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'Something's going to happen,' caller told FBI tip line weeks before 17 people were killed at Florida school

When a woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January, she described a young man with an arsenal of knives and guns who was "going to explode" and said she feared him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."

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Analysis: Big question about Gates' plea deal

After weeks of rumors, it became official Friday afternoon: Rick Gates pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russia's attempted meddling in the 2016 election.

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UPDATE 12-Oil climbs with support from Libyan outage, Saudi comments

NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday to their highest in more than two weeks, supported by the shutdown of the El Feel oilfield in Libya and upbeat comments from Saudi Arabia that an OPEC-led effort to cut stockpiles is working.

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U.S. Treasury head says new Russia sanctions expected within weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Friday the Trump administration is working on new sanctions against Russia for a range of activities, including meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and he expects to brief the media on the actions within the next several weeks.

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Australian deputy prime minister resigns after new harassment claim

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's deputy prime minister said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party after weeks of pressure over an affair with a staffer that brought him into open conflict with his premier and a new allegation of sexual harassment emerged.

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Australian deputy prime minister resigns after affair with staffer

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's deputy prime minister said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party after weeks of pressure over an affair with a staffer that brought him into open conflict with his premier and threatened to shatter a decades-old coalition.

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Australian deputy prime minister resigns from Cabinet, remains in parliament

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure over an extra-marital affair with his former media secretary.

Oxfam nytimes.com

Haiti Suspends Oxfam Great Britain After Sex Scandal

Two weeks after learning that Oxfam staff members had sex parties with prostitutes after the 2010 earthquake, the Haitian government is investigating.

Privacy nytimes.com

Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Indicted on Invasion of Privacy Charge

The indictment comes weeks after Mr. Greitens, a first-term Republican, acknowledged an extramarital affair before he took office.

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Venezuelans' legal entry to Colombia dips 30 percent with tighter border: government

BOGOTA (Reuters) - The legal daily entry of Venezuelan migrants into Colombia has fallen by 30 percent in the last two weeks, the Colombian migration agency said on Thursday, after the government imposed stricter border controls.

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Kremlin critic Navalny held, then released ahead of Russian election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was briefly detained on Thursday and accused of organizing illegal protests, weeks before a presidential election in which he has been barred from running.

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Olympian was warned to not get pregnant

Beach volleyball legend Kerri Walsh Jennings was six weeks pregnant when she won a gold medal in the London Olympics - but she says she was warned to hold off on starting a family or she may lose her sponsors. She sits down with CNNMoney's Ahiza Garcia to talk about the challenges of being a mother and a professional athlete.

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The politics of fear is dying out in Africa

Lenin was once quoted as saying, "There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." This could perfectly describe the past week in Africa. Across the continent, a number of game-changing political developments have followed each other in quick succession in one of the most tumultuous weeks of any decade.

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Alpine skiing: American Shiffrin ends 'rollercoaster' Games on high note

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Surprise successes, shocking failures and a dizzying number of scheduling changes made for a turbulent three weeks in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin, but the American said she is walking away happy after taking silver in Thursday's combined.

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Easy fixes to school security prove elusive after Florida shooting

(Reuters) - Two weeks before a gunman fatally shot 17 people at a Florida high school, Bill Lee, the president of the state's school administrators association, warned that Florida's schools were vulnerable to just such an attack.

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Russian opposition leader Navalny briefly held ahead of March election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police on Thursday but then released a short while later, weeks ahead of a presidential election in which he has been barred from running.

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Greenpeace appeals to Thai PM to tackle air pollution 'crisis'

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Environment group Greenpeace on Thursday called on Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to tackle an air pollution "crisis" in Bangkok, weeks after a pollution agency said the city's air quality had hit dangerous levels.

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BRIEF-Walmart Says Walmart.Com Launching New Specialty Home Shopping Experience That Will Roll Out Over Coming Weeks

* WALMART.COM IS LAUNCHING NEW SPECIALTY HOME SHOPPING EXPERIENCE THAT WILL ROLL OUT OVER COMING WEEKS Source text - http://bit.ly/2sIzFOL Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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Tiger enjoying getting back in the swing of tournament golf

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods said on Wednesday he still had adjustments to make going into this week's Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, where the former world number one will compete in successive weeks for the first time since 2015.

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Kushner-Kelly divide deepens over security clearance overhaul

White House chief of staff John Kelly has been locked in an internal struggle with President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner over his access to highly classified information for weeks now, a confrontation that has escalated amid a recent policy overhaul and the resignation of a staff secretary who was accused of spousal abuse.

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Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low hit in early February

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued after South Korea's financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges.

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Thomson Reuters says CEO Jim Smith to make full recovery after arrhythmia incident

TORONTO (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday Chief Executive Officer Jim Smith is in stable condition after an arrhythmia incident on Feb. 12 and is expected to be released from hospital within the next two weeks.

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Nestle set to launch first organic products in Brazil in coming weeks

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Nestle SA will launch its first organic food line in Brazil in the coming weeks, an executive told Reuters, as the world's biggest food company makes a global push to capture growing interest in healthy and organic products.

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World stocks break recovery streak with U.S. and China closed

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set to post their first loss in five days on Monday, breaking a winning streak that saw them recover almost half their losses from a violent sell-off two weeks ago.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks break recovery streak with U.S. and China closed

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - World stocks were set to post their first loss in five days on Monday, breaking a winning streak that saw them recover almost half their losses from a violent sell-off two weeks ago.

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Opinion: The consequences of inaction in Syria are about to become alarmingly clear

Over the past few weeks, the shadow cast by Syria's conflict has been growing longer and darker.

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Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters

WASHINGTON, Penn (Reuters) - Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.

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Cyclone Kelvin lashes West Australia, no damage reported to mines, gas projects

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tropical Cyclone Kelvin hit the resource-rich north coast of Western Australia on Sunday, lashing it with strong winds and causing floods that could cut the main highway for up to two weeks.

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Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' comment

WARSAW (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, just weeks after Warsaw drew criticism over a new Holocaust law.

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Woods commits to play next week in Honda Classic

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has committed to play in next week's Honda Classic, marking the first time in three years he has entered in tournaments on successive weeks, the PGA Tour event said on Friday.

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Analysis: Trump's absolutely disastrous week

President Donald Trump hasn't had a lot of good weeks since becoming president last January. But this one looks like one of the worst.

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Lost in translation? GM plant shutdown shocks South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Only weeks into a new job heading General Motors Co's international operations, Barry Engle flew into a frigid South Korea in January and held a series of meetings with government officials to discuss the future of GM's loss-making local unit.

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U.S. officials warn 'intense' flu season to continue, urge shots

(Reuters) - Adults who get a flu shot are 36 percent less likely to get the disease, while for children the figure was an unexpectedly high 59 percent, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, predicting that the current "intense" season could continue for weeks.

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Tillerson meets Turkey's Erdogan for 'open' talks after weeks of strain

ANKARA (Reuters) - Top U.S. diplomat Rex Tillerson and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan had a "productive and open" talk on Thursday about improving ties strained recently over their policies on Syria, in a meeting following weeks of escalating anti-American rhetoric from Ankara.

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What to Give Up for Lent? Smoking? Cursing? How About Plastic?

The Church of England has issued a “Plastic Lent Challenge,” with six weeks’ worth of ideas for plastic objects to avoid, from wet wipes to toothbrushes.

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Bitcoin rises above $10,000, strategist sees new high by July

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency after having fallen 70 percent from its all-time peak hit in mid-December.

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Wily negotiator Ramaphosa takes South Africa's top job

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After weeks of tortuous discussions to convince scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state, South Africa's great negotiator, Cyril Ramaphosa, has fulfilled his long-held ambition to lead the country.

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Number of crypto hedge funds soars amid bitcoin volatility

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of hedge funds focused on trading cryptocurrencies more than doubled in the four months to Feb. 15, despite sharp falls in the value of the virtual coins in recent weeks, data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT showed on Thursday.

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Trump, Pena Nieto meeting planned for next few weeks: Mexican foreign ministry

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto is being planned for sometime during the next few weeks, Mexico's foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Physical oil market sends warning to OPEC: Rout might not be over

LONDON (Reuters) - As OPEC watches a near 15 percent drop in the oil price in three weeks, important indicators in the physical crude market are flashing signals that the decline might be far from over.

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Newly free Saudi Prince Alwaleed gives to soccer club

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, freed two weeks ago from detention in a luxury hotel during a corruption sweep, said on Tuesday he was answering a government call to support local soccer clubs by donating half a million dollars.

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Trying to calm investors, Wells Fargo CEO stresses on stability

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan tried to deliver a message of consistency and stability at an investor event on Tuesday, less than two weeks after it disclosed a regulatory...

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Trying to calm investors, Wells Fargo CEO emphasizes stability, jokes about Olympics

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan tried to deliver a message of consistency and stability at an investor event on Tuesday, less than two weeks after the third-largest U.S. bank...

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UPDATE 1-Trying to calm investors, Wells Fargo CEO emphasizes stability, jokes about Olympics

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan tried to deliver a message of consistency and stability at an investor event on Tuesday, less than two weeks after the third-largest U.S. bank disclosed another regulatory sanction related to a long-running sales scandal.

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Goldilocks fights back but bears still swinging

LONDON (Reuters) - The fight between Goldilocks bets - on the not too hot, not too cold global economy - and market bears who have delivered some hefty blows in recent weeks, continued on Tuesday with little sign yet of a clear winner.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Goldilocks fights back but bears still swinging

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The fight between Goldilocks bets - on the not too hot, not too cold global economy - and market bears who have delivered some hefty blows in recent weeks, continued on Tuesday with little sign yet of a clear winner.

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GM to shut one South Korea plant, decide on fate of others within weeks

DETROIT/SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors Co said it will close one of its four plants in South Korea and incur an $850 million impairment charge as part of a restructuring of its money-losing business in Asia's fourth-biggest economy.

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UPDATE 1-GM will shut a South Korean plant, more cuts could follow

DETROIT, Feb 12 (Reuters) - General Motors Co will close one of four vehicle assembly plants in South Korea, and will decide the future of the remaining operations within weeks, based on the outcome of talks with the government and labor unions, GM President Dan Ammann told Reuters on Monday.

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11 officers have been shot to death in 2018

In the first six weeks of the year, 11 law enforcement officers across the United States have died after they were shot in the line of duty.

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

The Most Dreaded Opponent at the Olympics: The Common Cold

It’s the game before the Games. Athletes coming to Pyeongchang strategize for weeks about how to overcome a foe they can’t see.

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Olympics: Mazdzer comes back from abyss to claim silver

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Chris Mazdzer's luge career was on a slippery slope only weeks before he put together a brilliant run to deliver the United States a long-awaited individual Olympic medal in the men's event on Sunday.

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British PM May to set out 'Road to Brexit' in speech

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will attempt to unite her feuding cabinet and convince a skeptical European Union that Britain knows what it wants from Brexit in a series of speeches over the next few weeks.

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May to set out 'Road to Brexit' in speech: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech on Brexit in the next three weeks, one of several planned addresses by senior ministers designed to set out the country's path to leaving the European Union, British media reported on Sunday.

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U.S. flu outbreak worsens, likely to linger for weeks: CDC

(Reuters) - One of the worst flu outbreaks in the United States in nearly a decade worsened last week and will likely linger for several weeks, causing more deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday.

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France presses Russia over Syria as more die in besieged rebel area

BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) - France urged Russia to make Syria's government ease a worsening humanitarian crisis in two rebel-held areas as more air strikes pounded them on Friday, adding to the death toll from one of the deadliest weeks of the war.

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Bipartisan senators scrambling for immigration bill

A bipartisan group of roughly 20 senators that's been huddling behind closed doors for weeks is furiously working to draft a bill that they can propose during an expected floor showdown on immigration next week.

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader nytimes.com

Sidebar: On Tour With Notorious R.B.G., Judicial Rock Star

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s off-the-court schedule is full, with at least nine public appearances over three weeks.

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BRIEF-Costco Wholesale Reports January Sales Results

* ‍NET SALES OF $12.24 BILLION FOR MONTH OF JANUARY, FIVE WEEKS ENDED FEBRUARY 4, UP 8.4 PERCENT FROM $11.29 BILLION LAST YEAR​

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NTSB: Sleep apnea led to 2 train crashes

Sleep apnea led to two commuter railroad accidents within 13 weeks of one another, the National Transport Safety Board said Tuesday. The NTSB said the sleep disorder caused engineer fatigue and that in both accidents, engineers failed to stop their trains before reaching the end of a terminating track.

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Records show Mueller acted to preserve transition documents weeks after being named special counsel

Special counsel Robert Mueller asked a government agency last June to preserve documents relating to Donald Trump's transition to the presidency, according to records obtained by CNN -- an indication of how he expanded the investigation soon after his appointment.

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Figure skating: Coaching change rekindles Chan's skating passion in time for Games

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Patrick Chan said on Tuesday that a drastic coaching change weeks ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Games had helped him rekindle his appreciation for figure skating to make the most of his third and last Olympics.

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Judicial council takes no action against former Judge Alex Kozinski

Nearly eight weeks after a federal judicial council received a sexual harassment complaint against California-based US Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski, the council said Monday that it was dismissing the grievance because Kozinski had stepped down in December.

Virtual Currency nytimes.com

As Bitcoin Bubble Loses Air, Frauds and Flaws Rise to Surface

Hackers draining online exchanges. Ponzi schemes. Regulators unable to keep up with heightened interest in virtual currencies. A young industry’s problems have become clearer in recent weeks.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor gets up to 125 more years in prison for abuse

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (Reuters) - Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison on Monday for molesting young female gymnasts, capping weeks of horrifying testimony from nearly 200 victims about his decades of abuse.

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Nassar faces 3rd sentencing, but his impact is far from over

Larry Nassar is expected to be sentenced to another lengthy prison term Monday, ending a remarkable three weeks of court hearings that dramatically personalized the pain and suffering the former doctor caused for years.

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Paid parental leave still eludes Americans

Twenty-five years ago today, on February 5, 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act. The first and only federal leave legislation in the United States, it guarantees nearly 60% of employees 12 weeks of job-protected unpaid leave to take care of a new baby, a sick relative or their own serious medical condition.

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Court hands Vietnam oil official another life sentence for corruption

HANOI (Reuters) - A high-profile former Vietnamese oil executive was sentenced to life in jail for embezzlement on Monday, two weeks after was also imprisoned for life on similar charges in a separate case, state media reported.

Gifts to Public Officials nytimes.com

After Years of Investigation, a Sudden Folding of the Case Against Menendez

The long arc of the corruption investigation into Senator Robert Menendez, which began more than five years ago with salacious rumors, collapsed over two weeks in January.

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Costa Rica votes for a new president amid row over gay rights

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Costa Ricans vote for a new president on Sunday in a race upended in the final weeks by a debate over same-sex marriage, as leading candidates in the crowded field fiercely opposed gay rights that have recently been expanding in Latin America.

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Cape Town's water crisis hitting tourism: officials

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A chronic drought that could leave South Africa's Cape Town without water within weeks is hurting visitor numbers and knocking a rare economic bright spot, officials said on Friday.

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Groundhog Phil predicts more cold weather, Chuck says spring is coming

(Reuters) - Punxsutawney Phil, the weather-forecasting groundhog, emerged from his burrow in Pennsylvania on Friday, saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter, despite his rival Staten Island Chuck in New York predicting an early spring.

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The groundhog hath spoken!

The groundhog hath spoken! Welcome to six more weeks of winter.

Midterm Elections (2018) nytimes.com

The Last Two Weeks of Polls Have Been Great for Republicans. Do They Signal a Shift?

The Democrats’ impressive lead in the generic congressional ballot has slipped.

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UK PM May says Brexit transition deal will be agreed in seven weeks

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that a Brexit transition period will be agreed with the European Union in the next seven weeks as she tries to ease concerns that a deal may take longer to reach.

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Floodwaters released by Chinese dam in Cambodia forces thousands to flee

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Floodwater released by a recently opened Chinese hydroelectric dam in Cambodia has forced hundreds of families from five villages to abandon their homes in recent weeks, the campaign group International Rivers said on Friday.

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Miners' protest raises political temperature in Morocco

RABAT/MARRAKECH, Morocco, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Moroccans risking their lives scraping coal from abandoned mines have listened to local officials, the mining ministry and a close royal ally since they began protesting five weeks ago. Now some of them want the king himself to intervene.

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Analysis: Of course it sucks for Joe Manchin. Here's why

Sen. Joe Manchin has been on a mission the last few weeks to spread the word that "Washington sucks," as if people didn't know.

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Man radicalized by TV drama guilty of ramming van into Muslims near London mosque

LONDON (Reuters) - A man who developed a hatred of Muslims after watching a TV drama about child sex crimes involving Asian men was found guilty on Thursday of ploughing a van into worshippers outside a north London Mosque weeks later, killing one.

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City just a few weeks away from 'Day Zero'

Cape Town is just a few weeks away from "Day Zero," when the taps will officially run dry.

Clean Water Act nytimes.com

E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

President Trump has called the Waters of the United States rule, set to enter force in the coming weeks, “one of the worst examples of federal regulation.”

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Vendor: I didn't conspire with Vegas shooter

Doug Haig says he sold Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock, 720 rounds of ammunition weeks before the massacre.

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Olympics: Korean skating back on thin ice ahead of Pyeongchang

SEOUL (Reuters) - Four years after the Korea Skating Union (KSU) was supposed to have cleaned up its act, allegations of favoritism and athlete mistreatment have again roiled South Korean sport just weeks ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

First Ladies (US) nytimes.com

Melania Trump, Traveling Again Without Her Husband, Emerges at State of the Union

The high-profile appearance by Mrs. Trump ended several weeks of few public appearances and fewer public statements.

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'Glee' actor Mark Salling, 35, dies before child pornography sentencing

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mark Salling, an actor who played a supporting role in the TV show "Glee," has died at age 35, his attorney said on Tuesday, weeks before his March sentencing on child pornography charges.

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Dying teen marries high school sweetheart

19-year-old Dustin Synder only has a few weeks to live, and his dying wish was to marry his girlfriend.

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UPDATE 8-Oil falls for a second day as investor risk appetite wanes

* U.S. crude stocks forecast to see first build in 11 weeks -poll

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Och-Ziff taps outsider as CEO, replacing founder

(Reuters) - Och-Ziff Capital Management on Tuesday appointed an outsider as chief executive to replace the investment firm's founder, roughly four weeks after plans to appoint an insider as the next...

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Senate Rejects Measure to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy

In a vote that fell mostly along party lines, Republicans aimed to force vulnerable Democrats to take a stand ahead of the midterm elections.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Ireland Prime Minister Says He Will Campaign to Repeal Abortion Ban

After weeks of uncertainty, Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar confirmed during a Saturday interview that he will campaign in favor of ending his country’s constitutional ban on abortion.

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French prisons on 'brink of blowout', strike must end: ombudsman

PARIS (Reuters) - France's prisons ombdusman said on Friday that inmates in overcrowded jails were on the verge of mutinying as two weeks of work stoppages by wardens over pay and other complaints had made conditions intolerable.

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They seemed strange, but no one suspected child torture

Nearly two weeks after an emaciated 17-year-old girl called police to tell them her siblings were being held captive by their own parents, the Turpin family still has the world's attention.

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CDC: Flu virus will be around many more weeks

Influenza activity continues to be widespread in all states except Hawaii, according to the weekly flu report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Weddings and Engagements nytimes.com

Vows: Why Wait? When You Know, You Know.

Two weeks after they began dating, they were engaged. Too soon for the 20-somethings? Not for him: He has wanted to be a married man since he was 5.

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

Hillary Clinton Chose to Shield a Top Adviser Accused of Harassment in 2008

Mrs. Clinton’s campaign manager at the time recommended that she fire the adviser, Burns Strider. Instead, Mr. Strider was docked several weeks of pay and ordered to undergo counseling.

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Expect many more weeks of the flu, CDC says

This year's seemingly unyielding flu season continues to ravage the entire continental United States, as health authorities track additional deaths and hospitalizations -- and there's more of the season left.

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Shell buying spree cranks up race for clean energy

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell has spent over $400 million on a range of acquisitions in recent weeks, from solar power to electric car charging points, cranking up its drive to expand beyond its oil and gas business and reduce its carbon footprint.

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Irish poll shows majority support abortion up to 12 weeks

DUBLIN (Reuters) - A majority of Irish voters would support a proposal to allow abortion up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy in a referendum due in the coming months, the first major national poll on the question showed on Friday.

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See what it's like to fly over Mars

Digital artist Jan Frojdman spent three weeks shifting through 33,000 images obtained from NASA to create this 3D model of Mars.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls most in six weeks as resource shares slide

(Adds details throughout on market activity; updates prices) * TSX falls 80.2 points, or 0.49 percent, at 16,204.01 * Five of the index's 10 main groups decline * Energy falls 1 percent, materials down 1.4 percent * Enbridge falls 2.4 percent, TransCanada declines 2.6 percent TORONTO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index suffered its biggest drop since mid-December on Thursday as pipeline operators led declines for energy companies, while gold miners were pressured

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U.S. Secretary of State to visit Latin America: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Latin America in a few weeks in his first official visit to that region, the State Department said on Thursday.