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Symantec shares fall after hours on weak Q2 outlook

Symantec published its first quarter fiscal 2019 results on Thursday that were in line with market expectations. However, shares fell by double digits in after-hours trading due to a weaker-than-expected second quarter outlook. The cybersecurity company posted Q1 non-GAAP earnings per share of 34 cents on revenue of $1.156 billion. …

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U.S. senators introduce bill with new Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday to impose stiff new sanctions on Russia and combat cyber crime, the latest effort by lawmakers to punish Moscow over interference in U.S. elections and its activities in Syria and Ukraine. FILE PHOTO: Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) arrives …

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Pope urged to address failures to reform abuse policy

A prominent survivor of clerical child sexual abuse, Marie Collins, has reacted strongly to Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s statement that Pope Francis may not get time to meet victims during his visit here later this month. The former Vatican adviser urged the pontiff not simply to meet vicitms’ representatives but also …

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Apple becomes first $1 trillion publicly listed US firm

Apple has become the first $1 trillion publicly listed US company, crowning a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company’s stock jumped 2.8% to as high as $207.05, bringing …

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Trump's attacks on media may lead to real violence: U.N. expert

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s verbal attacks on the media run the risk of triggering real violence against journalists, the U.N. rapporteur for freedom of expression said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Photographer Christopher Morris is removed by security officials as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during …

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