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China's JD.com looks to warehousing assets to help revive profits
China's second-largest e-commerce firm, JD.com Inc, said it is shifting management of its warehousing assets to a separate unit, in a move it hopes will revive profits after it swung back to a loss in April-June.

Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan
Google's plan to launch a censored search engine in China requires more "transparency, oversight and accountability," hundreds of employees at the Alphabet Inc unit said in an internal petition seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Chinese hackers targeted U.S. firms, government after trade mission: researchers
Hackers operating from an elite Chinese university probed American companies and government departments for espionage opportunities following a U.S. trade delegation visit to China earlier this year, security researchers told Reuters.

More U.S. states deploy technology to track election hacking attempts
A majority of U.S. states has adopted technology that allows the federal government to see inside state computer systems managing voter data or voting devices in order to root out hackers.

Tesla on track to make 8,000 Model 3s per week, Evercore says
Tesla Inc is on its way to make 8,000 Model 3 cars per week even as it burns more cash, Evercore analysts wrote in a note on Thursday, following their visit to the electric-car maker's California facility.

Kroger begins tests of driverless grocery delivery in Arizona
U.S. supermarket operator Kroger Co said it will start testing driverless grocery delivery on Thursday with technology partner Nuro at a single Fry's Food Store in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Starboard eyes Symantec board seats after taking stake
Hedge fund Starboard Value LP has nominated five directors to Symantec's board after taking a 5.8 percent stake in the cybersecurity firm, it said on Thursday, upping pressure for moves to improve performance.

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Scientists Predict 'Anomalously Warm' Climate Until 2022
Forget about cooling down -- according to a new scientific forecast, the

At Least 30 Killed in Taliban Fire Attack in Afghanistan, Officials Say
The attack comes amid days-long insurgent violence

Police Focus Search for Missing Student Mollie Tibbetts on 5 Areas in Iowa Town
Police also want information on anyone who has unexplained injuries

Bayer Vows Stronger Roundup Defense as It Absorbs Monsanto
Bayer AG vowed to step up its defense against a wave of U.S. lawsuits over the herbicide Roundup as it began the formal integration of Monsanto Co., acquired for $66 billion in June. Because U.S. authorities insisted that the businesses operate separately until that sale was complete, Bayer said it previously had been barred from steering Monsanto’s legal strategy. Bayer is facing $289 million in damages after Monsanto lost the first court case stemming from claims that the weed killer causes cancer.

Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.

Genoa bridge collapse: maintaining these structures is a constant battle against traffic and decay
Bridge engineering does not end when construction finishes and traffic starts to flow.

Program aims to help young scientists conduct experiments in space
Many children grow up wanting to be astronauts — but without encouragement or

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