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India's Flipkart adds original content to video service
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc's Indian unit Flipkart is adding original shows to its newly minted video platform, the company said on Tuesday, as it competes with rival Amazon.com Inc's Prime Video.
EU's Barnier sees three Brexit scenarios: deal, extension, "breakdown" - sources
BRUSSELS, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The European Union's Brexit negotiator told the 27 EU states staying on together that he saw three possible scenarios ahead: a deal with Britain later on Tuesday, another delay to Britain's departure or a "breakdown" of talks, according to diplomats with the bloc.
UPDATE 1-U.N. urges Turkey to investigate executions in Syria
GENEVA, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Turkey could be deemed responsible for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of captured Kurdish fighters and a politician, acts that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Fortnite launches "Chapter 2" after Call of Duty challenge
Oct 15 (Reuters) - Epic Games' launched a "Chapter 2" reboot of its battle royale smash hit "Fortnite" on Tuesday, as it bids to halt defections of gamers to mobile rivals "Apex Legends" and "Call of Duty."
UPDATE 1-Omnicom falls short of revenue estimates, hit by stronger dollar
Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. advertising company Omnicom Group Inc fell short of Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday, hurt by a stronger dollar.
Indonesia steps up security, bans protests ahead of inauguration
JAKARTA, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Indonesia will deploy more than 30,000 police and military personnel to ensure security for Sunday's inauguration of President Joko Widodo and will not allow demonstrations over the period, police said on Tuesday.
Google share of search ad market high but shrinking: eMarketer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's
Google dominates the growing U.S. search ad market but Amazon.com Inc is growing fast, according to data from the market research company eMarketer released on Tuesday.
U.S. pension funds took positions in blacklisted Chinese surveillance company
BOSTON (Reuters) - Some of the biggest public pensions funds in the United States have invested in one of the world's largest purveyors of video surveillance systems that the U.S. government claims are used in wide-scale repression of the Muslim population of western China.
Barring Brexit deal tonight, extra EU summit likely later in Oct - Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on Tuesday the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was seeking a Brexit deal with Britain by the end of the day.
U.N. urges Turkey to investigate executions in Syria
GENEVA, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Turkey could be "deemed responsible" for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of several Kurdish fighters and a politician, reportedly shown on videos on social media at the weekend, the United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday.
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