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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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DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Marathon Petroleum shuts Kentucky refinery after power outage

July 24 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on July 21-23: * Monroe Energy delays Trainer, Pa. refinery-wide shutdown -sources * Shell reports planned work at Deer Park, Texas facility * PES reports minor fire at Point Breeze, Phila. refinery on July 17 * HollyFrontier begins restart of FCC at Kansas refinery -source

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BRIEF-Fidelity & Guaranty Life's unit enters into a second amendment

* Fidelity & Guaranty Life - on July 17, 2017 unit entered into a second amendment to which amends credit agreement dated as of august 26, 2014

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CORRECTED-BRIEF-Good Times Restaurants' CFO James K. Zielke resigns

* Says on July 17, James K. Zielke tendered his resignation as Chief Financial Officer - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Prudential Financial says on July 17 entered along with unit into $4 bln five year credit agreement - SEC filing

* Prudential Financial Inc - on July 17, co along with its subsidiary entered into $4 billion five year credit agreement - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Comstock Holding Companies' unit purchases business assets of Monridge Environmental

* Says on July 17, unit purchased business assets of Monridge Environmental, pursuant to asset purchase agreement dated July 14, 2017

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UPDATE 1-Tembec top shareholder seeks to vote against Rayonier deal

July 17 (Reuters) - Tembec Inc's largest shareholder, Oaktree Capital Management LP, asked other shareholders to reject Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc's deal to buy the Canadian paper and cellulose pulp maker, saying it was a "flawed" sale process.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. makes lower trade deficit top priority in NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday launched the first salvo in the renegotiation of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying its top priority for the talks was shrinking the U.S. trade deficit with Canada and Mexico.

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U.S. House panel to consider self-driving car legislation

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. House subcommittee will vote on Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules.

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Tembec's biggest shareholder recommends voting against Rayonier's acquisition

July 17 (Reuters) - Tembec Inc's largest shareholder Oaktree Capital Management LP asked shareholders to vote against Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc's acquisition of the Canadian forest products company.

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Trump to nominate Senate Democratic aide for CFTC

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Senate Democratic aide Rostin Behnam to become a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the White House said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Major tech firms, internet providers clash over U.S. net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content should be scrapped by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. makes lower trade deficit top priority in NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday launched the first salvo in the renegotiation of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying its top priority for the talks was shrinking the U.S. trade deficit with Canada and Mexico.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court upholds gag orders on FBI data surveillance

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders for customer data to communications firms, a ruling that dealt a blow to privacy advocates.

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UPDATE 4-BNY Mellon names former Visa CEO to top job

July 17 (Reuters) - Bank of New York Mellon Corp said on Monday former Visa Chief Executive Charles Scharf will take the top job at the world's largest custody bank, where he will focus on boosting organic growth.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. FDA approves Puma Biotech's breast cancer treatment

July 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday approved Puma Biotechnology Inc's experimental breast cancer drug that lowers the risk of the disease returning after initial treatment.

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UPDATE 1-UAW representation vote set at Nissan plant in Mississippi

DETROIT, July 17 (Reuters) - Workers at a Nissan Motor Co Ltd plant in Mississippi will vote early next month on whether to be represented by a union, according to an agreement announced on Monday by the Japanese automaker and the United Auto Workers as the union once again seeks a major foothold after decades of failed attempts.

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UPDATE 2-GM extends shutdown at Chevy Bolt plant as inventories swell

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich./DETROIT, July 17 (Reuters) - General Motors Co has extended a shutdown at the Michigan factory that builds the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car as part of a broader effort to get control of bulging inventories of unsold vehicles in the United States.

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'FAANG' stocks to put overall drag on 2nd quarter earnings

July 17 (Reuters) - The high-flying "FAANG" stocks are expected to be an overall drag on second quarter earnings growth despite their stock performance bolstering the S&P 500 this year.

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UPDATE 1-London forex traders plead not guilty to U.S. rigging charges

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Three former London-based traders pleaded not guilty on Monday to U.S. charges they conspired to rig prices in the roughly $5 trillion foreign exchange market.

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U.S. SEC's Piwowar urges companies to pursue mandatory arbitration clauses

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - A key U.S. securities regulator on Monday voiced support for possibly allowing companies to tuck language into their initial public offering paperwork that would force shareholders to resolve claims through arbitration rather than in court.

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UPDATE 1-Canada musters military to fight wildfires, 39,000 evacuated

CALGARY, Alberta, July 17 (Reuters) - Canada was deploying military aircraft and Australia was sending 50 firefighters to battle rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia that have forced 39,000 people from their homes, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Monday.

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LPC: American Securities explores sale of packager Tekni-Plex

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Private equity firm American Securities is exploring a sale of portfolio company Tekni-Plex, the U.S. manufacturer of packaging and tubing materials, four sources familiar with the matter said.

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Citigroup to pick Frankfurt as EU base this week -sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. bank Citigroup Inc is set to become the latest Wall Street bank to pick Frankfurt as its European Union base this week in preparation for when Britain leaves the European Union, two sources told Reuters on Monday.

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MOVES-Northern Trust names Lisa Marcus managing director, senior wealth strategist

July 17 (Reuters) - Northern Trust Corp said on Monday it appointed Lisa Marcus as managing director and senior wealth strategist.

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UPDATE 1-Tesla driver denies Autopilot system caused Minnesota crash

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The driver of a Tesla vehicle involved in a crash in Minnesota on Saturday has denied that its Autopilot system caused the incident, according to an email released by the automaker on Monday.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Copper shines after China growth data; world stocks at highs

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - A gauge of world stocks climbed to a third straight record high on Monday while copper prices surged to their highest levels in more than four months after robust growth data in China.

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Norwegian budget airline unit gets U.S. permit

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle's UK subsidiary on Monday received a tentative U.S. foreign air carrier permit, prevailing against U.S. airlines who complained that the Scandinavian budget carrier would undercut them and hurt American businesses and jobs.

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Lufthansa lifts profit target on bumper summer bookings

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 17 (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa increased its profit target for 2017 after a busy summer for bookings that has been boosted by demand on North American routes and a strong Germany economy.

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Labor unions, Democrats pressure Trump ahead of NAFTA priorities statement

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded U.S. President Donald Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.

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U.S. appeals court upholds nondisclosure rules for surveillance orders

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders for customer data to communications firms, a ruling that dealt a blow to privacy advocates.

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Tesla driver denies 'Autopilot' led to Minnesota crash

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The driver of a Tesla involved in a crash in Minnesota on Saturday denied that the vehicle's Autopilot system had led to the incident, according to an email released by the automaker.

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BRIEF-Petro Victory Energy Corp says trading in its shares will resume on July 17

* Further update regarding the acquisition of non-operated onshore production assets in brazil and CAD$4MM private placement of 80mm shares at CAD$0.05

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BlackRock CEO Fink sees U.S. falling short of 3 percent growth

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink on Monday said it will be hard for the United States to reach the 3 percent annual growth target set by President Donald Trump.

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UniCredit closes $20 bln bad loan sale with Fortress, Pimco

MILAN, July 17 (Reuters) - Italian bank UniCredit has signed a final agreement with U.S. funds Fortress and Pimco on the sale of bad loans worth 17.7 billion euros ($20 billion) in Italy's biggest such deal so far.

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UPDATE 2-BNY Mellon names former Visa CEO to top job

July 17 (Reuters) - Bank of New York Mellon Corp on Monday said former Visa chief executive Charles Scharf will take the top job at the world's largest custody bank, where he will focus on boosting organic growth.

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UPDATE 1-Sandvine accepts C$562 mln offer from Francisco, Procera

July 17 (Reuters) - Sandvine Corp said on Monday it had terminated a deal with Vector Capital and accepted a higher offer from a unit of private equity firm Francisco Partners and Procera Networks Inc, valuing the network equipment maker at about C$562 million ($444 million).

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BRIEF-Blackrock's Turnill says see inflation in Eurozone eventually picking up

July 17 (Reuters) - Blackrock's Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill:

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UPDATE 3-Low-fee BlackRock funds reel in cash but earnings disappoint

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's second-quarter results failed to impress Wall Street on Monday as the world's biggest asset manager cut fees to lure a wave of investor cash into its exchange-traded funds, sending shares down 3 percent.

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UPDATE 4-Trian launches public fight to add Peltz to P&G's board

July 17 (Reuters) - Activist fund Trian Fund Management LP launched its public push for changes at Procter & Gamble Co on Monday, nominating its Chief Executive Officer Nelson Peltz to the board in a bid to press for more drastic steps to revive sales and profits.

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UPDATE 1-Qualcomm loses appeal against EU threat of daily fine

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm faces the threat of a daily fine of 580,000 euros ($665,000) for failing to provide EU antitrust regulators with information after losing an appeal against the penalty in a European Union court on Monday. Qualcomm, which was charged by the European Commission for using anti-competitive methods to squeeze out British phone software maker Icera, last month asked the Luxembourg-based General Court to suspend the order.

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Sandvine accepts C$562 mln offer from Francisco, Procera

July 17 (Reuters) - Sandvine Corp said on Monday it had terminated a deal with Vector Capital and accepted a higher offer from a unit of private equity firm Francisco Partners and Procera Networks Inc, valuing the network equipment maker at about C$562 million.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as higher metal prices boost miners

TORONTO, July 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as mining shares tracked metal prices higher, while shares of energy companies gained as oil prices edged up.

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EU approves Priceline's acquisition of Momondo

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators approved on Monday U.S. online travel company Priceline's planned acquisition of Momondo Group without conditions.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Signet Jewelers names board member Drosos as CEO

July 17 (Reuters) - Signet Jewelers Ltd, owner of the Kay and Jared brands, said on Monday it named Virginia Drosos chief executive officer, succeeding 35-year company veteran Mark Light who will retire due to health reasons.

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UPDATE 1-FedEx says cyber attack to hurt its fiscal 2018 results

July 17 (Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said its fiscal 2018 results would be hurt in part due to disruption of operations in its TNT Express unit following a cyber attack last month.

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MOVES-BNY Mellon Corp, Columbia Threadneedle, ADS Securities

July 17 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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UPDATE 1-EU and Britain to present post-Brexit plan on WTO membership

GENEVA, July 17 (Reuters) - The European Union and Britain plan to put forward a joint proposal for reform of the terms of their World Trade Organization (WTO) membership in September or October, an EU source said on Monday, as London negotiates to leave the EU.

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UPDATE 1-Kroger to make $1 bln contribution to its benefit plans

July 17 (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, said on Monday it would make a contribution of up to $1 billion to its under-funded benefit plans.

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EU will only extend glyphosate licence with national backing

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - The European Union will only extend its approval for the herbicide glyphosate if there is sufficient support from the bloc's 28 member states, European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Monday.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as miners gain on higher metal prices

TORONTO, July 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened barely higher on Monday, as gold miners and other materials stocks gained with higher prices for gold, copper and other metals.

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Lithuanian must be extradited to U.S. in $100 mln email fraud case - court

VILNIUS, July 17 (Reuters) - A Lithuanian accused of swindling Facebook and Google out of more than $100 million through an email fraud scheme must be extradited to the United States to stand trial, a court in Vilnius ruled on Monday.

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Qualcomm loses appeal against EU threat of daily fine

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm faces the threat of a daily fine of 580,000 euros ($665,000) for failing to provide EU antitrust regulators with information after losing an appeal against the penalty in an EU court on Monday. Qualcomm, which was charged by the European Commission of using anti-competitive methods to squeeze out British phone software maker Icera, last month asked the Luxembourg-based General Court to suspend the order.

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UPDATE 1-Foreign investment in Canadian securities jumps in May

OTTAWA, July 17 (Reuters) - Foreign investors ramped up purchases of Canadian securities in May, driven by increased holdings of Canadian government debt and equities, data from Statistics Canada showed on Monday.

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BRIEF-Maersk drilling says extends digital partnership with GE Marine

July 17 (Reuters) - MAERSK DRILLING, A UNIT OF A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK

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UPDATE 1-EU regulators charge Teva over pay-for-delay drug deal

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators charged Israeli drugmaker Teva on Monday with doing an illegal deal with Cephalon to delay selling a cheaper generic version of the latter's blockbuster sleep disorder drug.

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BlackRock 2nd-qtr profit rises 8.6 pct

July 17 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, reported an 8.6 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher fees.

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Carlyle to buy airfield lighting group ADB Safegate

July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. buyout firm Carlyle Group LP said it agreed to buy airfield lighting group ADB Safegate from private equity group PAI Partners.

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Gerresheimer licenses syringe safety solution from West

FRANKFURT, July 17 (Reuters) - German drugs packager Gerresheimer has acquired an exclusive licence for a syringe-safety solution from U.S.-based West Pharmaceutical Services, completing its portfolio of pre-fillable glass and plastic syringes, it said on Monday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Chinese data lifts emerging stocks to highest since April 2015

LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - Stronger-than-expected Chinese economic growth data and reduced chances of another U.S. rate rise this year lifted emerging stocks to their highest since the end of April 2015 on Monday, tracking gains in developed markets.

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Axel Springer sells Berlin real estate assets for 755 mln eur

FRANKFURT, July 17 (Reuters) - German publisher Axel Springer on Monday said it sold two Berlin real estate assets for 755 million euros.

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Vodafone Qatar says access to network hit by technical issues

DOHA, July 17 (Reuters) - Vodafone Qatar, an affiliate of Vodafone Group, said on Monday that access to its network was being affected by technical issues.

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Austria's BAWAG PSK buys Germany's Suedwestbank

VIENNA, July 17 (Reuters) - BAWAG PSK, the Austrian bank owned by private equity group Cerberus Capital Management, bought German regional lender Suedwestbank for an undisclosed price to expand its network in western Europe, BAWAG said on Monday.

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Telenor, Weir Group lead European shares higher

LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - European shares nudged higher in early deals on Monday, though trading was characterized by thin volumes as a busy few weeks of earnings reports from top regional and U.S. firms gets underway.

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Weir Group benefits from strong North American drilling activity

July 17 (Reuters) - Weir Group Plc said it expected its oil and gas unit's full-year revenue and operating profit to be above analysts' expectations due to strong North American drilling activity.

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UPDATE 1-China approves two new GMO crops for import - agri ministry

BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) - China has approved two new genetically modified (GMO) crops for import, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on its website, following two earlier approvals last month.

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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 17

July 17 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 13 points higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.3 percent ahead of the cash market open.

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UPDATE 1-Uber suspends ride-sharing services in Macau

HONG KONG, July 17 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.

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China approves two new GMO crops for import - agri ministry

BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) - China has approved two new genetically modified crops for import, the agriculture ministry said in a statement uploaded on its website.

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French payments group Worldline to buy Digital River World Payments

PARIS, July 17 (Reuters) - French payments company Worldline has agreed to buy Swedish peer Digital River World Payments as merger activity in the payments sector picks up following this month's takeover of Worldpay.

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China blocks Dalian Wanda from completing overseas deals - WSJ

July 17 (Reuters) - Chinese banking regulators have ordered the nation's big banks to put the brakes on loans to property giant Dalian Wanda Group, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

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Global cyber attack could spur $53 bln in losses-Lloyd's of London

July 17 (Reuters) - A major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as U.S. Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Lloyd's of London said in a report on Monday.

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PRECIOUS-Gold rises as dollar drops on weak U.S. data

BENGALURU, July 17 (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Monday as the dollar fell to multi-month lows following weak economic data from the United States that has diminished the outlook for aggressive rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserve. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold rose 0.19 percent to $1,230.91 per ounce as of 0048 GMT. U.S. gold futures for August delivery rose 0.24 percent to $1,230.50 per ounce. * Asian stocks rose on Monday after the

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BRIEF-Flowers Foods & Flowers Finance ii, entered into an amendment to co's existing $200 million loan agreement dated July 17, 2013-Sec filing

* Flowers Foods Inc - On Sept 30, co. & Flowers Finance ii, llc entered into an amendment to co's existing $200 million loan agreement dated July 17, 2013

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BRIEF-TPI Composites:Blade failure in India not a result of any defect in materials or workmanship

* July 17, 2016 blade failure in India was not result of any defect in materials or workmanship attributable to company Source text - http://bit.ly/2dhQEvO Further company coverage:

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Baton Rouge officer's dad's touching Facebook post

The father of a Baton Rouge deputy who survived the deadly July 17th attack on police officers, posted an update and a touching story about his son.

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BRIEF-Ledo Capital reports 8.2 pct passive stake in CSW Industrials

* Ledo Capital reports 8.2 pct passive stake in CSW Industrials as of July 17 - sec filing Source text: http://bit.ly/2a4SmQ6 Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom +91 80 6749-1130; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780)

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RPT-INSIGHT-Art of the spin: Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Donald Trump, who often says he only likes winners, tells one grand tale of loss: In 1990, he nearly went bankrupt and was forced to ask dozens of banks to whom he owed...

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RPT-INSIGHT-At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights

ANKARA/ISTANBUL, July 17 (Reuters) - At the height of the attempt to overthrow Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, the rebel pilots of two F-16 fighter jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights. And yet he was able to fly on.

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RPT-FACTBOX-Turkey's huge and rising role in world trade of oil, gas, grains

July 17 (Reuters) - A failed Turkish military coup attempt briefly closed the Bosphorus Strait to shipping traffic on Saturday, reminding the world of Turkey's huge and growing importance as a transit route for commodities between Russia, Central Asia and Europe.

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UPDATE 3-Slain Louisiana police officers ranged from rookie to veterans

July 17 (Reuters) - The six Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers killed or wounded in an attack on Sunday morning ranged from a newcomer to the force to veteran officers, officials said, in the latest mass shooting to afflict a U.S. city.

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TIMELINE-'Officer down' repeated in Baton Rouge police shooting recording

July 17 (Reuters) - Three police officers were shot to death and three others wounded in Baton Rouge on Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was killed by police in the Louisiana capital, sparking nationwide protests.

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UPDATE 1-California student among dead in France Bastille Day attack -UC Berkeley

July 17 (Reuters) - A California university student who has been missing since Thursday's Bastille Day attack in Nice is among those who died after a truck driver deliberately plowed through a crowd, killing at least 84 people, University of California, Berkeley, said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 1-Plane crashes during Canadian air show, killing pilot -military

TORONTO, July 17 (Reuters) - An investigation is underway after a plane crashed on Sunday during a military air show in Western Canada, killing the pilot, the local air base said.

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California student missing in France Bastille Day attack among dead -UC Berkeley

July 17 (Reuters) - A California university student who has been missing since Thursday's Bastille Day attack in Nice is among those who died after a truck driver deliberately plowed through a crowd, killing at least 84 people, University of California, Berkeley, said on Sunday.

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RPT-UBS, DBS, Falcon face Singapore scrutiny over 1MDB transactions-sources

SINGAPORE, July 17 (Reuters) - Singapore's central bank is scrutinising several banks, including UBS and DBS Group Holdings, to see if they broke anti-money laundering rules in handling transactions linked to scandal-hit Malaysian state fund 1MDB, three people with knowledge of the matter said.

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COMMODITIES-Crude prices trade little changed after failed Turkey coup

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Oil prices were mixed and gold prices were under pressure on Sunday in early trade as traders digested the impact from Turkey's military coup, which was broadly expected to be limited on global markets.

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Plane crashes during Canadian air show, killing pilot -report

TORONTO, July 17 (Reuters) - A plane crashed on Sunday during a military air show in Western Canada, killing the pilot, Global News reported.

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Obama calls for national unity after Baton Rouge shooting

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Sunday called for national unity after the killing of three police officers in Baton Rouge, and warned against using the deadly event to inflame political fighting during a charged political campaign.

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Sao Tome votes as President da Costa runs for second term

SAO TOME, July 17 (Reuters) - Sao Tome and Principe voted in a presidential election on Sunday in which incumbent Manuel Pinto da Costa is looking to win a second term against four opponents including a former speaker of parliament.

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UPDATE 1-Baton Rouge shooter identified as Gavin Long by authorities - source

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The gunman who killed three police officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been identified as an American citizen named Gavin Long, a source with direct knowledge of the investigation told Reuters on Sunday.

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Democrat Hillary Clinton calls Baton Rouge shooting 'devastating'

CLEVELAND, July 17 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called the shooting on Sunday that killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, "devastating."

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Baton Rouge shooter identified as Gavin Long -U.S. media

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - Multiple U.S. news outlets identified the suspected gunman in Sunday's fatal shootings of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge as Gavin Long, with CBS News saying Long was from Kansas City, Missouri.

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Volkswagen promises U.S. dealers restitution within a month -WSJ

July 17 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG executives in the United States have promised restitution within a month for American franchise dealers damaged by the carmaker's diesel scandal, the Wall Street...

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SpaceX to try again to send docking ring for space taxis to station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 17 (Reuters) - Elon Musk's SpaceX will make a second attempt on Monday to deliver one of two docking rings to the International Space Station, a crucial step in enabling U.S. commercial space taxis to ferry astronauts to the orbiting lab, NASA said on Sunday.

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Obama condemns shootings of police officers in Baton Rouge

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Sunday strongly condemned the shootings in Baton Rouge that killed three police officers and wounded three others, saying there was "no justification" for the violence.

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Saudi always reacts to oil supply and demand, watching market - minister

RIYADH, July 17 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Sunday the kingdom always reacts to oil market supply and demand and it would continue to monitor crude markets for any developments.

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LME says ring trading moves to emergency venue after offices shut

LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) will move open outcry trading to its disaster recovery site in Chelmsford, east of London, on Monday and Tuesday because its offices have been closed due to a structural issue, the exchange said in a statement on Sunday.

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World Bank seen naming NYU's Romer as next chief economist -sources

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The World Bank is expected to name New York University economics professor Paul Romer as its next chief economist this week, two people familiar with the decision said, a move that would bring in a prominent voice advocating for investment in human capital.

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UPDATE 1-UK economy will need more than just rate cuts - BoE's Vlieghe

LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - The Bank of England rate-setter who voted last week to cut borrowing costs said he had seen early signs that Britain will need more than just lower interest rates to...