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Mensah, Emmanuel (1991-2017) nytimes.com

Soldier Who Died Saving People From Bronx Fire Is Hailed at His Funeral

Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah’s funeral was the last for the 13 victims of the December fire, the deadliest in New York City in over 25 years.

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BRIEF-Voxeljet AG Sees Q1 Revenue In Range Of 4.5 Mln Euros And 5.5 Mln Euros

* VOXELJET AG ISSUES FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018; ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY RESULTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017

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UPDATE 1-Foreign investment in Canada securities dips after long run

OTTAWA, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Foreign investment in Canadian securities slipped slightly in December after five strong months but international demand over the year was high enough to set an annual record, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Avante announces quarterly ‍total revenues of $6.02 million

* AVANTE ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

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Bitcoin rises above $10,000, strategist sees new high by July

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency after having fallen 70 percent from its all-time peak hit in mid-December.

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BRIEF-Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia Limited Reports 11.06 pct Passive Stake In Iclick Interactive Asia Group Ltd As Of Dec 31, 2017

* SUMITOMO CORPORATION EQUITY ASIA LIMITED REPORTS 11.06 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN ICLICK INTERACTIVE ASIA GROUP LTD AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 - SEC FILING‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2ErGiKy) Further company coverage:

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Hedge funds Steadfast and Suvretta jump onto CSX in fourth quarter

BOSTON (Reuters) - Wall Street investors were so convinced that Hunter Harrison could turn around railroad CSX Corp that the company lost $4 billion in market value when the former CEO took a medical leave in December and died only a few days later.

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Myanmar policeman who detained Reuters pair 'did not know arrest procedures'

YANGON (Reuters) - A police officer who said he was part of the team that detained two Reuters reporters in Myanmar in December told a court on Wednesday that he was not familiar with police procedures for recording arrests.

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BRIEF-T. Rowe Price Says Vice Chairman Edward Bernard To Retire In Dec 2018

* T. ROWE PRICE VICE CHAIRMAN ED BERNARD TO RETIRE IN DECEMBER 2018; ROB SHARPS NAMED HEAD OF INVESTMENTS AS OF MARCH 1, 2018

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BRIEF-Ellington Financial Q4 Earnings Per Share $0.23

* ‍ BOOK VALUE PER SHARE AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 WAS $18.85 ON A DILUTED BASIS VERSUS $18.96 AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2017​

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BRIEF-Newport Trust Reports 5.71 Pct Passive Stake In Boeing

* NEWPORT TRUST COMPANY REPORTS 5.71 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN BOEING AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2BYmBsf) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-John P. Pecora Reports 7.37 pct Passive Stake In Saexploration Holdings As Of Dec 31, 2017

* JOHN P. PECORA REPORTS 7.37 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN SAEXPLORATION HOLDINGS INC AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 - SEC FILING‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2BUgDbF) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited Reports 7.1 Pct Passive Stake In Evoqua Water Technologies As Of Dec 31

* TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LIMITED REPORTS A 7.1 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP AS OF DECEMBER 31 - SEC FILING Source text : ( http://bit.ly/2G863fu ) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Heartland Express Q4 Revenue Rose 18.3 Percent

* HEARTLAND EXPRESS, INC. REPORTS REVENUES AND EARNINGS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Fiction: Three Lives, and the Tenuous Ties That Bind Them

In “Asymmetry,” Lisa Halliday weaves the tale of a May-December love affair into the account of an Iraqi-American economist detained at Heathrow.

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Comcast mulling new bid for Fox assets: sources

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp is considering a new offer for Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox assets, despite an agreement in December to sell them to Walt Disney Co for $52.4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Susquehanna Securities Reports 6.0 Pct Passive Stake In Riot Blockchain As Of Dec 31

* SUSQUEHANNA SECURITIES REPORTS A 6.0 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN RIOT BLOCKCHAIN INC AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 - SEC FILING Source text : ( http://bit.ly/2sgxD8k ) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Private Capital Management Reports 5.36 Pct Passive Stake In Carrols Restaurant Group

* PRIVATE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC REPORTS 5.36 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP INC AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2seqsgA) Further company coverage:

cnn.com

School accused of preventing same-sex couple from attending prom together

Alabama teens Janizia and Raven have been dating since September and talking about prom since December.

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METALS-Copper slips, on course for biggest weekly drop in 2 months

(adds analyst comment, updates prices) BEIJING, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Copper prices fell in London and Shanghai on Friday, extending recent declines following a renewed plunge in global equity markets and another big rise in copper inventories. The losses have put three-month London Metal Exchange (LME) copper, which is now trading below the $7,000 a tonne mark that had provided support so far in 2018, on course for a weekly drop of 3.1 percent, its biggest since early December. In a n

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BRIEF-Alliance One International Reports Improved Sales And Gross Profit For Q3 And Nine Months Ended Dec 31

* ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIONAL REPORTS IMPROVED SALES AND GROSS PROFIT FOR THE THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017 AND ANNOUNCES NEW INVESTMENTS IN COMPELLING OPPORTUNITIES

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

Hungry City: Uighur Specialties, With Lamb Front and Center, at Kebab Empire

Kudret Yakup opened a Manhattan restaurant in December, as what may be the first U.S. franchise-in-the-making to showcase the Muslim minority’s food.

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Internet firms back congressional vote to restore net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trade group representing Alphabet Inc , Facebook Inc and other internet firms on Thursday backed a congressional reversal of the Trump administration’s December repeal of net neutrality rules.

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Russia says North Korean workers can stay until December 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korean workers can stay in Russia until Dec. 2019, in line with a United Nations' resolution, a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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Senate Democrats: Tax cuts benefit shareholders over workers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday said corporations are funneling savings from December's sweeping Republican tax overhaul into nearly $100 billion in share buyback programs that promise little benefit to American workers.

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One hippopotamus... London Zoo counts its animals in delayed census

LONDON (Reuters) - Keepers started counting the animals in London Zoo on Wednesday, in an annual stock take that was delayed by a fire in December.

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BRIEF-Sanders Capital LLC Reports 6.94 Pct Passive Stake In Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation As Of Dec 31

* SANDERS CAPITAL LLC REPORTS A 6.94 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017 - SEC FILING Source text : ( http://bit.ly/2BdjKup ) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Artisan Partners Reports Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2017 Results

* REPORTS QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017 RESULTS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Deduction scramble helped drive U.S. wave of tax bonuses: experts

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When President Donald Trump signed into law an overhaul of the U.S. tax code in late December that slashed the corporate tax rate, managers at Southwest Airlines Co wasted no time.

Asymmetry (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Two Stories Harmonize in Lisa Halliday’s Deft Debut Novel

“Asymmetry” juxtaposes the story of a May-December romance (in which the man closely resembles Philip Roth) with the tragedy of an Iraqi-American family.

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Americans voluntarily quitting jobs as labor market tightens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of American workers voluntarily quitting their jobs jumped in December to the highest level in nearly 17 years, in a strong show of confidence in the labor market which further bolsters expectations of faster wage growth this year.

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U.S. trade deficit rises to nine-year high on robust imports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in December to its highest level since 2008, as robust domestic demand pushed imports to a record high, adding to the stiff headwinds faced by the Trump administration's "America First" trade policies.

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Myanmar policeman who arrested Reuters reporters tells court he burned his notes

YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar police officer who was part of the team that arrested two Reuters journalists in December told a court on Tuesday that he had burned the notes he made at the time, but gave no reason why he had done so.

cnn.com

Judicial council takes no action against former Judge Alex Kozinski

Nearly eight weeks after a federal judicial council received a sexual harassment complaint against California-based US Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski, the council said Monday that it was dismissing the grievance because Kozinski had stepped down in December.

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BRIEF-Matthew Cohler Reports 7.8 Pct Passive Stake In Snap Inc As Of Dec 31

* MATTHEW COHLER REPORTS 7.8 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN SNAP INC AS OF DECEMBER 31 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2E3dUhB) Further company coverage:

cnn.com

Amtrak in 4 deadly crashes in 2 months

Sunday's train collision in South Carolina was the fourth fatal incident involving an Amtrak train since the start of December.

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Zuma should resign, says senior official in South Africa's ruling party

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma should step down, a senior ruling African National Congress official said, raising fresh pressure on Zuma who has been weakened since Cyril Ramaphosa became ANC leader in December.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

A Report of Sexual Misconduct, a $25,000 Payment and an Activist’s Abrupt Exit

Glenn E. Martin, a leading advocate for closing Rikers Island, quit his criminal justice reform group in December.

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Bitcoin tumbles as cryptocurrency sell-off intensifies

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with bitcoin at one point sliding below $8,000 and headed for its biggest weekly loss since December 2013, as worries about a regulatory clampdown globally sent investors scrambling to sell.

cnn.com

Senate candidate says sexual revolution led to human trafficking crisis

Missouri's attorney general, who is a Republican candidate running for US Senate, is facing criticism for a December speech in which he blamed the sexual revolution for human trafficking.

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BRIEF-Saputo Reports Q3 Net Earnings Per Share Of $0.86​

* FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2018 THIRD QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

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BRIEF-Exco Technologies Announces Q1 Earnings Per Share C$0.21

* EXCO TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

cnn.com

CNN Exclusive: Are you on my team? Trump asked Rosenstein, sources say

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visited the White House in December seeking President Donald Trump's help. The top Justice Department official in the Russia investigation wanted Trump's support in fighting off document demands from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes.

cnn.com

President met with Justice Department official leading the Russia investigation before his congressional testimony

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visited the White House in December seeking President Donald Trump's help. The top Justice Department official in the Russia investigation wanted Trump's support in fighting off document demands from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes.

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California insurance dept estimates nearly $12 billion in wildfires claims

(Reuters) - Insurers have received nearly 45,000 insurance claims of about $11.79 billion in losses from the wildfires that occurred in California in October and December, the California Department of Insurance said on Wednesday.

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Slovenian banks' NPLs fall to 6 pct of all loans in Dec

LJUBLJANA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Non-performing loans in Slovenian banks fell to 2.5 billion euros ($3.11 billion) or 5.99 percent of all loans at the end of December, down from 6.7 percent a month before, the Bank of Slovenia said on Wednesday.

cnn.com

Shooting death in video game leads to a real one

A virtual shooting death in an online video game led to the real-life shooting death of a Kansas man in December, according to court documents.

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Nigerian air force killed dozens in attacks on villages: Amnesty

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's air force killed at least 35 people in attacks on villages in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.

Muslim Veiling nytimes.com

Tired of Their Veils, Some Iranian Women Stage Rare Protests

Following the lead of a woman’s protest in late December, six women in Tehran took off their head scarves in public Monday and waved them overhead on a stick.

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New York, New Jersey, Connecticut form coalition against tax bill

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said on Friday they are forming a multi-state coalition against a new federal tax bill and will file legal action challenging the constitutionality of the legislation signed in December.

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FedEx commits $3.2 billion to raise pay, expand hubs after U.S. tax overhaul

(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Friday it will spend more than $3.2 billion on wage increases, bonuses, pension funding and capital investment, taking advantage of the U.S. tax overhaul signed into law in December.

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UPDATE 1-FedEx commits $3.2 bln to raise pay, expand hubs after U.S. tax overhaul

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Friday it will spend more than $3.2 billion on wage increases, bonuses, pension funding and capital investment, taking advantage of the U.S. tax overhaul signed into law in December.

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Super Bowl a high-stakes test for NFL's effort to tackle concussions

(Reuters) - At next month's Super Bowl, the National Football League is aiming to avoid a repeat of a December incident when fans watched Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage return to the game just minutes after convulsing on the field from a brutal hit.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls most in six weeks as resource shares slide

(Adds details throughout on market activity; updates prices) * TSX falls 80.2 points, or 0.49 percent, at 16,204.01 * Five of the index's 10 main groups decline * Energy falls 1 percent, materials down 1.4 percent * Enbridge falls 2.4 percent, TransCanada declines 2.6 percent TORONTO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index suffered its biggest drop since mid-December on Thursday as pipeline operators led declines for energy companies, while gold miners were pressured

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BRIEF-Wellesley Bancorp Qtrly Earnings Per Share $0.08

* WELLESLEY BANCORP, INC. REPORTS RECORD RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

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BRIEF-Daio Paper's Operating Profit To Drop 65% To Around 6 Bln Yen For April-Dec Period - Nikkei

* DAIO PAPER'S OPERATING PROFIT IS EXPECTED TO DROP 65% TO AROUND 6 BILLION YEN FOR THE APRIL-DECEMBER PERIOD - NIKKEI

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BRIEF-Freeport makes progress in Indonesia permit talks - CEO Adkerson

* SIGNED NEW 2-YEAR LABOR DEAL IN INDONESIA IN DECEMBER - CHIEF EXECUTIVE ADKERSON

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U.S. new home sales post largest drop in 16 months; jobless claims up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected in December, recording their biggest drop in nearly 1-1/2 years, likely as the boost from the replacement of flood-damaged houses in parts of the South affected by hurricanes faded.

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U.S. new home sales post largest drop in nearly 1-1/2 years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected in December, recording their biggest drop in nearly 1-1/2 years, likely as the boost from the replacement of flood-damaged houses in parts of the South affected by hurricanes faded.

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BRIEF-Dover Motorsports Reports Q4 EPS Of $0.21

* DOVER MOTORSPORTS, INC. REPORTS RESULTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

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BRIEF-LSI Industries Reports Q2 Loss Per Share Of $0.06

* . REPORTS OPERATING RESULTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017, AND DECLARES REGULAR CASH DIVIDEND

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BRIEF-Meggitt ‍Says Notes Enactment Of Tax Cuts And Jobs Act In United States On Dec 22

* ‍NOTES ENACTMENT OF TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT IN UNITED STATES ON 22 DECEMBER 2017​

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BRIEF-Ct REIT Says Offering Of $200 Mln 3.865% Series F Senior Unsecured Debentures

* CT REIT ANNOUNCES OFFERING OF $200M 3.865% SERIES F SENIOR UNSECURED DEBENTURES DUE DECEMBER 7, 2027 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Spark licenses blindness gene therapy rights outside U.S. to Novartis

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Spark Therapeutics Inc, whose breakthrough gene therapy to treat a rare form of blindness was approved by U.S. regulators in December, said on Wednesday that it had licensed rights to the drug outside the United States to Switzerland-based Novartis AG.

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Spark licenses blindness gene therapy rights outside U.S. to Novartis

(Reuters) - Spark Therapeutics Inc, whose breakthrough gene therapy to treat a rare form of blindness was approved by U.S. regulators in December, has licensed rights to the drug in markets outside the United States to Switzerland-based Novartis AG, it said on Wednesday.

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U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises about 6 percent in December: ELFA

(Reuters) - U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment rose about 6 percent in December from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.

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BRIEF-Greene County Bancorp Reports Qtrly EPS of $0.43

* GREENE COUNTY BANCORP, INC. REPORTS 30.9% INCREASE IN NET INCOME FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017 AND COMPLETES EXPANSION IN COLUMBIA COUNTY

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U.S. home sales fall as record low inventory boosts prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home sales fell more than expected in December as the supply of houses on the market dropped to a record low, pushing up prices and likely sidelining some potential buyers.

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BRIEF-Jacksonville Bancorp Reports Q4 Earnings Per Share $0.08

* JACKSONVILLE BANCORP, INC. ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL RESULTS AT AND FOR THE QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

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Czech president asks PM Babis again to try to form new cabinet

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech President Milos Zeman on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Andrej Babis for a second time to try to form a new government after a minority administration he set up in December lost a confidence vote in parliament last week.

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BRIEF-Old Line Bancshares Q4 Earnings Per Share $0.46

* OLD LINE BANCSHARES, INC. REPORTS NET INCOME OF $5.9 MILLION WITH AN INCREASE IN PRE-TAX INCOME OF $1.5 MILLION OR 21.90% FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Sterling Bancorp Reports Q4 Loss Per Share Of $0.16

* ANNOUNCES OPERATING RESULTS FOR THE THREE MONTHS AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017

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TD Ameritrade says blockchain, cannabis shares help drive trading surge

NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Heavy investor trading in blockchain and cannabis stocks in December helped push TD Ameritrade Holding Corp's quarterly profit higher, the online broker's chief executive said on Tuesday.

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J&J posts quarterly loss on tax-related charge

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported a huge quarterly loss on Tuesday, as the healthcare company booked $13.6 billion in charge related to the new U.S. tax law passed in December.

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METALS-Shanghai copper edges up amid persistent dollar weakness

(Recasts to lead with ShFE copper, updates prices) BEIJING, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Shanghai copper prices gained ground on Tuesday amid a persistent weak dollar, even as official data showed China churned out a record volume of refined copper in December, suggesting the world's biggest copper consumer is well supplied. A weak dollar makes metals cheaper for holders of other currencies and supports prices, and the greenback's dive as a result of the U.S. government shutdown had seen copper c

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21st Century Fox Bid for Sky Is Provisionally Rejected by U.K. Regulator

The Competition and Markets Authority said the deal, announced in December 2016, was “not in the public interest” because of “media plurality concerns.”

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METALS-Copper holds ground amid persistent dollar weakness

(Adds analyst comment, scrap data, updates prices) BEIJING, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Copper prices were flat on Tuesday amid a persistent weak dollar, even as official data showed top producer China churned out a record volume of refined copper in December, suggesting the world's biggest copper consumer is well supplied. A weak dollar makes metals cheaper for holders of other currencies and supports prices, and the greenback's dive as a result of the U.S. government shutdown had seen copper c

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METALS-Copper extends gains amid persistent dollar weakness

BEIJING, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Copper prices continued to climb on Tuesday amid a persistent weak dollar, even as official data showed top producer China churned out a record volume of refined copper in December. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose 0.3 percent to $7,090 a tonne by 0153 GMT, extending its 0.4 percent gain in the previous session and on course for its highest close in a week. * SHFE COPPER: The most-traded March copper

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China's war on smog hits fertilizer, pesticide output in December: stats

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's fertilizer and pesticide output fell in December to their lowest on records going back to February 2015, data showed on Monday, as Beijing's war on smog and efforts to ensure winter heating forced producers to suspend operations.

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BRIEF-Genesee & Wyoming's Traffic in Dec. 2017 Was 255,199 Carloads, Decrease Of 15,344 Carloads, Compared With Dec. 2016

* GENESEE & WYOMING INC - G&W'S TRAFFIC IN DECEMBER 2017 WAS 255,199 CARLOADS, A DECREASE OF 15,344 CARLOADS, OR 5.7%, COMPARED WITH DECEMBER 2016

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UPDATE 1-Sterling seesaws after UK retail sales data; briefly nears $1.40

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Sterling seesawed on Friday after data showed British shop sales slid by much more than expected in December, though the currency was still on track for its longest winning streak against the dollar since 2014.

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METALS-Shanghai aluminium, lead climb on smog alerts

(Adds change to Jiyuan alert, inventory data; updates prices) BEIJING, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Shanghai aluminium prices rose on Friday, buoyed by the first acceleration in China's GDP growth in seven years and by a pollution alert in a major industrial province. The climb came even as the country's output of the metal on Thursday posted a surprise jump for December. "GDP, industrial production and fixed asset investment all recorded strong growth," ANZ wrote in a note on Friday about th

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U.S. home appliance shipments up 2.0 pct yr/yr in Dec - AHAM

STOCKHOLM, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Deliveries of the six biggest categories of white goods (AHAM 6) in the United States rose 2.0 percent year-on-year in December, data from industry body Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) showed late on Thursday.

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METALS-Shanghai aluminium prices climb after China GDP boost

BEIJING, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Shanghai aluminium prices rose on Friday, buoyed by the first acceleration in China's GDP growth in seven years, even as the country's output of the metal posted a surprise jump for December. FUNDAMENTALS * SHFE ALUMINIUM: The most-traded aluminium contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) was up 1 percent at 14,770 yuan ($2,307.56) a tonne at 0202 GMT, but still on course for a weekly drop of 2.3 percent. * LME ALUMINIUM: In London, three mo

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Cold weather chills U.S. homebuilding; jobless claims at 45-year low

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, likely as unseasonably cold weather at the end of the month disrupted the construction of single-family housing units.

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WRAPUP 2-Cold weather chills U.S. homebuilding; jobless claims at 45-year low

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, likely as unseasonably cold weather at the end of the month disrupted the construction of single-family housing units.

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TREASURIES-Benchmark yields at 10-month high on strong China data

* U.S. 10-year yields hit highest since March * 10-year inflation breakeven rate highest since March * Two-year yields highest since September 2008 By Kate Duguid NEW YORK, Jan 18 - Yields on U.S. 10-year notes reached a 10-month high on Thursday after China reported fourth-quarter growth that accelerated for the first time in seven years. China's gross domestic product grew 6.8 percent in the October to December period from a year earlier. An export recovery helped the

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U.S. housing starts fall; jobless claims hit 45-year low

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains.

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U.S. housing starts down sharply on drop in single-family units

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains.

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Survey shows Filipinos more satisfied with Duterte government than any other

MANILA (Reuters) - Public satisfaction with the performance of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government rose in December to the highest level on record since one of the country's top pollsters started conducting opinion surveys in 1980s.

Sunlight nytimes.com

Moscow Got 6 Minutes of Sunlight in December

One internet user called the dark days in the Russian capital “Hillary’s revenge.”

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BRIEF-Union Bankshares Reports Q4 EPS of $0.43

* UNION BANKSHARES ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017 EARNINGS AND QUARTERLY DIVIDEND PAYMENT

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Mining, demand for heating power U.S. industrial production

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production increased more than expected in December as unseasonably cold weather at the end of the month boosted demand for heating, but manufacturing output barely rose, pointing to moderate growth in the industrial sector.

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Utilities, mining boost U.S. industrial production

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production increased more than expected in December as unseasonably cold weather at the end of the month boosted demand for heating, but manufacturing output barely rose, pointing to moderate growth in the industrial sector.

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UPDATE 1-Tiffany's Americas holiday same-store sales up 6 pct, raises FY forecasts

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Tiffany & Co said on Wednesday its same-store sales in the Americas rose 6 percent in the holiday months of November and December, helping the upscale jeweler raise its 2017 full-year forecast for sales and earnings.

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Future of Catalonia unclear as its parliament meets for first time since election

MADRID (Reuters) - The Catalan parliament will meet on Wednesday in a first step toward forming a local government after December's elections but questions remain over whether the wealthy northeastern region will continue to push for a split from Spain.

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GRAINS-Wheat edges higher, lingers near more than 1-month low

SYDNEY, Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. wheat futures edged higher for the first time in four sessions on Wednesday, though prices continued to linger near more than one-month lows as ample global supplies continued to weigh. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.1 percent at $4.16-3/4 a bushel by 0124 GMT, having closed down 1 percent on Tuesday when prices hit a low of $4.13-3/4 a bushel - the lowest since December 13, 2017. *

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BRIEF-Touchstone says Q4 2017 average production 1,448 BBLS/D

* ‍ACHIEVED NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2017 CRUDE OIL SALES OF 1,536 AND 1,337 BARRELS PER DAY ("BBLS/D"), RESPECTIVELY.​

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BRIEF-Goldsource Mines Provides Private Placement Update

* PRIVATE PLACEMENT FOR $1.0 MILLION ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 18 AND INCREASED TO $1.8 MILLION AS ANNOUNCED ON JANUARY 5, 2018 HAS BEEN OVERSUBSCRIBED​

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Reports: Iran releases 440 anti-government protesters

Iran has released more than 400 people detained in anti-government protests that broke out across the country in late December, state-run media reports.