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Exclusive: Detained Saudi billionaire al-Sanea seeks to end debt dispute

DUBAI (Reuters) - A detained Saudi billionaire who led the collapsed Saad Group is seeking to repay part of a multi-billion dollar debt to creditors under a deal that could allow his release, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Germany favours Eurofighter as it seeks to replace Tornado

BERLIN, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The German Defence Ministry said on Monday that the European fighter jet was in poll position to replace its Tornado jets, which it wants to phase out starting in 2025.

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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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NYC mother seeks millions from city after child's lead poisoning

(Reuters) - A Brooklyn mother is seeking millions from the city after her toddler was poisoned while living in a lead-infested apartment, the latest charge that New York has failed to protect children from the toxin.

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UPDATE 1-Elliott Management seeks changes at Alexion - NYT

Dec 8 (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management, which has built a stake in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, is urging the company to take more action to boost its stock price, including exploring a sale, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

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CORRECTED-Elliott Management seeks changes at Alexion - NYT (Dec. 7)

Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management, which has built a stake in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, is urging the company to take more action to boost its stock price, including exploring a sale, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

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U.S. Department of Justice seeks documents on fetal tissue transfers

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter on Thursday, seen by Reuters, seeking documents related to a Senate committee's report on the transfer of fetal tissue by abortion provider Planned Parenthood.

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Elliott Management seeks changes at Alexion - NYT

Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Elliot Management, which has built a stake in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, is urging the company to take more action to boost its stock price, including exploring a sale, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

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Judge Seeks Arrest of Ex-President of Argentina on Treason Charges

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was charged in connection with the 2015 death of a prosecutor, Daniel Nisman, who had investigated the unsolved 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.

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Libya says pushing to be removed from Trump travel ban list

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized government has appealed to the United States to drop or ease a travel ban imposed on its citizens by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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New York pension fund seeks more pay disclosure from Wells Fargo

(Reuters) - New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is asking Wells Fargo & Co to disclose more information about employee incentive pay, an issue that was at the heart of a scandal that has roiled the third-largest U.S. lender for more than a year.

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UPDATE 3-German SPD head seeks 'United States of Europe', open to coalition talks

* Schulz asks for support to implement "social Europe" programme

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German SPD head seeks 'United States of Europe', open to coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) urged his party on Thursday to push for the creation of a "United States of Europe" and keep open the option of helping Chancellor Angela Merkel form a new government.

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UPDATE 2-German SPD head seeks 'United States of Europe', open to coalition talks

* Schulz asks for support to implement "social Europe" programme

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Doug Jones seeks Obama-level black turnout in Alabama Senate race

Doug Jones' bid to become the first Democrat to win a Senate race in Alabama in 25 years could hinge on whether he convinces African-Americans -- the party's only reliable voting bloc in the deep-red state -- to turn out in huge numbers.

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Banco do Brasil seeks return above 10 percent next year

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Banco do Brasil SA expects its return over equity to be higher than 10 percent next year, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli told investors on Wednesday.

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Son seeks stiff penalty for South Carolina policeman who killed his father

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The son of a black South Carolina motorist killed by a white police officer as he fled a 2015 traffic stop asked a federal judge on Wednesday to sentence the former patrolman to life in prison for the death of his father.

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Justice Department seeks warrant to seize ancient ring trafficked by ISIS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it is seeking a warrant so it can seize an ancient ring believed to be trafficked by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the militant organization also known as "ISIS."

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California Department of Insurance seeks to suspend Wells Fargo's licenses

(Reuters) - The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke Wells Fargo & Co's licenses for alleged improper insurance sales practices related to the company's online insurance referral program.

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Exclsuive: China's Xiaomi seeks bank pitches for 2018 IPO - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has asked banks to pitch next Friday for an initial public offering in 2018, people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

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Exclusive: China's Xiaomi seeks bank pitches for 2018 IPO - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has asked banks to pitch next Friday for an initial public offering in 2018, people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

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China's Xiaomi seeks bank pitches for 2018 IPO: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has asked banks to pitch next Friday for an initial public offering in 2018, people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

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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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BRIEF-Hancock Jaffe Laboratories Adds Westpark Capital And Viewtrade Securities To Underwriters To IPO‍​

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Hancock Jaffe Laboratories Inc :

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Buyout firm Platinum seeks parts of Unilever spreads business - sources

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Investment firm Platinum Equity is preparing a binding bid for part of Unilever's margarine and spreads business, sources familiar with the matter said, ahead of next week's deadline for final offers.

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Venezuela's U.N. envoy Ramirez says removed by Maduro

CARACAS, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Venezuela's powerful former oil czar Rafael Ramirez said on Tuesday he had resigned from his job as U.N. envoy at the request of President Nicolas Maduro, in a growing spat between the political rivals.

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Tillerson seeks to reassure worried Europe over Trump

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered a message of support to European allies in Brussels on Tuesday but their concerns about President Donald Trump's foreign policy have created a rift on a host of issues.

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'Smart bags' may not fly if battery cannot be removed

GENEVA (Reuters) - "Smart suitcases" may be able to charge mobile phones or be easily found if misplaced, but unless their battery can be removed they risk being sent packing by the world's airlines.

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IATA seeks strong law enforcement to deter irresponsible use of drones

GENEVA, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Law enforcement authorities must play a strong role to ensure there are suitable deterrents in place for those flying recreational drones to prevent danger to passenger aircraft, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday.

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London Mayor Seeks Revival of Public Drinking Fountains

Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to lessen the embrace of single-use plastic water bottles, many of which are never recycled.

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Trump delays announcement on whether U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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Amid rising discounts, Nissan seeks 'fair share' of pie in U.S.: executive

DETROIT (Reuters) - Facing a glut of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising consumer discounts by competitors, Nissan Motor Co Ltd will continue to target a "fair share of the pie" with big discounts of its own, the automaker's U.S. sales chief said on Monday.

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Amid rising discounts, Nissan seeks 'fair share' of pie in US -exec

DETROIT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facing a glut of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising consumer discounts by competitors, Nissan Motor Co Ltd will continue to target a "fair share of the pie" with big discounts of its own, the automaker's U.S. sales chief said on Monday.

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U.S. corporate alternative minimum tax should be removed: House Republican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The alternative minimum tax on corporations, which had been included in the U.S. Senate's tax bill, should be eliminated in the final legislation, Kevin McCarthy, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, said on Monday.

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Mueller removed FBI agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election removed a top FBI investigator from his team for exchanging text messages with a colleague that expressed anti-Trump views, two U.S. newspapers reported on Saturday.

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FBI agent removed from Mueller investigation over anti-Trump messages

Special counsel Robert Mueller removed one of the FBI's top Russian counterintelligence experts from his team of investigators after an internal investigation found messages he sent that could be interpreted as showing political bias for Hillary Clinton and against President Donald Trump, according to US officials briefed on the matter.

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

Mueller Removed Top F.B.I. Agent Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The special counsel had a top agent removed from his inquiry after the Justice Department’s inspector general began examining whether the agent sent texts expressing political views.

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How Ireland Moved to the Left: ‘The Demise of the Church’

In recent years, the one-time bastion of Catholic conservatism has moved left on same-sex marriage and gay rights, and is poised to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion.

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Kosovo PM removed from international arrest warrant: minister

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was removed from an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia, lifting an obstacle to him travelling outside the country, the justice minister said on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Icahn steps up attack on SandRidge, seeks executive pay records

HOUSTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has stepped up his attack on SandRidge Energy Inc's proposal to buy a rival oil-and-gas producer, taking aim at the company's top executives and calling for a release of records on the deal and executive pay, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.

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Aluminium producer seeks Q1 premium of $110/T from Japan buyers -sources

TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A global aluminium producer has offered Japanese buyers a premium of $110 per tonne for primary metal shipments during the January to March period, as much as 17 percent above the current quarter, three sources directly involved in pricing talks said on Friday.

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Bikram Yoga seeks to revive chain after wave of lawsuits: lawyer

(Reuters) - A lawyer for Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc said on Thursday he is aiming to salvage the so-called hot yoga studio after millions of dollars in legal judgments and numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against its fugitive millionaire founder.

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Lawsuit seeks to block Illinois abortion coverage expansion

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Abortion opponents in Illinois filed a lawsuit on Thursday to block a recently approved law expanding state-funded coverage of abortions for low-income Medicaid recipients and state workers.

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U.N. tribunal seeks answers after stunned by courtroom suicide

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal that was stunned by the courtroom suicide of a Bosnian Croat war criminal said on Thursday it was working with Dutch investigators to piece together how he smuggled a fatal dose of poison into the high-security building.

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Trump seeks big win as GOP tax measure gains steam

The Republican Party finally has the wind at its back on tax reform.

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Commander of elite U.S. Air Force demonstration squadron removed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds, an elite military demonstration squadron, was removed because of a loss of confidence in his leadership, the military said on Wednesday.

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Chipotle seeks turnaround expert to replace Ells as CEO

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc co-founder Steve Ells said on Wednesday he would step down as chief executive, succumbing to pressure from investors after failing to turn around the burrito chain from a string of food safety lapses.

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Coins, nails removed from man's stomach

A man who went to the doctor in India complaining of abdominal pain was found to have nearly 12 pounds of metal objects in his stomach.

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Exclusive: PSA seeks Opel refund from GM over CO2 emissions

PARIS (Reuters) - Peugeot maker PSA Group, which paid General Motors 1.3 billion euros for Opel, now wants about half of the money back after discovering the full extent of its CO2 emissions challenges and exposure to European fines, sources told Reuters.

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How Tax Bills Would Reward Companies That Moved Money Offshore

Two decades ago, big companies wagered that they could save billions by shifting profits overseas. Under Republican tax plans, those bets would pay off.

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Turkey seeks arrest of 360 people in probe targeting Gulen network in army: media

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 360 people in an operation targeting supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the army, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Codelco CEO seeks to learn about lithium mining on China trip

SHANGHAI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The Chief Executive Officer of Chilean state copper company Codelco, Nelson Pizarro, will visit research institutes in China to learn about lithium extraction on his current trip to Asia, he said on Wednesday.

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Codelco CEO seeks to learn about lithium mining on China trip

SHANGHAI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The Chief Executive Officer of Chilean state copper company Codelco, Nelson Pizarro, will visit research institutes in China to learn about lithium extraction on his current trip in Asia, he said on the sidelines of a conference on Wednesday.

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Weinstein accuser seeks to set legal precedent with sex trafficking law

(Reuters) - The lawyer representing Harvey Weinstein's latest accuser is attempting to set legal precedent by contending Weinstein's actions overseas make him liable for civil damages under a criminal law against sex trafficking, five legal experts said.

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ETP seeks U.S. drilling permission on pipeline after Ohio orders pause

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Energy Transfer Partners LP sought permission from U.S. regulators on Tuesday to start horizontal drilling at six sites in Ohio and West Virginia as it works to complete part of its Rover natural gas pipeline by year-end.

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U.N. seeks report from Myanmar on rapes, deaths of Rohingya women

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations women's rights panel called on Myanmar on Tuesday to report within six months on rapes and sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls by its security forces in northern Rakhine state and measures taken to punish soldiers.

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UPDATE 2-Waymo seeks delay of Uber trade secrets trial over new evidence

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit asked a U.S. judge on Monday to postpone an upcoming trade secrets trial against Uber Technologies Inc, so Waymo could investigate whether Uber withheld important evidence in the case.

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UPDATE 1-Waymo seeks delay of Uber trade secrets trial over new evidence

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Alphabet's Inc Waymo self-driving car unit asked a U.S. judge on Monday to postpone an upcoming trade secrets trial against Uber Technologies Inc, so Waymo could investigate whether Uber withheld important evidence in the case.

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Waymo seeks delay of Uber trade secrets trial over new evidence

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car unit asked a U.S. judge on Monday to postpone an upcoming trade secrets trial against Uber Technologies Inc, so Waymo could investigate whether Uber withheld important evidence in the case.

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UPDATE 1-EU seeks to head off new aircraft emissions dispute

* Member states, European Parliament meet on Wednesday (Adds Commission comment on consulting all stakeholders)

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Russia seeks two-day ceasefire in Damascus suburb; dozens killed by air strikes

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia proposed a two-day ceasefire on Monday in the last major rebel stronghold near the Syrian capital Damascus, where warplanes killed at least 41 people in two days of air strikes as Russian-backed government forces tried to capture the area.

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EU seeks to head off new aircraft emissions dispute

PARIS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - More than 18 months after global regulators adopted emissions rules for commercial aircraft, the European Union is embroiled in an internal debate over how they should be applied in a row that could have consequences for current Airbus jet models.

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BRIEF-American Electric Power ‍Seeks Bids For Coal To Its Generating Stations​

* AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY INC- ‍SEEKING BIDS FOR SUPPLY OF COAL TO ONE OR MORE GENERATING STATIONS​

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Google seeks to defuse row with Russia over website rankings

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Google does not change its search algorithm to re-rank individual websites, it said in a letter to Russia's communications watchdog, after Moscow expressed concerns the search engine might discriminate against Russian media.

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Uber seeks to appeal UK workers' rights decision at Supreme Court

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber submitted a request to appeal to the Supreme Court a decision by a British tribunal which said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, the taxi app said on Friday.

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France's Macron seeks renewal of Africa ties, but old problems persist

* Macron wants more focus on economic development, job creation

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Altice seeks up to 3 bln euros for Dominican Republic business-sources

LONDON/PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Telecoms and cable group Altice hopes to raise as much as 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) from the sale of its Dominican Republic business as it seeks to reduce debt and improve its performance, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday.

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Oi seeks to woo public banks, export credit agencies -sources

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The board of Brazilian telecoms company Oi SA is trying to assemble a coalition dependent on public sector creditors to pass its restructuring plan in the face of serious opposition from private bondholders, three sources with knowledge of the board's strategy told Reuters.

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BRIEF-Altice seeks to sell Dominican Republic unit to cut debt- FT

* ALTICE SEEKS TO SELL DOMINICAN REPUBLIC UNIT TO CUT DEBT- FT, CITING SOURCES‍​ Source text : http://on.ft.com/2A5LTRB Further company coverage:

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U.K. Finance Minister Seeks to Placate Angry Young Voters

With Brexit looming large, more-affordable housing featured prominently as Philip Hammond presented his budget to Parliament.

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France seeks U.N. Security Council meeting on migrants in Libya

PARIS (Reuters) - France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting on the treatment of migrants in Libya and will seek sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

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Turkey says 'serious danger' in Syria's Afrin must be removed

ANKARA (Reuters) - There is a "serious danger" in the Syrian region of Afrin and this must be removed, Turkish Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Janssen seeks expanded use of Darzalex from EMA

* Says submission of type II variation application to European Medicines Agency, for immunotherapy Darzalex​​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Exclusive: Philippines' PT&T seeks partners for broadband, cell services, talks to Chinese firms

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corp is talking to Chinese companies about forming strategic partnerships as part of plans to turn a niche player into a force in the domestic telecoms market, its chairman said on Tuesday.

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Thailand seeks to prosecute ousted PM Thaksin in absentia in two graft cases

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is seeking to prosecute ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra for graft under a law that allows politicians to be tried in absentia, an official said on Tuesday, months after Thaksin's sister was sentenced to jail in her absence.

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UPDATE 2-Zions Bancorp seeks to shed 'systemically important' tag

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Zions Bancorp on Monday said it would become the first bank to attempt to shake off its "systemically important" regulatory label, which carries with it heightened oversight and capital requirements.

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BRIEF-Great Lakes Graphite executes distribution agreement with Graphene Laboratories

* Says executed a product distribution agreement with Graphene Laboratories, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphene 3D Lab inc​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's plan to raise some $5.4 billion through a sale of new shares will help it avoid a delisting, but will also see more 30 overseas investors, including activist funds, own 35 percent of the embattled conglomerate.

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CORRECTED-Shiekh Shoes owner says retailer seeks financing to avoid bankruptcy

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. sneaker seller Shiekh Shoes LLC is searching for financing to avoid bankruptcy, its owner Shiekh Ellahi said on Friday, as increasing online competition has caused major upheaval for brick-and-mortar retail chains.

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Shiekh Shoes owner says retailer seeks financing to avoid bankruptcy

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. sneaker seller Shiekh Shoes LLC is searching for financing to avoid bankruptcy, its owner Shiekh Ellahi said on Friday, as increasing online competition has caused major upheaval for brick-and-mortar retail chains.

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With Big Spill to Clean, Pipeline Owner Seeks Keystone XL Approval

TransCanada, which began to mop up 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota, will ask Nebraska regulators to approve a Keystone XL project on Monday.

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Affinion seeks to sell AD&D unit to cut debt -sources

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Affinion Group Holdings Inc, a U.S. provider of loyalty programs and insurance products, is exploring a sale of its accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) business as it seeks to trim its debt pile, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Senate committee seeks more info on Kushner

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent a letter requesting more information on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner related to his security clearance and questions over whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.

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White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those hurt by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, far short of the aid some officials have called for.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs

Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from two Spanish-English team-ups to a surprise from Jaden Smith.

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White House seeks $44 billion in hurricane aid from U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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White House seeks another $44 billion in hurricane aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday it had it asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the Virgin Islands.

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Exclusive: Carlyle seeks to raise $1 billion for new energy fund - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Carlyle Group , the world's largest private equity firm, is raising $1 billion for a new fund to invest in oil and gas outside the United States as a stronger outlook for oil prices rekindles investor appetite, banking sources told Reuters.

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UPDATE 5-UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

MANILA/LOS ANGELES, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting arrived back in the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

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UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

MANILA/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting arrived back in the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

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UPDATE 4-UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

MANILA/LOS ANGELES, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting arrived back in the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

Theater nytimes.com

Adam Driver’s Nonprofit Seeks Soldiers for the Stage

Arts in the Armed Forces, founded by the actor and veteran Adam Driver, will grant $10,000 to a playwright who has served in the military.

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BRIEF-Bionik Laboratories reports second quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results

* Reports second quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Impax Laboratories says board of co amended and restated bylaws of co

* Impax Laboratories says ‍on and effective Nov 10, 2017, board of co amended and restated bylaws of company - SEC filing

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FEATURE-Argentina seeks to overtake Chile in South America lithium race

CAUCHARI OLAROZ, Argentina, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The giant pools of turquoise water in the mountainous deserts of northwest Argentina shimmer in the sunlight like oases and for lithium miners like Australia's Orocobre Ltd, that is exactly what they are.

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Questerre seeks output growth as Q3 net loss widens

OSLO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Canadian oil and gas firm Questerre said in its Q3 earnings report:

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AIRSHOW-Flydubai seeks bids for potential 175-jet order -sources

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Budget carrier flydubai is in contact with Airbus and Boeing about a potential new order for up to 175 passenger jets, industry sources said on Sunday.

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Bikram yoga guru seeks bankruptcy in wake of harassment claims

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc, the studio that popularized doing yoga in sauna heat, has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, dogged by $16.7 million in legal judgments and numerous lawsuits and allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Amazon seeks staff in European insurance push

LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is expanding its nascent European product insurance business, according to recent job adverts, which industry watchers say could signal the start of broader ambitions in insurance.

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UPDATE 1-Norway's wealth fund seeks better currency market deal for clients

OSLO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, on Friday called for more transparency in global foreign exchange markets to cut the cost of transactions and make them more efficient.

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Moore was removed from '90s divorce case after barring lesbian from seeing her children unsupervised

Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama, ruled in a 1990s divorce case that a woman who had a lesbian affair couldn't visit her children unsupervised or with her partner, writing that the "minor children will be detrimentally affected by the present lifestyle" of the mother.

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Trump, in China, Seeks Help Over a Nuclear North Korea

He will ask President Xi Jinping for sanctions to punish the North’s nuclear ambitions. But China may hesitate to move against an old, if troublesome, ally.

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Senator seeks explanation for career U.S. prosecutor's abrupt resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic Senator said on Tuesday he wants answers from top Justice Department officials about why a career prosecutor was asked to resign days before a special counsel unveiled the first criminal charges in an investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election.

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WHO seeks new director for cancer agency facing U.S. scrutiny

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking a new leader for its France-based cancer research agency to replace the current director, Chris Wild, from January 2019.

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Sweden seeks to buy $1 billion U.S. Patriot air defense missile system

STOCKHOLM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sweden will start negotiations on a $1.2 billion Raytheon Co Patriot air defense missile system, as interest in missile defense systems strengthens amid heightened regional tensions and ballistic missile technology improves globally.

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Sweden seeks to buy $1 bln U.S. Patriot air defence missile system

STOCKHOLM, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Sweden will start negotiations with a view to buying U.S. company Raytheon's Patriot air defence missile system, the Swedish Government said on Tuesday.

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China's Xiaomi seeks to reignite global push with Spain launch

BEIJING, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc launched sales in Spain on Tuesday, its first foray into Western Europe as it revs up a stalled global push into other developed markets around Europe and the United States.

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Qatar Airways seeks to create a virtual mega carrier with deals: CEO

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Qatar Airways wants to create a virtual mega-carrier that will give it economies of scale in negotiating fuel and operations, as it expands investments in other airlines, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

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Custos seeks Johnston Press shareholder meeting for board shake-up

(Reuters) - Newspaper publisher Johnston Press Plc said it received a letter from its biggest shareholder and activist investor Custos Group, demanding a shareholder meeting for the removal of...

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Apple says no operations were moved from Ireland

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Monday that none of its operations were moved from Ireland and that changes made to its corporate structure in 2015 was specially designed to preserve tax payments to United States, not to reduce taxes anywhere else.

Xi Jinping nytimes.com

Wooing Trump, Xi Jinping Seeks Great Power Status for China

Mr. Xi, the most powerful Chinese leader in decades, wants the United States to share global leadership with China as equals.

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Novartis seeks European approval for cell therapy Kymriah

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis has submitted its cell therapy Kymriah for European approval in two forms of blood cancer, seeking to expand the use of a new treatment it hopes will eventually become a $1 billion-a-year seller.

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Novartis seeks European approval of cell therapy Kymriah

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Monday it submitted an application for its cell therapy Kymriah to be approved in Europe for two forms of blood cancer.

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Trump seeks better economic ties with Tokyo, says 'Japan has been winning' on trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would discuss how to improve economic ties between America and Japan, saying that "Japan has been winning" on trade in recent decades.

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Venezuela opposition leader Guevara seeks refuge in Chile ambassador's home

CARACAS (Reuters) - Prominent Venezuelan lawmaker Freddy Guevara has sought refuge in the Chilean ambassador's residence in Caracas amid fears he could be jailed, a development that leaves the ailing opposition with even fewer leaders to take on leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

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Toyota seeks more investments in Israeli auto tech, robotics

TEL AVIV, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is seeking more investments in Israeli robotics and vehicle technologies after its venture arm led a $14 million investment in Intuition Robotics in July.

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Venezuela opposition leader Guevara seeks refuge in Chile ambassador's residence

CARACAS/SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Prominent Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Freddy Guevara has sought refuge in the Chilean ambassador's residence in Caracas after authorities sought to remove his congressional immunity so that he could be tried for instigating violence.

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Germany seeks to calm Poland's outrage over minister's call for 'resistance'

BERLIN/WARSAW (Reuters) - Germany on Saturday sought to defuse a diplomatic row with Poland, saying a call by the German defense minister to support a "democratic resistance" in the neighboring country had been taken out of context.

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An Embattled North Carolina Seeks to Outrun a Law’s Bitter Legacy

Seven months after North Carolina repealed H.B. 2, which restricted restroom access for transgender people, the state is still grappling with the law’s fallout.

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Moinian Group seeks up to $500 mln in EB-5 funds for New York project

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Developer Moinian Group said on Friday that it's seeking $250 million to $500 million in investment through the U.S. EB-5 immigrant program to help fund a 2 million square foot tower going up in Manhattan's burgeoning Hudson Yards district.

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'Walking Dead' zombie game seeks Pokemon-style success

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish game studio Next Games said on Friday it will launch a new augmented reality smartphone game in the coming months based on AMC Networks' hit TV show "Walking Dead".

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UPDATE 1-Kevin Spacey seeks treatment after sexual misconduct claims -representatives

LOS ANGELES, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is seeking unspecified treatment, according to his representatives, following allegations of sexual misconduct that have forced a halt in production of his Netflix show "House of Cards" and a social media backlash.

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U.S. draft U.N. resolution seeks extension of Syria chemical probe

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has circulated a draft U.N. Security Council resolution that would extend by two years the mandate of an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, after Russia vetoed an extension last week.

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Republicans debut tax bill, Trump seeks first win

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a tax bill on Thursday that would cost $1.51 trillion and deliver deep tax cuts as promised by President Donald Trump, setting off a race in Congress to give him his first major legislative win.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. Republicans debut tax bill, Trump seeks first win

* Bill would cut in half mortgage interest deduction (Adds cost of tax cuts, details of bill)

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Nutella-maker Ferrero seeks to crack Turkish grip on hazelnuts

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Chocolate makers' dependence on hazelnuts from a single major producer, Turkey, has sent Italy's Ferrero SpA searching for new suppliers to satisfy consumer cravings, from eastern Canada to Chile and Australia.

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Kevin Spacey seeks treatment after sexual misconduct claims: representatives

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is seeking unspecified treatment, according to his representatives, following allegations of sexual misconduct that have forced a halt in production of his Netflix show "House of Cards" and a social media backlash.

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BRIEF-DR. REDDY'S LABORATORIES LAUNCHES GENERIC AZACITIDINE FOR INJECTION IN CANADIAN MARKET

* DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF GENERIC AZACITIDINE FOR INJECTION IN THE CANADIAN MARKET

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Croatia opposition seeks government no-confidence vote on Agrokor handling

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's opposition parties on Thursday demanded a no-confidence vote in the government over its handling of a crisis at the country's largest company, Agrokor, but analysts said the ruling coalition would likely survive.

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Spanish prosecutor seeks arrest of ousted Catalan leader

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's state prosecutor sought a European arrest warrant for former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, now in Belgium, after he failed to appear at a High Court hearing on Thursday.

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Germany records surge in refugees as Merkel seeks new migrant policy

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of people seeking refuge in Germany has more than doubled in the last two years to 1.6 million, with most fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, the Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday.

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UK seeks arrest of Manchester bomber's brother, asks Libya to extradite him

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Wednesday they had issued an arrest warrant for the brother of a suicide bomber who killed 22 people in an attack on a pop concert in Manchester in May and prosecutors had asked Libya to extradite him.

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UPDATE 2-Short-seller Muddy Waters seeks to unmask Google Gmail fraudster

NEW YORK, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Muddy Waters, the investment firm run by prominent short-seller Carson Block, on Wednesday asked a New York court to force Google to help it identify someone who impersonated a Wall Street Journal reporter to uncover its strategy toward a French retailer it was betting against.

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Short-seller Muddy Waters seeks to unmask Google Gmail fraudster

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Muddy Waters, the investment firm run by prominent short-seller Carson Block, on Wednesday asked a New York court to force Google to help it identify someone who impersonated a Wall Street Journal reporter to uncover its strategy toward a French retailer it was betting against.

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Puerto Rico seeks help as Medicaid crisis deepens after Maria

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Puerto Rico, still reeling from Hurricane Maria, is asking the Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers for help in staving off a Medicaid crisis that has put a quarter of the island’s residents at risk of losing medical care.

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Short-seller Muddy Waters seeks user data from Google

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Muddy Waters, the company run by prominent short-seller Carson Block, on Wednesday asked a court to force Google to help it identify people who allegedly used false identities and pretenses to obtain information about its confidential research and Block's whereabouts.

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Hong Kong seeks law banning booing of China's national anthem

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong will try to enact a law penalizing people who boo the Chinese national anthem "as soon as possible", an official said on Wednesday, in a move that critics say undermines the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and freedoms.

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BRIEF-Alembic Pharma buys generic drug developer Orit Laboratories

* Says ‍co buys U.S. based generic drug developer Orit Laboratories LLC​ Source text: http://bit.ly/2z3AKCI Further company coverage:

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Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. seeks return to U.S. to defend money laundering settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, wants permission to return to the United States to defend a claim by prosecutors that her client's company has failed to pay a $6 million settlement in an international money laundering case.

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Obama seeks to spark U.S. civic activism with Chicago event

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that at a time of political divisiveness, more civic activism was needed to solve community problems across the United States.

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Former President Obama seeks to build U.S. civic engagement at summit

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that at a time of political divisiveness, more civic activism was needed to solve community problems across the nation.

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Pregnant U.S. teenager moved to Iraq from Syria: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that U.S. forces had moved a person who is under 18 years old to Iraq from Syria and two U.S. officials said she was a pregnant American teenager.

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Pregnant U.S. minor moved to Iraq from Syria: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that U.S. forces had moved a person who is under 18 years old to Iraq from Syria and two U.S. officials said the minor was a pregnant American.

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Catalonia Leader Turns Up in Belgium After Spain Seeks Prosecution

Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan leader, arrived amid speculation that he may seek political asylum or try to form a government in exile

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Scandal-hit Kobe Steel seeks loans, shareholder offers support

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd is seeking 50 billion yen ($440 million) in loans from banks, a banking source said on Monday, while a shareholder said it was ready to offer support as the company grapples with a scandal over falsified product specifications.

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Akzo Nobel seeks $30 billion merger with smaller U.S. rival Axalta

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch paints maker Akzo Nobel, under pressure after rejecting a lucrative takeover offer and two profit warnings, has confirmed merger talks with smaller U.S. rival Axalta Coating Systems Ltd to create a $30 billion company.

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Kobe Steel seeks loan, shareholder offers support after data scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Embattled Kobe Steel Ltd is seeking 50 billion yen ($440 million) in loans from banks, a banking source said on Monday, while a shareholder said it was ready to offer assistance as the company grapples with a scandal over falsified product specifications.

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U.S. seeks meeting soon to revive Asia-Pacific 'Quad' security forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants a meeting soon aimed at reviving a four-way dialogue between itself, Japan, India and Australia to deepen security cooperation and coordinate alternatives for regional infrastructure financing to that offered by China, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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U.S. House panel seeks documents on Puerto Rico utility repair contract

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee on Thursday set a Nov. 2 deadline for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide information related to its $300 million contract with a small Montana firm to repair damage to the utility's infrastructure caused by Hurricane Maria.

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UPDATE 1-TransCanada seeks to raise spot tariffs on Marketlink oil pipeline -FERC

NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is seeking to raise the temporary discounted spot rate for light crude on its 700,000 barrel-per-day Marketlink pipeline effective Dec. 1, according to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filing on Thursday.

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On Shanghai outskirts, some residents unmoved as China unveils leadership

FENGXIAN, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to the country on Wednesday about "waves of positive energy" from the ruling Communist Party after its twice-a-decade leadership shuffle, but on the rural outskirts of Shanghai, not everyone was riveted to the screen.

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U.S. House Speaker Ryan seeks tax bill vote by late November

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said he wants the House of Representatives to pass a Republican tax cut bill by the Nov. 23 Thanksgiving holiday, echoing President Donald Trump's call to speed up the party's efforts to get the measure approved before year's end.

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UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia seeks new economy with $500 billion business zone with Jordan, Egypt

* Former Siemens CEO appointed to run project (Updates with crown prince speech)

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Top U.S. military officer seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. military officer sought on Monday to tamp down criticism the Pentagon had not been forthcoming about the death of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush in Niger, providing a timeline of the incident and acknowledging unanswered questions remained.

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Brazil seeks to revoke asylum of Italian ex-guerrilla convicted of murder

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government told the Supreme Court on Monday that President Michel Temer has the authority to revoke the asylum status a former left-wing guerrilla convicted of murder in Italy and extradite him at his country's request.

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India's Gandhi scion seeks revival in PM Modi's backyard

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most fabled political dynasty, will within weeks be crowned leader of the Congress party, handing him a freer rein to prove if he can mount a credible challenge to the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Pentagon seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon sought on Monday to tamp down criticism from lawmakers that it has not been forthcoming about the death of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush in Niger this month.

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BRIEF-Core Laboratories qtrly ‍revenue $166.2 mln vs $143.5 mln

* Core Laboratories NV qtrly ‍revenue $166.2 million versus $143.5 million

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Warren seeks SEC probe of trading in shares of loan servicer Navient

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Senator Elizabeth Warren wants the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether someone profited on inside information regarding the student loan servicer Navient Corp and its dealings with the federal government.

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Bangladesh says Rohingya outflow 'untenable', seeks solution

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly one million Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar are now in Bangladesh, which is an "untenable situation", Bangladesh told a U.N. meeting on Monday.

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Engie seeks better offers for Australian coal-fired power plant -bidder

* China Resources Power, CTFE's Alinta submit new bids -Delta MD

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Indonesia seeks answer to why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it was still awaiting a detailed explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., despite having a visa and an official invitation, although it had accepted an official apology.

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage -statement

GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry: statement

GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a WHO goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among donors and rights groups at his appointment.

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Billionaire Babis scores big Czech election win, seeks partners to rule

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday's election as voters shunned traditional parties and gave a mandate to the anti-establishment businessman pledging to fight political corruption while facing fraud charges himself.(For a graphic of the Czech election click http://tmsnrt.rs/2vO4hPW)

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Matchmaker Merkel seeks awkward three-way embrace

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened what promised to be marathon coalition talks on Friday, hoping to bring three opposing political camps into a stable government despite signs there would be less money to paper over differences.

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'Dr. Doom', Marc Faber, removed from more boards after comments on race

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marc Faber, the markets prognosticator known as "Dr. Doom," has been dismissed from three more company boards after comments in his latest newsletter this week suggested the...

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Saudi Aramco seeks local, foreign investors for construction arm

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Oct 20 (Reuters) - National oil firm Saudi Aramco plans to set up a construction company with local and international partners to build non-oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, industry sources familiar with the plan said.

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Moscow seeks support for Russia-Chinese roadmap on North Korea

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged world powers on Friday to get behind a joint Russian-Chinese roadmap for settling the crisis over North Korea's weapons program.

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UPDATE 1-Acacia seeks clarification on Barrick-Tanzania deal

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Gold miner Acacia Mining said on Friday it would need to approve a deal struck by majority owner Barrick Gold and the Tanzanian government and that it sought further clarification on the agreement.

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Britain seeks new ways to detect explosives in airports

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a fund on Friday to support new technology to screen hand-luggage in airports in a bid to detect concealed explosives without passengers having to remove electrical items from their bags.

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Whirlpool seeks 50 percent duties on LG, Samsung washers in U.S. trade case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Whirlpool and GE Appliances asked a U.S. trade panel on Thursday to recommend 50 percent import duties on large residential washing machines to ensure that rivals LG and Samsung follow through on plans to shift washer production to the United States.

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White House seeks to explain unreleased Niger statement

It's not clear why it took President Donald Trump 12 days to publicly comment on the deaths of US troops killed in an ambush in Niger, but it wasn't for lack of effort from some White House officials.

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Congo Republic pledges to reform state oil firm as seeks bailout

BRAZZAVILLE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Congo Republic plans to replace the board of directors and appoint an audit committee at state oil company SNPC, as it strives to improve accountability and convince international lenders to bail out the country.

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UPDATE 2-Abbott beats Street on strong medical device, generics sales

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories' profit and sales topped analysts' estimates on robust sales of medical devices and generic drugs, leading it to raise the high-end of its adjusted earnings forecast for the year.

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Boxing: Title, not payday the prize Pulev seeks

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev has no regrets about pulling out of his fight against world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua due to a shoulder injury and says he has not given up hope of fighting the Briton.

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U.S. congressman seeks information on Interior Dept coal study funds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Democratic congressman is asking the U.S. Interior Department to explain what happened to $400,000 officials there said they were withholding from a study about the health impacts of coal mining, according to a letter to the agency from the congressman, Raul Grijalva, released to the public on Tuesday.

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NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests

(Reuters) - The National Football League will try to find a way to move on from the controversial issue of players protesting during the national anthem before games when it meets with team owners in New York this week for a regularly-scheduled meeting.

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EPA head seeks to avoid settlements with green groups

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a directive to his agency on Monday seeking to end the practice of settling lawsuits with environmental groups behind closed doors, saying the groups have had too much influence on regulation.

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BRIEF-Dominion Energy Virginia seeks solar and onshore wind generation proposals

* Dominion Energy Virginia seeking solar and onshore wind generation proposals

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LPC: JDA seeks to leave options open when choosing borrowing benchmark

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - JDA Software wants the ability to choose a benchmark it sees fit to set interest payments on a US$1.24bn loan without getting permission from most of its lenders.

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BP Midstream Partners seeks to raise up to $893 mln in IPO

Oct 16 (Reuters) - BP Midtsream Partners, a unit of British energy company BP Plc, said on Monday it expects to raise up to $893 million from its initial public offering.

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BRIEF-Cherokee seeks waiver from ‍Cerberus on credit facility

* Cherokee says ‍Cerberus has agreed will not exercise rights under Cerberus credit facility solely with respect to events of default through Oct 27​

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Venezuela opposition seeks election victory over Maduro

CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ (Venezuela) (Reuters) - Venezuela's political crisis shifted from barricades to ballots on Sunday with nationwide gubernatorial elections likely to hand the demoralized opposition a major victory against President Nicolas Maduro's government.

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Downcast Venezuela opposition seeks blow to Maduro via ballot box

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's political crisis shifted from barricades to ballots on Sunday with gubernatorial elections that could hand the demoralized opposition a major victory against President Nicolas Maduro's government.

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Downcast Venezuela opposition seeks blow to Maduro through ballot box

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's political crisis shifts from barricades to the ballot box on Sunday with gubernatorial elections that could hand the demoralized opposition a major victory against President Nicolas Maduro's government.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

4 Ways Trump Has Moved to Undo His Predecessors’ Legacies

President Trump has promised sweeping changes to health care, immigration, the Iran deal and trade. Here’s a look at where things stand now.

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Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico.

Workers like Shannon Mulcahy took pride in their jobs at the Rexnord factory in Indianapolis. The bearings they made were top-notch. In the end, it didn’t matter.

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UPDATE 1-Loma Negra seeks $800 million in U.S, Argentina IPO

SAO PAULO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Loma Negra Cia Industrial Argentina SA plans to raise around $800 million in an initial public offering in Argentina and the United States, as the owner of Argentina's No. 1 cement maker takes advantage of growing investor interest in the nation's companies to cut debt.

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Reversing Course, Trump Seeks to Reassure Puerto Rico

A day after warning that he “cannot keep” troops and emergency workers in the hurricane-ravaged island “forever,” the president signals solidarity.

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Taiwan seeks to build soft power with retooled southbound policy

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan is seeking to boost its regional soft power by throwing its weight behind dozens of companies investing around Asia and by promoting areas such as education and tourism as it looks to reduce its economic reliance on China.

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Startup Magic Leap seeks $1 billion funding, working on debut product

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Magic Leap, a highly funded and secretive startup that has promised breakthrough augmented reality technology, is seeking to raise up to $1 billion in fresh funding from investors, according to a new corporate filing.

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Congressman seeks probe of chartered flights by U.S. energy secretary

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic U.S. congressman is asking the Energy Department's watchdog to investigate Energy Secretary Rick Perry's travel on chartered aircraft, the congressman said at a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

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Norway seeks to trim lavish electric car subsidies

OSLO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Norway plans to trim lavish tax breaks for Tesla and other electric cars that have given it the world's highest rate of battery-vehicle ownership, the right-wing government proposed on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Lotte says has several suitors for China supermarkets, seeks sale by year-end

* In detailed talks with some firms on Lotte Mart China stores

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California seeks to ease rules on self-driving cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday unveiled revised rules that would allow self-driving cars to travel the state's highways without human drivers for the first time as early as next year, a move that won the support of automakers.

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'Dynasty' revival seeks new bang for the bucks

After extensive dabbling in the world of superheroes, the CW plunges back into the super-rich and super-soapy with "Dynasty." Seemingly determined to out-sleaze "Gossip Girl," the catfight-heavy premiere largely delivers on that level, with the disclaimer that sustaining such serialized "Can you top that?" silliness is where the producers will have to earn their keep.

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BRIEF-Toshiba shares removed from special watch list-Tokyo bourse

* Toshiba shares removed from special watch list- Tokyo bourse Further coverage: (Reporting By Chris Gallagher)

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India's Ola raises $1.1 billion in Tencent, SoftBank-led round, seeks another $1 billion

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola said on Wednesday it has raised $1.1 billion from investors led by China's Tencent Holdings and Japan's SoftBank Group and is in advanced talks with other investors for another $1 billion.