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Exclusive: GM offers $2.2 billion debt for equity swap in return for Seoul's support - sources

SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors has offered to convert debt of around $2.2 billion owed by its ailing South Korean operation into equity in exchange for financial support and tax benefits from Seoul, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Trump questions why Obama didn't act to stop Russian meddling

President Donald Trump remained focused on the Russia matter on Monday, questioning in a tweet why his predecessor didn't act to prevent Moscow from interfering in US elections.

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UPDATE 1-ProSieben in exclusive talks with General Atlantic on digital stake sale- sources

MUNICH/FRANKFURT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is in exclusive talks with private equity firm General Atlantic over the sale of a minority stake in its digital business, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

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Russian magnate Deripaska to quit roles at his two biggest firms

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska plans to step down as the president of the two companies he controls, aluminum giant Rusal and En+ Group , two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Deutsche Bank to cut at least 250 investment banking jobs -source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank is cutting at least 250 investment banking jobs in locations including London and the United States, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, adding that the figure could rise to as many as 500.

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The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out

The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.”

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In boost to reform, Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves bankruptcy law

DUBAI/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's cabinet has approved a bankruptcy law, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, giving a boost to efforts to make the kingdom more enticing to investors.

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Student: I have aged decades in a matter of days

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School deliver powerful speeches demanding action and accountability from politicians.

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South Korea puts brakes on hopes for quick talks with North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday it was too early to talk about hosting a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, hinting he would not rush the matter.

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Exclusive: GE exploring industrial gas engine business sale - sources

(Reuters) - General Electric Co is exploring a sale of its industrial gas engine business that could be worth as much as $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Winn-Dixie owner Bi-Lo preparing for bankruptcy filing - sources

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Supermarket company Bi-Lo LLC, which owns the Winn-Dixie chain, is planning to close at least 100 stores in a potential bankruptcy, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Uber plans to sell Southeast Asia business to Grab: CNBC

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] is preparing to sell its Southeast Asia ride-hailing business to Singapore-based Grab in return for a substantial stake in the company, CNBC reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.

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Wealth Matters: 5 Tips to Weather a Turbulent Stock Market

Market volatility is normal. Don’t fret. This advice from professionals could help prevent a volatile ride from derailing your financial planning.

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Novartis readies to auction U.S. generic pills business: sources

(Reuters) - Switzerland's Novartis AG is preparing to auction its U.S. generic pill business, looking to shed a unit that has struggled amid fierce price competition, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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U.S. senator's biofuel overhaul faces resistance

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Senator John Cornyn’s plan to overhaul U.S. biofuels policy faces resistance from the oil and ethanol sectors, reducing chances of a reboot to the controversial regulations, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Exclusive: Walmart in talks to buy more than 40 percent of India's Flipkart - sources

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc is in talks to purchase a stake of more than 40 percent in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, a direct challenge to Amazon.com Inc in Asia's third-largest economy, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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In Florida, an AR-15 Is Easier to Buy Than a Handgun

While Florida has a three-day waiting period for handgun purchases, anyone with a clean record can buy military-style semiautomatic rifles in a matter of minutes.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A University of, by and for the People

Land-grant colleges give all Americans access to an education no matter how much money their parents have.

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Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded: sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

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News Analysis: The White House Flouts the First Rule of Crisis Communications: Get the Facts Out Fast

Its handling of Rob Porter’s resignation has become a case study in how shifting stories can make matters worse.

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Timeline: What happened, moment by moment

In a matter of minutes, thousands of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School went from thinking they were part of a fire drill to hiding inside closets and bathrooms to escape gunfire.

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Indivior legal costs rise, new anti-addiction drug ready

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Indivior, which makes drugs to treat opioid addiction and plans to launch a key new product this month, said on Thursday it had increased provisions for investigative and antitrust litigation matters to $438 million.

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Trump's lawyer says he paid a porn star. Is that legal?

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has declared a payment he orchestrated to a porn star to be "lawful," but legal experts say the matter is far from settled.

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Trump: 'I'm totally opposed to domestic violence'

President Donald Trump broke days of silence on the matter of spousal abuse, saying on Wednesday he was opposed to all manner of domestic violence.

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Gowdy: 'I like jobs where facts matter'

Rep. Trey Gowdy speaks on his impending retirement and discusses his frustration with the lack of facts and fairness in Congress.

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: 'I like jobs where facts matter'

Rep. Trey Gowdy speaks on his impending retirement and discusses his frustration with the lack of facts and fairness in Congress.

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Uber's fourth-quarter loss narrows to $1.1 billion: source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] narrowed its fourth-quarter loss to $1.1 billion from a loss of $1.46 billion in the previous quarter, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Wall Street regulator looking into VIX manipulation: WSJ

(Reuters) - A Wall Street regulator is probing into whether prices linked to the Cboe Volatility Index have been manipulated, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Trump aide's anticipated elevation highlights how top officials were willing to overlook signs that there were potential abuse allegations in his background

Rob Porter was involved in serious discussions to be promoted when he abruptly resigned from the White House last week amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

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FBI chief contradicts White House on Rob Porter timeline

FBI Director Chris Wray upended the White House's stated timeline of information about disgraced aide Rob Porter on Tuesday, as he outlined when the agency briefed officials on the matter.

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California Today: California Today: Would a Qualcomm Takeover Be Bad for San Diego?

Tuesday: How much big companies actually matter to a city, President Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget, and the key to getting good at math.

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Japan's Coincheck reports to regulators over $530 million cryptocurrency heist

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc, under pressure to better safeguard investors after the daring theft of $530 million of digital money last month, filed on Tuesday a report with regulators on the hacking, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Obama discussed how much of Russia investigation to share with Trump team

President Barack Obama met in January 2017 with then-FBI Director James Comey and other top national security officials to discuss sharing information related to Russia with the incoming Trump administration, where Obama stated that the Trump-Russia investigation should be handled "by the book," according to an email made public Monday and a source familiar with the matter.

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Amazon lays off hundreds of employees

Amazon is laying off hundreds of employees, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.

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Amazon cutting hundreds of Seattle jobs in its consumer business: source

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is cutting hundreds of jobs in its consumer business in Seattle, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the company shifts resources into fast-growing areas like its work on voice assistant Alexa.

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Amazon cutting hundreds of jobs: Seattle Times

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is cutting hundreds of jobs in its headquarters at Seattle and in its global operations, the Seattle Times reported, citing one person familiar with the matter.

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Why the Obamas' new portraits matter

Culture is a powerful tool. It's how we change the world. And for eight years, we had a presidential administration that knew this acutely.

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Opinion: Why the Obamas' portraits matter

Culture is a powerful tool. It's how we change the world. And for eight years, we had a presidential administration that knew this acutely.

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Exclusive: Amazon paid $90 million for camera maker's chip technology - sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc paid about $90 million to acquire the maker of Blink home security cameras late last year, in a secret bet on the startup's energy-efficient chips, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Comcast mulling new bid for Fox assets: sources

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp is considering a new offer for Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox assets, despite an agreement in December to sell them to Walt Disney Co for $52.4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Qualcomm, Broadcom plan to meet on February 14: sources

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc and Broadcom Ltd plan to meet on Wednesday to talk about the latter's $121 billion acquisition offer, the first time the semiconductor companies will discuss the potential deal, people familiar with the matter said.

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At This Film Institute, the Course Material Is Killer

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies in Brooklyn is examining the new golden age of horror, as films like “Get Out” strike the raw nerves exposed by Black Lives Matter and #MeToo.

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Airbus halts some deliveries, tests after engine snag: sources

(Reuters) - Airbus <AIR .PA> has stopped delivering A320neo jets powered by Pratt & Whitney geared-turbofan engines and halted pre-delivery test flights after the latest in a series of problems with the engines, two sources familiar with the matter said.

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UPDATE 1-Airbus halts some deliveries, tests after engine snag -sources

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Airbus <AIR .PA> has stopped delivering A320neo jets powered by Pratt & Whitney geared-turbofan engines and halted pre-delivery test flights after the latest in a series of problems with the engines, two sources familiar with the matter said.

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Airbus halts some deliveries, tests after engine snag -sources

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Airbus has stopped delivering A320neo jets powered by Pratt & Whitney's geared turbofan engines and halted pre-delivery test flights after the latest technical hitch to affect the supplier, two sources familiar with the matter said.

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Finger-pointing in WH over abuse allegations

The White House is gripped with internal tumult over the handling of domestic abuse allegations against a top aide, with furor centered on two top officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. retailer rue21 in search of financing months after exiting bankruptcy -sources

Feb 9 (Reuters) - U.S. teen retailer rue21 Inc, which exited bankruptcy in September, is seeking financing after lackluster holiday sales failed to generate the cash it had hoped for, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Gray Matter: Is Loneliness a Health Epidemic?

Social disconnection is a serious matter. But let’s not whip up a panic.

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Exclusive: BMC Software explores IPO - sources

(Reuters) - U.S. business software company BMC Software Inc [BSII.UL] is holding conversations with investment banks about an initial public offering (IPO) that could value it at more than $10 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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U.S. retailer rue21 in search of financing months after exiting bankruptcy -sources

Feb 9 (Reuters) - U.S. teen retailer rue21 Inc is seeking financing after lackluster holiday sales failed to generate the cash it had hoped for, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Exclusive: Amazon eyes new warehouse in Brazil e-commerce push - sources

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is looking to lease a 50,000-square-meter warehouse just outside Sao Paulo, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as it steps up its push into Latin America's biggest retail market, Brazil.

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President is upset over handling of abuse allegations involving Hicks' boyfriend Rob Porter, source say

President Donald Trump has grown increasingly frustrated with Hope Hicks, his communications director and one of his closest confidantes, amid the fallout from the Rob Porter scandal, people familiar with the matter say.

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Japan to let Coincheck resume yen withdrawals Tuesday: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese regulators will allow cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc to resume yen withdrawals from Tuesday, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Exclusive: U.S. gunmaker Remington seeks financing to file for bankruptcy: sources

(Reuters) - Remington Outdoor Company Inc, one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, has reached out to banks and credit investment funds in search of financing that will allow it to file for bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Why this 1974 crime still matters

The kidnapping of Patty Hearst can seem as distant in time as a yellowed newspaper clipping -- and as current as today's bit-borne headline.

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Food Matters: The Golden Age of Crudités

How did a grouping of uncooked, sliced vegetables become the truest expression of a chef’s creative abilities?

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Anti-China bill being softened after U.S. companies complain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Proposed legislation in Congress aimed at preventing China from acquiring sensitive technology is being softened after protests by big U.S. companies who fear a loss in sales, four people with knowledge of the matter said this week.

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Exclusive: Uighur Thai jail escapees detained in Malaysia and China wants them back - sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Eleven ethnic Uighur Muslims from China, missing since their dramatic escape from a Thai jail last year, have been detained in Malaysia and Beijing wants them back, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Walmart makes push to sell online goods at $10 and up to capture elusive e-commerce profit

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc is asking vendors to supply it with more merchandise priced at $10 and up, as part of a major push to finally turn a profit at its online business, according to four people with knowledge of the matter.

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BlackRock plans to raise $10 billion for equity investments: source

(Reuters) - BlackRock Inc plans to raise about $10 billion as part of a new business that would take direct stakes in companies, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Muhiyidin Moye, Black Lives Matter Activist, Is Shot and Killed in New Orleans

Many knew Mr. Moye as the man who jumped through police tape to seize a Confederate battle flag in 2017, but he had been an activist for years.

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Asset manager Blackrock plans to raise over $10 bln -WSJ

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Blackrock Inc is planning to raise more than $10 billion to buy and hold stakes in companies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Japan regulator to inspect more cryptocurrency exchanges: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's financial regulator will this week launch on-site checks of several cryptocurrency exchange operators potentially vulnerable to cyber-attacks, and may widen its inspections, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

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BLM activist fatally shot in New Orleans

A Black Lives Matter activist who rose to prominence after the South Carolina statehouse Confederate flag controversy was killed in New Orleans while riding his bike late at night, police said.

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The Carpetbagger: How Did ‘The Shape of Water’ Become the Film to Beat at the Oscars?

Awards voters have loved it so far, but just why is a matter of debate: Some think it taps into the zeitgeist; others say it’s just filmmaking at its best.

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Tronc to sell Los Angeles Times: source

(Reuters) - Tronc Inc , the owner of the Los Angeles Times, is expected to announce a sale of the newspaper to billionaire biotech investor Patrick Soon-Shiong, a source familiar with the matter said.

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Treasury's Mnuchin says he wants answers on Equifax breach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday said he wants to know how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is handling a probe into a hack of credit bureau Equifax Inc after a report that the agency's chief has pulled back from investigating the matter.

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South Korean intelligence says North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist: sources

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's intelligence agency told lawmakers North Korean hackers could have been behind the $530 million theft of virtual coins from a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange last month, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Trump’s Lawyers Want Him to Refuse an Interview in Russia Inquiry

The lawyers believe the special counsel lacks standing in some matters, but a refusal would run counter to the president’s statements and raise the specter of a court battle.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Gowdy Emerges as Key Challenger to Trump on G.O.P. Russia Memo

Representative Trey Gowdy’s words matter to Republicans, so when he said the Russia memo did not absolve President Trump, it undercut the White House.

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South Korea spy agency tells lawmakers North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist: source

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's national spy agency told a parliamentary committee it was possible North Korean hackers broke into a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan to steal $520 million worth of digital coins, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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China prepares fresh ICO rules, eyes overseas platforms: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is preparing fresh regulations to further restrict initial coin offerings, especially via overseas platforms, the China Daily newspaper reported on Tuesday citing a source close to the matter.

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Matter: This Mutant Crayfish Clones Itself, and It’s Taking Over Europe

Every marbled crayfish is a female clone. The population is exploding in Europe, but the species seems to have originated in the American Southeast.

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T: Context Matters. The Stock Market Drop Is Less Scary Than It Seems.

It can be easy to be misled by big point swings after a long period of quiet in global markets.

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Brazil's EMS and India's Torrent Pharma vying for Sanofi's generic drugs: sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Brazilian drugs firm EMS and Indian rival Torrent Pharma have emerged as the only industry bidders for Sanofi's generic drugs unit, battling a series of buyout funds for an asset worth as much as $2.4 billion, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-ADM in talks to buy Bunge as early as this week - Bloomberg

Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. grains trader Archer Daniels Midland Co could reach an agreement to buy smaller rival Bunge Ltd as early as this week, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. (https://bloom.bg/2Egl41h)

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Boeing may express interest in Canada fighter jet bid: executive

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Boeing may express interest in a jet fighter competition in Canada despite a recent trade row, but is still studying the matter, a senior executive said on Monday.

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Exclusive: U.S. consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mick Mulvaney, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has pulled back from a full-scale probe of how Equifax Inc failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Vital defensive play helps Eagles seal deal in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - After allowing the New England Patriots to march up and down the field for much of the game, the Philadelphia Eagles stopped the five-times champions when it mattered most in Sunday's Super Bowl, forcing a Tom Brady fumble to help seal their 41-33 win.

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Compulsory Veils? Half of Iranians Say ‘No’ to Pillar of Revolution

A government study found that 49.8 percent of Iranians consider the Islamic veil a private matter. The report pits President Hassan Rouhani against hard-liners.

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Exclusive: Broadcom to raise Qualcomm bid in push for talks, sources say

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd plans to unveil a new approximately $120 billion offer for Qualcomm Inc on Monday, aiming to ratchet up pressure on its U.S. semiconductor peer to engage in negotiations, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 2-Fed orders Wells Fargo to halt growth over compliance issues

* Fed move follows persistent compliance problem at the bank (Adds details from conference call and prior regulatory matters, updates share price details)

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U.S. seeks 'substantial' fines in Fiat Chrysler emissions case: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is seeking "substantial" civil fines from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV after the government filed suit accusing the company of illegally using software that led to excess emissions in 104,000 U.S. diesel vehicles sold since 2014, a person briefed on the matter said Friday.

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U.S. seeks 'substantial' fines in Fiat Chrysler emissions case -source

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is seeking "substantial" civil fines from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV after the government filed suit accusing the company of illegally using software that led to excess emissions in 104,000 U.S. diesel vehicles sold since 2014, a person briefed on the matter said Friday.

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Gray Matter: Force Overtime? Or Go for the Win?

In the final seconds of a close game, teams often make the wrong choice.

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Exclusive: Merck's consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out - sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The sale of Merck KGaA's consumer health unit has been thrown off track after Nestle has pulled out, leaving the race to buy the maker of Seven Seas vitamins without its main contender, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Boeing proposes Embraer tie-up excluding defense unit: source

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Boeing Co has sought the Brazilian government's approval of a partnership with planemaker Embraer SA that would create a new company focused on commercial aviation, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Why a high school that's just 5% black is raising the Black Lives Matter flag

There are 350 students at Montpelier High School in Montpelier, Vermont. Only 18 of them are black. But it's because of -- and not in spite of -- that fact that the school has raised the Black Lives Matter flag.

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India's 'Modicare' to cost about $1.7 billion a year: sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to provide health insurance for about half the country's population would require an estimated 110 billion rupees ($1.7 billion) in federal and state funding each year, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Exclusive: Dell, VMWare decide to explore options including merger - sources

(Reuters) - U.S. computer maker Dell Technologies Inc and business software provider VMware Inc have decided to explore options that could include a potential merger of the two companies, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Dreading your taxes? Try filing as U.S. military

NEW YORK (Reuters) - No matter how U.S. tax policies evolve in the future, it is doubtful that members of the U.S. military will ever be able to file tax returns on a postcard. Their jobs simply make...

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Leda Journal: When Is a Refugee Story Real, and Why Does It Matter?

The Rohingya Muslims are victims of real atrocities. But the blurring of fact and fiction in the camps risks undercutting their case against Myanmar.

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Alphabet, Aramco in talks to build tech hub in Saudi Arabia: WSJ

(Reuters) - Google parent Alphabet Inc is in talks with Saudi state oil giant Saudi Aramco about jointly building a technology hub in Saudi Arabia, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to end $22-billion debt dispute - sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has accelerated steps to resolve a $22-billion debt dispute that is seen by investors as a litmus test of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's commitment to reforms, three sources familiar with the matter say.

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Tencent-led group to invest $1.6 billion in menswear firm Heilan: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd is leading a deal to invest 10 billion yuan ($1.59 billion) in Chinese menswear group Heilan Home Co Ltd, upping a retail rivalry with fellow internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Genetics and Heredity nytimes.com

Matter: The Famine Ended 70 Years Ago, but Dutch Genes Still Bear Scars

Babies born during the Dutch Hunger Winter became adults with higher rates of health problems. Now researchers may have found the genetic switches that made it happen.

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Mueller to interview former spokesman of Trump legal team: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller plans to interview the former spokesman of President Donald Trump's legal team as part of an investigation into potential collusion between Russia and Trump's campaign to sway the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

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Mueller seeks to interview Trump legal team ex-spokesman -source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview the former spokesman for President Donald Trump's legal team as part of his investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

Football nytimes.com

Hut! Hut! Hut! What?

The distinctive command of football, no matter how complex it gets, is not Now! or Go! It is Hut! But even players are not sure why.

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SEC's chief enforcement accountant to leave agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday its chief accountant for enforcement matters would leave the agency next month.