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Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee

(Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy. The head of the largest U.S. chipmaker is the latest in a line of powerful men in business and politics to lose their jobs or resign over relationships viewed as […]

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Intel CEO resigns after probe into relationship with employee

(Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) on Thursday said Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich has resigned, effective immediately, after a probe revealed that a past consensual relationship with an Intel employee violated company policy. FILE PHOTO – Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, holds up Intel’s newest drone, the Shooting Star Mini as he speaks at the Intel […]

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Indonesia lists 180 missing on doomed ferry, launches underwater search

TIGARAS, Indonesia (Reuters) – The death toll from an Indonesian ferry disaster could top 180, as authorities raised an estimate of the number of people missing two days after the wooden tourist boat sank in a lake formed in the crater of an ancient volcano. Indonesian security forces and rescue workers carry a victim recovered […]

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Missing Norfolk man in ‘lucky’ police drone rescue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone finds missing man stuck in marshes A man who went missing and was found by a police drone up to his armpits in water said he was “lucky to live”. A major search was launched for Peter Pugh, 75, from Brancaster, Norfolk, after he disappeared following […]

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Syria state media says U.S. bombs Syrian positions; U.S. denies report

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed “one of our military positions” in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area. The strike took place in al-Harra, southeast of Albu Kamal, Syrian state […]

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Fields of dreams: Texas researchers seek to redefine U.S. whiskey

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Reuters) – A master distiller and a crop scientist who specializes in corn breeding are working on a project they hope one day will make whiskey drinkers think of Texas in the same way as lovers of American wine think of California. A bottle of TX Whiskey is photographed in the TX […]

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Taiwan holds large-scale military drills amid China tensions

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) – Taiwan simulated repelling an invading force on Thursday and used civilian-operated drones for the first time as part of annual military drills on the self-ruled island amid escalating tensions with China. AH-64 Apache helicopter fires flares during Han Kuang military drill simulating the China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) invading the island, […]

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U.S. officials warn Congress on risks of drones, seek new powers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Wednesday will urge Congress to approve legislation giving the federal government new powers to disable or destroy threatening drones, according to testimony viewed by Reuters. A sign at a downtown city park informs people the area is a no drone zone in San Diego, […]

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