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Chilean sexual abuse victim testifies before Vatican investigator

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The key witness in the case of a Chilean bishop accused of covering sexual abuse said on Saturday he gave "eye opening" testimony to a papally mandated investigator and hoped it would lead to the truth.

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Tea sets and Ascot inspire Mulberry's instant-fashion launch

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Mulberry looked to the garden parties of old to inspire its most modern fashion collection to date, as the brand on Friday launched a new format allowing shoppers to buy its wares straight off the catwalk instead of months later.

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Starbucks executive Brotman who led mobile efforts leaving for J. Crew

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp said on Friday that Adam Brotman, who spearheaded the coffee shop chain's successful digital initiatives including mobile ordering and its loyalty program, is leaving for an executive position at J. Crew.

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On eve of investigation, Vatican says pope meets sex abuse victims often

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis regularly meets with victims of sexual abuse, the Vatican said on Thursday, a disclosure that follows intense criticism of his defense of a Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse.

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It's outrageous that women have to fight for this

Women pressuring T.J. Shope, a Republican Arizona state representative, to push forward a bill that would provide free and unlimited feminine hygiene products to female inmates in Arizona's state prison are sending him -- what else? -- tampons and pads.

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Opinion: Posting tampons to politicians? #LetItFlow

Women pressuring T.J. Shope, a Republican Arizona state representative, to push forward a bill that would provide free and unlimited feminine hygiene products to female inmates in Arizona's state prison are sending him -- what else? -- tampons and pads.

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China's millennium-old fireworks hub grapples with bans and shifting traditions

LIUYANG, China (Reuters) - From the concrete bunkers carved into the hillside, where workers gingerly handle piles of explosive black powder, to the shopfronts selling colorful boxes of pyrotechnics,...

Roman Catholic Church nytimes.com

Catholic Bishop Says He’s Willing to Step Down for Vatican Deal With Beijing

Guo Xijin warned against government control of the church in China, but said he would respect any agreement the Vatican made with Beijing.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

As Other Aides Face Trump’s Ire Over Rob Porter’s Departure, Hope Hicks Is Praised

The president dismissed an idea circulated by some aides and allies that he’d been unhappy with Ms. Hope’s role in workshopping an initial forceful defense of Mr. Porter.

Clergy nytimes.com

Worries Rise as Pope and China Edge Closer to Deal on Bishops

A crucial issue is who gets to appoint the bishops and whether Rome will have a say. A retired archbishop of Hong Kong fears the Vatican is “selling out” Chinese Catholics.

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Chilean victim of sexual abuse demands thorough Vatican investigation

ROME (Reuters) - A Chilean victim of clerical sexual abuse who is the key witness in the case of a bishop accused of covering it up says a Vatican investigation must be rigorous and fair if the church is to salvage its reputation on the issue.

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Unholy war of words breaks out over Vatican rapprochement with China

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - An unholy war of words has broken out among Vatican and Catholic officials over the Holy See's rapprochement with Communist China, with cardinals, archbishops and priests caught in an undiplomatic crossfire.

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'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms

TOKYO (Reuters) - A public elementary school in Tokyo's upscale shopping district of Ginza has raised parents' eyebrows with a plan to adopt uniforms designed by Italian fashion brand Giorgio Armani for its students, media said on Thursday.

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Amazon's market value on verge of beating out Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday was on the verge of ending the day with a stock market value higher than Microsoft Corp's for the first time, as the online shopping behemoth weathered the recent turmoil on Wall Street.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Soundtrack Strains to Please

Despite strong songs from Julia Michaels and Sia, the album feels like an obligatory romp through the trilogy’s themes of desire, obsession, love and shopping.

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Goldman in talks with Apple to finance iPhone sales: WSJ

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs is in talks to offer financing to shoppers buying Apple products including iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: The Sex Toy Shops That Switched On a Feminist Revolution

Peggy Orenstein reviews “Buzz” and “Vibrator Nation,” two new books about the history and significance of sex toys.

Francis nytimes.com

Letter Suggests Pope Knew About Abuse Complaints, Despite Denials

Francis is said to have been given a letter in 2015 accusing a Chilean bishop of ignoring abuse. The pope has said he never heard about the claims.

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It's when, not if: Singapore worries, and prepares, for militant attack

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Armed officers patrol a train station where television screens and giant posters warn of the threat from militants. Nearby, fake gunmen storm a shopping mall in one of many recent terror attack simulations.

E-Commerce nytimes.com

Alibaba’s Online Growth Surges, Even as It Looks Offline

The Chinese internet behemoth is investing in brick-and-mortar stores as it seeks to apply its tech smarts to the way customers shop in the real world.

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Weaker estimates cast shadow over Visa's profit beat

(Reuters) - Visa Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, joining smaller rival Mastercard, as a solid holiday shopping season boosted transactions on its payment network.

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More retailer forecasts will prevent UPS peak shopping season bottlenecks: CEO

(Reuters) - Getting more of its major retailer customers to share data on their holiday shipping needs will prevent a repeat of last year's parcel delivery bottleneck, United Parcel Service Inc's Chief Executive told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-Visa profit beats on higher holiday season volumes

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Visa Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, joining smaller rival Mastercard, as a solid holiday shopping season boosted transactions on its payment network.

China nytimes.com

HNA of China, in Need of Money, Raises Funds From Employees

The conglomerate, burdened by debt after a global shopping spree, offers enticing returns to employees who invest back into the business.

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Ex-pizzeria manager tried to steal some dough, cops say

A former pizza shop employee in Massachusetts is accused of trying to rob his old workplace.

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EBay website tweaks drive strong holiday sales, shares jump

(Reuters) - EBay Inc posted higher revenue for the key holiday quarter on Wednesday as changes to its websites and a focus on marketing drew more shoppers to its marketplaces.

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UPDATE 2-EBay website tweaks drive strong holiday sales, shares jump

Jan 31 (Reuters) - EBay Inc posted higher revenue for the key holiday quarter on Wednesday as changes to its websites and a focus on marketing drew more shoppers to its marketplaces.

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BRIEF-Kroger Announces Divisions For Scan, Bag, Go Expansion

* KROGER CO - WILL INTRODUCE SCAN, BAG, GO SHOPPING TECHNOLOGY IN 18 OPERATING DIVISIONS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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California keeps a list of chemicals that could cause cancer. One is found in coffee.

California coffee shops may soon be forced to warn customers about a possible cancer risk linked to their morning jolt of java.

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German retailers worried about threat of city driving bans

BERLIN (Reuters) - German retailers are concerned that a possible ban on diesel cars in major cities could hit their sales and push more people to shop online, the sector's industry association said on Wednesday.

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Silver (haired) lining? Alibaba lures older shoppers as market slows

BEIJING (Reuters) - Online shopping may not be the typical domain of the elderly, but when it comes to buying groceries with a smartphone, Xiang Jiang, 70, considers herself rather savvy.

Hatch nytimes.com

Critical Shopper: Millennial Moms-to-Be Don’t Hide the Bump

The Critical Shopper visits Hatch to explore the aesthetics of millennial pregnancy.

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China's young shoppers breathe new life into luxury market

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Guo Jiaxi is typical of a new generation in China that is driving a sharp revival in luxury spending: young, female and unafraid to spend.

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Vape shops sue to block U.S. regulation covering e-cigarettes

(Reuters) - A group of vape shops in five U.S. states on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits challenging a rule adopted by the Food and Drug Administration that allows the regulator to treat e-cigarettes and similar devices like cigarettes.

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Pope sends envoy to Chile to investigate bishop accused of abuse cover up

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis is sending the Church's top investigator on sexual abuse to Chile to look into allegations against a bishop accused of covering up clergy crimes against minors there, the Vatican said on Tuesday.

China nytimes.com

Vatican, Eager for China Ties, Asks ‘Underground’ Bishops to Step Aside

The move to cede posts to Beijing-approved clerics is part of an extraordinary Roman Catholic effort to end a nearly 70-year schism.

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Nutella discount sparks chaos in France

Shoppers crowded stores in France after a supermarket chain slashed the price of Nutella by 70%.

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Nutella discount sparks chaos in supermarkets

There is a saying amongst chocolate-spread connoisseurs that although you can't buy happiness, you can buy a jar of Nutella. So when a French supermarket chain discounted the chocolatey goodness by 70%, shoppers were keen to get more than their fair share.

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The pain of chocolate as French shoppers brawl over Nutella

PARIS (Reuters) - Brawls broke out in a chain of French supermarkets as shoppers fought over cut-price tubs of Nutella chocolate spread.

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'Vanity Fair' gives Witherspoon 3 legs

The internet pokes fun at Vanity Fair's newly released "Hollywood Issue" due to photoshop fails.

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U.S. wage growth, tax-bonuses spark shopping in retail stocks

NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers are betting that rising wages and the effects of the Republican-led corporate tax cut will prove a lifeline to middle-market retailers who have struggled to remain relevant in the age of Amazon.

Beer nytimes.com

Heads Up: The Buzz in Stockholm Is Craft Beer With Less Buzz

Scandinavia is known for its innovative craft brews, but in Stockholm, there's a trend of less is more: new bars and bottle shops stocked exclusively with low-alcohol beers.

Prison Guards and Corrections Officers nytimes.com

Seeking to Curb Jail Violence, Bronx Prosecutors Set Up Shop on Rikers Island

A new bureau inside the troubled Rikers Island jail complex has changed the way the Bronx district attorney handles crimes by inmates and visitors.

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China trash town's cleanup bolstered by import ban

GUIYU, China (Reuters) - The dizzying stench of burning plastic still drifts through the alleys, workshops and warehouses of Guiyu, the southern Chinese town that has long symbolized China's role as the main recycler of the world's waste.

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Apple launches HomePod voice speaker, takes on Google, Amazon

(Reuters) - After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will use its Siri voice assistant and compete against offerings from Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.

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UPDATE 2-Apple launches HomePod voice speaker, takes on Google, Amazon

Jan 23 (Reuters) - After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will use its Siri voice assistant and compete against offerings from Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.

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Apple launches HomePod voice speaker, taking on Google, Amazon

(Reuters) - After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will use its Siri voice assistant and compete against offerings from Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.

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Russian tech investors set up shop in Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Masha Drokova, a 28-year-old Russian political activist turned venture capitalist, on Tuesday joined a small family of Russian nationals who have set up shop as Silicon Valley venture investors.

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Adobe lifts profit forecast on tax reform boost

(Reuters) - Photoshop maker Adobe Systems Inc on Monday lifted its adjusted profit forecast for the current quarter and the full year, saying it expects its effective tax rate to decline "substantially" due to the recently enacted U.S. tax reforms.

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Pope apologizes for bishop comments

Pope Francis has apologized for making comments he said were hurtful to victims of clerical sex abuse.

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Craft and tech mingle at French couture house Fournie

PARIS (Reuters) - At his Paris workshop, haute couturier Julien Fournie is surveying the final tucks and tweaks to his outfits as models try on his hand-stitched silk gowns, bringing to life creations he first sketched on a tablet. 

Amazon.com Inc nytimes.com

Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

The technology inside Amazon’s new convenience store, opening Monday in downtown Seattle, enables a shopping experience like no other — including no checkout lines.

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UPDATE 1-Sterling seesaws after UK retail sales data; briefly nears $1.40

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Sterling seesawed on Friday after data showed British shop sales slid by much more than expected in December, though the currency was still on track for its longest winning streak against the dollar since 2014.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

5 Places: Five Places to Go in Los Angeles

Once a quiet and relatively unknown neighborhood, Highland Park is now seeing an influx of younger residents. Cool bars, restaurants and shops have followed.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus Wants You to Think About Whiteness (and to Dance)

The indie-pop musician applied lessons learned while D.J.-ing and attending a workshop on race to her new album, “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life.”

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Wave of looting shutters stores, spreads fear in Venezuela

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - A wave of looting by hungry mobs across Venezuela has left streets of shuttered shops in provincial towns and pushed some store owners to arm themselves with guns and machetes, stirring fear that the turmoil could spread to the capital Caracas.

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EU ombudsman urges ECB's Draghi to leave G30 club of financiers

FRANKFURT, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's President Mario Draghi should give up his membership of the Group of 30 talking shop of financiers, as it risked hurting public confidence in the ECB's independence, the European Union's ombudsman said on Wednesday.

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Sen. Hatch's invisible glasses

Orrin Hatch is the coolest guy in the Senate, or so his uber hip press shop would like you to think. The octogenarian senator from Utah -- who announced he will not be seeking re-election -- lit up Twitter after reaching up to take off glasses that he wasn't actually wearing.

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U.S. holiday shoppers spend record $108 billion online - Adobe

Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers spent a record $108 billion snapping up discounts on Amazon and other websites during the 2017 holiday season, with more people using smartphones and tablets, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Recon Announces Cooperation With FGS To Develop Blockchain-Based Mobile Shopping System

* RECON ANNOUNCES COOPERATION WITH FGS TO DEVELOP BLOCKCHAIN-BASED MOBILE SHOPPING SYSTEM

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Kroger considers buying online wholesaler Boxed for up to $500 million - source

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Grocery chain Kroger Co has considered buying online wholesaler Boxed, according to a person familiar with the matter, as more shoppers place food orders online and as competition with Amazon.com Inc heats up.

Nuclear Weapons nytimes.com

C.D.C. Postpones Session Preparing Us for Nuclear War

After the agency’s workshop attracted considerable media attention, especially given President Trump’s recent words with North Korea, the session has been postponed.

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Alibaba's Taobao again on U.S. blacklist list for fakes

(Reuters) - The U.S. Trade Representative put Alibaba's Taobao on its blacklist for the second year in a row over suspected counterfeits sold on the shopping platform, a move the Chinese e-commerce giant said did not reflect its IP-protection efforts.

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Curling: A stone's throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

MAUCHLINE, Scotland (Reuters) - John Brown has lovingly polished each and every one of the curling stones to be used at the Pyeongchang Olympics, buffing and burnishing the granite in a workshop whose machines look older than him.

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Western taste for bamboo art is transforming an ancient tradition

When Japan opened up to the world in the middle of the 19th century, Western merchant ships were quick to return home with exotic art from the once reclusive nation. The private galleries and curiosity shops of London and Paris were flooded with Japanese woodblock prints, calligraphy and ceramics.

Accordions nytimes.com

Character Study: The Squeezebox Surgeon

From a nondescript suburban house in New Jersey, Guenadiy Lazarov runs one of the most heralded accordion repair shops in the business.

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Jewels worth millions taken in heist

A shop inside Paris' Ritz Hotel was robbed of millions of euros worth of jewels by thieves reportedly armed with axes.

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France blames Lactalis, retailers in deepening baby food scare

PARIS (Reuters) - France, seeking to limit reputational damage to its agri-business industry, threatened on Thursday to impose sanctions after the country's biggest supermarkets said recalled baby foods made by Lactalis had still found their way onto shop shelves.

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Shopping for nursing homes more tricky in Trump era

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Finding a safe, high-quality nursing home for a loved one is never an easy task. Complicated decisions often are made at a moment of emotional crisis and reliable guidance can be...

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T: Reviving Old Lies to Unite a New Russia

Why would an Orthodox bishop with close ties to Putin hint at an old anti-Semitic canard to explain the murder of the last czar’s family?

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$5.4 million in jewels stolen from Ritz Hotel shop in Paris

Thieves reportedly armed with axes made off with an estimated €4.5 million ($5.4 million) in jewels from a shop inside the Ritz Hotel in central Paris, CNN affiliate BFMTV said.

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Pope Francis to face protests in Chile over bishop appointment

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chileans protesting Pope Francis's 2015 appointment of a Roman Catholic bishop accused of protecting an alleged pedophile threaten to cast a shadow over the pontiff's visit to South America next week.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Unbuttoned: Fake News Jeans: Travesty or Sign of Our Era?

Topshop, the British retailer, has made the issue into a slogan on a pair of pants. Cue controversy.

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Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A man rammed an armored personnel carrier into a shop window before climbing through the rubble to steal a bottle of wine in a town in northern Russia on Wednesday morning, according to local media and video posted on social media.

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UPDATE 2-BRF launches processed meats brand for cost-conscious shopper

SAO PAULO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Brazilian food company BRF SA launched a new meats brand aimed at cost-conscious buyers, venturing into the discount market that represents about one-third of the country's processed food sales, a company executive said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 3-Morrisons, Tesco and discounters stand out in Christmas battle

* Squeezed UK shoppers focus on food, drink over Christmas (Adds detail on discounters, analyst comment, updates shares)

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Apple store in Zurich evacuated as phone battery overheats

ZURICH (Reuters) - An overheated iPhone battery injured a repairman in an Apple store in Zurich and prompted the evacuation of around 50 people from the shop on Tuesday due to smoke, Swiss police said.

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REFILE-U.S. lawsuit says Wal-Mart deceived buyers of organic eggs

CHICAGO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc misled U.S. shoppers by selling organic eggs laid by hens raised in enclosed structures under package labels that said the birds had access to the outdoors, a federal lawsuit alleged on Monday.

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U.S. lawsuit says Wal-Mart deceived buyers of organic eggs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc misled U.S. shoppers by selling organic eggs laid by hens raised in enclosed structures under package labels that said the birds had access to the outdoors, a federal lawsuit filed alleged on Monday.

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Bannon group shopped anti-Trump document in 2015

Before Donald Trump and Steve Bannon were enemies, they were allies. And not long before that, Bannon was part of an effort to sink Trump's presidential hopes -- even if Trump didn't know it.

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Lululemon says holiday season sales better than expected

(Reuters) - Lululemon Athletica Inc said on Monday the holiday shopping season was even better than it had expected and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the fourth quarter, sending the Canadian yogawear maker's shares to their highest since June 2013.

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UPDATE 3-Lululemon says holiday season sales better than expected

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Lululemon Athletica Inc said on Monday the holiday shopping season was even better than it had expected and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the fourth quarter, sending the Canadian yogawear maker's shares to their highest since June 2013.

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Saint Laurent ventures online in China as luxury portals take off

PARIS (Reuters) - French fashion label Saint Laurent, part of Kering , will start selling online in China through a JD.com portal, joining shopping players like Alibaba in trying to tap strong luxury goods demand from Chinese consumers.

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Kohl's outstrips peers in best holiday season in years

(Reuters) - Kohl's Corp posted far stronger same-store sales for the holidays than its bigger peers, as a revamp of its business model and a strategy to have more stand-alone department stores rather than at struggling shopping malls paid off.

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$11 billion biotech binge fuels forecasts of 2018 M&A surge

LONDON (Reuters) - An $11 billion burst of biotech bids in just four days has fueled expectations of a 2018 surge in life science deals as large drugmakers shop for promising assets from smaller rivals.

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Lululemon says holiday season sales better than it expected

(Reuters) - Lululemon Athletica Inc said on Monday the holiday shopping season was even better that it had expected and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the fourth quarter, sending the Canadian yoga and leisure apparel maker's shares up.

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Lululemon raises holiday-quarter profit, revenue forecasts

(Reuters) - Lululemon Athletica Inc said on Monday it had a strong holiday shopping season and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the fourth quarter.

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BRIEF-Datametrex to buy Shoptalk Analytics for $4 mln CAD

* DATAMETREX AI LTD SAYS ‍PROPOSED CONSIDERATION FOR TRANSACTION IS AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $4.0 MILLION CAD​

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Philippine firefighters rein in second mall blaze in two weeks

MANILA (Reuters) - Firefighters have brought under control a blaze that raged for two days at a shopping mall in the central Philippines, with no casualties reported, a regional fire official said on Sunday.

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Caracas shops mobbed as Venezuela's Maduro forces price cuts

CARACAS (Reuters) - Mobs gathered outside some Caracas supermarkets on Saturday after the government ordered shops to slash prices, creating chaos as desperate Venezuelans leapt at the chance to buy cheaper food as the country's worsening economy causes severe shortages.

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Venezuela supermarkets besieged after government forces price cuts

CARACAS (Reuters) - Mobs of Venezuelans gathered outside some Caracas supermarkets on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro's government forced shops to slash prices, the latest unrest in the country's food shortage crisis.

Nuclear Weapons nytimes.com

Nuclear War Would Be ‘Devastating,’ So the C.D.C. Wants to Get People Prepared

The nation’s public health agency says a workshop was scheduled months ago, before President Trump’s recent tweets about nuclear buttons and North Korea.

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Philippine lawmakers to press for inquiry into deadly mall fire

MANILA (Reuters) - A group of Philippine lawmakers will call for a congressional inquiry this month into a recent shopping mall fire that killed 38 people, of whom 37 worked at a call center for an American firm, a House representative said on Friday.

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

The Real Nanny Diaries

A writing workshop in Brooklyn helps caregivers explore their role in children’s lives by writing fables.

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Zambia shuts Hungry Lion restaurants over cholera contamination

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia has shut three of South African retailer Shoprite's Hungry Lion fast-food restaurants after their food tested positive for the bacterium that causes cholera, a government minister said on Thursday.

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Amazon, Google cut speaker prices in market share contest: analysts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google both discounted their virtual assistant speakers so deeply over the holiday shopping season that they likely lost a few dollars per unit, highlighting a sharply different strategy from Apple Inc as it prepares its HomePod speaker, analysts said.

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Philippines suspends work at call center of U.S. firm, mall after deadly fire

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has suspended operations of a shopping mall and a call center run by a U.S. firm where a fire killed 38 people, citing failure to fully comply with fire safety requirements for five successive years.

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Egypt files murder charges against man held for Coptic church attack

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor has filed murder charges against a man accused of killing 11 people in an attack on a Coptic church and a Christian-owned shop in a Cairo suburb last week, judicial sources said.

Marijuana nytimes.com

Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California

Amid a slow and halting rollout, marijuana shops opened Monday in Oakland and a handful of other cities.

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Gunman kills two Christians at alcohol store south of Cairo: security sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - A masked gunman shot dead two Christian brothers at their alcohol shop south of Cairo on Monday, security sources said.