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Russians kill ISIS affilate leader

The leader of a North Caucasus ISIS branch was killed in a special operation conducted by Russian Federal Security Service forces in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, the security service said in a statement Sunday.

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Pentagon arms buyer 'hopeful' that Lockheed F-35 block buy will proceed

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer, said on Saturday he was hopeful that a proposed three-year block buy of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, expected to generate large savings, would go ahead."I can't say what's in the final budget, but I'm very hopeful that the block buy will proceed as planned, Kendall told Reuters at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum in southern California.

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Pentagon arms buyer "hopeful" that Lockheed F-35 block buy will proceed

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec 3 (Reuters) - Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer, said on Saturday he was hopeful that a proposed three-year block buy of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, expected to generate large savings, would go ahead.

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No price like home: Big spenders reappear in China

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's wealthiest shoppers are spending at home again, roused from a three-year slumber by a weaker yuan, lower prices and a crackdown on overseas sales agents - a welcome boost for the world's luxury brands.

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Colts' Luck set to return after clearing concussion protocol

(Reuters) - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has cleared the NFL's concussion protocol and is set to return on Monday against the New York Jets.

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U.S. Navy aims to buy more Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets: source

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to divest its older model Boeing Co F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets in coming years and hopes to buy dozens of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to deal with a shortfall of strike fighters aboard its carriers, a Navy official said.

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Sammy Lee, First Asian-American to Earn Olympic Gold, Dies at 96

Dr. Lee battled racial discrimination even after he became a physician, won three Olympic medals in diving and served in the Korean War.

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U.S. Navy aims to buy more Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets-source

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to divest its older model Boeing Co F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets in coming years and hopes to buy dozens of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to deal with a shortfall of strike fighters aboard its carriers, a Navy official said.

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Trump attends 'Villains and Heroes' costume party dressed as...himself

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party at a major donor's Long Island home on Saturday night, but declined to don any garb that was in keeping with the theme.

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Australian PM says he's confident Trump won't pull out of U.S. refugee deal

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday he was confident a refugee resettlement deal with the United States would go ahead, despite White House comments which seemed to cast doubt about its future under a Trump Administration.

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Trump attends 'Villains and Heroes' party at major donor's home

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party at a major donor's Long Island home on Saturday night, but declined to don any garb that was in keeping with the theme.

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Slogans, placards and food: South Korean protests a boon for restaurants

SEOUL (Reuters) - As protesters march through Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul, the center stage of huge weekly demonstrations calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down, nearby restaurants hustle to prepare for a busy night.

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Do these satirical children's book covers go too far?

Are the images satire or bigotry? Could they be both?

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Gas producer Santos needs to impress as China's ENN eyes strategy

HONG KONG/MELBOURNE, Dec 4 (Reuters) - China's ENN Group, the top shareholder in Santos Ltd, will be watching closely when the Australian gas producer outlines its strategy on Thursday to pay down debt and cope with weak oil and gas prices.

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Thanks for the memory cards: North Koreans return home from China

DANDONG, China (Reuters) - Tiny memory cards and fluffy teddy bears are among the most popular items for North Koreans shopping in Dandong, China's gateway city to its impoverished and isolated neighbor.

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Throngs drawn to Fidel Castro memorial

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolution commander who governed and symbolized the island nation for half a century, was memorialized Saturday night by hundreds of thousands of cheering, flag-waving people packed into Antonio Maceo Revolution Square in Santiago.

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Novartis says 82 percent of leukemia patients in remission after CAR-T

(Reuters) - An experimental cancer therapy being developed by Novartis AG eliminated an aggressive form of blood cancer in 82 percent of children and young adults treated with modified immune cells in a mid-stage trial, the company said on Saturday.

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CORRECTED-Novartis says 82 pct of leukemia patients in remission after CAR-T

Dec 3 (Reuters) - An experimental cancer therapy being developed by Novartis AG eliminated an aggressive form of blood cancer in 82 percent of children and young adults treated with modified immune...

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Jill Stein drops Pennsylvania recount case

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein said Saturday she is dropping her bid for a statewide election recount in Pennsylvania.

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Golf: Seven is the charm for leader Matsuyama in the Bahamas

(Reuters) - Seven has been a magic number for Japan's Hideki Matsuyama in recent weeks and it was no different at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas in Saturday's third round.

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Italy votes in referendum with PM Renzi's future at stake

ROME (Reuters) - Italians vote on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform which will decide the political future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who has promised to resign if he loses.

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Jill Stein Drops Pennsylvania Recount Effort, Ending Unlikely Push Against Trump

A lawyer for Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, said in a filing that “petitioners are regular citizens” who could not afford the required $1 million payment.

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Green Party's Stein drops Pennsylvania presidential recount bid

(Reuters) - Green Party candidate Jill Stein abruptly dropped her bid to seek a recount of the presidential election vote in Pennsylvania after a judge ordered her campaign to post a $1 million bond, a spokesman said on Saturday.

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Leftist leaders join thousands to send off Fidel Castro in Cuba

SANTIAGO, Cuba (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Cubans packed into a public square in Santiago de Cuba on Saturday, joining dignitaries to bid farewell to revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in the city where his ashes will be entombed.

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Novartis says 82 pct of leukemia patients in remission after CAR-T

Dec 3 (Reuters) - An experimental cancer therapy being developed by Novartis AG eliminated an aggressive form of blood cancer in 82 percent of children and young adults treated with modified immune cells in a mid-stage trial, the company said on Saturday.

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Golf: Woods starts fast again, struggles at finish in Hero event

(Reuters) - For a third day in a row, Tiger Woods treated his fans to a rousing start in his much anticipated return to competition but lost momentum over the closing stretch at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Saturday.

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Three Trump calls spook Washington

Donald Trump anchored his presidential campaign on defying convention and flouting political norms, and it worked better than anyone ever expected.

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Far right has second chance in Austrian presidential election

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria will provide a new gauge of the populist wave sweeping Western democracies on Sunday, as the divided country holds a vote that could deliver the first freely-elected far-right head of state in Europe since World War Two.

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Campaign manager: Trump benefited from Russia 'intervening'

Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager, said that the US needs to investigate Russia "intervening in the election."

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Greece needs reforms, not debt relief - Germany's Schaeuble

BERLIN, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Structural reforms rather than debt relief will help Greece to achieve sustainable growth and stay in the euro zone because rates and repayment are putting hardly any burden...

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UPDATE 2-Trump targets another company, draws Sanders' criticism

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump drew a rebuke from former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday, after turning his attention to another Indiana...

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The Interpreter: Trump, Taiwan and China: The Controversy, Explained

No American president or president-elect is believed to have spoken with a Taiwanese president in decades — until a fateful telephone call on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Relatives of missing Flight MH370 passengers "taking search into own hands"

ANTANANARIVO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Relatives of some passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing more than two years ago and has never been found said on Saturday they hoped to persuade governments to expand the search area along the east African coast.

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Nigeria and Morocco sign gas pipeline deal to link Africa to Europe

ABUJA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations as well as some other African countries to Europe, Nigeria's minister of foreign affairs said on Saturday.

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Chelsea apologizes to abused former player

LONDON (Reuters) - English soccer club Chelsea issued a public apology to former striker Gary Johnson on Saturday for the sexual abuse he suffered as a young player and said it had been wrong to insist on a confidentiality clause when paying him compensation.

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Immune System, Unleashed by Cancer Therapies, Can Attack Organs

Immunotherapy drugs have been hailed as a breakthrough in cancer treatment, but doctors are finding that what makes them effective is also what poses serious risks.

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U.S. veterans, tribe elders join forces in pipeline protest

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - U.S. military veterans spoke with tribal leaders on Saturday about their shared interest in blocking a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation, with as many as 3,500 veterans joining protests at the site.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. veterans, tribe elders join forces in pipeline protest

CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. military veterans spoke with tribal leaders on Saturday about their shared interest in blocking a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation, with as many as 3,500 veterans joining protests at the site.

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Firefighters battle major structure fire in Cambridge, Massachusetts

(Reuters) - Firefighters were battling a major, multiple-alarm structure fire in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the city's fire department said on Twitter.

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Bergdahl seeks pardon before Trump takes office

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who is charged with desertion for walking away from his combat post in Afghanistan in 2009, has asked President Barack Obama for a pardon, the White House said on Saturday.

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UPDATE 1-Surprise winner of Gambia poll eyes new cabinet, reforms

* Jammeh's whereabouts still unknown (Recasts with comment from Barrow)

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S. Korean President gets ultimatum

Embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces an ultimatum from her own party: Announce a timeline for her resignation or face possible impeachment.

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Donald Trump Thrusts Taiwan Back on the Table, Rattling a Region

A single protocol-shattering phone call with Taiwan’s president raises fears of igniting tensions in Asia and emboldening China.

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France's Left starts fightback after Hollande bows out of presidential race

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Left on Saturday launched a bid to re-energize supporters disenchanted by Francois Hollande's five years in power and find a candidate to unite the ranks ahead of a presidential election next year where it could face humiliation.

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Trump targets another company, draws Sanders' criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump, after threatening consequences for companies that move jobs overseas, turned to another Indiana company planning a move to Mexico, drawing a rebuke from former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday.

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Brazil's Temer keeps low profile at wake for soccer team

CHAPECO, Brazil, Dec 3 (Reuters) - President Michel Temer came to mourn Brazil's tragic heroes, a rural soccer team that beat the odds and was then wiped out in a plane crash. But he kept a low profile, mindful of his poor popularity ratings.

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UK plans to buy 20 new drones from General Atomics- minister

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec 3 (Reuters) - Britain has signed a $125 million contract with privately held U.S. weapons maker General Atomics for development of a new drone, and plans to eventually buy 20 of the new unmanned planes, Defense Minister Michael Fallon said on Saturday.

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Yurts, cleats, coats: Dakota protesters dig in for brutal winter

CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 3 (Reuters) - In North Dakota, winter is most definitely coming.

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UPDATE 1-Trump targets another company, draws Sanders' criticism

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump, after threatening consequences for companies that move jobs overseas, turned to another Indiana company planning a move to Mexico, drawing a rebuke from former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday.

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Hearings Will Unmask ‘Swamp Creatures’ in Trump’s Cabinet, Democrats Say

Democrats hope to highlight positions held by cabinet nominees that are inconsistent with Donald J. Trump’s campaign promises and paint them as untrustworthy.

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UPDATE 1-Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.

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Driver live-streams 104 mph crash

A driver live-streamed himself speeding and weaving in and out of traffic before crashing into a garbage truck in Rhode Island.

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Castro funeral cortege reaches destination, leftist friends gather

SANTIAGO, Cuba (Reuters) - Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro's funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba where the revolutionary leader's remains will be laid to rest.

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Half F1 grid is after Rosberg's seat, says Lauda

LONDON (Reuters) - Mercedes have been approached by half the Formula One grid since world champion Nico Rosberg announced his retirement on Friday, according to the team's non-executive chairman Niki Lauda.

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A Nation in Mourning: Images of Cuba After Fidel Castro

Photographers for The New York Times crossed the country to capture the mood of Cubans grappling with life without Mr. Castro.

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Ryan: Trump will be 'unconventional president'

In a CBS "60 Minutes" interview, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan says that Donald Trump was an unconventional candidate and will be an unconventional president.

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Warriors coach: marijuana may be better option than painkillers

(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he smoked marijuana to treat the pain as he recovered from two back operations and believes it may be a better option for professional athletes than some painkillers.

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In National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Experience Meets a Prickly Past

Past colleagues paint a mixed picture of a man who will have nearly unfettered access to the Oval Office and help guide President Trump on world events.

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UPDATE 1-South Africa's Zuma asks court to set aside influence-peddling report

* Zuma tries to reassure investors on economy (Recasts with Zuma court move against graft report)

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REFILE-Five submit binding offers for use of Greece-Bulgaria gas link

SOFIA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Five binding offers were submitted for the use of the natural gas pipeline between Bulgaria and Greece, the joint venture building the link said in a statement.

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RPT-Fed official stands by Wall St reforms, says must complete work

NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The United States "absolutely must" complete unfinished work ending the too-big-to-fail bank problem that helped plunge the global economy into recession eight years ago,...

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Extremists Turn to a Leader to Protect Western Values: Vladimir Putin

In retrospect, Donald J. Trump’s praise for Russia’s president seems to have been a shrewd dog whistle to a small but highly motivated part of the Trump base.

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St. Nicholas, bringer of sweets, reaches Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Children gathered with parents in Brussels's medieval main square on Saturday to await the arrival of St. Nicholas, a pre-Christmas tradition in Belgium, the Netherlands and...

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Fidel's Cuba: 'Under Batista, we were worse off'

When Fidel Castro and his bearded rebels descended the Sierra Maestra mountains, Maria del Socorro Cadet was a teenager in the southeastern Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba.

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Trump targets another company moving to Mexico: Rexnord

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - After threatening consequences for companies that move jobs overseas, President-elect Donald Trump has turned his attention to another Indiana company planning a move to Mexico.

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Nine dead, many missing, in California party fire

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - At least nine people were dead and about 25 were unaccounted for after a massive fire broke out during a late-night party in a warehouse in Oakland, California, the city's fire chief said on Saturday.

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Standing Rock Pipeline Protesters, Ordered to Leave, Dig In

“I ain’t going nowhere,” one man said as he and fellow protesters on the frozen prairie prepared for what they believe may be their last stand.

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Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.

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Norway government wins backing for 2017 budget, prevents collapse

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's right-wing minority coalition has secured backing in parliament from two centrist parties for its 2017 fiscal budget, preventing a government collapse, politicians negotiating the deal told Reuters on Saturday.

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Azeri security forces say kill man trying to detonate suicide belt

BAKU, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Azerbaijan's security forces on Saturday shot dead an Azeri man who tried to detonate a suicide belt near a shopping mall in the capital Baku, the state security service said.

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UPDATE 1-Norway government wins backing for 2017 budget, prevents collapse

OSLO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Norway's right-wing minority coalition has secured backing in parliament from two centrist parties for its 2017 fiscal budget, preventing a government collapse, politicians...

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Morocco arrests suspected militant involved in French plot

RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities have arrested a suspected militant accused of acting as an intermediary between Islamic State commanders and a cell dismantled by French authorities last month, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

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California fire kills at least 9, fire chief says

The fire broke out during a big party. About 25 people missing, city fire chief says.

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Castro's last goal? A soccer field for neighborhood kids

HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro is remembered around the world as a charismatic revolutionary or a ruthless tyrant, but in his neighborhood he was also a friendly old man who used his influence to build a soccer field for kids two weeks before his death.

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Sarah Palin calls Carrier deal 'crony capitalism'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin -- an early supporter of Donald Trump who is under consideration to serve in his Cabinet -- is criticizing the use of subsidies to keep an Indiana-based air conditioning company from sending jobs to Mexico, a move the President-elect has spotlighted as one of his first victories since being elected.

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The Neediest Cases: Pursuing a Dream in Film, With Tips From Spike Lee

Jazmyn Benjamin met one of her idols at a Knicks game, and left Madison Square Garden with some career advice.

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Stephen Hawking discharged from Rome hospital

ROME, Dec 3 (Reuters) - British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was discharged from hospital on Saturday after two days of checks, the Rome-based hospital said.

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China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move.

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Multiple Deaths Are Reported at Warehouse Party in Oakland

Chief Teresa Deloach Reed of the Oakland, Calif., Fire Department said that there were at least nine dead after a fire broke out at a warehouse hosting an electronic music party on Friday night.

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India fails to break deadlock on new sales tax

NEW DELHI, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's plan to launch a new national sales tax next April got a jolt on Saturday after a two-day meeting with state officials ended...

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Chilean regulator draws up environmental charges against SQM: reports

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's government has decided to draw up charges against lithium giant SQM for a series of alleged environmental violations that could result in fines of up to $22.2 million, Chilean media reported on Saturday.

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Russia seeks full rebel pullout from Aleppo

BEIRUT/ROME/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it was ready for talks with the United States about a withdrawal of all Syrian rebels from eastern Aleppo where advances by the Russian-backed Syrian army and its allies threaten to deal a crushing blow to the rebellion.

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At least nine dead in California warehouse fire

(Reuters) - At least nine people were dead and 13 others missing after a fire broke out during a party in a warehouse in Oakland, California, local media reported on Saturday, quoting city fire officials.

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Mosul residents fear cold and hunger of winter siege

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - No food or fuel has reached Mosul in nearly a week and the onset of rain and cold weather threatens a tough winter for more than a million people still in Islamic State-held areas of the city, residents said on Saturday.

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Egypt refers two officials to court for migrant boat capsizing

CAIRO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Egypt has referred two maritime inspection officials to trial for their role in the capsizing of a migrant ship that led to the death of over 200 earlier this year, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday.

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ESPN host slams Kaepernick for not voting

ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith discusses NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision not to vote.

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Taiwan Call Gives China a Clue on What to Expect From Donald Trump

“This is a wake-up call for Beijing,” one Chinese analyst said of Donald J. Trump’s precedent-breaking conversation with the president of Taiwan.

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For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine

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Norway government aims to sign 2017 spending plan on Saturday -source

OSLO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Norway's right wing minority coalition expects to sign a deal with centrist partners in parliament on Saturday for a 2017 fiscal budget, which would rescue the government from...

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One dead in ENI Congo oil platform fire

BRAZZAVILLE, Dec 3 (Reuters) - One person was killed in a fire on an oil platform operated by ENI Congo off the coast of the Congo Republic city of Pointe-Noire, the government said.

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Golf: Solid Stone extends Alfred Dunhill Championship lead

(Reuters) - Brandon Stone edged closer to a second European Tour title with a fine 66 in the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday to lead by three shots at Leopard Creek Country Club.

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Joy, disbelief greet President Jammeh's defeat in Gambia vote

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambians reacted with joy and stunned disbelief on Saturday to the defeat of President Yahya Jammeh, one day after he conceded that he lost an election set to end his 22 years in power.

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The Scourge of Racial Bias in New York State’s Prisons

A New York Times investigation draws on nearly 60,000 disciplinary cases from state prisons and interviews with inmates to explore the system’s inequalities and the ripple effect these can have.

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UPDATE 1-May's Brexit plans face British Supreme Court test

LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's government launches a challenge on Monday against a court ruling that it requires parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the...

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Trump wants retired general to lead Pentagon

The next possible US secretary of defense went by the military call sign "Chaos."

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Fed official stands by Wall Street reforms, says must complete work

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States "absolutely must" complete unfinished work ending the too-big-to-fail bank problem that helped plunge the global economy into recession eight years ago, an influential Federal Reserve policymaker said on Saturday.

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Fed official stands by Wall St reforms, says must complete work

NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The United States "absolutely must" complete unfinished work ending the too-big-to-fail bank problem that helped plunge the global economy into recession eight years ago,...

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'Drop those rates' Turkey's Erdogan says in new appeal for lower borrowing costs

ANKARA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday repeated his call for lower interest rates and said the government would take steps to ensure cheaper borrowing costs to promote consumption and economic growth.

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Aixtron, Fujian to explore what is left of deal after U.S. veto

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron will explore with its Chinese suitor what can be salvaged of the planned takeover after a U.S. presidential order ruled the deal posed a national security risk, the company said on Saturday.

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Somali forces kill seven in clash with faction loyal to Islamic State

BOSASSO, Somalia (Reuters) - Soldiers allied to the Western-backed Somali government said they killed seven insurgents from a faction loyal to the Islamic State group in a clash in northern Somalia on Saturday.