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British engine maker Rolls-Royce cutting 4,600 jobs
PHYS.ORG Rolls-Royce, the British maker of plane engines, said Thursday that it plans to cut 4,600 mainly British jobs by 2020, adding to thousands of cuts already announced in recent years. 1 week
Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit
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Deutsche Telekom says will slash 10,000 jobs at subsidiary
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British mother pleads for return of seized cannabis oil
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British mammals' fight for survival
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Australia telecom giant Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs
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Amazon to create more than 1,000 new jobs in Ireland
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British mammals' fight for survival
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Massachusetts sues opioid maker, executives over drug crisis
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UK changes course, allows cannabis oil for epileptic boy
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New research reveals British Isles buried under ice sheets 2.5 million years ago
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Epileptic boy at center of cannabis oil case in UK hospital
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Trump’s new oceans policy washes away Obama’s emphasis on conservation and climate
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GE facing millions in penalities over French job pledge
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Targeting the engine room of the cancer cell
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From Cape Town to São Paulo, large cities are facing water shortages
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Daimler cuts profit forecast, blaming US-China tariffs
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UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids
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Study: Nocturnally Migrating Insects Use Earth’s Magnetic Field to Navigate
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Hawking's voice to be beamed into space during memorial
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China's Xiaomi announces pioneering listing plan
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China's ZTE dives 39% at resumption of trading in Hong Kong
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Samsung commits to using only renewable energy by 2020
PHYS.ORG Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone maker, has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020. 1 week
Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO
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