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Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bangkok

From upstart creative spaces and obscure bars to neighborhoods where a surprising urban tranquillity reigns, Bangkok remains ripe for discovery.

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Taiwan president wishes China happy new year, gets warm response

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wished "friends" in China a happy Lunar New Year on Thursday, drawing a surprisingly warm reaction from Chinese state media which is more used to disparaging her as a dangerous separatist.

Chocolate nytimes.com

The New, Healthier Chocolate

A delicious new crop of cocoa-based products boast surprising wellness benefits.

Porter, Robert R (1977- ) nytimes.com

News Analysis: Amid Turmoil From Washington to Wall Street, a Surprisingly Passive President

President Trump stayed largely on the sidelines as a volatile stock market plunged, Congress sealed a budget deal and a top aide was ousted over abuse charges.

scienceNews reuters.com

Surprising bat genetic trait holds secrets of longevity

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bats are the longest-lived mammals relative to body size, and a species called the greater mouse-eared bat lives especially long. Researchers now have unlocked some of this bat's longevity secrets, with hints for fighting the effects of aging in people.

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Olympics: CAS ruling surprising and disappointing, says Bach

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to overturn lifetime Olympic bans on 28 Russian athletes came as a complete surprise and it could make the fight against doping more difficult, said IOC President Thomas Bach on Sunday.

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Alphabet's earnings miss profit estimates as spending grows

(Reuters) - Google parent Alphabet Inc missed quarterly profit forecasts despite surprisingly strong sales as higher expenses offset growing demand for pricey ads on mobile apps, the U.S. technology company said on Thursday.

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Comey: McCabe stood tall when 'small people' tried to 'tear down' the FBI

Hours after it was announced that Andrew McCabe would be stepping down from his post at the FBI, former FBI Director James Comey responded to the surprising early departure of the agency's deputy director on Twitter.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

Table for Three: The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker

The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist and the best-selling author discuss their surprising bond, the challenge to improve the human condition and the quest to create the perfect toilet.

healthNews reuters.com

One surprising reason for more positive pregnancy tests this month

(Reuters Health) - - Lots of couples in predominantly Christian countries may be looking at positive pregnancy tests this month at least in part because of cultural forces that encourage mating around major holidays like Christmas, suggests a recent study.

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PANETTA: World needs to know that Trump is not who we are

The President of the United States recently made a vulgar and disparaging remark about immigrants to our country from poor and impoverished areas of the world. The remark is unsurprising -- it came from a President who seeks to close our country off from the rest of the world.

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Surprising factors that may keep you thin

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to stay trim effortlessly, while the majority of Americans struggle with their weight?

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Scientists explore surprising alternative to light bulbs

The connection between people and plants has long been the subject of scientific interest. Recent studies have found positive effects.

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Your 2018 Golden Globes viewing guide

Hollywood's award season unofficially kicks off Sunday at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. The event, where roughly 90 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association honor the best in film and television, has a reputation for surprising water-cooler moments.

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Dollar starts 2018 in doldrums, European stocks groggy

LONDON (Reuters) - The ailing dollar fell to its lowest in over three months on Tuesday, while surprisingly upbeat Chinese manufacturing data ensured there was no serious new year hangover for world shares despite a groggy start for Europe.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar starts 2018 in doldrums, European stocks groggy

LONDON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - The ailing dollar fell to its lowest in over three months on Tuesday, while surprisingly upbeat Chinese manufacturing data ensured there was no serious new year hangover for world shares despite a groggy start for Europe.

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Asian factories end robust 2017 on mixed note; central banks seen hiking slowly

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asia's factories ended a strong 2017 on a mixed note, with activity at multi-year highs in Taiwan and India and surprisingly picking up in China, but contracting in some places in a sign regional interest rate hikes likely will be gradual.

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Asia shares scale decade top on China optimism, dollar in doldrums

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares scaled a decade peak on Tuesday after a survey of Chinese manufacturing proved surprisingly upbeat, while the euro lurked within striking distance of its 2017 top against an ailing U.S. dollar.

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Asian factories end 2017 on mixed note; central banks seen hiking slowly

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asia's factories ended a strong 2017 on a mixed note, with activity at multi-year highs in Taiwan and surprisingly picking up in China, but contracting in some economies in a sign that any interest rate hikes in the region will be slow and gradual.

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Asia shares reach decade top on China data, dollar in doldrums

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares scaled a decade peak on Tuesday after a survey of Chinese manufacturing proved surprisingly upbeat, while the euro lurked within striking distance of its 2017 top against an ailing U.S. dollar.

Kim Jong-un nytimes.com

Kim Jong-un’s Overture Could Drive a Wedge Between South Korea and the U.S.

North Korea’s surprising call for dialogue with the South may undercut the Trump administration’s tough approach.

Television nytimes.com

A Sports Titan’s Strange and Sudden Abdication

John Skipper, president of ESPN, announced his resignation this week, surprising and confounding many of his colleagues.

New York Times nytimes.com

Trump, Leakers, Travel Ban: Our Most Commented-On Articles of 2017

Not surprisingly, the articles that resonated most with our readers this year concerned politics.

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: A War Trump Won

The defeat of the Islamic State is part of a surprisingly effective Middle East approach.

Midterm Elections (2018) nytimes.com

Once Unthinkable, Now Possible: Senate Looks Like a Tossup in 2018

Alabama’s surprising result gives Democrats a plausible path to take control.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Unbuttoned: The New Supermodelmania of 2017

Naomi, Christy, Gisele, Gigi, Versace: a surprising trend of the year reaches its apogee.

Depression (Mental) nytimes.com

Personal Health: The Surprising Effects of Loneliness on Health

Scientists are gaining a more refined — and surprising — understanding of the effects of loneliness and isolation on health.

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'Jumanji' draws new players into the game

Grading on the "Baywatch"-deflated scale of 2017 The Rock reboot roles, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" turns out to be surprisingly fun, infusing the premise with a "The Breakfast Club" twist while accentuating the comedy. For those seeking a yuletide movie-going alternative to awards bait and "Star Wars," this game-inspired offering is worth giving a spin.

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Rep. Castro: Surprising, disturbing things will come out in Russia investigation

Rep. Joaquin Castro says he believes some of the things that will come out in regard to the Russia investigation will be surprising and disturbing to the American people.

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Dengue vaccine found to worsen disease symptoms

The Philippines has suspended its large-scale dengue vaccination effort amid the surprising results of a new study conducted by the vaccine's manufacturer.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: The Ku Klux Klan’s Surprising History

Linda Gordon’s “The Second Coming of the KKK” recounts an ugly chapter of the American past.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges up as energy, bank stocks gain; miners weigh

TORONTO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged higher on Friday as banks and energy companies gained with higher oil prices and surprisingly robust domestic jobs data, while gold mining stocks pulled back.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as miner losses offset by energy, bank gains

TORONTO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed in early trade on Friday, as losses among gold miners and other materials stocks were offset by gains for energy and bank stocks with higher oil prices and after surprisingly robust domestic jobs data.

Sherry (Wine) nytimes.com

Wine School: Your Next Lesson: Amontillado

Beyond the mystique surrounding fortified wines, this sherry can be wonderfully complex and satisfying, and surprisingly good with many savory foods.

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The surprising health benefits of pumpkin

Pumpkin has become the flavor of fall, but can eating pumpkins come with any health benefits? CNN's Jacqueline Howard reports.

businessNews reuters.com

Firefox opts for Google as default search in U.S., surprising Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp's Firefox Internet browser in the United States and other regions as the browser maker stunned Verizon Communication Inc's Yahoo by canceling their deal.

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UPDATE 1-Firefox opts for Google as default search in U.S., surprising Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp's Firefox Internet browser in the United States and other regions as the browser maker stunned Verizon Communication Inc's Yahoo by canceling their deal.

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Shrinking GE rattles investors, shares hit 5-year low

(Reuters) - General Electric Co's new Chief Executive John Flannery on Monday outlined steps that will turn the biggest U.S. industrial conglomerate into a smaller, more focused company, surprising some investors who sold the company's shares to a five-year low.

Art nytimes.com

A Leonardo and a Ferrari Set the Contemporary Art Sales on a New Track

The fall auctions begin with a surprising Renaissance inclusion — and a last-minute exclusion of Rockwell paintings.

Campaign Finance nytimes.com

Editorial: Nothing to Cheer About in New York City Elections

The mayor won with the votes of only 16 percent of the electorate. An unopposed prosecutor got surprising opposition. And fewer women will hold office.

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The world's fastest-growing tourism city is ...

Hong Kong might be the world's most visited city this year, but a potential, albeit surprising, future contender is emerging from the sidelines.

sportsNews reuters.com

Ostapenko signs off with big win over Pliskova

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Jelena Ostapenko ended her maiden WTA Finals campaign on a winning note with a surprisingly easy 6-3 6-1 victory over a subdued Karolina Pliskova on Thursday, the Latvian saving her best until last after she was eliminated earlier in the week.

businessNews reuters.com

Caterpillar smashes market estimates as North America sales rebound

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc blew past Wall Street's profit and revenue estimates for the third quarter, driven by surprisingly strong demand for its construction equipment in North America and robust sales in China.

businessNews reuters.com

Caterpillar smashes Wall Street estimates as North America sales rebound

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday blew past Wall Street's profit and revenue estimates on surprisingly strong demand for its construction equipment in North America and robust sales in China, pushing its shares up 7 percent in early trading.

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Caterpillar smashes Wall Street estimates, shares jump

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday blew past Wall Street's profit and revenue estimates on surprisingly strong demand for its construction equipment in North America and robust sales in China, pushing its shares up 7 percent in premarket trading.

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Doing the heavy lifting: investors eye tech-tonic shifts for Europe’s industrials

LONDON (Reuters) - Investment funds seeking to invest at the intersection of Europe and technology are finding rich pickings in places that some may find surprising: sprawling industrials like trains-to-turbines Siemens and engineering group ABB.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations

The results of the largest, most rigorous study of the issue in the U.S. show surprisingly little change in police behavior.

Chickens nytimes.com

A Good Appetite: Peruvian Grilled Chicken: A Spicy, Succulent Delight

Marinated in garlic, chiles and plenty of spices, Peruvian pollo a la brasa is surprisingly easy to make at home.

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METALS-Copper holds steady after in-line China economic report

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London copper held steady on Thursday after in-line economic readings out of China signalled some moderation in growth. China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. "China's data was in line with expectations, so it's not surprising tha

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Venezuela's Maduro defends disputed vote, opposition divided

CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro defended Venezuela's "secure" election system on Tuesday as opponents struggled to present a united front over allegations of fraud in a nationwide vote surprisingly won by the ruling socialists.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Omnicom beats revenue estimates as N.America demand recovers

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Omnicom Group Inc's third-quarter revenue topped analysts' estimates, as the advertising group benefited from surprisingly strong demand in North America and the impact of a weaker dollar.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

How to Use Clothing Subscription Boxes to Find Your Personal Style

Subscription clothing boxes are a surprisingly cheap, personalized way to add some style to your wardrobe. Here’s how to choose the right one for you.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

T’s Best Images From Fashion Month

The 30 unusual, surprising pictures from the shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris.

businessNews reuters.com

Euro ruffled by Spanish vote; Asia data cheer stocks

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro took a knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, while surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro ruffled by Spanish vote; Asia data cheer stocks

SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The euro took a knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, while surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities.

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Euro ruffled by Spanish vote; Asia data encourages equities

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro took a knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro ruffled by Spanish vote; Asia data encourages equities

SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The euro took a knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities.

businessNews reuters.com

Euro jolted briefly by Spanish vote, Asia data augur well

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro took a brief knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro jolted briefly by Spanish vote, Asia data augur well

SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The euro took a brief knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China and Japan offered support to equities and commodities.

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Euro wobbles briefly on Spanish vote, China data a boon

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro took a brief knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China offered support to equities and commodities.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro wobbles briefly on Spanish vote, China data a boon

SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The euro took a brief knock in Asia on Monday as investors kept an anxious eye on an independence vote in Spain's Catalonia, although surprisingly strong economic news out of China offered support to equities and commodities.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

On ‘Dreamers’ Deal, Democrats Face a Surprising Foe: The Dreamers

Immigration activists are pressuring Democratic leaders to reject stepped-up immigration enforcement in exchange for protection for young immigrants.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Bike-sharing takes off among youths in major Asian cities: survey

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Orange, yellow and other brightly colored bikes have been popping up in cities across Asia, surprising residents and frequent visitors with their sudden ubiquity outside train...

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"Surprisingly" strong oil demand growth puts market re-balancing on track - execs

* China, Europe drive global oil demand growth in 2017 - PIRA

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

‘Chuck and Nancy,’ Washington’s New Power Couple, Set Sights on Health Care

Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer hold no formal reins of power, but the Democratic leaders have emerged as a surprising force.

worldNews reuters.com

Inspired by 'blasphemy killer', new Pakistani party eyes 2018 vote

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The head of a new Pakistani Islamist party that lionizes the killer of a provincial governor said it would take its rallying cry of "death to blasphemers" to next year's general election, after its surprisingly strong showing in a recent vote.

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - When President Donald Trump takes the world stage at the United Nations for the first time this week, he will share the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley, who has emerged as the surprising public face of U.S. foreign policy.

Pain-Relieving Drugs nytimes.com

Why Are Drug Prices So High? We’re Curious, Too

The New York Times and ProPublica have teamed up to investigate who is to blame for skyrocketing drug prices — and have turned up some surprising answers.

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Congress approves Trump's aid and debt deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed a bill on Friday extending the government debt limit for three months and providing about $15 billion in hurricane-related aid, bringing his surprising deal with Democratic congressional leaders this week to completion.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Senate Votes to Raise Debt Limit and Approves $15 Billion in Hurricane Relief

The Republican-led chamber reluctantly approved the new debt ceiling after the surprising deal reached by President Trump and the Democratic leadership on Wednesday.

New York Fashion Week nytimes.com

Fashion Review: Tom Ford Exhumes the 1990s and It’s Almost Fabulous

New York Fashion Week begins with a history lesson. And it’s a surprising amount of fun.

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump sides with Democrats on debt limit in rare bipartisan deal

WASHINGTON/ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump forged a surprising deal with Democrats in Congress on Wednesday to extend the U.S. debt limit and provide government funding until Dec. 15, embracing his political adversaries and blindsiding fellow Republicans in a rare bipartisan accord.

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The surprising reality of the ISIS threat

Last month, the Pew Research Center released the results of a survey asking the citizens of 38 countries to name a major threat to their nation. This is the last in a special series of op-eds that also appear in Fareed's Global Briefing looking at the top perceived threats among Americans. You can sign up for the Global Briefing newsletter here.

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Emmy Rossum's surprising spirit animal

"I'm at an age now where the kinds of characters that I'd be playing, the kinds of stories that I get to tell now, are just richer because I've had more life experiences..."

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Zverev struggles past qualifier King

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alexander Zverev battled into the early hours of Tuesday to defeat a surprisingly troublesome Darian King 7-6(9) 7-5 6-4 at the U.S. Open.

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Diana's surprising fashion moments

From her wedding dress, to the "Lady Dior" bag and the "Travolta dress," Princess Diana was known for her glamorous style.

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As Syria war tightens, U.S. and Russia military hotlines humming

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (Reuters) - Even as tensions between the United States and Russia fester, there is one surprising place where their military-to-military contacts are quietly weathering the storm: Syria.

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Should your child receive anonymous comments?

With so many social networks to keep track of, it's not surprising if you haven't heard of an app called Sarahah, which has millions of users and a teen fanbase. So what is Sarahah exactly?

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Places with the fewest immigrants push back hardest against immigration

As President Donald Trump's trip to Arizona is certain to demonstrate, immigration remains one of the most polarizing issues in American politics. But the central political fault line around the dispute follows a surprising path.

Pakistan nytimes.com

Transgender Pakistanis Win Legal Victories, but Violence Goes On

Parliament is set to pass the nation’s first law penalizing discrimination and violence against transgender people, a surprising victory in a deeply conservative nation.

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Matsuyama announces marriage and fatherhood, surprising Japan

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Hideki Matsuyama announced on Monday that he has been married since January and is now a father, news which caught Japanese media and fans by surprise.

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CIA chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence official said on Sunday he would not be surprised if North Korea tested another missile, given that it had two tests in July, amid rising tensions between the two nations.

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The more surprising benefits of exercise

Periodically, we see reports that scientists are closer to developing a pill that would mimic the benefits of exercise.

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Brace yourself: Surprising 10-year-old find in woman's intestines

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REFILE-CEE MARKETS-Crown firms after Czechs deliver first EU rate hike for years

(Refiles to update headline) * Crown jumps as CNB lifts rates, surprising part of the market * Hike is the CNB's first since 2018, EU's first since 2012 * CEE central banks unlikely to follow CNB's hike this year By Sandor Peto and Jason Hovet BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The crown surged on Thursday after the Czech central bank (CNB) delivered the the European Union's first central bank interest rate hike for more than five years to fight inflation. The 20 basis

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Apple hits record high, powers Dow past 22,000

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's surprisingly strong quarterly results and forecast pushed the iPhone maker's shares to a record high, helping the Dow Jones Industrial Average breach the 22,000 mark for the first time ever.

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Apple gains could power Dow past 22,000

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's surprisingly strong quarterly results and forecast pushed the iPhone maker's shares to a record high, putting the Dow Jones Industrial Average on track to breach the 22,000 mark when the market opens.

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SK Hynix jumps over 3 percent as strong Apple earnings boost

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares in South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, the world's second-biggest memory chip maker, rose more than 3 percent on Wednesday morning after Apple Inc delivered surprisingly upbeat earnings.

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Apple shares sail to record high on healthy iPhone sales

(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday delivered surprisingly strong fiscal third-quarter earnings and signaled that its upcoming 10th-anniversary phone lineup is on schedule, driving the stock up 6 percent to an all-time high in after-hours trading.

Customer Relations nytimes.com

Common Sense: The Boycott That Wasn’t: How United Weathered a Media Firestorm

Three months after an infamous video, United Airlines’ earnings were surprisingly robust, perhaps proof that people ultimately shop for convenience and price.

domesticNews reuters.com

Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral

(Reuters) - A video of Mickey Mouse surprising two foster children with news of their adoption date has gone viral on social media.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks climb for 9th day as earnings kick in

* Oil rises on surprisingly big U.S. inventory draws (Updates with afternoon trading)

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Oprah, Jimmy Fallon out of Emmy race, 'Stranger Things' star Barb in

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A mixed bag of new shows and old favorites on Thursday saw surprising Emmy exclusions for the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Jimmy Fallon and a surprise nod for short-lived character Barb Holland from Netflix's "Stranger Things" in the race for television's highest honors.

Solomon, David M nytimes.com

At Goldman, He’s David Solomon. At the Club, He’s D.J. D-Sol.

A co-president and a leading contender to become the investment bank’s chief executive has a surprising hobby.

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Surprising Emmy nominations you missed

Post-Emmy nomination headlines might be dominated by the big stories -- like the five first-time nominees in the best drama category or "Westworld" and "Saturday Night Live's" 22 nominations apiece -- but there's a lot more going on in the 65 pages of nominations than the names that were announced on Thursday morning's televised presentation.

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Meningitis shot also offers some defense against gonorrhea, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found a surprising side effect - the shots also offered moderate protection against gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that is causing global alarm.

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This is the Dalai Lama's surprising secret weapon (and you can have it too)

When you are the spiritual leader of an entire people, you've lived your entire adult life in exile, your movements are restricted by ever-watchful bodyguards and you must watch every word for fear of setting off an international incident, you would think your face would reflect the weight of the world.

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Trump's voter commission safeguards our rights

Despite his own reservations about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump defied critics and pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin on the issue during their private meeting in Germany. Not surprisingly, Putin denied any meddling. Their 2-hour meeting may have ended, but the Russia probe is far from over.

Henry, Pierre (1927-2017) nytimes.com

Pierre Henry, Composer Who Found the Music in Sounds, Dies at 89

Mr. Henry abandoned notes in favor of ambient sounds — dripping water, car horns, bird calls, locomotive engines — which he manipulated with a tape recorder in surprising ways.

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Former WH chief of staff: Chaos in the White House reflects Trump

While former Obama chief of staff Bill Daley says he doesn't find it surprising that "chaos" seems to consume President Donald Trump's White House, he does think it is telling.