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Oakland Raiders' Lynch suspended one game for pushing official

(Reuters) - Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been suspended for one game after pushing an official and grabbing his jersey during their home win over the Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL said in a statement on Friday.

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Kelly, in Defending Trump Call, Holds Up Military as an Elite Class

To some, John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, expanded an ever-growing gulf between the all-volunteer military and the public it serves.

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UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay CEO Storch abruptly steps down

Oct 20 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co, Gerald Storch, abruptly resigned on Friday, at a time when the department store company is in the middle of a strategic review and struggling to turn around sales.

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GE vows $20 billion asset sales, 'sweeping change' as profit falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co's new chief executive vowed on Friday to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and hold executives accountable for failing to deliver profits after what he called "horrible" results in the third quarter.

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UPDATE 7-GE vows $20 bln asset sales, 'sweeping change' as profit falls

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - General Electric Co's new chief executive vowed on Friday to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and hold executives accountable for failing to deliver profits after what he called "horrible" results in the third quarter.

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UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay CEO Gerald Storch to step down

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co said on Friday Chief Executive Gerald Storch will step down, effective Nov. 1, to return to his advisory firm Storch Advisors.

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Hudson's Bay CEO Gerald Storch to step down

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co said on Friday Chief Executive Gerald Storch will step down, effective Nov. 1, to return to his advisory firm Storch Advisors.

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Sarah Sanders: 'Highly inappropriate' to debate Kelly

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended White House chief of staff John Kelly Friday after he made erroneous claims about a Democratic congresswoman the day before.

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Nestle CEO praised by Third Point but hedge fund still wants more

LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Nine months into leading the world's biggest packaged food company, Nestle SA Chief Executive Mark Schneider got a tentative thumbs-up from a prominent investor, who praised his early steps on Friday but said there was more work to be done.

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UPDATE 2-Honeywell sees aero margin widening, hikes 2017 revenue forecast

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Honeywell International Inc expects its aerospace profit margins to keep widening, helped by strong demand for service and spare parts, though margins will not improve as much as they did in the third quarter, the company's chief financial officer said on Friday as Honeywell reported results.

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UPDATE 6-GE vows $20 bln asset sales, 'sweeping change' as profit falls

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - General Electric Co's new chief executive vowed on Friday to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and hold executives accountable for failing to deliver profits after what he called "horrible" results in the third quarter.

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White House stands by Trump, Kelly's comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says that it is unfortunate that President Donald Trump and White House chief of staff John Kelly's comments following the Niger ambush were misunderstood.

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Brazil's CSN expects to issue bonds by year-end, CEO says

SAO PAULO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional SA plans to sell bonds on international markets in an effort to improve its debt profile, Benjamin Steinbruch, chief executive officer, said on Friday.

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Airbus sees CSeries jets grabbing major global market share: CEO

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Airbus SE expects to sell "thousands" of Bombardier Inc's new CSeries aircraft, capturing half the global market for smaller single-aisle commercial jets, Chief Executive Tom Enders said on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Airbus sees CSeries jets grabbing major global market share -CEO

MONTREAL, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Airbus SE expects to sell "thousands" of Bombardier Inc's new CSeries aircraft, capturing half the global market for smaller single-aisle commercial jets, Chief Executive Tom Enders said on Friday.

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Kelly erroneously claimed Wilson took credit for building funding, video shows

White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly on Thursday erroneously claimed that Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, claimed credit for securing "$20 million" in federal funding to build a new FBI field office in Miami in 2015, according to a video of the event posted Friday by the Sun Sentinel.

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UPDATE 4-GE vows $20 bln asset sales, 'sweeping change' as profit falls

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Calling its results "horrible" and "unacceptable," General Electric Co's new chief executive vowed on Friday to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and hold executives accountable for failing to deliver profits.

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UPDATE 1-Airbus expects to sell 'thousands' of CSeries jets -CEO

MONTREAL, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders said on Friday he believed Bombardier Inc's CSeries planes would capture half the market for smaller single-aisle aircraft with the sale of "thousands" of the 110-to-130 seat jets.

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Congresswoman Accuses Kelly of Lying, Escalating Dispute Over Trump’s Condolence Call

Representative Frederica S. Wilson said John Kelly, the president’s chief of staff, lied by suggesting she had taken credit for obtaining funding for a federal building in Miami.

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BRIEF-Sealed Air names William Stiehl as acting CFO

* Sealed Air names William G. Stiehl acting chief financial officer

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Rep. Wilson: John Kelly lied about me

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) responds to criticisms of her leveled by Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly's at the White House press briefing.

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Former Rio Tinto CFO Elliott resigns from Britain's Takeover Panel

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Rio Tinto chief financial officer Guy Elliott has stepped down from Britain's Takeover Panel following fraud charges brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to his time at the miner.

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UPDATE 1-South Africa expects to renew Total's offshore exploration right

CAPE TOWN, Oct 20 (Reuters) - South Africa is expected to renew Total's offshore exploration rights next year, the chief executive of the state petroleum agency said on Friday.

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Acacia Mining says cannot pay $300 mln to Tanzania upfront

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Gold miner Acacia Mining Plc does not have the ability to make a $300 million payment to the Tanzanian government to resolve a tax dispute, Chief Financial Officer Andrew Wray said on a call with analysts.

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Iranian military chief visits frontline near Aleppo

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief of staff visited a frontline position near the Syrian city of Aleppo, a military news outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported on Friday, during a visit that has underlined Tehran's deep military role in Syria.

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Pakistan militant group finds likely replacement after U.S. drone strike kills leader

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Senior militant commander Asad Afridi has emerged as the favorite to become the new leader of a deadly Pakistani Taliban faction, militant sources said on Friday, days after a U.S. drone strike killed the group's chief.

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Kenya election board CEO rejected by opposition goes on leave ahead of poll

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The chief executive of Kenya's election board, who the opposition has demanded must be fired before a repeat presidential election scheduled for Oct. 26, said on Friday he was taking three weeks of leave.

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Last gasp touchdown sees Raiders stun Chiefs

(The Sports Xchange) - Derek Carr threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree with no time remaining on Thursday, lifting the Raiders to a stunning 31-30 victory against the Kansas City Chiefs that just may have saved Oakland's season.

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Trump again calls congresswoman's account of Gold Star call a 'total lie'

President Donald Trump on Thursday once again refuted a congresswoman's account of his call with the grieving wife of a slain US service member, deeming it a "total lie" hours after his own chief of staff seemed to bolster a key piece of her story.

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Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares inched slightly higher on Friday, but grappled for firmer leads as speculation about who the next U.S. central bank chief will be kept global investors wary.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Asian shares inched slightly higher on Friday, but grappled for firmer leads as speculation about who the next U.S. central bank chief will be kept global investors wary.

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What does White House call mean to the family of a fallen soldier?

It's one of the most heart-wrenching and somber functions of a commander in chief: calling or writing the grieving family of a fallen soldier.

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Trump had said lawmaker 'fabricated' his words to widow

In defending President Donald Trump's comments to the widow of a slain soldier, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Thursday undercut a stunning allegation levied by Trump against a member of Congress a day earlier.

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Brazil's former Olympic chief to stand trial in Rio 2016 bribes case

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman will stand trial for his role in a corruption case involving alleged bribery aimed at making Rio de Janeiro the host of the 2016 Games, a Brazilian judge decided on Thursday.

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Full Transcript: Kelly Defends Trump’s Handling of Soldier’s Death and Call to Widow

The White House chief of staff, a retired Marine general who lost his own son in battle, delivered an emotional statement.

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John Kelly's attempt to repair damage from Donald Trump's condolence call was stirring but incomplete

From the second that White House chief of staff John Kelly appeared in the White House press briefing room on Thursday afternoon, you could tell something big was about to happen.

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White House chief of staff says he advised President on what to say and was 'stunned' by the criticism

White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he advised President Donald Trump on what to say before he called the families of the four fallen soldiers who died during an ambush in Niger.

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John Kelly: 'Broken-hearted' over lawmaker's actions

President Trump's Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly spoke to White House reporters about the controversial call the President placed to a Gold Star widow.

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Brazil court orders release of former Olympic committee chief

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court ordered the release from jail of former head of the national Olympics committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman on Thursday, according to the court's press office.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian couple held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed.

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Target CEO says small-format stores twice as productive as traditional

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sales per square foot at Target Corp's 44 small-format stores are "easily double" that at traditional stores, Target Chief Executive Brian Cornell said on Thursday, after the retailer announced 11 new small-format stores opening this week.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian hostages held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday that a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed last week.

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'Save the dung beetle!' Global science chief says biodiversity vital

OSLO (Reuters) - Governments should extend the protection of nature far beyond iconic creatures such as tigers and elephants to species including worms and beetles that are vital to human prosperity, the chair of a global scientific project said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-In blow to Britain, Goldman CEO says to spend more time in Frankfurt

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein is planning to spend a lot more time in Frankfurt, he said on Thursday, as the Wall Street bank pushes ahead with plans to make the German city a major base after Britain leaves the European Union.

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London will remain leading financial centre - PM May's spokesman

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London will remain the world's leading financial centre, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday when asked about comments by Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein.

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Iranian general, Assad discuss joint military strategy: report

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday during a visit to Damascus to set out a joint military strategy, Syria's state news agency reported, a sign of deepening Iranian influence that has alarmed Israel.

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Refining capacity might fall short of demand after 2020 -Varo CEO

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Global oil refining capacity might not meet demand for oil products after 2020 as consumption continues to grow, boosting profit margins, Roger Brown, chief executive of European refiner Varo Energy, said on Thursday.

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Japan finance sector to reap digital currency benefits, says MUFG chief

TOKYO (Reuters) - The chief executive of Japan's largest bank expects new business opportunities to appear as digital currencies allow collection of data on how people use their money.

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BRIEF-Pernod satisfied with Martell cognac inventory levels - CFO

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Pernod Ricard finance chief Gilles Boaert tells analysts:

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Nissan Motor says CEO Saikawa to brief on uncertified inspection issue

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will hold at news conference 1000 GMT on Thursday to brief on its uncertified inspection scandal.

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UPDATE 1-LSE CEO Rolet to step down by end of 2018

Oct 19 (Reuters) - London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Thursday that chief executive Xavier Rolet will leave the bourse operator by the end of December 2018, just under a decade after he took the helm at the firm.

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UPDATE 1-ADP is already making changes Ackman wants -CEO

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Automatic Data Processing Inc is already making many of the changes activist shareholder William Ackman is advocating, but it will take time to see results, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Rodriguez said in an interview on Wednesday.

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ADP is already making changes Ackman wants: CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Automatic Data Processing Inc is already making many of the changes activist shareholder William Ackman is advocating, but it will take time to see results, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Rodriguez said in an interview on Wednesday.

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ADP is already making changes Ackman wants -CEO

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Automatic Data Processing Inc is already making many of the changes activist shareholder William Ackman is advocating, but it will take time to see results, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Rodriguez said in an interview on Wednesday.

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Kenneth Chenault to step down as AmEx CEO after nearly 17 years

(Reuters) - American Express Co said its chairman and chief executive Kenneth Chenault would step down early next year, ending a nearly 17-year tenure at the helm of the No. 1 U.S. card issuer by spending.

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Kenneth Chenault to step down as AmEx CEO next year

(Reuters) - American Express Co said Kenneth Chenault will step down as chief executive early next year, ending a nearly 17-year tenure at the helm of the No.1 U.S. card issuer by spending.

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American Express Chief Executive Ken Chenault to Step Down

Mr. Chenault will retire next year and will be succeeded by another American Express executive, Stephen Squeri.

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Stephen Squeri to replace Kenneth Chenault as new AmEX CEO

(Reuters) - Credit card issuer American Express Co said on Wednesday long-time Chief Executive Kenneth Chenault will step down and will be replaced by Stephen Squeri.

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Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says

LONDON (Reuters) - Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.

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Pentagon chief asks Congress to not hinder cyber defense

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asked Congress to halt pending legislation that would compel the U.S. to alert foreign governments when the Pentagon has decided to combat certain cyber attacks, according to a letter sent to lawmakers.

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U.N. says still determining if Myanmar crisis is genocide

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations has yet to decide if violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar constitutes genocide, Jyoti Sanghera, Asia Pacific chief at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said on Wednesday.

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Fund investors wary of greed amid U.S. stock rally

By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors stockpiled more cash abroad and in bonds during the latest week, Investment Company Institute data showed on Wednesday, resisting the temptation to chase further returns from a bull market that has lasted the better part of a decade. Funds invested primarily in stocks abroad and those holding taxable bonds reeled in cash for a 45th consecutive week, the ICI trade group said. Yardeni Research Inc Chief Investment

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Banking software firm Temenos targets further growth in Americas

ZURICH, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Swiss banking software supplier Temenos expects a bigger share of its revenue to come from the United States, Canada and South America in the years ahead, Chief Executive David Arnott said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Delta says it did not play a role in Airbus-Bombardier deal

ATLANTA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc's chief executive on Wednesday said the carrier did not play a role in pushing an industry-changing deal between planemakers Airbus and Bombardier Inc, as a regulatory spat between the United States and Canada threatened the future of a Bombardier plane program.

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Brazil's former Olympic chief charged in 2016 Games bribes investigation

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors charged the former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman, and five other people on Wednesday with corruption based on an investigation of alleged bribery to have Rio de Janeiro host the 2016 Games.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. shale oil industry to see wave of investment -Total CEO

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. shale industry will see another wave of investment as producers are betting strongly against a fall in oil prices, the chief executive of Total said on Wednesday.

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Return of Bangladesh opposition chief could herald more active politics

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's opposition leader, former prime minister Khaleda Zia, returned home on Wednesday to a rapturous welcome from her supporters after more than three months away for medical treatment in Britain.

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Norwegian Air may strike long-haul passenger deal with JetBlue-CEO

OSLO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle would like to cooperate with U.S. JetBlue Airways on bookings for long-haul passengers, Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos told Reuters on Wednesday.

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BP eyes smaller renewable investments to avoid repeating losses

LONDON (Reuters) - BP is focusing on smaller investments in renewable energy to avoid large losses in the sector like those it suffered earlier in the decade, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Wednesday.

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From Damascus, Iran vows to confront Israel

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief discussed ways to deepen cooperation with the Syrian military during a visit to Damascus on Wednesday, pledging to fight Israel and Sunni insurgents, Syrian state media said.

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Mitsubishi Motors checking how Kobe Steel parts affected by false data

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is investigating how components from suppliers containing Kobe Steel Ltd parts have been affected by the steelmaker's falsified data on product quality, the chief executive of the carmaker said on Wednesday.

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'Love for country' behind move to Ryanair, says Malaysia Airlines' CEO

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' outgoing chief executive Peter Bellew said on Wednesday his decision to leave the airline for Ryanair was due to a sense of responsibility to his native country.

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Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment allegations

(Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Top General’s Grief Becomes Political Talking Point for Trump

President Trump is testing the reluctance of his chief of staff, John F. Kelly, to discuss the death of his son Second Lt. Robert Kelly, who died in combat in 2010.

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UPDATE 2-Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's allegation of sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

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MOVES-TPG Capital names former Ford CEO Mark Fields as senior adviser

Oct 17 (Reuters) - TPG Capital said on Tuesday former Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Mark Fields has joined the private equity firm as a senior adviser.

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Justice Department to create post overseeing asset forfeiture program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed the agency on Tuesday to hire an asset forfeiture oversight chief, just months after he reinstated a program shut down by the Obama administration that lets police seize cash from crime suspects.

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BRIEF-DISH names Tim Messner general counsel

* DISH names Tim Messner general counsel; R. Stanton dodge to join DraftKings as chief legal officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Chefs' Warehouse CFO John Austin resigns

* Chefs' Warehouse Inc - John D. Austin submitted his resignation as Chief Financial Officer of co

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Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress' allegation of sexual assault by disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.

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BRIEF-Office Depot announces executive VP Michael Allison will leave company effective Oct 13‍​

* Office Depot - on Oct 12, co announced Michael Allison, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, will leave company effective Oct 13‍​

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Analysis: Why coach hates Trump so much

On Monday night, following President Donald Trump's controversial comments about whether past presidents called or wrote letters to the families of American soldiers killed in action, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called The Nation's Dave Zirin and absolutely unloaded on the commander in chief. Popovich described Trump as a "soulless coward" -- among other things. I reached out to Bleacher Report's NBA columnist Grant Hughes for some context on Popovich and his political activism. Our conversation, conducted via email and edited lightly for context, is below.

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British spy chief says Islamist militants can execute deadly attack plans in just days

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain faces the most acute threat ever from Islamist militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring to execution, the head of the MI5 domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday.

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Transenterix won't compete head-on with Intuitive Surgical: CEO

(Reuters) - Transenterix Inc's chief executive played down on Tuesday the threat posed by his company's surgical robotic system to market leader Intuitive Surgical Inc, saying he did not expect the two to compete head on.

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Trump: Ask John Kelly whether Obama called after his son was killed in action

President Donald Trump, in defense of his claim that President Barack Obama didn't call the loved ones of fallen soldiers, floated the idea Tuesday that reporters ask his chief of staff, retired Gen. John Kelly, whether Obama called him after his son died in Afghanistan.

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Incoming Teva Pharm CEO Schultz to start by month end -newspaper

JERUSALEM, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Kare Schultz will start his new post as chief executive of Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by the end of October, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Uber loses another senior figure as European policy chief quits

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's European policy chief Christopher Burghardt is quitting to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the companies said on Tuesday, becoming latest senior figure to leave the taxi app.

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Uber loses another senior figure as European policy chief quits: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's European policy chief Christopher Burghardt has quit to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the latest senior figure to leave the taxi app, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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Powell likely next Fed chief, though Yellen best suited: economists

LONDON (Reuters) - Jerome Powell likely will be the next Federal Reserve chairman, according to a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll - but most of them said current Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be the best option.

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MOVES-Demica names Maurice Benisty as chief commercial officer

Oct 17 (Reuters) - UK-based boutique capital markets firm Demica said it appointed Maurice Benisty as chief commercial officer.

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Taliban attacks kill at least 61 across Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban suicide car bombers and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people, including the police chief, and wounding 160, in the deadliest of a series of attacks across the country, officials and militants said.

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Malaysia CEO to return to Ryanair to help fix pilot problems

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' chief executive Peter Bellew is to leave after just over a year in charge and rejoin former employer Ryanair as chief operations officer, the Irish airline said in a statement.

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Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers

Fighters in suicide vests used an explosive-laden vehicle to breach a security compound in Paktia Province, leaving more than a dozen dead and 100 injured.

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Midnight in Toulouse: How CSeries deal shook status quo

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Two years ago, Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders halted negotiations to buy Canada's CSeries program at midnight after the talks with Bombardier leaked to Reuters. On Tuesday, he performed a U-turn by backing a similar deal after all - again at dead of night.

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Airbus, Bombardier see boost in CSeries sales under deal

PARIS, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The chief executives of Airbus and Bombardier predicted an upswing in sales of the CSeries as a result of an agreement by Airbus to take control of the troubled Canadian jet programme.

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Chief deputy US marshal engaged in sexual activity on government property, report finds

A chief deputy US marshal was caught "engaging in sexual activity with numerous different women within government space," according to findings from a Justice Department inspector general investigation published Monday.

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BRIEF-Adventus Zinc hires Frances Kwong as CFO

* Adventus Zinc hires new full-time chief financial officer and announces option grant of stock options

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May, Juncker call for faster Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker agreed over dinner in Brussels on Monday that the pace of negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union should be stepped up.

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EU demands 'expensive dinner' with May to unlock Brexit talks

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to offer new concessions to Brussels over the terms of Britain's divorce from the European Union when she meets European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker over dinner on Monday, her spokesman indicated.