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Atos offers to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros to boost cyber security services

PARIS (Reuters) - French technology consulting firm Atos offered to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros ($5.06 billion) on Monday to boost its cyber security services as states and big corporations seek to cope with a growing number of attacks on the Internet worldwide.

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Trump Says New York Times Is ‘Wrong!’ on His Television Habits

President Trump responded to a Times article published over the weekend that offered an inside look into a typical day.

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Elliott says chipmaker NXP worth more than Qualcomm's offer

(Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management Corp said on Monday that NXP Semiconductors NV is worth $135 per share on an intrinsic standalone basis, more than the $110 Qualcomm Inc has offered to buy the company.

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Thyssenkrupp makes offer to workers for Tata Steel deal: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp has offered workers commitments on jobs and investments to get union backing for its deal with Tata Steel to merge their European steel operations, several people close to labor union IG Metall said.

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Britain offered 'statement of intent' on Irish border to unlock talks: Davis

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Brexit minister David Davis described the government's pledge to prevent any return to a hard border with Ireland after Britain leaves the European Union as "a statement of intent" rather than a legally binding move.

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Accuser's confidante: Trent Franks offered $5M for surrogacy

The head of a prominent conservative group was present last week when a woman who has accused Rep. Trent Franks of asking her to be a surrogate for his child in exchange for $5 million detailed her allegations to House Speaker Paul Ryan's staff.

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Roy Moore accuser says she made notes in yearbook

Beverly Young Nelson, a woman who accuses Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault, says she made notes under the yearbook entry that she offered as proof of Moore's interest in her.

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Moore Accuser Admits She Wrote Part of Yearbook Inscription

Beverly Young Nelson said she made notes on a yearbook inscription she had offered as crucial evidence about her claim that Roy S. Moore had groped her.

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2016 email to the then-candidate and Trump Jr. offered what was purported to be a key to hacked documents

Candidate Donald Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr. and others in the Trump Organization received an email in September 2016 offering a decryption key and website address for hacked WikiLeaks documents, according to an email provided to congressional investigators.

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Britain and E.U. Clear Way for ‘Brexit’ Talks to Proceed

Prime Minister Theresa May apparently offered enough assurances over the future of the Irish border to satisfy European negotiators.

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BRIEF-Verizon - Customers In Southern California Areas Hardest Hit By Wildfires Will Be Offered Free Unlimited Talk, Text And Data from Dec 7-Dec 10

* VERIZON -CUSTOMERS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREAS HARDEST HIT BY WILDFIRES WILL BE OFFERED FREE UNLIMITED TALK, TEXT AND DATA FROM DEC 7 THROUGH DEC 10​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Alaskan oil lease sale brings few bids despite vast territory offered

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec 6 (Reuters) - An oil-and-gas lease sale that raised concerns with environmentalists due to the vast amount of acres offered in Arctic Alaska drew few bids on Wednesday, government officials said.

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Trump Formally Endorses Roy Moore for Alabama’s Senate Seat

President Trump offered his endorsement and said he needed “a fighter to help him” in the Senate, according to Roy Moore, the embattled Republican candidate.

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Operative Offered Trump Campaign ‘Kremlin Connection’ Using N.R.A. Ties

A conservative operative told a campaign aide he could arrange a back-channel meeting between Donald J. Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia through his pro-gun connections.

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Aluminium producer seeks Q1 premium of $110/T from Japan buyers -sources

TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A global aluminium producer has offered Japanese buyers a premium of $110 per tonne for primary metal shipments during the January to March period, as much as 17 percent above the current quarter, three sources directly involved in pricing talks said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Flipkart investors, employees trimming stakes as part of SoftBank deal -sources

* Current, former employees offered just over $85 apiece -sources

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Softbank offers to buy more Flipkart shares at reduced $9 bln-$10 billion valuation: Mint

(Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Group Corp offered to buy an undisclosed number of shares in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart at a reduced valuation in the range of $9 billion to $10 billion, the Mint daily reported on Thursday.

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REFILE-Softbank offers to buy more Flipkart shares at reduced $9 bln-$10 bln valuation - Mint

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Group Corp offered to buy an undisclosed number of shares in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart at a reduced valuation in the range of $9 billion to $10 billion, the Mint daily reported on Thursday.

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Former Conyers aide: 'Most of us' have seen him in his underwear

A former top communications aide to Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan offered a defense of his former boss amid Tuesday growing allegations of sexual harassment, saying it wasn't uncommon for staffers to accidentally see the congressman in his underwear.

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Britain close to deal on Brexit bill with EU: sources

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has offered to pay much of what the European Union was demanding to settle a Brexit "divorce bill", bringing the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact, EU sources said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Scotiabank offers $2.2 bln for stake in BBVA's Chilean unit

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The Bank Of Nova Scotia on Tuesday offered $2.2 billion for a majority stake in the Chilean operations of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) in a deal that would make the Canadian lender Chile's third largest non-state bank.

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Scotiabank offers to buy BBVA Chile's majority stake

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Canada's Bank Of Nova Scotia said on Tuesday it offered to buy lender Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA's (BBVA) majority stake in its Chile unit for about $2.2 billion.

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Opinion: Trump truly deserves to be Person of the Year

Twitter exploded Friday night and into Saturday after Donald Trump alleged that he was offered Time magazine's title of "Person of the Year" and Time responded by challenging the President's account of events.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 7-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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Liberty offer to cushion revenue blow for F1 teams

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Commercial rights holder Liberty Media has offered Formula One teams cash advances to cushion the blow of reduced revenues caused by increased investment in the sport, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said on Friday.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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UPDATE 5-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Ukraine's promise of EU membership remains elusive

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders offered Ukraine closer ties on Friday at a summit meant to cement Kiev's ties with the West, but they declined to promise that the country could one day join the bloc.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm markets quiet; Mexico peso up

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso strengthened on Friday after the nation's central bank governor said the currency was undervalued, on a day of quiet activity in Latin American markets. The peso firmed 0.3 percent to 18.6 to the dollar, still weaker than the 17 to 18 pesos per dollar range Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens considers reasonable. The central bank has repeatedly offered dollar hedging instruments in order to cushion the curren

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Tomic offered spot in Australian Open wild card playoff

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been offered the chance to win a wild card for January's Australian Open in a 16-man playoff in Melbourne next month but has not said whether he will take up the place, organizers said on Friday.

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Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores.

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'Very uncertain' Yellen still predicts U.S. inflation rebound

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stuck by her prediction that U.S. inflation will soon rebound but offered on Tuesday an unusually strong caveat: she is "very uncertain" about this and is open to the possibility that prices could remain low for years to come.

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Reward offered to behead actress, director

Producers of a Bollywood movie have delayed its release amid fears for the safety of its female star and director, following death threats from prominent Hindu hardliners.

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Germany, citing own history, urges work to bridge Gulf divisions

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel offered his Qatari counterpart a small piece of the Berlin Wall on Tuesday, saying Germany's post-war history was proof it was possible to overcome deep divisions such as those now plaguing the Gulf region.

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As Woman After Woman Accuses Roy Moore of Misconduct, One Leads His Defense

Kayla Moore, the wife of the embattled Senate candidate, offered a spirited defense of him on Friday: “He will not step down.”

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State Dept spokeswoman: 'There's a morale issue in this building'

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert acknowledged Friday that that there is a morale problem in the agency and offered this advice to workers: "Don't give up."

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Mexico to offer license contracts in next Round Three onshore oil tender

MEXICO CITY, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The next tender in Mexico's Round Three oil auction will offer license contracts for the onshore areas due to be offered, the country's energy regulator said after voting on an Energy Ministry proposal on Thursday.

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Best Buy falls short with holiday profit forecast

(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc reported disappointing third-quarter results on Thursday and forecast holiday-quarter profit below Wall Street estimates as it cut prices to match those offered by rivals including Amazon.com Inc .

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Best Buy's holiday-quarter profit forecast misses Street view

(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc reported on Thursday disappointing third-quarter results and forecast holiday-quarter profit below Wall Street's estimates as the company cuts prices to match those offered by rivals such as Amazon.com Inc .

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Exclusive: Glencore offers Chad new plan to repay more than $1 billion loan

LONDON (Reuters) - Commodities trader Glencore has offered Chad a grace period from principle repayments on a more than $1 billion cash-for-crude loan and extended the deadline for full repayment to 2025 from 2022, a letter seen by Reuters showed.

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UPDATE 1-Lufthansa offers 250 mln euros to take on most of Alitalia's fleet, half of staff -source

FRANKFURT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa has offered 250 million euros ($294 million) to take on most of Alitalia's fleet of aircraft and half of its staff, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

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Lufthansa offers 250 mln euros to take on most of Alitalia's fleet, half of staff -source

FRANKFURT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa has offered 250 million euros ($294 million) to take on most of Alitalia's fleet of aircraft and half of its staff, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

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Liz Smith, Longtime Queen of Tabloid Gossip Columns, Dies at 94

Ms. Smith’s column ran for more than three decades, and she offered a gentler view of movie stars and moguls than many other gossip writers.

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No figure on cost of Brexit offered to unlock talks, British minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

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Trump touts his dealmaking skills as solution to South China Sea dispute

US President Donald Trump has offered his services as a "mediator and arbitrator" over disputed territorial claims South China Sea issue, one of the most pressing issues for many of Asia's leaders.

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Opinion: Trump shoots himself in the foot

Until Saturday, President Donald Trump had earned some praise for his trip to Asia. Overall, the visit seemed to go well by the standards we use to evaluate him. There were few unsettling tweets over the past few days, at least relative to his normal routine, and by most accounts the meetings with the key leaders have gone smoothly. Trump has played ball in the diplomatic celebrations and seemed to be in good spirits. He's offered some provocative words about North Korea, but nothing that comes close to the kinds of incendiary words he used before the United Nations in New York.

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Sam Rockwell grapples with race and anger in 'Three Billboards'

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - As a San Francisco native, Sam Rockwell says he doesn't know why he gets offered roles to play "a lot of rednecks and country guys," but he's taking the opportunity to try to understand complex, unlovable male characters.

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Analysis: Bannon's conspiracy about Moore makes no sense

On Thursday night in New Hampshire, former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon offered a simple explanation for the bombshell report in The Washington Post that Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore pursued sexual relationships with four teenagers when he was in his early 30s.

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WSJ: Mueller probes Flynn role in plot to deliver cleric to Turkey

Former White House national security adviser Mike Flynn and his son are alleged to have been offered as much as $15 million to forcibly remove from the US a Muslim cleric wanted by Turkey, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Trump, Clinton camps both offered slice of dossier firm's work: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The same political research firm that prepared a dossier on Trump campaign ties to Russia had unrelated information on Clinton Foundation donors that a Russian lawyer obtained and offered to President Donald Trump's eldest son last year, three sources familiar with the matter said.

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Trump Adviser Carter Page Describes Meeting With Russian Official During 2016 Campaign

The former adviser offered new details during eight hours of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, which has released a transcript of his remarks.

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Russian lawyer says Trump son offered to return to issue of sanctions law: Bloomberg

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 election campaign said the U.S. president's son told her his father, if elected, could return to the issue of a U.S. law which imposes sanctions on Russian officials related to the death of a Russian lawyer, Bloomberg reported.

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CVS Will Offer Next-Day Delivery of Prescription Drugs

The service, including same-day delivery in big cities like New York and San Francisco, is being offered as Amazon considers getting into the pharmacy industry.

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Broadcom offers to buy mobile chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 billion

(Reuters) - Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever.

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Mediator: Terrorism Is Faster Than Twitter

Before the recent attack in Lower Manhattan, an ISIS online publication offered tips on how to use a truck for “reaping large numbers of casualties.”

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Manafort pledges $12 million in assets in bid to avoid house arrest: document

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.

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Manafort offers $12 million in assets in bid to avoid house arrest: document

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to pledge $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.

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UPDATE 2-Vintage Capital makes new, lower bid for Rent-A-Center

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Vintage Capital on Friday offered to buy Rent-A-Center Inc for about $693 million, a week after the furniture retailer decided to explore strategic options under pressure from two activist investors.

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The Mayor Sought Money, a Donor Sought Access: Both Said ‘Yes’

What did prosecutors learn about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fund-raising activities, before deciding against charges? A major donor offered a glimpse.

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Apple sees strong holiday sales, smooth sailing for iPhone X

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services.

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At West Bank tea party, artist Banksy offers royal 'apology' for Balfour Declaration

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - British street artist Banksy has offered a royal "apology" engraved on Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank for Britain's endorsement a century ago of the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Choosing a Health Insurance Plan Is Not ‘Shopping’

When I go shopping at the mall, I get perfume samples and free chocolates. When I consider health insurance plans, I am offered no such things.

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Kurds offer joint border deployment as Iraq threatens to resume military operations

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Thursday it has offered a joint Kurdish-Iraqi deployment at a strategic crossing with Turkey, with participation of representatives from the U.S.-led coalition helping fight the Islamic State group.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

News Analysis: China Blinks on South Korea, Making Nice After a Year of Hostilities

Seoul offered assurances to Beijing as the two papered over their differences on the deployment of an American missile defense system.

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Tennis: No guarantee of Australian Open wildcard for Tomic

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tennis Australia has reached out to Bernard Tomic out of concern for his "health and wellbeing" during a steep rankings slide but has offered no guarantees of a wildcard to the Australian Open in January.

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What to Do When an Inebriated Stranger Stumbles Into Your Home?

Around Penn State, where drinking is a serious problem, a home invader might be a student with no idea where he is. One townie offered a ride home; one grabbed a bat.

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China central bank boosting oversight of loans offered on the internet - media

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is stepping up its oversight of cash loans offered through the internet amid growing concerns over rapid growth in the lightly regulated industry, a business media report said on Saturday.

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Opinion: The cynical brilliance of Donald Trump

In his usual style, President Donald Trump recently stood on the White House lawn and reminded us that he's a "very intelligent person" and offered as proof the fact that he graduated from an Ivy League college where he was a "nice student." The "nice" part was apparently a way to connect his remarks to the question that prompted him, which was not about his intelligence but about whether or not he might want to act more civilly.

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U.S. seeks meeting soon to revive Asia-Pacific 'Quad' security forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants a meeting soon aimed at reviving a four-way dialogue between itself, Japan, India and Australia to deepen security cooperation and coordinate alternatives for regional infrastructure financing to that offered by China, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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Baidu revenue outlook hit by Congress meeting, shares tumble

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc offered a disappointing revenue outlook for the rest of the year, blaming lost advertising sales during this month's Communist Party Congress and sending its shares sliding more than 10 percent.

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CORRECTED-Billions in tax breaks offered to Amazon for second headquarters

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is receiving offers of billions of dollars in tax breaks and other subsidies from cities and states across North America that are participating in a company contest to pick a location for its second headquarters.

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Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetches $1.56 Million

Out of change for a tip in Tokyo in 1922, the physicist offered a bellboy some advice scribbled on hotel notepaper. This week it was auctioned.

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Kurds offer to suspend independence drive, seek talks with Baghdad

BAGHDAD/CAIRO (Reuters) - Kurdish authorities in Iraq offered on Wednesday to put an independence drive on hold, stepping up efforts to resolve a crisis in relations with Baghdad via dialogue rather than military means.

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Kurds offer to suspend independence vote, seek talks with Baghdad

BAGHDAD/CAIRO (Reuters) - Kurdish authorities in Iraq offered on Wednesday to put an independence drive on hold, stepping up efforts to resolve a crisis in relations with Baghdad via dialogue rather than military means.

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Kurdistan region offers to freeze independence vote, engage in talks with Baghdad

CAIRO/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) offered on Wednesday to put an independence referendum on hold as part of efforts to end the military confrontation with Iraqi forces, and resolve the crisis with the central government in Baghdad through dialogue.

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Kurdistan Regional Government offers to freeze referendum results: statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Kurdistan Regional Government in a statement early on Wednesday offered to freeze the results of an earlier referendum on independence as part of an offer to defuse the crisis with the Iraqi central government in Baghdad.

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Mississippi woman wrongly jailed for 96 days can sue county

(Reuters) - A Mississippi woman who sat in a county jail for 96 days without being offered bail or a lawyer, on suspicion of a drug crime she swore she never committed, may pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the county and its sheriff, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.

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Trump renews attack on 'wacky' congresswoman

President Donald Trump on Saturday continued lashing out at the Democratic congresswoman who offered a critical account of his conversation with the widow of a fallen US soldier, calling the congresswoman "wacky."

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Merkel sends positive signal to May on Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel offered one of her most positive assessments of Brexit talks in months on Thursday, saying she believed negotiations between the EU and Britain were moving forward and dismissing the prospect of a breakdown.

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UPDATE 2-Billions in tax breaks offered to Amazon for second headquarters

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is receiving offers of billions of dollars in tax breaks and other subsidies from cities and states across North America that are participating in a company contest to pick a location for its second headquarters.

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Billions in tax breaks offered to Amazon for second headquarters

(Reuters) - A public contest ending Thursday to bid over housing Amazon.com Inc's second headquarters has drawn pitches from governors and a prime minister, marketing campaigns and offers of tax credits worth at least as much as $7 billion.

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Amazon offered billions in tax breaks for second U.S. headquarters

(Reuters) - U.S. cities are offering Amazon.com Inc at least as much as $7 billion in tax breaks ahead of a Thursday deadline as they compete to house its second headquarters.

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Maltese prime minister promises reward to uncover journalist killer

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Joseph Muscat offered on Wednesday a major reward to anyone with information about the killing of prominent journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, saying no expense would be spared in solving the crime.

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Trump Qualifies Support for Senate Deal to Fund Health Subsidies

After voicing support, the president offered a different take on the plan, while its Republican architect predicted it would pass before the end of the year.

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Analysis: McCain's takedown of Trumpism

On Monday night in Philadelphia, John McCain offered a total and complete rejection of the world view offered by the leader of his party.

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Opinion: GOP doesn't have a clue -- but Bannon does

Anyone who doesn't understand why so many people have been aroused and inspired by Steve Bannon's culture "war talk" should listen to the Paul Ryan interview on "Face the Nation" a few weeks back. It offered a perfect example of what frustrates them about the Republican leadership. Prompted by host John Dickerson on the issue of race relations, the House speaker advised President Donald Trump and other leaders to change their adversarial ways.

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Huawei aims to challenge Apple and Samsung on technology as well as price

LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Huawei [HWT.UL] has unveiled a new line of smartphones that match or even improve on key features offered by Apple or Samsung while undercutting their rivals on price.

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Is it time to talk about the 25th Amendment?

Recent news stories about the Trump White House and the fears voiced by prominent legislators like Senator Bob Corker raise a serious question: Is it time to consider the unthinkable and look at the options offered by the 25th Amendment?

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Kurds offer talks with Baghdad over airport, banks ban

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) offered to hold talks with Iraqi authorities on the status of Kurdish airports, border posts and banks, on which they placed restrictions following an independence referendum.

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UPDATE 1-Kurds offer talks with Baghdad over airport, banks ban

BAGHDAD, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) offered to hold talks with Iraqi authorities on the status of Kurdish airports, border posts and banks, on which they placed restrictions following an independence referendum.

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Hezbollah dismisses U.S. rewards for arrest of its operatives

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Hezbollah group dismissed multi-million-dollar rewards offered by the United States for the arrest of two of its senior members, saying on Wednesday they would have no impact.

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Vivendi offers compensation to settle dispute with Mediaset: sources

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - French media group Vivendi has offered to pay compensation to Mediaset to settle a dispute with the Italian broadcaster over a soured pay-TV deal, three sources close to the matter said on Tuesday.

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Qualcomm offers to buy NXP minus some patents to allay EU concerns: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered to buy NXP Semiconductors without some of its patents in a bid to win EU antitrust regulatory approval for the $38 billion deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Qualcomm offers EU concessions over $38 billion NXP takeover bid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the largest ever in the semiconductor industry.

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Qualcomm offers EU concessions over $38 bln NXP takeover bid

BRUSSELS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the largest ever in the semiconductor industry.

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What women's lives are like when abortion is a crime

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump famously said that there should be "some form of punishment" for abortion. Although he later tried to walk these remarks back, he and his mostly male fellow Republicans have quietly been making headway since he took office on an agenda to make sure women have as few options as possible for reproductive choice and education, including limited access to birth control and the preventative care offered by Planned Parenthood.

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France offers to mediate between Baghdad and Kurds

PARIS (Reuters) - France offered on Thursday to mediate in a political crisis pitting Iraq's government against Kurdish regional authorities, and promised to maintain a military presence there until Islamic State was defeated.

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U.S. budget deficit could obstruct Trump's tax cut plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit is proving to be a major obstacle to the tax reform plan being offered by President Donald Trump and top congressional Republicans, with one leading Senate hawk saying a week after the plan was introduced that any enlarging of the fiscal gap could kill his support.

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Tillerson: Report that I called Trump a moron is 'nonsense'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered effusive praise for President Donald Trump's approach to the world on Wednesday after reports of a rift between the President and his chief diplomat.