CEO of Brazil's Oi resigns as restructuring vote nears: shareholder

By Tatiana Bautzer, Gram Slattery and Daniel Alvarenga SAO PAULO/LISBON (Reuters) - The chief executive of Oi SA has resigned, its largest shareholder said on Friday, as the Brazilian telecommunications firm enters a crucial phase in Latin America's biggest-...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:38pm

Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - Confectionery maker Mondelez, Lidl, Mars and other consumer goods producers have pulled advertising from YouTube after Britain's Times newspaper found the video-sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:38pm

Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S.

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:38pm

Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

By Sarah White and Pascale Denis PARIS (Reuters) - France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 3:19pm

Exclusive: Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet

By Ben Martin and Swati Pandey LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill have separately held talks about a deal with Australia's CrownBet as UK-focused gambling companies seek to expand overseas to offset tougher regulations in Britain...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 2:09pm

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion

By Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They're not dead yet....

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 2:09pm

Portugal's Sonae to expand cybersecurity business with deals

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's retail-focused conglomerate Sonae plans to buy more cybersecurity firms as it builds a portfolio in Portugal, Spain, the United States and Germany, a company official said. Carlos Silva, executive board member of the...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 1:01pm

Portugal's Sonae to expand cybersecurity business with deals

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's retail-focused conglomerate Sonae plans to buy more cybersecurity firms as it builds a portfolio in Portugal, Spain, the United States and Germany, a company official said. Carlos Silva, executive board member of the...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 12:56pm

Uber seeks to appeal UK workers' rights decision at Supreme Court

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber submitted a request to appeal to the Supreme Court a decision by a British tribunal which said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, the taxi app said on Friday. Last year, two drivers successfully argued at...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:47am

U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

By Richa Naidu and Nandita Bose (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 9:21am

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

By Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. The bread, made...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:43am

Rights groups say outside monitors needed for Rohingya return to Myanmar

By Yimou Lee YANGON (Reuters) - Human rights groups called on Friday for international agencies to be allowed to monitor the planned repatriation of hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslim from Bangladesh to the homes they fled in Myanmar during the...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 3:36am

Mnangagwa told Mugabe he will be safe in Zimbabwe: state media

HARARE (Reuters) - Incoming Zimbabwe leader Emmerson Mnangagwa assured former president Robert Mugabe he and his family would be safe in the country when the two men spoke for the first time since Mnangagwa returned home this week, state media said on Friday...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 3:36am