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How GOP made family reunification a dirty word

The media has focused relentlessly on Donald Trump's closed-door meeting last week with US senators, where he reportedly referred to African nations as "shithole countries." Republicans and Democrats alike have rightly condemned the language as disrespectful and unacceptable, and news outlets have covered the speculation and controversy over whether Trump used that exact phrase or a different one.

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See ex-Obama staffer's emotional reaction to Trump

Gary Lee, a former Obama administration staffer, responded to Trump's exchange with an intelligence analyst where he reportedly asked the woman where her "people" were from.

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Trump denies making 'shithole countries' comment

President Donald Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations as "shithole countries" during a meeting where he rejected a bipartisan deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Sunday Routine: How 50 Cent, Rapper and Actor, Spends His Sundays

The Midtown West resident stays busy, logging time at the gym, the office and the studio, where he’s been working on the album, “Street King Immortal.”

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Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks end to embassy stay

QUITO/LONDON (Reuters) - Ecuador has given citizenship to Julian Assange as part of its efforts to allow the WikiLeaks founder to leave the country’s London embassy where he has been holed up for more than five years.

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Oprah's home affected by California mudslides

Two days after the Golden Globes and a speech that had everyone talking, the Oprah Winfrey's thoughts are not on her presidential prospects but with her neighbors in Santa Barbara, California, where heavy rains have caused dangerous mudslides and led to fatalities.

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Friends of detained Reuters reporter pray for his release

YANGON (Reuters) - Friends of Reuters reporter Wa Lone gathered on Sunday at one of the main Buddhist pagodas in Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon to pray for his release from prison, where he has been held with a colleague on suspicion of violating the Official Secrets Act.

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Mine blast injures Yemeni army chief-of-staff

ADEN (Reuters) - The chief of staff of the Yemeni army has been injured by a land mine that went off while he was visiting the northern al-Jouf province, where heavy fighting between government forces and Houthi fighters is underway, a senior government official said.

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Rublev to face Monfils in Qatar final after Thiem withdraws

(Reuters) - Russian Andrey Rublev overcame Guido Pella to reach the Qatar Open final, where he will face wildcard Gael Monfils on Saturday after top seed Dominic Thiem withdrew from his semi-final clash against the Frenchman because of illness.

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New York Ballet leader retires after claims of sexual, physical abuse

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Longtime New York City Ballet chief Peter Martins said on Monday he was retiring from the prestigious dance company and from the American School of Ballet, where he is chairman of faculty, after allegations of sexual harassment and verbal and physical abuse of dancers.

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Sunday Routine: How Carter Cleveland, of Artsy, Spends His Sundays

The entrepreneur sleeps in, goes to yoga, sits under a tree, steams, and always has dinner with his family on the Upper West Side, where he grew up.

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A Blind Syrian Refugee Finds His Way in New York

After fleeing the Syrian regime, Amier Agha and his family settled in New York, where he has access to services for the visually impaired for the first time since he lost his sight.

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Russian bobsledder Voevoda banned for life from Olympics

ZURICH (Reuters) - Russian bobsledder Alexey Voevoda has been given a life ban from the Olympics for anti-doping violations at the Sochi Games where he won two gold medals, the International Olympic Committee IOC) said on Monday.

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Three More Women Accuse Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Misconduct, Variety Reports

The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager.

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Trump pick struggles with GOP senator's basic law questions

A Trump judicial nominee is being openly mocked on Twitter following a hearing Wednesday where he struggled to answer basic legal questions posed to him by a Republican senator.

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Oscar Pistorius suffers bruise in prison fight

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jailed South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a prison spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Barkley to Alabama: Stop looking like idiots

Retired basketball player Charles Barkley spoke at an event for Alabama Democrat Doug Jones where he urged voters to "stop making Alabama looking like idiots" and not vote for Republican candidate Roy Moore.

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Moore in 2011: Getting rid of amendments after 10th would 'eliminate many problems'

Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore appeared on a conspiracy-driven radio show twice in 2011, where he told the hosts in an interview that getting rid of constitutional amendments after the Tenth Amendment would 'eliminate many problems' in the way the US government is structured.

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Former British celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies in prison

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's best-known publicist, Max Clifford, died on Sunday after collapsing in prison, where he was serving an eight-year sentence for indecently assaulting teenage girls in the 1970s and 1980s.

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UK's Johnson in Iran talks to lobby for jailed aid worker

DUBAI (Reuters) - British foreign minister Boris Johnson held talks on Saturday with his Iranian counterpart and other officials, during a visit to Iran where he is expected to seek the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

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Rapper acts as weatherman on live TV

Chance the Rapper made an appearance on a local Chicago news station where he tried his hand as a weatherman on live TV.

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UK foreign minister arrives in Iran to lobby for jailed aid worker

DUBAI (Reuters) - British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson arrived on Saturday in Iran, where he is expected to lobby his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif for the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

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Golf: McIlroy to undertake busy build-up to 2018 Masters

(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has announced he will play at least seven events in early 2018 in a busy build-up to the U.S. Masters, where he will attempt to complete the grand slam of major titles in April.

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Fugitive, convicted of $100 million Ponzi scheme, escapes from prison

(Reuters) - U.S. authorities are searching for a fugitive who escaped a federal minimum-security work camp in California, where he was being held for duping investors out of more than $100 million, local media reported.

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In less than a month, the onetime 'SNL' talent went from presidential prospect to brink of unemployment

Al Franken's fall from Democratic party grace, and a perch where he stood among its most popular figures, came abruptly, a confounding plunge -- and to many Democrats, a stinging betrayal -- following his long and meticulous ascent from "Saturday Night Live" comedian to national politics.

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Macron says time to move on from Algeria's colonial past

ALGIERS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron visited Algeria on Wednesday where he pressed for a new chapter in relations and said he would not be held hostage by France's colonial past, in remarks published by a local newspaper. 

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Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in $550 million fraud deported from Honduras

(Reuters) - A fugitive Kentucky lawyer who called himself "Mr. Social Security" was deported from Honduras on Tuesday where he had fled after pleading guilty in a $550 million disability fraud scheme, U.S. authorities said.

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U.N. rights boss says can't rule out crime of genocide against Rohingya

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' top human rights official said on Tuesday Rohingyas were continuing to flee northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, where he said the crime of genocide by state forces could not be ruled out against the Muslim minority.

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Growth, healing: New CEO faces twin tests at India's Infosys

MUMBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - After well over a decade with Capgemini, Salil Parekh is returning home to head unsettled Indian software services firm Infosys, where he will seek to replicate his success in notching up record growth at the divisions he ran.

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Pope ordains priests in Bangladesh ahead of meeting with Rohingya

DHAKA (Reuters) - Pope Francis celebrated a huge outdoor Mass on Friday to ordain new priests from Bangladesh on his first full day in the country where he is due to meet Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar later in the day.

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Pope heads for Bangladesh after diplomatic balancing act in Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - Pope Francis flew to Bangladesh on Thursday after a visit to Myanmar where he made no direct reference to the plight of Muslim Rohingya people to avoid a diplomatic incident with a Buddhist-majority country some have accused of ethnic cleansing.

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U.S. intel committee subpoenas comedian in Russia election meddling probe

(Reuters) - A New York comedian has been compelled to appear before a House Intelligence Committee investigating suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election where he will likely face questions about acting as a go-between for Wikileaks and an ally of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. deports ex-Salvadoran officer to face trial on massacre of priests

BOSTON (Reuters) - The United States deported a former El Salvadoran army colonel on Wednesday to Spain, where he faces charges related to the massacre of six Roman Catholic priests in 1989 during the Central American country's civil war.

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BRIEF-Zenyatta Ventures Ltd Announces Appointment Of Brett A. Richards as Director and Chairman

* ZENYATTA VENTURES LTD - ‍APPOINTMENT OF BRETT A. RICHARDS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ZENYATTA WHERE HE WILL ALSO ACT AS CHAIRMAN​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Obama to meet with China's Xi on 3-country trip

Former President Barack Obama embarks Tuesday on an five-day trip to China, India and France, where he will meet with many of his former counterparts, including Chinese President Xi Jinping, Obama's spokeswoman told CNN.

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Prince Harry Used Princess Diana’s Diamonds in Engagement Ring

The diamonds flank a larger central stone from Botswana, where he and his fiancée, Meghan Markle, went on vacation early in their relationship.

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Footsteps: Rubén Darío’s Nicaragua

Across the country where he was born more than 150 years ago, the poet who breathed new life into the Spanish language is honored and remembered.

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Rosneft CEO Sechin to miss Ulyukayev's trial due to business trip - agencies

MOSCOW, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Russia's oil major Rosneft, Igor Sechin, will miss ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev's trial on Wednesday, where he was due to appear as a witness, because of a business trip, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday.

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Fiction: Whatever Happened to Isabel Archer? ‘Mrs. Osmond’ Picks Up Where Henry James Left Off

John Banville’s sequel to James’s “Portrait of a Lady” follows the heroine back to Rome and to the possible end of her marriage.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Arrives in France After Mysterious Saudi Stay

Questions are swirling about why Mr. Hariri spent two weeks in Saudi Arabia, where he announced his resignation.

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Encounters: French Montana Shops for Tracksuits and Timberlands in the Bronx

The rapper made a homecoming to the borough where he was raised, visiting the spots where he and his friends would shop and try to talk to girls.

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Embroidering With Björk’s Maskmaker

Step inside the home studio of Björk’s co-creative director, James Merry, where he experiments with embroidery and sculpture to bring their artistic visions to life for her latest album, “Utopia.”

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Life in the shadow of a killer on the loose

Michael Haynes used to take long walks with his dog through Seminole Heights, the tree-lined neighborhood in Tampa, Florida, where he has lived for the last 17 years with his wife and three children.

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Tearful Menendez breaks down after mistrial announced

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) breaks down in tears during a news conference where he thanks family members, friends, and colleagues for their support after a federal corruption trial against him ended in a mistrial.

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Paraguayan judge authorizes extradition of ex-Conmebol president

ASUNCION (Reuters) - A Paraguayan judge authorized on Thursday the extradition of the former president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Nicolas Leoz to the United States, where he faces bribery accusations in a corruption investigation into world football executives.

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The Boy on the Bus: A 16-Year-Old Recounts a Terror Attack

In those first frantic moments, a student with Down syndrome called his mother. She asked him where he was. He wasn’t sure.

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Why the church shooting hasn't changed these rural Texans' minds

A mile down the road, a heavily armed killer had just crashed his car after committing the worst mass shooting in the state's history. Joel Robbins hopped in his car, where he keeps a loaded .38 revolver, and rushed to the scene.

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Exclusive: Lebanon believes Saudi holds Hariri, demands his return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri is being held in Saudi Arabia, from where he resigned as Lebanese prime minister, two top government officials in Beirut said, amid a deepening crisis pushing Lebanon onto the frontlines of a power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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Exclusive: Lebanon believes Saudi holds Hariri, demands return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri is held in Saudi Arabia, from where he resigned as prime minister, two top Lebanese government officials said, amid a deepening crisis pushing Lebanon onto the frontlines of a power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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Pence pays tribute to fallen and heroes from Texas massacre

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled on Wednesday to rural southeastern Texas, where he paid tribute to the victims and heroes from a church massacre that stands as the deadliest gun violence ever committed in a U.S. place of worship.

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Trump to give major North Korea speech, then press China to do more

SEOUL (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will wrap up his visit to Seoul on Wednesday with a major speech on North Korea and then shift focus to China, where he is expected to press a reluctant President Xi Jinping to tighten the screws further on Pyongyang, U.S. officials say.

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Texas church shooter threatened mother-in-law before rampage: official

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his wife and child sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.

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Domestic problems preceded Texas church rampage, authorities say

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his then-wife and child had sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.

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Shinzo Abe surprises Trump with custom hats

President Donald Trump spent the first leg of his marathon trip through Asia in Japan, where he addressed US troops at Yokota Air Base and met with the nation's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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U.S. court orders Benghazi attack suspect held for hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man seized by U.S. forces in Libya and accused of involvement in an attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Benghazi in 2012 made his first appearance in federal court on Friday in Washington, where he was ordered held until a hearing next week.

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What to Do When an Inebriated Stranger Stumbles Into Your Home?

Around Penn State, where drinking is a serious problem, a home invader might be a student with no idea where he is. One townie offered a ride home; one grabbed a bat.

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Deposed Catalan leader to speak in Brussels amid asylum speculation

Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont will make his first public statement since Spain filed charges over his independence crusade, in an appearance in Brussels where he is considering a claim for political asylum.

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Opinion: The cynical brilliance of Donald Trump

In his usual style, President Donald Trump recently stood on the White House lawn and reminded us that he's a "very intelligent person" and offered as proof the fact that he graduated from an Ivy League college where he was a "nice student." The "nice" part was apparently a way to connect his remarks to the question that prompted him, which was not about his intelligence but about whether or not he might want to act more civilly.

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Israel willing to resort to military action to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons: minister

TOKYO (Reuters) - Israel is willing to resort to military action to ensure Iran never acquires nuclear weapons, the intelligence minister said on Thursday in Japan where he is seeking backing for U.S. President Donald Trump's tougher line on Tehran.

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Lawmaker uses paper towels to mock Trump

On the House floor, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) shows off a package of paper towels sent to his office, saying it calls to mind President Trump's trip to the US territory where he tossed paper towels to storm victims.

Audubon, John James nytimes.com

Editorial: Public Art Takes Flight

A gallery owner and a crew of artists bring Audubon’s legacy to life in the Manhattan neighborhood where he lived.

Schlesinger, Marian Cannon nytimes.com

Marian Cannon Schlesinger, Author and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 105

A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.

Sneakers nytimes.com

In the Studio: Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

John Hoke invited us into his office in Portland, Ore., where he talked about his dyslexia, his doodling and some weird shoes that inspire him.

Anglican Churches nytimes.com

Doubts Grow Over Archbishop’s Account of When He Knew of Abuse

Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, denies he knew about sadistic beatings in Christian camps where he once worked. But victims and some senior church figures no longer believe him.

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New York lawyer gets two years in prison for tax evasion scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York lawyer charged with failing to report more than $3 million of income from tax shelter and other transactions he handled at the law firm Herrick Feinstein, where he led the tax practice, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday.

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Ackman reaches out to ADP retail investors, softens image

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman took his fight for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc to retail investors on Tuesday in an unusually public format where he detailed his successes and failures and urged all to cast their votes.

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'Jihadi Gran' gets 10 years after joining son in Syria

PARIS (Reuters) - A court on Friday sentenced a radicalized French woman to 10 years in prison after traveling to Syria where her son was fighting alongside Islamic State militants.

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Iraqi Kurdish leader Talabani's body flown back to home city Sulaimaniya for burial

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - The body of Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani arrived on Friday in Sulaimaniya, his home city in northern Iraq, from Germany where he died on Tuesday at age 83, live footage on Iraqi state TV showed.

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Golf: Defending champ Steele tied at top of Safeway Open

(Reuters) - Brendan Steele began his title defense of the Safeway Open in ideal position as he grabbed a share of the first-round lead with a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday in Napa, California in the opening tournament of the 2017-18 season. Steele won the title last year with a one-stroke triumph and his return was spurred by an eagle at the par-five fifth hole in a round where he made just one bogey.

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Senate confirms FCC chairman to new five-year term

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for another five-year term on the telecommunications regulatory panel where he faces decisions over dismantling Obama-era internet protections and a major television station merger.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate confirms FCC chairman to new five-year term

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for another five-year term on the telecommunications regulatory panel where he faces decisions over dismantling Obama-era internet protections and a major television station merger.

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O.J. Simpson walks out of Nevada prison after serving nine years for robbery

(Reuters) - O.J. Simpson, acquitted of the 1994 murder of his ex-wife and her friend after the "Trial of the Century," was released early on Sunday from a prison in Nevada, where he had been held since 2008 for a botched armed robbery at a Las Vegas casino hotel.

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U.S. defense personnel numbers rise, refugee numbers drop in Puerto Rico: governor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department has sent 1,800 additional personnel to Puerto Rico since Friday, bringing the total to 6,400, the island's governor said at a Sunday news conference where he provided updates on the recovery from Hurricane Maria.

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O.J. Simpson freed on parole: Nevada prison officials

(Reuters) - Onetime "Trial of the Century" defendant O.J. Simpson was released early on Sunday from the Nevada prison where he had been held since 2008 for a botched armed robbery at a Las Vegas casino hotel, prison officials said.

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O.J. Simpson freed on parole - Nevada prison officials

(Reuters) - Onetime "Trial of the Century" defendant O.J. Simpson was released early on Sunday from the Nevada prison where he had been held since 2008 for a botched armed robbery at a Las Vegas casino hotel, prison officials said.

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O.J. Simpson freed on parole: AP, citing Nevada prison official

(Reuters) - Onetime "Trial of the Century" defendant O.J. Simpson was released early on Sunday from the Nevada prison where he had been held since 2008 for a botched armed robbery at a Las Vegas casino hotel, the Associated Press reported.

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O.J. Simpson set for imminent release from Nevada prison

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Onetime "Trial of the Century" defendant O.J. Simpson could be freed as early as Sunday from prison in Nevada, where he has been held since 2008 for a botched robbery, but the time and place of his release remain secret, his plans largely unknown.

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross tells China to guarantee fair treatment for U.S. firms

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told China there was a need for it to "guarantee fair and reciprocal treatment for U.S. firms", during a visit to Beijing, where he tried to strike an upbeat tone amid trade tensions between the two countries.

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Asymmetrical cuts by Japan's Ujoh close Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (Reuters) - Milan Fashion Week wrapped up on Monday with clean, asymmetrical cuts from Japan's Ujoh by designer Mitsuru Nishizaki, an enthusiast of the Italian fashion capital where he made his...

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South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

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South Korea president says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

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Peruvian gets 12 years for running fraud out of Trump Building

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Peruvian man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of defrauding investors out of more than $1.2 million, using a video pitch that featured the Trump Building in downtown Manhattan, where he had an office.

Power Failures and Blackouts nytimes.com

Pleas for Help at Florida Nursing Home Where Heat Took Lives

The home said it had called the power utility repeatedly after its air-conditioning went out, and was assured that help was on the way.

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Israel's Netanyahu says will meet Trump in New York next week

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would meet U.S. President Donald Trump in New York later this month during a visit to New York, where he will address the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 27.

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Reader's Notebook: Change Is in the Air at the E. B. White Farm

Discovering the author’s home in Maine, where he wrote “Charlotte’s Web” and heard those darn crickets.

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GOP baseball shooting victim returns to field

Lobbyist Matt Mika returned to the field in Alexandria, Virginia, where he was shot during a Republican congressional baseball practice.

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Treasury watchdog reviewing Mnuchin's solar eclipse trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal watchdog said on Friday it was reviewing the circumstances surrounding U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's controversial flight last month to Kentucky, where he spoke to business leaders and viewed the solar eclipse.

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Treasury watchdog reviews Mnuchin's eclipse trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal watchdog is reviewing the circumstances surrounding a controversial flight taken by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife to Kentucky, where he spoke to business leaders and viewed the solar eclipse, according to The Washington Post.

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Trump Jr. agrees to Senate panel interview

President Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to sit down for a transcribed interview with the Senate judiciary committee, as investigators continue to dig into his attendance at a 2016 meeting where he was promised Russian dirt on the Clinton campaign.

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Israel demolishes schools for Palestinians, citing lack of permits

Jana Zawahra sits outside a large tent, sobbing to herself on the ground where her school once stood.

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In first trip, new USAID chief visits Sudan as sanctions deadline nears

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's new aid chief, Mark Green, kicked off an African tour in Sudan on Sunday, where he will assess whether Khartoum has done enough to get help into conflict areas to deserve eased sanctions.

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Government watchdog group requests records on Mnuchin trip

A government watchdog group is looking into a trip that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made recently with his wife, Louise Linton, aboard a government plane. On the trip, Mnuchin attended a luncheon for a local chamber of commerce and took a tour of Fort Knox, where he was joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Disgruntled Worker in Charleston Kills 1 and Takes Hostage, Police Say

A gunman killed one person in an upscale restaurant where he worked, and the police shot the gunman after he took a hostage, the authorities said. The suspect was in critical condition.

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Brazil's Lula on the rise, but comeback likely out of reach

MACEIÓ, Brazil (Reuters) - Thousands have turned out to see leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on his marathon bus tour of impoverished northeast states, the region where Brazil's first working-class leader was born and where he has maintained the most support.

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Mayweather: Haters pay to watch me fight

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather tells CNN's Don Riddell that he is happy to play the bad guy in fights where he's the overwhelming favorite.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Different Day, Different Audience, and a Completely Different Trump

President Trump’s speech on Wednesday in Reno, Nev., was a day-and-night contrast to his performance on Tuesday in Phoenix, where he ignored his prepared remarks.

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Ohio Judge Returns Fire After He Is Ambushed on Way to Court

The judge was injured and airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital where he had surgery and was expected to survive.

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500 Neo-Nazis Rally in Berlin, and Meet Strong Opposition

The neo-Nazis, who gathered to observe the 30th anniversary of the death of Rudolph Hess, were outnumbered by counterprotesters, who blocked their attempt to reach the prison where Hess died.

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Nigeria's Buhari to return home after sick leave in Britain: presidency

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday return from medical leave in Britain where he has been since May 7, a presidential spokesman said.

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Man falls to his death from Los Angeles port crane after police standoff

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man fell to his death on Wednesday at the Port of Los Angeles after he led police on a chase before he climbed a crane where he stripped, danced and did acrobatics during a hours-long standoff, local media reported.