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No gambling, sex please: China widens crackdown on overseas deals

SHANGHAI, Aug 19 (Reuters) - A recent crackdown by China on overseas investments has been assumed to be mainly focused on high-profile acquisitions of things like hotels and football teams around the world.

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Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their World Series aspirations by acquiring veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson in a trade with the New York Mets on Friday.

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Festival at the top of the world

Rodebay.

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Trump is the boy in the bubble

In the 1976 TV movie "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble," the main character, played by John Travolta, is a kid who lacks an immune system to protect him from infection. He suffers from the isolation of life inside a sealed environment. Based on a true story, the tragic elements of the tale were heightened by the fact that all he knew of the outside world came to him via television.

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Brazil police seek charges for alleged World Cup stadium graft

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Federal Police have called for the indictment of 21 people, including two ex-governors of the capital Brasilia, for allegedly overcharging 559 million reais ($178 million) in the renovation of the stadium used in the 2014 World Cup.

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Why do you hate me? A brown woman talks to a former white nationalist

Everybody's writing about white nationalists. But nobody's asking them the things I really want to know, as a woman of color and a mom of two kids. I reached out to Arno Michaelis, a former activist in the white power movement, to better understand how their world might affect mine. He is the author of "My Life After Hate" and details his journey in this CNN Opinion piece. Our phone conversation, lightly edited for flow, is below.

Monuments and Memorials (Structures) nytimes.com

Trump Aside, Artists and Preservationists Debate the Rush to Topple Statues

As cities and states remove Confederate monuments, leaders in the art world urge more dialogue and deliberation.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides as investors shun riskier assets, gold shines

TORONTO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, led lower by heavyweight bank shares, as investors worldwide fled equities to perceived safe-haven investments amid global geopolitical uncertainties.

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COLUMN-Stock holdings shine light on investors' risk-averse psychology: McGeever

LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) - As Wall Street and world stocks chalk up record high after record high, anxiety about a steep correction is mounting.

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Vintage photos of the Beatles

It was on their first ever world tour in 1964 that the Beatles fame was catapulted from England's national sweethearts to global superstars. Stories of fans fainting and wetting themselves were a daily occurrence, police cordons couldn't control the throbbing crowds awaiting the Fab Four at each venue and the band was successfully cracking the notoriously difficult American music scene.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as U.S. tax cut hopes fade

LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) - World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall Street and filtering through to Asia and Europe.

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Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switch

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to attain Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin, paving the way for the twice world champion to represent his new country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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BRIEF-LiveWorld reports second quarter financial results

* Q2 revenue $2.5 million versus $2.3 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Brazil to ask for WTO panel on Bombardier subsidies

BRASILIA, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Brazil will ask the World Trade Organization on Friday to set up a dispute settlement panel to rule on its complaint that Canada has hurt Brazil's commercial jet industry by subsidizing CSeries planes made by Bombardier Inc, the foreign ministry said.

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Has Trump really united the Democrats?

Defeated, yet defiant, Democratic activists and demonstrators flooded streets across the country and around the world in late January to protest Donald Trump, who just 24 hours earlier was sworn-in as the 45th President of the United States. In Washington, it was a startling sight to see: where Trump supporters had watched his inauguration one day before, now political opponents stood in their place.

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U.S. pension funds sue Goldman, JPMorgan, others over stock lending market

(Reuters) - Three U.S. pension funds sued six of the world's largest banks on Thursday, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JP Morgan Chase & Co , accusing them of conspiring to stifle competition in the more than $1 trillion stock lending market.

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Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win

(Reuters) - Romanian second seed Simona Halep stayed on track for a tilt at the world number one spot with a 6-4 6-3 third-round win over Anastasija Sevastova at the Cincinnati Open on Thursday.

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Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise

(Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc , the world's largest supplier of tools used to make semiconductors, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit helped by strong growth in its semiconductor business.

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Canada's Shapovalov upbeat ahead of U.S Open qualifying

(Reuters) - Canadian Denis Shapovalov took the tennis world by storm last week with a run to the semi-finals in Montreal that included a win over Rafa Nadal and the teenage sensation is now eager to replicate that success on a much bigger stage.

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Facebook tests adding news stories customized to users' interests

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that provides customized links to news on topics of interest to individual users, as the company continues to search for ways to increase the amount of time that people spend using the world's largest social media network.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Jun Takahashi, the Sorcerer of Fashion

The Japanese designer has developed a singular, theatrical vision. T goes inside his strange, beautiful world.

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Bolt reveals injury details and rounds on doubters

LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt delivered a rebuke those who questioned whether he really suffered an injury in his farewell race at the World Athletics Championships by revealing details of his hamstring tear on Thursday.

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South African rhino rancher asks court to permit horn sale

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - The owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd took court action on Thursday to force South Africa's government to allow its first online sale of rhino horn, which he aims to hold next week.

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UPDATE 1-Britain's Asda reports first sales growth in three years

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Asda, the British supermarket arm of Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, on Thursday reported its first underlying sales growth for three years, helped by food price inflation and very weak comparative numbers last year.

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Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to University of Oxford

Malala Yousafzai says she is "so excited" after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford.

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World's natural wonders: The ultimate list

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UPDATE 1-United Rentals to buy equipment rental chain Neff for about $1.3 bln

Aug 16 (Reuters) - United Rentals Inc, the world's largest construction equipment rental company, will buy Neff Corp for about $1.3 billion, the companies said, topping H&E Equipment Services Inc's about $1.2 billion offer last month.

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China's Tencent set to open 5.3 percent up after strong second-quarter

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares of China's Tencent Holdings are set to open 5.3 percent higher on Thursday after the world's largest gaming company reported a forecast-beating quarterly profit.

Charlottesville, Va, Violence (August, 2017) nytimes.com

Black Voices on Turmoil in Charlottesville: ‘The World We Live In’

African-Americans contemplate race in the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

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Meet the world's highest outdoor whisky bar

Does whisky taste better at higher altitudes?

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Cisco's security business revenue misses estimates, shares drop

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc's quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts' estimates, raising concerns about the world's largest networking gear maker's efforts to transform into a software-focused company.

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How much longer can decent people serve in Trump's cabinet?

President Donald Trump was not standing alone on the podium when he informed the world that some participants in the Charlottesville neo-Nazi march were "very fine people."

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Judy Murray tells of long battle to tennis success

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish coach Judy Murray, a driving force in British tennis and mother of world number one Andy and Wimbledon mixed doubles champion Jamie, has shaped the two most successful players Britain has produced in decades.

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Ackman says owned stake in Hilton, a previously unnamed bet

BOSTON (Reuters) - Investor William Ackman said on Wednesday his hedge fund had bought and sold a stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings, identifying the portfolio company that recently earned him a double digit return.

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UPDATE 1-Ackman says owned stake in Hilton, a previously unnamed bet

BOSTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Investor William Ackman said on Wednesday his hedge fund had bought and sold a stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings, identifying the portfolio company that recently earned him a double digit return.

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Emma Stone ascends to top of Forbes' highest-paid actresses

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fresh off winning her first Oscar, actress Emma Stone ousted Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday to claim the top spot on Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses.

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Ackman says owned Hilton, identifying company as a previously unnamed bet

BOSTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Investor William Ackman said on Wednesday his hedge fund had bought and sold a stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings, identifying the portfolio company that recently earned him a double digit return.

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Seeking a liveable city? Try Melbourne, skip Lagos and Damascus

LONDON (Reuters) - Melbourne and Vienna are the most liveable cities in the world, but you should probably steer clear of Lagos and Damascus, an annual survey has suggested.

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The ultimate Miami mojito

The mojito is the Cuban cocktail beloved across the world -- from its birthplace of Havana, Cuba, to its adopted city of Miami, Florida.

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World to Trump: Stand up against racism, neo-Nazis

Public figures in Israel, Germany, the United Kingdom and elsewhere have condemned President Donald Trump's latest remarks on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which he laid blame on "both sides" for the deadly violence which erupted.

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Moscow hopes Iran won't quit nuclear deal

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday he hoped that Iran would not quit the agreement Iran reached in 2015 with world powers to curb Tehran's nuclear work in return for the lifting of most sanctions.

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New satellite photos show objects on water near potential MH370 crash site

Newly-discovered satellite photos may have given scientists a fresh clue as to the location of Malaysian Airlines 370, one of the world's most famous aviation mysteries.

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Deutsche Bank to beef up trade finance in emerging markets

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank plans to beef up its trade finance business in the developing world, creating new jobs and investing in technology, it said on Wednesday.

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U.S. WW2 veteran returns flag to family of fallen Japanese soldier

TOKYO (Reuters) - When U.S. Marine Marvin Strombo found a Japanese flag on the body of an enemy soldier during World War Two, he took and promised to one day return it to the family of his fallen foe.

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Bacsinszky out of U.S. Open with hand injury

(Reuters) - Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky has withdrawn from the U.S. Open due to a lingering hand injury, the world number 24 has said.

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Indonesian president calls to safeguard pluralism from extremist threat

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president said on Wednesday that the world's most populous Muslim-majority country needed to pull together to meet the threat of extremism and safeguard a constitution that enshrines religious freedom and diversity.

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These are the most livable cities

It's official. Melbourne is on top of the world -- again.

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Work begins on the world's tallest tower

After breaking ground in October 2016, Dubai Creek Tower is on the up -- although it hasn't yet reached ground level.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

New Citizens Hold Their Heads High, 102 Floors Above New York

Thirty immigrants were sworn in atop One World Trade Center, in a ceremony that featured a speech by the former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara.

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U.S. envoy says Iran cannot 'hold world hostage' with nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday Iran must be held responsible for "its missile launches, support for terrorism, disregard for human rights, and violations of U.N. Security Council resolutions."

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Neymar becomes goodwill ambassador for world's disabled

GENEVA (Reuters) - Neymar, fresh from his first win with Paris St. Germain and his world-record signing for the club, became a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International on Tuesday, pledging to work for millions who are "less visible" but deserve equality.

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Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at U.S. Open

(Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova will make her first grand slam appearance in over 18 months after she was awarded a main draw wildcard for the upcoming U.S. Open, the tournament organisers confirmed on Tuesday.

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Brazil's JBS maintains plans for IPO of U.S. unit

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The world's largest meatpacker JBS SA will press on with plans to list shares of its United States subsidiary next year, Chief Executive Officer Wesley Batista said during a conference call with analysts on Tuesday.

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Arab boycott adds to woes of Qatar migrant workers

DOHA (Reuters) - An Arab embargo on Qatar is inflicting pain on foreign migrant workers struggling amid an oil slump and disruption of deliveries for large construction projects linked to the 2022 soccer World Cup.

North American Free Trade Agreement nytimes.com

One U.S. Factory Goes Global, While Trump Shrinks the World

As the administration renegotiates Nafta, a fan manufacturer in Kentucky worries that its business could be hurt by rising impediments to trade.

Wilson, August nytimes.com

Footsteps: August Wilson’s Pittsburgh

Exploring the world Wilson wrote about isn’t easy: many of the hubs of black life he chronicled are gone. But the changing world is what defined his works.

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World's fastest street car costs $3 million

The Bugatti Chiron can hit a top speed of 261 mph but it's going to cost you a whopping $3 million.

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Iran could quit nuclear deal in 'hours' if new U.S. sanctions imposed: Rouhani

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers "within hours" if the United States imposes any more new sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

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Japan PM sends ritual offering to war dead shrine on WW2 surrender anniversary

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to a controversial shrine to war dead on Tuesday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, but did not visit in person in an apparent effort to avoid increasing regional tensions.

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Cycling: Australian former Olympic champion Wooldridge dies

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian cyclist Stephen Wooldridge, a former Olympic and world champion, has died at the age of 39.

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Woods had five drugs in system at time of DUI arrest: report

(Reuters) - Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May, according to an ESPN report on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS misses estimates as financial expenses soar

SAO PAULO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Monday reported second-quarter income that missed estimates as a spike in net financial expenses and its struggling South American operations weighed on results.

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Japan PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, but did not visit in person, an apparent effort to avoid upsetting China and South Korea.

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Brazil's JBS misses estimates as financial expenses soar

SAO PAULO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The world's largest meatpacker JBS SA reported net income of 309.8 million reais ($97.16 million) in the second quarter, below a consensus estimate of 603 million reais, reflecting higher net financial expenses and the challenges faced by its Brazilian and South American divisions, according to a statement on Monday.

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Activist fund Corvex has $400 million stake in Danone: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Corvex Management owns shares in French food group Danone SA worth about $400 million, viewing the world's largest yogurt maker as significantly undervalued, Bloomberg reported late on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Eclipses nytimes.com

Earth in Suspension

A total solar eclipse is not just the momentary theft of day. It is a profound interruption of the world as we know it.

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More Than 500,000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen

The outbreak, spreading rapidly since it began in April, has killed about 2,000 Yemenis, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

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Meet the world's fastest car. Price: $3 million

Driving the Bugatti Chiron provides a lesson in glorious excess.

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Tennis: Federer's pullout from Cincinnati hands number one spot to Nadal

(Reuters) - Roger Federer has pulled out of the Cincinnati Open with a back injury, meaning Rafa Nadal will be the new world number one in next week's rankings.

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UPDATE 2-Vale works to speed up listing in strictest Brazil market

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - B igger-than-expected shareholder backing for Vale SA's stock conversion plan could lead the world's No. 1 iron ore producer to speed up the listing of common shares in Brazil's strictest market to lure a broader investor base.

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UPDATE 2-Merck CEO pulls out of Trump panel, demands rejection of bigotry

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug 14 (Reuters) - The chief executive of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies resigned on Monday from a business panel led by Donald Trump, citing a need for leadership countering bigotry in a strong rebuke to the U.S. president over his response to a violent white-nationalist rally in Virginia.

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Alt-right? Don't be afraid to call them fascists

A year before the end of the Second World War, George Orwell wrote an essay inspired by an American poll, which asked for a serviceable definition of "fascism."

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Opinion: Global disbelief over Trump's rebuke

The images of mayhem in Charlottesville led the main national newscast on Sunday night in the Netherlands -- a country that, like much of Europe and the rest of the world, has a keen interest in what goes on in the United States.

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UPDATE 1-Vale gauges how to speed listing in strictest Brazil market

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - B igger-than-expected shareholder support in Vale SA's stock conversion plan could lead the world's No. 1 iron ore producer to accelerate the listing of common shares in Brazil's strictest market segment and lure a boarder base of investors.

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UPDATE 1-Norway's $975-bln wealth fund should improve ethical stance - NGO report

OSLO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Norway's $975-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should be more forceful in promoting its ethical agenda and influencing the thousands of companies it invests in, a report commissioned by non-governmental organisations said on Monday.

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Trump & Kim, made for each other?

The world long ago grew accustomed to the belligerent behavior of North Korea's Kim family, so more of their same aggression is hardly a shock. But in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's recent statements threatening North Korea with "fire and fury like the world has never seen," and his string of World Wrestling Foundation-style taunts, we are all starting to come to terms with the implications of America being led by its own Kim.

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Norway's $975-billion wealth fund should improve ethical stance: NGO report

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $975-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should be more forceful in promoting its ethical agenda and influencing the thousands of companies it invests in, a report commissioned by non-governmental organizations said on Monday.

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Norway's $975-bln wealth fund should improve ethical stance -NGO report

OSLO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Norway's $975-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should be more forceful in promoting its ethical agenda and influencing the thousands of companies it invests in, a report commissioned by non-governmental organisations said on Monday.

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Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares, dollar rise after week of N.Korea-driven losses

* European shares rebound 0.8 percent, world stocks up 0.2 pct

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Number of kids going to ER for pot more than doubles in 10 years

As attitudes about marijuana shift around the world, researchers are warning parents that it's risky to keep it around children, especially those who are too young to know what it is.

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Nishikori skips Cincinnati Masters due to injury

(Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori has become the latest top 10 player to pull out of this week's Cincinnati Masters after the world number nine withdrew from the U.S. Open warmup event due to pain from a long-standing right wrist injury.

Soccer nytimes.com

On Soccer: Premier League Heeds the Siren Song of Spend, Spend, Spend

The opening salvos of the new season offered a vision of the Premier League as it likes to see itself: as not just the world’s richest league, but also its most richly entertaining.

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Athletics: Golden London run has triumphant Pearson eyeing Tokyo

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's Sally Pearson will reward herself with "volumes" of greasy food after winning her second 100 meters hurdles world championship but plans to keep herself in top shape in the long-term for a tilt at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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METALS-London metals bide time ahead of China industrial report

MELBOURNE, Aug 14 (Reuters) - London copper and aluminium rose on Monday, holding near recent two-year peaks on a weaker dollar, while markets looked to China industrial data due later for signals on demand strength in the world's top metals consumer. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange copper edged up 0.3 percent to $6,430 a tonne by 0116 GMT, after closing slightly softer on Friday. Prices hit the highest in more than 2-1/2 years on Aug. 9 at $6,515 a tonne. * Shanghai

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Bolt vows 'never again' after emotional London farewell

LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt took an emotional final bow on the track at the end of the World Championships in London on Sunday before declaring that, definitely and definitively, there was no way he would ever return to sprinting.

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Athletics: Trinidad deny U.S. seventh successive 4x400 world title

LONDON (Reuters) - Trinidad and Tobago denied United States a seventh successive world 4x400 meters relay title when Lalonde Gordon overhauled Fred Kerley on the final straight to win a breathtaking final at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday.

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Athletics: Manangoi brings 1,500m joy for Kenya as Kiprop flops

LONDON (Reuters) - Asbel Kiprop failed in his bid for a fourth consecutive 1,500 meters gold medal at the World Championships on Sunday - but Kenya still celebrated a dazzling one-two with new champion Elijah Manangoi leading home his friend Timothy Cheruiyot.

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U.S. reclaim 4x400m title, more injury woe for Jamaica

LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champions the United States reclaimed their women’s 4x400m relay world title as Jamaica suffered more injury heartbreak in the World Championships final on Sunday.

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Athletics: Barshim sails to dominant world high jump gold

LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim secured the global high jump title his talent has promised for so long when he completed a faultless series in the World Championships on Sunday, culminating in a winning leap of 2.35 metres.

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Warlike talk on North Korea is huge risk

President Donald Trump has caused the world to tremble and stock markets to drop with his off-the-cuff threats against North Korea. Although most commentators have naturally argued that this is another "unprecedented" moment for America, that's not exactly accurate.

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Athletics: Perkovic dominates discus to clinch second world title

LONDON (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Sandra Perkovic eased her way to a second world discus title after being the only athlete to throw over 70 meters at the World Championships on Sunday.

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Semenya takes another 800m title in her stride

LONDON (Reuters) - Caster Semenya claimed another global title when she won the world 800 meters gold while seemingly barely taking a breath on Sunday, biding her time before surging clear to record one minute 55.16 seconds, the fastest time in the world this year.

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Obiri wins 5,000 meters with astonishing last lap

LONDON (Reuters) - Kenyan Hellen Obiri produced an astonishing last lap to break Almaz Ayana's resistance, win the 5,000 meters at the World Athletics Championships and claim her first major title on Sunday.

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Athletics: Farah says British media trying to destroy his achievements

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Olympic and world champion Mo Farah said the British media were trying to destroy his achievements and repeated that he was a clean athlete during an emotional outburst on Sunday.

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Athletics: Colombian pride as Arevalo takes gold in men's 20km walk

LONDON (Reuters) - Eider Arevalo won Colombia’s first gold of the World Championships on Sunday by triumphing in the men’s 20 kilometer walk.

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Athletics: Yang takes 20km walk gold in dramatic finish on Mall

LONDON (Reuters) - Yang Jiayu raced to gold in a thrilling finish to the 20km walk at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday but her compatriot Lyu Xiuzhi learned she had been dramatically disqualified when meters away from winning the bronze medal.

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Athletics: Henriques breaks own world record to win women's 50km title

LONDON (Reuters) - Ines Henriques smashed her own world record by more than two minutes to win the inaugural women’s 50 kilometer race walk at the World Championships on Sunday.

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Athletics: Race walker Diniz becomes oldest world champion at 39

LONDON (Reuters) - Yohann Diniz produced an astonishing solo tour de force to become the oldest man ever to become a world athletics champion at the age of 39 as he won the 50 kilometer walk title on Sunday.

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Semenya leads the pack on final day of competition

LONDON (Reuters) - Caster Semenya will attempt to reclaim her 800 meters title on the final day of action of the World Championships in London on Sunday.