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Explorer: At New Zealand Trail Huts, Shelter, Conversation and Community

Sometimes there’s solitude. Other times, lively discussions with new friends. And at every stop in the hut system there’s the Intentions Book. It’s must-reading.

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School tells girls they can't say no if a boy asks them to dance

Sometimes the best of intentions have unintended consequences.

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'Good chance' South Korean President will be invited to North Korea

Several diplomatic sources with deep knowledge of North Korea's intentions say there is a "good chance" Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will invite South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang "sometime this year."

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North Korea to parade missiles before Olympics

North Korea is planning to show off dozens of long-range missiles at a February 8 parade, the day before the Winter Olympics is set to begin in South Korea, two diplomatic sources with deep knowledge of North Korea's intentions told CNN Wednesday.

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A President Not Sure of What He Wants Complicates the Shutdown Impasse

Democrats struggle with a president who says he wants to compromise but then is reined in by his own staff, while Republican leaders are loath to guess at his intentions.

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Uniper CEO criticizes suitor Fortum for lack of clarity

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of German energy producer Uniper has criticized Finnish suitor Fortum for a lack of clarity about its intentions in a planned 8 billion euro ($9.6 billion) takeover of the company.

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White House: No plans to fire Mueller

The White House repeated Saturday that President Donald Trump has no intentions of firing Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller amid fresh speculation from a congresswoman that he would be doing so.

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White House lawyer: No plans to fire Mueller

The White House says President Trump has no intentions of firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller amid speculation from a congresswoman that Trump might consider doing so.

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Review: In This ‘Cruel Intentions,’ High School Schemers Sing the Best of the ’90s

The choice lines and the soundtrack hits are there in this enjoyable adaptation of the movie. Now it’s time to make a full-fledged show out of a quasi concert.

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Alpine skiing: Vonn second fastest in downhill training

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn signaled her intentions to chase the all-time mark for World Cup race wins by posting the second fastest time in the final women's downhill training session in Lake Louise on Thursday.

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U.S. envoy says no communication, no signal from North Korea amid nuclear crisis

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States agreed on Friday to keep working for a peaceful end to the North Korean nuclear crisis, but a U.S. envoy said it was difficult to gauge the reclusive North's intentions as there has been "no signal".

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U.S. envoy says no communication, no signal from North amid nuclear crisis

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States agreed on Friday to keep working for a peaceful end to the North Korean nuclear crisis, but a U.S. envoy said it was difficult to gauge the reclusive North's intentions as there has been "no signal".

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Celtics finding ways to thrive in face of adversity

(Reuters) - The Boston Celtics' hopes of making a run at an NBA title were considered to be over when one of their top players went down in the season opener, but the resilient group have not let adversity change their intentions.

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8 of world's most stunning restaurants

When it comes to deciding where to book a dinner reservation, a restaurant's decor is often as important a consideration as the quality of the food itself. The design elements -- from the color scheme and lighting to the furniture and flatware -- set the atmosphere for the meal, and reflect the tastes and intentions of the restaurateur.

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Opinion: James Madison’s Lessons in Racism

He had good intentions but repeatedly fell short, like America itself.

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Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain moved closer on Monday to imposing central rule over Catalonia to thwart its push for independence after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont missed an initial deadline to make his intentions clear.

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UPDATE 1-Italy passes decree to ward off foreign takeovers

ROME, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Italy's cabinet on Friday passed a decree to force investors that build up minority stakes of at least 10 percent in Italian listed companies to disclose what their intentions are on final ownership.

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U.S. envoy says North Korean leader 'begging for war' as U.N. mulls sanctions

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Monday said countries trading with North Korea were aiding its "dangerous nuclear intentions" as the United Nations Security Council mulled tough new sanctions and the isolated regime showed signs of planning more missile tests.

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U.S., North Korea clash at U.N. forum over nuclear weapons

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea and the United States clashed at a U.N. forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang's envoy declaring it would "never" put its nuclear deterrent on the negotiating table.

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Trump’s Talk of ‘Military Option’ in Venezuela May Bolster Maduro’s Hand

President Trump’s suggestion that he was considering a “military option” to deal with the crisis in Venezuela could breathe life into some of the government’s more wild claims of American intentions.

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Tillerson: Difficult to gauge Russia's intentions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hopes finding mutual interests will help rebuild the United States' relationship with Russia.

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Trump comes close to finding his red line in Syria

President Donald Trump, in a late Monday night statement signed by his press secretary, signaled his intentions in Syria's ongoing conflict, telegraphing that the United States is aware of "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's regime and stands prepared to respond if the attack is carried out.

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Cosby calls sex assault allegations nefarious

Bill Cosby tells the "Michael Smerconish Show" radio program that there are "nefarious" intentions behind the sexual assault allegations levied against him.

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NRG director wins strong shareholder support despite NYC opposition

BOSTON, April 28 (Reuters) - A director at NRG Energy Inc was elected to its board with a strong margin of votes cast, a securities filing showed on Friday, overcoming concerns about his comments on climate change and the intentions of the activist investors who backed him at the New Jersey power company.

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Putin builds huge Arctic military base

CNN's Brian Todd reports on a sprawling, futuristic Russian base in the Arctic, and Vladimir Putin's intentions for the region.

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Macron's lead narrows in French presidential election: polls

PARIS (Reuters) - Centrist Emmanuel Macron's lead in France's presidential election has narrowed though he is still on course to win, two polls casting light on voter intentions following a televised debate between candidates showed.

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Majority of French want Socialist Hamon to bow out of election race: poll

PARIS (Reuters) - More than one in two French voters believe struggling Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon should drop out of the presidential race in favor of a rival left-winger who has overtaken him in surveys of voting intentions, a poll showed on Thursday.

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Opinion polls score much-needed Dutch election win

LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch election results eased investor concerns on Thursday that opinion polls were systematically underestimating the strength of populist feeling, especially in France, after an outcome broadly in line with surveys of voter intentions.

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Macron strengthens core vote, seen beating Le Pen in French election

PARIS (Reuters) - A new poll of French voter intentions on Saturday showed Emmanuel Macron solidifying his support and still likely to defeat candidate Marine Le Pen in the May presidential run-off.

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Democrats invite immigrants to Trump's congressional address

Multiple Democratic members of Congress have announced their intentions to bring immigrants with them to President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday.

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France's Fillon would not make runoff vote in coming elections, poll shows

PARIS (Reuters) - French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, embroiled in a scandal over money paid to his wife, will not make it into a runoff vote for the presidency in May, a poll of voting intentions showed on Friday.

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In Face of Trump’s Order, Some Muslim Nations Are Conspicuously Silent

Silence in the capitals of some Muslim-majority countries unaffected by the order reflected a lack of solidarity and an enduring uncertainty about Mr. Trump’s intentions.

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REFILE-Poll of voting intentions shows France's Fillon lost ground to centrist Macron

PARIS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon lost ground in his campaign for this spring's election to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, according to a Kantar-Sofres poll of voting intentions for Le Figaro newspaper published on Sunday.

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Poll of voting shows France's Fillon lost ground to centrist Macron

PARIS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon lost ground in his campaign for this spring's election to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, according to a Kantar-Sofres poll of voting intentions for Le Figaro newspaper published on Sunday.

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Danish consumer confidence rose to 4.5 points in January

COPENHAGEN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Denmark's consumer confidence index rose to 4.5 points in January from minus 0.3 points in December, the statistics office said on Monday. Jan 2016 Dec 2016 FY 2016 Consumer confidence 4.5 -0.3 3.1 The monthly survey asks a cross section of Denmark's population its views on current personal and national economic trends, along with consumer intentions for the coming months. For further details in Danish, Thomso

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GOP: Should we take Trump literally on Obamacare?

Donald Trump's newest demand Tuesday that Republicans vote immediately to repeal and replace Obamacare -- maybe even as quickly as next week -- had Republican lawmakers struggling to understand the President-elect's intentions.

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UPDATE 1-Canada building permits slip in Nov as Alberta pulls back

OTTAWA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits edged down in November due to lower construction intentions in Alberta following a surge the month before ahead of provincial...

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Fight that holiday hangover like a pro

Usually a holiday hangover comes after a night of good intentions that were overwhelmed by great company and even greater temptations.

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Opinion: Trump's bad tariff idea

Comments from Donald Trump or his transition team tend to spur frenzied efforts to figure out the President-elect's policy intentions. So new rumors over his trade policies are hardly a surprise.

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FBI and CIA conclusions on Russia hacking don't line up

The disagreement between some Republicans and Democrats on Russia's intentions in hacking the election rests partially on the lack of agreement between intelligence agencies and the FBI about the conclusiveness of the evidence, officials explained this weekend.

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UPDATE 2-PrivateBancorp postpones vote on takeover by CIBC

* CIBC says committed to deal on current terms (Adds details on shareholder intentions)

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UPDATE 1-Evergrande rapidly builds up Vanke stake, just shy of No. 2 shareholder

* Evergrande has not commented on intentions towards Vanke (Recasts with Evergrande statement, share price)

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Fate of U.S.-Cuba Thaw Is Less Certain Under Donald Trump

The president-elect has been critical of the détente, and sent mixed signals during the campaign about his intentions toward the island nation.

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Putin praises French presidential contender Fillon

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he welcomed intentions to improve ties with Russia that have been voiced by contenders to be the French center-right's presidential candidate.

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China, U.S. must avoid excessive mutual suspicion: Chinese envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China and the United States must avoid being overly suspicious of each other's strategic intentions, China's ambassador to the United States said on Wednesday while looking ahead to the Presidency of Donald Trump.

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'Arrival' takes alien landing plot in cerebral direction

"Arrival" takes an age-old science fiction premise -- Aliens have landed; what are their intentions? -- and builds a taut mystery around it. Yet those expecting a whiz-bang film should be prepared for a more cerebral and emotional experience, admirable for its ambition and tone, if not wholly satisfying in its payoff.

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Review: Aliens Drop Anchor in ‘Arrival,’ but What Are Their Intentions?

In Denis Villeneuve’s film, Amy Adams plays a linguist struggling to understand interplanetary visitors checking in at 12 spots around the globe.

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UPDATE 1-Canada Sept building permits down on drop in commercial permits

OTTAWA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits fell by the most in eight months in September, driven by a decline in construction intentions for commercial buildings, though residential plans rose, data from Statistics Canada showed on Tuesday.

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Canada's Ivey purchasing index picks up in October

OTTAWA, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The pace of purchasing activity in Canada picked up in October, lifted by gains in employment intentions and company inventories, according to Ivey Purchasing Managers Index...

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After court ruling, Merkel ally says EU needs Brexit clarity by March

BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The European Union needs clarity on Britain's intentions on leaving the bloc by March next year to avoid chaos hitting European elections in 2019, a senior member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives said on Thursday.

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A Complex Case Tests New York State’s Expanded Definition of Parenthood

A judge must decide whether a woman’s intentions and involvement with the child adopted by her former partner are enough to formally recognize her as a parent.

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Mester says Fed communications need improvement

NEW YORK, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve's tricky strategy of communicating its policy intentions needs improvement because it focuses public attention too much on short-term economic...

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UPDATE 1-Canada Aug building permits jump on condos, commercial buildings

OTTAWA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits issued in August surged far more than expected on higher construction intentions for condominiums and commercial buildings, data from Statistics Canada showed on Thursday.

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New York Today: New York Today: Jubilee in Little Italy

Thursday: The Feast of San Gennaro begins, “90210” visits the East Village, and good intentions gone bad.

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Donald Trump Scraps Plan to Discuss Medical Exam

Mr. Trump rearranged his previously announced intentions to go over results from his most recent physical examination with Dr. Mehmet Oz.

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Iranian vessels' intentions in approaching U.S. warship unclear -White House

WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - The intention of four Iranian vessels that approached a U.S. warship in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz this week were not clear, but such actions can escalate tensions, the White House said on Thursday.

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Rio's reputation on the line as organizers struggle for answers

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in imminent danger of cementing a reputation as the most trouble-plagued Games in recent history, organizers are struggling to convince the world of their good intentions as problems increase by the day.

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Olympics-Rio's reputation on the line as organisers struggle for answers

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in imminent danger of cementing a reputation as the most trouble-plagued Games in recent history, organisers are struggling to convince the world of their good intentions as problems increase by the day.

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Developer Evergrande nudges up stake in China Vanke to 5 pct

Aug 9 (Reuters) - China Vanke new shareholder China Evergrande Group has nudged up its stake in its bigger rival to 5 percent, but investors remain in the dark about its intentions concerning what is already a very messy battle for control of Vanke.

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UPDATE 1-Canada June building permits drop on lower multi-family plans

OTTAWA, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits unexpectedly sank in June, hurt by a drop in construction intentions for apartment and condominium buildings in Ontario and British...

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UPDATE 2-Battle for China's top home builder Vanke heads into unknown as peer Evergrande takes stake

* Analysts uncertain on Evergrande intentions (Recasts, adds details, updates shares)

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Kerry's Syria plan with Russia faces deep skepticism in U.S., abroad

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Skeptics in the U.S. government, European allies in the anti-Islamic State coalition and the main Syrian opposition, distrustful of Russia's intentions, are questioning Secretary of State John Kerry’s latest proposal for closer U.S.-Russian cooperation against extremist groups in Syria.

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Danish consumer confidence falls in July

COPENHAGEN, July 20 (Reuters) - Denmark's consumer confidence index fell to 3.1 points in July from 4.4 points in June, the statistics office said on Wednesday. July 2016 Poll June 2016 FY 2015 Consumer confidence 3.1 4.0 4.4 8.9 The monthly survey asks a cross section of Denmark's population its views on current personal and national economic trends, along with consumer intentions for the coming months. For further details in Da

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Again, Russian warship in close call with Navy

For the second time in two weeks, a Russian warship in the eastern Mediterranean has approached U.S. Navy ships in what American military officials said was an unsafe manner, raising concerns about Russian intentions.

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Danish consumer confidence rose to 4.4 points in June

COPENHAGEN, June 22 (Reuters) - Denmark's consumer confidence index rose to 4.4 points in June from 3.2 points in May, the statistics office said on Wednesday. June 2016 May 2016 Consumer confidence 4.4 3.2 The monthly survey asks a cross section of Denmark's population its views on current personal and national economic trends, along with consumer intentions for the coming months. For further details in Danish, Thomson Reuters Eikon us

Polls and Public Opinion nytimes.com

Stay or Go: Telling Sign? Many Supporters of ‘Brexit’ Expect Defeat

Research suggests that people’s predictions of a voting outcome are often more accurate than their stated intentions.

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

Bernie Sanders Die-Hards Gather and Try to Look Past November

At an event called “The People’s Summit” in Chicago, Mr. Sanders’s backers discussed their plans to carry on his message and their intentions for the general election.

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Brazil's Oi unaware of any takeover intentions by tycoon Sawiris -filing

SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) - Oi SA said in a securities filing on Wednesday that it is unaware of any intentions by Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris to bid for Brazil's most indebted phone carrier.

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UPDATE 1-Value of Canada building permits drops on weakness in Ontario

OTTAWA, June 8 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits issued in April fell for the second month in a row, slipping by 0.3 percent from March on lower construction intentions in Ontario, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday.

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U.S. business spending mired in weakness, but economy picking up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. business spending intentions weakened in April for a third straight month amid soft demand for machinery, but a surge in contracts to purchase previously owned homes to a 10-year high supported views economic growth was gaining speed.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. business spending mired in weakness, but economy picking up

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - U.S. business spending intentions weakened in April for a third straight month amid soft demand for machinery, but a surge in contracts to purchase previously owned homes to a 10-year high supported views economic growth was gaining speed.

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Germany, France hold back NATO, EU ambitions in Libya

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's bold intentions to support Libya's new U.N.-backed government are faltering as France and Germany resist a bigger role to rebuild the failed state, scarred by the West's 2011 air campaign to help topple dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

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UPDATE 1-French growth seen cooling in Q2, full-year outlook brighter

* Industry investment intentions seen up 7 pct in 2016 - INSEE (Adds economists' comments on outlook, context)

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UPDATE 1-Canadian building permits drop in March, weighed by Alberta

OTTAWA, May 5 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits issued in March fell by 7.0 percent as construction intentions in oil-producing Alberta dropped following a big jump in February,...

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U.S. split deepens over Putin's intentions in Syria civil war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia’s latest military moves in Syria have sharpened divisions within the U.S. administration over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin genuinely backs a U.N.-led initiative to end the civil war or is using the negotiations to mask renewed military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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U.S. says China's intentions in South China Sea raise tension and questions

HANOI (Reuters) - A top U.S. official on Thursday said China's land reclamation and militarization in the disputed South China Sea was raising tensions and serious questions about its intention.

Castro, Fidel nytimes.com

In Farewell, Fidel Castro Urges Party to Fulfill His Vision

While Mr. Castro, 89, seemed to take his leave of the party on Tuesday, others in his cohort signaled their intentions to stay put.

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Campaign Season’s Anti-China Tone Is Likely to Cloud Meeting With Obama

As President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China prepare to meet, Beijing is viewing the vitriol from candidates like Donald J. Trump as a gauge of American intentions.

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Asian shares edge down on Fed talk

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks wobbled on Tuesday as hawkish comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials stoked uncertainty about policy makers' intentions less than a week after Fed Chair Janet Yellen had set out a more cautious path to rate increases this year.

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Michelle Obama: Done with the WH

First lady Michelle Obama is due to leave the White House when her husband's term ends in January 2017, and she said she has no intentions of going back.

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Iran elected reformers. Does it matter?

Iran's reformers claimed election victories this week, but the preliminary outcome shows no signs of quieting the raging debate over Iranian intentions in the aftermath of the nuclear deal with Tehran.

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UPDATE 1-Canada Dec building permits jump, led by rebound in Alberta

OTTAWA, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits jumped more than expected in December, driven by increased construction intentions for multi-family homes across much of the country,...

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Alarm over N. Korea launch plan

North Korea has stated it will launch a satellite on top of a rocket. Several nations are concerned about their intentions. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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North Korea, Defying Warnings, Prepares Long-Range Rocket Launch

The North Koreans made their intentions known to the International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency that ensures shipping safety.

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BRIEF-Sky says Fox speculation 'no distraction' after James Murdoch's return

* Ceo says there's always speculation about fox's intentions towards sky, but its not a distraction for board

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China's currency stance tests world policymakers' sense of perspective

SINGAPORE, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Assessments of China's intentions after it let the yuan depreciate more quickly this week possessed some qualities of a fairground mirror, with policymakers in nearby Asia far less alarmed about risks of a "currency war" than those further away.

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San Bernardino killer denied militancy in U.S. entry papers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik denied having any militant sympathies or intentions when she was asked in an application form for a U.S. visa two years ago, documents described to Reuters on Tuesday showed.

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Hong Kong stocks firm after Fed rate hike ends market uncertainty

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks were higher on Thursday, tracking global markets, as the U.S. rate hike ended months of speculation about the Federal Reserve's policy intentions.

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BRIEF-Shell sees reduction of about 2,800 jobs after BG deal

* Reg-Royal Dutch Shell: Shell updates on its intentions for Shell-BG combination 

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry condemns Israeli settlement building

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry strongly condemned the building of settlements by Israel and said it raised questions about Israel’s long-term intentions.

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Russia says doubts Turkey committed to fighting terrorism

MOSCOW, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Moscow had questions whether Turkey had real intentions to fight terrorism.

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UPDATE 1-Vivendi's move on Telecom Italia rattles funds

MILAN, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A group of Italian and foreign funds said on Thursday Vivendi's proposal for additional members on the board of Telecom Italia raised governance concerns and questions about its intentions for the Italian phone group.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt tumbles 4.4 pct on FX fears; austerity worries hit Qatar

* More Egyptian state banks hike saving certificate rates * Market fears devaluation, monetary tightening or both * Central bank not clarifying intentions to market * Qatar drops after minister warns of subsidy, tax reforms * Kuwait's Agility rises after Q3 earnings By Andrew Torchia DUBAI, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Egypt's stock market dropped sharply for a third straight day on Tuesday because of speculation about a possible currency devaluation or rise in local interest rate

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What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, Nov 9

(The Day Ahead is an email and PDF publication that includes the day's major stories and events, analyses and other features. To receive The Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) WEEK AHEAD A stronger-than-expected jobs report has put the markets in a rosier mood even if data points more firmly to a Federal Reserve rate hike in December. The recent rally in the equity market suggests comfort with the Fed's intentions. Howe

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UPDATE 1-Canada building permits unexpectedly tumble in Sept

OTTAWA, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits unexpectedly tumbled for the second month in a row in September on a drop in construction intentions for residential buildings, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday.

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Russia-U.S. rivalry spreads to ex-Soviet central Asia

ALMATY/VIENNA (Reuters) - After Ukraine and Syria, the ex-Soviet republics of central Asia could become the latest venue for geo-political rivalry between Moscow and Washington, driven by Kremlin worries about Islamists and U.S. suspicion about Russia's true intentions.

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Russia defends Syrian airstrikes

Russian forces bombed Syrian targets for a fourth day despite international concerns over Moscow's intentions in the war-torn nation.

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What are Russia's intentions?

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Russia's intentions in Syria unclear

A day after Russia launched its first airstrike in Syria, it remains unclear who was targeted -- the terrorist group ISIS or other, perhaps more moderate, opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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France says Syria's Assad has no role in country's future

NEW YORK (Reuters) - France said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cannot play any role in a future political transition and that he hoped Russia would clarify its military intentions in Syria in the coming days.