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Financier and philanthropist George Soros attends the official opening of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture at the German Foreign Ministry in June 2017.
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In managing the contract, Microsoft will be responsible for storing massive amounts of sensitive military data and giving the U.S. military access to technologies like artificial intelligence.
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Investors are spending billions of dollars to align their portfolios with their personal values. But there's little agreement on what exactly qualifies — or disqualifies — an investment option from being marketed as sustainable. Above, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange on June 10.
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A member of the United Auto Workers pickets earlier this month outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. On Friday the union's members voted to ratify a tentative deal with the automaker, bringing an end to a national strike that lasted 40 days.
A winemaker pours rose? at the Chateau Sainte Roseline in the southern France region of Provence. European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine, face a U.S. tariff hike with duties on a range of European goods, including wine.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House committee on Wednesday. Two days later, the social media giant announced it is launching a section of its site specifically dedicated to news.
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Google's processor, Sycamore, performed a truly random-number generation in 200 seconds. The achievement marks a major breakthrough in the decadeslong quest to use quantum mechanics to solve computational problems. Above, a Google sign at the company's campus in Mountain View, Calif.
The Houston Astros' Roberto Osuna pitches against the New York Yankees during the American League Championship Series on Oct. 15. On Saturday night, the Astros' assistant general manager targeted a small cluster of female reporters with a profane defense of Osuna, who agreed to the equivalent of a restraining order after being accused in Canada of assaulting the mother of his child.
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