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Qualcomm to meet China regulators in push to clear $44 billion NXP deal: sources
BEIJING (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc is expecting to meet this week in Beijing with China's antitrust regulators in a final push to secure clearance for its proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV , three sources told Reuters.

Tencent chairman pledges to advance China chip industry after ZTE 'wake-up' call: reports
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings chairman pledged to advance China's semiconductor industry, saying the blow to ZTE Corp from Washington's ban on U.S. firms supplying telecommunications company was a "wake-up" call, local media reported.

Tesla seeks to dismiss securities fraud lawsuit: U.S. court document
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday asked a court to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit by shareholders who said the electric vehicle maker gave false public statements about the progress of producing its new Model 3 sedan.

T-Mobile says ex-Trump campaign manager advising on Sprint merger
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US said it is getting advice on its proposed $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp from a lobbying firm whose staff includes several members of President Donald Trump's election team such as former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

Exclusive: Tesla flies in new battery production line for Gigafactory
FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week.

Customers angry after National Australia Bank hit by technology outage
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - National Australia Bank on Saturday suffered what it described as a "nationwide outage" to some of its technology systems, leaving customers unable to access banking services or withdraw money.

U.S. reaches deal to keep China's ZTE in business: congressional aide
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes management changes, a senior congressional aide said on Friday.

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Irish Vote by Landslide to Repeal Abortion Ban, According to Exit Polls
Ireland has one of the strictest abortion laws in the world

2 Women Seriously Injured After Hit-And-Run Driver Plows Into Portland Sidewalk
A suspect is in custody

Man who beat Atlantic Ocean poised to become 1st person to swim across the Pacific
A historic expedition is scheduled for next week when long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte begins a roughly 5,500-mile swim across the Pacific Ocean. Lecomte will start in Japan Tuesday and swim to San Francisco. Lecomte and his crew are collaborating with 27 institutions including NASA and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Ashley Judd: What Harvey Weinstein's Arrest Does — And Doesn't — Change for the #MeToo Movement
Here's what the movement is still waiting for

Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dump
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository after finding a container of waste misaligned inside its packaging, but officials confirmed Friday that no radiation was released.

Putin, Abe speak to ISS astronauts from Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday spoke to astronauts on board the ISS via a live video link from the Kremlin. Russian astronaut Anton Shklaperov and his Japanese colleague Norishige Kanai, on board the International Space Station (ISS), appeared on a giant screen in the Kremlin after the two leaders held bilateral talks.

This Sugar 3D Printer Could Enable Scientists to Print Human Organs
Researchers from the University of Illinois, have created a new kind of 3D printer capable of producing complex shapes from sugar that can be used to grow biological tissues. The printer uses a process called free-form printing to create intricate structures from isomalt—the type of sugar used to make throat lozenges—that could not be made with traditional layer-by-layer 3D printing.

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