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Dow, S&P snap winning streak as Walmart weighs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Tuesday to snap a six-session winning streak as a sharp decline in Walmart weighed heavily, but gains in Amazon and chip stocks helped the Nasdaq hold near the unchanged mark. Walmart (WMT.N), the world’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, reported a …

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German army problems ‘dramatically bad’, report says

Image copyright AFP Image caption Germany has for years struggled to modernise its military Shortfalls in the German army’s personnel and equipment are “dramatically” hindering its readiness for combat, according to a new report. No submarines or large transport planes were available for deployment at the end of last year, …

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Coleman headlines U.S. world indoor championships team

(Reuters) – New 60 metres world record holder Christian Coleman and defending world champions Brittney Reese, Vashti Cunningham and Marquis Dendy headline a 49-member American team for next month’s IAAF world indoor championships in Birmingham, England, USA Track and Field announced on Tuesday. Coleman, the world 100 metres silver medallist, …

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