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New evacuations ordered as winds reinvigorate California wildfire

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - California's largest wildfire pushed toward prosperous coastal cities on Sunday, prompting a new wave of evacuations as firefighters struggled to curb its destructive power with the gusty winds that have fueled fires for nearly a week.

Clean Water Act nytimes.com

Under Trump, E.P.A. Has Slowed Down Actions Against Polluters, and Curbed Enforcement

An analysis of enforcement data at the E.P.A. shows a substantial drop in activity against polluters when compared to the Obama and Bush administrations.

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Libya and Italy to set up operations room to tackle migrant smuggling

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's U.N.-backed government agreed with Italy on Saturday to establish a joint operations room for tackling migrant smugglers and traffickers as part of efforts to curb migrant flows toward Europe, according to a statement.

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China's Xinjiang halts mining in nature reserve to curb pollution: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's far western Xinjiang region has suspended mining in one of its big nature reserves, the official Xinhua news agency reported, amid rising environmental concerns.

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UPDATE 2-Australia's IAG makes premium sharing arrangements to curb earnings volatility

* Company to share 12.5 pct of premiums and costs with reinsurers

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UPDATE 1-Australia's IAG makes premium sharing arrangements to curb earnings volatility

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Insurance Australia Group Ltd said on Friday that it had entered agreements to share its premiums with reinsurers Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re.

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U.S. Interior Department wants more oil drilling, expedite ANWR permits

(Reuters) - The Department of the Interior, the U.S. government's second largest revenue generator behind the IRS, is trying to be a better business partner to oil companies to curb falling revenues, Vincent DeVito, energy advisory to the Secretary of the Interior, said on Thursday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil markets slump as pension reform odds fade

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Brazilian markets plummeted on Thursday after President Michel Temer's administration failed to gather enough support from lawmakers to put a pension overhaul plan to a vote. A senior lawmaker said on Wednesday that the government's coalition expected to have enough votes later that day to pass the bill, which investors see as crucial to curbing public debt. But a failure to do so led policymakers to put off a decision, originally

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Mexico senators propose law change to curb presidential impunity

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of Mexican opposition senators proposed a constitutional reform on Wednesday that would enable a sitting president to face trial for corruption for up to three years after leaving office, in a bid to bolster the fight against graft.

Campaign Finance nytimes.com

China Scolds Australia Over Its Fears of Foreign Influence

The Chinese Embassy accused Australian officials of damaging “mutual trust,” a day after laws were proposed to curb interference by other countries in Australian politics.

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Europe's exchanges keep research buzz alive for small companies

* Rules set to curb research on small and mid-sized companies

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China accuses Australia of paranoia over foreign influence laws

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - China accused Australia of hysteria and paranoia on Wednesday after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull vowed to ban foreign political donations in a move to curb external influence on its domestic politics.

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UPDATE 1-Russia's November oil output edges up

* Output 10.94 mln bpd vs 10.93 mln bpd in Oct * Moscow complying with global deal (Adds detail) MOSCOW, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Russian oil output rose to 10.94 million barrels per day (bpd) in November from 10.93 million bpd in October, energy ministry data showed on Saturday. In tonnes, oil output fell to 44.782 million versus 46.23 million in October, and Russia remains in compliance with a global deal to curb production aimed at reducing inventories and supporting oil prices.

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Exclusive: Former top Brazil prosecutor says successor, police chief slowing graft probes

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Three senior Brazilian law enforcement officials, including the former prosecutor general, said new leaders of the federal police and prosecutors' offices are curbing an anti-corruption drive that challenged centuries of impunity in Latin America's biggest country.

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UPDATE 6-Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

* OPEC deal to be reviewed in June (Updates prices, adds quotes)

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Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares traded lower on Friday despite strong euro zone factory data, after a delay to a keenly awaited U.S. tax reform bill dented Asian trading and curbed appetite for the dollar.

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UPDATE 5-Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

* It is a "strong commitment" to a balanced market - Goldman Sachs

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Oil prices gain after OPEC extension of output cut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil futures rose on Friday after OPEC and other major producers agreed to extend their production curbs in a widely expected move aimed at ending a persistent glut in global supplies.

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Oil prices gain after OPEC extension of production cut

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil futures rose on Friday after OPEC and other major producers agreed to extend their production curbs in a widely expected move aimed at ending a persistent glut in global supplies.

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Oil prices steady after OPEC extension of production cut

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. oil held steady on Friday after OPEC and other major producers agreed to extend production curbs in a widely expected move aimed at ending a persistent glut in global supplies.

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Exclusive: U.S. health regulator Verma eyes new methods for drug pricing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering setting new payment methods aimed at curbing costs for Medicare and Medicaid coverage of breakthrough medical treatments with very high prices, particularly novel gene-based therapies for cancer and other diseases, a top health official said on Thursday.

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New U.S. tax law could curb charitable donations

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New tax laws could strip away one of the key motivators of year-end giving in the United States - the right to take a tax deduction for the amount you give to qualified charities...

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YOUR MONEY-New U.S. tax law could curb charitable donations

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - New tax laws could strip away one of the key motivators of year-end giving in the United States - the right to take a tax deduction for the amount you give to qualified charities if you itemize your taxes.

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Scientists look to Bali volcano for clues to curb climate change

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth.

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REFILE-Back to black? Australian industry prepares for possible summer power cuts

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Some of Australia's biggest power users, including mining giant BHP, are taking steps to curb the impact of any repeat of crippling blackouts that hit last summer, worried about a grid that increasingly relies on wind power and old coal-fired plants.

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Back to black? Australian industry prepares for possible summer power cuts

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Some of Australia's biggest power users, including mining giant BHP, are taking steps to curb the impact of any repeat of crippling blackouts that hit last summer, worried about a grid that increasingly relies on wind power and old coal-fired plants.

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Tough OPEC meeting looms as Russia unsure about duration of cuts

DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks this week as its leader Saudi Arabia pushes to extend oil output cuts by nine months while non-member Russia is hesitating on the curbs' duration due to worries that the market could overheat.

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UPDATE 1-UK banks could cope with "disorderly" Brexit, Bank of England says

(Adds banks' reaction) By Huw Jones and David Milliken LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Britain's banks could cope with a "disorderly" Brexit without needing to curb lending or be bailed out by taxpayers, the Bank of England said on Tuesday after carrying out its annual health check on lenders. For the first time since it started 'stress-testing' banks in 2014, none of Britain's major lenders would need to raise extra capital, the BoE said. The stress tests are primarily calculated on

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China partly lifts ban on group tours to South Korea, online curbs stay

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will allow travel agencies in Beijing and Shandong to partly resume sales of group tours to South Korea, in a sign of thawing relations between the nations that have been locked in a year-long diplomatic standoff.

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Rival sides square off over succession at U.S. consumer finance agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A battle over who should run the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the coming months was set for court as Obama-era holdovers sought to maintain their control over a powerful watchdog which President Donald Trump is seeking to curb.

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France's Macron unveils plan to curb violence against women

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday unveiled measures aimed at educating the public and schoolchildren about sexism and violence against women and improving police support for victims.

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Asian shares off 10-year peak, China hits three-month low

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while mainland Chinese shares dropped to three-month lows after big falls the previous day on concerns about fresh government steps to curb financial risks and an ongoing rout in the Chinese bond market.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares off 10-year peak, China hits 3-month low

TOKYO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while mainland Chinese shares dropped to three-month lows after big falls the previous day on concerns about fresh government steps to curb financial risks and an ongoing rout in the Chinese bond market.

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WRAPUP 1-China stocks wobble after worst day in months

SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Chinese stocks wobbled in volatile trade on Friday morning as investors grappled with the biggest selloff in months the previous day, with fresh government steps to curb financial risks and a rout in the bond market sapping confidence.

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METALS-Shanghai aluminium on course to end four-day losing streak

BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Aluminium rose by around 1 percent in early trade on the Shanghai Futures Exchange on Thursday, on track to end a four-day losing run. The metal is still down nearly 8 percent in Shanghai so far this month as winter smelting curbs turned out not to be as severe as the market had expected. * SHFE AlUMINIUM: Shanghai's most-traded aluminium contract was up 0.9 percent at 15,045 yuan ($2,279.30) a tonne at 0112 GMT, having begun November close to 16,400

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EMERGING MARKETS-Turkish lira tumbles to record low

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Turkish lira hit a record low on Wednesday and local bond yields rose to fresh peaks on political strains and worries about the central bank's ability to curb inflation.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. commission recommends tariffs to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

* Samsung, LG seen selling 2.5 mln units in U.S. this year -LG

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UPDATE 3-U.S. commission recommends tariffs to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

* Samsung, LG seen selling 2.5 mln units in U.S. this year -LG

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.

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U.S. commission recommends tariffs to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday recommended tariffs to keep Samsung and LG from flooding the U.S. market with inexpensive washers, a step that would protect American appliance giant Whirlpool Corp.

Buses nytimes.com

Wake Up and Smell the Traffic? London Tries Coffee to Power Buses

In an effort to curb toxic diesel fumes, oil from used grounds has been added to the fuel for the British capital’s iconic red double-deckers.

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U.S., Afghan forces strike opium factories to curb Taliban funds

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. and Afghan forces have launched joint attacks on Taliban opium factories to try to curb the insurgent group's economic lifeline, officials from both countries said on Monday.

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Nikkei falls on weaker Wall St, strong yen, bargain hunting curbs losses

TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday amid losses on Wall Street and a stronger yen, although bargain hunting limited the losses.

Syria nytimes.com

Marked for ‘De-escalation,’ Syrian Towns Endure Surge of Attacks

An accord that tried to curb attacks in rebel-held areas has been touted as a crucial step in ending the long civil war. But increasingly, that deal is failing.

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UPDATE 7-Oil rises over 2 pct, still set for first weekly fall in 6

* Russia seen to be hesitating over extending global output curbs

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China fills part of U.S. void on climate without dominating talks

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - China has filled some of the void on climate change leadership left by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to quit the 2015 Paris climate pact by curbing its own greenhouse emissions and it has done so without seeking to dominate the talks, delegates said.

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UPDATE 5-Oil climbs, but still set for first weekly fall in six

* Russia seen to be hesitating over extending global output curbs

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Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

It was a remarkable statement from a senator who enthusiastically backed Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid last year but has been deeply involved in efforts to curb sexual abuse and harassment.

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Oil steady as expected output curbs balance U.S. supply

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil markets stabilized on Thursday as expectations that OPEC would extend production limits balanced rising U.S. crude production and inventories.

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Investor group warns U.S. farm antibiotic policy lagging

LOS ANGELES, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The United States is falling behind Europe in the fight to curb the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in meat production and experts are warning of the possibility of dangerous drug-resistant "superbug" infections as a result, according to a new report on Tuesday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks fall for 2nd day on pension reform jitters

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks fell for a second day on Friday as concerns over President Michel Temer's ability to streamline the social security system weighed on demand for local assets. After a week of conflicting signs from policymakers, traders generally agree that the most likely scenario is Congress will vote on pension reform by early 2018. Investors see the bill as key to curbing growth of public debt and boosting long-term growth. St

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Fiji spending soars to battle climate risks

(Reuters) - Fiji warned on Friday it faces soaring costs to protect itself from climate change and called on the world to do more to curb carbon emissions to protect poor island nations from the increasing threat of floods and cyclones.

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UPDATE 1-Global regulators want to limit accountants' say on audit rules

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Global regulators want to shake up how corporate audit rules are written to curb the influence of accountants and avoid any conflict of interest.

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South Korea's Moon unveils new focus on Southeast Asia

JAKARTA (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday unveiled a new policy aimed at deepening ties with Southeast Asia, as the North Asian economic powerhouse seeks to curb its reliance on traditional trading partners like China and the United States.

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Kenya's Odinga says constitutional review, talks will pave way out of crisis

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Tuesday he wants an interim government to run the country for six months while the constitution is reviewed to curb the president's authority.

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Exclusive: China curbs tourism to North Korea ahead of Trump visit - sources

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese tour operators based in the border city of Dandong have been told to halt trips to the North Korean capital Pyongyang, five sources told Reuters on Tuesday, the day before U.S. President Donald Trump's first official visit to China.

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The President stresses the urgency of curbing Pyongyang's advances in nuclear capabilities

President Donald Trump stressed the urgency of curbing North Korea's advances in its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities on Tuesday alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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UPDATE 4-Purge of Saudi princes, businessmen widens, travel curbs imposed

* Purge seen aimed at foiling opposition to reform drive (Edits, adds analyst quotes)

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Purge of Saudi princes, businessmen widens, travel curbs imposed

RIYADH (Reuters) - A campaign of mass arrests of Saudi Arabian royals, ministers and businessmen widened on Monday after a top entrepreneur was reportedly held in the biggest anti-corruption purge of the kingdom's affluent elite in its modern history.

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UPDATE 1-Round-up of Saudi princes, businessmen widens, travel curbs imposed

* Top newspaper challenges businessmen to reveal source of assets

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Round-up of Saudi princes, businessmen widens, travel curbs imposed

* Top newspaper challenges businessmen to reveal source of assets

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Pakistan's Engro eyes 2019 start for new LNG terminal in Karachi

KARACHI, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Pakistani conglomerate Engro Corp expects to complete building its second liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in early 2019, a senior company official said, as Pakistan bets heavily on LNG imports to curb energy shortages.

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China's top coal province Shanxi to start winter pollution war early

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shanxi province, China's biggest coal producing region, has ordered local governments to further restrict industrial activity beginning on Saturday to curb winter smog, it said in a notice on Thursday.

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China makes WTO offer on fishery subsidies, but bait not taken

GENEVA (Reuters) - China drew a blank among other major fishing nations on Wednesday with a WTO proposal to selectively ban subsidies for illegal fishing, as it resists pressure to curb its vast fleet.

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OPEC likely to keep oil supply curbs for whole of 2018: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - OPEC is likely to stay the course by keeping its current curb on oil production in place for the whole of 2018 despite potential output disruptions next year, Gulf OPEC sources said.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Last round for 'beer bikes' as Amsterdam curbs unruly tourists

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The "beer bike," a 12-seat rolling bar popular among partying tourists in Amsterdam, is no longer welcome along the city's picturesque canals.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Sticking to the J Train, but Learning to Reroute Dark Thoughts

Ramel Paredes, who has autism, is passionate about New York’s subways. He’s working to curb his pessimism and foster deeper personal connections.

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Can spicy foods curb salt cravings or lower blood pressure?

(Reuters Health) - People who like spicy foods may eat less salt and have lower blood pressure, potentially reducing their risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study from China suggests.

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Japan to launch crackdown on asylum seekers: Yomiuri

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will clamp down on asylum seekers' rights to work and detain other refugee applicants, the Yomiuri daily reported on Tuesday, in a move that would put further curbs on one of the developed world's tightest refugee systems.

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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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Iran to lift border curbs with Iraq's Kurdish region in coming days: ISNA

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will lift border restrictions with Iraq's Kurdistan region "in the coming days following a closure after last month’s Kurdish vote in favor of independence, the Iranian armed forces chief of staff said.

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UPDATE 10-Oil up 2 pct, Brent hits $60/bbl on support for extending curbs

* U.S. oil rig count rises for the week, falls for 3rd month (Adds comment, CFTC data)

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UPDATE 8-Oil up 2 pct, Brent hits $60/bbl on support for extending curbs

* Coming Up: Baker Hughes U.S. rig count at 1 p.m./1700 GMT (Updates prices, adds weekly changes, milestones, upcoming rig data)

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Big Oil's $1 billion climate fund picks investments, eyes new members

LONDON (Reuters) - A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change announced its first three investments on Friday and said two new members could be poised join the scheme.

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UPDATE 1-Big Oil's $1 bln climate fund picks investments, eyes new members

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change announced its first three investments on Friday and said two new members could be poised join the scheme.

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Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic

President Donald Trump's declaration of the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency Thursday is a key step in curbing the problem, as it helps redirect funds and ease state laws for those fighting on the front lines, according to public health experts and medical professionals.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Citizenship Applications Surge as Immigration Talk Toughens

As the Trump administration bolsters enforcement and works to curb legal immigration, many fear that even a green card is not enough to protect them.

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Big Oil's $1 billion fund backs new cement, engine technologies

LONDON (Reuters) - A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change will back technologies being developed by U.S. cement maker Solidia Technologies and engine maker Achates Power, it said on Friday.

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Big Oil's $1 bln fund backs new cement, engine technologies

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change will back technologies being developed by U.S. cement maker Solidia Technologies and engine maker Achates Power, it said on Friday.

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Dow, S&P gain but Nasdaq dips as healthcare lags

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 advanced on Thursday after a round of positive corporate earnings announcements, but gains were curbed and the Nasdaq lost ground on a drop in the healthcare sector.

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Wall St. advances on earnings but healthcare lags

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday to recover some declines from the prior session, after a round of positive corporate earnings, although gains were curbed by a drop in the healthcare sector.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies down on Fed jitters; ECB curbs losses

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies weakened on Thursday on bets that U.S. President Donald Trump would nominate a more hawkish policymaker to replace Janet Yellen as head of the Federal Reserve. However, losses were limited, by the European Central Bank's decision to extend monetary stimulus, albeit at a slower pace. Politico on Thursday reported that Trump's search for the next chair of the Fed has come down to Fed Governor Jerome Powell

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METALS-London aluminium hits over 5-year high on China supply cuts

(Adds Shanghai closing prices) BEIJING/MELBOURNE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - London aluminium surged to its highest in more than five years on Thursday on expectations of dwindling supply of both aluminium and its raw materials, as China imposes restrictions on industrial output over winter. The seasonal curbs on aluminium production itself will not be as severe as expected, analysts at Standard Chartered said in a note, referring to an apparent reprieve for top producer China Hongqiao Group, w

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GE's CEO sees more partnerships ahead for digital business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - General Electric Co will use more alliances to build its digital-industrial business in coming years, Chief Executive Officer John Flannery said on Wednesday, suggesting the industrial conglomerate will curb spending in that area.

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UPDATE 2-GE's CEO sees more partnerships ahead for digital business

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - General Electric Co will use more alliances to build its digital-industrial business in coming years, Chief Executive Officer John Flannery said on Wednesday, suggesting the industrial conglomerate will curb spending in that area.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks gain, hawkish Fed chief threat curbs FX

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Emerging equities rose on Wednesday with some Asian markets hitting record highs, but gains in currencies were capped by a strong dollar and higher U.S. yields following reports that a policy hawk could be the next Fed chair.

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Trump says popular retirement program will be unscathed in tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for his sweeping tax cuts, and voiced doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans.

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Trump says popular retirement savings program unscathed in tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for sweeping tax cuts, and expressed doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans.

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China's top steelmaking city deepens output cut to fight smog: CSJ

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's top steelmaking city, Tangshan, will step up curbs on industrial output as it makes greater efforts to cut hazardous smog, the China Securities Journal reported on Monday.

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Iran's Guards flex muscle in Middle East despite Trump warning

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A week after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a blistering speech about Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the most powerful military and economic force in the Islamic Republic has shown it has no intention of curbing its activities in the Middle East.

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METALS-Nickel hits 6-week high as steel rallies in China

SYDNEY/MANILA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - London nickel futures jumped to a six-week high on Friday, supported by a rally in Chinese steel prices as investors looked to more production curbs in the world's top steel producer.

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EU leaders agree stronger support for Italy over Libya migration

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed to provide "stronger support" to Italy for its work in Libya aimed at curbing immigration to Europe, their summit chairman Donald Tusk said after talks in Brussels on Thursday.

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China economy shows solid momentum as party meets, but property curbs bite

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this year, after hardly skipping a beat in the third quarter, but efforts to cut risks in property and debt are beginning to weigh on parts of the world's second-largest economy.

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Cruz cracks Larry David joke to Sanders at debate

At a CNN debate about the Republican tax plan, Sen. Ted Cruz joked that Sen. Bernie Sanders should "curb his enthusiasm" and not interrupt him.

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Australian senate rejects proposed visa, citizenship curbs

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's lawmakers have rejected legislation that would tighten citizenship and foreign worker visa rules, a blow to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who had sought to stop a loss of his support base to far-right political parties.

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Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on people entering the United States from eight countries, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.

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Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on U.S. visitors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's latest effort to restrict citizens from eight countries from entering the United States, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.

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Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week.

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Sugary drink sales plummeted with price hike

From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent people from choosing sweet drinks?

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Twitter CEO says new rules coming aimed at curbing harassment