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Ngannou's rags-to-riches tale tops card at UFC 220

(Reuters) - Five years after being homeless on the streets of Paris, Francis Ngannou could be crowned UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 220 in Boston on Saturday, but he will have to bring all of his awesome power if he is to beat title holder Stipe Miocic.

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IBM's first revenue rises in nearly six years tops estimates

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp's revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters and beat analysts' estimates as the company's shift into its focus areas such as cloud computing and security services gains traction.

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Pope stops popemobile to comfort fallen horseback policewoman

IQUIQUE, Chile (Reuters) - Pope Francis ordered his popemobile to stop on Thursday after a mounted Chilean policewoman was thrown off her frightened horse, which had reared up as the pontiff passed by.

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Morgan Stanley tops estimates on underwriting, wealth management

(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley's adjusted quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Thursday as strength in underwriting and wealth management offset a sharp but expected decline in bond trading revenue.

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Prague Journal: One of the World’s Oldest Clocks Stops Ticking, Briefly

The Astronomical Clock in Prague has been taken apart for maintenance. The city’s clock master has until August to finish restoring it.

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Microsoft tops Thomson Reuters top 100 global tech leaders list

Jan 17 (Reuters - Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday published its debut "Top 100 Global Technology Leaders" list with Microsoft Corp in the no. 1 spot, followed by chipmaker Intel Corp and network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc.

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Equities advance as Dow tops 26,000, dollar steadies

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets advanced on Tuesday, with investors on Wall Street pushing the Dow index past the 26,000 threshold, while the U.S. dollar strengthened after four days of declines.

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Dow briefly tops 26,000 mark

(Reuters) - The Dow eased slightly after hitting the 26,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, as earnings season got off to a strong start following upbeat results from UnitedHealth and Citigroup.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities advance as Dow tops 26,000, dollar steadies

* ECB signals pull euro from 3-year high (Updates with U.S. market open, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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US STOCKS-Dow briefly tops 26,000 mark

* Indexes up: Dow 0.57 pct, S&P 0.28 pct, Nasdaq 0.54 pct (Changes comment, adds details, updates prices)

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Citi profit tops estimates; books $22 billion tax charge

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations as consumer businesses made up for lower revenue from bond and currency trading.

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Nikkei hits highest level since 1991 as dollar weakening stops

TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to its highest level since late 1991 on Tuesday, as a firmer dollar supported exporter stocks and expectations for strong corporate earnings bolstered investor sentiment.

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Enjoying the high life, up on the roof in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (Reuters) - When it comes to the high life in Tel Aviv, residents of the Mediterranean metropolis need look no further than their own rooftops.

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Trump Stops Short of Reimposing Iran Sanctions but Sets Deadline to Overhaul Deal

President Trump approved sanctions against the head of Iran’s judiciary, a powerful figure the administration holds culpable for the violent crackdown on anti-government protests.

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

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

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Germany, Turkey pledge to thaw ties that coup crackdown and arrests froze

GOSLAR, Germany (Reuters) - Germany and Turkey's foreign ministers on Saturday agreed to pull out all the stops to improve ties that have soured due to disputes over Ankara's post-coup crackdown and the arrests of German citizens in Turkey, but they stressed differences remain.

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Germany, Turkey pledge to thaw ties that coup and arrests froze

GOSLAR, Germany (Reuters) - Germany and Turkey's foreign ministers on Saturday agreed to pull out all the stops to improve ties that have soured due to disputes over Ankara's post-coup crackdown and the arrests of German citizens in Turkey.

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Dow tops 25,000 milestone; Wall St extends New Year's rally

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow industrials broke above the 25,000 level for the first time on Thursday and other major indexes hit closing record highs again, propelled by strong global economic data that extended the New Year's rally for the stock market.

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GRAPHIC-Dow hits another record, tops 25,000

NEW YORK, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke above the 25,000 level for the first time on Thursday, taking less than a year to add a 5,000-point milestone which is the fastest since the index was created in May 1896.

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Dow tops 25,000 on strong private hiring, global growth hopes

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke above the 25,000 level for the first time on Thursday and other major indexes scaled new highs after strong U.S. private jobs data added to upbeat sentiment following indications of robust growth globally.

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US STOCKS-Dow tops 25,000 on strong private hiring, global growth hopes

* Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.48 pct, Nasdaq 0.32 pct (Changes comment, updates prices, adds details)

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S&P 500 tops 2,700 on tech advance; Dow, Nasdaq hit records

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 index rose above 2,700 for the first time on Wednesday and other major indexes hit record closing highs as technology stocks climbed after signs of robust economic growth.

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S&P tops 2,700 on tech advance, holds gains after Fed minutes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 index rose above 2,700 for the first time on Wednesday and other major indexes hit record highs as technology stocks climbed amid indications of robust economic growth in the United States and overseas.

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US STOCKS-S&P tops 2,700 on tech advance, holds gains after Fed minutes

* Indexes up: Dow 0.2 pct, S&P 0.5 pct, Nasdaq 0.8 pct (Updates to after Fed minutes)

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S&P tops 2,700 for first time on tech gains, strong data

(Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 index surged past the 2,700-mark for the first time on Wednesday and other major indexes hit record intraday highs as technology stocks climbed amid indications of robust economic growth in the U.S. and overseas.

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Intense training tops list of 2018 fitness trends

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Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Tops $1 Billion Worldwide

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has cleared the $1 billion milestone in worldwide grosses in less than three weeks.

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Airbus sprints from behind in bid to upset Boeing order lead

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus is pulling out the stops to try and take the lead in its annual order contest with Boeing, lining up a spree of billion dollar deals to close a traumatic year dominated by management upheaval and corruption investigations.

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Beijing tops China's first 'green development' index, but sinks in public opinion

BEIJING (Reuters) - China published its first "green development" index on Tuesday, listing regional governments which promote environmentally friendly development, with Beijing coming out top, though it came second-to-last in a survey of public satisfaction.

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Emirates stops flying to Tunisia in row over ban on Tunisian women

TUNIS (Reuters) - Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia, it said on Sunday, after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrier.

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UK's Boris Johnson to Russia: Stop destabilizing Europe or else

MOSCOW (Reuters) - British foreign minister Boris Johnson will tell his Russian counterpart on Friday that there can be no "business as usual" until Moscow stops "destabilising" Europe and that Britain is ready to retaliate against any cyber attacks.

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Nike's profit tops estimates but margins dip on weak North America demand

(Reuters) - Nike Inc's growth in international markets helped the company's quarterly profit and sales beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, but a drop in gross margins indicated severe price competition in North America, its largest market.

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Nasdaq tops 7,000 for first time on rising tax-cut hopes

(Reuters) - The Nasdaq surpassed the 7,000-point mark for the first time in early afternoon on Monday, while the S&P and the Dow were at record levels on rising optimism among traders that Republican promise of lower corporate tax rates would soon be a reality.

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Futures flat with all eyes on Fed meet; Brent tops $65

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open flat on Tuesday ahead of a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve that is widely expected to bump up the benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year as it continues to unwind its post-crisis stimulus.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares take a time out, Brent breaks above $65

* Brent crude tops $65 a barrel for first time since mid-2015

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares take breather, Brent breaks above $65

* Brent crude tops $65 a barrel for first time since mid-2015

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After Brexit, UK aims for trade deal with EU that tops Canada pact

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is aiming to secure a comprehensive free trade deal with the European Union and wants it to be signed shortly after it leaves the bloc in 2019, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday.

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Boxing: Lomachenko stops Rigondeaux to retain WBO world title

(Reuters) - Vasyl Lomachenko retained his WBO super-featherweight title with a sixth round technical knockout of Guillermo Rigondeaux in New York City on Saturday, the impressive Ukrainian handing the Cuban-born American his first professional defeat.

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Mueller has 400,000 documents in Manafort, Gates case

Prosecutors in the Russia probe have obtained hundreds of thousands of documents and gotten a host of information from laptops and phones in the ongoing investigation into former Trump campaign advisers Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as risk appetite returns; oil rebounds

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with afternoon trading)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain, dollar hits two-week high as risk appetite returns

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with open of U.S. markets; changes dateline from London)

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Motor racing: Hamilton tops poll of Formula One bosses

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One team bosses have voted Lewis Hamilton as the sport's top driver for the fourth year in a row but Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas slipped to 10th place in the rankings.

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IOC stops payments to boxing federation AIBA

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it would not make any payments to the international boxing federation AIBA until problems over governance and finances are sorted out.

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UPDATE 1-Dollarama tops profit estimates as shoppers spend more

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canadian dollar-store chain Dollarama Inc topped analysts' forecasts for third-quarter profit, as it opened more stores and benefited from higher customer spending on average.

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UPDATE 2-BMO's quarterly adjusted profit tops on retail strength

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-biggest lender, on Tuesday reported a quarterly adjusted profit that beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher income from its main retail business.

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Bosnian Croat war criminal Praljak killed himself with cyanide: prosecutors

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Bosnian Croat war crimes convict Slobodan Praljak used cyanide to kill himself in court after losing his appeal, according to preliminary autopsy findings, Dutch prosecutors said on Friday.

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War crimes convict Praljak took cyanide, Dutch prosecutors say

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A preliminary autopsy indicates that Bosnian Croat war crimes convict Slobodan Praljak died of cyanide poisoning, Dutch prosecutors said on Friday.

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Number of DACA Applications Stuck in the Mail Tops 900

Lawyers had put the number of renewals rejected because of Postal Service problems closer to 100. Now their clients have to reapply for work permits.

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Wall Street gains, Dow tops 24,000 as tax bill gains steam

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P closed at a record high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke above the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday as investors gained confidence that the Republican party's push for a U.S. tax overhaul would succeed.

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UPDATE 1-VMware tops revenue, profit estimates; shares rise

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit, as more customers licensed its products to help ease their move to the cloud.

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Wall Street up, Dow tops 24,000 as tax bill gains steam

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday and other Wall Street indexes rallied on increasing indications the Republican party's push for a U.S. tax overhaul may get enough support to pass.

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Dow tops 24,000 as tax bill garners crucial support

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday and other Wall Street indexes rallied on strong indications that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan may get enough support to pass.

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France stops large shipment of radioactive Belarus mushrooms

PARIS (Reuters) - France has stopped a large shipment of Belarus mushrooms contaminated with low-level radioactivity probably from Chernobyl and not linked to a radioactive cloud that appeared in southern Russia last month, officials said on Thursday.

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France stops large shipment of radioactive Belarusian mushrooms

PARIS (Reuters) - France has stopped a large shipment of Belarus mushrooms contaminated with radioactivity from Chernobyl but there is no link with a radioactive cloud from Russia last month.

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Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000, but fades after sharp rally

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday after gaining more than $1,000 in just 12 hours, stoking concerns that a rapidly swelling bubble could be set to burst in spectacular fashion.

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UPDATE 4-Tiffany's tops forecasts as Americas region rebounds

* Q3 comp sales down 1 pct vs est of rise of 0.02 pct (Updates share price)

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Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000 after $1,000 surge in 12 hours

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday after gaining more than $1,000 in just 12 hours, stoking concerns that a rapidly swelling bubble could be set to burst in spectacular fashion.

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Bitcoin tops $10,000, marks 10-fold increase in 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Virtual currency bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Wednesday on major exchanges and digital currency indexes, including the widely followed Luxembourg-based trading platform BitStamp.

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Bali volcano stops flights again as tourists struggle to get out

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia shut the airport on its holiday island of Bali for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, as the erupting Mount Agung volcano spewed ash that blocked flight paths and spurred authorities to hasten evacuation efforts.

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Bitcoin tops $10,000, taking 2017 gains to 940 percent

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Virtual currency bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Tuesday on major exchanges and digital currency indexes, including the widely followed Luxembourg-based trading platform BitStamp.

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Bitcoin tops $10,000 in some exchanges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Tuesday in some smaller exchanges and digital currency indexes, but remained just below that milestone in major trading platforms such as Luxembourg-based BitStamp and U.S.-based GDAX.

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Alpine Skiing: Shiffrin tops Vlhova to win World Cup slalom title in Killington

(Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin beat rival Petra Vlhova of Slovakia to claim the World Cup title in the women's slalom for the second year in a row at the Killington Cup in Vermont on Sunday.

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Mourning Theaux tops downhill practice

(Reuters) - Frenchman Adrien Theaux, still mourning the death of team mate David Poisson in a training crash, posted the fastest time in final practice on Friday for the opening men's alpine World Cup downhill at Lake Louise.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. crude tops two-year high as Keystone outage hits supply

* Market thin after U.S. Thanksgiving holiday (Updates with settlement price)

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METALS-Copper tops $7,000, helped by weaker dollar and shrinking supply

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The price of copper climbed above $7,000 a tonne and towards a one-month high on Friday, helped by a weaker dollar and shrinking supplies, though concerns over demand from top consumer China capped gains.

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UPDATE 7-U.S. crude tops two-year high as Keystone outage hits supply

* Market thin after U.S. Thanksgiving holiday (Updates throughout, changes dateline and byline from LONDON)

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UPDATE 6-U.S. crude tops two-year high as Keystone outage continues to hit supply

* Mixed Russian signals on oil pact put brake on gains (Updates prices)

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The cryptic message on Beirut's rooftops

Lebanese graffiti artists Mohamed and Omar Kabbani were born during the dark years of their country's civil war, which raged between 1975 and 1990.

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UPDATE 1-ExxonMobil stops non-essential work in PNG highlands due to unrest

* PNG LNG still operating, Oil Search operations normal (Adds ExxonMobil comment on abduction)

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ExxonMobil stops non-essential work in PNG highlands due to unrest

MELBOURNE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - ExxonMobil has evacuated non-essential staff in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, it said on Thursday, due to unrest in the area, but said operations are continuing at its PNG LNG liquefied natural gas project.

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Economic View: Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.

A growing body of evidence shows that college students generally learn less when they use computers or tablets during lectures. That is probably true in workplace meetings, too.

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Jay-Z stops show to inspire 9-year-old

Rapper Jay-Z stopped his concert to tell a 9-year-old girl in the crowd that despite obstacles, she could be the president one day.

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UPDATE 1-Deere tops 4th-qtr estimates, sees strong earnings in 2018

Nov 22 (Reuters) - U.S. tractor maker Deere & Co on Wednesday forecast strong earnings for the coming fiscal year, while reporting fourth-quarter results ahead of Wall Street estimates, as it benefits from improving demand for farm machinery.

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The Turkeys Not on Your Plate: They’re Out Back, Climbing the Roof

The population of wild turkeys has soared, and that has brought turkey-human clashes to rooftops, windows and intersections across the country.

Cohousing Communities nytimes.com

Soho House, but Make It Enlightened

Instead of alcohol and coffee, the Assemblage offers elixirs and tea infusions. Laptops meet meditation cushions and shamanic healing rituals.

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Salesforce tops quarterly estimates on strong demand

(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by strong demand for its cloud-based sales and marketing software.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Even Her Shopping Trips Require a Chaperone, So She Makes Them Last

Alice Brunn, 79, lost her vision in her 60s and can’t leave home unattended. When her son takes her out, she plans several stops along the way.

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Trump stops short of saying U.S. Senate candidate Moore should leave race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump believes Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore should step aside if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, the White House said on Thursday, while state party leaders in Alabama vowed to stand by their nominee.

Terrorism nytimes.com

A Policeman’s Bear Hug Stops a Suicide Bomber From Killing More

The officer threw his arms about the bomber as he rushed a gathering the officer was guarding. The policeman and 13 others died. But officials say the death toll could have been higher.

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BRIEF-Broadcaster CME: Croatia's watchdog stops sale of local subsidiary

* Says Croatia's watchdog has not approved CME's planned sale of its local subsidiary Nova TV

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Tyson Foods tops profit estimates as low-cost feed provides boost

(Reuters) - U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc's quarterly earnings and revenue topped analysts' forecasts, as its chicken and beef businesses benefited from strong demand as well as lower costs to buy animal feed.

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China's 24-hour online shopping binge tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles' Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world's biggest shopping spree.

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Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center boost

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp's quarterly profit and revenue topped market estimates and the chipmaker also gave a strong revenue forecast for the current quarter, powered by demand for its graphics chips used in gaming and data centers.

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UPDATE 2-Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center boost

* Shares up 2 pct after hours; up 92 pct this year (Adds analysts' comment, background on self-driving cars)

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Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center gains

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong demand for its graphics chips used in personal computers and devices for gaming, and in data centers.

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Aaron Hernandez suffered from worst CTE seen in someone his age

For the first time since announcing former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's CTE diagnosis in September, Boston University neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee shared the findings from Hernandez's brain autopsy on Thursday.

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Regeneron third-quarter profit easily tops Street view on Eylea, Dupixent sales

(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit that sailed past Wall Street estimates on the strength of increased demand for flagship eye treatment Eylea and its new eczema drug Dupixent, boosting its shares almost 7 percent.

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UPDATE 3-Regeneron Q3 profit easily tops Street view on Eylea, Dupixent sales

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit that sailed past Wall Street estimates on the strength of increased demand for flagship eye treatment Eylea and its new eczema drug Dupixent, boosting its shares almost 7 percent.

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Regeneron's quarterly profit tops estimates on Eylea sales

(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by higher sales of its flagship eye treatment Eylea.

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Fog stops Trump facing-off North Korea across DMZ

SEOUL (Reuters) - After months of fiery rhetoric and rising tensions, U.S. President Donald Trump's secret attempt to personally face off with North Korea across the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) on Wednesday was defeated by fog and mist.

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Take-Two's holiday-quarter sales view tops estimates, shares rise

(Reuters) - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc gave a stronger-than-expected revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, unlike rivals Activision Blizzard Inc and Electronic Arts Inc, on strong demand for its new NBA videogame and the continued success of "Grand Theft Auto".

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Analysis: Trump just made the 'good guy with a gun' argument

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting in late 2012, a new saying became popular among gun rights advocates: "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." (The phrase is widely credited to National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre.)

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Horse racing: Rekindling wins Melbourne Cup

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rekindling won the 157th running of the A$6.2 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, giving jockey Corey Brown his second triumph in "the race that stops a nation" and a first trophy Down Under for Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien.

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Japan's Nikkei tops 22,750.70 to hit highest level since 1992

TOKYO, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei jumped to a level not seen since 1992 on Tuesday morning as foreign investors chased the market higher on hopes for strong earnings from Japan Inc.

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NY police monitor to focus on lawfulness, not number, of stops: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday authorized a court-appointed monitor for New York City's police department to oversee an improved evaluation system for officers that focuses on the lawfulness of their street stops rather than the number.

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UPDATE 3-Michael Kors tops estimates as Americas sales rebound, shares jump

* Shares rise as much as 15.5 pct (Adds details from conf call, analyst comments, updates share price)

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Death toll from Vietnam storm tops 60 and dams near bursting

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - The death toll from a typhoon and ensuing floods in Vietnam reached 61 on Monday and the government said some reservoirs were dangerously near capacity after persistent rain.

Elderly nytimes.com

Ties: This Is How You Pick Up a Phone

My mother’s brain is as topsy-turvy as our apartment, but my daughter is tidying the surface of her grandmother’s addled mind.

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Alzheimer's nonprofit stops taking funding from drugmaker

A leading advocacy group for Alzheimer's patients has stopped accepting funding from a Southern California drugmaker following a CNN investigation into the company that sparked a government probe.

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Cigna tops profit estimates on low member medical costs

(Reuters) - Cigna Corp on Thursday said low member medical costs, particularly related to hospitalizations and prescription drugs, drove better-than-expected third-quarter profits and would continue in 2018.