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World shares little changed amid slate of central bank meetings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets were little changed on Thursday after policy meetings from major central banks in Europe, while some U.S. shares were buoyed by news that the Republicans' tax legislation could face final votes in Congress before year-end.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares little changed amid slate of central bank meetings

* Dollar index up (Updates to U.S. trading open; changes byline, dateline, previously LONDON)

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BRIEF-Tiffany & Co says Jana agreed to inclusion of 3 directors on slate for 2018 annual meeting

* TIFFANY & CO - ON DEC 8, JANA AGREED TO INCLUSION OF 3 DIRECTORS -ROGER FARAH, JAMES LILLIE & FRANCESCO TRAPANI- ON SLATE FOR 2018 ANNUAL MEETING

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Broadcom launches 11-nominee slate for Qualcomm board

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd made its first formal move toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc on Monday, laying out a slate of 11 nominees it wants to put on the board of the U.S. semiconductor firm.

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UPDATE 3-Broadcom launches 11-nominee slate for Qualcomm board

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd made its first formal move toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc on Monday, laying out a slate of 11 nominees it wants to put on the board of the U.S. semiconductor firm.

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Broadcom unveils 11-nominee slate for Qualcomm board

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd took its first formal step toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc on Monday, unveiling a slate of 11 nominees to the board of the U.S. semiconductor firm.

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UPDATE 2-Broadcom unveils 11-nominee slate for Qualcomm board

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd took its first formal step toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc on Monday, unveiling a slate of 11 nominees to the board of the U.S. semiconductor firm.

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BRIEF-Marcato Modifies Slate Of Director Nominees

* MARCATO MODIFIES SLATE OF DIRECTOR NOMINEES; SENDS LETTER TO DECKERS STOCKHOLDERS

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Marcato reduces its nominees to Deckers board to three from nine

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management said on Monday it would reduce the number of nominees on its slate for Deckers Outdoor Corp's board to three from nine.

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BRIEF-Qualcomm Confirms Receipt Of Broadcom's Nomination Of Candidate Slate

* QUALCOMM CONFIRMS RECEIPT OF BROADCOM'S NOMINATION OF A SLATE OF CANDIDATES TO REPLACE CO'S EXISTING BOARD

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REFILE-Broadcom plans to nominate 11 members to Qualcomm's board

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd said on Monday it planned to nominate a slate of 11 independent members to the board of U.S. semiconductor firm Qualcomm Inc.

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Broadcom plans to nominate 11 members to Qualcomm's board

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd said on Monday it planned to nominate a slate of 11 independent members to the board of U.S. semiconductor firm Qualcomm Inc.

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Trump to make remarks at White House at 3 p.m. EST

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is slated to give remarks to reporters at the White House at 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT) on Tuesday, the White House said.

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BRIEF-Broadcom finalizing candidates for full Qualcomm slate- CNBC,citing sources‍​

* BROADCOM FINALIZING CANDIDATES FOR FULL QUALCOMM SLATE- CNBC,CITING SOURCES‍​

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Berlusconi suggests Italian general could be next prime minister

ROME (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi has suggested a Carabinieri (military police) general could be Italy's next prime minister if his center bloc wins national elections slated for early 2018.

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He Knows Bikini Bottom. Now He Gets to Swim There.

“It’s a little freaky” how much the energetic actor Ethan Slater seems like the title character he plays in “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical.”

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Ethiopia bets on clothes to fashion industrial future

KOMBOLCHA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Checkered shirts for American chain Gap. Slate leggings for Swedish store H&M. Twill shorts for Germany's Tchibo. They are among a growing list of clothes being stitched together for big brands in Ethiopia.

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UPDATE 3-Bombardier sees strong demand for $1 bln bond offering

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said on Monday it priced $1 billion worth of seven-year bonds at par with a final yield of 7.5 percent per year, underscoring strong demand for the deal partly slated to retire debt maturing in 2019.

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UPDATE 2-Bombardier raises $1 bln via bond offering-term sheet

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc sold $1 billion of seven-year bonds, $100 million more than initially expected, underscoring strong demand for the deal partly slated to retire debt maturing in 2019, according to a term sheet seen by the Reuters financial service IFR.

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Accounting ‘Gimmicks’ in G.O.P.’s Tax Overhaul Mask Higher Cost, Deficit Hawks Say

Some experts say the tax cuts, if accurately accounted for, could translate into slower economic growth and bigger budget deficits in the long run.

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What’s New on Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime This Weekend

Choose between a “Daredevil” spinoff, a comedy starring Jenny Slate, a tender romantic drama and more this weekend.

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RPT-Airbus wins biggest jet order from Indigo Partners

DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Airline pioneer Bill Franke placed a historic order for 430 Airbus A320neo-family jets on Wednesday, doubling down on investments in ultra-low cost airlines that offer bargain ticket prices coupled with a slate of extra fees.

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Italian rail firm NTV picks three banks for IPO - sources

MILAN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Italian high-speed rail firm NTV has chosen Banca IMI, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse to help it prepare an initial public offering slated for early next year although no official mandate has been given yet, three sources close to the matter said.

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BRIEF-Delta Partners to nominate slate of directors to Good Times Restaurant board

* Delta Partners Lp says co, REIT Redux Partners delivered letter to Good Times Restaurant providing notice that they will nominate slate of directors

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BRIEF-Broadcom reviewing candidates for Qualcomm director slate- CNBC‍​

* Broadcom is reviewing candidates for Qualcomm director slate- CNBC‍​

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BRIEF-Slate Office REIT reports Q3 ‍AFFO per unit of $0.17​

* QTRLY ‍RENTAL REVENUE WAS $41.2 MILLION, WHICH IS A 31.5% INCREASE OVER SAME PERIOD IN PRIOR YEAR.​

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BRIEF-Paramount Pictures provides slate financing update

* ‍Paramount Pictures - ‍paramount Pictures and Huahua Media have mutually agreed to end their slate financing agreement​

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Hard-fought Virginia governor's race to test Trump's clout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bitterly fought governor's race in Virginia leads a slate of state and local elections on Tuesday that offer an early test of President Donald Trump's political influence and possible strategies for both parties in next year's midterm elections.

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Opening arguments set in trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Opening arguments were slated to begin on Tuesday in the trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy for his 2014 armed standoff against federal agents that became a rallying point for militia groups challenging U.S. government authority in the American West.

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REFILE-Morning News Call - India, November 7

(Corrects to remove item on GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare post-earnings analyst conference call as the event is slated for Nov 8) To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_11072017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 9:30 am: GMR Group CFO Madhu Terdal, NHAI Member Rohit Kumar Singh

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Dudley to retire early as Fed overhaul gains steam

NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of the Federal Reserve's most influential policymakers, New York Fed President William Dudley, is preparing to retire earlier than planned, further setting the stage for a fresh slate of U.S. central bankers next year.

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UPDATE 1-Dudley to retire early as Fed overhaul gains steam

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - One of the Federal Reserve's most influential policymakers, New York Fed President William Dudley, is preparing to retire earlier than planned, further setting the stage for a fresh slate of U.S. central bankers next year.

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Opinion: Are Christians Supposed to Be Communists?

I recently translated the New Testament. I learned a few things.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT reports Q3 FFO per unit $0.24

* Q3 funds from operations was $14.4 million or $0.31 per unit

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Feature: The First Woman to Translate the ‘Odyssey’ Into English

The classicist Emily Wilson has given Homer’s epic a radically contemporary voice.

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Review: Onstage Jay-Z Forgoes Distractions, Drilling Down to the Message

At the opening of his “4:44” tour, Jay-Z showcased his effortless delivery and tried to translate the intimacy of that album’s themes to a large room.

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Books of The Times: John Grisham Prosecutes For-Profit Law Schools in ‘The Rooster Bar’

Grisham’s new novel translates the ethical and economic issues raised by student-entrapping practices into the high drama of a swift legal thriller.

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End of Apartheid in South Africa? Not in Economic Terms

Political liberation has yet to translate into material gains for blacks. As one woman said, “I’ve gone from a shack to a shack.”

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UPDATE 2-Glass Lewis recommends ADP investors vote for Ackman's slate

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis recommended on Monday that Automatic Data Processing Inc shareholders vote for all three dissident directors proposed by activist investor Bill Ackman.

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Glass Lewis recommends ADP investors vote for Ackman's slate

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said on Monday that it recommends Automatic Data Processing shareholders vote for all three dissident directors, giving activist investor Bill Ackman a boost in a bitter proxy battle with the company.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT says to acquire National Hills Shopping Center for $24.7 mln

* Slate Retail REIT announces purchase of National Hills Shopping Center in Georgia​

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BRIEF-‍GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE SAYS G600'S ANTICIPATED CERTIFICATION, SERVICE ENTRY ARE SLATED FOR 2018​

* ‍GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE CORP - G600'S ANTICIPATED CERTIFICATION AND SERVICE ENTRY ARE SLATED FOR 2018​

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Trump administration backpedals on citizenship for 'Dreamers'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. official told Congress on Tuesday it would be "rational" to legislate a path for citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children, but within hours the administration backtracked, saying his comments did not state the views of President Donald Trump.

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Terrorizing if Not Clearly Terrorist: What to Call the Las Vegas Attack?

By definition, terrorism requires a political, ideological or religious motive. But the Las Vegas gunman seems a blank slate, made for speculation.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil's Camil may cut IPO price tag, sources say

SAO PAULO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Brazilian food producer Camil Alimentos SA is considering cutting the suggested price range for an initial public offering slated for Tuesday by almost 15 percent amid weak investor demand, two people with knowledge of the plan said.

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On a California Ranch, Perfect Conditions for Pro Surfing

The World Surf League hosted a test event Tuesday at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, Calif., the first time a wave system has been used competitively.

Economic Conditions and Trends nytimes.com

Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.

The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.

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Opinion: Russian war games could be prelude to invasion

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

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France eyes legalizing assisted reproduction for gay women in 2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The right of lesbian couples and single women to have access to assisted reproduction was "a matter of social justice" and will likely be legislated next year, a French government minister said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT announces agreement to buy West Valley Marketplace for $34.5 mln

* Announced binding agreement to acquire West Valley Marketplace for U.S. $34.5 million

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Pope Francis Shifts Power From Rome With ‘Hugely Important’ Liturgical Reform

By giving more power to bishops to translate prayers into their local languages, Pope Francis reverses Vatican policy enacted by his more conservative predecessors.

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To grasp black America's anger, watch the video

Cobb County Lt. Greg Abbott of Georgia will no longer be a police officer after a long career because he told a white motorist during a traffic stop, "you're not black. Remember? We only kill black people. Yeah. We only kill black people, right? All the videos you've seen, have you seen (inaudible) people get killed?" He is retiring after being slated for firing.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail announces purchase of Dorman Centre in South Carolina

* Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of dorman centre in South Carolina

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BRIEF-‍Richmond Brothers Inc​ seeks immediate replacement of Rockwell Medical CEO Robert Chioini

* Richmond Brothers Inc​ says it intends to nominate a competing slate of director candidates for Rockwell Medical Inc

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of Good Homes Plaza in Orlando

* Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of Good Homes Plaza in Orlando

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Samsung seeks to bury fiery past with Galaxy Note 8 launch

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd set out to wipe the slate clean in New York on Wednesday with a new Galaxy Note 8 phablet, hoping features such as dual rear cameras and its biggest-ever screen will extinguish memories of its fire-prone predecessor.

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Venezuela's constituent assembly assumes power to legislate

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new legislative superbody on Friday gave itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress and fueling criticism by government adversaries that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship.

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Venezuela constituent assembly assumes power to legislate

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's all-powerful constituent assembly on Friday unanimously approved a decree in which it will assume the power to pass laws, a power that had previously been held exclusively by Congress.

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Futures flat amid growing concerns over Trump agenda

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, a day after the S&P posted its biggest daily percentage loss in about three months, on mounting worries about President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda.

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US STOCKS-Futures flat amid growing concerns over Trump agenda

Aug 18 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, a day after the S&P posted its biggest daily percentage loss in about three months, on mounting worries about President Donald Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda.

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Neymar set to pay tax fine, wipe slate clean for Paris

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Paris St Germain forward Neymar has agreed to pay a fine to Brazil's tax authorities in a bid to put his legal problems behind him, his lawyers said on Friday.

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Facebook to launch redesign of video tab, called 'Watch'

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it plans to redesign how people watch videos on the world's largest social network and it announced plans for a slate of new exclusive shows covering subjects such as sports, travel and cooking.

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Opinion: Saddam Hussein's lesson for Trump

It was January 6, 1991. A group of US soldiers and I were listening on BBC as Saddam Hussein gave a speech to the Iraqi army. It was on a static-filled radio in our squadron's operation center in the middle of the desert, and we all knew we were about to go to war. The British interpreter paused with confusion as he tried to understand the phrase, and then he translated Saddam's idiomatic threat as best he could: "Iraqi soldiers, the battle in which you are locked today is the mother of all battles. ... Our rendezvous with victory is very near."

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT announces purchase of Duluth Station in Georgia

* Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of Duluth station in Georgia

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BRIEF-Slate Office Reit reports Q2 AFFO of $0.19 per unit

* Qtrly adjusted FFO increased $2.5 million to $10.7 million or $0.19 per unit

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Senate votes to confirm slate of four CFTC commissioners

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to confirm three Republicans and one Democrat to serve on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the top U.S derivatives regulator.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail Reit reports Q2 FFO of 30 cents per unit

* Increased quarterly year-over-year same-property net operating income by $0.2 million or 1.5 percent to $16.0 million.

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White House communications director Scaramucci leaves in order to 'clean slate'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that Anthony Scaramucci, named by President Donald Trump as communications director only 10 days ago, was leaving the post.

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DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Shell to shutter Convent gasoline unit in early '18

July 27 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on July 27: * Shell to shutter Convent gasoline unit in early '18 -sources * Valero says refineries to run up to 93 pct of capacity in 3rd qtr of 2017 * Valero says switched refineries to light crude slate in June * Petrobras Pasadena, Tx, refinery reports various unit startups

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Spicer talks to CNN about resignation

Following his resignation as White House press secretary, Sean Spicer told CNN's Dana Bash he wanted to "give the president and new team a clean slate."

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LG Chem to provide Apple's iPhone batteries next year: Korea Economic Daily

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple's iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, a Korean newspaper reported on Friday.

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LG Chem to provide Apple's iPhone batteries next year -Korea Economic Daily

SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple's iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, a Korean newspaper reported on Friday.

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After privacy controversy, Trump's voter fraud panel gets to work

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House commission set up to look into U.S. President Donald Trump's allegations of voter fraud, which critics have said could be a vehicle to suppress voting rights, is slated to meet for the first time on Wednesday.

Actors and Actresses nytimes.com

Talk: Jenny Slate Hates Being Oversimplified

The actress on being compared with Lena Dunham, her forgetfulness and that one episode of “S.N.L.”

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Trump, in speech to Poles, praises sovereignty, condemns bureaucracy

WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday is slated to condemn "the steady creep of government bureaucracy" and praise the sovereignty of nations in a speech taking veiled at the European Union, according to excerpts released by the White House.

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Sales hopes for new Novartis, Merck heart drugs under microscope

LONDON (Reuters) - Novartis and Merck have both surprised experts in the past week by finding new ways to tackle heart disease, although the jury remains out as to whether this scientific success will translate into blockbuster sales.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT announces purchase Mapleridge Center in Minnesota

* Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of Mapleridge Center in Minnesota

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UPDATE 2-Pemex declares force majeure on Maya crude from Pacific coast

June 28 (Reuters) - Mexico's state oil company Pemex on Wednesday said it had declared force majeure on five cargoes of Maya crude slated to load at its Salina Cruz terminal on the Pacific Coast after flooding and a fire hit the refinery there earlier this month.

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Phil Jackson Is Out as President of New York Knicks

Jackson, who won 11 N.B.A. titles as a coach with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, never translated that success to the front office with the Knicks.

Homosexuality and Bisexuality nytimes.com

Germany Wipes Slate Clean for 50,000 Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law

The Parliament voted unanimously to void the convictions of those prosecuted under a law forbidding sex between men. The law was repealed in 1994.

Movies nytimes.com

Ron Howard Takes Over Han Solo Film

The previous directors were dropped over creative differences. A stand-alone entry in the “Star Wars” franchise, the movie is still slated for May 2018.

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Venezuela loses 2018 Caribbean baseball tournament amid protests

CARACAS (Reuters) - The 2018 Caribbean Series baseball tournament, originally slated to be held in Venezuela, has been relocated to Mexico, the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation said, amid a wave of violent protests in the South American country.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Accusations About Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Lecture Rekindle an Old Debate

A Slate article on Tuesday alleged that Mr. Dylan cribbed lines from a SparkNotes online guide to “Moby-Dick.”

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT announces increase in term loan and revolving credit facility

* Slate Retail REIT announces increase in term loan and revolving credit facility

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Autoliv says will accelerate beyond $12 billion sales target

STOCKHOLM, June 9 (Reuters) - The near-collapse of Japanese airbag maker Takata has cleared the road for bigger rival Swedish rival Autoliv but higher orders have yet to translate into share price gains.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT reports purchase of 5 assets in Florida and Pennsylvania

* Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of five assets in Florida and Pennsylvania

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Blockbuster Capitol Hill hearings that made the whole country stop

Anticipation is high ahead of James Comey's public testimony on Capitol Hill Thursday. The former FBI director is slated to speak before the Senate intelligence committee for the first time since his unexpected ouster on May 9 and the chaos that emerged in the aftermath.

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GM investors reject Greenlight share plan, board slate

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co shareholders on Tuesday elected all of the automaker's board nominees, overwhelmingly rejecting a slate proposed by hedge fund Greenlight Capital and handing a major defeat to billionaire investor David Einhorn's bid to split the company's shares.

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UPDATE 1-GM investors reject Greenlight share plan, board slate

DETROIT, June 6 (Reuters) - General Motors Co shareholders on Tuesday elected all of the automaker's board nominees, overwhelmingly rejecting a slate proposed by hedge fund Greenlight Capital and handing a major defeat to billionaire investor David Einhorn's bid to split the company's shares.

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After Initial Jolt on Qatar Tensions, Energy Markets Settle

The diplomatic dispute adds to instability in the world’s most important oil-exporting region, but it won’t necessarily translate into disruptions.

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Jana Partners adds fifth nominee to its slate for Whole Foods' board

(Reuters) - Hedge fund Jana Partners added a fifth nominee to its slate for Whole Foods Market Inc's board, as it heaps up the pressure on the upscale grocer to boost profits and lift its sagging stock.

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UPDATE 1-Jana Partners adds fifth nominee to its slate for Whole Foods' board

May 30 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Jana Partners added a fifth nominee to its slate for Whole Foods Market Inc's board, as it heaps up the pressure on the upscale grocer to boost profits and lift its sagging stock.

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GM says ISS advises against Greenlight share plan, board nominees

(Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Saturday that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that shareholders vote against a slate of directors proposed by hedge fund Greenlight Capital and reject the hedge fund's plan to divide GM shares into two classes.

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Glass Lewis recommends Buffalo Wild Wings' board nominees

(Reuters) - Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co LLC recommended shareholders of Buffalo Wild Wings to vote for the company's slate of directors, saying activist hedge fund Marcato Capital had failed to make a compelling case for making changes to the board.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of Mooresville Consumer Square in North Carolina

* Slate Retail REIT announces the purchase of Mooresville Consumer Square in North Carolina

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New Orleans crews begin removing statue of Confederate general

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans authorities began dismantling a statue honoring Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard on Tuesday night, marking the third of four historical monuments the city slated for removal because they were deemed racially offensive.

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Crews dismantle confederate monument in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis was dismantled in New Orleans early on Thursday, the second of four monuments slated to be taken down by the city where critics say the displays glorify the era of slavery in the U.S. south.

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UPDATE 3-Whole Foods shakes up board, appoints new CFO

NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc named a new chief financial officer and five independent directors who were not on activist investor Jana Partners' slate, in a dramatic shakeup as the high-end grocer seeks to boost dwindling profits and a sagging stock.

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BRIEF-Slate Office REIT qtrly FFO per unit $0.21

* Qtrly rental revenue increased by $4.7 million to $32.3 million compared to Q1 of 2016

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BRIEF-Slate office Qtrly FFO per unit 0.21

* Qtrly rental revenue increased by $4.7 million to $32.3 million compared to q1 of 2016