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Depression (Mental) nytimes.com

Personal Health: How Loneliness Affects Our 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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Is hostile architecture designing people out of cities?

Spiked or sloped benches. Bolts installed on shop doorsteps and windowsills. Water features that operate at surprising intervals on flat surfaces.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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'This Is Us' builds Jack's backstory with surprising reveal

Caution: This post contains spoilers about the latest episode of NBC's "This Is Us."

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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When you and your partner have mismatched libidos

About 15% of men and 34% of women say they're not really interested in sex, according to a new study, statistics that few experts find surprising. In fact, low desire in one partner is probably the top reason couples seek out sex therapy.

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.

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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.

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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) - U.S. lawmakers approved a bill on Friday extending the government debt limit for three months and providing about $15 billion in hurricane-related aid, delivering on President Donald Trump's surprising deal this week with Democratic congressional leaders.

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U.S. Congress approves Trump's aid and debt deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers approved a bill on Friday extending the government debt limit for three months and providing about $15 billion in hurricane-related aid, delivering on President Donald Trump's surprising deal this week with Democratic congressional leaders.

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.

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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) - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he would not be surprised if North Korea tested another missile, given that it had two tests in July.

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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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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 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.

Vetoes (US) nytimes.com

Poland’s President Vetoes 2 Laws Limiting Courts’ Independence

The decision by President Andrzej Duda was a surprising setback for the far-right governing party.

Television nytimes.com

Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 2: Nymeria, Arya and Other Dark Reunions

On Sunday, characters connected in new and surprising ways all over Westeros.

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

The Story of a Thing: The Author of ‘I Love Dick’ — on One Crazy Coincidence

When Chris Kraus set out to write a biography on Kathy Acker, she had no idea the surprising artistic connection she would discover they shared.

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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 may have 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.

healthNews reuters.com

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.

Pierre Henry 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.

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Surprising businesses started by celebs

Check out these celebrities who started businesses outside of show business.

Elections, House of Representatives nytimes.com

Who Is Karen Handel, Winner of the Georgia Special Election?

Ms. Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state and a longtime fixture in Georgia Republican politics, secured a surprisingly easy victory in Tuesday’s runoff in suburban Atlanta.

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Han Solo 'Star Wars' film loses its directors

In a surprising development that sent a disturbance throughout the "Star Wars" galaxy Tuesday night, the franchise's upcoming Han Solo prequel film lost its directors.

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Don't lose sleep over apnea, but treatment is crucial

Last week, actress Carrie Fisher's autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the "Star Wars" actress' death.

Thrift Shops nytimes.com

Finders Keepers? An Ohio Goodwill Returns $97,000 Mistakenly Donated With Clothes

A surprising number of people carry vast sums in cash, lose it — and then get it returned by Good Samaritans.

sportsNews reuters.com

Golf: Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

ERIN, Wisconsin (Reuters) - England's Tommy Fleetwood has been putting beautifully at the U.S. Open and needs to extend his surprising roll at the championship one more day to change his life forever.

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Nigel Farage: Theresa May is toast

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage weighs in on what the surprising election polling numbers could mean for Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Snake venom is key in experimental drug for heart patients

An experimental antiplatelet drug has surprising bite. Based on a protein found in snake venom, the new drug prevented blood clotting in mice without causing excessive bleeding after an injury, according to research published Thursday in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. The drug has yet to be tested in humans.

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Rugby - Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Concussed All Blacks hooker Dane Coles was surprisingly named in Steve Hansen's All Blacks squad on Thursday to face the British and Irish Lions in a three-test series starting on June 24.

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British artist Grayson Perry explores a divided country in new exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) - British artist Grayson Perry will launch a new exhibition on Thursday, the day Britain votes in a general election, and unsurprisingly, his works cast a critical eye over the country's tumultuous political landscape.

worldNews reuters.com

'Atlanticist' Merkel rams home frustration with Trump after summits

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday but said she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist", fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier.

News and News Media nytimes.com

Homework? First I Need to Get to the Bottom of This Comey Story

Gabe Fleisher is the 15-year-old high school freshman behind the popular and surprisingly sophisticated Wake Up to Politics newsletter.

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Meet Israel's pioneering female winemaker

With a Mediterranean climate not unlike Italy or Spain and a national faith that requires drinking "the fruit of the vine" on the Sabbath, it's not surprising that Israel has invested heavily in cultivating its wine industry.

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Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute and sign new deal

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent license agreement and also signed a business deal with the U.S. giant, surprising investors who had expected the dispute to drag on.

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Boxing: Frenchman N'Dam beats Japan's Murata to win WBA middleweight title

TOKYO (Reuters) - France's Hassan N'Dam claimed the vacant WBA middleweight title by defeating Japan's Ryota Murata after a surprising split decision on Saturday.

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Shocking 'DWTS' elimination riles fans

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was surprisingly eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" despite two perfect scores from the judges.

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No French Open wildcard for snubbed Sharapova

PARIS (Reuters) - Twice former champion Maria Sharapova was surprisingly snubbed by French Open organizers, who opted against handing the Russian a wildcard into this month's claycourt grand slam on Tuesday.

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Sharapova denied French Open wildcard

PARIS (Reuters) - Twice former champion Maria Sharapova was surprisingly denied a wildcard into the French Open on Tuesday -- ending intense speculation about her place in the claycourt slam since she returned from a 15-month doping ban.

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Banco do Brasil misses profit estimates on write-offs, declining income

SAO PAULO, May 11 (Reuters) - State-controlled Banco do Brasil SA missed first-quarter profit estimates on Thursday, reflecting soaring bad loan write-offs and a surprising decline in interest and fee income.

Tacos nytimes.com

Eat: The Case for Hard-Shell Tacos

Gringo tacos, some people call them. But they remain well loved, in surprising quarters.