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EMERGING MARKETS-Chile stocks see highest rise in two years on copper prices

By Felipe Iturrieta and Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Chilean stocks rose more than 2 percent on Monday, their highest daily rise in almost two years, driven by foreign buyers in large stocks and higher prices for copper, the country's main export. The IPSA index rose 2.69 percent to 5,018.67 points, its best performance since January 2016. The copper reference price on the London Metals Exchange rose 1.5 percent, its largest daily rise in almost two months. Shar

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HSBC draws line under Mexican cartel case after five-years on probation

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC drew a line under its punishment for lapses in anti-money laundering controls on Monday, saying the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) would end its deferred prosecution agreement, lifting the threat of further penalties.

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Global arms sales rise for the first time in 5 years

Global arms sales increased for the first time in five years in 2016 as rising geopolitical tensions fueled defense spending.

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SEC to delay mutual fund disclosures in cybersecurity push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday it would delay new submissions of portfolio data by mutual funds, as the regulator beefs up its cybersecurity.

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At Columbia, Three Women, 30 Years and a Pattern of Harassment

Former graduate students say over decades the same professor made sexual advances toward them, and their reactions illustrate changing norms on campus.

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First snow at The Alamo in 12 years

Snow fell across parts of south Texas including San Antonio and Austin, Texas. It hasn't snowed in the Alamo in 12 years.

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On College Football: Leading Army’s Running Game, Two Years After He Nearly Walked Away

Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw has come a long way: 1,472 yards this season, and much further off the field.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says a Republican Al Franken Would Still Have a Job

Mr. Noah and other hosts tackled Mr. Franken’s resignation and Roy Moore’s Senate campaign.

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Spark NZ expects to roll out 5G in next few years

(Reuters) - New Zealand telecommunications company Spark New Zealand said on Friday its plans for a fifth-generation network (5G) are progressing well and it expects to roll it out within the "next few years."

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U.S. gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years for child pornography

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor accused of sexually assaulting gymnasts, to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges that grew out of a sex abuse investigation.

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Ex-South Carolina cop gets 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder.

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Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday in a federal civil rights case connected to the 2015 killing.

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U.S. gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years on child pornography charges

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor accused of sexually assaulting gymnasts, to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges that grew out of a sex abuse investigation, local media reported.

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Judge suggests 19 to 24 years in prison for ex-South Carolina cop

A federal judge said Thursday that the "appropriate underlying offense" for the former South Carolina police officer who killed unarmed black man Walter Scott is second-degree murder and suggested a sentence of 19 to 24 years in prison. US District Court Judge David Norton is expected to sentence Michael Slager, who is white, later Thursday, after he hears more victim impact statements. Slager pleaded guilty in May to violation of civil rights by acting under the color of law in Scott's killing.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Slams Donald Trump for Jerusalem Decision

Mr. Noah compared recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital to moving into an ex-girlfriend’s apartment building. “It’s not technically illegal,” he said — but it’s a bad idea.

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VW executive gets seven years for U.S. emissions fraud

DETROIT (Reuters) - A U.S.-based Volkswagen AG executive who oversaw emissions issues was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $400,000 by a judge on Wednesday for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion.

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-VW executive gets 7 years for U.S. emissions fraud

DETROIT, Dec 6 (Reuters) - A U.S.-based Volkswagen AG executive who oversaw emissions issues was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $400,000 by a judge on Wednesday for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion.

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Volkswagen executive sentenced to seven years for U.S. emissions fraud

DETROIT (Reuters) - A U.S.-based Volkswagen AG executive who oversaw emissions issues was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $400,000 by a judge on Wednesday for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion.

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BRIEF-Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Likely To Stay At Company for Additional 2-3 Years If Deal With 21St Century Fox Goes Through- CNBC

* WALT DISNEY CEO BOB IGER LIKELY TO STAY AT COMPANY AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO THREE YEARS IF A DEAL WITH 21ST CENTURY FOX GOES THROUGH- CNBC, CITING SOURCE‍​ Source text : http://cnb.cx/2iy4ZaW Further company coverage:

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Florida man sentenced to 15 years in prison for vandalizing mosque

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A man who vandalized a Florida mosque in January 2016 and left a raw slab of bacon on its doorstep was sentenced to 15 years in prison on a hate crime conviction, a state attorney's spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Trump's words on Jerusalem over the years

After campaign promises, followed by a delay of nearly a year, Donald Trump has announced he will relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Soccer: Kuwait's international ban lifted after more than two years

ZURICH (Reuters) - Kuwait can return to international football following an absence of more than two years after FIFA lifted a ban on the country's football association on Wednesday.

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Thai court jails man for 27 years over Bangkok hospital bomb

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court sentenced a 62-year-old man to 27 years in prison on Wednesday for planting a bomb at a Bangkok hospital that wounded 21 people.

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Olympics: Russia doping culture will take years to change - whistleblower

(Reuters) - Russia's doping "culture" will take years to change, regardless of the nation's ban from the Winter Olympics, whistle-blower Vitaly Stepanov said on Tuesday.

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Joseph Ellis: GOP is trying to erase over 100 years of history

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Corrine Brown, Ex-Congresswoman Who Ran a Sham Charity, Gets 5 Years in Prison

Ms. Brown, a former representative from Florida, was convicted of fraud after using over $300,000 from the charity for personal expenses, including tickets to a Beyoncé concert.

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Former Florida congresswoman sentenced to five years for fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, federal court officials said.

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Former U.S. Rep. Brown of Florida sentenced to five years for fraud: report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, a Jacksonville television station reported.

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Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for ex-economy minister -agencies

MOSCOW, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors on Monday sought a sentence of 10 years in jail for ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev, on trial on charges of extorting a $2 million bribe from Rosneft chief Igor Sechin, Russian news agencies reported.

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BRIEF-Fiat Chrysler mulls Alfa Romeo, Maserati spin-off but only in "many years from now"-CEO

Dec 2 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Nv CEO Sergio Marchionne says :

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Deported Repeatedly, Man Is Sentenced to 35 Years for Attacks on 2 Oregon Women

The man, Sergio Jose Martinez, a Mexican immigrant, attacked two women on July 24. He received national attention after Attorney General Jeff Sessions highlighted his case.

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Trump's praise of Michael Flynn over the years

Donald Trump has continued to praise his former national security adviser even after he asked him to resign from the White House.

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10 years after the recession, have Americans recovered?

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Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

NIOVILLE, France (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron's promise to rid France of controversial weedkiller glyphosate within three years has left some farmers in the European Union's largest grain producing country on edge.

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Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares traded lower on Friday despite strong euro zone factory data, after a delay to a keenly awaited U.S. tax reform bill dented Asian trading and curbed appetite for the dollar.

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GLOBAL MARKETS- Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

* European PMI data show busiest factories in more than 17 years

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Murder suspect featured on HLN's 'The Hunt' caught after 10 years on the run

A Texas fugitive accused of killing his girlfriend has been captured after more than 10 years on the run.

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UPDATE 1-Chevron to study Mexican oil block, no drilling seen in first 4 years

MEXICO CITY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Chevron Corp will focus on studying the geology of its block in Mexico's deepwater Gulf during the first four-year phase of its contract, rather than drilling new wells, a senior executive said on Thursday.

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Hedge fund Hutchin Hill shuts down after three bad years

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Neil Chriss said on Thursday he is closing his $2.2 billion firm Hutchin Hill Capital LP after three years of poor performance.

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Cold case suspects allegedly bragged about crime for years

Witnesses say the suspects in the 1983 killing of a black man allegedly bragged about the crime for years, according to the testimony of a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent at a probable cause hearing on Thursday.

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No Accidental Candidate, Alabama Democrat Laid Path for Years

Doug Jones, the Democratic nominee against Roy S. Moore in Alabama, has leaned on a network of fellow prosecutors and civil rights lawyers for help.

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30 Years Later, Gay Man’s Fall From Australian Cliff Is Ruled a Hate Crime

The 1988 death of Scott Johnson, an American mathematician, was initially ruled a suicide. But it later emerged that gangs had been pushing gay men to their deaths.

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Aviva to spend $4 billion in excess cash in next two years

LONDON (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva expects to spend 3 billion pounds in excess cash over the next two years, the bulk of it in 2018, the insurer said on Thursday.

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Australia bows to years of pressure, announces inquiry into finance sector

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government said on Thursday it will hold a wide-ranging inquiry into the finance sector, reversing its long-held opposition amid mounting political pressure and wiping billions of dollars off bank stocks.

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This 81-year-old woman has worked at NASA for 60 years

Sue Finley began working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory three days before the US space program launched its first satellite, four years before President John F. Kennedy declared a space race and more than a decade before men first walked the moon.

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U.S. third-quarter economic growth fastest in three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the third quarter, notching its quickest pace in three years, buoyed by robust business spending on equipment and an accumulation of inventories.

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City swears in first woman mayor in 90 years

Jenny Durkan officially became Seattle's 56th mayor and the first woman to hold the office in almost a hundred years on Tuesday.

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New York’s Tilt Toward Congestion Pricing Was Years in the Making

For decades, the plan to reduce traffic by charging drivers in crowded zones in Manhattan has been revived again and again.

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New Yorkers can feel free to dance after 91 years

New Yorkers might still be suffering from frustrating subway delays, but at least they now have one more legal way to unwind.

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FCC Chairman Pai proposes rolling back net neutrality rules by three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission's chairman said on Tuesday he is proposing rolling back "net neutrality" rules to where they were three years ago, a move he says will not damage online access, as critics have argued.

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Florida man sentenced to 25 years for attempt to blow up synagogue

(Reuters) - A Florida man with anti-Semitic views was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Tuesday to 25 years in prison for trying to blow up a synagogue in the state last year during a Jewish holiday, court officials said.

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UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund would take many years to sell energy shares

* Parliament could vote on proposal at earliest in June 2019 (Adds detail, quotes)

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Norway's wealth fund says sale of oil stocks will take years

OSLO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's proposed multi-billion dollar divestment from oil and gas stocks will take many years to complete, Chief Executive Yngve Slyngstad told reporters on Tuesday.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah’s Plan to Thwart the Republican Tax Bill

Mr. Noah said that President Trump might be less likely to support a bill that benefits the rich if he were reminded that former President Barack Obama is among them.

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China sentences Taiwanese activist to five years for subversion

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China on Tuesday sentenced Taiwanese rights activist Li Ming-che to five years in prison for subverting state power, prompting Taiwan's ruling political party to label the verdict "totally unacceptable".

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Backlash as Beijing fire safety blitz forces exodus of city's underclass

BEIJING (Reuters) - In Xinjiancun, a ramshackle village of migrant workers on the far southern fringe of Beijing, demolition machinery tears into buildings as residents drag out the last of their belongings under the gaze of police and security staff.

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Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins E.U. Approval for 5 Years

The decision to reauthorize use of the world’s best-selling herbicide for an abbreviated period was made amid opposition from several of the union’s member states, including France and Italy.

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Mutual dislike between Trump, Sen. Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) isn't shy about expressing her disapproval of President Trump. The President reciprocates those feelings.

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UPDATE 1-Macron says glyphosate to be banned in France within three years

PARIS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he would take all measures necessary to ensure that weed-killer glyphosate is banned in France as soon as an alternative is available and at the latest within three years.

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Daughter gets birthday card from dad, years after he died

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Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill

Nguyen Van Hoa was convicted of spreading information about the discharge that killed marine life and sickened people along a 120-mile stretch of coastline.

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EU votes to extend weed-killer glyphosate licence for five years

BRUSSELS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - EU countries voted on Monday in favour of renewing for five years the licence of weed-killer glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto's top-selling Roundup.

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Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

(Reuters) - A court in Vietnam jailed a blogger on Monday for seven years for "conducting propaganda against the state", the latest action against a critic of the one-party state.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit China amid Western criticism over Rohingya exodus

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will soon visit Beijing, state media said on Monday, as the southeast Asian nation appears to draw closer to its northern neighbor, China, amid global criticism over an exodus of Rohingya refugees.

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How a mutual enemy is changing Israeli and Saudi relations

The two former spymasters sat an arm's length apart. Both appeared calm and relaxed, neither suspicious of the other. Occasionally, they laughed with the crowd gathered at a synagogue in New York's Upper East Side.

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They Haven’t Missed a Black Friday in 19 Years

Jennifer Gammell has turned the holiday shopping event into a tradition, with lines at Target and Toys ‘R’ Us and a Thanksgiving buffet at King’s Hawaiian.

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BRIEF-Cowen and CEFC China announce mutual agreement to withdraw from filing with the committee on foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS)

* Cowen and CEFC China announce mutual agreement to withdraw from filing with the committee on foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS)

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RPT-GRAPHIC-Nickel rally stalls, electric car boost some years away

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A recognition that electric vehicles (EVs) are unlikely to move the nickel demand dial for some years, slowing demand from China's stainless steel mills and rising supplies have halted a frenzied price rally and are likely to keep weighing on prices.

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GRAPHIC-Nickel rally stalls, electric car boost some years away

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A recognition that electric vehicles (EVs) are unlikely to move the nickel demand dial for some years, slowing demand from China's stainless steel mills and rising supplies have halted a frenzied price rally and are likely to keep weighing on prices.

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Turkcell sees potential to double user count within 2-3 years

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Leading Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell TCELL.IS sees the potential to double its user count and data consumption in the next 2-3 years as it looks to maintain sales growth above the rate of inflation, its chief executive Kaan Terzioglu told Reuters.

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Oscar Pistorius’s Murder Sentence Is Increased to 15 Years

South African prosecutors had said the six-year sentence that the double-amputee sprinter received for killing his girlfriend in 2013 was “shockingly lenient.”

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The ex-Olympian's sentence was more than doubled to 13 years and 5 months for his girlfriend's murder in 2013

A high court in South Africa increased Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence Friday to 13 years and five months for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Nepal to elect new parliament after years of instability

KATHMANDU, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Nepalis vote on Sunday to choose a new parliament and seven state assemblies hoping to end years of fickle coalitions and complete a tumultuous transition, more than a decade after the end of a civil war.

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Britain to sell 15 billion pounds of RBS shares over five years

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government will begin the reprivatisation of bailed-out lender Royal Bank of Scotland by selling 3 billion pounds ($3.98 billion) worth of shares before the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year, according to an official report released on Wednesday.

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The worst day for mall diamonds in 25 years

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Roy Moore says he first noticed his wife when she was 15 or 16 years old

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenagers while in his 30s, said he first noticed his future wife eight years before he formally met her -- when she would have been as young as 15 years old.

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Chinese rights lawyer jailed two years for inciting subversion

BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese rights lawyer was sentenced to two years jail on Tuesday after being found guilty of inciting subversion of state power, the latest in a series of similar verdicts amid a sweeping crackdown on activism.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Mark 70 Years of Marriage

Britain’s longest-serving monarch and her husband celebrated with the release of new photographic portraits of the royal couple.

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UK queen and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

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Queen Elizabeth and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

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China pledges another three years of 'toilet revolution' to boost tourism

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Sunday plans to build and upgrade 64,000 public toilets between 2018 to 2020 as part of its "toilet revolution" aimed at boosting tourism and lifting the...

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Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

The government and Tepco officials designed radiation-hardened machines to search for the fuel that escaped the plant’s ruined reactors.

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Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein leader after 34 years

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, a key figure in the political life of Ireland for almost 50 years, said on Saturday he will step down as party leader and complete a generational shift in the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA).

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Puerto Rican migration could shape Florida for years to come

In the wish lists of Democratic strategists, one imagines the arrival of tens of thousands of Democratic-leaning voters to Florida, seemingly overnight, ranks pretty high.

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See Earth change over the past 20 years

NASA has released a timelapse video representing life on Earth over the past 20 years. It was created using data compiled from satellites.

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Franken accuser: 'I've been angry about it' for 10 years

Leeann Tweeden, who has said that Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed and groped her, said Thursday that Franken's forced kiss on her years ago was "persistent" and "uncomfortable."

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Judge overturns rape conviction, frees man after 45 years in prison

After nearly 46 years in a Louisiana prison, Wilbert Jones became a free man Wednesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a 1971 rape case.

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Uber's London license appeal could take years: Mayor Khan

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] appeal process against a decision by London's transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its operating license in the British capital could take years, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said on Thursday.

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Wrongfully convicted man free after 29 years

Arthur Brown, 66, was wrongfully convicted of arson and double murder in 1990 in Chicago. On November 14, 29 years later, Brown was released from prison.

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Volgograd Journal: For Russians, 75 Years Later, Stalingrad Is a Battle to Remember

The 200 days of fighting along the Volga River came to be a defining event of World War II. For a Russian conflict photographer, it remains a touchstone.

Space and Astronomy nytimes.com

Eleven Light-Years Away, an Earth-Size Planet That May Be Habitable

Astronomers have found a planet circling Ross 128, a quiet red star in our own galactic neighborhood.

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BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off

(Reuters) - BP Plc said on Wednesday it would begin a share buyback program, making it the first major European energy company to resume buybacks since the 2014 price slump in a sign years of austerity have paid off.

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Divided Srebrenica awaits Mladic verdict 22 years after massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Almir Salihovic sits in his office in Srebrenica, waiting for a U.N. tribunal to give its judgment on the man accused of massacring his cousins and uncles there in 1995. He is hoping for a measure of justice, but little else.

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Going strong after 70 years: UK's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate platinum anniversary

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth will add another landmark to her record-breaking reign on Monday when she and Prince Philip celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.

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Puerto Rico utility defends decision to postpone mutual aid

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico's electric utility on Tuesday defended its decision not to seek mutual aid from mainland utilities immediately following Hurricane Maria in a contentious hearing with the U.S. Senate's energy and natural resources committee.

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Goldman can hit $13 billion in new consumer loans in three years: CFO

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc can hit $13 billion in new consumer loans in the next three years through its Marcus online lending business, Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday.

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Roy Moore would be first senator expelled in 155 years

On Monday afternoon, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner said the Senate should vote to expel Roy Moore in the increasingly-unlikely event the Alabama Republican nominee wins a special election on December 12.

Terrorism nytimes.com

The Paris Attacks, 2 Years Later: Quiet Remembrance and Lasting Impact

The terrorist spree took 130 lives in a trauma that reshaped the balance between security and civil liberties in France.

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France pays tribute to Paris dead two years on

PARIS (Reuters) - France, still on alert against militant Islamist attacks, paid tribute on Monday to 130 people killed when gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Paris two years ago.

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Aramco plans to spend $300 billion over 10 years in upstream oil and gas: CEO

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco plans to spend close to $300 billion over 10 years in upstream oil and gas projects, Chief Executive Amin Nasser said on Monday.

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Sandy's Story: 7 years after Alzheimer's diagnosis, 'there's still a good life'

When he first sees me, Sandy Halperin always gives a surprised snort and then a cackle of delight. Before I know it, I'm enveloped in a bear hug, snuggled close and patted heartily on the back. If I'm lucky and Sandy remembers that he really likes me, I'll get a back scratch too, a true Halperin hug.

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France frets over internal threat two years after Paris attacks

PARIS (Reuters) - Two years after militants killed 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, French officials say there remains an unprecedented level from both within and outside the country.

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France frets over 'internal' threat two years after Paris attacks

PARIS (Reuters) - Two years after militants killed 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, French officials say there remains an unprecedented level of "internal" threat.

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Alabama Republicans Defend Roy Moore: ‘It Was 40 Years Ago’

State party officials staunchly defended the Senate nominee after a report that he had made advances toward four teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

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After 13 years in the military, this is my toughest Veterans Day

Banking and Financial Institutions nytimes.com

Fair Game: After 20 Years of Financial Turmoil, a Columnist’s Last Shot

Scandals, crises and misdeeds have shaped the last two decades, along with market gyrations. Some episodes have brought positive change. But not all.

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A court fight between AT&T and Trump administration could take years

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China bars billionaire actress Zhao Wei from stock trading for five years

BEIJING (Reuters) - Billionaire Chinese actress Zhao Wei and her husband have been barred from trading in the mainland stock market for five years and fined by the securities regulator, which cited their disclosure irregularities relating to a takeover bid of a firm.

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For Tweet Mocking Mugabe, New Jersey Woman Could Face 20 Years in Prison

Martha O’Donovan, 25, is charged with subverting Zimbabwe’s government and undermining its president.

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Pace of Sign-Ups Under Affordable Care Act Blows Past Prior Years

In the first four days of open enrollment, the Trump administration said, 601,462 people selected health plans in the federal marketplace, HealthCare.gov.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. tax cut worries dent hopes of longest winning run in 14 years

* Bitcoin slides 5 percent after latest record high (Updates with U.S. mid-day trading)

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Milan experiment could be reality in 10 years, says ATP chief

MILAN (Reuters) - Some thought he was mad launching a tournament with radical rules claiming to be re-inventing tennis, but ATP chief Chris Kermode believes his Milan experiment has a future.

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Cars, food, and sports fans: Tailgating through the years

Cars, food, and sports fans: A history of tailgating

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Global stocks stutter as longest winning run in 14 years looms

LONDON (Reuters) - Another impressive record for world stocks was hanging in the balance on Thursday, as a late blow-out in Japan and a subdued start in Europe threatened to spoil the longest winning streak for MSCI's global index since 2003.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Is Amazed at How Fast Trump Cut Ed Gillespie Loose

Mr. Noah pointed out that Mr. Gillespie, the defeated candidate for governor of Virginia, ran on a platform that largely mirrored Mr. Trump’s.

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Trump: Mutual commitment to denuclearize NK

President Donald Trump in a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping explained their mutual commitment to the complete denuclearization of North Korea. They agreed not to replicate the failed approaches of the past.

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Woman Who Sabotaged Fiancé’s Kayak Is Sentenced to Up to 4 Years

Angelika Graswald, who prosecutors said had watched her fiancé drown and even moved a paddle out of his reach, was expected to be freed by year’s end.

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U.S. fund investors cool on domestic stocks -ICI

By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors cooled on domestic stocks during the latest week, pulling the most cash from the market in four weeks, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data showed on Wednesday. Domestic stock fund flows sank to negative $5.5 billion during the week through Nov. 1, according to the trade group, as demand for equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) petered out after two particularly strong weeks. Investors added $7.4 billion to tax

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

A Miracle on the Pacific, 53 Years Before Sully Landed on the Hudson

Pan Am Flight 6 from Honolulu to San Francisco developed engine trouble. Too late to turn back, the airliner landed in the ocean and all 31 aboard survived.

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Kremlin warns of mutual damage if Ukraine cuts diplomatic ties

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that a reported plan by Ukraine to cut all diplomatic ties with Russia would further deepen a crisis between the two countries and end up hurting the interests of both Ukrainians and Russians.

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BRIEF-JD.com says it commits to purchasing over $2 bln of U.S. goods over next three years

* JD.COM COMMITS TO PURCHASING MORE THAN $2 BILLION OF U.S. GOODS OVER NEXT THREE YEARS

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Two House Republicans to Retire, Continuing an Exodus Under Trump

Frank A. LoBiondo of New Jersey and Ted Poe of Texas, who have served in Congress for years, said they would not seek re-election next year.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

San Francisco fund manager gets 2-1/2 years for fraud conspiracy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A San Francisco investment fund manager was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud investors by fabricating an impressive...

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BRIEF-U.S.-based bond ETFs post $78 mln outflows in week, 1st withdrawals since March -ICI

* U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $3 bln in week ended Nov. 1, lowest net inflows since Sept. 27 -ICI

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Athletics: Kenya's Sumgong banned for four years for doping offense

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya's anti-doping agency (ADAK) after testing positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), officials said on Tuesday.

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Illinois man wrongly imprisoned for 10 years sues Indiana city, police

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois man who served 10 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of armed robbery and who was not granted a pardon by then-Indiana Governor Mike Pence sued four Indiana police officers and the city that employed them on Monday, alleging they fabricated evidence and coerced witnesses.

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Mobile bank N26 sees customers tripling within two years: CEO

LONDON (Reuters) - The smartphone-based bank N26 expects to peel away 5 to 10 percent of retail customers from established banks in its core continental European market in the next two to three years, its chief executive told Reuters.

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BRIEF-Cargill says is investing $240 million in India over next 5 years​

* Cargill - Co is investing $240 million in India over next 5 years​

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Africa set to top 1 billion mobile internet connections in five years: study

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed on Monday, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed networks.

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2017 will be among three hottest years on record: U.N.

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - This year is set to be among the three warmest since records began in the 19th century, the head of the U.N.'s weather agency said at the start of a 200-nation conference on slowing climate change in Bonn, Germany.

Sports Injuries nytimes.com

If You Tear a Knee Ligament, Arthritis Is Likely to Follow in 10 Years

The limited research on the long-term effects of damage to connective tissue indicates that a patient, no matter how young, has a 50 percent chance of developing arthritis within a decade.

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American woman wins NYC Marathon for 1st time in 40 years

It's been a long time running -- four decades to be exact -- since an American woman broke the finish line tape at the New York City Marathon, but Olympic medalist Shalane Flanagan did just that on Sunday.

Togo nytimes.com

Togo Rallies for Change After 50 Years of Rule by One Family

Protests calling for the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbé have drawn thousands and the demonstrations are increasingly turning deadly.

National Anthems nytimes.com

Jail Time for Disrespecting China’s Anthem Jumps From 15 Days to 3 Years

China’s latest efforts to instill reverence for its national anthem may be met with vigorous protest in Hong Kong.

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UPDATE 3-Pemex makes Mexico's biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

MEXICO CITY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex has made its biggest onshore oil discovery in 15 years with a find in the eastern state of Veracruz, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday.

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Trump, dogged at home, begins longest presidential Asia trip in years

HONOLULU (Reuters) - President Donald Trump arrived in Hawaii on Friday as he set out on the longest trip to Asia by an American president in more than a quarter century, looking for help to pressure North Korea to stand down from a nuclear crisis.

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Ex-ArthoCare CEO sentenced to 20 years in U.S. prison for fraud

Nov 3 (Reuters) - The former chief executive of medical device company ArthroCare Corp was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted of having orchestrated what federal prosecutors called a $750 million securities fraud.

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UPDATE 2-Pemex makes Mexico's biggest onshore oil find in 15 years -president

MEXICO CITY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex has made its biggest onshore oil discovery in fifteen years with a find in the eastern state of Veracruz, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday.

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Soldier has pleaded guilty to desertion; he was held captive by the Taliban for five years

A military judge has come to a decision in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing hearing.

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First Hershey bar in 22 years has no chocolate

Since 1900, just three candy bars have carried the Hershey name. Now there's a fourth.

Noah, Trevor (1984- ) nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Watches Facebook’s Testimony ‘Devolve Into Anger’

On “The Daily Show,” Mr. Noah took a look at the congressional testimonies of representatives from the major social media companies.

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Trump, dogged at home, heads on longest presidential Asia trip in years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Beset by challenges at home, President Donald Trump on Friday embarks on the longest trip to Asia by an American president in more than a quarter century, looking for help to pressure North Korea to stand down from a nuclear crisis.

Dating and Relationships nytimes.com

Modern Love: Recognizing What They Had, 20 Years Too Late

A closeted gay woman didn’t know how to have platonic love with a man. Decades later, she wishes she had been brave enough to try.

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U.S. third quarter productivity fastest in three years; jobless claims fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in three years in the third quarter but the trend remained moderate, suggesting that a recent acceleration in economic growth was unlikely to be sustained.

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U.S. third-quarter productivity fastest in three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in three years in the third quarter, holding down labor costs, but the trend in productivity growth remained moderate.

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Wider image: Monuments to Lenin remain 100 years after Russian Revolution

(Reuters) - A century after the Russian Revolution, the influence of its leader Vladimir Lenin has waned but his image remains on monuments built across the former Soviet Union as part of a cult of...

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METALS-Shanghai nickel surges to highest close in over two years

(Adds Shanghai closing prices) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel soared by another 5.4 percent to mark its highest close in more than two years on Thursday, tracking an earlier rise in London nickel on expectations of new demand from electric vehicles (EVs). Battery makers are increasingly turning to nickel to help power growing global electric car sales, analysts and executives say. Celia Wang, a nickel analyst at Grandflow Resources in Shanghai, said the rally w

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine as Rohingya exodus in spate

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday visited areas riven by ethnic violence for the first time since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims began fleeing the country to escape a brutal military operation launched in late August.

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TransferWise raises $280 million from Old Mutual, IVP and others

NEW YORK (Reuters) - London-based startup TransferWise has raised $280 million in a funding round led by asset manager Old Mutual Global Investors and Silicon Valley venture capital firm IVP.

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Starbucks holiday cups through the years

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Ackman exits years-long Herbalife short bet, turns to options

(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who placed a $1 billion bet in 2012 that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday his firm has capped losses by recently closing out its short position in the nutrition and supplements company.

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Investor Ackman exits years-long Herbalife short bet to cap losses

(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who placed a $1 billion bet in 2012 that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday his firm has capped losses by closing out...

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Two years after the Paris attacks, France ends state of emergency

PARIS (Reuters) - Two years after militants killed 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, France officially ended a state of emergency, replacing it with the introduction of a new security law which critics say undermines civil liberties.

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U.S. nuclear arsenal to cost $1.2 trillion over next 30 years: CBO

(Reuters) - Modernizing and maintaining the U.S. nuclear arsenal over the next 30 years will cost more than $1.2 trillion, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office.

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A city reduced to rubble after years of ISIS rule

It was here, at the main square in Raqqa, that ISIS militants unveiled their brutality to the world -- they carried out public executions and placed the heads of the dead on spikes.

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New Jersey pastor sentenced to five years for bitcoin exchange scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey pastor was sentenced to five years in prison for scheming to help an illegal bitcoin exchange escape scrutiny from banks and regulators.

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Mexico economy likely shrank for first time in four years after quakes

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy likely shrank for the first time in more than four years during the third quarter, a preliminary official estimate showed on Tuesday, after the country was battered by earthquakes and hurricanes in September.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Breathing in Ocean Air After ‘Rotting Away’ for Years

For nearly a decade, Charlotte Wood, 66, languished in a nursing home, feeling trapped by her health problems. A motorized wheelchair and a home by the sea have given her more freedom.

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Cameroon court sentences opposition leader to 25 years in prison

DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) - A military court in Cameroon sentenced an opposition leader on Monday to 25 years in prison, his lawyer and Amnesty International said and denounced the trial as politically motivated.

Bars and Nightclubs nytimes.com

After 91 Years, New York Will Let Its People Boogie

On Tuesday, the City Council is set to repeal the city’s Cabaret Law, a Prohibition-era rule that made it illegal to dance in most nightspots.

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From trick to treat: After years of antipathy, Britain embraces Halloween

LONDON (Reuters) - Halloween was once seen as frightfully vulgar by generations of Britons but now millennials are turning it into a retail bonanza.

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Croatia wants to adopt euro within 7-8 years: prime minister

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia aims to become a euro zone member within the next seven to eight years, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Monday.

Hurricane Sandy (2012) nytimes.com

The Rebuilding Years, Post-Sandy

Those affected by Hurricane Sandy five years ago shared how the storm changed their lives physically, emotionally and financially, and how things have changed for the better since.

Floods nytimes.com

Five Years After Sandy, Are We Better Prepared?

While much of New York City’s battered infrastructure has been repaired and even improved, most long-term resiliency measures are still years away

Courts and the Judiciary nytimes.com

A 40-Foot Cross Has Honored War Dead for 90 Years. Is It Unlawful?

An appeals court ruled against the longstanding monument in Maryland, potentially setting up a Supreme Court decision on when religious symbols can be on public property.

Mexico nytimes.com

The Interpreter: Mexico’s Record Violence Is a Crisis 20 Years in the Making

This is how a series of bad breaks, missteps and self-imposed crises grew Mexico’s organized crime problem into a national disaster.

Secession and Independence Movements nytimes.com

Tired by Years of Separatist Strife, Many Basques Wary of New Independence Bid

Despite a history of separatism in the Basque region, the Catalan crisis does not appear to have yet increased zeal for Basque independence.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

SEC fines UBS $3.5 million for overcharging mutual fund customers

(Reuters) - UBS AG will pay a $3.5 million civil fine to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission claims that it overcharged customers on mutual funds, the regulator said on Friday.

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Brooklyn man sentenced to 15 years prison over Islamic State support

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Brooklyn man was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State.

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Subaru says improper inspections conducted for over 30 years

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp said on Friday it had failed to follow proper inspection procedures for vehicles destined for the domestic market for more than 30 years, adding to a list of compliance problems at Japanese companies.

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UPDATE 2-Subaru says improper inspections conducted for over 30 years

* Subaru shares close down 2.6 pct (Recasts with announcement)

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Floods could strike NYC every five years, study says

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BRIEF-Huntsman, Clariant mutually agree to abandon planned merger of equals

* Huntsman and Clariant mutually agree to abandon planned merger of equals

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UPDATE 2-China's Sept industrial profits surge most in nearly six years

* Sept profits grow 27.7 percent y/y, up from 24 pct in August

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UPDATE 1-China's Sept industrial profits surge most in nearly six years

BEIJING, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Profits for China's industrial powerhouses surged the most in nearly six years in September as a government crackdown on air pollution sparked fears of winter supply shortages and sent prices of finished goods like steel and copper sharply higher.

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Twitter admits overstating user numbers for years

For years, Twitter has struggled to impress Wall Street investors with its lackluster user numbers.

Twitter nytimes.com

Twitter Says It Overstated Monthly-User Figures for 3 Years

The disclosure is another blow to the company as it faces scrutiny over how fast it is adding users, its efforts to fight abuse and its role in Russia’s push to meddle in the presidential race.

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More than 50 years of conspiracy theories

President John F. Kennedy's death gave birth to decades of competing theories -- and a mountain of government paperwork.

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Chipmaker Nvidia's CEO sees fully autonomous cars within 4 years

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp chief executive Jensen Huang said on Thursday artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within 4 years, but sought to tamp down expectations for a surge in demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners.

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Seagate pledges not to buy stake in Toshiba chip unit for 10 years: Bain document

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Seagate Technology PLC , a member of the group taking over Toshiba Corp's chip unit, pledged not to buy any stake in the unit for 10 years as part of the $18 billion deal, showed a document from group leader Bain Capital LP reviewed by Reuters.

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Seagate pledges not to buy stake in Toshiba chip unit for 10 years -Bain document

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Seagate Technology PLC, a member of the group taking over Toshiba Corp's chip unit, pledged not to buy any stake in the unit for 10 years as part of the $18 billion deal, showed a document from group leader Bain Capital LP reviewed by Reuters.

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More than 50 years after JFK was killed, Americans may get the government's accounting of his assassination

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Mutual funds, ETFs nab $20.77 billion for week ended Oct. 18, biggest since June

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Total estimated inflows to long-term mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $20.77 billion for the week ended Oct. 18, the biggest attraction of cash since mid-June,...

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: 50 ‘Wonderful’ Years

Wednesday: An anniversary for a famous Louis Armstrong tune inspired by a Queens street, the Secret Science Club returns, and names to replace the MetroCard.

Guevara, Ernesto nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: What Is Che Guevara’s Legacy 50 Years After His Death?

The causes he stood for during his lifetime failed, but he inspired a generation that changed the world.

Television nytimes.com

‘Alias Grace’: 20 Years in the Making, but on TV at the Right Time

In Sarah Polley’s mini-series adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel, old issues of anti-immigrant sentiment, abortion and class warfare are suddenly new again.

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Former Philadelphia D.A. sent to prison for five years for corruption

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Former Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in federal prison for taking bribes and committing fraud to maintain a lifestyle prosecutors said he could not afford.

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BRIEF-Bank Mutual Corp shareholders vote to approve merger deal with Associated Banc-Corp

* Bank Mutual Corporation shareholders vote to approve merger agreement with Associated Banc-Corp

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Opinion: This decision may haunt WHO for years

Over the weekend, the British government criticized the snap decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a Goodwill Ambassador for the World Health Organization (WHO), saying it "risks overshadowing the work undertaken globally by the WHO on non-communicable diseases."

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Ireland welcomes home student who spent four years in an Egyptian jail

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish student Ibrahim Halawa was greeted by cheering crowds at Dublin Airport on Tuesday as he arrived home following his acquittal last month in a four-year mass trial.

Noah, Trevor (1984- ) nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Defends Florida Congresswoman Attacked by John Kelly

Mr. Noah said that after a tape seemed to disprove Mr. Kelly’s account of a speech by Representative Frederica Wilson, she was owed an apology.

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Israel's water worries return after four years of drought

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - It was a source of national pride - technology and discipline besting a crippling lack of water.

Noah, Trevor (1984- ) nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Isn’t Surprised That Trump Offended a Fallen Soldier’s Widow

Mr. Noah said, “I don’t think we should be surprised that Trump offended this family. We’ve all heard him speak: We’re offended every day.”

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Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yet

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was ready to step down in a couple of years time and his successor is likely already in the cabinet but a clear choice has yet to emerge

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UPDATE 1-Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago -NHK

* Transport ministry: Nissan investigation into misconduct ongoing

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Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Inappropriate inspection practices at Nissan Motor Co had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, in a new revelation that could further roil Japan's second-biggest automaker.

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Former Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thomas Davis, a former chairman of dairy processing company Dean Foods Co, was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to passing insider information to sports gambler William "Billy" Walters.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian couple held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian hostages held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday that a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed last week.

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UPDATE 1-UK Q3 retail sales growth weakest in 4 years as inflation bites

* UK Q3 retail sales +1.5 pct yy, lowest since Q2 2013 * ONS and economists cite drag from higher inflation * Sterling hits one-week low against U.S. dollar * BoE Nov rate rise still seen likely, doubts for 2018 (Adds market and economist reaction) By David Milliken and Alistair Smout LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British retail sales slowed unexpectedly sharply in September, dragging quarterly growth to its weakest annual rate since 2013 and suggesting consumer demand rem