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U.S. motorists kept up record driving pace in July: DOT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. motorists logged 0.8 percent more miles on the road in July than they did in the year-ago month, keeping 2017 on a pace to break last year's record of total miles driven, according to U.S. Department of Transportation data released Thursday.

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Mitsubishi recalls 89,406 cars in Russia: standards agency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's standards watchdog Rosstandart said on Thursday it had been informed that Mitsubishi Motors Corp was recalling 89,406 Mitsubishi ASX cars sold in Russia between July 2010 and January 2016.

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BRIEF-Raymond James financial reports August operating data

* Raymond James Financial Inc - ‍Aug total securities commissions and fees of $354 million were up 15 percent over August 2016 and 6 percent over July 2017​

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The last thing we need is a July 4th military parade

Inspired by his attendance at this year's Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Trump has apparently decided we need a similar military parade here in Washington of the Fourth of July.

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Rescued migrants say lucky to dodge Libyan coastal clampdown

ABOARD AQUARIUS RESCUE SHIP (Reuters) - Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week said they had been lucky to dodge increased sea and police patrols along the Western coast of Libya that have dramatically reduced arrivals in Italy since July.

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Trump, on transgender ban, your generals are right

In July, President Donald Trump tweeted that the government "will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military."

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BRIEF-Equifax says retention of Mandiant unrelated to july cybersecurity incident - spokesperson

* Equifax says retention of Mandiant in March was unrelated to the July 29 cybersecurity incident - Equifax spokesperson

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Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. military parade in Washington inspired by the one he saw as Macron's guest in Paris.

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Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris.

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Crayola unveils its newest crayon color

Crayola announced the name of a new blue crayon this week: "Bluetiful," which beat out four other names with 40% of the vote in an online naming contest launched in July.

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BRIEF-Citigroup credit card delinquency and charge-offs for August

* Credit card charge-offs 2.41 percent in August versus 2.07 percent in July - sec filing

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UPDATE 7-Oil holds near five-month high in most bullish week since July

* U.S. drillers cut most oil rigs since January -Baker Hughes (Updates with data on U.S. drilling)

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Pakistan's top court rejects challenges to removal of ex-PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday rejected petitions seeking a review of its July 28 ruling that disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office, upholding a verdict likely to influence the next general election, due in mid-2018.

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BRIEF-Discovery Air quarterly revenue falls 17 pct

* Discovery Air Inc. announces results for the quarter ended July 31, 2017

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REFILE-Renault, Toyota lead European car sales rise in August

BERLIN, Sept 14 (Reuters) - European car sales rose 5.5 percent in August, accelerating from an increase of 2.6 percent in July, according to industry data published on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-China property investment, sales growth pick up in August, despite curbs

* Aug property investment +7.8 pct y/y vs +4.8 pct in July-Reuters calculation

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Opinion: Russian war games could be prelude to invasion

Over the past several months, Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed anxiety over the large-scale Russian military exercise known as "Zapad," or "West," slated to begin in mid-September and to engage virtually every element of Russian forces. In late July, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of US Army Europe, warned that NATO allies fear "Zapad 17" could be a Russian "Trojan horse."

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With or without Democratic director, U.S. consumer watchdog to be weakened

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Whether or not Richard Cordray stays as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) until his term ends in July, the agency’s ability to rein in Wall Street will be severely weakened, political insiders, lawyers and consumer advocates said.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies ease as U.S. producer prices rise

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies weakened on Wednesday after U.S. producer prices rebounded in August, sparking bets on accelerating inflation that could drive the Federal Reserve to raise U.S. interest rates again this year. A surge in the cost of gasoline drove U.S. producer prices 0.2 percent higher in August after slipping 0.1 percent in July, and there were also signs of a pickup in underlying producer inflation. The increase fuele

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Rights groups ask China to stop detaining its critics

GENEVA (Reuters) - Human rights activists called on China on Wednesday to stop detaining lawyers and critics, voicing concern for their health and fate in custody after the death of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo attracted international attention in July.

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BRIEF-Coffee Holding Co reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.01

* Coffee Holding Co reports results for three and nine months ended July 31, 2017 and announces stock repurchase program

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Equifax CEO says company 'will make changes' after security breach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Equifax Inc "will make changes" after a security breach in July that may have exposed the data of up to 143 million people, the company's Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith said in an opinion piece in USA Today on Tuesday.

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Senate Republicans throw another health care Hail Mary

Republicans have been searching for eight months now to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. That effort effectively died on the floor of the Senate in July when the party couldn't get 51 votes do little more than punt the serious health care policy questions to a conference committee.

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U.S. job openings at record high; qualified workers scarce

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings rose to a record high in July, suggesting a slowdown in job growth in August was an aberration and that the labor market was strong before the recent disruptive hurricanes.

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UPDATE 1-Bad loans at Italian banks hit three-year low in July

MILAN, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Insolvent loans held by Italian banks fell to a three-year low in July, data showed on Tuesday, as lenders stepped up efforts to shed the legacy of a deep recession that ended in 2014.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 11

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 28 points at 7,405 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * AstraZeneca: Two AstraZeneca drugs tackling lung cancer in different ways delivered encouraging results on Saturday, helping the British group offset July's big clinical trial setback in the disease. * SHELL: Shell's Nigerian business has signed a $300 mln deal with Shoreline Energy to develop gas pipeline infrastructure in the country, Financial Ti

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The Look: Youth in San Diego: Skateboards, Beach Hangs and Chicano Culture

“The city breathes skateboarding,” said Bruna Stalliviere, whom John Francis Peters met while photographing young San Diegans in the months of June and July.

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AstraZeneca rebuilds cancer drug hopes with new lung data

MADRID, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Two AstraZeneca drugs tackling lung cancer in different ways delivered encouraging results on Saturday, helping the British group offset July's big clinical trial setback in the disease.

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Equifax to brief U.S. congressional aides on hacking incident

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Congressional aides will get a briefing on Friday from Equifax Inc after the company said personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest-ever data breaches in the United States.

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BRIEF-Ocean Power Technologies Q1 revenue $195,000

* Ocean power technologies announces results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 ended July 31, 2017

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Equifax reveals hack that likely exposed data of 143 million customers

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States.

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UPDATE 3-Equifax reveals hack that likely exposed data of 143 mln customers

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States.

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Equifax says hack potentially exposed details of 143 million consumers

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States.

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UPDATE 2-Equifax says hack potentially exposed details of 143 mln consumers

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States.

Identity Theft nytimes.com

Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million Customers

Criminals gained access to certain files in the company’s system from mid-May to July, according to an investigation by Equifax.

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BRIEF-Reitmans Canada reports results for the three and six months ended July 29, 2017

* Reitmans Canada Ltd announces its results for the three and six months ended July 29, 2017

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Equifax says details of 143 mln consumers potentially hacked

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday personal details of 143 million U.S. consumers were potentially accessed by hackers between mid-May and July.

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BRIEF-Ford Aug China vehicle sales fall 1 pct y/y

* Aug China vehicle sales total 97,863 units, down 1 percent y/y, versus a decrease of 7 percent in July

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BRIEF-TMX Group announces trading statistics for August 2017

* Transactions for ‍all TMX Equities Marketplaces for August 2017 was 17.8 million versus 15.5 million in July 2017​

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Fed sees pickup in economic growth, but inflation remains muted

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in July through mid-August but signs of an acceleration in inflation remained slight, the latest survey conducted by the Federal Reserve showed on Wednesday.

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U.S. trade gap edges up; deficit with China at 11-month high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit increased less than expected in July as both exports and imports fell, suggesting that trade could contribute to economic growth in the third quarter.

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July air passenger traffic demand up 6.8 percent year-on-year: IATA

Global air travel demand in July rose 6.8 percent year on year, slowing from 7.7 percent growth recorded in June, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.

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U.S. factory orders tumble, but business spending firming

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S.-made goods recorded their biggest drop in nearly three years in July, but demand for capital goods was stronger than previously reported, pointing to a faster pace of business spending early in the third quarter.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. factory orders tumble, but business spending firming

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - New orders for U.S.-made goods recorded their biggest drop in nearly three years in July, but demand for capital goods was stronger than previously reported, pointing to a faster pace of business spending early in the third quarter.

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Global air freight rises again in July: IATA

(Reuters) - Global air freight rose 11.4 percent in July helped by continued economic growth, the third double-digit monthly increase in a row, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. factory orders post biggest drop in nearly three years

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - New orders for U.S.-made goods recorded their biggest drop in nearly three years in July, but orders for capital goods were stronger than previously reported, pointing to a faster pace of business spending at the start of the third quarter.

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U.S. factory orders post biggest drop in nearly three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S.-made goods recorded their biggest drop in nearly three years in July, but orders for capital goods were stronger than previously reported, pointing to robust business spending at the start of the third quarter.

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BRIEF-Arena Minerals secures extension deal with SQM

* Arena Minerals - Arena secured extension deal with SQM extending option exercise date from July 27, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Analysis: Tough for Trump to overcome his low approval ratings

Donald Trump's weekly approval rating in Gallup polling last week sunk to his lowest average yet, with just 35% of adults giving him positive marks for his performance as President. He hasn't averaged 40% approval over a full week in the Gallup daily surveys since May -- and hasn't even cracked 40% on any single day since July 11.

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GM August China vehicle sales up 12 percent year on year

BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co’s vehicle sales in China rose 12 percent in August from a year earlier to 328,425 units, following a 6.3 percent increase in July, the Detroit-based automaker said on Tuesday.

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GM August China vehicle sales up 12 pct y/y

BEIJING, Sept 5 (Reuters) - General Motors Co’s vehicle sales in China rose 12 percent in August from a year earlier to 328,425 units, following a 6.3 percent increase in July, the Detroit-based automaker said on Tuesday.

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Hamilton has a 'forest fire' raging inside

LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has credited a home victory at Silverstone in July with lighting the inner 'forest fire' that helped him blaze a trail back to the top of the Formula One world championship on Sunday.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil July oil output up as natural gas production hits record

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Brazilian natural gas production hit a record in July as oil production also rose compared to the same period last year, Brazilian oil regulator ANP said on Monday.

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Brazil's oil, natural gas output rise in July -regulator

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil production in July rose 1.5 percent to 2.623 million barrels per day on average compared to the same period last year, Brazilian oil regulator ANP said on Monday.

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Houston's small businesses dig out from Harvey's onslaught

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Josh Beasley and his fiancé bought Houston's Body3 Personal Fitness on July 1, less than two months before Tropical Storm Harvey swamped the gym with a foot of water and left behind the dank stench of fetid mildew.

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August Jobs Report: What to Watch For

The government’s latest monthly report, at 8:30 a.m., will show whether July’s surge in hiring continued and whether wages are picking up.

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7 things to know before the opening bell

Economists are forecasting that employers added between 180,000 and 190,000 jobs during the month, down from 209,000 in July.

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French foreign minister to travel to Libya to push peace deal

PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign minister said on Thursday he would head to Libya "very soon" to push warring parties to support a peace roadmap tentatively agreed in Paris in July.

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U.S. consumer spending rises moderately; inflation muted

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose slightly less than expected in July and annual inflation increased at its slowest pace since late 2015, which could bolster expectations that the Federal Reserve will delay raising interest rates until December.

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Trump Jr. to testify in Senate, Manafort lawyer subpoenaed: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee as it looks into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, CNN reported on Tuesday, weeks after he was invited to testify in public at a hearing in July.

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UPDATE 2-Japan July household spending unexpectedly falls despite tight job market

* Inflation remains subdued despite strengthening economy (Adds analyst quote, detail)

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U.S. goods trade deficit widens in July; retail inventories fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. goods trade deficit increased in July as exports fell, suggesting that trade would make a modest contribution to economic growth in the third quarter.

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BRIEF-Chemours co - ‍ on Aug 4, co, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and company entered into an amendment to separation agreement

* Chemours Co - ‍ on Aug 4, co, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and company entered into an amendment to separation agreement, dated as of July 1, 2015​

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WRAPUP 2-Rise in U.S. business spending bolsters economic outlook

WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose slightly more than expected in July and shipments surged, pointing to an acceleration in business spending early in the third quarter.

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VW manager told CEO about U.S. 'cheating' in July 2015: media

FRANKFURT/HAMBURG (Reuters) - A former senior quality manager at Volkswagen has told investigators he informed then-CEO Martin Winterkorn on July 27, 2015, that the carmaker had "cheated" during emissions tests in the United States, German media reported on Friday.

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VW manager told CEO about U.S. "cheating" in July 2015 - media

FRANKFURT/HAMBURG, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A former senior quality manager at Volkswagen has told investigators he informed then-CEO Martin Winterkorn on July 27, 2015, that the carmaker had "cheated" during emissions tests in the United States, German media reported on Friday.

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Russian hackers feel the heat as Trump seeks warmer Moscow ties

MOSCOW/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Alexander Vinnik was arrested on money-laundering charges at a Greek hotel in late July, the status of his Jabber secure online messaging account was set to "away".

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UPDATE 2-Japan's July consumer prices rise for 7th straight month

* Retail giant Aeon announces price cuts (Adds analyst quotes, detail)

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac issues monthly volume summary for July 2017‍​

* Freddie Mac - total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 1.8 percent in July ‍​

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Saudi foreign reserves resume falling in July

DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's foreign reserves resumed falling in July, central bank data showed on Thursday, suggesting the government may remain under pressure to draw them down to cover a budget deficit caused by low oil prices.

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Motor racing: Massa cleared for Belgian Grand Prix

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (Reuters) - Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has been cleared to compete in this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix after he missed the previous race in Hungary at the end of July due to feeling dizzy during practice.

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UPDATE 1-Sluggish July imports in Qatar show sanctions still hurting economy

DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Qatar's imports recovered only slightly in July after plunging in June, government data released on Thursday showed, suggesting the country's economy is still suffering from sanctions imposed by other Gulf states.

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UPDATE 1-Crude oil production at Mexico's Pemex hits 22-year low

MEXICO CITY, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Monthly crude production from Mexican national oil company Pemex fell below 2 million barrels per day in July for the first time in more than two decades, according to company data released on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Raymond James Financial reports ‍July 2017 operating data

* Raymond James Financial Inc - ‍July total securities commissions and fees of $334 million increased 11 percent compared to July 2016​

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U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 12.9 pct in July -ELFA

Aug 23 (Reuters) - U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment rose 12.9 percent in July from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.

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BRIEF-Royal Bank Of Canada says Qtrly net income per share, excluding items $1.85

* ‍As at July 31, 2017, CET1 ratio was 10.9%, up 30 BPS as compared to prior quarter​

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U.S. new home sales hit seven-month low as prices soar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in July, dropping to their lowest in seven months amid a surge in prices, raising concerns of a slowdown in the housing market recovery.

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WRAPUP 1-U.S. new home sales fall to seven-month low

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in July, dropping to their lowest in seven months, which could raise concerns of a slowdown in the housing market recovery.

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UFC confirm positive test for light-heavyweight champ Jones

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who beat Daniel Cormier to reclaim the title on July 29, could be stripped of his crown once more after the organization announced that the American had failed a drugs test for a second time.

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BRIEF-NAV CANADA says July traffic up by an average of 5.6 pct vs July 2016

* Traffic in July 2017 increased by an average of 5.6 per cent compared to same month in 2016​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Fed banks unanimous in keeping discount rate unchanged in July: minutes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks wanted to hold steady the rate commercial banks are charged for emergency loans ahead of the U.S central bank's last policy meeting, minutes from a discussion of the discount rate showed on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Copa Holdings-July system load factor was 87.6%,up 1.5 pct pt

* July RPM 1.91 billion, up 17.2 pct‍​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Qatar deposits $6.9 bln in banks in July to offset crisis outflows

* Qatari banks cutting overseas exposure, domestic growing (Adds details, analysis)

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MOVES-Natixis names head of business development for Taiwan

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Asset manager Natixis Global Asset Management said on Tuesday it had appointed Tony Huang as general manager and head of institutional business development for Taiwan, effective July 17.

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BRIEF-General Finance Corp says ‍Bison Capital Partners V Lp, co, others, entered into securities purchase agreement

* General Finance Corp - Bison Capital Partners V Lp, co, others, entered into securities purchase agreement dated July 13, 2017​

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Americans don't agree with Trump on Russia

Without cameras or fanfare earlier this month, President Donald Trump quietly signed the major Russia sanctions legislation that Congress passed by overwhelming margins in July. Clearly, Trump wasn't happy to have Congress force his hand on Russia — and not just because all presidents seek to preserve flexibility in their approach to foreign policy, which this legislation explicitly curtails.

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BRIEF-Morningstar reports U.S. Mutual Fund and ETF Asset Flows for July 2017

* In July, investors put $10.8 billion into U.S. equity passive funds, up from $9.3 billion in June 2017​

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Ex-professor charged in stabbing death

Police have formally charged a former Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee with first-degree murder in the July stabbing death of a 26-year-old cosmetologist, Chicago police and the US Marshals Service said Sunday.

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Senator McCain completes first round of radiation and chemotherapy

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee who was diagnosed with brain cancer in July, has completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy, his daughter said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Maya Gold & Silver reports production results for the month of July

* Maya Gold & Silver Inc- ‍production of 16,210 ounces of silver during month of July 2017 at its zgounder silver mine in Morocco​

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1981 wedding to Prince Charles

Lady Diana arrives at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England on July 29, 1981, where she marries Prince Charles and assumes the title of Her Royal Highness, Princess of Wales.

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CANADA STOCKS-Futures lower ahead of inflation data

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were lower on Friday ahead of inflation data, which is expected to have edged up to 1.2 percent in July on an annualized basis.

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BRIEF-India's Indigo says 8 Neo planes grounded

* Eight Neo planes grounded; schedule for July, August, September planned in June Further company coverage: (Reporting by Nidhi Verma)

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UPDATE 2-China's new home price growth cools in July - statistics bureau

* Property curbs may persist longer term - developer (Adds analyst quotes, detail)

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Exclusive: Lee Kuan Yew's grandson left Singapore because friends feared he would be detained

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - A grandson of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s late founding father and ruler for more than three decades, said he left the city state in July after friends expressed concerns he might be detained by the authorities in a contempt of court case.

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Asylum seekers to Canada from U.S. tripled in July: Canadian government

TORONTO (Reuters) - The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data released on Thursday, as migrants fled in fear of U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown.

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Asylum seekers from U.S. to Canada surged in July: government figures

TORONTO (Reuters) - The number of asylum seekers crossing the U.S. border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government figures released Thursday.

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BRIEF-Allstate says July catastrophe losses $181 mln, pre-tax​- SEC filing

* Says ‍estimated catastrophe losses for month of July 2017 of $181 million, pre-tax​ - SEC fililng

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing starts fall as multi-family construction slumps

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding unexpectedly fell in July as the construction of multi-family houses tumbled to a 10-month low, but strong job growth is expected to continue to support the housing market recovery.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Most markets up; Egypt ends losing streak but Qatar down after data

* July data shows sanctions boost Qatar food prices, hurt property