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UK scientists edited human embryos. Here's what they found

The DNA of human embryos has been altered and studied for the first time in the UK, offering new insight into the early stages of human development.

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Deep sleep: Even jellyfish need their slumber

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even a jellyfish -- one of Earth's first and most ancient animals -- needs its sleep.

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Melania Trump to show off her green thumb

Melania Trump will, weather permitting, have her first event at the White House Kitchen Garden on Friday, eight months into her role as first lady.

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UPDATE 1-Volvo rolls out compact SUV in latest upmarket move under Geely

MILAN, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Volvo Cars showed off its first compact SUV on Thursday with the launch of its XC40 model, the latest in a sweeping overhaul of the carmaker's line-up under Chinese ownership.

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BRIEF-Brookline says if deal not consummated under some circumstances, First Commons Bank agreed to pay co termination fee of $2.2 mln‍​

* Brookline Bancorp says if deal not consummated under some circumstances, First Commons Bank agreed to pay co termination fee of $2.2 mln‍​ - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2hlltCh) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Unifirst Corp expects to recognize an impairment of capitalized costs as part of its ongoing CRM systems project

* Unifirst Corp - expects to recognize an impairment of capitalized costs as part of its ongoing CRM systems project

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BRIEF-Audentes Therapeutics commences dosing of first patient in phase 1/2 trial of AT132 for the treatment of x-linked myotubular myopathy

* Audentes Therapeutics announces dosing of first patient in ASPIRO, a phase 1/2 clinical trial of AT132 for the treatment of X-linked myotubular myopathy

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Carlyle targets first-close of new Asia buyout fund at over $4 billion: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Carlyle Group is targeting the first closing of a new Asia buyout fund within the next couple of months at over $4 billion, three people familiar with the matter said, bulking up in a region that has become a key market for global funds.

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Carlyle targets first-close of new Asia buyout fund at over $4 bln - sources

HONG KONG, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group is targeting the first closing of a new Asia buyout fund within the next couple of months at over $4 billion, three people familiar with the matter said, bulking up in a region that has become a key market for global funds.

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Volvo rolls out compact SUV in latest upmarket shift under Geely

MILAN (Reuters) - Volvo Cars showed off its first compact SUV on Thursday with the launch of its new XC40 model, the latest in a sweeping overhaul of the carmaker's line-up under Chinese ownership.

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On ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ a Franchise Boldly Goes Into the Serial TV Era

The first new “Star Trek” series in more than a decade deals with the demands of long-form storytelling and confronts earthbound production problems.

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Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

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UPDATE 1-Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

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Karachi Journal: Daring to Celebrate, Sect in Pakistan Prepares for Honored Guest

The Dawoodi Bohras bear the scars of sectarian attacks, but they are going all out to host their sect’s leader for the first time in more than 20 years.

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First look at island devastated by Category 5 Maria

CNN's Michael Holmes flies over the island of Dominica, which has been hit badly by Hurricane Maria.

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UPDATE 3-May, Macron, Gentiloni push for quick removal of extremist online content

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Leaders of France, Italy and the United Kingdom urged social media companies on Wednesday to more swiftly remove "terrorist content" from the internet, with the aim of stopping it from being uploaded in the first place.

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'Flaming feminist litigator' Ruth Bader Ginsburg sets up Supreme Court term

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg looked out at the first year law class she was about to address at Georgetown Law on Wednesday and smiled broadly after being told the majority of the class were women.

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Trump makes his debut at ceremonies for new U.S. citizens

(Reuters) - For the first eight months of Donald Trump's presidency, new U.S. citizens did not receive the customary presidential welcome at their naturalization ceremonies.

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Why Bill and Melinda Gates are spending a lot of time in Washington

Bill and Melinda Gates want to keep foreign aid flowing from Washington. But with a president that believes in "America First," they're fighting an uphill battle.

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Iran says it does not expect U.S. to leave nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran vowed on Wednesday not to be the first nation to violate the Iran nuclear deal and said it did not expect the United States to abandon it despite President Donald Trump's fierce criticism.

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Tennis: Spain to host Britain in 2018 Davis Cup first round

LONDON (Reuters) - Five-times Davis Cup champions Spain will host Britain in the first round of the 2018 competition.

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Iran says it will not be the first to violate nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran vowed on Wednesday not to be the first nation to violate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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

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

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'Breaking Bad' star and wife expecting first baby

Aaron Paul is going to be a dad, yo.

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Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue

The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.

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BRIEF-FirstService Corp says ‍FirstService Residential acquired residential operations of Zalco Realty Inc

* FirstService Corp - ‍ FirstService Residential acquired residential operations of Zalco Realty Inc; terms of transaction were not disclosed​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Trump remains Trump but evidence of Kelly's reign is emerging

White House chief of staff John Kelly has been omnipresent during President Donald Trump's first appearance at the United Nations General Assembly this week, a multiple-day foray into the complicated world of international politics.

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Serena Williams writes passionate letter about body image to her mom

Serena Williams gave birth to her baby girl Alexis Olympia this month and as she adjusts to becoming a parent for the first time the tennis great has written a heartfelt letter to her own mother, Oracene Price.

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Melania Trump set to speak at UN luncheon

First lady Melania Trump will assume the spotlight on Wednesday, hosting a luncheon at the United Nations, where she will deliver a speech.

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First on CNN: An inside look Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

Federal prosecutors in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have painted a posh picture of the New Jersey Democrat living beyond his means on white sand beaches at resorts in the Dominican Republic, all thanks to his friend and co-defendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen.

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Amazon working on 'smart glasses' as its first wearable device: FT

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device - a pair of 'smart glasses', the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

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Amazon working on 'smart glasses' as its first wearable device - FT

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device - a pair of 'smart glasses', the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

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First Reports Emerge of Hurricane Maria’s Damage in Dominica

With no power, phones or internet, Dominica residents turned to amateur radio to give updates on their situation after Hurricane Maria battered the island.

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Trump's U.N. speech shows nationalist instincts firmly intact

Among the many signals that Donald Trump sent in his speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, one was especially clear: former chief strategist Steve Bannon's White House departure has not muted the president's "America First" foreign policy instincts.

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Trump lays out 'America First' policies at UN

President Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly made clear to the world and the American public that the President is sticking firmly to his "America First" vision of US foreign policy. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

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Witness: Rumble kept increasing

Adrian Wilson, who experienced the magnitude-7.1 earthquake in Mexico firsthand, talks to Brooke Baldwin about the experience.

Speeches and Statements nytimes.com

From Truman to Trump: How U.S. Presidents Have Addressed the U.N.

With President Trump’s first address to the United Nations on Tuesday, here’s a look at past presidents’ first speeches.

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Icahn's oil refiner CVR starts unwinding biofuels bet

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Carl Icahn's refining company CVR Energy has begun buying biofuel credits for the first time in months, a sign the firm is starting to unwind a massive short position in the niche market, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Boxing: Haye all set for rematch with Bellew

LONDON (Reuters) - Former heavyweight world champion David Haye said on Tuesday he was all set for a rematch with fellow-Briton Tony Bellew after losing their first meeting in March.

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UPDATE 1-Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence

* Almost 300,000 accounts suspended in first half of 2017 (Adds details from blog post, background)

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Turkey not in direct talks for return of intelligence officers from Iraq: minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish minister appeared to confirm for the first time that two Turkish intelligence officers have been captured in northern Iraq, saying the government was not in direct talks with the Kurdish militant PKK group to bring them back.

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Illinois' unpaid bill backlog hits a record $16 billion

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois' pile of unpaid bills topped $16 billion for the first time as the state deals with the fallout of an unprecedented two straight fiscal years without complete budgets, the state comptroller's office reported on Tuesday.

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Review: In Season 2, ‘The Good Place’ Blows Itself Up, Hilariously

After a stunning first-season twist, NBC’s comedy of ethics drastically changes its premise but keeps its philosophical bent.

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Eurobasket MVP Dragic waves goodbye to Slovenia national team

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian basketball champion Goran Dragic, who led the national team to its first Eurobasket title on Sunday, said he no longer plans to play for the national team.

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Trump: You should put your nations first, too

President Donald Trump claims he will always put America first while addressing the UN general assembly.

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The US has done well since Election Day, Trump says

President Donald Trump delivers first speech to UN General Assembly.

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Catalan mayors exercise right to remain silent in referendum questioning

BARCELONA (Reuters) - The first of hundreds of Catalan mayors summoned to answer questions on why they have backed a banned Oct. 1 referendum on independence from Spain appeared before the state prosecutor on Tuesday amid cheers and chants from supporters.

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Trump to single out North Korea, Iran in first speech at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

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Volvo Cars plans U.S. plant expansion, doubling investment: source

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Volvo Cars is doubling investment in its first U.S. plant under construction to add a second production line at a total cost of $1 billion, a source with knowledge of the plans said, as the carmaker heads for a fourth straight year of record sales.

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Volvo Cars plans U.S. plant expansion, doubling investment - source

STOCKHOLM, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Volvo Cars is doubling investment in its first U.S. plant under construction to add a second production line at a total cost of $1 billion, a source with knowledge of the plans said, as the carmaker heads for a fourth straight year of record sales.

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Hurricane Maria roars ashore in the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria has made its first landfall in Dominica, causing "widespread devastation"

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BRIEF-Cytokinetics announces dosing of first patient in Japan in phase 3 clinical trial of omecamtiv mecarbil in patients with heart failure

* Cytokinetics announces dosing of first patient in Japan in GALACTIC-HF, phase 3 clinical trial of omecamtiv mecarbil in patients with heart failure

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Waving German flag, far-right and anti-Islam groups rally together before vote

DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - In the shadows of a Dresden church, hundreds of Alternative for Germany party members rallied with anti-Islam activists, counting down the days to a vote set to make the AfD the first far-right group in parliament in more than half a century.

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Egypt's Sisi, Israel's Netanyahu meet for first time in public

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met for the first time in public in what Egypt said was part of an effort to revive the Middle East peace process.

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A ‘Quest for Justice’ for Murdered Civil Rights Pioneer, 52 Years Later

Who killed Alberta Jones, Louisville’s first black prosecutor, in 1965? Prodded by a professor, the police are trying again to find out.

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Afghan Air Force receives first Black Hawk helicopters

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Air Force took delivery of its first four U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters on Tuesday as part of a planned replacement of its aging fleet of Russian-made Mi-17 helicopters, officials said.

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A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death

"Look, I'm so sorry to do this to you on your birthday," Hayley Webb, a television reporter in Australia, recalled her mom saying in 2012. "I have six months to live."

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French online retail sales rose 13 pct in H1

PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - French online retail sales rose 13 percent to 39.5 billion euros ($47 billion) in the first half, the French E-Commerce Federation said, highlighting the country's steps towards making France a major hub for fintech and online businesses.

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Hurricane Maria will be 'catastrophic' in Puerto Rico, governor warns

Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation.

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DP Eurasia delivers 26 percent core profit growth in first half

Sept 19 (Reuters) - DP Eurasia, which operates the Domino's Pizza brand in Turkey and Russia, served up a 26 percent growth in its first-half core earnings, driven by an increase in like-for-like sales and expansion of store networks in its key markets.

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BRIEF-Wandisco says launch of one of first hybrid data lake architectures

* ‍ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ONE OF FIRST HYBRID DATA LAKE ARCHITECTURES IN COLLABORATION WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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A Much-Changed Icon, Aung San Suu Kyi Evades Rohingya Accusations

In her first speech since the crisis started, the de facto leader of Myanmar defended the security forces despite accusations of ethnic cleansing.

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In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

Visas nytimes.com

State Department Tightens Rules for Visas to U.S.

If applicants do something they failed to mention in their application in their first three months in the United States, it would jeopardize their status.

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Transaction banking revenues rise 4% in H1

LONDON, Sept 19 (IFR) - Global transaction banking revenues rose 4% to US$13.8bn in the first half of this year from a year ago, led by a jump in cash management income in the Americas and Asia, analysis firm Coalition said.

Brazil nytimes.com

Brazil’s New Top Prosecutor Inherits Politically Explosive Cases

Raquel Dodge, the first woman to serve as Brazil’s attorney general, takes office amid a vast corruption investigation that extends to the president.

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CitiFinancial pays $907,000 for repossessing U.S. military servicemembers’ vehicles

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - CitiFinancial Credit Co, a unit of Citigroup Inc, has agreed to pay $907,000 to resolve allegations that it illegally repossessed 164 cars owned by U.S. military servicemembers without first obtaining the required court orders, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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G.M. Workers Strike in Canada as Mexico Jobs Raise Tension

About 2,750 union workers at an Ontario factory staged the nation’s first walkout at an auto assembly plant in 21 years as an impasse was declared in talks.

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A look back at the most memorable moments at the UN

All eyes are on New York City as leaders from around the world convene at the United Nations for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. While President Donald Trump's first appearance and address -- which UN ambassador Nikki Haley has said "slaps the right people" and "hugs the right people"-- will certainly make news, the annual geopolitical gathering has a long history of headline grabbing moments.

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Cycling: Giro d'Italia to open 2018 race with three stages in Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will host the three opening stages of next year's Giro d'Italia, the first time a cycling classic race will be held outside Europe, organizers said on Monday.

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Trump calls for whistleblower protections as part of UN reforms

President Donald Trump, in his first official remarks at the United Nations, said Monday that the United Nations must take steps to "protect whistleblowers."

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In first visit, Trump urges reform so U.N. can meet full potential

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to U.N. headquarters, calling for "truly bold reforms" so it could be a greater force for world peace.

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Audience, actors cry foul about arrest of Russian theater director

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A play staged by arrested Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov drew a full house on its first night at a Moscow theater, with many in the audience and cast expressing solidarity with the director who they said is being punished for his liberal views.

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Syria's Deir al-Zor air base working again: state media, monitors

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Deir al-Zor military airport in eastern Syria, which the Syrian army recaptured this month from Islamic State, began functioning again on Monday for the first time in nearly a year, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said.

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Exclusive: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit's first wave - Reuters survey

LONDON (Reuters) - Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance.

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And the top award goes to ... Hulu?

Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale's" made history Sunday as the first streaming service series to win the Emmy for outstanding drama.

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Reuters survey: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit's first wave

LONDON (Reuters) - Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance.

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BRIEF-Capstone's Energy financing joint venture executes first agreement

* Capstone's Energy financing joint venture executes first agreement

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Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

TOKYO (Reuters) - China's Wang Qiang inflicted a 'double bagel' on eighth seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday.

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French unions and left-wing plan 10 days of action to rattle Macron

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron may have won the first round of his battle to overhaul France's economy, but the coming 10 days promise to bring far more protests and unrest to the streets as labor unions and the political left step up their opposition.

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Institutional portion of ZhongAn's HK IPO oversubscribed: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co, China's first internet-only insurer, has covered the institutional tranche of its up to $1.5 billion initial public offering...

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Sharapova: Serena Williams 'owns me'

Maria Sharapova admits that Serena Williams has dominated her on court since the Russian won her first grand slam title in 2004.

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U.S. trial set to begin for ex-HSBC executive in foreign exchange scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former high-ranking HSBC Holdings Plc executive from Britain on Monday will become the first person to go to trial on charges stemming from a U.S. probe into foreign exchange rate manipulation.

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BRIEF-Northrop Grumman to acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 billion

* Northrop Grumman Corp - ‍deal expected to be accretive to EPS and FCF per share in first full year​

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BRIEF-First Global ‍provides update on developments in connection with its litigation with Fountain Asset Corp​

* First Global provides update on litigation and files fresh as amended statement of claim against various parties

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Malaysia scraps beer festival following Islamists' objections

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities scrapped an annual beer festival on Monday after an Islamist party objected to the event that had been planned for the first weekend of October in the country's capital.

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More than 80 arrested in St. Louis protests

More than 80 people were arrested after a third night of demonstrations in St. Louis over the acquittal of a former police officer who had been charged with first-degree murder.

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Growing unease as India curbs the net to keep the peace

MUMBAI (Reuters) - First he tried messaging friends, but WhatsApp was down. Then, the credit card readers at his clothing store weren't working. Ride-sharing apps were offline too.

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How will Trump's 'America First' stance play at the UN?

President Donald Trump will tote his "America First" stance this week to the United Nations General Assembly, the annual inundation of diplomats and world leaders who this year await the new US leader with uneasy anticipation.

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Hulu's big Emmy night marks a streaming milestone

LOS ANGELES, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Streaming service Hulu made Emmy history on Sunday by becoming the first digital platform to win a top series award with its dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale."

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UPDATE 5-'SNL,''Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

* First major awards for streaming service Hulu (Recasts at end of show, adds quotes)

Emmy Awards nytimes.com

Stephen Colbert’s Emmys Opening Monologue

Mr. Colbert’s first time hosting the Emmys had one big podium-sized surprise.

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Australia judge dismisses 21st Century Fox challenge against of CBS TV buyout

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian judge dismissed a challenge by a group involving Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox on Monday against an agreed takeover by CBS Corp of struggling television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd .

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UPDATE 1-Australia judge dismisses 21st Century Fox challenge against of CBS TV buyout

SYDNEY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - An Australian judge dismissed a challenge by a group involving Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox on Monday against an agreed takeover by CBS Corp of struggling television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd.

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Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - When President Donald Trump takes the world stage at the United Nations for the first time this week, he will share the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley, who has emerged as the surprising public face of U.S. foreign policy.

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Australia judge dismisses 21st Century Fox challenge of CBS television buyout

SYDNEY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - An Australian judge dismissed a challenge by a group involving Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox on Monday against an agreed takeover by CBS Corp of struggling television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd. (Reporting by Tom Westbrook; Editing by Paul Tait)

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As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time.

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Basketball: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

(Reuters) - An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side's stunning 93-85 victory over neighbors Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday.

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Vettel's hopes of regaining title lead wrecked in Singapore GP crash

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel may well come to rue the errant turn of the steering wheel that triggered the first-corner collision taking the German out of the Singapore Grand Prix and wrecking his hopes of regaining the overall championship lead.

Floods nytimes.com

His Home Flooded, the Port Arthur Mayor Puts His City First

The Texas mayor had four feet of water in his house after Harvey. Now, as his neighbors clean up their homes, he is trying to get the city back on its feet.