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Bitcoin falls more than 7 percent as regulation worries mount

TOKYO (Reuters) - The price of bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, dropping more than seven percent on the Bitstamp exchange on Wednesday, spooked by worries regulators may try to clamp down on the highly-volatile trading in the digital currency.

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Ex-CIA officer arrested for retaining classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at an U.S. airport on Monday night in connection with charges that he illegally retained highly classified information, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

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Game of chicken: GM bets on Mexican-made pickup trucks

SILAO, Mexico/DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's assembly plant in Silao, a city in Mexico's automotive heartland, cranked out more than 400,000 highly profitable, large pickup trucks last year, and is critical to the launch of a new generation of Chevrolet Silverado trucks later this year.

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Editorial: Some Bright Hopes for New York’s Schools

The city has trained a generation of highly capable administrators, and some would be excellent candidates for the top job.

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Democrat Dick Durbin called out Trump for 'racist' comments, but Republicans didn't say what they heard or said they 'do not recall' slurs

A day after President Donald Trump reportedly made highly incendiary comments about immigrants and African countries, two Republican senators said they don't recall those vulgar characterizations from the President.

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Review: One Vote for ‘Victoria’ Over ‘The Crown’

In the battle of prestige series about British queens, the glossy pleasures of PBS’s “Victoria” can hold their own against Netflix’s highly lauded “The Crown.”

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Drugmakers see a pricing blueprint in an $850,000 gene therapy

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Global drugmakers are looking to a tiny biotech's $850,000 therapy for a rare type of blindness as a model for getting paid for highly expensive – and effective – new medicines.

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Japan starts culling chicken after confirming bird flu outbreak

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's western Kagawa prefecture has begun a cull of 91,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm, the local government said.

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Japan starts chicken cull after confirming bird flu outbreak

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's western Kagawa prefecture has begun a cull of 91,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm, the local government said.

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Namibia resumes poultry imports from Belgium

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia has lifted a ban on poultry from Belgium after outbreaks of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu in the Western European country caused trade to be suspended in June, the government said on Wednesday.

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Iraq reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Iraq has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu in Diyala in the center of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday.

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Trump book author says his revelations will bring down U.S. president

LONDON (Reuters) - The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump's time in the White House.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Amid Calls from Trump, F.B.I. Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation

Career prosecutors shut down the case in 2016 over lack of evidence. The new interest comes as Mr. Trump has taken the highly unusual step of calling for investigations into political rivals.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Paul Manafort Sues Mueller and Asks a Judge to Narrow the Russia Investigation

The highly unusual lawsuit says the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, was given an overly broad mandate and needs to be reined in.

Theater nytimes.com

A Philadelphia Theater Heading, and Sweating, in a New Direction

Repertory companies have largely disappeared on American stages. But with an eye on Europe, and highly physical training, the Wilma Theater is going against the grain.

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Russia reports virulent H5N2 bird flu at 660,000-bird farm: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Russia has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the central region of Kostromskaya Oblast that led to the death of more than 660,000 birds, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday.

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Russia reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Russia has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the Kostromskaya Oblast region, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday.

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Saudi Arabia confirms H5N8 bird flu outbreak: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has confirmed an outbreak of highly contagious bird flu in Riyadh that led to the culling of nearly 16,000 ducks, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday.

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Australia's digital agriculture dream stymied as government scrimps on broadband

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Gooda Creek Farm, located just outside Australia's capital city of Canberra, exemplifies the country's agricultural ambitions - a boutique producer that sells more than 2,000 kilograms a week of highly sought shiitake mushrooms to domestic and Asian consumers.

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EU's top court to decide whether Uber is a digital app or a taxi service

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A debate in Europe over whether ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] is merely a digital company or one providing transport services will be decided when the top European Union court hands down its verdict on Wednesday in a highly anticipated case.

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France moves to rein in corporate borrowing binge

PARIS, Dec 15 (Reuters) - France's financial stability council said on Friday that it planned to set a cap on large banks' exposure to highly indebted companies after big French firms binged on cheap debt in recent years amid record low interest rates.

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Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.

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Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of just over $17,750 on Friday, up 8 percent on the day, as concerns grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.

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Germany's SPD plays hard-to-get before first talks with Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats said on Wednesday they would share power with Angela Merkel's conservatives only if ordinary voters get a fairer deal, seeking to reassure party skeptics hours before highly-sensitive talks between the two camps.

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Alabama Secretary of State: 'Highly unlikely' Jones is not the winner

Secretary of State of Alabama John Merrill said it was "highly unlikely" that Democrat Doug Jones would not be certified as the winner of Tuesday's special election for the US Senate.

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Merrill: Unlikely Jones is not next senator

Moments after Republican Roy Moore announced he wanted a recount, CNN spoke with Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill who said that it is "highly unlikely" that Democrat Doug Jones is not the next senator of the state of Alabama.

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Brazil beefs up agribusiness governance after meatpacker scandal

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture launched a program on Tuesday to ensure farmers comply with anti-corruption, environmental and child labor laws, after a highly publicized meatpacking scandal raised doubts about the country's food products.

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REFILE-Amazon's cloud unit expands in China, with new partner in Ningxia

BEIJING, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it was expanding its cloud computing business in China with a new local partner, aiming to win share in an increasingly crowded and highly regulated market.

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Amazon's cloud unit expands in China, with new partner in Ningxia

BEIJING (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it was expanding its cloud computing business in China with a new local partner, aiming to win share in an increasingly crowded and highly regulated market.

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If Moore wins, GOP leaders may keep him off committees

Republican leaders won't commit to giving Roy Moore a seat on any Senate committee if he wins Tuesday's race for the Alabama seat, a highly unusual move showcasing internal tensions between the controversial candidate and his prospective colleagues.

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Netherlands confirms highly pathogenic bird flu outbreak: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - The Netherlands confirmed an outbreak of highly contagious bird flu in the Flevoland province that led to the culling of nearly 16,000 ducks, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday.

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Uganda says it has contained an outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda said on Friday it had successfully contained an outbreak of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever announced by officials on Oct. 19, which killed three people.

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South African egg prices seen rising 20 percent after avian flu outbreak

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Egg prices in South Africa are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent after an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian flu in June forced farmers to cull egg laying birds, industry experts said on Thursday.

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Apple's Cook says he sees China's Tencent as a great partner

HONG KONG, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's chief executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday he sees Tencent Holdings , China's biggest social network and gaming company, as a great partner and thinks very highly of its founder Pony Ma.

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Brexit talks inch closer to a deal

Britain and the European Union failed to reach a highly anticipated Brexit deal on Monday despite "significant progess" on key outstanding issues, both sides announced in Brussels.

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Supreme Court's cake case pits gay rights versus Christian faith

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When conservative Christian baker Jack Phillips in 2012 politely but firmly told Colorado gay couple David Mullins and Charlie Craig he would not make them a cake to celebrate their wedding, it triggered a chain of events that will climax on Tuesday in highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court arguments.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Matt Lauer Firing Caps a Difficult Time at NBC News

He led the network’s highly profitable “Today” show for more than 20 years. Now, the show is in trouble — and the news division is under attack.

Charlottesville, Va, Violence (August, 2017) nytimes.com

Bulletin Board: Readers Accuse Us of Normalizing a Nazi Sympathizer; We Respond

Our national editor responds to readers’ feedback, most of it highly critical, of our profile of a white nationalist in Ohio.

Power Failures and Blackouts nytimes.com

Contractor for Puerto Rico Power Suspends Work, Citing Unpaid Bills

While its highly criticized $300 million contract has been canceled, Whitefish Energy Holdings says that it is still owed tens of millions of dollars.

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South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country and raised its bird flu alert level to the highest ranking.

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Barnes & Noble says investor's plan to take it private not 'bona fide'

(Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc said on Thursday a deal proposed by an activist investor to take the bookstore chain private was not "bona fide" as its chairman and founder, Leonard Riggio, would not participate and raising the required funds was highly unlikely.

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Fear and loathing in South Korea as university exam postponed by quake

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean test-takers expressed confusion and dejection on Thursday as the country's highly competitive annual university entrance exam, called a "life assignment exam" by some, was postponed a week for the first time ever due to safety concerns.

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Head of U.S. National Counterterrorism Center departing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The highly regarded head of the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center, which coordinates intelligence sharing on militant plots, is retiring at the end of the year, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Most millennials seen worse off than parents despite aptitude: study

ZURICH (Reuters) - Most millennials will struggle to earn more money and find better jobs than their parents despite being more highly trained, according to a study by Credit Suisse.

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Think bitcoin's getting expensive? Try Zimbabwe

HARARE (Reuters) - For most investors around the world, bitcoin is a volatile and highly speculative bet. For Zimbabweans, however, the cryptocurrency seems to offer rare protection from the onset of hyperinflation and financial implosion.

Fences and Property Barriers nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Yard Rage: The Rand Paul Assault

What could it have been about? Oh, any number of things, a highly scientific analysis of feuding neighbors through history suggests.

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Trump praises 'highly respected' Xi; China media says visit set new blueprint for U.S.-China ties

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised Chinese leader Xi Jinping as "highly respected" on Friday as he left Beijing for Vietnam, ending a visit which Chinese media declared set a "new blueprint" for handling U.S.-China relations and differences.

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Kremlin says Putin meeting with Trump at APEC 'highly likely'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam this week is "highly likely," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-Vital that UK's Brexit deal is in U.S. interests, says commerce chief Ross

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said it was vital that a Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union would be in the commercial interests of the United States and London should not to give in to the EU's "highly protectionist" trade stance.

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Shell looks beyond road fuels to secure future of refining

* Downstream highly independent from oil prices - Shell's Abbott

Virginia nytimes.com

Upshot/Siena Poll Gives Democrat Narrow Lead in Virginia Governor’s Race

The race has divided voters along demographic lines highly reminiscent of last November’s election.

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Car crashes into 'Lion King' actor's bedroom

J.D. McCrary, the 10-year-old actor who will play Simba in the highly anticipated upcoming "The Lion King" remake, talks about the shock he endured when a pickup truck crashed into his bedroom.

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Future global climate depends on greenhouse gas emissions: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global warming is highly likely caused by human activity, specifically the emission of greenhouse gasses, and global temperatures will depend heavily on how much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, according to a report by a group of more than 50 U.S. government scientists released on Friday.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

Floating Schools in Bangladesh

In the Natore District in northwest Bangladesh, children attend school on a houseboat. Flooding is an increasing problem in the country, which is a delta formed by the confluence of major rivers and highly vulnerable to climate change.

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Good gut microbes may help immunotherapy drugs shrink tumors

LONDON (Reuters) - Cancer patients with high levels of good gut bacteria appear more likely to respond to immunotherapy, potentially opening up a new way to optimize the use of modern medicines that are highly effective but only work in some people.

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Kelly: 'Lack of an ability to compromise' led to Civil War

White House chief of staff John Kelly spoke to the "good" and "not so good" parts of US history on Monday, speaking highly of Confederate general Robert E. Lee and attributing the origin of the American Civil War to a "lack of an ability to compromise."

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Bulgaria reports two outbreaks of H5 bird flu: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported two outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5 bird flu virus, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday.

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DBV Technologies peanut allergy drug fails key study

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Drug developer DBV Technologies SA said on Friday its peanut allergy treatment did not meet the main goal in a highly anticipated late-stage study.

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Sarah Sanders: 'Highly inappropriate' to debate Kelly

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended White House chief of staff John Kelly Friday after he made erroneous claims about a Democratic congresswoman the day before.

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Uganda confirms one death from Ebola-like Marburg virus

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda has confirmed one death from Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday.

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Uganda confirms one case of Ebola-like Marburg virus

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday.

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U.S. indicts major Chinese traffickers for selling fentanyl online

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted two major Chinese drug traffickers on charges of making illegal versions of fentanyl and selling the highly addictive drug to Americans over the internet and through international mail.

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Exclusive: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.

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U.S. indicts two Chinese in major fentanyl trafficking case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it has indicted two major Chinese drug traffickers on charges of making and selling highly addictive fentanyl to Americans over the internet.

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Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.

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INSIGHT-Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.

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Saudi Aramco in stake sale talks with Chinese investor: sources

DUBAI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering the sale of a stake to a Chinese investor as plans for its highly-anticipated international public offering are pushed beyond its 2018 target, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Russia's MTS bets on 'fancy' fintech to capture clients

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's largest telecoms operator MTS is betting on financial services as one way to stop its customers from hanging up in a highly-competitive market.

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Startup Magic Leap seeks $1 billion funding, working on debut product

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Magic Leap, a highly funded and secretive startup that has promised breakthrough augmented reality technology, is seeking to raise up to $1 billion in fresh funding from investors, according to a new corporate filing.

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Italy culls birds after five H5N8 avian flu outbreaks in October

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has had five outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu in farms the central and northern parts of the country since the start of the month and about 880,000 chickens, ducks and turkeys will be culled, officials said on Wednesday.

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France's nuclear spent-fuel pools major security risk: Greenpeace

PARIS (Reuters) - The spent-fuel pools of French utility EDF's nuclear reactors are highly vulnerable to attacks, Greenpeace said in a report published on Tuesday.

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Panasonic expects autonomous driving system launch in 2022

TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp's autonomous driving system is expected to be launched in commercial vehicles as early as in 2022, in a move that will likely help the Japanese company narrow its gap with rival suppliers in a highly competitive market.

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U.S. Chamber warns against Trump's 'highly dangerous' NAFTA demands

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned on Friday that the Trump administration was making "highly dangerous demands" in the North American Free Trade Agreement modernization talks that could erode U.S. business support and torpedo the negotiations.

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Russian hackers stole U.S. cyber secrets from NSA: media reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday.

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Glimmers of 'reflation' trade in U.S. funds, but no love for stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration's highly anticipated tax plan spurred modest flows into funds that profit from higher interest rates and inflation, Lipper data showed on Thursday, but...

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UPDATE 1-Glimmers of 'reflation' trade in U.S. funds, but no love for stocks

(Adds details on mutual funds and ETFs, analyst quote, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The Trump administration's highly anticipated tax plan spurred modest flows into funds that profit from higher interest rates and inflation, Lipper data showed on Thursday, but that resurgent "Trump trade" did not boost stocks. The White House outlined a proposal last week that would provide $5.99 trillion in tax cuts, according to the first detailed analysis of the

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Russian hackers stole U.S. cyber secrets from NSA: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

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Russian hackers get U.S. cyber defense details from NSA: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers in 2015 stole U.S. secrets on how to penetrate foreign computer networks and protect against cyberattacks after a National Security Agency contractor put highly classified information on his home computer, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 5

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 2 points higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * UK CAR SALES: New car registrations in Britain fell by 9.2 percent in September, making it highly likely that sales this year will be down for the first time since 2011, according to preliminary numbers from an industry body. * BANK OF ENGLAND: Britain's banks need a watertight Brexit transition deal by Christmas to avoid a potentially disorderly shift of

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

Bankruptcy of Britain’s Monarch Airlines Strands Thousands Abroad

The collapse of the low-cost carrier, which struggled in Europe’s highly competitive airline market, was described as the “biggest ever” airline failure in Britain.

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One million unvaccinated Venezuelan kids vulnerable in measles outbreak: doctors

CARACAS (Reuters) - Around 1 million unvaccinated Venezuelan children are susceptible to measles, a highly contagious disease that has re-emerged in the crisis-stricken South American nation, a group of doctors estimated on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. shocks WTO with a novel take on trade dispute rules

GENEVA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The United States surprised a meeting of the World Trade Organization on Friday with an interpretation of dispute settlement rules some said was a bid to boost President Donald Trump's plans to reform the global body. Its view, expressed by the U.S. WTO representative, was seen as opening the door for individual WTO member states to block appeals rulings in certain cases, undermining a trade dispute system that is highly regarded by many trade experts.

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Trial data suggest new typhoid shot could halve infection rate

LONDON (Reuters) - A new typhoid vaccine developed by privately-held Bharat Biotech proved safe and highly immunogenic in a study and could be used to prevent millions of infections if it succeeds in final-stage clinical trials, researchers said on Friday.

Earthquakes nytimes.com

Still More Victims in Mexico’s Quakes: Legions of Displaced

At least 155,000 homes were damaged in two earthquakes this month, and the future for many who can’t return to them is highly uncertain.

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Axovant's Alzheimer's drug fails in late-stage trial, shares slump

(Reuters) - Axovant Sciences Ltd said on Tuesday its experimental Alzheimer's drug failed to improve cognitive abilities and daily activities in a highly anticipated late-stage trial, sending its shares plunging 70 percent in premarket trading.

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Australian Hindus protest meat advertisement featuring Lord Ganesha

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of people attended rallies in Australia's major cities on Sunday to protest an advertisement the Indian community described as "highly insulting" in its depiction of the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha.

Football nytimes.com

Trump Says N.F.L. Players Who Take a Knee During National Anthem Should Be Fired

The highly charged remarks, made during a rally in Alabama, led to criticism from the league’s commissioner and an outcry from players.

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BRIEF-Asanko Gold acquires Miradani Gold Project

* Asanko Gold acquires large, highly prospective Miradani Gold Project, adjacent to Asanko Gold Mine

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Toshiba selects Bain group as buyer of its prized chip business: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has chosen a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, a last-minute dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction.

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Toshiba selects Bain group as buyer of its memory chip business: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp has selected a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, the latest dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction.

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Iphone X shipping delay may dampen Apple's holiday quarter

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's highly anticipated iPhone X features a slew of innovations but delayed availability could hurt holiday-quarter sales.

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Trump says tax meeting with senators 'highly productive': White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting on Tuesday evening with a bipartisan group of senators to discuss tax reform "was highly productive, and will spur constructive discussion moving forward," the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

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S&P opens at record high as Irma weakens; Apple in focus

(Reuters) - The S&P opened at a record high on Tuesday as Irma further weakened to a post-tropical cyclone, and ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the new iPhone.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P opens at record high as Irma weakens; Apple in focus

Sept 12 (Reuters) - The S&P opened at a record high on Tuesday as Irma further weakened to a post-tropical cyclone, and ahead of the highly anticipated launch of Apple's new iPhone.

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Futures higher as Irma weakens further; Apple in focus

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Tuesday as Irma weakened further into a post-tropical cyclone and investors awaited the highly anticipated launch of the new iPhone.

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NFL ratings on hold as Nielsen staff evacuates from storm Irma

Sept 11 (Reuters) - The highly anticipated television ratings for the Sunday night NFL win by the Dallas Cowboys over the New York Giants will be delayed because Nielsen evacuated its ratings staff in Tampa Bay, Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma, the company said on Monday.

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Fresh China worries hit Hyundai, suppliers even as plant restarts

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Hyundai Motor and its suppliers slid on Friday on fresh worries over their position in China after highly critical state newspaper comments, even as the South Korean automaker managed to get a Chinese car plant restarted.

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Atlassian launches Stride, the latest would-be Slack killer

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Atlassian Corp PLC, the Australian enterprise software company, on Thursday became the latest firm to take aim at Slack and its highly popular workplace communications software with the launch of a new product called Stride.

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BRIEF-Bio-Techne releases serological assay to detect Zika virus infections

* Bio-Techne releases a highly sensitive and specific serological assay to detect Zika virus infections

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Federer to face heavy-hitting Del Potro at U.S. Open

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer will battle Argentine Juan Martin del Potro at the U.S. Open on Wednesday in a highly anticipated rematch of the 2009 final.