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Shulkin, David J nytimes.com

Intrigue at V.A. as Secretary Says He Is Being Forced Out

David Shulkin, the lone Obama administration holdover in President Trump’s cabinet, said that political appointees were trying to oust him from the department he leads.

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No 'bloody nose' plan for North Korea: U.S. official, senators

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The senior U.S. diplomat for Asia, Susan Thornton, said on Thursday she understood the Trump administration had no strategy for a so-called bloody nose strike on North Korea, but Pyongyang would be forced to give up its nuclear weapons "one way or another."

Hockey, Ice nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Fix Olympic Ice Hockey

The N.H.L. must be forced or pressured to let its players compete.

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.

Porter, Robert R (1977- ) nytimes.com

Who Is Rob Porter?

Rob Porter, the White House staff secretary who was forced to resign after accusations of spousal abuse, amassed job titles in multiple Senate offices before joining President Trump’s staff.

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See scary plane landing after mechanical error

A United Airlines flight departing from San Francisco was forced to make an emergency landing after the engine cover came off.

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Video shows violent inflight turbulence

A United Airlines flight departing from San Francisco was forced to make an emergency landing after the engine cover came off.

Porter, Robert R (1977- ) nytimes.com

The F.B.I., Domestic Abuse and the White House: A Timeline of the Rob Porter Scandal

The White House has shifted its story about how and when members of the administration learned about the domestic abuse allegations that forced a top aide to resign.

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Harvard's med school accepted them. Will America?

As Blanca Morales walks the hallowed halls of Harvard Medical School, she ponders her humble roots and how she might be forced to choose between her parents and her dream of becoming a doctor.

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Blue Apron ramps marketing back up, revenue drop smaller than feared

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Blue Apron Holdings Inc shares jumped 9 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday after the meal-kit maker reported a smaller-than-expected revenue drop and quarterly loss as a costly distribution hub switch forced it to slash marketing.

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Southwest resumes Chicago operations after de-icing breakdown

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co said its operations mostly returned to normal at Chicago Midway Airport on Monday after the breakdown of one of its plane de-icing machines forced the cancellation of some 250 flights on Sunday.

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Major China regions see smog worsen, adding to fears polluters are moving south

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Yangtze River Delta region near Shanghai saw a key smog measure rise by a fifth in January, making it more polluted than Beijing and raising fears that the pollution crackdown in the north has forced heavy industries to head south.

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Major China region sees smog worsen in January, adds to fears polluters moving south

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Yangtze River delta region near Shanghai saw a key measure of smog concentrations rise by a fifth in January, official data showed on Monday, raising fears that the pollution crackdown in northern China has forced heavy industry to move further south.

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NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios

Jennifer Salke, who championed shows like “This Is Us,” will succeed Roy Price, who was forced out in October after a sexual harassment allegation.

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Storm barrels through U.S. Midwest with snow and frigid temperatures

MILWAUKEE, Wis./CHICAGO (Reuters) - A major winter storm barreled into Chicago and Milwaukee early on Friday, dumping heavy snow and dropping temperatures well below freezing as it forced schools to close and threatened to leave travel at a stand still across the Midwest.

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Innerhofer steps it up on day two of downhill training

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italy's Christof Innerhofer set the pace on the second day of training for the men's Olympic downhill on Friday after strong winds delayed the start and forced organizers to set a shorter course.

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Rob Porter isn't the only high-level Trump staffer forced out because of past actions

Rob Porter resigned from his White House role this week following allegations of past domestic abuse, and sources told CNN that senior aides to President Donald Trump had known about the allegations for months.

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Canada regulator repeats call for weed firms to disclose U.S. risks

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian regulators on Thursday reiterated their call for listed cannabis producers with U.S. businesses to clearly disclose risks of operating there, and warned of potential punishment if U.S. federal anti-marijuana laws are more strictly enforced.

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New York's Met can keep Picasso sold during Nazi flight: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell at a low price, to fund an escape from the Nazis and fascism.

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Tarantino says Thurman movie car crash among 'biggest regrets'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Quentin Tarantino said a car crash that seriously injured Uma Thurman on the set of "Kill Bill" was one of "the biggest regrets of his life," but denied that he forced the actress to carry it out.

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Drought forces some Cape Town residents into midnight queues for water

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Hundreds of Cape Town residents are being forced to line up overnight to stock up on water as South Africa's second largest economic hub and tourism attraction struggles with a severe drought that could see taps turned off in May.

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Pentagon mistakenly labels Taiwan as part of China in nuclear report

The US Defense Department was forced to correct several mistakes in its Nuclear Posture Review after an initial version of the report released last week labeled Taiwan as part of China and included the disputed Kuril islands in a chart depicting Russia.

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Indonesian capital braces for floods as sluice gates opened

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta later on Monday after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream reservoir.

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Stocks punished as inflation shadow spooks bonds

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares fell the most in over a year on Monday as fears of resurgent inflation battered bonds, toppled Wall Street from record highs and sparked speculation that central banks globally might be forced to tighten policy more aggressively.

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Asia shares skid as inflation shadow spooks bonds

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares fell the most in over a year on Monday as fears of resurgent inflation battered bonds, toppled Wall Street from record highs and sparked speculation that central banks globally might be forced to tighten policy more aggressively.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

Side Street: From San Juan to New York, He Offers Help and Hope for the Uprooted

Forced to leave Puerto Rico, Rafael Ocasio Barreto shares everything he has with those who have joined the post-hurricane exodus.

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Lady Gaga, citing pain, cancels 10 European shows on 'Joanne' tour

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Severe pain has forced Lady Gaga to cancel 10 shows on the European leg of her "Joanne" concert tour, the singer and her team said on Saturday, several months after she had postponed those performances in Europe due to her ailment.

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BBC journalist ordered to leave Indonesia's Papua over tweets

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A BBC journalist on a reporting trip to cover a health and malnutrition crisis in Indonesia's easternmost area of Papua was forced to leave the province after the country's military said tweets she sent on her trip had "hurt soldiers' feelings".

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Trump Says F.B.I. and Justice Dept. Have ‘Politicized’ Investigative Process

An early-morning tweet reinforced reports that President Trump, in allowing a controversial memo to be released, is seeking to clean house in the law enforcement agencies.

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Floodwaters released by Chinese dam in Cambodia forces thousands to flee

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Floodwater released by a recently opened Chinese hydroelectric dam in Cambodia has forced hundreds of families from five villages to abandon their homes in recent weeks, the campaign group International Rivers said on Friday.

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Kids were beaten, shocked and locked in closets, police say

Three children were beaten, forced to eat dog feces and locked in the closets of a Maryland home for months, Maryland State Police said.

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Pakistan extends Afghan refugees' stay for only 60 days

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's government has extended the stay of Afghan refugees in the country for 60 days, a shorter-than-recommended time that revives fears Islamabad is preparing a forced return of hundreds of thousands to violence-plagued Afghanistan.

Bee, Samantha nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Demands an End to Arbitration in Sexual Misconduct Cases

Bee interviewed the former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson about so-called forced arbitration clauses, which can silence victims of sexual misconduct.

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California keeps a list of chemicals that could cause cancer. One is found in coffee.

California coffee shops may soon be forced to warn customers about a possible cancer risk linked to their morning jolt of java.

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Daimler suspends employee linked to emissions research group

MUNICH (Reuters) - German carmaker Daimler said it had suspended an employee and hired an external law firm to investigate the activities of a controversial research group which funded experiments that forced monkeys to inhale toxic emissions.

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Tennis: Chung pulls out of Sofia Open due to injury

SOFIA (Reuters) - Chung Hyeon will miss next week’s Sofia Open after failing to recover from the foot injury that forced him to retire from his Australian Open semi-final against Roger Federer, organizers said on Tuesday.

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Woman sues Japanese government over forced sterilization as a teen

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese woman who was forcibly sterilized as a teenager due to intellectual disabilities sued the government on Tuesday in the first case of its kind, seeking compensation because her basic human rights had been trampled on.

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Forced to marry her rapist at 11, her plight may help end child marriage

In Florida's halls of power, Sherry Johnson is somewhat of an anomaly: a black woman who grew up destitute and survived child abuse.

Area Planning and Renewal nytimes.com

A Homecoming 50 Years in the Making

In 1967, David Santiago was forced out of his Lower East Side tenement to make way for urban development, with promises he could return. Now, he has.

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Child bride: 'I was forced to marry my rapist'

Sherry Johnson was 11 when she married a 20-year-old man. Marriage laws in Florida allowed the union.

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Russian opposition leader says police raided his office

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said police forced their way into his office Sunday morning, hours before anti-Kremlin protests were due to take place nationwide.

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Russian police seek forced entry to opposition leader Navalny's office: opposition spokeswoman

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police arrived at the Moscow headquarters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Sunday morning and started to try to force their way in by using an angle grinder, Kira Yarmysh, a spokeswoman for Navalny said.

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MINOR METALS-Cobalt hits 9-year highs, Madagascar disruption fuels rally

BENGALURU, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Prices of cobalt metal have climbed to their highest since July 2008 as worries about shortages were reinforced by output disruptions at the Ambatovy mine in Madagascar this month, European traders said.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

When a Co-op Board Misbehaves

Shareholders sometimes bristle at rules enforced by co-op boards, but if a board oversteps or works against owner interests, there is little recourse.

Volcanoes nytimes.com

Guinobatan Journal: A Volcano Known for Its Beauty Is Also a Killer

More than 70,000 people in the Philippines have been forced to evacuate after Mount Mayon, a volcano admired for its symmetry, showed signs of erupting.

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Chinese high-speed train fire triggers evacuation

BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire onboard a Chinese high-speed train forced passengers to evacuate on Thursday, the Shanghai Railway Bureau said, with an electrical installation thought to be at fault. No one was hurt.

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Japan PM Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, after reports he would not attend due to a dispute over "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels.

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Britain is not a vassal state, says minister defending EU transition deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit minister David Davis was forced to defend on Wednesday a transition deal with the European Union that leaves little changed, rejecting criticism that Britain will continue to be a "vassal state".

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Fintechs impatient as British banks seek extra time to open up

LONDON (Reuters) - Financial technology firms were supposed to start breaking into mainstream banking this month when new rules forced Britain's nine big banks to loosen their grip on the industry.

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Dams that supply South Africa's Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Water levels at dams that supply South Africa's Cape Town fell further this week, data showed on Wednesday, the latest sign of a deepening crisis that could soon see people forced to queue for water rations.

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Japan PM Abe says to attend Pyeongchang Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, after reports he would not attend due to a dispute over "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels.

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Keystone oil pipeline still at reduced pressure -spokesman

NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp's Keystone crude pipeline is still operating at 20 percent reduced pressure, a spokesman for the company said on Tuesday, more than two months after a leak forced the line to be shut.

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U.N. urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh/NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home.

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U.N. urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh/NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home.

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Gas leak in central London closes train station, hotels evacuated

LONDON (Reuters) - A major gas leak in central London forced the closure of Charing Cross train station and the evacuation of hundreds of people from nearby nightclubs and hotels on Tuesday.

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Aid groups urge rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of a plan to send Muslim Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations without safeguards such as guaranteed citizenship after they fled to Bangladesh to escape bloodshed at home.

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Stronger shield from HNA would benefit Avolon, rating experts say

DUBLIN, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon is sheltered from problems facing its Chinese parent HNA Group, but its credit profile would benefit from a guarantee that it would not be forced to bail out the group, ratings analysts said on Monday.

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Business booms for privacy experts as landmark data law looms

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Business is booming for software and privacy experts as companies across the globe spend millions of dollars to comply with a landmark European data protection law, even as many uncertainties remain about how the rules will be enforced.

South Korea nytimes.com

For South Korean Hockey Team, Unity With North Is a Sacrifice

The women of the South Korean ice hockey team have weathered grueling commutes, long training and blowout losses. Now they are being forced to give up spots to North Koreans.

environmentNews reuters.com

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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String of brutal rapes shocks India

Five alleged rapes, mostly of minors, within five days in the northern Indian state of Haryana, has forced the issue of sexual violence back onto India's national agenda, provoking widespread condemnation.

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Malaysian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Alice Springs

SYDNEY, Jan 19 (Reuters) - A Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur was forced to make an emergency landing in remote outback Australia on Thursday after running into "technical difficulties".

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Storm kills three in the Netherlands, three in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and three people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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Storm kills three in the Netherlands, two in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and two people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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Storm kills three in the Netherlands, one in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and a man died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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People evacuate as lava spills from volcano

The Philippines' most active volcano has begun erupting again, after thousands of people on the main island of Luzon were earlier forced to evacuate.

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Philippines widens evacuation area as lava spreads around restive volcano

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines ordered the forced evacuation of people from two more municipalities near a restive volcano on Monday as the chief volcanologist warned of a possible hazardous eruption "within weeks or even within days".

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UK opposition Labour calls for investigation into Carillion collapse

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party called for an investigation into the government's actions ahead of the collapse of British construction and services company Carillion which was forced into compulsory liquidation on Monday.

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Twenty now dead in California mudslides, major highway closed

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll from Southern California mudslides that swallowed dozens of homes and forced the closure of a major highway along the picturesque Santa Barbara County coast rose to 20 on Sunday, with four other people still reported missing.

Abortion nytimes.com

Push to End South Korea Abortion Ban Gains Strength, and Signatures

While the country’s ban on abortion is rarely enforced, the procedure is illegal with just a few exceptions, putting women at risk of prosecution and creating a culture of shame, activists say.

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Brignone revels in tough conditions to win Super G

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (Reuters) - Italian Federica Brignone won the women's World Cup Super G race on Saturday, saying she reveled in the tough conditions which forced organizers to switch the program.

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Strangers at home, Salvadoran deportees welcomed at call centers

SAN SALVADOR, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Alexander Ramos was deported to El Salvador from the United States seven years ago, forced to leave jobs as a gardener and at McDonald's after getting caught driving without a license.

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France's Lactalis forced into new recall in baby milk scare

PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis is widening a product recall to cover all baby milk manufactured by a factory at the center of a salmonella contamination, Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.

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Hurricane Katrina was 'tragedy turned into blessing' for musician

2017 swept into the record books as the most destructive hurricane season in US history. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria forced millions to evacuate, leaving families from Texas to Puerto Rico fearing that they might never see their homes again.

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Japan PM rejects South Korean call for new steps to help 'comfort women'

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday rejected South Korea's call for more steps to help "comfort women", a euphemism for women forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels, and urged Seoul to honor a 2015 pact on the divisive topic.

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Grain glut leaves U.S. farmers facing losses from specialty corn

CHICAGO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - U.S. farmers who sought to boost revenues by planting corn used to make tortillas may be forced sell their crops at a loss to makers of ethanol or animal feed because of a glut of what typically is a human food-grade product.

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Thiem an Australian Open doubt after Kooyong withdrawal

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Dominic Thiem's preparations for the Australian Open suffered another setback on Thursday when the world number five was forced to pull out of the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament.

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Lufthansa usurps Ryanair to regain place as Europe's biggest airline

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa has overhauled Ryanair to retake the crown as Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers after the Irish budget carrier was forced to cut thousands of flights because of pilot rostering problems.

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Explosion on Iranian oil tanker forces rescue team to retreat

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision.

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Netanyahu defends son after strip club recording airs on TV

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been forced to defend his elder son, Yair, and his own reputation, after a 2015 secret recording from outside a strip club featuring a conversation between Yair and two friends aired on Israel's Channel 2 on Monday night. 

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Russian historian who exposed Stalin's crimes faces enforced psychiatric testing

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian historian whose exposure of Soviet leader Josef Stalin's crimes angered state officials is due to begin enforced psychiatric testing this week amid fears he will be falsely declared insane, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

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Japan rejects South Korean call for extra steps over 'comfort women'

SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan said on Tuesday it can "by no means" accept South Korea's call for more steps to help "comfort women", a euphemism for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels, a divisive issue that Japan says was resolved with a 2015 deal.

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South Korea not seeking to renegotiate 'comfort women' deal with Japan: foreign minister

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Tuesday it will not seek to renegotiate a 2015 deal with Japan aimed at resolving the sensitive issue of "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels.

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South Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said it will announce on Tuesday whether it will respect an agreement between the country's previous government and Japan that was aimed at resolving a feud over "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels.

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Flooding at JFK airport adds to misery after flight delays

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Flooding due to a water main break forced the suspension of international flight arrivals at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, adding to the misery of travelers after a winter storm canceled or delayed hundreds of flights in recent days.

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Three investors place bids for Germany's HSH Nordbank - source

BERLIN, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Three private-equity investors have submitted bids for German state-backed HSH Nordbank , a person familiar with the matter said, as the EU-enforced privatisation of the lender is nearing the finishing line.

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Water main break floods parts of JFK airport

A water main break at New York's JFK airport has forced officials to evacuate a terminal as the airlines and airport continue to try to recover from weather delays and assist stranded passengers.

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UK PM May says ministerial reshuffle coming soon: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would be making changes to her team of ministers soon following the forced resignation of her deputy Damian Green in December, but declined to give further details.

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Murray can get back if he puts his mind to it: Wilander

LONDON (Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray can return to the top of the sport despite the hip injury that forced him to pull out of the Australian Open this week as long as his mind is willing, according to tennis great Mats Wilander.

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Venezuela supermarkets besieged after government forces price cuts

CARACAS (Reuters) - Mobs of Venezuelans gathered outside some Caracas supermarkets on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro's government forced shops to slash prices, the latest unrest in the country's food shortage crisis.

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The politics stories you missed while the book stole the spotlight

The White House was forced into a full defensive crouch as details emerged this week from "Fire and Fury," the explosive new book that offers an inside view of a chaotic Trump administration. But that was far from the only story making headlines in politics.

Ice nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trapped, and Freed, by the Ice

The forced isolation of a snowstorm is not all bad — for a little while, anyway.

Blacks nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Erica Garner and How America Destroys Black Families

She didn’t just fight against police brutality. She also resisted the forced destruction of black families by the state.

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Sharapova forced to dig deep by Riske in Shenzhen Open

(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova was made to work hard for a victory at the Shenzhen Open, coming from behind to beat unseeded American Alison Riske 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the second round on Tuesday.

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Murray fears for Melbourne after Brisbane withdrawal

(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray's lingering hip issues forced him to withdraw from the Brisbane International on Tuesday with the Briton admitting he was unsure whether he could recover in time for the Australian Open later this month.

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Mechanical trouble aboard U.S. airliner sends four to hospital

(Reuters) - Mechanical trouble forced an American Airlines jetliner to return to the gate at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday and four people were taken to hospitals to be evaluated, an airline spokesman said.

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Tennis: Tearful Garcia succumbs to back injury in Brisbane

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Fourth seed Caroline Garcia left the court in tears after a lower back injury forced the Frenchwoman to retire from her first round match against Alize Cornet at the Brisbane International on Sunday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso slips on central bank inflation concern

(Rewrites with Mexican central bank comment on Mexican peso) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso weakened on Thursday after the central bank expressed concern the inflation outlook has deteriorated, adding the currency could depreciate if talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement are unfavorable. The minutes of the Mexican central bank's Dec. 14 meeting reinforced a more hawkish tone under its new boss, with a majority of th

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South Korea says 'comfort women' deal flawed, but Japan warns against change

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that a 2015 agreement with Japan over South Korean "comfort women" forced to work in wartime brothels was seriously flawed after Japan said any attempt to revise it could damage relations.

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A Sudanese Refugee Brings a Taste of Home to the U.S.

Violence forced Kaltum Mohamed and her family to flee Darfur and later Libya. Now she has her own catering business that specializes in Sudanese cuisine.