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Motor racing: No halo but IndyCar could see screen next year

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Indycar has ruled out using a head protection device similar to Formula One's halo but a screen could yet be introduced some time next season, according to series chief executive Mark Miles.

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Toshiba says considering measures in case chip unit sale uncompleted by March

Chiba, JAPAN (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is considering various measures in case it will not be able to complete the $18 billion sale of its prized chip unit by the end of March, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Capstead Mortgage ‍appoints Lance J. Phillips as CFO

* Capstead Mortgage Corp says ‍appointed Lance J. Phillips as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Caesars Entertainment appoints Chris Holdren Chief Marketing Officer

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BRIEF-Cotiviti appoints Chief Digital Officer

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BRIEF-Darleen Caron named executive vice president of LyondellBasell

* Darleen Caron named executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer of LyondellBasell Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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The Pentagon briefing was a striking change in tone from the public response of the Trump administration

The US troops attacked in Niger were on their way back to their operating base when they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters, according to Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who provided a timeline of the attack on Monday.

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BRIEF-Blue Apron appoints Lainie Cooney as chief human resources officer

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BRIEF-Anika announces forthcoming appointment of Thomas Finnerty as chief human resources officer

* Anika announces the forthcoming appointment of Thomas M. Finnerty as chief human resources officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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General: We owe families explanation on Niger

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford says the Pentagon owes the American people an explanation of exactly what happened in Niger that left four US service members dead.

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Ex-FBI chief Comey has a secret Twitter account

Former FBI Director James Comey revealed his secret Twitter account Monday with a tweeted picture from Iowa.

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Ex-U.S. spy chiefs urge Congress to renew internet surveillance law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. intelligence officials who worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Congress on Monday to renew an internet surveillance program they said has stopped militant plots and helped policymakers steer through international crises.

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UPDATE 4-Arconic taps veteran GE exec as CEO, Elliott pleased with choice

Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. specialty metals maker Arconic on Monday named a veteran of General Electric as its new chief executive, a move that pleased Arconic's biggest shareholder, which had been closely examining the hiring of a new leader at the company.

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Trump likely won't visit DMZ on trip

President Donald Trump will most likely forgo a visit to the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea when he visits Asia next month, a senior White House official said Monday, bypassing what has been a symbolic opportunity for US commanders in chief to stare into the Hermit Kingdom.

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Apple sees its mobile devices as platform for artificial intelligence

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc sees its mobile devices as a major platform for artificial intelligence in the future, Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said on Monday.

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Soccer team hires tattoo chief to ink players

Josh Yaro had never visited a tattoo parlor before. Nervous, the footballer needed reassurance, but the memory of his mum who had recently died emboldened him. She was his motivation.

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UPDATE 1-Arconic names veteran GE exec Blankenship as CEO

Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. specialty metals maker Arconic Inc named former veteran General Electric Co executive Charles "Chip" Blankenship as its as chief executive, six months after its CEO resigned under pressure from an activist investor.

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Olympics: All venues completed for Pyeongchang 2018 - Games chief

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (Reuters) - Organizers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have completed construction of all competition and non-competition venues, Games chief Lee Hee-beom said on Monday ahead of the start of the Olympic torch relay.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco CEO says listing on track for 2018 - CNBC

DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco's initial public offering will take place in 2018 as planned and the listing venue will be revealed in due course, the company's chief executive said in a CNBC interview broadcast on Monday.

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Despite apology, Indonesia asks why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it had made "urgent" requests for an explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., as anger simmered in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the diplomatic incident.

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Indonesia seeks answer to why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it was still awaiting a detailed explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., despite having a visa and an official invitation, although it had accepted an official apology.

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Abe, Trump agree to raise pressure on North Korea: Japan government

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to work together to raise pressure on North Korea, Yasutoshi Nishimura, a deputy chief cabinet secretary, said on Monday.

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Defense chief Mattis in Asia, will discuss North Korea crisis with allies

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would talk with Asian allies about North Korea and the crisis caused by Pyongyang's "reckless" provocations, as he kicked off a week-long trip to the region on Monday to meet defense chiefs in the Philippines.

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'Despondent' May losing sleep on in-fighting, said Juncker: FAZ

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Theresa May looked "despondent", with deep rings under her eyes, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker told aides after dining with the British prime minister last week, a German newspaper said on Sunday.

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Rep. Wilson fires back at Trump and says his chief of staff 'lied to the American public' in criticizing her

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Indonesia's top general denied US entry despite high-profile invite

The chief of Indonesia's military was denied entry to the United States on Saturday, despite having an invitation from US General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Indonesia demands answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, Indonesian officials said on Sunday.

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Hudson's Bay reassures German workers after Kaufhof CEO quits

DUESSELDORF, Germany, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) sought to ease concern that the abrupt resignation of its chief executive could herald cuts at its struggling German department store chain Kaufhof.

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Indonesia to demand answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, an Indonesian official said on Sunday.

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Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

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Henkel may make U.S. acquistions - CEO in newspaper

FRANKFURT, Oct 21 (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

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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.