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New York police sergeant cleared in deadly shooting of woman: union

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police sergeant was found not guilty of all charges on Thursday in the 2016 death of a emotionally disturbed woman whom he shot as she wielded a baseball bat in her apartment, the officer's union said.

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Ice Hockey: Statue of Liberty image cleared for U.S. helmets

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two U.S. goaltenders are free to take to the ice on Tuesday with images of the Statue of Liberty on their helmets after a misunderstanding about whether they violated an Olympic ban on political symbols.

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At 11th Hour, Status of Russian Olympians Remains Uncertain

Two days before the Winter Olympics begin, Russia is trying to get 47 more athletes cleared to compete. They were barred for doping violations.

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Temporary funding bill clears key procedural hurdle in U.S. House

WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday cleared a stop-gap funding bill for debate and a vote on passage later in the day as Congress maneuvered to avoid government agency shutdowns when existing money expires at midnight on Thursday.

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Ice hockey: Russian players tested after arrival in Korea

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) signaled that Russian athletes cleared to compete at the Winter Games will come in for heavy scrutiny after whisking more than half the women's ice hockey team away for testing shortly before a training session.

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Olympics: No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians - IOC

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Fifteen Russian athletes and coaches who had their lifetime bans overturned by world sport's highest tribunal will not be invited to this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

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No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians: IOC

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday that 15 Russian athletes and coaches who had their lifetime bans overturned by world sport's highest tribunal will not be invited to this month's Pyeongchang Winter Games.

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Hundreds of stranded tourists freed as roads reopen in New Zealand

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of tourists trapped in a remote New Zealand town for 48 hours after a strong storm damaged roads were freed on Saturday after authorities cleared a highway.

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Gronkowski cleared for Super Bowl, 'ready to roll'

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Rob Gronkowski was cleared from concussion protocol on Thursday, giving New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady his biggest weapon in time to take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in the Super Bowl.

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California Today: California Today: Readers Respond to Our Los Angeles Coverage

Tuesday: Readers respond to our Los Angeles piece, marijuana convictions are cleared, and what the president missed on MS-13.

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In San Francisco, Thousands With Pot Convictions Will Find Their Records Cleared

With marijuana legalization, some crimes are no longer crimes. Cases as old as the 1970s will be dismissed and erased.

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He was banned from Uber and cleared to work a senior post at a federal agency

A senior adviser who worked for disgraced Trump appointee Carl Higbie was banned from using Uber after an incident early last year in which he allegedly made racially charged and anti-Muslim comments to a driver.

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Olympics: IOC confirms 169 Russians cleared to compete in Pyeongchang

BERN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that 169 Russian athletes have been cleared to compete at next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

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Exclusive: Detained Saudi billionaire Alwaleed confident his troubles will end soon

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, said on Saturday that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing and released from custody within days, with his vast assets intact.

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Detained Saudi billionaire Alwaleed says he expects to be released in days

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, said on Saturday that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing and be released from custody within days.

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Exclusive: Detained Saudi billionaire Alwaleed says he expects to be released in days

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, said on Saturday that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing and be released from custody within days.

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Russia will send 169 athletes to Olympics - but not the top ones, official says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Some 169 Russian athletes have been cleared to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games next month, but not the top ones, a Russian Olympic Committee official said on Thursday.

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Russia's Olympic Committee says 169 Russians cleared for Pyeongchang

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian Olympic Committee official said on Thursday that 169 Russian athletes had been cleared to compete at the Pyeongchang Games next month.

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Philip Morris sees six million U.S. smokers switching to iQOS device if cleared

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Philip Morris International Inc told a U.S. advisory panel on Wednesday that it expects around 6 million smokers to switch completely to its iQOS electronic tobacco device if the company is allowed to claim it is less risky than cigarettes.

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UPDATE 1-Philip Morris sees 6 mln U.S. smokers switching to iQOS device if cleared

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Philip Morris International Inc told a U.S. advisory panel on Wednesday that it expects around 6 million smokers to switch completely to its iQOS electronic tobacco device if the company is allowed to claim it is less risky than cigarettes.

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Victims in Larry Nassar Abuse Case Find a Fierce Advocate: The Judge

For more than a week, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina has cleared her docket to let more than 100 young athletes make statements about Dr. Nassar, accused of sexually abusing them.

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Tennis: Wawrinka feared for career during long layoff

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka feared his debilitating knee injury might be the end of a glittering tennis career boasting three grand slam titles and said he had only been cleared to play the Australian Open two days before the tournament.

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Port Hedland may clear ships as storm builds off Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Vessels may be cleared from Australia's Port Hedland, the world's biggest iron ore export terminal, as early as Thursday as a safety precaution because of a tropical storm, port manager Pilbara Ports Authority said on Wednesday.

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Council leader calls for beggars to be removed before UK royal wedding

LONDON (Reuters) - Beggars need to be cleared by police from the streets of Windsor before the wedding of Prince Harry to girlfriend Meghan Markle because their "detritus" is presenting the picturesque English town in a poor light, the local council leader has said.

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Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Tops $1 Billion Worldwide

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has cleared the $1 billion milestone in worldwide grosses in less than three weeks.

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India's censors clear Bollywood movie, objectors say protests to continue

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's censors on Saturday cleared a controversial film backed by Viacom Inc that looks into the relationship of a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler, after suggesting some modifications.

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Financier Tilton defeats lawsuit by Zohar funds she founded

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lynn Tilton, the colorful New York financier recently cleared of wrongdoing in a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission fraud case, won another legal victory on Friday as a...

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CFL: Manziel cleared to resume career in Canada

(Reuters) - Johnny Manziel cleared a major hurdle in a bid to resume his playing career when the Canadian Football League on Thursday said it would allow the troubled quarterback to sign a contract if offered one.

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Ex-lawyer for pharma executive Shkreli convicted of aiding fraud scheme

(Reuters) - A New York lawyer who once advised Martin Shkreli was convicted on Wednesday of helping him defraud a pharmaceutical company, a charge a different jury cleared the drug executive of when it found him guilty of securities fraud earlier this year.

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UPDATE 3-Ex-lawyer for pharma exec Shkreli convicted of aiding fraud scheme

Dec 27 (Reuters) - A New York lawyer who once advised Martin Shkreli was convicted on Wednesday of helping him defraud a pharmaceutical company, a charge a different jury cleared the drug executive of when it found him guilty of securities fraud earlier this year.

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UPDATE 2-Ex-lawyer for pharma exec Shkreli convicted of aiding fraud scheme

Dec 27 (Reuters) - A New York lawyer who once advised Martin Shkreli was convicted on Wednesday of helping him defraud a pharmaceutical company, a charge a different jury cleared the drug executive of when it convicted him of securities fraud earlier this year.

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Putin critic Navalny clears first hurdle in bid for Russia presidency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Sunday cleared the first hurdle towards taking part in next year's presidential election, even though the central election commission has previously ruled him ineligible to run.

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Six cleared of rioting charges for Inauguration Day anti-Trump protests

(Reuters) - The first criminal trial of protesters who thronged Washington streets for sometimes violent Jan. 20 protests against U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration ended with six people cleared of rioting charges, according to court records and prosecutors.

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Last piece of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington state highway

(Reuters) - Workers had cleared all the wrecked train cars blocking a major West Coast highway by Wednesday morning, two days after the Amtrak train derailed in Washington state while speeding onto a bridge, state transportation officials said.

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Most of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington highway

(Reuters) - Workers had cleared most of the wreckage blocking a major West Coast highway by Wednesday morning, two days after an Amtrak train derailed in Washington state while speeding onto a bridge, state transportation officials said.

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Trump is privately striking a less agitated tone on the Russia probe, but his approach has some allies worried

President Donald Trump is privately striking a less agitated tone on the Russia investigation, sources say, even insisting he'll soon be cleared in writing. But his new approach has some allies worried he's not taking the threat of the probe seriously enough.

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Brazil's Temer to leave hospital, return to Brasilia

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer was cleared to leave hospital in Sao Paulo on Friday and will return to Brasilia in the afternoon, his office said.

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Greek top court clears way for U.S. extradition of Russian cybercrime suspect

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's top court cleared the way on Wednesday for the extradition to the United States of a Russian man, also wanted in Moscow, suspected of having laundered billions of dollars in the digital currency bitcoin.

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Packers QB Rodgers says cleared to return from injury

(The Sports Xchange) - The uncertainty about whether Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers would be ready to return this week was resolved on Thursday when Rodgers announced on Instagram that he was medically cleared to play football.

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Fury says 'nightmare' over after UKAD clears him to return to ring

LONDON (Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he was glad the "nightmare" was behind him as he was cleared to resume his boxing career after agreeing a two-year backdated ban for an anti-doping violation on Tuesday.

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Nunes cleared but won't run Russia probe

Rep. Mike Conaway said Monday that he would continue running the House's Russia investigation even though the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee has been cleared by an ethics inquiry that had prevented him from running the probe.

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Trump lifts refugee ban, but admissions still plummet, data shows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In late October, President Donald Trump lifted a temporary ban on most refugee admissions, a move that should have cleared the way for more people fleeing persecution and violence to come to the United States.

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Ethics Committee clears Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes

The House Ethics Committee has cleared Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes in its investigation into whether he disclosed classified information to the Trump White House, which could create an avenue for Nunes to return to the helm of the panel's Russia investigation.

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House Intelligence chairman cleared of disclosing classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee on Thursday cleared the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of charges that he had disclosed classified information, potentially clearing the way for him to resume leadership of the panel's Russia investigation.

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House ethics panel clears Intelligence chairman of disclosing classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Thursday it had cleared the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of disclosing classified information, citing an analysis by three experts from the intelligence community.

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Curry exits Warriors' win with ankle injury, X-rays negative

(Reuters) - Stephen Curry suffered a right ankle injury in the closing stages of Golden State's win over New Orleans on Monday and left the arena on crutches, but later X-rays cleared him of any damage. Curry hurt the ankle when he lunged for a steal and turned the ankle awkwardly with just over a minute remaining in the game.

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Bank stocks favored over tech as tax bill makes headway

(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes rose on Monday as Republican-led efforts to slash corporate tax rates cleared a major hurdle, with investors picking stocks that have lagged for much of the year including shares of financial and industrial companies.

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FDA clears first medical device accessory for Apple Watch

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday cleared a device embedded in an Apple Inc watch band that monitors a user's heart rate, detects when something is amiss and prompts the user to take an electrocardiogram.

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BRIEF-Weatherford International Says U.S. DoJ Has Cleared Proposed OneStim Joint Venture Between Weatherford And Schlumberger

* WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAS CLEARED PROPOSED ONESTIM JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN WEATHERFORD AND SCHLUMBERGER LTD Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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With Asylum Seekers Cleared From Manus Island, New Phase Begins

The Papua New Guinea authorities emptied a detention center Friday, moving hundreds of holdouts to facilities that the men said were not ready.

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Treaty to Phase Out ‘Greenhouse Gasses on Steroids’ to Enter Force

A global treaty to eliminate hydrofluorocarbons, a category of extremely potent planet-warming gasses, has cleared a key threshold and will enter into force.

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Endo unit cleared of liability in first testosterone replacement trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury in Chicago said on Thursday that Endo International's Auxilium unit was not responsible for the heart attack a man suffered while using the company's testosterone replacement drug Testim.

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WADA rules Russia 'non-compliant' in Winter Games blow

SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday that Russia remains "non-compliant" with its Code, dealing a major blow to the country's hopes of being cleared to compete at February's Winter Olympics.

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WADA says Russia still 'non-compliant' with anti-doping code

SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday that Russia remains "non-compliant" with its Code, dealing a major blow to the country's hopes of being cleared for the Winter Olympics in February.

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FDA clears nerve stimulator for opioid withdrawal symptoms

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared for use an electrical nerve stimulator designed to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.

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Iran's Velayati says east Syria, Idlib to be cleared 'soon'

AMMAN (Reuters) - The top adviser to Iran's supreme leader said he expects the Syrian army to soon recapture rebel-held Idlib province, as well as eastern Syria, an area where U.S.-backed militias hold swathes of territory.

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Baltimore officer cleared of charges in Freddie Gray death: report

(Reuters) - A Baltimore police officer will keep his job after being cleared on Tuesday of all charges over the 2015 death of a black man in custody that inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice, the Baltimore Sun reported.

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Baltimore cop cleared of charges in Freddie Gray death: report

(Reuters) - A Baltimore police officer will keep his job after being cleared on Tuesday of all charges over the 2015 death of a black man in custody that inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice, the Baltimore Sun reported.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA clears a complete blood cell count test called XW-100 Automated Hematology Analyzer

* U.S. Food and Drug Administration says cleared a complete blood cell count test called XW-100 Automated Hematology Analyzer

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Suspicious package cleared at White House, suspect held

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Washington man was arrested near the White House on Friday after telling a Secret Service officer he had "dropped explosives" in the area, the agency said.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian markets down on lingering political concerns

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened on Monday as investors fretted over President Michel Temer's ability to pass belt-tightening measures. Concerns over his platform of structural reforms, seen as key to curb growth of public debt and boost long-term economic growth, had driven the biggest weekly decline in the Brazilian currency since mid-May. Lawmakers cleared Temer of corruption charges last week, but a smaller show of support than a

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One Convicted, One Cleared: Signs of Trouble in Indonesia Courts

The legal system is coming under renewed scrutiny after rulings in two high-profile cases that alarmed both Westerners and local anticorruption groups.

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Exclusive: OPEC's head says Saudi, Russia statements 'clear fog' before November 30 meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - The fog has been cleared ahead of OPEC's next policy meeting by Saudi Arabia and Russia declaring their support for extending a global deal to cut oil supplies for another nine months, OPEC's secretary general told Reuters on Friday.

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Pharmacist guilty of fraud, not murder, over U.S. meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts pharmacist was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges but was cleared of murder on Wednesday for his role in a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more across the United States.

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Appeals court paves way for undocumented teen to have abortion

A US appeals cleared the way on Tuesday for an undocumented teen in detention in Texas to end her pregnancy.

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U.S. regulator clears Nutella maker's acquisition of Ferrara Candy Co

* The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has cleared the acquisition of Illinois-based Ferrara Candy Co by Italian confectionary group Ferrero, the regulator said in its website.

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Australia's Groves cleared of breach of whereabouts rules

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rio Olympics silver medalist Madeline Groves has been cleared of a third breach of anti-doping 'whereabouts rules' and is free to compete at next year's Commonwealth Games, Swimming Australia said on Saturday.

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Bank, tech stocks lift Wall Street

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks inched higher on Friday as bank stocks rose and tech stocks recovered, with investor optimism back as Trump administration cleared a hurdle to lower taxes.

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Futures up after Senate clears a hurdle to tax cuts

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday after the Senate cleared a budget blueprint, taking the Trump administration a step closer to fulfilling its promise of lowering taxes to stimulate growth.

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Senate passes budget blueprint, key to Trump tax effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday when the Senate approved a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year that will pave the way for Republicans to pursue a tax-cut package without Democratic support.

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U.S. Senate passes budget blueprint, key to Trump tax effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday when the Senate approved a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year that will pave the way for Republicans to pursue a tax-cut package without Democratic support.

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Islamic State cleared from Syria's Raqqa: monitoring group

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias have completely taken Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

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Tiger cleared by doctors to return to golf: ESPN

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday.

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Islamic State faces imminent Raqqa defeat, Syrian YPG says

AIN ISSA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State is on the verge of defeat in Syria's Raqqa and the city may finally be cleared of the jihadists on Saturday or Sunday, the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia told Reuters on Saturday.

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Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

GAZA (Reuters) - It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA clears first 7T magnetic resonance imaging device

* Says cleared the first seven tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging device; the Magentom Terra, for clinical use in the United States‍​

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Srebrenica's Muslim defender cleared of crimes, Serbs protest

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Naser Oric, the Bosnian Muslim commander who led the defense of Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war, was cleared of war crimes against Serbs on Monday, a ruling that is set to exacerbate ethnic divisions two decades after the conflict.

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Hoping to Have Trump Cleared, Legal Team Eases Resistance to Inquiry

President Trump’s aides, who once debated a scorched-earth strategy, hope the special counsel on Russia will give the president the public exoneration he has long sought.

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Syrian army ousts IS from last central Syria pocket: military source

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian military has cleared Islamic State from its last pocket of territory in central Syria after months of fighting, a Syrian military source said on Friday.

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Greek archaeologists clear way for Hellenikon resort

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece welcomed a decision by senior archaeologists to conditionally permit a major tourism project in Athens on Wednesday, saying it cleared the way for the country to turn the...

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Greek archaeologists' decision clears way for Hellenikon tourism project

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece welcomed a decision by senior archaeologists to conditionally permit a major tourism project in Athens on Wednesday, saying it cleared the way for the country to turn the...

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Greek court clears U.S. extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek court cleared the way on Wednesday for the extradition to the United States of a Russian, also wanted by Moscow, suspected of laundering billions of dollars in digital currency bitcoin.

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Chinese smartphones maker Oppo cleared to open own stores in India

MUMBAI, Oct 4 (Reuters) - India has approved smartphones maker Oppo's request to open single-brand retail stores in the country, paving the way for the Chinese firm to sell directly to consumers and add to its existing wholesale business.

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BRIEF-UK's CMA clears acquisition by Ln-Gaiety Holdings of Isle Of Wight Festival

* UK's CMA says investigated and cleared completed acquisition by Ln-Gaiety Holdings Limited Of Isle Of Wight Festival Limited Source text (http://bit.ly/2fEXLjK) Further company coverage:

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U.S. judge clears way for Maryland drug price-gouging law

(Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge on Friday cleared the way for Maryland to implement the nation's first law designed to penalize drugmakers for price gouging by denying the generic drug industry trade group's request for an injunction.

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Judge clears way for Maryland drug price-gouging law

Sept 29 (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge on Friday cleared the way for Maryland to implement the nation's first law designed to penalize drugmakers for price gouging by denying the generic drug industry trade group's request for an injunction.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil pork producers cleared to sell to South Korea -industry group

SAO PAULO, Sept 29 (Reuters) - South Korea has authorized three plants in Brazil to export pork to the Asian nation, opening a market in the world's fourth largest importer of this type of meat, local industry group ABPA said in a statement on Friday.

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Rossi passes MotoGP medical at Aragon circuit

(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi was cleared on Thursday to take part in this weekend's Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after the Yamaha rider broke his leg in two places.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA says cleared Pentax ED34-i10T, the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap

* U.S. FDA says cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap; granted clearance of the ED34-i10T model duodenoscope to Pentax of America

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Alnylam's genetic disease drug succeeds key study, shares soar

(Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat a rare genetic disease cleared a key study, moving the company closer to filing a marketing application for the drug, which is part of a new class of medicines that block disease-causing proteins.

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Australia Olympics media head ousted in restructuring

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Olympic Committee media head Mike Tancred has left the organization as part of a restructuring despite being cleared of allegations of bullying.

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Exclusive: Scandal-hit Vietnam official had been cleared by previous government

(Reuters) - A former Vietnamese official who Germany says was kidnapped in Berlin to face charges in Hanoi over financial losses at a state construction firm had been cleared of wrongdoing by the previous government, according to documents seen by Reuters.

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Ex-bank manager to face charges in Philippines for cyber heist, others cleared

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine prosecutors have recommended the filing of charges against a former bank manager for her part in laundering tens of millions of dollars stolen from Bangladesh's central bank last year, but they cleared two casino agents and a remittance firm.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-bank manager to face charges in Philippines for cyber heist, others cleared

MANILA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Philippine prosecutors have recommended the filing of charges against a former bank manager for her part in laundering tens of millions of dollars stolen from Bangladesh's central bank last year, but they cleared two casino agents and a remittance firm.

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Nadal schools young Russian, awaits Federer

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal gave Russian teenager Andrey Rublev a tennis lesson on Wednesday, racing into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open with a ruthless 6-1 6-2 6-2 win that cleared the path for a possible showdown with rival Roger Federer.

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Massachusetts ballot initiative on president tax return passes hurdle

BOSTON (Reuters) - A proposed Massachusetts ballot initiative that would allow voters to require U.S. presidential candidates to release their tax returns cleared a key hurdle on Wednesday, as state lawmakers mulled a similar bill after President Donald Trump declined to release his returns.

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Brazilian prosecutors want Lula absolved in corruption case

SAO PAULO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be cleared of any wrongdoing in one of several corruption cases pending against him in federal court due to a lack of evidence, prosecutors said on Friday.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA clears mammography device with option for patient-assisted compression

* Cleared 2D digital mammography system allowing patients to increase, decrease compression amount applied to breast before mammogram x-ray is taken

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Australian Olympics media head cleared of bullying allegations

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Olympic Committee media head Mike Tancred has been cleared of allegations of bullying after an independent investigation, the organization said on Friday.

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Tiger Woods cleared to start short-game practice

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has made a step toward returning to competitive golf after being cleared by his doctor to work on his short game.