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Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Fosun Triumphs in Bidding War for Lanvin, Troubled Fashion House

The deal was the second Chinese takeover of a European luxury brand in a month.

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Iran stays within main limits of nuclear deal, IAEA report shows

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has stayed within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential quarterly report by the U.N. atomic watchdog seen by Reuters showed on Thursday.

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Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday.

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Seychelles preserves swathes of marine territory in debt-for-nature deal

VICTORIA (Reuters) - The island nation of Seychelles designated some of its fragile coastal areas for protection from commercial fishing, oil exploration and development this week in return for a novel deal relieving it of part of its sovereign debt.

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Sangamo in $3 billion gene-editing deal with Gilead

(Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc will use Sangamo Therapeutics Inc's gene-editing technology to develop cancer treatments in a deal potentially worth about $3 billion to Sangamo, the companies said on Thursday.

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Iran says may withdraw from nuclear deal if banks continue to stay away

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit and major banks continue to shun the Islamic Republic, its deputy foreign minister said on Thursday.

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Iran will withdraw from nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit, deputy minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will withdraw from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit from it and major banks continue to fail to do business with the Islamic Republic, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday.

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Iran says we do not want nuclear weapons, there is no sunset clause in nuclear deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's commitment to not seek nuclear weapons is permanent and there is no so-called sunset clause in the Iran nuclear deal, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday.

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Uber will aggressively invest in SE Asia, preserve strategy post SoftBank deal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's chief executive pledged to continue investing aggressively in Southeast Asia even though the U.S. ride hailing firm expects to lose money in the fast growing market due to costly battles with rivals such as Grab.

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UPDATE 1-Uber will aggressively invest in SE Asia, preserve strategy post SoftBank deal

* Says expects no change in India business after SoftBank deal

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Four reasons the NRA should fear the student survivors

They're just kids. Naïve. Idealistic dupes manipulated by left-wing, gun-control groups.

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Australian leader to raise China, Trans-Pacific trade deal in Trump talks

SYDNEY (Reuters) - China's rising power and a resurgent trans-Pacific trade pact will be at the top of the agenda when Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and U.S. President Donald Trump meet in Washington this week, an Australian official said on Thursday.

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Mexico's labor standards no obstacle to NAFTA deal: Mexican minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tensions over Mexico's labor standards will not prevent the signatories to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)from reaching an accord to overhaul the deal, the country's labor minister said on Wednesday.

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Broadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal

(Reuters) - Microchip maker Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion as it objected to Qualcomm’s decision to raise its own bid for NXP Semiconductors NV to $44 billion.

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BRIEF-Avesoro Resources Says Unit Enters Into Further Equipment Finance Facility Deals With Mapa For About $10.3 Mln

* AVESORO RESOURCES INC. - ACQUISITION OF HEAVY MINING EQUIPMENT AND DISCLOSURE OF OTHER RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

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Broadcom trims Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion, after the latter raised the stakes in the chipmaker takeover battle with a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV .

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Philip Morris may have breached Lithuania's advertising rules with new smoking device

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's tobacco regulator believes Philip Morris's new electronic smoking device should be subject to the same advertising restrictions as tobacco, potentially dealing a blow to a product the company has touted as the future of smoking.

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Volkswagen reaches German deal on wages, leave, pensions

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen has agreed to raise the wages of around 120,000 workers in Germany by 4.3 percent from May, resolving a dispute that had prompted its first strikes since 2004.

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Pratt may revert to previous engine seal for A320neo: sources

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Engine maker Pratt & Whitney is likely to return to a previous seal as a way of temporarily dealing with the latest issues on the geared turbofan engine for the Airbus A320neo, according to several people familiar with the matter.

Gold nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: What Does a True Populism Look Like? It Looks Like the New Deal

An honest response to globalization avoids cosmetic gimmicks like tariffs and goes after economic injustice directly.

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Temenos agrees to 1.4 billion pounds deal for Fidessa, activist Elliott enters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss software company Temenos said it has agreed a 1.4 billion pound ($1.96 billion) deal to buy British peer Fidessa Group, whose shares traded above the offer price as an activist investor disclosed a stake of nearly 5 percent.

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Confidant of Israel's Netanyahu turns state's witness in corruption case: media

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to provide testimony on behalf of the state about alleged corrupt dealings between the government and the country's biggest telecoms group, Israeli media reported on Wednesday.

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Telecoms, Lloyds a bright spot on a down day for European stocks

LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - European shares retreated in early dealing on Wednesday, under pressure from a continued rise in bond yields, though well-received results updates from telecom companies, bank Lloyds and miner Glencore helped limit the declines.

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Trump Jr. says missing out on India deals because of father's self-imposed curbs

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's elder son described India as an important market for The Trump Organization but said the global company will lose out on new deals because of self-imposed restrictions put in place by his father since he took office.

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South Korea regulator flags better deal for cryptocurrency industry

SEOUL (Reuters) - A better deal for South Korea's cryptocurrency industry might be in the offing as the market regulator changes tack from its tough stance on the virtual coin trade, promising instead to help promote blockchain technology.

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Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by U.S. on ice

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was released on Wednesday, signaling the pact was a step closer to reality even without its star member the United States.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: In ‘Kings,’ Washington Is Where Idealism Goes to Die

A political neophyte discovers the ethical nightmare of governance — lobbyists and donors and super PACs, oh my! — in Sarah Burgess’s new play.

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Trump Jr.: Wait, I can't do deals?

Donald Trump Jr. dismissed suggestions that his family is profiting from his father's presidency on the first day of a tour of India to promote luxury apartments.

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BRIEF-Chorus Aviation Announces $100 Million Bought Deal Public Offering

* CHORUS AVIATION ANNOUNCES $100 MILLION BOUGHT DEAL PUBLIC OFFERING

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Judge denies AT&T access to White House correspondence on Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied AT&T Inc's request to see White House communications that might shed light on whether U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the Department of Justice to try to block the wireless carrier's purchase of Time Warner Inc .

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Judge blocks AT&T request for White House communications about Time Warner deal

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Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom's bid with sweetened NXP deal

(Reuters) - U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday unveiled a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV , its most defiant move in its defense against a hostile $121 billion bid from Broadcom Ltd .

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UPDATE 6-Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom's bid with sweetened NXP deal

* Shares of NXP up 6.1 pct (Adds interview with Qualcomm presiding director)

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UPDATE 2-$2 bln share issue takes shine off Duke Energy profit beat

Feb 20 (Reuters) - U.S. power provider Duke Energy Corp said on Tuesday it would issue $2 billion in new shares this year to deal with the financial impact of recent tax reforms that it also said would weigh on 2018 earnings growth.

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The Point: Why the new Pennsylvania map is a 'huge' deal in the fight for House control

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court redrew the state's congressional lines in advance of the 2018 election. (The court had previously ruled that the map drawn by Republicans earlier in the decade was driven mainly by partisan consideration and therefore in violation of the state's constitution.)

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Albertsons to buy Rite Aid in cash-and-stock deal

(Reuters) - U.S. grocery chain operator Albertsons Companies Inc said on Tuesday it would buy the drug stores that Rite Aid Corp is not selling to Walgreens Boots Alliance , in a deal that would create a company with $83 billion in annual revenue.

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Britain urges EU to work jointly on Brexit deal, won't undercut rivals

VIENNA (Reuters) - Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday Britain and the European Union could reach a deal to access each others' markets and dismissed fears Britain would use Brexit to cut regulation to attract global businesses, despite past threats to do so.

Endangered and Extinct Species nytimes.com

Editorial: The Dirty Little Deals That Would Foul the Environment

Republicans are adding measures to appropriations bills that would gut protections of the air, water and landscape.

Gun Control nytimes.com

DealBook: How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t

As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our columnist writes.

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UPDATE 2-Egyptian firm to buy $15 billion in Israeli natural gas

TEL AVIV, Feb 19 (Reuters) - An Egyptian company will buy $15 billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10-year agreements announced on Monday, marking a major export deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties.

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How a U.S. coal deal warmed Ukraine's ties with Trump

KIEV (Reuters) - For the first time in Ukraine's history, U.S. anthracite is helping to keep the lights on and the heating going this winter following a deal that has also helped to warm Kiev's relations with President Donald Trump.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-LyondellBasell doubles plastics business with $2.24 bln Schulman deal

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Chemicals maker LyondellBasell Industries NV said it will buy smaller rival A. Schulman Inc for $2.24 billion, doubling the size of its business that supplies plastic compounds to the packaging, electronics and building markets.

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Global mining deals jump 15 percent by value in 2017: EY

LONDON (Reuters) - The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, as financial distress abated and companies sold off non-core assets.

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Global mining deals jump 15 pct by value in 2017 -EY

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, as financial distress abated and companies sold off non-core assets.

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France says committed to Iran deal, will keep talking to European, U.S allies

PARIS (Reuters) - France reaffirmed its commitment to the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, saying it wanted it to be strictly implemented and was continuing talks with its European and U.S. partners on the program.

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Israel's energy minister says gas deal to boost Israel-Egypt ties

JERUSALEM, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday that natural gas export deals worth $15 billion signed with Egypt will strengthen bilateral ties.

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Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington this weekend to swap strategies on dealing with an uninvited guest: Russia.

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Pro-Assad militias to enter Syria's Afrin: state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Militias allied to the Syrian government will enter the Afrin region within hours, state media reported on Monday, after a reported deal to help Kurdish forces repel a Turkish assault.

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BRIEF-Algae.Tec Enters Commercial Supply & Collaboration Deal With Seachem Laboratories Inc

* ENTERS EXCLUSIVE COMMERCIAL SUPPLY & COLLABORATION DEAL WITH SEACHEM LABORATORIES INC Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

United States International Relations nytimes.com

News Analysis: U.S. Revives Concerns About European Defense Plans, Rattling NATO Allies

After pressing European nations to spend more on their security, Americans now worry that their projects could weaken the Atlantic alliance and block U.S. defense contractors from deals.

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Exclusive: For now, U.S. wants Europeans just to commit to improve Iran deal

WASHINGTON/PARIS/MUNICH (Reuters) - The United States has sketched out a path under which three key European allies would simply commit to try to improve the Iran nuclear deal over time in return for U.S. President Donald Trump keeping the pact alive by renewing U.S. sanctions relief in May.

May, Theresa M nytimes.com

Theresa May, in Munich, Calls for Swift Security Pact and Offers Concession

The British prime minister said the pact should be signed before a Brexit deal and said Britain would respect the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.

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Czechs deal Canada first ice hockey loss since Vancouver in shootout

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar scored in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win on Saturday and hand two-time defending gold medal winner Canada their first Olympic men's ice hockey loss since the Vancouver Games in 2010.

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Iranian president pledges to stick to nuclear deal commitments

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday it would adhere to commitments under its 2015 international nuclear agreement, signed with six world powers to limit its disputed nuclear program.

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Iranian President says will adhere to nuclear deal commitments

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday it would adhere to commitments under its 2015 international nuclear agreement, signed with six world powers to limit its disputed nuclear program.

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As support falls, German SPD sees 'no Plan B' to Merkel coalition

BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) hit a record low, a poll showed, and the party's leader-in-waiting said she had "no Plan B" should members reject a coalition deal with Angela Merkel's conservatives.

The Graybar Hotel (Book) nytimes.com

Books News: A Prisoner Got a Book Deal. Now the State Wants Him to Pay for His Imprisonment.

Curtis Dawkins, a fiction writer who is serving a life sentence for murder in Michigan, says his children shouldn’t have to pay for his sins.

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Post-Brexit security deal must transcend ideology, May tells EU

MUNICH (Reuters) - Britain and the EU should sign a new security treaty and must not let ideological differences block co-operation in that sector after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday.

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Czechs deal Canada first loss since Vancouver in shootout

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar scored in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win on Saturday and hand two-time defending gold medal winner Canada their first Olympic men's ice hockey loss since the Vancouver Games in 2010.

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Even as a young teen, shooter's behavior brought police to his home

For years before Nikolas Cruz gunned down classmates and teachers at his former high school, his mother had repeatedly called police to the home to help deal with his violent outbursts, threats and self-destructive behavior, according to police documents obtained by CNN on Friday.

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U.S. seeks to block AT&T from citing Trump opposition in merger lawsuit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday moved to prevent AT&T Inc from arguing that politics played a role in the government's decision to stop its merger with Time Warner Inc , a deal that President Donald Trump had publicly criticized.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. seeks to block AT&T from citing Trump opposition in merger lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday moved to prevent AT&T Inc from arguing that politics played a role in the government's decision to stop its merger with Time Warner Inc, a deal that President Donald Trump had publicly criticized.

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Monsanto loses bid to stop Arkansas ban on farm chemical

CHICAGO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - An Arkansas judge on Friday dismissed a Monsanto Co lawsuit aiming to stop Arkansas from blocking the use of a controversial farm chemical the company makes, dealing a blow to its attempts to increase sales of genetically engineered seeds.

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Tesla delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some potential buyers of Tesla's long-delayed Model 3 sedan are concerned that they will miss out on big federal tax breaks and are looking for alternatives, including General Motors Co's Chevrolet Bolt, according to postings by would-be Tesla buyers on websites and interviews with GM dealers.

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Qualcomm says open to more deal talks with Broadcom following meeting

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Friday called a meeting with Broadcom Ltd to discuss the latter's $121 billion bid constructive and opened the door to more talks, but continued to reject the proposed deal between the semiconductor companies.

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Broadcom’s US$100bn loan takes loans to next level

NEW YORK, Feb 16 (LPC) - Broadcom’s US$100m loan package backing its proposed US$121bn acquisition of Qualcomm, is set to become the biggest-ever syndicated loan globally if the hostile deal goes ahead.

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U.S. spending bill expands carbon tax credit, boosting oil producers

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A little-noticed addition to the U.S. budget deal approved last week will help Occidental Petroleum Corp and other oil producers by more than tripling a tax credit for injecting carbon dioxide back into the earth to increase crude output.

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Qualcomm says open to talks with Broadcom for better offer

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc is open to discussing a buyout offer from Broadcom Ltd that "reflects the true value" of the chipmaker and better addresses its concerns about potential regulatory hurdles to a deal, the company said on Friday.

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Kosovo ready to vote on key border deal with Montenegro

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo's parliament will vote soon on a border agreement with Montenegro that's needed for Kosovars to get visa-free travel privileges from the European Union, three years after the terms of the deal were initially agreed, President Hashim Thaci said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Qualcomm says open to talks with Broadcom for better offer

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc is open to discussing a buyout offer from Broadcom Ltd that "reflects the true value" of the chipmaker and better addresses its concerns about potential regulatory hurdles to a deal, the company said on Friday.

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Zinc miners, smelters spar over supply as 2018 terms delayed

MELBOURNE, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Global zinc miners and smelters failed to reach any benchmark deal on 2018 processing terms at an annual industry gathering this week, and any agreement is likely to be delayed by a month or more as participants haggle over prospects for growing supply in the second half, two industry sources told Reuters.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures nytimes.com

S.E.C. Blocks Chinese Takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange

The proposed deal drew sharp criticisms from Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who said it could put the security of United States financial markets at risk.

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Trump is uniquely positioned to cut a deal to prevent school shootings

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GE moves to sell part of overseas lighting business

(Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric has reached a deal to sell parts of its overseas lighting business to a company controlled by former executive Joerg Bauer for an undisclosed amount.

cnn.com

A top Trump campaign adviser is close to a plea deal with Mueller

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates is finalizing a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, indicating he's poised to cooperate in the investigation, according to sources familiar with the case.

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Boeing CEO says 'getting closer' to a deal with Embraer: CNBC

(Reuters) - Boeing Co is "getting closer" to a deal with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer , the U.S. plane maker's Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said in an interview with CNBC television on Thursday.

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Seadrill close to restructuring deal with bondholders -sources

OSLO/WILMINGTON, Delaware, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Seadrill's main owner, billionaire John Fredriksen, is close to a deal with unsecured bondholders and South Korean shipyards on a restructuring plan for the rig operator, sources familiar with the talks said on Thursday.

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White House tries to stop bipartisan immigration deal

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U.S. watchdog to probe chairman's decisions in broadcast deal: Democrat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission inspector general will investigate whether its chairman was biased in favor of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc , which is seeking approval from the watchdog for a $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , a member of Congress said on Thursday.

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Thomson Reuters chair sought better terms for financial unit: WSJ

TORONTO (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp Chairman David Thomson urged the company's board of directors to seek better terms for its $17 billion sale of a large chunk of its business to Blackstone Group LP , the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people close to the deal.

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UPDATE 1-LyondellBasell to double its plastics business with Schulman deal

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Petrochemicals company LyondellBasell Industries NV will buy plastic composites maker A. Schulman Inc for $1.24 billion, doubling the size of its plastics business.

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Turkish military says sets up sixth observation post in Syria's Idlib

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military has set up the sixth observation post in northern Syria's Idlib province on Thursday as part of a de-escalation deal which it agreed with Iran and Russia, the army said.

Income Inequality nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Is It So Hard for Democracy to Deal With Inequality?

Thomas Piketty has a few ideas.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

News Analysis: Trump Gets What He Wants in Immigration Debate: Quiet on the Right

The activism and outrage from conservatives that has killed past immigration deals is less vitriolic this time, perhaps because they sense they are winning.

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Electric airplane start-up Eviation aims to enter service in 2021 after battery deal

SINGAPORE, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Electric airplane start-up Eviation Aircraft Ltd is aiming for its 9-seat commuter aircraft to be flying passengers by 2021 after signing up South Korea's Kokam as its battery supplier, the Israeli company's chief executive said on Thursday.

Fuel Emissions (Transportation) nytimes.com

Trump Rules: How $225,000 Can Help Secure a Pollution Loophole at Trump’s E.P.A.

A Tennessee truck dealership lavished a local Republican congresswoman with campaign donations. It also sells “Make Trucks Great Again” caps.

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DACA hangs in the balance as bipartisan deal gets hit

The fate of hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients could rest with moderate lawmakers in the Senate -- and whether they can convince President Donald Trump that their path forward is the only answer left, even if it doesn't give him everything he wants.

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Bipartisan Senate group reaches immigration deal

A group of bipartisan senators Wednesday struck a much-anticipated deal on a narrow immigration compromise -- but it remains unclear whether the proposal could garner the elusive 60 votes needed to advance legislation in the Senate.

Murphy, Ryan nytimes.com

As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In

The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.

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Northern Ireland talks collapse, London says deal still possible

BELFAST (Reuters) - Talks to restart Northern Ireland's power-sharing government broke down yet again on Wednesday, the province's main parties said, blaming each other, though Britain held out hope that a solution could still be reached.

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Trauma support may help low-income families earn more

(Reuters Health) - A federal assistance program designed to move low-income families toward financial independence comes up short – but results might improve if families also receive support that helps them deal with traumatic experiences, a new study suggests.

Germany nytimes.com

German Coalition Deal Has Both Sides Sour, Even Before the Ink Dries

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been forced to make a spirited defense, while her prospective partner, head of the Social Democrats, was pushed aside.

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Doctors Without Borders fired 19 people for sexual abuse last year

PARIS (Reuters) - International aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said on Wednesday it had dealt with 24 cases of sexual harassment or abuse among its 40,000 staff last year, and dismissed 19 people as a result.

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BRIEF-Gardner Denver Acquires Runtech Systems

* GARDNER DENVER HOLDINGS INC - DEAL FOR APPROXIMATELY $93 MILLION

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World Chess Federation says Swiss accounts frozen over Syria sanctions

ATHENS (Reuters) - The World Chess Federation (FIDE) says its Swiss bank accounts have been frozen because its president - with whom the FIDE secretariat is embroiled in a power struggle - is under U.S. sanctions for alleged dealings with the Syrian government.

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House Speaker Ryan says immigration action needed in March

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday his chamber "clearly" must address legislation next month to deal with young, undocumented immigrants who face deportation after President Donald Trump announced an end to a program providing them temporary protections.

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BRIEF-GE Hitachi, Holtec Announce Deal To Accelerate Commercialization of SMR-160

* GE HITACHI AND HOLTEC ANNOUNCE COOPERATION TO ACCELERATE COMMERCIALIZATION OF SMR-160 SMALL MODULAR REACTOR

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German SPD leader invokes Europe to sell coalition deal with Merkel

VILSHOFEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) must seize the opportunity to reform the European Union in a new governing alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel, the party's interim leader said on Wednesday in appealing to members to back their coalition deal.

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Bristol-Myers to pay $1.85 billion in cancer deal with Nektar

(Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co will pay Nektar Therapeutics $1.85 billion in cash and share purchase for a global development and commercialization deal on a promising Nektar cancer drug, the companies announced on Wednesday.

Budget Travel nytimes.com

Chasing the Deal: 10 Affordable European Getaways to Take This Spring

Springtime in Europe isn’t just beautiful, it’s affordable. Here are some wallet-friendly excursions to expand your horizons.