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Caterpillar expects no material impact of tax case on finances

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday it was vigorously contesting the $2.3 billion tax and penalties for certain years proposed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and that the case would not have a material impact on its finances and operations.

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Ice hockey: No NHLers, no interest as Canada roll to easy win

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada opened their defense of their Olympic men's ice hockey gold medal with a workmanlike 5-1 win over Switzerland on Thursday in a muted contest that failed to fill the Kwandong Hockey Centre.

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'Bachelor' contestant explains being 'missing'

Her fans are sure to be "missing" Bekah Martinez from "The Bachelor."

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Omarosa warns America of 'scary' Pence

Former White House aide turned "Celebrity Big Brother" contestant Omarosa Manigault-Newman described Vice President Pence as "extreme" and "scary."

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Snowboarding: Big boys through top-quality halfpipe qualifying

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pre-Olympics favorites including two-time gold medalist Shaun White qualified for the men's snowboard halfpipe final in a high-scoring, high-flying contest on Tuesday.

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Pug, borzoi among breeds to advance to final at Westminster Dog Show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A borzoi, pug, bichon frise and border collie won Monday's group competitions at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and will vie for the contest's top prize.

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Big Oil takes stage for post-austerity beauty contest

LONDON (Reuters) - With years of austerity in their rear-view mirrors, the world's biggest oil companies are locked in a beauty contest to lure investors with promises of growth and greater rewards.

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Fans' halftime contest goes way wrong

Two fans were asked to participate in a basketball-themed game of tic-tac-toe, but they struggled with how to play the classic game.

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North Korean cheerleaders sing 'We are one!' in Games culture clash

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - As Switzerland demolished a unified Korean hockey team at the Pyeongchang winter Olympics on Saturday, despondent home fans at least had another contest to distract them - a clash of cultures featuring North and South Korean cheerleaders.

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Former Virginia Tech student convicted in 13-year-old girl's murder

(Reuters) - A former Virginia Tech student was convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old girl after telling the judge overseeing his trial that he wanted to enter a plea of no contest on Friday, a local prosecutor said.

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New Photos Suggest Scale of Development on South China Sea’s Contested Islands

China has spent years building up military outposts on a group of contested islands in the South China Sea. New photos offered a detailed look.

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New Gerber spokesbaby is a child with Down syndrome

This cutie with a contagious smile is 18-month-old Lucas Warren and on Wednesday he made history: He's the first child with Down syndrome to become Gerber's "Spokesbaby of the year" in the contest's 91-year history.

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Blister buster: Runners contest global, multi-marathon endurance race

(Reuters) - From the freezing tundra of Antarctica to the sweltering shores of Miami beach, contestants reached the finish line of a grueling international marathon event this week which saw them complete seven marathons on seven continents within seven days.

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Super Bowl a 'magical' moment for fans despite sub-zero cold

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - New England Patriots fan Jason Baer of Tampa won a sales contest at his job to score two tickets to the Super Bowl and invited his best friend. The magnitude of the moment hit when they entered Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.

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Maldives delay in freeing opposition leaders fuels domestic, international concern

MALE (Reuters) - As domestic and international pressure mounts, the Maldives has delayed complying with a Supreme Court order for the immediate release and new trials of nine opposition leaders, freeing them to contest presidential elections this year.

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On Super Bowl Sunday, beer and pizza mainstays face challenges

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Americans snack on pizza, beer and guacamole this Sunday as they watch the Philadelphia Eagles square off against the New England Patriots, the Super Bowl will not be the only contest going on in their living rooms.

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'Jeopardy!' sports clues stump players

"Jeopardy!" contestants fail to answer football related clues.

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UPDATE 1-Bombardier expected to lose U.S. trade dispute -Canadian government source

MONTREAL, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Planemaker Bombardier Inc is expected to lose a hotly contested U.S. trade dispute this week, a Canadian government source told Reuters on Thursday, likely inflaming tensions between the two countries during talks to modernize NAFTA.

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Bombardier expected to lose U.S. trade dispute: Canadian government source

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Planemaker Bombardier Inc is expected to lose a hotly contested U.S. trade dispute this week, a Canadian government source told Reuters on Thursday, likely inflaming tensions between the two countries as they try to bridge differences in talks to modernize NAFTA.

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Bombardier expected to lose U.S. trade dispute -Canadian government source

MONTREAL, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Planemaker Bombardier Inc is expected to lose a hotly contested U.S. trade dispute this week, a Canadian government source told Reuters on Thursday, likely inflaming tensions between the two countries as they try to bridge differences in talks to modernize NAFTA.

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Contestant topples 'Price is Right' host

"The Price is Right" host, Drew Carey, got dragged to the ground by an eager contestant during a recent episode of the long-running game show.

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Bombardier risks losing contested U.S. trade dispute with Boeing

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Bombardier risks losing a hotly-contested U.S. trade dispute on Thursday which would effectively bar its CSeries jet from the United States for at least a year, a potential setback as the Canadian plane-and-train maker races to meet its 2018 delivery targets and attract sales from American carriers.

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The disturbing part about Amazon's HQ2 contest

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Tennis: Edmund outlasts Basilashvili in brutal heat

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Britain's Kyle Edmund overcame Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili and temperatures well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in a brutal three-and-a-half hour contest to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time on Friday.

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Apple says it will decide new campus site without an auction

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Thursday that it will not hold a bidding process when it chooses the site for a planned new U.S. campus, marking a stark difference from the public contest that Amazon.com Inc has held for its second headquarters.

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Is This the Golden Age of Drag? Yes. And No.

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” has made stars of its contestants, catapulting many into full-fledged careers. But for some who have yet to catch this wave, drag is still an uncertain labor of love.

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Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-gasp sales spree

PARIS (Reuters) - Frenetic selling in the closing weeks of 2017 saw Airbus overhaul Boeing's recent lead in the global jet market to win their annual order contest for a fifth year in a row, though doubts remain over the future of its flagship A380.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-minute sales spree

PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Frenetic selling in the closing weeks of 2017 saw Airbus overhaul Boeing's recent lead in the global jet market to win their annual order contest for the fifth year running, but doubts remain over the future of its flagship A380.

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Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-minute sales spree

PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Frenetic selling in the closing weeks of 2017 saw Airbus overhaul Boeing's recent lead in the global jet market to win their annual order contest for the fifth year running, while remaining behind its U.S. rival in the number of planes built.

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Fugitive former leader cannot rule Catalonia from abroad says Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government dismissed outright on Friday the possibility of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont ruling the region from self-imposed exile in Brussels, and said Madrid would contest any attempt to do so in the courts.

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U.S. Representative McSally of Arizona to seek Senate seat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally of Arizona said on Friday she would run for the Senate seat being vacated by Jeff Flake, joining a contentious primary contest.

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New face emerges in Hong Kong democracy movement, as others face court

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Having seen a court disqualify her friend from holding a seat in Hong Kong's legislature, 21-year-old Agnes Chow stands ready to step into the breach by contesting his seat for a pro-democracy movement that has provoked China's wrath.

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-PwC to fight Indian audit ban to limit franchise impact

MUMBAI, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Price Waterhouse will contest a two-year auditing ban by India's market regulator over a fraud nearly a decade ago at a company it audited, but even if it succeeds in preventing the move Indian business experts expect damage to the auditor's business.

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Hungary to hold election on April 8, PM Orban's Fidesz ahead in polls

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary will hold a parliamentary election on April 8, President Janos Ader announced on Thursday, a contest likely to give Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz party a third successive term in power.

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Bjorn eyes EurAsia victory with Ryder Cup in mind

(Reuters) - Captain Thomas Bjorn will look to lead Europe to a victory over hosts Asia in this week's EurAsia Cup with the event also serving as a dress rehearsal for one of the teams contesting the 2018 Ryder Cup.

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Republicans control Virginia House after concession, court ruling

(Reuters) - Republicans took narrow control of the Virginia House of Delegates on Wednesday after a Democrat conceded in a race decided by a tie-breaker and a federal appeals court refused to keep the winner of another disputed contest from being seated.

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Report: US must act now to ward off more Russian election meddling

The US will not be prepared to defend against possible Russian meddling in the 2018 midterm elections or the 2020 presidential contest unless it takes action now, according to a new report detailing the extent to which Moscow has tried to shape elections across Europe.

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Polish PM seeks new opening with EU but sticks to courts overhaul

WARSAW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki fired several senior ministers and visited Brussels on Tuesday in an effort to patch up relations with the European Union, but said he would not unwind the country's most-contested judicial reforms.

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Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could beat media mogul Oprah Winfrey in a presidential contest but said he did not think the actress and talk show host would run.

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Why you may struggle to keep off lost weight

Scientists following 16 "Biggest Loser" contestants say they know why many dieters can't keep off lost weight. Jake talks with the study's lead researcher.

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What Politicians Could Learn from Oprah Winfrey

Sneer at celebrity all you want, but elections are contests of stories, and Ms. Winfrey showed that she can tell one.

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It's so cold that...

Iguanas froze. Mariah was freezing. And a 'Jeopardy' contestant gets frozen out. Here's this week's politics-free side of the news.

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Siniakova tames Sharapova, faces Halep in Shenzhen final

(Reuters) - Czech defending champion Katerina Siniakova fended off Maria Sharapova in a fiercely contested match at the Shenzhen Open on Friday to set up a final with world number one Simona Halep.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Training Early for Post-Putin Politics

With the outcome of Russia’s presidential election in March all but decided, reformers keep hoping for a real contest once Putin leaves the scene.

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'Jeopardy!' player mispronounces 'gangsta'

Find out how much money this "Jeopardy!" contestant lost because he mispronounced "gangsta."

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'Gangstas' flub costs 'Jeopardy!' contestant

A "Jeopardy!" contestant loses $3,200 for the pronunciation of the word "gangstas."

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Amazon, Google cut speaker prices in market share contest: analysts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google both discounted their virtual assistant speakers so deeply over the holiday shopping season that they likely lost a few dollars per unit, highlighting a sharply different strategy from Apple Inc as it prepares its HomePod speaker, analysts said.

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Airbus sprints from behind in bid to upset Boeing order lead

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus is pulling out the stops to try and take the lead in its annual order contest with Boeing, lining up a spree of multi-billion-dollar deals to close a traumatic year haunted by management upheaval and corruption investigations.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Democrats Leave Few Seats Unchallenged in Quest for House Control

Stung by their failure to field candidates in crucial House races last year, Democrats are contesting virtually every Republican-held House seat in 2018.

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Miss America CEO resigns after scandal

Sam Haskell, chief executive officer of the Miss America Organization, was suspended after a report revealed purported emails from him, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants, the organization said in a statement.

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Top Miss America officials resign amid email scandal

Three leaders of the Miss America Organization resigned Saturday, two days after a report revealed purported emails from them and other employees disparaging pageant contestants.

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Israel frees three Turks arrested amid Jerusalem unrest

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli court on Saturday freed without charge three Turks who had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting police outside a Jerusalem holy site contested by Jews and Muslims, a police spokesman said.

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Miss America pageant rocked by report

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

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Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong U.S. ties: court

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday said President Donald Trump's hotly contested travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries should not be applied to people with strong U.S. ties.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The End of Miss America

Crass emails from pageant leaders show this contest should be on its way out.

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Former Miss America winners speak out

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

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U.S. backs re-election of Honduran president despite vote controversy

WASHINGTON/TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The United States on Friday backed the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a conservative and U.S. ally, who was certified the winner of last month's presidential contest despite widespread misgivings about the vote count.

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U.S. backs re-election of Honduran president despite misgivings

WASHINGTON/TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The United States on Friday backed the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a conservative and U.S. ally, who was certified the winner of last month's presidential contest despite widespread misgivings about the vote count.

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U.S. backs re-election of Honduran president despite dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday backed the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a U.S. ally, who was certified the winner in last month's presidential contest in Honduras despite allegations of fraud by the opposition.

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Big Boeing, Airbus strategies drive small plane deals

PARIS/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Airbus and Boeing are pairing with smaller regional rivals to add sales at the lower end of their $100 billion-a-year commercial plane duopoly, but the two market leaders are also laying the foundation for a longer-term strategic contest against more powerful threats such as China.

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Mary Norwood concedes in Atlanta mayoral race

Atlanta mayoral candidate Mary Norwood conceded the race two weeks after the election runoff, saying she will not contest the results despite earlier calls for a recount.

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OAS says Honduran presidential election should be redone

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The Organization of American States (OAS) said late on Sunday that Honduras should hold new presidential elections, after the electoral tribunal declared conservative President Juan Orlando Hernandez the official winner of the bitterly contested Nov. 26 presidential vote.

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Honduran President Hernandez declared winner of November 26 election

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras' electoral tribunal on Sunday declared conservative President Juan Orlando Hernandez the official winner of the Nov. 26 presidential election, sparking fraud accusations and calls for renewed street protests after a bitterly disputed contest.

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Death threats haunt Miss Iraq in wake of selfie controversy

Nearly a month ago, Sarah Idan was in a hand-beaded Swarovski crystal gown representing Iraq in the Miss Universe pageant. It was the first time in 45 years that Iraq had a contestant in the pageant.

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Deckers wins proxy contest against hedge fund Marcato

BOSTON (Reuters) - Deckers Outdoor Corp beat back a challenge from activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, but shares of the maker of UGG boots fell more than 4 percent on news that all its...

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Alabama Senate race winner urges Republican rival to 'move on'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, who won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat this week, on Thursday called on his Republican opponent to concede the race and help heal the Southern state after a deeply divisive contest.

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BRIEF-El Paso Electric Says Commission of Texas Approves Final Order in Rate Case

* EL PASO ELECTRIC - PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS APPROVED A FINAL ORDER APPROVING UNCONTESTED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FILED WITH COMMISSION ON NOV 2

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BRIEF-Chesapeake Utilities Says Unit Filed With FERC Uncontested Settlement Agreement

* CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES - UNIT FILED WITH FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION UNCONTESTED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH CURRENT RATE CASE PROCEEDING

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Trump backer Omarosa is leaving the White House

White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders.

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Boxing: Australian Horn beats Corcoran to retain world welterweight crown

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Jeff Horn retained his WBO welterweight world title by technical knockout when Briton Gary Corcoran's corner threw in the towel in the 11th round of their contest in Brisbane on Wednesday.

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Alabama Senate Race: Roy Moore and Doug Jones Vote as Contest Ends With More Controversy

Alabama voters go to the polls to choose between Roy S. Moore and Doug Jones in a special election with huge stakes for both parties and President Trump.

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Partial power-share can end German political dilemma, some in SPD say

BERLIN (Reuters) - Wary of renewing a coalition with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany's Social Democrats are instead contemplating a so-called "cooperation" arrangement that would see them agree on a minimal program but leave contested matters up for debate.

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Tight race as South Africa's ANC prepares to elect Zuma successor

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress holds an election this weekend to replace Jacob Zuma as party leader in a closely fought contest whose winner is likely to emerge as the nation's next president.

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Marcato says Deckers' rejected offer to settle proxy contest

BOSTON (Reuters) - After months of turning up the heat on Deckers Outdoor Corp, hedge fund Marcato Capital Management recently proposed a settlement that the UGG boot maker rejected, a filing...

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How to watch the Alabama special election results

The hotly contested race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones will come to a close Tuesday when Alabama voters go to the polls for the special Senate election.

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With foes abstaining, Venezuela mayoral contests to boost socialists

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked sure to sweep, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a probable 2018 re-election campaign.

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With foes abstaining, Venezuela mayoral contests look set to boost Socialists

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked sure to sweep, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a probable 2018 re-election campaign.

Jerusalem (Israel) nytimes.com

The Conflict in Jerusalem Is Distinctly Modern: Here’s the History

The city has long been contested by Jews, Christians and Muslims, as well as by external powers, and its future remains far from clear.

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Trump's lawyers to argue accuser's lawsuit should be tossed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to ask a New York state judge on Tuesday to throw out a defamation lawsuit by Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump's television show "The Apprentice" who accused him of sexually harassing her.

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'Expats go home': Amsterdam's visitor boom angers locals

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch politicians gave each other high-fives when they won a contest to host the European Medicines Agency last month, but not everyone in the capital is celebrating the...

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New York Today: New York Today: Nominating Your Neighbors

Monday: our annual New Yorkers of the Year contest, and a literary salon for all ages.

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Honduran army enforces curfew after vote count stalls

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran security forces fanned out on Saturday to enforce a curfew as sporadic demonstrations continued over a contested presidential election that triggered violent protests that have killed at least three people.

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Honduran army enforces curfew while vote count stalls

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran security forces fanned out on Saturday to enforce a curfew that emptied streets after a contested presidential election triggered looting and violent protests that have left at least three people dead.

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Two dead as Honduran army enforces curfew while vote count stalls

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Two people died as Honduran security forces clashed with demonstrators and fanned out to enforce a curfew, officials said on Saturday, after a contested presidential election triggered looting and protests.

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Honduras awaits presidential vote count as army enforces curfew

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras enforced a curfew on Saturday while still mired in chaos over a contested presidential election that has triggered looting and protests in which at least one person has died.

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Honduran army enforces curfew to stem violence after delayed vote count

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras suspended the right to free movement on Friday, imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew and giving the army and police extended powers after looting and protests triggered by a contested election killed at least one person.

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Honduras suspends rights as violence spreads over delayed vote count

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras suspended constitutional rights to give the army and police more powers to contain unrest, a senior government official said on Friday, after at least one person was killed in protests and looting triggered by a contested election.

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Advisory firms split on Deckers' proxy contest vote

(Reuters) - Two proxy advisory firms on Friday weighed in on one of the year's most bitter proxy battles with one backing UGG boot maker Deckers' management and the other giving partial support to...

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Beauty contest: China make-up brands rein in South Korea rivals

SEOUL/SHANGHAI(Reuters) - As a diplomatic spat between Beijing and Seoul raged this year, many South Koreans felt decidedly unwelcome in China. South Korean businesses were shunned, K-pop concerts were canceled and tourist trade dried up.

Robots and Robotics nytimes.com

Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Overcomes Setbacks to Win Contest in Europe

Members of the team were thrust into the spotlight this summer when they were briefly denied visas to attend a competition in Washington.

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Behind the scenes of a transgender beauty contest

Camille poses for her official photo for the Miss International Queen competition, the world's most prestigious transgender beauty pageant. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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P&G continues to review vote tally as Peltz awaits board seat

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is still reviewing a tally of shareholder votes cast at its annual meeting more than a month ago, after a fierce proxy contest narrowly handed activist investor Nelson Peltz a board seat.

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BRIEF-‍Trian comments on Procter & Gamble's decision to contest independent inspector's voting tabulation​

* ‍Trian comments on Procter & Gamble's decision to contest independent inspector's voting tabulation​

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Italy's Berlusconi contests ban from office to European court

ROME (Reuters) - Lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi will argue on Wednesday to the European Court of Human Rights against his ban on holding public office, hoping for a green light that will allow him to run for premier at Italy's election early next year.

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Europe's drug industry waits for white smoke in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may be a cross between the Eurovision Song Contest, a papal conclave and a social club raffle but a ballot among EU ministers on Monday could hurt Europe's pharmaceutical industry and the health of millions.

Libraries and Librarians nytimes.com

New York Public Library Unveils $317 Million Master Plan

The plan improves circulation and opens up underused spaces, while also announcing a study on the hotly contested issue of the library’s stacks.

Koczy, Rosemarie nytimes.com

Holocaust Artist’s Legacy Is Contested in Germany

Rosemarie Koczy, whose works memorialized genocide victims, was accused by archivists of faking a past in Nazi concentration camps.

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Tuesday marked the first-ever Run For Office Day. Here's what that means.

Election night brought historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates across the US in the few states holding 2017 contests.

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5 ways the Roy Moore saga could end

In four weeks, Alabama will go to the polls to elect a new US senator, but recent and mounting allegations of sexual misconduct by Republican nominee Roy Moore have thrown the contest into disarray, with top GOP officials in Washington calling on their party's candidate to step aside.

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FDA warns against using kratom for opioid addiction

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday waded once again into the hotly contested debate over the safety of kratom, a botanical substance that advocates say can help ease pain and reduce symptoms of opioid withdrawal, but which critics say can lead to addiction and death.