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UPDATE 3-U.S. labor board overturns Obama-era 'joint employment' ruling

Dec 14 (Reuters) - A U.S. labor board on Thursday overturned an Obama-era ruling that had made it easier for unions and workers to hold companies accountable for practices of contractors and franchisees, a decision welcomed by business groups that could affect a major case against McDonald's Corp .

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UPDATE 1-Pfizer's Xeljanz gets FDA nod as joint disease treatment

Dec 14 (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two doses of its drug Xeljanz for treatment of a joint disease.

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Pfizer's Xeljanz gets FDA nod as joint disease treatment

Dec 14 (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc said on Thursday the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two doses of its drug Xeljanz for the treatment of a joint disease.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. labor board overturns Obama-era 'joint employment' ruling

Dec 14 (Reuters) - A U.S. labor board's newly minted Republican majority on Thursday overturned an Obama-era ruling that had irked business groups by making it easier for unions and workers to hold companies accountable for the practices of staffing agencies, contractors and franchisees with which they partner.

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Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prominent Republican senators on Thursday embraced a push to overhaul rules for addressing sexual harassment in the U.S. Congress, signing on to a bill that would protect victims and require lawmakers to pay for their own settlements.

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Saudi hopes purge will help push to join anti-illicit funding body

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has high hopes that a campaign of arrests to crack down on corruption will improve its chances of joining the Financial Action Task Force, a global body dedicated to combating illicit money flows.

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BRIEF-Teresa Elder Joins WideOpenWest As CEO

* WIDEOPENWEST INC- AUTHORIZED A STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM, COMMENCING IMMEDIATELY, TO REPURCHASE AN AGGREGATE OF $50 MILLION OF COMMON STOCK

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MOVES-Citi promotes Davison in FIG reshuffle in EMEA

LONDON, Dec 13 (IFR) - Citigroup has promoted Piers Davison to co-head its financial institutions group in Europe, Middle East and Africa, as part of a raft of changes in the FIG business at its corporate and investment bank.

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U.S. says hacker to plead guilty for role in 2016 cyber attacks

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has caught one of the people involved in creating the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court papers.

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Palestinian leader says Trump's Jerusalem 'crime' prevents U.S. peace role

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed that Washington should no longer play a role in Middle East peace talks.

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BRIEF-‍Yandex, Sberbank enter into agreement for Yandex.Market joint venture​

* ‍YANDEX AND SBERBANK ENTER INTO BINDING AGREEMENT FOR YANDEX.MARKET JOINT VENTURE​

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Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteries

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp said on Wednesday they are considering jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), a partnership that could help Panasonic extend its market lead in automotive lithium-ion batteries.

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UPDATE 1-Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteries

* Panasonic sees batteries as key to doubling auto biz revenue (Adds analyst comment, Toyota EV background, Panasonic battery background)

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RPT-Toyota and Panasonic eye joint development of new EV batteries

TOKYO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Panasonic Corp and Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday they will consider jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles.

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Minnesota joins U.S. states limiting controversial farm chemical

CHICAGO, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Minnesota became the latest U.S. state on Tuesday to restrict controversial weed killers made by Monsanto Co and BASF SE that were linked to widespread crop damage, while Arkansas took a step back from imposing new limits.

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UPDATE 1-Airbus CEO Enders declines comment on role beyond 2019

PARIS, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders declined comment on Tuesday on a report that he would not seek a fresh mandate when his contract expires in 2019.

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UPDATE 2-Toshiba, Western Digital end chip dispute; joint investment to resume

* Western Digital drops effort to stop the chip sale to Bain group

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British princes join Jedi knights at 'Star Wars' premiere in London

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Britain's Princes William and Harry joined the cast of the new film "Star Wars: The LastPIC

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Royals join 'The Last Jedi' cast

Prince William and Prince Harry walked the red carpet at the European premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

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Toshiba, Western Digital end chip dispute; joint investment to resume

(Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and its chip business partner Western Digital Corp agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its chip unit, the companies said in a statement, removing a key obstacle to the deal.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba, Western Digital end chip dispute; joint investment to resume

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and its chip business partner Western Digital Corp agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its chip unit, the companies said in a statement, removing a key obstacle to the deal.

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Twenty companies join nations planning coal phase out

PARIS (Reuters) - About 20 companies including Unilever, EDF and Iberdrola joined an international alliance of 26 nations on Tuesday pledging to phase out coal to combat global warming.

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California and Washington state join carbon pledge in defiance of Trump

PARIS (Reuters) - California and Washington state joined five nations on the Pacific coast of the Americas on Tuesday to agree to step up the use of a price on carbon dioxide emissions as a central economic policy to slow climate change.

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BRIEF-Oasis Petroleum Inc Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Common Stock

* ‍ TOTAL GROSS PROCEEDS OF APPROXIMATELY $321.9 MILLION​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Whiting Petroleum to take $800-$900 mln impairment charge in Q4

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Whiting Petroleum said on Monday it will record an impairment charge of $800 million to $900 million in the current quarter due to a partial write-down of some assets in the DJ Basin in Colorado.

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Sirius XM faces celebrity backlash after Steve Bannon rejoins radio show

Steve Bannon's return to a radio hosting gig is kicking up some celebrity backlash.

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Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to "wipe out" a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year.

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Macron Steps Into Middle East Role as U.S. Retreats

President Emmanuel Macron of France is carving out an ambitious and assertive global role, as many see the United States under President Trump abandoning leadership.

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Norway's Liberal Party seeks to join government

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Liberal Party will launch formal negotiations to join the right-wing cabinet of Prime Minister Erna Solberg, it said on Saturday, although the government would still be ruling in a minority even if the small centrist group is included.

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Giancarlo Stanton Will Join Yankees, Reports Say

The National League M.V.P. would add yet another big bat to the Yankees’ lineup — as well as a huge contract.

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WestJet to gain market share with Delta joint venture: Moody's

(Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd's joint venture with Delta Air Lines Inc will put the Canadian air carrier in a stronger position to gain market share, credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service said.

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WestJet to gain market share with Delta joint venture -Moody's

Dec 8 (Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd's joint venture with Delta Air Lines Inc will put the Canadian air carrier in a stronger position to gain market share, credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service said.

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Motor racing: Todt re-elected unopposed as FIA head, role for Massa

PARIS (Reuters) - Jean Todt was re-elected unopposed as president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Formula One's governing body, for a further four-year term on Friday with a new role for his former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.

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Mexico oil regulator cancels Maximino-Nobilis joint venture auction

MEXICO CITY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Mexico's oil regulator on Thursday canceled a tender for a joint venture with state oil firm Pemex in the deep water Maximino-Nobilis area, as no company expressed interest in the auction. (Reporting by Adriana Barrera)

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U.S. to deport Ohio man charged with hiding role in Bosnian massacre

(Reuters) - An Ohio man accused of serving with a paramilitary police unit that participated in the 1995 Serbian massacre of 8,000 Muslim Bosnians will be deported under a plea deal reached Thursday in federal court.

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Ronaldo pips Messi to win Ballon d'Or for joint-record fifth time

PARIS (Reuters) - Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d'Or for world player of the year on Thursday for a joint-record fifth time, going level with eternal rival and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as the player to have won the prize the most times.

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WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said.

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BRIEF-Honeywell To Invest In Flux Information Technology And Form A New Joint Venture

* HONEYWELL TO INVEST IN LEADING CHINESE SUPPLY CHAIN SOFTWARE PROVIDER AND FORM A NEW JOINT VENTURE TO PURSUE OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE CHINA

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California Fires Live Updates: ‘Extreme’ Threat as Wind Gains Strength

Los Angeles and other cities in Southern California are bracing for winds so strong “there will be no ability to fight fire,” the state’s firefighting chief warned.

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Two U.S. B-1B bombers join U.S.-South Korean military drills

(Reuters) - Two U.S. B-1B bombers took part in joint U.S.-South Korean military drills on Thursday, an official at Seoul's defense ministry told Reuters, exercises which North Korea has said are taking the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war.

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Britons who join Islamic State should be hunted and killed: defence minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons who have joined the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq should be hunted down and killed, Britain's new defence minister said.

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Right-Wing Populist Is Blocked From Joining Nobel Peace Prize Committee

The politician, Carl I. Hagen, opposes immigration and Islam, denies climate change and supports President Trump.

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Uber's top European dealmaker to step down from role

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's top European dealmaker is stepping down from his role, the latest in a series of management changes at the ride-hailing service.

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China's Ofo joins crowded Paris bike-share market

PARIS, Dec 6 (Reuters) - China's Ofo launched its dockless bicycles in Paris on Wednesday, becoming the fourth bike-sharing scheme operator in a city set to banish all combustion-engine cars by 2030.

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Hugh Jackman on turning down Bond role

Hugh Jackman apparently was neither shaken nor stirred by the possibility of playing James Bond.

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BRIEF-OCP And IBM Form Joint Venture

* AND IBM FORM JOINT VENTURE TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR MOROCCAN AND AFRICAN COMPANIES‍​ Source text: http://bit.ly/2BMd8AN Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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B-1B bomber joins U.S.-South Korea drills as tensions escalate

SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. B-1B bomber on Wednesday joined large-scale U.S.-South Korean military exercises that North Korea has denounced as pushing the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war, as tension mounts between the North and the United States.

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In Era of Trump, Germany Seeks a Stronger Role Abroad

The acting foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, calls for a bolder foreign policy role for Berlin, as Germans say they worry more about the U.S. than North Korea or Iran.

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Steve Bannon joins Roy Moore at rally

Steve Bannon labeled Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake a "total embarrassment" and said Mitt Romney "hid behind" his Mormon faith to avoid military service in Vietnam during a Tuesday night campaign rally for Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore.

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U.N. official's visit to North Korea sparks hope of mediation role

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit that some analysts and diplomats hope could spark a U.N.-led effort to defuse rising tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

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UPDATE 3-Dish co-founder Ergen steps down from CEO role to focus on wireless

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp said on Tuesday co-founder Charlie Ergen has stepped down from his chief executive role to devote more time to build out the company's wireless business.

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Rats join mosquitoes as targets for 'gene drive' pest control

LONDON (Reuters) - Rodents have joined mosquitoes in the cross-hairs of scientists working on a next-generation genetic technology known as "gene drive" to control pests.

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Dish co-founder Ergen steps down from CEO role to focus on wireless

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp said on Tuesday co-founder Charlie Ergen has stepped down from his chief executive role to devote more time to build out the company's wireless business.

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UPDATE 2-Dish co-founder Ergen steps down from CEO role to focus on wireless

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp said on Tuesday co-founder Charlie Ergen has stepped down from his chief executive role to devote more time to build out the company's wireless business.

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Glencore, Ontario Teachers' form royalties joint venture

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Mining giant Glencore Plc and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan formed a joint venture for Glencore's portfolio of royalty assets, the companies said on Tuesday.

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Dish Network founder steps down from CEO role to focus on wireless

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp said on Tuesday Chief Executive Charlie Ergen has stepped down to devote more time to the company's emerging wireless business.

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Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans for talks to avert a government shutdown this week, even as the Democrats pressed demands on funding priorities and protecting immigrants.

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UPDATE 1-Uber joins forces with global public transport association

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing app Uber said on Monday it was joining a global public transport association to improve mobility in the cities it operates in, although North America's largest public transit union said there was no place for the U.S. company.

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Tamar Petroleum in talks to buy part of Noble stake in gas field

TEL AVIV, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Israel's Tamar Petroleum said on Monday it is in talks to buy a 7.5 percent stake in the Tamar natural gas reserve and the Dalit field from Noble Energy for cash and equity.

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U.S. and South Korea Start Largest-Ever Joint Air Force Drills

The exercises will include simulated strikes on North Korean nuclear and missile testing sites and come a week after the North tested a ballistic missile.

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Uber joins forces with global public transport association

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] said on Monday it was joining a global public transport association to improve mobility in the cities it operates in.

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MOVES-Former BlackRock governance leader Oleksiuk joins Evercore-sources

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Zach Oleksiuk, the former leader of asset manager BlackRock Inc's investment stewardship team in the Americas, has joined New York-based investment bank Evercore Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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Motor racing: Leclerc joins Ericsson at Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team

ARESE, Italy (Reuters) - Formula Two champion Charles Leclerc will move up to Formula One with Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber next season while Marcus Ericcson stays in the lineup despite the Swede failing to score a point in 2017.

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UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Leclerc joins Ericsson at Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team

* Announcement made at Alfa Romeo launch (Adds Giovinazzi to be reserve driver, quotes, details)

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Turkish gold trader testifies on bank executive's role in sham food sales

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying for U.S. prosecutors in a New York court on Friday gave his most detailed account yet of how he claims an executive of Turkey's state-owned Halkbank devised key parts of a plan to launder money for Iran through fake food sales.

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Turkish gold trader testifies on bank exec's role in sham food sales

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying for U.S. prosecutors in a New York court on Friday gave his most detailed account yet of how he claims an executive of Turkey's state-owned Halkbank devised key parts of a plan to launder money for Iran through fake food sales. The executive, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, is on trial on charges that he took part in a scheme to violate U.S sanctions against Iran. The gold trader, Reza Zarrab, ple

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Hedge fund Tudor shuts one portfolio; Jones to play bigger role

BOSTON (Reuters) - Paul Tudor Jones, one of Wall Street's most prominent investors, is restructuring his Tudor Investment Corp. by liquidating one portfolio and planning to play a bigger role in...

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Biles ready for new role at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

(Reuters) - Simone Biles recently resumed training for the first time in over a year with her eyes set squarely on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where one of the greatest gymnasts of all time expects to be a mentor on the U.S. team.

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BRIEF-LM Funding America Inc Says Richard Russell Joined Co As CFO

* LM FUNDING AMERICA INC SAYS ON NOV 29, RICHARD RUSSELL JOINED CO AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - SEC FILING Source text : (http://bit.ly/2jAhrXX) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-First Data Entered Into A 2017 Nov Second Joinder Agreement Relating To Credit Agreement, Dated As Of Sept 24, 2007​

* FIRST DATA - ‍ON NOVEMBER 29, 2017, ENTERED INTO A 2017 NOVEMBER SECOND JOINDER AGREEMENT RELATING TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF SEPTEMBER 24, 2007​

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Niger Approves Armed U.S. Drone Flights, Expanding Pentagon’s Role in Africa

The Pentagon has received permission to put precision-guided bombs and missiles on drones in Niger. The drones would increase the military’s ability to go after extremists in West Africa.

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BRIEF-Diane Bryant To Join Google Cloud As Chief Operating Officer - Google Blog

* GOOGLE SAYS DIANE BRYANT, FORMER GROUP PRESIDENT AT INTEL, WILL BE JOINING GOOGLE CLOUD AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - BLOG Source text (http://bit.ly/2i3rvrU) Further company coverage:

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FEMA chief questions agency's role, urges more local response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said the wave of recent U.S. disasters, from multiple storms to raging wildfires, must redefine the agency's role and that localities must be more prepared to shoulder crises.

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UPDATE 2-Airbus technology head Eremenko leaves to join rival UTC

* Airbus union sources say Eremenko was unpopular (Updates with confirmation from UTC, adds detail)

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Thai politician eyes kingmaker role as election plotting starts

BANGKOK (Reuters) - An election could be a year away in army-ruled Thailand, but Anutin Charnvirakul is already eyeing a role as a potential kingmaker with ties across the traditional political divide and to the politicized generals.

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BRIEF-BP Biofuels And Copersucar Form Joint Venture To Operate Ethanol Storage Terminal

* BP PLC - BP BIOFUELS AND COPERSUCAR TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT THEY HAVE AGREED TO FORM A JOINT VENTURE

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Obama joins Kimmel during charity late-night special

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel welcomed "currently unemployed" former President Barack Obama to his fund-raising special on Tuesday night.

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BRIEF-Herbalife Nutrition and Tasly Holding Group to form HT Innovations LP in the U.S. as joint venture

* HERBALIFE NUTRITION AND TASLY HOLDING GROUP TO FORM HT INNOVATIONS LP IN THE UNITED STATES AS A JOINT VENTURE

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Joining NATO would help Finland's security but unlikely for now: finance minister

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Joining NATO would improve Finland's security but is unlikely to happen any time soon because of a lack of wider support, Finance Minister Petteri Orpo said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Faurecia ‍New Joint-Venture With Liuzhou Wuling Industry Named Faurecia Liuzhou Automotive Interior​

* ‍NEW JOINT-VENTURE WITH LIUZHOU WULING INDUSTRY NAMED FAURECIA LIUZHOU AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Exotix Capital appoints Basni Jashapara to senior role

(Reuters) - Emerging markets-focused investment bank Exotix Capital named Basni Jashapara as its new head of EMEA sales for research, analytics and data.

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MOVES-JP Morgan hires Seo for EMEA payments

LONDON, Nov 29 (IFR) - JP Morgan has hired Sungmahn Seo from Deutsche Bank to head its payments and business transformation business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, as part of an expansion of its wholesale payments business.

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London Stock Exchange boss Rolet steps down

LONDON (Reuters) - London Stock Exchange CEO Xavier Rolet is stepping down immediately and its chairman has also signaled he will not seek re-election, as the exchange seeks to draw a line under a row with a top shareholder over management succession.

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UPDATE 2-London Stock Exchange boss Rolet steps down

* Chairman signals he won't seek re-election in 2019 (Adds more detail)

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London Stock Exchange CEO Rolet steps down

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange said its chief executive, Xavier Rolet, has left after the bourse's clash with a top shareholder dragged in the Bank of England.

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UPDATE 1- London Stock Exchange CEO Rolet steps down

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange said its chief executive, Xavier Rolet, has left after the bourse's clash with a top shareholder dragged in the Bank of England.

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Xavier Rolet steps down as London Stock Exchange CEO

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange said its chief executive Xavier Rolet has stepped down and will be replaced by David Warren, chief financial officer, on an interim basis.

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BRIEF-Weatherford International Says U.S. DoJ Has Cleared Proposed OneStim Joint Venture Between Weatherford And Schlumberger

* WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAS CLEARED PROPOSED ONESTIM JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN WEATHERFORD AND SCHLUMBERGER LTD Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Kaman Announces $85 Mln USAF Joint Programmable Fuze Order

* SAYS AEROSPACE SEGMENT HAS RECEIVED AN ORDER WITH AN EXPECTED VALUE OF APPROXIMATELY $85 MILLION​

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BRIEF-Skyline Medical and Helomics Announce Joint Strategic Partnership With GLG Pharma

* SKYLINE MEDICAL AND HELOMICS ANNOUNCE A JOINT STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH GLG PHARMA

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New ETF joins fight against sexual harassment in workplace

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new exchange-traded fund is being introduced for investors who want their money kept far away from sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Pakistan army's role in focus as Islamists end blasphemy blockade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - When hardline Pakistani Islamists signed an agreement with the government on Monday to end a crippling blockade of the nation's capital, the text of their deal concluded by thanking the army chief who it said had "saved the nation from a big catastrophe".

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RPT-Just Eat to join top table of British business

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Online food delivery service Just Eat is set to join Britain's leading share index this Wednesday thanks to rapid growth that has seen its value more than treble since it was listed in 2014.

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Merkel presses cautious SPD over joining new German coalition

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel piled pressure on Monday on the Social Democrats (SPD) to rejoin a "grand coalition" with her conservatives, arguing that the European Union and the wider world urgently needed a stable German government in place.

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AstraZeneca steps up China push with new drug joint venture

LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmaker AstraZeneca plans to turbo-charge its already substantial Chinese business through a new drug development joint venture with a state-backed private equity fund.

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BRIEF-Mattel Dirk Van De Put informed co that in light of his role as CEO of Mondelez, he would resign from co's board effective immediately​

* Mattel -‍ on Nov 17, Dirk Van De Put informed co that in light of his role as CEO of Mondelez, he would resign from co's board effective immediately​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2zycPfz) Further company coverage:

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Colombian ex-presidents to back joint right-wing 2018 ticket

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Two former Colombian presidents will back a joint right-wing ticket in elections next year, they said on Friday, focusing their platform on objections to the peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebels.

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Three U.N. peacekeepers, one Malian soldier killed in joint operation

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Three United Nations peacekeepers and one Malian soldier were killed and several others were wounded on Friday in an attack by unidentified assailants in northeastern Mali, the U.N. mission there said.

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Syria opposition meeting in Riyadh sees no role for Assad in transition

RIYADH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition stuck by its demand on Thursday that President Bashar al-Assad play no role in an interim period under any U.N.-sponsored peace deal, despite speculation it could soften its stance because of Assad's battlefield strength.

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U.S., South Korea to hold joint air force drill in early December

SEOUL (Reuters) - The air forces of the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a regular joint drill early next month, deploying six F-22 Raptor stealth fighters in the exercise, a South Korean defense ministry official said on Friday.

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Syria opposition meeting in Riyadh sees no role for Assad in political transition

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition stuck by its demand on Thursday that President Bashar al-Assad play no role in an interim period under any U.N.-sponsored peace deal, despite speculation it could soften its stance because of Assad's battlefield strength.

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Myanmar, Bangladesh ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army's role

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, a government official said, amid concern that Myanmar's powerful army could prove obstructive.

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CORRECTED-Exxon joins European oil firms in initiative to limit emissions

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil joined European peers including Royal Dutch Shell and Total in a new initiative to find ways to reduce potent emissions in their rapidly growing natural gas operations.

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Myanmar, Bangladesh to ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army's role

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar expects to sign an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, a government official said, amid concern that Myanmar's powerful generals could prove obstructive.

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Exxon joins European oil firms in initiative to limit emissions

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil joined European peers including Royal Dutch Shell and Total in a new initiative to find ways to reduce potent emissions in their rapidly growing natural gas operations.

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India's top court upholds ban on petroleum coke in New Delhi area

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's top court on Wednesday upheld the ban on use of petroleum coke in and around New Delhi as the country battles to clean the air in its capital, one of the world's most polluted cities.

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Charlie Rose played the role of dirty older man on 'CBS This Morning'

The sexual harassment and assault claims against powerful men keep rolling in, and this week, it's Charlie Rose under scrutiny after a stunning piece in The Washington Post detailed allegations of years of Rose's harassment and unwanted sexual advances toward younger female employees and prospective employees. In a statement, Rose apologized, adding, "I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe that all of these allegations are accurate. I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realize I was mistaken."

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Royal Bank of Canada joins list of globally important banks

TORONTO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada has joined a list of lenders deemed important to the stability of the world's financial system, becoming the first Canadian back to join the global group of 30 required to hold extra capital.

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France can play productive role in Middle East: Iran president

BEIRUT (Reuters) - France can play a productive role in the Middle East by having a "realistic and impartial approach" Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call Tuesday, according to Iranian state media.

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MOVES-Citi names Iqtidar head of CEEMEA M&A

LONDON, Nov 20 (IFR) - Citigroup has named Omar Iqtidar as head of mergers and acquisitions for the central and eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

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BRIEF-Armstrong World Industries to sell EMEA and Pacific Rim businesses to Knauf International

* Armstrong World Industries to sell EMEA and Pacific Rim businesses to Knauf International

Submarines and Submersibles nytimes.com

British and U.S. Navies Join Search for Missing Argentine Submarine

Argentine officials signaled growing concern as they welcomed all international help to join the search for 44 crew members.

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LaVar Ball belittles Trump's role in release of UCLA players

Days after President Donald Trump touted his role in the release of three UCLA basketball students who were arrested in China, LaVar Ball, the father of one of those players, suggested the President had little to do with the matter.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

White House Memo: In Mocking Franken Over Claims of Sexual Misconduct, Trump Joins a Debate He Started

A typical politician with President Trump’s history would stay far away from discussing someone else’s behavior lest it dredge his own back into the spotlight.

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BRIEF-Greenfields Petroleum Corp qtrly loss per share of $0.01‍​

* Greenfields Petroleum Corporation announces financial results and operating highlights for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017

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BRIEF-CTI INDUSTRIES SAYS TIMOTHY PATTERSON TENDERED HIS RESIGNATION AS CFO

* CTI INDUSTRIES CORP SAYS ‍EFFECTIVE NOV 15, TIMOTHY PATTERSON TENDERED HIS RESIGNATION AS CFO - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2j5ERUu) Further company coverage:

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Sixers' Embiid thriving in role as likeable villain

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Philadelphia 76ers forward Joel Embiid has positioned himself as the NBA's most charming villain: trash-talking, tweeting, and smiling his way to his own brand of entertaining dominance.

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BRIEF-Sanjiv Yajnik joins CBRE Group board of directors

* Sanjiv Yajnik joins CBRE Group, Inc. board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. House members join growing congressional concern about State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A chorus of concern in the U.S. Congress over the potential national security threat of State Department staff cuts grew on Thursday when every Democrat on the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee signed a letter asking for a briefing.

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Twenty countries join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Twenty countries and two U.S. states have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, environment ministers said on Thursday.

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Anadarko Petroleum sees higher sales volumes in 2018

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday forecast higher sales volumes for 2018, as shale producers believe they can keep boosting oil output aggressively while making money.

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BRIEF-Ultra Petroleum says conditions that raised going concern no longer exist

* Ultra Petroleum says conditions that raised substantial doubt about company's ability to continue as a going concern no longer exist - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2in9rJV) Further company coverage:

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At least 15 states join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - At least 15 countries have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, delegates at U.N. climate talks in Bonn said on Thursday.

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Moderate Collins back in prominent role in Senate tax drama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Susan Collins is back in the spotlight as a crucial swing vote in the U.S. Senate as she raises questions about how combining a Republican tax-cut plan with a partial repeal of Obamacare will affect middle-class Americans.

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BRIEF-Anadarko Petroleum sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.05per share

* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.05per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Some states reluctant to join DOJ against AT&T-Time Warner deal

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BRIEF-SHOTSPOTTER SAYS WILLIAM J. BRATTON JOINS CO’S BOARD

* SHOTSPOTTER INC - ‍ADDITION OF BRATTON INCREASES BOARD TO SEVEN MEMBERS​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Ultra Petroleum engages advisor to assist in exploring non-core assets divestiture

* Ultra Petroleum provides update on horizontal well, asset sales and hedging program

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MOVES-Invesco names new head of EMEA client solutions development

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Investment management firm Invesco Ltd named Mark Humphreys as head of its EMEA client solutions development business.

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BRIEF-‍Avenue Capital Management reports 13.9 pct stake in Midstates Petroleum - ​SEC filing

* Avenue Capital Management II L.P. reports 13.9 percent stake in Midstates Petroleum Company Inc as of November 14, 2017 - ​SEC filing

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Syria formally joins Paris climate agreement: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria has formally jointed the 2015 Paris deal aimed at slowing climate change, the United Nations said on Tuesday, leaving the United States as the only country opposed to the pact.

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Gamers compete for McLaren F1 role

WOKING, England (Reuters) - McLaren's next Formula One simulator driver could be a man who has never driven a car before, let alone competed on a real racetrack.

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New Jersey man sentenced for role in Russian uranium bribe scheme

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for conspiracy to commit money laundering in connection with his role in arranging bribes for the awarding of contracts with Russia's state-owned nuclear energy corporation, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Shell further reduces interest in Woodside Petroleum Ltd

* ANNOUNCES AN AGREEMENT TO SELL PART OF ITS STAKE IN WOODSIDE PETROLEUM LIMITED (WOODSIDE) TO EQUITY INVESTORS‍​

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EU to sign defense pact, may allow limited British role

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France, Germany and 20 other EU governments are set to sign a defense pact on Monday they hope marks a new era of European military integration to cement unity after Britain's decision to quit the bloc.

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Hundreds join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of people marched in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

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Thousands to join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

Global Warming nytimes.com

As U.S. Sheds Role as Climate Change Leader, Who Will Fill the Void?

After President Trump’s announced withdrawal from the Paris accord, a number of national and local leaders have emerged as climate change champions.

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CORRECTED-AIRSHOW-Italy sees other European countries joining fighter jet programme

DUBAI, Nov 11 (Reuters) - A senior Italian air force official said on Saturday that he expects French and German plans to develop a new warplane will eventually include other European countries.

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AIRSHOW-Italy sees other European countries joining fighter jet programme

DUBAI, Nov 11 (Reuters) - A senior Italian air force official said on Saturday that he expects French and German plans to develop a new warplane will eventually include other European countries.

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Putin, Trump approve joint statement on Syria-Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump approved a joint statement on Syria after a brief contact at the APEC summit in Vietnam, Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Saturday.

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

A Thanksgiving Casserole for Everyone at the Table

Wild rice, white beans, mushrooms and spinach make for an adaptable, festive dish for the holiday and beyond.

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WSJ: Mueller probes Flynn role in plot to deliver cleric to Turkey

Former White House national security adviser Mike Flynn and his son are alleged to have been offered as much as $15 million to forcibly remove from the US a Muslim cleric wanted by Turkey, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Italy calls for coal plant phase-out by 2025, gas to keep key role

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy called on Friday for coal power plants across the country to be phased out by 2025 and for renewable energy to play a greater role as it moves to reduce its carbon footprint.

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South Korea says it will join U.S. aircraft carrier drill November 11-14

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will join three U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups in a joint drill scheduled for Nov. 11 to 14, the South's military said on Friday.

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BRIEF-BNK Petroleum reports qtrly loss per common share ‍$0.01

* BNK Petroleum Inc -‍average production was 1,097 barrels of oil equivalent per day for Q3 2017, an increase of 7% compared to Q3 2016 production​

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BRIEF-General Motors to export $2.2 bln in vehicles and parts from U.S. to China joint venture

* It will export $2.2 billion in vehicles and parts from the United States to its China joint venture SAIC Motor over next three years Further company coverage: (Reporting by Norihiko Shirouzu)

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U.S. military joins Brazil army exercises in Amazon

TABATINGA, Brazil (Reuters) - U.S. military personnel are taking part this week in the largest international army operation ever held deep in the Amazon jungle of northern Brazil, in a sign of closer U.S.-Brazil defense ties.

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BRIEF-Oryx Petroleum qtrly ‍net loss of $0.01 per common share​

* Oryx Petroleum Corporation Ltd - qtrly ‍total revenues of $9.8 million on working interest sales of 215,800 barrels of oil​

Icahn, Carl C nytimes.com

Prosecutors Are Examining Carl Icahn’s Role as Trump Adviser

One of the billionaire’s companies was subpoenaed about his work on ethanol regulations, which could have benefited an oil refiner he partly owns.

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MOVES-Nomura hires Ghalloudi for credit role

LONDON, Nov 8 (IFR) - Nomura has hired former Citigroup banker Omar Ghalloudi as head of developed markets trading, flow credit for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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EU to sign joint defense pact in show of post-Brexit unity

BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At least 20 members of the European Union will sign up to a new defense pact next week, heavily promoted by France and Germany, to fund and develop joint military hardware in a show of unity following Britain's decision to quit the bloc.

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Investor demands LSE let CEO Rolet speak about reasons for his departure

LONDON (Reuters) - A top investor in the London Stock Exchange demanded

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Syria joins climate deal. US stands alone

The United States is now a party of one in its stance on climate change.

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BRIEF-Women In Bio announces that Alpna Seth joins Bio-Techne's board

* Women In Bio announces that Alpna Seth joins Bio-Techne's board of directors Source text for Eikon:

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change nytimes.com

Syria Joins Paris Climate Accord, Leaving Only U.S. Opposed

Syria announced Tuesday it would sign the Paris agreement. Now the United States stands alone among nations on climate change.

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French arrest nine, Swiss one in joint anti-terrorism swoop

PARIS (Reuters) - French police arrested nine people and another was arrested in Switzerland in coordinated counter-terrorism swoops that follow a spate of deadly attacks in Europe in recent years.

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Uber, rival apps join forces in Brazil to stem tide of regulation

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has formed an unprecedented alliance in Brazil with other ride-hailing services, including its main local rival 99, to win public support to block regulation threatening the way they do business in a booming market.

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Finland's Nokia joins Vodacom to trial 5G technology in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Finnish network equipment maker Nokia will trial its 5G technology in South Africa in collaboration with Vodacom Group, the firms said on Tuesday, as they seek to provide faster data delivery.

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Massachusetts court to weigh universities' suicide prevention role

BOSTON (Reuters) - The top court in Massachusetts is expected to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched lawsuit against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology questioning to what extent universities and colleges can be held responsible when students commit suicide.

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Equifax probes legal officer's role in post-breach share sales: WSJ

(Reuters) - An special committee of Equifax Inc's board is investigating the role the credit reporting company's chief legal officer played in approving share sales by four executives days after suspicious activity was discovered in its systems, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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BRIEF-Allstate Corp president joins H&R Block board of directors

* H & r Block Inc - announces ‍election of Matthew Winter, president of Allstate Corp, to serve on co's board of directors, effective on November 3​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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US, Australia and South Korea hold joint Navy drills

The US, Australian and South Korean navies are conducting joint exercises off South Korea intended to simulate the interception of shipments of nuclear material meant for North Korea.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

The Subtle Messages Sent by Who Is, and Isn’t, Joining Trump in Asia

The president has put a hard-line trade agenda at the center of his 12-day trip, yet key economic advisers are remaining at home.

Holocaust and the Nazi Era nytimes.com

Germany’s Central Bank Backs Study of Role in Nazi Crimes

The research, the most exhaustive ever, may well show that Bundesbank leaders were more involved with Hitler’s regime than they admitted.

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Former Puerto Rico official denies any role in Whitefish deal

(Reuters) - A former Puerto Rico official who has been mentioned in connection with a controversial contract to restore electricity to the bankrupt U.S. territory after Hurricane Maria has denied having any role in securing it. 

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RPT-Former Puerto Rico official denies any role in Whitefish deal

Nov 3 (Reuters) - A former Puerto Rico official who has been mentioned in connection with a controversial contract to restore electricity to the bankrupt U.S. territory after Hurricane Maria has denied having any role in securing it.

Fishburne, Laurence nytimes.com

A Word With: Laurence Fishburne on the Role That Made Him Cry

Mr. Fishburne of “Last Flag Flying” talks about the anguish of military sacrifice, the winning formula of “black-ish,” and why he doesn’t mind acting older than he actually is.

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BRIEF-XENIA HOTELS APPOINTS VERBAAS TO ADDITIONAL ROLE OF CHAIRMAN OF BOARD

* XENIA HOTELS & RESORTS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF MARCEL VERBAAS TO ADDITIONAL ROLE OF CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

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Singapore police examine Goldman's role in 1MDB deals: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Singaporean prosecutors and police are looking at Goldman Sachs Group's relationship with the scandal-hit Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Singapore police examine Goldman's role in 1MDB deals - Bloomberg

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Singaporean prosecutors and police are looking at Goldman Sachs Group's relationship with the scandal-hit Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Singapore police examine Goldman's role in 1MDB deals - Bloomberg

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Singaporean prosecutors and police are looking at Goldman Sachs Group's relationship with the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Investigators have been asking in witness interviews about Jared Kushner's role in the firing of James Comey

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Goldman's Blankfein is only major financial firm CEO to join Trump on China trip

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein will visit China as part of a business delegation in November at the same time as U.S. President Donald Trump, a Goldman spokesman confirmed.

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Coding school wants to stop people from joining ISIS

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BRIEF-ATI and Tsingshan to form innovative stainless steel joint venture

* ATI And Tsingshan to form innovative stainless steel joint venture

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Fitzpatrick, Dunne and Li join Hong Kong Open field

(Reuters) - European Masters champion Matt Fitzpatrick, British Masters winner Paul Dunne and 2016 China Open winner Li Haotong will join U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia in a strong field at the Hong Kong Open later this month.

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Kurds offer joint border deployment as Iraq threatens to resume military operations

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Thursday it has offered a joint Kurdish-Iraqi deployment at a strategic crossing with Turkey, with participation of representatives from the U.S.-led coalition helping fight the Islamic State group.

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Beyoncé joins cast of live-action 'Lion King'

Queen Bey has joined "The Lion King."

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Tech companies join support of 'Dreamers,' challenging Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc on Wednesday joined a legal challenge by more than 100 tech companies against a decision to end protection for so-called 'Dreamer' immigrants, the companies told Reuters.

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Tech companies join in support 'Dreamers,' challenging Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp and other major tech companies were poised on Wednesday to join a legal challenge against a decision to end protections against deportation for immigrants brought into the United States illegally as children, the companies told Reuters.

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Tech companies join legal fight in support of 'Dreamers', challenging Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tech companies Alphabet Inc's Google, IBM Corp and Lyft on Wednesday will join a legal briefing opposing U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that protects from deportation about 900,000 immigrants brought illegally into the United States as children, the companies told Reuters.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Senators Press Tech Executives but Split on Russia’s Role in Trump’s Win

After months of avoiding a public debate about whether Russia helped tip the election, Republicans sought to portray the Kremlin-backed effort as a broader misinformation campaign.

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Coach joins Glencore in applying to withdraw shares from Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Luxury brand Coach Inc said it had applied to delist from the Hong Kong stock exchange, dealing another blow to the financial hub, a day after commodities trader and miner Glencore said it planned to withdraw its listing from the city.

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US envoy pushes for deeper Africa role

When she sat down to brief President Donald Trump about her trip to Africa last week, Nikki Haley was carrying the voices of the women she met and the stories they shared as she argued for deeper US engagement in Africa.

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BRIEF-Greenfields Petroleum Corp announces restructuring of senior secured debt

* Greenfields Petroleum Corp announces restructuring of senior secured debt

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Japan's Kirin cashes out of Amgen drug joint venture

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kirin Holdings Co Ltd said on Tuesday it would sell its share in a pharmaceutical research joint venture with California-based drugmaker Amgen Inc for $780 million.

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BRIEF-‍Kirin-Amgen joint venture to become wholly-owned subsidiary of Amgen​

* ‍Kirin-Amgen joint venture to become wholly-owned subsidiary of Amgen​

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U.N. picks Norwegian for Myanmar role as tensions simmer over Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations named a new interim U.N. resident coordinator for Myanmar on Tuesday, appointing Knut Ostby of Norway to take over the humanitarian role at a time of growing strains with the Myanmar government over the handling of the Rohingya crisis.

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Hartley and Ricciardo join the penalty list

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley both collected penalties for Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix, taking the total tally of drivers penalized to five on a confusing grid.

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'Margaret Thatcher is my role model': German far-right AfD leader

BERLIN (Reuters) - Alice Weidel, a leader of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, said the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is her political role model, saying Thatcher got Britain back on its feet when it was facing economic ruin.

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Big role for U.S. at climate talks despite withdrawal from Paris deal

OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - The United States will play a big role at global talks next month on shaping the Paris agreement on climate change, to the dismay of some nations that want Washington sidelined because of President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from the deal.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-NYSE not given up on Aramco IPO, as Saudi bourse eyes exclusive role

RIYADH, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The head of the New York Stock Exchange has not given up on the initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco, even as the kingdom's bourse operator said it aspired to be the exclusive venue for the listing.

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Trump taps former NASA head Griffin for deputy defense role: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Michael Griffin, a former administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as principal deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology, and logistics, the White House said on Friday.

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BRIEF-CapX partners joins Accord Group of companies​ in ‍transaction valued at up to $9 mln

* Accord Financial Corp - CapX Partners joined Accord Group of companies​ in ‍transaction valued at up to $9 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Accord Financial says CapX Partners joined Accord group of companies​​

* Transaction is valued at up to US$9 million, including US$2 million on closing​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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BRIEF-Canadian National Railway, Norfolk Southern say new joint interline service reducing transit times

* Canadian National Railway, Norfolk Southern Corp announce a new joint interline service

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The most expensive Rolex ever just sold for $17.8M

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Former FireEye CEO joins cyber venture fund Allegis

(Reuters) - Technology executive Dave DeWalt has joined early-stage cyber-security venture capital firm Allegis Capital as a managing director, the fund said on Thursday, as it looks to invest more in companies closer to going public.

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Apple, General Motors join group lobbying for immigrant 'Dreamers'

(Reuters) - Apple Inc, General Motors Co, Best Buy Co Inc and others have joined a coalition of top companies lobbying the U.S. Congress for young, illegal immigrants to have a path to permanent residency, the group said on Thursday.