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Soccer-Sanchez misses start of United's U.S. tour over visa problem
July 16 (Reuters) - Manchester United's Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has missed the start of the Premier League club's pre-season tour of the United States due to a visa problem.
Tesla shares fall 3.5 percent after CEO Musk abuses British diver
(Reuters) - Shares of Tesla Inc fell 3.5 percent on Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week.
After Helsinki, U.S. intel chief defends findings on Russian meddling
WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. intelligence community has been clear about the threat posed by Russian political interference and will continue "to provide unvarnished and objective intelligence" assessments, the Director of National Intelligence said on Monday.
UPDATE 3-Syrian army says it captures strategic hill overlooking Israeli border
AMMAN, July 16 (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies have taken control of a strategic hill overlooking the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as it pushes forward with an offensive to seize the remaining parts of the southwest from rebels, state tv and rebels said on Monday.
Bank of America profit beats on consumer loan growth, lower expenses
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported quarterly profit above analyst expectations on Monday as the second-largest U.S. lender cut expenses and benefited from growth in loans and deposits on the back of a strengthening economy.
Uber being probed for gender discrimination: source
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Golf-Carnoustie will 'drive some people batty' says Duval
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 16 (Reuters) - Balls are rolling so far at bone-dry Carnoustie that it will "drive some people batty" at the British Open this week, former champion David Duval said after a practice round on Monday.
Fed's 'good place' U.S. economy heads for congressional review
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes his upbeat view of the U.S. economy to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with markets and many of Powell's colleagues expecting two more interest rate increases this year amid a continued economic expansion.
CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage: study
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.
UPDATE 2-CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage - study
LONDON, July 16 (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.
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